Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of financial and legal records documenting gifts to Madison University in the nineteenth century. The majority date from the 1850s-1880s. Also included are detailed notes created by University Archivist Howard Williams in the early 1950s. Williams' notes consist of note cards and worksheets describing contributions of individual donors. They appear to draw on many of the nineteenth century records in the collection as well as other sources, such as...
Dates: 1834 - 1952