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Guide to the Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts



Descriptive Summary

Identification: M0097

Creator :Colgate University. Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives.

Title: Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts

Dates: 1766-1948

Extent: 0.3 linear feet

Language: English

Collection is open for research.


Financial records.
Manuscripts (document genre)

Contents List

Box 1 Folder 1
Justin Beebe, Book of Mathematics, compiled before 1815

1 volume

The book was compiled by Justin Beebe, before 1815, while he was a teacher in Connecticut. Beebe moved from Connecticut to East Hamilton in 1815, owning the farm later owned by the Lamb Brothers.

Box 1 Folder 2
G.K. Chesterton, In Defense of Main Street, manuscript

1 item

Box 1 Folder 3
George Borrow, Two ballads with original manuscripts

1 item

Box 1 Folder 4
1948 February 26
Albert Einstein letter

1 item

One typed letter signed by A. Einstein on Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists letterhead. The form fundraising letter, addressed to "Dear Friend," discusses Einstein's "grave concerns" about the unsettled and bitter state of international relations in 1948, and the impact that atomic discoveries could have if these power struggles continue into the future.

Box 1 Folder 5
1901 April 2
Check payable to S.L. Clemens for article "To my missionary critics"

1 item

Box 1 Folder 6
Music manuscript for "Federal Street" with associated materials

4 item

Given to George E. Merrill by Gen. Oliver, the composer, April 30, 1885.

Box 1 Folder 7
Jack B. Yeats letters to Elkin Mathews

2 letters

Box 1 Folder 8
1899 August 5
Booker T. Washington letter to Mr. Garrison

2 pages

Box 1 Folder 9
1766 November 26
William Meredith letter to unknown

1 letter


Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries


Finding aid prepared by Sarah Keen, Francesca Livermore, and Lora J. Davis, November 15, 2012.


[Identification of item (Author, Title, and Date of item if known)], M0097, Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.

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