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Identifier: EPH 5050
Scope and Contents One simple racing board game for two or four players manufactured by Parker Brothers, Salem, Massachusetts as a part of its ‘Adventure Series.’ The game’s box lid depicts Teddy Roosevelt leading the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War in Cuba. The game board within is designed to represent the battlefield at San Juan Hill and is marked with ten possible routes from ‘camp’ to ‘victory.’ Players spin to advance wooden pawns along chosen routes. The first player to reach ‘victory’ wins...
Identifier: MSE/IR 7904-1
Scope and Contents One partially-filled photograph album consisting of 31 18 x 25 cm black and white reproduction photo prints taken by an unnamed photographer. Photos depict scenes of late 19th century Irish tenant evictions. Each has been captioned by hand in ink. The first 20 photos document scenes from the Vandeleur evictions which took place in Kilrush, County Clare. The remainder document scenes of evictions in other Irish counties. Plates depict: Soldiers and R.I.C. officers in camp; Group...
Dates: 1888 - 1900
Identifier: MSN/EA 8011
Overview The two-volume manuscript journal of the Boston littérateur and lawyer Theophilus Parsons (1797-1882), kept during his early professional years, 1819-1823.
Identifier: MSN/CW 8021
Overview A manuscript diary kept during the Civil War by Theresa Milburn, a young woman living on a plantation in Avoyelles Parish in central Louisiana.
Dates: 1863-1878; Majority of material found in 1863-1865
Identifier: MSN/CW 8003
Overview A short-entry Civil War manuscript diary of Confederate States soldier Thomas Benton Alexander, written as a member of the 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery Regiment, Company B (3rd). Much of the content dates from the final year of the war, when Alexander was captured at Mobile Bay and imprisoned at Elmira, New York.
Identifier: MSE/IR 1001
Overview Manuscript drafts of verse and songs.
Dates: circa 1838-1845
Identifier: MSN/CW 5111
Overview Four manuscript letters addressed to New York investor Thomas F. Mason, discussing the cotton trade conducted by northern merchants with Confederate held areas along the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5014
Overview A family correspondence of 51 items whose principal authors are George Thomas and his wife, Minerva Everton Thomas, of Spencer County, Indiana. Most of the letters date from 1862-1863, during George Thomas's Civil War service as quartermaster of the 53rd Indiana Infantry.
Dates: 1862-1865; Majority of material found in 1862-1863
Identifier: MSN/EA 1004-01-B
Overview A manuscript orderly book of 1st Lt. Thomas J. Baird of the United States Army, kept during 1818-1822 while commanding detachments of artillery at stations in New York, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, and Virginia.
Identifier: MSN/CW 8002
Overview A Civil War manuscript diary of Confederate States trooper Thomas J. Barb, written as a member of the 1st (Dobbin's) Arkansas Cavalry Regiment. Entries extend from 18 June to 11 September 1863 and include accounts of several key engagements in Arkansas, including the attack on Helena and the defense of Little Rock.
Identifier: MSN/CW 8018
Overview A personal diary maintained by Confederate veteran Thomas Kemp Cartmell, mostly during the late war years and Reconstruction, 1864-1866. The entries were written at the Cartmell family estate, "Retirement," in Frederick County, Virginia.
Dates: 1864-1872; Majority of material found in 1864-1866
Identifier: MSN/MN 0510
Overview A collection including more than 2,500 pieces of correspondence to and from Thomas W. Cridler, mostly relating to his role as European Commissioner for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (the St. Louis World's Fair) held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904. Some of Cridler's correspondence is with fair administrators and U.S. diplomatic figures; some is with representatives of European nations targeted for inclusion. Also in the collection are smaller accumulations of other types of fair-related...
Dates: 1898-1911; Majority of material found in 1901-1904
Identifier: MSE/IR 1082
Overview A collection of papers of Tom O'Flaherty including manuscript and typescript fiction and autobiography, and letters, all apparently written from 1933 to 1935.
Dates: 1932 - 1935
Identifier: MSE/IR 1401
Overview Correspondence, notes and theses from the collection of Tomás de Bhaldraithe, Irish scholar and lexicographer.
Dates: 1916 - 1990
Identifier: EPH 5057
Scope and Contents One board game for any even number of players designed to simulate football game play. The board is printed in green yellow, red, and black, and marked to resemble a football field. Players spin a dial marked with numbers from 1-12. Tables on the game board indicate gains or losses correlating with each spin result. A two-sided football game piece (lost from this set) is used to track movement up and down the field. The game was played in four quarters and with points (for touchdowns, place...
Identifier: EPH 5039
Scope and Contents This collection consists of publications and printings created by The Closet Press at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. The Trinity Closet Press was a hand press run by members of the Library's Department of Early Printed Books. It was founded in 1973 by Mary M. Pollard as a teaching tool to give students and staff first-hand experience of book production methods in the hand-press period. The Press was housed in the basement of the Printing House at Trinity College and ceased operations in...
Dates: 1973-1987, 1991-1995
Identifier: MSN/COL 9300
Overview Three volumes of business records, mostly in day book form, of the Great Barrington, Massachusetts general merchant Truman Wheeler. The records range in date from 1764 to 1813, with an emphasis on the years prior to the Revolution.
Identifier: EPH 5058
Scope and Contents One incomplete set of games originally issued as the ‘Twentieth Century Fun Box,’ along with unrelated game pieces and magic trick props. Games present and issued with the original ‘Fun Box’ set are: ‘Putting on the Lid’ (1 game board, 17 discs), ‘Amrest’ (1 game board), and ‘Naval Battle’ (1 game board). The ‘Fun Box’ was originally manufactured by Geo. B. Doan & Co., Chicago, and copyrighted in 1905. The ‘Twentieth Century Fun Box’ is incomplete per description on box lid....
Identifier: MSN/MN 3014
Overview Fifty-five letters written by American novelist, playwright, and essayist Upton Sinclair to Melville L. Kress, dated between 1933 and 1958.
Dates: 1933-1958; Majority of material found in 1938-1948
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0078
Scope and Contents This collection consists of political ephemera associated with various Uruguayan political parties. Materials include documents from the Movimiento Revolucionario Nacionalista, as well as from Wilson Ferreira and Uruguayan political parties, including the Partido Nacional (Blanco) and the Partido Colorado. Materials include broadsides, posters, newspaper/magazine articles, pamphlets, manifestos, manuals, speeches, presidential decrees and electoral propaganda.
Identifier: MSN/EA 8006
Overview A personal journal kept by the purser of the schooner-gunboat U.S.S. Bonita during the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1847.
Identifier: MSE/REE 0006
Overview The materials include collections assembled by Vagrich Bakhchanyan (1938-2009), a prominent Soviet and, after emigration, American artist, writer, and poet, and his wife Irene: The Stalin Test (drawings of Joseph Stalin by leading Russian and émigré artists, writers, and cultural figures), the Eduard Limonov Papers, the Mail Art Collection, and the Vagrich and Irene Bakhchanyan papers, which consist of correspondence, materials from Bakhchanyan's library, photographs, and visual ephemera.
Identifier: MSE/MD 3828
Overview Includes copies of materials pertaining to the development of the sixteen official texts promulgated by the Second Vatican Council, three schemas discussed but not officially accepted by the Council, assorted materials pertaining to the nineteen conciliar documents discussed, items relevant to the period of the Council that include booklets, directories, notices, schedules, summaries, and other items. Post-conciliar liturgical documents are also included.
Dates: 1948-1986, bulk 1962-1965
Identifier: MSN/COL 0503
Overview 68 manuscript business letters and documents relating mainly to the Saint-Domingue property holdings of Maurice-René, Viscount de la Belinaye as they were managed by a mercantile house under Stanislas Foäche in Cap-Français (modern-day Cap-Haïtien, Haiti) between 1775 and 1790.
Identifier: MSE/REE 0016
Overview The papers consist of letters, manuscripts, and phototgraphs, as well as book and journal publications, related to Lifshits, Genkina, and Loseff. The collection also includes material of Irina Kichanova-Lifshits, Boris Semenov, and Mikahil Eremin.
Dates: 1890s-2009; Majority of material found within ( 1940-1990)
Identifier: MSSP 7000
Overview Three oversized and densely illustrated journals compiled by a Philadelphia bookkeeper named Walter South, recording twenty bicycle trips or vacations around the American Northeast undertaken over a period of ten years, 1894 to 1904.
Identifier: MSN/EA 10011
Scope and Contents This collection contains manuscript material created by or related to the Watson Family of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Included are various autograph manuscripts, indenture releases and a mortgage, poetry, legal manuscripts, a passport, two diaries belonging to John and Martha Watson, and a manuscript containing a personal memoir and a Native American speech.
Dates: circa 1700, 1792-1878
Identifier: MSN/MN 3001
Overview Two unrelated letters written by the major American author Willa Cather (1873-1947). The first is to a "Mr. Towne" and is dated 17 November . The second is written to Brother Emil Mohr, CSC, and is dated 7 May 1937.
Dates: 1922, 1937
Identifier: MSE/IR 1014
Overview Letters from William Allingham of Ballyshannon to his brother John Allingham of Dublin.
Identifier: MSN/COL 8500
Overview Five manuscript personal letters written in 1777-78 by William Beatty, Jr., an officer in the Maryland Line of Continental Troops.
- Letters (correspondence) 97
- 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 22
- Broadsides (notices) 16
- Articles 14
- Board games (game sets) 14
- Journals (accounts) 14
- Magazines (periodicals) 14
- Black-and-white photographs 13
- Game pieces (game elements) 13
- Gameboards (board game elements) 13
- Poetry 13
- Cardboard 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
- González Flores, Anacleto, 1888-1927 2
- Parker Brothers, Inc. 2
- Pro Juárez, Miguel Agustín, 1891-1927 2
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 2 ∧ less