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Isaac Ira White Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 5031
Abstract

A personal letter written on 9 April 1864 by Confederate corporal Isaac Ira White, Co. H, 11th Virginia Cavalry, from camp in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1864

Jack Gamble Collection of Liam Miller and Dolmen Press

 Collection
Identifier: EPH 5010
Content Description The collection contains chapbooks, pamphlets, catalogues, and specimen pages, letters and other material related to the Dolmen Press. The collection was assembled by Jack Gamble of Belfast, and is largely composed of personal copies belonging to Liam Miller, founder and owner of the Dolmen Press. The collection includes finely-printed chapbooks and pamphlets published by the Dolmen Press as well as many catalogs and informational printed papers on the books of Dolmen Press and Cuala Press....
Dates: 1950-1986

Jack Pfefer Wrestling Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS/PFEFER
Scope and Contents The Jack Pfefer Wrestling Collection comprises more than 120 cubic feet of materials accumulated by Pfefer over a 45-year promotional and managerial career in professional wrestling, 1924-1969. Types of materials especially well represented include business and financial records; letters and telegrams; photographs; posters, handbills, and other publicity graphics; newspaper and magazine clippings; and wrestling programs and periodicals. Pfefer himself referred to these items, with...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1924-1969; 1913-1974, 1999-2000, 2018

Jackson Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 5067
Abstract

A group of around 60 manuscript personal letters, almost all written by and/or to members of the Jackson family of Moore County, North Carolina before and during the Civil War. The collection includes letters of eleven Confederate States soldiers, serving in the 26th or 30th North Carolina Infantry or the 2nd North Carolina Cavalry.

Dates: 1852-ca.1866

James A. Loughead Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/EA 0526
Abstract

A group of 22 family letters written by or to the merchant seaman James A. Loughead from 1827 to 1850, including seven written by his father, Robert L. Loughead, as United States Consul at Londonderry, Ireland.

Dates: 1827-1850

James B. Jordan Letter

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Identifier: MSN/CW 5000
Abstract

A Civil War letter written on 5 February 1865 by Confederate lieutenant James B. Jordan, 26th North Carolina Infantry, from the Federal prison camp at Johnson's Island, Ohio.

Dates: 5 February 1865

James Parkison Letters

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Identifier: MSN/CW 5007
Scope and Contents

Consists of 11 letters (October 1864 to March 1866) written by the Newark, Ohio printer and pro-war Republican James Parkison. All are directed to his brother William, who for most of the correspondence was serving with the Union army in Tennessee.

Dates: 1864-1866

James S. Swearingen Letter Book

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Identifier: MSN/EA 5037
Abstract

A letter copy book containing about 125 pieces of outgoing military correspondence written by 1st Lt. James S. Swearingen of the U.S. Army, during service at the frontier post of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 1806 to November 1807.

Dates: 1806-1807

James Stephens Letter and Poem

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Identifier: MSE/IR 1012
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single letter sent from James Stephens to a woman named Nan, as well as a poem, “Optimist,” by Stephens.

Dates: 1925

James Witter Nicholson Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/EA 5002
Scope and Contents The collection contains two discrete series of letters. The larger and more significant consists of 51 letters sent to James Witter Nicholson in New Geneva, distributed rather evenly over the years 1804 to 1842. Thirty-nine of these were written by James's sister Maria Nicholson Montgomery, and nine more by his sisters Catharine Nicholson Few (7) and Jehoiadden Nicholson Chrystie (2). These are personal letters, written first and foremost to maintain contact with a distant brother who made...
Dates: 1804-1848

Jesús González Ortega Papers

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Identifier: MSN/MN 0508
Abstract

A collection of letters and other papers belonging to Jesús González Ortega, an important political and military figure in mid-19th century Mexico. The papers mainly relate to González Ortega's stay in the United States in 1865-1867, the efforts of Benito Juárez's government in Mexico to remove him from political office while he was away, and his detainment by the U.S. government in November 1866.

Dates: 1857-1866; Majority of material found in 1865-1866

J.J. O'Kelly (Sceilg) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1030
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of the personal papers, letters, manuscripts, notes, and ephemera of John Joseph “J.J.” “Sceilg” O’Kelly in the years 1916-1948. Also included are Seán Óg O’Kelly’s notes and letters on various mid-century Irish labor disputes. Materials include letters, notes, speeches, drafts, manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, booklets, short stories, ballads, poems, telegrams, letters of condolences, sympathy cards, mass cards, administrative minutes, administrative...
Dates: 1903 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1948

John Dinsmore, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: MSN/EA 0503
Abstract

The personal papers and court records of the New Hampshire farmer, innkeeper, and justice of the peace John Dinsmore, Jr. (1759-1814). The greater part of the collection consists of Rockingham County court records.

Dates: 1782-circa 1920; Majority of material found within 1782-1822

John E. and Elizabeth Savage Brownlee Family Papers

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Identifier: MSN/EA 0504
Abstract

Around 80 manuscripts retained by John E. and Elizabeth Savage Brownlee in the decades following their emigration from Ireland to the United States in 1851. The greater number are personal letters written by family members.

Dates: 1852-1898

John F. Delaney Letters

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Identifier: MSN/MN 5004
Abstract

A group of 38 manuscript personal letters of John F. Delaney, chronicling his experiences as a gold prospector in the Yukon and Alaska, 1898-1899.

Dates: 1898-1899

John Kelly Temperance Letter

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Identifier: MSN/EA 5042
Abstract

A single manuscript letter from John Kelly, a Catholic priest, to an unnamed Protestant clergyman and the Chairman of the local Clerical Meeting, 1837 or 1838. Kelly explains why Catholic clergy generally remain aloof from temperance societies.

Dates: 1837 or 1838

John M. Jackson Letters

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Identifier: MSN/CW 5017
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 44 letters from John M. Jackson to his family during the Civil War. With one exception, the letters in this group were addressed to members of Jackson's immediate family — most commonly, to his mother or sisters. The four earliest (September and October 1862) were written from Camp Abraham Lincoln in Portland, Maine, where the 23rd Maine was organized. There follow 12 letters (11 dated from October 1862 to April 1863, and one without date) written from the Potomac...
Dates: 1862-1864

John Thelwall Letters

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Identifier: MSE/MD 3811
Abstract

The bulk of this collection is a group of eight manuscript letters from John Thelwall, British poet and reformer (1764-1834), to Thomas Hardy, one of the main proponents for parliamentary reform (1752-1832).

Dates: 1796-1799, 1803, 1805, 1821

Jorge Luis Borges Collection

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Identifier: MSH/LAT 0003
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of Jorge Luis Borges an Argentine writer and poet. It contains ephemera and records related to Borges’ professional career, including newspaper articles, a cigarette holder, interviews, poetry, unpublished manuscripts, and scholarly articles written about Borges and published in various magazines, including the Avant Garde magazine Martín Fierro (1924-1927). Significant topics represented in these files are poetry and Latin American literature and...
Dates: 1924-2003

Julia P. Brown Letters

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Identifier: MSE/MD 3825
Abstract

A collection of letters addressed to Julia Pomeroy Brown from three women: Constance L., Emily Drummond, and Elizabeth Spooner. Letters detail life during WWI, the sinking of the Lusitania, and the death of a British soldier.

Dates: 1914-1918

Jutta Schütt Collection

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Identifier: MSE/MD 3826
Abstract

A series of documents and letters from Jutta Schütt, Rose Elvira Grandinetti, Nicholas Emerson Dante Russo, and others, beginning in July 1916 and ending in July 1939.

Dates: 1916 - 1939

Lawrence Shields Letters

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Identifier: MSN/MN 5021
Abstract

More than 300 personal letters written by Dr. Lawrence Shields (1872-1946), mostly as a member of the American expatriate community in Mexico City, 1898 to 1902. The letters are directed to Shields's future wife, Clara Kinney, of Xenia, Ohio.

Dates: 1898-1903

Le Rossignol Correspondence

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Identifier: MSE/MD 3821
Abstract

A collection of personal letters written by Arthur Le Rossignol to his sister, Ethel, while he served in the British Motor Machine Gun Corps on the Western Front during World War I. Also included are letters written by Ethel, her colleague Pierre Pulinekse, and others.

Dates: 1914-1919

Lenore Mooney Papers

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Identifier: MSN/MN 0500
Abstract

The correspondence and other papers of the American Lenore Mooney (1859-1941), dating especially from her time as a relief worker in Paris during World War I. There are many letters to Mooney from French soldiers and others victimized by the war, as well as a substantial correspondence with nephew Charles E. Bayly, Jr., an ambulance driver with the American Field Service who subsequently served as sous-lieutenant in the French army.

Dates: 1887-1938; Majority of material found in ( 1917-1919)

Leonard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 1000
Abstract

Manuscripts and other materials relating to the Confederate army service of the brothers Henry, Martin, Robert, and Joseph Leonard, of Iredell County, North Carolina, including records of Co. C, 48th North Carolina Infantry.

Dates: 1862-after 1865; Majority of material found in 1862-1865

Leonard Williams Letters

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Identifier: MSN/CW 5068
Scope and Contents Of the 127 letters in the collection, 115 were written by Leonard Williams to his wife Anna Laval Williams during the Civil War. These letters range in date from 18-19 July 1861 to 11 February 1865, and provide a literate, lengthy, and relatively continuous epistolary narrative of Williams's wartime experiences. The letters also stand as one side of an ongoing dialogue with Anna on managing the Greenville household and farm, including the slaves. (During the war the mercantile store was...
Dates: 1861-1865

Letters to Joe Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSSP 0019
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 115 pieces of fan mail written to baseball player Joe “Shoeless Joe” Jackson in the years after his retirement. The correspondence was in the form of letters and postal cards and nearly all of the letters include the original mailing envelopes. Most of the letters are fan requests for autographs. Some of the autograph requests reference an article about Jackson that appeared in the October 1949 issue of Sport magazine, titled "This Is...
Dates: 1932-2004; Majority of material found within 1932-1957

Liam Creagh Collection on Brendan Behan

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1070
Abstract

Correspondence and ephemera relating to Brendan Behan.

Dates: 1958-1971

Loome Catholic Modernism Collection

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Identifier: MSE/MD 3824
Abstract The Loome Catholic Modernism Collection consists mainly of research on Catholic Modernism that Thomas Loome gathered for his doctoral dissertation ca. 1968-1974. It is a compilation of thousands of pages of correspondence, publications, and personal papers by and about Catholic Modernists ca. 1890-1925, especially George Tyrrell and Friedrich von Hügel. The items are mainly photocopies of manuscript and printed materials, but originals, microfilms, and photographs are also included. The...
Dates: 1874-1987; Majority of material found in ( 1890-1925; 1967-1972)

Lord Dunsany Letters to Mrs. Wieland

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Identifier: MSE/IR 1002
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of ten letters sent from Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany to a Mrs. Wieland, largely concerning advice and critiques of her poetry. Additionally discusses Dunsany’s opinions on the publishing world.

Dates: 1926 - 1951; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1933

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