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Evgeniia Ginzburg and Antonina Axenova Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/REE 0021
Abstract The collection consists of documents, letters, photographs, and some manuscripts relating to Evgeniia Ginzburg, the author of Krutoi Marshrut, an autobiographical account of the author's experience in the Soviet labor camps. Krutoi Marshrut has been translated into English in two volumes: Journey into the Whirlwind and Within the Whirlwind. The collection also includes materials relating to the life and...
Dates: 1914-2014; Majority of material found in 1930s-1970s

G. Julian Pratt Letters

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Identifier: MSN/CW 5041
Scope and Contents Of the seven manuscripts in the group, five are letters by Pratt to his mother or father—one written from western Virginia in August of 1861, and four from various locations in the Shenandoah Valley, December 1862 to November 1863. The two remaining documents (March-June 1862) are letters to Pratt from the headquarters of Brig. Gen. Wise, responding to Pratt's own, perhaps repeated entreaties that Wise use his influence to expedite Pratt's exchange. Pratt's initial assignment to Wise's command...
Dates: 1861-1863

Gene Tunney Papers

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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

George F. Kennan-John Lukacs Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/MN 5018
Abstract The manuscript correspondence of U.S. diplomat, State Department official, and historian George F. Kennan and Hungarian-born American historian John Lukacs, ranging from 1952 to 2004. The collection includes some 360 letters.
Dates: 1952-2004

George Petrie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1038
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a small group of correspondence sent to the Irish antiquarian George Petrie from a wide variety of fellow antiquarians and historians over the course of forty-two years. The collection comprises twenty-two handwritten letters primarily dealing with various antiquarian interests and one printed portrait of George Petrie.Notable items in the collection include Irish nationalist Charles Gavan Duffy’s letter to Petrie, written while Duffy was imprisoned at...
Dates: 1822 - 1864

George W. Crawford Papers

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Identifier: MSN/EA 0500
Abstract The collection consists primarily of manuscript letters directed to the Georgia Whig politician George W. Crawford during the 1840s and early 1850s.
Dates: 1784-1853; Majority of material found in 1843-1853

G.K. Chesterton Collection

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Identifier: MSE/MD 3817
Abstract The collection consists of manuscripts, letters, articles by Chesterton, as well as articles about him, photographs, and drawings. In addition to the material described in this finding aid, the collection also includes over 2,000 books and periodicals that have been cataloged separately.
Dates: 1893 - 1977

Gomberg-Verzhbinskaia and Rabinowich Papers

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Identifier: MSE/REE 0013
Abstract Eleonora Petrovna Gomberg-Verzhbinskaia was a well known art critic and historian of art, and the collection consists of documents, diaries, correspondence, written drafts, photographs, books, and slides. Gomberg's daughter, Nina Rabinowich, is a practicing artist, and her husband, Boris Rabinowich, was an important non-conformist artist. The family emigrated to Vienna, Austria, in 1977, and the collection includes catalogs, brochures, and posters for art exhibits of both Boris and Nina as well...
Dates: 1900-2014; (bulk 1930s-1990s)

Grace Atkinson Oliver Papers

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Identifier: MSN/MN 0514
Scope and Contents This collection of papers consists of materials created by Grace Atkinson Oliver, a 19th century American author and advocate of women's rights. Notable topics discussed in the papers include the portrayal of women in literature, morality and the press, taxation and the conditions at Danvers Asylum in Massachusetts.
Dates: 1861-1897

Green Family Papers

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Identifier: MSN/EA 0508
Abstract Family correspondence and other manuscript materials of the influential Green family of Worcester, Massachusetts, and New York. Of the 200-odd letters in the collection, the greater number were written by and to the ten children of Dr. John Green and Mary Ruggles in the 1790s, 1800s, and 1810s.
Dates: 1773-1937

Harrison E. Randall Letters

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Identifier: MSN/CW 5013
Abstract 77 Civil War letters of Harrison E. Randall of Fulton County, Ohio, written from the field as a member of Co. H, 100th Ohio Infantry. Most were written from Kentucky (September 1862 to August 1863), Georgia, during the Atlanta campaign (June to August 1864), Alabama and Tennessee, including letters from the Nashville campaign (October 1864 to January 1865) and North Carolina (March and April 1865).
Dates: 1862-1865

Hattie Aiken Robinson Family Correspondence

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Identifier: MSN/MN 5017
Abstract A group of 33 letters recording the personal affairs of a Depression-era African-American family. The letters are directed to Mrs. Hattie Aiken Robinson of Texarkana, Arkansas, by family members in Arkansas, St. Louis, and Chicago.
Dates: 1934-1936

Henry H. Maley Letters

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Identifier: MSN/CW 5023
Abstract A group of 50 personal letters written during the Civil War by Union private Henry H. Maley, Co. K, 84th Illinois Infantry. Most of the letters date from 1864-65, when the regiment was attached to IV Corps, in the Army of the Cumberland.
Dates: 1862-1865; Majority of material found in 1864-1865

Henry S. Figures Letter

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Identifier: MSN/CW 5001
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry S. Figures, a young Alabama salesman, to his father. Much of the letter's content treats the military plans and aspirations of Figures' acquaintances, as the Confederacy hastened to mold existing state militias and fresh volunteers into a national army. Many of those mentioned would serve with Figures in the 4th Alabama: Clifton Walker, Samuel Moore, and Fielding Bradford all were privates in Company I, and William Fariss, like Figures, served in Company F. The regiment had in...
Dates: 1861 May 9

Herbert Benezet Tyson Letters

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Identifier: MSN/CW 5010
Abstract A group of 5 letters written by naval lieutenant Herbert Benezet Tyson of the U.S.S. Connecticut, during that ship's cruise to and around the Caribbean in winter/spring 1865.
Dates: 1865

Houghton Family Correspondence

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Identifier: MSN/EA 5036
Abstract A group of 76 letters written by or to members of the William and Marilla Clay Houghton family of Vermont, Massachusetts, Alabama, and elsewhere, 1832-1850. Included are 43 letters directed to printer/publisher Henry Oscar Houghton, when the latter was in his teens and 20s.
Dates: 1832-1850

Irena S. Verblovskaia and Revolt I. Pimenov Correspondence

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Identifier: MSE/REE 0018
Abstract Personal correspondence between Irena S. Verblovskaia and her first husband Revolt I. Pimenov, who was one of the founders of the dissident movement in the Soviet Union, written during their imprisonment for "anti-Soviet" activities (1958-1963).
Dates: 1957-2014

Isaac Ira White Letter

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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

Jackson Family Correspondence

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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

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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 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

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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 only...
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

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

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