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Rubén Darío Collection
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;...
Rudi Holzapfel Research Collection on James Clarence Mangan
Identifier: MSE/IR 2720
Scope and Contents The collection of Rudi Holzapfel on James Clarence Mangan includes Holzapfel’s notes, drafts, collected correspondence, publications and clippings of Mangan’s published work. Rudi Holzapfel’s bibliography, James Clarence Mangan: A Check List of Printed and Other Sources (1969), was the most complete bibliography of Mangan until Jacque Chuto’s James Clarence Mangan: A Bibliography ( 1999). Holzapfel’s work on Mangan continued over many...
Dates: 1903-1934, 1953-1979, 1990-1996, undated
Ruhleben Camp Magazine Scrapbook
Identifier: MSE/MD 3829
Abstract Two-volume scrapbook containing original drawings and text for In Ruhleben Camp (1915) and The Ruhleben Camp Magazine (1916-1917) compiled possibly for postwar publication. The satirical drawings and writings deal with life of British civilians interned in a German prisoner camp in Ruhleben, Germany. Two bound volumes of the published camp magazine accompany the scrapbook.
Salute! Junior Edition
Identifier: EPH 5052
Scope and Contents One game manufactured by Selchow & Righter Company. Players roll dice and move pieces across a board marked to represent promotions and demotions in rank for the four United States Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Corps. The player who reaches the center of the board first becomes Commander in Chief and leads the other players in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Samuel Harris Journal
Identifier: MSN/COL 9100
Abstract A manuscript journal kept by Pennsylvania native Samuel Harris from 14 October to 1 December 1774, recording the progress of a surveying party up the Susquehanna River.
Samuel Preston Journal
Identifier: MSN/EA 8012
Abstract A manuscript journal of the Pennsylvania Quaker Samuel Preston, describing a 19-day trip on horseback through Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, February-March 1788.
Samuel T. Reeves Correspondence
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
Sarah Stilson Correspondence
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.
Seymour Howard Stone Letters
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.
Shipman Family Correspondence
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.
Shriver Family Correspondence
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.
Sillers-Holmes Family Correspondence
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
S.L. Kelsall Letter
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.
Southy L. Savage Letter
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.
Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia Ephemera Collection
Identifier: MSE/REE 0040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of political ephemera documenting the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968. Materials include broadsides and posters.
Sporting Goods Catalog Collection
Identifier: EPH 5063
Scope and Contents This collection consists of catalogs advertising sporting goods and athletic products. Many items are general purpose catalogs that offer products for a wide range of athletic activities. Other specialized catalogs cover topics like outdoors recreation, fishing, playground equipment, outdoor lighting, boxing,football practice equipment, and other subjects. Most catalogs include product descriptions, pricing information, and illustrations (sometimes in color) of the products for sale. Catalogs...
Stanley Weston Collection
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
Stephen and Peter T. Curran Correspondence
Identifier: MSN/EA 10010
Scope and Contents This collection consists of six letters sent to Stephen Curran and his son, Peter T. Curran, in the seven decades following Stephen’s emigration from County Galway, Ireland to the United States. The correspondence consist of two letters to Stephen from his father, Peter Curran, and two from Stephen’s nieces, all sent from Kilkerrin, County Galway, Ireland. The final two letters are written to Stephen’s son, Peter T. Curran, in Kinsley, Kansas, from nieces in Chicago. Also included are a United...
Dates: 1855 - 1916
Identifier: MSN/MN 0509
Abstract A collection of personal papers of the "millionaire socialists" Anna Strunsky Walling and William English Walling and their family, mostly dating from the 1920s and 30s. Included are more than 500 letters to, from, and between Strunsky-Walling family members, and two diaries of Anna Strunsky Walling.
Dates: 1906-1967; Majority of material found in ( 1925-1937)
Sugar Bowl College Football Programs
Identifier: FBC 624
Scope and Contents This collection consists of college football Sugar Bowl programs. The programs typically contain pictures, articles, and statistics about the players on the teams playing in the Sugar Bowl. Most programs also include pictures and information about coaches, other team personnel, and Sugar Bowl administrators, data about the participating schools, and advertisements. The programs tend to become longer and more substantial through the years. Formats include programs.
Dates: 1939 - 2005
Identifier: MSN/MN 9205
Abstract A homemade pamphlet with eight pages of elaborate pencil illustrations and accompanying verse, telling a moralizing tale of a young man's search for a new pair of suspenders.
Swansea Town Records
Identifier: MSN/COL 2718
Abstract An accumulation of 49 single-sheet documents issuing from, or directed to, the various instruments of town government in Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts, mostly during the 18th century.
Sydney Hobart Ball and Family Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 0513
Scope and Contents The collection documents both the personal life and the professional activities of Sydney Hobart Ball. It includes more than 1,600 of Ball's letters, mainly written to family members while on mining trips around the world, as well as over 1,000 photos taken by Ball during these trips. There are also reports, articles and notes written by Ball on mining, as well as maps of places he visited. Also present in the collection is correspondence belonging to Ball's wife Mary, and to his daughters Mary...
Dates: 1885 – 1991; Majority of material found in 1905 – 1949
Taylor Family Correspondence
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.
Temperance Sketch Book
Identifier: MSN/MN 10029
Scope and Contents Untitled sketch book by an unknown author containing thirty pages of sketches of temperance allegories and cartoons. The images express the themes of temperance, including the perils of drink, the saving power of Christ and his teachings in the Bible, and the pernicious influence wielded by wealthy producers and purveyors of alcohol. The sketches also bear references to the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU).
Dates: 1886 - 1889
The Dante Alighieri and Divine Comedy Print Collection
Identifier: BPP 6000
Scope and Contents This collection consists of loose prints and clippings relating to the life of Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). The collection contains many printed examples of variant portrait types of Dante, including engravings based on the portraits of Giotto and Raphael. Also included are posters and other ephemeral materials from the 600th anniversary of Dante's birth in 1865.
The Errand Boy: or, Failure and Success
Identifier: EPH 5046
Scope and Contents One game for two to four players, manufactured by McLoughlin Brothers, New York. Players spin and move pieces across a board designed to represent the advancement of an errand boy from ‘applicant’ to ‘banker.’ Players are able to advance through the game when landing on numbered spaces corresponding with virtues (such as ‘Honesty’ and ‘Confidence,’) or job promotions, and are penalized when landing on numbered spaces corresponding with vices (such as ‘Gambling’ and ‘Drunkenness’). The first...
Dates: Copyright: 1900
The Hand of Fate: Fortune Telling Game
Identifier: EPH 5053
Scope and Contents One game manufactured by McLoughlin Bros. Players select a question from either of the two spinners they wish to divine the answer to, then place the spinner on the center of the game. The hand within the box spins, pointing to the answer of the question.
The Jackie Robinson Doll (13-inch Composition Doll)
Identifier: MSSP 10083
Scope and Contents One Jackie Robinson doll wearing a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform. The doll is a 13-inch tall, fully jointed composition doll, molded with painted hair and painted facial features. The doll is wearing a blue Brooklyn Dodgers hat with with a white “B” logo, a blue warm-up jacket that reads “Dodgers” in white script, a gray jersey that reads “Dodgers” in blue script on the front and the number “42” in blue on the back, gray pants, blue socks, and black shoes with laces. Original accessories...
"The Kodak Book" Cuban Photo Album
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0082
Abstract A souvenir photo album containing assorted photographs of major Cuban tourist sites, Havana street scenes, and images of officers, soldiers, and locations associated with the Spanish-American War.
Dates: circa 1895-1900
- Letters (correspondence) 132
- Manuscripts (documents) 73
- Clippings (information artifacts) 53
- Correspondence 45
- Photographs 44
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 37
- Pamphlets 29
- Diaries 28
- Postcards 28
- Ephemera (general object genre) 26
- Programs (documents) 22
- Black-and-white photographs 19
- Electronic records (digital records) 18
- Broadsides (notices) 17
- Articles 16
- Board games (game sets) 16
- Drawings (visual works) 16
- Poetry 16
- Journals (accounts) 15
- Magazines (periodicals) 15 ∧ less
- English 312
- Spanish; Castilian 26
- French 24
- Russian 12
- Italian 9
- German 7
- Irish 4
- Polish 4
- Portuguese 4
- Chinese 2
- Latin 2
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Czech 1
- Danish 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Georgian 1
- Multiple languages 1
- Nahuatl languages 1 ∧ less
- Major League Baseball (Organization) 6
- McLoughlin Bros. 6
- Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) 5
- United States. Navy 5
- American League of Professional Baseball Clubs 4
- Boston Braves (Baseball team) 4
- Chicago Cubs (Baseball team) 4
- Chicago White Sox (Baseball team) 4
- Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team) 4
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- National League of Professional Baseball Clubs 4
- New York Yankees (Baseball team) 4
- San Francisco Giants (Baseball team) 4
- Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team) 3
- Boston Red Sox (Baseball team) 3
- Catholic Church 3
- Cleveland Indians (Baseball team) 3
- Detroit Tigers (Baseball team) 3
- Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team) 3
- Milwaukee Brewers (Baseball team) 3 ∧ less