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Identifier: MSN/MN 10030
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the correspondence between journalist Robert M. Johnson; his wife, Mary Urquhart Johnson; and their daughters Margaret and Esther. Also included are greeting cards, a broadside, telegrams, postcards, and clippings. Johnson wrote to his daughters about stories he was working on, including the 1910 street car strike in Philadelphia, and about his work as a political journalist in San Antonio, Texas. Materials include letters, cards, postcards, clippings, and a...
Dates: 1904 - 1959; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1930
Identifier: MSN/CW 1004
Abstract Around 60 items, mostly manuscripts, with a bearing on the Civil War service of Lt. Robert S. Edwards of the 48th New York Infantry. Among the 45 personal letters are 14 written by Edwards and 22 directed to him by his brother and sister-in-law, Ogden and Nellie Edwards, then living in the Philippines. There are also a number of items relating to Robert Edwards's death (at Fort Wagner in Charleston Harbor) and post-mortem arrangements.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0084
Abstract An album of amateur photos highlighting the gasworks and city of Rosario de Santa Fé in the province of Córdoba, Argentina.
Dates: circa 1902-1908
Scope and Contents This collection consists of college football Rose Bowl programs. The programs typically contain pictures, articles, and statistics about the players on the teams playing in the Rose Bowl. Most programs also include pictures and information about coaches, other team personnel, and Rose Bowl administrators, data about the participating schools, and advertisements. Some programs include information about other events associated with the Rose Bowl including parades and beauty pageants. The...
Dates: 1913 - 2007
Identifier: EPH 5044
Scope and Contents One board game for two to four players manufactured by McLoughlin Brothers, New York and copyrighted by J. A. Crozier. Players spin to advance pawns along a spiral-shaped course replicating the globe-circling trip accomplished by Nellie Bly. Seventy-two illustrated squares describe Bly’s location on each day of her journey. Some squares are marked with instructions that send players forward or back along the course. The first player arrive at the 73rd space, representing a return to ‘New...
Dates: Copyright: 1890
Identifier: MSE/IR 2720
Scope and Contents The collection of Rudi Holzapfel on James Clarence Mangan includes Holzapfel’s notes, drafts, collected correspondence, publications and clippings of Mangan’s published work. Rudi Holzapfel’s bibliography, James Clarence Mangan: A Check List of Printed and Other Sources (1969), was the most complete bibliography of Mangan until Jacque Chuto’s James Clarence Mangan: A Bibliography ( 1999). Holzapfel’s work on Mangan continued over many...
Dates: 1903-1934, 1953-1979, 1990-1996, undated
Identifier: MSE/MD 3829
Abstract Two-volume scrapbook containing original drawings and text for In Ruhleben Camp (1915) and The Ruhleben Camp Magazine (1916-1917) compiled possibly for postwar publication. The satirical drawings and writings deal with life of British civilians interned in a German prisoner camp in Ruhleben, Germany. Two bound volumes of the published camp magazine accompany the scrapbook.
Identifier: EPH 5052
Scope and Contents One game manufactured by Selchow & Righter Company. Players roll dice and move pieces across a board marked to represent promotions and demotions in rank for the four United States Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Corps. The player who reaches the center of the board first becomes Commander in Chief and leads the other players in the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.
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.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5012
Abstract A family correspondence of 31 items whose principal author is Sgt. Samuel T. Reeves, writing as a member of Co. C, 80th Indiana Infantry. Many of the letters date from the spring of 1865, when Reeves was convalescing at Camp Dennison, Ohio.
Dates: 1864-1870; Majority of material found in 1865
Identifier: MSN/CW 5061
Abstract Letters written by and to Sarah Stilson, a teacher in New York State, during the Civil War. At the heart of the group is a lively correspondence of 25 letters between Stilson and Oliver Waldo West, a Union cavalry officer.
Identifier: MSN/MN 5016
Abstract A group of nearly 200 personal letters from the 1880s and 90s written home to Delaware by a young man named Seymour Howard Stone. Many are from the San Luis Valley of south-central Colorado, where Stone was trying to establish a farm.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5043
Abstract A Civil War family correspondence of 19 letters occasioned by the Confederate States military service of Jesse Albert Shipman, Co. G, 1st North Carolina Cavalry. The Shipmans were from Henderson County, in the North Carolina highlands.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5030
Abstract A group of seven Civil War era letters and notes written by two members of the Shriver family of Owings Mills, Maryland. Much of the content relates to Thomas Herbert Shriver, who served at Gettysburg with the 1st Virginia Cavalry (CS) and subsequently attended the Virginia Military Institute.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5025
Abstract A group of 18 family letters, 14 of which were written in 1862-63 by Confederate Lt. Col. William W. Sillers of the 30th North Carolina Infantry. The letters are directed to Sillers' sister, Frances Sillers Holmes, in Sampson County, North Carolina.
Dates: 1859-1864; Majority of material found in 1862-1863
Identifier: MSE/MD 3827
Scope and Contents A letter written by British soldier S.L. Kelsall to his sister detailing his participation in WWI in September 1918. He describes the hygenic conditions of the Western Front and a battle against German forces.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5039
Abstract A letter written on 3 May 1864 by Southy L. Savage, as a member of the Confederate States Signal Corps. Savage describes his activities over the previous months, when he was stationed along the Potomac in King George County, Virginia.
Identifier: EPH 5063
Scope and Contents This collection consists of catalogs advertising sporting goods and athletic products. Many items are general purpose catalogs that offer products for a wide range of athletic activities. Other specialized catalogs cover topics like outdoors recreation, fishing, playground equipment, outdoor lighting, boxing,football practice equipment, and other subjects. Most catalogs include product descriptions, pricing information, and illustrations (sometimes in color) of the products for sale. Catalogs...
Identifier: MSSP 10062
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Stanley Weston, sportswriter and owner of The Ring Magazine. The bulk of the collection is a series of subject files assembled by Weston on over two thousand boxers and boxing-related subjects. Also included is an incomplete run of clippings on boxers from the 1950s. Weston’s papers also include research files on various sports, articles he authored, and magazine covers he designed. Finally, also included...
Dates: 1883 - 2003
Identifier: MSN/EA 10010
Scope and Contents This collection consists of six letters sent to Stephen Curran and his son, Peter T. Curran, in the seven decades following Stephen’s emigration from County Galway, Ireland to the United States. The correspondence consist of two letters to Stephen from his father, Peter Curran, and two from Stephen’s nieces, all sent from Kilkerrin, County Galway, Ireland. The final two letters are written to Stephen’s son, Peter T. Curran, in Kinsley, Kansas, from nieces in Chicago. Also included are a United...
Dates: 1855 - 1916
Identifier: MSN/MN 0509
Abstract A collection of personal papers of the "millionaire socialists" Anna Strunsky Walling and William English Walling and their family, mostly dating from the 1920s and 30s. Included are more than 500 letters to, from, and between Strunsky-Walling family members, and two diaries of Anna Strunsky Walling.
Dates: 1906-1967; Majority of material found in ( 1925-1937)
Identifier: FBC 624
Scope and Contents This collection consists of college football Sugar Bowl programs. The programs typically contain pictures, articles, and statistics about the players on the teams playing in the Sugar Bowl. Most programs also include pictures and information about coaches, other team personnel, and Sugar Bowl administrators, data about the participating schools, and advertisements. The programs tend to become longer and more substantial through the years. Formats include programs.
Dates: 1939 - 2005
Identifier: MSN/MN 9205
Abstract A homemade pamphlet with eight pages of elaborate pencil illustrations and accompanying verse, telling a moralizing tale of a young man's search for a new pair of suspenders.
Identifier: MSN/COL 2718
Abstract An accumulation of 49 single-sheet documents issuing from, or directed to, the various instruments of town government in Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts, mostly during the 18th century.
Identifier: MSN/MN 0513
Scope and Contents The collection documents both the personal life and the professional activities of Sydney Hobart Ball. It includes more than 1,600 of Ball's letters, mainly written to family members while on mining trips around the world, as well as over 1,000 photos taken by Ball during these trips. There are also reports, articles and notes written by Ball on mining, as well as maps of places he visited. Also present in the collection is correspondence belonging to Ball's wife Mary, and to his daughters Mary...
Dates: 1885 – 1991; Majority of material found in 1905 – 1949
Identifier: MSN/CW 5033
Abstract Five letters written during the summer and fall of 1864 by the brothers (and Confederate cavalrymen) Jonathan Gibson Taylor and Robert Walker Taylor, of Daviess County, Kentucky. All were written from Federal prisoner of war camps, at Louisville, Rock Island, and Camp Douglas.
Identifier: MSN/MN 10029
Scope and Contents Untitled sketch book by an unknown author containing thirty pages of sketches of temperance allegories and cartoons. The images express the themes of temperance, including the perils of drink, the saving power of Christ and his teachings in the Bible, and the pernicious influence wielded by wealthy producers and purveyors of alcohol. The sketches also bear references to the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU).
Dates: 1886 - 1889
Identifier: BPP 6000
Scope and Contents This collection consists of loose prints and clippings relating to the life of Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). The collection contains many printed examples of variant portrait types of Dante, including engravings based on the portraits of Giotto and Raphael. Also included are posters and other ephemeral materials from the 600th anniversary of Dante's birth in 1865.
Identifier: EPH 5046
Scope and Contents One game for two to four players, manufactured by McLoughlin Brothers, New York. Players spin and move pieces across a board designed to represent the advancement of an errand boy from ‘applicant’ to ‘banker.’ Players are able to advance through the game when landing on numbered spaces corresponding with virtues (such as ‘Honesty’ and ‘Confidence,’) or job promotions, and are penalized when landing on numbered spaces corresponding with vices (such as ‘Gambling’ and ‘Drunkenness’). The first...
Dates: Copyright: 1900
- Language: English X
- Letters (correspondence) 115
- Manuscripts (documents) 60
- Clippings (information artifacts) 43
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 36
- Correspondence 35
- Photographs 34
- Diaries 27
- Pamphlets 22
- Postcards 22
- Ephemera (general object genre) 21
- Electronic records (digital records) 17
- Programs (documents) 16
- Black-and-white photographs 15
- Board games (game sets) 15
- 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 ∧ less
- French 12
- 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
- United States. Navy 5
- American League of Professional Baseball Clubs 4
- Boston Braves (Baseball team) 4
- Brooklyn Dodgers (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