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Photographic prints 274
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Henry de Bourbel papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 102
Overview: Correspondence, legal papers, and financial papers documenting Henry de Bourbel's business affairs while he was an émigré in England, in particular his finances relating to Senecé & Roumare. Correspondents include Bernard de Senecé, Bourbel's partner in Senecé & Roumare, Charles Des Essars, who purchased his share in the firm, and Richard Watts, an attorney who helped negotiate the settlement of a debt owed to Jean François. Legal papers include articles of association and...
Dates: 1791-1814

Francis William Bourdillon collection

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Call Number: OSB MSS 165
Overview: The collection consists almost entirely of printed copies of works by Francis William Bourdillon, especially his narrative poems and occasional verse, along with several versions of his translation of Aucassin et Nicolette. In addition, there are sketchbooks, etchings, and a photograph album containing views of the Swiss Alps.
Dates: 1874-1921, bulk 1880-1900

Bourne Family Papers

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Call Number: Gen MSS 1438
Overview: The Bourne Family Papers consists of materials that document the lives of abolitionist, minister and newspaper editor George Bourne, his wife Mary Oland Stibbs Bourne and their descendants. The majority of materials in the collection document the professional careers of George Bourne and his son Theodore Bourne. George Bourne's papers include an Anti-Slavery Lecture of 1837 along with other religious writings. Theodore Bourne's papers chiefly relate to African...
Dates: 1793–1919

Croswell Bowen papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 2
Overview: The papers contain some professional correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, and printed copies of many of Bowen's works, and subject files.
Dates: 1880-1967, bulk 1928-1964

Marjorie Bowen papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 454
Overview: The Marjorie Bowen Papers consist of the literary and personal papers of the British writer Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell, who published hundreds of works of fiction, historical fiction, and history, as well as reviews and opinion pieces, in the first half of the twentieth century. The collection primarily contains manuscripts, typescripts, and printed versions of her writings, with photographs, press cuttings, and some correspondence files that include letters from authors Samuel Clemens...
Dates: 1810-1998, bulk 1900-1951

John Bowring collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 223
Overview: Chiefly letters from Bowring, many regarding unidentified works by his friends. Some letters are responses to invitations. Includes letter to Marc-Antoine Jullien about the Peace Society; letter to John Bowyer Nichols (editor of "Gentleman's Magazine") that includes a statement for publication about the destruction of the public library in Abo, Finland. Collection also includes manuscript regarding commercial relations between France and England, written for publication in "The Examiner", and...
Dates: 1821-1871

Boxing prints collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 402
Overview: Collection of British, American and French prints depicting boxers and boxing scenes, as well as political cartoons depicting opponents boxing. Includes portraits of Daniel Mendoza and Belasco, Jewish boxers. Captions below prints of boxers include statistical information.
Dates: 1789-[ca. 1875]

Cornelius Boyle papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4396
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, personal papers, printed material, and other papers by or relating to Cornelius Boyle, circa 1866-1878. Included are 15 letters from Cornelius Boyle to wife Fannie Greene Boyle, relatives, and business associates concerning his travels and efforts in Mexico; 9 letters between Boyle and collaborators in the promotion and colonization of Barronville in Jalisco; a manuscript plat map of Barronville; a topographical sketch of a nearby hacienda called San Lorenzo; and...
Dates: 1840-1878

Jonathan Brace Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1906
Overview: Letters, journals, and sermons by or relating to Jonathan Brace, Congregationalist minister at First Congregational Church in Litchfield and Milford, Connecticut, 1785-1877. Some materials pertain to members of the Brace family, specifically Brace's mother, Lucy Mather Brace; his aunt, Fanny Brace; and his grandfather, Congressman Jonathan Brace (1754-1837).
Dates: 1785-1877

William Bradbury papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 210
Overview: Correspondence regarding the publishing business of Bradbury and Evans, as well as correspondence regarding the Bradbury family. There are also several poems.
Dates: 1837-1900

Charles William Bradley Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 325
Overview: Notes and correspondence kept by Charles William Bradley, circa 1841-1860. Notes chiefly pertain to Bradley's study of the forenames and surnames in various nations. The remaining notes and correspondence pertain to his time in China (primarily Singapore) while an American consul--these notes relate to Chinese history, language, and climate.
Dates: circa 1841-1860

Martha Bradstreet papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 674
Overview: The papers consist chiefly of handwritten copies of maps, survey reports, and other legal documents related to litigation by Martha Bradstreet to gain title to land throughout the Mohawk River Valley in New York State. The land, including portions of Cosby's Manor and Utica, was originally the property of Major General John Bradstreet (1714-1774), the stepfather of her father, Samuel Bradstreet. Survey reports and maps in the collection served as evidence for litigation by Martha Bradstreet...
Dates: circa 1750-1900, bulk 1800-1840

John G. Brady papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1206
Overview: The collection consists of the personal and official papers of John G. Brady documenting early missionary work in Alaska, the history and political and economic development of Alaska, and Brady's life and career. There are early 20th century publications by Alaskan government bodies and missionary groups, as well as the public records of the City of Sitka. Included are photographs, negatives, and glass lantern slides of Alaskan scenery and subjects, native Alaskans, and Brady's family.
Dates: 1867-1937

Mathew B. Brady and Levin Corbin Handy Photographic Studios Collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 580
Overview: Photographs, papers, and artifacts created or collected by Mathew B. Brady, Levin Corbin handy, their studios, and their family, 1843-1957. The collection includes images created by Brady during the American Civil War and documents the continual use of these images into the early twentieth century by Handy and his studio. The collection reflects the operations of the Brady and Handy studios in Washington, D.C., from the middle of the nineteenth century through the early twentieth century. It...
Dates: 1843-1957, bulk 1860-1935

William Stanley Braithwaite Papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 72
Overview: The William Stanley Braithwaite Papers document his personal and professional life and span the dates 1797 to 1942. The Papers contain correspondence, writings, and other papers, which provide evidence of Braithwaite's career as a writer, publisher, and anthologist. The Papers also includes third-party correspondence, notably, a letter from Sir Joseph Banks to J. Nicol from circa 1797.
Dates: 1797-1942, bulk 1830-1942

Brenton correspondence

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Call Number: OSB MSS 35
Overview: Letters to Brenton regarding his book, "The Naval History of Great Britain." Mainly compliments to Brenton on the book. Some express interest in purchasing it, and some offer to give further information to help his research. Some, including George Cockburn, James De Saumarez, Richard Keats, and David Milne, include further information in their letters.
Dates: 1819-1836

John Breon papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, and personal papers of John Breon concerning his World War II experiences, correspondents include Pat Carroll, Charles Cerbone, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and Carl Van Vechten.
Dates: 1936-1984, bulk 1944-1951

Lee Breuer papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1392
Content Description: This collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, posters, puppets, printed material, personal papers, realia, and other materials created by or relating to the life and work of Lee Breuer.
Dates: 1920-2020

Joseph Brewer papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 641
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and photographs. Correspondence includes autograph and typescripts letters from Harold Acton, Iris Barry, Charles Fisk, Katherine Anne Porter, John Strachey and others. There is a small amount of outgoing letters among the correspondence. Writings include autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of writings by Brewer, including "20th Century Typography in the Netherlands." Photographs include ones by Milton Horn and ones...
Dates: 1922-1979

Brewster family papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1309
Overview: The papers contain diaries, artwork, and an album of Elizabeth Bates Brewster and her daughters Ada Augusta Brewster, Mary Brewster Long, and Elizabeth Brewster Scribner. Subjects discussed include child rearing and family life, nursing during the Civil War, school teaching, and life in Nevada and California.
Dates: 1838-1879