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Extent:
11.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1953-1978 (bulk 1962-1978)
Abstract:
The Malcolm S. Stevens papers include correspondence, subject files and materials related to the Campus Planning Committee and Physical Sciences Council at Brown University, where Stevens was the Vice President of Administration from 1966 to 1975. The material is dated from 1953 to 1978.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1CA.S1
Extent:
9.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1939-2006
Abstract:
The David C. Lewis papers contain information on his efforts to collect historical collections concerning alcoholism, and his work at the local, state and federal level concerning alcoholism and addiction. The collection contains correspondence, legal papers, writings, printed materials, meeting minutes, audiovisual materials and financial papers including appraisals of collections which David Lewis had acquired or was exploring acquiring for the Brown University library.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1UF.L3
Date range:
1863-1865
Abstract:
The Gurney papers consist of forty-three letters pertaining to the Civil War, written between December 1863 and July 1865 by Warren S. Gurney, a bandmember of the 56th Massachusetts Regiment to his family in Massachusetts. The letters describe military life, the regiment's campaign in Virginia, and family matters.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.79.7
Extent:
4.0 Linear feet (10 clamshell boxes and 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1762-1964
Abstract:
The Carleton D. Morse whaling collection contains correspondence, logbooks and accounts, seaman's journals, merchant's and owner's accounts, reports and legal documents, literary works, photographs and engravings, as well as newspaper clippings, research notes, ephemera and other printed materials pertaining to whaling. Generally, the materials date from the middle 18th century to middle 20th century. This collection is part of a broader collection of whaling books, pamphlets, clippings and shipping lists collected by Carleton D. Morse (Brown University Class of 1913).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.79.22
Extent:
24.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1975-2008 (bulk 1979-2008)
Abstract:
The Needmor Fund is a family foundation established in Toledo, Ohio, in 1956 by Duane and Virginia Stranahan with income from the Champion Spark Plug business. It focuses on funding community organizing efforts to create a more equitable and just society. The records document the activities of the Needmor Fund from the the 1970's to the early 21st century and include correspondence, grant applications and rejections, pamphlets, seminar brochures, notes from site visits, speeches, publications and media presentations.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.018
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1857-1933 (bulk 1900-1920)
Abstract:
The William Wurts White family papers are comprised of correspondence and legal and financial documents related to settling the estates of William Wurts White (1841-1911), his sister, Ella C. White (-1904), and his son, Merwin White (1877-1920).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.038
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1822-1923
Abstract:
The Martensen Papers are comprised of letters and documents; including fifty-five Civil War letters in German by Martensen and letters received by Martensen and members of Martensen's family.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Martensen
Extent:
168,800 items from 5470 organizations (as of 2000)
Date range:
1926-1996 (bulk 1960-1990)
Abstract:
The Hall-Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Progpaganda constitutes the country's largest research collection of right and left wing U.S. extremist groups, from 1950 to 1999.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.76
Extent:
.25 linear feet (58 items)
Date range:
1802-1954 (bulk, 1802-1838)
Abstract:
Correspondence, account books, ledgers, invoices, documents, and music relating to Gottlieb Graupner, John Rowe Parker and the music-publishing industry in Boston, Massachusetts from 1802-1838, collected by writer/editor Horace Reynolds.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Reynolds
Extent:
5.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1949-1980 (bulk 1950-1975)
Abstract:
This collection consists of administrative records, correspondence, newsletters, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and proclamations from the Rhode Island Writers' Guild, founded by Ruth Eddy in 1950 . The collection also includes original poetry, prose and music written by Guild members.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.015

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