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Formal title:
Daniel J. Anderson papers
Extent:
7 linear feet (7 records center boxes)
Date range:
1975-2002 (bulk 1980-1998)
Abstract:
This collection consists of the research files of Daniel J. Anderson, one of the developers of the Minnesota Model for the treatment of alcoholism. There are magazines, newspaper clippings, speech outlines on index cards, books, pamphlets, and conference materials.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2008.025
Formal title:
Richard H. Anthony papers
Extent:
6 items (0.25 linear feet)
Date range:
1923-1958 (bulk 1923-1929)
Abstract:
Richard H. Anthony was a Providence, Rhode Island native and Brown University graduate, class of 1925. His distinguished career included working as a journalist in Paris for the European edition of the
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.024
Formal title:
Mary Anne Atwood papers
Extent:
2 linear feet
Date range:
1882-1910
Abstract:
The Mary Anne Atwood Papers contains letters and manuscripts for the period 1882-1910. Most of the letters in the collection are written from M.A. Atwood to Mme. Isabelle de Steiger. The collection also includes other letters written and received by Atwood, manuscript drafts and notes. According to the admirers of Mary Anne Atwood, "Mrs. Atwood was truly an adept [of the metaphysical tradition]. The last one." "The Atwood material is very important for the study of a vanished Britain, when Neo-Platonism and High Ideas influenced the nation. But, as Mrs. Atwood says, they went in for power and threw their spiritual heritage out the window."
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Atwood
Formal title:
M. Charles Bakst papers
Extent:
10 linear feet (8 records center boxes and 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1927-2009 (bulk 1962-2008)
Abstract:
These papers date from 1927-2009 and include the personal papers and materials of M. Charles Bakst, Brown '66, and journalist for the Providence Journal. Includes manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, ephemera, photographs, audiocassettes and videotapes related to his student days at Brown and his career as a reporter and columnist.
Repository:
Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1U-B6
Formal title:
Elsa Barker papers
Extent:
2.5 linear feet (2 records center boxes and 1 document-size Hollinger documents case)
Date range:
1900-1954 (bulk 1905-1948)
Abstract:
The collection consists of approximately 1000 items and includes typescripts, shorthand notes, letters, personal and financial papers, and other material relating to her poetry, detective stories and 'automatic writing' series by The Living Dead Man. The correspondence includes three letters from the dancer, Ted Shawn, and one directed to H.L. Koopman, then director of the Brown University Library.
Repository:
John Hay Library, Special Collections
Collection call no:
Ms. 2009.007
Formal title:
Morris Abner Barr papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1939-1968
Abstract:
Morris Abner Barr was an author, lyricist, and poet whose poems tended towards nature, love, God, friendship, and Barr's own life. A craftsman, Barr wrote about his experience creating stools, gavels, and letter openers from the wood of the Sentry Tree in "Immortalizing the Sentry Tree of George Washington." The collection contains his writings, a scrapbook related to the George Washington Sentry Tree, and correspondence with friends and mentors.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.97.1
Formal title:
Sandra Lee Bartky papers
Extent:
1 linear feet
Date range:
1965-2004 (bulk 1980-1995)
Abstract:
The Sandra Lee Bartky papers are comprised of correspondence, syllabi, vita material, and letters and newsclippings documenting a debate between Bartky and Christina Hoff Sommers in the early 1990s. The materials provide interesting insight into the development of feminist philosophy as an academic discipline and the debates within the field as it defines and identifies meanings of gender and feminism.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2010.044
Formal title:
Seyla Benhabib papers
Extent:
3 linear feet
Date range:
1970-2005 (bulk 1994-1999)
Abstract:
The Seyla Benhabib papers are primarily comprised of correspondence, administrative records, course materials, and writings. Much of the material relates to committees at Harvard University concerned with the status of women faculty.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2010.045
Formal title:
Eli Whitney Blake (1867-1902) papers
Extent:
0.5 linear foot (1 letter-size Hollinger document case)
Date range:
1890-1901
Abstract:
This collection consists primarily of personal correspondence to and from Eli Whitney Blake. The letters were written by Blake, Sophia Atwater and Stephen Atwater. Also included are several drawings and poems by Blake, one photograph of him and an undated letter from a family member to a publisher regarding their interest in publishing an article about Blake's letters.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2008.031
Formal title:
Joseph Payne Brennan papers
Extent:
12.5 linear feet (12 records center boxes and 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1936-1990 (bulk 1940-1988)
Abstract:
The Brennan papers consist of manuscripts of short stories and poems, fan mail, correspondence with fellow writers both poets and horror story writers, some World War II orders and correspondence and memorabilia, photographs, submissions to the self published magazines Macabre and Essence as well as personal legal, medical, and financial papers.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2009.011

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