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 ...
Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings documenting Deyo's career in the Navy, particularly as a naval task force commander during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.
Contributor:Deyo, Morton L. (Morton Lyndholm) - Deyo, Morton L.
Police commissioner and military officer. Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs chiefly documenting the service of Arthur Woods as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the Division of Military Aeronautics, United States War Department, and assistant to the secretary of war.
Educator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, writings, and memorabilia relating primarily to Orr's service as education adviser on a special mission for the YMCA in Europe. Includes articles and papers of his first wife, Charlotte Pettis Orr.
Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.
Contributor:Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
Chemical engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Register of clients, financial records, technical reports, laboratory notes and summaries, photographs, and other records of Arthur D. Little, Inc., pertaining primarily to chemical analysis of products or materials. Also includes correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, and other papers relating to Little's career in industrial research.
Contributor:Little, Arthur D. (Arthur Dehon) - Little, Arthur D.
Continental congressman and governor of Massachusetts. Reproductions of correspondence, speeches, petitions, committee records, and other material relating primarily to Adams's political life in Massachusetts.
Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.
Chemist. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes, reports, scientific papers, transcripts, writings, academic records, family papers, financial and business records, newspaper clippings, blueprints, plans, map, memorabilia, printed matter, and photographs documenting Hill's career in the chemical industry, activities in related organizations, service on governmental and education advisory boards, and his personal and family life.
New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.
Contributor:French, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin B.
Friend and supporter of Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco, immigrant Italian anarchists tried and executed for murder. Correspondence from Vanzetti, Sacco, and Sacco's wife, Rose Sacco, during the time of Sacco and Vanzetti's incarceration. Also includes related correspondence, newletters, pamphlets, and bulletins chiefly of the Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee and the Sacco-Vanzetti National League.
Lawyer, United States representative from Massachusetts, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, and educator. Personal, legal, and professional correspondence regarding cases at law, questions before the Supreme Court, the teaching of history and law, the development of Harvard Law School, and other judicial and political topics.
Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.
Cotton mercantile firm. A diary, correspondence, letterbooks, bills, receipts, invoices, notebooks, purchase orders, and rent statements relating primarily to the cotton trade in Louisiana and Alabama.
African-American historian, educator, editor, and civil rights and social activist. Chiefly academic files documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African-American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.
Contributor:Greene, Lorenzo J. (Lorenzo Johnston) - Greene, Lorenzo J.
Anson Burlingame, state legislator and United States representative from Massachusetts and minister to China. Edward L. Burlingame, editor. Correspondence and other papers of Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame, father and son, and of Anson's wife, Jane Cornelia Livermore Burlingame.
Editor and publisher. Chiefly correspondence of American and British authors whose works were published by the Boston firms of Ticknor and Company and James R. Osgood and Company, with most of the letters addressed to Ticknor or to his daughter, Caroline Ticknor.
Photographer and publisher. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company.
Contributor:Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland) - Day, F. Holland
Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.
Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.