Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, and photographs documenting the personal and professional lives of the Donaldson family. The papers are arranged in eight series. Each series documents the life of an individual family member and almost all the series contain correspondence, subject files, and photographs.
Twenty-one diaries, 1821-1879, of Asa Fitch, scientist and entomologist. The diaries reflect in considerable detail Fitch's life and thoughts from early adolescence through his education at the Rensselaer School in Troy, New York and the Vermont Academy of Medicine in Castleton, his career as a scientist and state entomologist in New York, and his retirement. Also included are papers and genealogical materials relating to other members of the Fitch family.
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and notes of John C. Mersick and his son Charles S. Mersick, both merchants in nineteenth-century New Haven, Connecticut. John C. Mersick's papers relate to his historical interests and the Washington Union Brotherhood. The papers also document Charles S. Mersick's genealogical interests.
The collection consists of correspondence, data forms, name indexes, and pedigree charts related to William Woodbridge Rodman's work on the genealogy of the Pomeroy family. Also present is the correspondence of Rebekah Pomeroy Bulkley, who continued Rodman's work after his death.