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


Correspondence, 1807-1937, n.d.
0.75 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M92.1

Series Description:
This series primarily consists of correspondence between Rowland Bailey Howard and his family. Some small number of letters between family members of the preceding generation are also included. About half of the letters were written by Howard. Non-family correspondents include Andrew Carnegie, George Frisbie Hoar, John Brown Russwurm and Theodore Dwight Woolsey.

More Howard family correspondence can be found in the collections of Rowland Bailey Howard's brothers: Charles Henry Howard and Oliver Otis Howard.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
Restrictions:None.


Articles and Addresses, Family and Biographical Material, 1854-1927
2.25 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M92.2

Series Description:
These documents, articles, essays, pamphlets, sermons, and other records, dating from 1854 to 1927, include Howard's writings and information on members of the Howard and related families, his Bowdoin connections, his work towards international peace, and other miscellaneous items.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


Diaries and Journals, 1808-1891
1.0 linear foot.
Catalog Number: M92.3

Series Description:
Howard's journals, 1857-1872, and annual daily diaries, 1866-1891, are supplemented by a journal kept by his wife Mary Ellen Patten Howard (Ella), 1860, a travel expense book and three unidentified fragments.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


Clippings, 1859?-1930?
.25 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M92.4

Series Description:
Late 19th and early 20th century clippings concerning subjects of interest to Howard, including the American Peace Society, religion, and temperance; obituaries of Howard and others; and articles written by Howard.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


Photographs

Catalog Number: M92.5

Series Description:
Photographs and daguerreotypes of Rowland Bailey Howard and various relations including: David Patten Howard; Oliver O. Howard, Jr.; Helen Julia Howard (Graves); and others. Loose pictures, several small framed pictures, and a photo album are included in the series.
Arrangement:
General Note:
Restrictions:None.


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