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Identifier: Mss 0100
Abstract The Fuligni family correspondence collection dates from 1937 to 1948 and contains correspondence between members of the Fuligni family living in Rome and Rutherford, NJ. The collection documents the mood in Italy in the time just prior to World War II and offers a unique window into the everyday lives and struggles of Italian immigrants in the United States.
Identifier: Mss 0090
Abstract This collection documents the life of Jacob I. Fass, a chemical engineer who worked at National Oil Products Co. (NOPCO) during WWII and later went on to start his own chemical company. Much of the material in the collection dates from the volatile years of 1942 to 1945 and includes correspondence with his diverse group of friends and family, secret notes taken during his work at NOPCO, and a small number of photographs.
Identifier: Mss 0091
Abstract Jean Phillips Cootes (1922-2004) was a patroness of American and Italian arts and music and wife of senior American diplomat Merritt Cootes. She entered the Foreign Service in 1944 and served as a stenographer on the staff of General Lucius Clay, chief of the United States occupation forces in Germany. The Jean Phillips Cootes collection contains personal correspondence, a small amount of clippings, and a history of her home, Il Palagetto, in Florence, Italy.
Identifier: Mss 0020
Abstract Trinidad (Trina) Padilla de Sanz (1864-1957) was a Puerto Rican poet, suffragist, and composer. Her lifetime spanned several of the most defining moments of Puerto Rico’s history, all collected in her writings and correspondence with some of the most influential people in Puerto Rico and Latin America at the time. She adopted the pen name “La Hija del Caribe” in honor of her father José Gualberto Padilla (1829-1896), a prominent medic, poet, and political activist known as “El Caribe”. La Hija...