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Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973--Archives 1
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Edward Everett Hale Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 7373
Call Number: MS 7373
Scope and Contents This collection dates from 1852-1908 and documents Edward Everett Hale’s personal and professional lives. Correspondence with Hale’s family concerns the health of his children and their education, his relationships with his siblings, and his life and career. Of interest is the series of notes sent to his children’s teacher, Miss Westin, including a letter about the death of his young son. His professional correspondence reflects his involvement in many different ventures, including his work...
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
Scope and Contents This collection documents the growth and influence of the Handel and Haydn Society from its inception in Boston, Massachusetts to the international stage. From its beginning, the Society has been governed by its Board of Governance, which oversees all aspects of concert production, financial matters, and chorus administration. The minutes of the first meeting, held on March 24, 1815, record the creation of the Society by Boston merchants whose mission it was to cultivate public appreciation of...
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
Scope and Contents The collection consists of eighteen lettersdating from 1820-1867 that were either written to, or regarding Chester Harding.  The letters include thank-you notes, social introductions, and requests for portraits of specific people.  Notable correspondents are the 10th Duke of Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton Douglas; the 4th Earl of Aberdeen, George Hamilton Gordon; the Viscountess Anson, Lady Anne Margaret Coke Anson; as well as poets, writers,...
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
Scope and Contents 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. The majority of the letters were written by Sophia Hawthorne (1809-1871), wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, to Annie Adams Fields between the years 1851 and...
Dates: 1851-1904

Roland Hayes Papers

 Collection — Container: MS 5064
Call Number: MS 5064
Scope and Contents This collection contains 9 letters dating from 1922-1971 that document Roland Hayes’s 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.Five letters are...
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 20 letters written by the American novelist and literary critic William Dean Howells, 1837-1920.  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 progress of his own work. In addition, Howells...
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

Joseph F. Dean Civil War Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 515
Call Number: MS Am. 551
Dates: 1862-1863; Other: Date acquired: 05/23/1967

Michael and Antoinette Kavanagh family papers

 Collection — Container: MS 2766
Call Number: MS 2766
Scope and Contents The papers span the years 1933-1957 and include correspondence from Michael to Antoinette as well as producers and family members; photographs; financial statements; reviews and other magazine and newspaper clippings; play scripts and librettos; and theater playbills and programs.
Dates: 1933-1956

Minuetta Kessler Collection

 Collection — Container: Kessler Collection
Call Number: Kessler Collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials from 1919 and 2002 which relate to the career of Minuetta Kessler: this includes correspondence, audio/visual recordings, manuscripts, and published works. Spreadsheets with more detailed inventory available upon request.
Dates: 1920-2002; Majority of material found in 1945-1997

Horace Killam Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS 3967
Call Number: MS 3967
Scope and Contents This collection of thirty-five letters documents Horace Killam’s experiences in both battle and as a prisoner of war. In addition, it details the Killam family’s experience of sending a family member to war. Primary correspondents include Killam’s mother Catherine Killam, father Oliver Killam, brothers Charlie and Henry Killam, and aunts, cousins, and friends. Killam’s first letter home was composed on stationery intended for soldiers and printed with the ballad “Brave Boys Are...
Dates: 1864

Lane/Mead Boston Maritime Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 3898
Scope and Contents This collection documents the industrial development and history of the Port of Boston. It is an artificially constructed collection containing material from various entities connected with the Port of Boston Harbor Shipping Industry, including Arthur Lane, Jane Mead, Capt. A. Ross Pope, the Boston Shipping Association, Walter Egee, and Capt. Steve Palmer.
Dates: 1931-2004; Majority of material found in 1931-2002

Jane Langton Papers

 Collection — Container: MS 3963
Call Number: MS 3963
Scope and Contents This collection documents the research, writing and publication process of nineteen novels by Jane Langton, the Boston mystery writer who is also known for the children’s series the Hall Family Chronicles. The material in this collection covers all eighteen books in the Homer Kelly mystery series and Langton’s introduction to Acts of Light, a collection of Emily Dickinson poems. The correspondence includes letters between Langton...
Dates: 1970-2007

Lucy Larcom Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Acc 591
Call Number: MS Acc 591
Scope and Contents Several reoccurring themes run throughout Lacy Larcom’s letters to Ada Elise Locke, among them are the challenges that come with writing for a living, her reasons for moving from place to place, and the grace she experiences from living according to her Christian beliefs. The letters also contain descriptions of the sermons Larcom heard preached by Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) at Trinity Church in Boston, Massachusetts, mentions her friendship with John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) and that...
Dates: 1879-1893