This article marks the Burns' birthday, a day that the author says should be "cherished by every loyal Scot" because of the awareness to Scottish culture Burns brought during his lifetime. The author also mentions the phrase "Auld Lang Syne," which...
Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, Earl of, 1848-1930; Collecteana files
A tiny scrap of thick paper written on in pencil, shortly describing the nature of Balfour's letter to Rideing. Perkins characterizes this letter as an invitation to a party during which "matters literary" would be the topic of conversation.
Letter from the poet to William Haslam. Keats writes to his friend concerning a debt of "very long standing." A faded ink stamp on the dates the letter as 1819. The letter was written during Keats' stay at Wentworth Place.
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Two short newspaper articles, dated in pencil as 1936 May 30. The first discusses casualties in the Civil War, especially among those under 21 years old. The second describes life among Union soldiers during the Civil War.
King, Thomas Starr, 1824-1864; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
This article remembering Thomas Starr King's life was one in a weekly series of biographical "sketches" detailing the life of important figures in California history. In particular, this article highlights King's talent as an orator and supporter...
Knight, Richard Payne, 1751-1824; Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815; Letters
Letter addressed to Emma, Lady Hamilton during her time in Naples. Knight discusses a recent attempt in poetry and thanks his correspondent for her kind views on it. Perkins in his note writes that "the balance of the letter is mainly devoted to...
Letter written in black ink on off-white paper. Sterling discusses his plans to speak for the Friday Morning Club, and discloses the reasons for his appearance during Carroll's visit, and discusses family. Refers to Carroll as "Joe."