Chicago History Museum-- Research Center
Correspondence, diaries, articles, poems, short stories, plays, clippings, mementos, estate documents, and other family papers of Chicago (Ill.) author Frances Wells Shaw and her husband, architect Howard Van Doren Shaw, and of their parents, daughters, other relatives, and ancestors. Topics include Mrs. Shaw's school days at Dearborn Seminary, Presbyterian Church activities, courtship and marriage, family matters, the publication of her poetry, short stories, and plays for children and for adults, the staging of garden theater performances at the family's estate, Ragdale, in Lake Forest (Ill.), and travel in Great Britain. The papers include relatively little unpublished information on Howard Van Doren Shaw's career as an architect
Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
The archives are composed of scrapbooks, photographs, pamphlets, documents, and memorabilia. The scrapbooks contain portraits of past chapter presidents beginning with the first president, Leona Patterson Tiller, in 1921 and ending with Mabel Pyland Cooper, the twenty-ninth president, in 1964. The other scrapbooks document the organization's history from the 1980s to the mid-1990s. In addition, the archives house documents and pamphlets relating to the national organization's diamond jubilee in 1972. The archives also contain memorabilia from the national organization's 60th anniversary. There are a few items of George Washington memorabilia in the archives. Lastly, the archives contain pamphlets from various concerts sponsored by the Pen Women in the 1920s and 1930s
Library of Congress,-- Manuscript Division
Correspondence of both Traubel and his wife; diary notes and journals (1873-1917) kept by Traubel, including daily record (1888-1892) of his visits and conversations with Walt Whitman; literary files containing prose, poetry, criticism, and other writings, by the Traubels and others; personal financial and legal papers; scrapbooks; prints; and photos; together with correspondence, literary mss., publishing and financial papers, proofs, and printed material, comprising the files of The Conservator, a magazine expressing socialist views, edited and published by Horace Traubel. Includes material relating to the Traubels' support of the literary and artistic avant-garde, the arts and crafts and ethical culture movements, and social and political reform
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, mss., typescripts, proofs of Grayson's books, genealogical materials, essays, articles, books, notebooks, account books, speeches, clippings, photographs, and other papers, chiefly reflecting the work of David Grayson. Includes 4700 letters written to Grayson from readers throughout the world; a complete set of Baker's and Grayson's writings; information concerning Baker's interest in politics, friendship with Woodrow Wilson, and activities with the Paris Peace Conference after World War I in 1919 and the League of Nations; and personal files on George Matthew Adams, Baker's wife, Jessie (Beal) Baker, Harlan Hoge Ballard, Charles Henry Dennis, Dorothy Waugh, and others
Maine Historical Society
Trustee's records, treasurer's records, and student register, of North Yarmouth Academy and records of the Philologian Society, an organization where teachers and pupils gathered for social and literary culture, affording students opportunities for improvement in debating, declamation, and other forms of literary work
Litchfield Historical Society
Five volumes -- Includes a Friendship Album (1827) containing excerpts, poetry, other notes, and signatures left by friends of Truman Guild; Poetry Book (1828-1832) containing poetry written by Truman Guild, and a catalog of books Guild had read since 1822; Miscellaneous book 1 (1835-1874) covering a range of various topics, including Greek poems in Greek and translated into English, surveying records, poetry including a poem that was published by the Litchfield Enquirer, and the last few pages of the book includes a small record of Guild's accounts; Miscellaneous book 2 (1821-1822) containing penmanship exercises, poetry, two pages describing his education, arithmetic, drawings, a list of students and what they were studying, and an essay entitled "The Sabbath School;" and Journal (1824-1826) containing mainly day-to-day information such as describing going to school or chopping wood as well as guides to, for example, boiling oil
Historic Northampton Museum & Education Center
Records installation of and resignations/deaths of ministers of the society, maintenance or sales of properties, and the 100th anniversary celebration, including letters and copies of letters from the two organizationsl; eventually affiliated with American Unitarian Association
Lynn Historical Society
Constitution, by-laws, minutes, membership lists, meeting notices, essays, programs, and financial records
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
The collection contains the minutes of the Barre Branch of the American Association of University Women from its formation in 1949 to 1974, and from 1983 to 1986. Other material includes scrapbooks (1949 to 1974), a manuscript history in dialogue form, and material from the national organization. The collection also contains minutes from the Montpelier Branch (1922 to 1927 and 1943-1949), as well as some correspondence and a few annual reports
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, diaries, notes, memoirs, poems, clippings, and other papers, of Simsbury, Conn., residents. Includes poems (1793) written on the death of Dudley Pettibone, Jr., by students at Granby Academy; memoirs of Louise St. John Hitchcock (1920) and Josephine Belden Pomeroy Hendrick (1944); diary and copybook (1856-1858) of S.C. Chapman, Hartford, Conn.; and memoirs and correspondence relating to the theological education of Allen McLean, Congregational clergyman and copy of his My Farewell to the World and All It Contains (published from the ms. in 1981)


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