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Theophilus Parsons Journal

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1819-1823

Theresa Milburn Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 8021
Abstract

A manuscript diary kept during the Civil War by Theresa Milburn, a young woman living on a plantation in Avoyelles Parish in central Louisiana.

Dates: 1863-1878; Majority of material found in 1863-1865

Thomas Benton Alexander Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 8003
Abstract

A short-entry Civil War manuscript diary of Confederate States soldier Thomas Benton Alexander, written as a member of the 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery Regiment, Company B (3rd). Much of the content dates from the final year of the war, when Alexander was captured at Mobile Bay and imprisoned at Elmira, New York.

Dates: 1861-1865

Thomas Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1001
Abstract

Manuscript drafts of verse and songs.

Dates: circa 1838-1845

Thomas F. Mason Letters on the Cotton Trade

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 5111
Abstract

Four manuscript letters addressed to New York investor Thomas F. Mason, discussing the cotton trade conducted by northern merchants with Confederate held areas along the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863-1864

Thomas Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 5014
Abstract

A family correspondence of 51 items whose principal authors are George Thomas and his wife, Minerva Everton Thomas, of Spencer County, Indiana. Most of the letters date from 1862-1863, during George Thomas's Civil War service as quartermaster of the 53rd Indiana Infantry.

Dates: 1862-1865; Majority of material found in 1862-1863

Thomas J. Baird Orderly Book

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/EA 1004-01-B
Abstract

A manuscript orderly book of 1st Lt. Thomas J. Baird of the United States Army, kept during 1818-1822 while commanding detachments of artillery at stations in New York, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, and Virginia.

Dates: 1818-1822

Thomas J. Barb Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 8002
Abstract

A Civil War manuscript diary of Confederate States trooper Thomas J. Barb, written as a member of the 1st (Dobbin's) Arkansas Cavalry Regiment. Entries extend from 18 June to 11 September 1863 and include accounts of several key engagements in Arkansas, including the attack on Helena and the defense of Little Rock.

Dates: 1863

Thomas Kemp Cartmell Diary

 Item
Identifier: MSN/CW 8018
Abstract

A personal diary maintained by Confederate veteran Thomas Kemp Cartmell, mostly during the late war years and Reconstruction, 1864-1866. The entries were written at the Cartmell family estate, "Retirement," in Frederick County, Virginia.

Dates: 1864-1872; Majority of material found in 1864-1866

Thomas W. Cridler Louisiana Purchase Exposition Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/MN 0510
Abstract A collection including more than 2,500 pieces of correspondence to and from Thomas W. Cridler, mostly relating to his role as European Commissioner for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (the St. Louis World's Fair) held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904. Some of Cridler's correspondence is with fair administrators and U.S. diplomatic figures; some is with representatives of European nations targeted for inclusion. Also in the collection are smaller accumulations of other types of fair-related...
Dates: 1898-1911; Majority of material found in 1901-1904

Tip-Top Boxing: The Manly Art of Self Defense Board Game

 Collection — Container: MSSP10090 Box
Identifier: MSSP 10090
Scope and Contents One board game for two players designed to simulate a boxing match. The metal board depicts a three-dimensional 8-inch by 8-inch boxing ring with ropes also made of metal. The game includes one metal and wood red spinning top and one metal and wood blue spinning top. Players spin the tops simultaneously, and the last top to fall wins the round. Players use wooden sticks inserted into peg holes to record the winner of each round. The game includes 12 red sticks and 8 blue...
Dates: 1922

Tom O'Flaherty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1082
Abstract

A collection of papers of Tom O'Flaherty including manuscript and typescript fiction and autobiography, and letters, all apparently written from 1933 to 1935.

Dates: 1932 - 1935

Tomás de Bhaldraithe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1401
Abstract

Correspondence, notes and theses from the collection of Tomás de Bhaldraithe, Irish scholar and lexicographer.

Dates: 1916 - 1990

Tone’s Tone’s Tone’s football board game

 Item
Identifier: EPH 5057
Scope and Contents One board game for any even number of players designed to simulate football game play. The board is printed in green yellow, red, and black, and marked to resemble a football field. Players spin a dial marked with numbers from 1-12. Tables on the game board indicate gains or losses correlating with each spin result. A two-sided football game piece (lost from this set) is used to track movement up and down the field. The game was played in four quarters and with points (for touchdowns, place...
Dates: 1925

Trench Football Board Game

 Collection
Identifier: MSSP 10092
Scope and Contents British-made patriotic manual dexterity marble maze board game simulating trench warfare on the western front in World War One. The object of the game is to maneuver a small metal ball around a recessed playing board and avoid holes distributed around the course. Players win the game by navigating the ball around the course and into the goal which is guarded by a larger hole. Most of the holes on the course are accompanied by caricatures of German military commanders: “Little Willie”...
Dates: c. 1915

Trinity Closet Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EPH 5039
Scope and Contents This collection consists of publications and printings created by The Closet Press at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. The Trinity Closet Press was a hand press run by members of the Library's Department of Early Printed Books. It was founded in 1973 by Mary M. Pollard as a teaching tool to give students and staff first-hand experience of book production methods in the hand-press period. The Press was housed in the basement of the Printing House at Trinity College and ceased operations in...
Dates: 1973-1987, 1991-1995

Truman Wheeler Day Books

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/COL 9300
Abstract

Three volumes of business records, mostly in day book form, of the Great Barrington, Massachusetts general merchant Truman Wheeler. The records range in date from 1764 to 1813, with an emphasis on the years prior to the Revolution.

Dates: 1764-1813

T.W. Ingersoll Sportsman’s Series Stereoview Cards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSSP 7013
Scope and Contents 100 chromolithographed stereoscopic cards, in original box. Subjects include 82 hunting, fishing, hiking and camping scenes from locations across North America, as well as 18 scenes of Native American camp life, including images of Ojibwa, Siksika, and Lakota people. Many of the images document scenes in Wisconsin, Minnesota, the Dakotas, Montana, and the Pacific Northwest. Cards bear extended descriptions on the reverse.The cards are numbered 401 to 500, with copyright dates...
Dates: 1898-1905

Twentieth Century Fun Box and sleight of hand props

 Collection
Identifier: EPH 5058
Scope and Contents One incomplete set of games originally issued as the ‘Twentieth Century Fun Box,’ along with unrelated game pieces and magic trick props. Games present and issued with the original ‘Fun Box’ set are: ‘Putting on the Lid’ (1 game board, 17 discs), ‘Amrest’ (1 game board), and ‘Naval Battle’ (1 game board). The ‘Fun Box’ was originally manufactured by Geo. B. Doan & Co., Chicago, and copyrighted in 1905. The ‘Twentieth Century Fun Box’ is incomplete per description on box lid....
Dates: 1905

United States Football League (USFL) Team Media Guides Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FBP 543
Scope and Contents This collection consists of media guides for the original incarnation of the United States Football League during its three seasons of play in 1983, 1984, and 1985. The media guides typically contain pictures, articles, bios, and statistics about the players on the teams, as well as pictures, information, and bios about coaches and other team personnel, including owners, administrators, trainers, and cheerleaders. The guides usually also contain historical and contemporary information about...
Dates: 1983-1985

Upton Sinclair Letters to Melville Kress

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/MN 3014
Abstract

Fifty-five letters written by American novelist, playwright, and essayist Upton Sinclair to Melville L. Kress, dated between 1933 and 1958.

Dates: 1933-1958; Majority of material found in 1938-1948

U.S.S. Bonita Mexican War Journal

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1846-1847

Vagrich and Irene Bakhchanyan Collections

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/REE 0006
Abstract

The materials include collections assembled by Vagrich Bakhchanyan (1938-2009), a prominent Soviet and, after emigration, American artist, writer, and poet, and his wife Irene: The Stalin Test (drawings of Joseph Stalin by leading Russian and émigré artists, writers, and cultural figures), the Eduard Limonov Papers, the Mail Art Collection, and the Vagrich and Irene Bakhchanyan papers, which consist of correspondence, materials from Bakhchanyan's library, photographs, and visual ephemera.

Dates: 1960-2009

Vatican II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 3828
Abstract

Includes copies of materials pertaining to the development of the sixteen official texts promulgated by the Second Vatican Council, three schemas discussed but not officially accepted by the Council, assorted materials pertaining to the nineteen conciliar documents discussed, items relevant to the period of the Council that include booklets, directories, notices, schedules, summaries, and other items. Post-conciliar liturgical documents are also included.

Dates: 1948-1986, bulk 1962-1965

Vladimir Lifshits, Asya Genkina, and Lev Loseff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/REE 0016
Abstract

The papers consist of letters, manuscripts, and phototgraphs, as well as book and journal publications, related to Lifshits, Genkina, and Loseff. The collection also includes material of Irina Kichanova-Lifshits, Boris Semenov, and Mikahil Eremin.

Dates: 1890s-2009; Majority of material found within ( 1940-1990)

Walter de la Mare Letters to Lord Dunsany

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1003
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of eight letters sent from English poet Walter de la Mare to Edward Plunkett, Lord Dunsany.

Dates: 1923 - 1951

Walter South Illustrated Cycling Journals

 Collection
Identifier: MSSP_7000
Abstract

Three oversized and densely illustrated journals compiled by a Philadelphia bookkeeper named Walter South, recording twenty bicycle trips or vacations around the American Northeast undertaken over a period of ten years, 1894 to 1904.

Dates: 1894-1904

Watson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/EA 10011
Scope and Contents

This collection contains manuscript material created by or related to the Watson Family of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Included are various autograph manuscripts, indenture releases and a mortgage, poetry, legal manuscripts, a passport, two diaries belonging to John and Martha Watson, and a manuscript containing a personal memoir and a Native American speech.

Dates: circa 1700, 1792-1878

West Philadelphia Base Ball Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSSP 0002
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of letters addressed to the West Philadelphia Base Ball Club during the season of 1867 with a few letters from 1866. Many items are challenge letters or letters otherwise scheduling matches. There is also a 6-page letter from the Excelsior Base Ball Club of Milford, Delaware, inquiring about a player named Fisher, who pitched for the West Philadelphia Base Ball Club and another team during the 1867 season. Most of the correspondents are from the...
Dates: 1866-09-01 - 1867-09-07

Wicker Buydden Family Papers

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Identifier: MSN/MN 10034
Scope and Contents This collection centers on the familial correspondence of Clifford Wicker Buydden, Wade James Buydden, Rachel Reno Wicker, and other members of the Wicker and Buydden families in the early twentieth century. Over a third of the collection is devoted to courtship correspondence between Clifford Wicker Buydden and Wade James Buydden. Of particular note within the collection are Clifford’s manuscript on health and food, Wade’s college application materials, Wade’s letters from Masonic...
Dates: 1898 - 1919; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1909

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