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Clarke Historical Library

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1954

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Hannah Bingham diary (April 1858) and Bingham Family letters (1778-1847) microfilm

 Partial collection — Box: Microfilm Cabinet 1--Drawer 3
Identifier: MSS-368
Scope and Contents This collection represents a portion of the Bingham family papers, held in their entirety by the Clarke Historical Library and microfilmed by the Clarke. It includes Hannah (Brown) Bingham's diary for April of 1858 and letters received by members of the Bingham family from 1778 to August 13, 1847.
Dates: 1778 - 1858

John H. Pitezel papers microfilm

 Collection — Box: Microfilm Cabinet 1--Drawer 3
Identifier: MSS-369
Scope and Contents The collection includes Pitezel’s correspondence mostly to family and friends (with notes and related materials), journals, and writings (essays and a poem), many of which later became books.Most of his letters are to his mother, brother, Joshua, and sisters, Caroline and Mary. They detail his religious activities, beliefs, the people and situations in which he traveled, preached, and lived, family news, the weather, and illnesses. He was strongly anti-Catholic and reported often on...
Dates: 1824 - 1889

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