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Identifier: MSN/MN 0504
Abstract This collection of the papers of the American librarian and editor Mary Eileen Ahern (1860-1938) consists primarily of incoming letters, many from prominent library professionals.
Identifier: MSN/MN 10001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twelve incoming letters written to Mary T. McCouattria, an African American schoolteacher from Rome, Georgia.
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)
Scope and Content Correspondence with James A. Burns, CSC, Knute Rockne, and others, 1919-1938; minutes of the board of directors, financial reports and audits of the College of St. Thomas (St. Paul, Minnesota), 1929-1935; circular letters of the superior general, Congregation of Holy Cross, 1918-1937; decrees of general chapters of the Congregation of Holy Cross, 1855-1912; manuscripts of Schumacher's dissertation, "The Knowableness of God: Its Relation to the Theory of Knowledge in St. Thomas," (1904); and...
Identifier: MSN/MN 5020
Abstract A collection of more than 500 personal letters directed to Frank and Ruth McCracken at Toston, Montana. The letters span the years between the wars; most were written by relations and acquaintances in Minnesota, Montana, and (especially) North Dakota. In addition to personal and social content, there is much allusion to the broader economic, geographic, and cultural forces that shaped life on the Northern plains in the 1920s and 30s.
Dates: 1912-1944; Majority of material found in ( 1918-1944)
Identifier: MSN/CW 5053
Abstract A group of 27 personal letters written by, to, or about James Monroe Meek, an East Tennessee lawyer and legislator jailed by the Confederates for his Unionist sympathies. Most of the correspondence dates from the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1869; Majority of material found in 1861-1865
Scope and Content Correspondence, expense reports, project schedules, and advertising samples from work done for The National Catholic Reporter (1967-1978), Link (1972-1974), Successful Marriage (1973-1975), Celebration (1972-1978), Passionist Missions (1973-1982), Holy Cross Association (1964-1966), Divine Word Seminary (1970-1972), Ave Maria Press (ca.1957-1970), Catholic Church Extension Society (1965-1966), the Claretian publications (1962-1983) U.S. Catholic, Today, and Claretian vocation ads. ...
Scope and Content Correspondence, largely with White House staff persons, concerning his activities in the cause of social justice; and printed material.
Identifier: MSN/MN 10023
Scope and Contents The Michael Perkins Papers consist of the professional and personal papers of Michael Perkins (1942-), a poet, critic, editor, and erotic fiction author. His professional materials represent his writing process for his fiction and poetry, from proposals sent to publishing houses, to multiple rough drafts of his works, to final proofs, as well as publicity for published materials. Also included is a large collection of editorial correspondence with literary agents and publishing houses. Along...
Dates: 1942 - 2016
Identifier: MSN/CW 2013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of State Department copies of documents sent by British Ambassador Lord Lyons to U. S. Secretary of State William H. Seward on 8 August 1863, now being forwarded, on 13 August, to Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, accompanied by a cover letter signed by Seward. The case itself was months old, and had spawned a good deal of paperwork prior to the appearance of this particular batch of documents. The two key items are; 1) a seven-page affidavit of Quinn's describing...
Identifier: MSN/MN 0512
Abstract Personal and military documents of Lt. Morris Cooper Foote, 9th Infantry, United States Army, along with related Congressional documents. Included in the collection is a manuscript diary recording Foote's experiences from 1866 to 1869 in Alaska (its first 19 months as a U.S. territory) and from 1869 to 1871 in the Department of the Platte.
Dates: 1863-1881, undated
Scope and Content Correspondence of Ley with G. Wilson Knight, Jackson Knight and Louis Hasley, 1930s-1977; writings of Ley; and clippings collected by Ley concerning Mark Van Doren.
Identifier: MSE/REE 0014
Abstract The papers consist of manuscripts, letters, and miscellaneous items of Natalia A. Roskina and of her daughter, Irina V. Roskina, as well as 50 photographs of the two women and people they knew such as: Anna Akhmatova, Boris Pasternak, and Evgenii Rein.
Scope and Content Correspondence and printed circular letters of the Council and Gibbons.
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
Scope and Content Correspondence of Brother Joseph M. Davis, S.M. (1927- ) executive director of the NOBC, founded in 1970. Correspondence regards, for the most part, donations and retreat projects.
Scope and Content Early files of the National Federation of Priests' Councils, 1969-1972; general correspondence with members and non-members, 1975-1979; regional correspondence, 1973-1982; official by-laws, 1973-1982; board meeting correspondence, notes, and minutes, 1974-1988; needs assessment evaluations of NOCERCC, 1982-1984; speeches given and collected by NOCERCC presidents and board members, 1974-1976; membership records, 1973-1983; NOCERCC publications, including newsletters, presbyteral renewal...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and other items related to the New York Yankees' efforts to encourage state legislation (primarily the 1918 Lawson Bill) permitting Sunday baseball in New York state. Many of the letters are directed to Yankees president Jacob Ruppert by politicians responding to the club's letter asking, “Will you, if elected, favor an amendment of the Penal Code which will permit the citizens to enjoy professional base ball and other forms of harmless...
Dates: 1915 - 1928; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918
Identifier: MSE/REE 0045
Scope and Contents The first part of the collection includes a video archive of interviews conducted by Nicolas Miletitch with seventeen famous Soviet human rights activists and dissidents. The video archive is accompanied by full transcripts of interviews. The interviewees describe their “anti-Soviet” activities defending human rights under the totalitarian regime in the 1960s-1980s. Among topics discussed are working of the Solzhenitsyn Fund; activities of the Moscow Helsinki Watch group (1976-1980) which...
Dates: 1970 - 2020
Scope and Content Polcyn's diary, 1941-1943, relating experiences with Bishop Bernard Sheil; correspondence, including letters from Frank Sheed, Maisie Ward, Catherine de Hueck Doherty, Eddie Doherty, Hans Ansgar Reinhold, Donald Attwater, Renard Koehnemann, Ann Harrigan Makletzoff and a letter from Dorothy Day; clippings concerning Bishop Bernard Sheil, John Cogley, and Pat and Patty Crowley, 1941-1979. One folder concerning the unionization of the CYO, consisting of correspondence, memoranda, and...
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: MSH/LAT 0004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal letters of Norah Borges. All but one letter are sent to Esther Haldo de Amorim, with one letter sent to Aurora Haldo de Haldo. Also included are four drawings by Borges, and two programs of Borges’ exhibitions. Materials include letters, postcards, drawings, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1932 - 1971
Identifier: MSN/CW 5026
Abstract A four-page letter written on 15 April 1863 by Civil War private Ora W. Harvey of the 46th Massachusetts Infantry, mostly discussing camp recreations, especially baseball.
Dates: 15 April 1863
Scope and Content Correspondence, notes, and copies of official documents concerning the genealogy of Orville T. Chamberlain, including a Chamberlain letter to James Edwards (25 October 1898) discussing Notre Dame's participation in the Civil War and a copy of the guide to the Chamberlain Family Papers in the Indiana Historical Society Library.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5022
Abstract A collection of fourteen manuscripts, mostly letters, providing first-hand accounts of the sinking of the packet ship Liverpool in the North Atlantic in July 1822. The principal author is Hewlett Townsend Coles, the ship's second officer.
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...
Scope and Content Miscellaneous original and transcribed records of various Catholic parishes, orphanages, schools, and cemeteries in Illinois (4 churches and institutions), Indiana (7), Kentucky (more than 50), Michigan (5), Missouri (2), Pennsylvania (1), and Wisconsin (1). There are also records of one Jewish Synagogue (Temple Beth-El, South Bend, Indiana). Baptismal, confirmation, marriage, and death registers; gravestone inscriptions; membership lists; pew rent account books; censuses;...
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...
Scope and Content Chiefly mimeographed copies of letters, 1923-1939, involving Monsignor John A. Ryan, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joseph Kennedy, Josephus Daniels, H.L. Mencken, and others; concerning such topics as Hitler, Father Coughlin, pacifism, anti-semitism, profit sharing, and religious tolerance; with a few autograph letters from Callahan to Frederick Kenkel of the Catholic Central Verein; and a paper by William E. Ellis, "Patrick Henry Callahan: A Kentucky Democrat in National Politics," 1976.
- Subject: Letters X
- University of Notre Dame Archives 157
- University of Notre Dame Rare Books & Special Collections 137
- Letters. 143
- Letters (correspondence) 126
- Clippings (information artifacts) 70
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 35
- Manuscripts (documents) 32
- Photographs 22
- Letters 21
- Postcards 17
- Diaries 16
- Scrapbooks 15
- Catholic Church -- Bishops -- Correspondence 14
- Ephemera (general object genre) 13
- Poetry 9
- Articles 8
- Sermons. 8
- Black-and-white photographs 7
- Drawings (visual works) 7
- Pamphlets 7
- Poems. 7
- Telegrams 7 ∧ less
- English 277
- French 26
- German 16
- Spanish; Castilian 12
- Latin 11
- Italian 9
- Russian 3
- Irish 2
- Ojibwa 2
- Slovenian 2
- Undetermined 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Hungarian 1
- Portuguese 1 ∧ less
- Sorin, Edward. 10
- Badin, Stephen T. (Stephen Theodore), 1768-1853. 7
- Gibbons, James, 1834-1921. 6
- Catholic Central Verein of America. 5
- Cavanaugh, John W. (John William), 1870-1935. 5
- Corby, William, 1833-1897. 5
- Kenkel, Frederick, 1863-1952. 5
- Baraga, Frederic, 1797-1868. 4
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- United States. Navy 4
- Bruté, Simon, 1779-1839. 3
- Dutton, Joseph, 1843-1931. 3
- Elder, William Henry, 1819-1904. 3
- Fenwick, Edward Dominic, 1768-1832. 3
- Flaget, Benedict Joseph, 1763-1850. 3
- Ireland, John, 1838-1918. 3
- Keane, John J. (John Joseph), 1839-1918. 3
- Kenrick, Francis Patrick, 1797-1863. 3
- Maritain, Jacques, 1882-1973. 3
- National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company. 3 ∧ less