Brigham Young University - L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Collection includes minutes and proposals from 1985-1995 for the redevelopment and preservation of the Brigham Young Academy buildings by the Brigham Young Academy Foundation (1985-2001). The Academy Square block, except for the original 1892 Academy building, was razed in a compromise proposal that saw Provo's municipal library placed on the site in 1997. Includes structural reviews of the floor plans for the buildings, and correspondence and planning material related to the Brigham Young Academy Foundation's effort to forestall the demolition and promote adaptive reuse of the square.
University of California, Santa Barbara - Davidson Library
Correspondence from Duncan Brent to Lawrence Clark Powell, as well as a typescript draft and other materials pertaining to Powell's publication of Le monde passé [a remembrance of Brent]. Also, a collection of the Brents' books, mainly 19th-20th century literature and Californiana. A highlight of this collection is the two volume Hollinshed's Chronicles [of England, Scotland, and Ireland] (London, 1587), one of William Shakespeare's sources for his historical plays.
University of California, Riverside - Special Collections and University Archives
This collection contains newspaper clippings, photographs, documents and other material collected by Harry W. Lawton pertaining to the experiences of 19th-20th century Chinese immigrants in California, primarily in the Inland Empire region of Southern California. Includes material regarding the archaeological dig at the former Chinatown site in Riverside, California, research material that was used in the book Wong Ho Leun: An American Chinatown, and a selection of newspaper clippings compiled by Lawton on the early Chinese immigrants that settled in Southern California.
Correspondence; administrative records; publications; photographs; memorabilia; samples and prototypes of women's history postcards (images circa 19th-20th century). Each postcard carries on the verso a biographical sketch of the subject, quotes or historical context, and credits. Postcard series include: Artists and Their Work; Authors; African American Women; History and Culture of U.S. Latinas and Latin American Women; Jewish Women; Native American Women; Working Women, Organized Labor and Immigration; Women and Ecology; Social Protest
Box #1: R. Chesler 740 Broad St. (eye glasses & case); Churchman Funeral Service (75th anniversary, pamphlet); Cogswell Realty Group (brochure, 2004, 2005); J.B. Hanauer & Co. (yield table, 1940); Hockenjos (catalogs, advertisements, photos); The Home of Prudential brochure (1917); S.D. Lauter Co. (Musical Home Journal, April 1893); National Newark & Essex Banking Co. 1804-1954 (brochure; blotters (advertisement); letter from the Board of Directors of the National Newark Banking Co. re death of its cashier, Mr. Carter (4 Dec. 1893); The New Jersey Bell v.12, nr.7, Apr. 1929; Pharmacist B. Berg (advertisements); West Side Trust Co. (Steel pens); Whitehead & Hoag (various publications; "Whitehead & Hoag," Journal of the Orders and Medals Society of America, v. 47, 1996, nrs. 2-4); 550 Broad St., Newark, NJ (brochure). Box #2: Ballantine Brewery (correspondence, inter-office notes, publications, ca. 1941-42); Board of Trade, Annual banquet (program, 1900-1907); Business cards & ... Read More
Central Michigan University - Clarke Historical Library
Collection, 1883-1992, undated, includes: genealogical materials, 19th-20th century photographs, and related correspondence of the Brigham family and related families; Evart and Emerald (Mich.) history materials; and biographical materials and correspondence of Elden L. Brigham, including a small collection of beautifully illustrated 1920s postcards
Topical Files contain historical records assembled largely by John A. Stevenson during his 33 years of service (1927-1960) as director of the U.S. National Fungus Collections. These materials reflect the history of American mycology and plant pathology and the relationship to the development of the U.S. National Fungus Collections in the 19th-20th century. These files include correspondence; biographical information; unpublished manuscripts; information on scientific meetings, other herbaria, associations and societies, mycological and phytopathological data, photographs, and field and laboratory records. Many American mycologists and plant pathologists are represented, including: L. von Schweinitz, H. Ravenel, C.H. Peck, P. Spaulding, J.B. Ellis, C.L. Shear, L.C.C. Krieger, G.L. Zundel, George Washington Carver, E.E. Morse, R.K. Beattie, W.H. Long, E.K. Cash, A.G. Johnson, and A.E. Jenkins. Specific subject areas represented include: botanical nomenclature, barberry eradication, ... Read More