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103d Infantry Division, 411th Regiment, Co. G Photograph

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-068
Form of Material

8” x 20” photograph, 17” x 36” laminated copy of photograph, and handwritten, 6-page list of soldiers in photograph.

Dates: July 19, 1943

103d Infantry Division Collection

Identifier: M514
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers, photographs, and physical materials of the 103d Infantry Division during World War II (1942-1945). This collection follows the soldiers of the 103d division as they train and deploy to Europe during WWII. It contains Morning Reports that give daily updates of the soldiers in the 103d, 328th, 383d, 384th, 803d, 928th, 1089th, 409th, 410th, 411th units. Narratives of the 103d, 409th, and 410th headquarters explain the journey the soldiers undertook once they...
Dates: 1942-1947

A. Kennard Davis Papers

Identifier: DG0248
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials used or received by Arthur Kennard Davis in relation to the creation of his books, Breakers on the Reef (n.d.) and The Three Yard Ensign (1963). It includes carbon manuscripts and a proof copy, as well as letters from the author to de Grummond personnel. The collection is organized into two series by type of material, and it is contained in one box.

Dates: circa 1963; undated

Verna Aardema Papers

Identifier: DG0002

Verna Aardema was born in New Era, Michigan on June 6, 1911. In the 1970s Aardema teamed up with illustrators Leo and Diane Dillon to produce three picture books. Their Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (1975) received the Caldecott Medal in 1976 and the Brooklyn Art Books for Children Award in 1977. The collection contains both autobiographical material and material related to seven of her books.

Dates: 1965-1991

Adrienne Adams Papers

Identifier: DG0004
Abstract Adrienne Adams (1906-2002) was born in Ft. Smith, Arkansas and grew up in Oklahoma. She married John Lonzo Anderson, author of children's books, and illustrated his book, Bag of Smoke in 1942. She began her career as a full-time illustrator in 1952, and went on to illustrate more than 30 books ranging from texts by contemporary authors to the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm. She was a runner-up for the Caldecott Medal in 1960 and 1962...
Dates: 1960-1977

Adams County Broadside

Identifier: M547

The Adams County Broadside collection contains one article titled “Paul Johnson Murdered!”, which recounts the alleged murder of Paul Johnson—owner of Selma Plantation in Natchez, Mississippi—by Ed Carter, one of Johnson’s African American tenants. This collection would be particularly important for researchers studying Southern plantations, sharecropping, and interracial relationships in the South in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century.

Dates: Undated

Adams County Police and Miscellaneous County Records

Identifier: M85
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection contains various items and documents relating to the various activities of the Adams County Board of Police that were generated between 1840-1842 and 1850-1856. Warrants for payment to Constable Peter Laurence, road and bridge maintenance reports, and sundry license applications make up most of the collection, but there are also documents relating to the county alms house and allegiance oaths by Board of Police members.

Dates: 1836, 1840-42, 1850-1856, 1894

John Q. Adams Letters

Identifier: M48
Scope and Contents Thirteen letters written in May, June, and July 1862 by John Q. Adams to his wife Sarah ("Kate") from military campsites at Shiloh, Tenn., and in northern Mississippi, specifically the areas of Pope, Farmington, Corinth, Booneville and Big Springs. The letters contain information concerning family matters and letters Adams received from and wrote to other people. Throughout the letters he gives information about the life of a soldier, quotes prices in a local store, writes about foraging for...
Dates: May 11, 1862-July 20, 1862

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

Identifier: M345

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: circa 1938-2000

Sandra E. Adickes Papers

Identifier: M322

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: 1964 - 1998

David A. Adler Papers

Identifier: DG0005
Abstract The David A. Adler Papers contain manuscripts, typescripts, printed material, and correspondence created and accumulated by David A. Adler between 1975 and 2001. Adler's papers were created from his composition of 148 published books, one short story, and seven unpublished works. His nonfiction work includes biographies of historical figures; books on science, economics, and mathematics; and riddle and puzzle books. Adler has written numerous picture books and eight series of mystery and...
Dates: 1975-2001

Larry Adler Papers

Identifier: DG0007

Larry Adler was born in White Plains, New York on July 10, 1939. He has been an advertising copywriter and free-lance writer since 1965, and has focused on writing for young people since the publication of his first book--a sports biography called Man with a Mission: Pele (1976).

Dates: 1979-1980

Adrian Paradis Papers

Identifier: DG0761
Dates: 1971; undated

Aerospace Photography Training Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-23
Form of Material

Student study guides and workbooks from the Department of Aerospace Photography Training, Photo Science Branch designed for Air Training Command (ATC) course use.

Dates: circa 1960s

Arthur Ageton Papers

Identifier: DG0009
Abstract Arthur A. Ageton (1900-1971) was born in Montana and brought up in Pullman, Washington. He served as an Executive Officer in the US Navy during World War II, and retired on December 1, 1947 in the rank of rear admiral. Following his retirement, he had a varied writing career, being the author of several military guides, manuals, and a novel, The Jungle Seas (1954). His most widely known book is The Naval Officer's Guide (1943) which has...
Dates: 1945

Agnes McCarthy Papers

Identifier: DG0634
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials related to the children’s book, Let’s Go to a Court (Putnam, 1962), by Agnes McCarthy. The collection is organized into one series by book, and it is contained in one letter-sized folder.

Dates: 1961-1962

Samuel Andrew Agnew Diaries

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-42

Diaries of farmer, teacher, minister in North Mississippi, 46 volumes.

Dates: 1852-1902

Anna Maria Ahl Papers

Identifier: DG0011
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials used or received by Anna Maria Ahl in relation to her illustrations created for multiple books with authors such as Joan Denise Busch and Ester Wier. It includes original pages of illustrations with acetate color separation sheets of laid over color and some Christmas cards made by Anna Maria Ahl. Also included are instructions to where certain designs should be placed within the book, and the color samples for books and pages. The collection is organized...
Dates: 1970-1972

Joan Aiken Papers

Identifier: DG1132
Abstract Joan Delano Aiken (1924-2004), daughter of American poet Conrad Aiken, was a young adult author and illustrator who wrote over thirty-five titles for young adults and over twenty for adults. She contributed short stories and reviews to Argosy, Everywoman, John Bull, Vogue, Good Housekeeping, Housewife, Vanity...
Dates: 1985-1986

Garret Smith Ainsworth Papers

Identifier: M194
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Garrett Smith Ainsworth's memorandum book (diary), October 2, 1860-Dec. 31, 1861; diary, Jan. 1, 1862-April 28, 1863; and pocket diary, Aug. 24, 1862-April 27, 1863. They mainly recount his experiences while a private in Company A, 15th Illinois Volunteer Regiment, United States Army. Included are details of conditions in camp, particularly accidents and illness among the troops, especially the malaria from which Ainsworth suffered. He discusses day-to-day...
Dates: 1860-1863

Wiley Ainsworth World War I Letters

Identifier: M426

This collection consists primarily of letters written by Wiley Ainsworth to Celia Tullos during his service in World War I. Also in the collection is a research paper written by history student, Robert Magee, documenting Ainsworth's experiences through his letters. In addition, there are photographs of Wiley and Celia Ainsworth.

Dates: 1918-1919

Alberta Friedenberg Eiseman Papers

Identifier: DG0293
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials used or received by Alberta F. Eisman. The contents of box 1 includes typescripts that were edited, galley proofs, a first proof, and a copyedit. Box 2 contains folded and gathered books, photos, correspondence, galley proofs, illustrations, and title pages.

Dates: 1966-1979

Alberta Roller Armer Papers

Identifier: DG0038
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials used or received by Alberta R. Armer which contains galleys, book covers, dummies, early artist’s painting for a book cover, scrapbook material, typescripts, edited typescripts, unbound copies, page proofs, research, illustrations, correspondence, early typescript, author’s agreements, and carbon typescripts. There are also miscellaneous/related materials which include photographs from the National Soap Box Derby, a photograph of the author, fan mail, and...
Dates: 1962-1970; undated

Lee Smith Albion Papers

Identifier: DG0909
Abstract For a number of years, Lee Smith Albion exclusively illustrated the weekly Chicago Tribune Book Review. Publishing under the name Lee Smith, Ms. Albion illustrated a number of children's books, including Inside You and Me: A Child's Introduction to the Human Body (Harper, 1961), A Kite for Carlos (John Day, 1966), and Tomato Boy (Harper, 1967). Perhaps most noteworthy, Albion...
Dates: 1961-1967

Clifford Lindsey Alderman Papers

Identifier: DG0013

Clifford Lindsey Alderman, a retired Navy commander and student of American history, wrote historical fiction and nonfiction for adults and adolescents. He wrote most often about New England colonial and Revolutionary history, but also on English and French history. The Clifford Lindsey Alderman Papers contain production materials for thirty-one non-fiction books published between 1958 and 1981.

Dates: 1958-1981

Alec Buckels Papers

Identifier: DG0130
Dates: 1923; undated

Alexander McKee Papers

Identifier: DG0646
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials used or received by Alexander McKee in relation to the creation of several books, including Caen: Anvil of Victory (American title: Last Round Against Rommel) (St. Martin’s Press, 1964) and Farming the Sea (Crowell, 1969). It includes materials related to the printing and editing of the aforementioned books. The collection is organized into one series alphabetically by book title, and includes items such as galleys, corrected typescripts, and a bluebook with...
Dates: 1964-1969

Sue Alexander Papers

Identifier: DG1114

Sue Alexander (1933-2008) knew she wanted to become a writer from a young age, and finally realized her dream in 1969. The recipient of numerous awards for her work over the years, she was the author of over twenty children's books by the end of her career. The collection contains typescripts, correspondence, galleys, and reviews for two of these titles.

Dates: 1976-1979

Alice Bach Papers

Identifier: DG0049
Dates: 1974-1975

Alice Rogers Hager Papers

Identifier: DG0411
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials used or received by Mrs. Alice Hager Rogers in relation to the creation and publication of her young adult books Cathy Whitney: President’s Daughter (1966), Dateline: Paris (1954), Love’s Golden Circle (1962), Washington Secretary (1958), and The Wonderful Ice-Cream Cart (1955). It includes typed manuscript outlines, chapters, and notes for the various books as well as assorted materials such as an article by the author, newspaper reviews, and a handwritten...
Dates: circa 1940-1966

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