Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 7248
Abstract The indentures and related material of the Boston Overseers of the Poor, whose responsibility it was to assist in aiding the poor of New England, consist of about 1,800 indentures, certificates of endorsement, and other related materials spanning the years 1734-1805. The collection documents the Overseers’ efforts to place children who, because of the conditions in their homes, were living in the Almshouse, into either homes or other suitable means of employment where they would learn skills...
Dates: 1734 - 1805
Collection — MS Eng. 217
Call Number: MS Eng. 217
Scope and Contents This collection documents the personal life and professional career of Irish novelist Donn Byrne, 1889-1928. Also included is correspondence addressed to Dorothea Donn Byrne, which mostly discuss Donn Byrne's literary matters.
Dates: 1915-1932; Majority of material found in 1925-1928; Other: Date acquired: 10/28/1964
Call Number: MS Am.2396
Abstract The Alice Dalgliesh papers span the years 1924-1979 and document Dalgliesh’s career as an author and illustrator of children’s books, teacher of children’s literature and story writing, and editor. Included are original author/illustrator artworks, teaching materials, drafts of her published and unpublished stories, and book reviews that provide insight into her pedagogy, her writing process, and her expertise in the genre. Records include clippings, correspondence, production drawings,...
Dates: 1924 - 1979
Call Number: MS Am.282
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence sent to George W. Forbes, as well as typescript drafts of 18 biographies of eminent Black historical figures that Forbes wrote. Also inlcuded are several letters addressed to Elizabeth H. Forbes in the years following her husband's death, and several issues of The Voice and The Crisis. The correspondence in the collection reflects Forbes’ work as a writer and scholar, particularly with...
Call Number: MS Eng.328
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and professional correspondence from English poet Mary Botham Howitt (1799-1888) and her husband, English writer William Howitt (1792-1879), between 1823-1888. Of interest is a letter by Mary Botham Howitt discussing her translations of Fredrika Bremer’s articles pubished in a Stockholm newspaper and a letter by William Howitt discussing his interest in the Aurora Borealis. The collection also contains several manuscript fragments of poems, in both Mary and...
Dates: 1823 - 1888
Call Number: MS Am.2200
Scope and Contents This collection documents Catharine Sargent Huntington’s (1887-1987) work with the Boston Stage Society, The New England Repertory Theater, Dr. Punch’s Workshop, as well as her other theater related activities and interests from 1919-1974. In addition, it contains plays that Huntington collected over the years. Types of records include announcements, clippings, correspondence, costume sketches, handwritten notes, and musical scores. Playbills, photographs, prompt books, reports, theater...
Dates: 1919 - 1974
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
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