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Francis Russell Papers,

Correspondence, 1914-1994, n.d.
3.0 linear feet
Catalog Number: M159.1

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Series Description:
Correspondence, 1914-1994, with a large number of undated letters. The series consists primarily of private correspondence, mostly between family members and personal friends, but also contains letters to Russell from others, including Ezra Pound and Henry Beston. Also included are letters from editors and publishing houses concerning Russell's publications.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically, with undated correspondence arranged alphabetically by surname at end of series.
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Restrictions:None.


Writings
8.5 linear feet
Catalog Number: M159.2

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Series Description:
Contains six subseries: Articles and stories; Poetry; Miscellaneous notes and manuscripts; Notebooks; Journals; and Other people. Includes writings consisting of drafts and proofs of book manuscripts. Also consists of drafts and variations of articles, fiction, book reviews, poetry, journals, notebooks, research notes and materials, and unpublished works. Also included are expository and creative writings by others.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by title.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


Biographical Information
0.5 linear feet
Catalog Number: M159.3

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Series Description:
Contains two subseries: General and Legal. Series consists of biographical information, including Russell's Harvard University diploma and transcript, publishing contracts, divorce proceedings, family journals and date-books, items relating to his daughter, Sara, and miscellaneous materials such as travel receipts and membership cards.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by subject.
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Restrictions:None.


Military
1.5 linear feet
Catalog Number: M159.4

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Series Description:
Materials concerning Russell's military career, including documentation of his honorable discharge and other personal documents, intelligence course papers and notes, various pamphlets and booklets, and miscellaneous related items.
Arrangement:Arranged by subject.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


Images
1.5 linear feet
Catalog Number: M159.5

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Series Description:
Chiefly photographs of people, places and objects, many of which are unidentified and undated. Also includes postcards, photograph albums, framed photographs, and ballistic photographs from the Sacco-Vanzetti case, about which Russell wrote a number of articles. A lesser grouping of negatives and transparencies is also included in the series.
Arrangement:Arranged categorically by: people; places and objects; postcards; framed photographs of people; photographic albums; ballistic photographs; other images; and negatives and transparencies.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


Ephemera and Printed Miscellany
0.5 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M159.6

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Series Description:
Printed matter collected by Russell on a number of subjects, but chiefly about academic institutions such as Harvard University, the Roxbury Latin School, Bowdoin College, Trinity College of Dublin, Wellesley, as well as others.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by subject.
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Restrictions:None.


Clippings
1.0 linear foot
Catalog Number: M159.7

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Series Description:
Primarily miscellaneous clippings, either for research on various articles or for personal interest. The series includes a few of Russell's writings clipped from newspapers and magazines. Also within the series are two journals of clippings collected by Russell.
Arrangement:Arranged by subject into categories: writings, miscellaneous, and journals of clippings.
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Restrictions:None.


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