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American Irish Pioneers Foundation 1
Applied Geographics, Inc. 1
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Boston Children's Friend Society (Boston, Mass.). 1
Boston Diet Kitchen (Boston, Mass.). 1
Boston Fatherless and Widow's Society (Boston, Mass.). 1
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Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. 1
Byrne, Donn, 1889-1928 1
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C.L. Berger & sons 1
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Carret, Eliza H. -- Correspondence. 1
Carret, Maria -- Correspondence. 1
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
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne 1
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910. 1
Cleveland, Frank E. 1
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962. 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
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Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942. 1
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Sebastien Lefresne Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS 7320
Call Number: MS 7320
Scope and Contents This collection contains 8 letters written by Sebastien Lefresne, a French colonist in Saint-Domingue employed in the administration of the French military in Cap-Français.  These letters date from 1797 to 1803 and document the effects of both the Haitian revolution and the Napoleonic Wars on life in Saint-Domingue, including violence from both the rebels and the English, and the results of the English blockade of the city.  Included is a first-hand account of the burning of Cap-Français by the...
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

Lothrop, Harriett Mulford Stone, 1844-1924

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 1282
Call Number: MS Am. 1282
Dates: 1854-1924; Other: Date acquired: 04/23/1970

Amy Lowell Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Acc. 603
Call Number: MS ACC. 603
Scope and Contents The letters in this collection document the business communication from Amy Lowell to Curtis Brown. Lowell writes to Brown to express her concerns about publication dates of her work. Other subjects include publication of works by poets Richard Aldington and William Stanley Braithwaite.
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 records

 Collection — Container: MS 1881B
Call Number: MS 1881B
Scope and Contents The records spans the years 1921-1924 and includes correspondence, clippings, announcements, financial records, and other materials. 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.
Dates: 1921-1924

Marchard Orchestra Collection

Call Number: ##k8x

Harriet Martineau correspondence to William Ware

Call Number: MS Eng.244
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence from Harriet Martineau to William Ware from 1835 to 1849. During this time, Martineau wrote from both the United States, including her time in Salem and Boston, Massachusetts, and England. The correspondence covers topics such as their writings and reactions to it; writings of their peers; mutual friends, including Catherine Sedgwick and her family; the abolitionist movement in America; the passing of Ware’s son; and Martineau’s health. Some of the...
Dates: 1835 - 1849

Massachusetts Charitable Societies Records

 Collection — Container: MS Acc 825-864
Call Number: MS Acc 825-864
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of forty-seven charitable societies that were in existence throughout Massachusetts in the nineteenth century. The statements were written by society members in response to a survey of benevolent institutions conducted in honor of the nation’s centennial. The reports contain a varying degree of detail; however, common subjects include the founding of the organization, brief histories, the particular needs addressed by the charity, financial information, and...
Dates: 1876

Massachusetts Lafayette Society Records

 Collection — Container: MS 7336
Call Number: 7336
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of the Massachusetts Lafayette Society, previously referred to as the Lafayette Day Committee, from 1987-1999, particularly its planning meetings, efforts to erect a statue of Lafayette in Boston, and annual Lafayette Day celebration.  Of note are the meeting minutes from the planning meetings and the correspondence of Marthe Biron Peloquin, who orchestrated the cooperation of La Société La Fayette, the French counterpart of their society, in order to...
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
Scope and Contents The Massachusetts Society of Colonial Wars collection documents the functions and interactions the Society had with its members and other organizations. The correspondence reflects committee and officer appointments, genealogy requests, monument construction notes, events such as dinners and Colonial Wars Day, and donations to the Library of Congress and other historical societies. Also included are letters referring to administrative and day to day functions that kept the association...
Dates: 1893-1911; Majority of material found in 1904-1910

Henry Miller Correspondence with Lois Cooling

 Collection — Container: MS 2826
Call Number: MS 2826
Scope and Contents This collection consists of eighty-six items, primarily letters, from American author Henry Miller (1891–1980) to Lois Cooling. Cooling was a friend of Miller’s and his typist. In the letters, Miller describes his move to Big Sur, gives Cooling instructions for typing his manuscripts and methods of remuneration, reports on the progress of his writing, and provides glimpses into his daily activities. Some of the other subjects discussed are Miller’s watercolors and books, his marriage to Janina...
Dates: 1943-1947

Hugo Münsterberg Collection

Call Number: MS Acc 1501-2500
Scope and Contents 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. The majoirty of the collection, which covers the period 1892-1916, is made up of letters between Münsterberg and his colleagues in philosophy and experimental psychology and bear on various facets of academic life...
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 Art and Artist Ephemera collection

Call Number: MS.SC.0007
Scope and Contents The New England Art and Artist Ephemera collection was started as a vertical file of ephemera on Boston artists. Over the years, it has expanded coverage to include New England artists as well as contemporary artists across the country who are not adequately covered in reference sources. Material types include exhibition announcements, event calendars, gallery/organization newsletters, press releases, exhibition reviews, checklists and small exhibition catalogs, obituaries, illustrations,...
Dates: 1885-

New England Fireworks Company Records

 Collection — Container: MS 3985
Call Number: MS 3985
Scope and Contents This collection documents the business transactions of the New England Fireworks Company, which produced fireworks from raw materials. Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the majority of its customers were located throughout New England, although the company took a special order from a firm in Florida to create signal flares. Of interest are the advertisements printed on company stationary that promote their business to fireworks manufacturers, and notes from the Code Authority Board of the...
Dates: 1927-1934; Majority of material found in 1927-1930

Robert R. Newell Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS 7112
Call Number: MS 7112
Scope and Contents This collection of ninety-three letters, date between 1863 and 1865, documents the experiences of Robert R. Newell in the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. The majority of the letters consist of correspondence from Newell to his mother, his father William Newell, his sisters Fan and Jenny, and his brothers Will and Kirk. There are two letters addressed to Robert Newell, one from his father, William Newell, and one from F.I. Child, one of his Harvard professors....
Dates: 1863-1865

North End Union Records, 1903-1998

 Collection — Container: MS 7110
Call Number: MS 7110
Abstract This collection documents the North End Union’s efforts to strengthen the Italian-American community of Boston’s North End through education, fitness, and job training programs. Established in 1892 by the Benevolent Fraternity of Unitarian Churches, the North End Union served the neighborhood until 1998 by providing adult training courses, senior support, the nation’s first supervised child care center, and a wide range of youth programs. The primary goals of the North End Union were to enhance...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1903-1998; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1998