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Thomas Lee Settle papers, 1795-1949

10 Linear Feet 5,641 Items
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Physician and Confederate surgeon, of Paris (Fauquier Co.), Va. Alleged to have pronounced the death of abolitionist John Brown. Correspondence, travel journal, bills, presecriptions, deeds, receipts, records of land sales, and other papers (chiefly 1820-1900), concerning Settle's medical career, his interests in stock raising and farming, Civil War, events in Virginia (1861-1862), the Confederate medical service, activities of military units, and other matters. Includes letters from Robert H. Simpson, an offcer of the 17th Virginia Infantry.
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Thomas Lee Settle papers, 1795-1949 10 Linear Feet 5,641 Items

Isaac Senter document, [Rhode Island], 1792, Oct. 5

1 items
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Holograph receipt, signed by Senter for payment received from Capt. Benjaming Fry for medical treatment and medicine between 1787 and 1792.
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Isaac Senter document, [Rhode Island], 1792, Oct. 5 1 items

Rene Semelaigne papers, 1926, Dec. 2, Dec. 9, and Dec. 12

3 items
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ALS. Semelaigne and Henri Colin write about plans for the celebration of the centennial of the death of Philippe Pinel. Semelaigne was Pinel's grandnephew and head of the centennary committee.
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Rene Semelaigne papers, 1926, Dec. 2, Dec. 9, and Dec. 12 3 items

Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans papers, 1947-1989

2.0 Linear Feet
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Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans attended Duke University and graduated in the class of 1939. She later became a philanthropist and Duke trustee. This collection contains printed matter, photographs, clippings, speeches and other memorabilia relating to Semans' time as trustee, her affiliation with the British American Festival of 1984, and other Duke related activities and events.
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Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans papers, 1947-1989 2.0 Linear Feet

Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans family papers, circa 1870-2012, bulk 1950s-2012

50 Linear Feet (Processed: 78 document boxes, eight half document boxes, 10 flat boxes, and one oversize folder. Surveyed: 363 boxes, six oversize folders, and five tubes.) 57.2 Gigabytes (Five sets.)
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Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans (1920-2012) was the only daughter of Mary Duke and Anthony J. Drexel Biddle Jr. This collection documents her childhood in New York, NY, enrollment at Duke University, and marriages to Josiah C. Trent and James H. Semans. She continued her family's legacy of philanthropy, with a focus on the arts, education, and rehabilitation, and became civically and politically active beginning in the 1950s, espeically in Durham and NC.
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Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans family papers, circa 1870-2012, bulk 1950s-2012 50 Linear Feet (Processed: 78 document boxes, eight half document boxes, 10 flat boxes, and one oversize folder. Surveyed: 363 boxes, six oversize folders, and five tubes.) 57.2 Gigabytes (Five sets.)

1949 May-1954 16 folders Box 2

James H. Semans papers, 1878-1955, bulk 1936-1953

3.5 Linear Feet (Five document boxes, one flat box, and one oversize folder.)
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James Hustead Semans (1910-2005) was an American urologist and the second husband of Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans. This collection documents the history of the Semans family of Uniontown, PA and his medical training and career, which involved stateside military service during World War II, private practice in Atlanta, GA, and teaching at Duke University. His clinical interests included medical rehabilitation and marriage counseling, and he was the creator of polylingual lecturing.
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James H. Semans papers, 1878-1955, bulk 1936-1953 3.5 Linear Feet (Five document boxes, one flat box, and one oversize folder.)

Reginald Sellman negatives, 1911-1935

1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
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Collection consists of 898 nitrate negatives and two prints, all taken by amateur photographer Reginald Sellman from 1911 to 1935, chiefly in Baltimore, Maryland and environs. There is also a detailed handwritten index to over 100 images. Subjects include Susie Ford, possibly Sellman's fiancée; his wife Obedience (Bedie) Darden Sellman, and their son Bruce Darden Sellman. Places featured include Baltimore residences, streets, bridges, railway stations, monuments, parks, and hospitals and medical institutions such as Johns Hopkins Medical School and the Biedler and Sellman Sanatorium, founded by Reginald Sellman's father, William A. B. Sellman. There are many snapshots of family members, and photos taken during hikes, camping trips, and visits to parks. Maryland locations include Baltimore County historic sites and parks: the Owing's Mills area, Gwynn's Falls, Chatalonee, Loch Raven, Druid Lake, the Chesapeake's Eastern Shore, Elk River, and the Patapsco River. The Sellmans often visited relatives in North Carolina; thus, there are also many images taken in early 20th century Beaufort, Goldsboro, La Grange, Kinston, and Raleigh, including the Raleigh Methodist Orphanage. Some photographs feature commercial fishing scenes and cotton transport.
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Reginald Sellman negatives, 1911-1935 1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Cleveland Sellers papers, 1960-2005 and undated

0.5 Linear Feet
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Cleveland Sellers is a veteran civil rights activist who helped lead the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. The Cleveland Sellers Papers consist of SNCC and other Civil Rights-era publications and correspondence, including items from the Holly Springs COFO office and the Virginia Students' Civil Rights Committee.
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Cleveland Sellers papers, 1960-2005 and undated 0.5 Linear Feet

Peter Sekaer photographs, circa 1937-1940

1.0 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
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Peter Sekaer (1901-1950) was a Danish-born American photographer. Collection consists of fifteen black-and-white photographs taken by Sekaer from about 1937-1940, while working for the U.S. National Housing Authority to document living conditions and public housing projects in various places in the U.S. Known locations include Louisville, Kentucky; New Orleans, Louisiana; Williamsburg, N.Y.; Nashville, Tennessee; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Austin, Texas. Individuals in the photographs include African Americans and other people of color, and White Americans; there are quite a few photographs of children playing. The focus is typically on urban and rural dwellings and yards in areas of poverty; there are also a few images of public housing projects, small businesses, and warehouses. The gelatin silver print sizes range from 4 1/2 x 4 5/8 to 10 1/4 x 13 1/8 inches. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University.
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Peter Sekaer photographs, circa 1937-1940 1.0 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Henry James Seibert papers, 1779-1912 and undated

15 Linear Feet 16,658 Items
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Lawyer, election clerk, and Virginia legislator, of Martinsburg and Hedgesville, Virginia (now West Virginia). Correspondence, account books, ledgers, and other professional, business, and family correspondence (chiefly 1820-1885), of Seibert and of his family. The collection relates to family matters, Virginia and national politics before the Civil War, migration into the Old Northwest, social life and customs, and slavery in Virginia.
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Henry James Seibert papers, 1779-1912 and undated 15 Linear Feet 16,658 Items

Mab Segrest papers, 1889-2019

71 Linear Feet
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Dr. Mab Segrest is a feminist writer, scholar, and activist who received her PhD from Duke University in 1979. She was born in 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama and attended Huntingdon College from 1967 to 1971. Segrest is recognized for speaking and writing about sexism, racism, homophobia, classism, and other forms of oppression. Collection contains correspondence, activism, teaching, and writing files, as well as photographic and audiovisual materials that document Segrest's personal life, education, and professional life. There are significant materials relating to Segrest's work with the following organizations: The NC Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality, North Carolinians Against Racist and Religious Violence (NCARRV), The Center for Democratic Renewal (CDR), The North Carolina Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality (NCCGLE), National Women's Studies Association (NWSA), The World Council of Churches/Urban Rural Mission (WCC/URM), and The National Women's Studies Association/Southern Women's Studies Association (NWSA/SWSA). Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture and the History of Medicine Collection.
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Mab Segrest papers, 1889-2019 71 Linear Feet

John Seelye Papers, 1862-2015 and undated, bulk 1955-2007

46.7 Linear Feet 0.065 Gigabytes
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John Seelye was a professor of English and American Literature at the University of California at Berkeley, University of Connecticut, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dartmouth College, and the University of Florida. The papers of John Seelye span the years 1862-2015, with the bulk of the papers dated between 1955 and 2007, covering Seelye's professional career as both an scholar and as an editor of the Penguin Classics series for literature. Although there are files related to his teaching and career as an academic, the emphasis of the collection is on Seelye's work as author and editor. The collection consists of correspondence (sent and received) and contracts; subject files Seelye maintained at each of his institutions and for his research; writings by Seelye, including book reviews, poetry, articles and prose, as well as books, including a copy of the Life of Asa G. Sheldon: Wilmington Farmer (1862); and personal items, which include incoming correspondence intended for Suzanne Everett Throop, who received a large number of love letters from "Marguerite" between 1897 and 1898 and some additional letters from "Harriet" and "Chandler" in the 1920s. Subjects in the papers include Mark Twain, the literary criticism and interpretation of Herman Melville's works and American literature generally, the West in fiction, rivers in the United States, cowboys in popular culture, the history of Plymouth Rock, and the publishing of poetry in the United States.
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John Seelye Papers, 1862-2015 and undated, bulk 1955-2007 46.7 Linear Feet 0.065 Gigabytes

Germain See papers, undated, [after 1840].

2 items
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ANS. Prescribes a diuretic diet and daily sea baths.
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Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick papers, 1964-2013

130.0 Linear Feet
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Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick (1950-2009) was a literary critic, teacher, artist, and poet. She is best remembered as one of the founders of the field of queer theory. Her work on sexuality influences our continuted understanding of contemporary culture. This collection contains materials that document her scholarly career, her visual art, and her personal life. It includes drafts and copies of her published and unpublished works, her correspondence, research files, and teaching materials, as well as her visual artwork, and some documentation of her personal life, particularly her experience living with breast cancer. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick papers, 1964-2013 130.0 Linear Feet

Jay Turner Frey Seawell Photographs, 2011-2015

3.0 Linear Feet
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Collection contains 45 color and black-and-white photographs from Jay Turner Frey Seawell's projects "National Trust" and "The Mall." The two series document Washington, D.C. from 2011-2015. The series "National Trust" “explores the careful manufacturing of appearances in relation to power, politics, and media in the United States." "The Mall" is Seawell's response to "the mainstream narrative of American history that dots the landscape" of Washington, D.C. Seawell is a photographer based in Washington, D.C. Seawell was the winner of the 2016 ADA Award for Innovation in the Documentary Arts.
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Jay Turner Frey Seawell Photographs, 2011-2015 3.0 Linear Feet

Seashore Summer School, Inc. records, 1923-1928

0.25 Linear Feet approx. 250 Items
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Seashore Summer School, Inc. was a school for teachers affiliated with Trinity College and Duke University and located at Oriental, North Carolina. The records contain files of correspondence, financial records, reports, and printed materials documenting the school's operations.
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Seashore Summer School, Inc. records, 1923-1928 0.25 Linear Feet approx. 250 Items

Sears Consumer Information Services filmstrip series, circa 1969-1970

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American retailer founded 1886 in Chicago, Ill. Consumer Information Services produced a series of instructional filmstrips and booklets on a range of home improvement projects. Consists of two boxed filmstrip series: Let's Decorate the Bathroom; and Your Space Age Kitchen. 35mm filmstrips are accompanied by reading scripts and handout booklets intended to instruct homeowners on tips and techniques for designing, planning, repairing and remodeling kitchens and bathrooms, with suggestions for electrical appliances and furnishings. Series was produced by the Sears Consumer Information Services Division. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Sears Consumer Information Services filmstrip series, circa 1969-1970 1.0 Linear Feet

Sears Catalog collection, 1902-1994

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Department store chain founded in 1893 as a mail order business; one of the largest retailers in the United States. Collection consists of seasonal catalogs and wish books spanning the years 1910-1994. Catalogs featured the full range of items sold by Sears, from clothing to appliances and toys, and served as a bridge between the company's walk-in department stored and direct marketing mail order business. Initially featured unbranded products before adopting a number of Sears' house brands and eventually featuring nationally branded products. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Sears Catalog collection, 1902-1994 12.25 Linear Feet

Raleigh H. Sears Photograph collection, 1917-1926 and undated

0.6 Linear Feet 300 Items
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Raleigh Sears was a member of the American Expeditionary Force, stationed in Siberia during World War I. Collection includes photographs and postcards from Sears' travels during his military service. Some of these are labeled as being from Vladivostok, Russia; others are of an unidentified Asian country, and still others are of Honolulu and miscellaneous naval vessels. The majority of the photographs are black and white prints or images sized 3.5x5.5 inches; most do not have labels or descriptions. There are also 4 panoramas that will require additional conservation work. In addition, there are some miscellaneous papers from Sears' post-war work on railroads, as well as research and photocopies about his military service.
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Raleigh H. Sears Photograph collection, 1917-1926 and undated 0.6 Linear Feet 300 Items

John Sears document, Sharon, 1845, June 31

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Holograph receipt, signed by John S. Jewett for payments received for Dr. John Sears from the town of Sharon.
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John Sears document, Sharon, 1845, June 31 1 items

James T. Sears papers, 1918-2011 and undated, bulk 1950-2004

138 Linear Feet (317 boxes) 86,700 Items
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Educator, gay rights activist, and author of many works on sexuality, identity, and sex education, and the history of homosexuality and the gay rights movement in the United States. The James T. Sears Papers span the dates 1918-2011, with the bulk of the material covering the period between 1950 and 2004. The papers are arranged into the following series: Audiovisual Material; Other Activities; Personal Papers; Photographic Material; Professional Papers; the largest series, Research and Writings; Jack Nichols Papers; and Oversize Material. The Research and Writings series is divided into subseries for major works by Sears, as well as subseries for other writings and editorial work, research files, and a small set of writings by other individuals. Formats include but are not limited to correspondence, research files, writings, interviews, recordings, serials and newspapers, photographs, and diaries. The collection also houses the personal papers of Hal Call (1917-2000) and Jack Nichols (1938-2005), both early activists for gay rights. Taken as a whole, the collection offers a deep and rich source of information on gay, lesbian, and bisexual culture in the United States, especially in the South, and its representation in literature and in the press, both positive and negative; the history of the gay rights movement in the U.S. and abroad, including the evolution of organizations such as the Mattachine Society and related gay movement publications; sexuality studies in the U.S. and teaching sexuality in primary and secondary classrooms; gays in the military; drag queen, lesbian, and bisexual communities; and many other topics relevant to sexual identity in society.
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James T. Sears papers, 1918-2011 and undated, bulk 1950-2004 138 Linear Feet (317 boxes) 86,700 Items

Seamen's Friend Society of Wilmington records, 1810-1963

0.5 Linear Feet 405 Items
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Correspondence, legal and financial papers, ledger (1853-1923), and memoranda, of a society organized for the improvement of the social, moral, and religious condition of seamen who visited the port of Wilmington, N.C. The society also operated a hospital.

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Seamen's Friend Society of Wilmington records, 1810-1963 0.5 Linear Feet 405 Items

Scovill-Beecher Letters, 1816-1864 bulk 1817-1820, bulk bulk

0.2 Linear Feet 29 Items
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William H. Scovill (1796-1854) of Waterbury, Connecticut, businessman and founder of the Scovill Manufacturing Company; and Rebecca Beecher (1800-1876), of Kent, Connecticut. The collection includes twenty-nine letters, chiefly the courting letters of William H. Scovill and Rebecca Beecher during a long period of geographic separation and secret engagement from 1817 to 1820. Materials in the collection range in date from 1816 to 1864.
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Scovill-Beecher Letters, 1816-1864 bulk 1817-1820, bulk bulk 0.2 Linear Feet 29 Items

Otho Scott papers, 1772-1910 and undated, bulk 1820-1859

3 Linear Feet Approx. 2172 Items
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Lawyer of Harford City, Maryland. Collection comprises personal, legal and financial papers of Otho Scott, a Maryland lawyer active in the first half of the 19th century, and of his partner, Henry Dorsey Farnandis (1817-1900), also a Democratic state legislator. Materials include papers relating to the administration of estates, lawsuits, and land disputes; circular letters concerning the strength of Andrew Jackson and of the Whigs and Henry Clay in Maryland; a will of William Chesney providing for the manumission of his slaves; mortgages; bills and receipts; a few sheriff's books from Harford County with lists of fees for collection; papers relating to railroads and canals in Maryland, 1820s; and fragments of almanacs containing scattered diary entries, 1836-1847, chiefly about the weather.
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Otho Scott papers, 1772-1910 and undated, bulk 1820-1859 3 Linear Feet Approx. 2172 Items

Howard Scott papers, 1921-1984 and undated, bulk 1930s-1950s

4 Linear Feet 600 Items
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The Howard Scott Papers span the years 1921-1984, although the bulk of materials covers the period from the 1930s to the 1950s, documenting Scott's career in outdoor advertising as a billboard designer and graphic artist. The papers include correspondence (including two letters from Norman Rockwell), newspaper and magazine clippings, awards, and school yearbooks relating to Scott's personal and professional life, in addition to photographs, sketches, lithographs and reprints of outdoor advertising images for clients such as Amoco, Chesterfield (Liggett and Myers), Esso and Mobil oil products, DeSoto, Ford, and Nash automobiles, H.J. Heinz Co., Lever Brothers, Pabst and Schlitz beers, World War II-era programs such as the USO and Navy recruitment, and the 1939-1940 World's Fair. The collection is arranged into four series--the General Papers Series, the Photographs Series, the Graphic Design, Artwork and Sketches Series, and the Memorabilia Series.

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Howard Scott papers, 1921-1984 and undated, bulk 1930s-1950s 4 Linear Feet 600 Items

George W. Scott letters, 1863 April 15-1863 April 16

0.1 Linear Feet (4 items)
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George W. Scott was a member of the 46th Massachusetts Infantry band during the Civil War. Collection comprises two autograph, signed letters written by George W. Scott from Plymouth, North Carolina, to his parents on 1863 April 15 and 16. He describes escaped slaves: "The slaves are told by their masters before they skedaddle that the Yankees will take & sell them to Cuba to pay the expenses of the war. Others have told them that we should kill & eat them but in spite of their stories they come into our lines thick as toads. This is not a single occurence but a general fact" (April 16). Other topics include the general conduct of the war locally and in the state, his patronage of the company's sutler, activities of the infantry's band, and politics surrounding Thomas H. Seymour, Clement Vallandigham, and William Alfred Buckingham.
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George W. Scott letters, 1863 April 15-1863 April 16 0.1 Linear Feet (4 items)

Letters Box 1

George E. Scott papers, 1854-1910 and undated

1.5 Linear Feet approx. 721 Items
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Correspondence, photographs, printed material, legal papers, and a journal, relating to the personal and business life of George E. Scott, buyer and seller of lumber in Ala. and Fla. Some material also concerns the Perdido Bay Lumber Company in Pensacola, Fla. Includes a journal Scott kept (1873-1874) while on a ship carrying lumber and naval stores from Boston to Florida. Also includes two years of courtship letters while Scott was in England.

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George E. Scott papers, 1854-1910 and undated 1.5 Linear Feet approx. 721 Items

E.D. Scott Account Books, 1847-1868

0.6 Linear Feet 2 Items
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Merchant and wholesaler. Originally from Philadelphia, Pa. Two account books, one containing an inventory of merchandise Scott sold at wholesale prices in Washington, D.C. to Union Army sutlers in 1863 as well as a separate index. It lists the sutlers and sometimes the regiments to whom he sold supplies. The other account book, chiefly 1866-1868, details the sales and the stock on hand in the dry goods store Scott operated in Minneapolis, Minn.
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E.D. Scott Account Books, 1847-1868 0.6 Linear Feet 2 Items

Sale and account book, 1862-1863 Box 1

Account book, 1847-1868 Box 1

Anne Firor Scott papers, 1939-2009

19 Linear Feet 11,000 Items
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The collection contains writings of Anne Firor Scott and materials relating to her academic work in Southern and women's history. The materials primarily refer to her scholarly activities, and include her dissertation, occasional papers, articles, speeches and lectures, book reviews, contracts, conference proceedings and schedules, course materials, newspaper clippings, and other activities related to academia. There is also a file of correspondence written by Anna Lord Strauss (then president of the League of Women Voters) in 1949 and mailed to all members the league. Notes by Scott in this file explain her connection to Strauss, and the circumstances of the correspondence. In addition, there are newspaper articles related to the first and second editions of Scott's book, The Southern Lady. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

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Anne Firor Scott papers, 1939-2009 19 Linear Feet 11,000 Items

Anne Firor Scott papers, 1963-2002

6 Linear Feet 6000 Items
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Anne Firor Scott taught in the History Dept. at Duke University from 1961-1991. She is currently W. K. Boyd Professor of History Emerita. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, and student papers and a videorecording. Most of the collection is restricted. It ranges in date from 1963-2002.
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Anne Firor Scott papers, 1963-2002 6 Linear Feet 6000 Items

Tibor Scitovsky papers, 1910-2002, bulk dates 1973-2002

1.2 Linear Feet (Two boxes.)
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Tibor Scitovsky (1910-2002) was the Eberle Professor of Economics, Emeritus at Stanford University. This collection primarily documents his professional life through his correspondence and writings. It forms part of the Economists' Papers Archive.
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Tibor Scitovsky papers, 1910-2002, bulk dates 1973-2002 1.2 Linear Feet (Two boxes.)

Correspondence, 1939-1948, 1956, 1980, 1997-2002, and undated 10 folders Box 1

Anna Schwartz papers, 1929-2012

23 Linear Feet (18 boxes.) 0.2 Gigabytes (One set.)
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Anna Schwartz (1915-2012) was a research staff member at the National Bureau of Economic Research who collaborated with Milton Friedman on numerous works, including A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960. This collection primarily documents her professional life through her correspondence, writings, research, and professional service. It forms part of the Economists' Papers Archive.
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Anna Schwartz papers, 1929-2012 23 Linear Feet (18 boxes.) 0.2 Gigabytes (One set.)

Larry Schwarm "On fire" exhibit photographs, 1990s, 2003

7 Linear Feet (6 boxes; 76 prints)
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Collection comprises 76 color photographic prints, measuring from 11x14 to 20x24 inches, depicting the annual prairie fires that sweep across east-central Kansas. These images were taken during the 1990s; the artist has continued taking images of prairie fires up to the present (2015). For the 1990s project, published in a book entitled "On fire," Schwarm was awarded the 2002 Honigman First Book Prize in Photography by the Center for Documentary Studies in Durham, North Carolina. The photographs were displayed in an exhibit entitled "On fire: Larry Schwarm," at Duke University's Rubenstein Library. Also included in the collection is an audio cassette recording of the artist's talk Schwarm gave on November 6, 2003, at the exhibit's opening reception. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University.
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Larry Schwarm "On fire" exhibit photographs, 1990s, 2003 7 Linear Feet (6 boxes; 76 prints)

Philip John Schuyler letter, Albany, to Thomas Barclay, Esq., 1801, May 2

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ALS. Schuyler, a chronic sufferer of gout, gives his case history and writes of Samuel Stringer's prescribed treatment against gout, the inhalation of oxygen.
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Henry and Ida Schuman papers, 1920-1997 and undated

12 Linear Feet Approx. 6915 Items
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Antiquarian book dealers based in New York City with close ties to Duke University physician and rare manuscripts and book collector Josiah Trent. Collection consists chiefly of card indexes representing the medical history rare book and manuscript inventory that Henry and his wife Ida Schuman assembled and managed as part of their antiquarian book business. The cards were very likely used to assemble the dealer catalogs published by the Schumans. Many of the cards record purchases and other transactions, and which institution acquired the item. The larger card file consists of 14 boxes and are alphabetically organized by author or title. Smaller cardfiles exist for mathematical works and other unidentified divisions. There are also several boxes of the Schumans' business and professional papers, including several folders of correspondence between the Schumans and their clients, including Dr. Josiah Trent of Duke University, and bills of sale for rare books and manuscripts. After her husband's death in 1962, Ida Schuman carried on with the business until her death in 1977. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.
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Henry and Ida Schuman papers, 1920-1997 and undated 12 Linear Feet Approx. 6915 Items

Franz Eilhard Schulze letter, Berlin, 1901, Nov. 18

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ALS. Sends a question of nomenclature for publication in the Zoologischer Anzeiger.
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Schulte-United department store display records, 1934-1940

0.2 Linear Feet
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Schulte-United was a chain of variety/department stores that began by David A. Schulte in New York, in operation primarily in the northeast United States from 1928-1954. Collection includes correspondence, design sketches, awards, and black-and-white photographs of store fixtures, merchandise display cases, and show window display designs. Collection includes photographs produced in Auburn and Peekskill, N.Y., Passaic, N.J., and Zanesville, Ohio. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Schulte-United department store display records, 1934-1940 0.2 Linear Feet

Brenda Schoonover papers, 1994-2008

2.1 Linear Feet 1000 Items
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Brenda Schoonover was the former ambassador to Togo (1998-2000) and the interim ambassador to Belgium (2003-2004). Accession (2009-0259) (1000 items; 2.1 lin. ft.; 1994-2008) consists largely of speech files and other items created by Schoonover during the latter part of her career in the U.S. Foreign Service, including her ambassadorship to Togo, her time as Diplomat-in-Residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her subsequent post as Charge d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Belgium, where she became interim ambassador in 2003. Speech topics range from international diplomacy, the Peace Corps, September 11th, trade, foreign relations, and West Africa development. Also included are media articles, the majority from Belgium newspapers in 2003-2004; miscellaneous photographs and letters; and numerous videocassettes documenting ceremonies and programs during her time in Togo. Acquired as part of the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture.
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Brenda Schoonover papers, 1994-2008 2.1 Linear Feet 1000 Items

Terry Schooley papers, 1980-1982

1.0 Linear Feet
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Terry Schooley is a feminist organizer, teacher, and former Delaware state representative. She was a leader in the National Organization for Women and served as Coordinator of the North Carolina ERA Countdown Campaign. This collection consists of Schooley's North Carolina ERA Countdown Campaign report (1982); clippings and publicity about the Equal Rights Amendment ratification campaign; photographs and ephemera collected from various marches, events, and outreach encouraging ERA ratification by North Carolina; and some related materials and correspondence from Eleanor Smeal and Governor Jim Hunt. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Terry Schooley papers, 1980-1982 1.0 Linear Feet

Johann Lukas Schonlein note, Berlin, 1856, June 26

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ANS. Informs addressee that he will be away for a few days.
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Isaac Schomberg papers, 1747-1773

8 items
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Papers relate to Schomberg's petition and appeal to become a member of the Royal College of Physicians. Schomberg was summoned by the President and Censors of the College, to be examined for a license. He declined to do so and his practice was interdicted. Schomberg then commissioned Sir George Lee to test the legality of this decision.
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Isaac Schomberg papers, 1747-1773 8 items

Ann Imlah Schneider papers, 1959-2014 and undated

10.7 Linear Feet
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Ann Imlah Schneider's most extensive and recent government service was at the U.S. Department of Education, where she was senior program officer for several of the Education Department's grant programs for international education, under Title VI (of the Higher Education Act). Collection primarily includes publications regarding issues in education, including foreign languages and international and area studies, study abroad, internationalization, business education, and teaching. There are also research files on international education and foreign languages, area studies, Title VI, and governmental regulations; files regarding Schneider's work with Title VI higher education centers for international and area studies; and files related to the Center for Education within the U.S. Department of Education, primarily regarding appropriations.
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Ann Imlah Schneider papers, 1959-2014 and undated 10.7 Linear Feet

Hannah L. Schmitt photograph album, 1920-1922

0.5 Linear Feet
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Hannah L. Schmitt was a camper at Michigamme girls camp in Michigamme, Mich., in the Upper Peninsula. Schmitt was born in Toledo, Ohio. Collection comprises a cloth-bound photograph album maintained by Schmitt when she attended Camp Michigamme, beginning in 1920. The album contains 243 black-and-white photographs, most measuring 4x2.5 inches. Images document camp life, and show Hannah and other young women living in tents, canoeing, swimming, playing sports, cleaning, entertaining themselves, reading and relaxing.
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Hannah L. Schmitt photograph album, 1920-1922 0.5 Linear Feet

Knut Schmidt-Nielsen papers, 1939-1994 and undated

18 Linear Feet 13,500 Items
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Biologist whose main area of research was in animal physiology, particularly that of the camel. Schmidt-Nielsen spent the bulk of his career at Duke University, from 1952 to 1995, during which he published approximately 300 articles, and key works such as Animal Physiology, and Scaling: Why Is Animal Size So Important? Collection contains correspondence, research notes, field data, published materials, lecture notes, memos, reports, grant applications, and other materials. The papers span the years 1939-1994, documenting Schmidt-Nielsen's active research and teaching careers.
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Knut Schmidt-Nielsen papers, 1939-1994 and undated 18 Linear Feet 13,500 Items

Gertrude Raffel Schmeidler papers, 1943-1983

30.8 Linear Feet circa 24,000 items
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The Gertrude R. Schmeidler Papers span the period 1943-1983. The bulk of the collection consists chiefly of Research Files but also includes Correspondence and Writings. The research data located in the Research Files consists primarily of information which Schmeidler gathered through her work with students and colleagues as an experimental psychologist and parapsychologist. This data formed the basis of her published journal articles and books about how various factors and traits affect a person's extrasensory perception (ESP) abilities. There are very few personal papers located in the collection.

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Gertrude Raffel Schmeidler papers, 1943-1983 30.8 Linear Feet circa 24,000 items

Carl Ludwig Schleich note, [Berlin], 1902, Feb. 21

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ANS. Informs addressee that he will be unable to meet as planned.
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James A. Schiff collection of Reynolds Price letters, 1981-2006

0.1 Linear Feet (14 items)
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James A. Schiff is associate professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Cincinnati. Collection comprises thirteen letters and one postcard Reynolds Price wrote to James Schiff, 1981-2006. Topics include the plays, poems, novels and other writing projects in which Reynolds is engaged, as well as projects completed by Schiff, particularly those related to Price. Other topics include opinions of various writers, especially John Updike, teaching, and the authors' plans to meet. Includes envelopes.
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James A. Schiff collection of Reynolds Price letters, 1981-2006 0.1 Linear Feet (14 items)

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James A. Schiff collection of Josephine Humphreys letters, 1993-1997

0.1 Linear Feet (4 items)
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James A. Schiff is associate professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Cincinnati. Collection contains four letters written by Josephine Humphreys to James A. Schiff; two contain forms she returned to him. The letters primarily relate to work on books regarding author Reynolds Price.
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James A. Schiff collection of Josephine Humphreys letters, 1993-1997 0.1 Linear Feet (4 items)

Letters Folder 1

John Jacob Scherer papers, 1931-1959

4.8 Linear Feet 4,000 Items
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The John Jacob Scherer (1881-1956) Papers span the years 1931 to 1959. They chiefly consist of subject files and printed material but also include writings, sermons, clippings, and subject cards. The collection primarily relates to Scherer's career as an independent labor arbitrator for several companies and labor unions in Virginia including: Mead Corporation, United Paper Workers of America, Brooks Transfer Company, and the Teamsters Union. Included are two volumes of typed transcripts of proceedings of arbitration cases. Other areas represented in the collection are Scherer's career as a Lutheran minister in both West Virginia and Virginia. There is no information pertaining to his personal life or his tenure as an associate justice. In the Subject Files Series is information pertaining to labor arbitration from 1937-1955, such as literature from both labor unions and the companies. This information contains the grievances of each party, and also contains Scherer's notes and recommendations for specific cases. The Printed Materials Series contains published texts collected by Scherer that pertain to labor arbitration. The Miscellaneous Series includes Scherer's writings on labor arbitration and also a few sermons and church addresses. Photocopied newspaper clippings in this series concern both Scherer's labor arbitration and ministry.

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John Jacob Scherer papers, 1931-1959 4.8 Linear Feet 4,000 Items

Peter V. Schenck letter, Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn., to Sylvanus Bunton, 1862, May 21

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ALS. Schenck informs Bunton that the medicines he requested have been dispatched, speaks disparagingly of "Sanitarians" and "Nightingales", and refers to the hospital boats at the Landing.
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