The Sandra Lee Bartky papers are comprised of correspondence, syllabi, vita material, and letters and newsclippings documenting a debate between Bartky and Christina Hoff Sommers in the early 1990s. The materials provide interesting insight into the development of feminist philosophy as an academic discipline and the debates within the field as it defines and identifies meanings of gender and feminism.
These papers span the years 1937-1962 and in large part
they focus on Bernard M. Baruch Jr.'s service in the Naval Reserve from 1937. The
collection is divided into 5 series. Of special interest to researchers are the
programs he developed and the publications he wrote on naval intelligence and enemy
sightings. Other topics of interest include slides and photographs of World War II,
Nazi surface ships and submarines, photographs and documents pertaining to Japanese
Air Balloon Bombers, and his correspondence with Laurent H. L. Brackx who was
accused of espionage. Series V includes some materials pertaining to Bernard M.
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
This collection consists of one letter written by G. T. Beauregard (1818-1893), a United States Army engineer officer and later Confederate Army general, to Dr. Mercer regarding the British invasion on Washington, D.C during the War of 1812.
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts relating to Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), the founder of the Redwood Library, and his business dealings in Newport, Rhode Island. Also included are documents concerning the Redwood Library, Abraham Redwood’s contemporaries in Newport, and later letters from David King, a former president of the Redwood Library.
This collection consists of one letter from Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell (1825-1921), the first woman ordained as a minister in the United States, to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a Unitarian minister, regarding her publication,
0.5 linear foot (1 letter-size Hollinger document case)
This collection consists primarily of personal correspondence to and from Eli Whitney Blake. The letters were written by Blake, Sophia Atwater and Stephen Atwater. Also included are several drawings and poems by Blake, one photograph of him and an undated letter from a family member to a publisher regarding their interest in publishing an article about Blake's letters.
Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) was a prominent Episcopal clergyman of Boston, Massachusetts. This collection includes one letter written to Thomas M. March (1812-1903), the Bishop of Rhode Island from 1854-1903.
The Anne S. K. Brown collection contains various correspondence, writings, family papers, financial information, and documentation of Brown’s active social life collected by Brown and her family from 1912 until her death in 1985.