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Klara Hechtenberg Collitz papers

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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,...

"The Flying Brigade" manuscript

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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...

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