These papers document and focus on Andrew E. Gibson's career as a government official, corporate executive, and professor at the Naval War College. The collection consists of many elements including but not limited to: correspondence, writings, speeches, deck files, books, proposals, critiques, legislation testimony and charts.
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Author's last poems and letters on love and creativity before he turned to writing fiction. Written mostly at Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, in the five months preceding his marriage to Sophie Tazewell. One of two photocopies made by the author. "No other photocopies will be made." Also includes a memo written in 1948 to Mr. Hawkes from Thomas J. Wilson regarding a book idea on the subject of e.e. cummings and a listing of John Hawkes books being sold by Clouds Hill Books in 2000.
This collection consists of one letter with a commission from Thomas Jefferson (1742-1826) as Secretary of State to William Channing (1751-1793) of Newport, Rhode Island, appointing Channing as the United States attorney for Rhode Island.
The Bradford Morrow papers include manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, notebooks and research materials, including books, related to Morrow's novels, poems, essays and other writings, as well as writings by Martine Bellen, Don DeLillo, Patrick McGrath and Geoffrey O'Brien. The papers also include some of Morrow's personal notebooks, diaries and photographs, and materials from Bradford Morrow Bookseller and
This collection consists of one letter from William Ellery (1727-1827), collector of the port of Newport, Rhode Island, to David L. Barnes (1760-1812), Rhode Island District Attorney, regarding maritime law.
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