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Gift of the author to the Buffalo, N.Y., Young Men's Association Library (1885,1887). Presented in response to a request for a manuscript from a library official, James Fraser Gluck.  Manuscript was received in the following installments: Title page…

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Handwritten diary kept in 1911 by Francis G. Barnes, M.D. of Hamburg, NY. Brief daily entries detail: personal and professional meetings, medical practice notes, medical practice notes, and financial matters.

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Handwritten diary kept in 1937 by Alice Mae Smith of Buffalo, NY. Brief daily entries detail family and social activities. Several entries also follow reports of local crimes relating to the murder of one woman, Mary Ellen Babcock, and the stabbing…

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"These fifty manuscript leaves were selected to illustrate the art of the manuscript during the period of its greatest development and influence. They have been taken from books written in various European scriptoria by Benedictine, Franciscan,…

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This WWI scrapbook of mementos kept and left by Mrs. Edward [Caroline Altes] Hickman are loaned by her grandson, Franklin Hickman Meyer, D.D.S. of Eden, NY. Contained in the collection are photos, postcards and correspondence. The many letters to…

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A guest book owned by the Darwin Martin family, containing many signatures, dated 1907-1930. Includes signatures of Carl Sandburg, p. [19] (page 27 of digital), and Frank Lloyd Wright, p.[24] (page 32 of digital).

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Sgt. Peyton Randolph Campbell, Company D, 306th Machine Gun Battalion served overseas from April 1918 until his death on September 4, 1918. A talented, young advertising executive for Pratt & Lambert, Campbell’s descriptive strengths are evident in…

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Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company (later Curtiss-Wright Corporation) was based in Hammondsport and Bath, NY until the rise in military orders required the expansion of manufacturing operations into the city of Buffalo, along with its headquarters.…

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Stereoscopic slides from the Library’s Rare Book Room collection depict World War I scenes with descriptions, including images of trenches and battlefields, armaments, soldiers and dignitaries.

A Stereoscope is a device by which two photographs…
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