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Guide to the Atkins Family Papers, 1796-1909
BANC MSS C-B 449  
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Box 1:

Gaylord, Levi, 1760-1846

 

Correspondence

 

Papers:

 

Commissions, in the New York Militia, 1796-1803

 

Copies of deeds made to Levi Gaylord, with notes by his son, Harvey R. Gaylord.

 

Gaylord, Harvey R., 1805-1883

 

Correspondence, A-C

Box 2:

Gaylord, Harvey R., 1805-1883

 

Correspondence, D-Z

Box 3:

Gaylord, Harvey R., 1805-1883

 

Papers:

 

Documents pertaining to Jonathan Warren, 1826

 

Abolition petition, 1844.

Additional Note

With 46 signatures, including Harvey R. Gaylord's.
 

Biographical information

 

1 volume scrapbook of clippings

Additional Note

Relating mainly to the history of Ashtabula Co., Ohio. Include published letters and articles by Quintus Flaminius Atkins, 1854-1856
 

Miscellaneous clippings

 

Wade, Edward, 1802-1866

 

Correspondence

 

Papers:

 

3 poems composed by Edward Wade

 

Wade, Sarah Louisa (Atkins), 1806-1852

 

Correspondence

Box 4:

Atkins, Quintus Flaminius, 1782-1859

 

Correspondence

 

Papers:

 

Accounts, 1816-1927

 

Biographical sketch

 

Atkins, Josiah

 

Correspondence

 

Papers:

 

Accounts, 1808-1861

 

Commissions, 1814-1858, in Ohio Militia, as Surveyor, Ashtabula Co., and as justice of the peace.

Box 5:

Lynch, Mary (Atkins), 1820-1882

 

Correspondence

 

Papers:

 

Items relating to Benicia Young Ladies Seminary, including an announcement, 1857; commencement programs, 1880-1884; catalog, 1882/1883; minutes of meetings and other items relating to the Alumnae association, 1878-1883; obituaries.

 

Teaching certificates, 1842-1851

 

Accounts, 1866

 

Passport, 1867

 

Clippings

 

Obituaries

 

v.1: Catalogue of pupils, 1852-1857

 

v.2: Diary, 1863-1864, of trip to Shanghai, via Hawaii and Japan, on Brig Advance

 

v.3: Diary, 1866, with accounts at end

 

Fowler, Marcia Gaylord

 

Correspondence

Additional Note

(only 2 letters, one tells of Arthur R. Atkins family and descendants)
 

Papers:

 

Genealogical notes

 

Miscellaneous notes relating to items in the collection

 

Clippings

 

Miscellaneous letters from various people

Partial List of Correspondents

 

American anti-slavery society

box Box 1, A: Miscellany of Harvey R. Gaylord's correspondence.

1 letter, Oct. 12, 1839.

Additional Note

Printed form letter.
 

Andrews, Sherlock James, 1901-1880

box Box 1, A: Miscellany of Harvey R. Gaylord's correspondence.

1 letter, Jan. 24, 1842.

 

Atkins, Quintus Flaminius, 1782-1859

box Box 4

321 letters, 1799-1858.

Additional Note

See also printed items in Harvey Gaylord's scrapbook in Box 3, and letters of Mary (Atkins) Lynch in Box 5. Many letters reflect his anti-slavery attitudes.
 

Atkins, Josiah

box Box 4

10 letters, 1817-1867.

 

Atkins, Sarah (Wright), d. 1853

box Box 4

12 letters, 1806-1845.

 

Badger, Joseph, 1757-1846

box Box 3

2 items, 1806,

Scope and Content Note

Agreement and letter.
 

Brown, George W.

box Box 1

3 letters, 1851-1857.

 

Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912

box Box 1

2 letters, 1849-1851.

 

Chaffee, N. L.

box Box 1, C: Miscellany of Harvey Gaylord's correspondence.

1 letter, Mar. 8, 1849.

 

Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873

box Box 1

2 letters, 1850-1852.

 

Cox, Jacob Dolson, 1828-1900

box Box 5

1 letter, Jan. 14, 1867.

Additional Note

Written as Governor of Ohio, recommending Mary Atkins to the consideration of U.S. Ministers abroad.
 

Finney, Charles Grandison, 1792-1875

box Box 5

1 letter, Jan. 30, 1867.

Additional Note

Recommending Mary Atkins to friends in England and Scotland.
 

Gaylord, Harvey R., 1805-1883

box Box 1

75 letters, 1823-1877.

Additional Note

See also Stella M. Gaylord's folder for additional letters
 

Gaylord, Levi, 1760-1846

box Box 1

4 letters, 1817-1824.

 

Gaylord, Stella M. (Atkins), 1808-1882

box Box 1

33 letters, 1826-1875.

 

Giddings, Joshua Reed, 1795-1864

box Box 2

8 letters, 1839-1847.

Additional Note

Anti-slavery politics.
 

Granger, Francis, 1792-1868

box Box 2

2 letters, 1854-1855.

Additional Note

Re land in Ashtabula Co., Ohio.
 

Littell, Eliakim, 1797-1870

box Box 2, L: Miscellany

1 letter, Mar. 6, 1828.

 

Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869

box Box 2, L: Miscellany

1 letter, Mar. 8, 1834.

 

Lynch, Mary (Atkins), 1820-1882

box Box 5

34 letters, 1836-1867.

Additional Note

Include letters of Stella Gaylord, Q. F. Atkins, Flora Wheeler and other members of the family.
 

Pease, Calvin, 1776-1839

box Box 2, P: Miscellany

1 letter, Dec. 2, 1834.

 

Spencer, Platt Rogers, 1800-1864

box Box 2

8 letters, 1830-1848.

Additional Note

Re land in Ohio.
 

Wade, Benjamin Franklin, 1800-1878

box Box 2, W: Miscellany

1 letter, Oct. 20, 1852.

 

Wade, Edward, 1802-1866

box Box 3

6 letters, 1839-1859.

 

Wade, Sarah Louisa (Atkins), 1806-1852

box Box 3

23 letters, 1824-1850.

 

Wheeler, Flora (Atkins), 1815-1850

box Box 2

10 letters, 1838-1850.

Additional Note

Include letter from Mary Atkins Lynch, Oct. 26, 1845.
 

Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863

box Box 2

5 letters, 1837-1851.