University of Virginia - Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Scope and Content The Atcheson L. Hench Autograph Collection consists of material collected by Hench, ca. 870 items (12 Hollinger boxes, 5 linear feet), from the mid 9th century to the 20th century, some for an autograph collection and others for use in his classes at the University of Virginia with examples of various periods. The collection includes material reflecting his interest in Old English, Middle English and Elizabethan script; letters by associates of Edgar Allan Poe; Civil War letters; papers relating to Virginia history; correspondence of writers, poets, politicians, and other correspondence, including both American and English literary and historical material. People with significant amounts of material associated with their name include George Cary Eggleston, Paul Hamilton Hayne, William Ernest Henley, William Cabell Rives, and Edmund Clarence Stedman. Many of the descriptions of items in Box 1 benefited from the expertise and notes of Consuelo Dutschke who examined ... Read More
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers have been arranged into the following eleven series with six subseries: Missouri Society for Military History General Historical Organizations and Activities History Correspondence Bear Facts Research Notecards Research Files Drafts and Planning Final articles General research 128th Field Artillery Battalion Association Organizational Materials Historical Research Interviews Personal Photographs C4130 Henderson, Orval L., Jr. (1930- ), Papers, 1904-2015 Page 3 A ...
Descriptive Entry This collection was created by combining two separate accessions of biographical information on and photographs of entomologists. Series 1 consists mostly of biographical materials on dipterists (entomologists who specialize in the study of flies) but also includes information about other entomologists and scientists in general. The material, which dates between 1797 and 1988, includes obituaries, magazine and newspaper articles, correspondence, bibliographies, photographs, handwriting samples, book reviews, and biographical sketches. Especially rich are the files on William H. Ashmead, Walther Horn, S. Dillon Ripley, and Alan Stone. Information on a number of entomological societies such as the Cambridge Entomological Club, the Entomological Society of America, and the Royal Entomological Society of London is also included. The series also includes a small number of group photographs and one folder of handwriting samples. The handwriting samples and other ... Read More
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers have been arranged into the following fifteen series: State Divisions and Departments; General Correspondence; Subject Files; Appointments and Applications; Legislative Correspondence; Miscellaneous Correspondence; Additional Subject Files; Robert R. Welborn Material; Attorney General Material; Lois Waltonâs Correspondence; Reports; Miscellaneous; Volumes; Card Files; and Audio. See the folder list for more detailed series descriptions. FOLDER LIST State Divis ...
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Founded in Chicago in 1864 by Canadian immigrant Richard Robert Donnelley, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is a leading global provider of printing and print-related services. The archive contains business records, product samples and promotional material, biographical files and personal papers, historical writings and oral histories, artifacts, and thousands of documentary photographs. While the material in this collection is concentrated in the twentieth century, the content of the archive spans over 140 years of RR Donnelley's development, and contextualizes the company within both the history of printing and the history of Chicago.
The University of Maryland Libraries house the primary archive for Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980). Porter is known primarily for her short stories and novel, Ship of Fools, but also published nonfiction. She was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1966 for The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter. Her personal papers reflect her interests in writing, travel, politics, and current events and also document her private life. The collection includes correspondence, notes and drafts for her works, publications, legal documents, and financial records. It also includes over 1,500 photographs from her personal collection, dating from the 1890s to 1979. Subjects of both snapshots and professional portraits include Porter, her family, friends, homes, and places she visited. The Porter collection also contains memorabilia, including Mexican pottery, furniture, awards, and diplomas, as well as her personal library. Many of these objects and a portion of her library ... Read More