Lexington Historical Society
Sermons (1768-1805), many concerning the American Revolution, but some also delivered before and afterwards, often patriotic in nature; correspondence; petition to Congress (1791) concerning a Revolutionary monument; account book (1751-1785); Constitution of Massachusetts, annotated and signed by Clarke; inventory of real and personal property (1805); and other papers. Includes letter from Clarke accepting call from the church at Lexington (1755 July 2); extracts from town records concerning supply for Clarke when his family had smallpox; address by Rev. Carlton Staples on the anniversary of the ordination of Rev. Jonas Clarke (1882); brief memorandum on the ancestors of Jonas Clarke (author unknown); letter (undated) to Miss Sarah Elizabeth Clark Eaton from Elizabeth Clark concerning the gift of a spoon; copy of letter (1842) by Miss Nancy Pierce of Gloucester, while a student at Lexington Normal School describing a visit to Elizabeth and Sarah Clarke at the Hancock-Clarke House; ... Read More
McLean County Museum of History
Contains autograph books of R.M. Benjamin (ca. 1912), Libby Craig (ca. 1884), Berte Davis (ca. 1878-1880), R.W. Dooley (ca. 1886), Lena Sutter Geiger (ca. 1885), Jennie Honeyman (ca. 1883), Eugene Johnson (ca. 1883), Annie King (ca. 1880), Luella Miller (ca. 1880), Hilda Jean Stubblefield (ca. 1931-1932), and Isadora "Kate" Burbank Sutter. Also includes an autograph and photo book (ca. 1870s) and pages from Franklin School autograph book (ca. 1930s). Books are presumably from McLean County
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Two scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings (1934, 1935, and 1936), about local events, people and places in and around Pembroke and Perry, Me., as well as 2 scrapbooks of jokes and riddles -- Includes materials from Pembroke High School and Washington County Pomona Grange materials. Collection also includes biographical information about Eunice Milbury, written by her daughter (the donor)
Litchfield Historical Society
Numerous greeting cards, wedding invitations, calling cards, postcards, and other ephemera -- Includes six scrapbooks and many loose cards. A variety of holidays and occasions are represented: Christmas, Easter, get well, birthday, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, anniversary, and others. Includes a small collection of postcards, primarily from Europe, apparently given to her from several residents of Litchfield, including Cleveland Fuessenich and Bernice Dickinson Fuessenich
McLean County Museum of History
Consists primarily of scrapbooks and program booklets from the Normal Chapter of the As You Like It Club -- Also includes an article from the Pantagraph (13 May 1982), entitled "Club members recollect wedding nostalgia, humor"; a brief history of the club from Bloomington/Normal's literary history, 1879-1987, a publication of the Bloomington Public Library; "As You Like It history," 6 p. ms. by Martha Behr-Miller (May 2002); scrapbook containing newspaper clippings beginning in Oct. 1924; club photographs beginning Apr. 1922; thirtieth anniversary photographs and newspaper clippings (May 1945); fiftieth anniversary, newspaper clippings (Sept. 1964); photographs, Mary Ferns annual Christmas party (1974); another scrapbook including newspaper clippings beginning with thirtieth anniversary; photographs from 1974 gathering; and photographs from a 1981 gathering at Laurel Eberhart's home; a third scrapbook including club photographs (Feb. 1930); menu for spring luncheon (Feb. 1982); ... Read More
Litchfield Historical Society
Chiefly legal documents of Judson Canfield, including agreements, deeds, executions, receipts, statements, and correspondence, relating to his law practice, principally involving matters around Sharon, Conn., but also including several documents pertaining to the Connecticut Land Company and land sales in Ohio -- Includes letter from Julia Canfield Ruggles, Canfield's niece to her mother describing a party she attended, what she and others wore, and news of relatives in New York and Nyack, including members of the Bostwick, Flewwelling, Mackay, Ruggles, and Tallmadge families. Walter Ferriss papers include two documents relating to his affections for his future wife and letters concerning his religious activities, including letter written to Universalist minister James Babbitt, explaining why Ferriss is unable to comply with Babbitt's pressing invitation to him to go to Essex, Vt
Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
Chiefly personal papers, business records, and real estate and financial papers, of Hollerith's wife, Lucia Beverly Talcott Hollerith (1865-1944), and their three daughters, Lucia Beverly Hollerith (1891-1982), Nannie Talcott Hollerith (1898-1985), and Virginia Hollerith (1902-1994). Topics include daily life; business concerns; shopping; charitable associations; settlement of the estates of various family members; operation of the family's farm in Mathews County, Va.; management of rental properties in Washington, D.C., and Maryland; maintenance of the family's home in Georgetown; and the process of transferring the Georgetown home to an historic preservation easement. Other family members represented (though to a much lesser extent) are Herman Hollerith and his sons, Herman Hollerith, Jr. (1892-1976), Charles Hollerith (1893-1979), and Richard Hollerith (1900-1967)
Maine Historical Society
Autograph books of Buzzell
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
These records consist of correspondence (1976-1999) mostly relating to membership; memorials (1938-1942, n.d.) for deceased members; financial records (1981-1999) including check registers and receipt books; organizational records (1892-1999) including bylaws, constitutions, membership lists, and minutes; an essay entitled "Potpourri of the Current Topic Club, 1892-1992"; and miscellany (1951-1999) including yearbooks and place cards
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
The Coates and Reynell Family papers document the professional and personal lives of elite Quakers in Philadelphia in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries through correspondence, scrapbooks, receipt books, ledgers, accounts, wills, deeds, and medical manuscripts. The collection is particularly strong in records of international and domestic trade, medical and scientific knowledge, and women's philanthropic activities. Letters and financial and legal documents recording the professional and personal activities of merchants John Reynell (1708-1784) and Samuel Coates (1748-1830) make up the bulk of the papers. The next most significant portion of the collection consists of scientific or medical essays, correspondence, and notes pertaining to Dr. Benjamin H. Coates. The papers of Mary and Beulah Coates consist of minutes for the meetings of their charitable societies and notes documenting Mary's genealogical research on the family. The collection also includes correspondence and ... Read More

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