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Formal title:
Louise Harris papers
Extent:
15.75 linear feet
Date range:
1890-1990 (bulk 1960-1985)
Abstract:
The Louise Harris papers include a variety of materials, chiefly correspondence, research materials and galley proofs, related to her writings concerning C.A. Stephens,
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2012.013
Formal title:
John B. Hattendorf collection of John L. McCrea papers
Extent:
.25 Linear Feet (1 half archival box, 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1918, 1942-1953
Abstract:
Vice Admiral John Livingstone McCrea (1891-1990) served in the Navy from 1915 until his retirement in 1953. These papers include correspondence and photographs relating to his professional career and personal interests.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-356
Formal title:
Rush Hawkins collection
Extent:
71 linear feet
Date range:
1750-1951 (bulk 1830-1917)
Abstract:
The Rush Hawkins collection (1750-1951(bulk 1830-1917)) contains personal, family, financial, and military correspondence and documents; photographs; and a variety of museum objects ranging from dinnerware and household items to clothing and personal accessories belonging to the Hawkins and Brown families. Most of the collection reflects the life and interests of Hawkins himself, with some items related to his wife Annmary Brown Hawkins and her family. Included in the papers are two significant sub-collections of correspondence: a collection of antebellum historical letters and documents from earlier generations of the Brown family, as well as individual letters from Thomas Jefferson, Nathaniel Greene, Edgar Allan Poe, and Napoleon I; and a collection of Civil War-related correspondence and documents that contains records of Hawkins’ Zouaves and much Confederate material, including a subseries of Jefferson Davis’s communications to the Senate of the Confederate States.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2006.05
Formal title:
John Hay papers
Extent:
28 linear feet
Date range:
1829-1916
Abstract:
The John Hay papers consists of Hay's correspondence with his family and with literary, diplomatic, and political contemporaries; diaries kept by Hay as Lincoln's White House aide and as Secretary of the Legations in Paris, Vienna, and Madrid, 1866-1870; manuscript poems; galley proofs; personal letterpress copy books; photographs of Hay, his family, and various political figures; political cartoons; sound recordings; and a small collection of objects. Subjects include: Civil War; Lincoln and his administration; Reconstruction; court life in Paris; the bi-metal monetary standard; the Canadian boundary settlement; the fur seal question; Japanese naval activity; Chinese-American relations; the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars; British and American politics.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Hay
Formal title:
Walter Nickerson Hill Papers
Extent:
4.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1860-1905 (bulk 1870-1884)
Abstract:
American chemist. Letters and manuscripts; letterpress books; scrapbook; notebooks; documents; pamphlets; photographs; and memorabilia. The bulk of the written material (to, from, and about Hill) dates from 1870-1884. It consists of personal letters between Hill and his wife; letters between Hill and leading scientists and ordinance specialists; letters to and from important political, scientific, and military figures regarding Hill's application for appointment of Professor of Mathematics in the Navy; business correspondence; Hill's patents and pamphlets regarding explosives, demagnetization, etc.; newspaper clippings of Hill's death in an explosion.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Hill
Formal title:
David H. Hirsch papers
Extent:
22.0 linear feet
Date range:
1826-2000 (bulk 1961-1999)
Abstract:
The David H. Hirsch papers (1826-2000; bulk, 1961-1999) include correspondence, essays, manuscripts, translated materials, research and lecture notes, course syllabi, annotated critical material, financial documents, conference proceedings, committee agendas, notebooks, and photographs. These materials relate primarily to his tenure as Professor of English at Brown University. Most of the collection reflects his extensive research and writing in American literature and literary theory, as well as in Holocaust literature and interpretation. A portion of the collection contains the fiction of his son, Joe Hirsch.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.030
Formal title:
James Humphrey papers
Extent:
9.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1957-2009 (bulk 1971-2006)
Abstract:
This collection consists of the literary and personal papers of the poet James Humphrey. It includes correspondence with poets, publishers, friends and family; manuscripts for poems, novels, screenplays, essays and short stories, both published and unpublished; unframed abstract artwork, photographs and scrapbooks. The audio material in these papers consists of one audiocassette, two compact discs and eight reel-to-reel tapes. The papers are dated from 1957 to 2009.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2014.013
Formal title:
International Seapower Symposium records
Extent:
17 linear feet (21 half Bankers’s boxes, 2 archival boxes, 1 small oversize box)
Date range:
1969-
Abstract:
The International Seapower Symposium (ISS) is a biennial meeting held at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC), hosted by the Chief of Naval Operations and the President, U.S. Naval War College. This record group consists of correspondence, reports, publications, photographs, audio cassettes, digital media (floppy disks and compact discs, etc), and digital files documenting the organization and proceedings of each symposium.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
RG-22
Formal title:
John Birch Society records
Extent:
45.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1928-1990 (bulk 1965-1989)
Abstract:
The John Birch Society records include audio-visual material such as audiocassettes, films, filmstrips, phonograph records, reel-to-reel tapes, slides and videocassettes; business records, correspondence, manuscripts, membership lists, office files, publications and subject files. The records also include a great deal of material regarding the Society's campaign against the ratification of the Panama Canal Treaties during the 1970's. The records are dated from 1928 to 1990. Most of the material is dated from 1965 to 1990.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2013.003
Formal title:
May L. Joynt auction records
Extent:
0.21 linear feet (1 half document case)
Date range:
1933-1983
Abstract:
Correspondence, financial records and photographs that document the purchase of silver at auction by Mrs. May L. Joynt.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.043

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