The collection contains documents related to U.S. bioethics commissions and other federal agencies that belonged to Barbara F. Mishkin. This includes the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, the Ethics Advisory Board, the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research Records, and the Office of Technology Assessment.
Letters, notebooks, and clippings relating to Barber's work in missions in New England and to his conversion and that of his wife, Jerusha, to Catholicism.
The Barnes Collection is the photographic morgue file of the Barnes Company, which specialized in the production of albums reproducing the faces and giving capsule biographies of members of Congress during the latter part of the nineteenth century. The collection includes 501 imperial carte de visite photographs, principally of members of Congress from 1872 to 1876, many of the photographs being embellished by added signatures trimmed from letters or other documents.
The Alan G. Barnsley Papers consist of eight letters from such prominent writers as Ian Fleming, C.S. Lewis, Muriel Spark and Stephen Spender.
Abbreviations used in this register include: ALS (autograph letter signed); TLS (typed letter signed).
The Rev. Francis A. Barnum, SJ Papers contain a wide variety of material, including correspondence, Fr. Barnum's notebooks on language and other topics, a mass of printed ephemera relating to the World War I and its aftermath, and manuscripts and correspondence on Eskimo languages and Alaska. Note: In keeping with Fr. Barnum's terminology, all references to Central Yup'ik are indexed as 'Innuit.'
The collection consists of U.S. political newsletters (both "Paine Webber's Washington Focus" and "Coleman/Bartlett's Washington Focus") by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charles Bartlett. The newsletters date from 1985-1987, 1994-1998, and 2002-2007.