Connecticut Historical Society
Handwritten poem entitled "The Old Garden" and signed by Rose Terry Cooke. Includes lines about the variety of flowers in her grandmother's garden
Connecticut Historical Society
Correspondence with family and friends in Farmington and East Hartford including descriptions of the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy in Middletown, Conn., and references to his sister's making of shirts and stockings; Sabbath school reports, a membership certificate for the American Home Missionary Society; partnership agreement with John D. Camp and George W. Abbe for a dry goods company in New York City and other business papers
Connecticut Historical Society
American and Canadian patents issued to Maltby Gelston of East Haddam, Conn., for an improvement in manufacturing cigars using inexpensive Connecticut seed-leaf tobacco as filler in the head of the cigar; includes box top for Pride of the Valley cigars manufactured by Gelston with poem about Connecticut tobacco printed on the verso
US Army Heritage and Education Center
Contains the following types of materials: infantry unit history, family history, war memoirs
US Army Heritage and Education Center
The Donald D. Whitcomb collection spans the years 1905 to 1945, with the bulk of the collection dated between 1917 and 1919. The collection documents Whitcomb's service with the 2nd Engineer Regiment, 2nd Division, American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. The collection includes personal correspondence, official papers, personal papers, printed materials, and a scrapbook. The personal correspondence, which makes up the bulk of the collection, is dated 1905 to 1944 and includes letters written by Whitcomb to his father, mother, and younger brother, Glenn, while serving in the U.S. Army. It also includes letters written by Whitcomb to other correspondents and letters received by Whitcomb. The official papers include his application for Officer's Reserve Corps training and his Selective Service card. The personal papers, dated circa 1917-1946, contain a drawing of a bridge, membership cards for the 2nd Division Association, and poems. The printed materials include newspaper ... Read More
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection consists of the papers of Pearl Cleage from 1949-2011 and includes correspondence and personal papers, writings by Cleage, subject files, professional papers, printed material, photographs, writings by others, audiovisual material, and memorabilia. The materials document Cleage's works as a playwright, author, and activist. Correspondence is both personal and professional in nature and includes letters from fellow writers A.B. Spellman and Tayari Jones. Personal papers contain awards and honors, high school and college papers, and Cleage's personal journals. Family papers include the personal papers of Cleage's father, Albert Cleage, Jr., also known as Reverend Jaramogi Abebe Agyeman; her mother, Doris Graham Cleage; and Cleage's sister, Kristin Cleage Williams. Writings contain original manuscripts of all her published novels, scripts, articles featured in periodicals such as the Atlanta Tribune, Atlanta Southline, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, collected ... Read More
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection contains papers relating to Beauregard's Civil War career, including correspondence, notes to and from various troop commands, reports on the return of troops after 1st Battle of Bull Run, and 5 poems dedicated to the general; together with family and personal papers, consisting mainly of letters (1888-1893) from Beauregard to his granddaughter, Lauré Beauregard Larendon, but also including correspondence of his brother, Toutant Beauregard, his daughter, Julia Beauregard Larendon, his son-in-law, Charles A. Larendon, as well as Elizabeth Washington Foote Cheves, Annie Chambers Ketchum, Joseph Surand, and Augusta Jane Evans Wilson. Civil War correspondents include Braxton Bragg, Joseph Emerson Brown, Jefferson Davis, Quincy Adams Gilmore, Charles Colcock Jones, Thomas Jordan, Joseph Brevard Kershaw, William Whann Mackall, Julian Keith Sass, and Mary Eliza Perine Tucker
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection chiefly contains correspondence, including that (1942-1949) with Gardiner's financée and third wife, Cynthia Kortright Gardiner, as well as letters from friends and acquaintances, including John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs, Paul Scott, Edith Sitwell, Muriel Spark, and Colin Wilson; together with poems and other papers. Topics in the correspondence include Grey Walls Press, which Gardiner owned from 1940 to 1954, and his efforts to publish his fourth autobiographical novel, The Answer to Life is No
State Library of Victoria
Ten volumes of original poetry written by David Chalmers (W.R. Gunn). One volume contains black and white sketches
US Army Heritage and Education Center
The Arthur A. Snyder papers contain a diary regarding Snyder's service as a contract surgeon with the United States (U.S.) Army at Santiago, Cuba, from 2-25 July 1898 during the Spanish-American War and includes information on medical conditions in Cuba during the war, the formation of Immune Regiments, and daily life. The collection also includes a letter to mother regarding his duties in a Cuban hospital, an undated published poem, and news clippings regarding the hospital ship Relief