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Leonard Woods Collection, 1818-1964, n.d. (bulk 1818-1879)


Correspondence, 1818-1874, n.d.

Catalog Number: M190.1


Box 1
Folder 1 Rev. Leonard Woods, Sr., to "Dear Sir" [Samuel Farrar, Esq.]. 3 January 1818 [1p.]
2 Rev. Leonard Woods, Sr., to "My Dearly Beloved Sir" [Hon. S. Van Rensselaer] Andover, Mass, 21 December 1829 [2p.]
3 John A. Yates to Leonard Woods, [Schenectady, NY]. 6 November 1832 [3p.]
4 John A. Yates to Leonard Woods, [Schenectady, NY]. 5 December 1832 [3p.]
5 Leonard Woods to "Dear Sir," Bangor. 28 October 1836 [2p.]
6 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir," Brunswick. 9 August 1838 [4p.]
7 Asa Cummings to "Rev. Dr. Woods, [Sr.]," Portland. 9 May 1839 [4p.]
8 David Shepley to "Very Dear Sir" [Rev. Dr. Woods, Sr.], North Yarmouth [Maine]. 9 May 1839 [4p.]
9 R.H. Gardiner to "My Dear Sir" [Rev. Dr. Woods, Sr.], Brunswick. 9 May 1839 [3p.]
10 [Rev. Thomas Curtis] to "My Dear Sir" [Leonard Woods], Augusta. 10 May 1839 [4p.]
11 Rev. Thomas Curtis to "Revd and Dear Sir" [Rev. Dr. Woods, Sr.], Augusta [Maine]. 10 May 1839 [4p.]
12 Rev. Thomas Upham to "Dear Sir" [Rev. Dr. Woods, Sr.], Brunswick. 10 May 1839 [2p.]
13 Rev. J.W. Ellingwood to "Dear Brother" [Rev. Dr. Woods, Sr.], Bath [Maine]. 10 May 1839 [4p.]
14 J.W. French to Leonard Woods, Portland. 10 May, 1839 [3p.]
15 George E. Adams to "Rev. & Dear Sir" [Rev. Dr. Woods, Sr.], Brunswick. 13 May, 1839 [2p.]
16 George E. Adams to Leonard Woods, Brunswick. 13 May 1839 [3p.]
17 Thomas Upham to "Dear Sir" [Rev. Dr. Woods, Sr.], Brunswick. 16 May 1839 [4p.]
18 Asa Cummings to "My Dear Sir" [Rev. Dr. Woods, Sr.], Portland. 18 May 1839 [3p.]
19 Parker Cleaveland to "My Dear Sir" [Rev. Dr. Woods, Sr.], Brunswick. 18 May 1839 [3p.]
20 Asa Cummings to "My Dear Sir" [Rev. Dr. Woods, Sr.], Portland. 22 May 1839 [4p.]
21 Jonathan Page, George E. Adams, etc. [Overseers] to Leonard Woods, Brunswick. 22 May 1839 [3p.]
22 C.E. Stowe to Leonard Woods, Philadelphia. 24 May 1839 [3p.]
23 Enoch Pond to Leonard Woods, Bangor. 7 June 1839 [3p.]
24 Leonard Woods to William P. Preble, R.H. Gardiner, and Benjamin Tappan, Bangor. 22 June 1839 [9p.]
25 C.S. Daveis to Leonard Woods, Portland. 27 June 1839 [3p.]
26 Tho[mas] C. Upham to Leonard Woods, Brunswick. 3 July 1839 [3p.]
27 Parker Cleaveland to Leonard Woods, Brunswick. 30 July 1839 [3p.]
28 Leonard Woods to Parker Cleaveland, Bangor. 2 August 1839 [4p.]
29 C.S. Daveis to Leonard Woods, Portland. 7 August 1839 [4p.]
30 Benjamin Tappan to Leonard Woods, Augusta. 14 August 1839 [1p.]
31 Edmund Quincy to Leonard Woods, Boston. 16 August 1839 [4p.]
32 Parker Cleaveland to Leonard Woods, Brunswick. 19 August 1839 [3p.]
33 Rev. Leonard Woods, Sr. To Asa Cummings, Andover [Mass], with note to overseers. 28 August 1839 [4p.]
34 Leonard Woods to William King, Brunswick. 6 November 1839 [2p.]
35 Leonard Woods to Robert H. Gardiner, Brunswick. 26 November 1839 [4p.]
36 William P. Preble to Leonard Woods, Portland. 5 June 1840 [2p.]
37 Leonard Woods to the Trustees and Overseers of Bowdoin College, [n.p.]. 1 September 1840 [2p.]
38 Leonard Woods to Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Paris [France]. 26 January 1841 [8p.]
39 H.H. Boody, Oliver Means, and Joseph Bartlett to Leonard Woods, Brunswick. 24 August 1841 [3p.]
40 Leonard Woods to John L. Layward, etc., Comm. of the Bangor Lyceum, Brunswick. 30 September 1841 [3p.]
41 Leonard Woods to [Robert Hallowell Gardiner], Brunswick. 23 November 1841 [2p.]
42 Leonard Woods to Mr. H.E. Prentiss, Brunswick, 16 December, 1841 [2p.]
43 Leonard Woods to Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Brunswick. 4 January 1842 [4p.]
44 Leonard Woods to Hon. Robert C. Winthrop, Boston. 3 February 1843 [4p.]
45 Leonard Woods to [?], Brunswick. 3 February 1843 [1p.]
46 Leonard Woods to Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Brunswick. 7 October 1843 [4p.]
47 Leonard Woods to Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Brunswick. 15 February 1844 [4p.]
48 Henry Flagg to Leonard Woods, Bangor. 13 July 1844 [3p.]
49 John Anderson to Leonard Woods, Portland. 17 July 1844 [4p.]
50 John Anderson to Leonard Woods, Portland. 20 July 1844 [4p.]
51 Leonard Woods to [Robert Hallowell Gardiner], Brunswick. 21 August 1844 [2p.]
52 Leonard Woods to [Robert Hallowell Gardiner], Brunswick. 11 November 1844 [2p.]
53 Leonard Woods to [Robert Hallowell Gardiner], Brunswick. 25 November 1844 [2p.]
54 John Anderson to Leonard Woods, Portland. 27 November 1844 [3p.]
55 John Anderson to Leonard Woods, Portland. 31 March 1845 [2p.]
56 John Anderson to Leonard Woods, Portland. 4 April 1845 [3p.]
57 Robert Hallowell Gardiner to Leonard Woods, Gardiner [Maine]. 31 October 1854 [4p.]
58 Charles G. Lorriy [?] to Leonard Woods, Boston. 12 November 1845 [4p.]
59 Charles G. Lorriy [?] to Leonard Woods, Boston. 1 December 1845 [4p.]
60 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 9 December 1845 [1p.]
61 C.S. Daveis to Leonard Woods, Portland. 10 June 1846 [4p.]
62 Copybook of letters bt. Woods and members of the Boards & Faculty regarding Bowdoin's denominational status Aug.- Dec., 1846
63 Leonard Woods to [Robert Hallowell Gardiner?], Brunswick. 6 August 1846 [2p.]
64 Leonard Woods to Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Brunswick. 16 November 1846 [2p.]
65 Leonard Woods to [Robert Hallowell Gardiner?], Brunswick. 29 November 1846 [2p.]
66 Charles S. Daveis & William Swan to Leonard Woods, Portland. 14 December 1846 [2p.]
67 J.W. Ellingwood to "Dear Sir" [Leonard Woods?], Bath. 8 July 1847 [1p.]
68 J.W. Ellingwood to Leonard Woods, Bath. 21 July 1847 [1p.]
69 Leonard Woods to [Robert Hallowell Gardiner?], Brunswick. 11 December 1848 [3p.]
70 Leonard Woods to "My dear Sir," Brunswick. 21 October 1849 [2p.]
71 Joseph Howard to Leonard Woods, Portland. 15 June 1850 [3p.]
72 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 15 July 1850 [1p.]
73 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 5 August 1852 [4p.]
74 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 13 August 1853 [3p.]
75 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir" [Bellamy Storer?], Brunswick. 9 June 1854 [4p.]
76 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Friend", Boston. 14 January 1855 [2p.]
77 Leonard Woods to [Robert Hallowell Gardiner?], Brunswick. 24 July 1857 [4p.]
78 Leonard Woods to [Robert Hallowell Gardiner?], Brunswick. 27 July 1857 [4p.]
79 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 19 October 1857 [4p.]
80 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 29 October 1857 [4p.]
81 Leonard Woods to [Robert Hallowell Gardiner?], Brunswick. 30 November 1857 [4p.]
82 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 5 December 1857 [2p.]
83 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 17 December 1857 [4p.]
84 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 3 February 1859 [4p.]
85 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 6 July 1859 [3p.]
86 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 10 July 1859 [2p.]
87 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 10 August 1859 [3p.]
88 D.R. Goodwin to "My Dear Sir", North Berwick [Maine]. 12 August 1859 [4p.]
89 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", New York. 31 December 1859 [4p.]
90 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 31 January 1860 [2p.]
91 Leonard Woods to "Respected and Dear Sir," Brunswick. 26 March 1860 [4p.]
92 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. [?] June, 1860 [4p.]
93 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 12 June 1860 [4p.]
94 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 20 July 1860 [4p.]
95 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir" [J.W. Ellingwood?], Brunswick. 28 July 1860 [4p.]
96 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir" [J.W. Ellingwood?], Brunswick. 9 August 1860 [7p.]
97 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 12 November 1860 [4p.]
98 P.A. Chadbourne to Leonard Woods, [n.p.]. [1860?] [4p.]
99 Leonard Woods to "Honored and Dear Sir," Brunswick. 27 March 1861 [6p.]
100 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir" [Robert Hallowell Gardiner?], Brunswick. 4 July 1862 [4p.]
101 Leonard Woods to George A. Thatcher, Brunswick. 21 July 1862 [1p.]
102 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir" [Robert Hallowell Gardiner?], Brunswick. 2 April 1863 [6p.]
103 Isaac Adams to Leonard Woods, Sandwich, N.H. 19 September 1863 [4p. w/env.]
104 John O. Fiske to Leonard Woods, Bath. 21 March 1866 [2p.]
105 Samuel Harris to Leonard Woods, Bath. 28 June 1866 [3p.]
106 John Pike to "My Dear Sir" [Leonard Woods], Rowley [Maine]. 29 June 1866 [3p.]
107 Leonard Woods to Ether Shepley and George Evans, Brunswick. 2 July 1866 [3p.]
108 Ether Shepley and George Evans to "The Trustees and Overseers of Bowdoin College," Portland. 3 July 1866 [2p.]
109 George Evans to Leonard Woods, Portland. 11 July 1866 [3p.]
110 Drafts of letters concerning President Woods' resignation, 1866
111 Leonard Woods to John Rogers, Brunswick. 11 January 1869 [1p.]
112 Leonard Woods to John Rogers, Brunswick. 28 July 1869 [1p.]
113 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Mr. Kidder", Brunswick. 20 November 1870 [4p.]
114 Leonard Woods to "My Dear Sir", Brunswick. 30 July 1873 [4p.]
115 Leonard Woods to William A. Wheeler, Brunswick. 24 February 1874 [3p.]
116 Leonard Woods to "Dear Sir" [John Rogers], [n.p.]. [n.d.] [3p.]
117 Leonard Woods to [Richard H. Dana], [n.p.]. [n.d.] [1p. fragment]
118 Leonard Woods to [?], [n.p.] [n.d.] [1p.]

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Images, ca.1845-1865

Catalog Number: M190.2


Box 2
Folder 1 ca.1845. 1 piece: 1 daguerreotype
2 ca.1845. 1 piece: 1 daguerreotype, presented by Marvin Sadik, 1964
3 ca.1845. 6 pieces: 6 engravings by J.C. Buttre from a daguerreotype
4 ca.1845. 1 piece: 1 photograph of Buttre engraving
5 ca.1850. 5 pieces: 5 photographs (copies) (subject facing right)
6 ca.1850. 2 pieces: 2 photographs (copies) (subject facing left)
7 ca.1855. 2 pieces: 2 photographs (1 copy, 1 original?)
8 ca.1860. 1 piece: 1 photograph (subject standing)
9 ca.1860. 2 pieces: 2 cabinet cards by Wm. Pierce
10 ca.1865. 2 pieces: 2 cabinet cards by Wm. Pierce & A.O. Reed
11 ca.1865. 3 pieces: 3 photographs of Pierce & Reed cabinet cards
12 ca.1865. 5 pieces: 5 photographs (copies) of Pierce & Reed cabinet cards
13 ca.1865. 1 piece: 1 photograph

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Articles, Clippings, Lectures, Speeches, and Family Materials, 1839-1964, n.d.

Catalog Number: M190.3


Box 2
Folder 14 Materials concerning the inauguration of Leonard Woods as President of Bowdoin College, 1839
15 Miscellaneous speeches, sermons, and prayers, ca. 1860
16 "Address on the Opening of the New Hall of the Medical School of Maine," by Leonard Woods, D.D., 1862
17 Newsclippings concerning the resignation of President Woods, 1866
18 Biographical newsclippings concerning President Woods, 1879-1964
19 "In Memoriam: Mrs. Sophia W. Hayden... [sister of President Woods]," by William B. Hayden, 1893 [copy]
20 "Lectures by Dr. Woods on ministerial duties," n.d. [mss. copy]

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