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C.L. Berger & sons 1
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Carret, Theresa -- Correspondence. 1
Catholic Charities of Massachusetts. 1
Channing, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1884 -- Correspondence. 1
Charles Kenney, Jr. 1
Charles Playhouse (Boston, Mass.). 1
Chatto, Andrew, 1841-1913. 1
Christopher Columbus Community Center (Boston, Mass.) 1
Clemens, Olivia Langdon, 1845-1904. 1
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Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910. 1
Cleveland, Frank E. 1
Coker, Daniel, 1780-1846 1
Cole, Phyllis 1
Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973--Archives 1
Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973--Biography--Sources. 1
Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973--Correspondence. 1
Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973--Sources. 1
Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973. 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cooling, Lois 1
Cooling, Lois. 1
Cram and Ferguson--Records (Documents) 1
Cram and Wentworth--Records (Documents) 1
Cram, Elizabeth Carrington Read, 1873-1943. 1
Cram, Goodhue, and Ferguson--Records (Documents) 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942--Correspondence. 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942--Literary art. 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942--Religion. 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942. 1
Cram, Ralph Wentworth, 1904-1973. 1
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Crocker, George Glover 1
Cronon, Margaret Elizabeth, 1855-1933 1
Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898 1
Cuffe, Paul, 1759-1817 1
Cundall, Frank, 1858-1937 1
Curran, Jane Forsythe, -2004 1
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Brown, John -- Correspondence relating to John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS E.5.1, pts. 1&2
Abstract This collection contains correspondence relating to the abolitionist John Brown (1800-1859), specifically the unsuccessful armed slave rebellion he led at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Of the 200 letters in the collection, 15 are written by Brown to his family, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, and Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1847-1860; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1904

Donn Byrne Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Eng. 217
Call Number: MS Eng. 217
Scope and Contents This collection documents the personal life and professional career of Irish novelist Donn Byrne, 1889-1928. Also included is correspondence addressed to Dorothea Donn Byrne, which mostly discuss Donn Byrne's literary matters.
Dates: 1915-1932; Majority of material found in 1925-1928; Other: Date acquired: 10/28/1964

Mellen Chamberlain Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Am 1400
Call Number: MS Am 1400
Dates: 1829-1897; Majority of material found in 1870-1895

Charles Dickens Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Acc 29
Call Number: MS Acc 29
Abstract This collection contains twenty letters written by Charles Dickens (1812-1870), that either discuss a variety of subjects, such as the Tavistock House theatricals, financial help for orphans, or the 'Ragged School Movement', or provides insight into his personal life, including the health of his wife, the cadetship for one of his sons, and his brother-in-law’s funeral expenses.
Dates: 1839-1867; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1940

Charles Playhouse Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 5071
Call Number: MS 5071
Abstract This collection dates from 1945-2003 (bulk 1957-1995) and documents the history of the Charles Playhouse under the tenure of Frank Sugrue. In addition, it also documents the work of Artistic Director Michael Murray, who served in that position (and as Co-Producer) from 1958-1968. With its mission to present serious theater, the Charles Playhouse quickly distinguished itself in the Boston theater scene upon its opening and maintained this distinction throughout the years by providing many...
Dates: 1945-2003; Majority of material found in 1957-1995; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2009

Christopher Columbus Community Center Records

 Collection — Container: MS 7113
Call Number: MS 7113
Abstract This collection contains records from the Christopher Columbus Community Center (CCCC) from 1972-1980. The CCCC was a non-profit organization located at 44 Prince Street in Boston’s North End. The collection documents the Center’s efforts to combat youth delinquency and increased school drop-out rates by providing educational, creative, and physical services. Records include governance meeting minutes, administrative records, and grants and contracts.
Dates: 1972-1980; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1998

C.L. Berger & Sons records

Call Number: MS.LMEC.0001
Scope and Contents The C.L. Berger & Sons records consists of documents and objects produced by the surveying instrument manufacturing company from 1919-1948. The collection includes product catalogs, product manuals, field manuals, instructional manuals, technical manuals, photographs, pamphlets, company stationary, and three small models of instruments. Also included are texts of speeches by co-owner Louis H. Berger and other materials related to trade conferences.
Dates: 1919 - 1948

Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Acc 532
Call Number: MS Acc. 532
Abstract The majority of the letters in this collection document the relationship between the American novelist Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)1835-1910 and the sculptor Kurt Gerhardt (1875-1910).  In letters to others, Clemens discusses his health and travel plans, as well as business matters and an altercation involving an unauthorized biographical publication.
Dates: 1870-1910; Majority of material found in 1881-1889; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1939

Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 7040
Call Number: MS 7040
Abstract This collection consists of material gathered by retired firefighter Charles Kenney, Jr. between 1990-2002 in preparation for a book (unpublished) on the Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire of 1942. Among the subjects documented are Kenny’s methyl chloride theory, possible sources of responsibility for the start of the fire and the response of the Boston Fire Department. The collection includes transcripts and cassette tapes of interviews of survivors and firefighters, newspaper and magazine...
Dates: 1942-2002; Majority of material found in 1991-1992; Other: Date acquired: 12/00/2011

Joseph Coletti Papers

 Collection — Container: Papers
Call Number: 2015.001
Abstract Joseph A. Coletti was a sculptor active in Boston from the 1920s to the early 1970s. He was known for his religious sculpture, public monuments, portrait busts, and medals. Working first as an apprentice to sculptor John Evans and then as an assistant to painter John Singer Sargent, Coletti attended Harvard University (1919-1923) and studied sculpture at the American Academy in Rome. Coletti opened his studio in Boston in 1926 after traveling throughout Europe honing his craft. Much of his work...
Dates: 1919-1973; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1973

Ralph Adams Cram Papers

 Collection — Container: File cabinets
Call Number: FA 2015.01
Abstract Ralph Adams Cram (1863-1942) was an American ecclesiastical and collegial architect of the 20th century. The Cram collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, watercolors, sketches, journals, scrapbooks, printed materials, and photographs.
Dates: 1618-1997; Majority of material found within 1885-1949

George Glover Crocker Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 2838
Call Number: MS 2838
Abstract This collection documents the leadership role of George Glover Crocker (1843-1913) in the development of public transportation in the city of Boston as well as his participation in government service for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Dates: 1864-1918

Emily Dickinson Collection

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 1093
Call Number: MS Am. 1093
Abstract This collection contains approximately 70 letters and 43 poems sent by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) to Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823-1911). Also included are letters written between Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Mabel Loomis Todd regarding the publication of Dickinson’s poems.
Dates: 1859-1907; Majority of material found in 1862-1891

Dorothea Dix correspondence with George Barrell Emerson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: Ch. M.3.2, pt. 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains thrity-two letters written by Dorothea Lynde Dix to George Barrell Emerson between 1843-1846 in which she describes her visits to jails and alms and poor houses in New England, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Louisiana and South Carolina, the results of her meetings with officials, as well as the improvements she was able to make during these visits. Also included are poems and hymns written by Dix.
Dates: 1836-1847; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1893

John Sullivan Dwight correspondence regarding Brook Farm

 Collection — Container: MS E.4.1
Call Number: MS E.4.1
Scope and Contents This collection contains thirty-two letters written to John Sullivan Dwight between 1840-1848 and cover a variety of subjects including George Ripley’s (1802-1880) resignation from the Purchase Street church in 1840; Sophia Ripley’s (1803-1861) description of early life on the Farm; Albert Brisbane’s (1809-1890) comments of the progress of associationism; the future prospects of the community after the Phalanstery fire; and William Henry Channing’s (1810-1884) thoughts about the future of the...
Dates: 1840-1848

George Barrell Emerson Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS f Am. 142
Call Number: MS f Am. 142
Abstract This collection contains nineteen letters written to George Barrell Emerson in 1847 in response to a circular letter sent to schools in Boston, inquiring about the state of their libraries.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1847

Erskine School Collection

Call Number: Erskine School
Abstract This collection details the activities of the alumnae of the Erskine School in Boston, Massachusetts, which was open from 1923 to 1942. It documents the reunions organized by the Erskine Reunion Committee held in Boston, Richmond, Charleston and Bermuda from 1980 to 1991.
Dates: 1938-1992; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1992

Expo Boston 76 Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 5083
Call Number: MS 5083
Abstract This collection documents the plans of the organization 75 World Freedom Fair, Inc. had to hold an international exposition in Boston, Massachusetts. Expo Boston 76 was intended to mark the United States' bicentennial.
Dates: 1964-1970; Other: Date acquired: 12/00/2010

Face to Face/Michael McCurdy Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 7344
Call Number: MS 7344
Abstract This collection documents the publication and sale of Face to Face, a collection of twelve prints by contemporary wood engravers that was co-published by Penmaen Press and Busyhaus Publications, owned by Michael McCurdy and Robert Hauser, respectively.  Also included are the personal and professional correspondence between the two printers and other publications.
Dates: 1967-2013; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2013

Aldino Felicani Sacco-Vanzetti Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 2030
Call Number: MS 2030
Abstract This collection dates from 1914-1967 (bulk 1920-1927) and documents the efforts of the Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee to free Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) from prison after they were found guilty of the murders of Frederick Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli on July 14, 1920. In particular, the collection documents the committee's fundraising and propaganda campaigns and Fred  Moore's investigation and defense strategies. In addition, the roles of Elizabeth...
Dates: 1915-1977; Majority of material found in 1920-1927