Overview: Poems and essays by the American poet Edward Rowland Sill and poems by the American poet Edith Matilda Thomas.
Overview: Letters of American poet, critic, and teacher George Woodberry to Mr. and Mrs. George Sawyer Kellogg and their son, Irving.
Scope and Content: The Burt papers consist primarily of correspondence pertaining to Burt’s work on cryptogamic botany. There are letters from approximately 205 correspondents, dated 1895-1933. Major correspondents include: Giacomo Bresadola, Carroll William Dodge, William Gilson Farlow, the Fries Family, Albert Spear Hitchcock, Curtis Gates Lloyd, and Roland Thaxter.The collection also contains a typed draft of Burt’s “Thelephoraceae of North America,” an annotated typed draft of “Icones...
Scope and content: This collection consists of collecting lists and field notes, primarily from Palmer’s time in Mexico. Lists pertain to collections made from 1880-1897. Field notes are mostly from Acapulco in 1894-1895 and Durango in 1896.
Overview: Correspondence and compositions of the American writer Edward Sandford Martin, documenting his socio-political interests and his interest in spiritualism.
Overview: Compositions and letters by American author Lafacadio Hearn primarily concerning Creole folk music.
Scope and Contents: Ledger kept by furniture maker Edward Slead, of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, from 1797 to 1827, recording payments, via cash or barter, for pieces he constructed and mended, including desks, dining tables, book cases, and cases of drawers. Slead also created coffins. He often accepted various types of lumber as payment-in-kind. There are additionally records of general store sales, and credits for farm labor and weaving and spinning by Elizabeth Mosher, among others.
Overview: Edward Wigglesworth was a commission merchant in partnership with William Blair Townsend in Boston before his appointment as the second Hollis Chair of Divinity at Harvard College in 1765. The Edward Wigglesworth business records, dated 1758-1773, consist of two daybooks and a ledger containing general store and commission sales and expenses related to the business of Townsend & Wigglesworth.
Overview: Proofs for the illustrations by Edward Gordon Craig for the Cranach Presse editions of Hamlet, published both in English and in German, and also additional materials concerning this publication.