Browse William L. Clements Library Manuscripts Division Finding Aids
Browse by: 
Title
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
There are 2348 items in this collection
Browsing Titles starting with E.
 
Collection Title Additional Information
Earl family letters -- 1853-1896 (bulk 1855-1875) Creator: Earl, Jane Layton
Extent: 28 items
Abstract: The Earl family letters contain correspondence between members and friends of the Earl family in New York, Michigan, and Missouri, written during the latter half of the 19th century.
Mary T. Earle letters -- 1870-1884 (bulk 1880-1884) Creator: Kneedler, Howard S., 1848-1930 and Cope family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of 39 letters that Mary Tilghman Earle ("Dorothy") wrote to her friend and fiancé, Howard S. Kneedler of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between 1880 and 1884. Earle commented on her life in Washington, D. C., and shared her thoughts about their friendship, courtship, and marriage. The collection also includes 3 letters addressed to members of the Cope family between 1870 and 1872, and 1 letter from a parent to a child.
Amanda Easterday diary -- 1869-1876 (bulk 1869) Creator: Easterday, Amanda C.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This diary chronicles the daily experiences and personal reflections of Amanda C. Easterday, a young woman who lived near Middletown, Maryland, in 1869. Easterday reflected on her loneliness and discussed her activities, which included prayer meetings and apple picking.
Helen Eastman correspondence -- 1943 Creator: Eastman, Helen
Extent: 10 items
Abstract: This collection contains 7 letters that Helen Eastman received in 1943 from Lee Blanchard, Therald Eastman, and H. W. Woodward, as well as 1 undated letter, 1 printed poem, and 1 pencil sketch. The men discussed their service in the United States Army and Navy; Blanchard described his experiences in North Africa and Italy.
Amos Beebe Eaton collection -- 1822-1867 (bulk 1822-1836) Creator: Cady, Tryphena and Eaton, Elizabeth Selden, 1797-
Extent: 42 items
Abstract: This collection contains letters that United States Army lieutenant (and later general) Amos Beebe Eaton wrote while training at the United States Military Academy and traveling in New York, Connecticut, Ohio, and Michigan. His early letters reflect the daily life of cadets at West Point in the mid-1820s, and his later letters to his wife provide family news, as well as information about the Army and contemporary politics.
Zelona Eaton journal -- 1843-1925 (bulk 1843-1844) Creator: Eaton, Zelona, b. 1797
Extent: 166 pages (1 journal) and 2 letters
Abstract: The Zelona Eaton journal is the diary of a Baptist minister from Troy, Ohio, who was active in the local anti-slavery and temperance movements. The volume is composed of a diary, in which Eaton discussed his ministerial duties and local issues concerning abolition, temperance, fornication, and sodomy (1843-1844); 3 pages of accounts for house-building materials (1843-1844); 9 philosophical essays with an introduction (undated); and 2 letters addressed to Lottie Churchill of Washington, Vermont (1823).
Eaton-Shirley family papers -- 1790-1939 (bulk 1850-1906) Creator: Eaton family and Shirley family
Extent: 1,903 items (5 linear feet)
Abstract: The Eaton-Shirley family papers consist of personal diaries, correspondence, military papers, legal and business documents, printed materials, and photographs. A primary figure in the collection, John Eaton, Jr., was Civil War Superintendent of the Freedmen and later Commissioner of Education under Grant. The papers also contains substantial material from other Eaton family members, including military papers and correspondence of his brother, Lucien B. Eaton, and papers of the Shirley family (the family of John Eaton, Jr.’s wife, Alice E. Shirley).
Beatrice and William Ebeling letters -- 1942, 1944-1946 Creator: Ebeling family
Extent: 32 items
Abstract: The Beatrice and William Ebeling letters concern the couple's life in China in the early to mid-1940s. They wrote to William's parents in Kalamazoo, Michigan, about their work for the China Inland Mission, the growth of their children, and current events.
John W. Echols collection -- 1890-1932 (bulk 1890-1898) Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: This collection contains material related to John W. Echols, who served as supreme president of the American Protective Association in the mid-1890s. Included are letters of recommendation, personal correspondence, a speech draft, printed circulars, and other items.
Eckert and Baxter records -- 1814-1816 Creator: Eckert, John Welsh and Baxter, J.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Abstract: A letterbook of John Welsh Eckert and J. Baxter, British merchants who traded cotton, sugar, cocoa, and other items between the Caribbean and Europe during the War of 1812.
John Eckert account book -- 1845-1867 Creator: Eckert, John, 1800-1867
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This account book contains financial notes and receipts related to John Eckert, who lived in Silver Spring Township, Pennsylvania, in the early 19th century.
Eckert-Black family collection -- 1792-1866 (bulk 1819-1848) Creator: Eckert family, Black family, and Shippen family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of personal correspondence between members of the Eckert family, Black family, and Shippen family. The letters pertain to family news, marriage, religion, and everyday life in Pennsylvania and Virginia in the early to mid-19th century.
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.
Francis W. Edmonds papers -- 1780-1917 (bulk 1825-1863) Creator: Edmonds, Francis William, 1806-1863
Extent: 189 items (1 linear feet)
Abstract: The Francis Edmonds papers document the art and business world of the early 19th century and the interrelationship between business and the arts. The correspondence reveals both the practical and aesthetic concerns of artists, and the interest of business men in art as a symbol of personal and national "culture."
Edson family papers -- 1886-1894 Creator: Edson family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Edson family papers are made up of letters that Hanford Wisner Edson and Elmer Rockwood Edson wrote to their parents and sister while attending and teaching at Philips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, and Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, in the late 1880s and early 1890s. The brothers wrote of their coursework, social activities, acquaintances, and finances, and responded to news from home, particularly information about their sister Helen's frail health. Printed programs are also present.
Eggleston family collection -- 1772-1924 (bulk 1859-1864) Creator: Eggleston family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Eggleston family collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other items related to Ambrose Eggleston, Nathaniel Hillyer Eggleston (or Egleston), Melville Eggleston (or Egleston), and Samuel Eggleston. The bulk of the collection is comprised of letters to Ambrose Eggleston from family members, who responded to genealogical inquiries about their family histories.
Everleigh Ehrmann, Jr. letters -- 1943-1944 (bulk 1944) Creator: Ehrmann, Everleigh B., Sr., 1897-1989 and Ehrmann, Mable
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: This collection contains 8 letters that Private Everleigh B. Ehrmann, Jr., wrote to his parents in Lackawanna, New York, while training with the United States Army during World War II. He described army training exercises for diffusing German bombs, preparations for combat in the Pacific theater, his health problems, and other aspects of military life. Four of his letters include illustrations.
Carl F. Eichenlaub papers -- 1944-1955 Creator: Eichenlaub, Carl F., 1914-1992 and Eichenlaub, Rosamonde U. Snook, d. 1991
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains letters related to Carl F. Eichenlaub, who served in the Philippine Islands during the Second World War and continued to correspond with acquaintances there until the mid-1950s. The collection includes letters he sent to Rosamonde Snook, his future wife, during his time in the army, as well as letters he received in the decade after the war from Filipino acquaintances, who described local politics, education, and daily life in the postwar era.
William Eighinger ledger -- 1798-1801, 1850 Creator: Anonymous and Eighinger, George
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The William Eighinger ledger contains two sections: a ledger kept by a Baltimore shipping merchant between 1798 and 1801 and math problems and copied compositions compiled by George Eighinger in 1850. The accounts pertain to the shipment of goods between North America, the Caribbean, and Germany, and the copied material includes a narrative told from the point of view of a slave.
Eighteenth-century commonplace book -- 1732-[1762] Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume (234 pages) contains copied passages from histories, magazines, philosophical treatises, and other sources, dated from 1732 to the mid-1760s.
Eighteenth-Century sermons -- 1757, 1760-1761 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: These Eighteenth-Century sermons pertain to numerous topics such as sin, repentance, and salvation.
Eighteenth-Century Wine-Growing collection -- 1782-1783 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: This collection contains manuscripts related to a proposed wine-growing enterprise in North America in the late eighteenth century.
Elder family correspondence -- 1880-1899 (bulk 1880-1888) Creator: Elder, William and Elder, Emma
Extent: 76 items
Abstract: This collection contains letters that Robert E. and Elizabeth Elder of Urbana, Illinois, wrote to their children William and Emma in the 1880s. They shared news of friends and family members and discussed livestock and crops.
William Elgin journal -- 1862-1864 Creator: Elgin, William, b. 1838
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The William Elgin journal is an account by Elgin about his Civil War service, including serving as chaplain for a regiment of African American soldiers.
Elizabeth Coffin Tuttle collection -- 1857-[1900s] Creator: Tuttle, Elizabeth Jane Coffin, 1840-1921
Extent: 23 items
Abstract: This collection contains a journal and recipe book, family photographs, and other material related to Elizabeth Coffin Tuttle of Newburyport, Massachusetts, and Lancaster, New Hampshire.
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.
Christopher Ellery letters -- 1803 Creator: Ellery, Clarissa
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Senator Christopher Ellery wrote to his wife Clarissa from Washington, D.C., in 1803. Ellery discussed his involvement in political discussions and his love for his absent wife and children.
William Ellery account and letter book -- 1751-1773 Creator: Ellery, William, 1727-1820
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The William Ellery account and letter book contains financial records and correspondence by the signer of the Declaration of Independence, from his time as a merchant and lawyer in Newport, Rhode Island, between 1751 and 1773.
William Ellis collection -- 1808-1810 Creator: Ellis, William
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection contains a notebook and financial records pertaining to William Ellis's journeys from Dedham, Massachusetts, to northern New Hampshire and his purchases from animal trappers in western New York in the early 19th century.
Huyler Ellison collection -- 1944 Creator: Ellison, Huyler
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection pertains to a letter written by United States Navy Lieutenant Huyler B. Ellison in February 1944. Ellison, who was asked to defend his remarks about the United States Army, offered a lengthy explanation of his history with the army and the reasoning behind his controversial comments.
Elwell family papers -- 1872-1911 (bulk 1880-1911) Creator: Elwell family
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains the personal correspondence of Levi Henry Elwell and his family. Elwell was a professor in Amherst, Massachusetts, and many of the letters relate to his children's studies at Vassar College and Amherst College, as well as their everyday lives in Massachusetts and New York.
Ely family correspondence -- 1831-1853 (bulk 1836-1849) Creator: Ely family
Extent: 43 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of personal letters between members of the Ely family of Huntington, Connecticut, written primarily in the late 1830s and 1840s. Louisa M. Ely received letters from her brother David Henry, in Athens, Georgia, and her sister Harriet, who wrote from Mount Holyoke Female Seminary.
Emerson family papers -- 1851-1881 Creator: Emerson, Amelia A. and Emerson, Irving
Extent: 102 items
Abstract: The Emerson family papers contain letters from a Massachusetts family with relatives in Maine, Connecticut, and Wisconsin. Two sons, Horace and Irving Emery, fought for the Union Army. The letters describe life on the home front and the battlefield during the Civil War, labor on the railroads in Wisconsin, and the life of a music teacher in Maine.
Joe Emerson letters -- 1884-1885 Creator: Shreve, Julius H., b. 1845
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection is comprised of 3 letters that Joe Emerson wrote to his cousin, Julius H. Shreve of Lincolnville, Pennsylvania, while living and working in Black Hawk, Colorado, between April 1884 and April 1885. Emerson commented on aspects of his life in the West, such as wages, health, and separation from his family back East.
Emery family letters -- 1808-1833 Creator: Emery, Margaret T., 1796-1865
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: This collection contains 9 letters that Robert Emery of Salem and Springfield, Massachusetts, wrote to his daughter Margaret from 1808-1833, as well as 1 letter that Robert Emery received from a friend and 2 letters that Margaret Emery received from family members. The letters pertain to Massachusetts social life in the early 19th century.
Worsley Emes papers -- 1769-1780 Creator: Emes, Worsley, d. 1802
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: The Worsley Emes papers contain six items pertaining to his military service with the Royal Regiment of Artillery in the British Army and as an officer in artillery regiments of the Continental Army.
Daniel D. Emmett collection -- 1859-1908 Creator: Diedrich, D. N. (Duane Norman)
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection contains material related to Daniel Decatur Emmett and the song "Dixie," which he published in 1860. The collection has 4 autograph items by Emmett, an additional letter, a photograph, and a first edition music score.
England and Scotland travel diary -- 1799 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains diary entries about the author's travels in England and Scotland during the summer of 1799. The author commented on towns visited, road conditions, geographical features, architecture, industry, and other subjects.
W. T. Ennis letters -- 1942 Creator: Ennis, W. T.
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Captain W. T. Ennis wrote to "Nell" while serving in the United States Army Transportation Corps during World War II. Ennis discussed military life in Great Britain, his leisure activities, and news of friends in the United States.
Episcopal Bishops collection -- 1778-1911 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection contains letters, biographical newspaper clippings, cartes de visite, and other material related to Episcopal bishops between the late 18th and early 20th centuries.
George Erving collection -- 1796-1816 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 13 items
Abstract: The George Erving collection consists of letters and a document about Erving's financial affairs, such as his attempt to receive compensation after fleeing his Boston home during the Revolution. Other items include letters that Erving wrote to his nephew, Samuel Waldo.
John E. Essick journal -- 1861 Creator: Essick, John E.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Essick's diary details his activities with the 4th Pennsylvania Infantry in and around Washington, DC, particularly drills, parades, and the doldrums of camp life and army food.
Establishment of His Majestys Forces & Garrisons…for the Year 1737, -- 1737 Creator: Dodington, George Bubb, Baron of Melcombe Regis, 1691-1762, Winnington, Thomas, 1696-1746, and Sundon, William Clayton, 1671-1752
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume, titled Establishment of His Majestys Forces & Garrisons, Vizt.: In Great Britain, Minorca, Gibraltar & the Plantations for the Year 1737 (67 pages) contains financial reports and other information about the cost of maintaining Great Britain's troops stationed throughout Great Britain, as well as in Minorca, Gibraltar, and North America, for the year 1737. Lord High Treasurers George Dodington, 1st Baron Melcombe; William Clayton, 1st Baron Sundon; and Thomas Winnington presented the report to King George II on June 24, 1737.
Charles Henri, comte d’Estaing Journal Militaire -- 1781-1783 Creator: France. Armée
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Charles Henri, comte d’Estaing Journal Militaire traces the role of France in the siege of Gibraltar, (August 15, 1781 April 12, 1783) and contains copies of orders sending Commander d'Estaing and his fleet to America, in early 1783.
Charles Henri, comte d'Estaing signal book -- ca. 1780 Creator: France. Marine
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume is a signal book used by a French fleet under the command of Charles Henri, comte d'Estaing, in the late 18th century. The book is a collection of naval flag signals, which are accompanied by colored manuscript illustrations. The signals indicated wind direction, enemy movements, fleet formations, and other information.
Estes Howe family letters -- 1835-1893 Creator: Howe family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Howe family letters are made up of personal correspondence related to the family of Dr. Estes Howe of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Family members and friends wrote about subjects such as domestic and international travel, their social lives, and family news and health.
European Grand Tour journal -- 1818-1819 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The European Grand Tour journal recounts the experiences of two wealthy British travelers as they journeyed through France, Switzerland, and Italy throughout the second half of 1818.
European Travel journal -- 1863-1865 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This journal recounts the author's travels in Europe between December 1863 and September 1865. He visited England, France, Italy, Switzerland, and Germany, though he spent most of his time in Paris, France; Rome and Elba, Italy; and Heidelberg, Germany. The journal records the author's impressions of local people and customs, his efforts to learn various European languages, and the friends he met while abroad.
Amos A. Evans collection -- 1812, 1813, 1833 Creator: Evans, Amos Alexander, 1785-1848 and Evans, Alexander, 1818-1888
Extent: 3 volumes
Abstract: The Amos A. Evans collection is comprised of 3 volumes: a "Prescription book of the U.S. Frigate Constitution," also known as "Old Ironsides" (1812); a "Daily Report of Cases in the Marine Barracks at the Navy Yard" at Charlestown, Massachusetts (1813); and a "Reefer's Log" written by Evan's son, Alexander Evans, during a trip from Maryland to Boston in 1833. These volumes provide an overview of the health of seamen aboard an American warship in 1812, along with the medical treatments of the day.
David Evans correspondence -- 1827-1828 Creator: Evans, David Ellicott, 1788-1850
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This bound volume contains 153 incoming letters written to David Ellicott Evans between 1827 and 1828, primarily related to his financial affairs and business concerns. Many of the letters deal with the ownership of land in the state of New York, and others relate to legal affairs and commerce in early 19th-century New York.
Raymond E. Evans correspondence -- 1944-1945 Creator: Evans, Raymond E., 1923-2000
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection consists of letters Technician Fifth Grade Raymond E. Evans of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, received from his parents while he served with the United States Army's 93rd General Hospital in England between 1944 and 1945. His parents commented on their social lives in Bethlehem and responded to Raymond's letters and to developments in the war.
Joseph Eve diary -- 1916-1919 (bulk 1918-1919) Creator: Eve, Joseph, 1897-1967
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This diary recounts the World War I experiences of Joseph Eve, who served in Battery F of the 101st Field Artillery Regiment during the final months of the war. Eve described his experiences at training sites in the United States, as well as while traveling through France during the months immediately following the war.
Edward Everett manuscript -- 1862 Creator: Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Extent: 10 pages
Abstract: This is a manuscript of a speech by Edward Everett, a noted orator, at a Boston Irish Society rally to recruit for the Union Army.
Edward Everett Washington University Inauguration address -- 1857, 1945 Creator: Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection contains a manuscript draft and a contemporary printed copy of an address that Edward Everett delivered during the inauguration ceremonies for Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri, in April 1857. Also included is an informational pamphlet for freshmen entering Washington University in 1945, containing information on the university's inauguration, among other subjects.
Eleazer Everett orderly book -- 1780 Creator: Everett, Eleazer, 1761-1828
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Eleazer Everett orderly book contains 66 pages of Revolutionary War orders, kept by an American soldier stationed at West Point, and 42 pages of hand-copied vocal music. The military entries are comprised of general orders, garrison orders, and marching orders, from Generals Richard Howe and George Washington, and include a discussion of Benedict Arnold's treason and the trial and execution of John André.
Ewing family papers -- 1773-1937 (bulk 1773-1866) Creator: Ewing family
Extent: 4.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, legal documents, financial records, school essays, ephemera, and other materials related to the family and descendants of Maskell Ewing of Radnor, Pennsylvania. The bulk relates to Maskell Ewing and his son, Maskell Cochran Ewing.
Samuel B. Ewing letters -- 1816-1817 Creator: Tucker, Philip C.
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: Samuel B. Ewing wrote 3 letters to Philip C. Tucker, an acquaintance in Vergennes, Vermont, from Savannah Georgia, in 1816 and 1817. He discussed finances, news of Vergennes, and corn and flour prices.
Excise Tax Income Book -- 1700-1774 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume records annual excise duties collected by the British government between 1700 and 1774. The excise tax income book records the net excise income for every year during this period, as well as income for individual goods or products for every year starting with 1745.