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Alec Goodman Photograph Collection
Identifier: MSSP 2008
Abstract A group of more than 30 real-photo postcards, many inscribed, preserved by English boxing trainer Alec Goodman. Most relate to world welterweight champion Ted "Kid" Lewis, whom Goodman trained.
Dates: ca. 1911-1919
Alfred W. Ramsey Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 0503
Abstract The manuscripts, printed ephemera, and photographs of business teacher Alfred W. Ramsey (1883-1955), deriving especially from his tenure at the U. S. government's Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania (1909-10).
Dates: 1883-1955; Majority of material found in ( 1904-1913)
All-American Girls Baseball League Collection
Identifier: MSSP 0014
Abstract A substantial collection of manuscript material, photographs, and printed matter relating to the All-American Girls Baseball League, a women's professional league active in the American Midwest from 1943 to 1954. Included is a set of nine loose-leaf notebooks compiled by South Bend Blue Sox executive Harold T. Dailey, comprising a kind of documentary history of the league.
Dates: 1943-2000; Majority of material found in 1943-1954
Arina S. and Aleksandr I. Ginzburg Papers
Identifier: MSE/REE 0004
Abstract The papers consist of documents, letters, photographs, audiocassettes, and some printed material. The greater part of the collection contains materials relating to Aleksandr Ginzburg's second arrest and imprisonment (1967-1972), including almost 2,000 letters and original trial documents. The collection also includes material relating to Aleksandr Ginzburg's third arrest and imprisonment (1977-1979), documents of the Moscow Helsinki Watch Group, and material relating to Arina and Aleksandr...
Dates: circa 1950s-2016
Booth Family Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 10044
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to the family and careers of artists Franklin and Hanson Booth. It contains family portraits, print ephemera, and writings created by Franklin Booth, his sister Julia Booth Christian, brother Frederick Booth, sister-in-law Margaret Booth, niece Portia Booth, and nephews Jim Christian and Paul Christian II. Writings of family friend and Franklin Booth aficionado Howard C. Caldwell are also found. Topics of note include Booth Family history, Franklin...
Dates: 1890 - 1976
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
Cristina Peri Rossi Papers
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0080
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials forming a record of Cristina Peri Rossi's personal and professional career. Included are drafts of Peri Rossi's fiction and poetry, primarily unpublished; manuscripts and notebooks of Peri Rossi's writings; and clippings of her nonfiction wors from newspapers and magazines. There is also professional and personal correspondence, personal photographs, and academic works on Peri Rossi's writings, such as theses and dissertations. The collection also includes...
Dr. George Marshall Oakden Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 3820
Abstract The manuscript diaries of Surgeon Lieutenant George Marshall Oakden, who served in the British Navy from 1914 to 1919, and the letters of his brother, Arthur, who died in the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915.
Edward Nangle and the Achill Mission Collection
Identifier: MSE/IR 1052
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the history of Achill Island and the genealogy of its inhabitants. Included is the correspondence of a prominent local historian, John O’Shea, and his research files and notes on genealogy of the island’s inhabitants and the island’s founder, Edward Nangle. Also included are publications about the island or created on the island, including Nangle’s publications, Achill Missionary Herald and Western...
Dates: 1836-1894, 1996-2015
Eric Gill Collection
Identifier: MS GILL
Abstract The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections holds a considerable collection of items relating to the work of Eric Gill, a 20th-century English craftsman. These include proofs and original engravings, drawings and designs, woodblocks, bookplates and printed ephemera. Notable among the collections are annotated drawings and designs; signed engravings; posters, leaflets, and other printed matter by the St. Dominic's Press; two scrapbooks Gill kept during his time with the Royal Air Force;...
Dates: 1898-2010; Majority of material found in 1910-1940
Ethel Mannin Letters
Identifier: MSE/IR 1523
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of correspondence sent from Ethel Mannin to a number of her fans. Includes seventeen letters from Ethel Mannin to various correspondents including George Arthur Fleet (1899-1988), Victor Croxford, a “Mr. Threadgold,” and a “Cecil.” Additionally includes thirteen carbon copies of letters sent from George Arthur Fleet to Ethel Mannin, a postcard from Fleet to Mannin, a collage including the letter to Victor Croxford, a card from Mannin to “Cecil” and a...
Dates: 1961 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1983
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)
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)
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...
Hugo Achugar Papers
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0091
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of Hugo Achugar. It contains records of Achugar's professional and academic career, including articles and article drafts; notes; lecture materials; poetry; conference materials; research files; notebooks; calendars; and Achugar's personal library. Also included with the collection are correspondence, photographs, and Achugar's own collegiate coursework. Significant topics represented in these files are poetry; Blanca Luz Brum (1905-1985); and Latin...
Dates: 1933, 1957, 1961-1964, 1969, 1973-2016
Huntly Carter Papers
Identifier: MSE/MN 5000
Abstract The personal papers and research materials of the English theater and art critic Huntly Carter (1862-1942). The greater part of the collection consists of correspondence, printed ephemera, and photographs, many collected by Carter in interwar Germany and Russia as part of his research on the fine arts.
Dates: 1918-circa 1938; Majority of material found in 1925-1938
Éilís Ní Dhuibhne Papers
Identifier: MSE/IR 1035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers relating to the career of Éilís Ní Dhuibhne. The bulk of the collection is comprised of handwritten, typescript, and computer printout manuscripts in various stages of development for novels, short stories, plays, screenplays, and poems by the author, as well as related miscellany (including drawings and a video recording). Titles well-represented within the collection include the novels The Dancers Dancing, ...
Dates: 1966 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2011
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).
Irish Theatre Program Collection
Identifier: EPH 5032
Scope and Contents This artificial collection consists of theatre programs, totaling approximately 600 items, created by theatres and theatre companies throughout Ireland. Materials include programs, black-and-white photographs, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1899, 1904-2000, 2015, undated
Jack Pfefer Wrestling Collection
Scope and Contents The Jack Pfefer Wrestling Collection comprises more than 120 cubic feet of materials accumulated by Pfefer over a 45-year promotional and managerial career in professional wrestling, 1924-1969. Types of materials especially well represented include business and financial records; letters and telegrams; photographs; posters, handbills, and other publicity graphics; newspaper and magazine clippings; and wrestling programs and periodicals. Pfefer himself referred to these items, with...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1924-1969; 1913-1974, 1999-2000, 2018
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 C. Woodworth Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 1014
Abstract Civil War papers and realia of James C. Woodworth of Worcester, Massachusetts, who from 1861 to 1864 served in Co. H of the 25th Massachusetts Infantry, rising to lieutenant. Included in the collection are a 6-volume wartime diary and an album containing 73 tintype portraits of members of Co. H.
Dates: 1861-1900; Majority of material found in 1861-1865
Johnny Evers Collection
Identifier: MSSP 0015
Abstract A small collection of manuscripts, photographs, printed matter, and realia belonging to Hall of Fame second baseman Johnny Evers (1881-1947). Much of the material relates to the exhibition games played in Europe in 1924 by the New York Giants and Chicago White Sox, a series in which Evers participated as White Sox manager.
Jutta Schütt Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 3826
Abstract A series of documents and letters from Jutta Schütt, Rose Elvira Grandinetti, Nicholas Emerson Dante Russo, and others, beginning in July 1916 and ending in July 1939.
Dates: 1916 - 1939
Larry Fink Photographs from the Boxing Series Collection
Identifier: MSSP 10066
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 22 photographs by Larry Fink from his boxing series, The gelatin silver print photographs document several levels of the sport of boxing from 1990 through 1993. Many images capture aspiring boxers and their handlers at local and regional boxing gyms in the Philadelphia area like Champs Gym and the Blue Horizon Gym. Two photographs document the heavyweight championship boxing match between Mike Tyson and Donovan “Razor” Ruddock in Las Vegas in March 1991. One image...
Dates: 1990 - 1993
Le Rossignol Correspondence
Identifier: MSE/MD 3821
Abstract A collection of personal letters written by Arthur Le Rossignol to his sister, Ethel, while he served in the British Motor Machine Gun Corps on the Western Front during World War I. Also included are letters written by Ethel, her colleague Pierre Pulinekse, and others.
Lenore Mooney Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 0500
Abstract The correspondence and other papers of the American Lenore Mooney (1859-1941), dating especially from her time as a relief worker in Paris during World War I. There are many letters to Mooney from French soldiers and others victimized by the war, as well as a substantial correspondence with nephew Charles E. Bayly, Jr., an ambulance driver with the American Field Service who subsequently served as sous-lieutenant in the French army.
Dates: 1887-1938; Majority of material found in ( 1917-1919)
Leonard Family Papers
Identifier: MSN/CW 1000
Abstract Manuscripts and other materials relating to the Confederate army service of the brothers Henry, Martin, Robert, and Joseph Leonard, of Iredell County, North Carolina, including records of Co. C, 48th North Carolina Infantry.
Dates: 1862-after 1865; Majority of material found in 1862-1865
- Photographs 34
- Letters (correspondence) 29
- Manuscripts (documents) 28
- Clippings (information artifacts) 24
- Black-and-white photographs 17
- Correspondence 15
- Pamphlets 13
- Postcards 13
- Ephemera (general object genre) 11
- Electronic records (digital records) 10
- Articles 9
- Drawings (visual works) 8
- Posters 8
- Compact discs 7
- Diaries 7
- Newspapers 6
- Notebooks 6
- Programs (documents) 6
- Realia 6
- Scrapbooks 6 ∧ less
- French 5
- Spanish; Castilian 4
- German 3
- Italian 2
- Russian 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Danish 1
- Irish 1
- Portuguese 1 ∧ less
- Fleischer, Nat, 1887-1972 2
- Abbey Theatre 1
- Abbott, Leonard Dalton, 1878-1953 1
- Achugar, Hugo, 1944- 1
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
- All-American Girls Professional Baseball League 1
- Aosdána (Organization) 1
- Ashby, Sue 1
- Ball Family 1
- Ball, Farlin Quigley, 1838 – 1917 1
- Ball, Katherine, 1915 – 1935 1
- Ball, Mary Ainsley, 1879 – 1945 1
- Ball, Mary Virginia, 1918 – 2010 1
- Ball, Sydney H. (Sydney Hobart), 1877 – 1949 1
- Behan, Brendan 1
- Booth Family 1
- Booth, Franklin, 1874-1948 1
- Booth, Hanson 1
- Boston Braves (Baseball team) 1 ∧ less