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06. Arts and Literature

 Record Group
Identifier: 06
Archival collections related to dance, theater, painting, sculpture, literature, and more.

Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:

William Black essays

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0298
Abstract:

The papers consist of three handwritten short essays by Black, each pasted into a bound volume: “The Borderland of Dreams," “Metropolitan Conveyances” and “My Lady Jemimah…”.

Dates: 1870

Francis Marion Crawford manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0299
Abstract

This collection contains the original manuscript (including corrections, revisions, and pencil notes) of "A Kaleidoscope of Rome," Crawford's first article on Rome. The essay is a descriptive narrative of Rome, its people, its history, etc. Portions of the essay were later included in Crawford's work, Ave Roma Immortalis.

Dates: 1900

Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, contract

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0300
Abstract

This collection contains an original contract in the Bulwer-Lytton’s own handwriting for the publication of his essays and criticisms for which he received $1250. Bulwer-Lytton was an English novelist, playwright, poet, and politician. Lord Lytton was a famous author who coined phrases such as “The pen is almightier than the sword” and “It was a dark and stormy night.”

Dates: 1864

Description of Garibaldi's capture at Aspromonte

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0301
Abstract:

This volume includes a 5-page description, handwritten by Dumas, of an expedition in 1862 that led General Giuseppe Garibaldi unknowingly into the hands of Italian troops at Aspromonte, where he was taken prisoner along with his sons. It details how the unnamed conspirators pretended to get lost, leading Garibaldi to a cabin where he was captured.

Dates: 1862

Sir Walter Scott letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0302
Abstract:

Consists of two letters signed by Scott. One is dated 12 October 1826 and addressed to Andrew Lang, Esq. and appears to be a cover letter for a cheque. The other is addressed to an unknown recipient and concerns a claim to the Earldom of Stirling by one Humphrey Alexander (or a Humphrey and an Alexander).

Dates: 1826

Manuscript of Reuben John Rath's The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0310
Abstract:

This collection consists of a small amount of correspondence, maps, typographical and proofreading instructions in regard to the publication of Rath's The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia, 1814-1815 and two typed drafts of the monograph.

Dates: 1814 - 1815

Carl Woodring collection on Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0513
Abstract:

This collection contains the Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon research material of Dr. Carl Woodring including correspondence, articles and theses, works, Vale Press items, exhibition catalogs and other printed material. An extensive book collection, paintings and drawings are included in the collection.

Dates: 1846-2001

James H. Chillman, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0482
Abstract Correspondence, typescripts, printed material, news clippings, photographs, books, memorabilia, dating 1891 to 1972 and covering family and professional life of James Chillman, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Fine Arts at the Rice Institute and the first director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Many of the transcripts of his radio show "Art is Fun" are in the collection along with a thorough photographic history of his family and career. A large number of news articles are featured...
Dates: 1891-1972

Waldo Greene collection of Thornton Wilder papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0484
Abstract:

This collection is comprised of materials which Waldo Greene, a student of Thornton Wilder's, gathered about Wilder during Wilder's lifetime and up until Greene's death. Included among these materials are correspondence, bibliographies, newspaper and journal clippings, photographs, playbills, and copies of Wilder's typewritten journals.

Dates: 1928-1994

Gale Stokes academic papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0304
Abstract

These papers contain letters, e-mails, lectures, pamphlets, notes, and administrative papers relating to the Academic career of Gale Stokes from 1965 to 2012.

Dates: 1968 - 2010