Ball State University - Bracken Library
This collection includes newspaper clippings, programs, promotional materials, and memoranda from Chevrolet Muncie Corporation in Muncie, Indiana, ranging from 1930 to 1985 regarding the Chevrolet Muncie Corporation and the GM Suggestion Plan for employees
Massachusetts Historical Society
Two disbound volumes of letters, legal documents, autographs, engravings, and photographs of prominent judges, primarily in Massachusetts courts, and political figures, 1759-1904. The collection was gathered by Henry Walbridge Taft of Pittsfield, Mass., a lawyer and clerk of the Court for the County of Berkshire. The bulk of Vol. II is organized by judicial positions such as Mass. justices of the Supreme Judicial Court, and pre-Revolutionary justices of the Court of Common Pleas in Berkshire County, among other categories. Some of the letters in the collection are addressed to Taft in his position as Clerk of the Court. Judges represented in the collection include: Francis Dana, Horace Grey, John Lathrop, Samuel Sewall, and John Wells
Massachusetts Historical Society
Diary of William Cooper, town clerk of Boston, kept from 12 Aug. 1764 - 5 Oct. 1766. The diary includes weekly entries of sermons he heard (delivered by his brother, Rev. Samuel Cooper), and thoughts on his personal spiritual life. Also included are comments on family and community including deaths, travels and visits, his reappointment as town clerk in 1765, the Boston Stamp Act riots, and the eventual repeal of the Stamp Act
Massachusetts Historical Society
Personal correspondence of the interrelated Sedgwick and Minot families, 1812-1908. Includes business papers of Charles Sedgwick related to his career as a lawyer and clerk of the courts in Berkshire County
Massachusetts Historical Society
Hand-colored half-plate daguerreotype in leather case of Henry P. Kidder, Francis Howard Peabody, a man idenitified as "Mr. Spinney," Henry Rogers, and Oliver White Peabody, all employees of the Boston, Mass. banking house John E. Thayer & Brother. The photograph was taken in 1853 and is attributed to John Adams Whipple of Boston, Mass. Enclosed is a note in an unknown hand that identifies the photograph
Massachusetts Historical Society
Diaries of E. Kendall Jenkins of Andover, Mass., kept from 23 April 1862 - 31 December 1879. Kendall describes his daily activities as a private in the First Massachusetts Heavy Artillery Regiment during the Civil War, including brief accounts of camp life in various parts of Virginia, troop movements and fighting in the area, and provisioning. The remaining diaries were kept after his return to Andover in 1864 and note his daily activities and social engagements, and his work as a mill owner and a sheriff in Essex County
Massachusetts Historical Society
Personal and business papers of Captain Joshua Libby and other members of the Libby family of Scarborough, Mass., later Maine. Included are deeds to land in Scarborough and other lands in Maine, receipts and promissory notes, bills and statements of account, and other legal agreements and documents. Also included are records from Libby's position as Town Treasurer, Constable, and Collector in Scarborough, including payment receipts, accounts, and tax collection books and lists
Massachusetts Historical Society
Eight gem tintype portraits of African-American men, taken ca. 1861-1868. Six of the portraits are of Newbern Tomb, who was a servant to the Loring family of Massachusetts during and after the Civil War; the other men are unidentified. Enclosed is an envelope identifying Tomb's portraits
Massachusetts Historical Society
Twenty-nine cabinet cards, mostly portraits of members of the Harvard University faculty and staff, collected by Harvard professor James Atkins Noyes. The portraits depict various professors, as well as student actors in a performance of "Oedipus Tyrannus," an African-American custodian, Harvard librarian Justin Winsor, and president Charles W. Eliot, among other subjects. All of the photographs were taken between 1879-1889. Photographers include Pach Bros. of New York and Cambridge, Mass., among others