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."
These papers consist of notebooks, manuscripts, speeches and addresses, and correspondence documenting the teaching career of Ben W. Brown at Brown University. He was professor of English, theatre and public speaking, as well as Director of the Sock and Buskin, from 1921 to 1955.
The Russian Exchange records contain correspondence related to the publication exchange program between Brown University and several libraries located in the U.S.S.R. The collection also contains correspondence documenting the exchange of materials with UNESCO and Latin American libraries.
Brown University Million Dollar Endowment Fund records
0.25 linear feet (1 folder)
1911-1921 (bulk 1912)
The Brown University Million Dollar Endowment Fund records contain correspondence (including form letters) and reports detailing efforts to obtain donations from alumni in support of special projects and faculty retention. Correspondents include University President William H.P. Faunce, Treasurer Cornelius S. Sweetland, and members of the Endowment Committee.
This collection documents the activities of Karen
Idoine between 1996-2005 in her position as the curator of the Nature Lab, and
primarily contains information pertaining to the planning and execution of events
sponsored by the Nature Lab.
The collection contains records of the Director,
Educational Director, Executive Vice-President, and Presidents. The records cover
1905-1965 and the bulk of the records document the Royal Bailey Farnum
A wide array of materials, including
correspondence, bibliographies, research, manuscripts, ephemera, photographs, and
printed materials, the bulk of which dates from the early 1970s to the late 1990s,
from the papers of Elaine Ryan Hedges, who was a stellar educator and scholar in the
field of women’s studies. It thoroughly documents Hedges pioneering contributions to
the body of feminist literary criticism--especially her groundbreaking contribution
to the study of Charlotte Perkins Gilman--and her advocacy of curriculum reform and
of a more inclusive canon of American literature so as to incorporate works by
women, ethnic minorities, and the gay and lesbian community. This collection
highlights Hedges’ research into the history of 19th century women and their
needlework. Her detailed and innovative study of quilts as encoded texts brought to
the fore important historical information about women and their social, political
and artistic endeavors that had previously been overlooked by mainstream