Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:

19th century love letter, May 20, 1862

 File — Box 2, Folder: 18
Identifier: C-Misc 76
Scope and Contents Includes one holograph love letter dated May 20, 1862, written by "Julius" and addressed to "Cate."

Ann Beattie correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-82
Scope and Contents Collection contains two folders containing correspondence between Ann Beattie and Greg Gatenby between 1984-2005. The letters are both personal and professional in nature, as their writers discuss writing, the Harbourfront Reading Series and Festival (mentioning authors in attendance such as Margaret Atwood and J.K. Rowling), and their personal lives. It is clear from the letters that the two are friends. Most of the letters are typed (some are print-outs of emails), and Gatenby and Beattie...

Bachelder letters, 1885-1902

 File — Box 3, Folder: 7
Identifier: C-Misc 96
Scope and Contents Seven holograph letters sent to Cale Harold Bachelder and Mrs. C.C. Bachelder from various senders. The letters discuss family news as well as pharmacology and the University of Michigan.

Barton Hill letters, 1859

 File — Box 2, Folder: 14
Identifier: C-Misc 72
Scope and Contents Includes two holograph letters written by Charles Barton Hill, an actor and theatre owner to Julia Foster and Livy Hill of Buffalo, NY in 1859. The letter to foster, a dear friend of Hill's wife, suggests that the couple has been experiencing problems in their marriage.

Brook Farm correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-151
Scope and Contents The Brook Farm correspondence totals one box (19 folders), autograph letters, signed, to and from some of the founders and participants in Brook Farm. Most folders include copies of typewritten transcriptions. Of particular interest: John Allen's, James Kay's, John Orvis's, and John Sullivan Dwight's lengthy and descriptive letters relating to Brook Farm and other matters; Elizabeth Blackwell's feminist viewpoints, including those about a woman's role in medicine, as well as her own struggles...

Brooks House letters, 1890

 File — Box 3, Folder: 14
Identifier: C-Misc 103
Scope and Contents Three holograph letters (dated September 21 and 22, 1890, one undated), signed "R.E." and addressed "Wife." The letters are written on Brooks House stationery. Brooks House was located in Brattleboro, VT, and "R.E." makes a note that he has written one of the letters on his way to Boston, MA from Brattleboro.

Camp Grant World War I letters, October-November, 1917

 File — Box 3, Folder: 32
Identifier: C-Misc 121
Scope and Contents Five holograph letters dated October-November, 1917, written by "Will" at Camp Grant in Rockford, Illinois, to his sister during World War I. The letters describe life in bootcamp, construction work on Camp Grant, and Will's involvement in a music band.

Captain John Dryer letters to Magoun and Son, 1846

 File — Box 1, Folder: 41
Identifier: C-Misc 49
Scope and Contents Includes four handwritten letters providing an account of the damage and repair of the merchant ship Timoleon of Boston in 1846. The letters are written by Captain John Dryer in Fayal, Azores (Portugal) to the owners of the ship, Magoun and Son in Boston. The Timoleon had been severely damaged during a storm at sea on February 11, 1846 and docked at Fayal for repairs.

Carrie E. and Carrie J. Aiken letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-123
Scope and Contents Collection contains mostly handwritten letters and some typescript letters addressed to Carrie Evelyn Aiken and Carrie Joie Aiken from various senders between 1884 and 1903. Most letters have accompanying envelopes. Many of the letters are personal in nature and detail the senders' daily activities. Collection contains one folder of handwritten letters to miscellaneous recipients from 1885 to 1938. Collection also contains various miscellaneous items including an 1899 map of Ceylon,...

Cephas Rockwood letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-95
Scope and Contents The Rockwood letters paint a picture of the life of Cephas Rockwood, an up and coming lawyer from Chester, Vermont. The letters are mostly between Cephas and Lovista Foote of Canton, New York, regarding their courtship and future life together. These letters are quite intimate and also demonstrate the inherent difficulty in holding a long distance relationship during the 19th century. Furthermore, the letters document Cephas's rise to legal prominence, both in Vermont and later in Wisconsin...

Ceylon plantation letter, August 6, 1926

 File — Box 3, Folder: 34
Identifier: C-Misc 123
Scope and Contents One holograph letter dated August 6, 1926, signed C.C.H. "Kit" in Pelmadulla, Ceylon to his mother. The letter discusses the family business and life on a rubber plantation in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).

Charles Reed letter, February 10, 1859

 File — Box 2, Folder: 13
Identifier: C-Misc 70
Scope and Contents Includes one holograph letter written by Charles Reed in Montpelier, VT to J.B. Hill, Esq, requesting correspondence between his late father, Joseph Reed (1766-1859) and Hill's father.

Cline Family letter, October 21, 1883

 File — Box 3, Folder: 4
Identifier: C-Misc 93
Scope and Contents One holograph letter dated October 21, 1883 from the Cline Family in Hartford City, IN to Orlo L. Cline in Greencastle, IN. The letter discusses religion and education in rural Indiana.

Corinne Davids collection of J.J. Lankes woodcuts and letters

 Item
Identifier: C-54
Scope and Contents Collection primarily contains correspondence and prints. Correspondence includes letter written by either J.J. or J.B. Lankes, usually to Corrine Davids. Collection also contains woodcut bookplates, Christmas cards, and mementos printed by Lankes. Note that some items in this series are also signed by Lankes. This series also contains cutouts from magazines and newspapers pertaining to Lankes, multiple various obituaries for J.J. Lankes, miscellaneous notes and letters by Lankes, and...

D. Shepardson letter, July 18,1882

 File — Box 3, Folder: 2
Identifier: C-Misc 91
Scope and Contents One holograph letter dated July 18, 1882 written by Rev. D. Shepardson, president of the Young Ladies' Institute in Granville, OH to Cora Whitcomb in Hebron, OH. The letter discusses pursuing a career teaching painting and early women in the workforce.

E. Kearsley Sterling letters, May-June, 1901

 File — Box 3, Folder: 26
Identifier: C-Misc 115
Scope and Contents Three holograph letters dated May 10, June 5, and June 6, 1901, written by E. Kearsley Sterling at Fort Leavenworth, KS to Nancy Wilson Post in Hartford, CT. The letters discuss Sterling preparing for duty in the Philippines.

Edward Honan World War I letters, 1916-1917

 File — Box 3, Folder: 31
Identifier: C-Misc 120
Scope and Contents Two holograph letters dated February 23, 1916 and December 12, 1917, written by Edward M. Honan to his sister Esther Honan in Lebanon, Indiana. The letters were sent from the University of Michigan and Camp Taylor, Kentucky, respectively, and discuss Honan's thoughts on the United States' preparedness to enter World War I, life at Camp Taylor, holiday plans, and make mention of General Leonard Wood and Admiral Robert Peary, the Arctic explorer.

Erastus Fairbanks business records, 1841-1856

 File — Box 1, Folder: 32
Identifier: C-Misc 39
Scope and Contents Contains business records of Erastus Fairbanks, including five handwritten letters addressed to Fairbanks, a bank draft, and handwritten account book.

Erastus Phelps Civil War collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-98
Scope and Contents Collection contains 334 holograph letters, and 4 diaries (3 war date). Also included is a bound volume containing handwritten notes from Phelps' time at Albany Law School. Collection also contains a photographic class album from the Middlebury College class of 1861. Album includes salted paper prints of members of the class and faculty, with each image signed by the subject. Some later images are pasted on facing the original images. Collection also includes (stored separately) Phelps'...

Ethel Burkart letters, April-May 1925

 File — Box 3, Folder: 33
Identifier: C-Misc 122
Scope and Contents Nine holograph letters and one postcard written by Ethel Burkart during her European travels, sent between April 20 and May 11, 1925. The letters are addressed to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Burkart, her aunt, Sallie, and her sister, Mrs. William G. Hughes. Three of the letters are written on Holland-America Line stationery, and indicate that Burkart traveled across the Atlantic on the SS New Amsterdam. Other letters are written on stationery from the Hotel De L'Europe in the Netherlands,...

F. Hiscox letter, December 14, 1885

 File — Box 3, Folder: 8
Identifier: C-Misc 97
Scope and Contents One holograph letter dated December 14, 1885 written by F. Hiscox in New York, NY to Arvilles Little in Montville, OH. The letter discusses cures and remedies for deafness.

Folsom letters, 1862-1881

 File — Box 2, Folder: 19
Identifier: C-Misc 77
Scope and Contents Includes two holograph letters written to and from members of the Folsom family. The first letter is dated September 9, 1862, and is from Margaret C. Folsom in Brattleboro, VT to George Folsom in New York City. The second letter is dated September 26, 1881[?], and is from [Helen S.] Folsom in Niagara Falls, NY to Mrs. George Folsom in Brattleboro, VT.

Frances A.M. Harrison letter, March 6, 1882

 File — Box 3, Folder: 3
Identifier: C-Misc 92
Scope and Contents One holograph letter dated March 6, 1882 written by Frances A.M. Harrison in London to "Bessie." The letter discusses British music, opera and theater, English state actor Sir Henry Irving, and Italian-French opera singer Adelina Patti.

General Clinton Dugald MacDougall papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-106
Scope and Contents Collection contains holograph letters written to and by MacDougall. Letters are primarily personal in nature (collection contains many letters written by MacDougall to his wife, Eva Sabine MacDougall, as well as from miscellaneous friends, family members, and associates). Collection also contains miscellaneous documents produced by and related to MacDougall, including a handwritten address (perhaps by MacDougall) intended for an audience of some kind, photographs of MacDougall, as well as...

George Humphrey letters, 1893-1894

 File — Box 3, Folder: 15
Identifier: C-Misc 104
Scope and Contents Four holograph letters written between 1893 and 1894 by George Humphrey in St. Louis, MO to his brother Albert P. Humphrey in Proctor, VT. Three of the letters are written on Vermont Marble Company stationery. The letters discuss the family marble business, life in Vermont, and the St. Louis branch of the Vermont Marble Company.