East Carolina University - Joyner Library
Stanford University - Hoover Institution Library and Archives
New York Public Library
The print collection covers works in all print mediums with a thematic and subject emphasis on blacks from the late eighteenth to the twentieth century. The collection of prints is divided into two parts. The first grouping, referred to as "Pre-Twentieth Century Prints", consists of images directly referring to slavery and its abolition in the Americas, Caribbean and Africa, the depiction of blacks, genre scenes, studies of models and objective likenesses of individuals. The second group represent prints made between the beginning of the Twentieth Century to the present. Among these are over seven hundred prints created primarily by African American artists, in addition to prints by African, Latin American, and Caribbean artists. The greater proportion of prints in this second grouping are by artists of the Works Projects Administration (WPA). Urban genre themes and descriptions of African American life dominate the work from this period. There are also several non-figurative and ... Read More
State Historical Society of Missouri
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Edward Zahn, Papers consist of photocopies of a one volume travel journal, passport, travel schedules, a certificate of initiation from Zahn’s Masonic lodge, and miscellaneous items. Zahn’s journey lasted from June 1899 to February 1900. Zahn’s travels began as he left Canton, Missouri, in mid-June 1899. He traveled across Iowa, through Nebraska and into Wyoming and Montana, where he visited Yellowstone National Park. He then went to Washington State and down int ...
College of William and Mary - Special Collections Research Center
Foreword The ten-volume Jamestown Archaeological Assessment (JAA) represents the culmination of six decades of archaeology conducted by the National Park Service on one of the most significant sites in North America. In the 1930s, J. C. Harrington, the father of historical archaeology, conducted the first surveys of New Towne that identified the foundations of major buildings from the seventeenth-century capital city. In the 1950s, John L. Cotter developed a grid system for New Towne that resulted in the development of a historical base map, which proved to be invaluable for the JAA team. Then in the late 1980s, James N. Haskett, Assistant Superintendent, identified the need to survey the entire portion of Jamestown Island owned by the National Park Service. The objectives of this survey were to test new methods of locating archaeological sites, evaluate their effectiveness, and ensure a comprehensive and integrated approach. The Assessment included the relationship of the natural ... Read More
New York Public Library
Bayard Taylor (1825-1878) was an American poet, literary critic, translator, and travel writer. His papers consist chiefly of letters and travel essays written to the New York Tribune between October 1856 and December 1857 while on his extensive trip to Northern Europe. These letters were republished in 1857 under the title Northern Travel: Summer and Winter Pictures. Also present is correspondence regarding speaking engagements, social matters, a trip to Africa, and the writing and publishing of his work; canceled checks; a detailed "specification for repairing main home at the county seat Cedarcroft of Bayard Taylor, Esq. at Kinnet Square, PA;" an annotated copy of "The Obsequies in Rome;" and a manuscript copy with watercolor illustration of a portion of "Duke Ernst of Saxe-Coburg."
State Historical Society of Missouri
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE These records contain local, regional, and national newsletters, financial records, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, correspondence, administrative information, publicity, and photographs of the Columbia chapter of the AFS student exchange program. The records provide information on the structure and history of the local chapter from its formation to its decision to disband. The records are organized into the following series: C3990 American Field Service, Columbia, M ...
State Historical Society of Missouri
SCOPE AND CONTENT The Mumpower Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, a diary, newsclippings and articles, and other miscellaneous items pertaining to the Mumpowers's work as missionaries in the Congo. The papers, spanning the years from 1913 to 1964, with the bulk dating from 1913 to 1922, are arranged into three series: Correspondence, Photographs, and Miscellaneous. Except for two or three letters, the Correspondence was written by Edith Mumpower to her family in Doniphan, Missouri. T ...