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Beauchamp-Hughes Family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GTM-770930
Scope and Contents A collection of autograph letters to/from members of the Beauchamp and Hughes families including Louise Augusta Beauchamp, her husband David M. Hughes, their daughter Lolita Beauchamp Hughes. Notable correspondents include Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens, Thomas Henry Husley, Robert Mullan, John Pagrave Simpson, Anthony Trollope, and Sir Mordant Wells, among others.Other materials include: 1.Photographs; 2. Printed sheet music composed by Lolita Beauchamp Hughes; 3. Newspaper...

Stephen and Susan Decatur papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS245
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Donated to Georgetown College by Susan Decatur, the widow of the War of 1812 naval hero Stephen Decatur (1779-1820), the Stephen and Susan Decatur Papers consist of one letter book containing letters dated from 1812 to 1813 written to Commodore Decatur congratulating him on the victory of the U.S.S. "United States" against the H.M.S. "Macedonian," two letters dated 1812 to him from U.S. Navy Secretary Paul Hamilton, and 16 letters to Susan Decatur dated between 1831 and 1845. Contained in one...

Henry Hunt - William B. Chilton collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-791207
Content Description Collection consists of materials relating to the Brent, Carroll and Chilton families of Maryland and the District of Columbia, dating from late 17th to early 20th centuries, but primarily from the 19th century.

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Franklin B. Sanborn papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS229
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This is a collection of some 250 letters written to Franklin B. Sanborn from friends and relatives during his years as a student first at the Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hamshire and then at Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts (circa 1852-55). Primarily containing domestic and social news about other family members and mutual friends, the letters are also highlighted by references to contemporary election politics of the 1850s with mention of numerous statesmen including John Bell,...

Waller Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-821117
Content Description Correspondence, notes, documents, photographs and news clippings concering the family of Sarah Louise Jones Waller, Washington, D.C. area socialite and wife of Absalom Waller, an attorney. The collection reflects Mrs. Waller's involvement in local clubs and social organizations, as well as her interest in Waller family genealogy.

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Woman's 19th century scrapbook: "Cherished Memories"

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-170130
Content Description Woman's scrapbook containing autograph transcriptions of poetry; sketches, printed engravings.

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