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Evgeniia Ginzburg and Antonina Axenova 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
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...
Gene Tunney Papers
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: 1858 - 1955; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1945
George F. Kennan-John Lukacs Correspondence
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.
George Petrie 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
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
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
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
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.
Green Family Papers
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.
Harlem Globetrotters Collection
Identifier: BKP 670
Scope and Contents This collection consists chiefly of printed and graphic materials related to the Harlem Globetrotters professional basketball team, including programs, yearbooks, promotional material, and publicity photos. The programs document games between the Globetrotters and various professional basketball teams. The earliest program is from 1941 and the latest program is from 1969. The collection also includes programs from the World Series of Basketball, an annual series of games during the 1950s and...
Harrison E. Randall Letters
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).
Hattie Aiken Robinson Family Correspondence
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.
Henry H. Maley Letters
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
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
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.
Houghton Family Correspondence
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.
Irena S. Verblovskaia and Revolt I. Pimenov Correspondence
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).
Isaac Ira White Letter
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.
Jackson Family Correspondence
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.
James A. Loughead Family Correspondence
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.
James B. Jordan Letter
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
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.
James Witter Nicholson Family Letters
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...
Jesús González Ortega Papers
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
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
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.
John F. Delaney Letters
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.
John Kelly Temperance Letter
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
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...
- Letters (correspondence) 132
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 36
- Manuscripts (documents) 32
- Clippings (information artifacts) 25
- Photographs 22
- Postcards 17
- Ephemera (general object genre) 13
- Letters 11
- Poetry 10
- Black-and-white photographs 9
- Articles 8
- Drawings (visual works) 7
- Pamphlets 7
- Telegrams 7
- Newspapers 6
- Receipts (financial records) 6
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 6
- Correspondence 5
- Diaries 5
- Notebooks 5 ∧ less
- English 133
- Spanish; Castilian 8
- French 7
- Italian 4
- Russian 4
- German 2
- Irish 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Portuguese 1 ∧ less
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- United States. Navy 4
- Confederate States of America. Army 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, 1st 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 26th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 30th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 8th 2
- Dunsany, Lord, 1878-1957 2
- Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 2
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Adolph, Michael, von Althann 1
- Ahern, M.E., (Mary Eileen), 1860-1938 1
- Aksenov, Vasilii, 1932-2009 1
- Albrecht VI, Duke of Bavaria, 1584-1666 1
- Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
- Alekseeva, Liudmila Mikhailovna, 1927-2018 1
- Allingham, William, 1789-1866 1
- Amorim, Esther Haldo de 1
- Anderson, Leroy Hammond, 1814-1863 1
- Anderson, William H., 1836-1902 1 ∧ less