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S.H.M. Clinton Collection of Sacco-Vanzetti Material

Call Number: MS 7408
Scope and Contents The S.H.M. Clinton Collection of Sacco-Vanzetti Material documents the case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian anarchists, who were charged with robbing and murdering Frederick Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli at the Statler-Morrill Shoe Company factory in Braintree, Massachusetts on April 15, 1920. Sacco and Vanzetti were executed in Charlestown State Prison on August 23, 1927. Also included are small collections of papers of Mary Donovan Hapgood and Catharine Huntington....
Dates: 1920-1977; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1982

Social Justice Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS 7403
Abstract This collection documents the social justice movements and grassroots activism efforts in Boston, Cambridge, and surrounding areas but also throughout the United States from 1968-1983. The topics reflect counterculture ideologies, shifts in social and political thought, and major cultural movements, such as anti-nuclear, anti-war, busing, civil rights, feminism, and housing and tenant rights. Materials include flyers, brochures, leaflets, pamphlets, posters, and newspapers.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1968-1983

Society of Printers Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 7107
Call Number: MS 7107
Abstract This collection documents the activities of the Society of Printers and includes meeting minutes, correspondence, keepsakes, and meeting announcements.
Dates: 1905-2018; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2002

Eleanor Spaak Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS 5039
Abstract This collection documents the journalistic career of Boston native Eleanor Spaak, who wrote a design and society column for Home Furnishings Daily from 1965-1968 and also published articles in Newsday and Ladies Home Journal. In her columns, Ms. Spaak documented the latest trends in fashion, design, art, and architecture. Moreover, she also reported on the lives of actors, artists, members of...
Dates: 1965-2011; Majority of material found in 1965-2004

Robert Stolz Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS 7345
Call Number: MS 7345
Abstract This collection includes eighteen letters dated between 1973-1974 from Robert Stolz (1880-1975) to Dima Paul Shishko (1910-1992) and contains information about Stolz’s recordings of music by Johann Strauss and Viennese marches and waltzes.
Dates: 1973-1974; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014

Bertha Stuart Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 7043
Call Number: MS 7043
Abstract This collection contains the research material gathered by Barbara Adams Hebard for a biography (unpublished) of Bertha Stuart (1869 –1953), an American book cover designer. The research became the basis for an exhibit on Stuart featured in the Rare Books Department of the Boston Public Library. Included is the exhibit catalog,  biographical material, correspondence between Stuart and her employer, Henry Holt, and sketchbooks and book covers.
Dates: 1996-2002; Majority of material found in 1895-2002; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2009

Bertha Stuart Collection of Sketches and Watercolors

 Collection — Container: MS 7410
Call Number: MS 7410
Scope and Contents The sketches and watercolors of Chinese children contained in this collection were studies that Bertha Stuart used to illustrate a calendar. Also included are photographs, sketchbooks, and bookplates
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2015

Emily Tennyson Letters

 Collection — Container: MS 6015
Call Number: MS 6015
Abstract The eighty-three letters in this collection written by Emily Lady Tennyson (1813-1896) primarily to Margaret Gatty (1809-1873) reveal the decades long friendship between the Tennyson and Gatty families. Lady Tennyson’s letters provide insight into many aspects of daily life in the Tennyson household, including the progress of Lord Tennyson’s writing and various business dealings, family travels, and the health of the children. In addition, the letters include the responses of Lord and Lady...
Dates: 1858-1873; Other: Date acquired: 02/20/1951

Celia Thaxter correspondence with Annie Fields

 Collection — Container: MS C.1.38
Call Number: MS C.1.38
Abstract The majority of letters in this collection of correspondence of American author and poet Celia Thaxter (1835-1894) are addressed to the American writer Annie Fields (1834-1915) and document Thaxter's daily life. The letters cover a number of subjects including family and domestic life, gardening, writing projects, her experiences with Spiritualism as well as visits with, and discussions of, the notable writers, artists, musicians and spiritualists of her day.
Dates: 1869-1893

Tremont Theatre Collection

 Collection — Container: MS Th. 4
Call Number: MS Th. 4
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence written by actors, actresses, and musicians seeking and accepting engagements, financial records, and legal documents.
Dates: 1839-1843

Trustees of the Boston Public Library Records: McKim Building Art and Architecture Records

 Collection — Container: MS Bos Li
Call Number: MS Bos Li
Abstract This collection documents the planning, design, and installation of the art work that is located in the McKim Building of the Boston Public Library. In particular, the creation of and the controversies surrounding the murals by John Singer Sargent and Edwin Austin Abbey are documented. Other subjects include Pierre Puvis de Chavannes’s  mural The Muses, Frederick MacMonnies's sculpture Bacchante, and the influence Augustus...
Dates: 1859-1965; Majority of material found in 1888-1895

UrbanArts, Inc. Records

 Collection — Container: Records
Call Number: FA 2015.02
Abstract The collection provides a comprehensive history of the UrbanArts Institute public art activities of Boston and is a vital resource for scholars and historians of public art administration, urban planning, and contemporary Boston history. The collection includes photographs, slides, negatives, contact sheets, samples of artwork, administrative records, newspaper clippings documenting the activities of the institute, and a small amount of oversized materials.
Dates: 1970-2014; Majority of material found in 1980-2014; Other: Date acquired: 08/29/2013

Frederick Porter Vinton Correspondence, 1875-1911

 Collection — Container: MS 7042
Call Number: MS 7042
Abstract This collection contains letters from 31 correspondents to Boston artist Frederick Porter Vinton, 1846–1911, between 1875 and 1911. The letters contain information regarding sittings for portraits, the satisfaction of the clients, and the reception of the finished portraits.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1875-1911; Other: Date acquired: 03/00/1983

Virginia and Richard Ehrlich Collection

 Collection — Container: MS E.9.4
Call Number: MS E.9.4

Welch, Bigelow and Company Collection

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 1072
Call Number: MS Am. 1072
Abstract This collection documents the printing business of Welch, Bigelow, and Company from 1867-1879 and also that of John Wilson and Son, University Printers, from 1879-1886.
Dates: 1867-86; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1969

Whaling and Other Nautical Papers

 Collection — Container: MS 3565
Call Number: MS 3565
Abstract The majority of this collection documents the many aspects of the whaling and shipping industries from 1696-1974, such as outfitting and financing of voyages to daily life on board a 20th century whaler to the price of whale oil. In addition, the lives of sailors’ families at home, the business transactions of many ship owners, among them Samuel Osborn of Edgartown, Massachusetts, and transactions of several business agents in Boston and London are documented. Also...
Dates: 1696-1974; Majority of material found in 1800-1892

William E. Wight Business Papers, 1906-1910

 Collection — Container: MS 7106
Call Number: MS 7106
Abstract This collection documents the housing development business of William E. Wight in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Between the years 1906-1910, Wight developed triple-decker houses in that neighborhood. Included are receipts which detail the contracting services and supplies provided in these developments. Most documents relate to properties located along Kenberma Road in Dorchester.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1906-1910; Other: Date acquired: 08/00/2012

William D. Williamson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS Ch.M.2.2, pt. 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains 11 letters written to William D. Williamson between 1820-1844 and discuss the history of Maine. Also included is genealogical research pertaining to the Williamson family, extracts of court cases and legal documents, and documents concerning the settlement of Maine.
Dates: 1820-1844; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1893

John Gideon Wilson Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Eng. 294
Call Number: MS Eng. 294
Abstract This collection consists of letters written to John Gideon Wilson (1876-1963) Managing Director of  J. & E. Bumpus, Ltd. Bookshop on Oxford St. in London.
Dates: 1893-1959; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1968

Victoria Woodhull Martin Papers

 Collection — Container: MS 2001
Call Number: MS 2001
Abstract This collection is composed of approximately 515 letters, dating from 1883-1927, that documents the relationship between Victoria C. (Victoria Claflin) Woodhull (1838-1927) and her third husband John Biddulph Martin (1841-1897). Many common themes run throughout the letters, such as the spouses’ emotional and physical well-being, daily events, and their publication activities. The collection also contains Woodhull and Martin’s correspondence from relatives and colleagues and a significant...
Dates: 1883-1927