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The Padraic and Mary Colum Collection

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Identifier: BUSC-1977-001
Overview Collection of writings, correspondence, photographs, and other materials of Irish author, Padraic Colum (1881–1972) and his wife, Irish author, Mary Colum (née Maguire, 1884-1957). Padraic Colum was a poet, novelist, dramatist, and playwright and was one of the leading figures of the Irish Literary Revival. During his lifetime, Colum published more than 50 volumes of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and drama, children’s literature, and folklore. Mary Colum was also a prolific literary critic.
Dates: 1890-1997; Majority of material found in 1938-1964; nd

Albert A. Dekin, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: BUSC-2009-001
Overview Albert Arch Dekin, Jr., was an archeaologist/anthropologist who taught at Binghamton University, joining the faculty in 1976. He was well known for his work assessing the archaeological, historical and cultural resources damage caused by the Exxon Valdez oil spill for the U.S Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service. He served as director of the Public Archaeology Facility (PAF) at BU for 11 years and served as the chair of the Dept. of Anthropology for several terms.
Dates: 1944-2010

Charles Monroe Dickinson Family papers

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Identifier: BUSC-1980-001
Overview This collection includes personal and professional correspondence of Charles Monroe Dickinson and his second wife, Alice Bond Minard Dickinson Balog, as well as legal and financial papers of the Dickinson and Minard families and newspaper clippings which document their activities. One box contains manuscripts, typescripts, and clippings of Charles M. Dickinson's poetry. Note: papers concerning Charles M. Dickinson's diplomatic career are primarily located in the collection at the Library of...
Dates: 1901 - 1964

Daniel S. Dickinson Statue papers

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Identifier: BUSC-1979-001
Overview This collection documents the 1922 - 1924 process of commissioning, constructing, and installing a statue of Daniel S. Dickinson in front of the Broome County Court House in Binghamton, New York. The correspondence is primarily between architect John H. Duncan, sculptor Allen G. Newman, and Charles F. Tupper, on behalf of the Exempt Firemen's Assocation. Also included are Charles Monroe Dickinson's speech given at the dedication ceremony, and newspaper clippings and photographs relating to the...
Dates: 1922 - 1924

Richard J. Elliott papers

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Identifier: BUSC-2017-003
Overview This small collection contains literary manuscripts and personal papers of Richard J. Elliott, a librarian and author from Windsor, Broome County, New York.
Dates: 1964 - 1974

Ten Eyck Fonda papers

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Identifier: BUSC-2004-002
Overview The collection consists of twenty-six letters written by Ten Eyck Fonda (1838-1921) of Fonda, Montgomery County, NY. The letters from 1861 to 1863 were sent to his immediate family while serving as a telegraph operator for the U.S. Military Telegraph Service during the Civil War. They tell of his perilous job, concerns about the capability of the Union Army, provide first-hand accounts of battles and the difficulty of receiving a military commission. The digitized collection is accessible from...
Dates: 1861 - 1863

Mae E. Franklin diaries and friendship albums

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Identifier: BUSC-2019-002
Scope and Contents The first of Mae’s diaries begins in 1901, a year after her father passed away. Her diaries from 1901, 1903 and 1904 record her daily life as a single woman and her courtship with Elmer. She records the weather daily, housework, visiting with family and friends, and attending church and social events. The remaining diaries, for 1914, 1916, and 1917, journal her life as a wife and mother with entries about the weather, household chores, sewing, farm work, and visits to friends' homes. Mae’s...
Dates: 1892 - 1920

Joseph E. Frederick papers and photographs

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Identifier: BUSC-2014-002
Overview This collection consists primarily of WWII photographs created by the photographic division of the United States Army Signal Corps. Photographs cover events in the European and Pacific theaters during WWII, as well as the subsequent Nuremberg trials and Potsdam Conference. A small portion of the collection are WWII service records and ephemera of Johnson City, NY, native Joseph E. Frederick, who worked as a chemical technician for the United States Army. See the ...
Dates: 1941 - 1948

John W. Gates diaries and account books

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Identifier: BUSC-2019-003
Overview This collection comprises fourteen diaries, 1902 to 1929, written by John W. Gates, a dairy farmer from Madison County, NY. Gates was also a New York state Assemblyman in 1925 and 1926, and a state Senator from 1927 to 1932. The diaries recount activities of the farm, meetings attended as an elected official, and family and business trips. A 1922 book contains accounts for fuel. Three bank account books and loose documents from 1864 to 1897 belonged to Daniel Gates, John W. Gates' grandfather.
Dates: 1864 - 1929

Byres H. Gitchell papers

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Identifier: BUSC-2010-002
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper articles, publications and documents largely relating to Byres H. Gitchell's service in the United States Department of War and his time as chairman of the Dress Code Authority, under the National Recovery Administration. The Dress Code Authority authorized the president to institute industry-wide codes intended to eliminate unfair trade practices, reduce unemployment, establish minimum wages and maximum hours, and guarantee the right of...
Dates: 1916 - 1936

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