Consists of the body of O'Brien's professional work as a poet and journalist. The papers include unpublished and published poems, books, articles, short stories, and speeches, as well as O'Brien's undergraduate and graduate school assignments
Transcripts of the notes taken by stenographers during conversations held by Díaz and Bancroft in Díaz's house, from December 26, 1883, through early January, 1884; partially in dialogue form, but chiefly a third-person paraphrase of information supplied by Díaz. Deals with the latter's career and his opinions on public questions, including incidental information on Benito Pablo Juárez and the State of Oaxaca
A dictation, Denver, 1886; draft of a letter from H.H. Bancroft to the San Diego Union concerning Chamberlin as president of the projected Denver, Colorado Canyon, & Pacific Railroad; statements by his father, Robert Chamberlin, and by George H. Morrison (in all, 64 leaves) To Colorado for his health, 1879; president of a shoe company; real estate business
Statement, recorded for H.H. Bancroft, concerns his voyage to San Francisco via Panama in 1855 and gold mining to 1859; several businesses including a brewery from 1865; position as sheriff of San Francisco, 1875 and 1877. (7 l.).
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
This series contains Blanche W. Knopf's correspondence files, which illuminate the perspective of a founding member and key administrator of the Knopf firm, and an important American woman in publishing. Although relatively small, the series highlights the most important authors of the Knopf collection, and also covers routine publishing business such as copyediting, payment of royalties and advances, syndication and reprint rights, productions costs, and sales figures
Manuscript and typescript of Orville Fletcher's "From Plow to Pulpit: An Autobiography..." concerning his boyhood on a farm in McClure Settlement, New York, 1850-1890. Also, photographs of Fletcher farmhouse, 1893, and barn, 1930; the Fletcher children; Fletcher's parents, James and Laura Fletcher; and Patty and Benjamin Fletcher, Jr., 1859, his grandparents. Includes obituaries of James Fletcher, Orville Fletcher's father
Poston Relocation Center records consist of National Opinion Research Center (NORC) and Poston Opinion Research Center (PORC) reports, autobiographies, observations, observer analyses, personality studies, transcripts of interviews, and other data documenting community government, education, employment, entertainment, food, health, housing, religion, social welfare, and camp organizations in Poston. Also included are WRA memoranda, camp administrative instructions, and administrators' and evacuees' notes and observations on various aspects of camp life, including evacuation and relocation. Many of the records analyze the interns' day-to-day experiences as well as unusual occurrences such as a labor strike at Poston. There are numerous documents of a more personal nature, such as watercolor paintings by camp residents, depicting scenes of camp life and its landscape. In addition there are Japanese-American newspapers, camp newspapers, and pamphlets further depicting life at the Poston ... Read More