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    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Three

    • Actors; Boardinghouses; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes descriptions of looking for drawing and writing work among New York publishers, visits to Mrs. Kidder and her daughter Lotty, boarding house living, theater acquaintances, and Lajos Kossuth's visit to New York.
    • 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 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...
    • [Letter] 1858 March 9, [to] Robert Allan / J.Davy.

    • Allan, Robert, 1806-1863--Correspondence; Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829; Davy, John, 1790-1868--Correspondence.
    • See also other letters to Robert Allan and his father Thomas in the collection, as well as additional letters from Sir Humphrey Davy, including one to Thomas Allan in which he mentions John Davy.
    • 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 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 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...
    • Trading for coffee and tobacco. Between the fortified lines during a truce. PLATE 35

    • Barter--1860-1870; Military personnel--Confederate--1860-1870; Military personnel--Union--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life
    • Some men from both the Confederate and the Union are trading for goods such as coffee and tobacco. The scene behind them is strewn with tree stumps, as the wood has been used for fires and fortification. In the distance, groups of men and clouds of...
    • 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 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...
    • 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...

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