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John G. Brady papers
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.
John Sawyer Brooks papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1435
Overview: The John Sawyer Brooks Papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs and drawings, and other papers, most relating to missionaries and mission administration at the Mendi Mission in Sierra Leone, 1851-1859. Also present are papers relating to the Mount Pleasant Mission in Peel Township, Ontario, 1846-1855, and to the Brooks family, 1850s-circa 2000.
Dates: 1846-2000, bulk 1851-1859
Aaron Baker Clark and Sarah Booth Clark papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-3437
Overview: The Aaron Baker Clark and Sarah Booth Clark Papers consist of biographical sketches, diaries, photographs, correspondence, and clippings that pertain to the missionary efforts of Episcopal minister Aaron Baker Clark and his wife, Sarah Booth Clark, relating to the Lakota people of the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. Also present are printed dictionaries and hymns in the Lakota dialect, 1889-1901, and other printed books on topics such as religion, history, geography and poetry, 1671-1971....
Dates: 1671-1971, bulk 1876-1925
Father Carney Gavin legacy collection of Holy Land photographs
Call Number: GEN MSS 1724
Overview: The Father Carney Gavin legacy collection of Holy Land photographs documents early photography of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia in the 1860s and 1870s, as well as early twentieth century archaeological excavations and travel in Iraq, Greece, Egypt, and Palestine. Included are images by M. J. Diness, the Bonfils family, Francis Frith, Abdullah frères, G. Lékégian, J. P. Sébah, and Zangaki. Also present are stereoscopic views of Jerusalem and Palestine...
Dates: 1820-2013, bulk 1860-1993
Michael D. Heaston Collection of Western Land and Settlement Manuscripts
Call Number: WA MSS S-4086
Overview: Single letters, small groups of letters, and other manuscripts created by various individuals and assembled by collector Michael D. Heaston pertaining to western American land and settlement, 1846-1939 and undated. Letters discuss real property, economic conditions, and frontier and pioneer life in Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Texas. Some letters include pictorial letterheads with maps.Topics covered in the...
Dates: 1846-1939, undated
Jesuit Missionary Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1143
Overview: The collection documents the history of the Jesuit missions in Mexico. Letters by the padres, the Visitador Alvaro Flores de Sierra, and military leaders discuss the Seri Indian attacks on the missions and the need for military protection. Documents addressed to Juan de Yturberoaga, Procurador of the Province of New Spain, concern the distribution of supplies to the missions and their administration. Material also describes the difficulty of transporting cattle in the region.
Walker Family papers
Call Number: WA MSS 501
Scope and Contents: The Walker Family Papers (WA MSS 501) consist of drafts or copies of letters written by Elkanah Walker during the years 1839-54. Many of the letters are unsigned and unfinished. The collection also includes letters written to Elkanah and Mary Richardson Walker and a number of family papers. Among the papers is a typewritten copy of a diary of Mary Richardson Walker, covering the period June 10-December 31, 1838, as well as material concerning the Columbia Maternal Association. The latter...