Collections tagged Family Papers

The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914

The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914

The documents in this collection contain the stories of nineteenth century English lives. Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey worked as probate and property lawyers in the town of Tring, Hertfordshire, in south central England. They handled wills, estates, and personal property issues for...

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Leland Stanford, Jr. Papers

Leland Stanford, Jr. Papers

Correspondence, journal, notebooks, drawings, personality studies, and school work of Leland Jr., and condolences to Senator and Mrs. Stanford regarding the death of their son. The correspondence and journal relate primarily to family travels in Europe and activities at home in San Francisco and...

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Stanford Student Letters and Memoirs

Stanford Student Letters and Memoirs

The first series of this collection contains letters, reminiscences, diaries and account books, autobiographies, and other items from a number of Stanford University students. Most of the letters are written home to family members; typical subjects include academic affairs, social life on campus...

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Leonidas Polk Family Papers

Leonidas Polk Family Papers

Leonidas Polk, first Bishop of Louisiana, founded the University of the South. Born to a wealthy planter family in North Carolina, Polk first attended West Point, but turned his attention toward the episcopacy. In the immediate antebellum period the Episcopal church spread south and west,...

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Prall family bible records

Prall family bible records

Records from the Prall family Bible, Kentucky Historical Society collection SC 1980. Included are birth and marriage dates related to Benjamin Prall's family and other manuscript material included with the Bible. The Bible was passed from Benjamin Prall to the enslaved Mary Ann Rowe (nee...

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Wolff, Gretter, Cusick and Hill Photography Studio Daybooks

Wolff, Gretter, Cusick and Hill Photography Studio Daybooks

Several photographers successively occupied a studio at Number 43, St. Clair Street, Frankfort, Ky.: Wolff from ca. 1898 to 1902; Gretter from 1902 to 1917; and Cusick from ca. 1920 to his death in 1933. The business was then maintained by Cusick's widow, Anna, and her brothers George A. Hill...

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Phillips Family Papers

Phillips Family Papers

This collection compiles the legal documents, letters, books, and original works of several members of the Phillips family including Samuel Phillips (founder of Phillips Academy Andover) and his uncle John Phillips (founder of Phillips Exeter Academy). Items in the collections date 1647-1876...

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Reminiscences

Reminiscences

A collection of diaries and reminiscences from Sandy Spring community members. As you explore you'll find travel logs and ledgers, childhood memories and daily activities, some dating as early as 1823.

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Cameron Family Papers - Series 1.1

Cameron Family Papers - Series 1.1

Cameron family of Orange and Durham counties and Raleigh, N.C. Among antebellum North Carolina's largest landholders and slave holders, the Camerons also owned substantial plantations in Alabama and Mississippi. Prominent family members included Richard Bennehan (1743–1825), merchant; Duncan...

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Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930

Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930

This Collection has been fully Transcribed Thank you to everyone who helped make this collection more accessible Papers of Increase Allen Lapham, the most prominent figure in early scientific research in Wisconsin. The papers consist of personal and biographical papers, correspondence, and...

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Nimrod Porter Papers

Nimrod Porter Papers

Farmer and sheriff in Maury County, Tenn. Diary and other records of Nimrod Porter. The diary, 1861–1871, records daily life during the Civil War and Reconstruction; weather; farm and business activities; operations of Union and Confederate armies and guerillas in Maury County and vicinity; news...

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Henry & Nellie Mighels Correspondence, 1863-66 -- Completed

Henry & Nellie Mighels Correspondence, 1863-66 -- Completed

Henry (Harry) and Nellie Mighels were prominent Nineteenth-century Nevadans. They both grew up in Maine, where they fell in love when she was sixteen and he was twenty-nine. They carried on a long courtship through letters after Harry left for the Civil War in 1863. After being injured in 1865,...

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Robinson Family Papers

Robinson Family Papers

The Robinson Family letters from Rokeby Museum represent several generations of Quaker families in Vermont, especially the Robinsons - a family of farmers, abolitionists, artists, and authors whose home in Ferrisburgh is now a National Historic Landmark and one of the best-documented...

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Nettie McNaughton Jones Family World War One Letters

Nettie McNaughton Jones Family World War One Letters

Letters 1915-1918 mainly sent to Nettie and other family members from her brother Pte. John Oliver McNaughton, cousin Sgt. John Alexander (Jack) McNaughton and her friend, Pte. David Henry Radcliffe. Review the finding aid for Nettie McNaughton-Jones fonds for more information...

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Wawanosh Family

Wawanosh Family

Indigenous records for the Chippewas of Sarnia (now known as Aamjiwnaang First Nation) are held within the Wawanosh Sands Mern Family fonds. They were band Chiefs in the 19th and early 20th century.

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Letters from the Hemingway Family Archive

Letters from the Hemingway Family Archive

Compiled by writer Leicester Hemingway (1915-1982), the younger brother of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), in the process of researching and writing his biography, My Brother Ernest Hemingway (1962), the collection contains more than 1,600 items. Among the manuscript holdings, the bulk of...

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Letters from World War II : J.H. Massey

Letters from World War II : J.H. Massey

This collection contains digital scans from 163 handwritten letters written by J.H. Massey during his time in the English Army (Cheshire Regiment) during World War II. Most of the letters were written and sent from Palestine, and discuss naval life, the Cheshire Regiment, England, World War II,...

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Newdigate family collection of newsletters

Newdigate family collection of newsletters

This collection largely comprises English manuscript newsletters, dating from 1674 to 1715, received and compiled by the Newdigate family of Arbury Hall in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The letters cover a diverse range of topics, but are mainly concerned with contemporary domestic and Continental...

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Life as a Quaker Family: The Brookes

Life as a Quaker Family: The Brookes

Welcome! Introduction to the Brooke Family The Brooke Family were landowners and members of the Quaker community in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Their family was made up of Robert (father), Mary (mother), and their ten children. When they first...

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McCuddy family papers

McCuddy family papers

Letters, receipts, legal documents, deeds and other papers from the McCuddy family of Maryland, Woodford County, KY, and Logan County, KY. The collection contains extensive family and local history information, including descriptions of Indian attacks in Illinois as well as family births, deaths...

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Hassall family papers, 1793-2000

Hassall family papers, 1793-2000

Hassall Family Papers https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1Jk404VY This collection contains correspondence, diaries, ledgers, and letter books produced by several generations of the Hassall family. Rowland Hassall (1768–1820) was born in Coventry, England, and was one of the first...

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Kennicott Documents

Kennicott Documents

Beginning in 1836, the Kennicotts called The Grove home. The history of their family, their land, and their country are interwoven throughout their letters, photographs, and artifacts. The Grove’s collection represents a rare and precious window into the past, and allows us to better understand...

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Battle Family Papers

Battle Family Papers

The Battle Family Papers document the life of William Horn Battle (1802–1879) of Louisburg, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, a white lawyer, legislator, judge, and trustee and professor of law at the University of North Carolina; Kemp Plummer Battle (1831–1919) of Chapel Hill and Raleigh, a white...

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Hayes Collection

Hayes Collection

Johnston and Wood family members owned and operated Hayes Plantation on the Albemarle Sound near Edenton, N.C. Members of the Johnston family include Gabriel Johnston (1699–1752), royal governor of the colony of North Carolina and planter; his brother Samuel Johnston (1702–1757),...

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Thomas Ruffin Papers

Thomas Ruffin Papers

CONTENT WARNING: the contents of these papers include depictions of brutal violence and human trafficking by enslavers. Thomas Ruffin, chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, planter, and politician, served in the North Carolina House of Commons, 1813-1816; as judge of the...

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William Audley Couper papers

William Audley Couper papers

William Audley Couper, son of John Couper (1759–1850) and younger brother of James Hamilton Couper (1794–1866), married Hannah Page King (d. 1896), daughter of Thomas Butler King (1800–1864) and Anna Matilda (Page) King (d. 1859). Couper managed Hamilton, a plantation on St. Simon's Island,...

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Charles Family Civil War Era Letters

Charles Family Civil War Era Letters

A collection of letters written by J. O. Charles to his wife, Martha Charles, which discuss his thoughts and concerns regarding camplife during the Civil War, 1861-1865. Charles served in the S.C. 16th Infantry (Greenville Regiment).

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Jack Bentley Baseball Collection

Jack Bentley Baseball Collection

Did you know that Sandy Spring was home to a professional baseball player? Sandy Spring native Jack Bentley was a left-handed pitcher over parts of nine seasons (1913–1916, 1923–1927) with the Washington Senators, New York Giants and Philadelphia Phillies. Outside of his baseball career, Bentley...

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Works of Alfred T. Mahan

Works of Alfred T. Mahan

Help the NWC Archives transcribe the works of Alfred T. Mahan, considered to be the theortical founder of the 20th century Navy, held in their collections. Mahan had a significant impact on the U.S. Naval War College and naval strategy globally. His theories on the importance of sea power...

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Irene Dixon Bamford

Irene Dixon Bamford

The fonds consists of 25 diaries detailing the life of Irene Dixon Bamford on Wolfe Island, Ontario, Canada. Irene Dixon Bamford was born in the United States in 1834. She moved to Wolfe Island with her husband, Wells Bamford (a sailor). She had three children: Isabel, Wells, and Devolsom.

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Trowbridge Family Collection

Trowbridge Family Collection

A collection of the personal and financial documents of Silas F. Trowbridge. Collection consists of probate documents related to the settlement of the W.C. Trowbridge Estate, promissory notes, and financial accounting notebooks from the late-1800s through the turn-of-the-century. Also contains...

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The Character of Washington, by Dewitt C. Langdon, 1844

The Character of Washington, by Dewitt C. Langdon, 1844

A copy of a speech by Dewitt C. Langdon in the author's own handwriting, concerning the character of President George Washington. The manuscript was found in the King Family Papers, University of Alabama Archives The contributor, Craig Lykins is a Digital Transformation Expert. While...

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Watson Family Papers: "Slave Notebook"

Watson Family Papers: "Slave Notebook"

The Papers of the Watson family (MSS 530, Small Special Collections Library) of Louisa County, Virginia is comprised of 10,000 items: including, business and personal correspondence, , ledger books, bank books, farm account books, and various memorandum books of this Louisa County family. Of...

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World War I Collection

World War I Collection

Collection of World War I documents, letters, and photos.

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