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- Photographic prints 79
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- Inkjet prints 27
- Drawings (visual works) 24
- Authors 20
- Indians of North America -- Pictorial works 19
- Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives 17
- New Mexico -- Pictorial works 17
- Photograph albums 17
- Arizona -- Pictorial works 15
- California -- Pictorial works 13
- Watercolors (paintings) 13
- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works 13
- Scrapbooks 12
- Commonplace books 10
- Diaries 10
- Gelatin silver prints 10
- African American authors -- 20th Century -- Archives 9
- American literature -- 20th century 9
- Audiovisual materials 9 ∧ less
- Great Britain. Parliament 16
- Charles, King of England, I, 1600-1649 11
- Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 7
- Willis, John, 1957- 7
- Great Britain. Army 6
- Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 6
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 6
- Yale University 6
- Browne, John, approximately 1608-1691 5
- Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 5
- James, King of England, I, 1566-1625 5
- John Willis 5
- Pym, John, 1584-1643 5
- Speck, William A. (William Alfred), 1864-1928 5
- Andrew Smith Gallery Inc. 4
- Braye, Alfred Verney-Cave, Baron, 1849-1928 4
- Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628 4
- Charles, King of England, II, 1630-1685 4
- Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966 4
- Demuth, Charles, 1883-1935 4 ∧ less
Photographs of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 178
Overview: Photographs of Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia, created during the summer of 2012, and printed as 77 inkjet prints that document the Haida and Kwakwak'awakw (also known as Kwakiutl) people and cultures.
George Platt Lynes scrapbooks
Call Number: YCAL MSS 139
Overview: Two scrapbooks, with loose pages and items, containing clippings, original photographic prints (by Lynes and others, including PAJAMA and Brassai), postcards, and reproductions of artworks. These volumes document Lynes's focus on photographic design elements and his developing aesthetic in his early years. Among the subjects represented are: Royal families; athletes; popular musical and film performers (with numerous images of Johnny Weismuller and Marlene Dietrich); nude models; Pavel...
Dates: circa 1900-1955
William Lyon Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 79
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and personal papers documenting the family life, business activities, and travels of William Lyon. Also included is a twentieth-century biographical sketch of Lyon.
Dates: 1745-1926, bulk 1791-1833
Lysons family collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 70
Overview: The collection consists of material gathered by Lindsay Fleming in the course of his research on the life and work of Samuel Lysons, and includes correspondence with scholars and Lyson family descendants; transcripts of portions of Lysons's diary and his letters to Hester Thrale Piozzi; the typsecript of Fleming's "Memoirs and Select Letters of Samuel Lysons"; photographs; and letters to and from Daniel and Samuel Lysons. The correspondence of Daniel Lysons mainly concerns his topographical...
Isaac Mann autograph collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 46
Overview: The collection consists of 86 documents, mostly letters, gathered by Mann for their signatures. Most of the individuals represented are clergymen or preachers, particularly Baptists, and include Abraham Booth, Christmas Evans, Samuel Kilpin, John Ryland, and Basil Woodd.
Dates: ca. 1750-1831
Robert Marsham-Townshend papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 482
Overview: Letters and diaries belonging to Robert Marsham-Townshend containing descriptions of his travels around the world. Many of the letters are written to him, though there is a group of 22 letters written by him to a relative named Harriet, dated 1856-1864. Correspondents include Henry Alabaster, interpreter to the King in Siam; scientists W. S. Atkinson and Robert Stirling; George Ferguson Bowen, first governor of Queensland, Australia; in addition to numerous family members and other...
Carl Mautz collection of Peter Britt photographs
Call Number: WA Photos 865
Overview: 171 carte-de-visite photographs; 53 cabinet photographs; 61 tintypes, including 1 cased double portrait; 1 cased ambrotype; 20 stereographs; 10 mounted prints; 4 photographic postcards; 5 photographs; and printed material by or relating to photographer Peter Britt, circa 1850s-circa 2000. Collected by Carl Mautz. Photographs are chiefly studio portraits of men, women, and children, including Peter Britt, Amalia Grobb Britt, Amalia Britt, and Emil Britt. Stereographs in the collection depict...
Dates: circa 1850s-circa 2000, bulk circa 1850s-circa 1880s
Walter McClintock Papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1175
Scope and Contents: The papers and photographs in this collection document the history and customs of the Piegan Indians (also known as the Blackfeet Indians) in Montana, and their contact with Europeans and Anglo Americans. The collection provides detailed information about McClintock's photographic practice, as well as his public presentations about the Piegan Indians. A significant part of the collection records the development and production of Poia, an opera based on Piegan...
Dates: 1874-1949, bulk 1888-1949
E. L. McGlashan collection of documents concerning slavery in the United States
Call Number: GEN MSS 555
Overview: This collection of 49 documents consists of manuscript bills of sale, receipts, estate appraisals, deeds of gift, manumission statements, promissory notes, and other papers documenting slave ownership and the slave trade in the United States between 1770 and 1863. The bulk of the material documents slavery in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Kentucky and Alabama. There are also legal documents recording slavery transactions in Maine, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana.
Laura McPhee Photographs of the American West
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 152
Overview: Photographs created by Laura McPhee that document sites in the American West, 2008-2013, including landscapes and communities in Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming.
Metamorphosis : amateur drawings and paintings that replicate the publication by Benjamin Sands
Call Number: GEN MSS 566
Overview: Four discrete groups of drawings and paintings by amateur artists, probably created in North America, circa 1790-1820, that pay homage to the illustrations and text of "Metamorphosis, or A transformation of pictures, with poetical explanations: for the amusement of young persons," by Benjamin Sands, first published in North America in 1789. The groups of drawings and paintings are attributed to Esther Carpenter and Henry Perkins, as well as an unidentified artist. The groups replicate the...
Dates: circa 1790-1820
[Miscellaneous Parliamentary manuscripts]
Call Number: OSBORN FB158
Overview: Volume, in multiple hands, of seven booklets primarily on such topics as law, Parliament, government, and public finances. Parliamentary items include speeches by Thomas Wentworth, earl of Strafford, and Francis Seymour, Baron Trowbridge, complaining about forced loans, billeting of soldiers, and other grievances; a copy of the Spanish ambassador's complaints against George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, as well as his own excuses for the conduct of the Spanish during marriage negotiations...
Dates: [17th century]
Anya Montiel collection of Native American HIV/AIDS awareness materials
Call Number: WA MSS S-4392
Overview: Posters and pamphlets collected by Anya Montiel promoting HIV/AIDS awareness and education among Native American communities, 1990-2005.
Marguerite Moreno papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 701
Overview: The Marguerite Moreno Papers consist of letters from Moreno to Gaston Baheux, an animateur of Parisian cabarets known as Tonton de Montmartre; other correspondence; journals, drafts of published writings, and unidentified writings; family photographs, photographs of Moreno, and theater and film production photographs of her and other actors; and a small amount of personal papers. The papers mainly concern Moreno's friendships and acting career, particularly during the 1930s-1940s, and her...
Dates: 1882-1949, bulk 1914-1948
Sarah Buckingham Wilmot Nettleton Buckingham letters
Call Number: WA MSS S-20
Overview: Letters between Sarah Buckingham and family and friends, between other family members, and between family and friends. Among the letters from Clark Nettleton to his sister Mrs. Goodsell is a letterhead of a 1858 view of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
New Orleans and the Levees
Call Number: GEN MSS 1470
Overview: Photographs of sites and portraits of people on and near levees surrounding New Orleans, Louisiana, created by Karen Halverson in spring 2015 and 2016. Images include views of buildings and ships as well as people in Orleans Parish and Jefferson Parish.
David Grant Noble Photographs of Southwestern Cultural Landscapes
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 142
Scope and Contents: Photographs created by David Grant Noble documenting cultural landscapes in the American Southwest, 1971-2002. The images document petroglyphs, structures, cliff dwellings, and other reminders of the ancestors of Southwestern Native American people and cultures. Many images appear in his book, In the Places of the Spirits (Santa Fe, New Mexico: School for Advanced Research Press, 2010). Photographs of structures in Arizona include White House Ruin and...
Northern Pacific Railway Company maps and drawings
Call Number: WA MSS S-2962
Scope and Contents: 105 manuscript maps and technical drawings documenting surveying for and construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad. The maps illustrate railroad development in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, as well as construction in several Indian reservations.
Accompanied by a vendor list with detailed description of maps 1-44 and 100-105 (in box 1).
Accompanied by a vendor list with detailed description of maps 1-44 and 100-105 (in box 1).
Dates: 1870-1966, bulk 1870-1900
Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company records
Call Number: WA MSS S-2704
Overview: The records consist of photographs, blueprints, drawings, and reports that document the construction, maintenance, and repair of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad from Sausalito, California to Eureka, California.
O'Fallon family papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2729
Scope and Contents: The papers include correspondence, photographs, and other papers documenting activities of United States Indian Agent Benjamin O'Fallon and his extended family. Most correspondence consists of letters to Benjamin O'Fallon, concerning Indian affairs in Missouri Territory and throughout what is now the western United States, as well as Missouri politics during the transition from territory to statehood; correspondents include Henry Atkinson, Thomas Hart Benton, William Clark, John C. Calhoun,...