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Formal title:
Theodore Francis Green papers
Extent:
88.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1821-1961 (bulk 1900-1961)
Abstract:
The Theodore Francis Green papers is a significant collection of correspondence, reports, speeches, financial and legal records, notes and newspaper clippings that relate to the life and career of the Rhode Island governor and United States Senator, as well as to his father, lawyer Arnold Green. The material dates from 1821 through 1961, with the bulk from 1900 through 1961.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.026
Formal title:
Theodore Francis Green speeches and personal papers
Extent:
2.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1883-1960
Abstract:
Speeches, addresses, correspondence, and personal papers related to Green's professional and political career, his education, and association with Brown University.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1U-G5
Formal title:
Guide to the Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals cemetery project records
Extent:
.5 other
Date range:
1880-2009 (bulk 2004-2008)
Abstract:
The Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals cemetery project records consist of copies of correspondence, reports and photographs compiled and/or created by Chester A. Browning, Information Specialist of the Public Information Division.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
2009-31
Formal title:
Albert Granger Harkness papers
Extent:
6.25 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1876-1919
Abstract:
The Albert Granger Harkness papers comprise correspondence and research notes documenting Professor Harknesses academic interests. Research materials cover topics largely related to Classics scholarship and teaching.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1UF.H1
Formal title:
John Hay papers
Extent:
28 linear feet
Date range:
1829-1916
Abstract:
The John Hay papers consists of Hay's correspondence with his family and with literary, diplomatic, and political contemporaries; diaries kept by Hay as Lincoln's White House aide and as Secretary of the Legations in Paris, Vienna, and Madrid, 1866-1870; manuscript poems; galley proofs; personal letterpress copy books; photographs of Hay, his family, and various political figures; political cartoons; sound recordings; and a small collection of objects. Subjects include: Civil War; Lincoln and his administration; Reconstruction; court life in Paris; the bi-metal monetary standard; the Canadian boundary settlement; the fur seal question; Japanese naval activity; Chinese-American relations; the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars; British and American politics.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Hay
Formal title:
David H. Hirsch papers
Extent:
22.0 linear feet
Date range:
1826-2000 (bulk 1961-1999)
Abstract:
The David H. Hirsch papers (1826-2000; bulk, 1961-1999) include correspondence, essays, manuscripts, translated materials, research and lecture notes, course syllabi, annotated critical material, financial documents, conference proceedings, committee agendas, notebooks, and photographs. These materials relate primarily to his tenure as Professor of English at Brown University. Most of the collection reflects his extensive research and writing in American literature and literary theory, as well as in Holocaust literature and interpretation. A portion of the collection contains the fiction of his son, Joe Hirsch.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.030
Formal title:
Arthur B. and Sally Bruce Kinsolving papers
Extent:
8 Linear Feet
Date range:
1885-1951 (bulk 1920-1951)
Abstract:
The Arthur B. and Sally Bruce Kinsolving papers are primarily comprised of correspondence, articles and essays, and newsclippings, with dates ranging from 1885 to 1951. Letters from Arthur Kinsolving to his wife, Sally Bruce, and letters to Mrs. Kinsolving make up the majority of the correspondence between 1896 and 1945. The other major portion of correspondence are sympathy cards, letters and telegrams for Sally Kinsolving upon the death of her husband in 1951.
Repository:
Brown University
Collection call no:
Ms. 2009.006
Formal title:
Howard P. Lovecraft collection
Extent:
10 linear feet
Date range:
1880-1984
Abstract:
Personal and literary correspondence both by and to Lovecraft; manuscript and typescript drafts of fiction, non-fiction, poems, plays and drawings by Lovecraft. Correspondence between friends, family, and associates of Lovecraft. Subjects include horror fiction, New England antiquities, and the amateur press. Significant correspondents include Robert H. Barlow, Robert Bloch, W. Paul Cook, August Derleth, Ernest A. Edkins, Sonia H. Greene Davis (Lovecraft's wife), Frank Belknap Long, Jr., E. Hoffman Price, Clark Ashton Smith, and Donald Wandrei among many others. The collection also includes a small selection of photographs of Lovecraft, friends and associates and objects owned by Lovecraft.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Lovecraft
Formal title:
Hiram P. Merville papers
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Date range:
1861-1897 (bulk 1862-1865)
Abstract:
The Merville papers consist of 19 letters of Hiram P. Merville to family and friends, and one letter from a friend to Hiram, during the years 1861 or 1862 to 1865. The collection also includes a booklet from the 1897 reunion of the First New York Dragoons, the unit in which Hiram served during the Civil War.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.96.4
Formal title:
José Rodrigues Miguéis papers
Extent:
19.5 linear feet (17 record center boxes, 2 document boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 shoebox)
Date range:
1874-1992 (bulk 1918-1980)
Abstract:
The José Rodrigues Miguéis Papers comprise the author’s correspondence, literary manuscripts, interviews, diaries, calendars, notebooks, drawings, photographs, audio recordings, awards, clippings, personal library, and personal papers. It also includes work by others that relate to Miguéis, including literary reviews and criticism, adaptations of Miguéis’s work, drawings, and miscellaneous manuscripts. The collection includes materials from the late 1800s and extends until the 1990s.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.89.7

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