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    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-One

    • African Americans; Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Publishers and publishing; Transportation; 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; boarding house living; a visit to the Rawlings family; a fight with Mr. Blankman at his...
    • Delano Land Company Taxes, 1855-1871

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania; Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera
    • 1856 May 22 An Account of Taxes, Interest and coss assessed and now due on the several tracts of unsealed land in Schuylkill County mentioned as the property of the Mayor Alderman and Citizens of Philadelphia, Cornelius Stevenson and Christopher...
    • Lehigh Valley Railroad Company documents, 1871-1909

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania; Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera
    • (Six documents connected together by pin under a scrap piece of Lehigh Valley Rail Road Company, 303 Walnut Street, Philadelphia letterhead) 1871 June 5 to ? ? DeWitt from Henry A. Heiser (Henry A. Heiser's Sons, Bankers, No. 38 Wall St., New York...
    • Documents marked 130, 1850s-1899

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera; Railroads; Real property;
    • 1853 March 21 Deed William L. Helfenstein to John Anspach, John M. Bickel and Francis W. Hughes for the Isaac Miller survey 1857 August (latest entry) to (earliest entry) August 1814 refers to Brobst Tracts, Lehigh Valley Railroad Company Real...
    • "The Impending Crisis"_or Caught in the Act

    • Antislavery movements; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Raymond, Henry J.(Henry Jarvis) 1820-1869; Slavery, abolition, and emancipation; Seward, William H.(William Henry) 1801-1872; South Carolina
    • The print's title derives from the name of Hinton Rowan Helper's 1857 pamphlet "The Impending Crisis," an influential document in antislavery literature. Here the crisis is that of New York senator William H. Seward, whose recent loss of the...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Two

    • Boardinghouses; Books and reading; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Military; Publishers and publishing; Religion; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of Gunn's attempts to find drawing work among New York publishers, brief employment in an architectural office, visits to his soldier friend William Barth on Governors Island, boarding house living, drawing at actor Edwin...
    • 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 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 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 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 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...
    • [Letter] 1863 August 11 / OW Holmes.

    • Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894--Correspondence.
    • The letter is written on paper with "21 Charles St." stamped in white at the top of the recto. See also additional letters from Holmes in the collection.

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