Maine Historical Society
Small collection of materials relating to Dennis Dechaine, serving a life sentence for abducting and murdering a 12 year old girl, Sarah Cherry, in Bowdoinham, Me., in 1988 -- Includes a "Free Dennis Dechaine" button, a videocassette "Excerpts from an interview with Dennis Dechaine 3/22/04 Maine State Prison", newspaper clippings, and a letter (2005) from Rep. Ross Paradis, Jr. The case was litigated for many years with a guilty verdict given Dechaine despite the fact that many continue to think that he was wrongly convicted
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
The Richard Hugo papers and other materials document the career of the prominent Northwest poet, teacher and critic -- The core of the collection is a number of literary manuscripts, which, among other items, consists of poetry notebooks and drafts of poems and essays (mainly dating from the final decade of Hugo's life), as well as galleys, page proofs, printer's copies and typescripts for Hugo's posthumous publications. The collection also contains books with Hugo's annotations (including works by Theodore Roethke and Wallace Stevens), correspondence, photographs, publications and reviews of Hugo's work. Correspondents include Edward Harkness, Lars Gustav HellstroĢˆm, Ripley Hugo, Philip Levine, Jerome Mazzaro, William Stafford, David Wagoner and James Arlington Wright. Other portions of the collection document dealings with the publishing house, W.W. Norton & Company, the Yale University Younger Poets Series and the University of Montana English Department. One of the earliest items ... Read More
Judah L. Magnes Museum, Western Jewish History Center
Consists of an oral history interview Green did with Ava Kahn -- Topics include general information about Green's family relations and her cooking television show (called Your Home Kitchen)
Museum of the Great Plains
Six (VHS) videotapes relating chiefly to Comanche Indian culture in Oklahoma. Tape 1 (tape 1-4) shows James Cox, former tribal chairman and grandson of Quanah Parker, and his wife Marie Cox, founder of the North American Indian Women's Association; Tape 2 and 3 (tapes 5-8 and 9-12) contains Edgar Monetathchi, tribal elder, singing Comanche songs, and talks about his life; Tape 4 (tapes: 13-16) showcases educator Ron Red Elk, and his leading effort to preserve Comanche language and culture; Tape 5 (Tapes 21-24) documents tribal historian and leader Elton Yellowfish, as he talks about his experiences as a Comanche; and Tape 6 (tapes 29-32) relates to Comanche homecoming pow-wow in Walters, Okla., Thomas Wahnee, senior peyotist, talks about the Native American Church, and Leonard and Eva Riddles talk about their experiences as Comanches
American Jewish Archives
Consists mostly of photographs from various occasions, including the annual banquet, picnics, sporting events, and trips taken by big and little brothers; together with board minutes and ephemera (flyers and news clippings). Also includes videocasettes and scrapbooks. Persons represented include Betty Goldberg and Irvin F. Westheimer
State University of New York Albany
The bulk of the records of the Environmental Advocates (EA) of New York document the legislative activities of the organization from the 1980s through the late 1990s. The records consist of correspondence, notes, meeting minutes, reports, memorandums, publications, news clippings, promotional material, as well as the administrative files of Lee Wasserman, Val Washington, and Loretta Simon. The strength of the collection lies in the Legislative Issues series, which documents in detail the organization's position on issues, including acid rain, New York's Bottle Bill, energy, hazardous waste, pesticides, solid waste, and water, among others
University of Washington
Red Sky Poetry Theater and Seattle Muse Community publications and recordings is an intentionally assembled collection comprised chiefly of small press periodicals issued by Red Sky Press, Red Sky Poetry Theater, and other imprints associated with the Seattle Muse Community. The collection also includes several audiovisual recordings of poetry and art performances, which mainly document the Alternative to Loud Boats festival. Also included is an undated CD sound recording featuring Jesse Bernstein and Pete Leinonen. The collection contains no administrative records for the Red Sky Poetry Theatre
University of Washington
Minutes, agendas, notes, and other board materials, plus programs, clippings, ephemera, posters, audio and video cassette recordings of performances, photographs, and other materials, ca. 1982-1999
University of Washington
Correspondence, minutes, subject files, newsletters, speeches and writings, nominations, photographs, slides, exhibit material, videocassettes, audiocassettes, ephemera, and scrapbooks, 1940-2000. Includes records of Seattle Women Act for Peace, 1992-1995
Harvard University - Harvard University Archives
Accession 11754 : biographical materials, correspondence files (RESTRICTED), daily calendars, invitation files, Standing Committee on Afro-American Studies files, subject files, and teaching materials, 1964-1988 (10.35 cubic feet, 10 record cartons, 1 document box)