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Naghel exercise book -- 1798-1930 (bulk 1798) Creator: Naghel, Francis, b. ca. 1781
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Naghel exercise book, entitled Cahier de navigation, is a mathematical workbook on the art of navigation. The volume once belonged to Captain Francis Naghel, and includes documents and correspondence related to two of his descendants.
Jacob Nagle journal -- 1840 Creator: Nagle, Jacob, 1762-1841
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Jacob Nagle journal pertains to the life and adventures of the Revolutionary War veteran, who sailed in both the American and British navies between 1775 and 1824.
James Naismith collection -- 1893-1962 (bulk 1917-1961) Creator: Diedrich, D. N. (Duane Norman)
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, speeches, ephemera, and photographs related to James Naismith, the inventor of basketball. Naismith's incoming correspondence includes letters about the history of basketball in locations across Canada and the United States, and his typed speech notes primarily concern the relationship between athletics, morality, and religion.
Kan Nakamura journal -- 1942-1943 Creator: Nakamura, Kan
Extent: 23 pages
Abstract: The Kan Nakamura journal is a translation of a journal kept by a young Japanese officer during the Second World War while serving with one of the regiments stationed on Guadalcanal.
Lawrence Nash collection -- 1942-1945 (bulk 1944-1945) Creator: Nash, Shirley B.
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: The Lawrence Nash collection is made up of letters and other items pertaining to Nash's service in the United States Army during World War II. Nash received letters about his draft status from the Selective Service System and later wrote to his wife Shirley about his experiences in western Europe during the final months of the war.
Native American History collection -- 1688-1921 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Native American History collection contains miscellaneous letters and documents concerning Native American Indians in the United States, Canada, and the West Indies, and their interactions with British and American settlers.
Robert Navarre Journal of the Pontiac Conspiracy -- 1763 Creator: Campbell, James Valentine
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Robert Navarre Journal of the Pontiac Conspiracy is a manuscript transcription of the original French account of Pontiac's siege of Detroit in 1763. The journal describes in great detail affairs on both sides of the conflict between May 7 and July 31, 1763, providing an eyewitness account from within the fort, as well as intelligence, news, and rumors of Pontiac's activities.
Sara E. Neal letters -- 1910-1911 Creator: Rogers, Edward Brown, 1884-1932
Extent: 23 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of love letters that Sara Neal of Russellville, Arkansas, wrote to Edward Brown Rogers, her future husband, while he played baseball in Texas. She commented on her social life, her everyday activities, and their upcoming wedding.
Neil family papers -- 1774-1872 Creator: Neil family
Extent: 143 items
Abstract: The Neil family papers consist of letters and documents primarily relating to the Neil family of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and their business as merchants of linen, tea, and other goods.
Horatio Nelson collection -- 1781-1805 (bulk 1801-1805) Creator: Smith, Hubert Stacy, 1888-1946
Extent: 117 items
Abstract: The Horatio Nelson collection consists of two bound volumes of Nelson’s incoming and outgoing correspondence, and chronologically arranged box of letters and documents, primarily related to the Royal Navy and British international relations during the early 19th century.
Neptune (Bark) and Federal (Schooner) log book -- 1783, 1789-1791 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This log book pertains to the voyage of the bark Neptune from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Mauritius and back to Philadelphia between May 1789 and August 1790, as well as multiple voyages of the schooner Federal between Pennsylvania and the Caribbean between March 1791 and November 1791.
Log Book of the Steamship Neptune -- 1865 Creator: Brown, Thomas
Extent: 52 pages
Abstract: Log Book of the Steamship Neptune records the ship's activities to supply Union Soldiers in Atlantic forts.
New England Schoolmaster's teaching book -- 1787-1811 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: In this book, a traveling New England schoolteacher recorded instructional exercises, instructional explanations, poetry, and biographical information about pupils. The author taught in New Hampshire and present-day Maine. Subjects of instruction include arithmetic, surveying, geometry, nautical navigation, and writing.
New England Society for the Promotion of Manufactures and the Mechanical Arts record book -- 1826-1868 Creator: New England Society for the Promotion of Manufactures and the Mechanic Arts
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The New England Society for the Promotion of Manufactures and the Mechanical Arts record book contains meeting minutes of the society for the duration of its existence, 1826-1868.
New Gloucester (Me.) collection -- 1805-1823 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 61 items
Abstract: The New Gloucester (Me.) collection contains documents, financial records, and other items related to four local groups active in the early 19th century: the First Christian Universalist Society, the Congregational Fund, the Hill School District (later the Southwest School District), and the Antipedo Baptist Society. Other material concerns a Universalist convention in Turner, Maine, and newspaper advertisements and subscriptions.
New Hampshire Charitable Society financial records -- 1813-1841 Creator: New Hampshire Charitable Society
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains the financial records of the New Hampshire Charitable Society, dated 1813-1841. The volume includes annual reports from the society's treasurers and itemized accounts of monies paid and received.
New Hampshire travel diary -- 1894, 1911 (bulk 1894) Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The New Hampshire travel diary concerns a journey taken by three men from Amesbury, Massachusetts, to Mount Washington and surrounding areas in central New Hampshire. The diarist recorded the names of towns visited by the party and described scenery and natural features.
New Jersey Court Cases -- 1739-1753 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The New Jersey Court Cases volume (140 pages) contains manuscript copies of legal documents related to cases heard by New Jersey courts in the mid-18th century. Cases represent a variety of legal issues, including debt, marriage age, land ownership, and criminal activity.
New York (N.Y.) Elevated Railway collection -- 1866-1872 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 20 items
Abstract: This collection contains documents, circular letters, essays, and newspaper clippings related to efforts to construct a suspended elevated railway in New York City. The collection details the technical aspects of the proposed system and provides contemporary perspectives on mass transit.
New York (N.Y.) Police records -- 1862-1888 Creator: New York 20th police precinct and New York 35th police precinct
Extent: 3 volumes
Abstract: The New York (N.Y.) Police records are made up of three volumes of the records of the 20th and 35th police precincts. These volumes record (in varying degrees of detail) criminal infractions, the names of perpetrators, the date of their crimes, their gender, their race, their age, and other personal details.
New York (N.Y.) Seventh Ward poll book -- ca. 1838 Creator: New York (N.Y.)
Extent: 165 pages
Abstract: This poll book is an electoral census of the 7th Ward of New York City and is arranged alphabetically by street, and numerically by address.
New York (State) 18th-century letters and documents -- 1685-1790 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 63 items
Abstract: The New York (State) 18th-century letters and documents consist primarily of manuscripts related to life and legal procedures in 18th-century New York.
New York City Elections collection -- 1769, 1809-1811 (bulk 1809-1811) Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: The New York City Elections collection is made up of election returns and certified results for elections held in various city wards from 1809-1811. One additional document details Isaac De Peyster's duties as city chamberlain in the mid-18th century.
New York City Fourth of July bills and receipts -- 1847 Creator: New York (N.Y.). Common Council
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 5 financial documents concerning celebrations held in New York City on July 4, 1847, and July 5, 1847.
New York City to Cincinnati travel journal -- [1850s] Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The New York City to Cincinnati travel journal pertains to the author's travels in New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia around the mid-19th century.
New York City to Havana, Cuba travel journal -- 1864-1865 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This journal recounts the author's trip from New York City to Cuba in February and March 1864. The author described her voyages on the steamer Morning Star, her experiences in Havana and Matanzas, and her visit to a sugar plantation. She discussed aspects of Cuban culture, including food, dress, and religious customs.
New York lawyer's journal -- 1895-1906 (bulk 1902-1906) Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The New York Lawyer's Journal, which contains an account of the author's activities during the years 1895 and 1902-1906, includes discussions of 'horse racing and travel to Europe, as well as observations about several members of New York City's upper class.
New York Mercantile letter book -- 1801 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This letter book contains business letters that an unidentified man wrote to professional acquaintances from New York between November 18, 1801, and December 17, 1801. The letters concern the pepper trade, the potential effects of peace between France and Great Britain on international commerce, and other mercantile subjects.
New York Militia account book -- 1802-1814 Creator: New York (N.Y.). Militia
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The New York Militia account book is a volume of financial and personnel records for a voluntary militia based in New York City between 1802 and 1814. Abraham Varick, the record keeper, documented the militia members and their payments for subscriptions and other expenses.
New York Surveyors collection -- 1795-1851 (bulk 1803-1821) Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The New York Surveyors collection is made up of documents, notes, and maps related to property ownership. The bulk of the material is comprised of surveyors' notes and manuscript maps of private properties.
New York Woman's travel journal -- 1888-1889 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The New York Woman's travel journal chronicles two trips undertaken by a woman and her father. In March and April 1888, the pair traveled across the country to New Orleans, and in June 1889 to Scotland and England.
New-York and Boston Steam-Boat Company collection -- 1830 Creator: New-York and Boston Steam-Boat Company
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of financial records related to the steamers President and Benjamin Franklin, regarding the ships' profits and expenditures for the year 1830. Both ships were owned by the New-York and Boston Steam-Boat Company.
Newell family papers -- 1726-1900 Creator: Newell family
Extent: 58 items
Abstract: The Newell family papers show what life was like in a small New York town in the mid-1860s and detail Albert Newell's entrepreneurial ventures into the oil and cotton trades. The heart of the Newell family papers consists of 41 letters written by Arthur W. and Cornelia E. Newell to their son George Newell during his first two years at Yale.
Newfoundland Office of Ordnance record -- 1790-1791 Creator: Newfoundland Office of Ordnance
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Newfoundland Office of Ordnance record contains receipts and inventories of equipment for 1790-1791 in St. John's, Newfoundland.
Newton & Gordon collection -- 1762-1819 (bulk 1762-1775, 1815-1819) Creator: Newton & Gordon
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains incoming business correspondence to the Madeira merchant firm Newton & Gordon (also Newton, Gordon & Johnston and Newton, Gordon & Murdoch). Correspondents from New York and Virginia discussed international trade, finances, and the prices of foodstuffs and wine in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Abraham H. Newton diary -- 1862-1863 Creator: Newton, A. H. (Abraham Newton), 1823-1903
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Corporal Abraham H. Newton kept a daily diary while serving in the 51st Massachusetts Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He wrote about his daily experiences and commented on aspects of military life such as drills, illnesses, and troop movements.
Cyrus W. Newton letters -- 1862-1864 Creator: Cool, Alice
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 12 letters that Cyrus W. Newton wrote to his sister, Alice Cool, while serving in the 85th New York Infantry Regiment, Company K, during the Civil War. Some of Newton's letters contain messages for his mother and his brother John.
Ethel and Nina Newton diaries -- 1900-1901 Creator: Newton, Ethel, 1888-1972 and Newton, Nina, 1886-
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: Ethel and Nina Newton kept 2 daily diaries about their life in a farm in Amanda, Ohio, in 1900 and 1901. The sisters primarily wrote about their daily activities, which included farm work, housework, and attendance at school. They occasionally commented on holidays and political events.
Niagara Falls travel diary -- 1815 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Niagara Falls travel diary contains entries written while the diarist (anonymous) was on a trip from Albany, New York, to Niagara Falls, in the summer of 1815. The volume includes descriptions of the terrain around the falls and of the people the traveler met during the journey.
Benjamin Ropes Nichols papers -- 1800-1831 Creator: Nichols, Benjamin Ropes, 1786-1848
Extent: 17 items
Abstract: The Benjamin Ropes Nichols papers are letters written home from Nichols as a student at Harvard from 1800-1804, and later as a married man living in Boston from 1824-1831.
George C. Nichols papers -- 1861-1865 (bulk 1862-1863) Creator: Nichols, Clara A.
Extent: 36 items
Abstract: The George C. Nichols papers document Nichols' service with the 25th Massachusetts Infantry, including participation at the battles of Roanoke Island and New Bern, stays in hospitals, and changing attitudes toward the war.
George Hale Nichols papers -- 1853-1866 Creator: Nichols, George Hale, 1843?-1864
Extent: 49 items
Abstract: Hailing from an upstanding family from Haverill, Mass., George Nichols was a college student when the Civil War interrupted his plans to follow his siblings into life as an educator. His papers document over half of Nichols' brief life, beginning with his charming grade school compositions, "The Horse" and "Fall," and ending with a receipt concerning the settlement of his estate.
Gertie Nichols letters -- 1866-1870 Creator: Nichols, Gertrude M.
Extent: 10 items
Abstract: Gertrude M. Nichols of Albion, New York, and Niagara Falls, New York, received 10 letters from acquaintances in the late 1860s. Her correspondents wrote of their lives in New York and Wisconsin.
Nineteenth-Century love letters -- [late 19th Century] Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: This collection consists of letters and portions of letters expressing the author's affection for and devotion to the recipient.
Charles Nisbet lectures -- 1789-1793 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 1,802 pages (4 volumes)
Abstract: The Charles Nisbet lectures consist of four volumes of notes taken by Nisbet's students. Charles Nisbet was the first president of Dickinson College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania. His lectures cover a range of topics, including logic, natural and moral philosophy, theology, and classical studies.
Nixon family papers -- 1800-1889 (bulk 1800-1851) Creator: Nixon family
Extent: 88 items
Abstract: The Nixon family papers document the lives of several branches of the Nixon family, including settlers in southern Ohio and women attending Mount Holyoke Female Seminary and Charlestown Female Seminary.
Jeremiah Nixon papers -- 1857-1869 Creator: Nixon, Flora b. ca. 1835
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains outgoing letters and a diary related to Jeremiah Howard Nixon, a Presbyterian preacher in Cambridge, New York, and Indianapolis, Indiana, in the 1850s and 1860s. The bulk of the collection consists of letters that Nixon wrote to his wife Flora about his travels around the United States and Europe. His diary covers the years 1862-1863.
Thomas O. Nock notebooks -- 1884-1890 Creator: Nock, Thomas O.
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: The Thomas O. Nock notebooks pertain to Nock's studies at Jefferson Medical College in the mid-1880s and to his finances while practicing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the late 1880s. Nock kept detailed notes of lectures given by professors Jacob Mendes Da Costa and Samuel W. Gross.
Margaret Nolan letters -- 1944-1945 Creator: Nolan, Stanley E.
Extent: 40 items
Abstract: Margaret Nolan wrote 39 letters to her husband Stanley from Gloversville, New York, during World War II. While Stanley worked for the West Construction Company in the Aleutian islands in 1944 and early 1945, Margaret informed him about her social life, local news, and her opinions about politicians and the war.
Frederick North collection -- 1775-1783 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: The Frederick North collection contains four letters written by North between 1775 and 1783 and a financial record for extraordinary military services and provisions incurred by and paid for by North and George Cooke as Paymasters of Forces, 1766-1767.
Lord Frederick North Army strength reports -- 1770-1778 Creator: North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792
Extent: 58 volumes
Abstract: The Lord Frederick North Army strength reports are a series of confidential records from the library of Frederick North, British prime minister during the American Revolution, which contain returns of British Forces worldwide from 1772 to 1782.
Northwest Territory Celebration letters -- 1937-1938 Creator: Olson, Fred G.
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Northwest Territory Celebration letters chronicle the daily experiences of a group of re-enactors who traveled from Ipswich, Massachusetts, to Marietta, Ohio, by ox-driven Conestoga wagon and self-made flatboat in 1937-1938 to mark the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Northwest Territory.
Northwest Territory collection -- 1755-1822 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Northwest Territory collection contains approximately 100 miscellaneous items relating to the settlement and surveying of the Northwest Territory, as well as the social and military history of the region.
Notes for a Journal of a Pedestrian Tour -- 1816 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: "Notes for a Journal of a Pedestrian Tour" is a 112-page account of a group's walking trip from Baltimore, Maryland, through northern Maryland, southern Pennsylvania, and eastern West Virginia in the late summer of 1816.
Notes on Canals -- [ca. 1826] Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume, compiled in the 1820s, contains an encyclopedia article, extracts and writings, diagrams, tables, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the design and construction of canals.
Noticia de las Tribus de Salvages Conocidos que Habitan en el Departamento de Tejas… (copy) -- Undated Creator: Sanchez y Tapia, Jose Maria, fl. 1828
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Manuscript copy of a report by Manuel de Mier y Terán on Native Americans living in Texas, providing information on their numbers, characteristics, locations, and songs.
Nova Scotia 18th-century legal and financial documents -- 1762-1763, 1775 (bulk 1762-1763) Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection consists of 6 documents related to the British governance of Nova Scotia in the 1760s and 1770s. The material concerns the taxation of alcohol, the provision of currency to the provincial governor and lieutenant governor, and the collection of evidence related to a complaint against Francis Legge.
Nova Scotia diary -- 1877-1879 (bulk 1877) Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Nova Scotia diary chronicles the daily life of a carpenter and small farmer throughout much of 1877. The volume also contains several pages written in mock-African American dialect and several drawings.
Noyes family legal documents -- 1753-1793 Creator: Noyes family
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection consists of legal documents related to Humphrey Noyes of Atkinson, New Hampshire, and his sons Humphrey, Joseph, Samuel, and Peter. The materials relate to real property and to Humphrey Noyes's estate.
Horatio Noyes collection -- 1838, 1862-1880 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: The Horatio Noyes collection is made up of letters and essays pertaining to Louisiana sugar plantations, life on the Wyoming frontier, travels through the South, the history of astronomy, and other subjects.
The Number of Polls and the Value of rateable Estates within the Province of Massachusetts-bay during the year 1771 -- [1772] Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 10 pages
Abstract: This manuscript, entitled The Number of Polls and the Value of rateable Estates within the Province of Massachusetts-bay during the year 1771, contains a detailed calculation of the total tax revenue generated by Massachusetts in 1771. The manuscript may be in the hand of George Chalmers.
Eulalia R. Nutter collection -- 1917-1920 (bulk 1917-1919) Creator: Nutter, Eulalia R., 1901-1985
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Eulalia R. Nutter of Minneapolis, Minnesota, received from United States Navy sailors during and just after World War I. The writers discussed aspects of navy life in United States ports and in Brest, France.
Jennie Nutter correspondence -- 1940-1945 Creator: Nutter, Jennie L.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Jennie Nutter correspondence contains letters that Nutter's former students wrote to her about their service in the United States Army, Army Air Forces, Navy, and Marine Corps during World War II.