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Creator:Smith, Alexander Howland, 1859-
Title:Alexander Howland Smith papers regarding his forgery of Robert Burns's The jolly beggars
Date(s):1888-1892
Call No:MSS 0099, F0945
Abstract:Alexander Howland Smith, also known as "Antique Smith," was a Scottish law clerk known for the literary forgeries he produced circa 1888 to 1892. Many of Smith's dealings involved Edinburgh[...] bookseller, James Stillie, who may have been complicit in passing the forgeries. The collection comprises Smith's sixteen-page forgery of Robert Burns's cantata The Jolly Beggars, along with documentation attempting to verify its authenticity.
Subjects:Literary forgeries and mystifications--History--19th century | Forgers (criminals)
Creator:McKee, Robert B.
Title:Robert B. McKee papers
Date(s):1861-1901
Call No:MSS 0416
Abstract:The Robert B. McKee papers consist of correspondence, military orders, medical supply inventories, casualty reports, and other material related to service as a surgeon in the 1st Delaware Calvary regiment[...] during the Civil War.
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Subjects:Soldiers--Medical care--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Soldiers--Health--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Soldiers--Correspondence--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Surgeons--Correspondence--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865 | More Subjects
Creator:New Century Club of Newark, Delaware
Title:New Century Club of Newark, Delaware, records
Date(s):1893-2011
Call No:MSS 0260
Abstract:The New Century Club of Newark, Delaware, records document the history, organization, and activities of this women's club, which began in 1893 as a reading club, but quickly developed into[...] an organization dedicated to promoting civic responsibility and social service in the Newark community.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--19th century | Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--19th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects