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Box Small Collections Box 11

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Contains 30 Collections and/or Records:

Small Collections Box 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: id314608
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Consists of many family items relating to the Brown/ Browne family of Robert L. Browne, class of 1970, including: New Testament Bible written in Swedish bearing the name of Alma Louise Carlsson (Dec. 10,1875- Oct. 23, 1960) along with the date, 1890.  An immigrant from Sweden, Alma was the mother of Helen L. Browne. Certificate of Naturalization presented to Leonard L. Bjornson, December 24, 1910.  An immigrant from Sweden, Bjornson was the husband of Alma L. Carlson and...

Small Collections Box 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: id321690
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter dated February 9th, 1841 from I. Fletcher to General E. B. Chase from Washington, D.C. to Lyndon, Va.  In his letter, Fletcher describes the arrival of President Elect William Henry Harrison to Washington.  "the force of Harrison and reform has commenced... were it in old Roam times the auspices would be very unfavorable..."  He talks about the celebration and protest in the city and discusses at length the woes in regard to the future of the Whig Party's power and influence in American...

Small Collections Box 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: id321782
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Mack Screenplay is a Blaxploitation film written by Robert James Poole, referred to as Bobby Poole, a prison inmate who claimed to have written the screenplay on toilet paper.  It was made into a film directed by Michael Campus and starred Max Julien and Richard Prior.  The screenplay is about a man named John "Goldie" Mickens (Julien), a recent parolee who decides to become a pimp in Oakland, California in pursuit of wealth.  However, his brother Olinga, a Black Nationalist,...

Small Collections Box 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: id314638
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Printed broadside open letter from the Honorable Garrit Smith, Congressman from NY and staunch abolitionist dated February 14, 1873.  It is addressed to the Cuban Anti-Slavery Committee of New York.  In the letter, Smith addresses the requests of the committee to write a letter to the press in support of their cause.  Instead, Smith produced this open letter that condemned Spain for its barbaric treatment and continued enslavement of the Cuban people and also the United States government for...

Small Collections Box 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: id314660
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Lengthy letter from Matthew Steele of Liverpool, England to C. Birnie in Taneytown, MD dated June 20, 1821.  In it he details his trip to Paris to visit his daughter who was attending school in the city.  He gives illustrative description of his travels enroute to Paris and of his sojourns around and outside the city.  Steele and his daughter also travelled to the Netherlands, Brussels, and Holland.  While doing his eastern visits, Steele toured the battle of Waterloo field where he collected...

Small Collections Box 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: id321694
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One page account of an unknown merchant.  Some of the names mentioned are Sylvester Cochran, John McCarty, John Crockett, Pat Collins, Patrick Flaharty, Mike Fitzgerald and others.  Another small page includes a notation for Patrick Seacy's board with the signature of John Landers. Location unknown. 1852-1853.

Small Collections Box 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: id321698
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Typed carbon copy of letter to Judge H. G. Connor of Wilson, North Carolina about Connor's “George Davis” address on the aftermath of the Civil War.  Washington, D.C. March 30, 1912.  Davis cites examples of how the Confederate states were unfairly treated after the war.

Small Collections Box 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: id321702
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Promissory note from Chauncy A. Davis to pay Nathaniel Pease & Co. "eighty four cents" on demand.  1819 February 9.

Small Collections Box 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: id321706
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Receipts regarding Richard G. Dunn, as trustee and guardian to Cornelia Adams.  1854 and 1857.

Small Collections Box 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: id321714
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from Alexander, Grand Duke of Russia, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, New York to Jonathan Myers about returning his (Alexander's) photograph and desire to see him again to talk about Russia.  1925 Dec 18.