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Formal title:
Charles Wilson Brown collection of Brown and Wilson family papers
Extent:
1 linear_foot
Date range:
1846-1967
Abstract:
The Charles Wilson Brown collection of Brown and Wilson family papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs related to Lanta Wilson Smith (Charles Brown's aunt), Rev. Henry Wheaton Brown (Charles Brown's father) and Rev. William Jones Wilson (Charles Brown's grandfather). The correspondence is largely written to or by Lanta Wilson Smith and includes some of her poetry; the remaining correspondence is written by or related to Rev. William Jones Wilson. Autobiographies of both Rev. Brown and Rev. Wilson can be found in the collection as can parish programs and related clippings. The photographs are of Maine churches and Rev. Wilson and his wife.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.97.3
Formal title:
COLLECTION CLOSED [2/1/2024] John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) papers
Extent:
15.5 Linear Feet
Date range:
1871-1900 (1881-1900)
Abstract:
COLLECTION CLOSED [2/1/24] John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) was the eldest son of John Carter Brown and Sophia Augusta (Brown) Brown, members of one of the most prominent and distinguished families in Rhode Island. The papers reflect John Nicholas Brown's passion for the arts, travel, Europe, yachts, and philanthropic and civic activities.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.010
Formal title:
Sally and David R. Brown collection on Marty Mann
Extent:
5 linear feet
Date range:
1950-1999
Abstract:
This collection focuses primarily on Marty Mann, a key figure in early alcoholism treatment and awareness in the United States and one of the first women to successfully complete AA's recovery program. Most of the collection is made up of the research materials assembled by Reverend Sally Brown and her husband, David, in writing "A Biography of Mrs. Marty Mann: The First Lady of Alcoholics Anonymous." The materials include articles by and about Marty Mann, Sally and David Brown's research notes, materials from collaborators on Mann's biography, information regarding Priscilla Peck, Mann's partner, interview transcripts, information on organizations that deal with alcoholism, photographs, audio tapes and material devoted to other important figures in the alcoholism movement and the early homosexual and lesbian movement.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2009.002
Formal title:
Clifford Capone papers
Extent:
3.5 linear feet
Date range:
1906-2010
Abstract:
Photographs, correspondence, playbills, and playscripts used and created during the career of Clifford Capone who was a costume designer for theater productions and movies based in New York City. He worked for film directors Woody Allen and Gordon Willis among others.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2018.017
Formal title:
Michael R. Carroll papers
Extent:
0.5 Linear Feet
Date range:
1885-1931
Abstract:
The collection consists of Michael Carroll's pension and legal documents, letters from Victor Chambers, and the book "Born at the Battlefield of Gettysburg"
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2006.03
Formal title:
Judith M. Creedy Papers
Extent:
1 Linear Feet
Date range:
1964-1965
Abstract:
This collection contains material relating to Judith Creedy's experience in St. Augustine, Florida in 1964 while attending a protest against racial segregation principles.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
AMS.1U.C11
Formal title:
Cuban Slavery Documents collection
Extent:
0.5 Linear Feet
Date range:
1820-1892
Abstract:
Documents including letters, certificates, and inventories relating to the institution of slavery, slaves, and indentured servants in Cuba during the 19th century. Many of the documents refer to Chinese people brought to Cuba as indentured servants or contract laborers (colonos).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2014.018
Formal title:
Curt J. Ducasse Papers
Extent:
23.35 Linear Feet
Date range:
1897-1969
Abstract:
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
AMS.1UF.D1
Formal title:
Curt J. Ducasse Papers
Extent:
22 Linear Feet
Date range:
1897-1969
Abstract:
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
AMS.1UF.D1
Formal title:
Richard B. Harrington Papers
Extent:
5 Linear Feet
Date range:
1788-1989 (1927-1952)
Abstract:
The collection contains materials relating to the history of architecture and architectural design in the United States and Europe collected by Richard B. Harrington.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.025

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