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Identifier: MSN/MN 10028
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document the efforts of a very early social welfare organization in Philadelphia to aid the city’s Chinese citizens. Materials include correspondence of Edward Syle, an Episcopal missionary who worked closely with the Chinese; reports and minutes of meetings of the welfare committee; and a draft of the committee’s constitution.
Dates: 1883 - 1885
Identifier: MSN/CW 5110
Abstract Thirty-one personal letters written between members of the Price family of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Illinois during the American Civil War. The letters are notable for their Copperhead and anti-abolitionist sentiments.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5009
Abstract A group of 12 letters written by the Western Pennsylvania Quakers John and Joseph Pugh during the Civil War. Included are 6 letters written by John during his service aboard the U.S.S. Quaker City, of the navy's East Gulf Blockading Squadron.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5015
Abstract A small group of papers originating with the Read family of the central Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. Included are 28 letters written by three different family members during the Civil War: Confederate States soldier Thomas Griffin Read, Co. I, 33rd Virginia Infantry (10 letters); his wife Martha White Read, of Augusta County (15 letters); and the CS artilleryman John Henry Read (3 letters).
Dates: 1850-after 1900; Majority of material found in 1861-1865
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
Identifier: MSN/CW 5050
Abstract A personal letter written from Columbus, Ohio on 25 August 1863 by Confederate Col. Richard C. Morgan, 14th Kentucky Cavalry, following his capture on John Hunt Morgan's Indiana-Ohio Raid. The letter is directed to sister-in-law Martha Ready Morgan, John Morgan's wife.
Dates: 25 August 1863
Identifier: MSN/EA 0510
Abstract A collection of over 150 personal and professional letters written to, from, or between members of the Richards and Lincoln families of Massachusetts and Illinois, 1754 to 1880. Also present are 60 related documents, including manuscripts, financial records, land records, probate records, and other materials.
Dates: 1754-1880 (bulk 1792-1880)
Identifier: MSN/EA 5023
Abstract A group of 67 personal letters written by or to members of the Richards family of Massachusetts and Montgomery County, Illinois, chiefly during the late 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s.
Dates: 1835-1902; Majority of material found in ( 1835-1858)
Identifier: MSN/MN 3007
Abstract A small collection of around 30 manuscript items preserved by Sarah Creeley, daughter of the American poet Robert Creeley. Most are short personal letters or cards directed to Sarah by her father in the 1990s.
Dates: 1973-2005; Majority of material found in 1993-2005
Identifier: MSE/IR 1050
Abstract Letters to Robert Lynd from various correspondents, mainly Irish.
Dates: 1906 - 1948
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
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 poetry;...
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 included...
Dates: 1883 - 2003
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.
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.
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
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
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
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)
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
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 Philadelphia...
Dates: 1866-09-01 - 1867-09-07
Identifier: MSN/MN 10034
Scope and Contents This collection centers on the familial correspondence of Clifford Wicker Buydden, Wade James Buydden, Rachel Reno Wicker, and other members of the Wicker and Buydden families in the early twentieth century. Over a third of the collection is devoted to courtship correspondence between Clifford Wicker Buydden and Wade James Buydden. Of particular note within the collection are Clifford’s manuscript on health and food, Wade’s college application materials, Wade’s letters from Masonic...
Dates: 1898 - 1919; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1909
- Subject: Letters (correspondence) X
- Manuscripts (documents) 31
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 31
- Clippings (information artifacts) 22
- Photographs 22
- Postcards 15
- Ephemera (general object genre) 12
- Poetry 9
- Articles 8
- Black-and-white photographs 7
- Drawings (visual works) 7
- Pamphlets 7
- Telegrams 6
- Diaries 5
- Newspapers 5
- Reports 5
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 5
- Correspondence 4
- Deeds 4
- Electronic records (digital records) 4 ∧ less
- English 118
- Spanish; Castilian 8
- French 7
- Italian 4
- Russian 3
- 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