Contains 22 Results:
John Leeds manuscript
This collection consists of a single bound volume, which may be an original manuscript compiled by a working measurer. The approximate date is 1730. The manuscript consists of 155 leaves (310 pages). The text is occasionally illustrated with diagrams.
James Morrison Arnell journal
This collection consists of a Journal of a tour through the middle and southern United States from December 7, 1822 to June 25, 1823. The journal is an account of the first large-scale missionary effort to convert American Jews to Christianity.
Johann Schlatter manuscript
This collection consists of a sketchbook of Johann Schlatter, a Munich architect, dating from 1832-1833. The manuscript charts Schlatter's travels in Munich and Athens.
Louisa Hoffman diary
Louisa Hoffman, daughter of Amuel Owings Hoffman and Louisa A. Gilmore, was born in Baltimore about 1831 and died on 4 January 1884. The collection consists of a Civil War diary of Louisa Hoffman, of Baltimore, Maryland, dated 1860-1862.
African-American Emigration circular
Collection consists of a printed circular from 1854 regarding American, particularly African-American, emigration to Australia. A manuscript letter written by Sir Roderick William Cameron is on the back page of the circular.
Slave Registration certificate
This collection consists of a slave registration certificate issued on 24 March 1871 to Jacinto Texidor for his slave, Valentin, 51 years of age, born in Africa.
Guinilda Ethelia Mummey commonplace books
The collection consists of two handwritten journals spanning the years 1825 to 1828. The journals belonged to Guinilda Ethelia Mummey, mother of author and editor Edward Spencer.
Collection consists of a German passport from 1840. Printed fields completed in longhand.
Assyrische Grammatik course notes
Hermann Hugo Paul Haupt, a Semitic scholar and one of the pioneers of Assyriology in the United States, was born in 1858, in Gorlitz, Germany. This collection consists of one volume of handwritten course notes made during Haupt's summer studies in 1877.
Mary C. Calwell papers
The collection consists of a folder of ephemera and a small commonplace book, which appears to have been a gift to Mary C. Calwell from Annie Wetherall dating from 1833-1850. It contains various poems and notes written by friends and family. The ephemera are primarily religious in nature.