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Douglas Southall Freeman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0019
Overview Douglas Southall Freeman (1886 – 1953) was an American historian, biographer, newspaper editor, and author best known for his multi-volume biographies of Robert E. Lee and George Washington. The collection spans the years 1902-1911, and consists primarily of correspondence between Freeman and his parents.

H. L. Mencken collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0476
Overview This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.

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...