Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Topics include experiences on trips to Galveston, Tex., Wales, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the Bahamas, and S.S. John Madison
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence describing the problems faced by a missionary and social life and customs of the people of Brazil; together with materials documenting Oberlin's work there, particularly in nutrition
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, speeches, writings, accounts, and personal items, of Henry Alexander Wise (1806-1876) concerning Wise's service as U.S. minister to Brazil, career in the Confederate Army, the Civil War, and politics, as well as personal and family matters; correspondence, speeches, essays and articles, notes, poetry, and financial records, of his son, John Sergeant Wise (1846-1913), concerning the Civil War, politics, and family matters; and diaries (1934-1982), scrapbooks (1928-1967), address books (1958-1979), and other papers, of Henry Alexander Wise (1906-1982), kept as a lawyer and member of New York State Senate; together with papers relating to John Cropper and John Sergeant (1779-1852); and correspondence and accounts of Evelyn Byrd Beverley Douglas Wise (1851-1925), Henry Alexander Wise (1874-1968), Henrietta Edwina Thompson Booth Wise (1876-1957), John Sergeant Wise (1876-1951), Jennings Cropper Wise (1881-1968), Byrd Douglas Wise (1886-1969), John Sergeant Wise (1905-1974), ... Read More
University of California, Berkeley
Views depict: a port with a building and boats, dated "Avril 1822"--An interior of a blacksmith's shop and a black man -- a group of men, some wearing European clothes, labelled "Rio [de] Janeiro"--a group of plants identified as "Potos lanceoloeta, Cana, Poinciana pulcherina, Prometta cena" -- a sleeping figure -- a group of cottages surrounded by trees, possibly General Hogendorp's home, as suggested by pen note reading "General Hogendorp ... Corcovado.".
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, journals, scrapbooks, minutes of board of directors and other committees, memoranda, photos, reports, and other papers, relating to Canaday's various business interests, including Willys-Overland Motors, Inc., and its eventual sale (1953) to Henry J. Kaiser; his experiences in World War I in France; alumni affairs of Harvard University, and family matters, including correspondence of his wife, Molly Morpeth Canaday (1903-1971), a painter. Other subjects include a trip to Brazil (1913); travel, business conditions, and automobile marketing in the Pacific, Far East, and Europe (1928-1929); and concert music and art in Toledo. Correspondents include Ward M. Canaday (1885-1976), his brother and president of Willys-Overland Motors, Inc., Alfred Dupont Chandler, Joseph Floch, artist, Christian Herter, Leverett Saltonstall, and Hans Tietze, art historian
Essex Institute
Shipping records and personal and business papers of three generations of Gardner family members, documenting the maritime partnerships of John (1771-1847) with his brother, Richard (1774-1836), and his sons, John (1796-1870) and Thomas West (1798-1845); as well as the individual enterprises of his father, John (1736-1816), and another son, Henry (1809-1890). Includes papers of ships Hazard and Indian and other vessels owned by family members (or in which they had interests), pertaining to world trade and sales of cargo; information detailing arrivals, departures, and trade information for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; diaries of John (1736-1816) and Samuel (1800-1856); gardening memo book of John (1771-1847); and farm and weather journals (1855-1889) of Henry Gardner
Rutgers University Libraries
Diaries (1833-1882), recording Kidder's work as pastor in Rochester, N.Y., Paterson, Trenton, and Newark, N.J. (1836-1837, 1841-1850), missionary in Brazil (1837-1840), editor of Methodist Sunday School publications (1844-1856), professor of practical theology, Garrett Biblical Institute, Evanston, Ill., (1856-1871) and Drew Theological Seminary, Madison, N.J., (1871-1881), and with Methodist Board of Education (from 1880); student's cipher and commonplace book (1831-1833); diary (1844-1902) of Kidder's wife, Harriette (Smith) Kidder (1816-1915), reflecting her extensive involvement in Methodism, both as a minister's wife and independently, her interest in social concerns, particularly temperance, and travels with her husband, including England and Europe (1852-1853); and autograph book (1836-1838) of Mrs. Kidder
Fisk University,-- Fisk University Library and Media Center
Materials include biographical data; family history; general and personal correspondence; speeches; compositions; sheet music; Work's published and unpublished writings; class assignments and notes; correspondence, contracts, itinerary, broadcast, scheduled programs, diary, news releases, news clippings, financial, notes and scrapbooks pertaining to the Fisk Jubilee Singers European trip (1956); materials about his father, John Wesley Work II (1873-1925); manuscript, Folk Songs of the American Negro and the book; music; arrangements; manuscript compositions; unpublished music; study of Brazilian music; study of Haitian music; Coahoma study, "In the Bottom"; his personal correspondence; and a collection of music by Black composers
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
The records consist of miscellaneous correspondence and reports, possibly from the files of W. R. MacIntyre, president of the firm from 1947 to 1963
Peabody Essex Museum
Business, shipping, and miscellaneous papers of a Maine sea captain. Business papers consist of correspondence unrelated to specific vessels. Most of the ship's papers relate to the ship Africa, including letters to Jordan from his brother Harvey Jordan, and from Capt. Charles N. Bates, as well as accounts, insurance policies, and a copy of the Africa's log regarding its wreck in 1860. The correspondence discusses trade on board the Africa to India, Great Britain, Mauritius, Cuba, Boston, and New York; Capt. Harvey Jordan's concern for his wife's health while she was on board the Africa; and his sudden death in New Orleans in 1858. Other ship's papers include letters from Bates, accounts, and an insurance policy for the bark Greenland; articles of agreement, Savannah to Providence, for the brig Josephine; and a protest and survey in Rio de Janeiro for the schooner A.N. Jordan. The miscellaneous papers include a collection of 96 visiting cards; letters from the Portland Steamship Co. ... Read More