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Identifier: MSSP 2013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal papers of boxer Gene Tunney. Materials cover his boxing career in the 1920s until his retirement in 1928, his marriage and honeymoon in 1928-29, and his charity work with youth groups in the 1930s and 1940s, especially the American Youth Group, of which he was chairman in 1940. The collection includes both personal and business correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks of his career, personal account books and calendars, and various boxing-related...
Dates: 1918 - 1945
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
Identifier: MSN/CW 5109
Abstract The collection includes more than 50 manuscript letters written during the Civil War by Pvt. John William Masterson, Co. A, 133rd New York Infantry, as well as later papers relating to Masterson's service and to his son William and daughter Ida.
Dates: 1862-1923; Majority of material found within ( 1862-1865)
Identifier: MSN/MN 10023
Scope and Contents The Michael Perkins Papers consist of the professional and personal papers of Michael Perkins (1942-), a poet, critic, editor, and erotic fiction author. His professional materials represent his writing process for his fiction and poetry, from proposals sent to publishing houses, to multiple rough drafts of his works, to final proofs, as well as publicity for published materials. Also included is a large collection of editorial correspondence with literary agents and publishing houses. Along...
Dates: 1942 - 2016
Identifier: MSN/MN 10024
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the National Ideal Benefit Society (NIBS), an African American insurance cooperative headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. It also contains related papers of NIBS founder A.W. Holmes. The correspondence in the collection is mostly written by African Americans, from NIBS policy holders to leaders of the African American community. There is also correspondence between A.W. Holmes and various local churches and benefit societies, national charitable and...
Dates: 1912 - 1964
Identifier: MSSP 10061
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the professional and personal papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning sports columnist Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith. It includes: Smith's clipped copies of his printed columns, mostly 1954-1982; newspapers and magazines with pieces by or about Smith; clipped columns of Stanley Woodward and Joe H. Palmer; manuscripts and/or proofs of several of Smith's books; an accumulation of around 125 manuscript letters preserved by Smith, including examples signed by Melvin Belli, Bing...
Dates: 1888 - 2010; Majority of material found in 1945-1982
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Reggie Brown Football Coaching Papers consist of a group of notebooks compiled by football coach Reginald W. P. "Reggie" Brown. Five notebooks (1904, 1905, 1905, 1911, and 1914) document Brown’s years as an assistant coach at Harvard University. One notebook (1928) comes from his stint as the head football coach at Boston University. The 1904 and 1905 notebooks chronicle the events of those Harvard seasons through clippings, practice notes, games notes, play diagrams, game...
Dates: 1904 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1939
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
- Photographs 6
- Clippings (information artifacts) 4
- Pamphlets 3
- Postcards 3
- Realia 3
- Black-and-white photographs 2
- Electronic records (digital records) 2
- Manuscripts (documents) 2
- Newspapers 2
- Reports 2
- Telegrams 2
- Account books 1
- African American fraternal organizations -- Virginia -- Richmond 1
- African Americans -- Charities 1
- American Youth Day 1
- American poetry -- 20th century 1
- American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism 1
- Appointment books 1 ∧ less
- German 1
- Italian 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Boston University 1
- Bronk, William 1
- Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
- Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
- Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 1
- Gimbel, Bernard F., 1885-1966 1
- Grandinetti, Rose Elvira, 1901- 1
- Harvard University (General subdivision: Football.) 1
- Hearst, William Randolph, Jr., 1908-1993 1
- Holmes, A.W. (Alexander Watson), 1861- 1
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
- Howe, William Judson, 1838-1925 1
- Knudsen, William S., 1879-1948 1
- Masterson, John W. (John William), ca. 1844-1880 1
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
- National Ideal Benefit Society 1
- Palmer, Joe H. (Joseph Hill), 1904-1952 1
- Perkins, Michael (D.M. Perkins) 1
- Reid, Bill, 1878-1976 1
- Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1 ∧ less