California State University, Channel Islands
This collection documents Federal issues occurring during Robert J. Lagomarsino's public serve as a United States Congressman from 1974 to 1992. The collection also includes current events. The collection consists of correspondence, congressional bills, memoranda, newsletters, press releases, news articles, research publications, special reports, and speeches.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Groups of photographs that document contemporary photographers, as well as individuals related to the study of photography, 1982-2007; street photography in the San Francisco Bay Area, circa 1981-2009; and sites throughout the American West, 1982-2008.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The Conrad Moricand Papers contain correspondence, 1915-1956 and undated, including two brief letters to Moricand from Henry Miller, 1938, and letters to Moricand from Théophile Briant, 1948, and Georges Oltramare, 1947-1953, from Miller to Briant, 1956, from Hermann, Graf von Keyserling, to Miller, 1938, and from O. V. de L. Milosz to Nicolas Beauduin, with poems by Beauduin, 1916-1937; writings by Moricand, including a memoir, "Les philistines (U. S. A., 1948)," typescript carbon, undated, a revised proof for Les traces du culte d'Isis (Paramé: Éditions du Goéland, 1952), and autograph manuscript notes about Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, and others; autograph manuscript poems by René Guy Cadou and Jacques Dyssord, undated; lithographs by Francis Picabia, undated; autograph books kept by Moricand in France, with signatures and addresses of authors, artists, musicians, and others, 1928-1931; clippings and other printed material, 1935-1957, some relating to Le Goéland, a ... Read More
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The bulk of the collection documents William Emory's service on the Mexican boundary survey in the years 1848 to 1858. Series I contains correspondence with members of the boundary commission, the American and Mexican Survey parties, and government officials. Correspondence for 1849-50 describes California during the Gold Rush and Forty-Niners on the Gila route. There are also other military records. Series II contains letters and other records from Emory's service in Kansas and in the Civil War.
Washington State University - Holland Library
These materials were collected by newspaper editor and publisher Edward N. Fuller (1824-1904), probably in his role as Press Historian for the Washington Press Association.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
A collection of 58 journals recording 72 years of Moses Little's life. He spent 1844-1848 aboard the whaler Arnolda, commanded by Captain D. U. Coffin out of New Bedford, Massachusetts. In 1849, Little joined the Sagamore Mining and Trading Company of Lynn, Massachusetts, and traveled to California, returning in 1851. Making a second trip to California in 1852 via the Isthmus to Panama City, he sailed on the Tennessee. He staked a claim in Sandy Gulch, Calaveras County, and returned to New York in 1853. Except for his trips to Chicago in 1869 visiting the stockyards and 1893 for the World's Fair, the remaining journals concern Little's life in Hill, New Hampshire, where he ran a general store and became interested in local politics.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Financial records and receipts, account books, membership records, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, circulars, and ephemera generated by the activities of the Charity Lodge No. 6 of Stockton and the Hanford Lodge, the Lady of the Lake Rebekah Lodge No. 111, and the Lucerne Lodge (all located in Hanford), as well as other California-based Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodges and encampments.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The papers contain correspondence, business and legal papers, meeting records, and photographs documenting the existence of the Kaweah Cooperative Colony.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Ledger drawings by American Indians and photographs collected by George W. Fox, 1867-circa 1885. Ledger drawings in the collection include two discrete disbound volumes created in 1876 by Wohow, a Kiowa Indian, and Soaring Eagle, a Cheyenne Indian. Photographs include portraits of American Indians and views of Indian Territory by William Stinson Soule, as well as portraits of American Indian students and views by John Nicholas Choate related to the United States Indian School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The collection also includes stereograph portraits of American Indian prisoners at Castillo de San Marcos (Fort Marion) in Saint Augustine, Florida, by photographers O. Pierre Havens and George Pierron. Other photographs include views of sites along the Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railway in Texas by Peter Fassold and Samuel Burnett Hill, as well as other images of Texas and California by Charles Turner Collier and August R. Mignon.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The collection includes information about and examples of the work of male amateur and commercial photographers, studio assistants, photographic processors, colorists, photojournalists, film makers, and film theaters collected by Peter Palmquist from 1971 until his death in 2003. The collection documents the practice and occupation of photography in Humboldt County, California, from around the incorporation of the county in 1853. This collection consists of biographical files collected by Palmquist for over nine hundred men and businesses involved in photography and photographic materials that represent the work of nearly three hundred individuals and firms. Individual photographers with significant quantities of material in the collection include Ray Jerome Baker, Augustus William Ericson, Amasa Plummer Flaglor, Alexius Alexander Holmes, N. B. Strong, and Joshua P. Vansant. Firms with substantial groups of material in the collection include the Arcata Union newspaper, Art-Ray ... Read More