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Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 826
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters sent to Barton Orville Aylesworth in response to his inquiries. Aylesworth asked these writers of both fiction and factual books to tell him about themselves and about their writings. The replies were mostly short, autobiographical, and often included lists of publications. The letters were usually hand-written and were signed by the authors. Most of the authors sent only one letter, but several sent two, including Bliss Perry (1860-1954), William Wetmore...
Dates: 1877-1906, 1894-1895

Battle hymn of the republic

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 537
Scope and Contents Printed item commemorating the founding of the New England Women's Club. The item was hand addressed to Mrs. Mary J. Judah and signed by the president of the club, Julia Ward Howe, in November 1892. The item includes all five verses of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and an account by Mrs. Howe of how she came to write the poem.
Dates: 1892

J. Ross Browne letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 648
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter to a colleague thanking him for tickets to a lecture.
Dates: 1868

Byrl Brown Dorland newspaper clippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2182
Scope and Contents Photocopies of newspaper clippings. The items are either by Dorland or about her and her work. Some of the materials deal with Dorland's interest in the career and grave of the American writer, Washington Irving (1783-1859).
Dates: 1979-1983

Josiah Gregg letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 606
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter addressed to Philip A. Heardwick, describing Gregg's home and personal life in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Dates: 1845

Richard Halliburton letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 545
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter sent to the newspaper offices that printed a column known as "The Office Window." The letter is dated March 22, 1928 and was written in Indianapolis, Indiana. Also included is a photocopy of the newspaper article dated Feb. 25, 1928. The news piece was somewhat critical of Halliburton and his adventures. Halliburton wrote to thank the editors for the publicity and to correct the things said about him.
Dates: 1928

Helen Keller letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 609
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed note reading: "Blindness has its wonders too; its visions unconfined."
Dates: 1914

Meredith Nicholson poems

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 608
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed poems and note. The poems are titled "Tacking," "Mea Culpa," and "A Vesper Song."
Dates: 1892-1894

Charles M. Russell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1651
Scope and Contents Sale catalogs and circulars, exhibition announcements, prints of Russell's art works, news and magazine articles and clippings, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Russell's career as an artist. They document how some of his art work was marketed and published.
Dates: 1904-1971

Clement Yore letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 825
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written to Yore. The writers include some important authors and other correspondents like Walter Prescott Webb 1888-1963, Andy Adams 1859-1935, J. Frank Dobie 1888-1964 (5 letters), Rex Beach 1877-1949 (2 letters), William MacLeod Raine 1871-1954 (6 letters), Jim Tully 1888- (8 letters), Henry Herbert Knibbs 1874-1945 (3 letters), and Opie Percival Read 1852-1939 (25 letters). The content of the letters ranges from personal matters to opinions on books and...
Dates: 1922-1936