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Charabanc Theatre Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1060
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the Charabanc Theatre Company, active from 1983-1995.The Charabanc Theatre was founded in Belfast, Northern Ireland by five actresses: Eleanor Methven, Marie Jones, Carol Scanlan (Moore), Brenda Winter, and Maureen McAuley. The company was a significant presence in Irsh theatre, and used improvisational script development in innovative ways to bring its plays to the community, as well as carrying out extensive reseaerch, interviewing community members...
Dates: 1983-2000, undated
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 Colin McKee Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 0501
Abstract Personal, professional, and political correspondence and other papers of the Mississippi lawyer, planter, and politician George Colin McKee (1837-1890). McKee was a "carpetbagger" and moderate Republican who represented the Vicksburg district in Congress during Reconstruction. Most of the material dates from the 20 years following the Civil War, though there are McKee family papers extending into the 20th century.
Dates: 1860-1934; Majority of material found in ( 1864-1883)
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
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
Patrick McCabe Papers
Identifier: MSE/IR 2717
Scope and Contents This collection documents the professional career of Irish writer Patrick McCabe. The majority of the collection consists of rough drafts of his drama, prose, and poetry, including some of his most popular works in film and literature, Breakfast on Pluto and The Butcher Boy. The collection also contains various ephemera and promotional materials for his published works. Also included are newspaper and magazine interviews, works of other writers, and...
Dates: 1946-2013; Majority of material found in 1980-2010
Red Smith Papers
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
Research Files of María A. Díaz de Guerra
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0088
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of María A. Díaz de Guerra--a Uruguayan historian--in her research on the city of Maldonado, Uruguay, the surrounding region, its inhabitants and public services such as libraries and schools. It contains administrative records of the city of Maldonado, including reports, committee proceedings, invoices, and publications; Diaz’s notes and compiled research files; correspondence of both Diaz and citizens of Maldonado; and articles by Diaz or about...
Dates: 1777-1809, 1824-2010
Uruguayan Political Ephemera Collection
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0078
Scope and Contents This collection consists of political ephemera associated with various Uruguayan political parties. Materials include documents from the Movimiento Revolucionario Nacionalista, as well as from Wilson Ferreira and Uruguayan political parties, including the Partido Nacional (Blanco) and the Partido Colorado. Materials include broadsides, posters, newspaper/magazine articles, pamphlets, manifestos, manuals, speeches, presidential decrees and electoral propaganda.
William Pfaff Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 10026
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of journalist William Pfaff. Pfaff’s professional materials include his writings from each stage of the writing process, such as research notes, drafts, proofs, and published materials. The collection also contains conference materials and speeches, financial records, and materials from Pfaff’s work at the Hudson Institute, a non-profit research center on public policy. Also included are Pfaff’s personal papers which consist of...
Dates: 1942-2015; Majority of material found in 1965-2015
World War II Correspondence of David MacGillivray
Identifier: MSN/MN 5025
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence written by Private First Class (Pfc.) David MacGillivray to his fiance, Eleanor Gamber, during World War II. Pfc. David MacGillivray was assigned to the 102nd Infantry Division and was initially stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey. The letters offer a first-hand account of the actions of the 102nd Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations during World War II with notable locations that include the Cherbourg Peninsula in France and the Rhine...
- Manuscripts (documents) 6
- Articles 5
- Correspondence 5
- Ephemera (general object genre) 5
- Black-and-white photographs 4
- Electronic records (digital records) 4
- Financial records 4
- Letters (correspondence) 4
- Magazines (periodicals) 4
- Photographs 4
- Postcards 4
- Broadsides (notices) 3
- Floppy disks 3
- Newspapers 3
- Realia 3
- Research (documents) 3
- Appointment books 2
- Audiocassettes 2 ∧ less
- English 9
- Spanish; Castilian 3
- French 2
- Italian 2
- Portuguese 1
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Ashby, Sue 1
- Bryn Mawr College 1
- Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
- Díaz de Guerra, María A. (María Amelia), 1924- 1
- Ferreira Aldunate, Wilson, 1919-1988 1
- Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
- Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 1
- Gamber, Eleanor 1
- Gimbel, Bernard F., 1885-1966 1
- Hall, Mary Taussig, 1911-2015 1
- Hearst, William Randolph, Jr., 1908-1993 1
- Holmes, A.W. (Alexander Watson), 1861- 1
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
- Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Jane Addams Peace Association 1
- Jones, Marie 1
- Knudsen, William S., 1879-1948 1
- Lynch, Martin 1
- MacAuley, Maureen 1 ∧ less