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    • MS-001: The Papers of Wilton C. Dinges Collection (H. L. Mencken Collection)

    • Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956;Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 -- Correspondence;Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence;Authors, American -- 20th century;Manuscripts
    • The bulk of the collection is correspondence between Mencken and Antoinette Feleky, wife of Charles Feleky, a close friend of Mencken's. Other items include several typed manuscripts, bibliographic information compiled from newspaper and magazine...
    • MS-002: The Papers of Franklin O. Loveland

    • Loveland, Franklin O.;Loveland, Franklin O. -- Correspondence;Wake, C. Staniland (Charles Staniland), 1835-1910;Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs;Belize;Shawnee Indians;Shawnee Indians -- Social life and customs;Indians of North America --...
    • Series I is material Loveland collected while conducting research on British anthropologist Charles S. Wake (1835 - 1910) and includes correspondence between Loveland and other Wake scholars. Series II constitutes the bulk of the collection and...
    • MS-003: The Papers of Dr. Amos E. Taylor, Gettysburg Class of 1915

    • Taylor, Amos Elias, 1893-1972;Taylor, Amos Elias, 1893-1972 -- Diaries;World War, 1914-1918;World War, 1914-1918 -- Sources;Economists;Diaries;Scrapbooks;United States. Dept. of Commerce and Labor;Gettysburg College -- Papers of Alumni
    • The Amos E. Taylor collection contains typed copies of personal diaries and day books written throughout his life, beginning in his youth and ending with his death in 1972. These include diaries written during his Gettysburg College days, military...
    • MS-004: The Papers of Frank H. Kramer, Gettysburg College Class of 1914

    • Kramer, Frank H;World War, 1914-1918 -- Correspondence;World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence;Art, Asian;Scrapbooks;Photographs;Gettysburg College -- Papers of Alumni;Gettysburg College -- Papers of Faculty
    • Of special note to researchers are the photo album of campus life in the nineteen-teens, scrapbook of commencement activities between 1939 and 1948 and correspondence from soldiers in camp during both world wars. Other items in the collection...
    • MS-005: The Papers of Charles H. Huber, Gettysburg College Class of 1892

    • Huber, Charles H., 1949-;Huber, Charles H., 1949- -- Correspondence;Huber, Eli;Gettysburg College -- Papers of Alumni;Gettysburg College -- Papers of Faculty;Gettysburg Academy;Gettysburg College. Women's Division
    • Series I is the bulk of the collection containing correspondence ranging from 1928 to 1937 and divided into five sub-series: personal correspondence, business correspondence, political correspondence, women's division correspondence, and Gettysburg...
    • MS-006: Papers of the Philomathaean and Phrenakosmian Societies

    • Literature -- Societies, etc;Pennsylvania College. Philomathaean Society;Pennsylvania College. Phrenakosmian Society
    • The bulk of the collection consists of the official record books of the two societies and their libraries. Constitutions, minute books, account books and library circulation records cover the period 1831-1924 (with gaps). There are several library...
    • MS-007: The Papers of Jerry Spinelli, Class of 1963

    • Spinelli, Jerry;Children's literature, American;Children's literature -- Authorship;Authors, American -- 20th century;Manuscripts;Gettysburg College -- Papers of Alumni
    • The Jerry Spinelli collection traces the writing career of the children's author from 1961-2003. The papers consist mainly of various versions of manuscripts including his original handwritten manuscripts, several editions of his books and some...
    • MS-008: The Papers of William H. Young

    • Young, William H., 1820-1865;Young, William H., 1820-1865 -- Correspondence;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --...
    • This collection consists primarily of correspondence between William H. Young and his wife Susan from August 10, 1862 through March 18, 1865 (with gaps). Most of the letters are written by Young to his wife, with the exception of one dated February...
    • MS-009: Ambrose Henry Hayward Papers

    • Hayward, Ambrose Henry;Hayward, Ambrose Henry -- Correspondence;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;United...
    • The collection consists primarily of correspondence from the period April 14, 1861 through August 17, 1864. The bulk of the letters were written by A.H. Hayward to his father, sister and brothers, but the collection includes 3 letters written by...
    • MS-010: The Papers of the Linnaean Association

    • Pennsylvania College. Linnaean Association;Pennsylvania College. Linnaean Association -- Correspondence;Science -- United States -- Societies, etc.
    • The Linnaean Association collection is varied in its makeup. Contents include published versions of addresses given by association-sponsored speakers copies of the four volumes of the faculty publication The Literary Record and Journal of the...
    • MS-011: The Lewis W. Tway Collection

    • Tway, Lewis W;Tway, Lewis W. -- Correspondence;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Antiquities;United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --...
    • The consists of two boxes of Civil War mementos. Items carried by Tway during the war include a ""housewife"", bible, inkwell, diary, currency (fractional and postage) and photographs (of himself and another soldier). The collection contains a...
    • MS-013: Karl Friedrich May Collection

    • May, Karl Friedrich, 1842-1912;Authors, German;German literature -- 19th century;Manuscripts
    • This collection does not include any manuscripts or personal papers of May and is thought to have been separated previously from the Major General Charles Willoughby Collection (MS - 024.) The 2-volume typescript English translation of May's In the...
    • MS-014: The Thomas Cheshire Papers

    • Cheshire, Thomas;Cheshire, Thomas -- Correspondence;United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --...
    • The Thomas Cheshire Papers consists mainly of his handwritten document describing his capture, prison experience, and escape from Andersonville. The manuscript is supplemented by correspondence written by Cheshire's family members, army officials,...
    • MS-015: Frederick H. Kronenberger Papers, Company G, 2nd Regiment New Jersey Volunteers

    • Kronenberger, Frederick H;Kronenberger, Frederick H. -- Correspondence;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;United...
    • The bulk of the collection consists of 26 letters written by Kronenberger to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kronenberger, and aunts and uncles Hill and Ludwig while posted at Camp Perrine, Trenton, New Jersey, in December 1863, and from a camp...
    • MS-016: Edmund Burke Papers

    • Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797;Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797 -- Correspondence;Authors, English -- 18th century -- Correspondence;Authors, English -- 18th century;Philosophers -- 18th century;Philosophers -- 18th century -- Correspondence
    • The collection consists of 9 letters written between 1762 and 1796 from Charles O'Hara, Joseph Herford, John Nobel, Lord Charlemont (James Caulfeild), Dorothy Silburn, Richard Champion, De Genouillae and Britannicus, one letter written by William...
    • MS-017: Mervin R. Hamsher Papers

    • Hamsher, Mervin R;Hamsher, Mervin R. -- Correspondence;Gettysburg College -- Papers of Alumni
    • The bulk of the Hamsher collection consists of personal correspondence between 1875 - 1969, from his father, Oliver C., sister, Elsie and brother Merle, his classmates from college and his classmate's children. Other items in the collection are...
    • MS-019: The Donald F. Lybarger Collection

    • Lybarger, Donald F. (Donald Fisher), b. 1896;Lybarger, Donald F. (Donald Fisher), b. 1896 -- Correspondence;World War, 1914-1918 -- Correspondence;Photographs;Gettysburg College -- Papers of Alumni
    • This collection consists of a disbound class memorial which has been kept in its original order. The original letters have been removed for archival preservation and replaced with copies. Almost all letters are written from Gettysburg College...
    • MS-020: The Papers of John H. Warner

    • Warner, John H;Warner, John H. -- Correspondence;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence;United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;United States. Army --...
    • The John H. Warner collection consists of thirty-eight letters written by Warner to family members and friends during the period October 1, 1862 - May 5, 1865.

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