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Cadets of Temperance (N.Y.) papers -- 1847-1850 Creator: Cadets of Temperance (N.Y.)
Extent: 139 items
Abstract: The Cadets of Temperance (N.Y.) papers contain correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, and printed materials concerning the Eagle and Cygnet Sections of the Cadets of Temperance in northwestern New York.
Rees Cadwalader notebook -- 1801 Creator: Cadwalader, Rees
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Rees Cadwalader notebook contains copied poems and essays on a variety of topics, including several composed in memoriam.
Priscilla Hunt Cadwallader sermons -- 1824, 1831 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection contains the text of two sermons given by Quaker minister Priscilla Hunt Cadwallader in 1824 and 1831, along with two copies of notes on a sermon given by Cadwallader at Philadelphia in the early 19th century.
Edward F. Cahill collection -- 1863-1865 Creator: Cahill, Edward F., 1843-1923
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters and documents related to Edward F. Cahill's involvement with the 102nd United States Colored Infantry Regiment during and immediately after the Civil War. Included are 3 contracts made between freedmen and their former owners near Edisto River and Orangeburg, South Carolina, in 1865.
Charles Caldwell lectures -- c. 1852 Creator: Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853
Extent: 262 pages
Abstract: The Charles Caldwell lectures are manuscript notes taken by an observer of Caldwell's medical lectures - most likely in Lexington, Kentucky in 1852.
Robert and Washington Caldwell papers -- 1823-1901 (bulk 1840-1901) Creator: Caldwell, Robert and Caldwell, Washington
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains legal and financial documents related to Robert Caldwell and his son Washington, both of Penn Township, Pennsylvania. Material includes indentures and court documents related to Robert Caldwell's land holdings, as well as receipts and court records reflecting Washington's career as a carpenter and, later, his service as a justice of the peace for Allegheny County.
John Calef memorials and petitions -- 1766-1782 Creator: Calef, John, 1725-1812
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: This collection contains 12 official government documents concerning John Calef, a doctor and British loyalist, who lobbied on behalf of the Penobscot colony. Included in the collection are: memorials and petitions to the British House of Commons and Secretaries of State, memoranda and circulars from the Penobscot colony, and various official letters and requests, from John Calef.
Warren Callahan letters -- 1951 Creator: Callahan, Julian J. and Callahan, Florence M.
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection contains 5 letters and 1 printed item related to Warren Callahan's Korean War service with the 32nd United States Infantry Regiment. Callahan wrote to his parents about his time at the front lines and around the 38th parallel, daily life in the military, and, to a lesser extent, military actions on the peninsula.
Cambridge (N.Y.) account book and journal -- 1806-1808 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains financial records, journal entries, planting lists, and other content related to a farmer and fur trader in the early 19th century.
Charles Cameron letterbook -- 1805-1807 Creator: Cameron, Charles, 1766-1820
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains copies of letters sent from Charles Cameron, British officer and governor of the Bahamas. The letters concern dealings with prisoners, interacting with officers, courts martial, colonial law and the state of the colony, crops on the islands, small pox and other sicknesses, and preparing ships for service.
Camp Devens (Mass.) letters -- 1917-1918 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that a soldier named Frank sent to his mother and siblings while training at Camp Devens, Massachusetts, in late 1917 and early 1918. He discussed his equipment, dental health, and other aspects of military life.
Camp Hancock letters -- 1917 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: An anonymous United States Army sergeant wrote these 3 letters (18 pages) to his mother while serving at Camp Hancock, Georgia, between August and December 1917. "Herb," a member of Company D, 103rd Engineer Regiment, reported on his regiment's work laying pipes and about several aspects of military life.
Elizabeth Camp journals -- 1819-1825 Creator: Camp, Elizabeth
Extent: 113 pages (2 volumes)
Abstract: Elizabeth Camp's journals detail her time spent with the Stockbridge Indians as a schoolteacher and unofficial missionary.
James H. Campbell papers -- 1861-1866 Creator: Campbell, James Hepburn, 1820-1895
Extent: 107 items
Abstract: This collection holds a series of letters written by Pennsylvania Congressman James Hepburn Campbell from April to August of 1861, in which he described the political and social climate of Washington D.C. during the outbreak of the Civil War. Also present is a series of ten letters written in 1862 and 1863 to Campbell's wife relating interviews with President Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln, and letters documenting his post as Minister to Sweden, in 1866.
William Campbell letters -- 1825 Creator: Campbell, William, d. 1844
Extent: 28 items
Abstract: This collection contains 28 letters written to William Campbell in 1825 regarding ongoing efforts to survey land for the construction of a road in southeastern New York. Surveyors reported on their progress from various locations, including distance traveled, opinions of local residents, and reports on survey-related finances.
Canadian Evangelist journal -- 1848-1849 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Canadian Evangelist journal chronicles the daily activities of an anonymous Protestant evangelist during a nine-month missionary journey from Quebec to Scotland and England. Both in Canada and abroad, the author made frequent visits to schools, prisons, taverns, and churches of different Christian denominations.
George Canning papers -- 1791-1829 Creator: Canning, George, 1770-1827
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of the correspondence of British politician George Canning, particularly his outgoing letters regarding foreign affairs and domestic politics in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Emily P. Cape journal -- 1926 –1927 Creator: Cape, Emily P. (Emily Palmer), b.1865
Extent: 278 pages
Abstract: The Cape journal documents a round the world trip undertaken by Emily P. Cape, a wealthy New Yorker traveling aboard the S.S. Belgenland in the golden days of passenger ship travel.
Caraway family letters -- 1927-1930 Creator: Caraway family
Extent: 19 items
Abstract: The Caraway family letters consist of 19 letters written by members of the Caraway family. The bulk of the collection is made up of letters from Senator Hattie Wyatt Caraway (wife of Senator Thaddeus Caraway) to her son Paul. Hattie Wyatt Caraway was the first woman elected to the United States Senate.
Henry Carey letter book -- 1815-1835 (bulk 1830-1835) Creator: Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Henry Carey letter book contains approximately 130 letters that Carey wrote to his father, Mathew Carey, about the family's finances following Mathew's retirement from his publishing firm. The letters primarily concern a dispute over Mathew's expenses, and their effects on the firm's profits.
Thaddeus Carleton journal -- 1863 Creator: Carleton, Thaddeus, b. 1837
Extent: 102 pages
Abstract: Thaddeus Carleton's journal provides continuous coverage of the daily activities of a family on the home front of the Civil War in New York.
Carmany family papers -- 1862 Creator: Carmany family
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection contains six letters from the Carmany brothers and William Murray to their family members in Pennsylvania during the Civil War. They include an account of the Battle of Fredericksburg and discussions of camp life.
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching collection -- 1907-1944 Creator: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Extent: 27 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence related to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The letters concern pensions for retired academics, board meetings, reports, and other administrative issues.
Edwin Osgood Carnes collection -- 1850-1853 Creator: Carnes, Edwin Osgood
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection contains a letter, journal, and sketchbook belonging to Midshipman Edwin Osgood Carnes, who sailed along the South American coast and to Japan with the United States Navy in the early 1850s. The letter, from a friend in San Francisco, California, describes the author's financial situation and recent employment history.
Stanley D. Carpenter correspondence -- 1917-1918 Creator: Carpenter, Caroline M.
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Stanley D. Carpenter correspondence consists of letters that Carpenter wrote to his mother and grandmother while serving with the United States Marine Corps during the First World War. He described his experiences while training at the Quantico Marine Corps Base in Virginia and discussed conditions in the trenches in France. The collection also has 4 lists of items sent to Carpenter during his military service.
Joseph Carson papers -- 1917-1919 (bulk 1918-1919) Creator: Carson family
Extent: 64 items
Abstract: This collection primarily consists of letters written by Captain Joseph Carson during his service with the United States Army's Ordnance Department in France from 1918 to 1919. Additional material includes letters written to Carson by his father, Hampton L. Carson, and by several of his friends. Carson wrote about army life in France during the last stages of the war and in the months immediately following the Armistice.
Levi M. Carson notebook -- 1849-1879 (bulk 1849-1850, 1878-1879) Creator: Carson, Levi M., b. ca. 1828 and Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains medical essays composed at the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia in 1849 and 1850, as well as drafts of letters composed in 1878 and 1879. Essay topics include examinations of specific cases, information on various ailments, notes on surgical operations, and descriptions of medicines.
William A. Carter typescript -- 1857-1859 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 item
Abstract: This collection is made up of typescripts of letters that William A. Carter sent to his wife Mary from July 1857 to January 1859. Carter described his journey from Kansas to southwest Wyoming throughout 1857 and later discussed his life at Fort Bridger, where he became a prosperous sutler. Many of the letters refer to Native American tribes and to ongoing conflicts between Mormons and United States troops.
Carver General Hospital (Washington, D.C.) records -- 1864-1865 Creator: Sweet, Orlando P., 1838-1872
Extent: 218 pages
Abstract: The Carver Hospital records contain entries for admissions and surgery performed during the last year of the Civil War.
Carver Tract documents -- 1796-1836 (bulk 1796) Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of legal documents and memorandums pertaining to the chain of ownership of a 2,000 acre property. The tract was a part of the land allegedly granted to Jonathan Carver from the Naudowessie Indians during his 1766-1768 journey to present-day Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Josiah Addison Cary sermon notebooks -- 1838-1845 Creator: Cary, J. Addison (Josiah Addison), 1813-1852
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection contains two notebooks that Josiah Addison Cary kept about sermons he heard while in New York City from 1838-1839 and 1844-1845, as well as an empty wallet. Cary most frequently heard Presbyterian minister Thomas Harvey Skinner, who spoke on a variety of religious topics such as morality and faith.
Bartolomé de las Casas Tyrannies et Cruautez des Espagnols Perpetrees es Indes Occidentales... -- 1582 Creator: Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1474-1566
Extent: One volume
Abstract: This volume is an early French translation of Bartolomé de Las Casas influential treatise Brevissima Relacion de la Destruccion de las India, an indictment of the Spanish conquerors for acts of brutality inflicted on the indigenous peoples of the New World.
Lewis Cass papers -- 1774-1924 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: The Lewis Cass papers contain the political and governmental letters and writings of Lewis Cass, American army officer in the War of 1812, governor and senator from Michigan, American diplomat to France, secretary of war in the Andrew Jackson administration, secretary of state under James Buchanan, and Democratic candidate for President. These papers span Cass' entire career and include letters, speeches, financial documents, memoranda, literary manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and a travel diary. In addition to documenting his political and governmental career, the collection contains material concerning relations between the United States and Native Americans, and Cass' role in presidential politics.
Henri César, marquis de Castellane Majastre papers -- 1713-1828 Creator: Castellane Majastre, Henri César, marquis de, d. 1789
Extent: 14 items
Abstract: The papers of the Marquis de Castellane include brief, but significant, documentation of French naval and military activity during the American Revolution.
Davis E. Castle journals -- 1864-1865 Creator: Castle, Davis E., b. 1835
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: Davis Castle's journals provide information on his service in the Signal Corps of the Army of the Potomac.
Charles-Eugène-Gabriel, maréchal de Castries papers -- 1722-1814 Creator: Castries, Charles-Eugène-Gabriel, maréchal de, 1727-1801
Extent: 86 items (0.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The Castries papers include four major areas of interest: The civil and military administration of French Caribbean colonies; French participation in the American Revolution; the 1784 trial to fix blame for the defeat of the French Navy at the Battle of Saints Passage, 1782; and Royalist conspiracies against the French Republic during the 1790s.
Catechism manuscript -- [late 1600s-early 1700s] Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This incomplete 312-page manuscript catechism contains a series of questions and answers about religious faith, including the doctrine of predestination, the creation of the world, Jesus Christ, and the form and contents of prayer. A marginal note by a different 18th or 19th century hand suggests that this is "perhaps the writing of N Chauncey Hatfield or Samuel Wh[illegible]."
Caton family papers -- 1849-1886 Creator: Caton, William Edward, 1846-1905 and Caton, Albert Robert, 1857-1935
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains letters from brothers William Edward Caton and Albert Robert Caton to their family in Illinois as they travel and work in Iowa, the Dakota Territory, and Colorado. This collection offers insight into daily life and the economic growth of the Western frontier.
Centennial Exhibition Judge's Notebook -- 1876 Creator: Staples, Charles, Jr.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This partially printed, 208-page volume contains notes kept by Charles Staples, Jr., while he served as a judge of exhibits at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1876. Staples assessed products in classes 280-284 within the manufactures section, which included items such as files, razors, cutlery, nails, and lumberjack tools. He commented most extensively on a variety of "burglar-proof" safes.
Centennial Senate of New Jersey portraits -- 1876 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains 20 ink portraits of members of the New Jersey State Senate of 1876 and 4 illustrations of scenes from the senate's centennial session.
Luigi Palma di Cesnola collection -- 1866-1923 Creator: Hitchcock, Hiram, 1832-1900
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence and other materials related to Luigi Palma di Cesnola, including letters that Cesnola wrote to Hiram Hitchcock while visiting Italy in 1900.
Robert Challe, Journal d'un Voyage fait aux Indes Orientales English translation -- [1720s-1730s?] Creator: Challes, Robert, 1659-ca. 1720
Extent: 3 volumes
Abstract: These 3 volumes are an English translation of Robert Challe's Journal d'un Voyage fait aux Indes Orientales, which chronicles his journey to India as purser on the French East India Company's ship Ecueil between 1690 and 1691. Challe described scenery, wildlife, and culture in Africa, India, and the Caribbean.
Jean Chalon, Histoire Abregée de la Conquête du Canada -- 1753-1763 Creator: Chalon, Jean
Extent: 54 pages (1 volume, old half vellum)
Abstract: This volume is a historical narrative, in French, of the French and Indian War and Britain's annexation of Canada to its territorial possessions in America. The volume also holds a copy of the Articles of the Capitulation of Montreal.
Elizabeth Margaret Chandler collection -- 1815-1845 Creator: Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret, 1807-1834
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: This collection contains two poems, one letter and various ephemera of the prominent poet and abolitionist writer Elizabeth Margaret Chandler.
William Ellery Channing collection -- 1823-1842 Creator: Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: The William Ellery Channing collection contains eight personal letters written to Channing, a Unitarian preacher, by Andrews Norton and George Armstrong, who discussed a range of religious topics related to Unitarian theology and transatlantic cooperation between Unitarian societies.
William H. Channing collection -- 1829-1863 Creator: Channing, William H., 1810-1884
Extent: 34 items
Abstract: This collection contains letters from Susan Channing to her son William H. Channing, a prominent Unitarian Religious leader in America during the 1840s, 1850s, and 1860s. Also included are letters from relatives and friends of deceased Civil War soldiers, sent to Channing while he was stationed as chaplain at the Stanton Hospital in Washington D.C.
Asenath Chapin diaries -- 1840-1863 Creator: Chapin, Asenath Cargill Capron, 1792-1863
Extent: 30 volumes
Abstract: This collection contains 25 diaries, 4 ledgers, and one volume of society constitutions kept by Asenath Chapin between 1840 and 1863. Daily diary entries document the everyday life and concerns of a socially active matron in upper-class Providence, Rhode Island, during the pre-Civil War era and the early years of the war.
Chapman family papers -- 1870-1904 (bulk 1896-1904) Creator: Chapman family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Chapman family papers consist primarily of letters between John W. Chapman of Brooklyn, New York, and his immediate family, written around the turn of the 20th century. Most of the letters relate to his daughter, Sarah Dimon Chapman ("Sallie"), including a series of letters written to her by her mother, Mary C. Chapman, with advice for Sallie's European travels, as well as later letters to John and Mary from Sallie's husband, Lewis Witherbee Francis.
Lucius W. Chapman journal -- 1864 Creator: Chapman, Lucius W.
Extent: 180 pages
Abstract: The Lucius Chapman journal is a closely-written account of a man's two month service as Chaplain of the 110th Ohio Infantry Regiment.
Charity Hospital (New Orleans, La.) Lunatic Asylum admission book -- 1841-1848 Creator: Charity Hospital (New Orleans, La.)
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Charity Hospital (New Orleans, La.) Lunatic Asylum admission book contains admittance records compiled from July 1841-December 1848. The patients, who included men, women, and children from multiple states and countries, were admitted for mental health issues and contagious diseases.
Charleston (Ill.) Riot records -- 1864 Creator: United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 54th (1861-1865)
Extent: 95 items
Abstract: The Charleston Riot records contain depositions and telegraphs from a riot in Charleston, Illinois between the 54th Illinois Infantry and locals who opposed the draft and the Civil War.
Charles W. Chase, Jr., and Harriet P. Chase papers -- 1911-1939 (bulk 1912-1919) Creator: Chase, Charles W., Jr. and Chase, Harriet P. Johnson
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence between Charles W. Chase, Jr. ("Pete") and his wife, Harriet P. Johnson, during their courtship and throughout the early years of their marriage. The couple's courtship letters highlight social aspects of everyday life in the Florida Keys just before the First World War, and a series of letters from Charles illuminates the experience of a naval officer stationed along the Atlantic coast during the war.
George M. Chase collection -- 1914-1918 (bulk 1917-1918) Creator: Hicks, M. Kathryn (Mildred Kathryn)
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is primarily made up of letters that George M. Chase wrote to M. Kathryn Hicks of Rhinebeck, New York, while serving in the United States Navy during World War I. Chase, who was a native of Poughkeepsie, New York, and a member of the New York Naval Militia prior to the war, served on the USS Lydonia in European waters and returned to New York in June 1918 after sustaining a knee injury.
Horace G. and Ellen Marian Chase papers -- 1852-1870 Creator: Chase, Horace G. (Horace Gair), 1827-1913 and Chase, E. Marian (Ellen Marian), b. 1822
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains the incoming personal correspondence of Horace Gair Chase and his wife, Ellen Marian Sherwin, throughout the mid-1800s. The Chases received letters from friends and family members, including cousins, siblings, and parents, who described their lives in Illinois, New York, and New Hampshire. Some correspondents, including Horace's father, shared their political opinions, particularly during the Civil War.
Jonathan Chase papers -- 1775-1797 Creator: Chase, Jonathan, 1732-1800
Extent: 73 items
Abstract: The Jonathan Chase papers contain letters and documents relating to the services of Colonel Jonathan Chase, of the 13th and 15th New Hampshire Militia regiments, during the Revolutionary War. These record Chase's involvement with recruiting soldiers and providing supplies for the army during the war.
Chatham County (N.C.) court documents -- 1790-1822 Creator: North Carolina. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Chatham County)
Extent: 23 items
Abstract: This collection consists of 23 court documents from the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Chatham County, North Carolina, including court orders and other legal documents relating to debt actions.
Isaac Chauncey papers -- 1801-1818 Creator: Chauncey, Isaac, 1772-1840
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection holds official letters, letterbooks, and documents of the American naval commander Isaac Chauncey, who served during the Franco-American War, the War of 1812, and both Barbary Wars. The material largely concerns naval administration during Chauncey's command of the American navy in Lake Ontario and naval operations in the Mediterranean during the Second Barbary War.
James Cheape letters -- 1808-1818 Creator: Cheape, George
Extent: 62 items
Abstract: The James Cheape letters collection contains correspondence from or concerning James Cheape, a naval student at the Royal Naval College in Portsmouth, England, and midshipman on board the Caledonia, Warspite, Tigris, Express, and Belette, during the Napoleonic Wars, the War of 1812, and in the Algerian conflict.
Abner H. Cheever papers -- 1816-1837 Creator: Cheever, Abner Hershey, b. 1787
Extent: 19 items
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence between Abner H. Cheever, an early migrant to Indiana, and his sister, Thankful, and brother-in-law, Captain John Webster, in Vermont. The collection includes letters written during Cheever's trip to Indiana via Kentucky in 1816-17, and contains accounts of the hardships the family faced when settling in Indiana.
Chemistry lecture notes -- 1856-1857 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains notes taken during a series of lectures on chemistry, primarily between January and April 1857. The notes cover a variety of topics, including the properties and uses of elements and brief remarks on organic chemistry and geology.
Edward W. and Allen D. Chesebro letters -- 1846-1847 Creator: Carhartt, John
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: This collection contains twelve letters written by Edward W. Chesebro of Guilderland, New York, and Allen D. Chesebro of Gallupville, New York, to John Carhartt of Bridgeport, New York, in the mid-1840s. Edward described his teaching career and made observations about the educational system and about his brief stay in the South. Allen provided updates on Edward and on other members of the Chesebro family.
Chesnut-Ewalt papers -- 1834-1913 (bulk 1862-1913) Creator: Ewalt, Catherine A.
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: The Chesnut-Ewalt papers contain correspondence, documents, and a biographical sketch related to the family of Reverend Thomas Chesnut. The collection includes late 19th century correspondence by Chesnut's wife, Jane, to her children, as well as material documenting the Civil War service of William Ewalt, Chesnut's son-in-law.
Thomas J. Chew family papers -- 1797-1875 (bulk 1802-1857) Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 777 items (1.75 linear feet)
Abstract: The Thomas J. Chew papers mainly consist of ingoing and outgoing correspondence of Thomas J. Chew and his wife, Abby Hortense Hallam, in the early 1800s. A significant amount of the collection was written during the War of 1812, and many of the letters relate to Chew's duties as purser of several ships of the United States Navy and in the Navy Yards of Boston and New York. Other personal letters, official documents, and account books are also included in the collection.
Chichester (N.H.) Congregational Church records -- 1792-1903 Creator: Congregational Church (Chichester, N.H.)
Extent: 4 volumes
Abstract: This collection contains meeting minutes for several religious societies associated with the Congregational Church of Chichester, New Hampshire, between 1792 and 1903. The volumes include "Records of the Congregational Church in Chichester," "Records of Union Congregational Society in Chichester," "Records of the Sunday school and Bible class Society," and the constitution and meeting minutes of the Chichester Congregational Sabbath School Society. The minutes relate the societies' administrative affairs and reflect the contemporary religious life of the town.
Elizabeth Sedgwick Child family collection -- 1826-1918 (bulk 1826-1837, 1855-1885) Creator: Sedgwick family and Child family
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence related to the family of Elizabeth Ellery Sedgwick Child, granddaughter of politician Theodore Sedgwick and wife of Harvard professor Francis James Child. The collection also includes several photographs and printed items.
Lydia Maria Child papers -- 1835-1894 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 90 items (0.25 linear feet)
Abstract: The Lydia Maria Child papers consist of ninety mostly personal letters by Lydia Child; the bulk of them were written to her wealthy abolitionist and philanthropic friends in Boston, the Lorings.
Childe family papers -- 1733-1908 Creator: Childe family
Extent: 38 items
Abstract: The Childe family papers contain correspondence and documents primarily related to Zachariah Child of West Boylston, Massachusetts, and his son John; John later used the surname "Childe." Early documents relate to the family's land ownership in Shrewsbury and Boylston, Massachusetts, and later correspondence reflects John's career as a railroad engineer, as well as his second wife's efforts to compile his biography.
China diary -- 1859-1860 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This diary chronicles the author's sea voyage from New York to China in the spring of 1859, as well as his life in Shanghai between July 1859 and July 1860. At sea, he detailed the daily weather, scenery, and life onboard the ship, and in Shanghai he described his everyday life as a doctor and shared numerous observations on the effects of foreign trade on the country, local missionary efforts, and military conflict between the British and Chinese.
Chinese Women's Association donation requests -- 1937-1938 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection contains 7 items related to clothing drives and fundraising efforts organized by the New York City-based Chinese Women's Association to help Chinese war refugees during the early stages of the Second Sino-Japanese War. These include letters and postcards requesting monetary and in-kind donations, as well as reprints of related newspaper articles.
Choiseul correspondence -- 1777-1781 Creator: Choiseul, Louis Marie Gabriel César de, 1734-1796
Extent: 15 items
Abstract: This collection contains 15 letters, in French, mostly to Choiseul to the Marquis de Monteil, during his time in Turin, Sardinia. These document a strong interest in the American Revolution, particularly in naval matters.
Christian August Weihe correspondence -- 1849-1897 (bulk 1849-1877) Creator: Weihe family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains letters that German immigrant Christian August Weihe wrote to his parents and siblings in Herford, Germany, after he settled in San Francisco, California. He wrote regularly about his financial affairs and other aspects of his life in the United States between his arrival in California in 1849 and the year 1877.
Alexander C. and Charles W. Christopher papers -- 1863-1888 (bulk 1876-1886) Creator: Christopher, Alexander C., 1823-1895
Extent: 30 items
Abstract: This collection includes the correspondence of Alexander C. Christopher, who enlisted in the 6th Ohio Infantry Regiment during the Civil War, and his son Charles W. Christopher, an officer in the U.S. Navy, who was on sick leave in the Hawaiian Islands from 1875 to 1878. It contains two letters received by Alexander in 1863 from his commander, 9 letters from Charles to Alexander while he was in Hawaii and California, 5 other letters received by Charles, as well as 10 letters and 3 legal documents related to Charles Christopher's estate.
Chronicon of the Ephrata Sisterhood -- 1890 Creator: Sachse, Julius Friedrich, 1842-1919
Extent: 178 pages
Abstract: This typescript of the Chronicon of the Ephrata Sisterhood was made by Julius Friedrich Sachse from a 1745 manuscript describing the sisters of the Ephrata Community.
Church of the Covenant collection -- 1863-1870 Creator: Church of the Covenant (New York, N.Y.)
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Church of the Covenant collection contains monthly letters composed by Christian missionaries working for the American Sunday-School Union in Kentucky, Arkansas, and Tennessee, during and just after the Civil War. Most of the letters are addressed to the Church of the Covenant Sabbath School in New York City. The missionaries, who described their work establishing and maintaining Sunday schools throughout the South, focused on educating children and freed slaves and occasionally mentioned the effects of the Civil War.
Stephen W. Church papers -- 1859-1861 Creator: Church, Stephen Wardwell, 1833-1906
Extent: 35 items
Abstract: The Stephen W. Church papers contain the letters of a Rhode Island merchant working in Charleston, South Carolina, in the late antebellum period just before the outbreak of the Civil War. He discusses business issues, such as the prices of food goods, and comments on the political climate in Charleston.
Maria M. Churchill journals -- 1845-1848 Creator: Churchill, Maria M., b. 1814
Extent: 3 volumes
Abstract: Maria M. Churchill's daily entries in her journal provide insights into the emotional and intellectual life of a middle-class woman in the mid-1800s.
Winston Churchill collection -- 1889-1956 Creator: Diedrich, D. N. (Duane Norman)
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: The Winston Churchill collection contains 11 items related to various aspects of Churchill's life, written by Churchill, his wife, and their acquaintances. Of particular interest are Churchill's annotated notes for a speech he delivered at the University of Miami's commencement ceremonies on February 26, 1946. In his speech, Churchill discussed U.S.-British cooperation during World War II, the importance of secondary education, and the education of servicemen returning from the war.
Civil War Ambulance Corps records and Graham family accounts -- 1863-1865, 1870-1884 Creator: United States. Army and Graham family
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Civil War Ambulance Corps records and Graham family accounts are housed in a single bound volume. Forty pages of reports concern the actions of the Union ambulance corps from 1863-1865, and 41 pages of household accounts (1870-1884) pertain to the Graham family.
Gardner B. Clark papers -- 1861-1865 Creator: Clark, Gardner B., b. ca. 1835
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: The Gardner B. Clark papers consist of ten letters from a Union soldier to his wife between 1861 and 1864. Also included is a Special Order from Major General Burnside.
John W. Clark papers -- 1822-1831 Creator: Clark, J. W. (John W.)
Extent: 76 items
Abstract: The John W. Clark papers describe early 19th-century frontier life and the growth of Buffalo, New York following construction of the Erie Canal.
Nimrod and Thomas Clark family collection -- 1807-1939 (bulk 1861-1887) Creator: Clark family and Purvis family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Nimrod and Thomas Clark family collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial records, and other items related to the Clark family of Montgomery County, Georgia. Some items pertain to slave labor.
Wilson H. Clark collection -- 1846-1848 Creator: Clark, Wilson H.
Extent: 30 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Wilson H. Clark of New Haven, Connecticut, received from family members between 1846 and 1848. His brothers James and Warren and his aunt, Eunice E. Higgins, discussed their lives in Ohio, commenting on family news, finances, and other subjects.
Clark-Arnold letters -- 1856-1890 (bulk 1856-1858, 1880-1890) Creator: Clark, Celestia Mary Dean
Extent: 69 items
Abstract: The Clark-Arnold letters contain correspondence addressed to Celestia Mary Clark (née Dean) and to other members of her family throughout the latter half of the 1800s. The collection includes correspondence written by her first husband, Thomas S. Arnold of Herkimer, New York, during their courtship in the late 1850s; letters from her friend and second husband, Charles A. Clark of Owego, New York, in the 1880s; and letters written by her daughter Etta while she traveled abroad in the 1880s and in 1890.
Clark-McCreary papers -- 1815-1936 (bulk 1846-1919) Creator: Clark family and McCreary family
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: The majority of this collection consists of correspondence related to the families of David B. McCreary and his daughter, Sophia McCreary Clark ("Sophy"), both of Erie, Pennsylvania. David and his wife, Annette, corresponded with family and acquaintances throughout the mid- to late 19th century, including the Civil War era and the Spanish-American War era. The letters of Sophy, her husband Henry, and their daughter Annette span the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Clarke family papers -- 1823-1929 (bulk 1851-1912) Creator: Clarke family
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, diaries, writings, documents, and other items related to the Clarke family of Gilmanton and Manchester, New Hampshire. The materials concern the Civil War, life in 19th-century New Hampshire, education, and other subjects.
Cora Clarke papers -- 1862-1881 Creator: Clarke, Cora, 1851-1916
Extent: 34 items
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and newspaper clippings collected by Cora Clarke, a respected female botanist and entomologist.
Butler Clarkson journal -- 1855-1878 (bulk 1857-1866) Creator: Clarkson, Butler, 1832-1903
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Butler Clarkson journal contains an account of the author's 1855 voyage from the Bass Strait in Australia to Holyhead, Wales, as well as financial accounts for numerous expenses after Clarkson's immigration to Lansingburgh, New York.
Mary S. Clarkson papers -- 1850-1851 Creator: Longworth, Mr.
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: The Mary S. Clarkson papers contain four items written by Clarkson while she lived on the Wyandot Indian Reserve in what is now eastern Kansas. The collection includes two letters written to a "Mr. Longworth," as well as two essays, one based on Wyandot folklore and the other on a Wyandot woman's recollections about her family.
Thomas Clarkson manuscript Lettres nouvelles sur le commerce de la Côte de Guinée -- 1789-1790 Creator: Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846
Extent: 162 pages
Abstract: The Thomas Clarkson manuscript, arranged in 13 letters, addresses various aspects of the slave trade in the region that lies between the Gambia and Senegal Rivers.
John Claude letters -- 1814-1815 Creator: Claude, Abram, 1784-1814 and Claude, Dennis, approximately 1782-1863
Extent: 10 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that John Claude wrote to his brothers, Dennis and Abram Claude of Annapolis, Maryland, while serving with the United States Army at Plattsburgh, New York, during the War of 1812. He discussed his opinions on patriotism, the progress of the war, and contemporary European politics, particularly concerning Napoleon.
William Tell Claude editorials -- 1846-1849 Creator: Claude, William Tell
Extent: 216 pages
Abstract: The William Tell Claude manuscript contains all of Claude's editorial columns written between December, 1846 and June, 1849, probably for the Maryland Republican.
Green Clay collection -- 1753-1818 (bulk 1813) Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 45 items
Abstract: The Green Clay collection contains letters and administrative documents related to the Kentucky militia under General Green Clay in the War of 1812. Included are letters and orders from General Samuel South, Colonel William Dudley, and Lewis Cass.
Waldegrave Pelham Clay orderly books -- 1800-1815 Creator: Clay, Waldegrave Pelham, 1760-1822
Extent: 3 volumes
Abstract: The Waldegrave Pelham Clay orderly books consist of three volumes of orders from Clay, a British lieutenant colonel who served in the Mediterranean in 1800, and as a major general, in the British West Indies between 1813-1815. The orders document the military's challenges in distributing food, water, supplies, clothes, and wages, and record disciplinary actions, promotions, and notable military events.
Mary S. Clayton correspondence -- 1877-1883 Creator: Jordan, James F.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection consists of letters written by Mary S. Clayton to her future husband, James F. Jordan, while she worked as a schoolteacher in Almont, Michigan. She discussed her teaching experiences, life in Almont, and her family in Plymouth, Michigan, whom she occasionally visited.
Samuel and Mary Cleaveland letters -- 1772-1776 Creator: Beague, John
Extent: 9 items
Abstract: This collection contains 5 letters by British artillery officer Samuel Cleaveland and 4 letters by his wife Mary. The letters, addressed to the Cleavelands' acquaintance John Beague in Dulverton, West Somerset, England, concern Samuel Cleaveland's experiences in North America just before and during the early stages of the American Revolution.
Bettye Clement letters -- 1944-1945 Creator: Clement family
Extent: 9 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence related to the Clement family of Hanford, California, including 8 letters that Bettye Clement wrote to her brother, A. Russell Clement, and 1 letter from Bettye's boyfriend Bill to her parents. Bettye's letters pertain to her life in California during World War II and to her relationship with Bill, a member of the United States Navy.
Moses A. Cleveland collection -- 1864-1917 (bulk 1864-1892) Creator: Cleveland, Moses A., b. 1822
Extent: 4 volumes
Abstract: The Moses A. Cleveland collection contains a copy of Cleveland's Civil War diary, a scrapbook of his postwar correspondence, and two drafts of his autobiography, which he composed in 1892 and copied in 1909. Cleveland, who worked primarily as a carpenter in New England and Ohio, served with the 7th Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery near the Gulf of Mexico during the war.
Loftus Cliffe papers -- 1769-1784 Creator: Cliffe, Loftus, d.1785?
Extent: 33 items
Abstract: The Loftus Cliffe papers include seventeen items dating from Cliffe's service in the British Army during the American Revolution, 1776-1778. The letters detail his participation in campaigns in the mid-Atlantic theater, and include excellent descriptions of the Battles of Long Island, Trenton, Brandywine, and Germantown.
Phil Clifford collection -- 1914-1917 Creator: Clifford family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Phil Clifford, a student at the Phillips Exeter Academy, wrote to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Clifford of West Medford and Boston, Massachusetts, and to his sister, Lizze. The letters detail Clifford's academic and monetary struggles.
Joseph Clift account book -- 1765-1812 (bulk 1765-1801) Creator: Clift, Joseph, 1736-1828
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Joseph Clift account book contains Clift’s financial accounts for a variety of goods and services traded in Marshfield, Massachusetts, throughout the late 18th century. During the Revolutionary War, Clift recorded notes from several town meetings regarding the contribution of local men to the Continental Army.
Clifton Springs Sanitarium collection -- [1889]-1892 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and printed advertisements related to the operation of the Clifton Springs Sanitarium in and around the year 1892.
J. M. Clinch journal -- 1901-1903 Creator: Clinch, J. M.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The J. M. Clinch journal (65 pages) records the watchmaker's trips to Liverpool and London in the summers of 1901 and 1903, as well as his visits to clockmakers and to various sights around Great Britain. He noted details of the chronometer industry, kept a journal of three transatlantic sea voyages, and recorded his impressions of places he visited with his companions, Eliza and Alice, throughout England and Scotland.
George Clinton papers -- 1697-1760 (bulk 1745-1753) Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains the letters, documents, and accounts of George Clinton, colonial governor of New York. The bulk of the collection is comprised of drafts of Clinton's letters, incoming official letters, Clinton's letter book for 1752-1753, military memoranda, documents related to Indian affairs, and personal, government, and military accounts during King George's War.
Harriot Clinton and Elizabeth Carter diaries -- 1771-1795 Creator: Carter, Elizabeth, ca. 1741-1817
Extent: 13 volumes
Abstract: The collection consists of a brief diary kept in 1771 by Harriot (Carter) Clinton, the wife of Sir Henry Clinton, and a 12-volume journal composed between 1774 and 1795 by her sister Elizabeth Carter, who oversaw the Clinton household during much of this time. Most of Elizabeth’s diary relates to household and farm management, health and medicine, leisure activities, and social life among the English gentry, with occasional references to political or military developments. The Clinton and Carter diaries are part of Series VIII within the larger Henry Clinton papers.
Henry Clinton papers -- 1736-1850 Creator: Clinton, Henry, 1738?-1795
Extent: 304 volumes (90 linear feet)
Abstract: The Henry Clinton papers contain the correspondence, records, and maps of Henry Clinton, who served under Thomas Gage and William Howe between 1775 and 1778, and was commander-in-chief of the British forces in North America from 1778 to 1782. Although the bulk of the papers cover his tenure as commander-in-chief, with particular attention to engagements in New York and New Jersey and the sieges of Charleston and Yorktown, they also document Clinton's efforts to restore his reputation after the war, and to some extent, his personal life. The Harriot Clinton and Elizabeth Carter diaries are described in a separate finding aid.
William B. Clinton papers -- 1904-1924 (bulk 1917-1924) Creator: Clinton, Anna F., 1857-
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The William B. Clinton papers consist primarily of letters that Clinton wrote to his mother and siblings in Schenectady, New York, while working at a mining camp in Sewell, Chile, in the early 20th century.
Henry S. Clubb letterbook; Payne and Swiney letterbook -- 1836-1840, 1865 Creator: Clubb, Henry Stephens, 1827-1922
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This letterbook spans fifty years and contains three sections: the letterbook of furniture, hardware, and dry goods retailers in Vicksburg, Mississippi; the Henry S. Clubb letterbook from January 13 to August 4, 1865, while he was Captain and Assistant Quartermaster for the 17th U.S. Army Corps; and an 1880 geographical notebook containing calculations concerning "Henderson's formula" for the determination of latitudes.
Janeth Coates papers -- 1942-1945 (bulk 1944-1945) Creator: Coates, Cecil, 1925-1991
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Janeth Coates papers primarily contain correspondence between Janeth Zebedee Coates and his wife, Cecil Marie Brannon, written while he served with the Army Air Forces in India during World War II. Coates commented on his military work and life in India and frequently urged his wife to remain faithful to him during his time overseas.
Samuel Coates collection -- 1772-1806 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, documents, and a poem related to Philadelphia merchant Samuel Coates, including incoming correspondence concerning nautical travel in 18th-century New York and contemporary opinions on the American Revolution. Four items relate to the late Doctor Samuel Cooper, for whom Coates served as estate executor.
William H. Coats papers -- 1859-1874 (bulk 1860-1868) Creator: Coats, William H.
Extent: 28 items
Abstract: The William H. Coats papers are made up of incoming correspondence to Coats from his mother and acquaintances, who wrote about life in Connecticut and Michigan during the Civil War, and documents related to his studies at the Connecticut Literary Institution and other aspects of his life.
Charles Russell Codman journal -- 1852-1853 Creator: Codman, Charles Russell, 1829-1918
Extent: 295 pages
Abstract: In October of 1852 Charles Russell Codman, a wealthy and well educated young man, started a year-long tour of Europe. The journal he kept while on tour records his experiences and attitudes.
Coffin family and Mathew Doyle journal and album -- 1828, 1852-1888 (bulk 1852) Creator: Coffin family and Doyle, Mathew
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains D. Coffin's daily account of the first leg of a sea voyage from New York City to California, covering the progress of the clipper ship Grecian between New York and Cape Horn in early 1852. The journal also includes drawings of scenery made during the voyage, newspaper clippings, penmanship exercises, and children's sketches.
Coffing-Holley papers -- 1834-1836 (bulk 1836) Creator: Holley, Marcia Coffing, 1817-1854, and Holley, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1804-1887
Extent: 9 items
Abstract: This collection contains 8 letters written to Marcia Coffing Holley and her husband, Alexander Hamilton Holley, by Maria Coffing, Marcia's sister, as well as 1 from Marcia to her brother, Joshua B. Coffing. Most of the letters relate to women's education in the mid-1830s. The collection includes a description of Maria Coffing's experiences at Grove Hall School in New Haven, Connecticut.
Charles Cogswell papers -- 1869-1921 (bulk 1869-1899) Creator: Cogswell, Charles P., 1835-1912
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection consists of approximately 1,250 business letters and financial documents concerning the professional affairs of Charles P. Cogswell, a banker and investor based in Norwich, Connecticut, in the latter half of the 19th century. Included are roughly 1,180 letters and financial records, 77 checks and receipts, and 1 photograph. In addition to serving as president of the Second National Bank of Norwich, Connecticut, Cogswell owned stock in several railroads, lumber companies, and other firms in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Cogswell's incoming business correspondence and documents pertain to his relationships with other bankers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York, and to his financial interests in the western states.
Mason F. Cogswell letters -- 1786-1828 Creator: Cogswell, Mason Fitch, 1761-1830
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: The Mason F. Cogswell letters are made up of letters that Cogswell, an American physician, wrote about 18th- and 19th-century medical practices.
Henry Colby letters -- 1869-1870 Creator: McIntosh, George
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection contains four letters written by Henry Colby, a fisherman based in East Gloucester, Massachusetts, to a friend, George McIntosh of Hallowell, Maine. Colby frequently inquired of friends and family in Maine and described his life and travels as a fisherman along the Atlantic coast, which included several lengthy trips to the Arctic Ocean.
Cadwallader and Jane Colden manuscripts and leaf impressions -- 1755, 1765 (bulk 1755) Creator: Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776 and Colden, Jane, 1724-1766
Extent: 1 letter, 1 manuscript with leaf impressions, and 1 newspaper clipping
Abstract: This collection is comprised of a 4-page letter from surveyor and scientist Cadwallader Colden to botanist John Frederic Gronovius (October 1, 1755), in which he enclosed 17 pages of his daughter Jane's botanical descriptions and leaf impressions (1755).
Cole family papers -- 1799-1959 (bulk 1821-1931) Creator: Cole family
Extent: 2.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, legal documents, financial records, maps, and ephemera related to the descendants and extended family of Dr. Joseph Cole of Sharon, Connecticut; Auburn, New York; and Albion, New York. Among many represented subjects are the educational and social lives of women in New York during the early 1800s, legal aspects of land ownership and estate administration, and land along Long Pond in Rome, Maine.
Coleman-Stuart family papers -- 1848-1898 Creator: Coleman family and Stuart family
Extent: 29 items
Abstract: During the mid-19th century, A. A. Coleman was a judge and well-respected planter in the black belt of west-central Alabama. W. S. Stuart, possibly a son-in-law to Coleman, was a physician, planter, and slave holder living in Monticello, Miss., southeast of Vicksburg. After the Civil War, both he and Coleman returned to farming, and Coleman may have engaged in a mercantile partnership. The Coleman-Stuart Papers consists of twenty-nine items, mostly bits of correspondence and other manuscripts of A.A. Coleman and W.S. Stuart.
George Coles collection -- 1821-1851 Creator: Coles, George, 1792-1858
Extent: 23 items
Abstract: The George Coles collection contains 23 items written to the Methodist minister by acquaintances throughout the state of New York. Many of his correspondents discussed religious life in New York between 1821 and 1851.
Collins & Chambers collection -- 1872 Creator: McFarlane, James H.
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: This collection contains one letter, one circular advertisement, and three sketches related to James H. McFarlane's desire to have the St. Louis artistic firm Collins & Chambers design promotional posters for Cassie and Victoria Foster, the "Fairy Sisters."
Collins family papers -- 1825-1863 Creator: Collins family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Collins family papers consist of personal correspondence between several members of the Collins family of New Haven, Connecticut, and Westfield, Massachusetts, in the early to mid-1800s. Correspondence between Cynthia Painter Collins and her husband Simeon reflects his career as a bookseller in Boston and Philadelphia, and letters between a range of friends and family members document life in New England during the antebellum era. Reverend Sylvester Graham wrote one letter offering medical advice to Cynthia Painter Collins.
Charles Collins diary and account book -- 1846-1867 Creator: Collins, Charles
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Charles Collins diary consists of accounts, both credit and debit, between Collins, a carpenter, and his customers and suppliers in frontier California during and after the gold rush. The volume also contains twelve pages of a fragmented diary describing travel from Iowa to California, and life as a prospector, farmer, and carpenter.
Laura Collins letters -- 1899-1903 Creator: Hill, Mr.
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 4 letters that author Laura G. Collins wrote to an acquaintance, "Mr. Hill," about her life in Maysville, Kentucky, around the turn of the 20th century. She discussed art, a birthday celebration, her horses, and her correspondence.
Colonial Parson's notebook -- 1713-1741 (bulk 1713-1714, 1741) Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Colonial Parson's notebook is a small bound volume of sermon and prayer notes kept by a New England minister from 1713 to 1714 and in 1741.
John R. Comfort papers -- 1863-1865 Creator: Comfort, James
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: The John Comfort papers consist of seven letters written at scattered times through his Civil War service with the 137th New York Infantry Regiment.
Committee on Legislation for the International Exposition of 1892 minutes and scrapbook -- 1889-1890 Creator: New York (N.Y.). Committee on Legislation for the International Exposition of 1892
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Committee on Legislation for the International Exposition of 1892 compiled meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, and other material between September 1889 and April 1890. Under the leadership of Senator Chauncey Depew, the committee worked with the New York-based Committee for the International Exposition of 1892 in an attempt to persuade the United States Congress to award an upcoming world's fair exhibition to the city of New York.
Commonplace Book -- 1846-1857 Creator: Tilton, Ann Maine Wells and Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This commonplace book contains 21 poems, 1 pressed flower, and 4 pages of manuscript music. Items originally laid in the volume, a map of United States Army encampments near Corpus Christi, Texas, and a drawing of a Spanish house in St. Augustine, Florida, are housed separately. Many of the poems relate to romance, and 3 are attributed to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Elizabeth Rous Comstock papers -- 1740-1929 (bulk 1860-1880) Creator: Comstock family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Elizabeth Rous Comstock papers contain letters and writings related to Comstock's family, her Quaker ministry, and her social reform activities. The letters span her entire career with the greatest concentration of correspondence centering on her work with the Kansas freedmen's program and her family life. In addition to the Elizabeth Comstock material, the collection includes content related to her daughter Caroline, her grandchildren, and papers related to the Kempton family.
H.O. Comstock journal -- 1849 Creator: Comstock, H.O.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume is an account of thirteen '49ers traveling from New England to California during the gold rush. Comstock describes their journey from New York, on the brig Empire, to Vera Cruz, Mexico, and from there overland through Mexico City to San Blas on the Pacific; for the last leg, they sailed to San Francisco. When they arrived in California, they went up the San Joaquin River to Stockton and Merced.
Philander, William Philander, and Seth Comstock correspondence -- 1832-1842 Creator: Comstock, Philander; Comstock, Seth, 1772-1853; and Comstock, William Philander, 1808-1877.
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters received by Philander Comstock, Seth Comstock, and William Philander Comstock in 1832 and 1842. The letters concern a New York City cholera epidemic; family news from Oswego, New York; and the cost of painting a house and constructing a fence.
Conesus Lake Camping commonplace book -- 1889 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Conesus Lake Camping commonplace book contains poetry, drawings, and autographs compiled by a group of friends who camped near the New York lake in August 1889.
Connecticut Comptroller records -- 1862-1863 Creator: Cutler, Leman Woodward, 1807-1901
Extent: 69 items
Abstract: The Connecticut Comptroller records are comprised of 69 letters to Leman W. Cutler, who was the state's comptroller from 1861-1865. Town officials corresponded with Cutler about bounty payments to families of soldiers serving in Connecticut regiments during the Civil War. Some items pertain to the taxation of insurance companies from other states and to other financial issues.
Connecticut Woman's travel diary -- [ca. 1877-1881?] Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Connecticut Woman's travel diary recounts the author's social activities during several weeks spent mingling with high society in New York City; Washington, D. C.; Aiken, South Carolina; and Charleston, South Carolina.
T. C. Connor journal -- 1825-1833 (bulk 1825-1826) Creator: Connor, T. C.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The T. C. Connor journal contains daily entries about Connor's activities in New York and in Newark, New Jersey; political commentary; and an account of Connor's voyage to Cartagena, Colombia, from November 1825-July 1826. While at sea, he composed poetry about homesickness and natural phenomena.
Edwin F. Conroy scrapbook -- 1918-1921 (bulk 1918-1919) Creator: Conroy, Effie M., 1871-
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection consists of the contents of a scrapbook kept by Effie M. Conroy of the Bronx, New York, who documented the army service of her son, Edwin F. Conroy, a member of the 114th Infantry Regiment during World War I. The scrapbook contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera related to Conroy, to the 114th Infantry Regiment, and to the 29th "Blue and Gray" Division.
Constantin family papers -- 1800-1829 (bulk 1806-1809) Creator: Constantin, Anthony
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: The Constantin family papers are made up of correspondence, financial records, and other items related to the family's involvement in transatlantic shipping in the early 19th century. Personal and professional acquaintances corresponded with Barthelemy Constantin and his son Anthony of Bordeaux, France, and New York City, and the Constantins also compiled accounts, inventories, and receipts.
US Frigates Constellation and John Adams log book -- 1825-1827 Creator: Marbury, Alexander Hamilton, 1807-1843 and Beall, Martha Louisa Marbury, 1812-1894
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains logs for the United States Navy ships Constellation (December 1825-April 1827) and John Adams (July 1827-October 1827), kept by Alexander Hamilton Marbury.
The Constitution of the Mutual Literary Society -- 1810s Creator: Mutual Literary Society
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This copy of The Constitution of the Mutual Literary Society, once owned by John Amedey, outlines the official procedures for the society, founded in the 1810s. The society was intended to promote debate and discussion about scientific advances and other subjects.
Julia Cook letters -- 1816-1818 Creator: Ward, Julia Adelaide Cook, 1797-1825
Extent: 32 pages
Abstract: The Julia Cook letters form a narrative account of Cook's life in Wiscasset, Maine, and travels to other towns from December 1816-October 1818. She frequently discussed her opinions of marriage and courtship.
Timothy M. Cooley journal -- 1803, 1876 (bulk 1803) Creator: Cooley, Timothy Mather, 1772-1859
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This "Missionary Journal" chronicles Congregational minister Timothy Mather Cooley's missionary trip to the New York counties of Oneida, Onondaga, and Chenango between June and October 1803. During his travels, he preached 108 sermons, visited 27 schools, baptized 53 people (of whom 50 were children), and helped establish a church in Verona, New York.
Coon and Howard family letters -- 1877, 1889, 1890 Creator: Howard family
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection contains 3 letters written by members of the Coon and Howard families in Lakeview, Michigan; Waukee, Iowa; and Orchard Park, New York, in the late 1800s. The women of the Howard family contributed to each of the letters, describing their farms and sharing aspects of their everyday lives.
James S. Coon diary -- 1840-1858 Creator: Coon, James Shields, b. 1818
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This diary contains personal reflections and stories from the life of James Shields Coon, a lawyer who practiced in Salem, New York, before the Civil War. Coon commented on contemporary political issues, life as a lawyer, and his family; he noted the births of his three children, reflected on the deaths of family members, and kept some genealogical notes about his family.
John Cooper papers -- 1828-1859 (bulk 1828-1842) Creator: Cooper, John, 1799-1863
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The John Cooper papers contain letters written by John Cooper, Sr., of Easton, Pennsylvania, to his son, John Cooper, Jr., in which he discussed his land and business interests and his political views.
Eyre Coote papers -- 1775-1925 (bulk 1775-1830) Creator: Coote, Eyre, 1857-1925
Extent: 21 linear feet
Abstract: The Eyre Coote papers contain the military, family, and estate material of Sir Eyre Coote, a prominent British officer who participated in the Revolutionary war and many military expeditions in the early 19th century. The papers include military commissions, letters and letterbooks, orderly books, journals, notebooks, diaries, financial accounts, genealogical material, estate and legal papers, newspapers, and maps.
Hiram W. Coppernall collection -- 1864 Creator: Coppernall, Hiram W., ca. 1847-1885
Extent: 2 items
Abstract: This collection contains a diary chronicling Hiram W. Coppernall's service in the 24th New York Cavalry Regiment throughout 1864, as well as a photograph. Coppernall recorded his daily movements and activities with the regiment, which saw action at the Battle of Petersburg.
John S. Corliss papers -- 1861-1863 Creator: Hastings, John and Hastings, Mary
Extent: 17 items
Abstract: The Corliss papers contain the correspondence of a middle-aged Union soldier serving primarily on light duty in South Carolina and Florida. Corliss' letters express his views, including his dislike of African Americans and his lack of support for the Union cause.
Cornelison papers -- 1796-1929 (bulk 1887-1895) Creator: Cornelison, Caroline King, 1852-1935
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains letters, diaries, documents, and other materials related to William G. and Carrie King Cornelison, a Pennsylvania couple who lived in Queensland, Australia, in the early 1890s. Additional items pertain to John and William King, Carrie's grandfather and father.
Virgil Cornish correspondence -- 1846-1857 (bulk 1846-1853) Creator: Cornish, Virgil, 1798-1884
Extent: 37 items
Abstract: This collection contains 37 letters that Virgil Cornish received during his time as a steward at the Hartford Retreat for the Insane in the mid-1800s. Many of the letters concern payments for the care of, requests for news of, or favors for the institution's patients.
Charles Cornwallis orderly book -- 1780-1781 Creator: Great Britain. Army
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Charles Cornwallis orderly book (148 pages), contains orders from Cornwallis' moving headquarters in the southern theater of the American Revolutionary War. These document the British march across North Carolina, the aftermath of the Guilford Courthouse campaign, and Cornwallis' campaign in Virginia. The book contains lists of promotions and reports of courts martial, as well as general marching orders and information on supplies, transportation, and the sick and wounded.
Corporation of the City of New York collection -- 1798-1873 (bulk 1806-1865) Creator: New York (N.Y.). Common Council.
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection contains receipts, bills, accounts, court documents, and other materials related to the expenses and operations of the Corporation of the City of New York between 1798 and 1873.
Correspondence from Paris on the Motions of the French Navy -- 1780 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This item is a bound collection of espionage correspondence from Paris, 1780, that describes the locations and numbers of French and Spanish ships in Gibraltar, New York, Canada, and the West Indies.
Correspondence of King George the Third transcripts -- 1783-1810 Creator: Fortescue, J. W. (John William), Sir, 1859-1933
Extent: 22 volumes
Abstract: These volumes contain typed transcriptions of King George III's correspondence between December 1783 and 1810. Windsor Castle librarian Sir John Fortescue compiled this collection in the early 20th century as part of a larger project to publish the king's entire correspondence. The transcripts include manuscript revisions and additions.
Samuel Correy journal -- 1776-1777 Creator: Correy, Samuel
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Samuel Correy kept this journal while serving with the Continental Army in Pennsylvania and New Jersey from December 1776-January 1777. He discussed military actions, including the crossing of the Delaware River and the Battle of Princeton; disciplinary measures and regulations; troop movements; and other aspects of military life.
Adam Cosner papers -- 1864-1865; 1880 Creator: Cosner, Ann
Extent: 25 items
Abstract: The Cosner papers document the experience of a middle-aged Union soldier serving with the 21st Ohio Infantry during the Civil War.
Charles Grimké Cosslett collection -- 1794-1795 Creator: Cosslett, Charles G., approximately 1773-1853
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: This collection contains 6 diaries that Charles Grimké Cosslett, a student in Dublin, Ireland, kept between 1794 and 1795. Cosslett recorded detailed descriptions of his travels around the British Isles and reflected on his daily life while studying at Trinity College, Dublin. The collection also includes a pastel portrait of Cosslett and an ivory profile of his father, Judge Charles Mathews Cosslett of South Carolina.
Edward F. Costello Trial transcripts -- 1881-1913 (bulk 1891) Creator: Barrows, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1853-1918
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume is a lawyer-retained copy of transcripts of the April 1891 murder trial of Edward F. Costello in Springfield, Massachusetts. Costello was found guilty of murdering his son William, despite his attorneys' attempts to win a plea of insanity.
Frank Costello letters -- 1952-1953 Creator: United States. Bureau of Prisons
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The bulk of this collection consists of undelivered letters and greeting cards sent to New York crime boss Frank Costello during his incarceration in federal correctional institutions from 1952-1953. Costello's correspondents shared their support for him, encouraged him to embrace Christianity, and requested financial assistance.
Cottrell-Jury correspondence -- 1917-1918 Creator: Jury, Ethel M., b. 1894 and Jury, Annis, b. 1874
Extent: 38 items
Abstract: This collection consists primarily of outgoing correspondence written by David C. Cottrell of the American Expeditionary Forces while he served in France during the First World War. He wrote most letters to his sweetheart, Ethel M. Jury of Stockton, California, and discussed the weather and local scenery, life in the army, and other aspects of his experiences overseas.
Richard Coulter journal -- 1847-1848 Creator: Coulter, Richard, 1827-1908
Extent: 100 pages
Abstract: The Richard Coulter journal is a lengthy, detailed account of the experiences of a private soldier participating in the American invasion of Mexico, 1846-1848.
Cowell family letters -- 1867-1869 Creator: Cowell family
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection contains letters that Joshua Cowell wrote to his wife Mary in Meridian, New York, while working in Colorado and Wyoming, as well as additional correspondence to Joshua and Mary Cowell.
George Howland Cox scrapbook -- 1860-1928 (bulk 1860-1914) Creator: Cox, George Howland, 1854-1932
Extent: 47 items
Abstract: This collection contains unbound material from a scrapbook compiled by George Howland Cox, a banker in Cambridge, Massachusetts, around the turn of the 20th century. Materials include a series of letters written by cadet William A. Simpson during his time at the United States Military Academy as well as Cox family correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera.
Daniel W. Coxe collection -- 1802-1838 (bulk 1802-1812, 1816-1838) Creator: Coxe, Daniel W. (Daniel William), 1769-1852
Extent: 13 items
Abstract: The Daniel W. Coxe collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, financial records, and documents related to the Philadelphia merchant's business affairs in the early 1800s. Many of the financial records concern Coxe's accounts with London firm Barclay & Salkeld, particularly regarding shipments of cotton and flour.
Cozzens House Hotel collection -- 1866-1868 Creator: Edward Cozzens & Company
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of receipts and other financial records pertaining to the Cozzens House Hotel in Omaha, Nebraska, between 1867 and 1868. Three letters relate to an 1868 legal dispute between the hotel's later lessees and the real estate company Credit Foncier of America.
John Crafts papers -- 1806-1828 Creator: Crafts family
Extent: 64 items
Abstract: The John Crafts papers consist of the correspondence of a fur trader in Detroit and Chicago, written to his family in New Hampshire.
Craig & Kenneson ledger -- 1907-1910 Creator: Craig, Charles C., b. ca. 1840
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Craig & Kenneson ledger contains financial accounts for goods sold by the general store in Quincy, New Hampshire, between 1907 and 1910. The wide range of items sold included groceries, tobacco, and hardware, among other products.
James Craik collection -- 1789-1792 Creator: William L. Clements Library
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: The James Craik collection contains seven letters and recipes written by Craik. Three items relate to the health of George Washington and his family, and six propose contemporary cures for various ailments.
Richard Bailey Crandall typescript -- 1864 Creator: Crandall, R. B. (Richard Bailey), -1864
Extent: 18 pages
Abstract: This typescript consists of extracts from the diary of Major Richard Bailey Crandall, pertaining to his service with the 6th Vermont Infantry Regiment from January to May 1864. Crandall wrote about visits to Vermont and Washington, D.C., his religious beliefs, his romantic feelings for a female correspondent, and his regiment's engagements with Confederate forces during the Overland Campaign.
Walter Crane papers -- 1917-1919 Creator: Backof, Ruth, b. 1898
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Walter Crane papers contain 88 letters, 2 postcards, and 1 Christmas card written by Corporal Crane to Ruth Backof, a former high school classmate, while he served in the Machine Gun Company of the 138th Infantry Regiment during the First World War. He described his experiences in training at Camp Clark, Missouri, and Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma. Crane also reported extensively on his involvement in combat along the Western Front, including his service in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive and on life in the trenches.
Marguerite Cret manuscript Les Aventures d'Agnes d'Avrancourt Voyages dans le Guatemala -- 1888 Creator: Cret, Marguerite
Extent: 342 pages
Abstract: The Marguerite Cret manuscript is a romance-adventure novella, written in French, containing watercolors and pencil illustrations.
John Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur collection -- [1769]-1790 Creator: St. John de Crèvecoeur, J Hector, 1735-1813
Extent: 50 documents (4 items)
Abstract: The John Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur collection contains one copybook of official certificates, endorsements, and testimonies, and three original documents, used to prove his children's inheritance rights to his French estate.
Frederick Crill papers -- 1879-1880 Creator: New Jersey. Court of Oyer and Terminer (Sussex County)
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: This collection contains seven copied documents, two letters, and two telegrams related to the trial of Frederick Crill of Vernon, New Jersey, for the murder of his daughter, Eliza Babcock. Items include copies of the formal complaint against Crill, initial witness statements, and correspondence related to Lewis Cochran, the prosecuting lawyer in the case.
John S. Cripps collection -- 1843-1877 Creator: Cripps, John S.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The John S. Cripps collection contains correspondence and documents related to Cripps, who was the secretary of legation for the United States in Mexico during the mid-19th century. Many items pertain to transnational law concerning both private individuals and corporations.
Crittenden family papers -- 1837-1907 (bulk 1849-1889) Creator: Van Wyck, Nannie Crittenden, 1843-1916
Extent: 4 linear feet (approx. 1300 items)
Abstract: The Crittenden family papers contain the letters of a Kentucky family living in the California and Nevada frontiers. The material centers on the family of Alexander Parker Crittenden and his wife Clara Churchill Jones, and includes letters from their parents, siblings, and children. The collection also contains diaries, documents and financial records, and family photographs (daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite, and other paper prints). The collection documents the murder of Alexander Parker Crittenden as well as family members who fought on the Confederate side of the Civil War and who participated in mining and prospecting in the West.
Croghan family papers -- 1794-1855 Creator: Croghan, George, 1791-1849 and Croghan, John, 1790-1849
Extent: 101 items
Abstract: This collection holds the family and business papers of George Croghan, a hero in the War of 1812 and the inspector general of New Orleans from 1825-1845.
John W. Croker papers -- 1765-1860 (bulk 1765-1857) Creator: Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857
Extent: 21 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains materials related to the personal and political life of Irish politician and writer John Wilson Croker, who served as secretary to the Admiralty from 1809 to 1830.
Ed Cronin papers -- 1943-1944 Creator: Cronin, Margaret
Extent: 20 items
Abstract: This collection contains 19 letters written to Margaret Cronin of Queens, New York, by her husband and brother while they served in the United States Army during the Second World War, and one letter to Mark Cronin from Private Murray R. Baxley. Ed Cronin, Margaret's husband, wrote 17 letters, in which he described his loneliness while in training at Camp Jackson, South Carolina, and his court martial and punishment for an unspecified act. The other soldiers wrote of life in England and in the Bronx Area Station Hospital.
John Cronin letters -- 1930 Creator: Cronin family
Extent: 24 items
Abstract: This collection contains 21 letters that John J. Cronin, Jr. ("Jack") wrote to his father and brother in Hartford, Connecticut, while he traveled to North Carolina and Georgia during the spring of 1930 in an attempt to join an organized baseball team. The collection also has three letters that Cronin received from his brother, Harold.
Hiram B. Crosby journal -- 1872 Creator: Crosby, Hiram B.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This journal reflects the experiences of Hiram B. Crosby, a New York City lawyer, during his trip to Michigan's Upper Peninsula in the fall of 1872. As part of a prospecting party, Crosby analyzed the potential for iron mines near Iron Mountain, Michigan. He recorded his impressions of local scenery, commented on his daily activities, and described the area's Native American settlements and peoples. The volume contains 24 pen and ink drawings.
Nellie J. Cross journal -- 1912-1928 (bulk 1912-1913) Creator: Cross, Nellie Hill, b. 1861
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains brief diary entries and financial accounts by Nellie J. Cross of Orange, Massachusetts. From December 1912-Februrary 1913, she recorded daily notes about a trip to southern California, where she visited an aunt who lived near Los Angeles.
Stephen Cross journal -- 1756-1757 Creator: Cross, Stephen, 1731-1809
Extent: 60 pages (1 volume)
Abstract: The Stephen Cross Journal details the Massachusetts shipbuilder's journey to Fort Oswego to help with the French and Indian War effort, his capture after the fall of Fort Oswego in 1756, and imprisonment in Quebec City and Dijon, France.
Crossman papers -- 1855-1875 Creator: Crossman, Adelaide Isham
Extent: 99 items
Abstract: The Crossman papers contain correspondence between Ferdinand Crossman, Union solder, and his wife, Adelaide, between 1862 and 1864. The letters describe army life, fighting, military duties, pay, food, clothes, health, and personal news. Adelaide also received letters from her sister and friends that concern family life in Massachusetts.
Randal Crouse papers -- 1908-1919 (bulk 1917-1919) Creator: Crouse, Lillie M.
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection consists of letters that Lieutenant Randal H. Crouse wrote to his mother, Lillie M. Crouse, while serving with the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. Crouse described his experiences at Camp Hancock, Georgia, and in France, where he often commented on life near the front. The collection also has postcards, documents, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
Charles and Silas Crowell papers -- 1861-1883 (bulk 1864-1865) Creator: Crowell, Silas, and Simpson, Silas M. B.
Extent: 21 items
Abstract: The Charles and Silas Crowell papers consist primarily of Civil War-era letters addressed to and composed by Silas Crowell during his service with the 93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment. The collection also contains post-war correspondence from members of the Crowell family.
Cruikshank-Dawley papers -- 1841-1890 Creator: Cruikshank, Louisa Dawley, 1828-1908
Extent: 57 items
Abstract: This collection holds the personal letters of Louisa Dawley Cruikshank of Oneida, New York, and includes letters from her husband, Henry Cruikshank, while he was traveling in California and serving in military during the Civil War.
Warren H. Cudworth papers -- 1862-1865 Creator: Gile, Fannie Cudworth
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: The Warren H. Cudworth papers consist of 11 Civil War era letters, the bulk of which are from Warren Cudworth to his sister Fannie. Cudworth served as a chaplain for the First Massachusetts Regiment, Cos. F and S.
Charles K. Cummings, Voyages in the U.S.S. Mount Vernon -- 1921 Creator: Cummings, Charles K.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume is a history of the USS Mount Vernon's service as a troop transport ship during World War I, written by United States Navy Lieutenant Charles K. Cummings, who served on the ship during the war. Cummings's narrative relates daily incidents as the Mount Vernon carried troops between New York City and Brest, France, during and after the war. Cummings noted the names of prominent passengers and included several diagrams and drawings depicting naval formations and the Mount Vernon.
W. L. Cummings collection -- 1906-1941 (bulk 1906-1928) Creator: Cummings, William L., 1876-1966
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, scrapbooks, and advertisements related to W. L. Cummings, who was a doctor in Syracuse, New York, during the early 20th century. The material largely pertains to traveling doctors and patent medicines.
Cummings-Durant family collection -- 1844-1914 Creator: Cummings family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Cummings-Durant family collection contains correspondence related to the Cummings family of Rutland County, Vermont, and the Durant family of Boyd, Kentucky, who were related by marriage. George Durant wrote most of the letters about family news, his life in Pennsylvania and Kentucky, his political opinions, and current events.
Cummington (Mass.) Country Store and Tavern account book -- 1817-1866 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Cummington (Mass.) Country Store and Tavern account book contains financial records related to a general store in Cummington, Massachusetts, and to the personal finances a local resident. The store accounts record the purchase of household goods and foodstuffs, and many of the personal accounts reflect the costs of boarding draft animals and note the fees associated with the local school.
James Cunningham family letters -- 1821-1851 Creator: Cunningham, James, 1788-1867
Extent: 21 items
Abstract: This collection contains letters written to James Cunningham of Adams County, Pennsylvania, by members of his family, and early letters to family members concerning the Cobean family of Adams County, related to Cunningham through marriage. Correspondents discussed family news, agricultural prices, health and medicine, and politics.
Kirk Cunningham collection -- 1807-1880 (bulk 1846-1868) Creator: Cunningham family
Extent: 70 items
Abstract: This collection contains letters between Kirk Cunningham of Mobile, Alabama, his wife Mary, and his brother John of Lancaster, Massachusetts. Kirk Cunningham wrote a series of letters to his wife while seeking work in San Francisco, California, in 1854 and 1855, and to his brother while living in Mobile, Alabama, during the years leading up to the Civil War. His letters concern economic matters, philosophy, and politics. John Cunningham wrote about his life in Massachusetts.
Currier family letters -- 1819-1844 (bulk 1835-1844) Creator: Currier, Sarah Ann
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection contains 7 letters related to members of the Currier family of Freeport, Maine, and Amesbury, Massachusetts. Sally Currier, Ann Currier, and Sarah Ann Currier received letters from family members and friends regarding news from Freeport and Bangor, Maine, as well as news of student life at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
William Leontes Curry papers -- 1857-1868 (bulk 1861-1864) Creator: Curry, William Leontes, 1839-1927
Extent: 115 items (0.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The William L. Curry papers provide excellent documentation of a Union cavalry officer's life in the western theater of the Civil War, as well as some description of being a prisoner of war.
James M. Curtin collection -- 1919, 1961 Creator: Curtin, James M., 1892-1979
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of materials related to James M. Curtin, including his brother Will's letters about his travels in France in the spring of 1919, photographs taken in France in 1919, a narrative of the Curtin siblings' visit to Europe in 1961, and drafts of a short story.
Curtis family papers -- 1850-1883 Creator: Curtis family
Extent: 58 items
Abstract: The Curtis family papers are comprised of 58 letters written between Maine ship's captain Joseph Russell Curtis and his wife, Louisa. The letters map out the confines of a close relationship, maintained despite the lengthy periods of great separation.
The Curtis guest book -- 1895-1916 (bulk 1895-1906) Creator: The Curtis
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This guest book (121 pages) contains contributions from visitors to The Curtis, a summer boarding house and hotel in New Castle, New Hampshire, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The book contains poetry, signatures, quotations, sketches, and watercolors, as well as 5 cyanotype photographs.
William P. Curtis letters -- 1849-1860 (bulk 1849-1854) Creator: Curtis, William B.
Extent: 52 items
Abstract: This collection primarily consists of letters that William P. Curtis of Auburn, New York, wrote to his son, William B. Curtis of Prattsburgh, New York, about finances, local news, and family matters.
Curtze family correspondence -- 1834-1894 (bulk 1880-1894) Creator: Curtze, Hermann Jerome, b. 1847
Extent: 119 items
Abstract: This collection contains personal letters addressed to Friedrich (later Frederick) Curtze, an immigrant from Corbach, Germany, who settled in Erie, Pennsylvania, in the mid-19th century, as well as business letters addressed to his son Hermann. The majority of the correspondence reflects Hermann's legal career in Erie during the 1880s and early 1890s.
Cushing family collection -- 1790-1934 (bulk 1828-1928) Creator: Cushing family
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: The Cushing family collection is made up of correspondence, financial records, and other items pertaining to the family and descendants of Boston merchant Hayward P. Cushing.
James Cushing sermons -- 1734-1756 Creator: Cushing, James, 1705-1764
Extent: 21 items
Abstract: This collection contains 21 sermons and sets of sermon notes compiled by Reverend James Cushing of Haverhill, Massachusetts, and Plaistow, New Hampshire, between 1734 and 1756. Cushing, a Congregationalist minister, preached throughout northeastern Massachusetts on topics such as sin, vanity, and divine law.