Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, financial and legal documents, maps, schedules, and newspaper clippings from the records of various Massachusetts railroads eventually incorporated by lease or merger into the Boston and Maine Railroad or the New York Central Railroad.
Correspondence and miscellaneous papers of the New England Council Steel Committee, formed to work for the construction of a steel mill in New England. The collection also includes addresses, reports, memoranda, press releases, and printed matter of the New England Council and the New England Steel Development Corporation.
The records include minutes of meetings, committee files, correspondence, membership lists, and programs for meetings, which relate to the administration and work of the New England Society of American Foresters. The records include minutes and other materials dating from the organization of the society as the New England Section of the Society of American Foresters.
The papers consist of manuscript drafts, research notes, correspondence, and copies of original documents concerning the unpublished work The Aroostock Dispute and the Bounding of Maine. Also included is correspondence related to research and publication of West on the 49th; Red River to the Rockies, 1872-1876 (1963) and copies of other published writings of John E. Parsons.
The papers consist of a typed transcript of a diary kept by Hannah Maria Catlin Phelps between 1849 and 1859. She was the daughter of Julius Catlin, lieutenant governor of Connecticut, 1858-1861. It depicts the social life of a young woman in Hartford, Connecticut, and her visits to New York, Washington, D.C., and Niagara Falls. The last two years of the diary include accounts of her wedding and the birth of her daughter in October, 1858.
The papers consist of correspondence, a diary, household accounts, and professional documents relating to William Terry; his wife, Maria Roxana Slocomb Terry; his sister, Esther Asenath Terry; and their family and friends in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota.
Journals, letterbook, medical notes, and essays of Benajah Ticknor, doctor and surgeon with the U.S. Navy. Of primary importance are the journals which describe journeys made by Ticknor with the Navy to South America, the Far East, and Europe.
Financial and legal papers, advertising brochures for a school at Portsmouth (1801-1808) and correspondence of the Rollins and Hooker families. Also in the collection is a letter of introduction (1831) from the Marquis de Lafayette. Most of the financial and legal papers concern transactions for land in Bretton Woods, Dummer and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, chiefly relating to the Haven family. One of the documents is an original proprietor's grant (1772) for Bretton Woods.