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Ziba B. Oakes Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 322
Call Number: MS Am. 322
Scope and Contents The 652 letters in this collection document the business dealings of Ziba B. Oakes, an enslaver and broker of enslaved persons, who lived in Charleston, South Carolina. The letters were written by several business associates and cover all aspects of the trade of enslaved persons such as financial transactions, sales instructions, and fugitives from slavery. Oakes’s real estate business and other financial matters are also documented. There is no correspondence from Oakes.The...
Dates: 1852-1857

Edwin O'Connor Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 1600
Call Number: MS Am 1600
Scope and Contents This collection dates from 1935 to 1969 and documents the life and career of American novelist Edwin O’Connor. It contains material from his years as a student at the University of Notre Dame, his service in the US Coast Guard, and his professional career as both a radio announcer and writer. Drafts and copies of all of O’Connor’s published novels and plays, such as The Last Hurrah and Edge of Sadness, are included as are...
Dates: 1937-1969; Other: Date acquired: 09/22/1971

Mary Boyle O’Reilly Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Acc 624
Call Number: MS Acc 624
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent to Mary Boyle O’Reilly from national and international political figures, publishers, fellow journalists and authors, including Laura Elizabeth Howe, Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, George Bernard Shaw, Frances Parker and Margaret MacGill. O’Reilly also frequently wrote to foreign relation officials, such as Henry Cabot Lodge, chairman of United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee, who explained why American should avoid participating in the...
Dates: 1879-1937; 1910-1930

Elizabeth Palmer correspondence with Joseph Pearse Palmer

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS Ch M.2.2. pt. 3
Scope and Contents The subjects of the 20 letters in this collection written between 1771 and 1785 by Elizabeth Palmer to her husband Joseph Pearse Palmer range from her doubts of ever being happy with him, her concerns about the family’s finances, and her desire to have the problem between John Hancock and Palmer’s father, General Joseph Palmer, resolved.
Dates: 1771-1785

Paris International Exposition of Art and Technology in Modern Life, 1937

 Collection — Container: MS 39478
Call Number: MS 5058
Scope and Contents The twenty-four silver plated photographs in this collection are of the German and Soviet pavilions that were built for the International Exposition of Art and Technology in Modern life, which was held in Paris from May-November, 1937. The German pavilion, considered an achievement in Nazi architecture, was designed by Albert Speer. Boris Iofan designed the Soviet pavilion, which embodied Stalinist architecture. Also included are photographs of the pavilions at night, panoramic views of the two...
Dates: Other: Undated

Thomas William Parsons Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS C.1.8
Call Number: MS C.1.8
Scope and Contents This collection contains 50 letters that were written between 1848-1882, mostly to Mrs. And Mr. George Lundt, Thomas William Parsons’s sister and brother-in-law, and cover various subjects including personal matters, the Greek Anthology, his own poetry, and his translation of Dante.
Dates: 1848-1882; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1938

Annie Olmstead Peet papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS.LMEC.0002
Scope and Contents The Annie Olmstead Peet papers consists of manuscript, pre-production and published pictorial maps produced from 1926-1969 by cartographer Annie Olmstead Peet (1888-1973) of Rochester, New York. The maps illustrate subjects such as family migrations and county, city, and town histories of New York and New England areas. It also includes miscellaneous photostats of published maps likely used as references, and three aerial photographs by Peet’s son, Olmstead Peet (1912-2003).
Dates: 1926 - 1969

Isabel Carret Peirce Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS 3869
Call Number: MS 3869
Scope and Contents This collection contains fourteen letters written to Isabel Carret Peirce (1831-1888) of Lincoln, Massachusetts, from 1850-1888. The eight letters to Isabel from her sister Adeline written between 1870 and 1888 document life on the Carret family sugar plantation near Trinidad, Cuba during and immediately after the Ten Years War. The war began in 1868 when rebels declared Cuban independence from Spain and called for the emancipation of slaves. The letters contain descriptions of dangers faced by...
Dates: 1849-1888

E. A. Phelps British Anti-Slavery Society Papers

 Collection — Container: MS ACC 1044-1055
Call Number: MS Acc 1044-1055
Scope and Contents This collection documents the eleven resolutions written in 1845 in response to the imprisonment of any abolitionist who assisted a runaway slave in the southern United States. Composed by various committees of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, they were meant as encouragement for abolitionists in the United States to continue despite the hardship. The resolutions reject slavery as an institution and refer to both the Declaration of Independence as well as Christian beliefs. Also...
Dates: 1845

Mary Elizabeth Phillips correspondence

 Collection — Box: 3
Call Number: MS Am.1200

Mary Elizabeth Phillips correspondence with Robert Kegerries

 Collection — Container: MS 4003
Call Number: MS 4003
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fifty-nine letters written by Mary Elizabeth Phillips to Robert Kegerries, an actor who adapted and performed Poe’s The Tale Tell Heart on stage over one hundred times. Phillips wanted to publish a biography of Poe that would portray an accurate account of the author’s life, and the letters chronicle her research process. Whenever he was asked, Kegerries loaned Phillips items from his personal collection, conducted research, and...
Dates: 1915-1926; Majority of material found in 1915-1917

Rebekah Hobbs Theatrical Portrait Collection

 Collection — Container: Hobbs
Call Number: Hobbs

Records of the Old Boston Dining Club

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 443
Call Number: MS Am. 443

Frost, Robert correspondence with Cyril Clemens

 Collection
Call Number: MS Am. 119
Scope and Contents This collection of letters documents the interactions between Robert Frost and Cyril Clemens from 1928-1962. The letters discuss Frost’s receipt of the Mark Twain Medal in 1937 and include a photograph and news clipping describing the ceremony. Other topics include Frost’s feelings about the proposed translation of his poems into Japanese, his poor letter-writing habits, and the two men’s mutual interest in 19th century humorists. Among other topics are Frost’s thoughts...
Dates: 1928-1962; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/1963

Robert Wallace Greenwood Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 517
Call Number: MS Am. 517
Dates: 1875-1942; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1967

Joseph W. Robertson Correspondence, 1862-1865

 Collection — Container: MS 7095
Call Number: MS 7095
Scope and Contents This collection of eighteen letters written between July 1862 and November 1865 document  Joseph W. Robertson’s experiences in Union-occupied Beaufort, South Carolina and Richmond, Virginia. The letters detail Robertson’s difficulties with being separated from his family by war. The collection contains eleven letters from Robertson to his wife Phebe, three letters from Robertson to his unnamed sister, and four letters from Phebe to Robertson. The correspondence describes daily life in the...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1862-1865; Other: Date acquired: 04/00/2012

Luther A. Roby Papers

 Collection — Container: MS 7172
Call Number: MS 7172
Scope and Contents This collection contains 36 items dating from 1835-1901 relating to Luther A. Roby’s career in the shipping industry. It contains financial records documenting his business, including account books. There are also bills of sale and certificates of interest and ownership for several of his ships and schooners.
Dates: 1835-1901; Other: Date acquired: 05/00/2013

John Roman papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS.LMEC.0003
Scope and Contents The John Roman papers consist of pictorial maps produced from 1984-2012 by John Roman (1950-), an American map illustrator, author, and college art professor. The collection comprises 54 items representing 30 pictorial map commissions of Roman’s illustration studio in Scituate, Massachusetts. It includes original hand-drawn ink illustrations colored with watercolor, either directly on the illustration or incorporated into the black and white map digitally; sketches; published maps; photos of...
Dates: 1984 - 2012

John Ruskin correspondence with Lucia and Francesca Alexander

 Collection
Call Number: MS 5086
Scope and Contents The 300 letters in this collection reflect the friendship that critic John Ruskin (1819-1900) and Mrs. Francis Alexander (nee Lucia Gray Swett, 1814-1916) and Francsca Alexander (1837-1917) maintained both professionally and personally from when they meet in 1882 until Ruskin’s death in 1900. Approximately half of the letters in this collection were previously published in John Ruskin’s Letters to Francesca and Memoirs of the Alexanders, (1931) by Lucia Gray...
Dates: 1882-1889

Ruth Noble papers on William Addison Dwiggins

 Collection — Container: MS 1423
Call Number: MS Am. 1423
Dates: 1945-1948; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1970