Depositions--Virginia; Trials (Assault and battery)--Virginia; Indians of North America--Virginia
Deposition regarding the case of Benjamin Tucker, charged with "trespass, assault, & battery and false imprisonment" of "Indians" Phillis, Phebe, Eaton, Patt, and Sarah. The testimony, signed by Walker Crutchfield, Clerk of Petersburg District...
Two-page deposition of Samuel Whittelsey of Wallingford, Connecticut, describing a meeting between Reverend Mr. Joseph Noyse [Noyes] of New Haven [Connecticut], and Mr. Wharam Mather of South New Haven [Connecticut], where Mather asked for prayers...
Two-page letter dated April 3, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn asking "to know the truth about Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant" and discussing his upcoming book that he plans to publish in several chapters.
Grinnell, Iowa, April 21, 1898.
It was good to receive your greeting. Your words are full of the fellowship of your spirit. I thank you, and ask you to thank your Japanese friend on my behalf for the “Second Book of Fragments.” I...
July 5th, 1906.
Dear Edwin Markham-
I thank you very much for your kind letter about my play. You say:”There are some things we are all compelled to say nothing about in our plays and novels. I am stating a fact, not arguing a case.” I take it...
May 14 1913
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Bless your hearts for promptly reassuring me as to Tiger! Your letter came when I was still wondering whether my friends and readers would understand my writing and printing it. As far as I have heard, the attacks...
May 26th, 1917.
West New Brighton, L.I.
Was much disappointed to miss you at Mrs. Stockwell’s when I ran over at breakfast time Thursday morning, as I had a bee in my bonnet which I wished to put in your...
September 6, 1920
Your letters, all fillied with tender concern for me, reached my hand and thouched my heart. I understand your point of view. You think doubtless that my happiness depends upon my relation to some church, especially to...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The Forgotten Purpose of Jesus.
March 1, 1939
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Dear Edwin Markham:
Don’t you think, because I fail to write you, that I do not often think of you, and wish that I could see you and talk over conditions in the world – conditions...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
Two-page printed blank form filled out in manuscript with the deposition of Mr. Samuel Patterson of the firm of Smylie and Patterson of Charleston, South Carolina. Prepared by notary public Abraham Crouch, Patterson declares shipment of 140 bales...
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church ;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;National Federation of Catholic College Students (U.S.);Social action;Social Action Secretariat
List of sixteen films for viewing during Interracial Justice Week 1964:
Walk in my Shoes
Harvest of Shame
All the Way Home
Brotherhood of Man
Crisis in Levittown
The New Girl
Report from Alabama
A Picture Report on...
Coffin, John,1756-1838; Campbell, George, 1736-1799; Perkins, Sergeant; Atwood, Isaac, Captain; Livingston, John William, Captain; Chapman, Thomas, Captain; Campbell, Dougall, Lieutenant; Great Britain. Army; Courts-martial and courts of...
Drafts of Major John Coffins statements in reply to the defense of Lieutenant-Colonel George Campbell at Campbells court martial. The first draft (eleven pages, numbered as 5,  leaves) is addressed to ""Mr. President & Gentlemen of the Board,""...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Letter of protest sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student
"My Dear Mother,
As of the the group responsible for the circulars and in justice to holders of lists, with the exception of a few sheets of an old...
Illustration of two kittens wearing bonnets and sitting and sewing. Verso side: text,"Truth New York has on exhibit in the show window of Collins' Japanese store,$1,500 in presents to be given free to lucky guessers. Go in now and guess!."
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;National Federation of Catholic College Students (U.S.);Social action
Minutes from Interracial Justice Regional Meeting held October 14, 1951 at Manhattanville College.
"The crux of our discussion was whether the most efficient and best way to eliminate prejudice is to present the truth, by appealing to the...