Subject Source: Fast
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 498
Abstract: Personal letters between Aldous Huxley, Maria Huxley, Eva Hermann and Martha Saxton. Letters largely refer to personal topics including the death of Martha Saxton's husband, Gene. Aldous Huxley was the brother of renowned biologist and former Rice Institute faculty member Julian Huxley.
Identifier: MS 320
Abstract: The bulk of this collection is comprised of correspondence to and from art historian Allan Cunningham. The correspondence largley concerns matters connected with Cunningham's numerous publishing projects, including his Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, which appeared between 1829 and 1833. Also included in the collection are three Mss. poems--one perhaps by the Rev. J. Judkins and two by Cunningham.
Dates: 1815 - 1841
Identifier: MS 275
Overview This collection contains a letter from Annie Gregory to Lady Margaret Spicer, daughter of the 12th Earl of Westmoreland. In the note, Annie requests that Lady Spicer let her know if her husband Captain John Edward Philip Spicer would “let” her (Annie) a cottage called Chittoe Heath. Annie Gregory belonged to a Methodist (Wesleyan) family in Wiltshire.
Identifier: MS 069
Abstract: The Benjamin M. Anderson Aeronautical History collection consists of a wide assortment of materials related to the history of aeronautics, including photos, artistic renderings, postcards, schematics and diagrams, publications and papers from aircraft manufacturers, clippings, calendars, scrapbooks, and 8mm movies and audio recordings.
Dates: 1784 - 1988
Identifier: MS 513
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.
Identifier: MS 307
Overview Most of this collection, which dates from 1840 to 1878, is comprised of correspondence from British politician and statesman Benjamin Disraeli to Rev. Clubbe, who occupied the position of vicar at the living of Hughenden near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, from approximately 1851 to 1868.
Dates: 1840 - 1878
Identifier: MS 313
Overview Liberal political writer Frank Harrison Hill served as Editor-in-Chief of the London Daily News from 1870-1886; this collection is comprised of two folders of correspondence, mainly original signed letters sent to Mr. Hill in his capacity as Editor-in-Chief.
Dates: 1870 - 1886
Identifier: MS 106
Abstract: A letter written from Cairo by British General Garnet Joseph Wolseley to the publisher MacMillan, primarily attacking Prime Minister William E. Gladstone for his vacillation which resulted in failure to reach General Charles G. Gordon and Egyptian forces at Khartoum in time to save them from destruction by Sudanese rebels attacking the city, and also discussing Wolseley’s plan to produce a fifth edition of the Soldiers’ Pocket Book.
Identifier: MS 229
Overview The account book includes individual wages for officers and crews; allowances for victuals; prices of provisions to be paid to and by the Purser; various allowances and expense lists; lists of French, Dutch and Algiers fleets, including ship names and guns; as well as lists of the major Royal Navy commands, the red, white, and blue squadrons, with ships assigned to each, their commanders, guns, and names of flag officers commanding.
Dates: 1661 - 1692
Identifier: MS 145
Abstract: This letter from Sir Richard John Strachan was sent to Commodore Sir William Cornwallis, his squadron commander in the East Indies, describing his role in the action against the French frigate Resolue off Pondicherry, India, which resulted in her capture.
Dates: November 21, 1791