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George Platt Lynes scrapbooks

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 139
Overview: Two scrapbooks, with loose pages and items, containing clippings, original photographic prints (by Lynes and others, including PAJAMA and Brassai), postcards, and reproductions of artworks. These volumes document Lynes's focus on photographic design elements and his developing aesthetic in his early years. Among the subjects represented are: Royal families; athletes; popular musical and film performers (with numerous images of Johnny Weismuller and Marlene Dietrich); nude models; Pavel...
Dates: circa 1900-1955

William Lyon Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 79
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and personal papers documenting the family life, business activities, and travels of William Lyon. Also included is a twentieth-century biographical sketch of Lyon.
Dates: 1745-1926, bulk 1791-1833

Lysons family collection

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Call Number: OSB MSS 70
Overview: The collection consists of material gathered by Lindsay Fleming in the course of his research on the life and work of Samuel Lysons, and includes correspondence with scholars and Lyson family descendants; transcripts of portions of Lysons's diary and his letters to Hester Thrale Piozzi; the typsecript of Fleming's "Memoirs and Select Letters of Samuel Lysons"; photographs; and letters to and from Daniel and Samuel Lysons. The correspondence of Daniel Lysons mainly concerns his topographical...
Dates: 1789-1964

Isaac Mann autograph collection

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Call Number: OSB MSS 46
Overview: The collection consists of 86 documents, mostly letters, gathered by Mann for their signatures. Most of the individuals represented are clergymen or preachers, particularly Baptists, and include Abraham Booth, Christmas Evans, Samuel Kilpin, John Ryland, and Basil Woodd.
Dates: ca. 1750-1831

Robert Marsham-Townshend papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 482
Overview: Letters and diaries belonging to Robert Marsham-Townshend containing descriptions of his travels around the world. Many of the letters are written to him, though there is a group of 22 letters written by him to a relative named Harriet, dated 1856-1864. Correspondents include Henry Alabaster, interpreter to the King in Siam; scientists W. S. Atkinson and Robert Stirling; George Ferguson Bowen, first governor of Queensland, Australia; in addition to numerous family members and other...
Dates: 1853-1910

Matte records

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Call Number: GEN MSS 2115
Overview: The MATTE records, which span from 2009 to 2021, contain correspondence, writings, printed material, production material, photographs, and other papers relating to MATTE magazine and other projects by Matthew Leifheit.
Dates: 2009-2021

Carl Mautz collection of Peter Britt photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 865
Overview: 171 carte-de-visite photographs; 53 cabinet photographs; 61 tintypes, including 1 cased double portrait; 1 cased ambrotype; 20 stereographs; 10 mounted prints; 4 photographic postcards; 5 photographs; and printed material by or relating to photographer Peter Britt, circa 1850s-circa 2000. Collected by Carl Mautz. Photographs are chiefly studio portraits of men, women, and children, including Peter Britt, Amalia Grobb Britt, Amalia Britt, and Emil Britt. Stereographs in the collection depict...
Dates: circa 1850s-circa 2000, bulk circa 1850s-circa 1880s

Walter McClintock Papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1175
Scope and Contents: The papers and photographs in this collection document the history and customs of the Piegan Indians (also known as the Blackfeet Indians) in Montana, and their contact with Europeans and Anglo Americans. The collection provides detailed information about McClintock's photographic practice, as well as his public presentations about the Piegan Indians. A significant part of the collection records the development and production of Poia, an opera based on Piegan...
Dates: 1874-1949, bulk 1888-1949

E. L. McGlashan collection of documents concerning slavery in the United States

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Call Number: GEN MSS 555
Overview: This collection of 49 documents consists of manuscript bills of sale, receipts, estate appraisals, deeds of gift, manumission statements, promissory notes, and other papers documenting slave ownership and the slave trade in the United States between 1770 and 1863. The bulk of the material documents slavery in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Kentucky and Alabama. There are also legal documents recording slavery transactions in Maine, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana.
Dates: 1770-1863

Metamorphosis : amateur drawings and paintings that replicate the publication by Benjamin Sands

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Call Number: GEN MSS 566
Overview: Four discrete groups of drawings and paintings by amateur artists, probably created in North America, circa 1790-1820, that pay homage to the illustrations and text of "Metamorphosis, or A transformation of pictures, with poetical explanations: for the amusement of young persons," by Benjamin Sands, first published in North America in 1789. The groups of drawings and paintings are attributed to Esther Carpenter and Henry Perkins, as well as an unidentified artist. The groups replicate the...
Dates: circa 1790-1820

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

[Miscellaneous Parliamentary manuscripts]

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Call Number: OSBORN FB158
Overview: Volume, in multiple hands, of seven booklets primarily on such topics as law, Parliament, government, and public finances. Parliamentary items include speeches by Thomas Wentworth, earl of Strafford, and Francis Seymour, Baron Trowbridge, complaining about forced loans, billeting of soldiers, and other grievances; a copy of the Spanish ambassador's complaints against George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, as well as his own excuses for the conduct of the Spanish during marriage negotiations...
Dates: [17th century]

Manuscripts in the Albi Rosenthal collection of Monteverdi and the birth of opera

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Call Number: Monteverdi 2
Overview: Manuscripts in the Albi Rosenthal Collection of Monteverdi and the Birth of Opera consist of letters, writings, and music relating to Monteverdi and others involved in the creation of opera in seventeenth-century Italy. Letters of Monteverdi collaborators Claudio Achillini, Jacopo Peri, Ottavio Rinuccini, and other musicians and writers, addressed to third parties or unidentified recipients, concern Monteverdi's music and other music subjects. Other materials include a volume of holograph music...
Dates: 1579-1966 1612-1670, bulk 1612-1670

Anya Montiel collection of Native American HIV/AIDS awareness materials

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4392
Overview: Posters and pamphlets collected by Anya Montiel promoting HIV/AIDS awareness and education among Native American communities, 1990-2005.
Dates: 1990-2005

Marguerite Moreno papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 701
Overview: The Marguerite Moreno Papers consist of letters from Moreno to Gaston Baheux, an animateur of Parisian cabarets known as Tonton de Montmartre; other correspondence; journals, drafts of published writings, and unidentified writings; family photographs, photographs of Moreno, and theater and film production photographs of her and other actors; and a small amount of personal papers. The papers mainly concern Moreno's friendships and acting career, particularly during the 1930s-1940s, and her...
Dates: 1882-1949, bulk 1914-1948

Nelson Morpurgo collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 493
Overview: The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence and other papers pertaining to Morpurgo's literary career, including manuscripts of Il fuoco delle piramidi (1923) and several poems.
Dates: [ca. 1918-1940]

Sarah Buckingham Wilmot Nettleton Buckingham letters

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Call Number: WA MSS S-20
Overview: Letters between Sarah Buckingham and family and friends, between other family members, and between family and friends. Among the letters from Clark Nettleton to his sister Mrs. Goodsell is a letterhead of a 1858 view of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Dates: 1856-1869

New Orleans and the Levees

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1470
Overview: Photographs of sites and portraits of people on and near levees surrounding New Orleans, Louisiana, created by Karen Halverson in spring 2015 and 2016. Images include views of buildings and ships as well as people in Orleans Parish and Jefferson Parish.
Dates: 2015-2016

David Grant Noble Photographs of Southwestern Cultural Landscapes

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 142
Scope and Contents: Photographs created by David Grant Noble documenting cultural landscapes in the American Southwest, 1971-2002. The images document petroglyphs, structures, cliff dwellings, and other reminders of the ancestors of Southwestern Native American people and cultures. Many images appear in his book, In the Places of the Spirits (Santa Fe, New Mexico: School for Advanced Research Press, 2010). Photographs of structures in Arizona include White House Ruin and...
Dates: 1971-2002

Northern Pacific Railway Company maps and drawings

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2962
Scope and Contents: 105 manuscript maps and technical drawings documenting surveying for and construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad. The maps illustrate railroad development in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, as well as construction in several Indian reservations.

Accompanied by a vendor list with detailed description of maps 1-44 and 100-105 (in box 1).
Dates: 1870-1966, bulk 1870-1900