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The collection consists of manuscripts, letters, articles by Chesterton, as well as articles about him, photographs, and drawings. In addition to the material described in this finding aid, the collection also includes over 2,000 books and periodicals that have been cataloged separately.
This collection of papers consists of materials created by Grace Atkinson Oliver, a 19th century American author and advocate of women's rights. Notable topics discussed in the papers include the portrayal of women in literature, morality and the press, taxation and the conditions at Danvers Asylum in Massachusetts.
77 Civil War letters of Harrison E. Randall of Fulton County, Ohio, written from the field as a member of Co. H, 100th Ohio Infantry. Most were written from Kentucky (September 1862 to August 1863), Georgia, during the Atlanta campaign (June to August 1864), Alabama and Tennessee, including letters from the Nashville campaign (October 1864 to January 1865) and North Carolina (March and April 1865).
A group of 33 letters recording the personal affairs of a Depression-era African-American family. The letters are directed to Mrs. Hattie Aiken Robinson of Texarkana, Arkansas, by family members in Arkansas, St. Louis, and Chicago.
A group of 50 personal letters written during the Civil War by Union private Henry H. Maley, Co. K, 84th Illinois Infantry. Most of the letters date from 1864-65, when the regiment was attached to IV Corps, in the Army of the Cumberland.
A group of 5 letters written by naval lieutenant Herbert Benezet Tyson of the U.S.S. Connecticut, during that ship's cruise to and around the Caribbean in winter/spring 1865.
A group of 76 letters written by or to members of the William and Marilla Clay Houghton family of Vermont, Massachusetts, Alabama, and elsewhere, 1832-1850. Included are 43 letters directed to printer/publisher Henry Oscar Houghton, when the latter was in his teens and 20s.
Personal correspondence between Irena S. Verblovskaia and her first husband Revolt I. Pimenov, who was one of the founders of the dissident movement in the Soviet Union, written during their imprisonment for "anti-Soviet" activities (1958-1963).
A personal letter written on 9 April 1864 by Confederate corporal Isaac Ira White, Co. H, 11th Virginia Cavalry, from camp in Rockbridge County, Virginia.
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.
This collection consists of a single letter sent from James Stephens to a woman named Nan, as well as a poem, “Optimist,” by Stephens.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
More than 300 personal letters written by Dr. Lawrence Shields (1872-1946), mostly as a member of the American expatriate community in Mexico City, 1898 to 1902. The letters are directed to Shields's future wife, Clara Kinney, of Xenia, Ohio.
The correspondence and other papers of the American Lenore Mooney (1859-1941), dating especially from her time as a relief worker in Paris during World War I. There are many letters to Mooney from French soldiers and others victimized by the war, as well as a substantial correspondence with nephew Charles E. Bayly, Jr., an ambulance driver with the American Field Service who subsequently served as sous-lieutenant in the French army.
Manuscripts and other materials relating to the Confederate army service of the brothers Henry, Martin, Robert, and Joseph Leonard, of Iredell County, North Carolina, including records of Co. C, 48th North Carolina Infantry.
Correspondence and ephemera relating to Brendan Behan.