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Identifier: MSN/MN 0505
Abstract Incoming letters and documents preserved by the American painter Augustus Vincent Tack, mostly relating to his tenure (1914-1915?) as treasurer of the American Oil Development Company of Pittsburgh, the Tack family business.
Dates: 1914-1923; Majority of material found within ( 1914-1915)
Identifier: MSN/MN 10025
Scope and Contents This collection chiefly consists of correspondence Cleveland Murphy received while serving in the military during the 1950s and 1960s. These include letters received from family, including his mother in Indianapolis, with news of home. He also received letters from his first wife between 1952 and 1953, discussing various personal and family matters, including her father's murder trial. The bulk of correspondence is from women Murphy dated in the late 1950s and early 1960s. In addition to their...
Dates: 1952 - 1966
Identifier: MSN/MN 0501
Abstract Personal, professional, and political correspondence and other papers of the Mississippi lawyer, planter, and politician George Colin McKee (1837-1890). McKee was a "carpetbagger" and moderate Republican who represented the Vicksburg district in Congress during Reconstruction. Most of the material dates from the 20 years following the Civil War, though there are McKee family papers extending into the 20th century.
Dates: 1860-1934; Majority of material found in ( 1864-1883)
Identifier: MSN/EA 0503
Abstract The personal papers and court records of the New Hampshire farmer, innkeeper, and justice of the peace John Dinsmore, Jr. (1759-1814). The greater part of the collection consists of Rockingham County court records.
Dates: 1782-circa 1920; Majority of material found within 1782-1822
Identifier: MSE/IR 1070
Abstract Correspondence and ephemera relating to Brendan Behan.
Identifier: MSN/MN 10024
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the National Ideal Benefit Society (NIBS), an African American insurance cooperative headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. It also contains related papers of NIBS founder A.W. Holmes. The correspondence in the collection is mostly written by African Americans, from NIBS policy holders to leaders of the African American community. There is also correspondence between A.W. Holmes and various local churches and benefit societies, national charitable and...
Dates: 1912 - 1964
Identifier: MSE/IR 2717
Scope and Contents This collection documents the professional career of Irish writer Patrick McCabe. The majority of the collection consists of rough drafts of his drama, prose, and poetry, including some of his most popular works in film and literature, Breakfast on Pluto and The Butcher Boy. The collection also contains various ephemera and promotional materials for his published works. Also included are newspaper and magazine interviews, works of other writers, and...
Dates: 1946-2013; Majority of material found in 1980-2010
Identifier: MSN/EA 0502
Abstract The manuscript sermons and other personal papers of the Universalist minister Rev. Levi Ballou, who from 1843 to 1865 was settled at the First Congregational Parish and Society of Orange, Massachusetts.
Identifier: MSN/EA 0510
Abstract A collection of over 150 personal and professional letters written to, from, or between members of the Richards and Lincoln families of Massachusetts and Illinois, 1754 to 1880. Also present are 60 related documents, including manuscripts, financial records, land records, probate records, and other materials.
Dates: 1754-1880 (bulk 1792-1880)
Identifier: MSN/EA 10010
Scope and Contents This collection consists of six letters sent to Stephen Curran and his son, Peter T. Curran, in the seven decades following Stephen’s emigration from County Galway, Ireland to the United States. The correspondence consist of two letters to Stephen from his father, Peter Curran, and two from Stephen’s nieces, all sent from Kilkerrin, County Galway, Ireland. The final two letters are written to Stephen’s son, Peter T. Curran, in Kinsley, Kansas, from nieces in Chicago. Also included are a United...
Dates: 1855 - 1916
Identifier: MSN/COL 2718
Abstract An accumulation of 49 single-sheet documents issuing from, or directed to, the various instruments of town government in Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts, mostly during the 18th century.
Identifier: MSN/MN 10026
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of journalist William Pfaff. Pfaff’s professional materials include his writings from each stage of the writing process, such as research notes, drafts, proofs, and published materials. The collection also contains conference materials and speeches, financial records, and materials from Pfaff’s work at the Hudson Institute, a non-profit research center on public policy. Also included are Pfaff’s personal papers which consist of...
Dates: 1942-2015; Majority of material found in 1965-2015
Identifier: MSN/COL 0500
Abstract A collection of documents relating to the commercial interests of William Pickering, a Salem, Massachusetts shipmaster and trader of the early eighteenth century.
- Manuscripts (documents) 7
- Receipts (financial records) 7
- Financial records 6
- Letters (correspondence) 6
- Clippings (information artifacts) 5
- Photographs 5
- Pamphlets 4
- Correspondence 3
- Ephemera (general object genre) 3
- Newspapers 3
- Business records 2
- Compact discs 2
- Deeds 2
- Drafts (documents) 2
- Electronic records (digital records) 2
- Floppy disks 2
- Magazines (periodicals) 2
- Reports 2
- Research (documents) 2
- Speeches (documents) 2 ∧ less
- French 1
- Ballou, Levi, 1806-1865 1
- Behan, Brendan 1
- Creagh, Liam 1
- Curran, Peter T., approximately 1868-1929 1
- Curran, Stephen, 1823-approximately 1901 1
- Dinsmore, John Jr., 1759-1814 1
- Holmes, A.W. (Alexander Watson), 1861- 1
- Lillie, Samuel, ca. 1663-1730 1
- Lincoln, Bradford, 1776-1862 1
- McCabe, Patrick, 1955- 1
- McKee, George Colin, 1837-1890 1
- Murphy, Cleveland, 1930- 1
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
- National Ideal Benefit Society 1
- Pfaff, William, 1928-2015 1
- Pickering, William, ca. 1670-1723 1
- Richards, Eliakim, 1775-1852 1
- Stillman, Edmund O. 1
- United States. Army. Infantry Division, 36th 1
- Young Men's Christian Association 1 ∧ less