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Taylor, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2957
.48 linear feet (3 volumes)
Robert Taylor kept these diaries (3 vols.) from December 11, 1824-July 1, 1825; September 24-28, 1844; and February 5, 1846-August 1, 1847 Taylor kept the 1824-1825 diary during a voyage on board the "Gypsy," owned by Josiah Williams & Co., from... more
De Boin, Henri, b. 1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 744
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
"34 Years of Hell," an account of the life of Henri de Boin, including his enlistment in the French Foreign Legion in April 1905, his court martial and subsequent banishment to the penal colony at Devil's Island, French Guiana, his twenty-one... more
Birch, William Russell, 1755-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 307
William Russell Birch was a miniaturist, enamel painter, engraver, and etcher. Born in Warwickshire, England, in 1755, he emigrated to Philadelphia in 1794, and there he died in 1834. His sons Thomas and George were also artists. William and... more
Cox, Bertha
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 684
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
These paper of Bertha Cox include "My Journey thro' the Interior," her own manuscript account of adventures in 1927-1928, as a missionary to the Indians in the Amazon region of Peru and along the Urubamba River. The papers also include a... more
Webb, John, 1768-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3251
1 v
John Webb (1768-1840) was a weaver and poet. Typescript copy of his recollections of his ancestry back to 1674; letters to his family and friends; accounts of his travels in England; and comments on contemporary English life, particularly in... more
Oatley, Sarah Darrow
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4565
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Typescript account of Sarah Darrow Oatley's life, spent mostly in Trumbull County, Ohio, during the latter half of the 19th century, recording her trials and afflictions, family illnesses and deaths. Her family moved to Ohio from Boonville, Oneida... more
Lewis, Oliver, 1757-1784
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1746
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commonplace book of Oliver Lewis, containing copies of his essays and orations at Yale College and the orations of others, 1777-1782; a genealogy of the Lewis, Burnham, and Curtis families of Connecticut; and O. Lewis' journal or autobiography to... more
Melville, Augusta, 1821-1876
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24415
1.46 linear feet (4 boxes)
The collection of Augusta Melville papers, 1796-1863, consists primarily of over 500 letters, chiefly addressed to Augusta Melville, sister of author Herman Melville, and members of her extended family and friends. These letters describe in... more
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