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Identifier: MSH/LAT 0083
Overview A large photo album containing panoramic views of Mexican cities and towns as well as photographs of major monuments and tourist sites in Mexico City. The album also illustrates the growth of the Mexican National Railroad, including images of locomotives and railroad tunnels and bridges. Photos date to the late nineteenth century and many can be attributed to known photographers or studios, including William Henry Jackson, Gove and North, and Abel Briquet.
Identifier: EPH 5027
Overview An ephemera collection containing reports, speeches, and commemorative materials relating to the Easter Rising of 1916 in Ireland.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0093
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 19th century colonial Cuban manuscripts relating to religion and politics on the island and in relation to Spain. Included are minutes, reports, proposals, and correspondence from various religious and administrative bodies, including the Bishop of Havana, different Cofradias (fraternities), cabildos (boards) of the church, financial tribunals, charitable schools, city mayors, and the Governor of Havana. Significant topics include church-government relations; taxes...
Identifier: MSN/EA 5031
Overview A group of around 50 manuscripts retained by the Abel Blanchard family of Peacham, Vermont. Most are personal letters dating from the 1810s and 20s, written to Vermont by family members newly migrated to Canada or western New York state.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5089
Overview A collection of 55 manuscript personal letters written by Albert J. Baldwin, mostly dating from the author's Civil War service in Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery.
Identifier: MSE/MD 2820
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of needlework compiled by a young girl and presented to her mother. First page reads, "Dedie a ma chere Maman." Includes a cross stitch alphabet sampler; a sewn collar, bib, child's night dress, corset, apron, and baby's shift; embroidery samples; and lace work, all mounted on paper with manuscript captions.
Identifier: MSSP 2008
Overview 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.
Identifier: MSN/CW 8010
Overview A manuscript Civil War diary of Confederate States Army lieutenant Alfred Moore, written as a member of Co. I, 11th Virginia Cavalry. Moore's entries extend from September 1864 to February 1865: events covered include Hampton's cattle raid and Rosser's raid on Beverly, West Virginia.
Identifier: MSN/MN 0503
Overview 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).
Identifier: MSSP 0014
Overview 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.
Identifier: MSN/EA 0200
Overview An accumulation of 19 documents and letters, unrelated in origin, with a bearing on slavery in colonial North America and the United States, 1771-1864.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5004
Overview A small Civil War manuscript group consisting mostly of personal letters written home to Alabama by civilian medical doctor Leroy Hammond Anderson.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0102
Scope and Contents The personal scrapbook of Angelina Vértiz de Barthez. Included are numerous comments from admirers, autographs, and newspaper clippings, as well as some enclosures. Materials date from her first exhibition in 1946 to 1976. Included are exhibition announcements from 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956, and 1976.
Identifier: MSE/MD 2819
Overview Collection of various items by and about the early twentieth century French poet Anna de Noailles, consisting largely of autograph letters from Noailles to various correspondents, and reviews and criticism of Noailles' work in various early twentieth century publications. A number of images and photographs of Noailles are also included, some of which carry inscriptions in her hand.
Identifier: MSN/EA 8019-1-B
Overview A diary maintained by Anna Quincy Thaxter Cushing (1825-1900) of Dorchester, Massachusetts, with daily entries running from March 1858 to August 1861. The entries describe Cushing's personal, family, and social life in considerable detail.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5040
Overview Thirteen personal letters written by the French immigrant Antoine Garrigues de Flaujac, mostly directed to his mother in France. The letters describe his experiences in Haiti and the Caribbean (1803-04) and in the area around New Orleans, Louisiana (1804-07).
Identifier: MSE/REE 0004
Overview 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...
Identifier: MSN/MN 0505
Overview Incoming letters and documents preserved by the American painter Augustus Vincent Tack, mostly relating to his tenure (1914-1915?) as treasurer of the American Oil Development Company of Pittsburgh, the Tack family business.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5057
Overview More than one hundred letters written during the Civil War by two brothers serving in the Confederate army, Sgt. William Lafayette Barrier (1st North Carolina Cavalry) and Col. Rufus Barrier (8th North Carolina Infantry). The letters are mostly directed to the brothers' father, Mathias Barrier, in Mt. Pleasant, Cabarrus County, North Carolina.
Identifier: EPH 7502
Scope and Contents An accumulation of around 400 different pieces of published sheet music relating to baseball. The relationship may reside in the music's title or lyrics, in the sheet's cover graphics, or in some other identification with the game. Examples bear copyright dates ranging from 1860 to 1992. Baseball themed sheet music was especially common in the half-decade before World War I.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5041
Overview A collection consisting mainly of 55 personal letters, including courtship letters, directed to Amanda Bellamy (later Amanda Smart, ca. 1810-1845) of Warrenton, North Carolina and Petersburg, Virginia. There are also letters received by Amanda's daughter, Mollie Smart, and other family papers.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0050
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Beláustegui -Bustamante Family, centered in San Isidro, Argentina, covering four generations from Melchor Beláustegui Rodríguez to his great-granddaughter Isabel Giménez Bustamante. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence between family members and friends. Notable correspondents include Isabel Giménez Bustamante; her siblings, Rodolfo (Jr), Enrique, María Adela, and María Carlota; and her parents, Rodolfo Giménez Bustamante (Sr.)...
Identifier: MSSP 0001
Overview A collection of records, mostly financial, of the Birmingham (Alabama) Black Barons Negro Leagues professional baseball club. The most significant item in the collection is a manuscript cash book, showing the club's financial accounts with each of its players for the seasons 1926 through 1930.
Identifier: MSN/EA 10077
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the professional correspondence and business papers of Elijah Boardman, a prominent Connecticut merchant, land owner, and United States Senator. Also present is personal correspondence and papers from several generations of the Boardman family. Boardman’s correspondence is comprised of retained copies of letters written by Boardman, as well as incoming letters to him. The letters document Boardman’s extensive real estate holdings and his investment in the...
Identifier: MSN/EA 1506
Overview Much of this collection consists of incoming business correspondence to officers and directors of the Boston and Providence Railroad and its branches, written in the 1830s, 40s, and 50s.
Identifier: MSE/IR 1071
Scope and Contents The typescript is a complete short story with the title "A Coat for Confirmation". This appears to be an early draft of Behan's short story "The Confirmation Suit", first published in The Catholic Standard, 27 March, 1953, and later included in Behan's Brendan Behan's Island: An Irish Sketchbook (1962). Ths short story has also been published in school anthologies.
Identifier: MSN/COL 2717
Overview An accumulation of 96 single-sheet manuscript file documents issued by or directed to the judiciary of Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts, mostly during the colonial period.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5024
Overview A collection consisting primarily of 29 Civil War manuscript letters written by Union private Charles C. Caley, during his service in Co. F, 105th Ohio Infantry.
Identifier: MSN/EA 8014
Overview An 1850 overland diary recording an emigrant's passage from Dubuque, Iowa to the Salt Lake Cutoff.
Identifier: MSN/MN 0502
Overview A collection of papers relating to the donation of the personal library of Captain Francis O'Neill to the University of Notre Dame, including correspondence with the university and an inventory of O'Neill's library.
- Letters (correspondence) 97
- Manuscripts (documents) 63
- Clippings (information artifacts) 45
- Correspondence 39
- Photographs 36
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 35
- Pamphlets 24
- Diaries 23
- Ephemera 22
- Postcards 21
- Broadsides (notices) 16
- Articles 15
- Journals (accounts) 14
- Magazines (periodicals) 13
- Poetry 13
- Programs (documents) 12
- Black-and-white photographs 11
- Letters 11
- Drawings (visual works) 10
- Posters 10 ∧ less
- United States. Navy 4
- Unidentified 3
- Behan, Brendan 2
- Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 2
- Catholic Church 2
- Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 2
- Durand, José 2
- Fleischer, Nat, 1887-1972 2
- McLoughlin Bros. 2
- Achugar, Hugo, 1944- 1
- 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
- Alexander, Thomas Benton, 1839-1928 1
- All-American Girls Professional Baseball League 1
- Allingham, William, 1789-1866 1
- American Party 1 ∧ less