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Rowland Bailey Howard Papers 1807-1937, n.d. (bulk 1848-1892).


Correspondence, 1807-1937, n.d.

Catalog Number: M92.1


           
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                Box      1         
                 Folder       0    Chronological and alphabetical listings
                              1    1807 Nov 2 - 1812 Sep 21
                              2    1813 Feb 9 - 1814 Aug 28
                              3    1814 Sep 3 - Oct 25
                              4    1813 Dec - 1816 Jan [copy book]
                              5    1815
                              6    1816 Jan 3 - 1817 Jun 15
                              7    1818 Jan 30 - 1819 Jun 22
                              8    1819 Jun 25 - Nov 20
                              9    1820 Mar 7 - Dec 20
                             10    1821 Jan 30 - 1822 Jul 17
                             11    1823 Jan 26 - 1824 Sep 4
                             12    1825 Jan 9 - 1840 Jul 1
                             13    1848 Oct 6 - 1849 Apr 15
                             14    1849 Jun 11 - 1850 Dec 22
                             15    1851 Jan 3 - Mar 23
                             16    1851 Apr 15 - Oct 26
                             17    1851 Dec 14 - May 30
                             18    1852 Sep 4 - 1853 Feb 7
                             19    1853 Mar 13 - Jun 26
                             20    1853 Jul 15 - Nov 13
                             21    1853 Dec 4 - 1854 Apr 20
                             22    1854 May 11 - Nov 23
                             23    1855 Feb 8 - Apr 1
                             24    1855 Apr 8 - May 23
                             25    1855 Jun 19 - Oct 1
                             26    1855 Oct 15 - Dec 21
                             27    1856 Jan 26 - May 6
                             28    1856 May 9 - 1857 Jan 20
                             29    1857 Mar 15 - May 10
                             30    1857 Jul 13 - 1858 Apr 13
                             31    1858 Apr 23 - 1862 Mar 23
                             32    1863 Jul 5 - 1865 Oct 9
                             33    1865 Oct 13 - Oct 31
                             34    1865 Nov 3 - Nov 8
                             35    1865 Nov 13 - 1870 Jun 9
                             36    1870 Jun 21 - 1874 May 23
                             37    1875 Jun 30 - 1879 Jul 24
                             38    1879 Aug 4 - 1882 Feb 15
                             39    1882 Feb 24 - Apr 22
                             40    1882 Jun 9 - Jul 21
                             41    1882 Aug 4 - Oct 6
                             42    1882 Oct 13 - 1883 Jan 18
                             43    1883 Feb 3 - 1884 Oct 25
                             44    1885 Feb 2 - 1886 Jun 7
                             45    1886 Jun 15 - Dec 10
                             46    1887 Sep 9 - 1888 Nov 25
                             47    1889 May 18 - 1890 Oct 12
                             48    1890 Nov 5 - 1891 Nov 18
                             49    1892 Jan 5 - Mar 10
                             50    1892 Mar 14 - 1893 Dec 24
                             51    1894 May 27 - 1901 May 27
                             52    1901 Aug 14 - 1908 Dec 30
                             53    1909 Oct 29 - 1937 Nov 9
                             54    Undated correspondence: fragments
                             55    Photocopies of some letters (location
                                     of originals unknown)
  

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Articles and Addresses, Family and Biographical Material, 1854-1927

Catalog Number: M92.2


                Box      1         
                 Folder      56    Addresses (including fragments)
                             57    Articles-Letters from Europe by Howard,
                                     Summer, 1879 [clippings], for The
                                     Advance
                             58    Articles-"A National Weekly Congrega-
                                     tional Newspaper", ms
                Volume   1         Bible
                Box      1         
                                   Biographical and genealogical material:
                 Folder      59      Charts re Howard and Otis families
                             60      Craig Family of Farmington, ME, 1867
                             61      Charles H. Howard: A Short Outline of a
                                       Useful Life [photocopy], 1925
                             62      Everet Howard [photocopy of article]
                             63      Helen Graves Howard-recommendations as
                                       teacher, 1865
                             64      Address in memory of R.B. Howard by the
                                       Rev. Hugh Elder, 1892
                             65      Howard's biographical form for Bowdoin
                                       Class of 1856 [ca. 1876]
                             66      Biographical sketch of the life of
                                       R.B. Howard by O.O. Howard [Jr.], May
                                       2, 1927
                             67      Memorial of R.B. Howard by Dr. Darby
                             68      Services of the Installation...
                                       Congregational Church, Princeton, IL
                                       1872
                             69      Eliza Otis-"Our Mother"
                             70      Otis Family Record, 1764-1888
                                   Bowdoin College material:
                Volume   2           Autograph album, 1854 and 1855
                Box      1         
                 Folder      71      Autograph album, June 30, 1856
                Volume   3           Bowdoin Poets, with Class of 1856
                                       autographs
      MRealia   Box      2           Fan from Class of 1856 dinner, June 26,
                                       1891 [35th reunion?]
                Box      1         
                 Folder      72      Miscellaneous
                             73    Churches-pamplets-religious manuals, 
                                     lists of members, etc., 1863-1897
                             74    Churches-records-First Congregational
                                     Churches of Farmington, ME and Rock- 
                                     port, MA, 1860-1885
                             75    Documents, 1854-1873
                             76    Documents-Civil War passes, 1863
                                   Ephemera:
                             77      Calling cards collected during Howard's
                                       illness in Rome
                             78      Clipped signatures [autograph and
                                       printed facsimiles
                             79      Early nineteenth-century poems, essays,
                                       etc.
                             80      Gen. O.O. Howard statue, Gettysburg
                                       [photocopy]
                             81    Miscellaneous ms
                             82    Miscellaneous printed
                             83    Notebook with "A Sketch of...A 
                                     Sentimental Traveller" and other ms
                                     entries
                             84    Essays-miscellaneous
                             85    Family library-lists of books
                             86    Family library-folder containing lists
                             87    Freedmen's Bureau
                             88    Maps (New York, 1879 & 1884; Boston, 
                                     1889; Cambridge and Harvard, [n.d.])
                             89    Miscellaneous covers
                                   Pamphlets:
                             90      American Peace Society publications,
                                       1884-1892
                             91      By Howard, 1891-1902
                             92      Miscellaneous, 1862-1892
                             93      Peace Society (London, Eng.) 
                                       publications, 1887-[1890?]
                             94    Peace activities - Societ de Paix du 
                                     Familistre ..., 1891
                             95    Peace activities - Universal Peace 
                                     Congress, 1890
                             96    Poetry by Howard
                             97    Postcards, foreign, belonging to Ella
                                     Howard Smith
                             98    Sermons (and sermon fragments) by Howard
                             99    Sermons by others
  

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Diaries and Journals, 1808-1891

Catalog Number: M92.3


                Box      1         
                 Folder     100    Diary [n.d., author unknown]
                            101    Journal, record of travel, August 20 -
                                     October 31, 1808 [author unknown]
                            102    Diary, August 15, 1833 - [September 18,
                                     1833 ?] [author unknown]
                Volume   1         Journal, January 1 - June 26, 1857
                         2         Journal, July 23, 1857 - March 19, 1872
                Box      2         
                 Enve.        1    Diary - 1860 [Ella P. Howard]
                           2-20    Diaries - 1866-1884
                Box      3         
                 Enve.      1-7    Diaries - 1885-1891
                              8    Diary cover
                              9    European trip expenses book
  

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Clippings, 1859?-1930?

Catalog Number: M92.4


                Box      4         Clippings:
                 Folder       1      American Peace Society, 1873-1890
                              2      Bowdoin College, 1870-1891
                              3      Civil War - Battle of Gettysburg
                              4      R.B. Howard's writings, 1866-1884
                              5      O.O. Howard 
                              6      Lincoln Memorial University
                            7-8      Miscellaneous, 1859-1930
                              9      Obituaries, etc. - R.B. Howard, 1892
                             10      Obituaries, etc. - others, 1862-1908
                             11      Poetry
                          12-13      Religious, 1871-1913
                             14      Mrs. Nina Foster Riggs, 1848
                             15      Temperance
                Volume   1         Index rerun
      Folio              2         Scrapbook of newspaper clippings
  

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Photographs

Catalog Number: M92.5


                Box      4         
                 Folder      16    Rowland Bailey Howard (lg.)
                             17    David Patten Howard in uniform (lg.)
                             18    House of R.B. Howard in Medford, MA (lg.)
                Box      5         
                 Enve.        1    Rowland Bailey Howard (med.)
                              2    Rowland Bailey Howard, daugerreotype with
                                    metal frame (med.)
                              3    David Patten Howard (med.)
                              4    Oliver Otis Howard, Jr. (med.)
                              5    Oliver Otis Howard, Jr. (med.)
                              6    Chancey Howard, son of Gen. O.O. Howard
                                    (med.)
                              7    Gen. Charles Howard and family (med.)
                              8    Harry S. Howard (med.)
                              9    Helen Julia Graves Howard and companions,
                                    with cover (med.)
                             10    Edmund Fry [Fay?] (med.)
                             11    Train California (med.)
                             12    Rowland Bailey Howard (sm.)
                             13    Rowland Bailey Howard (3 sm.)
                             14    Rowland Bailey Howard (sm.)
                             15    Rowland Bailey Howard, daugerreotype with
                                    metal frame (sm.)
                             16    Rowland Bailey Howard, daugerreotype in
                                    black oval case (sm.)
                             17    Helen Julia Graves Howard, tin type (sm.)
                             18    Helen Julia Graves Howard and Henry 
                                    Graves, daugerreotype in square leather 
                                    case (sm.)
                             19    Empty glass and metal frame labelled 
                                    "Helen Julia Graves" (sm.)
                             20    Elizabeth Otis [grandmother of R.B.H.?], 
                                    daugerreotype in metal and leather case
                                    (sm.)
                             21    Miniature photo album belonging to Ella
                                    Howard Smith
                 Volume  1         Photo album presented to R.B. Howard June
                                    3, 1884.
  

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