Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, business and legal papers, forms, newspaper clippings, and other papers of the McClure, Tudor, and Starr families. Includes papers of David McClure Tudor (1804-1880) relating to the tobacco industry in East Windsor; Mary Starr Tudor (1840-1917) concerning her experiences at Bishop Potter Memorial House, Philadelphia, Pa., interests in the grange and history of East Windsor, and her activities as a middle-aged medical student; and Robert Sythoff Starr (1873-1953) pertaining to his life as a medical student, intern, and army physician in the southeastern U.S. during World War I.
Includes birth, death and marriage information for the surnames Yelton, Caldwell and Griffing from 1777-1899. Bible published by M. Carey and Son, Philadelphia, 1819. Folder includes newspaper clippings about various local stories in Indiana as well as anniversary and obituary notices from the McClure and Yelton families of Shelbyville, Shelby County Kentucky & Butler, Pendleton County Kentucky
Chiefly family correspondence of the Henrys, particularly of Gustavus and Marion and their children. Included is correspondence between Gustavus and Marion while he was away on court business and campaigning in Tennessee for the Whigs and Henry Clay. Also included is their correspondence while he was on trips to visit his plantations in Mississippi and Arkansas. Gustavus wrote about the crops and slaves on his plantations. Marion wrote about friends and family in Clarksville and her work with the Mount Vernon Association. Letters from the children were written chiefly while they were away at school, particularly from Susan at the Columbia Female Institute in Tennessee, from John at the University of Virginia, and from Gustavus, Jr., at the Military Academy at West Point. They also corresponded while on trips with their father to Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas; and Susan wrote while travelling in Virginia, New York, and the District of Columbia in 1853. Several of the Henry sons ... Read More
Typewritten history of the Chapman family in western New York state, mainly Cattaraugus County. The manuscript was written from 1940-1941; a page is added at the end, recording the death of Agnes McClure Chapman in 1941 and of Kate Loella in 1943
This collection contains letters written by William E. McClure while serving in the United States Navy to his family in Tyler, Texas; letters written to McClure from his family and friends in Tyler; letters written by his brother James; and family photographs. While half of this collection contains William McClure's letters during World War I, much of this collection contains family letters written in the 1920s-1930s
Diaries, letters, wills, and ephemera belonging to 3 generations of the McClure family. The 2 diaries belong to William D. McClure: the first, 1850, describes his journey from Ohio to California to prospect for gold. Letters to his mother, Jane Ferguson McClure from this period discuss prices in California and its unsettled conditions regarding horse thieves and gamblers. The second diary, 1862-1863, describes his service as a private in the Civil War. Letters from William D. home to his wife, Jane Wasson McClure, while serving in Co. G, Ohio Infantry, 20th Regiment include a remarkable range of topics, such as food, sermons, black conscription, marches, casualties, and the siege of Vicksburg. There is also a drawing by William D. of the encampment at Vicksburg, 1863. Jane McClure's replies to her husband, 1862-1863, describe her daily chores, finances, family relationships, attitudes concerning wounded soldiers returning home, and a program given by Artemus Ward (letter dated April ... Read More
Papers, 1849-1887, of John Joseph McLure (1827-1919) consist of photocopies of various documents, including: certificate, 16 May 1849, certifying McLure's qualifications for acting as an attorney in the state of South Carolina; and diploma, 1887, from South Carolina College in Columbia for McLure's son, John Halstead McLure (1866-1945)