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1888 Mexico Photo Album
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0083
Abstract A large photo album containing panoramic views of Mexican cities and towns as well as photographs of major monuments and tourist sites in Mexico City. The album also illustrates the growth of the Mexican National Railroad, including images of locomotives and railroad tunnels and bridges. Photos date to the late nineteenth century and many can be attributed to known photographers or studios, including William Henry Jackson, Gove and North, and Abel Briquet.
1916 Easter Rising Ephemera Collection
Identifier: EPH 5027
Abstract An ephemera collection containing reports, speeches, and commemorative materials relating to the Easter Rising of 1916 in Ireland.
Abel Blanchard Family Correspondence
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
African American Comedy Exhibition Basketball Teams Collection
Identifier: BKP 671
Scope and Contents This collection consists chiefly of programs and other printed material related to touring African American exhibition comedy basketball teams that focused on showmanship, theatrics, and entertainment. The programs range from the 1950s through the 1980s and typically contain pictures, statistics, and biographies about players, coaches, and other team personnel in addition to team histories, other stories, and advertisements. Teams represented in the collection include the Harlem Clowns, the...
Albert J. Baldwin Letters
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.
Alec Goodman Photograph Collection
Identifier: MSSP 2008
Abstract A group of more than 30 real-photo postcards, many inscribed, preserved by English boxing trainer Alec Goodman. Most relate to world welterweight champion Ted "Kid" Lewis, whom Goodman trained.
Dates: ca. 1911-1919
Alfred Moore Diary
Identifier: MSN/CW 8010
Abstract A manuscript Civil War diary of Confederate States Army lieutenant Alfred Moore, written as a member of Co. I, 11th Virginia Cavalry. Moore's entries extend from September 1864 to February 1865: events covered include Hampton's cattle raid and Rosser's raid on Beverly, West Virginia.
Alfred W. Ramsey Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 0503
Abstract The manuscripts, printed ephemera, and photographs of business teacher Alfred W. Ramsey (1883-1955), deriving especially from his tenure at the U. S. government's Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania (1909-10).
Dates: 1883-1955; Majority of material found in ( 1904-1913)
All-America Football Conference Games Statistical Summary Sheets
Identifier: MSSP 1000
Scope and Contents This collection consists of game statistical summary sheets from the All-American Football Conference from 1946 to 1949. Each sheet records individual statistics for players from both teams, including rushing (times carried, yards gain, yards loss, net gain), passing (number of attempts, number of completions, interceptions, net gain, scoring passes), receiving (number caught, yards gained), interception returns (number, yards gained), punting (times kicked, yards kicked), punt returns (number...
Dates: 1946 - 1949
All-American Girls Baseball League Collection
Identifier: MSSP 0014
Abstract A substantial collection of manuscript material, photographs, and printed matter relating to the All-American Girls Baseball League, a women's professional league active in the American Midwest from 1943 to 1954. Included is a set of nine loose-leaf notebooks compiled by South Bend Blue Sox executive Harold T. Dailey, comprising a kind of documentary history of the league.
Dates: 1943-2000; Majority of material found in 1943-1954
American League Baseball Team Newsletters
Identifier: BAS 590
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Major League Baseball team fan newsletters published by teams in the American League. The newsletters promoted interest in the clubs, and each newsletter typically contained brief stories about players, accounts of recent games, details for upcoming games, news about ballpark promotions, or other information about the team. Most newsletters also contained photographs, cartoons, or other images. Some newsletters included advertisments. Materials include published...
American Slavery Manuscript Collection
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
Anna Quincy Thaxter Cushing Diary
Identifier: MSN/EA 8019-1-B
Abstract A diary maintained by Anna Quincy Thaxter Cushing (1825-1900) of Dorchester, Massachusetts, with daily entries running from March 1858 to August 1861. The entries describe Cushing's personal, family, and social life in considerable detail.
Arina S. and Aleksandr I. Ginzburg Papers
Identifier: MSE/REE 0004
Abstract The papers consist of documents, letters, photographs, audiocassettes, and some printed material. The greater part of the collection contains materials relating to Aleksandr Ginzburg's second arrest and imprisonment (1967-1972), including almost 2,000 letters and original trial documents. The collection also includes material relating to Aleksandr Ginzburg's third arrest and imprisonment (1977-1979), documents of the Moscow Helsinki Watch Group, and material relating to Arina and Aleksandr...
Dates: circa 1950s-2016
Aubrey De Vere Letters to Robert Perceval Graves
Identifier: MSE/IR 1040
Scope and Contents This collection centers on a series of letters sent from the poet Aubrey De Vere to the clergyman Robert Perceval Graves over the course of fifty-five years, particularly pertaining to the life of their mutual friend, William Rowan Hamilton. Also present are several of De Vere’s letters that were sent to an unidentified person, likely Bishop Charles Graves. Additionally included are three letters sent from Elinor O’Brien to Robert Perceval Graves.All of the letters are handwritten,...
Dates: 1833 - 1891; Majority of material found within 1879 - 1883
Aubrey De Vere Poems
Identifier: MSE/IR 1013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three manuscript poems by Aubrey de Vere.
Dates: 1899 - 1899
Augustus Vincent Tack Papers
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)
Barrier Family Letters
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)
Baseball Sheet Music Collection
Identifier: EPH 7502
Scope and Contents An accumulation of around 400 different pieces of published sheet music relating to baseball. The relationship may reside in the music's title or lyrics, in the sheet's cover graphics, or in some other identification with the game. Examples bear copyright dates ranging from 1860 to 1992. Baseball themed sheet music was especially common in the half-decade before World War I.
Bellamy-Smart Family Papers
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
Beláustegui Bustamante Family Papers
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.)...
Birmingham Black Barons records
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.
Boardman Family Papers
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
Booth Family Papers
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
Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation Correspondence
Identifier: MSN/EA 1506
Abstract Much of this collection consists of incoming business correspondence to officers and directors of the Boston and Providence Railroad and its branches, written in the 1830s, 40s, and 50s.
Dates: 1832-1912; Majority of material found within
Brendan Behan Manuscript
Identifier: MSE/IR 1071
Scope and Contents The typescript is a complete short story with the title "A Coat for Confirmation". This appears to be an early draft of Behan's short story "The Confirmation Suit", first published in The Catholic Standard, 27 March, 1953, and later included in Behan's Brendan Behan's Island: An Irish Sketchbook (1962). Ths short story has also been published in school anthologies.
Dates: circa 1953
Brian Friel Letters to Pat Laffan and Bronwen Casson
Identifier: MSE/IR 1015
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three letters and two notes sent from Irish playwright Brian Friel to actor Pat Laffan and theatre designer Bronwen Casson.
Dates: 1973 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1974
Bristol County, Massachusetts Court Records
Identifier: MSN/COL 2717
Abstract An accumulation of 96 single-sheet manuscript file documents issued by or directed to the judiciary of Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts, mostly during the colonial period.
Caley Family Correspondence
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
- Language: English X
- Letters (correspondence) 121
- Manuscripts (documents) 60
- Clippings (information artifacts) 44
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 37
- Correspondence 36
- Photographs 34
- Diaries 27
- Pamphlets 23
- Ephemera (general object genre) 22
- Postcards 22
- Programs (documents) 22
- Black-and-white photographs 17
- Electronic records (digital records) 17
- Board games (game sets) 16
- Journals (accounts) 14
- Posters 14
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 14
- Articles 13
- Cardboard 13
- Drawings (visual works) 13 ∧ less
- French 14
- Spanish; Castilian 10
- Italian 6
- German 5
- Russian 5
- Irish 3
- Portuguese 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Chinese 1
- Danish 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Latin 1
- Polish 1 ∧ less
- Major League Baseball (Organization) 6
- McLoughlin Bros. 6
- Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) 5
- United States. Navy 5
- American League of Professional Baseball Clubs 4
- Boston Braves (Baseball team) 4
- Chicago Cubs (Baseball team) 4
- Chicago White Sox (Baseball team) 4
- Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team) 4
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- National League of Professional Baseball Clubs 4
- New York Yankees (Baseball team) 4
- San Francisco Giants (Baseball team) 4
- Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team) 3
- Boston Red Sox (Baseball team) 3
- Cleveland Indians (Baseball team) 3
- Detroit Tigers (Baseball team) 3
- Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team) 3
- Milwaukee Brewers (Baseball team) 3
- Minnesota Twins (Baseball team) 3 ∧ less