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A collection of cards and prints published by Cuala Press along with catalogs and related ephemera.
Letters written by Daniel O’Connell to various recipients during the 1830s-1840s, a brief newspaper article, and one black-and-white portrait. Two letters date from 1843, O’Connell’s hoped-for “year of repeal,” and relay information about that movement.
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.
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.
Collection consists of seven Russian religious icons and one Russian silver salt cellar. Items were collected by Dr. Christopher J. Nagy. Dr. Nagy acquired the items while in Europe as a student in the 1980s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This collection consists of several letters and ephemera sent from Ella Young to Mrs. Roland G. Hopkins while Young was traveling in the United States, 1925-1926. Included are seven letters and one leaflet.
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.
The ESPN Promotional Posters Collection contains six promotional posters printed in about 1982 for the television network ESPN. Each full-color poster depicts a different sport televised by ESPN. The bottom of each poster features the tagline “The Total Sports Network” and the logo for ESPN.
A manuscript songbook containing 44 songs in fa-so-la notation. Possibly of Pennsylvania origin, it appears to date from the mid to late 1790s. Most of the lyrics are from the poetry of Isaac Watts.
One game designed by Captain William J. Chapman and manufactured by Parker Brothers, Inc. Players spin and move pieces across a board marked to represent the challenges of flying a plane into an airport using only radio signals.
The athletic papers and attendant printed matter of Chicagoan Fred L. Steers, deriving from his years of administrative service to the Central Association of the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, the national AAU, and the American Olympic Committee. The collection includes substantial materials on the Olympic Games of 1928 (Amsterdam), 1932 (Los Angeles), and 1936 (Berlin), all of which Steers attended as manager of the U.S. women's track and field team.