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N. & W.W. Billings whaling account books

Identifier: Am-Mss-Billings
Scope and Contents Four manuscript account books written in ink, with occasional pencilled notations. The accounts detail the purchases and expenses, including labor, involved in operating whaling ships out of New London, Connecticut, during the first half of the nineteenth century. Transactions recorded include payouts to ship owners after a voyage, costs for supplies, expenses deducted from crew wages for various purchases, and mentions of deserters including payments to men sent to catch them. Reference is...
Dates: 1827 - 1837
Found in: Chapin Library

Black Student Union and Afro-American Society Records

Identifier: MC-218
Overview This collection documents two prominent student organizations at Williams College: The Afro-American Society and the Black Student Union (active since 1972). The materials date from 1959 to 2012. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, essays, poetry, newsletters, press releases, news articles, meeting minutes, publications, event flyers and promotional material, career pamphlets, invoices, brochures, notes and agendas all relating to these two student organizations, college...
Dates: Other: 1959 - 2012

Mildred Blake collection of sheet music

Identifier: MC-249
Scope and Contents Photocopies of sheet music collected by Mrs. Mildred Blake. The piano and vocal sheet music represents some of the most popular tunes of the period preceding and during the First World War.
Dates: 1905 - 1916

Edward Bloch papers

Identifier: MC-334
Scope and Contents The Edward Bloch papers contain letters to and from Edward Bloch. Correspondents include Bloch's mother and father, Henry Bloch. Letters are in various formats including handwritten, typewritten, and tissue carbon. Some of the letters date from Bloch's time at Williams starting in 1941, others during his service in the Marine Corps and in the Pacific Theatre, 1943-1946. The papers also contain Bloch's poetry and prose apparently all written during his service in the Marine Corps. The collection...
Dates: 1941 - 1965

Blodgett family papers

Identifier: Am-Mss-Blodgett
Overview The Blodgett family papers contain correspondence, an account book, pocket diaries, a printed sermon used as a genealogical record, and a few ephemeral items of a family living in the towns of Orange and Templeton, Franklin County, Massachusetts, during the early and mid nineteenth century. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, mainly of Eunice Lord Blodgett (1805- ), her husband George Blodgett (1803-1837), and Louisa E. Blodgett (1833-1898), and primarily concerns family matters.
Dates: circa 1819-1870s
Found in: Chapin Library

Blueprint records

 Record Group
Identifier: AC-12
Scope and Contents The Blueprint records comprises blueprints, plans and architectural drawings of the Williams College campus and buildings in Williamstown. Some materials from the collection have been digitized. Not all college buildings are represented in the collection and the provenance of a particular item is not always known.
Dates: 1905-present

Williams College Board of Trustees Records

 Record Group
Identifier: AC-1
Scope and Contents Comprising papers which were maintained by the Secretary of the Board, the Williams College Board of Trustees Records, 1907-1990, provide documentation of the decision-making processes of this body.
Dates: 1785-ongoing

Paul Breman Papers on the Heritage Press

Identifier: Am-Mss-Breman
Scope and Contents The Paul Breman Papers on the Heritage Press includes correspondence of Dutch publisher Paul Breman with poets, researchers, and other publishers; subject files relating to the Heritage Series of Black Poetry; a scrapbook Breman assembled as a young man; and a small number of bookplates and bookseller catalogs. Of particular note is a substantial body of poetry, correspondence, and ephemera of and relating to poets Harold Carrington, Waring Cuney, Langston Hughes, and Mukhtarr...
Dates: 1927-2012
Found in: Chapin Library

British Manuscripts Collection

Identifier: Brit-Mss-Collection
Scope and Contents The British Manuscripts collection has been created to arrange and describe individual manuscripts, typescripts, and other handwritten and typed documents created by British authors and later acquired by the Chapin Library. Acquisition information, where known, is listed at the item level.
Dates: 1636 - 1981
Found in: Chapin Library

Paul Breman collection on the Broadside Press

Identifier: Am-Mss-Broadside Press
Scope and Contents Newsletters of the Broadside Press, a near-complete run of broadsides published by the Press, ephemera relating to Broadside Press publications, and a biography of Dudley Randall, the founder of the Press.
Dates: 1965 - 2012
Found in: Chapin Library

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