Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

 Person

Caleb Cushing (1800-1879), American politician

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

W. W. H. Davis papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1323
Overview: The W. W. H. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, writings, journals, diaries, drawings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia which document the life and career of W. W. H. Davis. The five scrapbooks chronicle Davis's participation in the Mexican War and Civil War, service in New Mexico, and his interest in Democratic party politics. The correspondence and memorabilia in the scrapbooks are arranged according to major themes. The autobiographical writings series contains essays...
Dates: 1846-1896, bulk 1846-1864

Fowler family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 221
Overview: Correspondence (1806-1870), deeds (1707-1857) to property in Connecticut, and miscellaneous papers. The bulk of the correspondence is that of William Chauncey Fowler (1793-1881), an educator. Principal correspondents include George Sewall Boutwell, Lewis Cass, Salmon Portland Chase, Rufus Choate, Schuyler Colfax, Horace Mann, Gideon Algernon Mantell, and Truman Smith. Also in the papers is an account book (1854-1866) of Crampton and Fowler, manufacturers and farmers of Northford, Connecticut...
Dates: 1707-1870

Letter : Attorney General's Office, Washington, D.C., to Carrie Norris, 1856 Sep 24

 Part of Collection — Box: 47, Folder: GROUP 1509, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with Norris's response to Cushing dated 1856 Dec 26 written on the verso.
Dates: 1856 Sep 24

Miscellaneous letters collection

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 49
Overview: Miscellaneous Letters Collection is a collection of hundreds of individual letters or small groups of letters, mostly by physicians and scientists, either donated to the Historical Library or purchased.
Dates: 1649-1961

Note : Washington, D.C., to John Minot, 1842 Nov 12

 Part of Collection — Box: 47, Folder: GROUP 1509, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ANS with address leaf.

Accompanied by three pages of manuscript notes in an unidentified hand regarding Cushing.
Dates: 1842 Nov 12

Note : Washington, D.C., to William O. Niles, 1838 Mar 17

 Part of Collection — Box: 47, Folder: GROUP 1509, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ANS. With a printed portrait of Cushing and a biographical sketch clipped from an unidentified printed source.
Dates: 1838 Mar 17

Peter Parker collection

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 6
Overview: Peter Parker graduated from Yale College in 1831 and from the Medical Institution of Yale College in 1834. Ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1834, he sailed that year to China as the first Protestant medical missionary to that country. The papers relate to Parker's medical practice at the Canton Hospital and elsewhere, his missionary activities including his sermons, and his work for the U.S. Government as a diplomat to China. Most of the papers have been photographed at...
Dates: 1825-1947, bulk 1825-1884

Signature, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 47, Folder: GROUP 1509, F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Closing line and signature clipped from an unidentified letter and mounted on a slip containing a manuscript note in an unidentified hand identifying the signature as that of the Attorney General under President Pierce.
Dates: n.d.

John Collins Warren correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 15
Overview: Most of the collection consists of autograph letters by prominent physicians and scientists in America and abroad to John Collins Warren, surgeon and naturalist. Two letters are by Warren.
Dates: 1812-1856

Samuel Wells Williams family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 547
Summary: The papers include correspondence (comprising over half of the collection), manuscripts of Samuel Wells Williams's Syllabic Dictionary of the Chinese Language, themes and lecture notes by Frederick Wells Williams, diaries, newspaper clippings, articles on China, maps, and pictures. The bulk of the correspondence relates to S. W. Williams, missionary, diplomat, and sinologue. The period between 1845 and 1855 has extensive correspondence with missionaries and...
Dates: 1809-1983, bulk 1809-1941

Woolsey family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921