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Robert Lynd Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1050
Abstract

Letters to Robert Lynd from various correspondents, mainly Irish.

Dates: 1906 - 1948

Robert M. Johnson Family Correspondence

 Collection
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

Robert S. Edwards Papers

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1861-1865

Rose given to George Bernard Shaw by Millicent “Cynthia” Stephens

 Item — Box: MSE/IR Doc CC-1
Identifier: MSE/IR 1011
Scope and Contents

An envelope containing the dried petals of a red rose. The envelope bears a notation from George Bernard Shaw "A red rose given to me by Mrs. Jas. Stephens... Mch. 7/25."

Dates: 1925-03-07

Rubén Darío Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0092
Scope and Contents The Rubén Darío Collection is a collection of writings and personal materials of Rubén Darío. The majority of the collection consists of clippings written by Darío, as well as clippings written about Darío, covering a hundred-year span. Included in his personal papers are photographs, correspondence, and manuscripts. Also included in the collection is a series of research materials about Darío compiled by an unknown researcher. Significant topics include Nicaraguan poets, history, and...
Dates: 1881-1982

Samuel T. Reeves Correspondence

 Collection
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

Sarah Stilson Correspondence

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1861-1865

Seymour Howard Stone Letters

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1884-1895

Shipman Family Correspondence

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1861-1864

Shriver Family Correspondence

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1860-1865

Sillers-Holmes Family Correspondence

 Collection
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

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1918

Southy L. Savage Letter

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1864

Stanley Weston Collection

 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...
Dates: 1883 - 2003

Stephen and Peter T. Curran Correspondence

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1855 - 1916

Strunsky-Walling Collection

 Collection
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)

Taylor Family Correspondence

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1864

The Ronald Wells Collection on Peace and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

 Collection
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

Thomas F. Mason Letters on the Cotton Trade

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 W. Cridler Louisiana Purchase Exposition Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1401
Abstract

Correspondence, notes and theses from the collection of Tomás de Bhaldraithe, Irish scholar and lexicographer.

Dates: 1916 - 1990

Upton Sinclair Letters to Melville Kress

 Collection
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

Uruguayan Political Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0078
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of political ephemera associated with various Uruguayan political parties. Materials include documents from the Movimiento Revolucionario Nacionalista, as well as from Wilson Ferreira and Uruguayan political parties, including the Partido Nacional (Blanco) and the Partido Colorado. Materials include broadsides, posters, newspaper/magazine articles, pamphlets, manifestos, manuals, speeches, presidential decrees and electoral propaganda.

Dates: 1829-2010

Vagrich and Irene Bakhchanyan Collections

 Collection
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

Viscount de la Belinaye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/COL 0503
Abstract

68 manuscript business letters and documents relating mainly to the Saint-Domingue property holdings of Maurice-René, Viscount de la Belinaye as they were managed by a mercantile house under Stanislas Foäche in Cap-Français (modern-day Cap-Haïtien, Haiti) between 1775 and 1790.

Dates: 1764-1792

Vladimir Lifshits, Asya Genkina, and Lev Loseff Papers

 Collection
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 de la Mare Letters to Lord Dunsany

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1003
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of eight letters sent from English poet Walter de la Mare to Edward Plunkett, Lord Dunsany.

Dates: 1923 - 1951

West Philadelphia Base Ball Club Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1866-09-01 - 1867-09-07

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