COLLECTIONS: 7321 - 7330 of 7347
Overview: The Woodbridge and Backus families of Norwich, Connecticut, were connected by marriage, and engaged in international and coastwise shipping and trade of commodities like iron, rum, molasses, tobacco, and sugar. The Woodbridge and Backus families business records date from 1725 to 1896 and consist of legal and estate papers, financial records, correspondence, and genealogical research.
Overview: Papers of Universalist minister Charles Woodhouse, including sermons, correspondence, and a discourse, lecture, poem, and photograph. The papers span 1836-1869.
Overview: The Woodstock Railroad Company records document a short-line railroad running from Woodstock to White River Junction, Vermont that operated from 1875 to 1933.
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: MC 420
Overview: Audiocassettes, transcripts, field notes, etc., generated by Fran Leeper Buss as part of her oral history project, Work and Family: Low Income and Minority Women Talk about Their Lives.
FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection Identifier: MS Fr 499
Overview: Letters from World War I French soldiers called "godsons," sent to their wartime "godmother," Mary M. (Mrs. René) Engel of Paris.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUY 185
Overview: Posters created by the United States Committee on Public Information Division of Pictorial Publicity were a major tool used primarily by the government for the widespread dissemination of information during World War I. The collection consists of 46 prints of 23 unique posters of varying sizes, dating from 1917 to 1919, which encourage citizens to buy and invest in Liberty loans.
FOUND IN: Peabody Museum ArchivesCollection Identifier: 998-2
Overview: The Wright, Brown, Quinby and May records document a firm of patent attorneys in Boston, Massachusetts, from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century, including records and ledgers, journals, cash books and other accounts.
Overview: George Ernest Wright was a leading Old Testament scholar and biblical archaeologist. He was known for his expertise in ancient Near Eastern archaeology, especially in the study and dating of pottery. Collection consists of material related to Wright's work as a student, his church-related activities, his teaching, his writing, and his work with archaeological expeditions.