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Thomas Leiper Kane papers

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Call Number: WA MSS 279
Scope and Contents: The Thomas Leiper Kane Papers consist of reports, drafts of speeches, and letters by Colonel Thomas Leiper Kane, as well as letters written to him. The latter are chiefly by the leaders of the Mormon Church and describe conditions in Utah and the relations between federal officials, the army, and the Mormons. The papers are arranged chronologically and are accompanied by a copy of The Collector, December 1944-January 1945, which contains a description...
Dates: [1846?]-1945

Kaweah Cooperative Colony papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1304
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, business and legal papers, meeting records, and photographs documenting the existence of the Kaweah Cooperative Colony.
Dates: 1886-1890

Charles Kent papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 78
Overview: Series I, Correspondence, consists almost entirely of single letters to Charles Kent on professional and literary topics. Significant correspondents include E. L. Blanchard; F. C. Burnand, editor of Punch; E. M. Thompson; Laura Valentine; and Samuel Warren. The series also contains a letter from Lamartine praising Kent's poetry; Cardinal Manning's last letter to his mother; and copies of letters addressed to Kent from literary figures such as Charles Dickens, Robert Browning, and Lord...
Dates: 1783-1910

Edward Meyer Kern and Richard H. Kern papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2395
Overview: The papers contain journals, notebooks, drawings and maps, documents and correspondence which document the activities of Edward and Richard Kern in the West and the Pacific from 1845-1860. A journal and a notebook document Edward Kern's participation in Fremont's third expedition to California; and a journal, a logbook, drawings, two maps and a letter document Edward's participation in the Northern Pacific Exploring Expedition in 1853-1856. A scrapbook of unsigned preliminary sketches and...
Dates: 1795-1895, bulk 1850-1860

Land of Zenj photograph collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 619
Overview: The collection, assembled by the rare book dealers Jenny Allsworth and Humphrey Winterton, brings together photographs, photograph albums, glass lantern slides, and a lantern projector, which document the Sultanate of Zanzibar and European colonial expansion in East and Central Africa from 1870 to 1914. Also documented are early Arab and Portuguese coastal settlements at Kilwa, Mafia, Pemba, Sofala, and Zanzibar. The collection also represents the work of certain photographers who operated in...
Dates: 1869-2006, bulk 1869-1937

Landmarks Foundation records

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Call Number: GEN MSS 2106
Overview: The Landmarks Foundation records include correspondence, printed material, photographs, research materials, computer files, and other materials relating to the foundation and its work across the world. The foundation's work in Turkey, Mexico, and Costa Rica is particularly well documented in the project files. Also present is a small amount of correspondence and other materials related to Sam Green's work and life prior to the creation of the foundation.
Dates: 1968-2011, 1968-2011

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

Lavington papers: Stuart negotiations

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Call Number: OSB MSS 43
Overview: The papers include correspondence and copies of legal documents relating to Lavington's secret commission to negotiate with the daughter of the Young Pretender for the return of the jewel of the Order of the Garter, which Charles I had given to Bishop Juxon and which had descended to the Young Pretender.
Dates: 1771-1799

Le Keux correspondence

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Call Number: OSB MSS 27
Overview: The collection consists of professional correspondence of John, Henry and John Henry Le Keux, including letters from publishers, artists, fellow engravers, patrons, and prospective students. Among the correspondents are Robert Batty, Edwin Guest, Augustus Charles Pugin, and Dawson Turner. A letter by George Doo encloses a copy of the Associated Society of Engravers' plan for publishing their National Gallery collection.
Dates: 1811-1879

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

Copies of letters to and from Col. William Legge, transcribed from the originals in the possession of William Fourth Earl of Dartmouth, during the years 1816 and 1817, by William, 2nd Lord Bagot.

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Call Number: OSBORN FB190
Overview: Autograph MS. Contains copies of 373 letters, illustrated with prints and drawings.
Dates: 1816-1817

[Unbound letters from Charles I, King of Great Britain (1600-1649), and from Edward Conway, 2nd Viscount Conway (1594-1655), written in the 1640's]

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Call Number: OSBORN FB163
Scope and Contents: The following finding aid is a complete inventory of the contents of Osborn fb163. This list was reformatted from previously existing cataloging.
Dates: [1640's]

Edward G. Levy collection of papers relating to music

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Call Number: GEN MSS 955
Overview: Contains manuscript and printed music, and scrapbooks, photographs, printed material, and other materials relating to nineteenth-twentieth century American and European music, collected by Edward G. Levy. Four scrapbooks made by Helen D. Love Scranton, genealogist and daughter of Edward Gurley Love (1850-1919) and Lucy Cleveland Prindle, contain advertisements, programs, tickets, and manuscript notes relating to performances of opera, musicals, plays, orchestral music, chamber music, vocal...
Dates: 1859-1970s, bulk 1880-1910

Edward G. Levy collection relating to temperance

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Call Number: GEN MSS 956
Overview: Papers and other materials collected by Edward G. Levy, relating to temperance and prohibition, most 19th-early 20th centuries, most from the United States, with a small amount of material about temperance in Great Britain. Materials include documents and fragments, signed, by temperance advocates Marie Caroline Brehm, John B. Gough, Theobald Mathew, and John G. Woolley; a circular letter of the American Temperance Society, 1832; printed license and tax documents issued by the United States...
Dates: 1794-1970s, bulk 1880-1970

Lewis and Clark Expedition maps and receipt

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Call Number: WA MSS 303-304
Overview: The collection consists of 83 manuscript maps and related material on 66 sheets, dating from ca. 1803 to 1810. The maps detail the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific Coast and back, 1804-1806. Many of them were created or annotated during the expedition by William Clark. A sketch map of Vancouver's Island and the region of Nootka Sound has been attributed to Captain Lewis. Several of the maps include information supplied by Native Americans. The collection also includes...
Dates: circa 1803-1810

Abraham Lincoln collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 257
Overview: Correspondence and writings by and about Abraham Lincoln, and a gold pen used by Lincoln. 4 ALS from Lincoln to Benjamin F. James, William M. Dickson, and to an unidentified recipient. Writings by Lincoln include an autograph praecipe issued by Lincoln for writ in his first law case, "David Woolridge vs. Hawthorne", and a fragment of a speech on slavery. Also present is a letter by Edwin Booth to Colonel A. Badeau concerning Lincoln's assassination by his brother, John Wilkes Booth, two days...
Dates: 1824-1865

Tracings of illustrations by William Blake for Dante's Divina Commedia.

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1396
Overview: The collection consists of a series of tracings by John Linnell of 99 of the 102 drawings made by William Blake to illustrate Dante's Divina Commedia.
Dates: 1831

Moses F. Little papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1028
Overview: A collection of 58 journals recording 72 years of Moses Little's life. He spent 1844-1848 aboard the whaler Arnolda, commanded by Captain D. U. Coffin out of New Bedford, Massachusetts. In 1849, Little joined the Sagamore Mining and Trading Company of Lynn, Massachusetts, and traveled to California, returning in 1851. Making a second trip to California in 1852 via the Isthmus to Panama City, he sailed on the Tennessee. He...
Dates: 1841-1916

Llewelyn Davies family papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 554
Overview: The Llewelyn Davies family papers contain correspondence, photographs, and other material relating chiefly to the Llewelyn Davies family, though materials also relate to members of the Du Maurier family and to author and dramatist J. M. Barrie, whose character, "Peter Pan," was inspired by the Llewelyn Davies children.
Dates: 1842-1963

Photographs of Washington, D.C., and New Haven, Connecticut

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Call Number: GEN MSS 590
Overview: Photographs created by Alexander Lmanian that document locations and events in Washington, D.C., and its vicinity, 1964-1968, as well as New Haven, Connecticut, 1968-1969. The images of Washington document the physical impact of riots on the city following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4-8, 1968.
Dates: 1964-1969, bulk 1968-1969