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Scope note: These writings, both published and unpublished, are on a variety of topics: religious, personal, and professional.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.]
Homer L. Dodge [subseries]
"Challenges of the Atomic Age" ( 1945)
"Running the Big Sault in an Open Canoe" ( 1957)
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)
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  
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]
Box   33  
Clippings [subseries] (2 folders)
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
Holiday cards (3 folders)
Lane Artists Series
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)
Periodicals [subseries]
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)