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Remarques sur l'Analyse du Traitté d'Hanovre, 1725-1726

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P536
Overview

Unbound political-legal tract: possibly a late draft

Dates: After September 3, 1725

Robert B. Riss Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 331
Overview

The collection includes several photographs, personal and professional letters, and other writings by authors, artists, American presidents, nobility, royalty, and other notable persons from the United States, British Isles, and Continental Europe, compiled by Robert B. Riss. English translations for some of the writings in other languages are included, as well as some labels and bookseller information. Links to digital versions for most items in this collection are also included.

Dates: approximately 1400-1949

Rossetti Family Correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: MS 23
Overview

Letters from and to Christina, Dante Gabriel, William Michael (and his wife Lucy Madox Brown) Rossetti and their father Gabriele Rossetti.

Dates: 1824-1913

Saint Sauveur book of medical and technological receipts

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D156
Overview

Primarily medical receipts (informal directions for compounding and administering folk-remedies); some horse-medicine; also directions for making pigments, for fishing, for removing ink-spots, for secret writing, for catching birds, for making varnish, for mending china...

Dates: approximately 1739

Sotheby Family Papers

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Call Number: MS 4
Overview

This collection consists of family papers, correspondence, bound books, and various other material of the Sotheby family of Pocklington, Yorkshire, England

Dates: 1650 - 1900

Star Chamber collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 155
Overview

Collection of volumes and loose items pertaining to the Star Chamber, a court that existed in England at the Palace of Westminster from approximately the 15th century through 1641, when it was abolished by the Long Parliament.

Dates: 1568 - 1641

Stuart Oliver Henry collection of French literary autographs

 Collection
Call Number: MS 144
Overview

A collection of letters and autographs of French literary figures, along with a scrapbook of notices and reviews regarding publications by Stuart Oliver Henry particularly related to his works on Paris, France and famous Parisians.

Dates: 1892 - 1944

The Dr. David A. Otto, Special Envoy for the Missouri State Teachers Association during the time of the 1971 Paris Peace Talks, collection

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Call Number: RH MS 1257
Overview In 1971 a delegation of six individuals travelled to Paris, France as representatives of the Missouri State Teachers Association (MSTA). Their goal was to speak with the Provisional Revolutionary Government of North Vietnam concerning American prisoners of war, and to present 20,000 letters written by MSTA members about the prisoners. The delegation included Dr. David Otto, Stephens College professor of biology; three Stephens College students, Carolyn Crawford, Debby Hargett, and Ann...
Dates: 1970 - 1971

Two Cities correspondence, manuscripts, and proofs

 Collection
Call Number: MS 49
Overview Two Cities was a literary magazine published in Paris from 1959 to 1964, printing French and English material of interest to the Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, and Lawrence Durrell circles. The magazine was founded by Anaïs Nin and Jean Fanchette, who also served as editor. This collection consists of all its extant archives, including proofs, accepted and rejected manuscripts, correspondence with authors and financial records. It is roughly sorted into the original order of the files, which had...
Dates: 1958 - 1966

Two literary manuscripts by Mademoiselle de Lubert

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B182
Overview

Marie-Madeleine de Lubert (1702-1785), whose published books identify her more formally as Mlle (Mademoiselle) de Lubert, was the author of about a dozen contes de fées (fairy stories). The two texts in the volume in this collection, "Les événements comiques conte" and "Chélidonide histoire grecque," are unpublished literary manuscripts attributed to Mlle de Lubert.

Dates: approximately 1740-1760

Un Voyage aérien; dans cinquante ans.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS K32
Overview

This collection comprises a single manuscript volume containing a novel entitled "Un Voyage aérien; dans cinquante ans," written by Eugène Farcot, a French scientist and engineer known especially as a clockmaker but with a strong interest in aeronautics. The novel describes a fantastic voyage, set fifty years in the future in 1914, to Africa in a large, steam-powered dirigible airship. The novel has 13 chapters; each chapter is foliated separately.

Dates: 1864

Vaudevilles Codex

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C186
Overview

Some 1450 songs and verses in a French cursive of about 1695. A number of poems are dated 1682-3, and some back to 1664. They are rather free excursions on the foibles of aristocrats and others in the public eye. Among the names figure Sully, Maintenon, T. Corneille; Mancini, etc. The music to which the airs fit is suggested often, as by Lully or the Italian comedians.

Dates: approximately 1695

Voiage d'Italie faict en 1660 et 1661.

 Collection
Call Number: MS E113
Overview

Book: travel-book. Late draft, with corrections. Full Title: Voiage d'Italie faict en 1660 et 1661 mesle de plusiurs traicts d'histoire, de geographie, de morale, et de poesie tires des meilleurs poetes auec la fondation des uilles, et une exacte description de tout ce quil y a de plus remarquable.

Dates: 1660-1661 (probably)

Voyage dans les provinces meridionales de la France

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B12
Overview

Travel diary kept by Monsieur L'Abbe G, professor emeritus at the University of Paris, to the southern provices of France in 1758.

Dates: 1758

W.G. Vincent papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 933
Overview

This collection includes correspondence, personal records, typescript and mimeograph copies of published material, predominantly of plays and poetry.

Dates: approximately 1900-1946

William Inge collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 165
Overview

This collection of William Inge's papers contains manuscripts for many of his plays, some correspondence and photographs of his sculpture work, and a number of articles written and/or published between 1950 and 1976.

Dates: 1950 - 1976

William S. Burroughs collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 63
Overview

William Burroughs (1914-1997) was a prominent writer and countercultural figure associated with the "Beats." This collection includes correspondence, copies of the My Own Mag magazine and materials related to its production, and other related materials.

Dates: 1957 - 1967

World War I letters of Pfc. Walter F. Bopp

 Collection
Call Number: MS P642
Overview Walter F. Bopp was born October 19, 1892 in Dallas, Texas to Swiss emigrants Jacob and Mary Bopp. During World War I, he served in its American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) as Private First Class (Pfc.) in Company F of the U. S. Army's 359th Infantry. The collection's twenty-five letters relate to Private Bopp's military service in France. Eleven letters from Private Bopp, dating from 1918 to 1919, are to his parents, his sister Annie, and his fiancée, Lura Budrow, all of Dallas. His letters...
Dates: 1918 - 1921

XII Colloques ou dialogues escrits pour l’usage, et l’exercice en la langue francoyse, du M[onsieu]r George Frederic Comte de Solms

 Collection
Call Number: MS B27
Overview

This collection is a single volume of dialogues to teach a German prince French and manners. It includes 12 dialogues in French, each with a French-German appendix (consisting of a Nomenclature [vocabulary], a Phraseologia, a list of proverbs, verses, etc.). Most dialogues reflect a young nobleman's daily life.

Dates: 1634 or 1635

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