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Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Merci Train collection
Date(s):1936-1948
Call No:MSS 0440
Abstract:The idea for the Friendship Train originated in 1947 against the backdrop of war-torn Europe. In 1947, American citizens contributed food, clothing, medical supplies and other staples to an ever-growing[...] train of goods to be distributed to the people of war-torn France.
Creator:Herald (Ship : 1818-1873)
Title:Ship Herald Stonington
Date(s):1841-1845
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0036
Abstract:Ship's log for the ship Herald documenting two whaling voyages out of Stonington, Connecticut, between September 12, 1843, and August 10, 1845.
Subjects:Logbooks--19th century | Whaling--New England--History--19th century | Whaling Ships--History--19th century | Whalemen
Creator:Adams, Daniel J.
Title:Daniel J. Adams letter
Date(s):1782
Call No:MSS 0098, F0001
Abstract:Letter from Daniel Adams to Walter Stone, Financier's office, Philadelphia, concerning the collection of rent from a tenant, personal details about the health of Adams' family members, as well as[...] Adams' interest in procuring wholesale produce from the West Indies.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Title:Printed document signed by U.S. Secretary of State John Quincy Adams
Date(s):1824
Call No:MSS 0098, F0132
Abstract:Official document sent to the Watchman in Wilmington, Delaware, signed by future U.S. President John Quincy Adams, selecting it as the offical printer, in the state of Delaware, for news[...] on any acts approved and ratified by the second session of the eighteenth Congress.
Subjects:Printing--Delaware--History--19th century | Wilmington (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Adams, Léonie, 1899-1988
Title:Léonie Adams letter to Larry Dingman
Date(s):1971
Call No:MSS 0099, F0001
Abstract:Léonie Adams letter to Larry Dingman in reply to a request for information concerning any limited signed editions by Adams. Adams discusses the limited signed edition of her first book,[...] Those Not Elect, which was issued in a run of only 10 copies on gray paper and given only to friends and relatives.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | New Milford (Conn.)
Creator:Addams, Jane, 1860-1935
Title:Jane Addams photographs
Date(s):1920
Call No:MSS 0099, F0003
Abstract:Includes one autograph portrait of Jane Addams, plus 14 photographs, some of which include Addams, depicting her working with children in Chicago, circa 1920s.
Subjects:Peace movements--History--20th century | Women's rights--United States--History--20th century | Political activists--United States
Creator:Addams, Jane, 1860-1935
Title:Jane Addams letters and ephemera
Date(s):1932-1935
Call No:MSS 0099, F0002
Abstract:Correspondence and ephemera relating to Jane Addams and Hull House Music School. Included are two autograph letters written and signed by Addams to Mrs. Titsworth, as well as three postcards[...] and a pamphlet, dating from 1932-1935.
Subjects:Women's Rights--History--20th century | Pamphlets--United States--History--20th century | Political activists--United States
Creator:AE, 1867-1935
Title:George William Russell [AE] letter
Date(s):1915
Call No:MSS 0099, F0466
Abstract:Letter from George William Russell [AE] to unidentified lady.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:AE, 1867-1935
Title:George William Russell [AE] letters
Date(s):1925-1929
Call No:MSS 0099, F0210
Abstract:Letters from Irish writer George William Russell [AE], editor of The Irish Statesman.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:AE, 1867-1935
Title:George William Russell [AE] letters to James Stephens
Date(s):1925-1928
Call No:MSS 0099, F0209
Abstract:This small collection is a group of letters from Irish writer, poet, and painter George William Russell [AE] to his protégée James Stephens over a period of three years in[...] the 1920s.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:AE, 1867-1935
Title:George William Russell [AE] letters and poems
Date(s):1927
Call No:MSS 0099, F0458
Abstract:This collection is a group of letters from Irish writer, poet, and painter George William Russell [AE] to James Wells of Crosby Gaige Publishers along with galleys of ten poems.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | English poetry--Irish authors--20th century | Authors | Poets
Creator:AE, 1867-1935
Title:George William Russell [AE] letter to [Summers]
Date(s):1934
Call No:MSS 0099, F0406
Abstract:Letter from George William Russell [AE] to [Summers].
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:Ai, 1947-2010
Title:Cruelty : poems : galley proofs
Date(s):1973
Call No:MSS 0099, F0880
Abstract:One set of galley proofs for Ai's book, "Cruelty: Poems," which is missing the title page, published in 1973.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | Feminists--United States--History--20th century | Feminist poetry, American
Creator:Aikman, Anthony
Title:An odyssey : typescript
Date(s):undated
Call No:MSS 0099, F1005
Abstract:Typescript of Anthony Aikman's long verse poem "An Oddysey," undated.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century | Film directors
Creator:Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882
Title:William H. Ainsworth letter to Charles Ollier
Date(s):1840
Call No:MSS 0099, F0005
Abstract:William Harrison Ainsworth letter to Charles Ollier, requesting that his friend make his earnest excuses to Lady [Catherine] Stanhope for refusing her invitation to "meet a few friends," as he[...] is sure his friend was responsible for the invitation, and explaining that a long-standing engagement with [Henry] William Pickersgill prevents his accepting.
Subjects:Authors, English--19th century | Painters (artists)
Creator:Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882
Title:William H. Ainsworth letter to Sir John
Date(s):1842
Call No:MSS 0099, F0004
Abstract:William Harrison Ainsworth letter written to Sir John on mourning stationery, dated February 3, 1842.
Subjects:Authors, English--19th century
Creator:Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919
Title:Henry Mills Alden papers
Date(s):1862-1907
Call No:MSS 0197
Abstract:Henry Mills Alden, American writer and editor for 50 years of Harper's Magazine and descendent of John and Priscilla Alden of the Mayflower fame, was born in Mount Tabor, Vermont,[...] on 3 November 1836. The Henry Mills Alden papers consist of correspondence from various literary figures to American author and editor of Harper's Magazine, Henry Mills Alden, as well as a photograph of William Sharp. The letters deal with both personal and business matters. Many of them detail publishing and editorial decisions; discuss works in progress; and offer commendations on Alden's various publications, thanks for his help, and sympathy upon the death of Alden's wife. It is clear that Alden's relationships with several of the correspondents -- notably Horace E. Scudder, John Bigelow, William Sharp, and Edmund Clarence Stedman -- extended beyond merely that of publisher and author.
Creator:Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907
Title:Thomas B. Aldrich letter to Mr. Hopkins
Date(s):1899
Call No:MSS 0099, F0007
Abstract:Autograph letter from Thomas Bailey Aldrich to "Mr. Hopkins," obliging his request of providing him with a photograph of himself, but asking for its return afterwards, dated September 30, 1899.
Subjects:Poets, American--19th century
Creator:Alexander, Charles, 1954-
Title:Charles Alexander letter to Tom Clark
Date(s):1984
Call No:MSS 0099, F0954
Abstract:American poet, publisher, and book artist Charles Alexander (1954-) wrote to American poet Tom Clark (1941-) discussing what he had learned from American book designer and papermaker Walter Hamady (1940-).
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Book designers--United States--20th century--Correspondence | Book design--United States--History--20th century | Private Presses--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Allen, William F. (William Franklin), 1883-1946
Title:William F. Allen scrapbooks
Date(s):1830-1946
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0002
Abstract:Two scrapbooks chronicling William Franklin Allen's 1937-1938 term in the U. S. House of Representatives for the state of Delaware, as well as his business affairs in Seaford, Delaware.
Subjects:Political campaigns--United States--20th century. | Businesspeople | Legislators | Washington (D.C.)--History--20th century | More Subjects
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