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Photographic prints 275
American literature -- 20th century 271
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Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives 233
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John Bowring collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 223
Overview: Chiefly letters from Bowring, many regarding unidentified works by his friends. Some letters are responses to invitations. Includes letter to Marc-Antoine Jullien about the Peace Society; letter to John Bowyer Nichols (editor of "Gentleman's Magazine") that includes a statement for publication about the destruction of the public library in Abo, Finland. Collection also includes manuscript regarding commercial relations between France and England, written for publication in "The Examiner", and...
Dates: 1821-1871

William Bowyer papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 105
Overview: Correspondence and other papers relating to William Bowyer's (1699-1777) work as a printer in London. The bulk of the correspondence consists of incoming letters to Bowyer from the scholars Edward Clarke, William Clarke, and Jeremiah Markland, concerning printing, scholarly subjects, languanges including Greek and Hebrew, and family matters. Other correspondents include James Stanier Clarke, Catherine Markland, William Strode, Moses Williams, and William Wotten. Also includes two items written...
Dates: 1674-1874

Boxing prints collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 402
Overview: Collection of British, American and French prints depicting boxers and boxing scenes, as well as political cartoons depicting opponents boxing. Includes portraits of Daniel Mendoza and Belasco, Jewish boxers. Captions below prints of boxers include statistical information.
Dates: 1789-[ca. 1875]

Cornelius Boyle papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4396
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, personal papers, printed material, and other papers by or relating to Cornelius Boyle, circa 1866-1878. Included are 15 letters from Cornelius Boyle to wife Fannie Greene Boyle, relatives, and business associates concerning his travels and efforts in Mexico; 9 letters between Boyle and collaborators in the promotion and colonization of Barronville in Jalisco; a manuscript plat map of Barronville; a topographical sketch of a nearby hacienda called San Lorenzo; and...
Dates: 1840-1878

William Bradbury papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 210
Overview: Correspondence regarding the publishing business of Bradbury and Evans, as well as correspondence regarding the Bradbury family. There are also several poems.
Dates: 1837-1900

Martha Bradstreet papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 674
Overview: The papers consist chiefly of handwritten copies of maps, survey reports, and other legal documents related to litigation by Martha Bradstreet to gain title to land throughout the Mohawk River Valley in New York State. The land, including portions of Cosby's Manor and Utica, was originally the property of Major General John Bradstreet (1714-1774), the stepfather of her father, Samuel Bradstreet. Survey reports and maps in the collection served as evidence for litigation by Martha Bradstreet...
Dates: circa 1750-1900, bulk 1800-1840

John G. Brady papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1206
Overview: The collection consists of the personal and official papers of John G. Brady documenting early missionary work in Alaska, the history and political and economic development of Alaska, and Brady's life and career. There are early 20th century publications by Alaskan government bodies and missionary groups, as well as the public records of the City of Sitka. Included are photographs, negatives, and glass lantern slides of Alaskan scenery and subjects, native Alaskans, and Brady's family.
Dates: 1867-1937

Mathew B. Brady and Levin Corbin Handy Photographic Studios Collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 580
Overview: Photographs, papers, and artifacts created or collected by Mathew B. Brady, Levin Corbin handy, their studios, and their family, 1843-1957. The collection includes images created by Brady during the American Civil War and documents the continual use of these images into the early twentieth century by Handy and his studio. The collection reflects the operations of the Brady and Handy studios in Washington, D.C., from the middle of the nineteenth century through the early twentieth century. It...
Dates: 1843-1957, bulk 1860-1935

William Stanley Braithwaite Papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 72
Overview: The William Stanley Braithwaite Papers document his personal and professional life and span the dates 1797 to 1942. The Papers contain correspondence, writings, and other papers, which provide evidence of Braithwaite's career as a writer, publisher, and anthologist. The Papers also includes third-party correspondence, notably, a letter from Sir Joseph Banks to J. Nicol from circa 1797.
Dates: 1797-1942, bulk 1830-1942

Brenton correspondence

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Call Number: OSB MSS 35
Overview: Letters to Brenton regarding his book, "The Naval History of Great Britain." Mainly compliments to Brenton on the book. Some express interest in purchasing it, and some offer to give further information to help his research. Some, including George Cockburn, James De Saumarez, Richard Keats, and David Milne, include further information in their letters.
Dates: 1819-1836

John Breon papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, and personal papers of John Breon concerning his World War II experiences, correspondents include Pat Carroll, Charles Cerbone, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and Carl Van Vechten.
Dates: 1936-1984, bulk 1944-1951

Lee Breuer papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1392
Content Description: This collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, posters, puppets, printed material, personal papers, realia, and other materials created by or relating to the life and work of Lee Breuer.
Dates: 1920-2020

Joseph Brewer papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 641
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and photographs. Correspondence includes autograph and typescripts letters from Harold Acton, Iris Barry, Charles Fisk, Katherine Anne Porter, John Strachey and others. There is a small amount of outgoing letters among the correspondence. Writings include autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of writings by Brewer, including "20th Century Typography in the Netherlands." Photographs include ones by Milton Horn and ones...
Dates: 1922-1979

Brewster family papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1309
Overview: The papers contain diaries, artwork, and an album of Elizabeth Bates Brewster and her daughters Ada Augusta Brewster, Mary Brewster Long, and Elizabeth Brewster Scribner. Subjects discussed include child rearing and family life, nursing during the Civil War, school teaching, and life in Nevada and California.
Dates: 1838-1879

Fred H. Brice California real estate papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3806
Overview: Collection of papers relating to the career of California real estate agent Fred H. Brice, 1923-1978. Includes 105 file folders documenting property transactions in Alameda County and Contra Costa County; 120 remittance receipts from real estate and insurance firm Mason-McDuffie Co.; an accounting ledger recording expenses and income; and a record book with tipped-in paperwork, including contracts and correspondence with buyers and sellers.
Dates: 1923-1978

Zachariah Brigden papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 86
Overview: The papers contain bills and receipts, daybooks, estate papers, invoices, and other materials documenting the life of a Boston silversmith.
Dates: 1691-1798, bulk 1748-1787

Besmilr Brigham papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1260
Overview: The Besmilr Brigham papers consists of correspondence, writings, notes and drawings, printed material, personal papers, and audiovisual media documenting the life and work of poet Besmilr Brigham. Materials date from 1931 to 2011, with the bulk dating between 1960 and 1990.
Dates: 1931-2011, bulk 1960s-1990

Anne Brigman papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 380
Overview: Contains photographs, writings, and printed material documenting the work of Anne Brigman. Included among the papers are four paste-up copies of Brigman's book of photography and poetry, Songs of a Pagan and one paste-up copy of her second book, Wild Flute Songs. The papers also contain early typescript drafts of Songs of a Pagan, clippings on Brigman, exhibition notices and flier, and other printed material.
Dates: 1914-1947

Charles Astor Bristed notebooks and other material

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 462
Overview: The collection contains seventeen notebooks from Bristed's undergraduate and graduate studies at Yale and Cambridge universities from the late 1830s to mid 1840s, chiefly on classical authors and texts, including translations, and mathematics, as well as a catalog of his books, several letters, a diary, a receipt, and two printed books, including Bristed's Anacreontics, published under the pseudonym Carl Benson.
Dates: 1838-1888

British Caribbean Documents

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1412
Overview: A collection of manuscript deeds, wills, leases, letters, and other legal and financial documents concerning eighteenth- and nineteenth-century estates and plantations on islands in the British West Indies.
Dates: 1664-1857, bulk 1765-1825