John Howard Raymond papers, 1823-1913, 1823-1878 (bulk).


Raymond, John H. (John Howard), 1814-1878. John Howard Raymond papers, 1823-1913, 1823-1878 (bulk).

John Howard Raymond papers, 1823-1913, 1823-1878 (bulk).

Correspondence includes letters by Raymond, 1823-1878, concerning religious issues and themes, family events, troubles with an Irish servant over alleged stealing, educational theory, the birth of his children, death of a son in a stage accident, changes at Colgate College, and other issues; includes letters while a schoolboy to his brother and his courtship letters to Cornelia Morse; letters received from Henry Fowle Durant, James Harper, and others, 1865-1875; and letter books containing copies of his outgoing correspondence as Vassar College President, 1864-1878, concerning appointments, students, his views on women's education, and other issues. Other items include manuscripts of sermons, verse, and an autobiographical sketch; propositions regarding Vassar College salaries and other issues, 1866-1868; his scrapbook on women's education, women's work, and women's rights, 1869; tributes to him, 1878 and 1913; and some letters by his wife, Cornelia Morse Raymond, relating to Vassar College concerns, 1885-1886.

2.7 cubic ft. (5 boxes including 1 scrapbook)

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Vassar College. Board of Trustees. (corporateBody)

University of Rochester (corporateBody)

Durant, H. F. (Henry Fowle), 1822-1881 (person)

Founder of Wellesley College. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Boston], to an unidentified man, 1867 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 743918310 ...

Harper, James, 1795-1869 (person)

American publisher; mayor of New York city. From the description of Autograph letter (retained draft) : Franklin Square, New York, to Thurlow Weed, 1852 July 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497850 American publisher; Mayor of New York City. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials (retained draft) : "Gramercy Park," to Alex. T. Stewart, 1867 Dec. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506357 Founder of Harper and Brothers publishers...

Colgate University (corporateBody)

Vassar College. (corporateBody)

Raymond family. (family)

Raymond, John H. (John Howard), 1814-1878 (person)

Raymond was a minister who left his position at Colgate to help found the University of Rochester. He was on the first Board of Trustees of Vassar College and became its President in 1865. From the description of John Howard Raymond papers, 1823-1913, 1823-1878 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576938 From the description of Papers, 1823-1913, 1823-1878 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519596 ...

Raymond, Cornelia Morse, 1861-1952. (person)

Raymond, youngest child of Vassar College President John H. Raymond, graduated from Vassar in 1883 and pursued a teaching career. She returned to Vassar in 1913 to work in their publicity and publications offices. From the description of Cornelia Morse Raymond papers, 1819-1952, 1876-1952 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576610 ...