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Kelvin Smith Library Manuscript Collection

 Kelvin Smith Library: Special Collections Research Center

(1573-1995)

Scope and Content | Boxlist

 

Quantity: 6.26 linear feet

Restrictions: The Department of Special Collections is open to any interested researcher upon presentation of a valid CASE ID or other valid official identification card.  Department is open to other researchers by appointment only.  No usage restrictions.

Acquisition: Material in this collection has been aquired from a variety of donors and library sources.

 

Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of those single manuscript items which together form an artificial or special collection.  Items included in this collection are from these former collections: History of Science Manuscript Collection; Miscellaneous Letter and Manuscript Collection; Astronomy Letter Collection; and Catalogued Manuscripts from the Libraries of Western Reserve University.

This collection also contains manuscript items which were removed from books, donated as gifts, and accumulated over the years in the various libraries on the CWRU campus and subsequently deposited in the Department of Special Collections.  Manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by author or subject heading.

 

Boxlist

 

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Folder Title

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Andrade, Jorge (Aluisio Jorge Andrade Franco) (1922-1984).  Brazilian playwright.

TMs, 81pp, 8-12"x 11", n.p., n.d. Good.  Mimeographed copy of The Moratorium, translation by Donald C. Robinson.  Donated by professor Nadine Miles in 1971 with notes in her hand.

 

 

Andrew, Augustus George.  See Arliss, George

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Arago, Dominique Francois Jean (1786-1853).  French physicist.

ALS in French with integral address leaf, 1p, 7”x 9-½”, Paris, Feb. 24, 1831.  Addressed to Dr. Kelly.  Fine.  One large blotch and slight foxing at top.  From the Astronomy Library.

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Arliss, George (1868-1946).  English actor.

ALS, photocopy, 1p, 5"x 8", Plymouth Theatre, Boston, Dec. 22, 1912.  Addressed to Mrs. Burgess.  Reply to an invitation.  Photocopy of letter found in Up the Years from Bloomsbury by George Arliss.  *SpecCol 2 PN2598 .A82 A3 1927 Gift of William H. Harris.

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Atkinson, Brooks (1894-1984).  American theatre critic.

TLS, 1p, 8-½"x 11", New York, May 22, 1956.  Addressed to Harry D. Bubb.  Letterhead: The New York Times.  Very fine.  Removed from Thoreau's Walden, a Photographic Register by Henry Bugbee Kane.  (Bubb book sold to P. Keisogloff since it was a duplicate – already had a copy in Bailey gift).  SpecCol 2 PS 3048 .K3 From the Harry Bubb Collection.

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Author unknown.

ALS in Dutch, 1p, 6"x 8", n.p., n.d. Very fine.  First page missing. Signature illegible.  Found in La Theorie des quanta et l'atome de Bohr by Leon Brillouin.  From the History of Science Collection.

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Author unknown.

AMs in German, 39pp, 8"x 13-½", n.p, n.d. Fair.  Marked browning, moderate brittleness, slight chipping around margins.

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Author unknown.

AMs, 12pp, 8"x 10", n.p., n.d. Poor. Moderate browning and brittleness. Large hole on right side, tears and chipping on left side. Portion of a manuscript on heathen and pagan practices. Found in unmarked manila folder.

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Author unknown.

AD, 1p, 7-½"x 12", n.p., n.d. Poor. Marked browning and brittleness, some staining.  Large holes down center of page. Weakened and partially torn folds. Part of legal document describing division of land in Cedar Swamp.

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Author unknown.

MS 28 pp., folio 14.25” x 9.5” n.p, 1697.  Letterbook relating to questions arising in the negotiations for the Treaty of Ryswick. With analysis of topics and donor letter enclosed. Removed from original leather folder

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Author unknown.

MS 106 pp., 6.5” x 4”, bound volume, n.p., A System of Physicks. The Introduction to Physicks or Natural Philosophy. Date on last page: January 22, 1710. Boxed in Conservation 4/1991

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Author Unknown.

ACS 1 p. 3.5” x 5”, Erie, PA, January 2, 1899. Edison Electric bill to A.C. Swalley(?)

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Babbinius, P. Joachim Maria, Rector

MS in Latin, pp. 197pp, 9"x 12", n.p., 1808. MS, bound volume entitled Antiphonae et Himni ad Vesperas...Parochialis S. Miniaris in chant notation with Latin text. Hymns and Mass movements to be used at Vespers. Index included after title page by parts of the Mass (classified). Title page transcribed in Latin script in red and blue ink. Fair.  Significant wear on edges and soiling; back cover missing, front cover heavily damaged.

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Bailey, Philip James (1816-1902).  English poet.

ALS with enclosed AQS, 2p total, 4-½"x 7", Nottingham, Dec. 17, 1897. No addressee. AQS with 2 lines from Festus in the Bailey’s hand. Good. Some smearing of ink. Removed from Festus: A Poem by Philip James Bailey. Includes photograph of Bailey's house, cut out of magazine. SpecCol 2 PR 4052 .F41839.  Gift of Anne and Robert Levine

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Baker, Newton D. (1871-1937).  Mayor of Cleveland, OH (1912-1916) and U.S. Secretary of War (1916-1920).

TLS, 1p, 7”x 8-½", Cleveland, June 22, 1912. Addressed to Dean C. Mathews.  Thank you letter. Good. Three moderate-sized stains and some smearing of ink.  Removed from Letters from A Father to his Son Entering College by Charles Franklin Thwing.  SpecCol 2 LB 2321.T55.

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Baker, Newton D. (1871-1937).  Mayor of Cleveland, OH (1912-1916) and U.S. Secretary of War (1916-1920).

(a)   ALS, 1p, 5-½”x 7-¾, Cleveland, July 20, 1923. Addressed to Mr. Hofwood (editor of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer). Thanking Mr. Hofwood for the Plain-Dealer's support of the League of Nations. Letter was found in a copy of a book belonging to Newton D. Baker entitled War Memoirs of David Lloyd George.

(b)  ANS, 2p, 4"x 7" each, n.p., n.d. Addressed to Frank (?). Opinions of the book War Memoirs of David Lloyd George.  Note was found in Newton D. Baker's copy of War Memoirs of David Lloyd George.

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Barker, Sister Mildred (1897-1990).  American Shaker singer.

TLS, 1p, 7”x 10-½”, Poland Spring, Maine, Feb. 26, 1958. Addressed to Dr. Piercy.  Letterhead: The Shaker Society. Letter thanks Dr. Piercy for his papers and congratulates him on his appointment as president of the Shaker Historical Society.  Good. Slight staining on back of paper. Removed from Shaker Medicine by Harry D. Piercy.  SpecCol 2 BX9785 M4

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Barksdale Gift. Gift of the Army Medical Library (18 total fragments) with copy of  Here the Frailest Leaves by Dorothy M. Schullian describing provenance and discovery of the fragments

a) Author unknown. MS 4pp, fair, marked browning and brittleness, few small holes, chipping around margins, n.d., n.p., fragments of ecclesiastical music removed from the binding of the Army Medical Library copy of: Capivacchio, Girolamo, Medicina practica.... Venetiis, apud haeredes Melchioris Sessae, 1601.  Fragment 1: 8x 10 cm., fragment 2: 21 x 10 cm.; fragment 3: 20.5 x 22 cm.; fragment 4:8 x 22 cm.

b) Faber, Heinrich. (ca.1500-1552) German music theorist, composer and Kantor. MS 8 pp. poor, marked browning and staining, few small holes, chipping around margins, 1591, Nurmberg, fragments from his Musica, a compendium of music for beginners removed from the binding of the Army Medical Library copy of: Hippocrates, Prolegomena et prognosticorum... Lugduni Batavorum, apud Franciscum Raphelengium, 1597. 21 x 15 cm.

c) Peudargent, Martin. (ca.1510-1594) Dutch musician and composer MS 6 pp. poor, marked browning and staining, few small holes, chipping around margins, n.d, n.p., fragments of ecclesiastical music removed from the binding of the Army Medical Library copy of: Croce, Giovanni Andrea della, Chirurgiae libri septem...Venetiis, apud Iordanum Zilettum, 1573. 20.5 x 15.5 cm.

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Barlow, Joel (1754-1812).  Public official, poet and author.

ALS, 1p, 7-½”x 9", Paris, Dec. 19, 1797.  Addressed to Major General Pinckney expressing wish of Louis Taney of Havre de Grace, MD to obtain U.S. consulate in Antwerp. Very good.  Moderate staining, prominent folds.  Removed from The Vision of Columbus: A Poem in Nine Books by Joel Barlow.  A gift from the Willis Thornton Estate.  811.23 V3 (See also Humphreys, David)

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Barnes, Donald Grove (1892-1965) Professor of History, Western Reserve University, 1934-1947, Hiram C. Haydn Professor 1947-1962. TMS. 1 bound volume. A History of the English Corn Laws from 1660-1846. 476 pp. 23 x 33.5 cm. Gift to the University Libraries, no date. 

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Barnum, Clara L. (1866?-1938?)  Daughter of Samuel Weed Butler.

(a)   ALS, 1-½pp, on 1st and 3rd leaves, 5”x 7”, New Haven, CT, Dec. 2, 1896.  Addressed to Eckstein Case.  Transmittal letter by Ms. Clara Barnum accompanying one of the first copies of her father’s book.

(b)   ADS, 3pp, 4” x 6”, New Haven, Nov. 1895.  No addressee.  Document by Ms. Clara Barnum describing the process that led to her father authoring A Vocabulary of English Rhymes.

Both fine.  Slight browning.  Both removed from A Vocabulary of English Rhymes Arranged on a New Plan by Rev. Samuel W. Barnum.  SpecCol 1 PE1519.B2 1876

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Bascom, Lieutenant Colonel Gustavus Murray (1840-1884).

TMS, 154pp, 8-½”x 11”, May 1861-December 1865.  Typed copies of Civil War correspondence from Bascom to his father recounting his experiences as an officer in the Union Army during the Civil War entitled Letters written by Lieut. Colonel Gustavus Bascom (Uncle of Colonel Bascom Little of Cleveland) to his father May 1861 – December 1865 … presented by Colonel Little.  Gift of Frank A. Scott with his bookplate.

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Batten, John Dixon (1860-1932).  English artist.

ALS, 2pp on 1 st and 3rd leaves, 4-½”x 7”, W. Kensington, May 7, 1897.  Addressed to Mr. Tomkinson discussing prints.  Letterhead: North End Studio.  Fine.  Slight browning at margins.  Removed from English Bookplates by Egerton Castle, in the Bookplate Collection.  Bookplate inside front cover: Ex libris Michaelis Tomkinson – Franche Hall WorcestershireSpecCol 097 C35.

 

 

Beattie, James (1735-1803).  Scottish poet and essayist.

ALS, photocopy, 2pp, 7”x 8”, Aberdeen, February 7, 1782.  Addressed to Mr. Pinkerton complimenting him on his poem published anonymously and discussing Beattie’s work on an upcoming book.  Original letter is tipped into The Works of Thomas Gray by Thomas Gray.  SpecCol 3 PR 3500 .A2 Gift of Howard Garber in 1986.  REMOVED TO THE GARBER COLLECTION 5/20/2009 per Sue Hanson.

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Beecher, Henry Ward (1813-1887).  American Presbyterian minister and orator.

ALS, photocopy, 1p, 4”x 8”, Brooklyn, NY, Dec. 5, 1881. Addressed to Rev. D. Putnam.  Original letter in Life of Henry Ward Beecher: The Eminent Pulpit and Platform Orator by Joseph Howard.  SpecCol 2 BX 7260 .B3 H76 1887 Gift of Anne and Robert Levine.  (See also Tilton, Theodore)

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Black, Joseph (1728-1799) Scottish Physician

MS 8” x 10” 936 pp. 1 bound volume Lectures on Chemistry by Joseph Black M.D. Professor of Chemistry in the University of Edinburgh [volume 1] 1785-1786 written by D. Williams. Purchased for Special Collections. 1973

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Brady, Lynn J. (1911-  ).  American scientist.

TLS, 1p, 8-½”x 11”, Elkhart, IN, June 29, 1966. Addressed to Prof. Edwin Layton.  Cover letter describing how first x-ray spectrometer was developed. Letterhead: CTS Corporation. Very fine. Slight mark from metal paper clip in upper left. Attached 2 photographs, 8”x 10”, of Brady with first x-ray spectrometer that he made. From the History of Science Collection.

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Brydges, Samuel E. (1762-1837).  English writer and genealogist.

ALS with cover, photocopy, ¾p, 7”x 9”, n.p., Jan. 9, 1807. Addressed to Mr. Tomkins asking about the status of Brydges’ pictures that were removed from the European Museum. Original tipped into The Works of Thomas Gray by Thomas Gray.  SpecCol 3 PR 3500 .A2  Gift of Howard Garber in 1986.

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Buchan, John (1875-1940).  Scottish statesman and writer.

TLS, 1p, 8-¼x 10-½”, London, May 11, 1923. Addressed to Stephen Graham.  Rejection letter. Letterhead: Thomas Nelson and Sons. Fine. Moderate browning around edges.  From the Harry Bubb Collection.

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Burroughs, John (1837-1921).  American essayist and naturalist.

ALS, 1-½pp on 1st and 3rd leaves, 5-½”x 8-½”, West Park, NY, November 1905.  Addressed to George H. Frost recounting a trip with President Roosevelt to Yellowstone and commenting on the President’s hunting trips. Fine. Moderate browning, one large mark from long contact with newspaper clipping. From the Harry Bubb Collection.

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Burroughs, John (1837-1921).  American essayist and naturalist.

AMsS, 9-¼pp, 7”x 9”, n.p., n.d. Very good. Moderate to marked staining, some minor chips. MS entitled The Divine Ship. Handwritten essay with corrections in the author’s hand.  From the Harry Bubb Collection.

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Carlyle, William Arthur (1862-    ) Canadian metallurgist, professor of metallurgy at the Royal School of Mines, Imperial Collect of Science and Technology, London. MS. 1 bound volume. 22 x 26 cm. “Lectures on Metallurgy given by Professor Carlyle Oct. 1909-Feb. 1910 at The Royal School of Mines South Kensington London S.W.” written by Lionel Calvert. 286 pp. Purchased for the History of Science Collection, CIT, 10/19/1962

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Carman, Bliss (1861-1929).  Canadian poet.

ALS, 5-¼pp on 2 separate folded sheets; 1st and 3rd leaves on 2nd sheet only, 5-½”x 8-½”, New Canaan, CT, Dec. 12, 1911. Addressed to President Thwing. Transmittal letter. Very good. Slight browning and slight fading of ink. Removed from Address to the Graduating Class MCMXI of the Unitrinian School of Personal Harmonizing; founded by Mary Perry King at Moonshine, Twilight Park, in the Catskills by Bliss Carman. SpecCol 2 PR 9199.2 .C3 A53. Gift of Charles Franklin Thwing

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Chesnutt, Helen M. (1880-1969).  American high school Latin teacher and author.

ALS, 2pp, 6”x 7”, Cleveland, OH, Sept. 15, 1952.  Addressed to Dr. Richardson thanking him for his encouragement and requesting a copy of his book review. Very fine. Folds noticeable. Removed from Charles Waddell Chesnutt: Pioneer of the Color Line by Helen M. Chesnutt PS 1292.C6Z68

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Chittenden, Russell H. (1856-1943).  American physiological chemist.

ALS, 2pp, 6 "x 7", New Haven, CT, September 14, 1943. Addressed to Dr McCastline thanking him for his services with a presentation copy of, The History of the Sheffield Scientific School.  Removed from Volume One of The History of the Sheffield Scientific School by Russell H. Chittenden. Spec Col 2 LD 6337.5. C4

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Cleaveland, Moses A. (1822?-?)

(a)   ALS, 2pp, 5”x 6-½”, Cleveland, OH, Received Nov. 5, 1923.  Addressed to C. R. Loomis.  Thank you letter with reference to Cleaveland’s 101st birthday gathering, attended by over 70 people. Very fine. One fold down the center.

(b)   ALS, 2pp, 9"x6", Cleveland, Aug. 17, 1924. Addressee unknown regarding Cleaveland’s health and longevity. Good. Holes on both sides, minor chips on left and top. Both encapsulated.

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Confederate currency (1862-1864)

$100 (1), $50 (1), $20 (1), $10 (2), $5 (1), $1 (1). $10 note has signature cut out.  Also 1 Virginia Treasury Note ($1) and 1 State of Florida Note ($.50 (dated 1868)).  Removed from the Ambrose Swasey Collection.

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Cramer, Miriam Anne (Andorn).

TMs, mimeographed copy with handwritten marginalia, 83pp, 8-½”x 11”, n.p., n.d. Script for play entitled More Love, Brother, a Play in Three Acts about The People Called Shakers with Incidental Songs and Dances  by Miriam Anne Cramer (Andorn).

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Crookes, William Sir (1832-1919).  English chemist and physicist.
ANS, 1p, 2”x 5”, n.p., n.d. Unknown addressee. Fine. One smear in
upper left, one fold on right side. From the Astronomy Library (See
Spottiswoode, William and Stokes, George Gabriel)

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Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) English illustrator

AMS, 11 pp. 4” x 6.5”, n.p, n.d. [1810?], French and English Prayers, With TL 1 p. New York, 11/4/1915, from E.P. Dutton & Company describing the piece at sale:Eleven leaves including covers. This is the earliest known example of Cruikshank’s work. …This little book, while the date is not definitely known, is in his school period, and in addition to the Prayers written in both French and English there aer nine unusual sketches in pen and ink and pencil.”  Gift of Mrs. Coburn Haskell, 1943. Removed from levant case. was *741 C95f

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Cullinan, Thomas Patrick (1919-1995).  American playwright and author.

TMs, mimeographed copy with handwritten marginalia, approx. 105pp, 8-½”x 11, n.p., [1960-1966].  Script for a three act play entitled Madigan’s Wedding by Thomas P. Cullinan.

 

 

Curtius, Ernst (1814-1896) see: Welcker, Friedrich Gottlieb

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Daniel, George (1789-1864).  English author.

AMsS, 76pp, 7-¼”x 12”, n.p., "Began about September 1808. Finished January 31, 1809". The original working MS of Daniel’s first novel, an amusing story of the struggles of a Grub Street editor, published anonymously in three volumes in 1812.  This manuscript is for the most part extremely closely written in a fine hand and bears numerous interpolations, cancellations and corrections. Fair. Moderate browning, significant chipping and wear on the right edge of several pages. The First Manuscript of The Adventures of Dick Distich by George Daniel. Stitched in two quires with heavy editing.

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Davis, Richard Harding (1864-1916).  American author and journalist.

ALS, 2pp on 1st and 3rd leaves, 4-½”x 7”, [New York?], n.d. Addressed to Panson and Nicholson directing that copies of the book be sent to the Prince of Wales and the Czar of Russia.  Fine. Slight browning and staining on center fold. Removed from In the Fog by Richard Harding Davis. SpecCol 2 PS 1522 .15 1901

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Dickens, Charles (1812-1870).  English author.

ALS, 1p, 4-½”x7”, n.p., Oct. 4, 1839 (per Kathleen Tillotson). Addressed to J.P. Harley reminding him of the time and place of the dinner celebrating the conclusion and publication of Nicholas Nickleby. Fine. Very slight browning and foxing.  Removed from Bozland: Dickens' Places and People by Percy Fitzgerald.  PR 4589 .F57 1895.  Gift of Anne and Robert Levine.  Letter encapsulated.

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Dickens, Charles (1812-1870).  English author.

ALS, 1p with cover, 4-½”x 7”, Higham by Rochester, Kent, England, Feb. 4, 1867.  Addressed to Lucien Richie. Rejection letter. Very good. Slight browning and foxing, slight ink spots and fading of ink. MSS D541. Gift of Dr. Charles Cushing. Letter encapsulated.

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Diezel, Christian August (1807-1878) German compiler of the letters of Johann Wolfgang Goethe.

MS. 22 x 17 cm. 1 bound volume. 364 pp. Verzeichnisses der Briefe Goethe… handwritten register of the letters of Johann Wolfgang Goethe from 1874-1831 citing source, place, date and more. No date. Gift of Wilhelm Scherer. 

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Disraeli, Benjamin (1804-1881).  British statesman and author.

ALS, 2-½p, 4-½”x 7”, Hughenden Manor, High Wycombe, England, Oct. 25, 1869.  Addressed to the Hon. F. Irby. Thank you letter. Fine. Slight foxing and wear on folds.  942.081 B36li

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Dumas, Jean Baptiste Andre (1800-1884).  French chemist.

ALS in French, 1p, 4-½”x 7”, n.p., July 14, n.y. Addressed to Mr. Crookes.  Fine.  One small stain, several ink spots at top.  Engraved portrait, 5-½”x 8-½”, n.d. From the Astronomy Library.

 

 

Dupin, Amandine Aurore Lucie - See Sand, George

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Eells Jr., John Shepard (1906-?).  American author and educator.

ALS, 1p, 7”x 10”, n.p., Apr. 11, 1935.  Addressed to Mr. Barnes.  Letter of appreciation.  Very fine.  Two slight folds. Removed from A Compendium of Antioch Notes by Arthur Morgan.  Book is inscribed to Morgan Barnes by author.  (See also Stowe, Lyman Beecher)

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Ehrenfest, Paul (1880-1933).  Austrian physicist.

ALS and TLS in German, photocopies, 9pp of 6 letters and postcards. Leiden, Holland, 1922-1923. Addressed to Albert Landé. Originals in possession of Dr. Landé.  From the History of Science Collection.

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Faulkner, William (1897-1962).  American author.

TLS, photocopy, 1p, n.p., n.d. Addressed to Richard Wright commenting on his book Black Boy.  Found in Black Boy by Richard Wright. Purchased from P. Keisoghoff, June 1989.  Original in the collection of Jane B. Engelhard.  Enclosed New York Herald Tribune, Nov. 30, 1960 article on the death of Richard Wright. 

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Fenn, Dennis E. American inventor, farmer and dentist.

Photocopy of page from The Ohio Farmer, May 30, 1857 showing Fenn's Self-Operating Gate. Typed text of advertisement for gate from same issue of publication, and cover letter from The Tallmadge Historical Society.

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Fremont, Charles. (1855-1930) French historian of technology

(a)   ALS in French, 1p, 8-¼”x 10-½”, Paris, Aug. 4, 1929.  Addressed to Charles Singer. Letterhead:  Ministere des Travaux Publics, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines, Laboratoire de Mechanique.  Very good. Prominent, weak folds, foreign substance adhering to right side, rust marks from paper clip on bottom.

(b)   ALS in French, 1p, 8-¼”x 10-½”, Paris, Aug. 31, 1929.  Addressed to Charles Singer. Very good. Prominent fold, slight smearing of ink, rust marks from paper clip on top.

(c)   TD, 2pp, 8-¼”x 13-¼”, n.p., n.d. Entitled CHARLES FREMONT Memoires [Technologiques]  Index of Charles Fremont’s Memoires Technologiques. [85 volumes] Fair. Marked browning and staining,  

From the History of Science Collection.

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Galsworthy, John (1867-1933).  English novelist and playwright.

ALS with cover, 1p, 8-¼”x 10-½”, “En voyage in France,” March 9, 1930.  Addressed to Mrs. Helen Fox Luve commenting on humor. Fine. Minor folds and faint stains.

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(Geological Society of America)

ALS, TLS, TS, TD. Correspondence, documents and book lists exchanged between the Geological Society of America, Case Library and Western Reserve University Library between 1910-1946 concerning the Society's Library, which was sold to the Case Library. q378.771

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Guthrie, Walter Murray (1869?-1911).  British statesman and banker.

ALS, 2pp, 4-½”x7”, Stratford Place (London, England), Nov. 9, 1896. Addressed to Lady Constance [Leslie]. Transmittal letter. Fine. One prominent crease, minor staining, residual glue and paper material. Removed from Irish Melodies by Thomas Moore with an ALS of Thomas Moore (See also Moore, Thomas)

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Harding, Warren G. (1865-1923).  Twenty-ninth President of the U.S.

TLS, 1p, 7”x 9”, Washington, D.C., Sept. 16, 1922.  Addressed to Justice John H. Clarke. Very fine. Residual glue and paper material on back.

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Harlow, Alvin F. (1875-1963).  American author.

a)   TMs, 9pp, 8-½”x 11”, New York, n.d. Short story entitled The Last Howe Truss.

b)  TMs, approx. 65pp, 8-½”x 11”, n.p., n.d. Collected reminiscences and anecdotes of early railroading in the U. S.

c)   TMs, 16pp, 8-½”x 11”, n.p., n.d. Short story entitled The Woman Bridge Builder by Dora S. and Alvin F. Harlow with editing.

d)  TMs, 25pp, 8-½”x 11”, n.p., n.d. Chapter 1 of Old Bridges and New. All fine.

From the History of Science Collection.

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Harper, Henry Howard (1871 -1953) [American?] author.

TLS, 2pp on 1st and 4th leaves, 5-½”x 8-½”, n.p., n.d. Addressed to Coburn Haskell.  Transmittal letter.  Very good.  Prominent center fold, ink faded but still legible. Removed from The Tides of Fate by Henry Howard Harper, Boston, 1918.  813.59 H294rn

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Hastings, Mary E. (1853?-1932?).

a)      ALS, 5pp, 5-½”x 8”, Hartford, CT, Nov. 19, 1926.  Addressed to The President of Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH.  Transmittal letter explaining reason for the attached statement.  Very fine.  Slight vertical folds and very slight browning along left side of two sheets;

b)      ADS, 5pp plus cover, 8”x11”, Hartford, CT, Nov. 19, 1926.  Addressed to The President of Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH, and entitled Statement of Isabel Hastings Shriver and Mary E. Hastings, Great granddaughters of Alice Adams asserting that Alice Adams was the betrothed of Nathan Hale.  Very fine.  Moderate browning on folds of cover, slight folds on document.

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Hay, John (1838-1905).  American author and statesman.

Cut signature, 1”x 2”, n.d. Fair.  Ink slightly faded, minor smudge on first name. Removed from Poet in Exile: Early Letters of John Hay edited by Caroline Ticknor. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York, 1910.  SpecCol2 PS1903 .A3 1910

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Heber, Richard (1773-1833) English book collector and member of Parliament.

ALS, 2 pp., 7.5”x8.5”, Yorkshire?, Dec. 29, 1824. Addressed to E. Mugrath, Esq.?. Fair. Some staining and a mended tear. Folder created by Preservatoin. Also clippings regarding the Heber book collection.

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Hemingway, Mary (1908-1986).  American author and editor. Wife of

Ernest Hemingway.

ALS, ½p, 8-½”x 11”, n.p., Nov. 5, 1977.  Reply written on TLS from William Marling discussing Ernest Hemingway’s interest in Pio Baroja’s novels. Very fine. Two minor folds, encapsulated.  Gift of Bill Marling Aug 2, 2001.

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Henry, Joseph (1797-1878).  American scientist.

TMs, approx. 450pp, 8-½”x 11”, n.p., n.d. MS entitled JOSEPH HENRY Lectures on Natural Philosophy...notes of Henry C. Cameron 1846-7.  From the History of Science Collection.

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Herschel, John Frederick William Sir (1792-1871).  British astronomer.

ALS, 2pp with integral address leaf, 7-½”x 9”, Anstey Cottage near Alton, Nov. 7, 1833.  Addressed to Captain Basil Hall prior to departing on a trip abroad on a ship from Portsmouth.  Good.  Portion of wax seal attached, holes where remainder of seal was removed, ink showing through paper and slight browning.  From the Astronomy Library.

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Herschel, John Frederick William Sir (1792-1871).  British astronomer.

ALS, 4pp with integral address leaf, 8”x 10”, Feldhausen, Aug. 5, 1836.  Addressed to Captain Basil Hall relating Herschel’s observances of the Southern Sky.  Fair. Marked browning, fragment of wax seal attached, two holes where remainder of seal was removed. Several weak and partially broken folds. From the Astronomy Library.

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Herschel, John Frederick William Sir (1792-1871).  British astronomer.

ALS, 4pp, 5”x 8”, Collingwood, Hawkhurst, Oct. 5, 1842.  Addressed to Madam Hall concerning Captain Basil Hall.  Good.  Ink slightly faded, shows through paper.  From the Astronomy Library.

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Herschel, John Frederick William Sir (1792-1871).  British astronomer.

ALS, 3pp with integral address leaf, 7”x 9”, n.p., n.d. Addressed to Captain Basil Hall thanking him for his help.  Fair. Ink somewhat faded, weakened folds, wax seal still attached. From the Astronomy Library.

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Herschel, John Frederick William Sir (1792-1871).  British astronomer.

Fragment of ADS, 1p, 6-½”x 8-¼”, n.p., n.d. Explaining a mathematical problem.  Fine.  From the Astronomy Library.

2

 

Hoag, Joseph (1762-1846).  American Quaker minister.

AD, 4pp, 5”x 8”, n.p., n.d. Joseph Hoag's Vision.  Fair. Marked ink fading on first page, slight to moderate on remaining three. Moderate browning and foxing.  From the History of Science Collection.

2

 

Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-1894).  American author and physician.

ANS, 1p, 5”x 7”, Boston, Jul. 5, 1860.  No addressee.  Fair.  Moderate browning, prominent folds.  Stuck (glue) to accompanying engraved portrait.

2

 

Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-1894).  American author and physician.

AQS, 1p, 4-½”x7”, Boston, Feb. 13, 1864.  No addressee. Autographed last stanza of The Chambered Nautilus.  Good.  Glued to a sheet of cardboard. Accompanied by TDS, 1p, 6”x7", [Cleveland], Jan. 30, 1928.  Certificate of authenticity, signed by Mary H. Severance.  Good.  Glued to a sheet of cardboard.

2

 

Hooper, Rev. Noah.

AMs, 24pp, 5”x 8”, n.p., Oct. 21, 1856, Untitled (sermons?);

AMs, 8pp, 6”x 7-½”, n.p., n.d.  The liquer (sic) bill;

AMs, 12pp, 7”x 8”, n.p., n.d. Hale 2:15;

AMs, 4pp, 5”x 7-½”, n.p., n.d.  Who are likely to become drunkards?;

AL, 4pp, 7”x 8”, n.p., Sept. 14, 1871, draft of letters addressed to Silaz Gould and The Baptist Church in Exeter to the Portsmouth Bap. Association to be commenced at Chester Sept. 20 and 21, 1871;

AMs, 15-½pp, 7”x 8”, n.p., n.d.  Address to the Church;

AMs, 32pp, 6-½”x 9”, n.p., n.d. Lasting as Eternity;

AMs, 16pp, 7”x 8”, n.p., n.d.  Address to the Church;

AMs, 16pp, 7”x 8”, n.p., n.d. Temperance Address.  Very good.  Slight browning, foxing and staining;

AL, 4pp, 7-½”x 10”, n.p., n.d. Addressed to the Portsmouth Baptist Association.  Fair. Marked browning and foxing, partially broken and weak folds.

All removed from the Ambrose Swasey Papers.

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Hoover, Herbert Clark (1874-1964).  Thirty-first President of the United States

TLS, 1p, 7”x 11”, Palo Alto, CA, Nov. 16, 1928.  Addressed to Ernest J. Bohn. Thank you letter.  Fine.  Moderate browning. Removed from the Ernest J. Bohn Collection, Scrapbook #1.

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Hoover, Herbert Clark (1874-1964).  Thirty-first President of the United States

TLS, 1p, 7”x 9”, Washington, D.C., Nov. 12, 1929.  Addressed to Hon. John H. Clarke. Thank you letter.  Very fine.  Glue and residual paper on back of letter.

2

 

Howard, John Galen (1864-1931).  American architect and poet.

TLS, 1p, 8-½”x 11”, Berkeley, CA, Oct. 17, 1929.  Addressed to Abram Garfield discussing his book Pheidias.  Very good.  Moderate browning, two small holes in center horizontal fold.  Removed from Pheidias by John Galen Howard.

2

 

Howe, Julia Ward (1819-1910).  American writer, poet and reformer.

ALS, photocopy, 2pp, 3-½”x 5-½”, n.p., Jan. 1, 1904.  Addressed to Molly Osgood.  Transmittal note.  Removed from Is Polite Society Polite? by Julia Ward Howe: also contains inscription to Osgood on fly-leaf. 

2

 

Hudson, Dr. William Norton (1789-?).

TD, 2pp, 8-½”x 11”, [Chester, OH?], November 1846.  Sketch of the Family History of the Hudson Family.  Very good.  Moderate browning, marked wrinkling.  Typescript.  From the History of Science Collection.

2

 

Humphreys, David (1752-1818).  American soldier, diplomat, merchant and writer.

ALS as major with integral address leaf, 3pp, 7-½”x 12”, Derby, CT, Apr. 18, 1780.  Addressed to Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth.  Poor.  Marked browning and brittleness.  Significant chipping on right side and bottom.  Moderate hole in center, center fold completely separated.  Some damage to third page which makes one paragraph almost completely illegible.  Removed from The Vision of Columbus: A Poem in Nine Books by Joel Barlow.  A gift from the Willis Thornton Estate.  811.23 V3 (See also Barlow, Joel)

2

 

Hunter, Joseph.

ALS, 2-¾pp, 4-½”x 7”, 30 Torrington Square [London?], Sept. 1, 1857.  No addressee.  Very good.  Slight ink fading, pronounced folds.  Found in workroom cabinet in Special Collections.

3

 

Jehl, Francis (1860-1941).  American assistant to Thomas Edison.

ALS on cardboard, 1p, 4"x 5-½”, Dearborn, MI, Apr. 23, 1934.  Addressed to Charles H. Roe. Thank you letter. Extra fine.

ALS on cardboard, 1p, 3"x 5", n.p., n.d. Addressed to Charles H. Roe. Greetings.  Fine.  One large stain in upper right.  Both accompanied by TLS from Mr. Roe.  From the History of Science Collection.

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Jones, John H. (1814-1882) American Grocer and Produce Dealer

TMs, 14 pp. n.d., n.p. The Autobiography of John H. Jones. One of five copies from the original manuscript in the Indiana State Library. Includes mention of the removal of the Creek Indians from Georgia to Indiana territory in the winter of 1835.

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Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963).Thirty-fifth President of the United States.

TLS as Senator, 1p, 8”x 10-½”, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1960.  Addressed to Dean Russell A. Griffin.  Letter apologizes for not addressing the students of Western Reserve University during his visit to Cleveland on Sept. 27, 1960.  Good.  Well-worn and wrinkled, moderate staining.  Gift of Dean Griffin.

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Kirtland, Jared Potter (1793-1877).  American physician, politician, naturalist and horticulturist.

ADS, 4pp, 4-½”x 7-½”, Rockport, Mar. 17, 1864.  Lyrics to, and reminiscences of, Jefferson and Liberty, first sung at Wallingford, CT, March 11, 1801.  Very good.  Slight browning and chipping on top and right side, minor staining.  Removed from 814.2 B62.

3

 

Krotinger, Edith Garber (    -1952)

AMsS, 1 bound volume, 155 pp. 5.5” x 8.5” workbook, [1933-1935?].  Notes on plays produced for Cleveland area Hebrew school. Removed from the Hebrew Books Collection.

3

 

Kucken, Friedrich Wilhelm (1810-1882).  German conductor and composer.

AMuDS, 3-½pp, 8-¼”x 11-½”, Berlin, ca. 1843.  Score for Achl Kann ich's sagen, and one page of separate, unidentified song.  Very good.  Slight browning and staining, minor trimming along bottom.

3

 

Lemon, Mark (1809-1870).  English journalist; editor of Punch.

ALS, 2pp on 1st and 4th leaves, 4-½”x 7”, Vine Cottage, Crawley, June 4, 1866.  Addressed to J. Winter-Jones, Esq. letting him know Lemon’s son will visit soon.  Good.  Tape pulled off of central vertical fold has left colored residue and fold is now weak and worn through in two spots.

3

 

Lemon, Mark (1809-1870).  English journalist; editor of Punch.

ALS, 1-½ pp on 1st and 4th leaves, 4-½”x 7”, [London], Feb. 12, 1868.  Addressed to Matilda Betham-Edwards.  Transmittal letter for proofs of three letters.  Fine.  Slight staining and foxing.  823.89 L556h

3

 

Levy, D.A. (1942-1968).  American counterculture poet and pamphleteer.

Miscellaneous materials:

a)  Cleveland Prints (7 prints, 6-½”x 12”, renegade press, 1964)

b)  Cleveland Prints Volume 2 (3 prints, 6”x 10”, renegade press, n.d.)

c)  Cleveland Undercovers (19pp, 5-½”x 8-¼”, poem, cover by dagmaR, 1966)

d) Head Second (12pp, 8-½”x 11”, poems by Judson Crews, drawings by D.A. Levy)

e)  Marrahwannah Quarterly (31pp, mimeographed, 8-½”x 11”, renegade press, Volume 2, Issue 2, 1966)

f)   Grotesque Poetry (photocopy, article from UCLA Daily Bruin, March 23, 1966 by Ben Pleasants).

3

 

Lidforss, Wolter Edward (1833-1910). German author and linguist.

ALS, 2pp, 7"x 5", Uppsala, (Sweden?), 1862 Apr. 13. Addressed to Wilhelm Scherer. Photocopy. Original is tipped in Beitr Ige zur Kenntnis von dem Gebrauch des Konjunktivs im Deutschen: ein Sprachgeschichtlicher Versuch, der als akademische LehrIhigkeitsprobe (Survey of the English Conjugation) by Wolter Edward Lidforss.  SpecCol 2 PF3271 .L51862

3

 

Lodge, Oliver Sir (1851-1940). English physicist.

TLS, 2pp., with cover and 2pp typescript (carbon copy), 10"x 8", Mariemont, Edgbaston, 1918 Sept. 17. Addressed to Dr. Jared S. Moore. Very fine. Removed from Raymond; or Life and Death... by Oliver Lodge. *133.9 L82r

3

 

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882). American poet.

Cut signature, attached to engraved portrait. 9" x 7", 1854 Mar.

3

 

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882). American poet.

ALS, 3½pp, 7"x 4 ½", Cambridge, May 14, 1867 Addressed to J.H.A. Bone. Very good. Moderate staining, slight fading of ink. Accompanied by newspaper article written by Mr. Bone.

3

 

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882). American poet.

ALS, 4pp, 7"x 4 ½", Cambridge, May 24, 1867. Addressed to [Mr.] Freiligrath?. Photocopy. Original tipped in Flower-de-luce by H W Longfellow. *811.34 F4

3

 

Machen, Arthur (1863-1947). Welsh author

TL, 2pp, 11"x 8 ½", London, February 22, 1927. Addressed to Mr. Wilson. Very fine. Slight browning. Removed from The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen. SpecColl 2 PR6025 H5 1907. Gift of Anne and Robert Levine.

3

 

Machen, Arthur (1863-1947). Welsh author.

ALS, 1p, 9 ½"x 6 ¼", Penally, Pembrokeshire, August 22, 1924. Addressed to [Mr.] Partington. Very good. Small stain on right side, slight browning at right and bottom, edges trimmed, two small pieces of tape attached to top. Removed from Far Off Things by Arthur Machen SpecColl 2 PR6025 .A245 F3 1922. Gift of Anne and Robert Levine.

3

 

Machen, Arthur (1863-1947). Welsh author.

ALS, l¾pp, 7"x 4 ¼ ", St. John's Wood, May 9, 1921. Addressed to [Mr.] Redway. Very good. Slight browning, marked staining on back and residual glue and paper also on back, which is blank. Removed from Dr. Stiggins: His Views and Principles; A Series of Interviews by Arthur Machen. PR6025 .A245 D6 1906.  Gift of Anne and Robert Levine.

3

 

Machen, Arthur (1863-1947). Welsh author.

TLS, 3pp, 10½" x 7¼", April 18, 1963, from Joseph Kelly Vodrey to the Members of the Arthur Machen Society, with a photograph of Machen 6" x 4½".

3

 

Marconi, Guglielmo (1874-1937). Italian scientist and inventor.

TLS, 1¼pp,10"x 8", London, August 20 1904. Addressed to Frederic S. Webster. Photocopy. Original in possession of Bruce Lynn as of 2/9/1967. From the History of Science Collection.

3

 

Mason, John (1901-?). English? paper-maker.

ANS, 1p, 8"x 5", Leicester, England, November 16, 1959. Extra fine. Accompanied by 2 blank sheets, signed, with watermark containing portrait and name "John Mason". Removed from The Paper Makers Craft, verse by Oliver Bayldon and illus. by Rigby Graham. Originally from the Harry Bubb Collection. SpecCol 3 PR6052 .A87 P3

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Mathers, Frank C. (1881-1973). American chemist and professor.

TLS, 2¾pp, 8.5”x11”, Bloomington, IN, January 28, 1969. Addressed to Prof. Edwin Layton. Very fine. Slight folds. Accompanied by 2pp TL to Mathers from Wesley Williams and 5 monographs. Some Adventures in Electrochemistry (1941) by Frank C. Mathers; Fluorine From Caesium Acid Fluoride (1934) by F.C. Mathers and P.T. Stroup; The Electrolytic Production of Fluorine (1919) by W.L. Argo, F.C. Mathers, B. Humiston and CO. Anderson; The Preparation of Fluorine (1919) by W.L. Argo, F.C. Mathers, B. Humiston and CO. Anderson; and Demonstration of Preparation of Fluorine (1919) by Prof. F.C. Mathers. From the History of Science Collection.

3

 

Maximilian II (1527-1576) King of Bohemia and Hungary, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

DS, on vellum, with portion of original wax seal attached, 1p, 24"x 29", Prague, February 25, 1575.  Confirmatio investiturae...pro Carolo et Georgio Spinulis confirming feudal rights for Charles and George SpinulaFine.

Vellum document stored flat in oversize folio on Special Collections map case.

Accompanying summary and notes, transcription and rough translation, 8-½” x 11”, by Eva M. Sanford filed with KSL MSS collection

3

 

Meyer, Viktor (1848-1897) German Chemist, professor of chemistry at University of Heidelberg. MS. 1 bound volume. 9½"x8". Lectures on Organic Chemistry given by Professor Meyer1893. Written by Ludwig Gernscheimer. 585 pp. Purchased for the History of Science Collection, CIT, from Publix Bookstore, 1964.

3

 

Miessner, Benjamin F. (1890-?) American scientist and inventor.

Collection of various materials. Newspaper articles (4, 1 photocopy); scientific and promotional articles authored by Meissner (6) and others (5); correspondence concerning donation of his papers to Case Western Reserve University and the death of Lee de Forest (1 TL, 4pp, 11”x 9”, Miami Shores, FL, 1961 Feb. 13. Addressed to Melvin Kranzberg; 8 ALS, Miami Shores, FL, 1961 Mar. 23 - 1964 Sept. 18. Addressed to Robert Schofield. Very fine. Some slight fading of ink.); one additional TL, 23/4pp, 11"x 9", Miami Shores, FL, 1964 Apr. 2. Addressed to U.S. Senate. Very fine. From the History of Science Collection.

3

 

Miller, Dayton C. (1866-1941). American physicist and flute collector.

TLS, 1p, 11"x 9", Cleveland, OH, 1926 Mar. 16. Addressed to F. Bernhard Vesper, Jr. Very good. Ink slightly faded, slight smear of ink in signature. Purchased June 2001 from Scott Peterson, Manuscript Dealer, Kenilworth, IL.

3

 

Mitchell, Margaret (1900-1949). American author.

(a)   TLS, 4pp, 10½"x7¼", Atlanta, 1946 Aug. 8.  Addressed to Prof. Finley Foster. Very fine. Letter encapsulated.

(b)  TLS, 2pp, 10½"x7¼", Atlanta, 1946 Aug. 27. Addressed to Mr. Foster. Fine. Some staple holes at top.

Supporting materials include correspondence between Prof. Foster and Margaret E. Baugh, secretay to Margaret Mitchell, Franklin Garrett of The Coca-Cola Company and Atlanta historian, Beverly M. DuBose, Jr., George P. Brett, Jr., president of The Macmillan Company and several others.

3

 

Mitchell, Ormsby MacKnight (1809-1862). American astronomer and Union Civil War Major-General.

Photostatic copies of 19 ALS, Cincinnati, OH, Greenwich, London, Albany NY, Camp Jefferson. 1848 Aug. 29 - 1862 Feb. 22. Addressed to Prof. Airy (?) and unknown. From the History of Science Collection.

3

 

Moore, Arthur D. (1895-?). American educator, electrical engineer and inventor.

(a)   TLS, 2pp, 8.5”x11”, Ann Arbor, MI, 1966 Feb. 2. Addressed to Dr. Robert E. Schofield. Very fine. Slight fading of ink on second page.

(b)   TDS, 1p, 8.5”x11”, n.p., 1966 Jan. 31. Very fine. Photocopy of newspaper article from The Ann Arbor News, Check List, and 8 publications by Prof. Moore (Fluid Mappers as Visual Analogs for Potential Fields, Mapping Techniques Applied to Fluid Mapper Patterns, Soap-Film and Sandbed-Mapper Techniques, Four Electromagnetic Propositions, With Fluid Mapper Verification, The Further Development of Fluid Mappers, Relations Between City and University, Fields from Fluid Flow Mappers, and Fluid Mapper Patterns). From the History of Science Collection.

3

 

Moore, Thomas (1779-1852). Irish poet, composer and musician.

ALS (letter sheet), 1p, 7½"x 4½", n.p., 1831 Nov. 28. Addressed to Mr. Power on back. Poor. Moderate browning and staining, section of pg. missing at bottom. Removed from Irish Melodies by Thomas Moore. Spec Coll M1744 .S84 1807 (See also Guthrie, Walter Murray)

3

 

Muir, John (1838-1914). Scottish/American naturalist and writer.

ALS, 2pp, 10½"x 8", Martinez [CA?], 1894 May 16. Addressed to Mr. Douglas. Very fine. Slight wrinkling at top of first page. Removed from The Yosemite by John Muir. SpecColl F868. Y6M9. From the Harry Bubb Collection.

3

 

Murger, Henri (1822-1861). French writer.

ALS, 1½pp, 8½"x 5½", n.p., n.d. Addressed to "mon cher ami". Fair. Slight browning and chipping around edges, tape marks on back, white spots where colored surface of paper has worn away. Removed from The Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henri Murger. PQ 2367 .M94 B63 1888

3

 

Newton, A. Edward (1863-1940). American author and bibliophile.

TLS, 1p, 11"x8", [Philadelphia], 1926 Nov. 22. Addressed to Mr. G. A. Tomlinson. Fine. Some prominent folds, with browning along folds on back of sheet.

3

 

Paer, Ferdinando (1771-1839). Italian composer.

AMuD, approx. 40pp, 8 ½"x 11 ½", n.p., n.d. Opera score for Camilla, ossia il sotterraneo. Four additional pgs. of the score, reverse photostatted. Fine. Some water damage to cover and first half of score.

3

 

Palfrey, John G. (1796-1881). American statesman (U.S. Representative 1847-1849).

ALS (letter sheet), l½pp, 8"x5", n.p., n.y. Sept. 1. Addressed to Daniel Webster. Very good. Moderate foxing, browning and chipping around the edges. From the Henry Adams Collection.

3

 

Patten, Stephen (1816-1897). American businessman and science writer.

AMs, approx. 350pp, 12½"x 7¾", n.p., n.d. I pp 1 – 200. Handwritten manuscript: A New Theory of the Universe, As Inferred From the Visible Phenomena of Nature, and the Revelations of Science. Very fine. From the History of Science Collection.

3

 

Patten, Stephen (1816-1897). American businessman and science writer.

AMs, approx. 350pp, 12½"x 7¾", n.p., n.d. II pp 201 – 350. Handwritten manuscript: A New Theory of the Universe, As Inferred From the Visible Phenomena of Nature, and the Revelations of Science. Very fine. From the History of Science Collection.

3

 

Perry, Nora (1831-1896). American journalist, poet and children's author.

ALS, 1p (fragment), 4½ "x 3¾", n.p., n.d. Addressee unknown. Fair. Moderate staining in each corner, and down one side on back of sheet. Portions of paper missing in corners. Removed from A Poet in Exile; Early Letters of John Hay, Caroline Ticknor, ed. SpecCol 2 PS 1903 .A3 1910 From the Harry Bubb Collection.

3

 

Phillips, Max M. (?).

TLS, l¼pp, 8.5”x11”, Norwalk, OH, 1961 Jun. 4. Addressed to Dr. Robert E. Schofield. Accompanying drawing: "Utilization of Atomic Reactor and Steam Condenser for Converting Salt Water to Pure H20", and response from Dr. Schofield. Fine. From the History of Science Collection.

3

 

Piatt, Donn (1819-1891). American lawyer, poet and journalist.

ALS, 1p, 10"x 8", West Liberty, OH, 1889 Nov. 7. Addressed to Hon. Virgil P. Kline. Very good. Back lined with Japanese paper in Sept. 1987. Removed from Donn Piatt: His Work and His Ways by Charles Grant Miller. 811.49 P58w

3

 

Plautus, T.M. (ca. 254–184 BC ). Roman playwright.

TMs, 64pp, 8.5”x11”, n.p., n.d.Typed copy (play): Miles Gloriosus. Very good. Moderate foxing, browning and tearing around the edges.

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Rawlings, Paul (?). American author and playwright.

TMs, 65pp, 8.5”x11”, n.p., n.d. Mimeographed copy of typed manuscript (play): A Calm at Aulis. Handwritten notes on pages.

3

 

Rawlings, Paul (?). American author and playwright.

TMs, 110pp, 8.5”x11”, n.p., n.d. Mimeographed copy of typed manuscript (play): Commemoration Day.

3

 

Roach (Roche), James

AD, 77pp, 8" x 6 ¾", [1867?], n.p. Fair.  Notebook.  Spine broken, front board loose.

Chemistry notes (48pp). 

Daily log of landscaping maintenance work at various locations, including the cemetery (21pp).  Start Sept 3, 1866 to Dec 12, 1867.

Separate schedule extracted from daily log of landscaping maintenance work performed by James Roach in 1866 and James Roche (sic) in 1867 (5pp).Table of latitudes and longitudes of various points in North America (3pp).

Notebook purchased in 1962 near Euston, MA.  From the History of Science Collection.

3

 

Robinson, Ted [Edwin Meade] (1878-1946) Cleveland poet

TMs, 6pp, 11"x 8", [Cleveland], [1942]. Typed copy of poem: The Joseph Jazz. TL, 1 p. February 21, 1942, carbon copy of letter from George F. Strong to Ted Robinson, requesting copy of poem

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945). Thirty-second President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1937 Sept. 11. Addressed to Justice John H. Clarke. Very good. Prominent horizontal fold. Sheet originally folded vertically, was glued shut at top and bottom right corners. Also several glue marks on back.

3

 

Rorem, Ned (1923- ). American composer and writer.

DS, 28pp, 10 ½" x 7", n.p., [not before 1974]. Very fine. Signed copy of Missa Brevis, printed by Boosey and Hawkes, Inc.

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Rossetti, Christina (1830-1894). English poet.

ALS, 1¾pp, 7" x 4 ½", [London?], n.d. Addressed to Mr. Bryant. Good. Some staining on back, especially on folds, which are weak and one of which is partially broken. Encapsulated in plastic 4/05. Gift of LaChance Stone 2/02. Given to Jean LaChance Stone by former CWRU English faculty member Eleanor Thomas. Sent by Mrs. Stone to Gary Stonum, CWRU English faculty member.

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Sand, George (1804-1876). French author.

ALS in French (letter sheet), 1p, 8"x 5", n.p., n.d. Addressed to Francois Buloz. Fair. Marked browning and worn folds. Gift of Janis Glasgow.

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Sandburg, Helga (1918- ). American author and poet.

PCS, 1p, 5½" x 3½", Cleveland Hts., OH, 1981 Jan. 22. Postcard with Carl Sandburg stamp addressed to Ann Drain. Very fine. Slight creasing and wear on photograph on front of postcard. Gift of Mrs. Ann Drain.

4

 

Sayers, Dorothy L. (1893-1957). British author

TLS, 1p, 10"x 8", Essex, UK, 1951 April 25. Addressed to Charles J. Storkan. With envelope.

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Scott, Walter Sir(1771-1832). Scottish author and poet.

ALS (letter sheet), 2pp, 5"x 4", [Edinburgh?], n.d. Addressed to Mrs. Greenwood. Fair. Top is trimmed, marked browning and staining along folds, center vertical fold in particular. Slight fading of ink. Removed from Marmion by Sir Walter Scott. Q 821.74 M12

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Scott, Walter Sir (1771-1832). Scottish author and poet.

ALS in decorative binder, 2pp, 7¾"x 5", Abbotsford, [1819?] May 3. Unknown addressee. Fair. Letter is pasted onto larger sheet. Somewhat dirty with two tape marks on one edge, moderate weakness of folds and slight fading of ink. *823.73 L3. Gift of Flora G. Kaufholz.

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Sforza, Carlo Count (1873-1952). Italian statesman.

(a)   TDS, 35pp, 7¾"x 5½", n.p., [1941, Nov. 7]. Autographed pamphlet, International Conciliation, printed by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (contains 4 articles, including "The Totalitarian War and the Fate of Democracy" by Count Carlo Sforza)

(b)   TMsS, 5pp, 8.5”x11”, Cleveland, OH, 1941 Oct. Broadcast of Count Carlo Sforza to the Italians on Columbus Day October 12, 1941, signed and with a short note from the author

(c)   TLS, 1p, 8.5”x11”, Cleveland, OH, [1941] Nov. 7. Addressed to Mr. [George] Strong. All three above signatures very fine.  

*MSS S523 with five letters and one note: correspondence from Strong to Sforza, and between Strong and G.E. Stechert & Co.

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Sheldon, Charles (    -    )

1867 pocket calendar diary, approx. 90 pp., with many brief entries for that year beginning January 1, 1867 through November 15, 1867; regarding his work in a store in Morgan, Michigan, social life and visits from friends and family, investment in the Michigan Iron Company. 7.5” x 3.5” black leather(?) bound volume. Inscribed by the owner inside front flap. Also, Sheldon’s personal financial accounts dated 1866-1869.  Diary printed with monthly calendar, dates of eclipses, church days and postage rates for 1867 along with memorable dates in the war for the union 1861-1865. Rail road ticket found inside for passage from Negaunee to Morgan, MI ca.1868.  Gift of Mrs. James W. Perry in memory of her husband James W. Perry. 1971

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Sherwood, Robert E. (1896-1955) American playwright, editor and screenwriter.

(a) TLS, 2pp, 8.5”x11”, New York, NY, 1946 Sept. 24. Addressed to Mr. Winston White. On Playwrites’ Company letterhead regarding influence of G.B. Shaw on Sherwood.

(b) TLS, 1 pp. 8.5”x11”, New York, NY, 1950, Aug. 5, From Winston White to Professor Arthur F. White at Western Reserve University regarding the Sherwood letter. 

Gift of Arthur F. White *812.59 S55ov

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Sitwell, Edith Dame (1887-1964). English biographer, critic, novelist, and poet.

Signature on otherwise blank sheet, 9"x 6", n.p., n.d. Very fine. Very slight creases, left edge of sheet raggedly trimmed. Gift of Russell Duino

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Sitwell, Osbert Sir(1892-1969). English author.

TMs, 50pp (additional copy of pg. 1), 11"x 9", n.p., n.d. Mimeographed copy of All at Sea: A Social Tragedy in Three Acts For First-Class Passengers Only by Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. Note ca.1971 ”O.P. copied from NYPL copy per Nadine Miles” (See Sitwell, Sacheverell.)

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Sitwell, Sacheverell Sir (1897-1988). English art critic. See Sitwell, Osbert.

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Skinner, Martyn (1906-1993). English author.

ALS, 1p, 8"x 6", Oxford, 1955 Aug. 27. Addressed to G.M. Young?. Very fine. Very minor spots, one horizontal fold. Removed from The Return of Arthur: A Poem of the Future by Martyn Skinner. SpecCol2 PR6037 .K42 R4 1955

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Spottiswoode, William (1825-1883). English mathematician, physicist and printer.

TLS, 1p, 5"x 8", London, 1881 Jul. 14. Addressed to [Sir William] Crookes. Fine. Slight to moderate browning, slight fading of ink. From the History of Science Collection. See Crookes, Sir William.

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Stevens, Ernest W. English bookseller.

ALS, 2pp, 11"x 8", England, 1927 Nov. 23. Addressed to Owen N. Wilcox, Esq. Fine. Slight browning and fading of ink, weak horizontal fold. Gift of Anne and Robert Levine. Removed from GV1189.F68 1856 Archery, Its Theory and Practice (See Wilcox, Owen N.)

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Stockwell, John N. (1832-1920). American mathematician, astronomer and Case School of Applied Science professor and administrator.

(a)   TD in text, 1p, 5"x 8", Garrison, NY, 1906 April. Receipt from The Science Press

(b)   AD, 2pp, 10"x 8", n.p., 1878 Sept. 8, mathematical tables. Fine. Bottom of one sheet has a corner torn off, slight dirt and browning. Found with astronomy materials.

(c)   AMs, 4¼pp, 8"x 10", n.p., n.d., manuscript entitled "On the Nebular Theory". Fine. Minimal browning and fading of ink

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Stokes, George Gabriel Sir (1819-1903). British (Irish-born) mathematician and physicist.

ALS, 1p, 5"x 3", Cambridge, 1874 May 12. Addressed to [Sir] W. Crookes. Very fine. Moderate folds. Accompanied by engraved portrait. From the Astronomy Library. (See also Crookes, William Sir)

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Stowe, Lyman Beecher (1880-1963). American author and lecturer.

ALS, 1¼p,7"x6", Stockbridge, MA, 1935 Aug. 28. Addressed to Mr. Barnes. Fine. Two rust marks from paper clips. Removed from A Compendium of Antioch Notes by Arthur E. Morgan inscribed to Morgan Barnes (See also Eells, Jr., John Shepard)

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Strong, George F. (    -    ) American College Librarian

Typed correspondence and documents of the Adelbert College Librarian, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 1934-1948. )Old folder titles noted on separate sheets before each section)

(a) TLS, 1p, 10"x8", [Washington, D.C.], 1921 Jan. 24, to Librarian of Congress from Charles Martel; carbon copy of TL, 2pp, Cleveland, [1914] Jan. 5, to Henry Adams from Strong; TD, 1p, list of books donated by Adams to Adelbert College.

(b)(i) 37 letters from Horace Abram Rigg, Jr., to Strong and H.S. Hirshberg. To Strong, 22 TLS (8 as Horace Abram Rigg, Jr., 14 as Horace), 6 ALS (3 as Horace Abram Rigg, Jr., 1 as Rigg, 1 as Horace, 1 as Horace (Abram Rigg, Jr.), 2 ANS (1 as H.A.R.jr., 1 as Horace); 1 AL; and 1 TL (copy). To Hirschberg, 5 TLS (all as Horace Abram Rigg, jr.). (ii) From GFS to Rigg 13 TL (copy), 3 with ANS as G.F.S. (d) From Hirshberg to Rigg, 1 TN (copy); 2 TL (copy). (iii) From Rigg to Phebe King, 1 TL (copy).

(c)(i) TLS, 1p, 11"x 8", Washington D.C., 1939 Jan. 7 to Hirshberg from Linn Blanchard. (ii) 3 TL (copy) from GFS and Hirshberg to Library of Congress. (iii) TNS, 1p, 6"x 5", [Cleveland], 1939 Mar. 29 to GFS from May M. Sweet, (iv) TLS (copy), 1p, 11"x 8", Washington, D.C., 11"x8", 1939 Apr. 14, to GFS from Louise Caton. (v) TNS, 1p, 11"x8", Washington, D.C., 1939 Apr. 25, to GFS from J. Leavitt. (d)(i) TLS, 1p, 11"x8", Hiram, OH, 1943 Jan. 27, to GFS from John S. Kenyon. (ii) TL (copy) from GFS to Kenyon with TQ (copy

 

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Strong, George F. (    -    )cont’d

(e)(i) TLS, 1p, 11"x 8", Grand Forks, ND, 1934 May 1, to GFS from William H. Carlson. (ii) TLS, 1p, 11 "x 18", Grand Forks, ND, 1934 July 19, to GFS from William H. Carlson, (iii) TLS, 1p, 11"x 8", Grand Forks, ND, 1935 Feb. 7, to GFS from William H. Carlson. (iv) TLS, 1p, 10"x 8", Washington, D.C., 1934 July 18, to GFS from Jessica L. Farnum. (v) TLS, 1p, 10"x 8", Boston, 1934 Aug. 17, to GFS from Mary H. Feiss. (f) TLS, 1p, 11"x 8", New York, 1935 Apr. 18, to GFS from H.M. Lydenberg. (vi) TLS, 1p, 11"x 8", New York, 1935 May 27, to GFS from H.M. Lydenberg. (vii) Copies of TL from GFS to Carlson (6), Librarian of Congress (3),Harvard Univ. (Baker Library) (1), New York Public Library (1), Lydenberg (1), Robert L. Shurter (3) and from John S. Macnie to Carlson (1).

(f) Two carbon copies of TL, 2pp, Kinsman, OH, 1940 Nov. 16, from Julia R.
Porter to Lyon N. Richardson, with short memo from Strong.

(g) Memo by Strong, "Geauga County Ponds"; TLS, 2pp, 5"x 8", Cleveland, 1940 Oct. 16, to Strong from Frances L. Vacker; 2 carbon copies of TL from Strong to Charles A. Post, Cleveland, 1940 Oct. 17, Nov. 8 and Nov. 14; TLS, 1p, 11"x 9", Cleveland, 1940 Nov. 11, to Strong from Post, fine; TLS, 1p, 10"x 8", Willoughby, OH, 1940 Nov. 26, to Strong from C.M. Shipman, good; 2 TD, n.p., n.d., "Extracts from Dachnowski's Peat Deposits of Ohio, 1912" and "Extracts from J.W.
Aldrich's The Ecology of Northeastern Ohio Swamps and Bogs, 1937".                 

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Sumner, Charles (1811-1874). U.S. statesman, abolitionist

ALS, 2pp, 5"x 7", n.p., n.d. Addressee unknown. Very good. Prominent folds on back, moderate browning on those folds. Removed from Charles Sumner by Moorfield Storey E415.9.S9S8 bequest of Andrew Squire

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Tennyson, Frederick (1807-1898). English poet (brother of Alfred Lord Tennyson)

DS, 1p, 7"x 5", St. Ewolds, Jersey, 1894 July 16. Addressed to [W.H.] Daubney. Good. Moderate foxing, browning and staining. Left edge trimmed. Removed from Days and Hours by Frederick Tennyson. PR5599. T2D39 1854. From the Chilton Thomson Collection. [7/1995]

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Thomas, Edward (1878-1917) Welsh-born English author and poet

AMsS, 7pp, 8"x 6", Wick Green, Petersfield, n.d. “”His Native Land” Good. Moderate browning and foxing, indentations and rust marks from paper clips. Gift of Harry D. Bubb

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Tilton, Theodore (1835-1907). American journalist.

Photocopy of cut signature. Original autograph in Life of Henry Ward Beecher: The Eminent Pulpit and Platform Orator by Joseph Howard. SpecCol 2 BX 7260 .B3 H76 1887. Gift of Anne and Robert Levine. (See also Beecher, Henry Ward)

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Tompkins, Daniel D. (1774-1825). American politician, 6th U.S. Vice President

DS as Governor of New York, 2pp, 10"x 8", Albany, NY, 1816 Feb. 15, seal embossed in paper. Appointment of Isaac Leake as Private Secretary to Governor of New York. Good. Three folds almost entirely separated, two held together with tape. A gift from the Willis Thornton Estate. *974.743 T662t

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Tracy, Joseph (1872-1959) Automobile racing pioneer

AMs, 27pp, varied sizes cut and pasted together, n.p. n.d. Speech comprising reminiscences of automobile races ca. 1890-1910. Written on reverse sides of business advertisement for Tracy's company: "Economy Tune-Up Service". Fair. Significant wear and chipping at tops and bottoms of pages. From the History of Science Collection.

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Tyndall, John (1820-1893). Irish physicist.

ALS, 2pp, 7"x 4", n.p., n.y. May 23. Addressee unknown: Very good. Moderate fading of ink. From the Astronomy Library.

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Tyndall, John (1820-1893). Irish physicist.

ALS, 1p, 5"x3", n.p., n.d. Addressee unknown. Very good. Prominent folds, moderate browning and staining. From the Astronomy Library.

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Tyndall, John (1820-1893). Irish physicist.

Mounted, steel-engraved head-and-shoulders portrait on india paper, signed in the image “C.H. Jeens” 8” x 11” Charles Henry Jeens’ engraving was given to subscribers of the journal Nature to illustrate a biographical sketch of Tyndall published in the August 4, 1874 issue.  From the Astronomy Library.

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Typaldos, Z.A. (    -    ) American military physicist

TMs (mimeograph), 40pp, 11"x 8.5", Pasadena, CA, 1956 Mar. "On Incremental Step Rockets.” Illustrated with 11 photographs taken by U.S. Army Signal Corps. with accompanying TL (cover letter) from Humbert Morris, Western Regional Office, Los Angeles Ordnance District to Chief of Ordnance, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.  From the History of Science Collection.

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Updike, John (1932-2009). American writer.

TLS, 1p, 8"x 5", Beverly Farms, MA, [1995] December, 28 to Professor [William] Marling. Very fine. Gift of William Marling 2/22/1996

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van Dyke, Henry (1852-1933). American clergyman, educator and author.

DS with cover, 1p, 11"x 8", Princeton, NJ, 1901 Nov. 1. Addressed to W.H. Cathcart.[Wallace Hugh]  Very fine. Prominent folds. Removed from Books, Literature and the People by Henry van Dyke. SpecCol 1 Z1003. V24

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Victoreen, John Austin (1902-1986) American inventor

TM (mimeograph) 20pp, 11"x 8.5" 1948? Manuscript entitled A Capsule of Atomic Science. Poor. Significant browning and fading of ink, causing large sections of final pages to be illegible. With accompanying TLS from Winifred A. Wicks to Edwin Layton. From the History of Science Collection.

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Walsh, Maurice (1879-1964). Irish writer.

ALS, 1p, 9"x7", Dublin, 1936? Nov. 19. Addressed to Mr. [Donald] Helmuth. Fine. Prominent folds. Removed from Green Rushes by Maurice Walsh. SpecCol 2 PR6045 .A3435 G7. Gift of Mrs. Ruth Helmuth, wife of addressee

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Washington, George (1732-1799). First President of the United States.

DS, 2pp, 13"x 8", n.p., 1783? June 12. Army discharge for Reuben Grandy.  With handwritten Ms. fragment and cut signature of Charles Sears. Very Poor. Significant browning, staining, fading of ink. Pulp infill, tear repair with mending tissue and removal of old adhesive done in January 1985. Gift of Charles Sears.

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Welcker, Friedrich Gottlieb (1784-1868) German philologist and archaeologist

1 bound volume handwritten lecture notes “Griechische Litteraturegeschichte (______-1839) und Grieschische H_____ (____, 1839-1840) written by Prof. E(rnst) Curtius? [a former student?]. 114 pp. 8” x 11.5” in German. Gift to Western Reserve University Libraries of Mrs. C.W. Williams in memory of Prof. A.L. Fuller *880.9 W442g

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Wheatstone, Charles Sir (1802-1875). English physicist and inventor.

ALS, 1p, 7"x 5", London?, 1866 Dec. 15. Addressed to Sir William Crookes. Very good. Slight browning on right edge and fading of ink, two holes punched along left edge and diagonal crease. Accompanied by engraved portrait. From the Astronomy Library.(See: Crookes, William Sir)

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Wilbur, Richard (1921-). American poet.

TLS with cover, 2pp, 7"x5", Key West, FL, 1995 Dec. 28. Addressed to William Marling. Very fine. Prominent horizontal crease. Encapsulated in plastic. Gift of Professor William Marling.

 

 

Wilcox, Owen N. (1880-    ) Cleveland, Ohio Attorney, Author and Publisher.  (See: Stevens, Ernest W.)

 

 

Williams, D. (See: Black, Joseph)

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Wilson, Eugene E. (1904-1970). Commander, USNR.

TMs (photocopy), 34pp, 11"x 9", n.p., 1964 Oct. 30. Manuscript entitled Science & Government in War & Peace. From the History of Science Collection.

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 2pp, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1920 June 21. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Very good. Moderate staining. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 2pp, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Sept. 5. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Fair. Marked smearing of ink throughout. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 2pp, 8"x 5", Washington, D.C., 1918 Apr. 11. Addressed to Acting Secretary of War. Fine. Slight smearing of ink and minor pencil marks. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 27. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Fair. Marked smearing of ink throughout. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 27. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Fair. Marked smearing of ink throughout. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See Baker, also Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 25. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Fair. Marked smearing of ink throughout. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See Baker, also Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 19. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Fair. Marked smearing of ink throughout. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See Baker, also Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 18. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Good. Slight fading of ink throughout. Signature slightly smeared. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 15. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Good. Slight fading of ink throughout. Signature slightly smeared. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 8"x 5", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 13. Addressed to Acting Secretary of War. Fine. Slight smearing of ink. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 2pp, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 13. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Good. Slight fading of ink throughout. Signature slightly smeared. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 12. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Good. Slight fading of ink throughout. Signature slightly smeared. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

ALS, 2pp, 8"x 5", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 9. Addressed-to [Hon. Benedict Crowell]. Very fine. Mark from paper clip in upper left. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 7. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Good. Slight fading of ink throughout. Signature slightly smeared. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Mar. 6. Addressed to Hon. Benedict Crowell. Good. Slight fading of ink throughout. Signature slightly smeared. Two holes punched into top edge. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 1p, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1917 Dec. 24. Addressed to Hon. Newton D. Baker. Good. Slight fading of ink throughout. Signature slightly smeared. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wilson Woodrow W. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States.

TLS, 2pp, 9"x 7", Washington, D.C., 1918 Feb. 19. Addressed to Hon. Newton D. Baker. Good. Slight fading of ink throughout. Signature markedly smeared. Removed from Benedict Crowell Papers. (See also Baker, Newton D.)

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Wister, Owen (1860-1938). American writer.

ALS, 1p, 10"x8", [Philadelphia], n.y. Feb. 14. Addressed to Mr. Stoddart. Very fine. Moderate folds, 1 stain in center.

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Presidents of the United States

Reproductions of Presidential portraits hanging in the White House, sent

as Christmas gifts by President Nixon. (George Washington (1969), Thomas Jefferson (1970), Abraham Lincoln (1971), Theodore Roosevelt (1972), James Monroe (1973)).

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Presidents of the United States

Souvenir program from 1960 Northeast Ohio "Dinner with Ike ".

Gift of Kent Smith Family.

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Government of the Chinese Republic

5% Gold Loan of 1913 for the Lung-Tsing-U-Hai Railway –£20 2 pp. 20” x 11” two coupons missing. The authorized issue size of this bond was £10,000,000 however only £4,000,000 were issued. The bond was offered in Brussels and Paris with a small number being issued in London (£50,000) at approximately 92% of face value. Following the renegotiation of the bond in 1936 new coupon sheets were issued (which are attached to this bond). The renegotiation cancelled all outstanding interest payments due on the bonds and reduced the rate of interest payable. Notwithstanding the readjustment, the last interest payment made on the bonds was in July 1939

Gift of Mr. Anthony Yen, March 25, 1999

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Mellon, DeForest (1895-    ) Cleveland businessman

TMs, 2 pp Cleveland, October 7, 1955 Abdullah Bulbul Emir. Edited by DeForest Mellon. Was q821.79 A136 Preservation copy and folder created 1992

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French Army World War One Trench Newspapers (1915-1917)

AMs and TMs 15 pp. 1915-1917 hand written and typeset newspapers created by French Army soldiers involved in trench warfare in World War One. Seven titles represented by single issues; Le Canard Enchaine, Le 120 Court, Le Croissant, Le Diable au Cor, L’Echo des Guitoines, LEcho des Tranchees, Le Gafouilleur Gift of the Library of Kate Hanna and Perry Williams Harvey. Removed from original binder

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