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The Hand of Fate: Fortune Telling Game

 Item
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.
Dates: 1901

"The Kodak Book" Cuban Photo Album

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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

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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

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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...
Dates: 1900

The Vandeleur, Gweedore, Coolgreany, Coolroe, and Clongorey evictions photograph album

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Identifier: MSE/IR 1001
Abstract Manuscript drafts of verse and songs.
Dates: circa 1838-1845

Thomas F. Mason Letters on the Cotton Trade

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Tom O'Flaherty Collection

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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

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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

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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

Trinity Closet Press Collection

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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

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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

Twentieth Century Fun Box and sleight of hand props

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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....
Dates: 1905

Upton Sinclair Letters to Melville Kress

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 South Illustrated Cycling Journals

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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

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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

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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 Philadelphia...
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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