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W. S. Lewis collection of W. S. Gilbert manuscripts and letters

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Call Number: GEN MSS 6
Overview: Contains typescript carbon versions of plays by Gilbert, as well as two letters from Gilbert regarding production of, and royalties on, his plays.
Dates: 1867-1908

[Letterbook]. Whitehall

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Call Number: OSBORN FB137
Overview: Manuscript in an unidentified hand.
The volume was used as a scrapbook in the 19th century, and most of the volume (170 f. in all) contains engravings, etc., cut from contemporary magazines and newspapers, and a few original drawings. Among the engravings is one after Bartolozzi, identified on the page opposite as the first attempt at engraving by William Chaughton (b. 1770), aged 17, late a ploughboy, and in 1787 a protege of Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. (1743-1820).
Dates: 1684 Apr 15 to Aug 19

Peter Goin, Nuclear Landscapes: Portfolio of Forty-Four Photographs and Trinity Panorama

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 163
Overview: Portfolio of inkjet prints of photographs by Peter Goin that document nuclear test sites in Nevada and the Marshall Islands, as well as a and a radioactive waste repository in Washington, circa 1986-1988, and printed in 2011.
Dates: 2011

Edmund Gosse collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 14
Overview: Contains letters from Gosse to various people, including Grant Allen and Clinton Scollard. There is also a menu of a breakfast given for Gosse, signed by the attendees, and a holograph version of Gosse's poem, "Yew-Berries."
Dates: 1876-1927

Henry Duncan Grant watercolor sketchbooks and scrapbooks

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Call Number: GEN MSS 611
Overview: Watercolor sketchbooks created and scrapbooks chiefly compiled by Henry Duncan Grant that document his world travel as an officer in the Royal Navy, 1866-1896 and his family until 1900.
Dates: 1866-1900

[Journal of the proceedings in Parliament]

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Call Number: OSBORN FB165
Overview: Anonymous 17th century MS. Includes speeches, petitions, messages, and committee proceedings. Most printed in Rushworth, v.i., but the versions in this MS are much longer and more complete. Includes the Commons' remonstrance to the King, April 1626. Signature of Thomas Cole on inside cover and his stamp. From the library of Dr Cox Macro and later of Hudson Gurney. The historical MSS Commission reported on this MS in the XII Report, Part IX, p.123, #XIV.
Dates: [1627/8 March 17 - 1628 June 26]

[Collection of proceedings, debates, etc.]

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Call Number: OSBORN FB177
Overview: Anonymous MS, 17th century.
Dates: 1571-1679

[Parliamentary speeches and two treatises].

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Call Number: OSBORN FB174
Overview: Anonymous MS, written in various scribes' hands. Original limp vellum.
Dates: 17th century

Bertie Greatheed papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 68
Overview: Correspondence, printed ephemera, and clippings regarding Greatheed's play, "The Regent." Also includes poetry by Greatheed and others, such as Robert Merry and William Parsons. There is one letter from Thomas King detailing his comments on the prologue to Greatheed's play.
Dates: 1785-1819

Laura McPhee Photographs of the American West

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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.
Dates: 2008-2013

[Miscellanea historica: Collection of papers of historical interest relating to the reigns of James I and Charles I]

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Call Number: OSBORN FB164
Overview: Manuscript, in multiple secretary hands, of a collection of 19 Parliamentary documents, primarily concerning the marriage negotiations between Charles I and the Spanish Infanta Maria. These include the petition of John Digby, Earl of Bristol, asking leave to defend his actions in the Spanish negotiations against his accusers; the information of Thomas, Baron Coventry presented to the House of Lords against Digby; and King Charles I's letter to Digby charging him with misconduct regarding the...
Dates: [17th century]

Photographs of the American West

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 75
Overview: This collection includes portfolios of photographs and panoramic photographs created by Halverson that document the American West, 1987-2017.
Dates: 1987-2017

Lady Mary Hamilton papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 75
Overview: Series I, Letterbook of Lady Mary Hamilton, contains correspondence by and to the author Lady Mary Hamilton, principally with her daughter Betsey Walker Thiébault and her son-in-law Paul Thiébault; her siblings, including Anne Leslie Carnegie, Countess of Northesk, and Alexander Leslie; and with George Robinson Hamilton and Sir Herbert Croft. Series II, Family Papers, contains a detailed biographical memoir of Lady Mary by her grandson, Baron Adolphe Thiébault.
Dates: 1758-1863

Mrs. Edward S. Harkness collection of Lady Hamilton

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Call Number: GEN MSS 23
Overview: 9 bound volumes of music manuscripts mainly by Italian composers; letters written by Lady Hamilton, Horatio Nelson, and Sarah Nelson; 10 reproductions of paintings and engravings of Lady Hamilton; 9 bound volumes of printed music; and Lady Hamilton's music cabinet.
Dates: 1730-1812

J. L. Hargett collection of Choctaw Nation papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2397
Overview: Correspondence, documents, financial papers, printed materials and other papers relating to the Choctaw removal to lands in Indian Territory and claims made by the Choctaw Nation against the United States Government. Correspondence includes letters from David Folsom, Choctaw Chief, to missionaries Cyrus Byington and Cyrus Kingsbury while in Washington negotiating the treaty of 1825. He writes of the deaths of two chiefs on the trip, and of the illness of others who had overindulged in the...
Dates: 1821-1917

William Hazlitt collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 33
Overview: Letters from William Hazlitt to various parties, along with letters by Hazlitt's father (William Hazlitt) and Hazlitt's son (William Hazlitt) as well as three manuscripts by Hazlitt.
Dates: 1790-1835

Jessica Helfand scrapbook collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 837
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of scrapbooks collected by Jessica Helfand as research for her book Scrapbooks: an American History (Yale University Press, 2008). Also includes examples of volvelles.
Dates: 1892-1981

Maurice Hewlett collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 60
Overview: Collection contains letters by Maurice Hewlett to various recipients, including Sir John Collings Squire, and some third party correspondence. Also in the collection are holograph and typescript writings by Hewlett including his Song of the Plow, an obituary of Hewlett and a collotype of Hewlett by Alvin Langdon Coburn.
Dates: 1892-1930

Laurence Heyworth collection of English religious manuscripts

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Call Number: OSB MSS 172
Overview: The collection consists of 73 volumes, mostly in English, containing sermons, sermon-notes, prayers, religious reflections, tracts, commonplace books, Biblical commentaries, and other religious and theological texts, mostly from the later seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Almost half of the volumes include sermons or sermon notes. Most authors are unidentified, but identified authors include John Nicholas, John Henderson, and William Barton. Devotional works include William Chilcot's...
Dates: 1550-1820, bulk 1650-1710

Clifton Ewing Hickok papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2762
Overview: Correspondence, reports, charts, and maps created and compiled by Clifton Ewing Hickok related to water use and availability studies in southern California, as well as efforts by the Volcan Land and Water Company to sell its land and water rights to the city of San Diego, 1897-1915. The collection also includes reports and charts created by his business partner, William S. Post, and others, including Philip E. Harroun and Charles H. Lee.
Dates: 1897-1915, bulk 1912-1915