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Charlotte York letters -- 1845-1852 Creator: York, Stiles P.
Extent: 24 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 23 letters that Charlotte York wrote to her fiancé and husband, Stiles P. York, in the mid-19th century. She discussed her life in Tarrytown, New York, while her husband was in New York City.
Joseph LaVille Young collection -- 1858-1947 (bulk 1898-1946) Creator: Young family
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, documents, photographs, printed items, and genealogical papers related to Joseph LaVille Young, who served in the Virginia Militia, United States Army, and United States Navy from the 1890s to the end of World War I. Most of the materials pertain to Young's military career, particularly during the Spanish-American War and World War I.
George H. B. Young letters -- 1864 Creator: Young family
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 7 letters that Private George H. B. Young wrote to his family while serving with the 26th Ohio Independent Light Artillery Battery in Vicksburg, Mississippi, between April 24, 1864, and September 16, 1864.
Young Ladies Union Society of Danbury (Conn.) record book -- 1826-1842 Creator: Young Ladies Union Society of Danbury (Conn.)
Extent: 135 pages
Abstract: This volume includes the records of the Young Ladies Union Society from 1826-1842, a benevolent society primarily comprised of unmarried women who sewed items to raise money.
Montgomery (N.Y.) Young commonplace book -- 1821-1831 Creator: Young, Eliza
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Montgomery (N.Y.) Young commonplace book contains 19th-century poems and prose pieces on topics such as friendship, nature, and religion.
Henry Young collection -- 1950s-1970s Creator: Young, Henry, 1908-1995
Extent: 7.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of Henry James Young's research on American loyalists' military service during the Revolutionary War. The bulk of the collection consists of index cards listing primary resources on the service of individual soldiers.
Lord Eldon log book -- 1802-1804 Creator: Young, J. W.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This log book chronicles the journey of the Lord Eldon from England to Calcutta, India, and back between June 15, 1802, and January 17, 1804. The Lord Eldon carried cargo and military regiments.
Mary Young papers -- 1864-1905 (bulk 1895-1901) Creator: Young, Mary Clap Blake, 1831-1901
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains letters that Mary C. Young of Cambridge and Waltham, Massachusetts, received from her brother and sister-in-law, Gorham and Mary Blake, who lived in Georgia and in Oakland, California. Gorham Blake wrote of his mining interests in California and Georgia, and later described his life in Oakland. After his death, his widow frequently corresponded with Young, about her late husband's life and her own health. The collection also includes 6 portraits of Blake family members.
Mary and Frank Young papers -- 1899-1918 (bulk 1899-1907) Creator: Young, Mary Davis Stephens, 1868- and Young, Frank Dwight, 1866-
Extent: 50 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 48 personal letters addressed to Frank Dwight Young and his wife, Mary Davis Stephens, of Greenwood, New York, as well as 2 printed wedding invitations. The couple received letters from female family members and acquaintances throughout the state of New York and from as far away as Pontiac, Michigan, and Topeka, Kansas. Correspondents discussed a variety of topics, such as the death of the Youngs' first son and the lives of women in the early 20th century, including an unmarried female teacher's experiences in Hartford, Connecticut, and New York City.
Samuel Young journal -- 1846 Creator: Young, Samuel L.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Samuel L. Young of Reading, Pennsylvania, kept this 108-page journal "during a tour through the United States" between June 1, 1846, and October 12, 1846. He traveled by railroad, steamship, and stagecoach, and recorded his impressions of major cities, local scenery, and fellow travelers. Young ventured as far west as St. Louis, Missouri; as far north as Niagara Falls, Canada; and as far south as Lexington, Kentucky.
William Young journal -- 1795-1796 Creator: Young, William, 1751-1847
Extent: 50 pages
Abstract: The William Young journal reflects Young's service aboard HM Transports Zephyr, Lancaster, and Cornwall, and naval operations of the larger British convoy travelling from Great Britain to the Caribbean.
Youths Literary Society minutes -- 1867-1889 Creator: Youths Literary Society
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume holds 15 sets of minutes taken at meetings of the Youths Literary Society, along with manuscript and newspaper copies of recipes and household cleaning tips.