Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Adelaide Thompson Collection

Finding aid created by
C. Wright

Summary Information
Title: Adelaide Thompson Collection,
Creator: Thompson, Adelaide.
Inclusive dates: 1860-1927
Extent: .5 cubic feet (in 1 box)
Abstract:
Papers include correspondence, photographs, including a diary and photographs of Foochow, China, 1899-1901, a biography of Michigan poet Will Carleton, and other materials.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

no Acc#, MS# Tt-56

Access Restrictions:

Adelaide Thompson Collection is open for research.

Copyright:

Unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Adelaide Thompson Collection, Folder #, Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

Arrangement is chronological.


History

Biography:

Adelaide Thompson (dates?) was a nurse at Saginaw Hospital, Saginaw, Michigan, 1891-1895.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes personal correspondence between Thompson and William R. Longstreet, a bookkeeper and religious leader in Saginaw, Michigan, 1891-1895, concerning the nursing of patients, social and religious affairs, a trip to New York, in 1892, and welfare work of the Jefferson Avenue Epwarth League. There is also a diary of Isabelle Longstreet, describing her missionary work in China, June 1899-October, 1901 and a brief biography of Will Carleton (1845-1912), a notable Michigan poet.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Thompson, Adelaide.
    • Longstreet, Isabelle.
    • Longstreet, William.
    • Carleton, Will, 1845-1912.
    • Saginaw General Hospital.
    • Longstreet and Ludwig General Insurance Agency.
    • Missions--China--Foochow.
    • Saginaw (Mich.)--History.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Adelaide Thompson Collection [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Calling Card and Letterhead (Wm. B. Mershon and Co., East Saginaw), undated
    Box   1 F   2
    Correspondence (Mostly General Family), 1869-1927
    Box   1 F   3
    Longstreet, Isabelle, China Photographs, circa 1900
    Box   1 F   4
    Longstreet, Isabelle, Diary, Foochow, China, 1899-1901
    Box   1 F   5
    Longstreet and Ludwig General Insurance Agency, Letterpress Book (Mostly Business Correspondence, with Some Personal Correspondence), 1873-1894
    Box   1 F   6
    Swarthout, Catherine, Poem on the Death of Sister Mary, undated
    Box   1 F   7
    Thompson, Adelaide, Letters to William Longstreet (folder 1 of 6), 1891-1895
    Box   1 F   8
    Thompson, Adelaide, Letters to William Longstreet (folder 2 of 6), 1891-1895
    Box   1 F   9
    Thompson, Adelaide, Letters to William Longstreet (folder 3 of 6), 1891-1895
    Box   1 F   10
    Thompson, Adelaide, Letters to William Longstreet (folder 4 of 6), 1891-1895
    Box   1 F   11
    Thompson, Adelaide, Letters to William Longstreet (folder 5 of 6), 1891-1895
    Box   1 F   12
    Thompson, Adelaide, Letters to William Longstreet (folder 6 of 6), 1891-1895