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Ernesto Mejia Sanchez Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000578
  • Coleção

This collection pertains to Ernesto Mejia-Sanchez, who was a major Nicaraguan diplomat, poet, scholar, and critic whose papers are primarily in Spanish. Materials include photographs, correspondence, writings, publications, newspapers, course writings, and research materials from archives and libraries around the world.

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Warrington Penn Portraits

  • US TxAM-C C000576
  • Coleção
  • 1848-1876

These two volumes documents feature the personal and political reminiscences of journalist William S. Robinson and were edited and published by his wife in 1877. In the first edition, the first volume was expanded to two with extra illustrations (142 portraits and 53 autograph letters from prominent Americans of the time). Writing as “Warrington,” the journalist was especially noted for his reform positions and radical anti-slavery voice. The portraits and views represent a wide range of 19th-century American historic events, sites, and public figures.

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Political and Radical Ephemera Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000575
  • Coleção

This collection was intentionally developed, pulling together political documentation and radical writings of people of African descent from around the country.

J. B. Rayner Letter

  • US TxAM-C C000572
  • Coleção
  • 1900-10

The collection contains a letter written by J. B. Rayner announcing a forthcoming visit to Edna, Texas, dated October 19, 1900 (envelope included), and a handbill announcing Rayner's talk on October 27, 1900.

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Imamu Amiri Baraka Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000570
  • Coleção

This collection contains over 100 items, primarily books that are cataloged and available via the Libcat system. The manuscript and drawings are also cataloged and available via the Libcat system.

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African American Illustrated Postcards (Down in Sunny Dixie) Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000565
  • Coleção
  • 1938

This collection consists of an illustrated mailer postmarked New Orleans, and hand-addressed to Toledo OH, containing 18 accordion-folded 6in x 4in color photos purporting to show (stereotypical happy variety) black life in the south, with two songs, "Dixie Land" and "Dixieland for M" printed on the inside of the mailer with a cypress tree on one side of the fold and a photo of a black man and woman next to the address label.

These were reproduced from hand-tinted black and white originals. Postcard-size images, but double-sided without space for messages.

Illustrated European Periodicals of African Military Expeditions

  • US TxAM-C C000564
  • Coleção
  • 1821-1906

This collection includes over 11 different groupings of approximately 1 to 10 issues in each grouping. The latter half of the collection includes illustrations of African and African Americans in European periodicals.

Black Superheroes, Sidekicks, and Characters Comic Book Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000561
  • Coleção

These comics were created in countries that were ruled by colonial powers in Africa, namely Italy, France, Belgium, and Spain. The comics are both individual copies and bound volumes with numerous copies. They date from around 1926 to 1973.

Africana Studies Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000559
  • Coleção
  • 1883-1956; Undated

This collection encompasses a number of resources obtained with the support of A&M's Africana Studies Program.

Box 1, Teaching Aids, consists of chromo card albums that were published in continental Europe by various companies to garner support for the continuation of the control over colonies across Africa and Asia. Also, many of these albums intend to educate on the natural resources of the colonies and their indigenous inhabitants.

Box 2, Cards and Chromo Albums, consists of cards produced by various European companies that depict the African lifestyle and diaspora. Some cards also depict many stereotypes widely held by mainland European society. Also included are albums that may have been intended to educate the collector on topics such as the fauna of Africa, and the practice of hunting.

Box 3, Oversize Items, consists of more Chromo trade albums, teaching aids, ballots, and posters.

African Publications Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000558
  • Coleção
  • 1959-1965

This collection was developed for Africana Studies scholars interested in research on the continent of Africa. The materials consist of African publications between circa 1959-1965 from countries that include Zambia and parts of East Africa.

African American Southern Family Scrapbook

  • US TxAM-C C000557
  • Coleção
  • 1900

This collection consists of a photo scrapbook with six small charcoal images that depict African-American life in the rural south with an unrelated pictorial on-lay on the upper cover, all tied together with string.

Afro-American Society Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000555
  • Coleção
  • 1967-1968

Original black students' association charter. Authored by Ken Lewallen and Antwine Jefferson in Fall 1967-68.

Abolitionists' Archive

  • US TxAM-C C000553
  • Coleção
  • 1795-1910; Undated

The collection contains over 100 rare letters, autograph quotations, and photographs from 50 major figures in the American antislavery struggle, including several rare autographs from key British abolitionists. Many of the individuals noted provided selfless support, financially, morally, and wrote on behalf of the abolishment of the 'peculiar' institution of slavery. Some of the well-known abolitionists include Henry Ward Beecher, Blanche K. Bruce, William Channing, William Lloyd Garrison, Joshua R. Giddings, the Grimke sisters, Gerrit Smith, Thaddeus Stevens, Charles Sumner, and Lewis Tappan, one of the leading financial supporters of the Amistad Africans.

The collection contains photographs and newspaper clippings of these 50 prominent abolitionists.

Gigi Edgley Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000548
  • Coleção
  • 1999

This collection consists of "Durka Returns", a script for Episode 15, Season 1 of the joint Australian-American television series Farscape (1999-2003). The episode, originally released in 1999, is notable for introducing the character Chiana, played by Gigi Edgley. It was written by Rockne S. O'Bannon and Grant McAloon.

The script was originally the property of Edgley's, and has been heavily marked up with her acting notes and edits. It is inscribed to Jeremy Brett, to whom it was given in early 2023.

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David Drake Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000527
  • Coleção
  • 1990-1996; Undated

This collection contains letters, postcards, and artwork sent to Drake by his friends and his fans that he compiled over the years.

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Kristine Kathryn Rusch The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000516
  • Coleção

This collection consists of manuscripts of short fiction, book reviews, and nonfiction pieces submitted to The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction during the editorship of Kristine Kathryn Rusch from 1991-1997. (Several stories in the collection would be actually published in F&SF by Rusch's successor Gordon Van Gelder, who edited the magazine between 1997-2015.) With a few exceptions, all of the manuscripts were eventually published in the magazine.

Many of the manuscripts in the collection contain handwritten edits, most of which are grammatical or structural and made by copyeditors. A minority of edits, some of them more substantive textual alterations, appear to have been made by the authors themselves.

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Henri Dron's United States of Earth Imaginary Utopia

  • US TxAM-C C000503
  • Coleção
  • 1876 - 1903

This collection contains the maps of The United States of Earth dated 1876-1903, by Henri Dron, who was a geographer that envisioned a utopia of the world united into several states.

Dron's utopia consists of six maps of each continental confederation with annotations of his utopia visions. The goal of unity is depicted in three maps of Europe with connective highways along the Danube river and with Dron's Universal Renovating Academy. The world map shows all twelve states under the United States of Earth to end international strife.

The collection also includes three newsletters, the Ideograph, where Dron shared his utopia ideas by giving examples of his maps and explaining them in detail. Lastly, there are two documents where Dron is attempting to recruit and register subscribers to his newsletters and ideals. Dron's archive displays map development and how it ties to political ideologies at the turn of the century.

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George R.R. Martin Fan Mail Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000501
  • Coleção
  • 1987 - 2020

This collections consists of fan mail received by noted author George R.R. Martin, including letters, cards, requests for signed bookplates, invitations, and solicitations. Most of the fan mail concerns Martin's fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire and its television adaptation Game of Thrones. A large subseries concerns fan response to the television show Beauty and the Beast (1987-1990), for which Martin was a writer and producer.

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Rachel Caine Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000496
  • Coleção
  • February 2021 (files created for server transfer)

This digital collection consists of literary manuscripts and related materials from urban fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal romance author Rachel Caine (Roxanne Longstreet Conrad). The materials in this collection include manuscripts, in varying iterations and states of production, for books in Caine's later series The Great Library, The Honors, and Stillhouse Lake. Also present in many of these book files are items of correspondence, synopses, graphics, and research materials.

Materials are also included for Caine's unfinished Kickstarter-funded Weather Warden novel Red Hot Rain, and for several of her short stories.

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Huntsville Prison Siege Clippings Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000494
  • Coleção
  • 1974

This collection contains newspaper articles from the Huntsville Item about the Huntsville Prison Siege that lasted from July 24th to August 3rd, 1974. Fred Carrasco, a life sentence inmate, smuggled firearms into his cell, and with two other inmate accomplices, he took fifteen hostages, 11 being prison workers and 4 being inmates. The convicts walked the hostages to an escape car they had arranged, but officers and FBI agents shot them with a fire hose, compelling the convicts to kill two hostages and then for Carrasco to apparently kill himself. The other two convicts were sentenced to death row and the siege would become the longest prison siege in US history.

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Eva Long Anderson

  • US TxAM-C C000493
  • Coleção
  • 1890-1900

This collection contains a personal ledger of Eva Long Anderson. She includes grocery lists, receipts, remedies for ailments, recipes, and newspaper clippings from the 1890s-1900. The remedies are particular for various diseases ranging from sulfur for smallpox, elecampane root for rabies, and potash for warts. Her son, Mr. Anderson provided the ledger for Cushing Archive in 1964 and the correspondents are included in the box between himself and the archive at the time, Ernest Langford.

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Victor A. Barraco '15 Yell Leader Medal

  • US TxAM-C C000425
  • Coleção

This collection contains a framed medal for "Best Yell Leader, All Times, 1914-1915" presented to V. A. Barraco by Athletes and Coach Moran.

MSC Nova Game Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000391
  • Coleção
  • 1978-1998

This collection consists of various card/board games and role-playing game modules and gamebooks (separately cataloged) collected by MSC Nova, the now-defunct Texas A&M University student group devoted to tabletop gaming. Also included are some various objects relating to the organization.

John Brunner The Tides of Time Collection

  • US TxAM-C C000388
  • Coleção
  • 1984

This collection consists of the so-called 'foul matter' from John Brunner's 1984 novel The Tides of Time. Materials include a signed letter of authentication from Brunner, dated May 11, 1989; and the corrected proofs from the novel, signed on the first page by Brunner and containing copyedits made by the author.

_The Tides of Time_was published by Ballantine Books/Del Rey in 1984, and concerns the lives of two people trapped on a deserted island who awake each day having lived different lives in different times.

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Texas A&M Miscellaneous Memorabilia

  • US TxAM-C C000376
  • Coleção

This collection contains collectible items from A&M College (AMC, TAMC) and A&M University (TAMU) such as buttons, medals, hat pins, watch fobs, nails, etc.

Maxwell Perkins and Theodore Naidish Correspondence

  • US TxAM-C C000367
  • Coleção
  • 1942-1947

This collection consists of one binder containing correspondence between editor Maxwell Perkins of Charles Scribner's Sons publishing house, and author Theodore Naidish from 1942-1949. The binder also contains a full description of all the correspondence.

Naidish was under contract with Scribner's during the period in which these letters were written, and was by all accounts a brilliant but somewhat fragile and volatile writer. In 1944 Scribner's published his boxing novel, Watch Out for Willie Carter. The novelist's letters to Perkins are especially revealing, providing insight into Naidish's inner thoughts, and include a great deal of commentary on the progression of his various literary endeavors; he asks for money, discusses the specifics of drafts of his works on which the two men have been working together, and requests that Perkins become his executor.

42 of the items are in separate mylar sleeves, some items are typed and some are in cursive writing.

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