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Scope and Contents The Jack Pfefer Wrestling Collection comprises more than 120 cubic feet of materials accumulated by Pfefer over a 45-year promotional and managerial career in professional wrestling, 1924-1969. Types of materials especially well represented include business and financial records; letters and telegrams; photographs; posters, handbills, and other publicity graphics; newspaper and magazine clippings; and wrestling programs and periodicals. Pfefer himself referred to these items, with...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1924-1969; 1913-1974, 1999-2000, 2018
Identifier: MSN/CW 5067
Abstract A group of around 60 manuscript personal letters, almost all written by and/or to members of the Jackson family of Moore County, North Carolina before and during the Civil War. The collection includes letters of eleven Confederate States soldiers, serving in the 26th or 30th North Carolina Infantry or the 2nd North Carolina Cavalry.
Identifier: MSN/EA 8003-01-B
Abstract A manuscript diary kept by a young Philadelphia drug store worker named Jacob Russel, from October 1857 to February 1859.
Dates: 1857 - 1859
Identifier: MSN/EA 0526
Abstract A group of 22 family letters written by or to the merchant seaman James A. Loughead from 1827 to 1850, including seven written by his father, Robert L. Loughead, as United States Consul at Londonderry, Ireland.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5000
Abstract A Civil War letter written on 5 February 1865 by Confederate lieutenant James B. Jordan, 26th North Carolina Infantry, from the Federal prison camp at Johnson's Island, Ohio.
Dates: 5 February 1865
Identifier: MSN/CW 8000
Abstract A short-entry Civil War manuscript soldier's diary for the calendar year 1863, kept by James Boardman, Co. B, 3rd Minnesota Infantry.
Identifier: MSN/CW 1014
Abstract Civil War papers and realia of James C. Woodworth of Worcester, Massachusetts, who from 1861 to 1864 served in Co. H of the 25th Massachusetts Infantry, rising to lieutenant. Included in the collection are a 6-volume wartime diary and an album containing 73 tintype portraits of members of Co. H.
Dates: 1861-1900; Majority of material found in 1861-1865
Identifier: MSN/CW 5007
Scope and Contents Consists of 11 letters (October 1864 to March 1866) written by the Newark, Ohio printer and pro-war Republican James Parkison. All are directed to his brother William, who for most of the correspondence was serving with the Union army in Tennessee.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5037
Abstract A letter copy book containing about 125 pieces of outgoing military correspondence written by 1st Lt. James S. Swearingen of the U.S. Army, during service at the frontier post of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 1806 to November 1807.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5002
Scope and Contents The collection contains two discrete series of letters. The larger and more significant consists of 51 letters sent to James Witter Nicholson in New Geneva, distributed rather evenly over the years 1804 to 1842. Thirty-nine of these were written by James's sister Maria Nicholson Montgomery, and nine more by his sisters Catharine Nicholson Few (7) and Jehoiadden Nicholson Chrystie (2). These are personal letters, written first and foremost to maintain contact with a distant brother who made only...
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0089
Scope and Contents This collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Jean Meyer and others about the Cristero Rebellion in Mexico. Included are interviews with former military and government personnel who witnessed or participated in the Rebellion, as well as interviews with citizens of Mexico, and some samples of popular music in Spanish and Nahuatl. Materials include open reel audio tapes, audiocassettes, compact discs, and digital versatile discs.
Dates: 1960-1969, 1991, 2006-2009, 2015
Identifier: MSN/MN 0508
Abstract A collection of letters and other papers belonging to Jesús González Ortega, an important political and military figure in mid-19th century Mexico. The papers mainly relate to González Ortega's stay in the United States in 1865-1867, the efforts of Benito Juárez's government in Mexico to remove him from political office while he was away, and his detainment by the U.S. government in November 1866.
Dates: 1857-1866; Majority of material found in 1865-1866
Identifier: MSSP 0017
Abstract A collection of materials on the Pete Rose gambling investigation of 1989, assembled by journalist Jim Newton of the Fort Hamilton (OH) Press. The collection consists primarily of photocopied documents and news clips. Included is a copy of the Dowd Report (Major League Baseball's investigation into Rose's activities) with its many attendant volumes of exhibits.
Dates: 1978-1990; Majority of material found in 1989
Identifier: MSN/MN 8006
Abstract A group of seven manuscript volumes, mostly personal journals, kept by Methodist Episcopal clergyman John T. McMahon and his wife Sarah Douglas McMahon. Much of the content dates from the couple's years working at the Church's North India Mission, 1871-1897.
Identifier: EPH 5015
Abstract Collection consists of programs, playbills, proof copy, publication announcements, press releases, and other ephemera. The authors in the collection are primarily 20th-century British and American writers. The collection also includes many single-issue journals, quite frequently the place where a story or poem was first published.
Dates: 1897-1986; Majority of material found in 1900-1970s
Identifier: MSN/COL 9101-01-B
Abstract An eighteenth-century manuscript copy of a diary kept by Capt. John Curtice of the Massachusetts militia in 1745-1745/6, during the siege and occupation of the French fortress of Louisbourg.
Identifier: MSN/EA 0503
Abstract The personal papers and court records of the New Hampshire farmer, innkeeper, and justice of the peace John Dinsmore, Jr. (1759-1814). The greater part of the collection consists of Rockingham County court records.
Dates: 1782-circa 1920; Majority of material found within 1782-1822
Identifier: MSN/EA 0504
Abstract Around 80 manuscripts retained by John E. and Elizabeth Savage Brownlee in the decades following their emigration from Ireland to the United States in 1851. The greater number are personal letters written by family members.
Identifier: MSN/MN 5004
Abstract A group of 38 manuscript personal letters of John F. Delaney, chronicling his experiences as a gold prospector in the Yukon and Alaska, 1898-1899.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5042
Abstract A single manuscript letter from John Kelly, a Catholic priest, to an unnamed Protestant clergyman and the Chairman of the local Clerical Meeting, 1837 or 1838. Kelly explains why Catholic clergy generally remain aloof from temperance societies.
Dates: 1837 or 1838
Identifier: MSN/MN 10033
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the professional papers of historian John Lukacs. Lukacs’ professional materials include samples from each stage of his writing process, including research files; article, essay, and poetry drafts; proofs; and published pieces in periodicals and clippings. The collection also contains contracts, financial records and lecture notes from his various teaching positions. Also included is Lukacs’ correspondence. Significant topics include 20th century American history,...
Dates: 1799 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2019
Identifier: MSN/CW 5017
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 44 letters from John M. Jackson to his family during the Civil War. With one exception, the letters in this group were addressed to members of Jackson's immediate family — most commonly, to his mother or sisters. The four earliest (September and October 1862) were written from Camp Abraham Lincoln in Portland, Maine, where the 23rd Maine was organized. There follow 12 letters (11 dated from October 1862 to April 1863, and one without date) written from the Potomac...
Identifier: EPH 5026
Abstract The materials include small press poetry, criticism, and miscellaneous literary and art publications from the UK, the USA, and Scandinavia assembled by John Matthias (1941-), a prominent American poet, critic, translator, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.
Identifier: MSE/MD 3811
Abstract The bulk of this collection is a group of eight manuscript letters from John Thelwall, British poet and reformer (1764-1834), to Thomas Hardy, one of the main proponents for parliamentary reform (1752-1832).
Dates: 1796-1799, 1803, 1805, 1821
Identifier: MSSP 0015
Abstract A small collection of manuscripts, photographs, printed matter, and realia belonging to Hall of Fame second baseman Johnny Evers (1881-1947). Much of the material relates to the exhibition games played in Europe in 1924 by the New York Giants and Chicago White Sox, a series in which Evers participated as White Sox manager.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0003
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of Jorge Luis Borges an Argentine writer and poet. It contains ephemera and records related to Borges’ professional career, including newspaper articles, a cigarette holder, interviews, poetry, unpublished manuscripts, and scholarly articles written about Borges and published in various magazines, including the Avant Garde magazine Martín Fierro (1924-1927). Significant topics represented in these files are poetry and Latin American literature and...
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Peruvian manuscripts and imprints collected by José Durand over the course of his professional career. These materials date from the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, though the bulk of the material pertains to the nineteenth century. This collection covers a wide range of topics relating primarily to colonial and nineteenth-century Peruvian history. Highlights include theatrical works, land documents, Inquisition documents, accounts of the Colegio...
Dates: 1544-1964; Majority of material found in 1800s
Identifier: MSN/MN 8004-01-B
Abstract A manuscript journal of some 60,000 words kept by Col. Joseph C. Audenried of the U. S. Army during Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's 10-month tour of Europe and the Middle East in 1871-1872.
Identifier: MSE/MD 3825
Abstract A collection of letters addressed to Julia Pomeroy Brown from three women: Constance L., Emily Drummond, and Elizabeth Spooner. Letters detail life during WWI, the sinking of the Lusitania, and the death of a British soldier.
Identifier: MSE/MD 3826
Abstract A series of documents and letters from Jutta Schütt, Rose Elvira Grandinetti, Nicholas Emerson Dante Russo, and others, beginning in July 1916 and ending in July 1939.
Dates: 1916 - 1939
- Letters (correspondence) 128
- Manuscripts (documents) 73
- Clippings (information artifacts) 53
- Correspondence 44
- Photographs 43
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 36
- Diaries 28
- Pamphlets 28
- Postcards 28
- Ephemera (general object genre) 25
- Electronic records (digital records) 18
- Programs (documents) 18
- Black-and-white photographs 17
- Broadsides (notices) 17
- Articles 16
- Board games (game sets) 15
- Drawings (visual works) 15
- Journals (accounts) 15
- Magazines (periodicals) 15
- Poetry 15 ∧ less
- English 294
- Spanish; Castilian 25
- 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 ∧ 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
- 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