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Identifier: MSSP 0014
Abstract A substantial collection of manuscript material, photographs, and printed matter relating to the All-American Girls Baseball League, a women's professional league active in the American Midwest from 1943 to 1954. Included is a set of nine loose-leaf notebooks compiled by South Bend Blue Sox executive Harold T. Dailey, comprising a kind of documentary history of the league.
Dates: 1943-2000; Majority of material found in 1943-1954
Identifier: MSE/REE 0004
Abstract The papers consist of documents, letters, photographs, audiocassettes, and some printed material. The greater part of the collection contains materials relating to Aleksandr Ginzburg's second arrest and imprisonment (1967-1972), including almost 2,000 letters and original trial documents. The collection also includes material relating to Aleksandr Ginzburg's third arrest and imprisonment (1977-1979), documents of the Moscow Helsinki Watch Group, and material relating to Arina and Aleksandr...
Dates: circa 1950s-2016
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: MSE/IR 1060
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the Charabanc Theatre Company, active from 1983-1995.The Charabanc Theatre was founded in Belfast, Northern Ireland by five actresses: Eleanor Methven, Marie Jones, Carol Scanlan (Moore), Brenda Winter, and Maureen McAuley. The company was a significant presence in Irsh theatre, and used improvisational script development in innovative ways to bring its plays to the community, as well as carrying out extensive reseaerch, interviewing community members...
Dates: 1983-2000, undated
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 Included are drafts of Peri Rossi's fiction and poetry, primarily unpublished; manuscripts and notebooks of Peri Rossi's writings; and clippings of her nonfiction wors from newspapers and magazines.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: MSSP 2013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal papers of boxer Gene Tunney. Materials cover his boxing career in the 1920s until his retirement in 1928, his marriage and honeymoon in 1928-29, and his charity work with youth groups in the 1930s and 1940s, especially the American Youth Group, of which he was chairman in 1940. The collection includes both personal and business correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks of his career, personal account books and calendars, and various boxing-related...
Dates: 1918 - 1945
Identifier: MSN/MN 0501
Abstract Personal, professional, and political correspondence and other papers of the Mississippi lawyer, planter, and politician George Colin McKee (1837-1890). McKee was a "carpetbagger" and moderate Republican who represented the Vicksburg district in Congress during Reconstruction. Most of the material dates from the 20 years following the Civil War, though there are McKee family papers extending into the 20th century.
Dates: 1860-1934; Majority of material found in ( 1864-1883)
Identifier: MSE/IR 1035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers relating to the career of Éilís Ní Dhuibhne. The bulk of the collection is comprised of handwritten, typescript, and computer printout manuscripts in various stages of development for novels, short stories, plays, screenplays, and poems by the author, as well as related miscellany (including drawings and a video recording). Titles well-represented within the collection include the novels The Dancers Dancing, ...
Dates: 1966 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2011
Scope and Contents The Jack Pfefer Wrestling Collection comprises more than 120 cubic feet of materials accumulated by Pfefer over a 45-year promotional and managerial career in professional wrestling, 1924-1969. Types of materials especially well represented include business and financial records; letters and telegrams; photographs; posters, handbills, and other publicity graphics; newspaper and magazine clippings; and wrestling programs and periodicals. Pfefer himself referred to these items, with...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1924-1969; 1913-1974, 1999-2000, 2018
Identifier: MSN/CW 5067
Abstract A group of around 60 manuscript personal letters, almost all written by and/or to members of the Jackson family of Moore County, North Carolina before and during the Civil War. The collection includes letters of eleven Confederate States soldiers, serving in the 26th or 30th North Carolina Infantry or the 2nd North Carolina Cavalry.
Identifier: MSSP 0015
Abstract A small collection of manuscripts, photographs, printed matter, and realia belonging to Hall of Fame second baseman Johnny Evers (1881-1947). Much of the material relates to the exhibition games played in Europe in 1924 by the New York Giants and Chicago White Sox, a series in which Evers participated as White Sox manager.
Identifier: MSE/MD 3821
Abstract A collection of personal letters written by Arthur Le Rossignol to his sister, Ethel, while he served in the British Motor Machine Gun Corps on the Western Front during World War I. Also included are letters written by Ethel, her colleague Pierre Pulinekse, and others.
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
Identifier: MSE/IR 2720
Scope and Contents The collection of Rudi Holzapfel on James Clarence Mangan includes Holzapfel’s notes, drafts, collected correspondence, publications and clippings of Mangan’s published work. Rudi Holzapfel’s bibliography, James Clarence Mangan: A Check List of Printed and Other Sources (1969), was the most complete bibliography of Mangan until Jacque Chuto’s James Clarence Mangan: A Bibliography ( 1999). Holzapfel’s work on Mangan continued over many...
Dates: 1903-1934, 1953-1979, 1990-1996, undated
Identifier: MSSP 10062
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Stanley Weston, sportswriter and owner of The Ring Magazine. The bulk of the collection is a series of subject files assembled by Weston on over two thousand boxers and boxing-related subjects. Also included is an incomplete run of clippings on boxers from the 1950s. Weston’s papers also include research files on various sports, articles he authored, and magazine covers he designed. Finally, also included...
Dates: 1883 - 2003
Identifier: MSN/MN 0513
Scope and Contents The collection documents both the personal life and the professional activities of Sydney Hobart Ball. It includes more than 1,600 of Ball's letters, mainly written to family members while on mining trips around the world, as well as over 1,000 photos taken by Ball during these trips. There are also reports, articles and notes written by Ball on mining, as well as maps of places he visited. Also present in the collection is correspondence belonging to Ball's wife Mary, and to his daughters Mary...
Dates: 1885 – 1991; Majority of material found in 1905 – 1949
Identifier: MSN/MN 10026
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of journalist William Pfaff. Pfaff’s professional materials include his writings from each stage of the writing process, such as research notes, drafts, proofs, and published materials. The collection also contains conference materials and speeches, financial records, and materials from Pfaff’s work at the Hudson Institute, a non-profit research center on public policy. Also included are Pfaff’s personal papers which consist of...
Dates: 1942-2015; Majority of material found in 1965-2015
- Manuscripts (documents) 14
- Photographs 12
- Letters (correspondence) 11
- Black-and-white photographs 9
- Correspondence 9
- Pamphlets 7
- Postcards 7
- Articles 6
- Electronic records (digital records) 6
- Ephemera (general object genre) 5
- Audiocassettes 4
- Notebooks 4
- Posters 4
- Programs (documents) 4
- Realia 4
- Scrapbooks 4
- Boxing -- History 3
- Business records 3
- Color photographs 3 ∧ less
- French 4
- Italian 2
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Danish 1
- Fleischer, Nat, 1887-1972 2
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- All-American Girls Professional Baseball League 1
- Aosdána (Organization) 1
- Ashby, Sue 1
- Ball family 1
- Ball, Farlin Quigley, 1838 – 1917 1
- Ball, Katherine, 1915 – 1935 1
- Ball, Mary Ainsley, 1879 – 1945 1
- Ball, Mary Virginia, 1918 – 2010 1
- Ball, Sydney H. (Sydney Hobart), 1877 – 1949 1
- Booth Family 1
- Booth, Franklin, 1874-1948 1
- Booth, Hanson 1
- Boston Braves (Baseball team) 1
- Bryn Mawr College 1
- Chicago Cubs (Baseball team) 1
- Chicago White Sox (Baseball team) 1
- Chuto, Jacques 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, 2nd 1 ∧ less