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Personal correspondence

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Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis Henry Brown letters

Identifier: BUSC-2002-002
Abstract This collection consists of fifty-six letters written during the Civil War, mostly by Lewis Henry Brown (1840 - 1917) of the Town of Union, Broome County, New York during his service as a soldier in the 27th New York Volunteer Infantry and the 1st New York Cavalry (Veteran). Six of the letters were written by Lewis's brother Burritt Brown (1839 - 1920) during his service with the 168th New York Volunteer Infantry. One letter was written by Burritt Brown's friend and tent-mate Albert Ransom...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Clark, Erastus L. letters to Francis E. Clark, 1846 - 1867

 File — Box 1

Ten letters from Erastus L. Clark to his cousin Francis E. Clark, 1846 - 1858. In these letters Clark passes along family news and updates, discusses his education and early jobs as a teacher and newspaper editor, and records his reaction to reading "Uncle Tom's Cabin."

Dates: 1846 - 1867

Amy Gilbert papers

Identifier: BUA-0021

The Amy Gilbert papers document the social life of Amy Gilbert, American historian, professor, and chair of the History Department at Binghamton University. The collection documents her social circles, her family, and events she attended. The majority of the collection is made up of correspondence from 1959, mostly incoming.

Dates: 1922 - 1971

Henry, Elven letter to Mary H. Harwood, March 5, 1843

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents Letter from Elven Henry of Durhamville, Oneida County, NY to his sister Mary H. Harwood in Barre, Massachusetts. Dated March 5, 1843, Henry's letter describes his six-month-old daughter Mary Amelia Henry, discusses various family visits, his intentions to visit Barre, the cost of railroad travel, and the state of business in his area. He describes "the subjects which excite the public mind this winter" as "protracted meetings, Animal Magnetism and Millerism," reporting recent debates between...
Dates: March 5, 1843

Hill, Brian letters to Clifford Kitchins, 1957 - 1962

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents Three letters from Brian Hill to Clifford Kitchins:September 2, 1957: Hill sends a forthcoming publication [perhaps his translation of Paul Verlaine's "The Sky Above the Roof," published that year], writing "I hope you like this & don't find too much to criticize (or too many printing errors!"). Publication date is Sept. 20th, but I felt you should have one of the first copies since you were, as it were, in at the conception."October 19, 1962: Hill sends a copy of...
Dates: 1957 - 1962

Knapp, Mary J. letter from Josephine, September 23, 1853

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents Letter with envelope from Josephine ?? in Binghamton to Mary J. "Molly" Knapp in Mohawk, Herkimer County, NY, September 23, 1853. Josephine, whose identity has not yet been ascertained, laments her "miserable pen" and that Molly has abandoned plans for a visit to Binghamton. She notes "There seems to be a good deal going on now in B__ [Binghamton]. The place is quite lively. We have got our gas pipes nearly laid, so that by the time you come our streets will be well lighted." She describes a...
Dates: September 23, 1853

John B. and Kate Smith Livernoche letters

Identifier: BUSC-2023-002

Letters received by John B. Livernoche (1848 - 1917) and Kate Smith Livernoche (1850 - 1908), with one note received by their daughter Laura. There is some unrelated material in the final folder. John and Kate moved to Binghamton, New York in 1871, where John worked as a shoemaker.

Dates: 1867 - 1931

Clark Lockwood letters

Identifier: BUSC-2020-005
Abstract This collection includes twenty letters written by Clark Lockwood (1846 - 1897) between January 1864 and August 1865 while serving with the 1st New York Veteran’s Cavalry; the letters were primarily sent to his mother and sister in Watkins, Schuyler County, New York. Also part of this collection are an 1871 letter from Clark Lockwood to his mother; an 1892 partial letter to Clark Lockwood from an unknown correspondent; an 1897 invalid pension form for Clark Lockwood; two unmatched envelopes;...
Dates: 1864 - 1897, bulk 1864 - 1865

Mill, John Stuart letters, 1858 - 1868

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents Four pieces of correspondence as follows:- Manuscript copy in Mill's handwriting of a letter dated November 26, 1858 from George Grote to John Stuart Mill offering condolences on the death of Mill's wife.- Letter from John Stuart Mill to George Grote, dated November 28, 1858, on mourning stationery, replying to Grote's letter.- Letter from John Stuart Mill to Thornton Hunt, dated April 24, 1861. Mill reports that he does not know the identity of the...
Dates: 1858 - 1868

Grace D. Nichols correspondence

Identifier: BUSC-2004-006
Abstract Letters received by Grace D. Nichols (1848 - 1925) of Rockland, Knox County, Maine, mostly between 1864 and 1872, accompanied by some later postcards and ephemera. Her correspondents include Georgia Farnham, Henry P. McCahill (serving in the 182nd New York Volunteer Infantry), John Porcius Gage, Henry Paine, A. J. Pickard (serving in the 2nd Maine Cavalry), Robert Rankin, and Waldo P. Lowell. Ephemeral materials include calling cards, a wedding announcement, and several unassociated...
Dates: 1864 - 1920, bulk 1864 - 1866