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Bruce family

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Works: 311 works in 389 publications in 2 languages and 2,744 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Genealogy  Photographs  Albums (Books)  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Personal narratives‡vConfederate 
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Wolfhall and Tottenham: the homes of the Seymour and the Bruce [families] by William Maurice Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence of James Bruce (1763-1837) and James Coles Bruce (1806-1865), lists (ca. 1850s) of slaves, and memoirs (ca. 1938) of Walter Coles Bruce (1868-1953), describing life in Halifax County and Lexington, Va
Bruce family papers by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiefly newspaper clippings on the political life and community involvement of Alexander B. Bruce, Charles Wainwright, and David Bruce from various local newspapers such as the Boston, Herald, Boston Daily Globe, and Lawrence Daily Eagle. Also includes clippings of Alec Bruce's letters from World War I which were published in the Lawrence Eagle Tribune, along with various general articles about World War I. Alec's original letters of his World War I experiences are also retained in the collection. There are photographs of the Bruce family, their home, as well as students of Phillips Academy. The collection also includes Charles Wainwright's daily diary from 1872 which documents personal life and work life at Arlington Mills, as well as David Bruce's claim agreement between Alfred J. Bates with M.H. Young on the Yukon River. Includes four scrapbooks, one documenting Alec's life as a baby into high school as well as three books: Immigrant City: Lawrence, Massachusetts 1845-1921 by Donald B. Cole, The Massachusetts Register from 1856 by George Adams, and Lawrence Up to Date, 1845-1895 published by Rushforth and Donohue Star Office
Bruce family papers by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiefly newspaper clippings on the political life and community involvement of Alexander B. Bruce, Charles Wainwright, and David Bruce from various local newspapers such as the Boston, Herald, Boston Daily Globe, and Lawrence Daily Eagle. Also includes clippings of Alec Bruce's letters from World War I which were published in the Lawrence Eagle Tribune, along with various general articles about World War I. Alec's original letters of his World War I experiences are also retained in the collection. There are photographs of the Bruce family, their home, as well as students of Phillips Academy. The collection also includes Charles Wainwright's daily diary from 1872 which documents personal life and work life at Arlington Mills, as well as David Bruce's claim agreement between Alfred J. Bates with M.H. Young on the Yukon River. Includes four scrapbooks, one documenting Alec's life as a baby into high school as well as three books: Immigrant City: Lawrence, Massachusetts 1845-1921 by Donald B. Cole, The Massachusetts Register from 1856 by George Adams, and Lawrence Up to Date, 1845-1895 published by Rushforth and Donohue Star Office
Papers of the Bruce, Jones and Murchison families( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers ca. 1820-1860 comment on education, attending religious "camp meetings," and include two letters from soldiers serving in the Mexican War (1846-1848), "Volunteering is not the thing I thought it was," and expecting no lasting peace in Mexico as long as the Catholic Church remained influential. A very few letters cover the Civil War period, including two letters, 26 July 1862 and 5 Nov. 1863, of Martha [Salley], (Orangeburg, S.C.) to "Aunt Eliza, "re home-front conditions and activities of the family and community, a reference to her brother "Towney" and his service with the Rebel Rangers (a group of students from The Citadel), describes the "wayside hospital" women's war work, by which women brought food and provisions for the trains of wounded and sick soldiers, "I have seen as many as three hundred [ladies] there," crowded conditions, high prices and inflation, making syrup, weaving homespun cloth, attending religious meetings, and offering an apology for using "a Confederate envelope, it is the fashion here."
Bruce family papers by Bruce Family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters, manuscripts, and documents of the Bruce family concerning the business affairs of the George Bruce & Company Type Foundry of New York City. There are seven letters of David Bruce, Jr., his biography of David Bruce, Sr., and other manuscripts and letters concerning his invention of the first successful type-casting machine as well as the patent agreements for the invention. Also, a group of ten letters from Thomas N. Rooker of the NEW YORK TRIBUNE to David Wolfe Bruce (1824-1895). There are several letters which relate to George Bruce (1781-1866), the founder of Bruce Type Foundry, as well as his manuscripts on printing and related fields. The collection also contains material relating to the Bruce entry in the Paris Universal Exposition of 1867, the financial records of the firm, miscellaneous correspondence with other printers, and type specimens. In addition, there is a scrapbook of memorabilia containing clippings, receipts, typographic magazines, and specimens of printing
OM69-10 Bruce Family Papers by Bruce family( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of the Bruce family
Bell family papers by Bell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Civil War letters of brothers Francis Harvey Bruce (14th Illinois Infantry, Company I) and Benjamin Pueple Bruce (114th Illinois Infantry, Company H) to their mother Mary Gunn Bruce McAlister, primarily from Tennessee
by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 16 letters in this collection were written to the Bruce brothers or to George's second wife, Catherine Wolfe Bruce ( - ). Correspondents include David Bruce; David and George Bruce's sister Wilhelmina Bruce (1785- ); Samuel Paterson (c. 1743- ), a family friend living in Dalreith, Scotland with whom the Bruces exchanged newspapers; and John David Wolfe (1792-1872), Catherine's brother. Most of the letters deal with family matters and with conditions in Europe, but there is also some discussion of the type founding business
Bruce Family Papers by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Brus family in England and Scotland, 1100-1295
Alternative Names
Bruse family

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English (75)

French (1)