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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
Abstract 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/MN 3013
Scope and Contents Collection consists of a typescript memoir written by folk singer Debbie Green (1940-2017) about a 1965 trip from New York City to Amite County, Mississippi to assist with Civil Rights voter registration efforts. Green describes her travel to Amite with then boyfriend Eric Andersen (1943-), also a folk singer, and Village Voice columnist Jack Newfield (1938-2004). Once they arrive, Green details work with Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) representative...
Dates: 1965 - 1971
Identifier: MSN/EA 5035
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1842-1850; Majority of material found within ( 1849-1850)
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.
Identifier: MSE/IR 0100
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1858 - 1990
Identifier: MSN/COL 9404
Abstract 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
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1952-2000; Majority of material found in 1987-1999
Identifier: MSE/IR 1037B
Scope and Contents One bound volume of drawings in various media (pencil, crayon, or ink, some with watercolor washes in color or grayscale). Drawings vary from about 3 cm x 3 cm to an entire page in size. Each has been trimmed from its source and tipped in or laid down on album plates; most plates contain multiple drawings. Images range from simple studies or sketches to finished, toned drawings. Two paper cut-work silhouette images also laid in; one mounted watercolor portrait of an Asian woman in traditional...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1806
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
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1836-1894, 1996-2015
Identifier: MSE/REE 0017
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1890s-2013; Majority of material found in ( 1930s-1990s)
Identifier: MSN/EA 8001-01-B
Abstract 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: MSE/IR 1086
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1925 - 1926
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
Abstract 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
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
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
Identifier: MSE/REE 0021
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1914-2014; Majority of material found in 1930s-1970s
Identifier: MSN/EA 9307
Abstract 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.
Dates: circa 1793-1800
Identifier: EPH 5045
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Copyright: 1941
Identifier: MSSP 5000
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MSE/MD 2816
Abstract Collection of documents relating to interment and mortuary law in early modern and modern France with a concentration on bureaucratic records from the Entreprise Générale des Inhumations of the Napoleonic era.
Identifier: MSE/MD 6414
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, documents and photographs which belonged to Friederike Deussing. Most relate to Deussing’s imprisonment in Theresienstadt concentration camp and notably include her Theresienstadt work permit, health certification, and the transport documents issued following her liberation. Correspondence chiefly consists of letters received by Friederike in Theresienstadt from her daughter, Edith, in Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany. Deussing family photographs and...
Dates: 1932 - 1945
Identifier: MSN/CW 5041
Scope and Contents Of the seven manuscripts in the group, five are letters by Pratt to his mother or father—one written from western Virginia in August of 1861, and four from various locations in the Shenandoah Valley, December 1862 to November 1863. The two remaining documents (March-June 1862) are letters to Pratt from the headquarters of Brig. Gen. Wise, responding to Pratt's own, perhaps repeated entreaties that Wise use his influence to expedite Pratt's exchange. Pratt's initial assignment to Wise's command...
Identifier: EPH 5049
Scope and Contents One game for two to four players manufactured by McLoughlin Brothers, New York. Players spin to advance wooden pawns along an oblong path printed on a board. The board is designed to resemble a patchwork quilt with fourteen numbered, illustrated ‘patches’ each depicting rural pastimes such as gathering chicken eggs and husking corn. When players land on a space corresponding with one of these pastimes, they collect a bone marker piece. Once all of the markers have been collected, the player...
Dates: Copyright: 1903
Identifier: EPH 5047
Scope and Contents One simple race board game for two to four players, manufactured by McLoughlin Brothers, New York. Designed for younger children, players spin and advance wooden pieces along a grid of numbered squares to play. Colorful illustrations including monkeys, a clown, leaping dogs, and a tightrope walker denote squares that offer advancement or setback along the players’ route.
Dates: Copyright: 1899
Identifier: EPH 5051
Scope and Contents One strategy-based board game for two players produced by McLoughlin Brothers. The game board consists of concentric rings of colored cells, surrounded by illustrated jungle scenes. The object of the game is to determine whether the first player’s game pieces representing a tiger and its 6 cubs, or the second player’s game pieces representing an elephant and its 6 ‘beaters’ will be first to move from the outermost ring to occupy the ‘jungle’ at the center of the board.
Dates: Copyright: 1897
- Letters (correspondence) 130
- Manuscripts (documents) 73
- Clippings (information artifacts) 53
- Correspondence 44
- Photographs 44
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 37
- Diaries 28
- Pamphlets 28
- Postcards 28
- Ephemera (general object genre) 26
- Programs (documents) 20
- Black-and-white photographs 18
- Electronic records (digital records) 18
- Broadsides (notices) 17
- Articles 16
- Poetry 16
- Board games (game sets) 15
- Drawings (visual works) 15
- Journals (accounts) 15
- Magazines (periodicals) 15 ∧ less
- English 305
- Spanish; Castilian 26
- French 23
- Russian 11
- Italian 9
- German 7
- Irish 4
- Polish 4
- Portuguese 4
- Chinese 2
- Latin 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Czech 1
- Danish 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Georgian 1
- Multiple languages 1
- Nahuatl languages 1
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 1 ∧ less
- Major League Baseball (Organization) 6
- McLoughlin Bros. 6
- United States. Navy 5
- American League of Professional Baseball Clubs 4
- Boston Braves (Baseball team) 4
- Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) 4
- Catholic Church 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
- Cleveland Indians (Baseball team) 3
- Detroit Tigers (Baseball team) 3
- Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team) 3
- Milwaukee Brewers (Baseball team) 3 ∧ less