Finding aids for four newly cataloged collections, and preliminary box lists for three recent acquisitions, have been added to the OASIS database this month, including one of world’s largest collections of materials relating to contortionists.
Processed by Bonnie B. Salt:
Burns M. Kattenberg Collection on Contortion and Other Papers
(MS Thr 648)
See below for a gallery of contortionists’ costumes.
Lewis Brown Costume Designs (MS Thr 667)
William Hobart Hare Missions Papers (MS AmW 105)
Processed by Michael W. Austin:
Montt Family Papers (MS Span 144)
The following collections are still unprocessed, but now have preliminary box lists on OASIS (all created by Melanie Wisner). Access to these collections requires permission of the curator.
John Haffenden Papers on William Empson (MS Eng 1664)
Louis Evan Shipman Papers (2009M-94)