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    1891, Oct.
    • Date: 1891-10-01

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    Joshua Coit correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, his eldest son Robert, and Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Conn., chiefly written in Philadelphia, Penn., while Coit was serving in Congress as a Federalist representative from Connecticut, 1793-1798. Subjects include a dinner with President George Washington, levees for Martha Washington, politics, the prospect of war with Great Britain, the XYZ Affair, an altercation between fellow ...
    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
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    Morris and Popham families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, notebooks, legal papers, and other papers of the Morris and Popham families. Includes the papers of Lewis Morris (1671-1746), Lewis Morris (1698-1762), Richard Morris, Robert Hunter Morris, and William Popham. Includes a record of the court martial of Moses Hazen in 1780 and copies of George Washington's letters to Robert Hunter Morris. Other correspondents include Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, John Taylor, and ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Lewis - Morris, Robert Hunter - Morris, Richard - Popham, William
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    Alexander King papers, 1953-1987 Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against Jews in Connecticut.
    • Contributor: King, Alexander
    • Date: 1953
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000 Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.
    • Date: 1800
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    William Torrey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Orderly books (1777 September 6-1783 May 31) of the 2nd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, U.S. Continental Army, kept primarily by Torrey while serving as a Continental Army officer during the Revolutionary War. Includes general, division, brigade, and regimental orders issued at Danbury and Hartford, Conn.; Middlebrook, N.J.; and Saratoga, White Plains, West Point, and New Windsor, N.Y. Also includes muster roll of the regiment; memorandum ...
    • Contributor: Torrey, William
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence of Horsford and Tryon family members primarily in central New York. Correspondence of Jerediah Horsford and his wife, Maria Charity Norton Horsford, relating to his service as U.S. representative from New York, the Whig party, Free Soil Party, the death of Henry Clay, antislavery politics, and social and political life in Washington, D.C. Subjects also include boardinghouse life, slavery in Washington, D.C., ...
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    John Fisher papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, accounts, purchase and delivery orders, receipts, requisitions, invoices, and other financial and mercantile records relating primarily to Fisher's Revolutionary War service as assistant deputy quartermaster at Fishkill, N.Y., and to his mercantile activities in New York. Documents the distribution of food and supplies to the Continental Army in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. Also includes salary and clothing reports for employees ...
    • Contributor: Fisher, John
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    Olmsted Associates records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, journals, reports, plans and specifications, blueprints, diagrams, nursery orders, deeds, contractual arrangements, financial records, personnel records, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and other records constituting the business files of the firm and documenting its history and growth. The records trace the firm's work in the District of Columbia, including the U.S. Capitol and White House grounds; with the park systems of Baltimore, ...
    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates - Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, John Charles - Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. And J.C. Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. Olmsted and Company - Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot - Olmsted Brothers
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    Narrative of N. Byron Smith, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Narrative by Smith describing his experiences aboard the whaler Nile of Greenport, N.Y., under the command of Capt. Conklin, and his voyage (1851 September 1-1854 March 12) to the whaling grounds in the Sea of Okhotsk in the northwest Pacific via the Azores, Cape of Good Hope, Indian Ocean, and New Zealand. Smith documents the methods of capturing whales and extracting whale oil, shipboard ...
    • Contributor: Smith, N. Byron
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    Christopher Prince papers, 1806-1891 Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.
    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
    • Date: 1806
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    Christopher Prince autobiography and souvenir booklet, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Manuscript autobiography (1806) containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England; maritime events of the Revolution such as the imprisonment of Ethan Allen aboard the Gaspée and the amphibious withdrawal of the British from Montréal in 1775; and Prince's employment by agents of George Washington to sink four British ships in the Hudson River, enlistment in the Connecticut navy to serve aboard the ...
    • Contributor: Prince, Christopher
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    Interview with Franklin E. Huffman
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Huffman, Franklin E.
    • Date: 2006-01-30
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    Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971 Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.
    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates
    • Date: 1863
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    Alexander King papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and efforts to raise money for hemodialysis facilities. Includes notes, drafts, and promotional materials for his major literary productions. A portion of correspondence concerns housing discrimination against Jews in Connecticut. Correspondents include Taylor ...
    • Contributor: King, Alexander
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    Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, 1676-1937 Members of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, a millenial religious sect originating in England among the Society of Friends in the 18th century, were popularly known as Shakers. Correspondence, covenants, diaries and journals, financial and legal papers, hymns and hymnals, church orders and instructions, poetry, spiritual communications, inspirational writings and drawings, essays, biographical and historical sketches, memoirs, and other papers ...
    • Date: 1676
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    Montgomery family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of members of the Montgomery family and allied Peck and Perkins families. Includes papers of Giles Foster Montgomery and Emily Redington Montgomery relating to their years as missionaries in Turkey (1863-1888); papers of their son, George Redington Montgomery; and correspondence of their daughter, Mary Borglum, and her husband, Gutzon Borglum. Papers of George Redington ...
    • Contributor: Montgomery, Emily Redington - Montgomery, George Redington - Montgomery, Giles Foster - Montgomery, Marshall Hugh
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    John Fisher papers, 1777-1802 Military supply agent and merchant. Correspondence, memoranda, accounts, purchase and delivery orders, receipts, requisitions, invoices, and other financial and mercantile records relating primarily to the distribution of food and supplies to the Continental Army in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
    • Contributor: Fisher, John, Active - Fisher, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Lee Lawrie papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General and family correspondence, sculpture commission files, biographical file, and other papers documenting Lawrie's career as a sculptor whose works were an integral part of public buildings, monuments, and churches throughout the United States. Includes correspondence between Lawrie and architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue with whom he collaborated on sculptures for St. Thomas' Church and Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, N.Y., and material ...
    • Contributor: Lawrie, Lee
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    Solon Hannibal Borglum papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, articles, commission files, subject files, biographical material, printed matter, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Borglum's career as a sculptor and to his works of art. Documents his activities with the Silvermine Group of Artists, New Canaan, Conn.; and the School of American Sculpture, New York, N.Y. Also documents Borglum's World War I service in France with the Young Men's Christian ...
    • Contributor: Borglum, Solon Hannibal
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    Montgomery family papers, 1771-1974 Correspondence, speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings and miscellany of various members of the Montgomery family, especially Giles Foster Montgomery (1835-1888) and Emily Redington Montgomery (1839-1898). Includes papers of allied Peck and Perkins families relating to the experiences of members in the Civil War.
    • Date: 1771
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    William Torrey papers, 1777-1783 Continental Army officer. Orderly books of the Second Massachusetts Regiment, 1777-1783, kept primarily by Torrey, including general, division, brigade, and regimental orders, a muster roll of the regiment, memorandum book containing returns, Continental Congress resolves, and miscellaneous material.
    • Contributor: Torrey, William
    • Date: 1777
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    Maurice F. Neufeld papers, 1919-1990 Labor historian, labor arbitrator, and labor relations consultant, and public official of New York. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, biographical material, orders, reports, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Neufeld's service in the New York State government; as an executive officer in the Allied Military Government, Italy; as professor at Cornell University's New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Ithaca, New ...
    • Contributor: Neufeld, Maurice F.
    • Date: 1919
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    Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994 Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.
    • Date: 1667
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    Solon Hannibal Borglum papers, 1886-1969 Sculptor. Correspondence, commission files, subject files, articles, certificates and awards, photographs, printed matter, a scrapbook, and microfilm mostly relating to Borglum's career as a sculptor, his works of art, and his activities with the American Expeditionary Forces Art Training Center in Bellevue, France, Silvermine Group of Artists in New Canaan, Connecticut, and the School of American Sculpture in New York.
    • Contributor: Borglum, Solon Hannibal
    • Date: 1886