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Identifier: MSE/MD 6417
Scope and Contents This collection contains the World War I papers of Captain James Martyn (J.M.) Eaves, spanning just before his service, through the war, and into post-war Occupied Europe. The collection contains five diaries in Eaves’ hand specifically detailing his day-to-day experiences in the war. In the back of the diaries, Eaves wrote notes and letter drafts, and enclosed photographs and newspaper clippings. The bulk of the collection consists of letters sent to and from Captain Eaves. The majority of the...
Identifier: MSE/EM 1000
Scope and Contents Of the 214 letters in the collection, 213 are addressed to Cardinal Lorenzo Magalotti, while the final letter is addressed to Cardinal Francesco Barberini, a nephew of both Magalotti and Pope Urban VIII (Maffeo Barberini) from Carlo de’ Medici. The collection dates from 1623, from the years preceding Magalotti’s ordination as cardinal to the months preceding his death in September 1637. One hundred and seventeen letters date to the period prior to Magalotti’s appointment as Bishop of Ferrara,...
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0101
Scope and Contents An early tourist's photo album of a voyage around the Caribbean, including images of Cuba, Jamaica, and Saint Thomas. Includes twenty-three original albumen photographs, with twelve flower and plant samples found on the voyage mounted on the album leaves.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5032
Overview 192 manuscript letters written by and to members of the Casey and Needham families of Whiting, Vermont, mostly in the 1840s and 50s. Many were written from locations in the South, where several members of the Casey family taught school.
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...
Identifier: MSN/CW 5003
Overview 5 personal letters written between August 1861 and February 1862 by Confederate army lieutenant Christopher C. McKinney, as regimental adjutant, 8th Tennessee infantry.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5040
Scope and Contents A manuscript personal letter written from the defenses of Richmond on 1 December 1864 by Confederate soldier Cicero R. Barker, 8th North Carolina Infantry.
Identifier: MSN/COL 7901
Overview Retained copies of official reports written in 1762-63 from the Caribbean colony of Saint-Domingue by the Comte de Langeron, a French army colonel.
Identifier: MSN/EA 8013
Overview Three manuscript journals and albums kept by female members of the Corkins family of Vermont and Massachusetts. Included is a personal journal of Sarah Corkins Towslee (1833-1898), describing her years as an operative in the mills of the Connecticut River Valley.
Identifier: MSN/EA 4703-01-B
Overview A manuscript logbook documenting voyages of the American whalers Corvo and Enterprise, from 6 October 1840 to 17 May 1841.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0085
Overview A collection of postcards and photographs of Cristero Rebellion (1926-1929) martyrs. Portrait-style images of high-profile martyrs, many of whom have been canonized or beatified by the Catholic Church, predominate, though the collection also includes images of executions and funeral processions.
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...
Identifier: EPH 5002
Overview A collection of cards and prints published by Cuala Press along with catalogs and related ephemera.
Identifier: MSN/CW 2002
Scope and Contents This report of the Confederate Brigadier General Daniel Ruggles, dated 22 October 1862, was written one day after the latter had assumed command of District One of the army's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. Roughly speaking, the district encompassed the eastern half of Mississippi, minus the counties on the Gulf Coast. Before the reorganization of 21 October, Ruggles had been in temporary command of the district encompassing western Mississippi, called the District of the...
Identifier: MSN/CW 8001
Overview A Civil War manuscript diary kept by David B. Arthur of Grant County, Wisconsin, as 1st sergeant and 2nd lieutenant in Co. I, 20th Wisconsin Infantry. Entries range from October 1862 to June 1863, when the regiment was serving in Missouri and Arkansas.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5035
Overview A group of 13 manuscript letters, mostly written by Charles C. Doe to his parents. The letters, for the most part, describe a trip from New Hampshire to Janesville, Wisconsin.
Identifier: MSE/MD 3820
Overview 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.
Identifier: MSE/IR 0100
Overview Daybook: a small notebook listing all the receipts and expenditures for Drumbo Soup Kitchen from December 1846 to March 1848, accompanied by a sheet of tickets for Drumbo Soup Kitchen.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0002
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of members of the Durand family, including Augusto Durand and José Durand. Also included are papers of Augusto’s friend and colleague, Dr. Ricardo Flores. The collection spans from the mid-nineteenth century to José Durand’s death in 1990. Materials include correspondence, postcards, diaries, manuscripts, photographs, literary drafts, notebooks, and certificates.
Identifier: MSN/COL 9404
Overview A collection of more than 40 manuscript sermons and sermon fragments of the Congregational preacher Ebenezer Garnsey (or Guernsey), written and preached in Massachusetts and Connecticut ca. 1757-1763.
Identifier: MSN/MN 3009
Overview The papers consist of the correspondence and manuscripts of the poet Edward Dorn, particularly from the 1990s. The collection also includes a variety of items related to the publiction Rolling Stock, as well as manuscripts of other writers and audiocassette tapes.
Identifier: MSN/CW 2000
Scope and Contents One of the inescapable duties of the regimental commander was the submission of reports detailing his unit's actions. This example, in clerical hand, was signed by Lt. Col. Edward Bloodgood (c1831-1914) as commanding officer of the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry. The report is dated 10 July 1864, and recounts the regiment's operations from 16 May to 10 July, during the drive on Atlanta. Throughout this period the 22nd was attached to 2nd (Coburn's) Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, in George...
Identifier: EPH 5004
Overview Collection of magazines, clippings, dust jackets, and other ephemera containing illustrations of Edward Gorey. Also includes book catalogs, profiles of Gorey, and reviews of Gorey works.
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...
Identifier: MSE/REE 0017
Overview Elisabeth Markstein (1929-2013) was highly regarded for her translations from Russian to German, including Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago (under the pen name Anna Peturnig). She was also a teacher and literary scholar as well as a staunch supporter of the dissident writers in the Soviet Union. This collection consists of personal documents, correspondence (family, personal, and professional), papers dealing with Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, scholarly research materials, photographs, and finally,...
Identifier: MSN/EA 8001-01-B
Overview A manuscript journal kept by Connecticut native Elisur H. Rogers from 23 January to 15 October 1849, recording his experiences on a trip to the California gold fields.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0045
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal papers of Elvira Rawson de Dellepiane, including her correspondence, biographical materials, and diplomas. The collection also documents her political activity as one of the leading feminists of twentieth-century Argentina through her professional papers, such as records for the Asociación Pro-Derechos de la Mujeres, speeches, and essays. Also included are photographs of Dra. Sara Justo and ephemera and records relating to various feminist organizations....
Identifier: MSN/MN 5011
Overview A group of 40 personal letters written in 1899-1901 by Illinois native Enoch P. Hill, mostly during his army service in Cuba, the U. S., and the Philippines. The letters are directed to Hill's future wife, Mary E. Chilton.
Identifier: MS GILL
Overview 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;...
Identifier: MSE/REE 0021
Overview The collection consists of documents, letters, photographs, and some manuscripts relating to Evgeniia Ginzburg, the author of Krutoi Marshrut, an autobiographical account of the author's experience in the Soviet labor camps. Krutoi Marshrut has been translated into English in two volumes: Journey into the Whirlwind and Within the Whirlwind. The collection also includes materials relating to the life and...
- Letters (correspondence) 98
- Manuscripts (documents) 63
- Clippings (information artifacts) 45
- Correspondence 39
- Photographs 36
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 35
- Pamphlets 25
- Diaries 24
- Ephemera 23
- Postcards 21
- Broadsides (notices) 16
- Articles 15
- Board games (game sets) 14
- Journals (accounts) 14
- Magazines (periodicals) 14
- Game pieces (game elements) 13
- Gameboards (board game elements) 13
- Poetry 13
- Cardboard 12
- Programs (documents) 12 ∧ less
- McLoughlin Bros. 6
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- United States. Navy 4
- Unidentified 3
- Behan, Brendan 2
- Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 2
- Catholic Church 2
- 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, 26th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 30th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 8th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 11th 2
- Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 2
- Durand, José 2
- Fleischer, Nat, 1887-1972 2
- Parker Brothers, Inc. 2
- Achugar, Hugo, 1944- 1
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Adolph, Michael, von Althann 1 ∧ less