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During the nineteenth century great fortunes were made by various entrepreneurs in the cotton industry of Lancashire. One of the most remarkable of these cotton masters was Edward Hermon (1821?-1881), the managing partner of Horrocks, Miller & Company, an early giant in the field. Hermon became the conservative M.P. for Preston (1868-1881) as well as an eminent art collector, sportsman, philantropist and builder. His papers, dating between 1864 and 1867, cover a variety of topics, but...
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The Russell of Swallowfield Archives consists of documents and correspondence regarding the personal and financial affairs relating to the marriage trust of Fanny Russell Hole, eldest daughter of the Rev. Whitworth Russell. The papers include material dating from 1848, when Fanny Russell married the Rev. William Brassey Hole, Vicar of Bray (?-1887) to the early 1890's, when assets from her marriage trust were being transferred to their children. The collection comprises .5 linear feet of...
1848 - 1896
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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 Hampshire, 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 include references to contemporary election politics of the 1850s with mention of numerous statesmen including John Bell, James...
1850-1902; Majority of material found within 1850-1856
Collection — Box: 1
Scrapbook belonging to a British woman, containing cut silhouettes, paste-in watercolors and pencil sketches re European tour and trip to South America.
1820 - 1849
Collection — Box: 1
Woman's scrapbook containing autograph transcriptions of poetry; sketches, printed engravings.
Majority of material found within 1820 - 1849
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Manuscripts, correspondence, ephemera and realia relating to Charles Dickens collected by Arnold U. Ziegler. Includes records and publications of various branches of the Dickens Fellowship (c1921-1960s).
1843 - 1960