Author Archives: Rare Books and Special Collections

New Finding Aids for Summer 2018

New finding aids include the following: Benjamin Taylor Collection of Philip Roth Materials (C1609) Consists of a group of writings and speeches, biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, and medical records of American author Philip Roth (1933-2018) collected by his close friend … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for March and April 2018

New finding aids include the following: Eva Maria Garrick Estate Papers Concerning David Garrick (C1590) This collection consists of printed material from the estate of Eva Maria Garrick, as well as correspondence, legal and financial documents, notes, manuscript transcriptions of … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for February 2018

New finding aids include the following: Journal of the Expedition Down the River Ohio Under the Command of his Excellency John Earl of Dunmore Lieutenant and Governor General of his Majesty’s Colony and Dominion of Virginia, 1774 (C0938 No. 752) … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for December 2017 and January 2018

New finding aids include the following: Estillac Plantation Records (C1586) Consists of over sixty letters and related documents concerning the Estillac sugar plantation in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (now the Republic of Haiti) from the late 1750s through the … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for November 2017

New finding aids include the following: Antoine Guerry Duclaud Papers (C1585) Consists of correspondence and documents of Antoine Guerry Duclaud, a French officer employed by the Dutch West India Company who deserted and settled in the Dutch colony of Surinam … Continue reading

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