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    Narrative of N. Byron Smith, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Narrative by Smith describing his experiences aboard the whaler Nile of Greenport, N.Y., under the command of Capt. Conklin, and his voyage (1851 September 1-1854 March 12) to the whaling grounds in the Sea of Okhotsk in the northwest Pacific via the Azores, Cape of Good Hope, Indian Ocean, and New Zealand. Smith documents the methods of capturing whales and extracting ...

    • Contributor: Smith, N. Byron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Palmer-Loper family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, logs and journals, financial and business papers, ships' papers, printed material, and other papers of various members of the seafaring and merchant Palmer and Loper families of Stonington, Conn. Includes papers of Nathanial Brown Palmer relating to his discovery in 1820 of the Antarctic subcontinent, to various whaling and sealing enterprises, to the China trade, and to mercantile and shipping ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000

    Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994

    Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.

    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969

    Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).

    • Contributor: Green, Constance Mclaughlin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Henry Ives diaries, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Diaries kept by Ives while living in Ware, Mass., from 1857 to 1867, and in New Milford, Conn., between 1867 and 1914, relating chiefly to local news and daily life. He kept a detailed record of household accounts at the end of each diary and included some newspaper clippings. Topics include accidents, fires, deaths, marriages, family events, travels of friends and ...

    • Contributor: Ives, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, 1676-1937

    Members of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, a millenial religious sect originating in England among the Society of Friends in the 18th century, were popularly known as Shakers. Correspondence, covenants, diaries and journals, financial and legal papers, hymns and hymnals, church orders and instructions, poetry, spiritual communications, inspirational writings and drawings, essays, biographical and historical sketches, memoirs, and other papers ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911

    Secretary of the navy and newspaper editor. Correspondence, diaries, writings, naval records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Welles's work as editor of the Hartford Times; his activities as a member of the Democratic Party and, later, the Republican Party in state and national politics; the role of the navy in the Civil War; and the presidential administrations of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.

    • Contributor: Welles, Gideon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, covenants, diaries and journals, financial and legal papers, hymns and hymnals, church orders and instructions, poetry, spiritual communications, inspirational writings and drawings, essays, biographical and historical sketches, memoirs, registers, clippings, and other papers, primarily relating to and emanating from Shaker communities at Enfield, Conn., Pleasant Hill and South Union, Ky., Canaan and New Lebanon, N.Y., and Union Village, Ohio, reflecting ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material