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Cuffe, Paul, 1759-1817 1
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Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 1
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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
Abstract This collection contains thirty-five letters written between April 29, 1864 – December 24, 1864 that record the experiences of Horace Killam, an 18-year-old Union soldier from Boxford, Massachusetts. Killam joined the 59th Massachusetts Infantry in April 1864, participated in Battle of Spotsylvania, was a prisoner war, and died in a parole camp in Annapolis, Maryland.
Dates: 1864

Lane/Mead Boston Maritime Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 3898
Call Number: MS 3898
Abstract This collection contains material that documents the industrial development and history of the Port of Boston. Included in the collection are meeting minutes, a vessel log, day books, agreements, correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Dates: 1931-2004; Majority of material found in 1931-2002; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2006

Jane Langton Papers

 Collection — Container: MS 3963
Call Number: MS 3963
Abstract The papers of mystery writer and native Bostonian Jane Langton document the research, writing and publication process of nineteen books written between 1970 and 2007. The books represented include all eighteen Homer Kelly mysteries and Acts of Light, a compilation of Emily Dickinson poems that Langton wrote the introduction to. Papers include correspondence, research notes, and publicity materials.
Dates: 1970-2007

Lucy Larcom Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Acc 591
Call Number: MS Acc 591
Abstract Throughout the seventy letters to her friend Ada Elise Locke, American writer Lucy Larcom (1824-1893) discusses her work, love of nature, and Christian beliefs. Larcom also includes details of the sermons she heard preached by Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) at Trinity Church in Boston, Massachusetts, and mentions her friendship with John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892).
Dates: 1879-1893

Sebastien Lefresne Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS 7320
Call Number: MS 7320
Abstract The collection contains eight letters, written by French colonist Sebastien Lefresne to his family in France, that describe his experiences in Saint-Domingue (Haiti) during both the slave rebellion and the English blockade during the Napoleonic Wars.
Dates: 1797-1803

Lothrop Family Correspondence

 Collection — Container: NS Am. 1491
Call Number: MS Am. 1491
Scope and Contents This collection contains 190 letters addressed to Daniel Lothrop (1831–1892) and Harriet Mulford Stone Lothrop (1844–1924). Additionally, there are twenty-two letters to their daughter and Margaret Lothrop (1884-1970); however, the bulk are to Harriet. The letters date from 1885-1956. Subjects include extending, accepting, and declining invitations, scheduling speaking engagements, soliciting and accepting submissions to Wide Awake, trading books and poetry, and...
Dates: 1855-1956; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1971

Amy Lowell Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Acc. 603
Call Number: MS ACC. 603
Abstract This collection contains 10 business letters from Amy Lowell to Curtis Brown, literary agent and bookseller. The letters discuss orders for subscriptions, bills, invoices, proofs and publications.
Dates: 1915 - 1919

Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, correspondence with Charles William Mark Kent

 Collection — Container: MS C.1.41
Call Number: MS C.1.41
Scope and Contents This collection contains 138 letters written between 1851-1872 by Edward Bulwer Lytton to writer and journalist Charles William Mark Kent. In the letters, Lytton discusses politics, his writing, and his health. Some letters provide news of possible government appointments and in others Lytton consoles Kent on the state of his health.
Dates: 1851-1872

Mack Family Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 1067
Call Number: MS Am. 1067
Scope and Contents This collection contains nine letters written to David Mack, 22 letters to his daughter Isabella Hinckley (Mack), and two letters written to his wife Lucy Mack by various friends, including William Lloyd Garrison, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Celia Thaxter, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Elizabeth Peabody, and Lucy Stone.
Dates: 1828-1922; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/1969

Peter MacQueen Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 561
Call Number: MS Am.  561
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and other material relating to the journalistic career of Peter MacQueen.
Dates: 1871-1922; Majority of material found in 1898-1917; Other: Date acquired: 06/15/1967

MacSwiney Club (Pittsfield, Mass.) Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 1881B
Call Number: MS 1881B
Scope and Contents The letters in this collection are addressed to the officers of the MacSwiney Club of Massachusetts in response to the club’s advertisement in the August 19, 1922 issue of Irish World calling for support of the Irish Republic and its conflict with the British. Also included are financial records and announcements.
Dates: 1921-1924; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1979

Massachusetts Charitable Societies Records

 Collection — Container: MS Acc 825-864
Call Number: MS Acc 825-864
Abstract This collection documents forty-seven charitable societies that existed throughout the state of Massachusetts in 1876. Statements from the various societies provide information regarding their individual history, purpose, patrons, finances and officers.
Dates: 1876

Massachusetts Lafayette Society Records

 Collection — Container: MS 7336
Call Number: 7336
Abstract This collection, dating primarily from 1987 to 1997, documents the activities of the Lafayette Day Committee, now the Massachusetts Lafayette Society, whose mission is to organize the annual Lafayette Day Celebration in Boston, educate the public about the contributions of the Marquis de Lafayette to American Independence, and encourage Franco-American friendship.  The collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, invitations, programs, news clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1824-1999; Majority of material found in 1987-1997; Other: Date acquired: 10/00/2014

Massachusetts Society of Colonial Wars Records

 Collection — Container: MS 2868
Call Number: MS 2868
Abstract The Society of Colonial Wars was established in 1892 for the purpose of honoring and preserving the memory of men who protected the American colonies between 1607 and 1775 through military means or civil service. In 1893, the Massachusetts branch of the Society was formed in Boston. Among the Society’s activities were obtaining genealogies from its members, collecting and preserving records and artifacts from the Colonial period, and establishing memorials.
Dates: 1893-1911; Majority of material found in 1904-1910

Henry Miller Correspondence with Lois Cooling

 Collection — Container: MS 2826
Call Number: MS 2826
Abstract This collection consists of 86 items, primarily letters, from American author Henry Miller (1891–1980) to Lois Cooling. Cooling was a friend of Miller’s and his typist. Also included are watercolors, several typescripts, and articles about Miller.
Dates: 1943-1947

Hugo Münsterberg Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS Acc 1501-2500
Abstract The Hugo Münsterberg Collection contains roughly 3,000 letters, invitations, and newspaper clippings which collectively represent Münsterberg's professional network comprised of leading American and German scholars, scientists, businessmen, politicians, writers and philanthropists.
Dates: 1890-1916; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1944

National Theatre Collection

 Collection — Container: MS Th. 11
Call Number: MS Th. 11
Scope and Contents This collection documents the theatre’s several changes in management, plays performed, and financial history.
Dates: 1837-1864

New England Fireworks Company Records

 Collection — Container: MS 3985
Call Number: MS 3985
Abstract The New England Fireworks Company was operated by Pasty J. and Sabot A. Napolitan. The company, which was located in Springfield, Massachusetts, created fireworks and made displays on commission throughout New England, usually for celebrations. New England Fireworks also sold its products for use as signal flares. Records include correspondence and invoices.
Dates: 1927-1934; Majority of material found in 1927-1930

Robert R. Newell Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS 7112
Call Number: MS 7112
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of Captain Robert R. Newell of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment to his family in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It documents daily camp life, campaigns and expeditions, encounters with Southern soldiers, and the issues surrounding the fact that African-American soldiers were not being paid.
Dates: 1863-1865