Papers and still images pertaining to the McCoy family, of Sparta, Wisconsin, who were active in the Wisconsin National Guard and 32nd Division. The family is also the namesake of Fort McCoy, also located near Sparta. The collection centers around Robert Charles McCoy and his immediate family, with some materials pertaining to Fort McCoy. The majority of manuscripts for Robert Charles McCoy are from his service with the 32nd Division during World War II and pertain to his service and family relationships. Most of the collection is correspondences Robert Charles kept with his immediate family, extended family and friends. Topics in these letters include Robert Charles' service, family matters, and running the family farm. Other papers include military and veteran records, newspaper articles focused on the family and individual members, and scattered papers from family members. Family correspondence also focuses on the splitting up of the estate of his father, General Robert Bruce, ... Read More
The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts of writings and lectures, fieldwork notebooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers of Bronislaw Malinowski, cultural anthropologist, teacher, and author. These materials reflect in some detail various aspects of Malinowski's research and other professional work in the areas of cultural anthropology and ethnobiology as well as his professional and personal associations with anthropologists, psychologists, and sociologists in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the United States. Of particular interest are the field notebooks, photographs, and other materials related to his work among the natives of New Guinea and the Trobriand Islands. Also included are some papers of members of Malinowski's family. Correspondents of note include Havelock Ellis, Sir James Frazer, Marie Bonaparte, Ernest Jones, Elton Mayo, Charles G. Seligman, and Edvard Westermarck.
University of Virginia - Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Scope and Content The collection consists of the personal and family correspondence of Edgar Estes Noel II from 1952 to 1992. Mr. Noel worked for the Army Counter Intelligence Corps as a Japanese language specialist and the U. S. Information Agency as a Deputy Public Affairs Officer, and Senior Foreign Service Information Officer. The family correspondence begins when Noel was a student at the University of Virginia and continues throughout his career in Bangkok, Thailand; Kwangju, Korea; Tokyo, Japan; Georgetown, Guyana; Lagos, Nigeria; and Bombay, India. It consists of ca. 3,698 items, 3 linear feet in 7 Hollinger boxes. The collection primarily consists of family letters that describe the personal history of the Noels including some information on the schools that the Noels attended. The school information includes event calendars, football program guides, or comments about a particular school, and is included with the correspondence. The schools mentioned are the University of ... Read More
Lee Luvisi (1937--) was an American pianist. He has performed both solo works and chamber music pieces, and he has been both Artist in Residence at the University of Louisville School of Music in Kentucky and an Artist Member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This collection contains concert programs, reviews, articles, CDs, VHS tapes, correspondence, contracts, repertoire, photographs, and memorabilia related to Luvisis career, the ensembles he was involved in, and his relationships with his colleagues, including violinist Alexander Schneider, his teachers, Rudolf Serkin and Mieczyslaw Horszowski, and their wives, Irene Serkin and Bice Horszowski.
An American pianist, William Kapell (1922-1953) was an active performer throughout his career. He gave many solo recitals and performances with orchestras in New York and on tours, including in North America, Europe, South America, and Australia. Kapell also recorded many of his performances with RCA Victor and composed many pieces, including piano pieces, popular songs for piano and voice, pieces for violin and piano, and transcriptions of pieces written by others. In addition, Kapell wrote commentary and poetry. The collection consists of 28.00 Linear Feet of concert programs, reviews, correspondence, photographs, advertisements, articles, published and unpublished scores, recordings, photographs, and other miscellaneous documents related to Kapells career as a performer and composer, his academic work, and his relationships with his close colleagues, including Heitor Villa-Lobos, Eugene Ormandy, his teacher, Olga Samaroff, and his wife, Anna Lou Kapell.
Houston Public Library - Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of scrapbooks, correspondence and photographs of Mr. Frucht’s personal life, community involvement and his work in the wholesale produce industry of Houston.
These are the official archives of the International Nepal Fellowship, formerly known as the Nepal Evangelistic Band. The International Nepal Fellowship is a Christian international non-government organization working in Nepal. It helps people affected by tuberculosis, leprosy, disability, HIV / AIDS and drug abuse, facilitates development among poor communities, runs medical camps and provides medical training.