This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.
The collection contains correspondence and indenture documents relating to the affairs of Colonel John Fitzgerald that relate to local affairs in northern Virginia in the 1790s.
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 Horace Porter - Mrs. Osborn Collection consists of correspondence written by Horace Porter to a Mrs. Osborn between the years 1906 and 1917. In addition to the ten letters, the collection contains the New York Times obituary of Horace Porter.