COLLECTIONS: 7951 - 7960 of 8063
Overview: Drawings by British illustrator William Roberts for T.E. Lawrence's Seven pillars of wisdom.
Overview: Letters, compositions, and other papers of the American historian William Roscoe Thayer. Also includes miscellaneous papers of the American writer William Warland Clapp and the American abolitionist and writer Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
Scope and Content: This collection consists of a sheaf of notes pertaining to Gerard’s study of plant name etymologies. A note on the cover and a letter found inside the front cover indicate it was sent by Gerard to Asa Gray on October 22, 1886. Notes are primarily handwritten; some proofs from an unpublished article are pasted in. The sheaf of notes is 59 pages. The collection also contains two letters from Gerard to Sereno Watson dated November 15 and November 19, 1889, found inserted at page 57.
Scope and Contents: The collection contains one account book, a ledger with an index covering the period 1851-1873. The ledger can be used to determine the names of firms with whom Eddy did business, the commodities dealth in, and commodities taken as credit. The bills for iron and steel in volumes 2-4 show the firms from whom Eddy purchased material to be manufactured into shovels and spades. The bills for wholesale groceries and provisions show that the firm of N. and W.S. Eddy dealt in...