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Identifier: MSE/IR 1060
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the Charabanc Theatre Company, active from 1983-1995.The Charabanc Theatre was founded in Belfast, Northern Ireland by five actresses: Eleanor Methven, Marie Jones, Carol Scanlan (Moore), Brenda Winter, and Maureen McAuley. The company was a significant presence in Irsh theatre, and used improvisational script development in innovative ways to bring its plays to the community, as well as carrying out extensive reseaerch, interviewing community members...
Dates: 1983-2000, undated
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: 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/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.
Identifier: MSN/EA 4703-01-B
Abstract A manuscript logbook documenting voyages of the American whalers Corvo and Enterprise, from 6 October 1840 to 17 May 1841.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0085
Abstract A collection of postcards and photographs of Cristero Rebellion (1926-1929) martyrs. Portrait-style images of high-profile martyrs, many of whom have been canonized or beatified by the Catholic Church, predominate, though the collection also includes images of executions and funeral processions.
Dates: circa 1926-1929
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: EPH 5002
Abstract A collection of cards and prints published by Cuala Press along with catalogs and related ephemera.
Dates: 1902 - 1940
Identifier: MSN/CW 2002
Scope and Contents This report of the Confederate Brigadier General Daniel Ruggles, dated 22 October 1862, was written one day after the latter had assumed command of District One of the army's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. Roughly speaking, the district encompassed the eastern half of Mississippi, minus the counties on the Gulf Coast. Before the reorganization of 21 October, Ruggles had been in temporary command of the district encompassing western Mississippi, called the District of the...
Identifier: MSN/CW 8001
Abstract A Civil War manuscript diary kept by David B. Arthur of Grant County, Wisconsin, as 1st sergeant and 2nd lieutenant in Co. I, 20th Wisconsin Infantry. Entries range from October 1862 to June 1863, when the regiment was serving in Missouri and Arkansas.
Identifier: MSN/MN 3013
Scope and Contents Collection consists of a typescript memoir written by folk singer Debbie Green (1940-2017) about a 1965 trip from New York City to Amite County, Mississippi to assist with Civil Rights voter registration efforts. Green describes her travel to Amite with then boyfriend Eric Andersen (1943-), also a folk singer, and Village Voice columnist Jack Newfield (1938-2004). Once they arrive, Green details work with Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) representative...
Dates: 1965 - 1971
Identifier: MSN/EA 5035
Abstract A group of 13 manuscript letters, mostly written by Charles C. Doe to his parents. The letters, for the most part, describe a trip from New Hampshire to Janesville, Wisconsin.
Dates: 1842-1850; Majority of material found within ( 1849-1850)
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: MSE/IR 0100
Abstract Daybook: a small notebook listing all the receipts and expenditures for Drumbo Soup Kitchen from December 1846 to March 1848, accompanied by a sheet of tickets for Drumbo Soup Kitchen.
Identifier: MSN/COL 9404
Abstract A collection of more than 40 manuscript sermons and sermon fragments of the Congregational preacher Ebenezer Garnsey (or Guernsey), written and preached in Massachusetts and Connecticut ca. 1757-1763.
Identifier: MSN/MN 3009
Abstract The papers consist of the correspondence and manuscripts of the poet Edward Dorn, particularly from the 1990s. The collection also includes a variety of items related to the publiction Rolling Stock, as well as manuscripts of other writers and audiocassette tapes.
Dates: 1952-2000; Majority of material found in 1987-1999
Identifier: MSE/IR 1037B
Scope and Contents One bound volume of drawings in various media (pencil, crayon, or ink, some with watercolor washes in color or grayscale). Drawings vary from about 3 cm x 3 cm to an entire page in size. Each has been trimmed from its source and tipped in or laid down on album plates; most plates contain multiple drawings. Images range from simple studies or sketches to finished, toned drawings. Two paper cut-work silhouette images also laid in; one mounted watercolor portrait of an Asian woman in traditional...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1806
Identifier: MSN/CW 2000
Scope and Contents One of the inescapable duties of the regimental commander was the submission of reports detailing his unit's actions. This example, in clerical hand, was signed by Lt. Col. Edward Bloodgood (c1831-1914) as commanding officer of the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry. The report is dated 10 July 1864, and recounts the regiment's operations from 16 May to 10 July, during the drive on Atlanta. Throughout this period the 22nd was attached to 2nd (Coburn's) Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, in George...
Identifier: EPH 5004
Abstract Collection of magazines, clippings, dust jackets, and other ephemera containing illustrations of Edward Gorey. Also includes book catalogs, profiles of Gorey, and reviews of Gorey works.
Identifier: MSE/IR 1052
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the history of Achill Island and the genealogy of its inhabitants. Included is the correspondence of a prominent local historian, John O’Shea, and his research files and notes on genealogy of the island’s inhabitants and the island’s founder, Edward Nangle. Also included are publications about the island or created on the island, including Nangle’s publications, Achill Missionary Herald and Western...
Dates: 1836-1894, 1996-2015
Identifier: MSE/REE 0017
Abstract Elisabeth Markstein (1929-2013) was highly regarded for her translations from Russian to German, including Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago (under the pen name Anna Peturnig). She was also a teacher and literary scholar as well as a staunch supporter of the dissident writers in the Soviet Union. This collection consists of personal documents, correspondence (family, personal, and professional), papers dealing with Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, scholarly research materials, photographs, and finally,...
Dates: 1890s-2013; Majority of material found in ( 1930s-1990s)
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.
Identifier: MSN/MN 5011
Abstract A group of 40 personal letters written in 1899-1901 by Illinois native Enoch P. Hill, mostly during his army service in Cuba, the U. S., and the Philippines. The letters are directed to Hill's future wife, Mary E. Chilton.
Identifier: MS GILL
Abstract The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections holds a considerable collection of items relating to the work of Eric Gill, a 20th-century English craftsman. These include proofs and original engravings, drawings and designs, woodblocks, bookplates and printed ephemera. Notable among the collections are annotated drawings and designs; signed engravings; posters, leaflets, and other printed matter by the St. Dominic's Press; two scrapbooks Gill kept during his time with the Royal Air Force;...
Dates: 1898-2010; Majority of material found in 1910-1940
Identifier: MSN/EA 9307
Abstract A manuscript songbook containing 44 songs in fa-so-la notation. Possibly of Pennsylvania origin, it appears to date from the mid to late 1790s. Most of the lyrics are from the poetry of Isaac Watts.
Dates: circa 1793-1800
Identifier: EPH 5045
Scope and Contents One game designed by Captain William J. Chapman and manufactured by Parker Brothers, Inc. Players spin and move pieces across a board marked to represent the challenges of flying a plane into an airport using only radio signals.
Dates: Copyright: 1941
Identifier: MSSP 5000
Abstract The athletic papers and attendant printed matter of Chicagoan Fred L. Steers, deriving from his years of administrative service to the Central Association of the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, the national AAU, and the American Olympic Committee. The collection includes substantial materials on the Olympic Games of 1928 (Amsterdam), 1932 (Los Angeles), and 1936 (Berlin), all of which Steers attended as manager of the U.S. women's track and field team.
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: EPH 5049
Scope and Contents One game for two to four players manufactured by McLoughlin Brothers, New York. Players spin to advance wooden pawns along an oblong path printed on a board. The board is designed to resemble a patchwork quilt with fourteen numbered, illustrated ‘patches’ each depicting rural pastimes such as gathering chicken eggs and husking corn. When players land on a space corresponding with one of these pastimes, they collect a bone marker piece. Once all of the markers have been collected, the player...
Dates: Copyright: 1903
- Language: English X
- Letters (correspondence) 108
- Manuscripts (documents) 58
- Clippings (information artifacts) 41
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 36
- Correspondence 35
- Photographs 33
- Diaries 27
- Pamphlets 22
- Ephemera 21
- Postcards 21
- Electronic records (digital records) 17
- Board games (game sets) 15
- Black-and-white photographs 14
- Journals (accounts) 14
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 14
- Articles 13
- Drawings (visual works) 13
- Game pieces (game elements) 13
- Gameboards (board game elements) 13
- Magazines (periodicals) 13 ∧ less
- French 12
- Spanish; Castilian 10
- Italian 6
- German 5
- Russian 5
- Irish 2
- Portuguese 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Chinese 1
- Danish 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Latin 1
- Polish 1 ∧ less
- McLoughlin Bros. 6
- United States. Navy 5
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- Boston Braves (Baseball team) 3
- Chicago Cubs (Baseball team) 3
- Chicago White Sox (Baseball team) 3
- Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team) 3
- Unidentified 3
- United States. Army. 3
- Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team) 2
- Behan, Brendan 2
- Boston Red Sox (Baseball team) 2
- Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) 2
- Cleveland Indians (Baseball team) 2
- 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, 26th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 30th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 8th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 11th 2 ∧ less