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William Downie papers relating to exploration of British Columbia

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2490
Overview: Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, writings, printed works, photographs, maps, and other materials that document William Downie's life, interest, and travels in the Northwest, particularly during the 1850s and 1860s. The papers offer evidence of early exploration and mining operations in British Columbia, particularly in the Quesnel Forks area by the Quesnelle Mining Company. Downie's interest and encounters with indigenous inhabitants are recorded.
Dates: 1858-circa 1906

Wilbur G Downs Archives

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Call Number: ENTAR.001850
Overview: The Archives of Wilbur G Downs.
Dates: 1961-1990

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: 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 with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

Julia Driver collection of women in photography

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Call Number: GEN MSS 690
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of 1559 photographs collected by Julia Driver that represent work by over 550 commercial women photographers, 1845-1940. The collection also includes thirty examples of cased photographs, which consist of ambrotypes and daguerreotypes, 1845-1862. The collection is rich in card photographs, especially cartes-de-visite and cabinet photographs created during the second half of the nineteenth century, as well as some other photographic print formats, items of...
Dates: 1845-1940, bulk 1855-1900

W. S. Lewis Collection of Marie du Deffand

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Call Number: LWL MSS 11
Overview: The W. S. Lewis Collection of Marie du Deffand contains correspondence and other papers created, owned by, or relating to Marie Anne de Vichy Chamrond, marquise du Deffand (1697-1780), a friend and correspondent of the English author Horace Walpole. The collection was compiled by author, editor, and collector Wilmarth S. Lewis (1895-1979). It includes letters exchanged between du Deffand and her wide circle of friends and acquaintances, manuscripts including verses, essays, memoirs, word...
Dates: 1706-1858, bulk 1760-1780

W. E. B. Du Bois Collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 8
Overview: The W. E. B. Du Bois Collection contains Correspondence, Writings, including drafts of Dusk of Dawn, and The World and Africa, and Subject Files.
Dates: 1889-1970

Duke Ellington Oral History

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Call Number: OHIII
Scope and Contents: The Duke Ellington Oral History is comprises ninety-two interviews with and about Ellington, one of America's greatest composers. Included among the interviewees are musicians, family members, friends, and colleagues.
Dates: 1939-1987, bulk 1977-1987

Carl Owen Dunbar Archives

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Call Number: IPAR.001003
Overview: The archives consist of field notebooks from 1914-1957, photographs of both specimens and localities, inventories of specimens and localities, miscellaneous material gathered for notes and lectures, unpublished manuscripts, and correspondence. There are also hydrographic and topographic maps of Newfoundland, and topographic maps of Illinois, Nebraska, Oklahoma, New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Colorado, and Missouri.
Dates: 1914-1979

Dwight and Ferris family papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 468
Overview: The papers span the dates 1711-1951, and the bulk of material concerns three individuals: Timothy Dwight (1694-1771), Theodore Dwight (1796-1866), and Eleanor Augusta Ferris. The papers of Timothy Dwight document events of Dummer's War and the management of Fort Dummer in 1724-25, as well as his later work as a surveyor and Judge during the period of dispute over boundaries and administration of the New Hampshire Grants. The papers of Theodore Dwight include a diary or notebook containing...
Dates: 1711-1951

Eardley-Wilmot correspondence

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Call Number: OSB MSS 54
Overview: Correspondence between Eardley-Wilmot and his friends and colleagues. Included are letters from Spencer Perceval and Henry Ellis about the Lansdowne Manuscripts, which Eardley-Wilmot was trying to place at the British Museum; from Mark Noble about Eardley-Wilmot's book on Bishop Hough; and from William Franklin about a Silas Deane letter that Eardley-Wilmot sent to Franklin. There are also many letters about Eardley-Wilmot's book on his father; about political patronage in British parliament;...
Dates: 1768-1817

Early Cameras Collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1020
Overview: This collection includes examples of early cameras used chiefly in the United States by amateur photographers, 1889-1926. Manufacturers represented in the collection include Blair Camera Company, Conley Camera Company, and Eastman Kodak Company.
Dates: 1889-1926

Edgeworthstown archive

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Call Number: MSS 48
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises designs, notes & miscellaneous papers relating to buildings and agricultural improvements for Edgeworthstown, Richard Lovell Edgeworth's model village in Ireland, 1796-1815. Most of the designs and notes are by Daniel Augustus Beaufort, father in law of R.L. Edgeworth.
Dates: 1796-1815

Jonathan Edwards collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 151
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, documents, printed materials, photographs, and artifacts documenting the lives and work of Jonathan Edwards and his family. Jonathan Edwards' papers contain the great majority of his surviving manuscripts. These include over one thousand sermons; private theological and philosophical notebooks, including the nine volume "Miscellanies" and four volume "Notes on the Scripture;" Edwards'interleaved Bible. In addition, there...
Dates: 1696-1972, bulk 1726-1758

George Eliot and George Henry Lewes collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 963
Overview: The collection includes correspondence by, to and about George Eliot and George Henry Lewes. There are four journals, one diary, several notebooks with notes for a projected novel, quotes, poetry, and early school essays all belonging to George Eliot, accompanied by reviews and scripts of dramatizations of Daniel Deronda in the 1920s and 1970s. With three journals, nine diaries, and notebooks with research notes belonging to George Henry Lewes, accompanied by...
Dates: 1834-1981

[Engravings].

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Call Number: OSBORN FD49
Overview: Collection of satirical engravings by Robert Dighton, James Gillray, James Sayers, and C. Williams. The prints are primarily devoted to political satire; and the subjects include John Bull; taxes; French sympathies in Great Britain; George III's reaction to the Catholic Bill; the Broad-Bottomites in the Cabinet; and the public orator William Crowe. Titles include "A noble Lord, on an approaching peace, too busy to attend to the expenditure of a million of the public money"; "Doublures of...
Dates: 1787-1810

James H. Etheridge and family collection

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Call Number: Ms Coll 62
Overview: James H. Etheridge was a gynecologist who became Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush Medical College. The collection contains biographical materials, correspondence of Etheridge, correspondence of Etheridge's wife's family (including the correspondence of Heman G. Powers, a Chicago businessman), Etheridge's writings, his patient records, ephemera from medical societies, photographs, and certificates and diplomas.
Dates: 1827-1937

Walter O. Evans collection of Frederick Douglass and Douglass Family papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 240
Content Description: This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, personal papers, writings, photographs, printed material, ephemera, and other papers by or relating to Frederick Douglass. These materials document Frederick Douglass's work as an orator, author, publisher, and statesman including speaking engagements, travel, and political appointments. The collection also includes materials that document the personal and professional lives of multiple members of the Douglass family including Lewis Henry...
Dates: circa 1846-1946

Gary W. Ewer notes for presentation on daguerreotypes by Robert H. Vance

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3098
Overview: Three hundred daguerreotypes by Robert H. Vance: a complete picture of California: typescript and electronic files.
Dates: 2011

Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens

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Call Number: MSS 10
Overview: This collection comprises an extra-illustrated copy--with many engravings and original manuscript letters--of the second edition of John Thomas Smith's Nollekens and his times, comprehending a life of that celebrated sculptor: and memoirs of several contemporary artists, from the time of Roubillac, Hogarth, and Reynolds, to that of Fuseli, Flaxman, and Blake (London : Henry Colburn, 1829).
Dates: 1708-1875, bulk 1768-1836

Abraham Lincoln Fellows papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1296
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, family papers, photographs, and subject files documenting the personal life and professional career of civil engineer Abraham Lincoln Fellows. Material related to William Torrence includes two albums labeled "Torrence's Views", holding pictures of the Gunnison River and presumably taken during the 1901 expedition.
Dates: 1873-1974