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Call Number: WA MSS S-4335
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, personal papers, and other materials relating to Reverend Alger Leroy Adams, Jessie M. Wells Adams, and the Daniels family, circa 1860s-1997.Materials relating to Alger Adams include a caricature of Adams, scrapbook of Adams’s columns for the Amsterdam News, a photograph of Adams’s colleague and society editor for Ebony magazine Gerri Major, and a letter of congratulations upon Adams’s receiving of an honorary degree....
Dates: circa 1860s-1997
Call Number: WA Photos 589
Overview: Photographs prints created and collected by Harry Adams, 1943-1985, that chiefly document events, activities, and individuals related to the African American community in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of California and his career as a professional photographer as well as his work for African American newspapers including the California Eagle and Los Angeles Sentinel.
Dates: 1943-1985, bulk 1951-1985
Call Number: WA Photos 1271
Overview: Photograph albums compiled by Makiko Ichiyasu of life in southern California, 1922-1945. Depicted are Ichiyasu, relatives, and acquaintances, as well as Young Women’s Christian Association events. Identified locations include San Francisco, Los Angeles, Watsonville, Sonora, and Russian River. One album documents Ichiyasu’s travels to Hawaii with YWCA acquaintances (Box 3); another documents her travels with friends to Arizona and Utah (Box 5). Multiple photographs appear to have been taken in...
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 215
Overview: Photographs taken by William Henry Jackson and published by W.H. Jackson & Co. of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Utah, and Mexico, circa 1880s.
Dates: circa 1880s
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 214
Overview: Photographic order book (disbound prior to acquisition) from an unidentified photography studio (possibly Underwood & Underwood) containing photographs of California, Hawaii, and Yellowstone National Park, circa 1880-1911. Photographs of California include landscape views, street scenes, logging, and agriculture--among the identified locations are San Francisco, Stockton, and San Bernardino. Photographs of Hawaii are primarily of Honolulu and show landscape views, harbor views, Native...
Dates: circa 1880-1911
Call Number: WA MSS S-3643
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, printed materials, drawings, and other papers, by or relating to Missouri banker, Robert Beverly Price. Includes 60 autograph and typescript letters, signed, 1860-1922, undated. Letters concern either the Boone County National Bank of Columbia or the Price family, with most letters being from Robert Beverly Price to his wife, Evaline Hockaday Price, or granddaughter, Emily Blair Henrotin. There are also newspaper articles (loose and in a scrapbook) regarding Price...
Call Number: WA MSS S-3807
Overview: Letters by James Edgar Cady to family and friends in Dodge City, Steele County, Minnesota, August 1862 to July 1865, during his military service with 8th Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company G, as well as a tintype portrait of Cady in August 1862. Letters describe his service chiefly based at Fort Abercrombie, Dakota Territory, during the Dakota War in 1862 through an expedition led by Alfred Sully against the Dakota in 1864 as well as Cady's movement through Tennessee and North Carolina during...
Call Number: WA MSS S-3642
Overview: Photographs, typescript reports, and other documents of Horace L. Scott as civil engineer for the United States Reclamation Service. Includes 240 photographs and 12 postcards in 3 photograph albums; 20 loose photographs and 2 loose postcards; 4 typescript reports with 69 photographs and 36 blueprints for St. Mary's Canal bound in, produced by the United States Department of the Interior; 3 printed maps of United States Reclamation Service projects and 3 printed topographical folding maps of...
Call Number: JWJ MSS 32
Overview: The Masood Ali Wilbert Warren Papers includes sketchbooks, sketches, and drawings created by Warren, 1933-1988, as well as photographs and collected material.
Call Number: WA MSS S-3204
Overview: Correspondence and legal, financial, land, and government records documenting Stand Watie's participation in the American Civil War and the government of the Cherokee Nation. Includes correspondence, land records, and a treaty draft documenting the use and negotiation of Creek and Cherokee land near Georgia and Oklahoma, 1827-1869; two receipts documenting the sale of enslaved African American people, 1832 and 1841; and letters among members of the Watie family, including Charles Watie,...
Dates: 1827-1977, bulk 1832-1870