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Alexander Porter-Morse Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-054
Content Description

Photographs, letters, and other papers

Dates: 1791-1900
Found in: Manuscripts

Artwork Collection

Identifier: MSS-031
Dates: Existence: 2019
Found in: Manuscripts

Carl S. Coan, Sr. Papers

Identifier: MSS-027
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The Carl A. S. Coan Collection in Housing and Urban Affairs contains the personal papers, manuscripts, and materials related to Mr. Coan's work as staff director for the Democratic members of the Senate Subcommitte on Housing and Urban Affairs, a position he held for over twenty five years. The correspondence and materials found in Coan's papers are largely concerned with the legislation enacted over the period 1961-1976 to promote federal housing project programs.

Dates: Bulk, 1961-1975 1954-1976; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1975
Found in: Manuscripts

Children In Advertising Collection

Identifier: MSS-005
Description From 1976 to 1978 the Georgetown Law Center held the Children and Advertising Seminar to discuss the effects of advertising on children. This collection contains varied sources discussing television broadcasting and advertising, focusing on children’s television issues related to, the First Amendment, nutrition, violence, minorities, women, sex, and child abuse. There are also numerous Government related materials including Senate subcommittee hearing documents; legislative...
Dates: 1969 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1978
Found in: Manuscripts

Collection of 13th and 14th Century English Land Grants

Identifier: MSS-009
Description These documents provide tangible evidence of the feudal system of property law prevalent in medieval and early modern Britain and Europe. They date from the end of the reign of Edward I, who was revered by later generations as the English Justinian, after the statutes of Quia Emptores (1290) and De Donis (1285) had made land freely alienable for the first time since the Norman Conquest. The first grant is for lands to be held by full copyhold tenure – basically an inheritable...
Dates: 1280 - 1304
Found in: Manuscripts

Collection of Carrington Simpson Mass Murder Trial Papers

Identifier: MSS-026
Description A collection of Samuel A. Spencer's legal documents from the 1840-1841 murder trial of Carrington Simpson, including Simpson's confession; Spencer's attorney notes; lists of jurors; an autobiographical account of Simpson's life, recorded by Spencer; as well as records from Spencer's earlier career.It reveals the brutal details of the 1838 murder of five members of the White Family of Greensburg, Kentucky by Carrington Simpson, his friend, Jason Bell and Bell's step-son, Pleasant...
Dates: 1826 - 1841; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1841
Found in: Manuscripts

Collection of Frederick County Maryland Attorneys Papers

Identifier: MSS-058
Dates: 1764-1873
Found in: Manuscripts

Daniel Cunyngham Clymer Papers

Identifier: MSS-070
Content Description

The collection includes dockets of Daniel Clymer's legal activities, farm day books for the Clymer farm, calendars, and pocket almanacs with ledgers written within them. In addition, there are three letters pertaining to administration of wills and a book titled "flax book 1813." The dockets are continuous from 1769 to 1803 except for a gap between 1777 to 1781. The farm day books record the agrarian enterprises at Clymer's estate in Caernarvon Township, Berks County.

Dates: 1769-1776 1782-1803
Found in: Manuscripts

Dr. Marion Cheek Papers

Identifier: MSS-022

The collection contains personal memoranda of Dr. Marion A Cheek, letters to Mrs. Sarah B. Cheek, original case documentation, ledgers, and various other correspondence.

Dates: 1878 - 1903
Found in: Manuscripts

Edgar Woodward Papers

Identifier: MSS-057
Dates: 1863-1867
Found in: Manuscripts

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