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Identifier: MSN/MN 8000
Abstract Twenty-eight annual journals of the daily calendar type, recording the professional activities of agent Max. H. Roder of the U. S. Federal Bureau of Narcotics, 1931-1959.
Dates: circa 1927-1959
Identifier: MSN/MN 5020
Abstract A collection of more than 500 personal letters directed to Frank and Ruth McCracken at Toston, Montana. The letters span the years between the wars; most were written by relations and acquaintances in Minnesota, Montana, and (especially) North Dakota. In addition to personal and social content, there is much allusion to the broader economic, geographic, and cultural forces that shaped life on the Northern plains in the 1920s and 30s.
Dates: 1912-1944; Majority of material found in ( 1918-1944)
Identifier: MSN/CW 5053
Abstract A group of 27 personal letters written by, to, or about James Monroe Meek, an East Tennessee lawyer and legislator jailed by the Confederates for his Unionist sympathies. Most of the correspondence dates from the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1869; Majority of material found in 1861-1865
Scope and Contents This collection consists of printed media guides for men's college ice hockey teams in the United Statesa and Canada. Media guides were typically published by colleges or universities on an annual basis prior to each ice hockey season. The guides generally included a review of the previous season (including statistics), a preview of the upcoming season (including schedules and opponent information), and photographs and bios of players, coaches, and staff. Other content sometimes included...
Dates: 1951 - 2011
Identifier: MSN/EA 4704-01-B
Abstract A logbook documenting the 1839-40 voyage into the Atlantic of the American whaler Meridian.
Identifier: MSSP 10063
Scope and Contents The collection consists of magazines and illustrations assembled by Michael Oriard on the single subject of football dating from 1834 to 2012, though the bulk of the material pertains to the twentieth century. The majority of images are held within the original publications and are a visual record of the early years of football and offer comprehensive documentation of football's distinctive place in American culture. Significant publications include: Harper’s Weekly,...
Identifier: MSN/MN 10023
Scope and Contents The Michael Perkins Papers consist of the professional and personal papers of Michael Perkins (1942-), a poet, critic, editor, and erotic fiction author. His professional materials represent his writing process for his fiction and poetry, from proposals sent to publishing houses, to multiple rough drafts of his works, to final proofs, as well as publicity for published materials. Also included is a large collection of editorial correspondence with literary agents and publishing houses. Along...
Dates: 1942 - 2016
Identifier: MSN/CW 2013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of State Department copies of documents sent by British Ambassador Lord Lyons to U. S. Secretary of State William H. Seward on 8 August 1863, now being forwarded, on 13 August, to Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, accompanied by a cover letter signed by Seward. The case itself was months old, and had spawned a good deal of paperwork prior to the appearance of this particular batch of documents. The two key items are; 1) a seven-page affidavit of Quinn's describing...
Identifier: MSN/EA 3201
Abstract About two-thirds of this collection consists of Hinds County, Mississippi probate records from the antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction eras, pertaining to the settlement of 12 local estates. The remainder includes miscellaneous 19th-century court and business records from elsewhere in Mississippi, and from Louisiana, Alabama, and Tennessee.
Dates: 1821-1902; Majority of material found in 1836-1872
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512
Abstract Personal and military documents of Lt. Morris Cooper Foote, 9th Infantry, United States Army, along with related Congressional documents. Included in the collection is a manuscript diary recording Foote's experiences from 1866 to 1869 in Alaska (its first 19 months as a U.S. territory) and from 1869 to 1871 in the Department of the Platte.
Dates: 1863-1881, undated
Identifier: MSSP 2003
Scope and Contents The Fleischer collection includes professional and some personal papers of boxing writer and publisher Nat Fleischer. Most prevalent are carbon-copy typescripts of Fleischer's articles, serialized features, and books. There are manuscripts or manuscript drafts, whole or partial, relating to many of his published books, including biographies of boxers John L. Sullivan, James J. Corbett, Terry McGovern, Jack McAuliffe, Gene Tunney, and Jack Dempsey (among others). There are also manuscripts...
Dates: circa 1910-1967
Identifier: MSE/REE 0014
Abstract The papers consist of manuscripts, letters, and miscellaneous items of Natalia A. Roskina and of her daughter, Irina V. Roskina, as well as 50 photographs of the two women and people they knew such as: Anna Akhmatova, Boris Pasternak, and Evgenii Rein.
Identifier: MSN/COL 9405
Abstract A journal of sermon notes compiled by the Puritan divine Nathaniel Rogers (1598-1655), before and after his emigration from England to Massachusetts in 1636. The volume contains notes for at least 19 sermons audited by Rogers, and more than 100 composed by him.
Dates: Circa 1635-1645
Identifier: MSN/MN 10024
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the National Ideal Benefit Society (NIBS), an African American insurance cooperative headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. It also contains related papers of NIBS founder A.W. Holmes. The correspondence in the collection is mostly written by African Americans, from NIBS policy holders to leaders of the African American community. There is also correspondence between A.W. Holmes and various local churches and benefit societies, national charitable and...
Dates: 1912 - 1964
Identifier: BAS 591
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Major League Baseball team fan newsletters published by teams in the National League. The newsletters promoted interest in the clubs, and each newsletter typically contained brief stories about players, accounts of recent games, details for upcoming games, news about ballpark promotions, or other information about the team. Most newsletters also contained photographs, cartoons, or other images. Some newsletters included advertisments. Materials include published...
Identifier: MSE/REE 0045
Scope and Contents The first part of the collection includes a video archive of interviews conducted by Nicolas Miletitch with seventeen famous Soviet human rights activists and dissidents. The video archive is accompanied by full transcripts of interviews. The interviewees describe their “anti-Soviet” activities defending human rights under the totalitarian regime in the 1960s-1980s. Among topics discussed are working of the Solzhenitsyn Fund; activities of the Moscow Helsinki Watch group (1976-1980) which...
Dates: 1970 - 2020
Identifier: MSE/IR 1045
Scope and Contents This collection consists of several pieces of correspondence and ephemera originally sent to Nora Ashe in June 1916 and June 1917. Included are three letters, two telegrams, and one copy of the Liberator newspaper.The content mainly relates to the imprisonment of Nora’s brother, Thomas Ashe, in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising, his homecoming journey in June 1917 as well as some references to the impending 1917 East Clare by-election. One letter additionally hints at troubles...
Dates: 1916 - 1917
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal letters of Norah Borges. All but one letter are sent to Esther Haldo de Amorim, with one letter sent to Aurora Haldo de Haldo. Also included are four drawings by Borges, and two programs of Borges’ exhibitions. Materials include letters, postcards, drawings, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1932 - 1971
Identifier: MSN/CW 5026
Abstract A four-page letter written on 15 April 1863 by Civil War private Ora W. Harvey of the 46th Massachusetts Infantry, mostly discussing camp recreations, especially baseball.
Dates: 15 April 1863
Identifier: MSN/EA 8004
Abstract A manuscript diary for 1860 kept by a doctor named Ostrom Stephen Lont, from Mazeppa, Wabasha County, Minnesota. Accompanying the diary are around 40 unidentified carte-de-visite portrait photographs and two Lont family bibles.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5022
Abstract A collection of fourteen manuscripts, mostly letters, providing first-hand accounts of the sinking of the packet ship Liverpool in the North Atlantic in July 1822. The principal author is Hewlett Townsend Coles, the ship's second officer.
Identifier: MSN/EA 0507
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of members of the Paris and Heard families of Augusta and Rockingham counties, Virginia. Materials date from 1852 to 1937, with the Antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction years all represented. Included are land deeds, contracts, and militia records of James R. Paris, as well as family correspondence and photographs. The Antebellum letters are chiefly between Lucy Paris, James’s wife, and her family, while later correspondence is mainly between...
Identifier: MSN/COL 8501
Scope and Contents The collection consists of eleven letters and two records dating from 1757 to 1777. Six of the letters are directed to Sarah Williams (four from the years before her marriage to Parsons, one from the time of the marriage, and one from after Parsons' death). Most are from female friends or relatives. There are three letters from Joseph Parsons, Jr. to his father, mostly relating to land and debts. Two additional letters (April 1764) were provoked by the ill health of Joseph Parsons, Jr. There...
Identifier: MSE/IR 2717
Scope and Contents This collection documents the professional career of Irish writer Patrick McCabe. The majority of the collection consists of rough drafts of his drama, prose, and poetry, including some of his most popular works in film and literature, Breakfast on Pluto and The Butcher Boy. The collection also contains various ephemera and promotional materials for his published works. Also included are newspaper and magazine interviews, works of other writers, and...
Dates: 1946-2013; Majority of material found in 1980-2010
Identifier: MSE/IR 1083
Abstract A collection of the papers of Pádraig Ó Concheanainn, including letters on Irish language publications and family papers.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1928-1972
Identifier: MSN/CW 5037
Abstract Sixteen personal letters written by the brothers John Nathaniel Peed and James Oscar Peed, during their Civil War service in Co. I, 9th Virginia Cavalry (CS). Many of John Peed's 14 letters were written in 1864-65, from the environs of Petersburg.
Identifier: MSN/MN 10027
Scope and Contents This collection details the writings and activities of Peter Michelson, an American poet and professor teaching at several universities around the United States. It contains records of his professional and academic career, including articles, article drafts, and related research; poetry and related drafts; monograph manuscripts, manuscript drafts, and related materials; and teaching materials and student papers. Also included in the collection are professional and personal correspondence,...
Dates: 1967 - 2016
Identifier: MSN/MN 10028
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document the efforts of a very early social welfare organization in Philadelphia to aid the city’s Chinese citizens. Materials include correspondence of Edward Syle, an Episcopal missionary who worked closely with the Chinese; reports and minutes of meetings of the welfare committee; and a draft of the committee’s constitution.
Dates: 1883 - 1885
Identifier: MSN/MN 8013
Abstract Three idiosyncratic manuscript journals of deeply cynical leftist political commentary, written by an unidentified Irish-American resident of Pittsburgh, ca. 1922-1932. The journals treat local, national, and international affairs, contemporaneous and historical: there is much on World War I, Ireland, and American politics generally. The volumes are illustrated with some 750 drawings, many of them portraits.
Identifier: MSE/IR 1048
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a full set of the first series of Player’s Irish Place Names Cigarette Cards. Comprising twenty-five cards, each card was illustrated by Jack B. Yeats with place names in both English and Irish. The verso of each card briefly explores the etymology and history of each place name.
- Letters (correspondence) 124
- Manuscripts (documents) 73
- Clippings (information artifacts) 52
- Correspondence 44
- Photographs 42
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 36
- Diaries 28
- Pamphlets 28
- Postcards 28
- Ephemera 25
- Electronic records (digital records) 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
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 14 ∧ less
- English 278
- 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
- McLoughlin Bros. 6
- United States. Navy 5
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- Boston Braves (Baseball team) 3
- Catholic Church 3
- Chicago Cubs (Baseball team) 3
- Chicago White Sox (Baseball team) 3
- Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team) 3
- San Francisco Giants (Baseball team) 3
- Unidentified 3
- United States. Army. 3
- American League of Professional Baseball Clubs 2
- Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team) 2
- Behan, Brendan 2
- Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 2
- Boston Red Sox (Baseball team) 2
- Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) 2
- Cleveland Indians (Baseball team) 2
- Confederate States of America. Army 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, 1st 2 ∧ less