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American Notables Collection: 19th and 20th Century U.S. Writers

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Identifier: MS-Retro-010
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of correspondence with some miscellaneous papers and documents of prominent writers, theatrical, and public figures. The earliest correspondence includes a cover letter by Elihu Burritt, a journalist and writer, submitted to the New York Ledger in 1862 related to an article written by him on time spent with Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859). It also includes a play written by John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879) in 1851 titled “Good for Nothing: a comedy in one...

Ansel Adams Collection

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Identifier: MS-Retro-005
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately half-a-dozen photographs by Ansel Adams spanning the 1920s to the 1960s. The photographs primarily depict national parks in the American West such as Glacier National Park, Yosemite National Park, and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. Some of them are silver prints, and black-and-white images of landscapes such as changing seasons and rivers and mountain ranges. Some also contain inscriptions in pencil, and the collection also contains a...

Automobile Travel Collection

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Identifier: MS-Retro-012
Scope and Contents This composite collection contains four scrapbooks and one photographic album. The scrapbooks contain various ephemera such as travel books, and pamphlets, as well as photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, and typed manuscripts. They include material depicting landscapes in the United States such as cities, gas stations, factories, outdoor festivals and special events, as well as general travel brochures and information on travel in the Northeast and California, as well as portions of the...

British Notables Collection

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Identifier: MS-Retro-019
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, holographs, and reviews of publications by a wide variety of prominent British writers, and authors. Some notable correspondence belong to William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863); a prominent 19th century writer, as well as several prominent women including Charlotte Mary Yonge (1823-1901); a novelist who participated in the Oxford Movement in England. Subjects of letters range from discussion of book prices, to family issues and ongoings to lectures on...

Charles Dudley Warner Papers

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Identifier: MS-Retro-082
Scope and Contents This collection contains a multitude of correspondence, as well as manuscript writings; book-length works, articles, addresses, notes, poetry and proofs, twenty travel diaries and notebooks; miscellaneous personal papers, including business and personal documents, scrapbooks; photographs, and ephemera. Correspondents in letters include well-known figures from the 19th century such as Henry Mills Alden, Samuel Bowles III, Anna E. Dickinson, Annie Fields, James T. Fields, Hamlin Garland, Richard...

Clark Family Collection

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Identifier: MS-Retro-023
Scope and Contents The collection spans the mid-19th century from 1820-1876 consisting primarily of correspondence, business records, a journal of S. M. Clark (1811-1890) from a journey to Europe in 1855, personal papers, and manuscript poems of George Hunt Clark (1809-1881). The correspondence and business records primarily relate to mining. Some personal papers come from South America where the Clarks and Silliman had contacts. Manuscript poems included in the collection by George Hunt Clark include “The News”...

Diaries (1813-1910)

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Identifier: MS-Retro-030
Scope and Contents This collection contains 23 diaries and journals, composed by twelve people; eighteen diaries from the 19th century, and five from the 20th century. Creators range in age from nine to adulthood. The diary of Milo Leon Norton includes poetry dated 1907, and the diary of Miss Parkinson (?) includes some financial records from 1897. The earliest diary originates in 1813, written by an anonymous member of church clergy. Also included is an album by an anonymous female creator from the McLean Asylum...

Edward Albee Collection

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Identifier: MS-Retro-006
Scope and Contents The collection primarily comprises advertisements, newspaper clippings, catalogs, plays, television and theater scripts, anthologies, and other ephemera primarily playbills and programs. The advertisements, clippings, and ephemera primarily come from plays performed in the Northeast and New York City during the 1960s-1970s. The collection includes the play The Sandbox in an undated typescript copy, signed and dated 1983 by Albee. Also present in the collection is a television typescript of an...

Edward V. Wratislaw Papers

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Identifier: MS-Retro-093
Scope and Contents Collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, manuscripts,and journals. Correspondence span 1861-1865 and deal with Edward V. Wratislaw's experiences during the Civil War as a rifleman for the Union Army. Other personal papers include lists, logs, ledgers, and short manuscripts related to his years spent in the United States during the Civil War and after. Journals span the 1830s through the Revolution of 1848, as well as the U.S. Civil War, and the post-war period through 1880. They...

George E. Graff Collection

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Identifier: MS -Retro-037
Scope and Contents This collection contains memoranda from the War Relocation Authority (WRA) spanning 1942-1945, during which George E. Graff worked as an officer. Graff collected memoranda, publications by the WRA, as well as photographs from the camps he was located at.

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Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
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Trumbull, J. Hammond (James Hammond) 2
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984 1
Albee, Edward, 1928-2016 1
Allen, Nathan H. (Nathan Hale) 1
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Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 1
Barnard, Henry, 1811-1900 1
Bartley, Sarah, 1783-1850 1
Barton, Dana W. 1
Bascom, Doris 1
Beckwith, Charles 1
Blake, William, 1757-1827 1
Bolton, Henry Carrington, 1843-1903 1
Brainard, Homer Worthington, 1864-1947 1
Briggs, Henry S. (Henry Shaw), 1824-1887 1
Brinley, Gordon 1
Bulkeley, Gershom, 1636-1713 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Clark, Charles Heber, 1841-1915 1
Clark, Ezra Jr. 1
Clark, Geo. H. (George Hunt), 1809-1881 1
Clark, S. M. (Spencer M.) 1
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 1
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 1
Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848 1
Cummings, Elbridge 1
Cummings, Joseph, 1784-1860 1
Dodge, Waldo F. 1
Ehresman, Elsa 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Gage, Gladys L. 1
Gallaudet, Thomas, 1822-1902 1
Graff, George E. 1
Great Britain. Royal Navy 1
Hancock, David P. 1
Harris, Nicholas 1
Hartford (Conn.). Planning Department 1
Hudson, William Leverreth, 1794-1862 1
Job, Herbert Keightley, 1864-1933 1
Kirkup, Seymour Stocker, 1788-1880 1
Madison, James Ripley 1
Mason, George William, b. 1859 1
Moorhouse, Helen Isabel, b. 1876 1
Ogden, Hugh, 1937- 1
Porter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901 1
Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943 1
Schaldach, William Joseph, 1896-1982 1
Scott, Anne, 1903-1933 1
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832 1
Sharpe, Charles Kirkpatrick, 1781-1851 1
Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865 1
Smith, John Eugene, 1816-1897 1
Stuart de Rothesay, Charles Stuart, Baron, 1779-1845 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909 1
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 1
Trinity College (Hartford, Conn.) 1
United States. Department of the Navy 1
Wadsworth, Daniel, 1771-1848 1
Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900 1
Wheaton, Nathaniel S. (Nathaniel Sheldon), 1792-1862 1
Wratislaw, Edward V. 1
Yale, James 1
Yonge, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Mary), 1823-1901 1
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