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Day family papers

Call Number: MS 175
Scope and Contents

The Day family papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, journals, lectures, manuscripts, notes, sermons, and related papers of the Day family, 1767-1929. The personal lives, academic activities, and professional careers of several family members are documented, including Reverend Jeremiah Day (1737-1806), Reverend Jeremiah Day (1773-1867), Henry Noble Day (1808-1890), Mills Day (1783-1812), and others.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown, though much of the material in this collection is likely in the public domain. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of children of Thomas M. Day, 1929. Gift of Harold L. Leupp, 1936. Gift of Sherman Day and Henry V. Day, 1939. Gift of Emma Thacher, 1943. Gift of Schaffer Library, Union College, 1988. Gift of Anne Day Thacher, 2003. Gift of Thomas Mcfadden, 2016.


Arranged in ten series and three additions: I. Correspondence, 1795-1905. II. Jeremiah Day, (1737-1806). III. Jeremiah Day, (1773-1867). IV. Thomas Day, (1777-1855). V. Thomas Mills Day, (1817-1905). VI. Henry Noble Day, (1800-1903). VII. Mills Day, (1783-1812). VIII. Jeremiah Day, (1773-1867): Presidential Papers, 1805-1860. IX. Marble Family, 1815-1845. X. Miscellaneous, 1789-1929.

25.83 Linear Feet (60 boxes)
Related Names
Day family
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