College of Charleston - Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
This collection consists of three diaries and scrapbooks of Elizabeth Mary Lesesne Blamyer Wigfall from 1836 to 1897. These contain clippings, poems, hymns, death notices, editorials and pressed plants. Handwritten entries discuss the marriage of her daughter, the birth of her grandchild, and attending services at St. Philip's Church. The Civil War diary, 1860-1865, notes the succession of the southern states, important battles and the destruction of Columbia, S.C. by General Sherman
Fisk University,-- Fisk University Library and Media Center,-- The Special Collections
Materials include biographical data; general correspondence; materials pertaining to his death, memorial services, and dedication, including the eulogy by Gene Buck, telegrams of condolence, and news clippings; articles, speeches, writings, poems, verses, and course outlines; bibliographies; programs; photographs; his death mask; book notices and reviews; book jackets; and sheet music by Bob Cole, J. Rosamond Johnson, and James Weldon Johnson
Fisk University,-- Fisk University Library and Media Center,-- The Special Collections
Materials include correspondence, news clippings, genealogy charts, writings, speeches, and photographs -- Correspondents include Isaac Fisher
University of Georgia - Special Collections Libraries
The collection consists of a small diary notebook belonging to Sandford M. Salyer, who taught English and Literature at the University of Georgia from about 1908 to 1916. The notebook contains notes on Shakespeare, Peele, Marlowe and other English writers and documents, notes about poetry, on linguistics, and on Roman satirists. On the flyleaf is "Sandford M. Salyer, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.".
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The John McCarty Papers contain film stills, clippings, film and fan magazines, pressbooks, and McCarthy's writings which document the evolution of the horror and thriller film genres
Fisk University,-- Fisk University Library and Media Center,-- The Special Collections
Materials include biographical data (1947), correspondence (1893-1961), writings and research notes (1884-1963), files, programs, calling cards, news clippings and pamphlets, and memorabilia -- Topics include travels, lectures, Atlanta University (1908-1948), NAACP, Peace Information Center, World Council of Peace, and International Institute for Peace. Topics for published and unpublished writings include Encyclopedia of the Negro; The Negro in American Politics; National Guardian; Black Flame; The Black Man and the Wounded World; a biography of Benjamin Franklin; a play, Black Man: A Fantasy; and World War I study
Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The collection highlight's Wilson's 40-year career (1930-1971) as an executive with the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT). The bulk of materials cover Wilson's return to JWT from military service in World War II until his retirement, and includes Wilson's writings and speeches, clippings, correspondence and memoranda. As General Counsel and head of JWT's legal department, Wilson oversaw contractual relations pertaining primarily to the sponsorship of radio and television programs for a number of clients--including DeBeers Consolidated Mines, Ltd., the Eastman Kodak Company, the Ford Motor Company, the Scott Paper Company and Unilever. The collection reveals JWT's relationships with radio and television personalities--such as Fred Allen and Edgar Bergen--and professional organizations like the Radio Writers Guild and the Television Writers of America. In addition, materials in the collection touch on the anti-communist movement and blacklisting within the U.S. entertainment industry of ... Read More
Indiana University
Collection consists of the correspondence and papers of Indiana University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Scott Russell Sanders -- The Writings series is divided into two subseries: "Short Writings," which includes stories, essays, and speeches; and "Major Works," which include drafts, page proofs, and accompanying materials that pertain to Sanders' novels and nonfiction books. Correspondents include Philip Appleman, Robert Atwan, Carol BergeĢ, Marshall Best, David Bosworth, Alan Cheuse, Bernard Cooper, Michael Egan, Stanley Elkin, Richard Elman, Greg Frost, George Garrett, Barry Greer, Peter Greer, Edward Hoagland, David Hoppe, Richard W. Jackson, Scott Jones, Bill Kelly, Guy Lytle Fitch, George R.R. Martin, George Morgan, Jay Neugebornen, Murray Sperber, Brian Swan, William Van Wert, Michael Wilkerson, and Sol Yurick. Also included are a letter of recommendation for Barbara Kingsolver and a copy of a letter to Joyce Carol Oates, both written by Sanders. The Correspondence series ... Read More
Presbyterian Historical Society
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, and a scrapbook -- The collection documents Sibley's work on behalf of the Sibley Home in Soochow, China, 1884-1897; the activities of the Ladies' Aid Society of Second Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Georgia, 1884-1896; and efforts to organize the women of the PCUS into women's missionary societies and presbyterials, 1887-1889. Correspondents include Anna Safford, a PCUS missionary to China, and Jennie Hanna, a fellow organizer of presbyterial and synodical organizations in the PCUS
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
The archive is a collection of correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings and other materials which document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through Koussevitzky's work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, he maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their personal and professional affiliations with the conductor. In addition to serving as a record of Koussevitzky's life and career, the collection extensively chronicles periods in the history of organizations such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Berkshire Music Center, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, and the American International Music Fund. Material in the collection dates from Koussevitzky's years in his native Russia and also contains material created after Koussevitzky's death, reflecting his widow's continuing work with various organizations and ... Read More