Washington State Historical Society
Lengthy correspondence between George Thompson and his wife Letha Thompson. Early letters from George reflect his activities as a surveyor at a sawmill in Montesano, Wash. The bulk of the collection is correspondence between the two while Thompson served at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and then in Alaska while assigned to the submarine chaser, chiefly describing Navy life and happenings in Alaska. Letha's letters contain great detail about life at home in Aberdeen where she lived at the home of her parents, loneliness, the Spanish influenza epidemic, and the drudgery of a woman with a small child and an absent husband, revealing the difficulties of separation. Also includes letters from other family members and a friend serving in the Atlantic on the U.S.S. South Dakota
Ball State University,-- College of Architecture and Planning, Drawings and Documents Archive
Drawings, photographs, and scrapbook material relating to Schuyler N. Nolan's landscape architecture work -- Includes landscape and garden plans for private homes and estates, banks, insurance companies, schools, and churches in Indianapolis and surrounding communities
Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
Contains biographical sketches, memorabilia, and other collected material, relating chiefly to prominent blacks living in Providence, R.I., at the turn of the 20th century, including Joseph H. Banks (carpenter), Edward M. Bannister, Emma C. Clements, George Henry, John A. Jenkins, Matilda Sissiereta Joyner Jones (aka Black Patti), John C. Minkins, Joseph H. Monroe, and Malon A. Van Horne -- Also includes postcard of Phillis Wheatley and a letter from the John Brown Association of Torrington, Conn. (1901)
Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
Chiefly consists of personal correspondence between Bruce and his father, former U.S. senator Blanche K. Bruce of Mississippi, his mother, Josephine B. Bruce, his wife, Clara Burrill Bruce, and their son, Roscoe Conkling Bruce, Jr.; together with official correspondence relating to his work as assistant superintendent of Washington, D.C. public schools, financial papers relating to the management of the Blanche K. Bruce plantation in Mississippi and Kelso Farm in Washington, D.C., other real estate papers, clippings, printed materials, and other papers -- Includes clippings relating to the controversy arising from the barring of Roscoe C. Bruce, Jr., from the freshman dormitory at Harvard University because of his color (1923). Non-family correspondents include W.E.B. DuBois and Carter G. Woodson
University of Montana--Missoula, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, K . Ross Toole Archives
Michael Mayer's files as a member of the Special Panel on the University of Montana--Missoula Athletic Deficit. Includes newsclippings, correspondence, and a final report to the Montana Board of Regents (2004)
Computer History Museum
Contains materials collected by Imlay primarily during his leadership of the software company Management Science America, Inc. (MSA). The records span 1966 through 1994 with the bulk of the collection being from 1971 to 1989 during the time that Imlay held various leadership roles at MSA including board chairman, chief executive officer, and president. The collection includes correspondence between Imlay and software industry leaders, publications both authored by MSA and/or regarding MSA and its place in the software industry, business records, legal documents surrounding multiple litigations that MSA was party to and United States Congress legislation that Imlay was personally involved in, MSA annual reports, and conference proceedings
Navarro College
Court records and legal documents concerning various debt collection actions signed by Fontaine Beckham, the mayor and county magistrate of Jefferson County, Va., (now West Virginia), or Israel Russell, in his capacity as justice of the peace. Both men were victims of John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry. Fontaine Beckham was killed during the seige and Israel Russell was taken hostage
Thomas Balch Library
This collection consists of documents gathered by Ann Thomas in preparation for a presentation for the 1995 Loudoun Genealogy Club Seminar, Religion and Migration in Early Loudoun. Dealing primarily with the Quakers' early contribution to Loudoun County's settlement, including maps, genealogical records, meeting records, Pennsylvanian records, and bibliographies, the materials also consist of documents from the Seminar weekend itself
University of Washington Libraries
Correspondence, minutes, speeches, writings, case files, and campaign materials, relating to Clark's career as a lawyer, specializing in environmental cases, and civic leader, in organizations such as Washington State Democratic Party, Civic Unity Committee, Lakeside School (Seattle), Environmental and Natural History Committee of Washington State American Revolution Bicentennial Commission (1974-1976), Washington Bar Association, and as Washington Highway Commissioner, and radio talk show host; and personal papers (1938-1974). Correspondents include J. Richard Aramburu and Richard J. Brooks
American Jewish Archives
Correspondence and writings that reflect Sandmel's interests in Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, the chaplaincy in World War II, New Testament scholarship, and theology; together with personal correspondence and a selection of fiction and plays written by Sandmel. Subjects include Anti-Semtism, Argentina, Leo Baeck, Arthur F. Burns, Nelson Glueck, Samuel H. Goldenson, and James A. Michener