Campbell Family Papers. 1750-1926.


Summary Information

Repository
New York State Historical Association – Research Library
Title
Campbell Family Papers
ID
Coll. No. 313
Date [inclusive]
1750-1926
Extent
20.0 Cubic feet + 51 volumes + 10 oversize folders (OVS)
Language
English
Funding Source
This finding aid was made available electronically through a Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) grant from the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.

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Biographical/Historical note

The Campbell family of Cherry Valley, New York, originated in Scotland. James Campbell, the first Campbell of Cherry Valley, was born in 1690 in Londonderry, Ireland. He moved to Boston in 1728 and found his way to Cherry Valley in 1741. After the 1770 death of James, son Colonel Samuel Campbell inherited his father’s land patent, which became known as Auchinbreck. Samuel’s six children were captured in the Cherry Valley Massacre of 1778, but all were later released.

The Campbell’s penchant for the legal profession began with Col. Samuel Campbell and continued through the generations. It should also be mentioned that two family members, William W. Campbell (1806-1881) and Douglas Campbell (1840-1893), had a strong interest in history, which resulted in the publication of several historical works, notably The Annals of Tryon County, written by William W. Campbell.

In addition, Douglas Campbell (the 2nd) wrote a family history entitled, “The Campbells of Cherry Valley.”

———- Biographical Sketches ———-

NOTE: Many dates are derived from the papers and should not be regarded as absolute or all-inclusive.

James Campbell (1690-1770)

 

1690 Born in Londonderry, Ireland
1728 Moved to Boston, Mass.
1741 Brought family to Cherry Valley, N.Y.

Colonel Samuel Campbell (1738-1824)

He served in the French War and in the Revolution as a colonel of the First Regiment of Tryon County Militia and sat in the state legislature.

1738 Born in Londonderry, N.H.
1741 Moved with family to Cherry Valley, N.Y.
1778 His family is captured in Cherry Valley Massacre; all later released
ca. 1797 Commissioner of highways

John Campbell (1720-1810)

A farmer in Cherry Valley.

Dr. William B. Campbell (1768-1844)

He was a farmer, doctor, surveyor general of New York State, university regent, and Cherry Valley Town Supervisor.

1778 Captured in the Cherry Valley Massacre
1795 Treasurer and trustee of Cherry Valley Academy
ca. 1805-1810 Partner in Diell & Campbell (dry goods store in Cherry Valley)
ca. 1810-1815 Justice of the Peace, Otsego County
1825 Elected by directors of Otsego Lake Turnpike Road to survey

James S. Campbell (1772-1870)

 

1778 Captured in the Cherry Valley Massacre, lived with the Caughnawagas
1804-1805 Coroner of Otsego County
1808-1813 Overseer of Highways in Cherry Valley
ca. 1819 Treasurer and trustee of the Cherry Valley Academy
1819 Judge of the Court of Common Pleas
1823 Director for New York State Central Society for the Deaf and Dumb
ca. 1850 President of the Cherry Valley Female Academy

Henry J. Campbell (d. 1884)

He lived primarily in New York City and Elizabethtown, N.Y. An attorney, for a time he was part of Whallen, Judd & Campbell. He also had an interest in iron mining.

George W. Campbell

He was deaf and dumb, attended a school for similarly handicapped students. Became a carpenter, inherited a portion of his father’s farm and in the 1860s was growing apples.

Samuel B. Campbell (1811-1887)

An attorney who resided in Castleton, N.Y.

John Cannon Campbell (1817-1891)

 

1841 Worked on Aqueduct Bridge
1853-1857 Worked with Indianapolis and Illinois Central Railway Company
1860 Opened office of railway construction in New York City
1863-1865 Worked with Racine and Mississippi Railroad, Racine, Wis.
1869 Worked at Harlem River and Porchester Railroad, New York City
1871-1879 Office of Public Works, New York City
1883-1885 President of North American Metaline Company, New York City

William W. Campbell (1806-1881)

An attorney, mainly working in New York City. Wrote several histories and biographies: The Annals of Tryon County, “Life of Mrs. Grant,” “Life of Dewitt Clinton,” and An Historical Sketch of Robin Hood and Captain Kidd.

1827 Union College
ca. 1843 Member of Congress
1843-1855 Judge of Superior Court of New York City
1857-1865 Judge of Supreme Court of New York City
1865 Judge of Court of Appeals

Alfred E. Campbell (m. 1824)

A minister.

1826 Lived in Wayne County, N.Y.
1827 Moved to Newark, N.J.
1828-1830 Minister in Palmyra, N.Y.
1834 Living in Ithaca, N.Y.
1853 Living in New York City
1863 Associated with the American & Foreign Christian Union

Augustus Campbell

A physician; lost an eye.

1849 Mined in Sacramento, Calif., then traveled to Panama
1859-63 Physician in Gloversville
ca. 1865-69 Lived in Galena
ca. 1870 Lived in Dunleith

Douglas Campbell (1840-1893)

As an attorney he was based in New York City. He was also a partner in Campbell and Bell. Served in Civil War as a captain. Member of Sigma Phi Society, New-York Historical Society, Century Club, and Union League Club. Wrote The Puritan in Holland, England, and America.

1858-60 Union College
1865 Harvard Law School
ca. 1871-1874 Attorney with Hilton, Campbell and Bell, New York City
ca. 1888-89 Partner in Campbell & Paige

Helen S. Campbell

She often stayed with her Uncle Samuel B. Campbell in Castleton. Later came under guardianship to her brother Douglas.

1883-84 Visited Florence, Italy
ca. 1885 Patient at Hudson River State Hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
1890-1892 Patient at Brigham Hall, Canandaigua, N.Y.

Colin Campbell (ca. 1838-1858)

Member of Sigma Phi Society. Died in sailing accident in Castleton.

1856 Union College

Cleaveland J. Campbell (1838-1865)

1854 Union College
1859 Started Irving S. and Cleaveland J. (IS & CJ) Campbell Law & Collection Office, New York
1862-1865 Served in Civil War, became a captain of division of Colored Troops

Lewis Averill Campbell (b. 1842, m. 1868)

1862 In school in Andover, Mass.
1867 Started Campbell & Co., Forwarding and Commission Merchants in Lumber
1868-1880 L.A. Campbell & Co., (lumber) Toledo, Ohio
1878-1880 Sheriffs office, Toledo, Ohio
ca. 1882-1885 Lived in New Mexico
ca. 1890 Organized electric company in Massachusetts

Douglas Campbell (d. 1950)

An attorney.

William A. Campbell (d. 1925)

Worked for Edward Winslow Paige; Rollins & Rollins; Rothwell, Harper & Matthews.

n.d. Attended St. Paul’s School
1885-1888 Attended Yale
1889-1891 Attended Harvard Law School
ca. 1892 Worked at Choate & Beaman law firm

Harriet Mumford Campbell (“Sistie”)

1899 Married
1888-1890 Attended Miss Porter’s School, Fannington, Conn.

Maria Starkweather Campbell

1907 Married

Samuel Starkweather

Lived mainly in Cooperstown.

1812 Served as private in New York Militia
1831 Visited London
ca. 1830-1839 Representative in New York State Legislature
1832-1843 Separated from wife, Marcia Averell
1847 Legally separated from Marcia Averell

Alfred Crafts

Resident of Cherry Valley and contemporary of William B. Campbell. Merchant; overseer of the poor for Cherry Valley.

Henry Bowers (d. 1800) and Mary Bowers

Lived in New York City. The grandparents of Harriet Bowers Paige (Douglas Campbell’s wife).

Alonzo Paige

 

n.d. Attended Williams College
1818 Attorney
1828 District Attorney
1827-1830 Member of Assembly, New York
1836, 1838-1841 Senator
1847-1850, 1855-1856 Justice of Supreme Court of New York State
1857-58 Judge of the Court of Appeals
1867 Member of Constitutional Convention

Benjamin Maverick Mumford

A Schenectady merchant.

1811 Fire warden and fireman for New York City

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Scope and Content Note

The Campbell family papers highlight five generations of the Campbell family of Cherry Valley, Otsego County, New York. The history of the family and their involvement in the legal and political scene of Cherry Valley and New York State is presented through correspondence, business and legal papers, photographs and daguerreotypes, land surveys, and writings and research notes on local history. The papers span the years from 1750 to 1925.

The majority of the collection revolves around the lives of three men, William B. Campbell (1768-1844), William W. Campbell (1806-1881), and Douglas Campbell (1840-1893). There is much correspondence between these men and other family members. Of particular note are the Civil War letters of Cleaveland J. Campbell, brother to Douglas, and numerous letters between Douglas and his son William A. Campbell while the latter was away at school and just beginning in the legal profession.

Also of interest are the numerous patent and Great Western Turnpike survey maps drawn by William B. Campbell and his contemporaries. The collection contains an extensive history of Schenectady (mainly late 18th century to first half of the 19th century) which focuses on early families and has many maps illustrating the histories of Schenectady streets and buildings. The early history of Cherry Valley is represented by papers relating to the Cherry Valley Academy and the Presbyterian Church, as well as the Academic Library and general town business (a portion of an 1814 census is among the papers).

Additionally, the collection includes papers relating to the Starkweather, Bowers, Crafts, and Paige families — all related to the Campbells by marriage.

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Arrangement note

Series titles consisting of personal names followed by dates in parenthesis indicate birth and death dates rather than the date range of the manuscripts.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

New York State Historical Association – Research Library

Special Collections
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Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-1470

 

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Accession Number

NM-1.91

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Collection Inventory

 Series 1 –  James Campbell (1690-1770)

 313.1 – Box 1
A. Receipts. 1 folder. 1734-1763.

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 Series 2 – Colonel Samuel Campbell (1738-1824)

 313.1 – Box 1
A. Correspondence and invitation. 1 folder. 1799-1803.
B. Bills and receipts. 1 folder. 1766-1818.
C. Legal papers. 1 folder. 1770-1794.
D. Indentures. 1 folder. 1770-1805.
E. Printed material, some regarding New York State Senate and Onondaga Commissioners. 1 folder. ca. 1800.

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 Series 3 – John Campbell (1720-1810)

 313.1 – Box 1
A. Legal papers, including a will, judgments, draft of will for son in law (Samuel), and receipt. 1 folder. 1755-1806.

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 Series 4 – James S. Campbell (1772-1870)

 313.1 – Box 1
A. Correspondence, mostly received. 2 folders. 1794-1861.
B. Personal papers including Overseer of Highways election paper; and work assignment. 1 folder. 1808-1813.
C. Bills and receipts. 9 folders. 1800 – ca. 1870.
D. Legal papers, including judgments, summonses, and indentures. 5 folders. ca. 1800 – ca. 1830.
E. Printed material, including Report of the Connecticut Asylum of Deaf and Dumb persons; Articles of Incorporation for Central Society for Instruction of Deaf and Dumb, New York State; and list of granted licenses in New York State. 1 folder. 1816-1823.
F. Miscellaneous, including list of names. 1 folder. n.d.

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 Series 5 – Sarah Elderkin (1779-1869)

 313.1 – Box 1
A. Correspondence — letter she received. 1 folder. n.d.

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 Series 6 – James Campbell 2nd

 313.1 – Box 1
A. Legal papers — judgments. 1 folder. 1805-1811.

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 Series 7 – Matthew Campbell

 313.1 – Box 1
A. Legal papers — judgment. 1 folder. n.d.

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 Series 8 – Eleanor Campbell Dickson (1770-1844)

 313.1 – Box 1
A. Legal papers — will. 1 folder. 1844.

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 Series 9 – William B. Campbell (1768-1844)

 313.1 – Box 1
A. Correspondence — letters he received, and letters and papers regarding merchant Samuel Whiting (ca. 1830). Arranged chronologically. 9 folders. 1810-1841.
 313.2 – Box 2
B. Insurance papers. 1 folder. 1831-1849.
C. Business and financial records, including bills and receipts, business records and accounts for his dry goods store (Diell & Campbell), and retail and liquor licenses. 24 folders. ca. 1790 – ca. 1840.
 313.3 – Box 3
D. Legal papers, including memoranda, indentures, agreements and judgments. 26 folders – boxes 3 & 4. 1794-1844.
 313.4 – Box 4
D. Legal papers, including memoranda, indentures, agreements and judgments. 26 folders – boxes 3 & 4. 1794-1844.
E. Printed material, including petition against division of Otsego, Montgomery and Schoharie Counties. 1 folder. ca. 1815.
F. Miscellaneous, including building specifications for steps, poem, measure equivalencies, and lists. 1 folder. ca. 1790-1839.

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 Series 10 – Sabrina Campbell (1776-1830)

 313.4 – Box 4
A. Correspondence — letters she received. 1 folder. 1817-1825.
B. Diary (transcription available in New York History, Fall 2001, and in collection file). 1 folder. 1803.
C. Account book. 1 folder. ca. 1801-1812.

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 Series 11 – Judith Grant

 313.4 – Box 4
A. Diary — discusses her overseas journey to Oormiah, Persia with her missionary husband. 1 folder. 1835.
B. Memorial card — for Ada Torry Grant (daughter of Judith Grant?), died in Egypt. Stored with diary. 1886.

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 Series 12 – John Cannon Campbell (1817-1891)

 313.4 – Box 4
A. Correspondence — letters written by him, primarily to other family members. Arranged chronologically. 5 folders. 1841-1888.

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 Series 13 – Sarah M. Campbell

 313.4 – Box 4
A. Correspondence — letters written by her. 1 folder. 1878-1892.

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 Series 14 – Samuel B. Campbell (1811-1887)

 313.4 – Box 4
A. Correspondence — letters written by him. 8 folders. 1828-1884.
B. Financial records, including bills, receipts, and financial accounts compiled by Douglas Campbell. 2 folders. 1849-1861.
C. Estate papers. 1 folder. ca. 1887.

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 Series 15 – Elizabeth Campbell

 313.5 – Box 5
A. Correspondence — letter written by her. 1 folder. n.d.

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 Series 16 – Mary Ann Campbell

 313.5 – Box 5
A. Correspondence — letters written by her. 1 folder. 1826-1863.

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 Series 17 – Alfred E. Campbell

 313.5 – Box 5
A. Correspondence — letters written by him. 1 folder. 1827-1873.
B. Bills and receipts. 1 folder. ca. 1810-1863.

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 Series 18 – Augustus Campbell

 313.5 – Box 5
A. Correspondence — letters written by him, including several written in 1849 which document his travel from Sacramento, Ca. to Panama. 2 folders. 1846-1886.
B. Bills and receipts. 1 folder. 1836-1845.

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 Series 19 – George W. Campbell

 313.5 – Box 5
A. Financial records, including bills, receipts, and accounts. 1 folder. 1831-1856.

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 Series 20 – Henry J. Campbell (d. 1884)

 313.5 – Box 5
A. Correspondence — letters written and received. 12 folders. 1842-1862.
B. Financial records, including bills, receipts, and account statements. 1 folder. 1844-1856.
C. Legal papers — quit-claim deed, memoranda, etc. 1 folder. 1847-1857.
D. Printed material — report of the Committee on Canals, 1851; flyer on western real estate speculation, n.d.; and report on Maryland Lotteries, 1857. 1 folder.
E. Miscellaneous — includes meeting notes of the Cherry Valley Rough and Ready Club, and the Whigs of Cherry Valley. 1 folder. n.d.

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 Series 21 –  William W. Campbell (1806-1881)

 313.5 – Box 5
A. Correspondence — letters written and received, arranged chronologically. 59 folders – boxes 5 and 6. ca. 1830 – ca. 1880.
 313.6 – Box 6
A. Correspondence — letters written and received, arranged chronologically. 59 folders – boxes 5 and 6. ca. 1830 – ca. 1880.
B. Writings — includes copy of legal speech given in 1834 and subscription lists for his book, Annals of Tryon County, 1830. 2 folders.
C. Personal papers — passport. 1 folder. 1849.
D. Insurance papers. 1 folder. ca. 1840 – 1860.
E. Financial and business records — includes bills, receipts, and accounts. 13 folders. See also Volumes (313.v1 – 313.v2). 1830-1880.
 313.7 – Box 7
F. Legal papers — includes leases, case material, papers regarding a case involving Elizabeth Skelton, power of attorney papers, and William W. Campbell’s will and papers regarding the settlement of his estate. 6 folders. See also Volumes (313.v3 – 313.v14).
G. Printed material — includes speech on the Oregon Question given by William W. Campbell, and speech on bill for raising regiment of mounted riflemen. 1 folder. 1845-1846.
H. Miscellaneous — business card, member’s card, list of books, calling cards, and list of names. 1 folder.
Volumes
 313.v1 – 313.v2 — Financial and business records.
 313.v3 – 313.v14 — Legal diaries. 1859-1870.

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 Series 22 – Maria Starkweather (1815-1853)

 313.7 – Box 7
A. Correspondence — letters she received. 1 folder. 1847-1848.

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 Series 23 – Catherine A. Livingstone

 313.7 – Box 7
A. Correspondence — letters written by her. 1 folder. 1875-1880.

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 Series 24 – Helen S. Campbell

 313.7 – Box 7
A. Correspondence — letters written and received. Arranged chronologically. 7 folders. ca. 1850-1892.
B. Bills and receipts — includes hospital (insane asylum) bills and admittance paper. 1 folder. ca. 1880-1890.
C. Printed material — book cover and torn page. 1 folder. n.d.

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 Series 25 – Cleaveland J. Campbell (1838-1865)

 313.7 – Box 7
A. Correspondence. 6 folders. 1844 – ca. 1860.
B. Writings — school notebook of exercises and essays. 1 folder. n.d.
C. Personal papers — military orders. 1 folder. 1861.
D. Bills and receipts. 1 folder. 1860.

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 Series 26 – Colin Campbell (ca. 1838-1858)

 313.7 – Box 7
A. Correspondence — letters written by him. 1 folder. 1855-1856.
B. Receipt — Union College. 1 folder. 1858.
C. Miscellaneous — Colin Campbell’s hair, letter of condolence, and memorial poem (written by sister, Helen?). Stored in folder with receipt. n.d.

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 Series 27 – Lewis A. Campbell

 313.7 – Box 7
A. Correspondence — letters written and received, arranged chronologically. 5 folders. ca. 1860-1890.
B. Writings — school essay. 1 folder. ca. 1861.
C. Receipt. 1 folder. 1863.

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 Series 28 – Douglas Campbell (1840-1893)

 313.7 – Box 7
A. Correspondence — letters written and received, including letters re: W.H. Gee, and letters from fellow attorneys Clark Bell, E.W. Paige, and George C. Lay. Arranged chronologically. 49 folders – Boxes 7, 8, and 9. 1858-1893.
 313.8 – Box 8
A. Correspondence — letters written and received, including letters re: W.H. Gee, and letters from fellow attorneys Clark Bell, E.W. Paige, and George C. Lay. Arranged chronologically. 49 folders – Boxes 7, 8, and 9. 1858-1893.
 313.9 – Box 9
A. Correspondence — letters written and received, including letters re: W.H. Gee, and letters from fellow attorneys Clark Bell, E.W. Paige, and George C. Lay. Arranged chronologically. 49 folders – Boxes 7, 8, and 9. 1858-1893.
 313.10 – Box 10
B. Writings — Common Place Book of quotes and essays; letter regarding his book, The Puritan in Holland, England and America; and portions of manuscript of the book. 1 folder. 1874-1890.
C. Personal Papers — certificate of notary public; certificate of attorney of the district court of the U.S. 1 folder. 1866-1868.
D. Insurance. 1 folder. 1867-1885.
E. Financial Records — includes bills and receipts; taxes; bills for legal fees; checkbooks, 1868-1893; and account book, 1866. 7 folders. See also Volumes (313.v15 – 313.v46). ca. 1860-1893.
F. Legal papers — includes agreements and accounts of Hilton, Bell and Campbell; case material and papers re: St. Croix & Lake Superior Railroad Company; Campbell vs. Booss; Patrick O’Reilly; de Chambrun vs. Campbell; Newhall vs. Appleton; Chester vs. Jumel; Memphis, El Paso and Pacific Railroad Company; and George Schermerhorn. 32 folders – boxes 10, 11, and 12. ca. 1850-1890.
 313.11 – Box 11
F. Legal papers — includes agreements and accounts of Hilton, Bell and Campbell; case material and papers re: St. Croix & Lake Superior Railroad Company; Campbell vs. Booss; Patrick O’Reilly; de Chambrun vs. Campbell; Newhall vs. Appleton; Chester vs. Jumel; Memphis, El Paso and Pacific Railroad Company; and George Schermerhorn. 32 folders – boxes 10, 11, and 12. ca. 1850-1890.
 313.12 – Box 12
F. Legal papers — includes agreements and accounts of Hilton, Bell and Campbell; case material and papers re: St. Croix & Lake Superior Railroad Company; Campbell vs. Booss; Patrick O’Reilly; de Chambrun vs. Campbell; Newhall vs. Appleton; Chester vs. Jumel; Memphis, El Paso and Pacific Railroad Company; and George Schermerhorn. 32 folders – boxes 10, 11, and 12. ca. 1850-1890.
G. Book reviews — multiple newspaper clippings reviewing Douglas Campbell’s book, The Puritan in Holland, England, and America. 1 folder. ca. 1890.
H. Printed Material — includes Centennial Celebration at Cherry Valley, July 4th, 1840; legal material, newspaper clippings, Gettysburg circular, historical society information, etc. 2 folders. 1840 – ca. 1890.
I. Miscellaneous papers re: Century Club, New York Infant Asylum, etc. 3 folders. ca. 1880.
Volumes
 313.v15 – 313.v46 — Financial records.

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 Series 29 – Harriet Bowers Paige Campbell (1838-1895)

 313.13 – Box 13
A. Correspondence — letters written and received, arranged chronologically. 15 folders. 1873-1893.

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 Series 30 – William A. Campbell (ca. 1867-1925)

 313.13 – Box 13
A. Correspondence — letters written and received, and a letterbook. Also correspondence regarding the Anchor Petroleum & Transportation Co. Arranged chronologically. 15 folders. See also Volumes (313.v47). 1876-1894, 1923-1925.
B. Writings — includes school essays and 9 diaries / calendars. 3 folders. See also Volumes (313.v48). ca. 1880-1892.
C. Estate papers — account statements, burial receipts, etc. 2 folders. 1923-1926.
D. Bills, receipts, and accounts. 3 folders. 1884-1890.
E. Printed material — reprint of “Old Fort Anne at Annapolis Royal,” and a membership card. 1 folder. ca. 1880-1890.
F. Genealogical material — correspondence and information regarding Scottish ancestors in particular. 1 folder. ca. 1901-1923.
Volumes
 313.v47 — Correspondence.
 313.v48 — Writings.

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 Series 31 – Harriet M. Campbell

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Correspondence — letters written by her, arranged chronologically. 5 folders. 1877-1894.

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 Series 32 – Maria S. Campbell

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Correspondence — letters written by her, arranged chronologically. 5 folders. 1879-1894.
B. Miscellaneous — music book, cards, autograph books, and receipt. 3 folders. 1884, 1887, undated.

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 Series 33 – Douglas Campbell (d. 1950)

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Correspondence, arranged chronologically. 3 folders. 1877-1925.

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 Series 34 – Samuel Starkweather (1786 – ca. 1853)

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Correspondence — letters written and received. 2 folders. 1832-1857.
B. Personal papers — certificate for attorney / counselor of Supreme Court of U.S. 1 folder. 1833.
C. Estate Papers — includes quit-claim deeds, financial inventories, etc. 2 folders. ca. 1855 – ca. 1880.
D. Financial records — memorandum of dividends, stock statement, receipt, etc. 1 folder. 1831-1847.
E. Legal papers — includes separation papers, indentures, etc. 1 folder. 1834-1851.
F. Printed material — ballad lyrics. 1 folder. n.d.
G. Miscellaneous — inventories of his personal library and clothing. 1 folder. ca. 1852.

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 Series 35 – Clara Keyes Paige Payne

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Correspondence — letters written and received. 2 folders. 1853-1892.
B. Receipt. 1 folder. 1874.
C. Legal — Surrogate’s Court summons. Stored in folder with receipt. 1892.

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 Series 36 – Alonzo and Harriet Paige

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Correspondence — letters written and received by both spouses. 1 folder. 1854-1867.
B. Genealogy. See Oversize (313.01).
Oversize (OVS)
 313.01 — Genealogy.

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 Series 37 – Paige Family

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Correspondence — letters written and received by various members of the Paige family. 1 folder. ca. 1865-1892.
B. Scrapbook. See Volumes (313.v49).
C. Receipt of Miss C.L. Paige from Tiffany & Co. 1 folder. 1874.
D. Legal — lease. Stored in folder with receipt. 1892.
E. Printed material — calling cards, hair of Harriet and Miss Paige, and invitation and memorial for Clara K. Paige Payne. Stored in folder with receipt and lease. n.d.
F. Miscellaneous. See Volumes (313.v50).
Volumes
 313.v49 — Scrapbook — H. Paige and other family members included — cards, needlework, etc. n.d.
 313.v50 — Miscellaneous — subject index of E.W. Paige (book). 1864.

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 Series 38 – Alfred Crafts

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Correspondence. 1 folder. 1831-1839.
B. Bills and receipts. 2 folders. 1810-1839.
C. Legal — agreements, leases, surrogate court papers, etc. 1 folder. 1814-1834.
D. Estate papers. 1 folder. ca. 1840-1844.

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 Series 39 – Crafts family

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Bills and receipts — from various family members. 1 folder. ca. 1836-1844.

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 Series 40 – Henry (d. 1800) and Mary Bowers

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Estate papers — receipts, account statements, legal agreements, leases, etc. 1 folder. ca. 1780 – ca. 1828.

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 Series 41 – Benjamin M. Mumford

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Legal — mortgage and agreements. 1 folder. 1812-1832.
B. Insurance. Stored in folder above. 1835-1838.
C. Personal papers — certificate of appointment as fire warden. Stored in folder above.
D. Financial records — receipts, bills, accounts, etc. Stored in folder above. 1829-1840.
E. Miscellaneous — land survey map, part of Schuyler’s Patent in Cherry Valley. Stored in folder above. See also Volumes (313.v51). 1827.
Volumes
 313.v51 — Land transaction book. 1799-1815.

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 Series 42 – Samuel Campbell

 313.14 – Box 14
A. Correspondence — letters written by him. 1 folder. 1878-1882.

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 Series 43 – Images

 313.15 – Box 15
A. Photos of Jerusalem belonging to Winslow Paige. 1 folder. n.d.
B. Photos of William A. Campbell and siblings. 1 folder. ca. 1880-1890.
C. Photo — John (?) Campbell of Albany. 1 folder. 1864.
D. Stereoscopic views. 1 folder. n.d.
E. Unidentified photos. 3 folders. n.d.
F. School pictures. See Oversize (313.02 – 313.03).
 313.16 – Box 16
G. Kodak albums (2). n.d.
H. Daguerreotypes — most are undated and unidentified. ca. 1860-1870.
I. Framed picture — A.P. Whitehead. n.d.
Oversize (OVS)
 313.02 – 313.03 — School pictures — Douglas Campbell (senior) and classmates. n.d.

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 Series 44 – Survey Material

 313.17 – Box 17
A. Turnpike — labor account, 1804; meeting notices, 1837; articles of agreement, 1801; notes and maps, several done by William B. Campbell. 2 folders. See also Oversize (313.04). ca. 1801-1835.
B. William B. Campbell — includes notes, maps, and 1826 survey book, along with his village house and lot. 3 folders. See also Oversize (313.05 – 313.08). ca. 1800-1842.
C. Cherry Valley survey — shows land for cemetery and turnpike. 1 folder. n.d.
D. Miscellaneous — includes a map of the Hardenburgh Patent. 16 folders. See also Oversize (313.09 and 313.010). ca. 1800-1830.
Oversize (OVS)
 313.04 — Turnpike.
 313.05 – 313.08 — William B. Campbell material.
 313.09 – 313.010 — Miscellaneous.

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 Series 45 – Schenectady History

 313.17 – Box 17
A. Extensive notes and maps of Schenectady buildings, streets, and families. 2 folders. n.d.

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 Series 46 – Cherry Valley

 313.18 – Box 18
A. Otsego County schedule. 1 folder. 1790.
B. Cherry Valley census — one sheet summary. 1 folder. 1814.
C. Cherry Valley tax assessments. 1 folder. n.d.
D. Business papers — includes overseer of the poor papers, excise statements, town accounts, lists of licenses granted, etc. 1 folder. ca. 1799-1830.
E. Presbyterian Church — includes financial records, meeting notices, and subscriptions supporting new minister in 1840. 1 folder. 1791-1843.
F. Cherry Valley Academy papers — lists of students, receipts, bills, accounts, and printed advertisements. 3 folders. ca. 1810-1860.
G. Singing School — subscription lists. 1 folder. 1801, 1813.
H. Academic Library logbook. 1 folder. n.d.

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 Series 47 – Miscellaneous

 313.18 – Box 18
A. Correspondence — includes 1 folder of calling cards and 1 folder of letters to and from unidentified Campbells. 11 folders. ca. 1780 – ca. 1890.
B. Writings — includes school essays, unidentified manuscripts, and poetry possibly written by Samuel Starkweather. 4 folders. n.d.
C. Business papers — includes papers regarding Lake Champlain Iron Mountain Company, 1854; various accounts and receipts of unidentified Campbells (1 folder, 1801-1861); reports; accounts; receipts and bills; bylaws of the Hampton State Company; and subscription list for James Chambers, ca. 1881. 13 folders. ca. 1800-1881.
 313.19 – Box 19
D. Political material — House recommendations, draft of Whig resolution. 1 folder. n.d.
E. Legal — includes 1826 inventory of Smith B. Reynolds, case material, indentures, printed case briefs, and an 1894 political register. Arranged chronologically. 11 folders – boxes 19 and 20. ca. 1750 – ca. 1890.
 313.20 – Box 20
E. Legal — includes 1826 inventory of Smith B. Reynolds, case material, indentures, printed case briefs, and an 1894 political register. Arranged chronologically. 11 folders – boxes 19 and 20. ca. 1750 – ca. 1890.
 313.21 – Box 21
F. Printed material — includes English/German pronunciation book, religious material, business catalogs and advertisements, newspaper clippings, journals, and newspapers. 7 folders. ca. 1830 – ca. 1890.
G. Music — includes scores, both printed and written, and lyrics. 2 folders. n.d.
H. Miscellaneous — includes notes, math calculations, recipes, knitting instructions, ribbon samples, pressed flowers, two empty wallets, stamped and unstamped envelopes, and a 1931 medal of the United States Lawn Tennis Association. 11 folders. n.d.

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