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Anne Tyler inscribed print of self-portrait and letters

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030070852], Folder: 25
Identifier: MS-0550
Overview The collection includes author Anne Tyler's personally inscribed self-portrait, primarily typewritten letters, a typed draft of her essay "Miss Cone, Miss Cone, Thank You, Thank You," and a few other manuscript items. The collection spans from 1980 to 1985 and 1996 to 1998.

Crochet patterns album

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030070811]
Identifier: MS-0588
Overview A manuscript album of crochet patterns, recipes, bits of prose, and a list of marriages and deaths compiled by Harriet Anna Winder of Burnham (near Maidenhead) in Dec. 1855. A small history of the founding of Burnham is also included. Neatly written on c62ff (including some blanks), and with one small crochet example loosely inserted. The journal itself is of contemporary half morocco, with marbled boards. There is a slight wear to the head and tail of the spine, but it is otherwise in...

"The Flying Brigade" manuscript

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0606
Scope and Contents A 61 page manuscript item related to black Americana being a typed story written by a woman named Janet Hay Houston. She was a missionary and one of nine children born from Margaret Parks Paxton and noted minister, Samuel Rutherford Houston. "The Flying Brigades" is essentially a story of a missionary who gathers a group of other women to provide Christian outreach to the lumber camps of West Virginia. In lumber camps, the workers referred to itinerant ministers who conducted...

The John Barth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0499
Abstract The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.