Miscellaneous manuscripts: G-L, [ca. 1300]-1981, 1819-1981 (bulk)


Owen D. Young Library. Special Collections. Miscellaneous manuscripts: G-L, [ca. 1300]-1981, 1819-1981 (bulk)

Miscellaneous manuscripts: G-L, [ca. 1300]-1981, 1819-1981 (bulk)

Letters, reports, circulars, invitations, articles, programs, clippings, speeches, pamphlets, deeds, autograph albums, catalogs, diaries, appointments, autographs, legal papers and wills, field books, and other miscellaneous items primarily of St. Lawrence County people. Included are letters to Chauncey Halladay concerning legal issues, property, jury duty, and local history, 1818-1821; family letter and biography material on A. Barton Hepburn, 1880-1925; letters by Alpheus Hervey concerning scientific studies, travel, and portrait by Henry Harrison, 1894; agreement of William Hogan with St. Regis Indians concerning timber, 1816, and two letters about Hogan's connections with the Indians, 1820-1831; undated manuscript by Marietta Holley; record book of the Hopkinton school district, 1828-1876; fragments from illuminated manuscripts, ca. 1300 and ca. 1475; letter from William James to Rev. Kratzmer discussing religious experiences, 1902; autograph letters and caricature of Charles Kingsley, 1859 and 1872; and a letter by Lucy Larcom discussing Christianity and unfair references to Mrs. Child and Mr. Whittier in the CONGREGATIONALIST, 1868.

ca. 1 cubic ft.

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...

Larcom, Lucy, 1824-1893

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Lucy Larcom wrote poetry about women's factory life in Lowell, Mass. She was a friend and collaborator of John Greenleaf Whittier. From the description of Lucy Larcom letter, poem, and photograph, 1871-1893. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38235776 Poet and writer, from Lowell, Mass. who attended Monticello Seminary in Godfrey, Ill. from 1849-1852, and was friends with Henry Spaulding who worked at the Surveyor General's Office in St. Louis. ...

Hepburn, A. Barton (Alonzo Barton), 1846-1922

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A. Barton Hepburn was born July 24, 1846 in Colton, New York and died January 25, 1922 in New York City after being struck by a bus. He was educated in Colton, St. Lawrence Academy in Potsdam, and Middlebury College in Vermont. He was a lawyer, legislator, head of the Railway Committee of 1879, served as Superintendent to the Banking Deparment of the State of New York, US Bank Examiner, Comptroller of Currency, and with Chase National. He was benefactor to Hepburn Hospital in Ogdensburg, New Yor...

Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926

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Hervey, A. B. (Alpheus Baker), 1839-1931

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Hogan, William, 1792-1874

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Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880

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Lydia Child was born in Massachusetts and became known as an abolitionist for her tract entitled, "Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans called Africans," (1833). Child's letters to the Governor of Virginia were eventually published as an abolitionist book and she also authored a novel entitled "Hobomok," a story about Indians in colonial Massachusetts. From the description of Letter, [ca. 1842]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122618414 Abolitionist,...

Harrison, Henry.

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Owen D. Young Library. Special Collections.

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Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875

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English poet, apologist and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eversley, to Fanny Grenfell, 1842 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864471 English clergyman, author, teacher. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122549986 From the guide to the Charles Kingsley letter, undated, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Author and clergyman of the Church of England. From the de...

Halladay, Chauncey.

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James, William, 1842-1910

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William James was the preeminent American philosopher of his day. His reinterpretations of psychology and pragmatism were among his major contributions to world thought, and his work continues to reward study and inspire analysis. From the description of William James letter to A.G. Dew-Smith, 1883 Dec. 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50757824 From the description of William James letter to Violet Paget, 1908 July 29. (Pennsylvania State Uni...