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Joseph Greene Francis Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS 5045
Call Number: MS 5045
Scope and Contents This collection includes nine letters from Joseph Greene Francis to Dorothy McMichael Collins written between 1915 and 1925. Topics in the letters include reminiscence of time spent in Maine with Collins.

Also included in the collection is bibliographic material on Joseph Greene Francis, his obituary, background on Francis by Mary Paranchych, and a photograph of Dorothy McMichael Collins taken in 1990.
Dates: 1915-2010; Majority of material found in 1915-1925; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/2010

Margaret Fuller Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 1450
Call Number: MS Am. 1450
Abstract This collection contains approximately 154 letters, poems, fragments, and journal extracts written by Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) from 1837-1850. Also included is correspondence regarding Thomas Wentworth's biography of Fuller.

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Dates: 1837-1884

Moses Grant, Jr. Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS Ch. M.2.2, pt. 2
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence and documents dating from 1812-1862 of Moses Grant, Jr. (1785-1861), a paper dealer from Boston, Massachusetts.  Subjects covered include paper orders, the temperance movement, and Grant’s philanthropy.
Dates: 1812-1862; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1893

Simon Greenleaf correspondence with James Henry Elliot

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS Ch. M.3.2, pt. 2
Abstract This collection contains forty letters written by Simon Greenleaf (1783-1853) from 1830-1838 concerning the education of James Henry Elliot (1810-ca.1839).
Dates: 1830-1839; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1893

Rufus W. Griswold Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Gris.
Call Number: MS Gris.
Abstract This collection contains the letters of Rufus Griswold (1815-1857), editor of Graham’s Magazine and publisher of American literature and poetry in the mid 19th century.  The letters document his relationships – both professional and personal – with his contemporaries.  Most notable is the correspondence between Griswold and Edgar Allan Poe.
Dates: 1834-1857; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1900

Haitian Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS Haiti
Abstract The Haitian Manuscripts Collection is a group of over 1,000 items created in Haiti from approximately 1714 to 1916. The collection documents French colonial rule of Saint-Domingue, British and American interests in the region, the Revolution, the beginning of Haitian self-rule, and the development and evolution of the republic through the early 20th century.
Dates: 1714 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1783 - 1839

Edward Everett Hale Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 7373
Call Number: MS 7373
Abstract This collection dates from 1852-1908 and contains correspondence, documents, and photographs of Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), the Unitarian minister, author, and philanthropist.
Dates: 1852-1908; Majority of material found in 1880-1908; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014

Handel and Haydn Society Records

 Collection — Container: MS 5084
Call Number: MS 5084
Abstract This collection dates from 1815-2011 and documents the founding and development of the Handel and Haydn Society whose mission it is to promote the appreciation and performance of classical music. In particular, the collection documents the Society’s growth from a group of local Boston merchants to that of the oldest continuing performance arts organization in the United States. Records consist of correspondence, annual reports, meeting minutes, presidential addresses, and scrapbooks. Programs,...
Dates: 1808-2011; Majority of material found in 1815-1995

Hanlon Theatrical Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS Th. 3
Scope and Contents This collection documents the performances of the Hanlon brothers during the 1870s and 1880s in both the United States and Europe. In addition, the lives of the Hanlons after their theatrical careers are also documented. Included are scrapbooks, costume sketches, photographs, and scripts.
Dates: 1875-1932

Chester Harding Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Am 1102
Call Number: MS Am. 1102
Abstract The collection contains eighteen letters dating from 1820-1867 that were either written to or about Charles Harding (1792-1866), the American portrait painter. They concern social introductions, his portraits, and his book My Egotistography.
Dates: 1820-1867; Acquisition: 1969-02

Sophia Hawthorne correspondence with James and Annie Fields

 Collection — Container: MS C.1.11
Call Number: MS C.1.11
Abstract This collection contains approximately 251 letters written to James Thomas Fields (1817-1881), the publisher and friend of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), and his wife Annie Adams Fields (1834-1915), between the years 1851-1904 by members of the Hawthorne family and they document both the personal and professional nature of their relationship.
Dates: 1851-1904

Roland Hayes Papers

 Collection — Container: MS 5064
Call Number: MS 5064
Abstract This collection contains nine letters dating from 1922-1971 that document Roland Hayes’s (1887-1977) friendship and business relationship with Kate Seaman and several other correspondents. Hayes was one of the first African-American singers to gain national and international fame, specializing in classical songs as well African- American spirituals. Topics include his public performances and plans for production and distribution of recordings. Also included are two photographs.
Dates: 1922-1971

Thomas Wentworth Higginson Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS P.91.37
Call Number: MS P.91.37
Scope and Contents Of the 159 letters in this collection, many deal with abolition, women’s suffrage, and literature. Correspondents include abolitionists, writers, and suffragettes such as Lydia Maria Child, Sarah Orne Jewett, Louise Chandler Moulton, Harriet Spofford, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward, Anne Whitney, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Also included is correspondence from Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Abby Kelley Foster.  In addition, there are letters from Una Hawthorne and Rose...
Dates: 1848-1909; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1910

Oliver Wendell Holmes Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 1303
Call Number: MS Am. 1301
Scope and Contents This collection contains 29 letters from Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) to various correspondents, dating from 1852-1892.  Primary recipients are Phineas Barnes and Clara Barnes Martin, friends of Holmes who write about personal and family matters. Other letters pertain to Holmes’ literary endeavors and reminiscence of Beverly Farms, Massachusetts.  Also included are letters to James T. Fields and Bram Stoker.
Dates: 1852-1892; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1939

John Holt Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 5085
Abstract This collection documents John Holt’s work as an education reformer, particularly his pioneering work in alternative education, homeschooling, and youth rights.  Holt published several books on education, among them How Children Fail (1964) and How Children Learn (1967), as well as the newsletter Growing Without Schooling, and much of the collection relates to these publications.  Also included...
Dates: 1943-1991; Majority of material found within 1965-1985

William Dean Howells Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Acc 586
Call Number: MS Acc 586
Abstract This collection consists of twenty letters written by the American novelist and literary critic William Dean Howells (1837-1920) that cover a span of thirty-five years. The majority of the letters, dated between 1869 and 1888, are to James Ripley Osgood (1836-1892) the editor of the Atlantic Monthly in which Howells critiques manuscripts submitted to the magazine while he was assistant editor. In other letters to Osgood, Howells discusses his plans for and...
Dates: 1863-1898

Mary Botham Howitt and William Howitt papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS Eng. 328
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and professional correspondence from English poet Mary Botham Howitt (1799-1888) and her husband, English writer William Howitt (1792-1879), between 1823-1888. Of interest is a letter by Mary Botham Howitt discussing her translations of Fredrika Bremer’s articles pubished in a Stockholm newspaper and a letter by William Howitt discussing his interest in the Aurora Borealis. The collection also contains several manuscript fragments of poems, in both Mary and...
Dates: 1823 - 1888

Il Fondo L’Adunata Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 3290
Call Number: MS 3290
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of  major figures in the writing, editing, publication, and dissemination of L’Adunata. In addition, subjects also include matters of the leadership and development of the Italian-American Anarchist movement.
Dates: 1917-1985; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1986

Irish Papers

 Collection — Container: MS 1881
Call Number: MS 1881
Scope and Contents This collection covers such subjects as the formation of the Irish Republic, the struggle for independence from Great Britain, the Irish Republican Army, and the anti-partisan movement. It includes correspondence relating to Éamon de Valera and Arthur Griffith. Also included are photographs, copies of the Irish Bulletin, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1919-1960; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/0000

Michael and Antoinette Kavanagh Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 2766
Call Number: MS 2766
Abstract This collection dates from 1933-1957 and contains the correspondence of Michael and Antoinette Kavanagh, both of whom worked in the theatre, from producers and family members. Also included are photographs, playbills, and play-scripts.
Dates: 1933-1956