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Identifier: MSE/MD 2820
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of needlework compiled by a young girl and presented to her mother. First page reads, "Dedie a ma chere Maman." Includes a cross stitch alphabet sampler; a sewn collar, bib, child's night dress, corset, apron, and baby's shift; embroidery samples; and lace work, all mounted on paper with manuscript captions.
Identifier: MSE/MD 2819
Abstract Collection of various items by and about the early twentieth century French poet Anna de Noailles, consisting largely of autograph letters from Noailles to various correspondents, and reviews and criticism of Noailles' work in various early twentieth century publications. A number of images and photographs of Noailles are also included, some of which carry inscriptions in her hand.
Dates: 1901 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1933
Identifier: MSN/EA 5040
Abstract Thirteen personal letters written by the French immigrant Antoine Garrigues de Flaujac, mostly directed to his mother in France. The letters describe his experiences in Haiti and the Caribbean (1803-04) and in the area around New Orleans, Louisiana (1804-07).
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0050
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Beláustegui -Bustamante Family, centered in San Isidro, Argentina, covering four generations from Melchor Beláustegui Rodríguez to his great-granddaughter Isabel Giménez Bustamante. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence between family members and friends. Notable correspondents include Isabel Giménez Bustamante; her siblings, Rodolfo (Jr), Enrique, María Adela, and María Carlota; and her parents, Rodolfo Giménez Bustamante (Sr.)...
Identifier: MSN/COL 7901
Abstract Retained copies of official reports written in 1762-63 from the Caribbean colony of Saint-Domingue by the Comte de Langeron, a French army colonel.
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 Included are drafts of Peri Rossi's fiction and poetry, primarily unpublished; manuscripts and notebooks of Peri Rossi's writings; and clippings of her nonfiction wors from newspapers and magazines.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 2816
Abstract Collection of documents relating to interment and mortuary law in early modern and modern France with a concentration on bureaucratic records from the Entreprise Générale des Inhumations of the Napoleonic era.
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: MSE/MD 1903
Abstract Collection of printed telegrams and manuscript revisions of the French Havas news agency. Telegrams focus on Spanish citizens and refugees during the Spanish Civil War in Spain, Mexico, and South America.
Dates: 1936-1946; Majority of material found in 1936-1938
Identifier: MSN/MN 0506
Abstract A four-volume illustrated memoir, in scrapbook form, of the World War I military service of Humphrey M. Barbour, an artillery officer in the American Army's 42nd (Rainbow) Division. In addition to a 220-page typescript memoir the volumes contain close to 1000 photographic prints, postcards, published halftones, maps, manuscript military records, and drawings relating to Barbour's service, 1917 to 1919.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0089
Scope and Contents This collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Jean Meyer and others about the Cristero Rebellion in Mexico. Included are interviews with former military and government personnel who witnessed or participated in the Rebellion, as well as interviews with citizens of Mexico, and some samples of popular music in Spanish and Nahuatl. Materials include open reel audio tapes, audiocassettes, compact discs, and digital versatile discs.
Dates: 1960-1969, 1991, 2006-2009, 2015
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: 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: 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/EA 0512
Abstract Four manuscript documents relating to the battle at Cap Français in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, 20-23 June 1793. All the documents are written by or to the Marquis de Sercey, a French rear admiral, aboard Éole in Cap Français harbor.
Identifier: MSN/MN 8013
Abstract Three idiosyncratic manuscript journals of deeply cynical leftist political commentary, written by an unidentified Irish-American resident of Pittsburgh, ca. 1922-1932. The journals treat local, national, and international affairs, contemporaneous and historical: there is much on World War I, Ireland, and American politics generally. The volumes are illustrated with some 750 drawings, many of them portraits.
Identifier: MSE/REE 0001
Abstract This collection derives from three generations of a prominent and historically important Russian-Georgian family. It includes personal and professional correspondence, diaries, documents, photographs, and other manuscript and print formats.
Identifier: MSH/LAT 0088
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of María A. Díaz de Guerra--a Uruguayan historian--in her research on the city of Maldonado, Uruguay, the surrounding region, its inhabitants and public services such as libraries and schools. It contains administrative records of the city of Maldonado, including reports, committee proceedings, invoices, and publications; Diaz’s notes and compiled research files; correspondence of both Diaz and citizens of Maldonado; and articles by Diaz or about...
Dates: 1777-1809, 1824-2010
Identifier: MSN/MN 9206
Abstract A collection of research files comprised of printed ephemera, correspondence, manuscripts, audio recordings, and other materials documenting the activities and work of more than 100 conceptual artists, assembled by Robert C. Morgan during his professional career as an artist, art historian, curator, and author from 1968-2015.
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 0510
Abstract A collection including more than 2,500 pieces of correspondence to and from Thomas W. Cridler, mostly relating to his role as European Commissioner for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (the St. Louis World's Fair) held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904. Some of Cridler's correspondence is with fair administrators and U.S. diplomatic figures; some is with representatives of European nations targeted for inclusion. Also in the collection are smaller accumulations of other types of fair-related...
Dates: 1898-1911; Majority of material found in 1901-1904
Identifier: MSN/COL 0503
Abstract 68 manuscript business letters and documents relating mainly to the Saint-Domingue property holdings of Maurice-René, Viscount de la Belinaye as they were managed by a mercantile house under Stanislas Foäche in Cap-Français (modern-day Cap-Haïtien, Haiti) between 1775 and 1790.
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) 13
- Clippings (information artifacts) 9
- Correspondence 7
- Letters (correspondence) 7
- Ephemera (general object genre) 6
- Articles 5
- Electronic records (digital records) 5
- Postcards 5
- Photographs 4
- Black-and-white photographs 3
- Compact discs 3
- Magazines (periodicals) 3
- Pamphlets 3
- Speeches (documents) 3
- Audiocassettes 2
- Color photographs 2
- DVDs 2
- Drafts (documents) 2
- Journals (accounts) 2
- Lectures 2 ∧ less
- English 12
- Spanish; Castilian 8
- Italian 5
- German 3
- Portuguese 2
- Russian 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Danish 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Georgian 1
- Nahuatl languages 1
- Polish 1 ∧ less
- Atkinson Oliver, Grace, 1844 – 1899 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
- Barbour, Humphrey M. (Humphrey Mahan), 1894-1983 1
- Barrès, Maurice, 1862-1923 1
- Bart, Philippe François 1
- Belinaye, Maurice-René, Viscount de la, 1739-1794 1
- Beláustegui Rodríguez, Melchor, 1811-1885 1
- Beláustegui-Bustamante Family 1
- Benavente, Jacinto, 1866-1954 1
- Benjamin, René, 1885-1948 1
- Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 1
- Bustamante Beláustegui, Juana, 1864-1948 1
- Chichinadze, Vissarion Alexeevich, 1887-1937 1
- Clugny de Nuits, Jean Étienne Bernard, 1729-1776 1
- Comte de Langeron, Alexandre-Claude-Nicholas, 1732- 1 ∧ less