The Thomas F. Banchoff papers (1935-2012, bulk 1963-1997) contain administrative, research, and teaching materials relating to Professor Banchoff's tenure as a professor of mathematics at Brown University. Included are correspondence, lecture and research notes, manuscripts, course syllabi and exams, and records of various faculty and university committees of which he was a member. The papers also include records from Professor Banchoff's term as acting Dean of Student Affairs at Brown (1971-1972) that reflect the racial and political campus issues of the time.
The Brown-Tougaloo Exchange records contain correspondence, reports, financial data, grant proposals, teaching materials, tape recordings and press clippings produced by or about Tougaloo College and its exchange program with Brown University. The collection also includes financial and documentary material about the U.S. Higher Education Act of 1965, especially its Title III, Institutional Aid.
John B. Hattendorf collection of John L. McCrea papers
.25 Linear Feet (1 half archival box, 1 oversize box)
Vice Admiral John Livingstone McCrea (1891-1990) served in the Navy from 1915 until his retirement in 1953. These papers include correspondence and photographs relating to his professional career and personal interests.
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Salmá al-Ḥaffār Kuzbarī (1923-2006), a Syrian scholar, feminist, writer,
poet, and women’s rights activist created this collection. Her writing and activism
focused on the challenges of being a woman and gaining equal rights in the Arab
world and draws from her own experiences. Her academic work focused primarily on
Mayy Ziyādah, an early twentieth-century Lebanese literary personality who was a
pivotal figure in the Nahda, or modern Arab Renaissance. This collection contains a
host of materials related to Ziyādah (both primary and secondary sources). It also
documents developing conceptions and interests in the Nahda among scholars over the
span of several decades, by way of Kuzbarī’s essays, speeches, and books. The
collection also documents Kuzbarī’s work as a feminist for women’s rights in the
Arab world and the establishment of the Mabarra Association for Education and
Consolation for orphan children. When she and her husband served in the Syrian
embassy in Spain, she promoted the Arab literature of Spain. She corresponded with
the important writers, poets and scholars of the Arab world. Of note also is
correspondence from the poet Nizār Qabbānī. The materials include Kuzbarī’s
correspondence and journals, speeches she delivered at various conferences,
articles, and press clippings both written by and about her, plays and dramas,
poetry, and novels. The materials are in Arabic with some in French, Spanish, and
Includes correspondence, manuscripts, play scripts, film scripts, photographs, drawings, galley proofs, and ephemera of the American poet, experimental filmmaker, editor, and educator Willard Maas, dating from 1931 to 1968. Maas, who was openly bisexual and married to artist and filmmaker Marie Menken, with whom he often collaborated, is especially known for his pioneering avant-garde films, many of which explored homoerotic themes. These films, which were created from the early 1940s to the late 1960s, influenced the work of a number artists from that era, including Kenneth Anger and Andy Warhol; and they continue to garner much critical attention and acclaim by many contemporay scholars, filmmakers, and artists who acknowlege Maas' influential contribution to the history of cinematography. Highlights of this collection include: manuscripts of Maas' poetry; documents associated with the production of Maas' film,
The One Hundred Years of Women at Brown records include correspondence, minutes, photocopies of exhibited material, photographs, flyers, exhibit labels, grant proposals, and a report. The material dates from 1984 through 1992.
Personal and professional correspondence; includes letters from friends, other writers, and groups whose focus is gay life and rights; also includes his outgoing letters on computer disk. Original typescripts of his writings; photographs; magazines with articles he authored; clippings; books written by Preston and others; and proofs.
The Nancy Lyman Roelker papers include research notes, photocopies, manuscripts, publications, letters, and teaching materials from her classes at Tufts University, Boston University and Brown University. Also included are juvenilia and memorabilia from her secondary school teaching career. Roelker's field was sixteenth century France and her subjects included Henry of Navarre and Jeanne d'Albret, as well as sixteenth century French noblewomen and French Huguenots. The material dates from 1929 to 1993, with the bulk of it from 1963 to 1985.
The Nancy Rubin Stuart papers include notes, drafts, audio tapes, video scripts, correspondence, and printed materials, chiefly relating to her professional activities as a writer of non-fiction books, magazine articles, and television programs, along with a smaller quantity of personal papers. The material dates from 1979 to 2011.