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Newspaper Clippings, September 1781, "Receipt for a Modern Critic" (Poem); Eclipses for 1783; Astronomy

Newspaper Clippings, September 1781, "Receipt for a Modern Critic" (Po...

"Receipt for a Modern Critic" (Poem); Eclipses for 1783; Astronomy

Connecticut General Assembly, 1783, Newspaper Clippings of Resolution Designating New London and New Haven as Free Ports

Connecticut General Assembly, 1783, Newspaper Clippings of Resolution ...

Newspaper Clippings of Resolution Designating New London and New Haven as Free Ports

Shaker's worshiping, (exercise) Gilbert

Shaker's worshiping, (exercise) Gilbert

Print shows several rows of Shakers, separated by gender, performing a step dance in the meeting hall at New Lebanon, New York; a woman spectator is seated in left foreground and a top hat rests on a bench on t... more

John Greenleaf Whittier manuscript article: "The Northern Candidates."

John Greenleaf Whittier manuscript article: "The Northern Candidates."

For the National Era? Courtesy of Boston Public Library

John Greenleaf Whittier, Amesbury, MA., manuscript article, 1 October: "The Whigs of Massachusetts."

John Greenleaf Whittier, Amesbury, MA., manuscript article, 1 October:...

For the National Era. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

John Greenleaf Whittier manuscript article: "The Northern Candidates."

John Greenleaf Whittier manuscript article: "The Northern Candidates."

For the National Era? Courtesy of Boston Public Library

John Greenleaf Whittier manuscript article: "The Northern Candidates."

John Greenleaf Whittier manuscript article: "The Northern Candidates."

For the National Era? Courtesy of Boston Public Library

John Greenleaf Whittier manuscript article: "The Northern Candidates."

John Greenleaf Whittier manuscript article: "The Northern Candidates."

For the National Era? Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[Guardian's notice by Abby Maxson for two children]

[Guardian's notice by Abby Maxson for two children]

Notice by Abby Maxson who was appointed guardian of Ann C. Maxson and James N. Maxson, children of the deceased John S. Maxson, published in the Newport Mercury. Item in: Newport Mercury. Newport, R.I. : Printe... more

Letter from William Henry Channing, Groton, [Massachusetts], to Anne Warren Weston, 1836 Oct[ober] 24

Letter from William Henry Channing, Groton, [Massachusetts], to Anne W...

William Henry Channing writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to sending her an extract from a sermon, which "I hope may be in time for the '[Liberty] Bell.' If it is 'too late' will you have the kindess to re... more

Letter from Arthur Granger, Meriden, [Connecticut], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1836 [November 12]

Letter from Arthur Granger, Meriden, [Connecticut], to Amos Augustus P...

Arthur Granger writes to Amos A. Phelps in regards to publishing his letter defending his beliefs of denying Phelps to preach his anti-slavery sermons in Granger's congregation. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

History

History

Notes on bridge taken from 1838-1862 Gloucester town records, notes dated 1939-41; typed copy of 1859 town records, 1957. Also postcard of Schooner Harvey using drawbridge with painting based on Martha Hale pho... more

Letter from William Lovett, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, March 1st, 1847

Letter from William Lovett, London, [England], to William Lloyd Garris...

William Lovett states his regrets that he has been unable to be as active in the abolitionist cause as he is inclined, owing to personal circumstances, but states that he is making a point of attending "most of... more

John Greenleaf Whittier, Amesbury, MA., manuscript article, 29 October [1847?]: "The Better Land."

John Greenleaf Whittier, Amesbury, MA., manuscript article, 29 October...

For the National Era. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

John Greenleaf Whittier, Amesbury, MA., manuscript article, 2 July [1847?]: "New Hampshire Politics."

John Greenleaf Whittier, Amesbury, MA., manuscript article, 2 July [18...

For the National Era. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from John Parkman, Staten Island, [N.Y.], to Samuel Joseph May, Dec. 8, 1851

Letter from John Parkman, Staten Island, [N.Y.], to Samuel Joseph May,...

Parkman informs Samuel Joseph May that he knew about the exclusion of his article on the Thomas Sims case and that he protested against it. He said that the reason the country subscribers received copies of "Th... more

Newspaper editorial, [Boston?], [1851]

Newspaper editorial, [Boston?], [1851]

An editorial about the controversy between Samuel May and the editors of "The Christian Register." Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Cornelius Mathews autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 28 January 1853

Cornelius Mathews autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 28 Januar...

Encloses some clippings regarding the writer's Behemoth: a Legend of the Mound Builders [New York 1839]. Asks to be paid for and article. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester] Hawkes and R. W. Griswold, 27 September 1854

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester...

Encloses his article on "Washington, La Fayette and Mr. Bradford" for use in The Republican Court [1854]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester] Hawkes and R. W. Griswold, 27 September 1854

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester...

Encloses his article on "Washington, La Fayette and Mr. Bradford" for use in The Republican Court [1854]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester] Hawkes and R. W. Griswold, 27 September 1854

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester...

Encloses his article on "Washington, La Fayette and Mr. Bradford" for use in The Republican Court [1854]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester] Hawkes and R. W. Griswold, 27 September 1854

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester...

Encloses his article on "Washington, La Fayette and Mr. Bradford" for use in The Republican Court [1854]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester] Hawkes and R. W. Griswold, 27 September 1854

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester...

Encloses his article on "Washington, La Fayette and Mr. Bradford" for use in The Republican Court [1854]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester] Hawkes and R. W. Griswold, 27 September 1854

Richard Rush, Sydenham, near Philadelphia, PA., to Dr. [Francis Lester...

Encloses his article on "Washington, La Fayette and Mr. Bradford" for use in The Republican Court [1854]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Eliza Wigham, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Samuel May, 15.3.1855

Letter from Eliza Wigham, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Samuel May, 15.3.1...

Miss Wigham discusses the insertion of the remonstrance signed by Dr. John Gordon Lorimer and others in the American newspapers. She says that she and her friends have been trying to expose the Turkish Mission ... more

Letter from Mary Anne Estlin, Bristol, (Eng.), to William Lloyd Garrison, Jan. 10, 1856

Letter from Mary Anne Estlin, Bristol, (Eng.), to William Lloyd Garris...

Mary Anne Estlin explains the delay in acknowledging William Lloyd Garrison's letter of condolence. John Bishop Estlin left a bequest of £100 to the American Anti-Slavery Society. She commends the Liberator for... more

Newspaper clipping from Parker Pillsbury, [England], to Samuel May, [January, 1856?]

Newspaper clipping from Parker Pillsbury, [England], to Samuel May, [J...

Pillsbury sends a clipping titled, "Slavery" from the January 19, 1856 issue of "The Inquirer." The article mentions the fact that President Franklin Pierce upheld slavery in his message to Congress, delivered ... more

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, to Samuel May, March 18, 1859

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, to Samuel May, March 18, 1...

Garrison sends a newspaper clipping from the "Boston Daily Advertiser" that announces the appointment of the new trustees of the Francis Jackson bequest. He says that the new trustees must formally accept the t... more

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, to Samuel May, March 18, 1859

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, to Samuel May, March 18, 1...

Garrison sends a newspaper clipping from the "Boston Daily Advertiser" that announces the appointment of the new trustees of the Francis Jackson bequest. He says that the new trustees must formally accept the t... more

Thomas Wentworth Higginson autograph letter signed to Samuel Gridley Howe, Worcester, 15 November 1859

Thomas Wentworth Higginson autograph letter signed to Samuel Gridley H...

Reminds him of a conversation where it was agreed that any denial would be the "extreme of baseness." Considers his present letter disclaiming all knowledge of John Brown's plans "one of the worst aspects of th... more

Newspaper clippings about photographing Philadelphia churches

Newspaper clippings about photographing Philadelphia churches

Newspaper classified ads for McAllister & Brother stereoscopic views of Philadelphia churches, dated December 20, 1860, and article about project to photograph Philadelphia churches by John Moran for McAllister... more

Thomas Wentworth Higginson autograph letter signed to Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Worcester, 3 February 1860

Thomas Wentworth Higginson autograph letter signed to Franklin Benjami...

Cannot understand his offer to testify in Boston; thinks the Senate Committee reluctant to call those who would defend [John] Brown for fear of arousing the country. Signed "T.W.H.", marked "Never sent." Enclos... more

Newspaper article about the centennial celebration of St. Peter's Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Newspaper article about the centennial celebration of St. Peter's Chur...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Views of old Philadelphia, collected by Joseph Y. Jeanes, ca. 1915, leaf 9 verso. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2014:109 (AA size) c1 Annenberg batch 7

Skirmish at Triune

Skirmish at Triune

Newspaper clipping reporting a battle at Triune, Tennessee, on June 11, 1863. Title devised by Library staff. Letter found with clipping processed as LOT 14043-3, no. 25; envelope found with clipping processed ... more

[Page of text with advertisements including ad for E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. photographers]
St. Peter's P.E. Church, S.W. cor. 3rd & Pine St., taken Sept. 1868

St. Peter's P.E. Church, S.W. cor. 3rd & Pine St., taken Sept. 1868

Photograph shows graveyard and church building of St. Peter's Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; also has newspaper clipping on page dated 9-13-61 about the church's centennial celebration. Title from item. In... more

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], Feb[ruary] 9, 1873

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], Feb[ruary] 9, 187...

Published in the National Anti-Slavery Standard, William Lloyd Garrison writes a letter to Charles Hazeltine containing "the substance of what [he] would say if present" at the funeral of Enoch Hazeltine, whose... more

Letter from Elizabeth Pease, Huntly Lodge, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Francis Jackson Garrison, 1877 Aug[ust] 23

Letter from Elizabeth Pease, Huntly Lodge, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to F...

Elizabeth Pease Nichol writes to Francis Jackson Garrison sending him a "packet of dear R[ichard] D[avis] Webb's letters" and telling Garrison he "can keep or destroy them as you like." She discusses the weathe... more

Art, plays and poetry about Dogtown

Art, plays and poetry about Dogtown

Booklet- Dogtown Commons by Kitty Parsons, 1936; arts program 1954; miscellaneous news articles, 1879-1963; article on Marsden Hartley artwork 1985. Also 1954 Cape Ann Festival of the Arts program. Courtesy of ... more

Art, plays and poetry about Dogtown

Art, plays and poetry about Dogtown

Booklet- Dogtown Commons by Kitty Parsons, 1936; arts program 1954; miscellaneous news articles, 1879-1963; article on Marsden Hartley artwork 1985. Also 1954 Cape Ann Festival of the Arts program. Courtesy of ... more

Old store Race St. Wharf, Phila. William H. Rau, 1324 Chestnut St., Phila

Old store Race St. Wharf, Phila. William H. Rau, 1324 Chestnut St., Ph...

Photo shows a street view, from the corner of Delaware and Race streets, of a brick building that was once a former salt warehouse, and the establishment of a fish merchant, and a sail maker. There is a man lea... more

History of Village Church/Ministries

History of Village Church/Ministries

Six page article by Timothy Crouse with attached letter from Anna Crouse 1963; two-page article Cape Ann Shore 1930; two newspaper articles, undated; one list of pastors, 1728-1955; three letters 1936, 1951, 19... more

Curfew must not ring tonight, or the untold grievance of an untolled church bell

Curfew must not ring tonight, or the untold grievance of an untolled c...

Includes clipping of notice from pastor John McNally of St. Stephen Church, 25th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data... more

Letter from Thomas Drew, Boston, to Samuel May, Sept. 16, 1881

Letter from Thomas Drew, Boston, to Samuel May, Sept. 16, 1881

Drew encloses a death notice of Stephen Symonds Foster. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Samuel May, Leicester, Mass., to the Editors of the Boston Daily Advertiser, Sept. 9, 1881

Letter from Samuel May, Leicester, Mass., to the Editors of the Boston...

May objects to the application of "the epithet 'furious hate' to Mr. [Stephen Symonds] Foster's position and course in the warfare against American slavery." Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The library, Old Columbia College

The library, Old Columbia College

Photograph shows exterior of library. Title from item. Library designed by Charles Coolidge Haight. Photograph clipped from unidentified publication. Illus. in: Scrapbook HS M2 in the AIA/AAF Collection, page 1... more

Thomas Wentworth Higginson? editorial, 25 August 1883

Thomas Wentworth Higginson? editorial, 25 August 1883

An editorial on Margaret Fuller Ossoli which appeared in a Boston paper at the time of the closing session of the Concord School of Philosophy. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Thomas Wentworth Higginson? editorial, 25 August 1883

Thomas Wentworth Higginson? editorial, 25 August 1883

An editorial on Margaret Fuller Ossoli which appeared in a Boston paper at the time of the closing session of the Concord School of Philosophy. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Le ballon rédaction et bureaux A. Brissonnet ... Paris.

Le ballon rédaction et bureaux A. Brissonnet ... Paris.

Clipping from an unknown book or magazine advertises the French aeronautical journal "Le ballon" and illustrates various means of flight including an ornithopter, early balloons and an airship. Title from item.... more

Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks

Four photographs of shipwrecks including The Vesper, 1884, The Mexican, 1890. Newspaper articles on wreck of Abbie D. Cranmer. Newspaper articles from 1922 and 1976, also note from 1931 Gloucester Times article... more

Belle La Follette graduation, 1885

Belle La Follette graduation, 1885

Photograph clipped from a newspaper shows Belle La Follette and the rest of the 1885 graduating class of the University of Wisconsin Law School; Belle La Follette was the first woman to graduate from the law sc... more

Letter from Samuel May, Leicester, [Mass.], to Ellery Bicknell Crane, May 7, 1887

Letter from Samuel May, Leicester, [Mass.], to Ellery Bicknell Crane, ...

This correspondence was published in the May 10, 1887 issue of the "Worcester Evening Gazette." May explains his reasons for wishing to read Oliver Johnson's reply to Eli Thayer before the Society of Antiquity.... more

Library at Quincy, Ill.

Library at Quincy, Ill.

Photograph shows library as perspective projection and floor plan. Title from item. Print clipped from unidentified publication. Illus. in: Scrapbook HS M2 in the AIA/AAF Collection, page 87. Gift; American Ins... more

The Public School Library, Dayton, Ohio

The Public School Library, Dayton, Ohio

Photograph shows exterior of library. Title from item. Library designed by Peters & Burns, architects. Photograph clipped from The Inland Architect and News Record, volume XIII, no. 4. Illus. in: Scrapbook HS M... more

Library of Harvard University

Library of Harvard University

Photograph shows interior of Gore Hall, the library at Harvard University from 1838 to 1913. Title from item. Photograph clipped from an unidentified publication. Figure 18 in the publication. Illus. in: Scrapb... more

J. Robert Love, M.D.,

J. Robert Love, M.D.,

Clipping of a print shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of Joseph Robert Love, M.D., a Bahamian intellectual who served as a medical doctor in the Haitian army, above a printed caption: author of that famous bo... more