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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Grace Burkholder papers

Identifier: BUSC-2006-003-1
Overview Grace Burkholder was a school teacher and amature archaeologist.  She lived in Dharan, Saudi Arabia for twenty years (circa 1960-1980) where she worked as a school teacher for Aramco (the Saudi Arabian Oil Company).  She became famous in the field of Near Eastern archaeology for the significant discoveries she made during her work tenure, often on weekends and in her spare time.  Ms. Burkholder is credited with finding several Ubaid sites along the Persia Gulf.  Among her discoveries were...
Dates: nd; nd

The Padraic and Mary Colum Collection

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

Daniel S. Dickinson Statue papers

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

E. Herman Hespelt Papers

Identifier: BUSC-1977-002
Overview E. Herman Hespelt (1886-1961) was born in Binghamton. He received an A.B. from Cornell (1910), an A.M. from Cornell (1917) and a Ph.D. from Cornell (1925). From 1911-1916, he spent time in the Philippine Islands serving the Philippine Bureau of Education. After earning his doctorate, he taught at New York University (1926-1952).
Dates: 1910-1916; nd

Tilly Losch Papers

Identifier: BUSC-2014-001
Overview Ottilie Ethel Leopoldine Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon (née Losch; 1903–1975), known professionally as Tilly Losch, was an Austrian dancer, choreographer, actress and painter. A graduate of the Vienna Opera Ballet School, Losch worked with Max Reinhardt for productions such as of A Midsummer Night's Dream (1927) and The Miracle (1932).
Dates: 1907-1991; Majority of material found in 1930-1975

MacDonald Collection

Identifier: 25
Scope and Contents This collection mainly consists of orders for MacDonalds merchandise and bills to the company. Also included are samples of MacDonalds products (see “Copies of MacDonalds Farmers Almanac” and “MacDonalds Medicines”), some of Jeremiahs diplomas and certificates (see “Diplomas, Degrees, and Certificates of Jeremiah MacDonald”), and some family photographs (see “Photographs and Postcards”). It is not definitely known how the State University of New York at Binghamton acuired the collection. It is...
Dates: 1905-1957

John K. McLaughlin collection

Identifier: BUSC-2011-001
Overview The John K. McLaughlin collection contains materials relating to the history of film, television and radio. These materials include scripts, posters, lobby cards, photographs, star contracts, and correspondence. In addition, there is a small collection of materials relating to horror and crime fiction.
Dates: 1900-2000; nd

Lee Nesslage Collection

Identifier: 5741
Overview Lee Nesslage was an employee of Binghamton University, retiring in 2014. She served as Director of Harpur College Constituent Relations from 2008-2014 and Associate Director for Alumni Relations, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences from 1998-2007. This collection consists of materials gathered by Lee Nesslage while on a trip to the Soviet Union in the 1970s.
Dates: 1 box plus oversized materials

Josiah T. Newcomb Papers

Identifier: 16
Overview Josiah T. Newcomb was Director of Libraries at the SUNY Binghamton and headed the Harpur College Library from 1953. In addition, he served as Assistant to the President, Vice-Chairman of the Faculty Senate, Chairman of the Faculty Bylaws Committee, and a member of the Committee on University Governance. He served in World War II the Korean War and retired from the US. Army Reserve with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. After his retirement, he served as Broome County, N.Y. Historian.
Dates: unknown

Molly Peacock papers

Identifier: BUSC-2003-001
Overview The Molly Peacock papers contains personal and literary related correspondence, manuscript drafts and revisions of this American poet's prose and poetry works, publications, teaching materials, and photographs. The collection also contains artwork such as paintings by Molly Peacock and by other artists, as well as posters, advertisements, and costumes for poetry readings and other events. The Binghamton University Libraries has a collection of monographs from her personal poetry library and all...
Dates: 1955 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1997