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Buffalo Bill papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-197
Overview: Mostly correspondence with Buffalo Bill and a document regarding his Wild West Show.
Dates: 1894-1916

[Edmund Burke letters]

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN C8
Scope and Contents: The following finding aid is a complete inventory of the contents of Osborn c8. This list was reformatted from previously existing cataloging.
Dates: 1778-1825

"Collection towards forming a history of the now obsolete office of the Master of the Revells"

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN D1
Overview: Autograph MSS.
Dates: 1874-1874

[Correspondence]

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN D149
Overview: Autograph MSS.
Collection of letters and papers relating to the establishment of the Porson and Burney Prizes at Cambridge University [Richard Porson (1759-1808)].
Dates: 1819-1857

Burney family collection

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 3
Overview: The collection contains correspondence of several members of the Burney family, particularly Charles Burney (1726-1814); his children Charles Burney, D. D. (1757-1817), Fanny Burney (1752-1840), and Susanna Burney Philips; and Charles Burney IV (1815-1907). Other major correspondents include Alexandre d'Arblay, William Bewley, Peter Paul Dobree, George Isaac Huntingford, John Kaye, Hester Lynch Piozzi, Thomas Twining, and John Young.
Dates: 1767-1903, bulk 1790-1825

Burney-Lear drawings collection

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS fd 59
Overview: The collection contains more than 1,000 drawings, sketches and watercolors by Edward Francis Burney, other members of the Burney family, members of the Hoare family, James Pattison Cockburn, and Edward Lear.
Dates: 1800-1866

Photographs of Abandoned Wooden Buildings and Artifacts in Montana

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos 410
Overview: Photographs created by Richard S. Buswell of Helena, Montana, of abandoned wooden buildings and artifacts in Montana, 1975-2018, and printed by him, 1986-2019. Images include exteriors and interiors of cabins, barns, hotels, general stores, and blacksmith shops, as well as railroad trestles and cemeteries.
Dates: 1986-2019

Solomon D. Butcher photographs and photographic postcards of Nebraska

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos 1273
Overview: Photographs and photographic postcards created by Solomon Devore Butcher of Nebraska, circa 1870-1916. Identified locations include Alliance, Anselmo, Ansley, Arcadia, Arnold, Bayard, Broken Bow, Callaway, Cozad, Crawford, Gibbon, Gothenburg, Kearney, Maxwell, Merna, Oconto, Pleasanton, Seneca, Shelton, and Wood River. Depicted are towns, businesses, events, sod houses, and landscapes.

Included are postcards of Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.
Dates: circa 1870-1916

Don Byrd papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 967
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, sketchbooks, notebooks, photographs, audiovisual materials, and other papers that document the work and social circle of poet Don Byrd. Notable correspondents include Charles Bernstein, Clayton Eshleman, Susan Howe, Gerrit Lansing, Paul Metcalf, and Jed Rasula. Photographs include color and black and white portraits of Byrd and other poets. Audiovisual materials consist of audiorecordings made by Byrd of poets including John Ashbery, Charles...
Dates: 1953-2010

George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 892
Overview: The collection consists primarily of manuscripts and letters by George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron, including a manuscript of the Preface to Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and the manuscript of The Prisoner of Chillon; and letters to John Murray, Francis Hodgson, and Samuel Rogers. Other contents include several letters by Anne Isabella Milbanke, Baroness Byron; two notes by Catherine Byron, the poet's mother; and eighteen letters from Augusta Leigh to Francis Hodgson.
Dates: 1804-1927 1804-1822, bulk 1804-1822

Thomas Campbell correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 226
Overview: Letters to and from Thomas Campbell. 18 letters to various people, many of them drafts, nine of them to William George Spencer Cavendish, duke of Devonshire. 54 letters to Campbell from various people, including 8 letters from James Thomson Gibson Craig, and 6 letters from Charlotte Townshend Osborne, duchess of Leeds. Accompanied by miscellaneous notes, clippings, theater programs, etc. belonging to Thomas Campbell; in all, 10 items.
Dates: 1826-1851

Thomas Campbell papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 106
Overview: Correspondence, writings, commonplace books, and other papers related to Thomas Campbell. Correspondence consists of a copy of a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Campbell. Campbell's writings include drafts of essays and biographies included in Specimens of British Poets; additional biographies of British poets; lectures on English poetry and drama; an annotated copy of The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell; English history timelines, 872-1189; and research notes on English history and...
Dates: 1821-1846

Carlingford papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 5
Overview: The Carlingford papers contain correspondence and diplomatic and other papers, mostly relating to Theobald Taaffe, 1st Earl of Carlingford. 24 letters signed in cipher from Charles II to Carlingford document the King's personal and political activities in the last years of his exile; other correspondence and papers concern Carlingford's diplomatic mission during the second Anglo-Dutch War, including letters by Henry Bennet, Earl of Arlington, Sir William Swan, and Sir William Temple. Other...
Dates: 1651-1764, bulk 1657-1667

Thomas Carlyle collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 677
Overview: The Thomas Carlyle Collection is a mixed-provenance collection of material by and about Thomas Carlyle. Material includes writings, notes, maps, and correspondence that document Carlyle's research on German history and literature and on Oliver Cromwell, among other topics.
Dates: circa 1750-1951, bulk 1827-1882

Edward Bliss Reed carol collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 126
Overview: The collection contains: two manuscripts of carols, a single "Noel- Nouveau" and a collection of carols by Raymondus, Curio Parochiae St. Stephani as well as two letters regarding Reed's collection and a notebook Reed kept on his research on the history of carols.
Dates: ca. 1610-1930

Rachel Carson papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 46
Overview: The Rachel Carson Papers consist of manuscripts, notebooks, letters, newspaper clippings, photos, and printed material relating to the research and publications of Rachel Carson.
Dates: 1921-1989

Chinese gaming counters

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 757
Overview: This collection includes over three hundred discrete mother of pearl gaming counters handcrafted by artisans in China for use in scoring and bidding in card games in the West, circa 1700-circa 1840. The collection also includes a nearly complete set of gaming counters and an accompanying lacquer box made for William Andrew Dyer of London, England, circa 1810. Most of the gaming counters bear a coat of arms, crest, or monogram of a family or individual. Many of the gaming counters also depict...
Dates: circa 1700-circa 1840

Civil War. Collection of letters and state papers, apparently from the papers of John Pym

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN FB94
Overview: Collection of 28 letters and other documents, many written to John Pym and all concerned with military activities of the Parliamentary army during the English Civil War. Numerous writers request financial assistance, food, clothing, and arms for their soldiers, including Alexander Carew, who asks for money and arms to combat an uprising in Cornwall; Sir William Balfour, who requests back pay for his services as commissary and captain of a troop in Ireland and requests two months' advance for...
Dates: 1584-1643

William Clark field notes

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-897
Overview: The field notes consist of 69 sheets of paper of varying sizes and shapes on which William Clark wrote journal entries, drew maps, made lists, and calculated distances during the first sixteen months of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The entries date from December 13, 1803 to April 3, 1805, and record activities at Camp Dubois during the winter of 1803/1804, during the voyage up the Missouri from May to November, 1804, and to a lesser degree the winter at the Mandan villages in 1804/1805....
Dates: 1803-1805

Clayton papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 40
Overview: Papers documenting Clayton's and Morris's work as scriveners. The papers include receipts, indentures, money orders, notes, and short letters to Clayton and Morris. Some bear the signatures of Clayton and Morris.
Dates: 1589-1824