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Samuel W. Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-850101b
Scope and Contents

The Samuel W. Everett Papers consist largely of architectural and technical drawings, genre drawings, and other art-related items created by Samuel W. Everett, one of the founding faculty and professor of anatomy of Georgetown University's School of Medcine. The collection also includes printed ephemera from the early days of the "Medical Department of Georgetown College."

Dates: 1817-1851

Roger Bensky Collection of Samuel Beckett Letters

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-181024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three letters from Samuel Beckett to Roger Bensky (20 February, 22 April, and 5 November 1969); one letter from Geneviève Serreau to Bensky (26 June 1969), and copies of two articles written by Bensky (1969, 1974). The correspondence from Beckett resulted from Bensky's efforts to find publication for his article "La symbolique du mime dans le théâtre de Samuel Beckett." Having been rejected by two academic journals, Bensky decided to write to Beckett...
Dates: 1969 - 1974

Samuel Halpern Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20231010
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of Samuel Halpern, an officer with the OSS and CIA from 1943 to 1974. The papers primarily document his post-CIA work as a writer and historian on U.S. intelligence and foreign affairs, especially CIA operations in Cuba in the 1960s. It includes correspondence with Richard Helms and a number of other individuals, dating from the 1970s to 2000s. Other documents include writings by Halpern, his commentary on other articles and reports, interviews,...
Dates: 1940s-2000s

Samuel W. Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS196
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The Samuel W. Anderson papers contain correspondence collected during Anderson's public life (1948-1958), a number of official documents covering his tenure in public office, and some early articles written by Anderon. The greater part of the collection, however, consists of reports on various topics in international economic affairs, which Anderson compiled in consultation with various clients.

Dates: 1922-1959; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1958

Samuel Ebling papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-830120
Scope and Contents

Certificates of U.S. Department of State consular appointments signed by various U.S. secretaries of state, as well as presidents of U.S. and other countries. Post and date of appointment noted. Arranged by document signatory.

Dates: 1924-1950

Richard D. Mudd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS285
Scope and Contents 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,...
Dates: 1822 - 2023; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

Samuel D. Berger papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-861215
Scope and Contents The Samuel D. Berger Papers consist of 1 box (1.5 linear feet) and 1 oversize box of correspondence, manuscript material, photographs, and miscellany pertaining to Mr. Berger's concern with the study of labor unions and his years in the U.S. Foreign Service. The collection offers an interesting look at Berger's career in the Foreign Service, from his college days to his service in Vietnam, as well as glimpses into the affairs of the countries in which he served.Among the...
Dates: 1937-1979

William K. Wimsatt, Jr. Papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS442
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The William K. Wimsatt Papers 2 contain the correspondence, notes, and collected printed materials of William K. Wimsatt, a scholar, literary theorist, and Sterling Professor of English at Yale University. The bulk of the collection consists of offprints given to Wimsatt on a variety of topics, and provide a secondary source base for students of Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, James Boswell, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. His correspondence and collected printed materials also provide insight...
Dates: 1767 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1975

Playing Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000584
Scope and Contents Authors. 1119. U.S. Playing Card Co., Cinicinnati, U.S.A. Copyright, 1897. Authors represented include Will Carlton, Eugene Field, William Cullen Bryant, Charles Reade, Robert Browning, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Thomas Buchanan Read, J. Feinmore Cooper, Robert Burns, Oliver Goldsmith, William Dean Howells, Harriet Beecher Stowe, William Wordsworth, Thomas Moore, John Keats, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Robert Louis Blafour Stevenson, William Mkaepeace Thackeray, Alexander Pope, Helen Hunt Jackson,...
Dates: 1897-1916 and Undated

George McNamara Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-140722.2
Scope and Contents note

This collection includes correspondence, 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.

Dates: 1865 - 2005

William K. Wimsatt, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS469
Dates: 1941 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

James Percy Brown Journal

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS258
Scope and Contents

The journal of James Percy Brown documents the life of a wealthy young American living in Paris from 1834-1835 during the reign of Louis Philippe.

Dates: 1834-1835

Observatory - Solar Eclipse Expedition to Canton Island, 1937: Glass Plate Slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GTA-000606
Scope and Contents Box 1: 50 slides labeled "National Geographic Society" which show American and New Zealand scientists, members of an expedition organized by the National Geographic Society and led by astronomer Samuel Alfred Mitchell, who traveled to Canton Island (also known as Kanton Island or Abariringa Island) in the South Pacific to study a total solar eclipse in June 1937. Included are images of Paul A. McNally, S.J., who was a member of the expedition. Slide 8, for example, shows Fr. McNally saying...
Dates: 1937

Frances Patterson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS281
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Frances Patterson Papers consist of transcripts of diaries written by Frances Patterson together with a few separate documents. The diaries cover the years 1892-1911 and document Patterson's life in Philadelphia; domestic trips to New York City, the American West, and Northeast Harbor, Maine; and international trips to places such as Paris. Patterson's acquaintances, family members, and members of her social circle are mentioned frequently in the diaries. According to material preceding...
Dates: 1892 - 1911

Ernesta Drinker Barlow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-081118
Scope and Contents A collection of the personal papers of Aimee Ernesta Drinker Barlow (1892-1981). Includes autograph memoir, travel diaries (from 1916 and early 1960s), correspondence received from husbands William C. Bullitt (1891-1967), former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union; and composer Samuel L.M. Barlow (1892-1982); as well as from admirers including the artist Rockwell Kent (1882-1971). Of note is an almost complete run of mimeographed scripts of NBC Radio broadcasts by Barlow as "Commando Mary"...
Dates: 1910 - 1962

Florence Calvert Thorne Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-790710
Scope and Contents

Papers include 23 letters from Ralph Ainsley Anderson, dated 1957 to 1958.

Dates: 1957 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1958

William Zimmerman Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS152
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The William Zimmerman, Jr., Manuscripts Collection consists of two series of material. The first series is a collection of autograph materials such as correspondence by literary figures, intellectuals and politicians, including novelists R.D. Blackmore, Samuel Butler, Anatole France, Thomas Hughes, Edgar Lee Masters, and George McDonald; and statesman Harold Ickes. Photographs by Burton Holmes and Henry Greenwood Peabody are also included. Of special interest is a fragment of a sixteenth...
Dates: 1500 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1900

Alexander Tremaine Wright - William John Carlton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS305
Collection-level Scope and Content Note "Happy are the dead and their biographers who have left materials for the building of their monuments"A.T.W. Alexander Tremaine Wright's correspondence (1909-1915) to William John Carlton offers a unique insight into research characteristic of a small English fraternity intrigued by the literature and history of shorthand. This practice of the educated, beginning with Englishman John Willis' alphabet-based system in 1640, remained the domain of writers and reporters until...
Dates: 1909 - 1915

Virgil H. Barber, SJ Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS008
Scope and Contents

The Virgil H. Barber, SJ Papers contain correspondence, notes, a prayer book, and clippings relating to his Jesuit formation, his work in New England missions, and the conversion of his family to Catholicism.

Dates: 1804 - 1964

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