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Letters, literary manuscripts, and personal papers of the Porter family

Call Number: MS 28

The Porter family papers consist of letters, literary manuscripts and personal papers of an English literary family from the mid-18th century to the mid-19th century. Two-thirds of the almost 3000 items in the collection consists of the correspondence of the siblings, Sir Robert Ker Porter (1777-1842), Jane Porter (1776-1850), Anna Maria Porter (1778-1832), and other members of the Porter family.

Dates: 1750 - 1849

Sall Curry's notebook

Call Number: MS C314

Scrapbook/commonplace book, labeled "Album" on the cover and kept by Sall Curry, an Irish nun who traveled to Poland and Russia around the turn of the 19th/20th centuries. Includes verse and prose written and copied by Curry, as well as notes and autographs from friends and family. The volume also contains some pressed flowers and plants, drawings, and watercolors.

Dates: approximately 1896-1904