Guide to the Tuthill family papers, 1799-1879

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Guide to the Tuthill Family Papers, 1799-1879

Collection number: BANC MSS 71/191 z

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Date Completed:
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Tuthill Family Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1799-1879
Collection Number: BANC MSS 71/191 z
Creator: Tuttle family
Extent: Number of container: 1 box
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Letters written mainly to Louisa and Cornelius Tuthill; Mary E. Tuthill's autograph album with signatures of prominent contemporaries; Sarah S. Tuthill's commonplace book; MS of Epitome of ancient geography by Cornelius Tuthill; passports and miscellaneous items.
Languages Represented: English

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[Identification of item], Tuthill family papers, BANC MSS 71/191 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

The Tuthill family papers, which cover the years 1799 to 1879, consist primarily of letters written to Louisa and Cornelius Tuthill; Mary E. Tuthill's autograph album containing signatures of prominent contemporaries; Sarah J. Tuthill's commonplace book; MS of Epitome of Ancient Geography by Cornelius Tuthill; and passports and other miscellaneous items. The collection was given to the University of California Library in 1958 and transferred to the Manuscripts Division of The Bancroft Library from Rare Books and Special Collections. Lists of the more prominent people represented in the letters and in the autograph album follow.

Autograph Album

    Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
    p. 11
    Barnard, Daniel Dewey, 1797-1861
    p. 1
    Beecher, Lyman, 1775-1863
    p. 27
    Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858
    p. 1
    Briggs, George Nathan, 1796-1861
    p. 1
    Brownell, Thomas Church, 1799-1865
    p. 24
    Catron, John, 1778-1865
    p. 29
    Davis, John, 1787-1854
    p. l
    De Lancey, William Heathcote, 1797-1865
    p. 17
    Doane, George Washington, 1799-1859
    p. 25
    Ellsworth, William Wolcott, 1791-1868
    p. l
    Foot, Samuel Alfred, 1790-1878
    p. l
    Griswold, Alexander Viets, 1766-1843
    p. 23
    Guyot, Arnold, 1807-1844
    p. 9
    Hobart, John Henry, 1775-1830
    p. 23
    Humphrey, Heman, 1779-1861
    p. 27
    Ives, Levi Silliman, 1797-1867
    p. 17
    Johnson, William Cost, 1806-1860
    p. 1
    Kemper, Jackson, 1789-1870
    p. 25
    Lee, Alfred, 1807-1887
    p. 17
    Moore, Richard Channing, 1762-1841
    p. 17
    Morton, Marcus, 1784-1864
    p. l
    Onderdonk, Benjamin Tredwell, 1791-1861
    p. 21
    Onderdonk, Henry Ustick, 1789-1858
    p. 21
    Otey, James Hervey, 1800-1863
    p. 17
    Payne, John Howard, 1792-1852
    p. 9
    Quitman, John Anthony, 1799-1858
    p. 29
    Ravenscroft, John Stark, 1772-1830
    p. 23
    Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
    p. 11
    Smith, Benjamin Bosworth, 1794-1884
    p. 25
    Stuart, Moses, 1780-1852
    p. 27
    Upshur, Abel Parker, 1790-1844
    p. 11
    White, William, 1748-1836
    p. 23
    Whittingham, William Rollinson, 1805-1879
    p. 21
    Winthrop. Theodore, 1828-1861
    p. 10
    Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851
    p. 3

List of Letters and Miscellaneous Items

 

Alston, Theodosia (Burr), 1783-1813

 

[Journal?] n. d.

 

Armitage, William Edmond, 1830-1873

 

Autograph, June 3, 1871

 

Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858

 

Autograph, n. d.

 

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

 

Letter, Mar. 5, 1847

 

Butler, Clement Moore, 1810-

 

Letter, May 3, 1847

 

Coxe, Arthur Cleveland, 1818-

 

Letter, Feb. 9, 1847

 

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

 

Letter, Jan. 28, 1847

 

Day, Jeremiah, 1773-1867

 

Letter, May 24, 1819

 

Doane, George Washington, 1799-1859

 

2 letters, 1854 & n. d.

 

Ellet, Elizabeth Fries, 1818-1877

 

Letter, Nov. 8, 184[8?]

 

Follen, Charles Theodore Christian, 1796-1840

 

Letter, Oct. 28, 1836

 

Foot, Samuel Alfred, 1790-1878

 

Letter, Feb. 10, 1824

 

Frothingham, Nathaniel Langdon, 1793-1870

 

Letter, n. d.

 

Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-

 

Letter, Feb. 10, 1847

 

Guyot, Arnold, 1807-1884

 

6 letters, 1866-1878 & n. d.

 

Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864

 

Letter, May 16, 1822

 

Hodge, Charles, 1797-1878

 

Letter, n. d.

 

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

 

Letter, Mar. 5, 1847

 

Homes, Henry Augustus, 1812-1887

 

Letter, Oct. 20, 1840

 

Humphreys, Hector, 1797-1857

 

Letter, Jan. 10, 1823

 

Lee, Eliza (Buckminster), 1794-1864

 

Letter, n. d.

 

Lincoln, Levi, 1782-1868

 

Autograph & seal, 1834

 

Lowie, Robert Harry, 1883-1957

 

Letter, Mar. 5, 1934. Written to J. W. Beckman

 

McCosh, James, 1811-

 

Letter, Apr. 14, 1877

 

Neal, John, 1793-1876

 

Letter, Oct. 15, 1840

 

Norton, Andrews, 1786-1852

 

Letter, n. d.

 

Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881

 

Letter, Dec. [8?]

 

Percival, James Gates, 1795-1856

 

2 letters, 1820

 

Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851

 

Letter, Nov. 9, n. y.

 

Potter, Alonzo, 1800-1865

 

Letter, Mar. 29, n. y.

 

Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859

 

Letter, Mar. 14, n. y.

 

Randall, George Maxwell, 1810-1873

 

Resolution, Oct. 16, 1865. Written as secretary of the House of Clerical and Lay Deputies, Philadelphia

 

Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872

 

Letter, May 25, 1847

 

Riker, Richard, 1773-1842

 

Letter, May 8, 1799

 

Saltonstall, Leverett, 1783-1845

 

Letter, Apr. 1, 1841

 

Sigourney, David Rives

 

Letter, July 9, 1940. Written to J. W. Beckman, re the Tuthill family.

 

Sigourney, Lydia (Huntley), 1791-1865

 

5 letters, 1823-1854 & n. d.

 

Smith, Elizabeth Oakes (Prince), 1806-

 

Letter (fragment), n. d.

 

Smith, Nathan, 1762-1828

 

Letter, Jan. 17, 1823

 

Sprague, William Buel, 1795-1876

 

Letter, Feb. [8?], 1847

 

Stone, John Seely, 1795-1882

 

Letter, May 18, 1847

 

Thatcher, Benjamin Bussey, 1809-1840

 

Letter, June 1, n. y.

 

Tuthill, Louisa Cornelia (Huggins), 1798-1879

 

Letter, Mar. 21, 1873

 

Verplanck, Gulian Crommelin, 1786-1870

 

Letter, Dec. 28, 1830

 

Ward, Julius Hammond, 1837-

 

3 letters, 1859-1861

 

Wayland, Francis, 1796-1865

 

Letter, June 4, 1838

 

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

 

2 letters, 1831-1879

 

Williams, John, 1817-

 

2 letters, 1847

 

Winslow, Hubbard, 1799-1864

 

Letter, n. d.