The Park family papers are composed of correspondence and other papers of Park family members and of correspondence and other documents collected and preserved by Park family members for their autograph or historical value. The papers include six volumes of mounted autograph items as well as unbound documents of American and European authors, scientists, military leaders, statesmen, and clergymen. The papers include a large collection of documents relating to the history, faculty, and administration of Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts and of the Andover Theological Seminary. Particularly numerous are the personal and professonal papers of Eliphalet Pearson. The papers also include numerous documents of John Hoff Duke of Charleston, South Carolina, as well as estate papers of Augustine Prevost and documents relating to the early history of Wrentham, Massachusetts. Papers of Park family members include intra-family correspondence and items of related Burr, Edwards, and Reeve ... Read More
Papers, mainly 1801-1870, of Jackson Kemper, the first missionary bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church and the first bishop of Wisconsin, together with papers of the Relf-Poyntell family, to whom Kemper was related by marriage. The collection includes correspondence; church minutes; diaries primarily covering the post-1835 years as a missionary bishop; and lists of sermon subjects, marriages and baptisms performed, notes on religious subjects, and fundraising records pertaining to the General Theological Seminary. In addition, the collection includes biographical information about Kemper; photographs of and related to Kemper, Elizabeth Kemper Adams, and the Adams and Relf families; and the papers of Kemper's two wives, Jerusha Lyman and Ann Relf Kemper; his daughter, Elizabeth Kemper Adams; and various in-laws.
Photocopies and transcripts of Bible records relating mostly to New York families of the 16th to 19th centuries, including the Allen, Davis, Hall, Johnson, Lewis, Mott, Rikert, Smith, and Thompson families; some family Bible transcripts are in Dutch and some files contain additional materials.
Montana Historical Society Research Center - Archives and Photograph Archives
Records (1884-1956) of the Society of Montana Pioneers and the Society of Sons and Daughters of Montana Pioneers consist of minutes, correspondence, membership lists, and biographical materials on members.
The collection consists of original family letters, bible records, legal documents, such as deeds and wills, and genealogical research notes and charts, relating principally to families of New York City and State. The materials range from 1654-2002, but date primarily from the 19th and 20th centuries
A Yale-educated ethnographer, William Fenton devoted most of his career to study of the Haudenosaunee. Receiving his doctorate in 1937, Fenton worked with the Bureau of American Ethnology for a number of years before becoming Director of the New York State Museum and professor at SUNY Albany. The Fenton Papers covers all aspects of William Fenton's professional life, documenting his varied positions as community worker for the New York Agency of the U.S. Indian Service, 1935-1937 (accounts, reports, correspondence); associate anthropologist and senior ethnologist in the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1939-1951 (includes notebooks, letters from the field); Executive Secretary of Anthropology and Psychology, National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, 1952-1954; and Assistant Commissioner, New York State Museum and Science Service, 1954-1968.
The Graham Greene papers document the life and work of Greene, including his childhood and family, as well as his career as a journalist and writer. The collection is global, with material from and concerning a variety of countries. Topics include literary culture, film history, mid-to-late twentieth century world history, wars, revolutions, counterintelligence, communism, and Catholicism. The collection consists of art, artifacts, correspondence, ephemera, legal records, literary manuscripts, photographs, scrapbooks, and subject files.