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Identifier: MSN/EA 5031
Abstract A group of around 50 manuscripts retained by the Abel Blanchard family of Peacham, Vermont. Most are personal letters dating from the 1810s and 20s, written to Vermont by family members newly migrated to Canada or western New York state.
Dates: 1795-1852; Majority of material found in 1810-1836
Identifier: MSN/CW 5089
Abstract A collection of 55 manuscript personal letters written by Albert J. Baldwin, mostly dating from the author's Civil War service in Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery.
Identifier: MSN/EA 0200
Abstract An accumulation of 19 documents and letters, unrelated in origin, with a bearing on slavery in colonial North America and the United States, 1771-1864.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5004
Abstract A small Civil War manuscript group consisting mostly of personal letters written home to Alabama by civilian medical doctor Leroy Hammond Anderson.
Dates: 1857-1863; Majority of material found in 1862-1863
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/CW 5057
Abstract More than one hundred letters written during the Civil War by two brothers serving in the Confederate army, Sgt. William Lafayette Barrier (1st North Carolina Cavalry) and Col. Rufus Barrier (8th North Carolina Infantry). The letters are mostly directed to the brothers' father, Mathias Barrier, in Mt. Pleasant, Cabarrus County, North Carolina.
Dates: 1861-1868; Majority of material found in ( 1861-1865)
Identifier: MSN/EA 5041
Abstract A collection consisting mainly of 55 personal letters, including courtship letters, directed to Amanda Bellamy (later Amanda Smart, ca. 1810-1845) of Warrenton, North Carolina and Petersburg, Virginia. There are also letters received by Amanda's daughter, Mollie Smart, and other family papers.
Dates: 1825-1933; Majority of material found in 1825-1865
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0050
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Beláustegui -Bustamante Family, centered in San Isidro, Argentina, covering four generations from Melchor Beláustegui Rodríguez to his great-granddaughter Isabel Giménez Bustamante. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence between family members and friends. Notable correspondents include Isabel Giménez Bustamante; her siblings, Rodolfo (Jr), Enrique, María Adela, and María Carlota; and her parents, Rodolfo Giménez Bustamante (Sr.)...
Identifier: MSSP 0001
Abstract A collection of records, mostly financial, of the Birmingham (Alabama) Black Barons Negro Leagues professional baseball club. The most significant item in the collection is a manuscript cash book, showing the club's financial accounts with each of its players for the seasons 1926 through 1930.
Identifier: MSN/EA 10077
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the professional correspondence and business papers of Elijah Boardman, a prominent Connecticut merchant, land owner, and United States Senator. Also present is personal correspondence and papers from several generations of the Boardman family. Boardman’s correspondence is comprised of retained copies of letters written by Boardman, as well as incoming letters to him. The letters document Boardman’s extensive real estate holdings and his investment in the...
Dates: 1762 - 1906
Identifier: MSN/MN 10044
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to the family and careers of artists Franklin and Hanson Booth. It contains family portraits, print ephemera, and writings created by Franklin Booth, his sister Julia Booth Christian, brother Frederick Booth, sister-in-law Margaret Booth, niece Portia Booth, and nephews Jim Christian and Paul Christian II. Writings of family friend and Franklin Booth aficionado Howard C. Caldwell are also found. Topics of note include Booth Family history, Franklin...
Dates: 1890 - 1976
Identifier: MSN/CW 5024
Abstract A collection consisting primarily of 29 Civil War manuscript letters written by Union private Charles C. Caley, during his service in Co. F, 105th Ohio Infantry.
Dates: 1862-1892; Majority of material found in 1862-1865
Identifier: MSN/MN 0502
Abstract A collection of papers relating to the donation of the personal library of Captain Francis O'Neill to the University of Notre Dame, including correspondence with the university and an inventory of O'Neill's library.
Identifier: MSE/MD 6417
Scope and Contents This collection contains the World War I papers of Captain James Martyn (J.M.) Eaves, spanning just before his service, through the war, and into post-war Occupied Europe. The collection contains five diaries in Eaves’ hand specifically detailing his day-to-day experiences in the war. In the back of the diaries, Eaves wrote notes and letter drafts, and enclosed photographs and newspaper clippings. The bulk of the collection consists of letters sent to and from Captain Eaves. The majority of the...
Dates: undated; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1916
Identifier: MSN/EA 5032
Abstract 192 manuscript letters written by and to members of the Casey and Needham families of Whiting, Vermont, mostly in the 1840s and 50s. Many were written from locations in the South, where several members of the Casey family taught school.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5003
Abstract 5 personal letters written between August 1861 and February 1862 by Confederate army lieutenant Christopher C. McKinney, as regimental adjutant, 8th Tennessee infantry.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5040
Scope and Contents A manuscript personal letter written from the defenses of Richmond on 1 December 1864 by Confederate soldier Cicero R. Barker, 8th North Carolina Infantry.
Dates: 1 December 1864
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0080
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials forming a record of Cristina Peri Rossi's personal and professional career. Included are drafts of Peri Rossi's fiction and poetry, primarily unpublished; manuscripts and notebooks of Peri Rossi's writings; and clippings of her nonfiction wors from newspapers and magazines. There is also professional and personal correspondence, personal photographs, and academic works on Peri Rossi's writings, such as theses and dissertations. The collection also includes...
Identifier: MSE/MD 3820
Abstract The manuscript diaries of Surgeon Lieutenant George Marshall Oakden, who served in the British Navy from 1914 to 1919, and the letters of his brother, Arthur, who died in the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5041
Scope and Contents Of the seven manuscripts in the group, five are letters by Pratt to his mother or father—one written from western Virginia in August of 1861, and four from various locations in the Shenandoah Valley, December 1862 to November 1863. The two remaining documents (March-June 1862) are letters to Pratt from the headquarters of Brig. Gen. Wise, responding to Pratt's own, perhaps repeated entreaties that Wise use his influence to expedite Pratt's exchange. Pratt's initial assignment to Wise's command...
Identifier: MSSP 2013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal papers of boxer Gene Tunney. Materials cover his boxing career in the 1920s until his retirement in 1928, his marriage and honeymoon in 1928-29, and his charity work with youth groups in the 1930s and 1940s, especially the American Youth Group, of which he was chairman in 1940. The collection includes both personal and business correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks of his career, personal account books and calendars, and various boxing-related...
Dates: 1918 - 1945
Identifier: MSN/MN 5018
Abstract The manuscript correspondence of U.S. diplomat, State Department official, and historian George F. Kennan and Hungarian-born American historian John Lukacs, ranging from 1952 to 2004. The collection includes some 360 letters.
Identifier: MSN/EA 0500
Abstract The collection consists primarily of manuscript letters directed to the Georgia Whig politician George W. Crawford during the 1840s and early 1850s.
Dates: 1784-1853; Majority of material found in 1843-1853
Identifier: MSE/MD 3817
Abstract The collection consists of manuscripts, letters, articles by Chesterton, as well as articles about him, photographs, and drawings. In addition to the material described in this finding aid, the collection also includes over 2,000 books and periodicals that have been cataloged separately.
Dates: 1893 - 1977
Identifier: MSE/REE 0013
Abstract Eleonora Petrovna Gomberg-Verzhbinskaia was a well known art critic and historian of art, and the collection consists of documents, diaries, correspondence, written drafts, photographs, books, and slides. Gomberg's daughter, Nina Rabinowich, is a practicing artist, and her husband, Boris Rabinowich, was an important non-conformist artist. The family emigrated to Vienna, Austria, in 1977, and the collection includes catalogs, brochures, and posters for art exhibits of both Boris and Nina as well...
Dates: 1900-2014; (bulk 1930s-1990s)
Identifier: MSN/MN 0514
Scope and Contents This collection of papers consists of materials created by Grace Atkinson Oliver, a 19th century American author and advocate of women's rights. Notable topics discussed in the papers include the portrayal of women in literature, morality and the press, taxation and the conditions at Danvers Asylum in Massachusetts.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5013
Abstract 77 Civil War letters of Harrison E. Randall of Fulton County, Ohio, written from the field as a member of Co. H, 100th Ohio Infantry. Most were written from Kentucky (September 1862 to August 1863), Georgia, during the Atlanta campaign (June to August 1864), Alabama and Tennessee, including letters from the Nashville campaign (October 1864 to January 1865) and North Carolina (March and April 1865).
Identifier: MSN/MN 5017
Abstract A group of 33 letters recording the personal affairs of a Depression-era African-American family. The letters are directed to Mrs. Hattie Aiken Robinson of Texarkana, Arkansas, by family members in Arkansas, St. Louis, and Chicago.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5023
Abstract A group of 50 personal letters written during the Civil War by Union private Henry H. Maley, Co. K, 84th Illinois Infantry. Most of the letters date from 1864-65, when the regiment was attached to IV Corps, in the Army of the Cumberland.
Dates: 1862-1865; Majority of material found in 1864-1865
Identifier: MSN/CW 5001
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry S. Figures, a young Alabama salesman, to his father. Much of the letter's content treats the military plans and aspirations of Figures' acquaintances, as the Confederacy hastened to mold existing state militias and fresh volunteers into a national army. Many of those mentioned would serve with Figures in the 4th Alabama: Clifton Walker, Samuel Moore, and Fielding Bradford all were privates in Company I, and William Fariss, like Figures, served in Company F. The regiment had in...
Dates: 1861 May 9
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 31
- Manuscripts (documents) 26
- Photographs 18
- Clippings (information artifacts) 17
- Postcards 12
- Ephemera 11
- Articles 7
- Black-and-white photographs 6
- Pamphlets 6
- Diaries 5
- Drawings (visual works) 5
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 5
- Deeds 4
- Electronic records (digital records) 4
- Newspapers 4
- Poetry 4
- Receipts (financial records) 4
- Reports 4
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 4 ∧ less
- French 5
- Spanish; Castilian 4
- Italian 3
- German 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- United States. Navy 3
- Confederate States of America. Army 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, 1st 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 8th 2
- Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 2
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Ahern, M.E., (Mary Eileen), 1860-1938 1
- Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
- Alekseeva, Liudmila Mikhailovna, 1927-2018 1
- Allingham, William, 1789-1866 1
- Anderson, Leroy Hammond, 1814-1863 1
- Anderson, William H., 1836-1902 1
- Archibald, Edward Mortimer, 1810-1884 1
- Atkinson Oliver, Grace, 1844 – 1899 1
- Baldwin, Albert J. (Albert Jehiel), 1839-1912 1
- Barker, Cicero R., 1848-1917 1
- Barrier, Rufus A. (Rufus Alexander), 1836-1876 1
- Barrier, William L. (William Lafayette), 1834-1864 1
- Beatty, William, 1739-approximately 1804 1 ∧ less