Browse William L. Clements Library Manuscripts Division Finding Aids
Browse by: 
There are 2351 items in this collection
Browsing Creators starting with L.
Collection Title Additional Information
Robert Lackhove papers -- 1915-1946 (bulk 1942-1945) Creator: Lackhove, Myrle Hoffman, 1911-2003
Extent: 2.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection primarily consists of around 500 letters that Lieutenant Robert N. Lackhove of Altoona, Pennsylvania, wrote to his girlfriend and future wife, Myrle Hoffman of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, between 1942 and 1945. Lackhove, a bombardier with the United States Army Air Forces, described his training in Texas, his experiences while stationed in Lavenham, England, and his participation in combat missions.
Lacy family papers -- 1893-1926 (bulk 1897-1907) Creator: Lacy family
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Lacy family papers consist primarily of correspondence written by railroad engineer Robert L. Lacy to his parents and sister in Baltimore, Maryland, while he was a graduate student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and during the first years of his professional career. Robert discussed his studies, life in Boston and Tennessee, and occasionally gave his opinions on international politics.
Lewis Lacy papers -- 1917-1919 Creator: Lacy family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters and postcards that Second Lieutenant Lewis Douglas Lacy, a master engineer, wrote to his family while serving in the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. Lacy was deployed to France around July 1917. He wrote regular letters about his experiences overseas, which included service at the front lines and at the army's general headquarters.
Ladies' Gleaning Circle of Newburyport records -- 1801-1854 (bulk 1828-1854) Creator: Ladies' Gleaning Circle of Newburyport
Extent: 39 items
Abstract: The Ladies' Gleaning Circle of Newburyport, Mass., was a missionary aid society with close ties to the Massachusetts Missionary Society, one of the earliest and most influential of the nineteenth-century home missionary societies. The bulk of the Ladies' Gleaning Society Records consists of receipts for donations made by the Circle, mostly to the Massachusetts Missionary Society, and letters from grateful missionaries who have received parcels of clothing, books, or other supplies.
Frederick Lafferty diaries -- 1906, 1941-1946 (bulk 1941-1942) Creator: Lafferty, Helen
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 5 diaries that Frederick Lafferty composed while serving with the United States Army during World War II. Lafferty, who worked in a communications unit, described his experiences at Camp Edwards, Massachusetts; Victoria, Australia; New Caledonia; and Guadalcanal.
Louis-Armand de Lom d'Arce, baron de Lahontan, Brief Discours... -- [ca. 1702-1704] Creator: Lahontan, Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce, baron de, 1666-1716
Extent: 12 pages
Abstract: In this 12-page essay, titled Brief Discours qui montre en substance combien il seroit important de reusser dans deux entreprises proposees et contenuel en ce memoire, Louis-Armand de Lom d'Arce, baron de Lahontan, proposed a plan to drive French forces from Acadia and to promote British alliances with local Native American tribes.
Laidley family papers -- 1838-1886 (bulk 1838-1861) Creator: Laidley, John Osborne, 1791-1863 and Laidley, W. S. (William Sydney), 1839-1917
Extent: 392 items
Abstract: The Laidley family papers consist of letters written by members of the Laidley family regarding family news, politics, and life in the military. The collection also contains fiction written by William Sydney Laidley, a travel journal, legal documents, photographs, and genealogical materials.
Lake Township (Mich.) Stray Book -- 1846-1885 Creator: Lake Charter Township (Berrien County, Mich.)
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Lake Township (Mich.) Stray Book contains descriptions of marks used by the township's farmers to identify their livestock.
Robert Preston correspondence -- 1942-1945 (bulk 1942-1943) Creator: Lakewitz, Eva and Lakewitz, Frank
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of Robert Preston's letters to his parents about his service in the United States Navy during World War II. Preston repaired aircraft and supervised metal shops at the Norfolk Air Station and on Chincoteague Island, Virginia.
Lamb-Sykes family papers -- 1680-1947 (bulk 1819-1911) Creator: Lamb family and Sykes family
Extent: 11 linear feet
Abstract: The Lamb-Sykes family papers contain correspondence, financial and legal documents, daguerreotypes, and other materials related to the Philadelphia families' daily lives and business endeavors. The collection reflects their legal and mercantile affairs, investments, real estate, and involvement with the Mechanics Bank of Philadelphia.
Vashti Detwiler Garwood collection -- 1827-1990 (bulk 1834-1896) Creator: Lambert, Mary E.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, diaries, ephemera, photographs, and other material related to Vashti Detwiler Garwood, a schoolteacher and physician in Ohio, Massachusetts, Kansas, and Michigan. The collection documents her experiences teaching school in Ohio and Massachusetts, as well as her coursework at the Boston University School of Medicine. Also included are additional photographs of her family and a published history of the Novy-Garwood families.
Lancaster Zouaves records -- 1862 Creator: Lancaster Zouaves
Extent: 21 pages
Abstract: The records of the Lancaster Zouaves contain the Constitution, By-Laws, Rules of Order, membership rolls, and minutes of the unit that became Company K of the 122nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment.
B. F. Tarr letters -- 1841-1848 (bulk 1845-1848) Creator: Lane family and Tarr, Edward F.
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 12 letters that New England native B. F. Tarr wrote to family members while living in Chillicothe, Missouri, in the 1840s. He described several aspects of life in Missouri, including differences between the South and other regions of the country, the health of his family, and his legal career.
John Cornelius Lane account book and journal -- 1835-1852 (bulk 1835-1837, 1841-1852) Creator: Lane, John Cornelius, approximately 1811-1855
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: John Cornelius Lane of Frederick County, Maryland, used this volume as an account book and journal from 1835-1852. Lane recorded his accounts with individuals for farm produce and sundries, and composed daily diary entries about his life and work as a farmer in Frederick County.
Louis Lang diary -- 1841-1846 Creator: Lang, Louis, 1814-1893
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Louis Lang, a painter from Waldsee, Germany, who moved to the United States in 1838, kept this diary between August 1841 and July 1846. He spent most of the period in Rome and Venice, Italy, where he commented on his artistic endeavors and other aspects of his daily life.
Harry L. Langnecker letters -- 1918 Creator: Langnecker, Josephine Roome
Extent: 36 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 36 letters that Harry L. Langnecker wrote to his wife while serving at the U.S. Naval Base Hospital No. 2 in France during World War I. He commented on his work at a spa, internal politics within his unit, and other aspects of his daily life.
Langstroth family papers -- 1778-1955 (bulk 1831-1911) Creator: Langstroth family
Extent: 780 items (1.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The Langstroth Family papers document the activities and relationships of several generations of the Langstroth family, originally of Philadelphia, including the founding of several schools for women and African Americans, the experiences of a patient the Friends Asylum, and service in the Civil War.
William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers -- 1665-1885 Creator: Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
Extent: 48 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains the letters and official papers of Lord Shelburne, British politician, Member of Parliament, secretary of state for the Southern Department, and Prime Minister. The papers document British foreign, colonial, and domestic affairs throughout the 18th century with special focus on the periods 1766-1768 and 1782-1783.
John V. Lansing papers -- 1842-1917 (bulk 1842-1880) Creator: Lansing, John V.
Extent: 131 items (0.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The John V. Lansing papers document the life of Lansing, particularly his medical education and work in New York State Asylums.
William Larimer collection -- 1889-[1910] (bulk 1889-1908) Creator: Larimer family and Gallagher family
Extent: 46 items
Abstract: The William Larimer collection contains letters, postcards, and newspaper clippings related to William Henry Harrison Larimer; his parents, William Larimer and Rachel McMasters Larimer; his sister, Rachel Larimer Mellon; his daughter, Ann Larimer; and his son-in-law, George H. Gallagher. The letters concern courtship, travel in Kansas and Missouri, and other topics.
Harry Latto letters -- 1917-1919 Creator: Latto family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains letters that Sergeant Major Harry L. Latto wrote to his family while serving with the United States Army during World War I. Latto was stationed at Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina, from around November 1917 to July 1918, and served in France from August 1918 to around May 1919.
Stewart Frederick Laurent papers -- 1907-1947 (bulk 1918-1919) Creator: Laurent family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is mainly comprised of letters that Sergeant Stewart F. Laurent wrote to his wife and other family members while serving in France during World War I. The collection also includes documents, postcards, photographs, and ephemera.
Benedict Willis Law family correspondence -- 1887-1913 (bulk 1897-1907) Creator: Law family and Willett, Sylvia Bartlett
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence between Benedict Law of Erie County, New York, his wife Docia, and members of his extended family. Law wrote to his wife and children about his work along the Wyoming-Colorado border from 1897-1902 and in the later years of the decade. Other family members and acquaintances corresponded about their lives in Texas, New York, and New Jersey.
Andrew Law papers -- 1775-1840 (bulk 1775-1821) Creator: Law, Andrew, 1749-1821
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of the correspondence and business papers of Andrew Law, composer and compiler of tune books. Dating primarily during his most productive professional years, these papers also contain manuscript sheet music and printed proof sheets.
William Law papers -- 1801-1826 (bulk 1801-1816) Creator: Law, William
Extent: 4.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is comprised of business correspondence and records of New York merchant William Law II.
Forrest-Lawson papers -- 1833-1958 (bulk 1844-1902) Creator: Lawson family
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, documents, newspaper clippings, and other items pertaining to the personal and financial affairs of actor Edwin Forrest, his close friend James Lawson, and members of the Lawson family.
Lea-Jaudon letters -- 1842-1850 (bulk 1845-1850) Creator: Lea, Anna Caroline Jaudon
Extent: 22 items
Abstract: This collection contains 19 letters between Henry Charles Lea of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his fiancée, Anna Caroline Jaudon of Wilmington, Delaware, and Cincinnati, Ohio, as well as 3 letters from other members of the Lea family. Henry Lea, who wrote most of the correspondence, discussed his social life, his reading habits, and his love for Anna.
Leach family papers -- 1857-1865 (bulk 1861-1865) Creator: Leach, Anna Marie, 1843-1897
Extent: 83 items
Abstract: The Leach family papers are primarily comprised of the Civil War correspondence of the three Leach brothers to their sister in Cranston, Rhode Island. Joseph and Edwin Leach served in the 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, and Leander Leach, in the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry.
Elias D. Leach letters -- 1842-1848 (bulk 1842-1844) Creator: Leach, Jacob B.
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 7 letters that Elias D. Leach wrote to his family about his medical studies with a physician in West Greenville, Pennsylvania, and at Western Reserve College in Cleveland, Ohio, during the 1840s. Leach wrote about local and national politics, his medical education, and his financial difficulties, among other topics.
Elsie Leake papers -- 1861-1865 Creator: Leake, Elsie
Extent: 44 items
Abstract: The Elsie Leake papers consist of 44 incoming letters to Elsie Leake, a young woman from Rochester, New York. The letters range from 1861 to 1865, and are primarily from Union soldiers from Rochester, New York, but also from several female friends.
S. Jane Hayward diary -- 1869-1872 Creator: Learoyd, S. Jane Hayward (Sarah Jane Hayward), 1835-1915
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Sarah Jane Hayward of Gilsum, New Hampshire, kept this diary between January 1, 1869, and December 31, 1872. In almost-daily entries, she commented on various aspects of her life, including social visits, religious meetings, and her work at a textile mill.
Leckie family papers -- 1794-1808 Creator: Leckie family
Extent: 50 items
Abstract: The Leckie family papers document the business activities and relationships of Alexander Leckie and his sons, who traded dry goods between England, the United States, and the Caribbean around 1800.
Uriah Lee family collection -- 1850-1912 Creator: Lee family
Extent: 39 items
Abstract: The Uriah Lee family collection (39 items) contains 32 letters, 3 diaries, and 4 additional items related to Lyman Uriah Lee of Foxcroft, Maine. Uriah Lee wrote 27 letters to his family while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, his brother Leonard wrote 3 letters while serving with the Union Army at Fort Sumter, and family members exchanged 2 additional letters. Also included are 3 diaries that Elizabeth M. Lee kept between 1851 and 1878, a poem, Uriah Lee's discharge papers, and a photograph.
Lee family papers -- 1701-1936 (bulk 1728-1871) Creator: Lee family
Extent: 1.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, legal and financial documents, and other items concerning several generations of the Lee family of New York and New Jersey from the early 18th century to the late 19th century.
Fitzhugh Lee papers -- 1914-1927 (bulk 1916-1927) Creator: Lee, Fitzhugh
Extent: 93 items
Abstract: The Fitzhugh Lee papers are made up of 77 unique documents (and 16 carbon copies) kept by Captain Fitzhugh Lee, aide-de-camp to Major General Frederick Funston during and following the Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916.
George F. Lee letters -- 1844 Creator: Lee, Franklin, 1786-1861 and Lee, Mary Gentry, 1812-1845
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 7 letters that George Franklin Lee of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, wrote to his father, wife, and son while traveling in 1844. He described the scenery, towns, and people that he encountered along the Ohio River, Mississippi River, Missouri River, Illinois River, and Great Lakes.
Byron D. Paddock collection -- 1862-1865 Creator: Lee, G. S.
Extent: 18 items
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, documents, and typescripts related to Byron D. Paddock's service in the 1st Michigan Light Artillery Regiment, Battery F, during the Civil War. Most of the manuscripts concern the Atlanta Campaign and its immediate aftermath.
John Lee papers -- 1763-1851 Creator: Lee, Mary Hutchinson and Lee, Mary Tabitha
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The John Lee papers contain political and personal correspondence related to British lawyer, politician, and attorney general John Lee, and his family.
William Lee papers -- 1862-1955 (bulk 1862-1911) Creator: Lee, William, 1840-1935
Extent: 57 items
Abstract: The William H. Lee papers are primarily comprised of correspondence and documents relating to Lee’s service with the 8th Missouri Cavalry and the 3rd Arkansas Cavalry, Union Army. A few items document his family life and career after the war.
Leger & Greenwood letterbook -- 1770-1775; 1788 Creator: Leger, Peter and Greenwood, Abram
Extent: 332 items
Abstract: This letterbook contains the outgoing correspondence of the mercantile firm Leger & Greenwood in Charleston, S.C. leading up to the American Revolution. The letterbook also contains correspondence regarding William Greenwood's attempt to receive compensation after fleeing America as a loyalist.
Octavius Leland diaries -- 1863-1865 Creator: Leland, Octavius, 1822-1865
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: The Octavius Leland diaries contain entries concerning Leland's service in Company C of the 10th Minnesota Infantry, 1863-1865.
John Claudius L'Engle account book -- 1858-1864 Creator: L'Engle, John Claudius, 1800-1864
Extent: 86 pages
Abstract: Account book of John Claudius L'Engle of Jacksonville, Florida from 1858 to 1864. It includes buying, selling, and trading goods as well as records of renting out slaves.
Theodore Leonard collection -- 1824-1850 Creator: Leonard, Theodore, 1775-1860
Extent: 22 items
Abstract: This collection contains Theodore Leonard's retained drafts of political letters, essays, and a play, as well as financial records, documents, and poetry. Leonard, a farmer who lived in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, in the early 19th century, wrote primarily about local and national political issues, such as elected offices, political parties, and economic affairs.
William S. Leonard papers -- 1859-1861 Creator: Leonard, William Smith, 1832-1902
Extent: 40 items
Abstract: The William S. Leonard papers contain 39 letters written between 1859 and 1861 to William S. Leonard, a successful New Hampshire physician. Primarily written by his father and fiancée, they concern medical practice, courtship, financial struggles, and political matters.
Thomas O. LeRoy journal -- 1841-1842 Creator: LeRoy, Thomas Otis, 1823-1893
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Thomas O. LeRoy's journal contains log entries, diary entries, and drawings that he composed while sailing onboard the merchant ship Natchez from New York to Valparaíso, Chile, and back to New York between September 1841 and May 1842. LeRoy recorded the ship's progress, his observations about seafaring life, the scenery he passed, his travels in Chile, and other topics.
William G. Dickson papers -- 1864-1865 Creator: Levassor, E.
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: A staunch unionist, William Dickson received a commission as major of the 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery Regiment in July, 1863. His letters during the Civil War, addressed to his grandfather E. Levassor, describe artillery and fortifications and include commentary on William T. Sherman's war policies and observations of people in the south. As a one-time resident of Savannah, Georgia, his return to that city in 1864 provides a unique "before" and "after" comparison of the war-torn city.
Emanuel Levy collection -- 1941-2007 Creator: Levy, Emanuel, 1918-2013
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, soldiers' newsletters, and other items related to Emanuel Levy's service in the United States Army Signal Corps during World War II and his involvement in veterans' reunions. Levy corresponded with family members and friends in Brooklyn, New York, while serving in in the United States and the Pacific Theater from 1941-1943; he later received updates from fellow veterans. The collection also includes Levy's war reminiscences, and sheet music and manuscripts of Levy's musical comedy, Hey Mister Satan (1942).
Jonas P. Levy papers -- 1823-1907 (bulk 1855-1860, 1868-1882) Creator: Levy, Jonas Phillips, 1807-1883
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Jonas P. Levy papers are made up of manuscript and printed items primarily related to merchant and ship captain Levy's claims against the United States government for property losses sustained during the Mexican War. The letters are professional, and provide insight into legal proceedings surrounding claims in the mid-nineteenth century.
Constance and Samuel C. Lewis letters -- 1858-1859 Creator: Lewis, Elizabeth
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 8 letters that Constance and Samuel C. Lewis wrote to his mother, Elizabeth Lewis of Springfield, Pennsylvania, about life in Iowa in the late 1850s. They commented on farm work, their sons, and their health.
Henry Lewis papers -- 1849-1876 (bulk 1849-1865) Creator: Lewis, George Frederick, 1813-1898
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Henry Lewis papers contain letters that Lewis wrote to his brother George about the Civil War and about his artistic career, finances, and life in Düsseldorf, Germany, in the mid-19th century.
Louis L. Lewis papers -- 1863-1888 Creator: Lewis, Louis L., b. c. 1841
Extent: 53 items
Abstract: The Louis L. Lewis papers consist of 55 items, 45 of which Lewis wrote between 1863 and 1865 to his fiancée, Mary E. Burt, during his enlistment in the 130th New York infantry, later renamed the 1st Regiment of Dragoons. Also included are a few miscellaneous family papers.
Royal L. Lewis journal and commonplace book -- 1844-1847 Creator: Lewis, Royal L., b. ca. 1820
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Royal L. Lewis of Rochester, New York, and Flint, Michigan, compiled proverbs, journal entries, poetry, and other material in this commonplace book roughly between 1844 and 1847.
Susan Bricelin Fletcher Lewis memoir -- 1908 Creator: Lewis, Susan Bricelin Fletcher
Extent: 11 pages
Abstract: At the outbreak of the Civil War, Susan Bricelin Fletcher Lewis was a young wife with a three year old son, and lived in a slave-holding family in Saline County, Ark. Written when in her seventies, almost fifty years after the events, her memoirs of her life during the Civil War consist of a series of semi-connected anecdotes of a Confederate woman's experiences in Arkansas.
William E. Lewis journal -- 1903 Creator: Lewis, William E.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: William E. Lewis recorded daily diary entries about his experiences in the United States Army's 7th Cavalry Regiment from March to September 1903. He commented on aspects of life at Camp George H. Thomas, such as drill, an extended trip to an off-site firing range, and military personnel.
Liberty and Chillisquaque Temperance Society constitution and minutes -- 1842-1851 Creator: Liberty and Chillisquaque Temperance Society
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains the constitution and meeting minutes of the Liberty and Chillisquaque Temperance Society of Columbia County (and, later, parts of Montour County), Pennsylvania.
Richard Licht letters -- 1918-1919 Creator: Licht family
Extent: 14 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters to Louis J. Licht and his daughter Elizabeth ("Betty") of Geneva, New York. Richard Licht, Louis's son and Betty's brother, often wrote about his experiences in France, where he served with the 307th Machine Gun Battalion during World War I.
Samuel Lightfoot surveyor's journal -- 1739-1788 (bulk 1739-1743, 1753-1757, 1786-1788) Creator: Lightfoot, Samuel, 1701-1777 and Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This journal contains Samuel Lightfoot's notes about surveys he conducted in southeastern Pennsylvania in the mid-18th century. An account book, dated primarily in the 1780s, is laid into the volume.
René-Charles-Élisabeth, comte de Ligniville collection -- 1793-[1797] (bulk 1796) Creator: Ligniville, René-Charles-Élisabeth, comte de, 1757-1813
Extent: 13 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 13 letters that René-Charles-Élisabeth, comte de Ligniville, a French Army officer, wrote in the 1790s. Twelve items are manuscript letters that Ligniville wrote to other officers and military officials during the French Revolution, and one is a published "Exposé."
John Louis Ligonier letter book -- 1752-1760 Creator: Ligonier, John Louis, 1680-1770
Extent: 1 volume and 4 loose manuscripts
Abstract: The John Louis Ligonier letter book (237 pages) contains the outgoing letters of the field marshal, master general of the ordnance, and commander-in-chief of the British army during the Seven Years War.
Lincoln family correspondence -- 1800-1944 (bulk 1818-1883) Creator: Lincoln family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains the correspondence of three generations of the Lincoln family of Dennysville, Maine, descendants of General Benjamin Lincoln. The primary correspondents are Theodore Lincoln, Benjamin Lincoln, Thomas Lincoln, and Arthur Lincoln.
Benjamin C. Lincoln papers -- 1861-1865 Creator: Lincoln, Benjamin Curtis, 1840-1865
Extent: 437 items (1.25 linear feet)
Abstract: A fervent patriot and devout Christian, Benjamin Lincoln's strong abolitionist beliefs led him to take a commission with the 2nd U.S. Infantry (Colored). His papers contain 437 letters written by and to him through the course of the Civil War, revealing the effects of war on the relationships of friends, relatives, and lovers.
L. L. Lindberg letters -- 1941-1945 Creator: Lindberg, Elsa Kunze (Dorothy or Dottie)
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of over 170 letters that Staff Sergeant Lawson L. Lindberg wrote to his fiancé (and later wife), Elsa Kunze (referred to as "Dorothy" or "Dottie"), while serving in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. Lindberg described camp life and his training exercises in the United States, and also wrote about his service in the Pacific Theater during the final year of the war.
Lindsley family papers -- 1696-1832 (bulk 1796-1832) Creator: Lindsley family
Extent: 68 items
Abstract: The Lindsley Family papers consist primarily of letters from and relating to Eleazer Lindsley, Jr., and his son-in-law, James Ford, early settlers of Lindley, NY and local politicians.
Herbert Linton letters -- 1918-1919 Creator: Linton, Katherine Kindleberger
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection is comprised of 3 letters that Private Herbert C. Linton wrote to his mother, Katherine B. Linton, while serving in the United States Army during World War I.
Elizabeth Lippitt hymn and song books -- 1762 Creator: Lippitt, Elizabeth
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: Elizabeth Lippit compiled 2 volumes of hymns and religious songs around 1762. The songs, which are copied from various sources, pertain primarily to Christian themes.
Franz Liszt, Canzone Napolitana -- undated Creator: Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886
Extent: 1 item
Abstract: Franz Liszt's Canzone Napolitana is a signed, 4-page manuscript musical score. The manuscript includes notations and measures that were removed before publication.
Henry Stafford Little collection -- 1843-1844 Creator: Little, Henry S. (Henry Stafford), 1823-1904
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: The Henry Stafford Little collection contains 7 personal letters that Little received in 1843 and 1844, 6 of which concern a friend's medical studies and social activities in New York City.
Nathaniel W. Little journal -- 1802-1805 (bulk 1802) Creator: Little, Nathaniel W.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Nathaniel W. Little kept this journal while traveling to the Northwest Territory with James Kilbourn in August and September 1802. Little recorded his impressions of the scenery in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, modern-day West Virginia, and modern-day Ohio. The volume also contains financial records from Little's later life in Worthington, Ohio.
Sidney O. Little papers -- 1862-1863 Creator: Little, Sidney O.
Extent: 35 items
Abstract: This collection is a series of letters written by Sidney O. Little during his service as a private in Company B of the 118th Illinois Infantry. Little and his company fought in the Vicksburg Campaign.
Brewster E. Littlefield collection -- 1917-1941 (bulk 1917-1918) Creator: Littlefield family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence related to Brewster E. Littlefield's service with the United States Army's 101st Engineers during World War I. Littlefield wrote around 110 letters to his family in Braintree, Massachusetts, about his experiences in France, which included service in the front lines. The collection also includes letters about Littlefield's death, poetry about the war, and photographs.
Robert and Peter Van Brugh Livingston collection -- 1733-1737 Creator: Livingston family and Storke, Samuel
Extent: 22 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 22 business letters and financial documents related to the Livingston family of Albany and New York City. Most of the material concerns the Livingstons' financial relationship with Samuel Storke of London, England.
Sarah Woolsey Lloyd collection -- 1741-1770 Creator: Lloyd, Sarah Woolsey, 1719-1760
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: The Sarah Lloyd collection contains 244 journal entries kept by Sarah Lloyd between 1741 and 1760, and a draft of a religious essay, likely written by John Lloyd, Sarah's husband. Sarah frequently discussed her thoughts on religion and mentioned pregnancies and childbirth, sickness and death of family members and neighbors, and the progress of the French and Indian War.
Edward H. Lockwood papers -- 1937-1944 Creator: Lockwood, Edward H., d. 1957
Extent: 23 items
Abstract: The Edward H. Lockwood papers contain letters documenting Lockwood's service with the Y.M.C.A. in Guangdong Province, China during the years of the Sino-Japanese conflict and Second World War.
Henry Cabot Lodge, The Coming Treaty of Peace -- 1918 Creator: Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains a typescript of a speech that Henry Cabot Lodge delivered to the United States Senate on December 21, 1918. Lodge discussed peace negotiations between the allied powers and Germany following the end of World War I, commenting on Congressional involvement in treaty negotiations and on proposed provisions such as reparations, the division and independence of various territories, and the establishment of the League of Nations.
Velma Reynolds Loehr correspondence -- 1904-1908 Creator: Loehr, Velma Reynolds
Extent: 9 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Velma Reynolds Loehr received from family members and a friend between 1904 and 1908. Her correspondents reported on farm life, social events, and other news from Danvers and Le Roy, Illinois.
Logan family correspondence -- 1877-1915 (bulk 1881-1915) Creator: Logan family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is primarily made up of incoming letters to the family of Bernard V. Logan of Rochester, New York, particularly to his wife Ellen and his daughter Mary; some letters by members of the Logan family are also present. Correspondents discussed family news, social activities, and other topics related to their lives in New York and Illinois.
Daniel H. London papers -- 1839-1910 Creator: London, Daniel H. (Daniel Higginbotham), 1818-1875
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Daniel H. London papers contain correspondence, receipts, and financial records pertaining to London's work as a fabric merchant in Richmond, Virginia, in the 1840s and 1850s.
Mary S. Clarkson papers -- 1850-1851 Creator: Longworth, Mr.
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: The Mary S. Clarkson papers contain four items written by Clarkson while she lived on the Wyandot Indian Reserve in what is now eastern Kansas. The collection includes two letters written to a "Mr. Longworth," as well as two essays, one based on Wyandot folklore and the other on a Wyandot woman's recollections about her family.
James A. Lord journal -- 1862-1863 Creator: Lord, James A.
Extent: 36 pages
Abstract: While a member of Co. H of the nine-months' 26th Connecticut Infantry Regiment, James Lord carefully recorded his experiences in two small pocket diaries, including the assaults on Port Hudson, sharpshooting, and insubordination.
Leonard Lord letters -- 1943-1946 (bulk 1944-1946) Creator: Lord, Marjorie S.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains letters that Captain Leonard Lord wrote to his wife Marge while serving in the United States Army's European Civil Affairs regiments during World War II. Lord discussed his experiences in England and France during the final year of the war, as well as his postwar experiences in Germany, where he worked with displaced persons.
James Lough papers -- 1897-1905 (bulk 1899-1901) Creator: Lough, James Edwin, 1871-, and Lough, Dora Bailey (Dorothy)
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains letters that James Edwin Lough and his wife, Dora A. Bailey, exchanged around the turn of the 20th century. During the year before their marriage, Bailey wrote to Lough about her life in Somerville, Massachusetts; Lough later wrote to Bailey about his life in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where he was a college professor.
John Love papers -- 1840-1853 Creator: Love, John, d. 1881
Extent: 28 items (0.25 linear feet)
Abstract: The Love papers contain 27 letters and one journal relating to John Love or his wife, Mary, which relate information on two areas of interest: the study of the military presence in the West during the 1840s and of courtship, marriage, and male-female relationships.
Owen Lovejoy papers -- 1828-1943 (bulk 1830-1930) Creator: Lovejoy family
Extent: 261 items (0.75 linear feet)
Abstract: Owen Lovejoy (1811-1864), brother of Elijah Parish Lovejoy, was a prominent abolitionist and congressman who staunchly supported President Lincoln during the Civil War. His papers primarily contain correspondence, speeches, and writings related to his family life, ministerial duties, and congressional activities, with additional materials from his descendants.
Lucas family collection -- 1864-1986 Creator: Lucas family
Extent: 40 items
Abstract: The Lucas family papers consist of genealogical records, newspaper clippings, and other materials about the descendants of John Ward Lucas, who moved from Middletown, Connecticut, to Lewis County, New York, in the early 19th century. Several items pertain to the history of Watertown, New York, and the surrounding area.
Robert Lucas collection -- 1810-1822 (bulk 1810-1816) Creator: Lucas, Robert, 1781-1853
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and documents related to Ohio Governor Robert Lucas, particularly relating to his service in the state militia during the War of 1812. Materials include incoming and outgoing letters, military orders, and legal documents.
Brig of War Argus Pursers' record book -- 1812-1813 Creator: Ludlow, Robert C. and Denison, Henry, 1782-1822
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This account book contains financial records pertaining to the daily activities of the pursers onboard the United States brig Argus during the War of 1812. The accounts reflect sailors' and officers' purchases of various items, crewmen's allowances, and other financial matters.
Charles W. Lund collection -- 1942-1945 Creator: Lund family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains 118 letters that Private Charles W. Lund of Edgerton, Wisconsin, wrote to his family while serving in the United States Army during World War II. Lund trained at bases in Wisconsin, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, and later served in the European Theater.
Lyman Gardner papers -- 1864-1865; 1882-1901 Creator: Lyman family
Extent: 27 items
Abstract: The Lyman Gardner papers contain the Civil War correspondence of Mr. Gardner, who served in the 26th Ohio Infantry Regiment, and a later account book which documents his work in the Ohio lumber industry.
Henry Brevoort Eddy letters -- 1895 Creator: Lyman, Louise
Extent: 14 items
Abstract: This collection is comprised of 14 illustrated letters that Henry Brevoort Eddy of Mamaroneck, New York, wrote to Louise Lyman, a friend living in Tarrytown, New York, and London, England. Eddy discussed his social life in Tuxedo Park, Mamaroneck, and New York City, and illustrated each letter with multiple (often humorous) ink drawings.
Samuel Lyman scrapbook -- 1827-1869 (bulk 1828-1839) Creator: Lyman, S. P. (Samuel P.), 1804-1869
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This scrapbook contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other material related to Samuel P. Lyman, a lawyer from Utica, New York. Most items are incoming letters to Lyman about his involvement with the Anti-Masonic Party and Whig Party in the 1820s and 1830s.
Elizabeth Hollister Lyons correspondence -- 1845-1902 (bulk 1845-1864) Creator: Lyons, Elizabeth Hollister, 1828-
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of personal letters to Elizabeth Hollister Lyons, whose friends and family members discussed their lives in Connecticut and Illinois. Some correspondents taught school and others commented on topics such as sewing, religion, and health.