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Collection consists of cartes de visite and cabinet cards, including 16 photos laid in. Most of the individuals are identified; most of the cartes de visite have visible images measuring 9 x 6 cm. Persons shown are mainly British, and include Norman Macleod (4 images), John Keble (4 images), John Cumming (5 images), John Frederick Denison Maurice (4 images), Christopher Newman Hall (4 images), Henry Ward Beecher (2 images); Lord Alwyne Compton, Bishop of Ely (6 images); Archbishop Charles Thomas Longley (5 images), Walter Farquhar Hook (3 images), George Augustus Selwyn (4 images), Henry Phillpotts (4 images); William Thompson, Archbishop of York (4 images); John Chippendall Montesquieu Bellew (7 images), Frederick William Faber (3 images, one of them evidently post mortem), and Charles Haddon Spurgeon (17 images). Also shown are two Eastern Orthodox clergymen, identified as Archimandrite Nilas (head of the convents on Mount Athos) and Michael, Metropolite (i.e. Metropolitan Bishop?) ... Read More
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Included are manuscripts of 16 essays (ca.1886) written by Mr. White while an undergraduate at Cornell; extracts from lectures on paleontologyand geology given by Professor Henry Shaler Williams, 1886-87; Junior Prize for Oratory medal, 1887; two candlesticks inscribed "Second Prize, Land and Water Contest"; record book pertaining to the Salina and Central Square Plank Road Company of Syracuse, a railroad company of which White was a stockholder and officer, including minutes of Board of Directors' meetings, accounts, an undated list of stockholders, and correspondence, 1905-14; letter to White from Theodore Roosevelt, 1914; two autograph books; clippings, broadsides, four phonograph albums, and programs (ca. 1934-ca. 1954) concerning the musical career of Mrs. White (Claire Alcée); two framed portraits of the Whites by Frank Salisbury; family photographs; a library inventory; five scrapbooks; and a Russian tea set sent as a gift from Andrew Dickson White while he served as U.S. ... Read More
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One brief letter to an unidentified addressee, dated Aug. 28, 1857, declining a lecture engagement; one autograph; and two portraits, one showing him as a young man and one from later life
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Cartes de visite of officers and cadets of the École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr, all of them identified. Franck is the photographer as well as publisher. Name index at the end
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Cartes de visite arranged in two metal racks attached to a wooden case. On the left rack are photos of unidentified men and women, portrayed sitting or standing, including one military officer in French uniform. On the right rack are photos mainly of unidentified people from various countries in the Pacific, including Australian aborigines, and others who appear to be Filipino, Chinese, Southeast Asian, and East Indian. Photographers include J. Andrews (Swansea, Wales); names of other photographers are not visible
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Medal to commemorate the World Petrarch Congress (on the theme "Francesco Petrarca, Citizen of the World"), held in Washington, D.C. in 1974 in honor of the 600th anniversary of Petrarch's death. The congress was held at the Folger Shakespeare Library
Boston Public Library - Special Collections
Letter from Washington, [D.C.] dated [18]85 Feb. 4 addressed to "My dear Nelson" discusses a question of Mr. Hill's salary; the second letter from Worcester, [Mass.] dated [18]91 Sept. 21 addressed to Mr. W.E. Mitchell giving a humorous opinion of himself
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Portraits, prints, letters, and documents tipped into Volume 4 of the extra-illustrated quarto edition of Washington Irving's Life of George Washington (New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1855-1856) (Rare E 312 I72++ 1898)
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Cartes de visite of prominent American authors (and two prominent Britons), as well as notables of the Civil War. Individuals shown include Mark Twain as a young man, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, Charles Darwin, Robert Browning, Henry Ward Beecher together with Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Greenleaf Whittier, William T. Sherman, George B. McClellan, George Gordon Meade, Ambrose Burnside, Benjamin F. Butler (lithograph), Andrew Jackson, Zachary Taylor, John C. Calhoun, Tom Thumb and his wife M. Lavinia Magri, Andrew Johnson, John Wilkes Booth, Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln (2 images), Lincoln and his cabinet (lithograph), and Union generals (2 images). Photographers' names are not visible, except for Fratelli D'Alessandri (Rome, Italy), who photographed Browning