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Charles Grove Haines was a Professor of Diplomatic History born in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania December 10, 1906. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and subject files dating to Haines's time as the Director of the Bologna Center at the School of Advanced International Studies dating from 1970-1976. Some personal items are also included.
Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was an expatriate American poet, literary critic, a highly influential figure in the development of Imagism, as well as a major contributor to the early modernist poetry movement at the turn of the century. This collection represents the manuscript portion of a larger holding of materials created by or relating to poet Ezra Pound, compiled by collector Richard Frary. The holdings range in time from 1909 to 1986, with most of the materials dating from 1909 to 1960.
The collection of German architect, Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer, consists of four bound volumes of letters (1827-1830) to his father and two volumes of his poetry (1819-1859).
The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.