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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 83 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."

Dates: May 20, 1862

Americana, circa 1909-1910

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection contains historic postcards and paper ephemera.

Dates: circa 1909-1910

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.

Dates: 1885-1902

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 had been experiencing problems in their marriage.

Dates: 1859

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.

Dates: 1890

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.

Dates: October-November, 1917

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.

Dates: 1846

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).

Dates: August 6, 1926

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.

Dates: February 10, 1859

Christmas, circa 1910-1912

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection contains historic postcards and paper ephemera.

Dates: circa 1910-1912

Class of 1941 Margaret Powell Shaub scrabook, 1940-1941

 Item — Box 2
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook compiled by Margaret Shaub, Middlebury College Classs of 1941, documenting her senior year. The scrapbook contains dance programs, performance programs, dance cards, letters, bulletins, newspaper clippings from The Middlebury Campus newspaper, a photograph of the Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) house, commencement items, and congratulation cards.

Dates: 1940-1941

Class of 1966 Francine Clark Page, 1962-1966

 Item — Box 117, Folder: 6
Identifier: Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook created by Francine Clark Page, Class of 1966. The scrapbook includes photographs and materials pertaining to musical performances, sorority and fraternity ephemera, Dean of Students letters, personal correspondence, dances, teas, and theatre programs.

Dates: 1962-1966

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.

Dates: October 21, 1883

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.

Dates: July 18,1882

Decoration/Memorial Day, circa 1900-1917

 File — Box 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: C-132
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection contains historic postcards and paper ephemera.

Dates: circa 1900-1917

Dickinson and Her Influence / FYSE 1540, Spring 2020

 File
Identifier: S7_FYSE1540
Scope and Contents Six digital files containing letters written by students in Karin Gottshall's First Year Seminar to Emily Dickinson during the COVID-19 pandemic, and one file containing the text of Gottshall's email to Special Collections. The letters were written by Kate Sadoff, William Reed, Beck Barsanti, Lance Zhang, Emma Johnson, and Joe Hanlon, all of the Class of 2023.5. The assignment prompt reads: "I’d like you each to write a letter addressed to Emily Dickinson. In your letter, see if...
Dates: Spring 2020

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.

Dates: May-June, 1901

Easter, circa 1900-1930

 File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: C-132
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection contains historic postcards and paper ephemera.

Dates: circa 1900-1930

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.

Dates: 1916-1917

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.

Dates: 1841-1856

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,...
Dates: April-May 1925

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.

Dates: December 14, 1885

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.

Dates: 1862-1881

Fourth of July, 1909

 File — Box 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: C-132
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection contains historic postcards and paper ephemera.

Dates: 1909

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.

Dates: March 6, 1882

Frank A. Walker letter to Ezra Brainerd, June 26, 1905

 Item
Identifier: a2_brainerd_1905
Scope and Contents

Letter from Frank A. Walker to President Ezra Brainerd recommending W. A. Davison for an honorary degree.

Dates: June 26, 1905

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.

Dates: 1893-1894

George Rafferty letters, 1899-1900

 File — Box 3, Folder: 22
Identifier: C-Misc 111
Scope and Contents

Five holograph letters written between 1899 and 1900 by George Rafferty, Company "K," 13th U.S. Infantry Regiment in the Philippenes. Three of the letters are addressed to Rafferty's cousin B.S. Rhodes in Montville, OH, one to his sister "Katie," and one to "Sister and Brother." The letters describe Rafferty's experience during the insurgency during the Philippene-American War.

Dates: 1899-1900

G.P. Claflin letter, February 6, 1862

 File — Box 2, Folder: 17
Identifier: C-Misc 75
Scope and Contents

Includes one holograph letter written by G.P. Claflin from Boom Falls Station, Mendi Mission in Papua New Guinea. Claflin writes seeking assistance and describes the geographic location of his mission (probably Sierra Leone, which is where the Mende language is primarily spoken). He also comments on the progress of the mission work, and the attitude of the local population towards the missionaries.

Dates: February 6, 1862

Hannah B. Randlett letter, February 24, 1901

 File — Box 3, Folder: 25
Identifier: C-Misc 114
Scope and Contents

One holograph letter dated February 24, 1901 written by Hannah B. Randlett (b. 1836) in Cairo Egypt to Christine [Rice Hoar]. The letter is written on stationery from the Shepheard's Hotel in Cairo, and describes Randlett's trip to Egypt, including the drownings of the two sons of Alexander C. Humphreys on the journey.

Dates: February 24, 1901