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Klara Hechtenberg Collitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0015
Abstract Klara Hechtenberg Collitz was born in Germany at Rheydt in Rhenish Prussia on May 30, 1863. She lectured in philology and Romance Languages at the University of London, Victoria College in Belfast, Smith College, and Oxford University. The papers span the years 1881-1948 and consist of: correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, drafts, typescripts and reprints of articles by Klara Hechtenberg Collitz, notes and notebooks, diaries, invitations, bills and receipts, royalty statements,...

William Churchill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0225
Overview William Churchill, philologist, ethnologist, and writer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1859. He was appointed United States consul-general to Samoa (1896-1899) where he pursued his interest in philology and ethnology. Churchill also studied African languages and culture but less seriously than those of Polynesia. This collection contains two scrapbooks which Churchill compiled on Africa and the South Pacific, respectively, as well as a written draft of his 1892 book, A...