Class: - HIST 212

Spring 2008

Instructors: Prof. Robert Nelson

Material pulled for class

Title: Papers relating to the Garrison mob / edited by Theodore Lyman, 3rd.
Publication info: Cambridge, MA: Welch, Bigelow, and Company, printers to the university, 1870.
'''E450 .G28 1870 1 RARE-BOOK RAREBOOKS'''

Author: Woman's Rights Convention (1853: New York)
Title: Proceedings of the Woman's Rights Convention, held at the Broadway Tabernacle, in the
City of New York, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 6th and 7th, 1853. Published for the committee.
'''HQ1423 .W66 1 Rare-Book RAREBOOKS'''

Author: Pleasants, RObert, 1722-1801.
Title: Letterbook, 1771-1781
Physical description: 154 p.:bound volume; 24 1/2cm

Title: Scrapbook, 1839-1856, 1855-1956 / unidentified person.
Physical description: 54 p.: bound volume; 22 cm.
Note: Scrapbook, 1839, 1850, and 1855-1856, primarily from New York Newspapers and relating to
the presidential campaign of james Buchanan and to the anti-slavery movement in Kansas.
The volume includes a few handwritten notes.

Author: Ritchie Family.
Title: Ritchie-Harrison Papers, 1807-1938, 1830-1870
Physical description: 856 items
Note: The collection is divided into two series: serices 1 are the family papers of the
Ritchie and Harrison families; and series II are the professional papers of Thomas Ritchie
while editor of the Washington Union.
Note: The collection also includes professional papers of Thomas Ritchie, chiefly letters,
1845-1851, written to him as editor of the Union, the offical organ of the Democratic party.
Topics covered include the slavery issue; the annexation of Texas; military and political
aspects of the Mexican War; internal improvements; the Wilmot Proviso; the Compromise of
1850; Oregon; and the presidential elections of 1844-1848. The mechanics of publishing a
newspaper and Ritchie's problems as Congressional printer are also reflected.
(1 box with folders 665-718 is on hold, other boxes are available in SCRC stacks-ask at
the SCRC reception desk)

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