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Isaac Miller letterpress copybook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0890
Overview Isaac Miller (1832–1908) was a shipping agent for the Lykens Valley Coal Company of Millersburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. The collection consists of a letterpress copybook with letters and invoices dated March 1867 to January 8, 1870. Miller's letters communicate the business and financial affairs of the Lykens Valley Coal Company and reveal occasional problems in production, labor, and shipment. Most of the letters are addressed to Baltimore coal merchants, James Boyce (1823-1891) and...

Peabody Institute Office of the Provost records

 Collection
Identifier: PIRG-03
Overview Records documenting the activities of the executive office of the Institute. Includes correspondence from prospective lecturers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Fiske, and James Russell Lowell (1867-1913); correspondence concerning the library, including letters received from Abram Stevens Hewitt of Cooper Union, E. W. Blatchford of the Newberry Library, and Melvil Dewey; numerous letters from the Institute librarian, Philip R. Uhler, to the provost reporting library activities during the...
Found in: Peabody Archives