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Formal title:
John M. Crawford, Jr. papers
Extent:
9.5 linear feet
Date range:
1940-1978 (bulk 1950-1970)
Abstract:
The collection is comprised of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, clippings relating to the history of writing, the art of calligraphy, Asian Art, and other lifelong interests of Mr. Crawford. Also included are ten calligraphy notebooks.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.014
Formal title:
Harry Crosby Papers
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
ca. 1919-1955
Abstract:
Harry Crosby (1898-1929) was an American poet and publisher. The Harry Crosby Papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, manuscripts, photographs, legal documents, and a biography.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.88.3
Formal title:
S. Foster Damon Festival papers
Date range:
1967-1968
Abstract:
The S. Foster Damon Festival papers consists of approximately 50 items from 1967-1968 relating to the 75th birthday party of S. Foster Damon and the S. Foster Damon Festival at Brown University. S. Foster Damon was an American poet, William Blake scholar, Brown University professor of English (1927-1963), and curator of the Harris Collection, Brown University Library (1930-1963).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Damon
Formal title:
Sonia H. and Nathaniel A. Davis papers
Extent:
7.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1879-1972 (bulk 1930-1965)
Abstract:
Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, personal and administrative records, printed materials, photographs, ephemera, and a few artifacts belonging to or associated with Nathaniel A. Davis (1866-1945) and his wife Sonia H. Davis (1883-1972). Mr. Davis, of Jewish and Portuguese heritage, was writer, editor, educator, social activist, entrepreneur, world traveler, publisher, journalist and founder of
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.003
Formal title:
Lee Garnett Day and Nancy Sayles Day papers
Extent:
7.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1890-1968 (bulk 1911-1945)
Abstract:
The Lee Garnett Day and Nancy Sayles Day papers consist of business records, correspondence, genealogies, photographs and other material from the Day and Sayles families. Much of the material concerns the Collins-Day South American Expedition of 1914-1915, Lee Garnett Day’s military career, the Bennett-Day Importing Company, and both Lee Garnett Day's and Nancy Sayles Day's travels around the world. The collection is dated from 1890 to 1968. Most of the material is dated from 1911 to 1945.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2014.003
Formal title:
David Cornel De Jong papers
Extent:
6.25 linear feet
Date range:
1910-1973 (bulk 1940-1969)
Abstract:
Literary manuscripts (novels, short stories, poems), correspondence, diaries, photograph, scrapbooks, and personal papers.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.92.8
Formal title:
Frederic Denison Collection of Baptist Biographies
Extent:
1 clamshell box (80 items)
Date range:
1880-1883
Abstract:
The Frederic Denison Collection of Baptist Biographies consist of letters, manuscripts, and printed matter that contain biographical information about individual Baptists in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Denison
Formal title:
James C. Dickson papers
Extent:
18.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1988-2002 (bulk 1998-2002)
Abstract:
These papers document James C. Dickson's career as an activist and organizer for disabled individuals and the founding and development of the American Association of People with Disabilities. It includes materials Dickson used in his efforts to insure the voting rights of disabled persons and their access to polling places, especially in the VOTE!2000 Campaign. Later materials cover electronic voting issues and the lead in to the 2008 presidential election. The collection also contains documentation of other organizing efforts involving the rights of children, especially children with disabilities, and the medical care of the elderly and people with disabilities. Extensive additions to the collection include material on the development of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the organization's involvement with voting issues, as well as Dickson's attempt to sail across the Atlantic.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.021
Formal title:
Mary Ann Doane papers
Extent:
9 Linear feet
Date range:
1966-2009
Abstract:
The Mary Ann Doane papers represent forty years of education, research, and professional activity. The collection emphasizes Doane's academic training as a feminist film scholar through notebooks and essays that date from high school through her doctoral studies. Another portion of the collection presents notes and drafts of publications, including the books
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.020
Formal title:
Thomas Wilson Dorr Papers
Extent:
600 items
Date range:
1790-1897 (bulk 1826-1854)
Abstract:
The Dorr Papers consist of approximately 600 letters, speeches, notes, drafts, pamphlets, clippings and other items for the period 1826-1854. Thomas Wilson Dorr (1805-1854) was the central figure in the Dorr Rebellion of 1842. The papers include material pertaining to the equal suffrage movement, electoral politics, legislative apportionment, state militia, banking, and the adoption of a state constitution in Rhode Island.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Dorr

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