Miscellaneous manuscripts collection, 1750-1956.

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Manhattanville College. Library. Miscellaneous manuscripts collection, 1750-1956.

Miscellaneous manuscripts collection, 1750-1956.

Letters, accounts, musical and literary compositions, and other miscellaneous documents. Letters include those of Robert Cabot and Joseph H. Lee, Jr., concerning trade between Boston and Calcutta, 1809-1820; four letters of Giovanni Bosco, 1884-1888; correspondence between Luigi Sturzo and Godfrey P. Schmidt, 1944-1946, concerning legal matters; and autograph letters of W.H. Auden, Willa Cather, Jefferson Davis, Benjamin Franklin, James Cardinal Gibbons, Thomas Paine, William T. Sherman, Dorothy Day, Henry Ford II, Whitelaw Reid, and others. Compositions include those of Robert Hugh Benson, Elizabeth B. Browning, Gilbert K. Chesterton, Franz Liszt, Thomas Merton, Anton G. Rubinstein, and Phillippa Schuyler. Other items include the inventory of the estate of David Cole, 1787, Wellfleet, Mass.; account book in Spanish, 1789-1843, possibly of the Convent of St. Ann in the Philippines; and deeds from New York City, 1750-1905.

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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

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Sturzo, Luigi, 1871-1959

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Bosco, Giovanni, saint, 1815-1888

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Ford, Henry, II, 1917-1987

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Cole, David, 1958-....

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Lee, Joseph H., Jr.

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Chesterton, G.K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936

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English literary critic and author. From the description of Epitaph, [not after 1936]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 31402388 Author and journalist. From the description of Poem of G. K. Chesterton, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455163 Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was an English poet, journalist, author, and critic. His literary criticism included works about Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, and George Berna...

Gibbons, James, 1834-1921

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Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809

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Schmidt, Godfrey P. (Godfrey Peter), 1903-1998

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Rubinstein, Anton

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Benson, Robert-Hugh, 1871-1914

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Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886

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Note at end says "Original mss. in Weimar--date 1851. First published by Meyer in 1854--later by Litolff. Never been orchestrated--either by Liszt or anyone else."--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Scherzo and March / Franz Liszt ; orchestrated by Arthur Hartmann. [c1934]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 69683005 Composed originally for solo piano, 1849, on the deaths of Prince Felix Lichnowsky, Count Ladislaus Teleky and Count Lajos Ba...

Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980

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Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

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Convent of Saint Ann (Philippines)

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Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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