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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 116 Collections and/or Records:

John Springs letters to A.B. Davidson, 1848-1853

 File — Box 1, Folder: 45
Identifier: C-Misc 54
Scope and Contents

Includes 22 handwritten letters written by John Springs to A.B. Davidson in Charlotte, NC between 1848 and 1853. The letters are friendly in nature and contain descriptions of Springs' travels to various places in the United States.

Dates: 1848-1853

J.S. Walker letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-90
Scope and Contents Collection contains five folders, including holograph letters written by J.S. Walker to his parents. This extensive file of extraordinarily fluent, candid and detailed manuscript letters, with meticulous descriptions of the experiences of the well-heeled, well-connected, strongly opinionated and bigoted young American expatriate, John Sydney Walker, from January 1865 to April 1867 in Paris and Geneva. These letters also cover young Walker's questions to his parents, and his responses to...
Dates: 1865-1867

Legee love letters, 1930-1934

 File — Box 3, Folder: 35
Identifier: C-Misc 125
Scope and Contents

Five holograph letters sent between August 17, 1930 and November 18, 1934, by "Legee" to Ann Wild, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The letters, sent from various locations, describe the travels and activities of a traveling glass company salesman, and are an example of Depression-era love letters.

Dates: 1930-1934

Leicester Hemingway collection of Ernest Hemingway and Hemingway Family archives

 Collection
Identifier: C-50
Scope and Contents The Hemingway Family Archive joins Hemingway archives in more than 75 private and institutional collections, the most distinguished of which include those at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, in Boston, and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Compiled by writer Leicester Hemingway (1915-1982), the younger brother of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), in the process of researching and writing his biography, ...
Dates: 1878 - 2001

Leola Burpee letters, 1870-1871

 File — Box 2, Folder: 27
Identifier: C-Misc 85
Scope and Contents

Five holograph letters sent between 1870 and 1871 to Leola Burpee in East Sullivan, NH by Helen Buttles[?].The letters are very detailed and include gossip and shared news between the two female friends

Dates: 1870-1871

Letter describing a ball and a party, March 18, 1854

 File — Box 2, Folder: 10
Identifier: C-Misc 67
Scope and Contents

Includes one holograph letter dated 1854 and addressed to Molly[?] from her friend in West Brattleboro. The letter describes a ball and a party.

Dates: March 18, 1854

Letter describing a trip from Geneva to Paris, August, 1877

 File — Box 2, Folder: 29
Identifier: C-Misc 88
Scope and Contents

One holograph letter dated August 20-30, 1877 written by "Uncle John" to his nephew. The letter describes a trip over the Alps from Geneva, Switzerland to Paris, France.

Dates: August, 1877

Letters from Lincoln, Vermont, 1873-1874

 File — Box 2, Folder: 28
Identifier: C-Misc 87
Scope and Contents

Two holograph letters dated April 12, 1873 and May 8, 1874 written by "Ade" in Lincoln, VT to V.N. Atkins in Warren, VT. The letters contain family news.

Dates: 1873-1874

Letters from Norfolk, Virginia, May-December, 1915

 File — Box 3, Folder: 30
Identifier: C-Misc 119
Scope and Contents

Three holograph letters (one dated May 12, 1915), written by "Joe" in Norfolk, Virginia, to "Frank," discussing their mother's illness.

Dates: May-December, 1915

Leveridge Family letters, 1865-1870

 File — Box 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: C-Misc 79
Scope and Contents

Includes three holograph letters written by members of the Leveridge family. The first two letters are written by Maria L. King in Warsaw, IN to John B. Leveridge in [Goshen, IN], and are dated July 2, 1865 and September 7, 1865. These letters discuss soldiers returning home from serving in the United States Civil War, farm life, and family news. The third letter is written by Jeff S. Leveridge in Goshen [IN] to Maria L. King in Warsaw, IN, and is dated April 10, 1870.

Dates: 1865-1870

L.M. Dinall letter, April 7, 1884

 File — Box 3, Folder: 5
Identifier: C-Misc 94
Scope and Contents

One holograph letter dated April 7, 1884 written by L.M. Dinall in Randolph, NY Dr. M.C. Talbott in Limestone, Cattaraugus County, NY. The letter contains spiritual exhortations regarding the death of Mrs. Talbott as well as discussion of spiritual gifts.

Dates: April 7, 1884

Louis Untermeyer correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-53
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of typescript and holograph letters written to Louis Untermeyer between 1916 and 1977. Untermeyer frequently wrote to unknown or little-known poets when he appreciated their work. Correspondents include Stanley Burnshaw, Robert Grant Burns, Allen Ginsberg, John Tagliabue, Guy Daniels, Peter Viereck, Myron Wilder, and others. The letters typically pertain to the poetry of Untermeyer and his correspondents, and also include works that were mailed to...
Dates: 1920-1977

Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater letters, 1852-1854

 File — Box 2, Folder: 5
Identifier: C-Misc 62
Scope and Contents

Includes four holograph letters written by Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater in Fairfield, CT to William H. Mitchell, William Coppinger, and the Office of the Biblical Repertory between 1852 and 1854. The letters primarily concern Atwater's articles in and subscriptions for the Biblical Repertory and the Princeton Review.

Dates: 1852-1854

Mary Page Parr letter, January 13, 1886

 File — Box 3, Folder: 9
Identifier: C-Misc 98
Scope and Contents

One holograph letter dated January 13, 1886 written by Mary Page Parr in Cook County, IL, and addressed to "My dear Friends." The letter discusses the Quitman School fire, and expresses the writer's dislike of the South and its abundant racism. Parr also mentions the American Missionary Association, of which she and her husband were likely members.

Dates: January 13, 1886

Miscellaneous, after 1900

 File — Box 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection contains historic postcards and paper ephemera.

Dates: after 1900

Mobile, Alabama letter, April 9, 1869

 File — Box 2, Folder: 26
Identifier: C-Misc 84
Scope and Contents

One holograph letter dated April 9, 1869, written by "Old Brown" at Kusplah Station in Mobile, AL, to Alice J. Green. The letter describes adapting to life in Mobile and the painting of children's portraits.

Dates: April 9, 1869

Muskingum River flood letter, May 2, 1860

 File — Box 2, Folder: 16
Identifier: C-Misc 74
Scope and Contents

Includes one holograph letter written by C.H. [Caton?] in Dresdon, OH to "friend Dora," dated May 2, 1860. The letter describes the flooding of the Muskingum River, and its effect on the town. Water levels rose two feet, bridges were washed away, and the canal and railroad were destroyed.

Dates: May 2, 1860

Nancy Wilson Post letters, 1901-1902

 File — Box 3, Folder: 27
Identifier: C-Misc 116
Scope and Contents

Six holograph letters dated 1901-1902, written by Nancy Wilson Post in Hartford, CT, to E. Kearsley Sterling in Manila, Philippines. The letters were written during the Spanish-American War.

Dates: 1901-1902

New Year's Day, circa 1900-1920

 File — Box 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: C-132
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection contains historic postcards and paper ephemera.

Dates: circa 1900-1920

Nichols Alaska letter, May-November, 1903

 File — Box 3, Folder: 28
Identifier: C-Misc 117
Scope and Contents

Two holograph letters dated May 19, 1903 and November 28, 1903, written by Mrs. Nichols in Nome, Alaska, to Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Lockwood in Salem, OR. The letters describe Mrs. Nichols' experiences managing a roadhouse for prospectors near Council, Alaska.

Dates: May-November, 1903

Noyes and Weston letters on Taxbury v. French, 1854

 File — Box 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: C-Misc 66
Scope and Contents

Includes two holograph letters written by C. Noyes (Atty) and William Weston in Burlington, VT to Samuel S. Carter regarding Taxbury v. French.

Dates: 1854

Pamela Parkie letters, 1865-1868

 File — Box 2, Folder: 23
Identifier: C-Misc 81
Scope and Contents

Three holograph letters addressed to Pamela Parkie. One letter is dated August 21, 1865 and features cross-hatched writing. Two of the letters are written from Salisbury [?], signed Stockton S. Hall, and are dated January 12, 1868 and January 22, 1868.

Dates: 1865-1868

Peter Gumber letter 127, August, 18--

 File — Box 3, Folder: 23, Object: 127
Identifier: C-Misc 127
Scope and Contents

One holograph letter written from Knowlton Falls, Ohio by Peter Gumber to Mr. E. Foulk in Findley Ohio. The letter is dated August, 18[?]. The letter shares friendly news and expresses Gumber's desire to resume contact with Foulk, as the two have not communicated in some time.

Dates: August; 18--

Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), 1830-

 Series
Identifier: F10.III
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into two series: (I) records and (II) publications produced by Phi Beta Kappa at Middlebury College.Records include account books, bylaws, minutes, addresses given at ceremonies, and, primarily, correspondence. Records are arranged depending upon the individual by whom they were produced: Stephen Freeman (secretary/president of the society from approx. 1936-1970) and Eric L. Davis (PBK secretary from 1980-1993). The first three folders of Series I...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1830-

President Postcards, before 1950

 File — Box 1, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection contains historic postcards and paper ephemera.

Dates: before 1950

R.B. Campbell letter, June 15, 1853

 File — Box 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: C-Misc 65
Scope and Contents

Includes one holograph letter written by R.B. Campbell in New Orleans, LA to his son Richard [Campbell] in 1853. The letter discusses rumors of a possible slave revolt in New Orleans, reporting that "near 2500 negroes from the coast & city were attempting to fire the city & city prisons & rob and in fact the police & military were on part of the night but it all turned out to be a hoax or nearly so."

Dates: June 15, 1853

Reginald L. Cook collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-4
Scope and Contents From the mid-1920s until Frost's death in 1963, Reginald L. Cook, Middlebury College graduate, professor, head of the American Literature department, and long-time director of the Bread Loaf School of English, kept detailed notes of all meetings with Robert Frost. The resulting journals include records of private conversations, intimate information about Frost, and transcriptions of Frost's formal lectures. The diary entries are presented with accuracy rather than style, by the author's own...
Dates: 1926-1982

Reverend Bishop E. J. Isbell letter to Reverend James Dougherty, September 15, 1845

 File — Box 1, Folder: 40
Identifier: C-Misc 48
Scope and Contents

One handwritten letter discussing American Prostestant Society ministers' salaries. The letter is written by Reverend Bishop E.J. Isbell in Montgomery, VT to Reverend James Dougherty in Milton Falls, VT.

Dates: September 15, 1845

Richardson and Manning Family archive

 Collection
Identifier: C-101
Scope and Contents Collection contains manuscript family letters and related papers, 1844-1875, documenting the lives of Abijah Richardson, Jr., and his wife, Frances M. Manning Richardson of Medway and (later) Lawrence, Mass. Letters are often loving and informative, written by Abijah to his wife and parents in Medway, while he and his brother-in-law, Alvan W. Manning, sought their fortunes in California during the Gold Rush, 1852-1856. In total, there are ten letters concerning the Gold Rush, in which...
Dates: 1844-1875

Robert Buckeye correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-14
Scope and Contents The correspondence in this collection between Buckeye and various authors was typically started by Buckeye when he invited them to speak at the Middlebury College library as a part of the speaker series he implemented during his time at the College. In several cases, communication developed into friendly correspondence. Authors with whom Buckeye corresponded with frequently include Bob Arnold, Carol Berge, Nicholas Delbanco, Lyle Glazier, and Mitchell Goodman. Box 1 contains 47 folders for...
Dates: 1973 - 2003