Charles Sumner collection  1840-1874 (bulk 1852-1874)
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Contents List

Container / Location Title
 
Gordon family papers,  1853-1883 [series]
 
Josiah H. Gordon correspondence [subseries]
 
Letters from Josiah H. Gordon to his family,  1853-1882
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon from Hagerstown, Md. to Kate Gordon,  1853 (10 letters)
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon from Annapolis, Frederick, Hagerstown & Washington to Kate Gordon,  April-September 1861 (38 letters)
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon from Fort Lafayette to Kate Gordon,  September-October 1861 (12 letters)
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon from Fort Warren to Kate Gordon,  November 1861 (10 letters)
 
Josiah H. Gordon to son Robert H. Gordon,  November 1861 (1 letter)
 
1 bill for purchase of writing paper-Josiah H. Gordon
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon from Fort Warren to Kate Gordon,  December 1861 (14 letters )
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon from Fort Warren to Kate Gordon undated [ 1861] (4 letters)
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon from Fort Warren to Kate Gordon,  December 1861 (10 letters )
 
Josiah H. Gordon from Fort Warren to son Robert H. Gordon,  December 1861 (1 letter)
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon from Fort Warren to Kate Gordon,  January-May 6, 1862 (82 letters)    [Note: The February 4, 1861 letter has a map of Gordon's room]
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon, after his release from prison but before his return home, to Kate Gordon Letters are from Bedford and Huntington, Pa, and Jessup's Cut and Pierce Land, Md.  May 8-July 8 1862 (15 letters)
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon in Baltimore to Kate Gordon,  1863 (1 letter )
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon in Cumberland to Kate Gordon,  1866 (1 letter )
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon in Annapolis & Cumberland to Kate Gordon & Robert H. Gordon,  1867 (3 letters)
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon in Cumberland to son Robert H. Gordon,  1868 (12 letters)
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon in Cumberland, Baltimore & Annapolis to son Robert H. Gordon,  1869 (18 letters)
  Box   1
Josiah H. Gordon in Washington to Kate Gordon,  1869 (1 letter )
  Box   2
Josiah H. Gordon in Cumberland & Annapolis to his son Robert H. Gordon at Roanoke College, Salem, Va.,  January-October 1870 ( 7 letters)
  Box   2
Josiah H. Gordon in Annapolis & Salem, Va. to Kate Gordon in Cumberland, Md.,  January 1870 (10 letters & 1 telegram)
  Box   2
Josiah H. Gordon in Annapolis & Cumberland to Kate Gordon,  March-November 1870 (5 letters)
  Box   2
Josiah H. Gordon in Cumberland to son Robert H. Gordon,  March-June 1871 (5 letters)
  Box   2
Josiah H. Gordon in Annapolis to Kate Gordon,  May 1871 (1 letter)
  Box   2
Josiah H. Gordon in Cumberland to Kate Gordon,  1878 ( 2 letters)
  Box   2
Josiah H. Gordon in Annapolis, Baltimore, & Cumberland to Kate Gordon,  1880-1883 (4 letters)
  Box   2
Josiah H. Gordon in Cumberland to daughter Helen Gordon,  1882 (2 letters)
 
Miscellaneous letters to Josiah H. Gordon
  Box   2
2 threatening notes  undated [1861] from "Union men of Hagerstown" to Josiah H. Gordon
  Box   2
 1861 from Washington & Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon (2 letters)
  Box   2
 1862Letter to Josiah H. Gordon from various places in Maryland (8 letters)
  Box   2
2 Patriotic "Southern" poems,  1862 and  undated
 
Business Letters to Josiah H. Gordon
  Box   2
Business letters to Josiah H. Gordon,  1861 (9 letters)
  Box   2
Business letters to Josiah H. Gordon,  1862 (23 letters)
  Box   2
Business letters to Josiah H. Gordon,  1863-1866 (3 letters)
  Box   2
Business letters to Josiah H. Gordon,  1881-1882 (2 letters)
 
Kate Gordon correspondence (Also Robert H. Gordon when written on the same paper) [subseries]
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  1853 (8 letters )
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  undated[1853] (2 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  1860 (1 letter )
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon, with 1 note from Robert H. Gordon enclosed,  April 1861 (8 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  May 1861 (2 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  June 1861 (4 letters )
  Box   2
Letters from friends and relatives to Kate Gordon,  June 1861 (4 letters)
  Box   2
Mr. Skinner, Robert H. Gordon's school teacher in Cumberland  undated [1861 or 1862]
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  August 1861 (3 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  July-August 1861 (7 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon [3 have letters from Robert H. Gordon enclosed, including sketch of flag and canon]  September 1861 (9 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon [3 with notes from Robert H. Gordon]  October 1861 (6 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon  November 1861 (7 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  December 1861 (4 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  undated [1861] (2 letters)
  Box   2
 September-December 1861, from friends to Kate Gordon (13 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  January 1862 (7 letters)
 
Robert H. Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  January 17, 1862 (1 letter)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon [1 essay on "Ice" by Robert H. Gordon enclosed]  February 1862 (9 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  March 1862 (12 letters)
 
Robert H. Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  March 1862 (2 letters)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  April 1862 (11 letters)
 
Robert H. Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  April 1862 (1 letter)
  Box   2
Kate Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  May 1862 (4 letters)
 
Robert H. Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon,  May 1862 (1 letter)
  Box   2
From friends to Kate Gordon,  1862 (8 letters)
 
Robert H. Gordon correspondence [subseries]
  Box   2
Robert H. Gordon to Kate Gordon and Josiah H. Gordon,  1859 and  undated (4 letters)
  Box   2
Robert H. Gordon to Josiah H. Gordon [2 with notes, one from Kate Gordon, one from Jane Umbaugh]  1861 (11 letters)
  Box   2
Robert H. Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon [2 have notes from Kate Gordon]  1862 (9 letters)
  Box   2
Robert H. Gordon in Cumberland to Josiah H. Gordon [1 with note from Kate Gordon]  undated [1861 or 1862] ( 6 letters)
 
Other authors (arranged alphabetically) [subseries]
  Box   2
H.D. Downey in Mercersburg, Pa. to Josiah H. Gordon  undated [c. 1837] (1 letter)
  Box   2
William G. Harrison from Fort Warren to Josiah H. Gordon, now released,  May 1862 (2 letters)
  Box   2
E.G. Kilbourn to Josiah H. Gordon at Fort Warren,  April 1862 (1 letter)
  Box   2
Herbert Umbaugh to Kate Gordon,  1861 and undated (2 letters)
  Box   2
Herbert Umbaugh to Kate Gordon,  1861 and  undated (2 letters)
  Box   2
Jane Umbaugh from Cumberland to Kate Gordon and to Mr. Fouke,  June-August 1861 (7 letters)
 
Miscellaneous material [subseries]
  Box   2
Bills, letters, envelopes, etc. to Kate Gordon or Josiah H. Gordon,  1854-1870 (15 items)