Lyman Draper's notes, primarily of interviews (1841-1868), with maps and transcriptions from state and county archives, newspapers, and personal manuscripts, concerning the trans-Appalachian West from about 1750 to 1815, with emphasis on Indian-White conflict, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812.
University of Virginia - Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Scope and Content This collection of 160 items, letters and poems, 1919-1921, concerns the publication of The Enchanted Years, a book of contemporary verse dedicated by poets of Great Britain and America to the University of Virginia on the occasion of its one-hundredth anniversary. John Calvin Metcalf and James Southall Wilson of the University were the editors of the volume (New York, 1921). Included are letters between the poets and the editors, and poems that were published in The Enchanted Years. Poets and correspondents include: Zoe Akins, Richard Aldington, Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon, James Cook Bardin, Katharine Lee Bates, Hilaire Belloc, Frances Neil Rose Benét, Stephen Vincent Benét, William Rose Benét, John Randolph Bolling, Kate Langley Bosher, Gordon Bottomley, Gamaliel Bradford, William Stanley Braithwaite, Anna Hempstead Branch, Amelia Josephine Burr, Maxwell Struthers Burt, Richard Burton, James Branch Cabell, John Vance Cheney, George Herbert Clarke, Sarah ... Read More
Papers collected and arranged by Lyman Draper preparatory to writing a series of sketches on border warfare. Though the earlier Indian wars are briefly considered, the larger portion of the material deals with wars waged in the Northwest (1788-1795) and with Western operations during the War of 1812. The papers include several significant series of original documents and journals of participants in the campaigns. Present is the manuscript original of General Dearborn's defense against the charges of General Hull in relation to the Detroit surrender; papers of Richard Butler, Josiah Harmar, Absolom Baird, James Winchester, Charles S. Todd, Benjamin Whiteman, Nathan Heald, Joseph Martin, Daniel Smith, and others; and much information on Indian treaties and their negotiation.
The album contains signatures and some correspondence in longhand (ink or pencil) of friends, relatives, clients, and aquaintances of Dr. George L. Jackson, a Vandalia, Illinois physician, pharmacist and general store owner
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
The American Historical Portraits collection forms part of the William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana. The majority of the materials in this collection are portraits of political figures; statesmen and soldiers. Included among these are a small number of affiliated professionals, such as writers, clergymen, naturalists, and artists.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Meiners Collection is arranged into eight series: Meiners Correspondence, 1916-1960 St. Louis Natural History Museum Association, 1918-1923 Greater St. Louis Museum of Natural History, 1930-1937 Bassett, Homer F., Collection, 1862-1894 Rau, Philip, Collection Slossen, Annie Trumbull, Collection, 1886-1912 Van Duzee, Edward P., Collection, 1851-1939 Miscellaneous Collections Much of the correspondence in Meiners' collections deals with the exchange of insect specimens, ...
Records of an international exposition held in Portland, Oregon, in 1905. Includes extensive correspondence files covering all aspects of the fair from its inception to its demolition; contracts, financial records, drawings, printed matter, and pictorial works. Also includes correspondence of exposition officers Henry E. Dosch, Frank Vincent DuMond, Henry W. Goode, Henry E. Reed, and John Wakefield, among others.