Guide to the Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1779-1969, n.d. | MC009

Summary Information

Repository
Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Title
Miscellaneous manuscripts
ID
MC009
Date
1779-1969, undated
Extent
0.5 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract
Miscellaneous manuscript material, including an Orderly Book dating from the American Revolution, a journal kept during a transatlantic journey in the 1830s, and a small collection of letters by Walter Pater. Also includes research material of Malcolm Henry Ikin Letts, personal negatives of Brooks Quimby, and deeds and other material from Harry P. Dill.

Preferred Citation

Miscellaneous manuscripts, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection is comprised of miscellanous manscript material received from various sources. It includes an Orderly Book dating from the American Revolution, a journal kept during a transatlantic journey in the 1830s, a collection of letters by Walter Pater compiled by Lawrence Evans (Bates Class of 1956). Also includes research material of Malcolm Henry Ikin Letts, personal negatives of Brooks Quimby, and deeds and other material from Harry P. Dill.

Organization and Arrangement

In alphabetical order.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston, Maine, 04240
207-786-6354
muskie@bates.edu

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.

Acquisition and Custody Information

No provenance information is available. Accession No.: Various.

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Related Materials

Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783

Personal Name(s)

  • Dill, Harry P.
  • Letts, Malcolm Henry Ikin, 1882-
  • Pater, Walter, 1839-1894
  • Quimby, Brooks

Subject(s)

  • Ocean travel

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Collection Inventory

Box

Diary of Ellen and Millie Steele recorded during a voyage across the Atlantic. 1833   

Sketches of the history of Phillips, Maine published in the Farmington Chronicle during the year 1869, by Albert Pease. Manuscript. 1869   

Records of land, letters, deeds kept by Harry P. Dill. 1885-1916, 1953   

Typescript copy of acting version in English of Titus Maccius Plautus's "Menaechmus and Menaechmus" kept by Willis T. Bradley. 1969   

Miscellaneous letters of Walter Pater collected by Lawrence Evans (Class of 1956).   

Reports of German atrocities made to Professor Waterman Thomas Hewett, and received from wounded English and Belgian soldiers and refugees. Typescript carbon copy. 1914   

Letters from Roscoe Nelson (Class of 1887) to Louis Jordan. 1954-1957   

Negatives of personal photographs kept by Brooks Quimby.   

Letters, papers, and biographical sketch of John H. Adams (Class of 1907, non-graduate).   

Personal papers of Malcolm Henry Ikin Letts related to his research for "Bruges and its past" (Bruges, London: 1926). 1920s   

Autobiographical material related to Ulysses Grant Wheeler (Class of 1887).   

1st Company, 2nd Massachusettes Regiment, Orderly Book. 1779