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Creator:Brinck, John C., 1811-1900
Title:John C. Brinck autobiographical sketch
Date(s):1893
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0097
Abstract:This volume contains an autobiographical sketch of John C. Brinck’s childhood in upstate New York, mercantile career in New York City, and travels to the Midwest, covering the period between[...] 1811 and the early 1890s.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Merchants--United States--History--19th century | United States--Description and travel | New York (N.Y.) | More Subjects
Creator:Mallouk, Robert S.
Title:Robert S. Mallouk scrapbooks of World War II cartoons
Date(s):1941-1946
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0001
Abstract:American editorial cartoons from World War II era collected by Brooklyn, New York, resident Robert S. Mallouk and an autobiographical essay about his experiences as a soldier.
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945--Caricatures and cartoons | World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American | Soldiers
Creator:Paxson, Alfred I.
Title:Alfred I. Paxson family history, diary, and reflections
Date(s):1888-1894
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0168
Abstract:The Alfred I. Paxson family history, diary, and reflections consists of approximately 116 pages of handwritten commentary and reflection relating to the life of Delaware Quaker and farmer Alfred I.[...] Paxson. The first eighty-seven pages of the volume consist of Paxson's autobiography and, later, diary entries. The final twenty-nine pages of the volume, spanning from pages 100 through 129 of the numbered journal, contain several of Paxson's "Reflections and Meditations" on topics such as death, religion, nature, the uncertainty of life, the usefulness of industry, bad and good, war, the seasons, the "wonderfulness of our maker," female tight-lacing, and the "going down" of the Friend Meeting in Stanton, Delaware.
Subjects:Quakers--Delaware--19th century--Diaries | Quakers--Delaware--History--19th century | Mental health--History--19th century | Health--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Bunting, Basil
Title:Briggflatts: an autobiography : typescript
Date(s):1965
Call No:MSS 0099, F0639
Abstract:This original carbon typescript of Basil Bunting's Briggflatts: an autobiography bears three ink corrections made by the author.
Subjects:Poets, English--20th century | Poets
Creator:MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978
Title:Christopher Murray Grieve : holograph manuscript
Date(s):1948
Call No:MSS 0099, F0834
Abstract:A single holograph manuscript page of an autobiographical statement titled, "Christopher Murray Grieve," written in blue ink by Hugh MacDiarmid.
Subjects:Scottish literature--20th century
Creator:Loos, Anita, 1893-1981
Title:A Girl Like I: typescript
Date(s):1963
Call No:MSS 0667
Abstract:This prepublication typed manuscript of American screen writer and author Anita Loos's (1893-1981) autobiography A Girl Like I (1966) bears typed and handwritten editorial markings. Some of the pencil notations[...] are in Loos's hand.
Subjects:Autobiography--Women authors | Authors, American--20th century--Biography | Screenwriters--United States--Biography | Motion picture industry--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886
Title:Winfield Scott Hancock papers
Date(s):1865-1872
Call No:MSS 0099, F0815
Abstract:This collection comprises eleven documents regarding the military career of Winfield Scott Hancock, particularly his involvement in the execution of accused Lincoln assassination conspirator, Mary Surratt, his brief command of[...] the fifth military district (Louisiana and Texas) during Reconstruction, and biographical material which highlights his military career during the Civil War.
Subjects:Conspiracies--United States--History--19th century | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Texas | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Louisiana | More Subjects
Creator:Bradley, Will, 1868-1962
Title:Will Bradley letters, corrected galley, and miscellany accompanying Memories 1875-1895
Date(s):1948-1954
Call No:MSS 0099, F1033
Abstract:These letters, galley proofs, and postcards were laid in a first edition of Will Bradley’s Memories 1875-1895: Happenings here and there along the trail, or, The world went very well[...] then : a Victorian tale gleaned from memories and told for the edification of the fellow Typophiles.
Subjects:Graphic design (Typography)--United States--History--20th century | Illustrators
Creator:Käsebier, Gertrude, 1852-1934
Title:Gertrude Käsebier papers
Date(s):1897-1940
Call No:MSS 0149
Abstract:The Gertrude Käsebier papers consist of a small amount of handwritten and typed reminiscences, typed transcripts of the original handwritten material, and newspaper clippings collected by immediate family members to[...] document the personal experiences of the noted American pictorial photographer. The papers are not dated, but most appear to have been created after Käsebier's death in 1934.
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Subjects:Pictorialism (Photography movement) | Photographers--United States--History--20th century | Photography, Artistic | Photography--United States--History | More Subjects
Creator:Storey, G. A. (George Adolphus), 1834-1919
Title:George Adolphus Storey papers
Date(s):1848-1946
Call No:MSS 0586
Abstract:The papers of George Adolphus Storey, R.A., prolific British painter and longtime teacher of perspective at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, include both published and unpublished books, poems,[...] plays, fiction, essays, lectures, notes, sketches, inventories, diaries, and other personal writings. Also included are several items belonging to his daughter, Mary Gladys Storey, an actress well-known for her charitable work during World Wars I and II.
Subjects:Painting, Victorian--Great Britain | Genre painting, British--19th century | Portrait painters--Great Britain--19th century | Painters--Great Britain--19th century--Anecdotes | 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