Massachusetts Historical Society
Diary of Thomas Macintosh Jr. kept during his travels across the United States to California for the Gold Rush
University of Southern Mississippi - Cook Library
Letters written to or from Thomas C. and Ellen McRaven Charles and biographical sketches of members of the McRaven family along with a family history, and copies of six chapters of a series entitled "The Town of Clinton," written anonymously and published in the Hinds County Gazette in the mid-1870's
Massachusetts Historical Society
Typescript autobiography entitled "Personal Reminiscences," written by architect Walter H. Kilham of Boston, Mass in 1937. The autobiography pertains to Kilham's life from 1868-1942, and includes descriptions of his childhood in Beverly, Mass.; a trip by train to visit his brother Edward's farm in California, 1883; his studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and in Europe; trips to Europe and Mexico; and time spent with his wife Jane Houston and his children Jeannette, Teresa, Walter, Peter, Aline, and Lawrence Kilham. Also includes descriptions of design jobs completed by his companies Kilham and Hopkins, and Kilham, Hopkins, and Greeley; his role in the Boston Chamber of Commerce; and includes typescript copies of letters from some of his children commenting on the autobiography. Both volumes contain clippings, memorabilia, postcards, photographs, drawings, and photomechanical prints relating to Kilham's life, work, family, and travels
Massachusetts Historical Society
Photographs belonging to traveler and collector Kingsmill Marrs and his wife, Laura Norcross Marrs. Loose photographs include portraits depicting various European royalty and other public figures, as well as Kingsmill and Laura Norcross Marrs in the United States and abroad and their friends Rose Elizabeth Cleveland, sister of Pres. Grover Cleveland, and novelist Julia C.R. Dorr, among others. There are also views of the Marrs family homes in Wayland, Mass. and Maitland, Fla., as well as photographs taken by Kingsmill Marrs and friend and photographer William Wilson Barker of a trip they took to Colorado and California in 1901-1902. Five volumes also contain portraits of European royalty and photographs of Italian artwork, collected by the Marrses; photographs taken by either Kingsmill Marrs or William Wilson Barker of "South Park," the Marrs family home in Wayland, Mass., as well as members of the Marrs family at home and of Jane Van Poelien Marrs's travels in Europe and Egypt; and ... Read More
Massachusetts Historical Society
Papers of the Hibbard, Seaver, and Smith families include genealogies and family correspondence. A letter from David Hibbard comments upon national and Vermont politics and privateering during the War of 1812. Letters from Mary Jane Smith Demming in Missouri to her sister Sarah Ann Smith Hibbard concern family matters, her husband John's piloting of the gunboat Carondelet on the Mississippi River, and the progress of the Civil War. Later letters between Ann Hibbard and her nephew Henry Morse Seaver relate to family history. Other family correspondents are Henry Hibbard, Thomas Hibbard, and John Smith. Also, an account by Susan Hibbard Seaver of a trip with her husband Charles Morse Seaver through the southern states to California in 1903. Includes photograph albums
Massachusetts Historical Society
Letters (1861-62) from George H. Baxter, a private in the 24th Massachusetts Infantry, to his brother James F.G. Baxter, describing camp life in Maryland and North Carolina. Letters from James L. Colby and Julius M. Lathrop describe Baxter's death at Tranter's Creek; and 2 letters from John H.B. Kent of the 44th Massachusetts Infantry describe his duties in the Civil War. Also, letters (1849-50) from S.D. Cunningham in California to Thompson Baxter, discussing his experiences in the gold rush
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Correspondence and miscellaneous business papers chiefly document the everyday life of George and Maria Gove and several family members from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. Letters between George and Maria from 1872 to 1908 pertain to George's work as a resident physician at various hotels and Maria's life on their farm in Whitefield, New Hampshire. Topics include George's patients and remedies; the locations that he practiced, including California and Chicago; operations of their farm and household in Whitefield; and trips to visit relatives in Wisconsin, Iowa, and New York. Letters from Anna Gove chiefly document her medical studies in Vienna, Austria, from 1896 to 1897, and her travels throughout Europe. Also included are several letters from her early years at the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School in Greensboro and her travels in the United States. Letters written by Mary Clark and Ellen Clark Brace in the 1880s and 1890s describe their daily lives ... Read More
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona - Special Collections and Archives
Eichler homes collection includes blue print facsimiles of various models from various architects. Including working drawings, plans, elevations, sections, details, electrical systems, mechanical systems, HVAC drawings, and miscellaneous supplementary plans
Getty Research Institute
The photographs, primarily of mid-twentieth century Los Angeles area domestic architecture, were taken by C. Gregory Walsh while he was a student at the USC School of Architecture. Many of the photographs show buildings of recent construction, as evidenced by minimal landscaping and the lack of surrounding homes. Architects represented include Richard Neutra, John Lautner, A. Quincy Jones, Craig Ellwood, Gregory Ain, and Lloyd Wright. There are photographs of the Jones and Whitney R. Smith designed houses in the Crestwood Hills community. Also included are photographs of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings that Walsh took on a trip to the Chicago area and Wisconsin
Getty Research Institute
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