COLLECTIONS: 8001 - 8010 of 8141
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of four interleaved almanacs for the years 1836, 1839, 1840 and 1841 written by a William Lamb. The bulk of the entries are concerning the House of Industry, including admittance and release dates, observations on superintendents and staff, comments on social and work conditions (in particular the slaughtering of hogs) and statistics. Lamb also made note of weather reports, political and shipping news, 4th of July celebrations, historical events and deaths. He seemed...
Overview: Diaries of U.S. naval officers who participated in the Point Barrow expedition to Alaska in 1885-1886.
Overview: Letters of William Lloyd Garrison, chiefly of a personal nature, relating to family affairs, the Harvard Class of 1897, trustee matters, and such subjects as the single tax.
Overview: Letters of the Canadian politician William Lyon Mackenzie King.
Overview: Papers of American scholar William Lytle Schurz for his historical study The Manila Galleon.
Overview: An album containing a series of 26 original drawings by British novelist William Makepeace Thackeray.
Overview: Includes compositions and illustrations by the English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray.