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Hamilton Aïdé papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 207
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence to, from, and about Aïdé; his diary for a trip to Switzerland in the second half of 1870, a scrapbook of reviews of his work, and miscellaneous poetry and prose pieces. The correspondence is both personal and business oriented, including letters from publishers, editors and friends regarding the publicaton of novels and songs. Principal correspondents include Matthew Arnold, Frances Hodgson Burnett,James Anthony Froude, William Money Hardinge, Henry...
Dates: 1824-1906

[Letters and documents concerning various members of the Arundell family].

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Call Number: OSBORN FB42
Overview: Manuscripts, in multiple hands, of ten business letters and legal documents concerning members of the Arundel family. The collection incldues two bonds of payment; several money orders; and two letters from R. Arundel to Sir Robert Clayton, drawing Clayton's attention to a "young lady of a considerable fortune," asking for Clayton's assistance in marriage-making for Arundel's son, and explaining what he would be willing to settle upon the couple.
Dates: 1665-1680

Burney family collection

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Call Number: OSB MSS 3
Overview: The collection contains correspondence of several members of the Burney family, particularly Charles Burney (1726-1814); his children Charles Burney, D. D. (1757-1817), Fanny Burney (1752-1840), and Susanna Burney Philips; and Charles Burney IV (1815-1907). Other major correspondents include Alexandre d'Arblay, William Bewley, Peter Paul Dobree, George Isaac Huntingford, John Kaye, Hester Lynch Piozzi, Thomas Twining, and John Young.
Dates: 1767-1903, bulk 1790-1825

Civil War. Collection of letters and state papers, apparently from the papers of John Pym

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN FB94
Overview: Collection of 28 letters and other documents, many written to John Pym and all concerned with military activities of the Parliamentary army during the English Civil War. Numerous writers request financial assistance, food, clothing, and arms for their soldiers, including Alexander Carew, who asks for money and arms to combat an uprising in Cornwall; Sir William Balfour, who requests back pay for his services as commissary and captain of a troop in Ireland and requests two months' advance for...
Dates: 1584-1643

"A colleccon of many learned letters"

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Call Number: OSBORN fb117
Overview: Contemporary MS copies, in unknown hand.
Dates: [early 17th century]

[Letterbook]. Whitehall

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Call Number: OSBORN FB137
Overview: Manuscript in an unidentified hand.
The volume was used as a scrapbook in the 19th century, and most of the volume (170 f. in all) contains engravings, etc., cut from contemporary magazines and newspapers, and a few original drawings. Among the engravings is one after Bartolozzi, identified on the page opposite as the first attempt at engraving by William Chaughton (b. 1770), aged 17, late a ploughboy, and in 1787 a protege of Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. (1743-1820).
Dates: 1684 Apr 15 to Aug 19

3 ALS and 5 DS

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Call Number: OSBORN FB152
Overview: Collection of manuscripts, in multiple hands, primarily documenting Clarendon's financial activities. Many of the items are acknowledgments of debts, including one appointing Sir Robert Clayton and John Morris to act as his attorneys in order to pay interest out of his shares of the New River Waterworks to his debtors; a legal document and several receipts acknowledging Clarendon's debts and payments to others arising from shares in the New River Waterworks; and three pages of financial...
Dates: 1666-1684

Henry Hurford Janes-Josephine Baker collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 2
Overview: The Henry Hurford Janes-Josephine Baker Collection consists of letters, biographical materials, clippings, and photographs collected by Mr. Janes documenting Josephine Baker's life, principally after 1943.
Dates: 1926-1986

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

Agnes E. Meyer collection of Paul Claudel

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Call Number: GEN MSS 456
Overview: Chiefly ALS written by Claudel to Meyer and writings by Claudel, including a holograph of the second version of his play La ville, poems, and religious writings. Also present are two photographs of Claudel, a small amount of letters to Meyer from other correspondents, printed material, and clippings. Letters from Claudel concern his friendship with Meyer, their discussions about religion and Claudel's ardent Catholicism, and his writing and travels. Many letters discuss Catholic doctrine and...
Dates: 1897-1957