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Leonard Williams Letters
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...
Lev F. Konson Letters
Identifier: MSE/REE 0007
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal letters (1974-1980) from L.F. Konson to his cousin, Maya Konson (b. 1931) and her family, who had immigrated to Israel in 1974.
Dates: 1974 - 1980
Liam Creagh Collection on Brendan Behan
Identifier: MSE/IR 1070
Abstract Correspondence and ephemera relating to Brendan Behan.
Loome Catholic Modernism Collection
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
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
Louisa May Alcott Collection
Identifier: MSN/MN 3010
Abstract This small collection consists of one letter written by Louisa May Alcott, one letter written on her behalf by her London publisher, one inscribed photographic portrait, and one page from the manuscript of the novel, Jack and Jill: a Village Story.
Louise Chandler Moulton Letters
Identifier: MSN/MN 3012
Abstract A group of 33 manuscript letters, written by Louise Chandler Moulton (1835-1908), who wrote poetry, fiction, and literary criticism. Many of the letters, for example, those addressed to Fred Holland Day (1864-1933), a publisher and photographer, deal with the literature of the day.
Louise Imogen Guiney Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 3011
Abstract The papers of Louise Imogen Guiney (1861-1920) are comprised of letters, postcards, and a limited number of papers. The majority of the letters and postcards were written by Guiney to J. R. Tutin, a publisher located in Hull, Yorkshire, who hoped to revive interest in 17th c. literature.
Dates: 1895-1926; Majority of material found in 1901-1913
Magdalena Harriague Letters
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0104
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters received by Magdalena Harriague. The majority of the letters contain commentaries from contemporary writers and critics of Latin America and Spain on Harriague’s work; however there are also personal letters from contemporaries and friends. Materials include letters and postcards.
Dates: 1947 - 1991
Marcellus Ovando Messer Correspondence
Identifier: MSN/CW 5108
Scope and Contents Central to this collection of family letters are personal letters written by Marcellus Ovando Messer during his Civil War era military service in Company C, 19th Ohio Infantry (1861-1865). These letters date from 11 January 1862 to 23 October 1865. Stamped, postmarked envelopes are present for most. Messer writes to his parents Loren S. Messer and Chestina W. Cook Messer and younger brother, Charles Messer, at home in Warren, Ohio, and to his brother George W. Messer (who by 1863 was himself...
Dates: 1853 - 1924; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1865
Marian Stoll Letters to Elizabeth Morison
Identifier: MSN/MN 5024
Abstract A collection of 100 manuscript personal letters written by American textile artist Marian Stoll to her friend Elizabeth Morison, all dated between 1928 and 1938. The letters describe aspects of her professional life as well as her experiences living in Paris, Athens, and later, the U.S.
Mary Bettle Letters
Identifier: MSN/CW 5029
Abstract A pair of manuscript letters, each dated 4 October 1862, written to the Philadelphia Quaker Mary Bettle by two relatives, Sophia Jones and Elizabeth Williams. An enclosure in Jones's letter describes audiences of the Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends with Salmon P. Chase, Edwin M. Stanton, and Lincoln, regarding exemption from the draft.
Dates: 4 October 1862
Mary Crowell Letter
Identifier: MSN/CW 5058
Abstract A four-page folio-sized manuscript letter written on 28-29 April 1862 by Mary Crowell of Nora, Illinois. Much of the letter is given over to news of members of Co. E, 15th Illinois Infantry, recently engaged at the battle of Shiloh.
Dates: 28 April 1862-29 April 1862
Mary Eileen Ahern Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 0504
Abstract This collection of the papers of the American librarian and editor Mary Eileen Ahern (1860-1938) consists primarily of incoming letters, many from prominent library professionals.
Mary T. McCouattria Correspondence
Identifier: MSN/MN 10001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twelve incoming letters written to Mary T. McCouattria, an African American schoolteacher from Rome, Georgia.
Mary Taussig Hall Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 0511
Scope and Contents This collection chiefly consists of the correspondence of Mary Taussig Hall. Early letters (circa 1920s) to and from Mary Taussig Hall frequently concern her family, travels, and studies. Later (1930s-) topics of note include her family and social life, travels, and growing interest in social work and political causes. Most correspondence is with family and friends though professional correspondence is also present. Mary’s time at Hull House is well-described, as is a Depression-era job search...
Dates: 1855 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1960
Masterson Family Papers
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)
McCracken Family Letters
Identifier: MSN/MN 5020
Abstract A collection of more than 500 personal letters directed to Frank and Ruth McCracken at Toston, Montana. The letters span the years between the wars; most were written by relations and acquaintances in Minnesota, Montana, and (especially) North Dakota. In addition to personal and social content, there is much allusion to the broader economic, geographic, and cultural forces that shaped life on the Northern plains in the 1920s and 30s.
Dates: 1912-1944; Majority of material found in ( 1918-1944)
Meek Family Correspondence
Identifier: MSN/CW 5053
Abstract A group of 27 personal letters written by, to, or about James Monroe Meek, an East Tennessee lawyer and legislator jailed by the Confederates for his Unionist sympathies. Most of the correspondence dates from the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1869; Majority of material found in 1861-1865
Michael Perkins Papers
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
Michael Quin Documents
Identifier: MSN/CW 2013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of State Department copies of documents sent by British Ambassador Lord Lyons to U. S. Secretary of State William H. Seward on 8 August 1863, now being forwarded, on 13 August, to Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, accompanied by a cover letter signed by Seward. The case itself was months old, and had spawned a good deal of paperwork prior to the appearance of this particular batch of documents. The two key items are; 1) a seven-page affidavit of Quinn's describing...
Morris C. Foote Collection
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512
Abstract Personal and military documents of Lt. Morris Cooper Foote, 9th Infantry, United States Army, along with related Congressional documents. Included in the collection is a manuscript diary recording Foote's experiences from 1866 to 1869 in Alaska (its first 19 months as a U.S. territory) and from 1869 to 1871 in the Department of the Platte.
Dates: 1863-1881, undated
Natalia A. and Irina V. Roskina Papers
Identifier: MSE/REE 0014
Abstract The papers consist of manuscripts, letters, and miscellaneous items of Natalia A. Roskina and of her daughter, Irina V. Roskina, as well as 50 photographs of the two women and people they knew such as: Anna Akhmatova, Boris Pasternak, and Evgenii Rein.
National Ideal Benefit Society (NIBS) Records
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
New York Yankees Sunday Baseball Correspondence Collection
Identifier: MSSP 0010
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and other items related to the New York Yankees' efforts to encourage state legislation (primarily the 1918 Lawson Bill) permitting Sunday baseball in New York state. Many of the letters are directed to Yankees president Jacob Ruppert by politicians responding to the club's letter asking, “Will you, if elected, favor an amendment of the Penal Code which will permit the citizens to enjoy professional base ball and other forms of harmless...
Dates: 1915 - 1928; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918
Nicolas Miletitch Collection
Identifier: MSE/REE 0045
Scope and Contents The first part of the collection includes a video archive of interviews conducted by Nicolas Miletitch with seventeen famous Soviet human rights activists and dissidents. The video archive is accompanied by full transcripts of interviews. The interviewees describe their “anti-Soviet” activities defending human rights under the totalitarian regime in the 1960s-1980s. Among topics discussed are working of the Solzhenitsyn Fund; activities of the Moscow Helsinki Watch group (1976-1980) which...
Dates: 1970 - 2020
Nora Ashe Papers
Identifier: MSE/IR 1045
Scope and Contents This collection consists of several pieces of correspondence and ephemera originally sent to Nora Ashe in June 1916 and June 1917. Included are three letters, two telegrams, and one copy of the Liberator newspaper.The content mainly relates to the imprisonment of Nora’s brother, Thomas Ashe, in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising, his homecoming journey in June 1917 as well as some references to the impending 1917 East Clare by-election. One letter additionally hints at troubles...
Dates: 1916 - 1917
Norah Borges Letters
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal letters of Norah Borges. All but one letter are sent to Esther Haldo de Amorim, with one letter sent to Aurora Haldo de Haldo. Also included are four drawings by Borges, and two programs of Borges’ exhibitions. Materials include letters, postcards, drawings, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1932 - 1971
Packet Ship Liverpool Letters
Identifier: MSN/EA 5022
Abstract A collection of fourteen manuscripts, mostly letters, providing first-hand accounts of the sinking of the packet ship Liverpool in the North Atlantic in July 1822. The principal author is Hewlett Townsend Coles, the ship's second officer.
Paris-Heard Family Papers
Identifier: MSN/EA 0507
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of members of the Paris and Heard families of Augusta and Rockingham counties, Virginia. Materials date from 1852 to 1937, with the Antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction years all represented. Included are land deeds, contracts, and militia records of James R. Paris, as well as family correspondence and photographs. The Antebellum letters are chiefly between Lucy Paris, James’s wife, and her family, while later correspondence is mainly between...
- Manuscripts (documents) 31
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 31
- Clippings (information artifacts) 22
- Photographs 22
- Postcards 15
- Ephemera (general object genre) 13
- Poetry 10
- Black-and-white photographs 9
- Articles 8
- Drawings (visual works) 7
- Pamphlets 7
- Newspapers 6
- Telegrams 6
- Diaries 5
- Notebooks 5
- Reports 5
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 5
- Correspondence 4
- Deeds 4 ∧ less
- English 121
- 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 3
- 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, 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
- Anselm, Kasimir, Archbishop of Mainz, 1583-1647 1
- Archibald, Edward Mortimer, 1810-1884 1 ∧ less