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Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.
Dates: 1835 - 2000
Overview Eight archival boxes of materials belonging to and assembled by Alexander Hamilton Fulton, a trustee of Middlebury College. Boxes #1 through #4 are devoted to Fulton’s Tait and Thomson ancestors; Boxes #5 through #7 contain materials and documents pertinent to Alexander Hamilton Fulton personally, his education, his travels, his tenure as college Trustee, the farm in Essex, NY on Lake Champlain, as well as material on his Fulton ancestry.
Scope and Contents Collection contains approximately 175 handwritten letters, totaling about 960 pages, many with original, used envelopes. The collection is in very good condition, clean, and mostly legible. About three-quarters of the letters were written by female friends and relatives living in various Connecticut towns, another quarter were written by male friends and female friends living in other states. The bulk of the archive dates from the late l870’s, 80’s and 90’s. There are several letters from women...
Scope and Contents Seven archival boxes of materials pertaining to the poet and novelist. The bulk of the papers date from the 1890s and early 1900s. Mrs. Dorr’s correspondence includes a wide selection of esteemed literary figures of the late 19th century, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, who states that, “You Vermonters should have rare inspirations: Nature, our travelers tell me, has made no fairer land”; Ivy Compton Burnett; William Dean Howells; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; and Oliver Wendell Holmes, who...
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of four journals and letters from Fisk to fellow missionaries, describing his journey to the Middle East, encouraging them to join him, and telling them what to expect and how to prepare, and what languages to study. The two Pliny Fisk journals dated 1821-1823 and 1823-1824, plus journal excerpts from 1820-1821, represent Fisk's experiences as a pioneering American missionary in the Middle East. The two diaries dated 1814-1816 and 1816-1820 provide an account...
- Authors, American -- 19th century 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century 1
- College trustees 1
- Diaries 1
- Genealogies 1
- Missionaries -- Palestine -- Biography 1
- Missionaries -- United States -- Biography 1
- Poetry 1
- Proofs (Printing) 1
- Rural families -- Connecticut -- 19th century 1
- Women -- Connecticut -- 19th century 1
- Women authors, American 1
- Women novelists, American 1
- Women poets, American 1 ∧ less
- Bird, Isaac, 1793-1876 1
- Dorr, Julia C. R. (Julia Caroline Ripley), 1825-1913 1
- Fisk, Pliny, 1792-1825 1
- Fulton family 1
- Fulton, Alexander Hamilton, 1908-1986 1