Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Collecteana files
A short pamphlet advertising the book of the same name by Ernest Wiltsee. The main focus of the book is the "California activities of John Charles Frémont" and resultant "unending controversy" that Wiltsee hopes to clear up.
Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Drury Lane Theatre
In this letter, Kean writes on the behalf of "my friend Chippendale" who "is very anxious to become a member of Drury Lane Theatre." The letter is addressed to Robert William Elliston of that same theatre. The letter has been inset onto a sturdier...
Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912; Letters
Letter written in black ink on beige paper. Skeat refuses Li's request to give a lecture in Birmingham because he already has a lecture to give on the same day. Skeat questions why Li had not made this request 10 or 20 years ago when he was younger.
Original unbound manuscript pages of The Book of the East by Richard Henry Stoddard. Divided into three sections of "Persian Songs" "Tartan Songs" and "Chinese Songs." Numbers have been added to the pages by Perkins. Many of the pages have...