Frederick B. Richards collection, 1848-1953.


Richards, Frederick B.,. Frederick B. Richards collection, 1848-1953.

Frederick B. Richards collection, 1848-1953.

The Frederick B. Richards Collection concerns the Lee, Culver, and Bishop families of Sandy Hill and Glens Falls, New York. Of special importance are copies of letters of William Little Lee from Honolulu, Hawaii between 1849 and 1856. Material also pertains to Lee's friend Charles Reed Bishop, Bishop's wife, Bernice Pauahi Paki, and the Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu. The Richards Collection includes photocopies of typescript copies of letters, poems, and related papers, written or collected by John Oscar Culver. A foreword by Frederick B. Richards to the letters, dated May 16, 1921, was sent along with the letters to William Lee Culver, son of John Oscar Culver, in San Francisco, California.

0.2 cubic ft. (1 box)

Related Entities

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Kamehameha Schools (Honolulu, Hawaii) (corporateBody)

Richards, Frederick B. (person)

William Little Lee (1821-1857) of Sandy Hill and Charles Reed Bishop (1822-1915) of Glens Falls traveled to Hawaii in 1846 and settled there. A lawyer by training, Lee became an advisor to the King of Hawaii and a judge. Lee died in Honolulu in 1857. Bishop served as Collector General of Customs for Hawaii and later helped found a bank in Honolulu. He married Princess Bernice Pauahi Paki in 1850. Following her death in 1884 Bishop became a founding Trustee of the Kamehameha Schools ...

Culver family. (family)

Culver, Charles. (person)

Bishop family. (family)

Culver, Kathryn (person)

Bishop, Charles Reed, 1822-1915 (person)

Lee family. (family)

Culver, George. (person)

Culver, John Oscar, 1830-1912. (person)

Park, Austin F. (person)

Culver, William (person)

Bishop, Bernice Pauahi, 1831-1884 (person)

Lee, William L. (William Little), 1821-1857 (person)

Chief justice of Hawaii. From the description of Letter, 1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497424 ...