University of California, Berkeley - Bancroft Library
Correspondence; miscellaneous legal papers; deeds for lands in San Francisco, Contra Costa and Santa Clara Counties. Letters to his wife from San Francisco, 1852-1858, relate to his law practice and to land claims, his association with Page and Bacon, the assassination of James King of William and the Vigilance Committe of 1856. Also included are papers of the Grimwood family, 1863-1915, pertaining mainly to property in Fruitvale, California.
This collection contains five clippings from a Virginia Intermont College alumnae newsletter about the activities of Mabel Morris Schroetter, an obituary for her husband Samuel T. Schroetter, unveiling of his portrait, and a music scholarship in his name; and ten photographs of Katie Sue Morris McHargue, her sister Mabel Morris Schroetter, her husband Samuel Theodore Schroetter (2 photos), family friends Charles Minor, Mrs. Charles Minor, their daughter Mary Lucie Minor Crockett, Mary Stoddard, Emma Stoddard, and Inez Dufford of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, a Virginia Intermont College friend of Mildred McConnell
Letters, documents, real estate records, financial records, plat books, genealogical material and scrapbook -- Early correspondence concerns the real estate dealings of John Gillett and his partners Smith Tuttle and Horace Hotchkiss. They sold the town of Commerce to the Mormons, who renamed it Nauvoo. John Dean Gillett's papers are largely concerned with his real estate and livestock enterprises. Letters from Civil War soldiers express concern for their families who lease property from Gillett. The estate papers of Smith Tuttle, John Dean Gillett and Amarilla Sanford Gillett Tuttle are included. Genealogy research by Irene Harry Gillett Hill of the Harry, Pritchett, Montgomery, Crockett and Davis families is included
Correspondence, military orders, muster rolls, circulars, broadsides, newspaper clippings, financial papers, legal documents, field notes, and deeds comprise the papers of Edward Burleson, Jr. (1826-1877). The papers relate to Burleson's career as a soldier and politician
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers of wildlife illustrator, painter, and cartoonist Paul Bransom measure 10.1 linear feet and date from 1862 to 1985. Almost half of the collection is comprised of Bransom's correspondence, which is particularly rich in documenting his early career as an illustrator, and his relationships with authors, art editors, and publishers from the 1900s to the 1940s. Correspondence also contains a wealth of cards, many of which bear reproductions or original artwork by his many artist friends. Also found in the papers are biographical essays, certificates and awards, memorabilia, writings and notes, business files, bibliographies, an artwork inventory, exhibition catalogs, clippings, printed illustrations, pamphlets, photographs, scrapbooks, and original artwork.
The Agnes Just Reid papers consist of a biographical sketch, an oral history transcript (1972), personal correspondence, and biographical sketches and correspondence relating to her mother, Emma Thompson Bennett Just. Included are correspondence and other materials related to the publication of her book Letters of Long Ago.
Biographical and family history files, correspondence, topical, institutional, and organizational files, and photographs of this African American family; genealogical items pertain chiefly to Young family but include family of Vivian Young Jones; files on V.Y. Jones and T.B. Jones; correspondence, 1918-1985, documents life of Vivian Young Jones; other correspondents of VYJ include her brothers and sisters, and her children: Ethel Clarice Jones and Thomas Banes Jones, Jr.; photographs, 1890s-1970s, document both Jones and Young families and history of Harbison College; and topical files [described separately in catalog]
The papers for Charles Biddle deal largely with his land investments with Isaac Meason. These papers include patents, and correspondence concerned with Western land speculation. Papers for his sons Edward and Richard are also among this section
Descriptive Entry These records pertain to eight exhibitions which the Office of Exhibitions organized between 1983 and 1991. The bulk of the records includes correspondence between the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Director, Alan Fern, and various national and international museum institutions, donors, art galleries, archives, various municipal and state historical societies in the United States, universities, individual artists, private citizens both within the United States and overseas, various United States government departments, agencies and other foreign governments. Additional correspondence, memoranda and notes are between Beverly J. Cox, Curator of Exhibitions, and other bureaus and offices in the NPG and the Smithsonian Institution, guest curators, various art history scholars and experts, including art collectors and venders. The memoranda, notes and correspondence concern such issues as borrowing art objects for the exhibitions, arrangements for the shipment of and ... Read More