University of Wisconsin, Madison - Archives and Special Collections
Arranged in three groups: I. Vocal scores (5). II. Librettos (2). III. Promptbooks (3)
New York Public Library
Joseph Severn, English painter. · To Charles Armitage Brown, writer : 6 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 19 Sep 1821 : (S'ANA 0058) : 4 pages (double sheet made folio size by pasting two sheets together) : from Rome : begins, "I have got both your letters - the last 21 Aug.t came 19th instant ."; including, "Why my dear Brown, what sad affair is this? I know not what to say in it - except this - that you are the only one to write Keats's memoir ." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Oct 1822 : (S'ANA 0059) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Rome : begins, "Owing to my journey - and other unsettling [Bores?] - I have only just got your letter ."; including, "I am just about putting up the grave stone to our Keats ." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 21 Jan 1823 : (S'ANA 0060) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Rome : begins, "I have just returned from the funeral of poor Shelley ." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 27 Sep 1824 : (S'ANA 0061) : 3 ¹/₃ pages (double sheet) : from Lavinia : ... Read More
New York Public Library
Joseph Jefferson, actor. Holograph copy of the speech which Joseph Jefferson intended to give at the dedication of the Actors' Fund Home but which he misplaced before the dedication. Accompaning the manuscript is a letter from Daniel Frohman to Joseph Jefferson's son explaining that Frohman himself gave the speech at the Actors' Fund Home at a later date.
Lynchburg Public Library
Notebook containing mathematical rules and examples; the name Joseph appears in several places
New York Public Library
Romaine Joseph Thorn, English poet. · [?Holograph] poem, "The Poor Boy -- A Tale" : 24 Nov 1797 : (MISC 4139) : 1 ¹/₂ pages (single sheet) : from Bristol : in two columns on page 1, one column on page 2; begins, "Scarcely the day had usher'd on mankind / Its earliest dawn, when from my bed I rose . . . .".
New York Public Library
John Joseph Powell, British barrister. · To "My dear Moyer" : 1 autograph letter signed : 21 Feb 1877 : (S'ANA 0051a) : 6 pages (2 double sheets; 1 single sheet) : from 9, King's Bench Walk, Temple, E.C. : begins, "Touching the copyrights questions you sent to me some time ago I think the publisher has copyright in all the publications of Shelley which he has registered under the Talfourd Act .".
New York Public Library
Joseph Henry Shorthouse, English novelist. · To Mrs. Pfeiffer : 1 autograph letter signed : 28 May 1882 : (MISC 1493) : 3 ¹/₂ pages (double sheet) : from Lansdowner, Edbaston (embossed stationery) : begins, "Your kind letter that of Mr. Pfeiffer was forwarded home at Oxford where we stayed a few days on our way home from London Salisbury ".
German Society of Pennsylvania - Joseph Horner Library
The collection contains an unpublished manuscript by Max Heinrici, and several photographs of him in his later years. The manuscript (approximately 460 leaves) tells the history of the German Society of Pennsylvania from 1915 to 1935, and was intended as a continuation of an earlier history of the Society that Heinrici had published in 1917, co-authored by Oswald Seidensticker. It includes biographical sketches of prominent Society leaders, and lists of its officers and board of directors for the period. The introductory chapter (Die Tragoedie Deutsch-Amerika's) and other parts of the text give perspectives on the experiences of German Americans in the era of the First World War. Heinrici reports on cultural and charitable activities, and sometimes political sentiments of the Society and its leaders. Much material concerns charitable relief work carried on by German Americans in Philadelphia to benefit Germany and Austria-Hungary during and after the war. One section is devoted to the ... Read More
German Society of Pennsylvania - Joseph Horner Library
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings in a ledger book with pre-printed page numbers, assembled at the German Society of Pennsylvania, possibly by the office of the Agentur, which coordinated the Society's charitable work on behalf of German immigrants. Clippings date from approximately December 1884 to October 1894. They are mostly from Philadelphia newspapers and concern reports about the Society and its work (Agentur, p. iii-iv, 3, 14); its quarterly and annual meetings (including financial and committee reports); and other events held in its hall, such as German Day celebrations of 1893 and 1894 (p. i, 37); a memorial service for Society member Oswald Seidensticker (inside front cover), and a protest meeting of charitable organizations concerning a tax issue in 1894 (p. 38). Several pages are devoted to articles about the laying of the cornerstone of the Mary J. Drexel Home in 1886 (p. 106-110, 114-116). Many clippings pertain to the German Hospital of the City of Philadelphia, ... Read More
German Society of Pennsylvania - Joseph Horner Library
The collection comprises a signed typescript of a paper (12 leaves) entitled Bodo Otto: senior hospital physician and surgeon of Valley Forge, presented by James E. Gibson at the annual meeting of the Montgomery County Historical Society at Norristown, Pennsylvania, on 22 February 1935, about two years before Gibson published his book on Otto. Also included is a clipping of a German-language article on Bodo Otto by Carl Frederick Haussmann, published in the Philadelphia Gazette-Democrat, 11 April 1937, which was based on Gibson's material