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Corkins Family Manuscripts
Identifier: MSN/EA 8013
Abstract Three manuscript journals and albums kept by female members of the Corkins family of Vermont and Massachusetts. Included is a personal journal of Sarah Corkins Towslee (1833-1898), describing her years as an operative in the mills of the Connecticut River Valley.
Elisur H. Rogers journal
Identifier: MSN/EA 8001-01-B
Abstract A manuscript journal kept by Connecticut native Elisur H. Rogers from 23 January to 15 October 1849, recording his experiences on a trip to the California gold fields.
Green Family Papers
Identifier: MSN/EA 0508
Abstract Family correspondence and other manuscript materials of the influential Green family of Worcester, Massachusetts, and New York. Of the 200-odd letters in the collection, the greater number were written by and to the ten children of Dr. John Green and Mary Ruggles in the 1790s, 1800s, and 1810s.
John and Sarah McMahon Journals
Identifier: MSN/MN 8006
Abstract A group of seven manuscript volumes, mostly personal journals, kept by Methodist Episcopal clergyman John T. McMahon and his wife Sarah Douglas McMahon. Much of the content dates from the couple's years working at the Church's North India Mission, 1871-1897.
Joseph C. Audenried Journal
Identifier: MSN/MN 8004-01-B
Abstract A manuscript journal of some 60,000 words kept by Col. Joseph C. Audenried of the U. S. Army during Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's 10-month tour of Europe and the Middle East in 1871-1872.
Max H. Roder Journals
Identifier: MSN/MN 8000
Abstract Twenty-eight annual journals of the daily calendar type, recording the professional activities of agent Max. H. Roder of the U. S. Federal Bureau of Narcotics, 1931-1959.
Dates: circa 1927-1959
Michael Perkins Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 10023
Scope and Contents The Michael Perkins Papers consist of the professional and personal papers of Michael Perkins (1942-), a poet, critic, editor, and erotic fiction author. His professional materials represent his writing process for his fiction and poetry, from proposals sent to publishing houses, to multiple rough drafts of his works, to final proofs, as well as publicity for published materials. Also included is a large collection of editorial correspondence with literary agents and publishing houses. Along...
Dates: 1942 - 2016
Peter Michelson Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 10027
Scope and Contents This collection details the writings and activities of Peter Michelson, an American poet and professor teaching at several universities around the United States. It contains records of his professional and academic career, including articles, article drafts, and related research; poetry and related drafts; monograph manuscripts, manuscript drafts, and related materials; and teaching materials and student papers. Also included in the collection are professional and personal correspondence,...
Dates: 1967 - 2016
Pittsburgh Outsider Journals
Identifier: MSN/MN 8013
Abstract Three idiosyncratic manuscript journals of deeply cynical leftist political commentary, written by an unidentified Irish-American resident of Pittsburgh, ca. 1922-1932. The journals treat local, national, and international affairs, contemporaneous and historical: there is much on World War I, Ireland, and American politics generally. The volumes are illustrated with some 750 drawings, many of them portraits.
Samuel Harris Journal
Identifier: MSN/COL 9100
Abstract A manuscript journal kept by Pennsylvania native Samuel Harris from 14 October to 1 December 1774, recording the progress of a surveying party up the Susquehanna River.
Samuel Preston Journal
Identifier: MSN/EA 8012
Abstract A manuscript journal of the Pennsylvania Quaker Samuel Preston, describing a 19-day trip on horseback through Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, February-March 1788.
Theophilus Parsons Journal
Identifier: MSN/EA 8011
Abstract The two-volume manuscript journal of the Boston littérateur and lawyer Theophilus Parsons (1797-1882), kept during his early professional years, 1819-1823.
U.S.S. Bonita Mexican War Journal
Identifier: MSN/EA 8006
Abstract A personal journal kept by the purser of the schooner-gunboat U.S.S. Bonita during the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1847.
William King Journal
Identifier: MSN/EA 8007-01-B
Abstract A manuscript journal and book of verse kept by a young Ohio evangelical named William King, from 1831 to 1842.
- American poetry -- 20th century 2
- Manuscripts (documents) 2
- Account books 1
- Adventure and adventurers -- California 1
- Aesthetics of Pornography, The 1
- American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism 1
- American wit and humor, Pictorial 1
- Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs 1
- Brochures 1
- California -- Gold discoveries 1
- California -- History -- 1846-1850 1
- California -- Social conditions -- 19th century 1
- Carpe Diem 1
- Color photographs 1
- Dark Matter 1
- Diaries 1
- Diaries -- Women authors 1
- Drafts (documents) 1
- Drug traffic -- Investigation -- United States -- History 1 ∧ less
- French 1
- Audenreid, Joseph Crain, 1839-1880 1
- Bronk, William 1
- Brown University 1
- Corkins, Mary, 1829-1861 1
- Corkins, Melitta Morley, circa 1799-1855 1
- Green family 1
- Harris, Samuel, 1733-1825 1
- King, William, 1812-1881 1
- McMahon, John T. (John Todd), 1843-1896 1
- McMahon, Sarah Douglas, ca. 1850-1915 1
- Michelson, Peter 1
- Parsons, Theophilus, 1797-1882 1
- Perkins, Michael (D.M. Perkins) 1
- Preston, Samuel, 1756-1834 1
- Roder, Max H., 1892-1988 1
- Rogers, Elisur H. (Elisur Holbert), 1825-1849 1
- Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
- Towslee, Sarah Corkins, 1833-1898 1
- Unidentified 1
- United States. Army. 1 ∧ less