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    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Ten

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes descriptions of an explosion of a boat on the North River, New York literary Bohemians, boarding house living at 132 Bleecker Street, his freelance writing and drawing work, the death of writer Mort Thomson's young wife Anna, working on...
    • Lehigh Valley Coal Co. Wilkes Barre, 1871-1896

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera; Railroads; Real property;
    • 1871 September 29 John B. Douty to I. W. Morris (handwritten note) re: Douty agreement to sell his one half interest in Thompson tract 1880 August 3 Letters of administration on the estate of Michael Thompson late of Barry Township granted unto...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume One

    • Boardinghouses; Books and reading; Drawing; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Publishers and publishing; Theater; Travel
    • Details Gunn's first year living in the United States, including his experiences with boarding house living in Jersey City and New York City, looking for work as an artist and a writer, publishing his first book ""Mose Among the Britishers"" and...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Seventeen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War; his visits to military camps in and around New York City as a reporter for ""The New York Evening Post;"" boarding house living; a bridal reception at the...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twelve

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Detectives; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of boarding house living, his freelance writing and drawing work, antics of the New York literary Bohemians, visits to the Edwards family, the activities of London detective Arthur Ledger who is staying in his boarding house,...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Sixteen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War, boarding house living, visits to the Edwards family, Mort Thomson's engagement to Fanny Fern's daughter Grace Eldredge, Frank Cahill's return to New York...
    • Political "Blondins" Crossing Salt River

    • Slavery & anti-slavery. Abolitionists; United States. Constitution; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Douglas, Stephen A.(Stephen Arnold) 1813-1861; Bell, John, 1796-1869
    • The polarizing issue of slavery and its extension into the West is the crux of this political cartoon depicting the presidential candidates in 1860. In their attempts to cross �Salt River,� Abraham Lincoln teeters on a rail balanced by the...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Six

    • African Americans; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Marriage; Native Americans; Publishers and publishing; Slavery; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of Gunn's writing and drawing work in New York, a visit to the Catskill Mountains, attending the wedding of his friend Charles Damoreau (Brown), a visit to the Crystal Palace in New York, his friend Lotty's difficult marriage...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Nine

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Farms; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Publishers and publishing; Suicide; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of boardinghouse living, a picnic at Hoboken with other New York artists and journalists, his drawing and writing work in New York, attending a lecture by Lola Montez, visits to James Parton and Fanny Fern and the Edwards...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eleven

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Christmas; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Marriage; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes descriptions of boarding house living at 132 Bleecker Street, his freelance writing and drawing work, the antics of New York literary Bohemians, Fanny Fern and James Parton's marriage, visits to the Edwards family, a Fourth of July...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two

    • Boardinghouses; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Travel; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ''The New York Tribune'' at New Orleans, Louisiana, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as his preparations in New York for going back to England.
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eight

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Medical care; Mental illness; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of the process of publishing his book, ''The Physiology of New-York Boarding Houses;'' his poor mental state upon returning to New York from England; meeting Walt Whitman; visits with Fanny Fern, James Parton, and Harriet...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Thirteen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes descriptions of boarding house living, his freelance writing and drawing work, antics of New York literary Bohemians, Frank Cahill fleeing for England after spending money that was meant for ''The New York Picayune,'' visits to the Edwards...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fifteen

    • Boardinghouses; Books and reading; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Publishers and publishing; Secession; Slavery; Slaves; Travel
    • Describes Gunn's experience as a correspondent for ""The New York Evening Post"" in Charleston, South Carolina, in the aftermath of South Carolina's secession from the federal government, including a conflict between A.H. Colt and Mr. Woodward, a...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eighteen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War, his visits to military camps in and around New York City as a reporter for ""The New York Evening Post,"" boarding house life, the shooting of Sergeant...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty

    • African Americans; Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Diseases; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marches (U.S. Army); Medical care (U.S. Army); Military; Military camp life; Peninsular Campaign (Va.); Travel; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ""The New York Tribune"" at Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, especially Hilton Head, Port Royal, St. Augustine, Key West, and the end of his experiences with...
    • 1915 Documents

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera; Railroads; Real property;
    • 1915 documents regarding School District of Mount Carmel and Lehigh Valley Coal Company (with envelope) 1915 June 22 Deed The School District of the Township of Mt. Carmel, North- umberland Co. to The Lehigh Valley Coal Company...
    • Photograph Album of the De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. Kimberley, South Africa 1899-1905

    • Babcock & Wilcox; Baldwin-Westinghouse; Bellis-Morcom Co.; Brigham, Alexander Fay; Bultfontein Mine; Cape Colony, South Africa; Civil engineers; De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd.; Diamond mines and mining- South Africa; Dutoitspan Mine; General...
    • The photographs of five mines: DeBeers, Dutoitspan, Kimberley, Wesselton and Bultfontein Mine with captions as well as mining equipment, ore processing and diamond matrix ore are pasted to the board pages. There is no alphabetic or chronological...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Seven

    • Bohemians; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Marriage; Mental illness; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
    • Includes an account of his family history and descriptions of his visits with family and friends in England, witnessing a procession for Louis Napoleon in London, traveling in Paris with his brothers Charley and Edwin, his friend Harry Price's...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen

    • Boardinghouses; Civil War; Elections; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Police; Publishers and publishing; Secession; Slavery; Slaves; Travel
    • Includes descriptions of attending a lecture by J.H. Siddons on Queen Victoria; seeing tightrope walker Charles Blondin perform; boarding house living; his freelance writing and drawing work; visits to the Edwards family and his friendship with...

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