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Collection of Dorset, England legal documents

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1870
Overview: Eighteen manuscript wills, deeds, leases, marriage settlements, and other legal documents for matters taking place in Sutton Poyntz, Dorset, England, 1723-1812. Most documents concern the Willis and Best families.
Dates: 1723-1812

Collection of letters, receipts, proofs, portraits, etc., concerning The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, published by Cadell & Davies

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Call Number: OSBORN FD45
Overview: This finding aid is a partial inventory of the contents of Osborn fd45.
Dates: ca. 1809-1820

Collection of materials relating to Liberace

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1528
Overview: Contains photographs, printed material, scripts, posters, phonograph records, and ephemera relating to Liberace.
Dates: circa 1940s-1990s

[Commonplace book, anonymous manuscript]

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Call Number: OSBORN FB162
Overview: Subjects include chivalry, tournaments, coronations, and heraldry.
Dates: [16th century]

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

Connecting the Dots: For a Just Transition

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 221
Overview: Inkjet prints of photographic images created by Will Wilson for his series, Connecting the Dots: For a Just Transition, 2019-2021.

In an artist's statement for the series, Wilson writes that it "intends to shape a platform for voices of resilience, Indigenous knowledge and restorative systems of remediation while bearing witness to a history of environmental damage and communal loss on the Navajo Nation."
Dates: 2019-2021

David Conner papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-342
Overview: The collection contains letters to and from David Conner, third party correspondence, and proclamations of the Mexican government, concerning the war between Mexico and the United States, particularly about the Yucatan.
Dates: 1845-1846

Copper engraving plates of English personalities

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Call Number: OSB MSS 160
Dates: circa 1794-1818

Marian Cox Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 750
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks, personal papers, printed material, and realia relating to the life and work of Marian Cox, spanning the years 1882 to 1972, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1907 and 1963. Papers include correspondence relating chiefly to social engagements, writings by Cox (drafts and printed versions), auction catalogs from Cox's homes in New York and Connecticut, and books inscribed to Cox by their authors. Scrapbooks...
Dates: 1882-1972, bulk 1907-1964

George Crabbe collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 230
Overview: Comprised of letters from Crabbe to various people, including Bernard Barton, Edmund Burke, George Crabbe (his son), Thomas Crofton Croker, and Alethea Lewis (concerning Crabbe's fiancee, Sarah Elmy); manuscripts of two poems ("Belinda Waters" and "Note Our Manor Lord..."); a manuscript notebook of poems; notes for a sermon; a fragment of a printed form ordering the removal of William Merchant from the Parish of Trowbridge to the Parish of East Knoyle (signed by Crabbe); and a scrapbook...
Dates: 1776-1932

Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange Collection

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 184
Overview: Portraits created by Will Wilson of Native American artists, arts professionals, and leaders as well as others, 2012-2020. He generally makes his portraits at public venues at which people are given the opportunity to sit. Wilson created the images using a wet plate collodion process that produced tintypes on sheets of aluminum. He then gave the tintypes to the sitters after he created high-resolution digital scans of the objects. The arrangement of the collection gathers the portraits by the...
Dates: 2012-2020

"Oliver Cromwell - autograph letters and historical documents 1646-1658"

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Call Number: OSBORN FB67
Overview: Collection of letters, documents, printed pieces, and portraits of Cromwell and his associates. Contents include 9 MS of Cromwell, 13 MS of persons associated with Cromwell, 19 printed or engraved broadsides, cartoons, etc., 22 portraits of Cromwell and 20 portraits of his associates.
Dates: 1646-1658

Countee Cullen Collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 7
Overview: Countee Cullen gained fame principally as a poet, during the Harlem Renaissance, and later taught in the New York City school system.
Dates: 1923-1946

Nancy Cunard collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 438
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings and other materials by or related to Nancy Cunard. Correspondence includes letters from Cunard to Miriam J. Benkovitz (biographer and bibliographer of Ronald Firbank), Jinadasa Vijayatunga, and others, as well as letters to Cunard from John Robertson Scott. Writings include typescript and holograph poems and articles by Cunard, and translations of poems by "Geraldine" and Neftalí Beltrán. Also included is a typescript memoir about Cunard by Iris...
Dates: 1930-1965

Samuel Ryan Curtis Papers

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Call Number: WA MSS 122-125
Overview: The collection contains correspondence between Gen. S. R. Curtis and his family while in military service or on engineering jobs, his official correspondence with copies of orders, telegrams, and other military papers while serving in the Mexican and Civil Wars, as Indian Commissioner to make treaties with the Sioux in Montana and Dakota and while working on the Union Pacific Railroad. Family letters also record Samuel Stephen Curtis's experiences prospecting in California, 1858-60.
Dates: 1846-1866

Danby papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 6
Overview: The papers document aspects of Danby's political career, particularly his investigation of the Popish Plot and his impeachment in 1678. They include correspondence with Robert Spencer, Earl of Sunderland on the negotiation for the Treaty of Nijmegen; letters from several members of the House of Lords on affairs of state; extracts from the correspondence of Edward Coleman and from informants' testimonies; letters and documents relating to Danby's impeachment and imprisonment, including copies of...
Dates: 1661-1748, bulk 1661-1684

George M. Davidson papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1452
Overview: George M. Davidson's diary and correspondence describe an 1849 overland trip to California. This material records the hardships of the journey, encounters with Indians, life in the California gold mines, and his establishment of a general store in Pine Grove. There are business records such as store inventories, bills from suppliers, a mining work ledger, bullion receipts, and informal certificates for mining shares in Butte County and Sierra counties, California.
Dates: 1848-1866

W. W. H. Davis papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1323
Overview: The W. W. H. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, writings, journals, diaries, drawings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia which document the life and career of W. W. H. Davis. The five scrapbooks chronicle Davis's participation in the Mexican War and Civil War, service in New Mexico, and his interest in Democratic party politics. The correspondence and memorabilia in the scrapbooks are arranged according to major themes. The autobiographical writings series contains essays...
Dates: 1846-1896, bulk 1846-1864

Photographs Related to Navajo, Havasupai, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians, and Sites in Arizona and New Mexico

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Call Number: WA Photos 1044
Overview: Photographs collected by the Day family and leaves from a disbound photograph album compiled by them that chiefly relate to their trade and activities with Navajo, Havasupai, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, 1900-1941, as well as views of sites in Arizona, including Canyon de Chelly, St. Michael's Mission, and Walpi, and New Mexico including Gallup, Laguna Pueblo, and Las Vegas. Members of the Day family and Simeon Schwemberger created many of the photographs. Events...
Dates: 1900-1941

Elizabeth Willis DeHuff Collection of American Indian Art

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Call Number: WA MSS S-150
Overview: A collection of 199 drawings and watercolors by Pueblo, Navajo, Apache, Cheyenne, and Kiowa artists, much of it student work, collected by Elizabeth Willis DeHuff, wife of a superintendent of the Santa Fe Indian School and an early art instructor of many of the artists.
Dates: 1917-1945