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Albert Laws papers

by Engle, Margaret LawsLaws, AlbertLaws, Victor JrTruitt, Maude Perdue Laws (1795 – 1997)

13 boxes,  2 oversize folders (10.25 linear feet)

Abstract: The Albert Laws papers consist of the official and personal records of Albert Laws, and the family records of Margaret Laws Engle, Victor Laws Jr., and Maude Perdue Laws Truitt. The collection documents Albert Laws’ career as an officer in the United States Army, including his service in the Spanish American War and in the Philippine-American War from 1889-1908. The papers include a photograph album and ephemera from the West Point Class of 1893; correspondence, documents and photographs of the 24th US Infantry and 35th Infantry, USV; an eyewitness account of the Battle of San Juan Hill; and a proclamation signed by Emilio Aguinaldo, the first President of the Philippines. The papers also include Albert Laws’ personal correspondence from 1889-1908, with notes by his niece, Margaret Laws Engle. The collection also documents the family genealogy of the Bacon, Laws and Truitt families of Sussex County, Delaware and Wicomico and Worcester Counties, Maryland from 1795-1997. The papers include the personal correspondence and financial records of William L. Laws from 1853-1924 and genealogical notes from Margaret Laws Engle, Victor Laws Jr and Maude Perdue Laws Truitt. The papers also include a survey from 1795, records of the 30th Virginia Infantry Regiment, CSA from 1862 and a business ledger from 1864-1896.

Identifier: 1991.031
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Cuban Leaf Impression Drawings

by Goddard, Mary Elizabeth (1865)

1 drawer (0.2 linear feet)

Mary Elizabeth Goddard (later Ticknor) drew the 53 leaf impressions in this collection around 1865 while living in Cuba for two years with her childhood acquaintance, Leila Echeverria. While the carefully arranged drawings document the presence of both economic crops and native plants prior to the island’s deforestation, it is unknown whether she resided at the consular quarters in Matanzas or the Echeverria plantation in the same region. 

Associated Subjects: Graphic Arts • Science • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2017.014
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Cuban Propaganda Poster Collection

by Feria Internacional del Libro (2005)

1 oversize folder (0.1 linear feet)

The Cuban Propaganda Poster Collection documents Cuban politics and their propaganda campaign against racism and support of solidarity with international groups such as those in Vietnam, South Africa, Guatemala, Palestine, and the Black Panthers. This collection consists of 60 color reproduction posters, reprinted in 2005, by the Organization of Solidarity with the People of Asia, Africa and Latin America. The posters include topics such as the Castro Revolution, Vietnam and Latin America during the Cold War, Angola propaganda art, Puerto Rico Independence, Anti-Apartheid propaganda in Zimbabwe and South Africa, socialist propaganda in Africa, Guatemala solidarity, Palestine solidarity, and African American Civil Rights.

Associated Subjects: Graphic Arts • International Relations • Politics • Posters • Racism
Identifier: SC2020.014
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

The Mentor Collection

by Mentor Association (1916 – 1919)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

The Mentor was an American educational serial published from 1913 to 1930. Each issue of The Mentor focused on a different topic and were written by guest authors and the editorial staff. Most issues also included full page images with descriptions on the back. This collection of The Mentor dates from 1916 to 1919 and includes issues 118 thru 193 with some gaps.

Associated Subjects: Art • Education • Environmental History • Government • Industry • Military History • Music • Photographs • Publications
Identifier: SC2023.001
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment