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Valentine Mott papers, 1806-1854 and undated.

10 items
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Autograph letters and documents, signed. Includes letters to his father and brother from England, on British politics towards the United States and on the Continent; to Dr. Pollock informing him that he is unable to find a copy of his (Mott's) eulogy on Dr. John Revere; letters of recommendation; and receipts.
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Valentine Mott papers, 1806-1854 and undated. 10 items

Valentin Magnan letter, 1904 [or 1906], Nov. 11

1 items
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ALS. Discusses the history and organization of l'Academie de Medecine.
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Victor Robinson papers, 1910-1947 and undated.

15 items
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Material includes 9 TLS and 2 ALS. Most letters are addressed to Victor Robinson, as editor of the journal "Medical life." One letter is addressed to William J. Robinson, editor of "The critic and guide." Correspondents include Otto Juettner, his wife Estelle, Henry E. Sigerist, Arturo Castiglioni, G. C. Grippen, J. R. de la Torre-Bueno, Sarah I. Morris and Alfred A. Knopf. Grippen requests a review of Sir Marc Armand Ruffer's book, "Studies in the palaeopathology of Egypt." Torre-Bueno requests a review of E. B. Krumbhaar's English translation of Castiglioni's work, "A history of medicine." Juettner submits his work, "Daniel Drake and his followers" for review. Material also includes a bookplate and Christmas card of Castiglioni as well as a newsprint article regarding and the program of a farewell dinner for Sigerist.
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Victor Robinson papers, 1910-1947 and undated. 15 items

Virginia Woolf's oak writing desk, between 1904-1907

2.5 Linear Feet (67.4 x 126 x 87.7 cm; 26.5 x 49.5 x 34.5 inches)
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Writing desk at which one would stand, designed and owned by Virginia Woolf. The sloping top of the desk features a central panel in two pieces, with hinges at the top. The panel lifts to reveal a storage compartment underneath. Two drawers are located below the storage area, one on each side of the desk. There are metal pulls on each drawer. The left-hand drawer pull surrounds a flower medalion; the medalion on the right-hand drawer is missing. The drawers and desk top each feature a metal lock, but no keys are present. Quentin Bell painted the figure of Cleo holding a trumpet on the top of the desk. He painted the rest of the desk, except the back, in grays with black accents. There are random spatters of paint present on all surfaces.
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Virginia Woolf's oak writing desk, between 1904-1907 2.5 Linear Feet (67.4 x 126 x 87.7 cm; 26.5 x 49.5 x 34.5 inches)

Viscount John Jervis St. Vincent papers, 1796-1800

59 items
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Papers relate to the British naval hospital at Gibraltar and include weekly reports on the state of the hospital at Port Mahon, signed by John Gray, surgeon; list of gratuitous medicines, signed by Gray; account of lemons issued, signed by Gray; returns of the sick and wounded, signed by J. Gardiner, surgeon; reports on the state of the naval hospital at Gibraltar, signed by John Weir and Edward Vaughan; lists of hospital expenditures, and correspondence. Correspondents include St. Vincent, Captain Duckworth, Weir, Vaughan, R. Blair, W. Gibbons, J. Johnston, and Gilbert Blane, Henry Semple, from the French surgeons on the Luise Cherie, and printed material.
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Viscount John Jervis St. Vincent papers, 1796-1800 59 items

Vivian Gauld Collection of Fashion Design Drawings, circa 1940s-1950s

3.0 Linear Feet
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Commercial artist primarily on the U.S. west coast. Consists of 19 pencil and pen-and-ink drawings primarily of women's fashions and bathing suits prepared for retail advertising.
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William J. Covington physician's account books, 1898-1907

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
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Dr. William J. Covington (1852-1917) was a physician based in Cartersville (Bartow County), Georgia. Collection consists of two account books of 200 pages each, with entries specifying his patients' names, race, dates, types of consultations, fees charged, and payments, which included cash as well as services and goods. Covington visited local white and African American persons. Procedures noted include many obstetrical visits, tooth extractions, wounds, minor operations, and at least one explicitly noted abortion for which he gave chloroform. Medicines are rarely named. Two informal notes from patients and a few other laid-in items are included. Acquired as part of the George Washington Flowers Collection of Southern Americana.
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William J. Covington physician's account books, 1898-1907 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Wagner Sign Service photograph album, approximately 1953-1964

1 Linear Feet
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Wagner Sign Service was a signage and sign lettering firm based in Chicago, Ill. established in 1920 by Irwin Wagner. Album consists of black-and-white photographs of sign lettering created by Wagner Sign Service. Photographs are of actual signs promoting public service and workplace safety messages, as well as commercial signs advertising businesses and event venues including automobile dealers, banks, churches, movie theaters, real estate agencies, and restaurants. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History and the Kevin P. Reilly Sr. Outdoor Advertising Archives.
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Wagner Sign Service photograph album, approximately 1953-1964 1 Linear Feet

Walter Burnham letter, Lowell, Mass., 1882, May 11

1 items
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Letter (ALS) to his editor or publisher, asking for paper to finish his autobiography.
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Walter Wyman letter, Washington, D.C., to the Secretary of the Cosmos Club, 1909, Nov. 6

1 items
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TLS. Asks that the use of the club be extended to J.W. Babcock of Columbia, South Carolina.
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