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Lane/Mead Boston Maritime 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...
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

Sebastien Lefresne letters

 Collection — Container: MS 7320
Call Number: MS 7320
Scope and Contents This collection consists of eight letters written by Sebastien Lefresne, a French colonist in Saint-Domingue employed in the administration of the French military in Cap-Français. These letters, primarily written to members of his family, 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 as well as the results of the English blockade of the city. Included...
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,...
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 letters to Charles William Mark Kent

 Collection — Container: MS C.1.41
Call Number: MS C.1.41
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 138 letters written between 1851-1872 by Baron 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 documents the foundation of the MacSwiney Club located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in order to support the Irish Republican Army. Also documented is the club's fundraising efforts and the moral support it offerd to the Irish-American community. Records include announcements, correspondence, clippings, financial records, and telegrams.

Dates: 1921-1924

Maginnis & Walsh architectural records

Call Number: MS.SC.0011

Architectural records of Maginnis & Walsh (1906-1940), a Boston-based architectural firm known for its ecclesiastical designs. The collection includes records from the successive firms Maginnis, Walsh and Kennedy, and Kennedy and Kennedy Architects. The records span the years approximately 1913-1980 and represent 618 commissions for churches, seminaries, college buildings, and hospitals through architectural drawings, plans, and specification files.

Dates: approximately 1913-1980

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,...
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...
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