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Meek Family Correspondence
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
Michael Perkins Papers
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
Michael Quin Documents
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...
Morris C. Foote Collection
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
National Ideal Benefit Society (NIBS) Records
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
New York Yankees Sunday Baseball Correspondence Collection
Identifier: MSSP 0010
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and other items related to the New York Yankees' efforts to encourage state legislation (primarily the 1918 Lawson Bill) permitting Sunday baseball in New York state. Many of the letters are directed to Yankees president Jacob Ruppert by politicians responding to the club's letter asking, “Will you, if elected, favor an amendment of the Penal Code which will permit the citizens to enjoy professional base ball and other forms of harmless...
Dates: 1915 - 1928; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918
Nicolas Miletitch Collection
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
Nora Ashe Papers
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
Ann Arbour Olyniec Papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written to and from Ann Arbour Olyniec while she was a college student at The University of Texas at Austin, Saint Mary’s College, and The University of Notre Dame from 1970 to 1974. Olyniec was a member of the first cohort of female undergraduate students to begin studies at Notre Dame starting in 1972. Also included are papers and tests written by Olyniec while she was a student at Notre Dame; letters written home by Olyniec from summer jobs at US National...
Dates: 1970 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1974
Ora W. Harvey Letter
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
Orestes Augustus Brownson Papers
Scope and Content Correspondence, journal, clippings, and manuscript drafts of books, speeches, articles, and essays, both published and unpublished, 1823-1876; including correspondence with the Comte de Montalembert, Louis Veuillot, Lord Acton, John Henry Cardinal Newman, George Bancroft, Salmon Chase, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Isaac Hecker, Henry David Thoreau, and Archbishops John Hughes, Francis Patrick Kenrick and Martin Spalding; manuscripts of essays by Albert Brisbane, Archbishop Francis P. Kenrick, George...
Packet Ship Liverpool Letters
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.
Paris-Heard Family Papers
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...
Parsons-Williams Family Correspondence
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...
Patrick McCabe Papers
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
Peed Family Letters
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.
Philadelphia Chinese Social Relief Collection
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
Philip Gleason Papers
Scope and Content Professional correspondence, 1967-1976; manuscripts of publications; correspondence and programs from the Orestes Brownson Memorial Conference, University of Notre Dame (1976), and the American Catholic Historical Association meetings at Notre Dame (1968, 1979); correspondence and minutes concerning the National Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee for the Bicentennial, 1975-1976; correspondence, directories and papers from the Catholic Commission on Intellectual and Cultural Affairs,...
Price Family Letters
Identifier: MSN/CW 5110
Abstract Thirty-one personal letters written between members of the Price family of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Illinois during the American Civil War. The letters are notable for their Copperhead and anti-abolitionist sentiments.
Priests' Eucharistic League Records
Scope and Content Letters and other material relating to the Eucharistic Convention held at the University of Notre Dame, August 7th and 8th, 1894. Correspondents include Rev. William Corby, C.S.C. (1833-1897), President of the University of Notre Dame. Also other letters from bishops and priests in reply to invitations to the Eucharistic Conventions at the University of Notre Dame (1894, 1897) and the first National Eucharistic Congress in Washington, DC (1895); addressed to Bishop Camillus Maes, president of...
Pugh Family Letters
Identifier: MSN/CW 5009
Abstract A group of 12 letters written by the Western Pennsylvania Quakers John and Joseph Pugh during the Civil War. Included are 6 letters written by John during his service aboard the U.S.S. Quaker City, of the navy's East Gulf Blockading Squadron.
Raymond E. F. Larsson Papers
Identifier: MSN/MN 3000
Abstract A collection consisting of the correspondence, writings, and drawings of the American poet Raymond E. F. Larsson (1901-1991). Also present are manuscripts by other authors, miscellaneous printed matter, and items relating to a 1983 exhibit about Larsson held in Notre Dame's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.
Dates: 1927-1983; Majority of material found within , 1940-1960
Read Family Correspondence
Identifier: MSN/CW 5015
Abstract A small group of papers originating with the Read family of the central Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. Included are 28 letters written by three different family members during the Civil War: Confederate States soldier Thomas Griffin Read, Co. I, 33rd Virginia Infantry (10 letters); his wife Martha White Read, of Augusta County (15 letters); and the CS artilleryman John Henry Read (3 letters).
Dates: 1850-after 1900; Majority of material found in 1861-1865
Red Smith Papers
Identifier: MSSP 10061
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the professional and personal papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning sports columnist Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith. It includes: Smith's clipped copies of his printed columns, mostly 1954-1982; newspapers and magazines with pieces by or about Smith; clipped columns of Stanley Woodward and Joe H. Palmer; manuscripts and/or proofs of several of Smith's books; an accumulation of around 125 manuscript letters preserved by Smith, including examples signed by Melvin Belli, Bing...
Dates: 1888 - 2010; Majority of material found in 1945-1982
Reggie Brown Football Coaching Papers
Identifier: MSSP 1001
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Reggie Brown Football Coaching Papers consist of a group of notebooks compiled by football coach Reginald W. P. "Reggie" Brown. Five notebooks (1904, 1905, 1905, 1911, and 1914) document Brown’s years as an assistant coach at Harvard University. One notebook (1928) comes from his stint as the head football coach at Boston University. The 1904 and 1905 notebooks chronicle the events of those Harvard seasons through clippings, practice notes, games notes, play diagrams, game...
Dates: 1904 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1939
Reverend Bernard Schlegel Letters
Identifier: MSN/MN 5026
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written 1952-1956 from Bernard Schlegel to his parents while studying to be a priest at the Pontifical North American College in Vatican City. Also included are two essay drafts, a journal, pamphlets, and prayer cards marking the ordination of fellow priests.
Richard C. Morgan Letter
Identifier: MSN/CW 5050
Abstract A personal letter written from Columbus, Ohio on 25 August 1863 by Confederate Col. Richard C. Morgan, 14th Kentucky Cavalry, following his capture on John Hunt Morgan's Indiana-Ohio Raid. The letter is directed to sister-in-law Martha Ready Morgan, John Morgan's wife.
Dates: 25 August 1863
Richard Henry Tawney World War I Papers
Identifier: MSE/MD 6413
Scope and Contents This collection chiefly consists of the correspondence and personal papers of Richard Henry Tawney relating to his service in World War I. Personal, government, and Army correspondence are included, as well as military and government records. Correspondence are present in the form of letters, telegrams, and postcards. Notes and hand-drawn battlefield maps are also included.
Dates: 1915 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1918
Richards and Lincoln Family Papers
Identifier: MSN/EA 0510
Abstract A collection of over 150 personal and professional letters written to, from, or between members of the Richards and Lincoln families of Massachusetts and Illinois, 1754 to 1880. Also present are 60 related documents, including manuscripts, financial records, land records, probate records, and other materials.
Dates: 1754-1880 (bulk 1792-1880)
Richards Family Correspondence
Identifier: MSN/EA 5023
Abstract A group of 67 personal letters written by or to members of the Richards family of Massachusetts and Montgomery County, Illinois, chiefly during the late 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s.
Dates: 1835-1902; Majority of material found in ( 1835-1858)
- University of Notre Dame Rare Books & Special Collections 166
- University of Notre Dame Archives 30
- Letters (correspondence) 125
- Manuscripts (documents) 48
- Clippings (information artifacts) 40
- Correspondence 39
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 37
- Photographs 29
- Postcards 21
- Ephemera (general object genre) 19
- Catholic Church -- Bishops -- Correspondence 18
- Electronic records (digital records) 14
- Pamphlets 13
- Black-and-white photographs 11
- Letters 11
- Articles 10
- Drawings (visual works) 10
- Magazines (periodicals) 10
- Audiocassettes 9
- Poetry 9
- Newspapers 8
- Posters 8 ∧ less
- French 10
- German 7
- Spanish; Castilian 7
- Italian 5
- Russian 5
- Irish 2
- Latin 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Polish 1
- Portuguese 1 ∧ less
- Badin, Stephen T. (Stephen Theodore), 1768-1853 5
- Spalding, M. J. (Martin John), 1810-1872 5
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- Gibbons, James, 1834-1921 4
- Flaget, Benedict Joseph, 1763-1850 3
- Kenrick, Francis Patrick, 1797-1863. 3
- Lavialle, Peter Joseph, 1819-1867. 3
- Maes, Camillus Paul, 1846-1915. 3
- Sorin, Edward. 3
- United States. Navy 3
- University of Notre Dame 3
- Brownson, Orestes Augustus, 1803-1876 2
- Bruté de Rémur, Simon William Gabriel, 1779-1839 2
- Carrell, George A. (George Aloysius), 1803-1868. 2
- Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Cincinnati (OH) 2
- Catholic Church. Diocese of Vincennes (IN) 2
- Cheverus, Jean Louis Aimé Madeleine Lefebvre de, 1768-1836. 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 ∧ less