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Ocean House scrapbook and register -- 1895 Creator: Ocean House (Hotel : Old Orchard, Me.)
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Ocean House scrapbook and register is a repurposed guestbook from the Ocean House hotel in Old Orchard, Maine. The volume has a manuscript inventory of the hotel's furnishings and pasted-in newspaper clippings about Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and local political meetings.
Honor Ferguson letters -- 1838-1840 Creator: Odiorne, James Creighton, 1802-1879
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection contains 3 letters that Honor Ferguson of Salem, Ohio, wrote to James Creighton Odiorne, an acquaintance in Boston, Massachusetts, between 1838 and 1840. Ferguson wrote of her ailing health and shared news of her life, including her visit to Cincinnati and her husband's decision to sell their property.
Ogden family papers -- 1790s-1850s Creator: Ogden family
Extent: 16 linear feet
Abstract: The Ogden family papers consist of letters and legal documents related to members of the Ogden family of New York State, particularly David A. Ogden, Thomas L. Ogden, and Gouverneur Ogden.
David Ogden notebooks -- 1812-1848 Creator: Ogden, David L. (David Longworth), 1792-1863
Extent: 5 volumes
Abstract: This collection is made up of five notebooks and diaries that Reverend David Longworth Ogden kept between 1812 and 1848. They concern intellectual debates, political and religious topics, and Ogden's life as a preacher in Whitesboro, New York, and Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Sarah and Edward Ogden travel diaries -- 1886-1908 Creator: Ogden, Sarah, b. 1831 and Ogden, Edward, b. 1832
Extent: 9 volumes
Abstract: The Ogden collection consists of diaries written by Sarah and Edward Ogden detailing trips to places in Europe, Russia, the United States and Mexico from the years 1886 to 1908.
John Link trial testimonies -- 1880 Creator: Ohio. Court of Common Pleas (Highland County)
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: This collection contains depositions from the trial of John Link, who was accused of murdering his stepfather, Samuel Pavey, and stepbrother, Taylor Pavey, in Leesburg, Ohio, in May 1879.
Olcott family papers -- 1819-1915 (bulk 1870-1898) Creator: Olcott, George H., 1818-1897 and Olcott, S. Adelaide
Extent: 91 items (0.25 linear feet)
Abstract: The Olcott family papers consist of incoming correspondence, receipts and advertising flyers to George H. Olcott or his daughter Adelaide Olcott. While much of the correspondence entails discussions of current and local news and family matters, "the Olcott House," the family's hotel business in Wurtsboro, New York, is central to the correspondence.
Jenny Olin papers -- 1898-1911 Creator: Olin, Jenny, 1867-1911
Extent: 39 items and 8 photographs
Abstract: Jenny Olin taught at a mission school on Kusaie, one of the Caroline Islands in the South Pacific. Her letters home to her friends describe her life and work with the girls in the mission school and the Kusaie natives who lived and worked with her.
Edward P. and Homer J. Oliver letters -- 1915-1918 Creator: Oliver, Elizabeth E.
Extent: 10 items
Abstract: This collection consists of letters that brothers Edward P. and Homer J. Oliver, originally of Utica, New York, wrote to their mother, Elizabeth E. Oliver, in the mid- to late 1910s. Edward P. Oliver wrote about his experiences on the USS Wyoming from August 1915-July 1917, and Homer J. Oliver wrote about his service with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France and Belgium from January 1918-November 1918.
William S. Allen letters -- 1869 Creator: Olmstead, Fannie
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: The William S. Allen letters contain three letters written by Allen, a resident of Key West, Florida, describing the visit of his daughter, Sarah A. Allen, during the first months of 1869.
Frederic S. Olmsted journal -- 1863, 1889 (bulk 1863) Creator: Olmsted, Frederic S., b. 1837
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Frederic Olmsted’s pocket journal contains brief, almost daily entries of his life in the Union Army from January 1, 1863, to September 5, 1863. During this time, he was assigned the task of overseeing slaves on several Louisiana sugar plantations. Olmsted was taken as a prisoner of war at Brashear, Louisiana, after which he spent several weeks on Ship Island (as a parolee) before returning home to Connecticut in August 1863.
Northwest Territory Celebration letters -- 1937-1938 Creator: Olson, Fred G.
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Northwest Territory Celebration letters chronicle the daily experiences of a group of re-enactors who traveled from Ipswich, Massachusetts, to Marietta, Ohio, by ox-driven Conestoga wagon and self-made flatboat in 1937-1938 to mark the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Northwest Territory.
Thomas and Daniel Osborn family papers -- 1737-1885 (bulk 1836-1852) Creator: Osborn family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Thomas and Daniel Osborn family papers contain correspondence and documents related to the ancestors and descendants of Yale graduate Daniel Osborn of Cutchogue, New York. The items primarily concern his son Thomas Osborn, a doctor in Riverhead, New York, and his grandson Thomas Gilbert Osborn, a Methodist Episcopal minister in New York and Connecticut. The materials pertain to family relationships and news, religion, property, family history, and other subjects.
Henry Fairfield Osborn papers -- 1879-1885 Creator: Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935
Extent: 14 letters and 2 photograph albums
Abstract: The Henry Fairfield Osborn collection contains the papers of the noted biologist, paleontologist, and president of the American Museum of Natural History. This includes correspondence, both professional and personal, and two photograph albums from trips to Russia and Colorado.
John Osborn Santo Tomas internment transcriptions -- 1945 Creator: Osborn, John W.
Extent: 18 pages
Abstract: The John Osborn Santo Tomas internment transcriptions are typed copies of letters that Osborn wrote from Manila, Philippine Islands, between February and April 1945. He described life in the city after Manila's liberation by the US Army and in the Santo Tomas internment camp, where he had been imprisoned during the war.
Sophronia Osborn family letters -- 1827-1845 Creator: Osborn, Sophronia Woodward
Extent: 30 items
Abstract: The Sophronia Osborn family papers consist of letters that Osborn wrote to her husband Elijah, a traveling dentist in Georgia and Alabama, and additional correspondence from the couple's friends and family members in Connecticut and New York.
Lillian Ostrand papers -- 1944-1995 (bulk 1944-1945) Creator: Ostrand, Lillian G., 1915-2007
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and printed items pertaining to Lillian G. Ostrand, who was a United States Army nurse with the 123rd General Hospital in England from 1944-1945. In letters to her parents and brother, she described many aspects of life in wartime England. Other items are an early-20th century diary kept by her father Andrew and a memoir by Thomas J. Glennon, who also served with the 123rd General Hospital.
Otis family papers -- 1861-1862 Creator: Otis family
Extent: 40 items
Abstract: The Otis family papers contain letters home from four members of the 57th Pennsylvania Infantry, describing camp life, the battles of Williamsburg and Fair Oaks, and the hardships of war.
Ott family letters -- 1911-1914 Creator: Ott family
Extent: 20 items
Abstract: The Ott family letters are made up of correspondence between Emil and Ida Ott of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and their son Harvey, who lived in Madison, Wisconsin, in the early 1910s. Most of the letters concern Emil and Ida Ott's travels to Egypt and Central Europe in 1911.
John Otto typescript -- [ca. 1902] Creator: Otto, John Henry, 1822-1908
Extent: 646 pages
Abstract: This typescript contains John Henry Otto's detailed recollections about his service in the 21st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, Company D, during the Civil War.
Ephraim Gilman papers -- 1861-1862 Creator: Oxford County (Me.). Coroner and Maine. Supreme Judicial Court
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: The Ephraim Gilman papers relate to Gilman's trial for the murder of Harriet B. Swan of Fryeburg, Maine. Gilman was accused of strangling Swan after she objected to Gilman's affections toward her daughter, Abby F. Swan.