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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...
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

Mary Shaw Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 2863
Call Number: MS 2863
Scope and Contents This collection contains 204 items, the majority of which are letters addressed to Mary Shaw, actress and suffragette, during the years 1882 to 1908. These letters focus mainly on planning professional and personal social engagements. News surrounding the theater community is also discussed. Letters from her business partner George Fawcett (1860-1939), outline his plans for their jointly owned theater company and its finances. In addition, there are 18 written letters by Shaw to her sister,...
Dates: 1899-1914; Majority of material found in -

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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1920-1977; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1982

Social Justice Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS 7403
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight boxes of activism-related ephemera from 1968-1983, documenting changing American ideologies at the grassroots level in Boston and Cambridge. Particularly strong topics represented in the collection are Boston’s busing crisis, boycotts of major companies such as J.P. Stevens & Co., workers strikes, farmworkers’ rights, housing and tenant rights in Cambridge, anti-nuclear activism regarding Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant, advocacy for nuclear...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1968-1983

Society of Printers records

 Collection — Container: MS 7107
Call Number: MS 7107
Abstract

The Society of Printers, founded in Boston in 1905, is dedicated to the study and advancement of printing. The records span the years 1905-2018 and document the society's activities. Materials include correspondence, meeting announcements and minutes, posters, photographs, keepsakes, and centennial celebration materials.

Dates: 1905-2018

Eleanor Spaak Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS 5039
Scope and Contents 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 column,  Spaak reported on 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
Scope and Contents

The collection contains eighteen letters, which are dated 1973-1974, and sixteen of them are from Robert Stolz (1880-1975) or his secretary. The other two are from Einzi Stolz (1912-2004), Stolz’s wife. These letters were sent to Dima Paul Shishko (1910-1992) and are in response to Shishko’s requests to record certain Viennese music, and inquiries into where he can purchase Stolz’s records in the United States.

Dates: 1973-1974; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014

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
Scope and Contents This collection contains eighty-three letters from Emily Lady Tennyson, wife of Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), primarily to Margaret Gatty, children’s author and amateur marine biologist. The letters date from the time of their first meeting in November 1858 through 1873, shortly before Mrs. Gatty’s death. Covered in the letters are a variety of topics, including news of the Tennyson household and the literary activities of both families. A selection of these letters has been published in...
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
Scope and Contents This collection contains 269 letters written by Celia Thaxter (1835-1894) between 1869 and 1893. The majority of the letters are addressed to American writer Annie Fields (1834-1915) and document Thaxter’s daily life: writing and other artistic endeavors, gardening, book discussions, family troubles and successes, domestic life and her experiences with Spiritualism. She often included descriptions of nature in her letters and was well-known for her descriptions of the Isle of Shoals, first...
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
Scope and Contents Although plans for a permanent library building for the City of Boston began in the mid- nineteenth century, it was not until 1888, when Samuel Abbott, the President of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library, accepted the architectural plans by the New York firm McKim, Mead & White, did the project come to fruition. This collection documents the Trustees approval of  the design submitted by Charles Follen McKim, the meeting between Charles Follen McKim, Stanford White and Augustus...
Dates: 1859-1965; Majority of material found in 1888-1895

UrbanArts, Inc. records

 Collection — Container: Records
Call Number: FA 2015.02
Abstract

UrbanArts, Inc. was a non-profit organization in Boston that coordinated public art projects and arts-based community programming from 1980-2012. The records span the years 1980-2014 and document the organization's administration and programming, including administrative records, publicity materials, artist contracts and samples of artwork, community writing submissions and oral history interviews, photographs, and audiovisual material.

Dates: 1980 - 2014