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Identifier: MSN/EA 0200
Abstract An accumulation of 19 documents and letters, unrelated in origin, with a bearing on slavery in colonial North America and the United States, 1771-1864.
Identifier: MSE/IR 1040
Scope and Contents This collection centers on a series of letters sent from the poet Aubrey De Vere to the clergyman Robert Perceval Graves over the course of fifty-five years, particularly pertaining to the life of their mutual friend, William Rowan Hamilton. Also present are several of De Vere’s letters that were sent to an unidentified person, likely Bishop Charles Graves. Additionally included are three letters sent from Elinor O’Brien to Robert Perceval Graves.All of the letters are handwritten,...
Dates: 1833 - 1891; Majority of material found within 1879 - 1883
Identifier: MSN/EA 5041
Abstract A collection consisting mainly of 55 personal letters, including courtship letters, directed to Amanda Bellamy (later Amanda Smart, ca. 1810-1845) of Warrenton, North Carolina and Petersburg, Virginia. There are also letters received by Amanda's daughter, Mollie Smart, and other family papers.
Dates: 1825-1933; Majority of material found in 1825-1865
Identifier: MSSP 0001
Abstract A collection of records, mostly financial, of the Birmingham (Alabama) Black Barons Negro Leagues professional baseball club. The most significant item in the collection is a manuscript cash book, showing the club's financial accounts with each of its players for the seasons 1926 through 1930.
Identifier: MSN/EA 10077
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the professional correspondence and business papers of Elijah Boardman, a prominent Connecticut merchant, land owner, and United States Senator. Also present is personal correspondence and papers from several generations of the Boardman family. Boardman’s correspondence is comprised of retained copies of letters written by Boardman, as well as incoming letters to him. The letters document Boardman’s extensive real estate holdings and his investment in the...
Dates: 1762 - 1906
Identifier: MSN/MN 10044
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to the family and careers of artists Franklin and Hanson Booth. It contains family portraits, print ephemera, and writings created by Franklin Booth, his sister Julia Booth Christian, brother Frederick Booth, sister-in-law Margaret Booth, niece Portia Booth, and nephews Jim Christian and Paul Christian II. Writings of family friend and Franklin Booth aficionado Howard C. Caldwell are also found. Topics of note include Booth Family history, Franklin...
Dates: 1890 - 1976
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0080
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials forming a record of Cristina Peri Rossi's personal and professional career. Included are drafts of Peri Rossi's fiction and poetry, primarily unpublished; manuscripts and notebooks of Peri Rossi's writings; and clippings of her nonfiction wors from newspapers and magazines. There is also professional and personal correspondence, personal photographs, and academic works on Peri Rossi's writings, such as theses and dissertations. The collection also includes...
Identifier: MSE/MD 3817
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1893 - 1977
Identifier: MSE/REE 0013
Abstract Eleonora Petrovna Gomberg-Verzhbinskaia was a well known art critic and historian of art, and the collection consists of documents, diaries, correspondence, written drafts, photographs, books, and slides. Gomberg's daughter, Nina Rabinowich, is a practicing artist, and her husband, Boris Rabinowich, was an important non-conformist artist. The family emigrated to Vienna, Austria, in 1977, and the collection includes catalogs, brochures, and posters for art exhibits of both Boris and Nina as well...
Dates: 1900-2014; (bulk 1930s-1990s)
Identifier: MSN/MN 0514
Scope and Contents 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.
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: MSN/MN 0500
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1887-1938; Majority of material found in ( 1917-1919)
Identifier: MSN/CW 1000
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1862-after 1865; Majority of material found in 1862-1865
Identifier: MSE/IR 1070
Abstract Correspondence and ephemera relating to Brendan Behan.
Identifier: MSE/MD 3824
Abstract The Loome Catholic Modernism Collection consists mainly of research on Catholic Modernism that Thomas Loome gathered for his doctoral dissertation ca. 1968-1974. It is a compilation of thousands of pages of correspondence, publications, and personal papers by and about Catholic Modernists ca. 1890-1925, especially George Tyrrell and Friedrich von Hügel. The items are mainly photocopies of manuscript and printed materials, but originals, microfilms, and photographs are also included. The...
Dates: 1874-1987; Majority of material found in ( 1890-1925; 1967-1972)
Identifier: MSN/MN 3010
Abstract This small collection consists of one letter written by Louisa May Alcott, one letter written on her behalf by her London publisher, one inscribed photographic portrait, and one page from the manuscript of the novel, Jack and Jill: a Village Story.
Identifier: MSN/MN 3011
Abstract The papers of Louise Imogen Guiney (1861-1920) are comprised of letters, postcards, and a limited number of papers. The majority of the letters and postcards were written by Guiney to J. R. Tutin, a publisher located in Hull, Yorkshire, who hoped to revive interest in 17th c. literature.
Dates: 1895-1926; Majority of material found in 1901-1913
Identifier: MSN/MN 0511
Scope and Contents This collection chiefly consists of the correspondence of Mary Taussig Hall. Early letters (circa 1920s) to and from Mary Taussig Hall frequently concern her family, travels, and studies. Later (1930s-) topics of note include her family and social life, travels, and growing interest in social work and political causes. Most correspondence is with family and friends though professional correspondence is also present. Mary’s time at Hull House is well-described, as is a Depression-era job search...
Dates: 1855 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1960
Identifier: MSN/CW 5109
Abstract The collection includes more than 50 manuscript letters written during the Civil War by Pvt. John William Masterson, Co. A, 133rd New York Infantry, as well as later papers relating to Masterson's service and to his son William and daughter Ida.
Dates: 1862-1923; Majority of material found within ( 1862-1865)
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: 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: 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)
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)
Identifier: MSN/CW 5039
Abstract A letter written on 3 May 1864 by Southy L. Savage, as a member of the Confederate States Signal Corps. Savage describes his activities over the previous months, when he was stationed along the Potomac in King George County, Virginia.
Identifier: MSE/IR 1082
Abstract 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/REE 0016
Abstract 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: MSN/MN 10034
Scope and Contents This collection centers on the familial correspondence of Clifford Wicker Buydden, Wade James Buydden, Rachel Reno Wicker, and other members of the Wicker and Buydden families in the early twentieth century. Over a third of the collection is devoted to courtship correspondence between Clifford Wicker Buydden and Wade James Buydden. Of particular note within the collection are Clifford’s manuscript on health and food, Wade’s college application materials, Wade’s letters from Masonic...
Dates: 1898 - 1919; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1909
Identifier: MSN/CW 1015
Abstract The Civil War letters, wartime manuscripts and postwar family papers of William Judson Howe (1838-1925) of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, who served in Company C of the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry from 1862 to 1865.
Dates: 1857-1993; Majority of material found in 1861-1865
- Clippings (information artifacts) 9
- Photographs 9
- Postcards 7
- Articles 5
- Black-and-white photographs 5
- Drawings (visual works) 5
- Ephemera (general object genre) 4
- Newspapers 3
- Notebooks 3
- Pamphlets 3
- Poetry 3
- Christmas cards 2
- Compact discs 2
- Electronic records (digital records) 2
- Greeting cards 2
- Illinois -- Social conditions -- 19th century 2
- Illinois -- Social life and customs 2
- Picture postcards 2 ∧ less
- French 4
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- German 1
- Irish 1
- Italian 1 ∧ less
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
- Ashe, Nora, 1882–1970 1
- Ashe, Thomas, 1885-1917 1
- Atkinson Oliver, Grace, 1844 – 1899 1
- Behan, Brendan 1
- Bellamy, Amanda M., ca. 1810-1845 1
- Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team) 1
- Boardman, Elijah, 1760-1823 1
- Boardman, Mabel Thorp, 1860-1946 1
- Boardman, Mary Anna Whiting, 1767-1848 1
- Booth Family 1
- Booth, Franklin, 1874-1948 1
- Booth, Hanson 1
- Bryn Mawr College 1
- Buydden family 1
- Buydden, Clifford Wicker, 1881-1918 1
- Buydden, Wade James, 1876-1949 1
- Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936 1
- Confederate States of America. Army 1 ∧ less