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Creator:Prang, Louis, 1824-1909
Title:Louis Prang letter to C.W. Ernst
Date(s):1896
Call No:MSS 0099, F1019
Abstract:Letter from lithographer Louis Prang to C.W. Ernst dated May 9, 1896, in which Prang explained how he coined the word “chromo” to describe his high-quality color reproductions.
Subjects:Lexicography | Chromolithography--United States--History--19th century | Boston (Mass.)
Creator:Dunn, Alice Goodsell
Title:Alice Goodsell Dunn notes on British literature and theater scrapbook
Date(s):1888-1897
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0024
Abstract:This scrapbook comprises a single volume containing Lynn, Massachusetts, resident Alice Goodsell Dunn's (b. 1874) notes on British literary history and theater playbills collected from productions she attended in and[...] around Boston, Massachusetts, between 1888 and 1897. Many of the playbills are accompanied by Dunn's handwritten notes and reflections on the performances.
Subjects:Theater--Massachusetts--Boston--History--19th century | English literature--Study and teaching--United States--History--19th century | Lynn (Mass.) | Boston (Mass.)
Creator:Wieners, John, 1934-2002
Title:John Wieners manuscript poetry notebook
Date(s):1962-1972
Call No:MSS 0099, F0361
Abstract:This notebook was kept by twentieth-century American poet and activist John Wieners (1934-2002), who was associated with the Beat movement and the Black Mountain School of poets. Kept primarily between[...] May and June 1962, the volume contains several unpublished poems, prose writings, a clipping, and a collage.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Black Mountain school (Group of poets) | Beat generation--Poetry | Boston (Mass.)
Creator:Allen, John W., active 1833-1835
Title:Journal of a voyage from Boston to Calcutta
Date(s):1833-1835
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0088
Abstract:Logbook kept by John W. Allen aboard the ship Aubree documenting two voyages out of Boston between July 15, 1833 and February 6, 1835.
Digital Content:See Contents List
Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Shipping--India--Calcutta--History--19th century | Shipping--New England--History--19th century | Merchant mariners | More Subjects
Creator:Wieners, John, 1934-2002
Title:John Wieners holograph poetry notebook
Date(s):1962-1965
Call No:MSS 0099, F0479
Abstract:This holograph poetry notebook was kept by twentieth-century American poet and activist John Wieners (1934-2002), who was associated with the Beat movement and the Black Mountain School. The notebook contains[...] several unpublished poems as well as prose writings and lists kept between 1962 and 1965.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Beat generation--New York (State)--New York | Beat generation--Poetry | More Subjects
Creator:Claghorn, John W., 1789-1869
Title:John W. Claghorn papers
Date(s):1804-1849
Call No:MSS 0610
Abstract:The papers of John W. Claghorn, a nineteenth-century businessman based in Boston and Philadelphia, include materials relating to his business and his family.
Subjects:Dry-goods--United States--History--19th century | Merchants--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--History--19th century | Merchants--Massachusetts--Boston--History--19th century | Businesspeople | More Subjects