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Clark Family Collection

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”...

Edward Albee Collection

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...

Hartford Studies Project Collection

Identifier: MS-Retro-098
Scope and Contents Collection contains several reels of 16 MM film as well as vhs tapes and DVDs of interviews from the early 2000s. It furthr contains photographic material, reports with data about residents, guidebooks, and other paper-based materials such as student papers and theses spanning the past several decades. The collection is composed of several smaller composite collections dealing with neighborhoods, development and cultural projects undertaken by various organizations within Hartford documenting...

Abner Jackson Papers

Identifier: 0000-0001-MS
Scope and Contents The Papers of Abner Jackson consist of materials dated from 1829 to 1880 which were created by or for Abner Jackson, wife Emily (Ellsworth) Jackson, and their only child, Emily Elizabeth Jackson Nicholas. The materials include mainly personal correspondence and other unattached manuscripts; diaries in bound volumes; printed ephemera; and a small number of daguerreotypes.

Jerome Pierce Webster Papers

Identifier: MS-Retro-087
Overview Webster graduated from Trinity College in 1910, obtained his medical degree in 1914, and went on to serve as an inspector of prisoner-of-war camps in Berlin, Germany, in 1916. After serving in the U.S. Army Medical Group, he went on to teach at Peking Medical College, and became a pioneer in plastic surgery until his death in 1974. This collection primarily contains material from his time in the war as an inspector and in the medical group. It includes correspondence, camp lists, reports, and...

Nathaniel S. Wheaton Collection

Identifier: MS-Retro-089
Scope and Contents This collection contains notebooks, journals, correspondence, account books, records of expenditures, and invoices for books purchased for Trinity College while in Europe. Journals cover the times Wheaton toured and lived in Europe going to England, Scotland, and France in the 1820s. Notebooks contain school materials from Wheaton’s time spent as a student in the early 19th century.

Odell Shepard Collection

Identifier: MS-Retro-069
Overview Odell Shepard (1884-1967), the Trinity College Goodwin Professor of English (1917-1946), served as Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1940-1941. Shepard notably won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for his biography of A. Bronson Alcott, and also published numerous books of poetry and critical literature related to American Literature. He also edited works on Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This collection contains correspondence between Shepard and...

Paul Lauter Papers: Heath Anthology

Identifier: MS-Retro-095
Overview Paul Lauter (1932-), a professor of English at Trinity College, set the work for the Heath Anthology of American Literature in motion in 1968 when he attended a Modern Language Association conference, protesting the lack of diversity and attempts to bring to the forefront underrepresented and marginalized voices in American Literature such as those of Native Americans, African-Americans, Asian Americans, and women. In the following decades, Lauter initiated the Reconstructing American...

Pynchon Family Papers

Identifier: 0000-2000-CA

Roger S. Clarke papers

Identifier: MS2016-003
Scope and Contents Drawings, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings and photographs from the work of Connecticut architect Roger S. Clarke (1936-2011) AIA, NCARB. The collection covers a broad range of museums, churches and other significant Connecticut buildings that Clarke worked on. Included among others are historic preservation and restoration projects for the Harkness Mansion, Gilette Castle and the Old State House. Surveys and Historic Conservation Reports include The Old Lighthouse Museum in...