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Andover Newton Theological Seminary collection of Jonathan Edwards

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1542
Content Description: The papers consist of writings and correspondence of and about theologian Jonathan Edwards and his family that were held by the Andover Newton Theological Seminary from the mid-nineteenth century until 2017. The collection includes sermons and other writings by Edwards, his correspondence with contemporaries, family correspondence including letters among Edwards, his wife and their children, his sisters, and his parents, and other family papers, including sermons by his father-in-law James...
Dates: circa 1650-2017

Ballitore papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 50
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, mainly between members of the Leadbeater family, including Mary Leadbeater and her husband William, and the Shackleton family, including Mary Leadbeater's parents, Elizabeth and Richard Shackleton, her sister, Sarah, and her grandfather, Abraham Shackleton. There is also correspondence with many other relatives, including Mary's cousin, Margaret Pike. Many letters were written by children. There is extensive correspondence between Mary and the poet Melesina...
Dates: 1709-1827

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

Burney family collection

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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

John W. Dodd papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1300
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and other papers documenting John W. Dodd's service in the Mexican War and the effect the conflict had on his wife Eliza in Marion, Indiana.
Dates: 1845-1862

Jonathan Edwards collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 151
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, documents, printed materials, photographs, and artifacts documenting the lives and work of Jonathan Edwards and his family. Jonathan Edwards' papers contain the great majority of his surviving manuscripts. These include over one thousand sermons; private theological and philosophical notebooks, including the nine volume "Miscellanies" and four volume "Notes on the Scripture;" Edwards'interleaved Bible. In addition, there...
Dates: 1696-1972, bulk 1726-1758

Abraham Lincoln Fellows papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1296
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, family papers, photographs, and subject files documenting the personal life and professional career of civil engineer Abraham Lincoln Fellows. Material related to William Torrence includes two albums labeled "Torrence's Views", holding pictures of the Gunnison River and presumably taken during the 1901 expedition.
Dates: 1873-1974

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

Holcomb Family Photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 1070
Overview: Collection of disbound album pages with more than 1350 photographs and occasional printed items as well as a small group of photographic prints that chiefly document the career of Freeborn Page Holcomb as an officer in the United States Army from 1899 to 1928 as well as the activities of his family from 1868 to 1928.
Dates: 1868-1928, bulk 1899-1928

Joan K. Jackson papers

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Call Number: Ms Coll 54
Scope and Contents: The papers include Joan Jackson's masters' degree research, her masters' thesis, correrspondence, presentations, grant applications, and publications, and a scrapbook documenting her successful career at University of Washington. The second part of the collection documents her role as a Class A Trustee (i.e. non-alcoholic) of the General Study Board of Alcoholics Anonymous from 1983 to 1992, incuding her presentations and publications.
Dates: 1946-2016

Henry Hurford Janes-Josephine Baker collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 2
Overview: The Henry Hurford Janes-Josephine Baker Collection consists of letters, biographical materials, clippings, and photographs collected by Mr. Janes documenting Josephine Baker's life, principally after 1943.
Dates: 1926-1986

Landor papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 23
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and other manuscripts principally relating to the financial and familial troubles of Landor's last years. Letters from his niece Elizabeth Sophia Landor to Robert Browning discuss Landor's affairs in detail and Browning's attempts to assist his friend in Florence; Landor's letters to his children Walter, Julia and Charles present his view of the family's struggles. Other correspondents include his friend and admirer Rose Paynter; Richard Monckton Milnes; and...
Dates: 1838-ca. 1880

Sir William Lee family papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 52
Overview: The papers, most of which date from the lifetime of Sir William Lee, consist of personal and official correspondence, notes, memoranda, household accounts and financial papers, records of court cases, and other documents. Family correspondents include Lee's brothers Sir George and Thomas Lee; his brother-in-law, William Melmoth, and his son William. William's letters describe student life at Wadham College, Oxford and Clare College, Cambridge. Subsequent letters detail William's Grand Tour...
Dates: 1588-1814, bulk 1710-1754

Sarah Buckingham Wilmot Nettleton Buckingham letters

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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.
Dates: 1856-1869

Norton Nicholls papers

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Call Number: Osborn c467
Overview: The papers document aspects of the life and career of Norton Nicholls, especially his Grand Tour (1770-1773), his friendships, and his family relationships. Major correspondents include Jane Floyer Nicholls, Karl von Bonstetten, Thomas Gray, John Minifie, and Thomas David Boswell.
Dates: 1750-1811

Patent medicine almanacs

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Call Number: Pam Coll 3
Overview: The collection contains almanacs issued annually by American and a few Canadian companies to promote the sale of their proprietary remedies. Of special note is a complete collection of Hostetter's Almanac from 1867 through 1910.
Dates: 1843-1966

"Original letters"

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Call Number: OSBORN D148
Overview: Autograph MSS.Collection of letters assembled by Lady Smith from her correspondence and that of her husband, Sir James Edward Smith (1759-1828); before each section of letters, she provides a brief biographical sketch of the authors represented in those letters; the third volume contains mainly letters reacting to her husband's death and to her Memoir and Correspondence of the Late Sir J.E. Smith; collection touches on many aspects of the Smiths' interests, personal and public, scientific...
Dates: 1793-1857

Sugg and McDonald family papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2885
Overview: This collection documents the Sugg family and McDonald family in Sonora, California, circa 1850-1973. Papers in the collection include correspondence, financial records, school records, recipes, photographs, and scrapbooks, as well as material related to collecting postage stamps. A group of papers also document the relationship between the Sugg family and George W. Nicol, a superior court judge in Tuolumne County, 1891-1922. Photographs in the collection consist chiefly of family portraits and...
Dates: circa 1850-1973

Temple family correspondence

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Call Number: OSB MSS 44
Overview: The correspondence consists of 29 letters addressed to various members of Sir William Temple's family, particularly his sister, Lady Giffard. The letters discuss domestic and personal concerns, including the health of family members, preparations for visits, and purchases of supplies. Several to Lady Giffard offer condolences on the death of Sir William. A letter from James Butler, Duke of Ormonde to Sir William details his view of Irish affairs.
Dates: 1667-1776

Whyte Family Correspondence

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Call Number: MSS 19
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence sent to Eva, Lizzie Hester, and Sylvie Whyte by family and friends in the 1880s and 1890s, and provides insight into the lives of adolescent girls growing up in Victorian England in the fashionable Midlands town of Malvern, and their travels abroad.
Dates: 1880-1892