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Rothberg, Abraham

The Abraham Rothberg Papers contain material related to literature Rothberg wrote and edited, such as typescript copies of manuscripts and publisher correspondence. The collection also includes research materials he utilized for his writings, material related to his dissertation on Jack London, documents from the time he spent as professor, editor and journalist at various universities, publishing houses, and periodicals, and correspondence sent to and received from family, friends, and colleagues.

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University of Rochester

The Academic Regalia collection contains robes, hoods, and caps worn by University of Rochester administrators, faculty, students, and trustees at formal events. Descriptions of regalia include the name of the manufacturer (Cotrell and Leonard, for example) when this information is known. Each set of regalia has been assigned a number, which appears before the title of the item(s).

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Lindsley, Adaline, 1820-1847

Adaline's diary, kept from August 1840 - March 1843, when she was in her early twenties, reveals an intelligent and lively young woman, whose ambitions were challenged by her era's gender conventions, as well as the debilitating effects of tuberculosis. The diary not only captures the hopes and faith of Adaline, the intimacies of the Lindsley family, and community life in her Yates County, New York village in the early 1840s, it also documents a unique period of growth and transition in ante-bellum America.

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Works, Adam Clark, 1834-1908

The Adam Clark Works Papers contain correspondence from his family and friends. Also included are diaries belonging to Adam Clark Works, his first wife, Mrs. Elida I. (Van Sickle) Works, his second wife, Mrs. Ellen (Mihill) Works, his daughter, Ruth Elida Works, and his brother, George Washington William Works. The collection also contains memorabilia, photographs and a china figurine, "Three O'Clock in the Morning." The bulk of his papers are from the 1860's. The family correspondence includes letters from his mother, Mrs. Julia (Coolidge) Works Crouch, his brothers, George Washington William Works, Robert Miller Works, Obadiah Works, his halfbrothers, James Chesterfield Crouch, Benjamin F. Crouch, and his uncle, George Griswold, who raised him after his father, George W. Works, died in 1839. The collection includes courtship and marriage letters, from both wives of Adam Clark Works. His first wife, Elida, died in 1869 after a prolonged illness. Her letters are filled with descriptive detail concerning methods of medical treatment at the Castile Water Cure Sanatorium in 1868. Adam Clark Works' in-laws, Mary and Henry C. C. Van Sickel (or Van Sickle), referred to as "Ma" and "Pa," and the Rev. Norris and Mellissa (Lamson) Mihill (or Mihills) carried on an extensive correspondence with him. The sisters of his second wife, Ellen, Mrs. Emma (Mihill) Marsh and Mrs. Caroline (Mihill) Lengfeld also wrote often. Adam Clark Works' correspondence also includes letters from many friends. Several were from former students and teaching acquaintances. The Rev. Herbert Franklin Fisk, President of Genesee Wesleyan Seminary (1868-72) and Principal of the Preparatory School at Northwestern University wrote frequently. Another close friend that he corresponded with throughout his adult life was James M. Hodge, a professor of natural science at Fort Edward Collegiate Institute, Fort Edward, N.Y. and later a partner in Ogelsby and Hodge, Plumbers, Gas & Steam Fitters of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also corresponded with Joel Dorman Steele (1836-1886), author of several scientific and historical books. Of special interest are the letters from Robert H. Skinner, which give a detailed account of the Civil War from his enlistment in the 77th Regiment, N.Y. Volunteers, Company D, from November 7, 1861 until his release on March 12, 1863. Lt. Skinner's letters describe his company's march to Washington, the camp conditions, Army supplies, military engagements, medical treatment of the wounded, and the attitude of the men toward the war.

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Mappa, Adam Gérard, 1754-1828

The Mappa Papers include 47 letters, 1778-1833 and undated, the majority being for the period 1789-1795. Almost all are in Dutch, with the rest in French. The correspondence is both personal, and pertaining to the business of the Holland Land Co., particularly in the Boonville and Oldenbarneveldt (Trenton) areas of Oneida County, N. Y.

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University of Rochester

The ADAM International Review Papers contain records from the University of Rochester's affiliation with the literary magazine ADAM. These materials date from 1968 to 1973. The papers also include photocopied manuscripts that the magazine's founder-editor, Miron Grindea, donated to the University. The collection is organized into five series: 1) correspondence, 2) distribution, 3) finances, 4) publicity, and 5) manuscripts.

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Crapsey, Adelaide, 1878-1914

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscript and typed copies of poems, manuscript and typed drafts of the studies of metrics, reading notes, critical notices of Verse, published and unpublished articles about Adelaide Crapsey, photographs and memorabilia.

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Rodenbeck, Adolph Julius

The Adolph Julius Rodenbeck Papers contains essays and speeches by Rodenbeck, mostly written during his last year as a student at the University of Rochester (1885), his term as mayor of Rochester (1902-1903), and as New York State Supreme Court Justice (1916-1932).