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Formal title:
Richard B. Harrington Papers
Extent:
5 linear feet
Date range:
1788-1989 (bulk 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
Formal title:
Carlton D. Morse whaling collection
Extent:
4.0 Linear feet (10 clamshell boxes and 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1762-1964
Abstract:
The Carleton D. Morse whaling collection contains correspondence, logbooks and accounts, seaman's journals, merchant's and owner's accounts, reports and legal documents, literary works, photographs and engravings, as well as newspaper clippings, research notes, ephemera and other printed materials pertaining to whaling. Generally, the materials date from the middle 18th century to middle 20th century. This collection is part of a broader collection of whaling books, pamphlets, clippings and shipping lists collected by Carleton D. Morse (Brown University Class of 1913).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.79.22
Formal title:
William Henry Hoffman Collection on Napoleon I
Extent:
600 items
Date range:
1585-1913 (bulk 1789-1821)
Abstract:
The William Henry Hoffman Collection on Napoleon I contains over 200 manuscripts pertaining to the First French Republic and the Napoleonic era, some of which are signed by the Emperor, and 400 rare books, prints, art objects, and examples of fine bindings.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Hoffman
Formal title:
Rollo G. Silver papers
Extent:
12.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1815-1986 (bulk 1923-1986)
Abstract:
Rollo G. Silver (1909–89) was an American book collector and historian of American printing, typography, and publishing. With his wife, Alice, he created a major collection of books and manuscripts relating to Walt Whitman. This collection contains his correspondence, research on publishers and typographers, specimens of type and a miniature toy printing press.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2013.001

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