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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — MS Am. 229
Call Number: MS Am. 229
Abstract This collection contains 22 letters written by Abigail Adams (1744-1818). Twenty are to John Thaxter, Jr. (1755-1891). The others are to Isaac Smith Elbridge Gerry.
Dates: 1770-1785; Other: Date acquired: 05/18/1944
Collection — MS 3844
Call Number: MS 3844
Abstract This collection contains 21 letters written by residents of four Boston neighborhoods to city officials between 1853- 1870 that document requsts for small-scale improvements and street maintenance projects. Also included are petitions and reports.
Dates: 1853-1870; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2008
Collection — MS 5071
Call Number: MS 5071
Abstract This collection dates from 1945-2003 (bulk 1957-1995) and documents the history of the Charles Playhouse under the tenure of Frank Sugrue. In addition, it also documents the work of Artistic Director Michael Murray, who served in that position (and as Co-Producer) from 1958-1968. With its mission to present serious theater, the Charles Playhouse quickly distinguished itself in the Boston theater scene upon its opening and maintained this distinction throughout the years by providing many...
Dates: 1945-2003; Majority of material found in 1957-1995; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2009
Collection — MS 3290
Call Number: MS 3290
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of major figures in the writing, editing, publication, and dissemination of L’Adunata. In addition, subjects also include matters of the leadership and development of the Italian-American Anarchist movement.
Dates: 1917-1985; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1986
Collection — MS Am. 1600
Call Number: MS Am 1600
Abstract This collection documents the life and career of American novelist Edwin O’Connor. It contains correspondence, copies and drafts of his written works, published reviews, and some autobiographical materials relating to 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.
Dates: 1937-1969; Other: Date acquired: 09/22/1971
Collection — MS 7095
Call Number: MS 7095
Abstract This collection contains eighteen letters written by Joseph W. Robertson, a Union soldier from Fall River, Massachusetts, to his wife Phebe, and an unnamed sister. Robertson joined the Union Army in New Bedford, Massachusetts on January 11, 1861. The letters recount daily life in Union-occupied Beaufort, South Carolina.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1862-1865; Other: Date acquired: 04/00/2012
Collection — 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.
Collection — 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.