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Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish writer. · To Jane, Lady Shelley, daughter-in-law of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley : 2 items : -- 1 autograph memorandum unsigned : [1 Sep 1885] : (S'ANA 0196) : 1 ¹/₄ pages (double sheet) : [from Exeter] : begins, "How did you enjoy your drive? And where did you stop?" Within an envelope marked in Lady Shelley's hand: "Exeter / Sep.r 1st 1885 / Rob.t Louis Stevenson / When he was not / allowed to speak." -- 1 autograph letter signed : [between Oct 1887 and Apr 1888] : (S'ANA 0195) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Saranac Lake, Adirondacks, New York, U. S. A. : with thick mourning border; begins, "This is to let you hear some of our news: here we are in the extreme north of the state of New York .".
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Poem, "Devil Byron" (copy) : [after 1846] : (B'ANA 0316) : 8 p. : copied in an unknown hand; with a preface; poem begins, "A strange man owned yon Abbey once, / Men called him 'Devil Byron' .".
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Report of Admiral Rodney to the Honorable George Grenville, first Lord of the Admiralty, dated Martinique, December 4, 1762, giving his observations on the principle islands of the West Indies and pointing out their utility in the event of a future war. Bound with the report is a letter from Admiral Rodney to the British Admiralty dated Martinico, Jan. 20, 1762
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Theodor Reichmann was a German baritone. Reichmann requests permission to sing in Pest on the "second holiday" and compliments the recipient on his conducting of Siegfried. The letter may have been written to Gustav Mahler, German composer and conductor.
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Koppel Shub Pinson (1904-1961) was an American educator and historian who specialized in German and Jewish history. He taught at Queens College of the City University of New York from 1937 to 1961. Collection consists of correspondence, a few personal papers, writings, lecture notes and outlines, teaching and student records, research notes, and printed material pertaining largely to Pinson's academic career. Correspondence, 1930s-1960s, is with colleagues and other scholars in the U.S. and abroad. Personal file contains photograph of Pinson, announcements of his lectures and tributes to him. Writings include typescripts of his articles, notes and outlines for his public lectures, and teaching file consisting of materials for courses he taught at Queens College and the New School. Also, student records as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania and as graduate student at Columbia University; research notes for his dissertation and book, Modern Germany; bibliographies of ... Read More
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The Perry family was primarily from Kingston, Rhode Island. Collection consists of correspondence, broadside advertisements, leaflets, patents received, and materials relating to mowers, binders and other farm implements invented by members of the Perry family.
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Ralph Martin Wardle, American professor and literary scholar. · To Clinton N. Rutan of New Jersey : 2 letters : -- 1 typescript letter signed : 1 Mar 1976 : (S'ANA 0947i-1) : 1 page (single sheet) + envelope : from 1227 South 52nd Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68106 : begins, "Professor Burton R. Pollin tells me that you have generously consented to allow me to print your manuscript Mary Wollstonecraft letter . . . ." -- 1 typescript letter signed : 18 Mar 1976 : (S'ANA 0947i-2) : 1 page (single sheet) + envelope : from 1227 South 52nd St., Omaha, Nebr. 68106 : begins, "Thank-you for your note and for the Xerox copy of the Mary Wollstonecraft letter.".
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Elliott Carter (1908-2012) was one of the most accomplished and respected composers of the 20th century. The Elliott Carter papers, dating from 1946 to 1995, hold correspondence, photographs, an undated interview transcript, clippings, concert programs, and Carter’s 1994 Grammy nomination medal.
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American educator; first US Commissioner of Education 1867-1870. Includes material from Gordon Ford.