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1st Alabama Volunteers, Company E, court martial document, 1863 December 10.

Holograph Confederate Civil War document, charging Private William Price with desertion from Company E, 1st Regiment, Alabama. Signed by Captain John H. Wood at Meridian, Miss.

1st South Carolina / 33rd U.S. Colored Troops Records, [ca. 1847-1923, 1983] (bulk dates 1850s-1860s)

The collection includes correspondence, photographs, officer biographies, newspaper clippings, muster rolls, and other miscellany.

A. A. Humphreys letter to William A. Baker, 1870 July 27.

One holograph letter written by A. A. Humphreys in Washington, D.C., concerning his Civil War service on General George McClellan's staff.

Adelina Garcia Collection, 1939-1978.

The collection includes photographs, playbills, posters, magazines, sound recordings, and programs.

Aden - British Camel Battery Photograph Album, ca. 1902-1904.

Album of 48 black and white albumen prints, some faded, of the British Camel Battery in action against Turkish forces. Photos include brief captions in English. Images feature Aden countryside and villages; Arab men, women, and children; local Jewish population;...

Aguacate Mines Photograph Album, ca. 1900.

60 black and white photos, most with captions in English, of the Aguacate gold mines in Costa Rica and environs, buildings such as the saw mill, commissary, cabins, farms, superintendent and staff, workers, and families, as well as a few...

Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter, 1886.

One letter from Alexander Wilson Acheson (1842-1934), Civil War soldier, mayor of Denison, Texas, and physician, on letterhead stationery of The Missouri Pacific Railway Co., to the editor of the Philadelphia Press, regarding the editor's desire to write a history...

Alonzo Letter : to Lucy, 1862 February 13.

Holograph letter written at Hatteras Island regarding what to do with his money if he doesn't return.

Alurista Papers, 1954-2002.

The collection includes videos, research sources into Chicano issues, correspondence, photographs, essays and diplomas.

American Military Mission, Turkish War School Photograph Album, 1947.

Souvenir album, with more than 150 black and white photos, presented to one of the officers visiting the American Military Mission Turkish War School, Dec. 30, 1947. Mainly images of officers and Turkish trainees in classroom and other campus settings....

Anderson, James B. Letters : to his mother, 1861-1862.

Two holograph letters written to his mother regarding his experiences as a soldier.

Anthony Menk papers, ca. ????

Papers of composer Anthony Menk primarily recordings of his compositions as well as other musical performances.

Archive of Recorded Vocal Music.

Printed catalog and systems documentation for the original cataloging project for the ARVM, now superceded by online catalog.

Army of Northern Virginia receipt, 1864 September 14.

One Confederate Civil War receipt for impressment of one hundred bushels of wheat, for use by the Army of Northern Virginia. Issued to John B. Tate.

Asboth, Alexander S. Letter : to Col. P.J. Sullivan, 1863 January 11

Holograph letter written at Head Quarters, Fort Pickering.

Aztlan Collection, 1970-1988.

The collection includes videotapes.

Battle of Gettysburg 75th anniversary invitation, 1938.

Invitation from the Government of the United States to John A. Niebling, a Civil War veteran, to attend the 75th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Gettysburg, June 29, 1938 to July 6, 1938, at Gettysburg, Pa.

Bay Area Black Panther Party Collection, 1963-2000.

The collection includes documents, small flyers, handbills, collected research, publications, newspaper and magazine articles.

Bayreuth scrapbook, 1938.

Scrapbook of postcards, programs and ticket stubs of Wagner's operas from the 1938 Bayreuth Festival.

Ben Garza Collection, 1970-1973.

Ben Garza was involved in the Chicano Student Movement while a student at UCSB. He was an amateur photographer and recorded events and meetings. Of particular interest are the few but significant photographs including City Hall during the Chicano Student...

Berliner disc collection, 1891-1898.

Experimental recordings made by Emile Berliner. Includes nine 6" zinc masters (1891-1893), one 7" zinc master (1898) and one 7" shellac pressing (1898).

Bert Corona Oral History Collection, 1937-1995.

The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, articles, announcements, and reviews.

Birney, William Letter, 1862 October 31

Holograph letter written near White's Ford, Virginia.

Blacks in Film and Television Collection, 1960-1990.

The Blacks in film and television collection contains approximately 900 articles dating from 1960 to 1990. The collection has been arranged in four series: Film, Personalities, Television and General; in each series the articles have been ordered chronologically beginning with...

Bloor, A. J. (Alfred Janson) Letter : to A. B. Grosh, 1861 December 19

Holograph letter written by the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Sanitary Commission in response to complaints about camp conditions.

Bowman, S. M. (Samuel Millard) Letter : to Major C. W. Foster, 1864 August 3.

Holograph letter written in Baltimore regarding missing muster and descriptive rolls for new Afro-American soldiers who were joining the regiments near Alexandria.

Brazil to England and Germany Photograph and Postcard Album, 1937.

One album with more than 40 snapshots and 50 postcards, captions in English, apparently from a British expatriate in Buenos Aires, Argentina, who traveled to Brazil, then England (including Oxford) and Germany. From dealer description:

British Palestine Postcard Collection, 1920.

The photographs were taken by an American seaman from the U.S.S. Pittsburgh, on May 22, 1920. The photographs were converted into postcards. There are views of Jaffa, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem, including landmarks such as the Damascus Gate, the Mosque of...

British Soldier in Pakistan Photograph Album, ca. 1923

Album contains 96 uniform-sized photos. 8 x 6cm. Inserted four to a page in the pre-cut windows on both sides of 12 album leaves. No captions. Black oblong tied album. 25 x 17cm. Photos of animals, particularly domesticated animals. There...

Brown, Edwin. Letter : to his mother, 1861 July 24

Holograph letter written at Arlington Heights, Virginia, describing the First Battle of Bull Run.

Buffum Letter to his father and mother, 1863 March 6.

One unsigned holograph letter from a Union navy sailor at Washington Navy Yard to his mother and father, Joshua Buffum, of North Billerica, Massachusetts. He recounts the Confederate capture of the USS Isaac P. Smith, commanded by Lieutenant F. S....

Burnham, Hiram Letter : to his wife, 1864 May 19

Holograph letter written at his camp in the field.

Busteed, Richard Letter, 1862 November 22

Holograph letter concerning the possibility of getting more troops for the 165th regiment.

C. W. Gibson letter to his cousin, Townsend Holly, 1863 April 4.

One holograph letter from Charles W. Gibson, a Civil War Union soldier, describing his service with the Wisconsin Volunteers, 14th Regiment, Company R. Written from a camp near Providence, Louisiana.

Cambodia - Angkor Wat Photograph Album, ca. 1920-1925.

Album containing 65 black and white snapshots, with English captions on back, of Phnom Penh and the Hindu temple complex Angkor Wat. Angkor images include Phom Bakeng temple, reliefs and sculptures, the libraries, trees overgrowing the ruins, and Buddhas. Includes...

Carte de visite album, 1869.

Carte de visite album in a mother-of-pearl album including family portraits and portraits of people in circus or theatrical costumes.

Charles A. Roach African Photograph Collection, 1943.

Two photograph albums with 88 black and white images, plus 67 other loose photographs [1 album], many with captions, most taken by Rev. Charles A. Roach on a bicycle trip from Durban to Cairo in 1943, on the way back...

Charles Bukowski - "The Lion", [n.d.]

The collection contains unpublished typescript carbon prose story, "The Lion", with holographic corrections by the author.

Charles Bukowski - "The Night The Rapist Got Caught In The Washing Machine, [n.d.]

The collection contains the unpublished typescript carbon prose story, "The Night the Rapist Got Caught in the Washing Machine", with holographic corrections by the author.

Charles Devens letter, 1887 April 6.

One holograph letter from Charles Devens to an unknown recipient, summarizing his service in the Civil War. Written from Boston.

Charles E. Phelps letter, 1867 December 3.

One brief holograph letter from Charles Phelps requesting that his residence be listed in a directory as the Willard [hotel] lobby.

Charles F. Adams letter to Charles M. Smith, Esq., 1906 October 22.

Typed letter from Charles F. Adams, who served as a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War, congratulating Charles M. Smith for being made President of the First Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry Association and informing him that a...

The Chicano Art Movement Collection, 1970-2001.

This collection includes articles that were published in un-indexed Latino community newspapers, as well as those appearing in major regional newspapers, art magazines, journals, and various anthologies and exhibition catalogues. There are interviews with artists such as Guillermo Gomez Pena,...

The Chicano Tattoo Body Art Collection, [ca. 1970s]

This collection began with the acquisition of a set of 71 slides (the photographer is unknown) that suggest a possible ethnocentric study on gang life in San Gabriel Valley, California. Included in the slides are images of tattoos and tattooing,...

Civil War Soldier's Letter, 1862.

Holograph Civil War era letter written from the Planter's Hotel, mentioning the evacuation of Columbus and the promotion of General Buell, and discussing the high cost of writing paper and the prevalence of shinplaster currency.

Civil War songs, ca. 1861-1865.

Three holographic copies of Civil War era songs, titled "The Prisoner's Hope," "The Soldiers Are Coming Home," and "The Sour Apple Tree," the latter regarding the capture of Jefferson Davis.

Clarence V. Carruth, Jr. Balkans Correspondence, 1930-1931.

Manuscript and typed letters written from June 28, 1930 to July 15, 1931 by Clarence V. Carruth, Jr. of Scarsdale, NY and New York City, while traveling as a young American utilities executive with portfolio to purchase existing utilities in...

Clary, John Henry. Letter : to Mollie E. Smart, 1861 July 19.

Holograph letter written at Harrison's Farm, near Norfolk, Va.

Clymer, Meredith Letter : to John Trenor, 1865 February 3.

Holograph letter written at Hilton Head, S.C., requesting overdue statements of hospital discharges.

Collins, Benjamin. Letter : to J. Heger, 1863 October 4

Holograph letter written by a superintendent of the United States Sanitary Commission requesting the discharge of a rebel prisoner.

Comision Femenil Mexicana Nacional Archives, 1967-1997 [Bulk dates,1970-1990]

The collection includes correspondence, newsletters, articles, fundraising proposals and publicity.

Confederation of La Raza Organizations Collection, 1975-1980.

The collection includes newsletters, government publications, action plans, announcements and correspondence and news articles.

Contention Gold Mines Company monthly reports, 11 August 1905 -11 September 1905.

First monthly report of the Contention Gold Mines Company in Colorado containing information about the company's stocks, operational costs, and a financial prospectus for Contention stock at founders' price.

Correspondence between Joseph H. Barnard and Stanley F. Horn, 1944 May 2 - May 27.

Three typed letters between Joseph H. Barnard and Stanley F. Horn dated 2 May 1944, May 13, 1944, and 27 May 1944. The letters pertain to Barnard's book "The Army of Tennessee" and include Horn's anecdotes, gathered during his time...

Cuban Resort Photograph Album, 1936.

From dealer description: Photo album: Summer 1936 in a Cuban resort. A photograph album measuring 7 by 10 inches. Contains 32 leaves, each with a 4 3/4 by 7 1/4 inch photograph tipped-on, and one extra photo. A penciled inscription...

Currier, Willard. Letter : to his wife, Emily, 1862 December 12.

Holograph letter written on back of gold wrapping paper at camp in Mississippi.

Dan Guerrero Collection on Latino Entertainment and the Arts, 1972-2008.

The collection includes both video tapes of selected programming, scripts, publicity items and programs relating to the Latino community, photographs relative to Mexican art and culture, transcripts of interviews with various members of the Latino entertainment industry, and a significant...

Dane, Elmore Letters : to his wife, Sophia, 1865.

Two holograph letters of a predominantly personal nature, written to his wife.

David L. Kingsbaker correspondence, 1950-1978 (bulk 1962-1971).

Transferred from University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, June 2009.

The David Lavender - Fort Laramie Collection, [ca. 1970s - 1980s]

The collection includes research files used in writing "Fort Laramie and the Changing Frontier (Official National Park Handbook, 1983), correspondence, diaries, and treaties.

Davis, F. B. Diary, 1863.

Holograph diary of F.B. Davis, a Union sailor who served on the USS Quaker City. The first dated entry is for Jan. 1, 1863; the last is Dec. 31, 1863. His diary begins at his home in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. In...

Doctor Faustus : a playlet.

Photographic scrapbook of the 1974 theatrical production based on the Tragical history of the life and death of Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlow conveived and directed by Arthur Joe Lopez and photographed by Ernest A. Smith and John Rodriquez.

Dodd, Ira Seymour Letter : to his parents, 1863 June 6

Holograph letter written on the south side of the Rappahannock.

Donovan, William. Letter : to his sister, 1863 October 14

Holograph letter written at the Cumberland Hospital in Nashville regarding family news.

Dorothy Rae collection, ca. 1920s.

Collection of Vaudeville performer Dorothy Rae (born Dorothy Pfeiffer; also performed as Dorothy Adams), originally of Chicago, Illinois. The collection is primarily photographs, a 1927 National Vaudeville Artists Year Book and other ephemera. In the Year Book Rae is listed...

Dos Decadas De Artistas Chicanas Exhibition Collection, 1994.

The collection consists of audiocassettes and transcriptions of Maria Velasco's opening remarks, the slide lecture and event publicity (handbill, press release and news articles.)

Douglas Harmer papers 1880-1960.

Papers of Santa Barbara theater director and author. Harmer directed plays at the Alhecama theatre in Santa Barbara, Calif., edited a Santa Barbara bilingual magazine Don Quijote and later became the chief information officer for the Naval Construction Battalion Center...

Downing, Amos. Letters : to his brother, Philip, 1861-1862.

Holograph letters written to his brother, Philip, during December, 1861 and January, 1862. All were written from Camp Griffin, Virginia, with one adding the address of Head Quarters, 6th Maine Regt.

Dr. and Mrs. MacKinley Helm Collection, ca. 1950s.

The manuscript portion of the collection contains two hand-printed leaves, on Japanese rice paper, from A Common Botany (1956).

Dwight D. Eisenhower Ephemera Collection, ca. 1950s.

The collection contains mainly magazine articles, along with posters, bumper stickers, flyers, and other ephemera.

E. Littell letter to Horatio King, 1863 September 23.

Holograph letter written from Boston, regarding the visit of his son, Robert S. Littell, to Washington, D.C.

Edward D. Baker letter about selling notes to raise funds, 25 June 1850.

Holograph letter written by Edward D. Baker, a friend of Abraham Lincoln and a Senator from Oregon, stating his desire to sell notes to raise five hundred dollars. He asks the letter's recipient to be his agent.

Edward Loomis Papers, ca. 1960s-1990s.

Collection contains audiotapes of UCSB English professor, Edward Loomis, including master tapes of tape collages (Zendada, Utopia) and long form poems (Tex-Mex Iliad, Everyman, Archiolator). Also included are reels of found sound source material, inverviews (Kenneth Rexroth), monologues, dialogues, and...

Eleanor Moore Stuart Middle East Photograph Album, ca. 1924.

Album contains 169 black and white photographs and postcards of the Middle East belonging to a British female traveler. Captions are handwritten in English. Includes images of excavations at Ur; British diplomatic and army personnel and their wives; archeological sites...

Elizabeth Wong Papers, 1980-2003

The collection includes correspondence, class handnotes, resumes, reviews and drafts of scripts.

English Almanacs, 1767.

The collection contains fourteen printed English almanacs, bound together in one volume, with titles such as: "The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; The Ladies' Diary": or, Woman's Almanack"; "Parker's Ephemeris, Poor Robin; The English Apollo, or, Useful Companion" and...

Esteban Villa Papers, 1974-2000.

The collection includes correspondence, exhibition announcements, collected writings, and research material for Villa's many projects.

Eustis, Henry Lawrence Letter : to his wife, 1863 November 9.

Holograph letter written at camp near Kelly's Ford, Va.

F. Scott Fitzgerald Letter, 1919.

One lengthy letter (ALS), six leaves, from author F. Scott Fitzgerald to [Maxwell] Perkins, thanking him for agreeing to publish his first book ["This Side of Paradise", 1920] and wondering if it will be possible to bring it out soon,...

Fort Powell ammunition report, 1864 April 30.

Confederate ammunition report for Fort Powell, commanded by Major W. C. Capers, for the week ending Saturday, 30 April 1864. Submitted by Lieutenant Ed. G. Jeffers, Acting Ordnance Officer.

Francisco Camplis Papers, 1967-2000.

The collection includes exhibits, screenplays, film treatment notes, sketches and photographs.

G. V. Fox letter to H. R. Anthony, 1865 November 10.

One brief holograph letter written from Washington D.C., regarding Anthony's request for information.

George Bailey Papers, ca. early 2000s.

Copy of unpublished typescript by liaison officer and journalist Bailey, entitled False Dawn: Liaison Officer to the Red Army. This manuscript appears to be an English version of Bailey's book Verbindungsmann, published posthumously in German. Collection also includes a biographical...

George F. S. Robinson letter to Mr. Field, 1871 May 10.

One holograph letter from George F. S. Robinson, Earl de Grey, to a Mr. Field., written from Washington, D.C. He discusses the treaty settling the Alabama claims.

George H. Thomas letter to L. H. Whittlesy, R. W. Smith, and Louis Schafner, 1867 October 26.

One brief holograph letter written from Louisville, Kentucky, responding favorably to an autograph request to benefit the Suffering Widows and Orphans of Deceased Soldiers.

The George P. and Mary Tebbetts Memorial Collection, [ca. 1830s - 1950s]

The collection contains manuscripts, including three diaries, 1856, 1863, 1866, correspondence, photographs, ledgers/account books, scrapbooks, newspapers (include. 1883-1885 Santa Barbara Daily Independent, papers and documents from the San Francisco Examiner and a tape and partial transcript of a recording by...

German East Africa Postcard Collection, ca. 1900-1920.

138 photographic postcards, most black and white but a few chromolithographic of Dar-es-Salaam and other parts of German occupied Tanganyika (now Tanzania), prior to and during the East African campaign of World War I. The majority are German postcards, unused,...

German South West Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1900-1914.

48 black and white albumen prints from a disbound album mainly of colonial German soldiers (Schutztruppe) in present-day Namibia. Photos primarily of soldiers, animal transport, Windhoek buildings, Angola mission station, Herero inhabitants, Okawayo military station, and Otjimbojo mines. Also includes...

German World War I Photograph Album, 1917-1918.

From dealer description: Photo album with 33 photo engravings and 87 original photographs. Oblong album, 24 x 32.5 cm., engravings and photographs all have the same size (208 x 295 mm.) with a printed caption underneath and a printed plate...

German World War II Stereo Cards and Viewer, ca. 1940.

Incomplete set (numbered 1-100) of small stereoviews and accompanying viewer, titled "Der Kampf im Westen" (the battle in the west) published by Raumbild-Verlag Otto Schönstein K. G., Munich, circa 1940. Photos are black and white with captions in German on...

Get Oil Out (GOO) Collection, [ca.1969-1990]

From the GOO office, mainly pertaining to efforts to contain and monitor oil industry off coast of Santa Barbara, especially in the aftermath of the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill.

Gillmore, Quincy Adams Letter : to Adjutant Gen. Hillhouse, 1862 September 5

Holograph letter written to Adj. Gen. Hillhouse, Albany, N.Y.

Hen Letter : to Lottie, 1862 November 5.

Holograph letter written on stationery of the 15th Vermont Regiment, Company A.

Henry F. Broyles letter to Captain Fenton, 1912 January 29.

Holograph letter from Henry F. Broyles, a former Confederate soldier in the 7th Virginia Cavalry, Company D, discussing his Civil War experiences and requesting money. Written from Shenandoah Junction, W. Va.

Henry M. Bryan inspection report, 1864 December 3.

One holograph inspection report of Confederate Brigadier General Samuel J. Gholson's brigade of Mississippi calvary. Written by Major Henry M. Bryan at Montgomery, Ala. The report outlines the brigade's organization, assesses the men and supplies, and discusses desertions.

Hiroshima Photograph Album, latter 1940s.

Lacquer photo album with image of Mt. Fuji on cover and 125 black and white photographs and a few postcards. Photos taken by an officer of the post-war occupation forces. Most apparently of construction and newly built structures (including interior...

Historia de Gabriel de Espinosa, ca. 1600s

One volume (modern leather binding), thought to be a 17th century holographic copy of the 1595 Historia de Gabriel de de Espinosa: pastelero en Madrigal, que fingio ser el rey don Sebastian de Portugal, y asimismo la de fr. Miguel...

Historia Lexegnina del Duende Politico de los anos 1735, 1736, 1737.

1 bound volume, handwritten Spanish text in ink, with title as noted: Historia Lexegnina del Duende Politico de los anos 1735, 1736, 1737.

Holy Land Photograph Album, ca. 1860.

Album of 29 black and white albumen photographs of landscapes, street scenes, monuments, and people in Jericho, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Samaria, Shiloh, Damascus, Athens, Baalbek, Mt. Sinai, Mt. Carmel, and Mt. Hermon. Likely put together from local photographers' work for or...

Howard, O. O. (Oliver Otis) Letter : to General Hector Tyndale, 1864 February 7.

Holograph letter written in Augusta, Maine, expressing his regrets that Gen. Tyndale was refused permission to visit Washington, D.C.

Hoyt, Henry M. Letter : to the Second Auditor, U.S. Treasury, 1863 October 11.

Holograph letter written to accompany a list of deceased soldiers of the 8th Connecticut Infantry Regiment for the quarter ending Sept. 30, 1863.

Huber Klyne Headley papers, ca. 1940-1950.

Papers of composer Hubert Klyne Headley, including scores and parts, correspondence, photos, and clippings. Includes score and parts to California Suite and Argentango.

Hull, Martin B. Letter : to Sevilla Smith, 1862 January 14

Holograph letter written at Camp Arlington, Virginia, to Sevilla Smith.

Hungarian Photograph Collection, 1944-1946.

From dealer description: A collection of 414 photographs concerning political and historical events that took place in Hungary in 1944 through 1946. There are four groups of photographs in the collection, the largest of which contains 161 photos and portray...

Irvin McDowell letter to E. W. Stoughton, 1880 September 12.

One holograph letter written from San Francisco to E. W. Stoughton, attorney, regarding a visit from Lord Loftus of Australia.

J. C. W. Brenan letter to his father, 1856 August 6.

Holograph letter written by J. C. W. Brenan from New Orleans informing his father of his imminent departure on the Steamer Granada for Nicaragua to join General William Walker's army, in which he was promised the position of Lieutenancy in...

J. Foster Flagg Papers, ca. late 1800s-early 1900s

Papers of an engineer and astronomer, who spent his last years in Santa Barbara. Includes maps of North and South America, documents relating to J. Foster Flagg, Flagg family genealogy, and four late 19th-early 20th century photo albums of Latin...

J. J. Snook poem, 1909 August 23.

Printed poem titled "The Glorious 22nd," written by J. J. Snook, a former Union soldier of the 22nd Michigan Infantry. The poem describes General George Henry Thomas' selection of the 22nd Michigan for his headquarter guard.

J. T. Copeland letter, 1889 June 9.

Holograph letter from attorney J. T. Copeland to General N. M. Carr, regarding a letter from General Boynton and the reputation of General Rosecrans. Written from Orange Park, Fla.

Jackson, Andrew Letter : to Maj. Gen. Pillow, 1861 October 19.

Holograph letter written at the Hermitage recommending a good plantation manager to Maj. Gen. Pillow.

James Baird letter to his friend, Miss Mattie Price, 1862 June 14.

One Civil War era holograph letter written at Camp Bigelow, South Carolina, concerning military camp life.

James F. Curtis letter to the Second Auditor, Treasury Department, 1865 August 4.

Manuscript letter signed by Colonel James F. Curtis, written to accompany a list of deceased soldiers of the California 4th Infantry for the quarter ending June 30, 1865. List is not included. Written from Drum Barracks, California.

James Grant Wilson letter to Ben W. Austin, 1892 February 17.

One holograph letter written from New York, regarding Austin's request for autographs for his collection.

James M. Dalzell manuscript poem, 1917 July 16.

Holograph copy of Civil War poem "The Blue and the Gray," 1867, by Private Dalzell. Note states that Dalzell originally wrote the poem in February 1867. This copy is dated July 16, 1917.

Japan - Okinawa Photograph Album, 1952-1953.

Album with 79 snapshot and commercial black and white photos. Mostly Tokyo street scenes, including Asakusa. Owner unclear but likely a soldier or military dependent. Tourist attractions (sumo wrestlers, mud baths, fisherwomen of Onjuku, etc.) and local scenes. Six photos...

Japan Photographs, ca. 1945-1947.

About 166 black and white snapshots of post-World War II Japan, taken presumably by an Army officer. Some captions, in English, on backs of photos. Identified locations include Ise Grand Shrine (Mie Prefecture); Kōshien, Takarazuka, Nishinomiya (Hyōgo Prefecture); Kure (Hiroshima...

Jazz concert programs ca 1948-1952.

Souvenir programs from Jazz and popular music concerts including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Stan Kenton, Nat "King" Cole and Sarah Vaughan, Lionel Hampton, Jan Garber and The Mills Brothers, Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians.

Jean Paul Richter - Leonard Da Vinci Biography, 1884.

Two-volume, clothbound, holographic manuscript on the life of Leonardo da Vinci, in french, with 1884 date inscribed on the front of volume one.

Jeanne Graffy papers, ca. 1971-1994.

Papers of Santa Barbara City Council member and Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors member.

Jeffrey K. Hadden Papers, 1958-2000, (bulk dates 1977-2000)

The collection contains files (correspondence, financial and tax records, clippings, notes, website printouts, brochures, newsletters, mailings and other promotional literature) assembled by Hadden ,relating to various religious groups and leaders, mainly televangelists such as Jim Bakker (PTL), Jerry Falwell, and...

Jesse Bottomley Caribbean, Central and South America Cruise Photograph Album, 1936-1937.

Album of 271 black and white photographs and other ephemera put together by Jesse Bottomley while on a West Indies and Panama Canal cruise on the S. S. Haiti from August 20 to September 7, 1936. Some are professional/commercial photos...

John C. Black letter to Frank B. Tinnelli, Esq., 1885 July 27.

Holograph letter written on official stationery to Frank B. Tinnelli by John C. Black, as Commissioner of the Department of the Interior Pension Office in Washington, D. C., requesting information regarding Tinnelli's full military service in the Union Army or...

John D. Phelan letter to General Braxton Bragg, 1866 February 17.

One holograph letter from John D. Phelan to General Braxton Bragg, written in Montgomery, Alabama. Phelan discusses the death of his son, Watkins Phelan, a captain in the Confederate army.

John Dos Passos Letters, 1966,1967.

One letter (ALS) from author John Dos Passos to Michael Heskett (Santa Barbara, CA) re 1920s literature, disagreeing strongly with the characterization of it being the 'lost generation'. Westmoreland, VA, Apr. 22, 1966. Also, photocopy of one letter (ALS), to...

John Houston Bolivia Letter Book, ca. 1870-1873, 1890.

Over 100 written leaves (tissue copies of his letters, in English) from the chief engineer of a project to construction a railroad from Port of Mejillones in present-day Chile (then controlled by Bolivia) to the Caracoles mines in La Paz...

Jones, Thomas M. Letter, 1863 January 29.

Holograph letter written at camp near Black River.

Jordan Photograph Album, 1962-1963.

107 black and white photos (removed from album) taken presumably by an American diplomatic employee in Jordan. Includes two large photos of the embassy staff with some people identified on the backs. Also includes two color postcards of Jordan, a...

Joseph Hawley letters, 1865, 1896.

Two holograph letters written by Joseph Hawley, dated 1865 and 1896. The former is addressed to Mrs. J. Eaton of West Meriden, Connecticut and concerns the death of her husband and the crimes of Henry Longdon, Hawley's former orderly. The...

The Juana Alicia Collected Works Digitized Art Collection,1983-2006.

The collection presently consists of one series, Series I Artwork, made up of digitized images of 137 works of art spanning the years from 1983 through 2006.

King Wyles letter to his brother, R. B. Wyles, 1862 March 11.

One holograph letter written by King Wyles in Washington, D.C., to his brother, R. B. Wyles, stating that he is engaged in Brigadier General [Andrew] Porter's office.

Kirk, William A. Letters, 1864 May

Three holograph letters, all written to various sources in May 1864, regarding his promotion and command.

Koran - Commentary, 1245 A.H. (A.D. 1829-1830)

One printed volume, with illuminations, a commentary on the Koran, 1245 A.H. (A.D. 1829-1830).

Koran [Sudan], 1964.

Leatherbound volume, with accompanying note saying the Koran was written in Khartoum, Sudan, and finished in 1964. Bound in traditional Koranic form. Written in Sudani hand, "a script in its own right in which much Mahdist literature was written and...

Lalo Guerrero Collection, 1939-2005.

The collection includes photographs, videos, interviews, correspondence, phonograph records, audiocassettes, scrapbooks, and ephemera.

Laton Alton Huffman Photographs, [ca. 1905, 1913]

The collection contains four black/white copy prints of a Montana roundup, taken by Western photographer Laton Alton Huffman, of Miles City, Montana, ca. 1905, 1913. There are two copies of one print that appears as image no. 114 in Mark...

[Leaf from a 15th century medieval Book of hours]

Illuminated manuscript, probably produced in Italy, matted and mounted (26 cm.)

Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) Letter : to James A. Seddon, 1863 November 10

Holograph letter written at Head Quarters asking the Secretary of War for winter supplies.

Letter from Nome, Alaska, 1929 June 23.

Carbon copy of typewritten letter by Hudson to family members about his trip from Seattle to Nome, Alaska to work for the Hammon Consolidated Gold Fields.

Letter to Daniel Rolfe, 1863 June 6.

One holograph Civil War era letter written from Havana to Daniel Rolfe of Wall Street, New York. The letter describes market conditions in Havana and high prices to be obtained for goods such as ham, lard, butter, beans, and potatoes.

Letter to his sister, Emma, 1862 December 30.

One holograph letter fragment from an unknown Union army soldier in the New York Infantry, 134th Regiment, Company F, regarding a visit to his cousin, Charlie Rossiter. Letter written from a camp near Falmouth, Virginia.

Letter to Miss E. M. Folsom, 1863 July 15.

Holograph letter from R. H., a Union army soldier, to his sister, Miss E. M. Folsom, written from a camp at Boonsborough, Md. He describes long marches and a bout of illness, and mentions being at Gettysburg.

Letter to Patt, 1876 May 26.

One incomplete holograph letter written in Janesville, Wisconsin by an unknown former Civil War soldier. He describes a campaign with General Philip Sheridan in Virginia, during which he observed two young officers, Wesley Merritt and George Armstrong Custer, in action.

Letters to George P. Tyler, 1861.

Two Civil War era holograph letters. One letter, from W. H. Parker, pertains to a recommendation for his son, John E. Parker, a corporal in the 6th Regiment of Vermont Volunteers, Company A. A second letter, from Tom Warren, concerns...

Letters to Turtullus King, 1863.

Collection consists of two Civil War era letters addressed to Turtullus King of Trumansburg, New York. In one, Henry [?], a Union army soldier stationed in Centreville, Virginia, describes his experiences. A second letter from E. Marshall of Clarkson, New...

Letters to William Nolton, 1864, [186-?]

Two Civil War era letters to William Nolton. One is from his brother, Byron, a Union soldier in the New York Infantry, 147th Regiment, concerning camp life in Virginia. A second is from his cousin, Molie, regarding personal matters.

Linda Vallejo Papers, 1975-2001.

The collection consists of personal papers, correspondence, materials relating to exhibitions, documentation of and from various organizations, photographs and slides, and publications including magazines and newspapers.

The Litton Colonial Collection, 1753-1884 (bulk 1750-1770)

The collection includes letters and documents mainly from the Colonial Period, acquired from diverse sources. A document regarding George Washington, signed by John Hancock, 17 July 1776. Clippings of marriage and death notices regarding the Slosson-Vanderwater Families.

Loomis Letter : to R. G. Welles, 1864 February 6

Holograph letter written at Fort Columbus to the recruiting officer in New York City informing him that the enlistment period is three years.

Lotte Lehmann research files, 1989

Research files for Brown's DMA dissertation, primarily surveys of Lehmann's former students on their years of study with Lehmann.

Louis H. Bainton Rio de Janeiro / Buenos Aires Photograph Collection, ca. 1905-1924.

2 photo albums and loose photos totaling 173 photographs assembled by English Civil Engineer Louis H. Bainton while working in South America for the London firm C. H. Walker, Ltd., as the Chief Mechanical and Electrical Engineer on port construction...

Love, William M. Letter : to his brother and sister, 1865 March 12.

Holograph letter written from New Orleans, describing the beauty of the area.

Lowell Steward Papers, 1995-2002.

The collection includes photographs, some correspondence, and published articles (newspaper and internet).

Lyman B. Ray letter to his friend, Pickie, 1862 October 20.

Holograph Civil War era letter written by Lyman B. Ray, a Union soldier in the 104th Regiment, New York Infantry, from the Sixth and Master Street hospital in Philadelphia. Ray describes how he came to the hospital, his recuperation, and...

M. V. Miller letter to his sister, 1861 April 23.

Holograph Civil War era letter written by Martin Miller, a sergeant in the 7th Illinois Infantry, describing camp life and his experiences as a new recruit. Written from Camp Yates, Springfield, Ill.

Maple, Harry L. Letter : to Mr. Evans, 1865 March 30.

Holograph letter written from the Head Quarters of the 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Washington, D.C.

The Marcy Miranda Collection on the Comision Femenil Mexicana Nacional-Leadership Project, 1996.

The collection includes an interview log, interview release forms, interview transcripts, diskettes, program of the CFMN Silver Anniversary Program, and diskette printouts.

Margaret Moody Mbooni [Kenya] Mission Photograph Album, ca. 1927.

An American teacher at Mbooni Mission, Kenya photo album. Undated but circa 1927. Over 100 snapshots approximately 7.5 cm x 10 cm. About 70 are mounted (four per page with corner mounts) in a large (oblong 28 cm.) album. Almost...

Marjorie Davys Letters, 1932-1938.

From dealer description: Collection of 102 letters written by Marjorie Davys from Peking to her home in England. The letters in this collection are hand written (just one is typed) and are from two to ten pages in length (most...

Mary Papp letter to Emma Stubbs, 1863 March 4.

Holograph Civil War era letter written from Middlebrook, Missouri, describing a visit to the camp of the 18th Indiana Volunteers. Papp describes viewing drilling exercises, dining with the officers, and visiting a local geologic curiosity.

MEChA Collection, 1969-1979.

The collection includes correspondence, newsletters, articles, and proposals for the creation of the Center for Chicano Studies and the Chicano Studies Department at UCSB.

Merl La Voy China Photographs, ca. 1920s.

The collection contains 104 black and white photographs (with some duplicates) taken by photographer Merl LaVoy in China during the 1920s and 1930s. Many of the photos are taken in the Nanjing (Nanking) and appear to be from the era...

Midget performer photograph album, 1868.

Album of cartes-de-visite of midget performers presented to Bettie Clapton from her friend patti Cobbs, Memphis, Tennessee, May 19, 1868. Includes 16 original cartes-de-visite of various circus performers, including Commodore Foote, Iliza Foote, Sophie Schultz, Baron Littlefingers his family and...

Milliken, J. A. Letter : to E.W. Jackson, 1861 March 5

Holograph letter written at Augusta House to E.W. Jackson, Esq.

Morgan, Edwin D. (Edwin Denison) Letter : to Robt. Denniston, 1863 February 13

Holograph letter written in Newport, regarding his receipt of a letter from Robt. Denniston.

Mrs. Eli W. Henrick Caribbean Travel Diary and Photograph Album, 1913.

Manuscript travel diary kept from February 13 to April 8, 1913 and accompanying photograph album by Mrs. Eli W. Henrick of Watertown, New York while traveling with her husband and friends in the Caribbean aboard the S.S. Magdalena. Diary observations...

The Nellie Wong Papers, 1972 - 2001.

The collection includes personal and professional materials generated by Wong during the period 1972-1998. the bulk of the collection contains Wong's writings, both prose and poetry ( including manuscripts and numerous drafts), and related correspondence, publicity and professional files. There...

New York National Guard, 7th Regiment Collection, ca. 1860s-1979.

The collection contains correspondence, documents, drawings and engravings, history, photographs, proclamations, flags, plaques, bulletins and gazettes, medals, pins, buckles, and other artifacts relating to the New York National Guard, 7th Regiment participation in the Civil War, and the later West...

Nigeria Photograph Album, ca. 1912-1913.

48 black and white snapshots, likely taken by a British miner or geologist, including images of a trek to prospect for minerals, Baro market place, Kano horse race, Calabar sports, cattle and sheep from the northern Nigeria at Ibadan, views...

Note : to General W.B. Franklin, 1863 November 26.

Holograph note written on United States Military Telegraph Office letterhead in response to letter from Gen. Franklin.

Oakes Ames letter to E. D. Braford, 1868 January 14.

Holograph thank you letter written from Washington, D. C. on Congressional stationery.

Osband, Embury Durfee Letters : to his cousin, Louise, 1863-1865.

Three holograph letters written to his cousin during his service in the 4th Illinois Cavalry Regiment, and the 3rd Colored Cavalry Regiment.

Ottile Sutro Berlin Diaries, 1914-1915.

Four diaries by Ottile Sutro, an American concert pianist living with her sister Rose (also a pianist) in Berlin during the beginning of World War I. Entries describe day to day experiences of the effects of the war on Berlin,...

Page, John Letters : to his wife, Narcissia, 1862.

Two holograph letters written to his wife regarding camp life and requesting that she write about how the crops are doing.

Pattison, Alexander B. Letter : to Brig. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas, 1863 September 26.

Holograph letter written at Head Quarters on the Rapidan River requesting that General Thomas help return an absent private to his regiment.

Phelps, Alfred C. Letters : to his friend, Fielding, 1864.

Two holograph letters written at the 93d U.S. Colored Infantry camp requesting his friend write to him more often and with more information.

Phelps, J. W. (John Wolcott) Letter : to Adjutant Gen. Thomas Hillhouse, 1861 November 6.

Holograph letter written at Camp Butler, Newport News, Va., regarding the appointment of surgeons in the army.

Philip James correspondence 1940-1952.

Correspondence to Philip James from Bernard Herrmann and from CBS Radio regarding the American School of the Air and the 1940 School of the Air program.

Philippines Photograph Albums, ca. 1922-1924.

Two photo albums with approximately 100 black and white photographs recording the travel of Americans in the Philippines from 1922 to 1924. The travelers sailed on the S.S. Pompey from Jolo to Cebu and on to Zamboanga. Family names used...

Phillip Sheridan letter to Colonel Robert Breckenridge, 1875 October 5.

Handwritten copy of a letter written from San Francisco, agreeing to recommend Breckenridge to the Khedive of Egypt or the Sultan of Turkey.

Phillips, Wendell Letter : to Mrs. H. Halsted, 1864 April 15.

Holograph letter written in Boston, regarding a letter and money sent by Mrs. Halsted for the freedmen.

Photo-record album : 18th annual convention International Brotherhood of Magicians, St. Louis, 1946.

Photo book from the 1946 convention of the International Brotherhood of Magicians with sixty photos by Irvin Schankman with captions.

Picoy, A. G. Letter : to Annie E. Biddle, 1861 October 11

Holograph letter written in St. Louis concerning the possibility that Missouri may join the Confederacy.

Potin, Félix. Collection Félix Potin.

Photographs of French actors, singers and composers taken from an album of Felix Potin potraits.

Ramsay, George Douglas Letter : to Major R.L. Baker, 1862 November 9

Holograph letter written at the Frankford Arsenal to Major R.L. Baker of the Watervliet Arsenal, West Troy, N.Y.

Raysor Family Papers, 1900s-1980s.

The collection contains academic writings, research files, correspondence, and related of Thomas M. Raysor (Coleridge/Wordsworth/Shakespeare scholar; Harvard grad; University of Nebraska faculty) and family correspondence, mainly to Ellen Devereux Koopman Raysor (wife of Thomas; Radcliffe grad), some 1930s and WWII...

Reppert, B. B. B. Letter : to his cousin, 1865 July 10.

Holograph letter written at Huntersville, Arkansas.

Ricardo Cruz / Catolicos por La Raza Papers, 1967-1993.

The collection includes correspondence files, legal documents, transcripts, photographs, news clippings and ephemera. The preponderance of the Ricardo Cruz Papers, 11 boxes, the Legal Files series, represent his legal cases as a Los Angeles attorney.

Rice, James Clay Letter : to Erastus Corning, 1862 December 5.

Holograph letter written in New York City asking if Erastus Corning had received a package he had sent.

Richard Doren Civil War song, 1864 December.

One holograph Civil War song, patriotic to the Union cause, written on board the U.S. Steamer Osceola the night before the battle of Fort Fisher.

Richard Drummond discharge papers, 1863 September 14.

Discharge papers for Private Richard Drummond, of the 21st Regiment, Alabama Volunteers, Company K, on surgeon's certificate of disability. Signed by Assistant Adjutant General John Withers.

Ricketts, Ben. Letter : to his sister, 1862 May 14

Holograph letter written at Fort Marshall, Maryland, describing the fort.

Rini Templeton Papers, 1970-1999.

The collection represents a small gathering of correspondence and research files and an extraordinarily large collectinof original work containing thousands of images created by Rini. The manuscript material includes correspondence, photographs and slides, and original work produced by the artist.

Rivenburg, H. H. Letter : to his family, 1863 March 29

Holograph letter written at the regiment hospital camped near Bell Plain, Virginia regarding hospital work and hot air balloons.

Robert Scott Antarctic [Terra Nova] Expedition Photographs, 1910-1913.

From dealer description: Collection of 16 glass negatives comprising eight plates taken onboard Terra Nova and seven negatives of other vessels (possibly seen during the outward voyage). Of the plates taken onboard Terra Nova, the subjects include a study of...

Roberts, Oran Milo Letter : to C. H. Randolph, 1861 May 24.

Holograph letter written at Tyler, Texas to the State Treasurer, regarding Randolph signing Gov. Roberts' name to a draft for back salary.

The Rom Landau Collection, 1899-1965.

The collection includes correspondence to T.S. Eliot, Eleanor Roosevelt,Adali Stevenson, and Virginia Woolf.

Rosa M. Papers, 1986-2002.

The collection includes slides, photographs, correspondence, reviews and news releases.

S. H. Allen letter to his brother, James P. Allen, 1865 May 9.

Holograph Civil War era letter written by S. H. Allen to his brother, James P. Allen, a soldier in the 2nd Regiment, New York Veteran Cavalry. He relates news from home and discusses personal matters.

S. W. Crawford letter to Justice Blatchford, 1887 July 2.

Holograph letter to Justice Samuel Blatchford, regarding the publication of Crawford's book, The Genesis of the Civil War. Letter written from New York.

Salvador Roberto Torres Papers, 1934-2002 (bulk 1962-2002)

The collection includes correspondence, photographs, slides, news clippings, reports, sketches, mural concepts, films, audiocassettes, one original silkscreen print titled "Viva la Raza", and other documents.

The Santa Barbara African American Local History Collection, 1900-1997.

The collection includes calendars, case studies, and interviews.

Santa Barbara International Film Festival. 1991-2011.

Programs from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Scott, D. S. (David S.) Letter : to Kate Missimer, 1863 March 15

Holograph letter written at Camp, near St. Genevieve, Mo.

Scott, Thomas Alexander Letter : to Dr. John Swinburne, 1861 September 20.

Holograph letter written by the Assistant Secretary of War informing Dr. Swinburne that the examination of applicants for brigade surgeons was taking place.

Scrapbook of concert programs, clippings and musical memorabilia, 1922-1987.

Scrapbooks assembled by collector Leland Green, including clippings, programs, photographs related to San Francisco Bay Area concerts and vocalists.

Scrapbook of programs, 1927-1936.

Scrapbook of of recital programs of lyric tenor Albert Rappapport and his wife Cecilia Roth Rappaport. The Rappaports concertized widely, performing programs of Jewish music and performing works with composer Aleksandr Grechaninov.

Scrapbook of variety show and concert programs, 1910-1919.

Scrapbook of variety show and concert programs from the San Francisco Bay Area and Christchurch, New Zealand. Also contains handwritten concert programs, ship menus, and the program for a July 4, 1918 San Francisco keel laying ceremony.

Seward, William Henry Letter : to Charles A. Peabody, 1863 February 11.

Holograph letter written to Judge Peabody from Washington, D.C., concerning a request for the heirs of a New Orleans citizen.

Shanghai Photograph Album, ca. 1920s.

Black full leather album 29 x 18.5 cm., with 33 black and white photos of Shanghai, China in the 1920s. The verso of each photo has a pencil caption of the image in English, a few showing a blue rubber...

The Shelia Ortiz-Taylor Papers, 1957-1997.

The collection includes drafts of novels, manuscripts, samples of writings from works as a university student.

Smith, William. Letter : to his sister, 1865 February 1.

Holograph letter written from Washington.

South Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1892.

Album contains one large photograph by George Washington Wilson of the A.M.S. Dunottar Castle at Cape Town, 51 smaller photographs of view of South Africa with captions in English, and four postcards. Locations include Port Elizabeth, East London, and Durban....

South African War through the Stereoscope Collection, ca. 1900.

36 stereoview cards and viewer manufactured by Underwood & Underwood of New York. These were the first of two series on the Boer War published in 1900. The last two photos are of [Piet] Cronje at the Modder River and...

South America Photograph Album, 1909.

From dealer description: Photo album contains approximately 250 original photographs that are individually mounted and mostly captioned and dated in pen and ink. An early 20th century travel voyage around the world, with the expedition mainly focused on the continent...

Spaulding, L. E. Letter, 1862 November 23.

Holograph letter written at Camp Grover, Orffutts Cross Roads.

Special Orders No. 291 signed by Assistant Adjutant General John Withers, 8 Dec. 1863

Holograph military order written on official stationery from the Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, signed by Assistant Adjutant General John Withers. Special Orders No. 291 is a transfer order for William Langan of Company H, 12th Louisiana Volunteers Regiment, transferring...

Spence, John A. Letters : to his friend, Simeon, 1863.

Three holograph letters written to his friend during his service in Company D of the 13th New Jersey Infantry Regiment. They were written in Virginia from February to September, 1863.

Stephens, Alexander Hamilton Letter : to his brother, Linton, 1863 February 18.

Holograph letter written at Sparta, Georgia, regarding family news.

Stockwell, Alonzo G. Diary, 1864.

Holograph diary of Alonzo G. Stockwell, a Union soldier who served with the 39th Massachusetts Infantry, Company G. The entries are for 1864 and also include notes on the Memoranda pages and end-papers.

T. M. Bowen letter to his mother, 1882 June 28.

Holograph letter written by T. M. Bowen on imprinted stationery from the Territory of Wyoming, Executive Department, Secretary's Office, Cheyenne to his mother regarding his trip west to Cheyenne, Wyoming, including stops in Cleveland, Ohio, Lafayette, Indiana, St. Louis, Missouri,...

T. W. Higginson letter to Miss Wellington, 1872 December 29.

One holograph letter written from Newport, Rhode Island, relating news of his wife, Mary, and praising Miss Wellington's writing.

Terrell, William Henry Harrison Letter : to J. M. Delph, 1862 June 27.

Holograph letter written on State of Indiana, Executive Department stationary regarding the delayed payment by the State of an ammunition bill submitted by the City of Louisville, Kentucky.

Thomas C. Brownell letter to Charles N. Bancker, Esq., 1825 March 7.

Holograph letter written by Thomas C. Brownell from Hartford, Connecticut to Charles N. Bancker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania regarding the college education of Bancker's son, including details about tuition fees.

Thomas, Lorenzo Letter : to T. E. Ellsworth, 1865 June 23

Holograph letter written on War Department stationery informing Captain Ellsworth that he would be getting a promotion.

Thomas Wentworth Higginson letter to MIss Reed, 1895 April 4.

Holograph letter written on imprinted stationery by T. W. Higginson to Miss Reed stating his criticisms of her manuscript. Higginson was an American writer, biographer, Unitarian minister, and Colonel of the first Negro regiment in the Union Army (1862-64), who...

Thompson, M. Jeff Letter : to Gen. Gideon Pillow, 1861 September 7.

Holograph letter written at Camp Davis, Columbus, Ky., requesting to return to duty.

Tournaphone Music Co. and Hammond Reed Co. : customer correspondence, 1888-1898.

Eleven letters to the Tournaphone Music Co. (and later the Hammond Reed Co.) of Worcester, Massachusettes with inquiries on parts, repairs, and music for their Tournephone and Aurephone organettes.

Twilley, Benjamin F. Letter, 1864 September 21

Holograph note written from Point Lookout prison camp for Confederate soldiers.

UCSB Ethnic Studies Protests Collection, 1989-1995.

The collection includes articles, newspaper clippings, publications and a flyer on the hunger strike.

Ulysses S. Grant letter to David Milliken, Jr., 1883 January 29.

Holograph letter written from New York City, declining an invitation to attend the twentieth anniversary of the Union League Club.

Underwood, John C. (John Curtiss) Letter : to New York Governor Horatio Seymour, 1863 October 17.

Holograph letter written to the governor of New York informing him of the death of a mutual friend.

United States. Dept. of State. Letter to Federico Alfonso Pezet signed by John Hay, United States Secretary of State, 16 Nov. 1901.

Typed letter on official stationery from the Department of State, Washington, regarding the appointment of Mr. Herbert H. D. Peirce as Third Assistant Secretary of State of the United States. The letter is signed by John Hay, who was Abraham...

University of California Africa Expedition Photograph Collection, 1947-1948.

115 color slides and album containing 137 black and white prints, one color print, and a map of the Sudan Railway relating to an expedition to Africa. Locations include Faiyum, Zeuglodon Valley, Egypt; Nuba Hills, Sudan; Rift Valley, Turkana, Kenya;...

U.S. Navy in Nicaragua and Panama Photograph Album, ca. 1930.

Photograph album containing 50 captioned photos, primarily of the U.S. naval presence in Managua during the U.S. occupation of Nicaragua. Mounted on the front cover is a large color illustration depicting three American soldiers talking to three Nicaraguan children standing...

Usher, John Palmer Letter, 1863 October 28.

Holograph letter written in the office of the Dept. of the Interior, Washington D.C., regarding photographs that he's sending.

Van Wyck, Charles H. (Charles Henry) Letter : to Adjutant Gen. Hillhouse, 1862 June 17.

Holograph letter written from the Headquarter's of the 56th N.Y. Regiment regarding the promotion of a soldier.

Victor Ochoa Papers, 1962-2000.

The collection includes personal papers, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, sketches, original silkscreen, mural projects, and teaching files.

W. B. Franklin letter to Colonel Nicholson, 1899 September 1.

One holograph letter written from Hartford, Connecticut, expressing regret that he cannot attend a Sixth Army Corps reunion.

W. C. Holliday letters, 1864.

Two Civil War era holograph letters written by W. C. Holliday, chaplain of the 90th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. In one, written near Ooltewah, Tenn., he describes a trip to Chattanooga and seeing General William T. Sherman. In the second letter,...

A. W. Dimock letter to his sister, 1861 May 4.

Holograph letter written from Jersey City, discussing personal and family affairs. Dimock mentions that his regiment may be ordered up at any time.

A. W. Drew letter to his father, brother, and sister, [1861] April 30.

One Civil War era holograph letter written from Newton, Iowa. Drew explains his wish to volunteer for an Iowa company and discusses the organization of armed militias in Missouri, threatening to invade Iowa.

W. G. Wilson South America Cruise Photograph Album, 1930.

50 original sepia and black and white photographs with captions in album by W. G. Wilson, illustrating a cruise around South America in 1930. Includes nine photos of Havana (Cuba), six photos of Lima (Peru) and eight photos of La...

W. T. Sherman letter, 1880 September 13.

One brief holograph letter written from San Francisco to an unknown recipient, regarding an appointment with a Mr. and Mrs. Holliday.

W. T. Sherman letter to General M. G. Vallejo, 1879 August 11.

One holograph letter written from Washington, D.C., regarding Vallejo's request for an example of Abraham Lincoln's signature.

W. T. Sherman letter to Mrs. Peshine, 1890 July 16.

One holograph letter written from New York City to Mrs. [Rebecca Ord] Peshine. Sherman recounts his memories of Peshine's mother, Maria de las Angustias de la Guerra Ord, from his time in California.

W. T. Sherman letters to David Milliken, Jr., 1886.

Two holograph letters to David Milliken, Jr., Secretary of the Union League Club in New York City. Sherman declines two social invitations, including a reception for the inauguration of the Statue of Liberty.

Waller, M. A. Letter : to his cousin, 1865 July 31

Holograph letter written in Montgomery, July 31st [1865?] concerning Southern sentiments after the Civil War.

Watkins, Louis Douglass Letter, 1865 July 8

Holograph letter written at Louisville Head Quarters concerning the recruitment of Kentucky troops.

Wheeler, William A. (William Almon) Letter : to M. C. Meigs, 1861 July 15

Holograph letter written in Washington recommending that R.A. Sorelund be in charge purchasing horses in Northern New York.

William D. Dixon letters to his wife, Martha, 1861, 1862.

Two holograph Civil War letters from William D. Dixon, [lieutenant colonel, 6th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserves?] In one, written from Harrisburg, Dixon describes the outfitting of the troops. In the second letter, written from a camp near Harrison Landing, he describes...

The William Downey Papers, 1922-1994.

The collection includes correspondence, photographs, and "Gone Fishin" articles.

William E. Dole Collection, 1708-1730.

Two manuscript volumes representing the records of parishioners of the Church of San Bartolomeo in Apice, by Domen-Antonio Mazzucchi, Rectors and others. Volume 1 - 1708-1719. Volume 2 - 1730.

William G. Brownlow testimony letter, 1866 April 5.

Form testimony letter by William G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee, to commission Absalom Goforth as Justice of the Peace in the 15th Civil District of the County of Washington elected on the 3rd of March 1866.

William Halsted letter to John Neafie, 1868 February 15.

One holograph letter written by William Halsted at Trenton, New Jersey, summarizing his legal and political career and his efforts to raise the First New Jersey Cavalry.

Woods, William Burnham Letter : to the Adjutant General of Ohio, 1862 May 26.

Holograph letter written at the Head Quarters of the 76th Regt., Ohio Volunteers at Camp Shellwater, regarding the rule of promotions.

Wool, John Ellis Letter, 1861 April 20

Holograph note written in Troy, New York.

World War I Posters, ca. 1917-1919

Several dozen color posters from the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain.

World War II Middle East and Far East Photograph Album, ca. 1942-1945.

From dealer description: World War II era photo album from US naval ship "no. 142" with 84 black and white photos on 13 pages. The photos record visits to North Africa, Egypt, India and Burma. Images include mosques, Sphinx, pyramids,...

World War II North Africa Photograph Album, 1941-1945.

Album contains over 130 photographs, sketches, and clippings, mainly images of the western desert and Libya, Egypt, and some of Jerusalem, apparently taken by a British soldier (most likely RAF officer) who was also associated with a theatre troupe. Includes...