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Identifier: MSN/EA 5036
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MSE/MN 5000
Abstract The personal papers and research materials of the English theater and art critic Huntly Carter (1862-1942). The greater part of the collection consists of correspondence, printed ephemera, and photographs, many collected by Carter in interwar Germany and Russia as part of his research on the fine arts.
Dates: 1918-circa 1938; Majority of material found in 1925-1938
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
Identifier: MSE/REE 0018
Abstract 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).
Identifier: MSN/CW 5031
Abstract 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.
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: MSN/EA 0526
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5000
Abstract A Civil War letter written on 5 February 1865 by Confederate lieutenant James B. Jordan, 26th North Carolina Infantry, from the Federal prison camp at Johnson's Island, Ohio.
Dates: 5 February 1865
Identifier: MSN/CW 5007
Scope and Contents Consists of 11 letters (October 1864 to March 1866) written by the Newark, Ohio printer and pro-war Republican James Parkison. All are directed to his brother William, who for most of the correspondence was serving with the Union army in Tennessee.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5037
Abstract A letter copy book containing about 125 pieces of outgoing military correspondence written by 1st Lt. James S. Swearingen of the U.S. Army, during service at the frontier post of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 1806 to November 1807.
Identifier: MSE/IR 1012
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single letter sent from James Stephens to a woman named Nan, as well as a poem, “Optimist,” by Stephens.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5002
Scope and Contents The collection contains two discrete series of letters. The larger and more significant consists of 51 letters sent to James Witter Nicholson in New Geneva, distributed rather evenly over the years 1804 to 1842. Thirty-nine of these were written by James's sister Maria Nicholson Montgomery, and nine more by his sisters Catharine Nicholson Few (7) and Jehoiadden Nicholson Chrystie (2). These are personal letters, written first and foremost to maintain contact with a distant brother who made only...
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/EA 0503
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1782-circa 1920; Majority of material found within 1782-1822
Identifier: MSN/EA 0504
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MSN/MN 5004
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5042
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1837 or 1838
Identifier: MSN/MN 10033
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the professional papers of historian John Lukacs. Lukacs’ professional materials include samples from each stage of his writing process, including research files; article, essay, and poetry drafts; proofs; and published pieces in periodicals and clippings. The collection also contains contracts, financial records and lecture notes from his various teaching positions. Also included is Lukacs’ correspondence. Significant topics include 20th century American history,...
Dates: 1799 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2019
Identifier: MSN/CW 5017
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 44 letters from John M. Jackson to his family during the Civil War. With one exception, the letters in this group were addressed to members of Jackson's immediate family — most commonly, to his mother or sisters. The four earliest (September and October 1862) were written from Camp Abraham Lincoln in Portland, Maine, where the 23rd Maine was organized. There follow 12 letters (11 dated from October 1862 to April 1863, and one without date) written from the Potomac...
Identifier: MSE/MD 3811
Abstract 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).
Dates: 1796-1799, 1803, 1805, 1821
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0003
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of Jorge Luis Borges an Argentine writer and poet. It contains ephemera and records related to Borges’ professional career, including newspaper articles, a cigarette holder, interviews, poetry, unpublished manuscripts, and scholarly articles written about Borges and published in various magazines, including the Avant Garde magazine Martín Fierro (1924-1927). Significant topics represented in these files are poetry and Latin American literature and...
Identifier: MSE/MD 3825
Abstract 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.
Identifier: MSE/MD 3826
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1916 - 1939
Identifier: MSN/MN 10043
Scope and Contents The collection contains paper files from the later decades of Gümpel's career, including correspondence (notably, correspondence with Michel Huglo), transcriptions of medieval treatises, as well as notes, notebooks and index cards on various manuscripts. Near the end of his life, Gümpel was working on an edition of the anonymous 12-13th century treatise Diologus de musica, and there are many items related to this work in progress.
Dates: 1969 - 2010
Identifier: MSN/MN 5021
Abstract 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.
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/CW 5068
Scope and Contents Of the 127 letters in the collection, 115 were written by Leonard Williams to his wife Anna Laval Williams during the Civil War. These letters range in date from 18-19 July 1861 to 11 February 1865, and provide a literate, lengthy, and relatively continuous epistolary narrative of Williams's wartime experiences. The letters also stand as one side of an ongoing dialogue with Anna on managing the Greenville household and farm, including the slaves. (During the war the mercantile store was...
- Letters (correspondence) 130
- Manuscripts (documents) 55
- Correspondence 44
- Clippings (information artifacts) 41
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 37
- Photographs 34
- Postcards 23
- Ephemera (general object genre) 19
- Pamphlets 15
- Electronic records (digital records) 14
- Poetry 14
- Articles 12
- Drawings (visual works) 12
- Black-and-white photographs 10
- Magazines (periodicals) 10
- Research (documents) 10
- Audiocassettes 8
- Compact discs 8
- Drafts (documents) 8
- Newspapers 8 ∧ less
- English 164
- French 14
- Spanish; Castilian 14
- Russian 8
- German 6
- Italian 6
- Irish 3
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Georgian 1
- Latin 1
- Multiple languages 1
- Polish 1
- Portuguese 1 ∧ less
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- United States. Navy 3
- Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 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
- Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 2
- Dunsany, Lord, 1878-1957 2
- Ginzburg, Arina Sergeevna, 1937-2021 2
- Lukacs, John, 1924-2019 2
- Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 2
- Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) 2
- Abbey Theatre 1
- Abbott, Leonard Dalton, 1878-1953 1
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Adolph, Michael, von Althann 1
- Ahern, M.E., (Mary Eileen), 1860-1938 1
- Aksenov, Vasilii, 1932-2009 1 ∧ less