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UA. University Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: UA
The Colgate University Archives is the official repository for the non-current permanent records of enduring value for Colgate University. Its collections document the history of the university from the 1810s to the present and the activities of students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac K. Brownson papers, A1065

Identifier: A1065
Scope and Contents This collection contains a diary that covers part of Brownson's time as a student at Hamilton Literary and Theological Seminary. It also includes essays, poems, and notes on Christian theology written over the course of his life.
Dates: 1837-1895

Eliza Eaton diaries, A1137

Identifier: A1137
Scope and Contents This collection contains twenty-three diaries written by Eliza Eaton between 1860 and 1888. It also contains a photograph of Eliza and three undated photographs taken by C.W. Palmer of the Eaton home in Hamilton.
Dates: 1860 - 1888

Colgate Founders collection, A1136

Identifier: A1136
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection containing documents created by seven of the thirteen founders of Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution (later Colgate University). It includes correspondence, deeds, Robert Powell's autobiography, and Elisha Payne's will. Also included is a letter from Orrin B. Judd, an 1841 graduate of the institution.
Dates: 1809-1871

John L. Heffron diary, A1350

Identifier: A1350
Scope and Contents This collection contains a diary kept by John L. Heffron while he was a student at Madison University and a letter from former University Archivist Howard Williams discussing the diary.
Dates: 1870 - 1967

Whitman family papers, A1352

Identifier: A1352
Scope and Contents Seth Whitman's diary contains brief descriptions of Whitman's travels and what appears to be the text of an address to a Baptist convention. The commonplace books contain notes, poems, images, and excerpts from other works. Seth's also contains notes on Hebrew.
Dates: 1825 - 1880