Norton Strange Townshend family papers  1807-1995
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Container / Location Title
 
Dodge Family Papers [series]
Box   31  
Writings,  1839-1957 [subseries]

Scope note: These writings, both published and unpublished, are on a variety of topics: religious, personal, and professional. They are arranged by author in order of earliest to latest birth date. Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, the famous dress reformer and publisher ofSybil, was a family friend of the Dodges, and a poem she gave to them is included.

 
Levi R. Dodge [subseries]
 
Religious testimony,  1839
 
Lydia Hasbrouck, friend of Orange W. Dodge [subseries]
 
"The First Eclogue,"  1885
 
(Florence) Isabella Donaghue Dodge [subseries]
 
School notebook,  c. 1870
 
"Reading,"  c. 1870
 
"Prayer Rock" [n.d.]
 
"The Advantage of Good Thoughts" [n.d.]
 
"The Mountains Were Brought Near Us…" [n.d.]
 
"The Mountains Were Brought Near Us…", typescript
 
"My Visit to Iowa" [n.d.]
 
"My Visit to Iowa", typescript
 
"In the Early Days…" [n.d.]
 
Miscellaneous
 
Homer L. Dodge [subseries]
 
"Challenges of the Atomic Age" ( 1945)
 
"Running the Big Sault in an Open Canoe" ( 1957)
Box   31  
Biographical information [subseries]

Scope note: This subseries contains biographical information on the Dodges, including related lines, such as the Donaghues and the Bakers. The items range from the late 19th to mid-20th century.

 
Obituaries (5 folders)
 
Clippings (3 folders)
 
Calling cards and Legal papers
 
Calling and business cards (1 folder)
Box   31  
Dodge legal papers [subseries]

Scope note: The Dodge legal papers subseries is organized chronologically and contains land indentures and agreements, mainly between the members of the Dodge family.

 
 8 May 1839-26 February 1841
 
 28 September 1841-4 May 1845
 
 3 September 1846-22 March 1862
 
 2 July 1889-13 November 1901
 
 5 May 1923-6 August 1935
 
 31 December 1936-15 November 1937
Box   32  
[n.d.]
Drawer   : Oversize Manuscripts  
Certificates [subseries]   

Certificates located in Oversize

Box   32  
Dodge financial papers [subseries]

Scope note: The Dodge financial papers are separated into correspondence (which mainly concerns the estate of F. Isabella Donaghue Dodge), and records, which date back considerably further and document the sales of a store run by Thomas Dodge in Massena, NY during the mid-19th century, as well as the financial transactions of later Dodge family members.

 
Correspondence [subseries]
 
 24 September 1934-17 December 1936
 
 7 January 1937-20 March 1937
 
24 March-3 May 1937
 
24 May-25 October 1937
 
28 October-13 December 1937
 
 20 December 1937-21 February 1938
 
8 March-12 April 1938
 
29 April-14 December 1938
 
 19 December 1938-11 January 1939
 
19 January-28 November 1939
 
Records [subseries]
 
 1839-1841
 
 1842-1844
 
 1844-1846
 
 1847-1850
 
 1851-1859
 
 1859-1862
 
 1862-1863
 
 1863-1865
 
 1865-1868
 
 1868-1870
 
 1871-1873
 
 1873-1874
 
 1874-1876
 
 1876-1880
 
 1880-1882
 
 1882-1884
 
 1884-1886
 
 1887-1889
 
 1889
 
 1889-1891
 
 1891-1893
 
 1893-1894
 
 1894-1895
 
 1896-1898
 
 1898-1909
 
 1910-1922
 
 1923-1933
Box   33  
 1933
 
 1936-1970
 
[n.d.]
 
Clippings [subseries] (2 folders)
Box   33  
Topical Files,  c. 1890s-1970s [subseries]

Scope note: This subseries contains various items collected by the Dodges, mainly during the 20th century. The topical files on the Alpha Club and the Mary D. Bean Library show Isabella Donaghue Dodge’s civic and intellectual engagement with the community. The files also reflect the Dodges’ interest in travel, canoeing, and the outdoors.

 
Advertisements (2 folders)
 
Alpha Club (4 folders)
 
Appalachian Trail (2 folders)
 
Cosmos Club
 
Exercise
 
Holiday cards (3 folders)
 
Lane Artists Series
 
Letterhead
 
Mary D. Bean Library (2 folders)
 
Ogdensburg Free Academy (2 folders)
 
Physics (2 folders)
 
Potsdam Normal School
 
Railroad poster
 
Retirement guides
 
St. Lawrence University
 
Vacations & travel ephemera (4 folders)
Box   34  
Vacations & travel ephemera (4 folders)
 
Vassar College
 
Vermont (4 folders)
 
Miscellaneous
 
Periodicals [subseries]
Box   34  
American Canals (Febrary  1982; May  1982)
 
American White Water (Spring  1959)
Box   35  
Appalachia (June  1968)
 
Canadian Magazine, The (March  1899)
 
Canoe (March  1982)
 
Consumers’ Research Bulletin (July  1944; May  1945; July  1945)
 
Down River (December  1975)
 
Journal of Engineering Education, The (April  1955)
 
Living Wilderness (July  1940; Summer 1953) Winter-Spring  1958)