Collections tagged Correspondence

May Wright Sewall Papers

May Wright Sewall Papers

The May Wright Sewall Papers are a collection of documents comprised of approximately 500 letters written to May Wright Sewall dated between 1879 and 1919, and three guest books with remarks and signatures from 197 guests of the Sewall house. The correspondents represented in this collection...

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Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency

Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency

The first 30 years of California's statehood were a time of upheaval for American Indians throughout California. New state officials worked to assume control of California's affairs and boundaries, U.S. government officials unfamiliar with California and its Indians arrived to document tribal...

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 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

The Yaquina Head Lighthouse was established in 1873 and is located on the Central Oregon Coast. The stories and history of this site are kept alive by trained interpreters who provide guided historic tours in period clothing. As you help us transcribe these documents we will be able to...

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UCD Letters

UCD Letters

This collection consists of a range of 19th and early 20th century manuscript correspondence, acquired by UCD Library from diverse sources since the foundation of the Catholic University. It includes letters from significant figures, some connected directly to the University, including:...

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Luke Wadding Papers

Luke Wadding Papers

This project draws from a digital facsimile of UCD-OFM, MSS. D.01 <https://digital.ucd.ie/view/ivrla:18726>. It represents selections from the first five volumes of Luke Wadding’s Papers. This amounts to 1,080 pages which have been disbound, cleaned and strengthened by professional conservator...

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The C.S.S. Alabama Claims Cases, 1870-1876

The C.S.S. Alabama Claims Cases, 1870-1876

The C.S.S. Alabama Claims Project features over 100 documents that explore the American Civil War's international legal dimensions. Boston attorney and future U.S. Congressman William W. Crapo corresponded with numerous fellow lawyers and clients between 1870 and 1876 to secure restitution from...

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Practicing Law in the Early American Republic

Practicing Law in the Early American Republic

The papers offered here feature documents written by major figures from the American Revolutionary era. These include Samuel Chase, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and future Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court; President James Monroe and future president John...

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Boehm/Casement Papers

Boehm/Casement Papers

The Boehm/Casement Papers consist largely of letters from Roger Casement to Captain Hans Boehm, during Casement's stay in Germany in 1915, as well as some associated material (photographs, medals) relating to his first contact with the German authorities in November and December 1914 and the...

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Leland Stanford Papers

Leland Stanford Papers

Correspondence, telegrams; business, legal, financial, and official papers; speeches, journals, and newsclippings; and other materials relating to the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad, Stanford's political career, business and financial interests, and the founding and construction of...

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Leland Stanford, Jr. Papers

Leland Stanford, Jr. Papers

Correspondence, journal, notebooks, drawings, personality studies, and school work of Leland Jr., and condolences to Senator and Mrs. Stanford regarding the death of their son. The correspondence and journal relate primarily to family travels in Europe and activities at home in San Francisco and...

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Stanford Student Letters and Memoirs

Stanford Student Letters and Memoirs

The first series of this collection contains letters, reminiscences, diaries and account books, autobiographies, and other items from a number of Stanford University students. Most of the letters are written home to family members; typical subjects include academic affairs, social life on campus...

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WWII Letters

WWII Letters

Letters written by WWII servicemen to Stanford president Donald Tresidder and professor Thomas Barclay.

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Mary Lesnett Letters

Mary Lesnett Letters

Letters of Mary Lesnett (Carpenter), who attended Stanford from June 1944 to June 1948, when she graduated with an AB in Political Science. The letters include discussion of student campus life, and WWII. Lesnett lived in Roble Hall during her Freshman year. During her remaining three years she...

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Clelia D. Mosher Papers

Clelia D. Mosher Papers

The collection contains primarily correspondence, writings (published and unpublished), diaries, and biographical and genealogical material spanning the years 1886 to 1938. Correspondents include Ray Lyman Wilbur, William H. Welch (President of Johns Hopkins), David Starr Jordan, and Havelock...

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Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project

Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project

The Margaret Bayard Smith Digital Edition is a project to transcribe and annotate the more than 3,000 letters, diaries, and commonplace books, written by Smith during her lifetime (1778-1844). The manuscripts are owned by the Library of Congress and a handful of letters are held by other...

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Richard William Weiland Papers

Richard William Weiland Papers

Includes personal correspondence, 1969-2002; materials pertaining to Microsoft, both his career there and the company, 1976-99; his research materials and notebooks on computers, the software industry, investments, and other interests, 1988-2006; papers, yearbooks, notebooks, and other items...

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The Collected Letters of Nano Nagle

The Collected Letters of Nano Nagle

A collection of the surviving letters of Honora (Nano) Nagle (1718-1784), foundress of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (PBVM). Nano Nagle brought the Ursuline congregation to Ireland, before founding the Presentations. This collection represents a digital reunification...

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Leonidas Polk Family Papers

Leonidas Polk Family Papers

Leonidas Polk, first Bishop of Louisiana, founded the University of the South. Born to a wealthy planter family in North Carolina, Polk first attended West Point, but turned his attention toward the episcopacy. In the immediate antebellum period the Episcopal church spread south and west,...

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Presidential and College Administration Correspondence

Presidential and College Administration Correspondence

This collection includes letterpress copybooks that document presidential and college administration correspondence at Kansas State Agricultural College, now Kansas State University, between 1871 and 1901.

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Phillips Family Papers

Phillips Family Papers

This collection compiles the legal documents, letters, books, and original works of several members of the Phillips family including Samuel Phillips (founder of Phillips Academy Andover) and his uncle John Phillips (founder of Phillips Exeter Academy). Items in the collections date 1647-1876...

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William Henry Harrison letters, 1811-1824.

William Henry Harrison letters, 1811-1824.

This collection consists of letters written to Colonel James Taylor and Major (later General) Thomas Bodley by General William Henry Harrison. The first letter, written to Taylor on Dec. 28, 1811, discusses the arrival of hospital stores at a military post. The other letters, written between...

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Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930

Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930

This Collection has been fully Transcribed Thank you to everyone who helped make this collection more accessible Papers of Increase Allen Lapham, the most prominent figure in early scientific research in Wisconsin. The papers consist of personal and biographical papers, correspondence, and...

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High Point Archives Project

High Point Archives Project

Letters, deeds, meeting minutes, and other materials from the collection of the High Point Museum. Many of the Fisher letters describe visits to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

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Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows: Registers

Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows: Registers

The Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows collection (MSS 16411, Small Special Collections Library) contains minute books, financial records, correspondence, event programs, proceedings, a cemetary plot, a framed faternal collar, a fraternal apron, and a flag. Loose...

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Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Established in 1831, Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the first rural cemetery in the country. 19th-century records tell the story of the initial vision and how it is has evolved as a designed landscape and burial site. Including letters between its founding...

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SC62, Samuel Wilmot Fonds: Letterbook, 1886-1889

SC62, Samuel Wilmot Fonds: Letterbook, 1886-1889

Help the ROM Library and Archives transcribe the 900+ pages of this letter book of Samuel Wilmot (1822-1899), a pioneering pisciculturist who initiated and led Canada's fish-culture program between 1868 and 1895. Wilmot established a hatchery in Newcastle, ON, intending to save the Lake Ontario...

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Thomas T. Sloan letter collection

Thomas T. Sloan letter collection

Collection consists of twenty-eight (28) letters from Bridgett Sloan, of Lexington, Kentucky, to her son Thomas T. Sloan, ranging from 1832-1848 (there are no letters from 1836-1842). From 1832-1834 T. Sloan resided in Washington D.C. In 1834-1835 T. Sloan joined the Marine Corps and moved to...

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Wisconsin Women's History

Wisconsin Women's History

Manuscripts and ephemera documenting the lives of women in Wisconsin. Visit the Help Page for Transcription Help for this collection. NEW! Jane Lloyd Jones Correspondence of Jane Lloyd Jones concerning the difficulties encountered in the operation of Hillside Home School in the Town of...

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Reno Divorce Correspondence -- Completed

Reno Divorce Correspondence -- Completed

Reno, Nevada was considered the Divorce Capital of the World for six decades during the Twentieth Century. After the residency requirement was reduced to six weeks in 1931, thousands of men and women spent those weeks in boarding houses, hotels, and "divorce ranches" in Nevada. Special...

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Jon Bilbao Correspondence - Translation

Jon Bilbao Correspondence - Translation

During his exile after the Francoist troops conquered the Basque Country in 1937, José Antonio Agirre, the first lehendakari or president of the Basque Government, maintained correspondence with a variety of individuals in exile. First, in connections to his government role while the Basque...

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Mayor and Council Proceedings

Mayor and Council Proceedings

The Mayor and Council Proceedings are part of the City of Fort Worth Records available at the Fort Worth Public Library Archives. The collection includes the proceedings for 1895-2011, with the years 1895-1902 represented in the digital collection. Full-page transcriptions of council...

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Henry & Nellie Mighels Correspondence, 1863-66 -- Completed

Henry & Nellie Mighels Correspondence, 1863-66 -- Completed

Henry (Harry) and Nellie Mighels were prominent Nineteenth-century Nevadans. They both grew up in Maine, where they fell in love when she was sixteen and he was twenty-nine. They carried on a long courtship through letters after Harry left for the Civil War in 1863. After being injured in 1865,...

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Northeast Ohio and the Civil War: Primary Source Manuscripts at Cleveland Public Library

Northeast Ohio and the Civil War: Primary Source Manuscripts at Cleveland Public Library

This collection contains a diary, a set of letters, and a manuscript document from the Special Collections at Cleveland Public Library. The first item is the Diary for 1865, George B. Carle, Company K, 90th Ohio Regiment. The diary, part a larger collection, consists holograph entries in a...

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Anthony W. Wilkinson Letter Collection

Anthony W. Wilkinson Letter Collection

The Anthony W. Wilkinson Letter Collection is composed of approximately 700 letters and postcards which were written by Edith Hartzell Grandy, a former army medic, between the 1860s and 1960s. These letters have been assessed by Gilb Museum staff as invaluable for their inclusion of the...

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Albert Ruth Papers

Albert Ruth Papers

The Albert Ruth Papers is a sub-collection of correspondence, notebooks, and papers within the Mary Daggett Lake Papers. Albert Ruth (1844-1932) was an early North Texas botanist, whose collection of nearly 10,000 specimens was purchased by the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and was later displayed...

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John Buchan fonds

John Buchan fonds

This collection contains records from John Buchan, first Baron Tweedsmuir, author, and former Governor-General of Canada. It includes correspondence, speeches (general and political), writings (published and unpublished), subject files, scrapbooks, and press clippings. Each file name is the...

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Francis Forbes - Correspondence relating to the Sudds, Thompson, and Robison cases, ca.1824-1830

Francis Forbes - Correspondence relating to the Sudds, Thompson, and Robison cases, ca.1824-1830

In 1826, the privates Joseph Sudds and Patrick Thompson deliberately committed theft in the expectation that they would be transported, a fate they believed to be preferable to continued service in the army. Lieutenant Governor Ralph Darling, Governor of N.S.W., commuted their sentence to a...

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Gold Rush Era Letters

Gold Rush Era Letters

Letters written by various people during the Gold Rush era 1848-1855. Please note that historical materials in the Gold Rush Collections may include viewpoints and values that are not consistent with the values of the California State Library or the State of California and may be considered...

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Nettie McNaughton Jones Family World War One Letters

Nettie McNaughton Jones Family World War One Letters

Letters 1915-1918 mainly sent to Nettie and other family members from her brother Pte. John Oliver McNaughton, cousin Sgt. John Alexander (Jack) McNaughton and her friend, Pte. David Henry Radcliffe. Review the finding aid for Nettie McNaughton-Jones fonds for more information...

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19th Century American writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

19th Century American writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

This collection includes scanned letters, correspondence, and other manuscript items tied to 19th Century American writers and housed at Middlebury College Special Collections. Many famous names and literary careers are represented inside, including Ambrose Bierce, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry...

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Civil War letters at Middlebury College

Civil War letters at Middlebury College

These letters reflect the majority of letters written during the mid 19th century, allowing disparate family members to catch up with one another during the years of the American Civil War. A number of letters in this collection are written from the front lines of the Civil War, explaining the...

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Letters from the Hemingway Family Archive

Letters from the Hemingway Family Archive

Compiled by writer Leicester Hemingway (1915-1982), the younger brother of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), in the process of researching and writing his biography, My Brother Ernest Hemingway (1962), the collection contains more than 1,600 items. Among the manuscript holdings, the bulk of...

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Letters from World War II : J.H. Massey

Letters from World War II : J.H. Massey

This collection contains digital scans from 163 handwritten letters written by J.H. Massey during his time in the English Army (Cheshire Regiment) during World War II. Most of the letters were written and sent from Palestine, and discuss naval life, the Cheshire Regiment, England, World War II,...

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19th-20th Century women writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

19th-20th Century women writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

This collection includes scanned letters, correspondence, and other manuscript items by 19th & 20th Century women writers. Many famous names are to be found inside: Elizabeth Blackwell, Mary Moody Emerson, Elizabeth Stoddard, Julia C. R. Dorr, Willa Cather, and Emma Willard are all...

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U.S. Civil War letters and journals at Rice University

U.S. Civil War letters and journals at Rice University

If you would like to help with transcription for this project, please select one of the works below and then click the "Help" tab for instructions.

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McCuddy family papers

McCuddy family papers

Letters, receipts, legal documents, deeds and other papers from the McCuddy family of Maryland, Woodford County, KY, and Logan County, KY. The collection contains extensive family and local history information, including descriptions of Indian attacks in Illinois as well as family births, deaths...

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Hassall family papers, 1793-2000

Hassall family papers, 1793-2000

Hassall Family Papers https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1Jk404VY This collection contains correspondence, diaries, ledgers, and letter books produced by several generations of the Hassall family. Rowland Hassall (1768–1820) was born in Coventry, England, and was one of the first...

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Kennicott Documents

Kennicott Documents

Beginning in 1836, the Kennicotts called The Grove home. The history of their family, their land, and their country are interwoven throughout their letters, photographs, and artifacts. The Grove’s collection represents a rare and precious window into the past, and allows us to better understand...

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Hayes Collection

Hayes Collection

Johnston and Wood family members owned and operated Hayes Plantation on the Albemarle Sound near Edenton, N.C. Members of the Johnston family include Gabriel Johnston (1699–1752), royal governor of the colony of North Carolina and planter; his brother Samuel Johnston (1702–1757),...

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Thomas Ruffin Papers

Thomas Ruffin Papers

CONTENT WARNING: the contents of these papers include depictions of brutal violence and human trafficking by enslavers. Thomas Ruffin, chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, planter, and politician, served in the North Carolina House of Commons, 1813-1816; as judge of the...

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Native Bound Unbound: Archive of Indigenous Slavery

Native Bound Unbound: Archive of Indigenous Slavery

As a part of the process to develop a future archive and website for Native Bound Unbound, we are using the transcription software and portal developed by From the Page for transcribing primary source documents. One of the goals of Native Bound Unbound is to gather documents related to...

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William Audley Couper papers

William Audley Couper papers

William Audley Couper, son of John Couper (1759–1850) and younger brother of James Hamilton Couper (1794–1866), married Hannah Page King (d. 1896), daughter of Thomas Butler King (1800–1864) and Anna Matilda (Page) King (d. 1859). Couper managed Hamilton, a plantation on St. Simon's Island,...

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The Correspondence of Baron de Vioménil (Highlights)

The Correspondence of Baron de Vioménil (Highlights)

The Correspondence of Baron de Vioménil Project is part of a grant funded effort at the Washington Library to transcribe and translate the manuscript papers of Vioménil, a French officer who served during the American War for Independence. This aspect of the project is set to private...

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Manasseh Cutler Papers

Manasseh Cutler Papers

This collection includes materials sourced from the Manasseh Cutler Papers. Manasseh Cutler (1742-1823) was a clergyman from Massachusetts who served as a member of the House of Representatives. As an agent of the Ohio Company of Associates, he was involved in the settlement of the Northwest...

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World Friendship Project

World Friendship Project

Scrapbook of letters, photographs, maps, postcards and more from around the world. Created by John B. Holmes ("Uncle Johnny"), a Rotarian, and the camp director for Camp Greenville. He oversaw the World Friendship Project where Rotary Clubs from around the world sent rocks, stones or other...

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The Correspondence of Baron de Vioménil (Public)

The Correspondence of Baron de Vioménil (Public)

The Correspondence of Baron de Vioménil Project is part of a grant funded effort at the Washington Library to transcribe and translate the manuscript papers of Vioménil, a French officer who served during the American War for Independence. Learn more about Vioménil's life here The...

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O.E. Rølvaag Correspondence

O.E. Rølvaag Correspondence

About O.E. Rølvaag Ole Edvart Rølvaag was born in a fishing village on Dønna, Norway, on April 22, 1876. He immigrated to the United States in 1896 and worked as a farmhand in South Dakota from 1896–98. After graduating from Augustana Academy in Canton, South Dakota, in 1901, Rølvaag earned...

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Charles Family Civil War Era Letters

Charles Family Civil War Era Letters

A collection of letters written by J. O. Charles to his wife, Martha Charles, which discuss his thoughts and concerns regarding camplife during the Civil War, 1861-1865. Charles served in the S.C. 16th Infantry (Greenville Regiment).

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Sandy Spring Area Schools Collection

Sandy Spring Area Schools Collection

Spanning as far back as 1844, this collection contains hand written and typed letters, essays, notebooks, and advertisements from various schools and students around Sandy Spring.

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Laura White collection

Laura White collection

Correspondence written to Laura White, a women's suffrage activist from Ashland, Ky. Her primary correspondent is Susan Look Avery, 1817-1915, founder of the Women's Club of Louisville.

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Sandy Spring Veteran Collection

Sandy Spring Veteran Collection

This collection contains letters and personal materials from known veterans in Sandy Spring history, as well as some military materials. Materials date from 1862 to 1947 and cover the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

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Jack Bentley Baseball Collection

Jack Bentley Baseball Collection

Did you know that Sandy Spring was home to a professional baseball player? Sandy Spring native Jack Bentley was a left-handed pitcher over parts of nine seasons (1913–1916, 1923–1927) with the Washington Senators, New York Giants and Philadelphia Phillies. Outside of his baseball career, Bentley...

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Obed Macy Journals and Letter Books

Obed Macy Journals and Letter Books

Obed Macy (1762–1844) was a Nantucket Quaker merchant and writer whose long and varied career included work as a whaleman, shoemaker, blacksmith, and farmer. He and his brother Silvanus manufactured soap and spermaceti candles, and served as shipping agents and ship owners. In 1835, he published...

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Watson Family Papers: "Slave Notebook"

Watson Family Papers: "Slave Notebook"

The Papers of the Watson family (MSS 530, Small Special Collections Library) of Louisa County, Virginia is comprised of 10,000 items: including, business and personal correspondence, , ledger books, bank books, farm account books, and various memorandum books of this Louisa County family. Of...

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Works of Alfred T. Mahan

Works of Alfred T. Mahan

Help the NWC Archives transcribe the works of Alfred T. Mahan, considered to be the theortical founder of the 20th century Navy, held in their collections. Mahan had a significant impact on the U.S. Naval War College and naval strategy globally. His theories on the importance of sea power...

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Colonial Secretary's Correspondence

Colonial Secretary's Correspondence

State Library of Queensland has digitised the Colonial Secretary's letters received relating to Moreton Bay and Queensland 1822-1860 from a microfilm collection. This large collection of more than 42,000 pages of correspondence over nearly 40 years has been challenging to research. Volunteer...

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2024 Valentine's Day Transcribe-A-Thon

2024 Valentine's Day Transcribe-A-Thon

For February’s Transcribe-a-Thon, love is in the air. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we will be transcribing letters sent between various couples from the Sandy Spring community throughout the 19th and early 20th century. The letters include members of the Bancroft, Bentley, Hallowell, Iddings,...

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World War I Letters

World War I Letters

Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection This collection includes World War I letters (correspondence) from the consistently expanding collections of the State Library and State Archives of North Carolina. How...

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Alan and Nancy Hooper WW2 correspondence, 1940

Alan and Nancy Hooper WW2 correspondence, 1940

Alan Hooper served in New Guinea during the Second World War with 1 Papuan Infantry Battalion (1 PIB) and Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit (ANGAU). These narratives lead us through his wartime experiences in New Guinea, and the life of his fiancé Nancy at home in Brisbane. Hooper...

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Alan and Nancy Hooper WW2 correspondence, 1941

Alan and Nancy Hooper WW2 correspondence, 1941

Alan Hooper served in New Guinea during the Second World War with 1 Papuan Infantry Battalion (1 PIB) and Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit (ANGAU). These narratives lead us through his wartime experiences in New Guinea, and the life of his fiancé Nancy at home in Brisbane. Hooper...

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Revolutionary War Era

Revolutionary War Era

Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection The American Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783, secured the independence of the United States of America from Great Britain and established a...

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Trowbridge Family Collection

Trowbridge Family Collection

A collection of the personal and financial documents of Silas F. Trowbridge. Collection consists of probate documents related to the settlement of the W.C. Trowbridge Estate, promissory notes, and financial accounting notebooks from the late-1800s through the turn-of-the-century. Also contains...

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World War II Letters

World War II Letters

Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection This collection includes a sample of World War II letters from the Military Collection of the State Archives of North Carolina. To help with context, like names of...

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Women's History

Women's History

Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Easy About the Collection This collection of documents provides a glimpse into the lives of North Carolina women as they changed history in our state and the nation during the 19th and 20th centuries. It...

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Nueva Crónica (1615)

Nueva Crónica (1615)

Colección de documentos relativos a Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala (1550-1616 aprox.) y su obra "Nueva Crónica y Buen Gobierno" (Guamanga [Ayacucho], 1613 [1615]). Se reúnen fuentes importantes para comprender mejor la obra, el autor y la perspectiva andina del mundo. Fuente: Biblioteca Real de...

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Transcribe Hopkins Workshop

Transcribe Hopkins Workshop

This event will take place November 9-11, 2023. See the Transcribe Hopkins website for more information: https://transcribehopkins.tcf.lauramorreale.com/

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Three Accounts of the Vasil'ev-Shismarev Expedition of 1819-1822

Three Accounts of the Vasil'ev-Shismarev Expedition of 1819-1822

This collection has been fully transcribed (thank you!), but we still need your help to index subjects, which are: people, places, and organizations. You can index a subject by placing double brackets around it [[like this]]. Take a look at our Tagging and Metadata Tutorial to learn more, or...

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Emily Caroline Creaghe - Diary, 22 Dec. 1882 - 5 Sept. 1883

Emily Caroline Creaghe - Diary, 22 Dec. 1882 - 5 Sept. 1883

Describes her journey from Sydney in the ship Corea with calls at Queensland ports, reaching Thursday Island 9 Jan. 1883, arrival at Flinders telegraph station 14 Jan. 1883, and the journey from Normanton to Port Darwin, sailing from Port Darwin for Sydney 22 Aug. 1883 on the steamer Feilung....

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Vel Phillips Papers, 1951-2009

Vel Phillips Papers, 1951-2009

The Vel Phillips papers, 1951-2009, document the life and career of Milwaukee’s Vel Phillips, whose work as a lawyer, city alder, civil rights leader, judge, and Secretary of State profoundly influenced Wisconsin’s civil rights history throughout the latter half of the 20th century. Of...

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The Edward Mitchell Papers

The Edward Mitchell Papers

Edward Mitchell was the first student of African descent to attend Dartmouth College. In 1824, students protested the Board of Trustees' decision not to admit Mitchell because of his race. The students’ activism was supported by the faculty, the Board relented, and Mitchell took his rightful...

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Resurrecting the First American West

Resurrecting the First American West

This project has "resurrected" and expanded the Library of Congress American Memory Project, First American West, the Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 (FAW), which was taken down in 2016. The Filson Historical Society, the University of Chicago, and the Library of Congress contributed material to...

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Battle Family Papers

Battle Family Papers

The Battle Family Papers document the life of William Horn Battle (1802–1879) of Louisburg, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, a white lawyer, legislator, judge, and trustee and professor of law at the University of North Carolina; Kemp Plummer Battle (1831–1919) of Chapel Hill and Raleigh, a white...

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Student Letters

Student Letters

Letters home by students, 1819-1881 and 1934, as well as a student's journal about his time on campus, 1851-1852.

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Robinson Family Papers

Robinson Family Papers

The Robinson Family letters from Rokeby Museum represent several generations of Quaker families in Vermont, especially the Robinsons - a family of farmers, abolitionists, artists, and authors whose home in Ferrisburgh is now a National Historic Landmark and one of the best-documented...

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London and Surrounding Area Records

London and Surrounding Area Records

Contains records created by individuals, families, and organizations created in or related to London and the surrounding area.

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David C. Driskell Papers

David C. Driskell Papers

Help us make David C. Driskell’s incredible life of art, teaching, and scholarship more accessible to everyone! David C. Driskell was an inspiration to so many of his colleagues, students, and fellow artists, including Jacob Lawrence and Aaron Douglas. He passed away from...

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World War I Collection

World War I Collection

Collection of World War I documents, letters, and photos.

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