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Arthur L. Corrigan letter

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0273

Collection consists of a letter from Arthur L. Corrigan (December 14, 1901) to "My Lord Cardinal." It is a request for money after a theft in London.

Dates: 1901 December 14

Broadside advertising American elk exhibition at the Lyceum Theatre, London

 Collection — Box: BW-8, Folder: 3
Identifier: MS-0756

In 1765, a building was erected on an adjacent site of today's Lyceum Theatre by the architect James Payne for exhibitions and, later, for other entertainments. The theatre finally became a licensed house in 1809. One of these entertainments was that of the exhibition of an American Elk in 1792, as noted in this broadside printed in 1792 in London.

Dates: 1792

Dame Katharine Furse handwritten letters to Sir Gavin Rylands de Beer with photographs

 Collection — Box: BW-2, Folder: 8
Identifier: MS-0818
Abstract This collection contains three handwritten letters written by Dame Kathleen Furse to Sir Gavin Rylands de Beer, dated from 1941 to 1945. Also included are a published image of Furse and a printed image of the cover of her autobiography, Hearts and Pomegranates, published in 1940. Furse was a pioneer in the British Red Cross Voluntary Aid Detachments (VADs), and eventual Director of the Women's Royal Naval Service and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. She was born in 1875...
Dates: approximately 1941-1945

English indentures regarding settlement of husbands' wills by their widows

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-HUT-033

An indenture is a legal contract that reflects a debt or purchase obligation. This collection includes four 19th century English indentures, regarding the settlement of their husbands' wills by their widows. The indentures include the names of the husbands and wives, and the names of witnesses who attest to the existence of the marriages. The contracts are dated from 1866 to 1867.

Dates: 1866 - 1867

English land indenture with three attachments

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0701

This holding is a 17th century English land indenture on parchment, with the primary parchment measuring 46.5 x 62 mm, in addition to three separate documents attached with a dependent loop. The indenture details the purchase of the lands in and around the village of Belton, County Rutland (known today as Belton-in-Rutland). The parchment spans October 1, 1614 to January 1615.

Dates: 1614 October 1-1615 January

Frank N. Pilling papers

Identifier: MS-0370

Frank N. (Francis Nelson) Pilling was born in Baltimore, October 17, 1908. The papers consist largely of his personal writings, some in typescript and some in published form. Other items include correspondence, photographs, genealogical records, and documents and notes from his wartime service in London.

Dates: 1923-1984

Gregory King collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-003
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three photostatic copies of the writings of Gregory King. The locations of the original manuscripts are described in the Provenance. Each photostatic copy is bound as a single volume. When the photostatic copies were acquired by the University, "Natural and Political Observations..." and "Naval Trade of England ..." were printed in their entirety under the title Two Tracts by Gregory King, edited by Jacob H. Hollander (1936). Spelling and capitalization were not...
Dates: (1694-1697)

Henry R. Bishop letter

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0355

Henry Rowley Bishop (1786–1855) was an English musical composer. This collection consists of a hand-written letter written by Henry Rowley Bishop to James Silk Buckingham, dated April 9, 1846.

Dates: 1846 April 9

Horatio Beauman Young papers

 Collection — Box: BW-9
Identifier: MS-0522

Horatio Beauman Young entered the British Navy in 1819 and was appointed commander of the HMS Hydra in 1843. This collection, dating from 1834-1850, documents ongoing British efforts to suppress the slave trade in that area.

Dates: 1834-1850

John Ayers papers

Identifier: MS-0221

John Ayers was born in 1738 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. The collection consists of a diary (1766-1793), four commonplace books (1761-1802), and four notebooks of poems (1769- 1788).

Dates: 1761-1802

John Lambert Richmond journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0391

The collection of physician and Baptist minister, John Lambert Richmond, consists of one small holographic journal describing his travels in southwest England, September, October 1830.

Dates: 1830

John Stuart Mill letters

Identifier: MS-HUT-004

Collection of English philosopher and economist, John Stuart Mill, consists of over 300 holographic letters written to him by noted economists, philosophers, theologians, and political figures of the nineteenth century. Drafts of Mill's replies are included along with 43 holographic letters written by Mill to Auguste Comte, 1841-1847. Most of the correspondence is published.

Dates: 1819-1873

Manuscript of The Student : a play

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-023
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy of the drama written by Bate himself in the style of a printed book with imprint statement: "London : Printed with a pen, by Fredk. Bate, 1838."

Contains amendments and additions in Bate's hand. Also includes some stage instructions. Written on thick paper in an 8vo volume in a contemporary full calf bining, spine fully gilt, lettered "The student," on a red leather label.

Frontispiece portrait of Bate, drawn in pencil by Jackson.

Dates: 1838

Nassau William Senior papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-012
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the holographic diary of English economist and author, Nassau William Senior. The diary, written between September 1 and October 23, 1862, formed one segment of Senior's travel diaries, later published as Journals, Conversations and Essays related to Ireland in 1868. The published edition covers the period 1852-1862. Corrections have been made in the manuscript, most likely by the persons in conversation with Senior, and...
Dates: 1862

Raymond Dexter Havens papers

Identifier: MS-0024
Abstract Raymond Dexter Havens, educator and author, was born in Rochester, New York in 1880. In 1925, he joined The Johns Hopkins University faculty as Caroline Donovan Professor of English, a post he held until his retirement in 1949. In 1931, Havens was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.The collections consists of correspondence; reprints, articles, and clippings; outlines, course note, study guides, and bibliographies; an autograph album contains holographic messages...
Dates: 1769-1954

Samuel Oldknow business records

Identifier: MS-HUT-009

Samuel Oldknow was the first successful maker of British muslin in the 18th century. The records, dating from 1787 to 1811, consist of approximately 75 items which include correspondence, pay-tickets, receipts, ledgers, account and memorandum books, shop-notes, and documents.

Dates: 1787 - 1811

Stipple engraved fan, depicting humorous characters in fable, "The Way of the World"

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0773

The item is a stipple engraved fan, printed with: "The Way of the World. A Tale" and depicts six humorous figures, representing "Report," "Hearsay," "SomeBody," "Every-Body," "No-Body," "Candour," with a descriptions beneath. The fan was published by Sarah Ashton of Little Britain, London, on January 1 1796, registered with Stationers' Company, the preeminnent London printing and publishing guild.

Dates: 1796

Sumner Chilton Powell papers

Identifier: MS-0067

Sumner Chilton Powell (born 1924) was an author and historian. The collection consists largely of research material related to the history of New England, including maps, photographs, microfilm, statistics, and photostats of records and legal documents, from 1948 to 1973.

Dates: 1948-1973 and undated

Trade card for John Mawe's Free Museum in Matlock Bath, England

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0760

John Mawe (1764-1829) was a British mineralogist who became known for his practical approach to the discipline. The collection includes an engraved paper trade card for "J. Mawe, Free Museum, Matlock. Mineral and Shells, Amethystine fluor and Black Marble ornaments, elegantly engraved or plain, chimney pieces etc." The trade card dates to the early 1800s, likely 1800.

Dates: early 1800s

Victor Lowe collection of Alfred North Whitehead materials

Identifier: MS-0282

Alfred North Whitehead was an English mathematician and philosopher born on the Isle of Thanet in 1861. The bulk of the collection is formed by correspondence between some members of the Whitehead family: Alfred North Whitehead, his wife Evelyn Willoughby-Wade Whitehead, their son T. North Whitehead, and their daughter-in-law Margaret Whitehead dating from the 1920s-1940s.

Dates: 1899-1949; Majority of material found within 1924-1939

Victoria Lincoln papers

Identifier: MS-0313

Victoria Lincoln was an American writer of fiction and journalistic articles born in 1904. The papers consist largely of drafts of her many articles, stories, poems, and novels. The collection spans 1833-1986, with the bulk of the material from 1925-1985.

Dates: 1833-1986; Majority of material found within 1925-1985

William Law Phelps papers

Identifier: MS-HUT-008
Scope and Contents This collection is formed by the legal papers (1741-1840) of William Law Phelps and other solicitors who were associated in a legal practice in Evesham, England. The papers are bound into 15 volumes without any apparent chronological or subject order. Despite the absence of a precise order, the papers are a good representation of the work of an English country solicitor in the nineteenth century.The bulk of the material is in the form of correspondence (1803- 1834) addressed to...
Dates: 1741 - 1840

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