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Shriver Family Correspondence
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.
Sillers-Holmes Family Correspondence
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
S.L. Kelsall Letter
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.
Southy L. Savage Letter
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.
Sporting Goods Catalog Collection
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...
Stanley Weston Collection
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
Stephen and Peter T. Curran Correspondence
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)
Sugar Bowl College Football Programs
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.
Swansea Town Records
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.
Sydney Hobart Ball and Family Papers
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
Taylor Family Correspondence
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.
Temperance Sketch Book
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
The Dante Alighieri and Divine Comedy Print Collection
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.
The Errand Boy: or, Failure and Success
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
The Hand of Fate: Fortune Telling Game
Identifier: EPH 5053
Scope and Contents One game manufactured by McLoughlin Bros. Players select a question from either of the two spinners they wish to divine the answer to, then place the spinner on the center of the game. The hand within the box spins, pointing to the answer of the question.
"The Kodak Book" Cuban Photo Album
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0082
Abstract A souvenir photo album containing assorted photographs of major Cuban tourist sites, Havana street scenes, and images of officers, soldiers, and locations associated with the Spanish-American War.
Dates: circa 1895-1900
The Ronald Wells Collection on Peace and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland
Identifier: MSE/IR 1032
Abstract A collection of materials on peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland, including documents relating to the work of religious organizations. The collection includes papers of a number of religious organizations. The collection includes papers of a number of religious groups that formed between 1990 and 2005 to work towards reconciliation, and also on the work of the Consultative Group on the Past. The collection includes also pamphlets and books. Most of the collection dates from 1984 to...
Dates: circa 1979-2008
The Rough Riders: a Game
Identifier: EPH 5050
Scope and Contents One simple racing board game for two or four players manufactured by Parker Brothers, Salem, Massachusetts as a part of its ‘Adventure Series.’ The game’s box lid depicts Teddy Roosevelt leading the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War in Cuba. The game board within is designed to represent the battlefield at San Juan Hill and is marked with ten possible routes from ‘camp’ to ‘victory.’ Players spin to advance wooden pawns along chosen routes. The first player to reach ‘victory’ wins...
The Vandeleur, Gweedore, Coolgreany, Coolroe, and Clongorey evictions photograph album
Identifier: MSE/IR 7904-1
Scope and Contents One partially-filled photograph album consisting of 31 18 x 25 cm black and white reproduction photo prints taken by an unnamed photographer. Photos depict scenes of late 19th century Irish tenant evictions. Each has been captioned by hand in ink. The first 20 photos document scenes from the Vandeleur evictions which took place in Kilrush, County Clare. The remainder document scenes of evictions in other Irish counties. Plates depict: Soldiers and R.I.C. officers in camp; Group...
Dates: 1888 - 1900
Theophilus Parsons Journal
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.
Theresa Milburn Diary
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
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.
Thomas Davis Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1001
Abstract Manuscript drafts of verse and songs.
Dates: circa 1838-1845
Thomas F. Mason Letters on the Cotton Trade
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.
Thomas Family Correspondence
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
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.
Thomas J. Barb Diary
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.
Thomas Kemp Cartmell Diary
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
- 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) 19
- Black-and-white photographs 17
- Electronic records (digital records) 17
- 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