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Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon

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Call Number: GEN MSS 85
Overview: The Morris Tyler Family Collection of John James Audubon consists of correspondence of John James Audubon and members of his family, third party correspondence that relates to Audubon and his work, manuscripts by Audubon and others, and a small amount of family papers. Also included are research files about Audubon compiled by the Morris Tyler family, descendants of Audubon, and a nineteenth century autograph collection presumably amassed by a family member.The John James Audubon component...
Dates: 1697-1982, bulk 1820-1855

Charles Emerson Beecher Archives

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Call Number: IPAR.001034
Overview: The archives of Charles Emerson Beecher including illustrations, catalogs, notes and locality information encompassing his career at Yale, and focusing on his work with fossil invertebrates.
Dates: 1888-1904

Charles Emerson Beecher Archives

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Call Number: IZAR.001571
Overview: The archives of Charles Emerson Beecher, particulary those dealing with his work on freshwater mollusca.
Dates: 1888-1904

W. W. H. Davis papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1323
Overview: The W. W. H. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, writings, journals, diaries, drawings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia which document the life and career of W. W. H. Davis. The five scrapbooks chronicle Davis's participation in the Mexican War and Civil War, service in New Mexico, and his interest in Democratic party politics. The correspondence and memorabilia in the scrapbooks are arranged according to major themes. The autobiographical writings series contains essays...
Dates: 1846-1896, bulk 1846-1864

George W. Fox Collection of American Indian ledger drawings and photographs

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2893
Overview: Ledger drawings by American Indians and photographs collected by George W. Fox, 1867-circa 1885. Ledger drawings in the collection include two discrete disbound volumes created in 1876 by Wohaw, a Kiowa Indian, and Soaring Eagle, a Cheyenne Indian. Photographs include portraits of American Indians and views of Indian Territory by William Stinson Soule, as well as portraits of American Indian students and views by John Nicholas Choate related to the United States Indian School in Carlisle,...
Dates: 1867-circa 1885

John White Geary Mexican War papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-585
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, military orders, muster rolls, and family material. Letters from John Geary's wife, Margaret, and brother, Edward, reflect political thinking on the national level. There is material from court martial proceedings, including the charges against Capt. Samuel H. Montgomery.
Dates: 1846-1848

Hugo R. Greiner Archives

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Call Number: IPAR.001105
Overview: The archives of Hugo R. Greiner composed of maps and stratigraphic sections.
Dates: 1885-1941

Thomas R. Hill papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-259
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence between Thomas R. Hill, Jennie M. Hill, Angelo Heilprin, and others, Thomas Hill's journal and drawings of gold mining in Alaska, and papers of the Philadelphia Exploration and Mining Company, which organized to mine in Alaska.
Dates: 1898-1900

Paul Kagan photographs of utopian communities and personal papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2640
Overview: Chiefly photographs created and copied by Kagan while conducting research for his book, New World Utopias: A Photographic History of the Search for Community. The photographs document nineteenth- and twentieth-century utopian communities, most located in California, with others in New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. The collection includes material that Kagan collected about utopian communities, including audiotapes of interviews and related events, as well as drawings and photographs. The...
Dates: circa 1895-circa 1989, bulk 1968-1976

A. Lee McAlester Archives

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Call Number: IPAR.001023
Overview: The archives of A. Lee McAlester including mostly maps and photographs encompassing his career at Yale. These focus on his 1960 Yale dissertation, "Pelecypod faunas of the Late Devonian Chemung Stage, central New York."
Dates: 1959-1975

Richard Henry Pratt papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1174
Overview: The collection includes letter-press books, writings, diaries, notes, photographs, and drawings. The papers largely relate to Pratt's work with and theories on the education of American Indians and his involvement with the Carlisle Indian School. Included is material relating to the controversies surrounding his work and much relating to Indians and Indian life in general. There are a group of Indian photographs and drawings, and papers relating to members of Pratt's family.
Dates: 1862-1972

Printed ephemera of African American political activism and arts

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 36
Overview: Printed ephemera related to African American political activism and arts primarily in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1913-1990, with the bulk of the material from 1963 to 1976. Significant organizations documented in the collection include the Philadelphia chapters of the Black Panther Party and Peace and Freedom Party, as well as local and national electoral campaigns of the Communist Party of the United States of America. Many of the items document speakers and events sponsored by...
Dates: circa 1913-1990, bulk 1963-1976

Jean Toomer papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 1
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, drafts of unpublished books, essays, and other writings, together with personal papers documenting Toomer's life, primarily after his Harlem Renaissance period, and papers on Marjory Latimer Toomer. Correspondents include Charles Dupee, Waldo Front, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Margaret Naumberg, and Russell S. Walcott.
Dates: 1898-1963 (inclusive), bulk 1920-1954