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Creator:Willett, Joseph, active 1856-1880
Title:Joseph Willett 1856 eclectic scrapbook of engravings
Date(s):1856-1880
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0043
Abstract:This American scrapbook bears the name Joseph Willett, along with the date 1856, on the inside cover and is predominantly comprised of monochromatic engravings, printed images, and illustrated verses.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--United States--19th century | Boston (Mass.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works
Creator:Dussauce, H. (Hippolyte), 1829-1869
Title:Hippolyte Dussauce papers
Date(s):1843-1869
Call No:MSS 0156
Abstract:The Hippolyte Dussauce Papers reflect the life and work of the chemist during the years of 1860-1869. The papers include letters of inquiry from chemists, inventors, druggists and others[...] to Dussauce for formulae and advice. Several copy books kept by Dussauce reflect his responses to some of these inquiries. The correspondence section also contains the letters of Henry Carey Baird, Dussauce's publisher, to Dussauce.
Subjects:Chemistry, Technical | Advertising--History--19th century
Creator:Pyle, Katharine, -1938
Title:Katharine Pyle papers
Date(s):1904-1928
Call No:MSS 0120
Abstract:A native of Wilmington, Delaware, artist, illustrator, and author Katharine Pyle (1863-1938), achieved recognition through her short stories, poems, and plays for children. The Katharine Pyle papers, spanning approximately 1904–1929,[...] consists of material related to her artistic, business, and personal affairs.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | American literature--20th century | Illustration of books--United States--History--20th century | Children's plays | More Subjects
Creator:Oakley, Thornton, 1881-1953
Title:Thornton and Amy Oakley collection
Date(s):1927-1949
Call No:MSS 0509
Abstract:This collection houses pen and ink drawings on boards, water colors, manuscripts, a promotional display board, scholarly journals, disbound leaves, printer's proofs, and booklets related to Thornton Oakley (1881-1953) and[...] Amy Oakley (. Oakley illustrated numerous books and magazines, includingHarper's,Century Magazine,Collier's Weekly, andEverybody's Magazineduring the 20th century.
Subjects:Illustrators--United States--History--20th century | Illustration of books--United States--History--20th century | Magazine illustration--20th century | Artists--United States--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Peter Owen (Firm)
Title:Peter Owen publishing records
Date(s):1951-1995
Call No:MSS 0571
Abstract:Peter Owen publishing records is the publisher’s archive (1950s-1995) of an independent British firm renowned for its international list of major authors and avant garde works. The bulk of the[...] collection consists of the production files of selected works, primarily from the 1980s and 1990s, including edited typescripts, proofs, and other materials documenting the process of turning an author’s manuscript into a finished book.
Subjects:Publishers and publishing--Great Britain--History--20th century | Publishers | Editors (assembling, revising) | Translators