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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....
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
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.
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.
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
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)
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.
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
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
Identifier: MSN/MN 3001
Abstract Two unrelated letters written by the major American author Willa Cather (1873-1947). The first is to a "Mr. Towne" and is dated 17 November . The second is written to Brother Emil Mohr, CSC, and is dated 7 May 1937.
Dates: 1922, 1937
Identifier: MSE/IR 1014
Abstract Letters from William Allingham of Ballyshannon to his brother John Allingham of Dublin.
Identifier: MSN/COL 8500
Abstract Five manuscript personal letters written in 1777-78 by William Beatty, Jr., an officer in the Maryland Line of Continental Troops.
Identifier: MSN/CW 8007
Abstract A volume including manuscript diary entries dated from August 1863 to October 1864 written by Civil War soldier William Cline, as a member of Co. B, 73rd Ohio Infantry. The book also includes a 53-page memoir chronicling Cline's service from 1861-1863.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5011
Abstract 9 Civil War letters written by Union private William Combs, during his service in Co. C, 14th New Hampshire Infantry. Also present is a ferrotype portrait of Combs in uniform.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5038
Abstract A collection of about 50 manuscript personal letters directed to the Lowell, Massachusetts law student William H. Anderson. Many are written from friends around Natchez, Mississippi, during the secession crisis of 1860-61.
Identifier: MSN/EA 8000-1
Abstract A manuscript diary recording the experiences during the California gold rush of William H. Zerbe of Berks County, Pennsylvania.
Identifier: MSN/EA 0511
Abstract Political correspondence, family letters, and miscellaneous personal papers of William Harris Crawford, Republican of Georgia, who from 1807 to 1825 served as U. S. senator, U. S. minister to France, secretary of war, and secretary of the treasury. Crawford was also a candidate in the contentious presidential campaign of 1824. The collection includes around 175 manuscript letters, 1806-1868, and around 35 additional manuscripts.
Identifier: MSN/CW 1015
Abstract The Civil War letters, wartime manuscripts and postwar family papers of William Judson Howe (1838-1925) of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, who served in Company C of the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry from 1862 to 1865.
Dates: 1857-1993; Majority of material found in 1861-1865
Identifier: MSN/EA 8007-01-B
Abstract A manuscript journal and book of verse kept by a young Ohio evangelical named William King, from 1831 to 1842.
Identifier: MSN/MN 10026
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of journalist William Pfaff. Pfaff’s professional materials include his writings from each stage of the writing process, such as research notes, drafts, proofs, and published materials. The collection also contains conference materials and speeches, financial records, and materials from Pfaff’s work at the Hudson Institute, a non-profit research center on public policy. Also included are Pfaff’s personal papers which consist of...
Dates: 1942-2015; Majority of material found in 1965-2015
Identifier: MSN/COL 0500
Abstract A collection of documents relating to the commercial interests of William Pickering, a Salem, Massachusetts shipmaster and trader of the early eighteenth century.
Identifier: MSN/EA 0509
Abstract The greater part of this collection consists of business and some personal correspondence of the American mercantile trader William S. Wetmore (1801-1862). Many of the 360-odd manuscript letters date from the 1820s, when Wetmore was establishing himself in trade on the west coast of South America
Identifier: MSN/EA 8005
Abstract Three diaries with daily entries for 1854, 1855, and 1859 kept by William Shepherd, a textile factory worker from Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts. A fourth volume in the group is a sort of mourning notebook kept by Shepherd in the 1850s.
Identifier: MSN/COL 1000
Scope and Contents A group of 28 deeds of sale recording land purchases made by Ephraim Williams (1691-1761) and his son, Captain Elias Williams (1718-1798), of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut. The transactions involved many different individuals, though 24 of the 28 parcels thus acquired were located in Wethersfield. The nine earliest deeds (1726-1758) cite Ephraim Williams as purchaser; all thereafter cite Elias Williams.
Dates: 1726 - 1776
Identifier: EPH 7500
Abstract A collection of women's college basketball team media guides from more than 200 individual colleges and universities. Most date from the 1990s and early 2000s.
Identifier: MSN/MN 5025
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence written by Private First Class (Pfc.) David MacGillivray to his fiance, Eleanor Gamber, during World War II. Pfc. David MacGillivray was assigned to the 102nd Infantry Division and was initially stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey. The letters offer a first-hand account of the actions of the 102nd Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations during World War II with notable locations that include the Cherbourg Peninsula in France and the Rhine...
Identifier: EPH 5038
Abstract A collection of publications (magazines, and books), authored by, or about Wu Jingxiong, Wu's personal notes, and materials related to his funeral.
Identifier: EPH 5048
Scope and Contents One game for two to four players copyrighted and published by J. H. Singer, New York. Players spin to advance yacht-shaped pieces across an illustrated board designed to represent the navigation of a vessel through a cove and around an island. The first player completing a lap and returning to the start/finish flag wins.
Dates: Copyright: 1890
- 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