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Esther Neira de Calvo papers

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Identifier: GTM-071217
Scope and Contents Note The Esther Neira de Calvo Papers thoroughly document the life and career of Esther Neira de Calvo, a prominent Panamanian educator, politician, diplomat, and women's rights advocate. The extensive collection includes correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, speeches, and awards, and it provides a fascinating perspective on 20th century Panama and Inter-American cooperation. There is material from Carrie Chapman Catt, Maria Ossa de Amador Guerrero, Matilde Obarrio de Mallet, Gabriela Mistral,...

Crocker, Ethel - Limur, Andre de, collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS344
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Crocker-de Limur Collection, which consists of two boxes (2.5 linear feet) of documents, brings together a fine historical and literary documents collection gathered by a family of collectors; a small portion of the papers of French diplomat Andre de Limur (1890?-1971); a small part of the papers of Ambassador Aime Joseph de Fleuriau, French Ambassador to Great Britain (1924-1933); French documents from the Bibliotheca Lindesiana concerning political matters in France in the 1790s; and...

Decatur, Stephen and Susan, papers

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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...

Fulton, Robert, SJ, Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS19
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Collection consists of correspondence, biographical material, and one diary.

Keeler, Virginia M., Papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS318
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection contains the research materials Virginia M. Keeler used in writing her Master's thesis, entitled "The Search for Freedom, and Freedom Found: The Life and Art of Brother Francis C. Schroen, S.J." Brother Schroen was the artist who, as one of his many assignments, painted the decorative artwork throughout Healy Hall on the campus of Georgetown University. Keeler, the longtime Secretary of the University, submitted her thesis on April 29, 1989 to the School for Continuing Education...

Keeler, Virginia M., Papers 2

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS324
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection is the second accession of materials used by Virginia M. Keeler in writing her Master's thesis on the life and art of Brother Francis C. Schroen, S.J. Brother Schroen painted the decorative artwork throughout Healy Hall on the campus of Georgetown University as one of his many large-scale projects. Keeler, the longtime Secretary of the University, submitted her thesis on April 29, 1989 to the School for Continuing Education at Georgetown. The collection consists of...

Law, Richard C., SJ papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS 011
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Approximately 500 transcribed letters received by Rev. Richard C. Law,S.J. and other faculty at Georgetown University during World War II from alumni and other former students on active duty with the armed services. In general, the letters largely gossip about other alums (from letters and meetings), some providing glimpses of training, combat, or cultural experiences in North Africa, Europe, or China. Most of the information in these letters is found in digest form in the Discipline Office...

Leslie, Shane, Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS163
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection essentially comprises the life and letters of Sir Shane Leslie whose boundless energy and wide-ranging interests took him all over Britain, the United States and Canada, bringing him in touch with a multitude of people in various fields including the arts, economics, education, literature, politics and religion. In sum, the correspondence series of the collection reads like a who's who particularly from 1900 through 1971. Famous names include Angela Antrim, Margot Asquith, Nancy...

Lunn, Sir Arnold, Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS143
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks and related printed ephemera regarding the life and works of Sir Arnold Lunn (1888 - 1974). The papers, dating from 1896 to 1978, comprise 21 linear feet of material, arranged in fourteen boxes, consisting of five hundred and thirty-two folders.The papers are arranged in series according to subjects. There are five correspondence series, namely World War I Correspondence, Ski Correspondence,...

McNamara, George, papers

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Identifier: GTM-140722.2
Scope and Contents note This collection includes correspondenc, audio tapes, articles, and research files pertaining to the case of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd in the context of the Lincoln assassination, Dr. Mudd's imprisonment for his alleged involement therein, and the campaign by the Mudd family and George McNamara to clear the name and rehabilitate the reputation of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd.

Mudd, Richard D., Papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS285
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Richard D. Mudd Papers contain the extensive research files of Richard D. Mudd, whose grandfather, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd, set the leg of Abraham Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth as Booth attempted to escape the scene of the crime through southern Maryland. Samuel A. Mudd went to prison for setting Booth's leg, but Richard D. Mudd decades later contended that his grandfather was simply doing his duty as a medical doctor. Although he was released from prison by President Andrew Johnson,...

O'Connor, George H., papers

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Identifier: GTM-850501
Scope and Contents note The George H. O'Connor Papers contain correspondence, photographs, programs, songs, music and cartoons, accumulated by O'Connor throughout his life. The correspondence includes letters from William H. Taft, Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, J. Edgar Hoover, Cordell Hull, and Edward Stettinius. The most interesting letters are two written by O'Connor himself to his wife Blanche, while O'Connor was staying at Warm Springs with President Roosevelt.Perhaps the most...

Richmond, Yale, cultural exchange files

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Identifier: GTM -150402

Shewring, Walter, papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS190
Collection level scope and contents note The Walter Shewring Papers is a small collection of letters, essays and manuscripts by Shewring. The most notable item is the full autograph manuscript of Shewring's translation of Homer's "Odyssey," published by the Oxford University Press (1980). The collection includes some correspondence and printed articles by such distinguished acquaintances as Walter de la Mare, Eric Gill, David Jones, and Arthur Waley.

Sitwell, Edith - Cohen, John M., Collection

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Identifier: GTM-820630
Scope and Content note The Sitwell-Cohen Collection comprises thirteen letters from Dame Edith Sitwell to John M. Cohen, and related pieces of correspondence addressed to John M. Cohen and his wife, Audrey Cohen, from Sitwell and Harman Grisewood of the BBC. Also included are two autograph manuscripts of "The Road to Thebes" signed by Sitwell and thought to have been enclosed in two of the letters from Sitwell to Cohen. All of the correspondence is dated from May 26, 1950 to May 19, 1952. The majority of the...

Sitwell, Edith - Searle, Humphrey, collection

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Identifier: GTM-851119
Scope and contents note The major portion of the correspondence from Edith Sitwell to composer Humphrey Searle (1915-1982) refers to their collaboration on setting some of Sitwell's works to music by Searle. The collection includes correspondence from Sitwell's brothers, Sir Osbert Sitwell and Sacheverell Sitwell, as well as from Cecil Gray.

Southwell, Robert, papers

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Identifier: GTM-871005
Scope and Contents note These papers consist primarily of correspondence, including one autograph letter signed by Antoine Arnauld to Robert Southwell; five contemporary copies of letters of Arnauld (Southwell's file copies); one autograph draft and 14 letters of Southwell's; a letter from Edward Coleman, a contemporary copy with a French translation; an autograph letter signed by William Blathwayt, Secretary of War; a letter of Henri Justel, Royal Librarian; and four miscellaneous items. Together, there are 29...

Wall, Bernard, papers

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Identifier: GTM-101201
Scope and contents note The Bernard Wall Papers highlight the life and career of Bernard Wall (1908-1974), a noted English Catholic intellectual. The collection contains a small run of photocopied letters from David Jones to Bernard Wall. Also, there is a large amount of correspondence from Bernard Wall to his parents dated 1916 to 1932 and to his wife Barbara Wall dated 1935 to 1973. Many autograph manuscripts and typed manuscripts by Bernard Wall are present in this archive. Parts of his diary are...

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