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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Box BW 22

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

A brief survey of printing: history and practice manuscript

 Item — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16409
Scope and Contents NOte The manuscript is likely a production copy of "A brief survey of printing: history and practice" (1923; 0.03 cubic feet) by Stanley Morison and Holbrook Jackson. Sixteen additional leaves with reproduction printing samples pasted on. Fourteen of these reproductions are not present in the published version of this work, and two leaves contain notes handwritten by Morison. Duplicated pages of typed text on letterhead of "Linotype & Machinery Limited, London."
Dates: 1923

C. Cowen manuscript The Three Sentimentalities, Love, Revenge, and Rivalry

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X032652609]
Identifier: MSS 16439
Scope and Contents Note The three sentimentalities, love, revenge, and rivalry by C. Cowen manuscript (1867; 0.03 cubic feet) is in 3 parts in one vol., fashioned to look like a published work, complete with frontispiece and title page. A home-made book that reads like a gothic novel, full of adventure, romance, and drama.
Dates: 1867

Map and print seller diary

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X032652608]
Identifier: MSS 16438
Content Description The map and print seller diary (1864; 0.03 cubic feet) includes account and mileage information, and diary entries. Boston, MA and Portland, ME, and towns in between are noted.
Dates: 1864-04-05 - 1864-07-17

Globe Office subscription form for John Millson speech

 Item — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X032652610]
Identifier: MSS 16442
Scope and Contents Note The Congressional Globe manuscript order form (circa 1850s; 0.03 cubic feet) is an order form for the speech of Hon. John Singleton Millson of Virginia which lists members and how many copies they want. Among those named are Joshua Hill, (GA), William Porcher Miles, (SC), Thomas Bocock, (VA), and others.
Dates: circa 1850s

Booker T. Washington photograph

 Item — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031677118]
Identifier: MSS 16446
Scope and Contents Note The Booker T. Washington photograph (1902; 0.03 cubic foot) documents Washington wearing a cap and gown.
Dates: 1902-04-12

William Oxley letter

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X032652611]
Identifier: MSS 16445
Scope and Contents Note The William Oxley letter (1828; 0.03 cubic feet) was sent to William Thomas Shepherd, Petersburg, Virginia. The letter discusses issues with the tobacco industry.
Dates: 1828-07-01

Elizabeth Glover school annual

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16464
Content Description This collection contains "The Star" 1924 yearbook for ‘Grade 7B,’ handwritten by Buckingham County teacher, Mary Elizabeth Glover. Each page has a student's name and quotes and comments about them. Many pages include a small photograph of the child named.
Dates: 1924

Boltonville Free Press

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16466
Content Description This collection contains a handwritten amateur newspaper containing 9 pages of text, by Emma Tucker and Jennie LeRoux of Boltonville, Vermont. Bound with a screw plus two red ribbons and penned on lined paper. An original photograph of the town is pasted to the first page, along with several newspaper clippings. Much of the paper consists of verses and blurbs relating to people at the girls' school. There is also an article on the meeting of the Vermont legislature, and an "advertisements"...
Dates: 1913

Coventry Patmore letter to Trubner and Co.

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031660928]
Identifier: MSS 16448
Scope and Contents Note The Coventry Patmore letter to Trubner and Co. (1856; 0.03 cubic feet) was written during his time as printed book supernumary assistant at the British Museum, in regards to "The Espousals," book II of his poem, The Angel In the House.
Dates: 18 March 1856

Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia, typed manuscript

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031660929]
Identifier: MSS 16449
Scope and Contents Note Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia typed manuscript (1920s; 0.03 cubic feet)is a manuscript by Elizabeth Barbara Mohr.
Dates: 1920s

Ray Becker imprisonment related letters

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031660930]
Identifier: MSS 16450
Scope and Contents Note The Ray Becker imprisonment related letters collection 1935; 0.03 cobic feet) consists of two autograph letters signed by John Dos Passos June 1 and 4, 1935, to Kate Crane-Gartz, accompanied by a four-page autograph letter to Dos Passos from Ray Becker dated January 22, 1935. Dos Passos writes to the Pasadena heiress and supporter of workers' causes, Kate Crane-Gantz, about the case of Ray Becker, the last of the I.W.W. "Wobblies," to be in prison in the aftermath of the 1919 Armistice Day...
Dates: 1935

Scotts Ferry, Albemarle County, Virginia indenture

 Item — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16453
Scope and Contents Note The Scotts Ferry, Albemarle County, Virginia indenture (1815; 0.03 cubic feet) is a single sheet which details the agreement of land sale between the Coles family and Samuel Dyer, both of Albemarle County. Named on the document are Walter Coles, John Coles, J. A. Coles, Tucker Coles, Edward Coles, and Samual Dyer.
Dates: 1815-10-7

Customs manifest and instructions for Schooner Dart and goods, 1801

 File — Box: BW 22, Folder: 2 [X032652613]
Scope and Contents Note From the File: The Christopher Tompkins papers (1800-1803; 0.34 cubic feet) contains about 20 documents that record trade conducted between Virginia and Saint Domingue during two separate sailings of the Schooner Lively and the Schooner Dart in 1800 and 1801, both captained by Christopher Tompkins. The ships and goods belong to a Virginia man named Alexander Wilson who gave permission to Tompkins to sell the goods and the ships, in Saint Dominque. Of particular interest are the Haitian printed forms,...
Dates: 1801

Mrs. G. B. Herbert Electric carriage permit for Central Park

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16461
Content Description This collection contains the typed permit allowing Mrs. G.B Herbert, a resident of the Waldorf-Asoria, to enter upon and pass over the drives of Central Park in an "electric pleasure wagon" operated by an experienced motor man. This permit, number 64, was issued by the Department of Parks signed by George C. Clausen, park commissioner for Manhattan.
Dates: 1900-09-18