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George Aust papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 270
Scope and Contents: The George Aust Papers consists of professional papers, legal and financial records, professional and personal correspondence, and other documents pertaining to the life and work of British civil servant George Aust. Aust’s papers document his career of over fifty years in government service, including his position as Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1790 to 1796. Correspondents include his wife Sarah Murray Aust; William Eden, first Baron Auckland; Sir James Bland Burges;...
Dates: 1746-1837, bulk 1762-1827

Book trade collection

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Call Number: OSB MSS 33
Overview: Receipts and short notes concerning the book trade in London in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Booksellers include Thomas Caddell, Thomas Longman, Thomas Lowndes, George Nicol, John Nourse, Paul Vaillant, Thomas Vernor, John Whiston, and John Wilkie. There is one long letter from Andrew Millar to David Mallet about the sales of Mallet's edition of the works of Henry St. John, Lord Viscount Bolingbroke.
Dates: 1729-1812

British Caribbean Documents

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1412
Overview: A collection of manuscript deeds, wills, leases, letters, and other legal and financial documents concerning eighteenth- and nineteenth-century estates and plantations on islands in the British West Indies.
Dates: 1664-1857, bulk 1765-1825

Cadell & Davies records

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Call Number: GEN MSS 510
Overview: Correspondence, promissory notes, receipts, and statements of account documenting the publishing and bookselling business of Cadell & Davies. The records include letters from contemporary authors and printers, as well as substantial correspondence with the poet and novelist Charlotte Turner Smith. Other correspondents include Edward Daniel Clarke, George Huntingford, William Magee, Edward Maltby, Isaac Milner, Charles Simeon, and Nathaniel Wraxall.
Dates: 1767-1831

Clayton papers

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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

Clinton papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 168
Overview: The Clinton Papers contain correspondence, letterbooks, financial papers and other material documenting aspects of the lives and military careers of Sir William Henry Clinton (1769-1846) and his brother Sir Henry Clinton (1771-1829). They include hundreds of letters from Henry to William Henry, many written from Spain during the Napoleonic Wars, as well as letters by other members of the Clinton family; journals kept by Sir Henry Clinton, the letterbooks of Sir William Henry Clinton, and...
Dates: 1754-1879

Collection of licenses and tax receipts for businesses in Montana Territory

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4310
Overview: Circa 1,025 printed licenses and circa 700 printed tax receipts, completed in manuscript, issued to businesses and individuals in Montana Territory, 1865-1880. Among the types of business represented are assayers, attorneys, billiard tables, brewers, butchers, dance houses, doctors, gambling houses and saloons, hotels, inns and taverns, merchants, ranchmen, saloons, and theaters. Other businesses include auctioneers, jewelers, bankers, liveries and stables, and branding houses. Towns...
Dates: 1865-1880, bulk 1865-1867

Confederate States of America collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 463
Overview: Correspondence and official documents originating from various CSA government departments and from individual Confederate states, 1861-65. Includes correspondence of Jefferson Davis, Confederate cabinet members and congressmen, and other officials, as well as official reports of Civil War battles and events, estimates of expenditures and appropriations, petitions, special orders, forms, passes, receipts, bonds, tax records, and other documents. While the bulk of the material is administrative...
Dates: 1861-1865

Dickins family papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 302
Overview: The Dickins Family Papers contains correspondence, writings, legal documents, and other papers relating to Rachel Dickins, Thomas Eden Dickins, and other members of the Dickins family, as well as diaries, poetry, and a collection of fifteenth through seventeenth century charters with seals. Other materials in the collection relate to James Bean, an assistant paymaster with the East India Company in the Philippines in 1764, Captain William Wilkinson, a financial agent to Sir George Hay, and...
Dates: 1449-2000 and undated, bulk 1449-1899

Estate of Sinclair Lewis records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1463
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and personal papers relating to Sinclair Lewis, his wives Grace Hegger and Dorothy Thompson, and the Lewis family. Included are divorce decrees, custody and alimony agreements, wills, tax and real estate records, powers of attorney, and contracts pertaining to Lewis's novels Ann Vickers, Dodsworth, and Elmer Gantry. The collection also...
Dates: 1841-1949

Bernice Britton Fleckten papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2566
Overview: The papers document social and family life in North Dakota and Saskatchewan in the early twentieth century. They consist primarily of Fleckten's personal correspondence with her father, with other family members, and with friends, as well as business correspondence, third-party correspondence addressed to her first and second husbands, financial and legal papers, receipts, and printed ephemera. Thirty-six letters from Judge Niederriter to Fleckten, spanning 1907-1928, document Niederriter's...
Dates: 1900-1938 1919-1930, bulk 1919-1930

Joseph Libbey Folsom collection

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2394
Overview: Correspondence, documents, bills and receipts and writings by or relating to Joseph Libbey Folsom. The collection appears to have been formed by the executors of his estate, the San Francisco firm Halleck, Peachy & Billings. The correspondence contains approximately twenty letters to and from Joseph Folsom. These include correspondence with Suydam, Reed & Co., lawyers in New York who represented Folsom in a legal battle over land in California. There are approximately 150 letters to and...
Dates: 1849-1855

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Records of California Lodges

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2961
Scope and Contents: Financial records and receipts, account books, membership records, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, circulars, and ephemera generated by the activities of the Charity Lodge No. 6 of Stockton and the Hanford Lodge, the Lady of the Lake Rebekah Lodge No. 111, and the Lucerne Lodge (all located in Hanford), as well as other California-based Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodges and encampments.
Dates: 1852-1967

Livingston family papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 680
Overview: The Livingston Family Papers spans the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries, and represents six generations of descendants of John Livingston (1750-1822) of Oak Hill and their relatives by marriage in the Curran, Mulford, Hopkins, and Rogers families. The correspondence, legal and land records, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, graphics, ephemera, and printed material chronicle the families' business and social lives, travels, interests, and investments. Also documented are their...
Dates: 1702-2003, bulk 1850-2003

E. L. McGlashan collection of documents concerning slavery in the United States

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Call Number: GEN MSS 555
Overview: This collection of 49 documents consists of manuscript bills of sale, receipts, estate appraisals, deeds of gift, manumission statements, promissory notes, and other papers documenting slave ownership and the slave trade in the United States between 1770 and 1863. The bulk of the material documents slavery in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Kentucky and Alabama. There are also legal documents recording slavery transactions in Maine, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana.
Dates: 1770-1863

Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 342
Overview: The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation Records document the activities of the foundation during its nearly two-decade existence, including the administration and distribution of Georgia O'Keeffe's physical and financial assets, the management of her intellectual property rights, and the publication of a catalogue raisonné of her work, among other accomplishments. The records cover the foundation's relationships with a variety of museums, galleries, collectors, publishers, and exhibition organizers,...
Dates: circa 1950-2006, bulk 1986-2006

Ron Padgett papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 721
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Ron Padgett in the course of his work as a poet, translator, and editor. Material includes extensive correspondence with other poets and writers; manuscripts for Padgett's books of poetry and prose, as well as some juvenilia and early writings; manuscripts for Padgett’s English translations of works by French-language poets including Guillaume Apollinaire, Blaise Cendrars, Valery Larbaud, Paul Morand, and Pierre Reverdy; manuscripts...
Dates: 1922-2019

Vincent Peranio Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1346
Overview: The Vincent Peranio Papers consists of correspondence, legal and financial records, scripts, photographs, props, miniature set models, concept art, architectural plans, ephemera, computer media, one audiocassette, and other materials documenting the career of production designer and art director Vincent Peranio. Peranio had a close working relationship with American director John Waters, and included are materials related to the production of Waters movies such as ...
Dates: 1966-2017

San Francisco Custom House records

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2436
Overview: Collection consists primarily of printed forms completed in manuscript: appraiser's reports, manifests, certificates of entry, receipts, invoices, oaths and other shipping records that document maritime traffic in San Francisco during the Gold Rush.
Dates: 1850-1861

Nancy Tatnall Fuller Research Collection on Joseph Swift

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2437
Overview: Nancy Tatnall Fuller's collection on Joseph Swift was acquired during research for her book Joseph Swift in the Wild West. Over 40 letters between Joseph Swift and family members from 1858 to 1887 describe frontier life in Montana, the gold rush, cattle herding, the Civil War, settler relations with Piegan Indians, and local news. Swift omitted mention of his friendship with the Plummers and Joseph Slade in letters home though his father commented on vigilante executions in Montana. Also...
Dates: 1858-1997