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Formal title:
John Russell Bartlett papers
Date range:
1832-1886
Abstract:
The collection encompasses the years 1832-1886, consisting of personal correspondence comprised of loose letters, drafts of various manuscripts and clippings, two hundred and thirty-six watercolor paintings and drawings from the Mexican Boundary Commission Survey and eleven folio volumes from the Mexican Boundary Commission.
Repository:
John Carter Brown Library
Collection call no:
JRB Papers
Formal title:
Lyman G. Bloomingdale correspondence and collection on John Buchan
Extent:
4.5 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1915-1994
Abstract:
The collection consists of correspondence and research related to Lyman G. Bloomingdales collecting and interest in the British author and statesman John Buchan. The collection is assiduously focused on the acquisition of the published works of John Buchan and Buchan-related materials.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.012
Formal title:
Brown University Library Special Collections files
Extent:
26.0 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1932-1986
Abstract:
The Brown University Library Special Collections files contain correspondence which as been arranged alphabetically in the first series and chronologically in the second series. The correspondence is dated from circa 1932 to 1986.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1X.5
Formal title:
George H. M. Lawrence Papers, 1850-1982
Extent:
15.5 linear feet
Date range:
1850-1982
Abstract:
This collection contains the papers of celebrated botanist George H. M. Lawrence. The majority of the records in the collection are from the period 1971 to 1978 when Lawrence was in semi-retirement at his hone in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 49
Formal title:
Frances Hubbert papers
Extent:
.08 linear feet (2 folders)
Date range:
1936-1957 and undated (bulk 1936-1938)
Abstract:
The collection is comprised of letters sent to Frances Hubbert (1894-1967) of Newport, Rhode Island, regarding her efforts to have Lady Winifred Fortescue’s (1888-1951) 1935 publication,
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.539
Formal title:
John Martin Letters to William Young
Extent:
0.9 linear feet
Date range:
1968-1980
Abstract:
These letters between John Martin, owner of Black Sparrow Press, and William Young, owner of San Souci Press in Winchester, Massachusetts, date from 4 May 1968 to 18 March 1980 and detail two decades of business and personal relations between the book collectors and publishers.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 89.19
Formal title:
William Easton Louttit papers
Extent:
7.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1930-1973
Abstract:
Papers consist of records of book purchases, papers relating to Brown University, and correspondence with Alice Hay Wadsworth and numerous booksellers. Materials date from 1930 to 1973.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1U.L4
Formal title:
George C. Mason letters
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1876-1888
Abstract:
This collection consists of letters written by George C. Mason (1820-1894) regarding the selling of his books,
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.544
Formal title:
Oscar Wegelin papers
Extent:
2.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1899-1966
Abstract:
Oscar Wegelin, bookseller and author, was one of the leading bibliographers in the field of early American writings. The Oscar Wegelin papers (1899-1966) contain correspondence with important scholars, litterateurs, and bibliographers. In addition, the papers contain poems, plays, and prose written by Wegelin.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.78.13

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