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Christopher Columbus family collection

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Call Number: Beinecke MS 431
Scope and Contents: Manuscripts on paper, in multiple scribal and notarial hands, relating to the descendants of Christopher Columbus, particularly the grants and privileges originally awarded to Columbus, as well other portions of the family's inheritance. Many of the documents are notarial copies of the original grants to Christopher Columbus by the Spanish crown. The title of each item is recorded as found on the cover of the document; all items are written on paper. The folio count does not, for the most...
Dates: circa 1650-1871

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Abstract: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

Documents relating to the French participation in the American Revolution

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Call Number: GEN MSS 308
Abstract: Collection consists of documents relating to France's secret and open role on behalf of the American Revolution. Includes letters and documents related to Philippe Charles Jean Baptiste Tronson du Coudray; material on the mobilization of the French fleet, including letters and reports from Pierre-Louis, Chevalier de Monteil, Antoine de Sartine, comte d'Alby, Charles Eugène Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries, and Bernardo de Gálvez; papers related to France's role in the Caribbean and...
Dates: 1768-1793

Indian ledger drawings by Koba and Etahdleuh Doanmoe

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2942
Abstract:

Ledger with drawings, sketches, and watercolors by Kiowa Indians Koba and Etahdleuh Doanmoe, circa 1878-1885, while they were students at the United States Indian School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, or imprisoned at Fort Marion in Saint Augustine, Florida. The ledger includes twenty-three pages of artwork attributed to Koba, four pages attributed to Doanmoe, and two pages of unattributed work.

Dates: circa 1878-1889, bulk 1878-1885

Jesuit Missionary Collection

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1143
Abstract:

The collection documents the history of the Jesuit missions in Mexico. Letters by the padres, the Visitador Alvaro Flores de Sierra, and military leaders discuss the Seri Indian attacks on the missions and the need for military protection. Documents addressed to Juan de Yturberoaga, Procurador of the Province of New Spain, concern the distribution of supplies to the missions and their administration. Material also describes the difficulty of transporting cattle in the region.

Dates: 1671-1749

A Long Way from Home: The Untold Story of Baseball's Desegregation digital archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1249
Abstract:

The digital archive consists of born-digital audio files and publicity materials relating to the production of the 2018 documentary A Long way from home: the untold story of baseball's desegregation.

Dates: 2017-2020

Luis Alberto Guajardo Collection of Músquiz, Mexico Records

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1482
Abstract: The Luis Alberto Guajardo Collection of Músquiz, Mexico Records contains administrative records from the town of Músquiz, Coahuila, Mexico. The records were collected by Luis Alberto Guajardo, a general in the Mexican Army. Guajardo's military travels allowed him to visit local record offices in Coahuila and research the history of the region. This research led to the formulation of Guajardo's Apuntes Datos y Noticias Para la Historia de Coahuila, a history of the Coahuila region. The...
Dates: 1553-1889, bulk 1801-1889

Southwell papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 41
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence and other documents mostly pertaining to Southwell's diplomatic career and his landholdings in Ireland. Subjects of the correspondence include his negotiations during his missions to Lisbon and Brandenburg; trade with the East Indies; the Revolution of 1688; unrest in Ireland; and the management of Southwell's Irish estates. Major correspondents include Don Marco Barry, Sir Richard Bulstrode, Francis Holbeck, and Bernardo de Salinas. The collection also...
Dates: ca. 1660-1750, bulk 1660-1700

Henry Raup Wagner collection of Texas manuscripts

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Call Number: WA MSS S-339
Abstract:

Letters, including several from or pertaining to Stephen F. Austin, official correspondence and documents, degrees, "expedientes" and reports, recording the history and development of Mexico's northeastern frontier from 1707-1847. Most of the collection concerns Texas, but there are also documents concerning Louisiana and New Mexico.

Dates: 1707-1847

Thornton Wilder papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 108
Abstract: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence with family, friends, and literary colleagues; and writings, accompanied by related material. There are smaller amounts of personal papers, printed material, photographs, memorabilia, and audio recordings. The material documents Wilder's life and work, in particular his career as a successful novelist and playwright.Series I, Correspondence, consists of four subseries: Family Correspondence; General Correspondence; First Name Only and...
Dates: 1892-1991, bulk 1935-1975