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    Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 many aspects of ...

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    Stephen Collins and Son (Philadelphia, Pa.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, account books, ledgers, journals, daybooks, waste books, and other records of the mercantile firm of Stephen Collins and Son, Philadelphia, Pa. Also includes business records of William Barrell, merchant of Portsmouth, N.H., and Philadelphia, Pa., and of Solomon Fussell, merchant of Philadelphia, Pa. Topics include economic conditions in New York. Correspondents include merchants William Neate, Neate's son-in-law, Henry Chapman, and Daniel Mildred, London, ...

    • Contributor: Stephen Collins and Son (philadelphia, Pa.)
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    Benjamin B. French family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I contains correspondence primarily between Benjamin B. French and his half brother Henry Flagg French of Exeter, N.H., journals (1828-1870), poems, clippings, and printed material. Includes Benjamin B. French's observations on New Hampshire politics, freemasonry, his involvement with the Magnetic Telegraph Company, the presidency of Franklin Pierce, social life in Washington, D.C., French's association with Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln's assassination, the Civil War, the ...

    • Contributor: French, Benjamin
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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Interview with Robert L. Barry

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Barry, Robert L.
    • Date: 1996-10-02
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    Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941

    Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory, leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region, member of Michigan's legislative ...

    • Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
    • Date: 1788
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    Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, financial records, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Furman's family, personal life, and career as a journalist and author.

    • Contributor: Furman, Bess
    • Date: 1728
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    Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscript magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer in New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont; mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains; geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory; leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region; member of Michigan's legislative council; Indian agent ...

    • Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe - Cass, Lewis - Johnston, John - Nicollet, J. N. (joseph Nicolas) - Schoolcraft, Jane Johnston - Schoolcraft, Lawrence
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    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 ...

    • Date: 1676
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    Bess Furman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, subject files, financial records, family papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Furman's career as an author and journalist and to her personal life and family. Documents her work for Omaha Bee-News, Associated Press, and New York Times; with the U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare; and with Furman Features in collaboration with her sister, Lucile N. Furman, writing ...

    • Contributor: Furman, Bess - Armstrong, Robert Burns - Furman, Lucile N.
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    Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940

    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 (benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin
    • Date: 1778
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    United States. Army. Division of the North orderly book, Catalog Record Only

    Orderly book containing orders (1814 June 30-1815 April 11) for the Northern Army stationed at Plattsburgh, Sackett's Harbour, Buffalo, and elsewhere in New York. Reverse of volume used as account book (1822-1827) by a merchant in Wentworth, N.H.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Division of the North
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    Ebenezer Hazard collection, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, historical notes, transcripts, legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers collected by Hazard for a partially published documentary history of the U.S. The collection relates chiefly to such topics as the Stamp Act, Plymouth Colony, colonial Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine, and the British occupation of New York City during the Revolution; it also includes records of the United Colonies of New England and ...

    • Contributor: Hazard, Ebenezer
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    Meshech Weare family papers, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, indentures, receipts, muster rolls, notebook, and other papers of Meshech Weare and members of the Weare (Ware) family, including his grandfather Nathaniel Weare (1631-1718), his father Nathaniel Weare (1669-1755), his uncle Peter Weare (b. 1660), and Richard Weare (d. 1777). Topics in the papers include Meshech Weare's duties with the New Hampshire militia, superior court, and council; various New Hampshire land grant matters; ...

    • Contributor: Weare, Meshech
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    Ebenezer Adams orderly book, Catalog Record Only

    Orderly book (69 pages) kept by Adams between 1776 July 15-October 12 for the 20th Continental Regiment under Colonel John Durkee serving in Fort Constitution, N.H., Paulus Hook, N.J., and New York state. Includes personal accounts, 1778-1793.

    • Contributor: Adams, Ebenezer
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    Theodore Atkinson diary, Catalog Record Only

    Diary (circa 100 pages) of Atkinson's journey (1724 January 15-May 14) to Canada on a diplomatic mission to Gov. Vaudreuil relating to problems with Indians and violations of the Treaty of Utrecht; contains descriptions of his travels through New York, meetings with Indians in New York and Canada, and meetings with French colonial officials in Canada. Also, diary of Atkinson's journey (1754 June 3-July ...

    • Contributor: Atkinson, Theodore
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    Molly Goodrich papers, Catalog Record Only

    Journal and extracts (1805 Jan. 1-l83l Jan. 24) relating to Shaker life and activities in Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Includes accounts of travels eastward from Ohio to New Lebanon, N.Y., and Shaker communities in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire, persecutions suffered by the sect, and a visit (1819) at South Union, Ky., by President James Monroe and Gen. Andrew Jackson.

    • Contributor: Goodrich, Molly
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    Anne and Frank Warner collection, Catalog Record Only

    Field recordings and photographs made by Anne and Frank Warner documenting folk music and storytelling during trips to Illinois (1941), Massachusetts (1941), New Hampshire (1940-41), New York (1939-41, 1946, 1949-52, 1961, 1969), North Carolina (1938-41, 1944, 1951, 1959), Missouri (1941), Vermont (1940), Virginia (1940), and to some unspecified locations in the Midwest. The songs were collected from descendents of English and Scots-Irish immigrants and ...

    • Contributor: Hicks, Ray - Proffitt, Frank - Sandburg, Carl - Solomon, Louis - Warner, Anne - Warner, Frank
    • Date: 1938
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    William Pirie papers, Catalog Record Only

    General (1869-1897) and some family correspondence, congressional reports (1889-1897), accounts and records (1883-1899), account books (8 v., 1876-1900), architectural notebooks (4 v.), memorandum books (3 v.), architectural plans and sketches, blueprints, time records, printed material, photographs, and other records, concerning granite used in construction of the Library of Congress Main Building. Names represented include Bernard R. Green of the Office of Building for the ...

    • Contributor: Pirie, William