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Finding Aid for the Henry Stevens Papers, ca. 1819-1886
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Outgoing Correspondence, 1860-1886

Physical Description: Boxes 1-6

Scope and Content Note

Nineteen volumes of letterpress books containing copies of Henry Stevens' personal and business correspondence. Arrangement is chronological and individual volumes contain partial alphabetical indexes.
Box 1

November 21, 1860-October 20, 1866.

Physical Description: 4 vol.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters to: A. Asher & Company; British Museum; John Carter Brown; John C. Fremont; J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps; James Lenox; John V.S.L. Pruyn; S. Stevens, B.F. Stevens; Astor Library; Daniel Coit Gilman; J.S. Morgan; Bodleian Library; Charles Whittingham; Frederick Billings; Smithsonian Institution; J.C.B. Davis; Benjamin Silliman, Jr.; George Libri.
Box 2

July 1, 1864-June 6, 1871.

Physical Description: 4 vol.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters to: A. Asher & Company; British Museum; J.C. Brown; S.L.M. Barlow; Bodleian Library; James Lenox; S. Stevens; Henry O. Coxe; Francis Fry; J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps; John V.S.L. Pruyn; B.F. Stevens; Henry Huth; James C. Brevoort; Charles Whittingham; J.C. Fremont; C.C. Jewett; J.S. Morgan; Charles Deane; D.C. Gilman.
Box 3

June 1, 1871-September 13, 1876.

Physical Description: 4 vol.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters to: Hyde, Tandy & Mahon; J.S. Morgan; Francis Fry; John R. Bartlett; B.F. Stevens; Percival Library; D.C. Gilman; John V.S.L. Pruyn; George Brinley; James Lenox; J.C. Brown; David Laing; British Museum; Henry Huth; Charles Whittingham.
Box 4

September 15, 1876-December 21, 1881.

Physical Description: 2 vol.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters to: Hyde, Tandy & Mahon; Simon Stevens; B.F. Stevens; Ainsworth R. Spofford; Henry O. Coxe; William Blades; Hugh W. Diamond; Charles Deane; A. Asher & Company; H.H. Bancroft; British Museum; Bodleian Library; J.S. Morgan; J.P. Morgan; J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps; J.C.B. Davis.
Box 5

December 22, 1881-November 21, 1885.

Physical Description: 2 vol.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters to: Bodleian Library; British Museum; Daniel S. Durrie; Thomas Hardy; J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps; Hyde, Tandy & Mahon; B.F. Stevens; S. Stevens; H.R. Tedder; Samuel Timmins; Daniel C. Gilman; George Godwin; J.S. Morgan; Brayton Ives; Ludwig Rosenthal; Henry N. Stevens.
Box 6

February 19, 1884-June 9, 1886.

Physical Description: 3 vol.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters to: Edward J. Phelps; Charles Deane; Francis Lawley; British Museum; H.O. Houghton; J.C. Wilson; Francis Bennoch; B.F. Stevens; Hugh W. Diamond; J.Y.W. MacAlister; Henry S. Wellcome; Edward Arber; D.C. Gilman; Charles Deane; George Godwin; Brayton Ives; J.S. Morgan; J.P. Morgan; Bodleian Library; Ludwig Rosenthal; Henry Bradshaw; J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps; S. Stevens; James Yates; Foster Barham Zincke.
Boxes 7-34

Incoming Correspondence, 1845-1885

Physical Description: ca. 10,500 items

Scope and Content Note

Contains primarily business correspondence, chronologically arranged in 28 document boxes.
Box 7

1845-1851.

Physical Description: 12 folders. ca. 375 items.
Box 8

1852.

Physical Description: 7 folders. ca. 238 items.
Box 9

1853.

Physical Description: 13 folders. ca. 445 items.
Box 10

1854.

Physical Description: 12 folders. ca. 280 items.
Box 11

1855-1856.

Physical Description: 13 folders. ca. 285 items.
Box 12

1857-August 1858.

Physical Description: 11 folders. ca. 340 items.
Box 13

September 1858-March 1860.

Physical Description: 12 folders. ca. 355 items.
Box 14

April-October 1860.

Physical Description: 16 folders. ca. 455 items.
Box 15

November 1860-March 1861.

Physical Description: 15 folders. ca. 440 items.
Box 16

April-August 1861.

Physical Description: 14 folders. ca. 410 items.
Box 17

September-December 1861.

Physical Description: 14 folders. ca. 405 items.
Box 18

January-May 1862.

Physical Description: 15 folders. ca. 385 items.
Box 19

June-September 1862.

Physical Description: 12 folders. ca. 312 items.
Box 20

October-December 1862.

Physical Description: 12 folders. ca. 350 items.
Box 21

January-April 1863.

Physical Description: 13 folders. ca. 340 items.
Box 22

May-September 1863.

Physical Description: 19 folders. ca. 480 items.
Box 23

October-December 1863.

Physical Description: 13 folders. ca. 340 items.
Box 24

January-March 1864.

Physical Description: 15 folders. ca. 327 items.
Box 25

April-December 1864; 1867-1876.

Physical Description: 20 folders. ca. 310 items.
Box 26

1877.

Physical Description: 19 folders. ca. 350 items.
Box 27

1878-1879.

Physical Description: 17 folders. ca. 313 items.
Box 28

January 1880-June 1881.

Physical Description: 23 folders. ca. 415 items.
Box 29

July-December 1881.

Physical Description: 20 folders. ca. 500 items.
Box 30

January-July 1882.

Physical Description: 23 folders. ca. 400 items.
Box 31

August-December 1882.

Physical Description: 19 folders. ca. 400 items.
Box 32

January-June 1883.

Physical Description: 15 folders. ca. 350 items.
Box 33

July 1883-December 1884; Who Spoils Our New English Books? December 1884-March 1885.

Physical Description: 19 folders. ca. 375 items.
Box 34

January-December 1885; totally undated.

Physical Description: 13 folders. ca. 550 items.
 

Incoming Correspondence, ca. 1844-1885

Physical Description: Boxes 35-52
Physical Description: ca. 6,500 items.

Scope and Content Note

Business and personal correspondence from prominent individuals and institutions, and family correspondence. Arranged alphabetically in 18 boxes, this series includes files from John Carter Brown, James Lenox, Joseph Henry, the Astor Library, the British Museum, etc.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Adams - Blaine

Box 35, Folder 1

Adams, Charles Francis (1807-1886). 1861.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re autographs. One items is a copy of a John Adams' letter to Stockdales, 1793.
Box 35, Folder 2

Adams, Henry Brooks (1838-1918). 1864-1880.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books wanted; Lady Hamilton's memoirs.
Box 35, Folder 3

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (1836-1907). 1881-1883.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re reply for Mr. Houghton to Stevens; possible publication of a novel.
Box 35, Folder 4

Asher, George M. 1860-1882.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business and personal relationships.
Box 35, Folder 5

Aspinwall, Thomas (1786-1876). 1850-1860, & n.d.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Stevens' account with Obidiah Rich; collection of DeBry; invitation.
Box 35, Folder 6

Astor Library. 1849-1853.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Joseph Green Cogswell, Charles J. Stewart re business; book purchasing.
Box 35, Folder 7

Astor Library. 1854-1856.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Joseph Green Cogswell, W. Sharp re business; book purchasing; J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps; William Blackhouse Astor.
Box 35, Folder 8

Astor Library. 1857-1858.

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Joseph Green Cogswell re business; purchasing of books; bills.
Box 35, Folder 9

Astor Library. 1859-1860.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Joseph Green Cogswell, Benjamin Moran re business; lists of books; James Lenox.
Box 35, Folder 10

Astor Library. 1861.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Joseph Cogswell re lack of business because of war threat; book purchases; contemplated resignation as Superintendant of Astor Library.
Box 35, Folder 11

Astor Library. 1862.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Joseph Cogswell, folder Schroeder re business; book purchasing.
Box 35, Folder 12

Astor Library. 1863-1884.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from F. Schroeder, Frank H. Norton, Robbins Little re business; book purchasing. Includes letter to John Jacob Astor from Stevens, and exchange of letters between Little and Stevens re Stevens' Americana collection.
Box 35, Folder 13

Astor Library. n.d.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Joseph Cogswell re business; Astor Library regulations.
Box 35, Folder 14

Atkinson, George (1798-1871). 1860-1864.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

re payments from Stevens to Atkinson; G. Atkinson's growing of corn; Civil War and General Fremont; Stevens' financial problems; accepts Noviomagus invitation; invitation to dinner from Mrs. Atkinson.
Box 35, Folder 15

Barlow, Samuel Latham Mitchell (1826-1889). 1858-1885.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book purchasing from Stevens; the Civil War; the Huth Catalogue; Barlow's own catalogue of his American Library. Letters to: Henry Stevens, B.F. Stevens, Simon Stevens.
Box 35, Folder 16

Bartlett, John Russell (1805-1886). 1858-1870.

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

re J.C. Brown; requesting books; Crowninshield Library; Smithsonian Institution; Stanley's Gallery; Caxton Exhibition; purchase of State Papers; James Lenox; Astor Library; Gentleman's Magazine. Letters to and from B.F. Stevens.
Box 35, Folder 17

Bates, Joshua (1788-1864). n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re omission of a toast in speech.
Box 35, Folder 18

Benzon, Ernest Leopold S. 1859.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books bought from Stevens. Letters also from Naylor, Vickers & Company.
Box 35, Folder 19

Benzon, Ernest Leopold S. 1860.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books wanted; payments.
Box 35, Folder 20

Benzon, Ernest Leopold S. 1861-1864.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Humboldt Library.
Box 35, Folder 21

Benzon, Ernest Leopold S. n.d.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 35, Folder 22

Bigelow, John (1817-1911). 1860-1864.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; magazines; settling of English accounts for Bigelow; description of travels.
Box 35, Folder 23

Billings, Frederick (1823-1890). 1861-1864.

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Fremont and rifles; Civil War. ref: to Halleck; Stevens' family. Letters also from O.P.C. Billings.
Box 35, Folder 24

Birmingham, England. Central Free Library. 1881-1883 (?).

Physical Description: 42 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters mainly from J.D. Mullins re book orders and business.
Box 35, Folder 25

Blades, William (1824-1890). 1860-1881.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Caxton's Chronicles; Caxton biography; Bibles and Bible catalogues; David Nutt commissions; Noviomagus. ref: to A. Panizzi.
Box 35, Folder 26

Blaine, James Gillespie (1830-1893). 1881.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re acquisition of Franklin papers by the U.S. Congress. Including a copy of a letter from Theodore F. Dwight.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Blewitt - British Museum

Box 36, Folder 1

Blewitt, Octavian (1810-1884). 1854.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re G. Peabody; Reverend Waterbury's speech.
Box 36, Folder 2

Bliss, George (1830-1897). n.d.

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book purchases; introducing his cousin, Wilder Dwight. Letter also to J.C.B. Davis.
Box 36, Folder 3

Boone, Mrs. Anna B. ca. 1860-1861.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re need for money because her husband is in the American army.
Box 36, Folder 4

Bradshaw, Henry (1831-1886). 1882.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles; Library Association.
Box 36, Folder 5

Brewster, Sir David (1781-1868). 1851-1863.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Smithsonian Institution; book on Sir Isaac Newton; Scottish universities; Joseph Henry. I thank-you note from Margaret Maria Brewster, daughter.
Box 36, Folder 6

Brinley, George. 1858-1862.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Stevens' American Nuggets; Bibles.
Box 36, Folder 7

British Museum. 1846-1849.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Josiah Forshall, Antonio Panizzi, Thomas Watts, L.J. Lardner re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 8

British Museum. 1850-1851..

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Antonio Panizzi, Henry Ellis, L.J. Lardner, Charles Cannon, William Vaux, Robert Cowtan re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 9

British Museum. 1852.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Thomas Watts, Sir Frederic Madden, Henry Ellis, T.H. Homes re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 10

British Museum. 1853.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Thomas Watts, Theodore Butler, Henry Ellis, R.H. Major re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 11

British Museum. 1854.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from R.H. Major, Henry Ellis, Theodore Butler. One letter to J.C. Brown re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 12

British Museum. 1855.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from R.H. Major, William Vaux, Theodore Butler re R.P. Smith of Philadelphia, Antonio Panizzi, Sir Frederic Madden, business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 13

British Museum. 1856.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Theodore Butler, R.H. Major re Shakespeare holdings in the British Museum, business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 14

British Museum. 1857.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from J. Winter Jones, Sir Frederic Madden re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 15

British Museum. 1858-1859.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from J. Winter Jones re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 16

British Museum. 1860.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Theodore Butler, Thomas Watts, Campbell Clarke, Robert Cowtan re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 17

British Museum. 1861.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Charles Cannon, E. Deutsch, H.A. Mealy, Thomas Watts, R.C. Graves, J. Winter Jones, Theodore Butler re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 18

British Museum. 1862.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from R.H. Major, Theodore Butler re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 19

British Museum. 1863.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Theodore Butler, Robert Cowtan, R.H. Major, C.J. Thanisch, R. Morris, William Rye, John E. Gray, Antonio Panizzi (copy) re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 20

British Museum. 1864-1870.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Theodore Butler, C.J. Thanisch, Joseph B. McCaul, Thomas Watts re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 21

British Museum. 1871-1880.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Theodore Butler, Robert Cowtan, E.A. Roy, Sir Edward M. Thompson, W.R. Wilson, George Bullen, Thomas A. Brown, G.W. Porter. One letter to George F. Warner from the Palaeographical Society re business transactions, Caxton Celebration catalog, Cogswell catalog. Including the following articles: Mr. Winter Jones on the British Museum, October 6, 1877; A Guide to the Printed Books Exhibited to the Public, 1875.
Box 36, Folder 22

British Museum. 1881.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from G.W. Porter, W.R. Wilson, Edward A. Bond, John P. Anderson, George Bullen, Robert K. Douglas, Richard Garnett, G.W. Turpin re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 23

British Museum. 1882-1885.

Physical Description: 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from George Bullen, Robert K. Douglas, Edward Bond, R.C. Graves, Edwin Byard, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Richard Garnett re business transactions, Stevens' review of the British Museum catalog. Including the following articles: Catalogue of Books in the Library of the British Museum Printed in England... to the Year 1640; Catalogue of Books in the Library of the British Museum to 1664; The New Catalogue of the British Museum, 1885.
Box 36, Folder 24

British Museum. n.d.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Robert K. Douglas, Richard Garnett, J. Winter Jones, R.H. Major, Antonio Panizzi re business transactions.
Box 36, Folder 25

British Museum. n.d. lists.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Brown - Butler

Box 37, Folder 1

Brown, John Carter (1797-1874). 1847-1848.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Extravagant prices of the Grenville and Spanish books; books of the George Washington Library; would like to have Harriot at a good price; personal copy of De Bry's voyages; money owed him by Stevens.
Box 37, Folder 2

Brown, John Carter. 1849.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Buckingham sale; Harriot; Columbus letter; De Bry; Aspinwall Library. ref: George P. Putnam; John Bartlett; James Lenox.
Box 37, Folder 3

Brown, John Carter. 1850-1851.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re his account; money; books. ref: J.G. Cogswell; James Lenox; O. Rich. One letter from Frederick Muller.
Box 37, Folder 4

Brown, John Carter. 1852.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re George Peabody's account; books. ref: O. Rich; Pascual de Gayangos; George Peabody; James Lenox.
Box 37, Folder 5

Brown, John Carter. 1853.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

re letters of Cortez; De Bry; Aspinwall Library; books. ref: George Peabody; O. Rich; J.G. Cogswell; Frank S. Fiske.
Box 37, Folder 6

Brown, John Carter. 1854.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

re De Bry; various book catalogues; the United States Government's attempts to extend slavery to Cuba. ref: Frank S. Fiske; James Lenox; George Livermore; George Peabody.
Box 37, Folder 7

Brown, John Carter. 1855.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Crimea War; De Bry; death of Abbott Lawrence; book orders from Brown University Library. ref: O. Rich; Frank S. Fiske; Franklin Pierce; Jefferson Davis.
Box 37, Folder 8

Brown, John Carter. 1856.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Brown wants his De Bry back which he loaned Stevens; presidential election. ref: George Peabody.
Box 37, Folder 9

Brown, John Carter. 1859.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Thayer & Company payment to Brown signed over to Stevens; account; marriage to Sophia Augusta Brown.
Box 37, Folder 10

Brown, John Carter. 1860.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re De Bry; Crowninshield Library; Grenville Catalogue; Asher's catalogue. ref: James Lenox; Bernard Quaritch.
Box 37, Folder 11

Brown, John Carter. 1861.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

re De Bry; Libri sale; Humboldt Collection; Civil War. ref: John Bartlett; Charles Whittingham; James Buchanan.
Box 37, Folder 12

Brown, John Carter. 1862-1864.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

re De Bry; Civil War; Hakluyt Society and publications; Humboldt Sale; National Shakespeare Celebration. ref: George Peabody; Jefferson Davis.
Box 37, Folder 13

Brown, John Carter. n.d.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

One letter from J.C. Brown and the remaining items are accounts, invoices, etc. from Henry Stevens to Brown.
Box 37, Folder 14

Buchanan, James (1791-1868). 1857.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Stevens' sending of champagne.
Box 37, Folder 15

Butler, James Davie (1815-1905). 1855, n.d.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re the Wisconsin Historical Society's collection on the early Northwest. One clipping, Hollingsbury Copse and its Shakespeariana, 1855. One pamphlet, The Hapax Legomena in Shakespere, n.d.
Box 37, Folder 16

Butler, James Lawrence. 1882-1883.

Physical Description: 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

(A. Howard Walker's agent in Lisbon, Portugal) re the selling of maps and charts. ref: A. Howard Walker.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Certificates - Durham

Box 38, Folder 1

Certificates of membership, appointments, etc.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Including appointment as the Smithsonian Institution's agent in Britain signed by Joseph Henry.
Box 38, Folder 2

Challis, James (1803-1882). 1849-1861.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Smithsonian Institution; astronomical journals.
Box 38, Folder 3

Clare, Thomas D. 1861-1868.

Physical Description: 47 items.

Scope and Content Note

re guns; file on guns for John C. Fremont, 1861-1862; Simpson & Company Letters to Henry Stevens, B.F. Stevens, J.C. Haddan.
Box 38, Folder 4

Cooper, A. 1878-1885.

Physical Description: 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

(worked for Henry Stevens) re the business in Stevens' absence. ref: Henry Newton Stevens.
Box 38, Folder 5

Corner, George Richard (1801-1863). 1852-1863.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

re New England genealogy; Central America. ref: Charles Whittingham; Joshua W. Butterworth.
Box 38, Folder 6

Cotton, Henry (1789-1879). 1861-1863.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles. ref: George Livermore; James Lenox.
Box 38, Folder 7

Curzon, Robert (1810-1873). 1851-1860.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

re De Brys; Bibles.
Box 38, Folder 8

D., A. 1849.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re French paper; Mary Stevens. Personal correspondence.
Box 38, Folder 9

Dallas, George Mifflin (1792-1864). 1857.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re wine that Stevens sent to him.
Box 38, Folder 10

Dallas, Philip Nicklin (1825-1866). 1859.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re reply to breakfast invitation.
Box 38, Folder 11

Dana, Charles Anderson (1819-1897). n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re breakfast invitation; Stevens' emendations for article on the British Museum.
Box 38, Folder 12

Davis, John Chandler Bancroft (1822-1907). 1847-1882.

Physical Description: 33 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Smithsonian Institution; Royal Gallery; book orders; Franklin Papers and the United States Congress. ref: George Peabody; R. Pauli; R. Sturgis; F. Frelinghausen; A.R. Spofford.
Box 38, Folder 13

Deane, Charles (1813-1889). 1849-1860.

Physical Description: 32 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book orders; sales; requests; Hakluyt Society. ref: George Livermore; James Lenox; the Hubbards.
Box 38, Folder 14

Deane, Charles. 1861-1885.

Physical Description: 33 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Crowninshield books; Bibles; De Bry; Franklin papers. ref: John R. Bartlett; George Ellis. Letters also to B.F. Stevens.
Box 38, Folder 15

Deane, Sir Thomas (1792-1871). 1851-1852.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re wife's ill health and death; invoice for late Lady Deane's crochet for Stevens. ref: the Abbott Lawrences.
Box 38, Folder 16

Dixon, William Hepworth (1821-1879). 1854-1860.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re international copyright; Noviomagus Club. ref: J.G. Cogswell.
Box 38, Folder 17

Doyle, Richard (1824-1883). 1856, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Personal correspondence.
Box 38, Folder 18

Drake, Samuel Gardner (1798-1875). 1850-1861.

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

re the selling of his own library; Civil War; Stevens' marriage. ref: Abbott Lawrence.
Box 38, Folder 19

Duncan, William Butler (1830-1912). 1852-1860.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books.
Box 38, Folder 20

Durham, Joseph (1814-1877). 1854, n.d.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re New York Exhibition; Col. Colt's revolvers.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Edinburgh. University Library - Fry

Box 39, Folder 1

Edinburgh. University. Library. 1853-1877.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from John Small, Alexander Smith re the Smithsonian Institution; book and pamphlet orders; Humboldt Library.
Box 39, Folder 2

Edwards, Bela Bates (1802-1852). 1849-1850.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books.
Box 39, Folder 3

Everett, Edward (1794-1865). 1847-1861.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Harvard College; the Great Exhibition, 1851; Library furniture; Royal Geographical Society journals; Boston Public City Library. Letter also to John Miller, Sheldon & Company (copy).
Box 39, Folder 4

Fagan, Louis Alexander (1845-1903). 1870-1881.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re American edition of his life of Panizzi. ref: Antonio Panizzi; British Museum.
Box 39, Folder 5

Fairholt, Frederick William (1814-1866). ca. 1848-1857.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

re engraving work for Stevens; Noviomagus Club.
Box 39, Folder 6

Faraday, Michael (1791-1867). 1852-1860.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re receipt of packages.
Box 39, Folder 7

Faucourt, Charles St. John (1804-1875). ca. 1849-1854, n.d.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book requests, meetings, etc.
Box 39, Folder 8

Fiske, Daniel Willard (1831-1904). 1850-1867.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Scandinavian works in the British Museum; Cornell Library. ref: W.R. Henry; James L. Graham, Jr.; Professor Andrew D. White.
Box 39, Folder 9

Fiske, Frank S. 1850-1853.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book shipments; his travels, occupation, friends; growth of the West and Chicago. ref: John Stearns; John C. Brown.
Box 39, Folder 10

Fiske, John (1842-1901). 1882-1883.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re his History of the American People; the Americana holdings in the British Museum.
Box 39, Folder 11

Folsom, Charles (1794-1872). 1848-1852.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Jared Sparks' review of Lord Mahon's history. ref: George Livermore; Jared Sparks; Lord Mahon. Letters of introduction for: Charles B. Fairbanks; John Banvard.
Box 39, Folder 12

Force, Peter (1790-1868). 1844-1853.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Henry Stevens, Sr.; Libri's catalogue; English maps; books and manuscripts; George Peabody. Letters of introduction for: John S. Cunningham; Walter R. Johnson; Joseph C.G. Kennedy; George W. Riggs. Letter also from Peter Force's son, William Q. Force.
Box 39, Folder 13

Forman, Henry Buxton (1842-1917). 1878.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re John Payne's translation of Francois Villon's ballads and lyrics.
Box 39, Folder 14

Franklin, Lady Jane (1792-1875). ca. 1850-1856.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Stevens' forwarding of packages to the United States for her; Sir John Franklin; W. Kennedy.
Box 39, Folder 15

Fremont, John Charles (1813-1890). 1861.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Fremont from Norton Shaw, re dinner at the Kosmos. Letter from Fremont to Charles F. Adams, re money for guns. Copy of a letter to President Lincoln, re Stevens' wanting to represent the United States in the 1862 World's Fair in London.
Box 39, Folder 16

Fry, Francis (1803-1886). 1855-June 1856.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; Bibles. ref: Dr. Henry Cotton; James Lenox.
Box 39, Folder 17

Fry, Francis. July-December 1856.

Physical Description: 32 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles-Coverdale, Cranmer and others; acquiring missing and damaged leaves; printing for Stevens.
Box 39, Folder 18

Fry, Francis. 1857-1858.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles - Coverdale, Cranmer and others; printing.
Box 39, Folder 19

Fry, Francis. 1859.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles - Coverdale, Cranmer; leaves for his Bibles.
Box 39, Folder 20

Fry, Francis. January-June 1860.

Physical Description: 34 items.

Scope and Content Note

re his selling of books to James Lenox; wonders if James Lenox really intends to buy the German (Luther) Bible; Bibles; sale of books and Bibles. ref: Dr. Henry Cotton.
Box 39, Folder 21

Fry, Francis. July-December 1860.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles. ref: J.G. Cogswell.
Box 39, Folder 22

Fry, Francis. January-May 1861.

Physical Description: 32 items.

Scope and Content Note

re James Lenox; Bibles.
Box 39, Folder 23

Fry, Francis. June-December 1861.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles; Society of Antiquaries.
Box 39, Folder 24

Fry, Francis. 1862.

Physical Description: 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles; book sales; George Livermore; Charles Whittingham; James Lenox; Henry Cotton. Including one pamphlet, Description of Fry's Facsimile Reproduction of the First Testament in English, by William Tyndale.
Box 39, Folder 25

Fry, Francis. 1863.

Physical Description: 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles - Coverdale, Cranmer, Indian, Tyndale; Regnault; Saur Testament; James Lenox; George Livermore.
Box 39, Folder 26

Fry, Francis. 1864.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles; James Lenox.
Box 39, Folder 27

Fry, Francis. 1877.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles; George Offor; James Lenox; Charles Whittingham; death of John V.S.L. Pruyn. Letter also to Marcus L. Ward.
Box 39, Folder 28

Fry, Francis. 1878-1879.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles; George Offor; Dr. Christian Ginsburg.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Godwin - Henry

Box 40, Folder 1

Godwin, George (1815-1888). 1853-1854.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Noviomagians meetings.
Box 40, Folder 2

Gooch, C.C. 1853-1863.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

re George Bancroft's history of the United States; Colton's maps of the United States; books.
Box 40, Folder 3

Goodrich, Chauncey (1798-1858). 1856-1858.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book business; state reports sold to Stevens by Goodrich. ref: Astor Library; B.F. Stevens.
Box 40, Folder 4

Goodyear, Charles (1800-1860). 1853.

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Specimens Goodyear is providing for Stevens' friends.
Box 40, Folder 5

Gould, Benjamin Apthorp (1824-1896). 1851-1854.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re the Astronomical journal. ref: Joseph S. Hubbard; Adm. William H. Smyth.
Box 40, Folder 6

Grote, George (1794-1871). 1861-1862.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Humboldt catalogue and library.
Folder 7

Guild, Reuben Aldridge (1822-1899). 1882.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re British Museum; Stevens' articles; Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Rhode Island.
Box 40, Folder 8

Haddan, J.C. 1861.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re guns. ref: J.D. Clare; William Simpson. One letter signed by Alfred S. Haddan for J.C. Haddan.
Box 40, Folder 9

Hale, Edward Everett (1822-1909). 1860-1882.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re his collection of periodicals and pamphlets for sale; Franklin Papers; Boston Advertiser. Letter of introduction for brother, Charles Hale.
Box 40, Folder 10

Hall, Anna Maria (Fielding) (1800-1881). ca. 1848-1872.

Physical Description: 61 items.

Scope and Content Note

re various social engagements; Samuel Carter Hall. Newsy letters. Including letters to Mrs. Hall and one letter from Fannie Hall, daughter.
Box 40, Folder 11

Hall, Samuel Carter (1800-1889). ca. 1847-1883.

Physical Description: 34 items.

Scope and Content Note

re H.G. Rogers' art work; Hall's book, 1877; books; Great Exhibition, 1852. Including a poem, Hereafter, 1880 and Retrospect of a Long Life: From 1815 to 1883, prospectus to the 2 volume work.
Box 40, Folder 12

Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard (1820-1889). 1850-1858.

Physical Description: 43 items.

Scope and Content Note

re his collection of chapbooks and penny histories; invitations to dine; Astor Library; Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Fairholt; James Lenox; George Livermore; British Museum. Letter also from Henrietta S. Halliwell, daughter.
Box 40, Folder 13

Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard. 1860-1885.

Physical Description: 55 items.

Scope and Content Note

re his folio on Shakespeare; National Shakespearian Fund; invitations; ref: James Lenox; George Livermore; William Riggs; Dr. William Pyper; William Murray; British Museum. Much personal correspondence. Including a letter from Henrietta Halliwell, wife; part of a page of Cooke's Reports 1683 re court cases in New England.
Box 40, Folder 14

Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard. n.d.

Physical Description: 35 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book purchasing; his Shakespeare folio; his collection of black letter ballads; George Peabody; William Riggs; Antonio Panizzi; J.G. Cogswell. Much personal correspondence. Including three letters from Henrietta S. Halliwell, daughter; introduciton for Mr. Ashbee, an artist; List of the Privately Printed Works Edited by J.O. Halliwell.
Box 40, Folder 15

Hamilton, George Alexander (1802-1871). 1859-1860.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re entry of books of the Smithsonian Institution into England by the Lord Commissioners of H.M. Treasury.
Box 40, Folder 16

Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928). 1881-1882.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re publication of a book and copyright; dinner of the Rabelais Club.
Box 40, Folder 17

Harris, Thaddeus William (1795-1856). 1852-1854.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re John Harvard and Harvard College; books sent to the college by Stevens. ref: George Livermore; Boston Athenaeum; Manchester Free Library.
Box 40, Folder 18

Haven, Samuel Forster (1806-1881). 1853-1877.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bibles; book catalogues. ref: American Antiquarian Society. Introduction for son, Samuel Forster Haven, Jr. One letter from Samuel F. Haven, Jr.
Box 40, Folder 19

Healy, George Peter Alexander (1813-1894). 1854.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re a portrait of George Peabody.
Box 40, Folder 20

Helps, Sir Arthur (1813-1875). 1852-1863.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books about Latin America, especially Peru. ref: Fuentes' history of Guatamala; Cortez manuscript.
Box 40, Folder 21

Henry, Joseph (1797-1878). 1850-1854.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; purchasing of books for the Smithsonian; distributing of books by Stevens; receipts. Letters also to: Sir William Henry Lytton Earle Bulwer (copy) explaining the Smithsonian; Reverend William Haig-Brown (copy); Sir Edward Sabine; Rear-Admiral William Henry Smyth.
Box 40, Folder 22

Henry, Joseph. 1855-1859.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; receipts; list of packages sent the Royal Society in 1859. Letters of introduction for: Henry C. Hallowell; Henry J. Rogers.
Box 40, Folder 23

Henry, Joseph. 1860-1863, n.d.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; list of packages sent the Royal Society in 1860; Civil War; Great Exhibition, 1862; Edward Sabine. One letter to the Secretary of the Royal Society re Stevens' being relieved of association with the Smithsonian Institution.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Herschel - Houghton

Box 41, Folder 1

Herschel, Sir John Frederick William (1792-1871). 1852-1857.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re appreciation for the Smithsonian volumes; his Astronomical Observations at the Cape of Good Hope.
Box 41, Folder 2

Hitchcock, Edward (1793-1864). 1850-1856.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Amherst College Library. Letters of introduction for: W.F. Draper; Reverend Joseph Haven.
Box 41, Folder 3

Hoffman, D. 1851-1852.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re dinner invitations.
Box 41, Folder 4

Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-1894). 1885.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re his memoir of Emerson.
Box 41, Folder 5

Houghton, Henry Oscar (1832-1895). 1878-1885.

Physical Description: 54 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Stevens' representing Houghton, Mifflin & Company in London; Franklin Papers; Edward Arber's books; his travels in England and on the Continent; Sampson Low & Company; Atlantic; their circulation of the Quarterly Review and Edinburgh Review. Including a letter from his wife, Nanna W. Houghton. Letters of introduction for: E.C. Allen; Reverend Lyman Abbott; Jacob Abbott; his nephew and namesake.
Box 41, Folder 6

Houghton, Mifflin & Company. July-December 1880.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; Sampson Low & Company; Trübner & Company; Leonard Scott & Company; Antonio Panizzi; William D. Howells. Including a clipping re the reception they gave for Thomas Hughes.
Box 41, Folder 7

Houghton, Mifflin & Company. January-August 1881.

Physical Description: 38 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; Edinburgh Review and Quarterly Review; Antonio Panizzi; book publishing. ref: James Parton; Edwin Austin Abbey, who is to do the illustrations for Mr. Lowell's Biglow Papers; George Rivers; Bret Harte.
Box 41, Folder 8

Houghton, Mifflin & Company. September-December 1881.

Physical Description: 63 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bret Harte; Sampson Low & Company; Thomas Hardy; publishing business; Chatto & Windus; Cassell, Petter & Galpin; Edinburgh Review and Quarterly Review. Letters also from: Charles Scribner, Jr.; Chatto & Windus; T. North Longman; E. Marston.
Box 41, Folder 9

Houghton, Mifflin & Company. January-April 1882.

Physical Description: 66 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; bills; Edinburgh Review and Quarterly Review; Leonard Scott & Company; Trübner & Company; Longman & Company; John Murray; Cassell & Company; Macmillan & Company; Sampson Low & Company; T. & T. Clark; Thomas Hardy's story which is to be published in the Atlantic Monthly. Letters also from: Richard D. Dickinson; William H. Browne; George H. Mifflin. Copies of letters from: Joseph H. Thayer; Alvah Hovey; Charles A. Briggs; Peter H. Steenstra; Ezra Abbot.
Box 41, Folder 10

Houghton, Mifflin & Company. May-December 1882.

Physical Description: 61 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; Trübner & Company; Sampson Low & Company; Kegan Paul; George Routledge & Sons; Ward, Lock & Company; bills; invitation to a birthday party given for Harriet Beecher Stowe. ref: David Douglas. Letter also to James M. Bugbee of Soule & Bugbee. Letter also from: Francis Jackson Garrison of Houghton, Mifflin & Company.
Box 41, Folder 11

Houghton, Mifflin & Company. 1883-1885.

Physical Description: 55 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; bills; Edinburgh Review and Quarterly Review; Cassell & Company; ad for Birds in the Bush by Bradford Torrey and Talks Afield by L.H. Bailey, Jr.
Box 41, Folder 12

Houghton, Mifflin & Company. December 13, 1880-July 15, 1889.

Physical Description: 466 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

One letterpress book of Stevens to Houghton, Mifflin & Company.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Hubbard - Lemon

Box 42, Folder 1

Hubbard, Joseph Stillman (1823-1863). 1849-1863.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books for the National Observatory and his personal collection; stamp collection; Humboldt books; illuminated manuscripts. ref: Professor Coffin; Lieutenant Matthew Maury; James Challis; Capt. James Gilliss; H. Schumacher.
Box 42, Folder 2

Hussey, Thomas John. 1853.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; charts; maps; invitations.
Box 42, Folder 3

Huth, Henry (1815-1878). 1867-1868.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re description of a book.
Box 42, Folder 4

Jewett, Charles Coffin (1816-1868). 1846-1863.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

re changes in the Smithsonian Institution; money for Smithsonian; fire in the Library of Congress; political, slavery issues in Congress; his cataloging system of rules; Smithsonian publications and their dispersal; Humboldt Library; Boston Library catalogue. ref: Joseph Henry; Antonio Panizzi; British Museum; Edward Everett; Professor Baird; Peter Force; J.G. Cogswell's resignation from the Astor Library; Benjamin Perley Poore. Clipping re Jewett's dismissal from the Smithsonian Institution. Letters of introduction for Charles A. Phelps; Mr. & Mrs. Woods (niece of John Carter Brown).
Box 42, Folder 5

Jones, C. Rachel. 1882-1883.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

re history of Roger Williams; her book, Sandringham, Past and Present; portrait of Pocahontas. ref: R. Napier, Sampson Low & Company.
Box 42, Folder 6

Jones, Sir Willoughby (1820-1884). 1882.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Rachel Jones, his sister-in-law; Napier's daughter.
Box 42, Folder 7

King, James Gore (1791-1853). 1850-1852.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re cost of index of New Jersey colonial newspapers; New Jersey Historical Society.
Box 42, Folder 8

Kuczynski, Pauline Anne, b. ca. 1843). 1850-1883.

Physical Description: 58 items.

Scope and Content Note

Personal correspondence. Letters also to B.F. Stevens; Henry Newton Stevens. One letter to Henry Newton Stevens from Pauline Kuczynski's daughter, M.P. Hawker.
Box 42, Folder 9

Kuczynski, Stanislaus N., b. ca. 1841). ca. 1856-1883.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Personal correspondence. Mostly letters to B.F. Stevens asking for money.
Box 42, Folder 10

Kuczynski, Baron Vincent F. ( d. 1851). 1847-1851.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re O. Rich; John Carter Brown. Letter of Introduction for Mr. Kékesy. Including one letter to Kuczynski from his brother, Ludwig, in Russia.
Box 42, Folder 11

Laing, David (1793-1878). 1850-1851.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; business. Including a letter to the Secretary of State, Indiana, re receipt of their donation.
Box 42, Folder 12

Laing, David. 1852-1854.

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; De Bry; Bannatyne Club.
Box 42, Folder 13

Laing, David. 1855-1857.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

re letters of Robert Burns; De Bry's voyages, 1st edition; book sales; Bibles; Bannatyne Club.
Box 42, Folder 14

Laing, David. 1860-1863.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

re De Bry; Mather tracts; books; accounts.
Box 42, Folder 15

Laing, David. n.d.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; mostly book lists.
Box 42, Folder 16

Lampson, Mrs. Jane Walter (Sibley). 1851-1863.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

re thank you notes for books; obituary notice on death of husband, Sir Curtis Miranda Lampson, 1885.
Box 42, Folder 17

Lawrance, Plews & Boyer. 1861-1862.

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Stevens' bankruptcy; List of liabilities; Official Bankruptcy papers; Bank of Manchester's Writs against Stevens; Inspectorship Deed.
Box 42, Folder 18

Lawrance, Plews & Boyer. 1863-1864.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

re bankruptcy; list of creditors; analysis of Deed of Inspection and Letter of License. Letter also to Charles Whittingham.
Box 42, Folder 19

Lawrence, Abbott (1792-1855). 1850-1857, n.d.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; book purchases; Royal Geographical Society. Including letters from his wife, Kathrine Bigelow Lawrence re George Peabody; books; invitation to dine.
Box 42, Folder 20

Lawrence, James. (son of Abbott Lawrence). 1849-1855.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; books; debt Stevens owes him. Personal correspondence. Including letter of introduction for J.C.B. Davis.
Box 42, Folder 21

Lawrence, T. Bigelow. (son of Abbott Lawrence). 1851-1860.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business, London Legation. Personal correspondence. Including letters to Simon Stevens.
Box 42, Folder 22

Lees, William. 1851-1854.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business.
Box 42, Folder 23

Lehmann, Augustus Frederick (1826-1891). 1852-1862.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Naylor, Benzon & Company (Lehmann is its senior partner); book purchases; John C. Fremont and guns. One letter also from brother, Sebastian Lehmann.
Box 42, Folder 24

Lemon, Robert (1800-1867). 1853-1861.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; transcripts he does for Stevens; invitations to dine; Noviomagus Club.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Lenox - Livermore

Box 43, Folder 1

Lenox, James (1800-1880). 1846-1856.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book purchases and the method for delivering them; Joseph Lilly; John Carter Brown; Pilgrims Progress; map of New York and Hudson River; Coverdale Bible; accounts; desires to complete his series of Tracts printed by the Societies for Propogating the Gospel among North American Indians. Including a list of rare books pertaining to America for sale by Stevens, March 3, 1846.
Box 43, Folder 2

Lenox, James. 1857.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book purchases; book sales; Bibles; Shakespeare folios; De Bry; Stevens' arrival in the United States in July; mix-up in contents of cases of books.
Box 43, Folder 3

Lenox, James. 1858.

Physical Description: 27 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books removed from Putnam's to the Astor Library; Bibles; account; Washington's Farewell Address; Bliss catalogue; Stevens' Nuggetts; Francis Bedford; Cabeza de Vaca; John Carter Brown. Including two book catalogues: Rare, Curious and Interesting Books on Sale by George Bumstead, May 12, 1858. Catalogue of the First Portion of the Extensive, Interesting, and Valuable Library Formed by the Late Reverend Dr. Bliss, Principal of St. Mary's Hall, Oxford.
Box 43, Folder 4

Lenox, James. 1860-1861.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Mason's sale; Astor Library; De Bry; Paradise Lost; Bibles; J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps; Irving and Willey; book purchases; De Brys; Humboldt Library; Dr. Cogswell; Antonio Panizzi and list of his duplicates; Stevens' book sale; Coverdale Bible, 1537; John Carter Brown's De Bry; Cranmer's Bible. Letter also to Simon Stevens.
Box 43, Folder 5

Lenox, James. 1862.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Libri Catalogue; Columbus Letter; books; Vesputius [letter]; putting one of his own Bibles into Stevens' sale.
Box 43, Folder 6

Lenox, James. 1863-1881, n.d.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

re the French Testament from the Libri Sale; Pilgrims Progress; J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps; Cranmer's Bible; New York Historical Society and the Franklin manuscripts. Letter also to Simon Stevens. Letters also from George H. Moore, superintendent of Lenox Library.
Box 43, Folder 7

Leslie, Charles Robert (1794-1859). ca. 1851-1853.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also from Harriet Leslie, daughter re Reports of Juries of the Exhibition 1851. Mostly personal correspondence. Including a letter to Mrs. Hitchcock.
Box 43, Folder 8

Lewis, Sir George Cornewall (1806-1863). 1853-1854.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re J.C.B. Davis; business; Edinburgh Review.
Box 43, Folder 9

Library Association of the United Kingdom. 1880-1884.

Physical Description: 57 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from William Overall, Charles Welch, Ernest C. Thomas, Robert Harrison re list of meetings including officers and council; consolidation and amendment of Public Libraries Act; election announcements; Professor Dziatzko; clipping of the proceedings of the Annual Meeting, October 1884. Including copies of Catalogue Raisonné of the Dainty Devices at the Banquet of Sapience, September 13, 1881.
Box 43, Folder 10

Library Association of the United Kingdom. 1885.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Ernest C. Thomas, W.H.K. Wright re their meeting at Plymouth, 1885; invitations; tickets; clippings; a paper Stevens is writing.
Box 43, Folder 11

Library of Congress. 1858-1883.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Charles H.W. Meehan, A.R. Spofford, O.H. & W.H. Morrison re session laws of various states; bills; book lists and prices; Franklin papers. Letter also to Simon Stevens.
Box 43, Folder 12

Libri, William (1803-1869). 1861-1862.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Humboldt books; American Nuggets; James Lenox; sale of his books.
Box 43, Folder 13

Lieber, Francis (1800-1872). 1851-1852.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Cuba situation; Dr. Pauli; South Carolina secession in 1851; Great Exhibition.
Box 43, Folder 14

Linton, William James (1812-1898). 1883-1885.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re printing; Walter Duneau; Sophia Page; Who Spoils Our New English Books?
Box 43, Folder 15

Lippincott, Sara Jane (Clarke) [Grace Greenwood] (1823-1904). 1869-1875.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

re tickets for Zoological Gardens; one of her poems, A Birthday Poem. Mostly personal correspondence.
Box 43, Folder 16

Livermore, George (1809-1865). 1849-1850.

Physical Description: 37 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Bay Psalm Book, Cambridge, 1640; catalogue of books of Washington's Library; Jared Sparks; business; Bibles; account; importance of endowing Free Public Libraries; has discovered the original Washington bookplate; J.C. Brown; James Lenox; Alexander Vattemare; Franklin papers; Antonio Panizzi; Professor Jewett's experiment on a plan for cataloging libraries by separate stereotype titles; personal affairs.
Box 43, Folder 17

Livermore, George. 1851-1853.

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

re burning of Library of Congress; Peter Force; business; personal affairs; Bibles; Jared Sparks and controversy about him; Alexander Vattemare; Massachusetts State Library; Boston Athenaeum; Governor Louis Kossuth of Hungary; sale of Dr. Hawtrey's library.
Box 43, Folder 18

Livermore, George. 1854-1855.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; Alexander Young; Stephen Salisbury; Joseph Henry's removal of Charles Jewett; James Lenox; Bibles - Coverdale, Souldier's (sic.) Pocket Bible; Bay Psalm Book; Smithsonian Institution; changes in the procedure of receiving books at the Custom House.
Box 43, Folder 19

Livermore, George. 1856-1862.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; Coverdale Bible; J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps' Shakespeare; Massachusetts State Library; appointment of Stevens to Commissionship for London Exhibition, 1862 (letter from C.F. Adams to Livermore and Livermore to Simon Stevens); Boston Athenaeum Trustees. Letters of introduction for: Charles W. Felt; H.O. Houghton. Letters also to: B.F. Stevens; Charles Deane.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: London Library - Norton

Box 44, Folder 1

London Library. 1850-1857.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from William B. Donne re account; Smithsonian Institution; business; announcements of the meetings of the Committee of the London Library; book purchases. Including printed report re the duties of the Secretary.
Box 44, Folder 2

London Library. 1860-1882.

Physical Description: 29 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Robert Harrison, T.E. Woodrow re committee meeting announcements; proposed alteration of the rules; Laws and Regulations of the London Library; book purchases; Smithsonian Institution; bills.
Box 44, Folder 3

Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891). 1881-1885.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Franklin papers; Who Spoils Our New English Books?; newspaper clipping, Mr. Lowell on Coleridge.
Box 44, Folder 4

Mac Alister, Sir John Young Walker (1856-1925). 1882-1885.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re cleaning of old books; book purchasing.
Box 44, Folder 5

Macready, William Charles (1793-1873). 1835-1847.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re plays; personal. Letters probably not written to Henry Stevens.
Box 44, Folder 6

Mantell, Gideon Algernon (1790-1852). 1851-1853.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; Benjamin Silliman; advertisements.
Box 44, Folder 7

Marsh, George Perkins (1801-1882), [n.d.].

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Smithsonian Institution; books; Congress.
Box 44, Folder 8

Martin, Sir Theodore (1816-1909). 1854-1860.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; death of the publisher, John Parker. Letters also from his wife, Helen.
Box 44, Folder 9

Maury, Matthew Fontaine (1806-1873). 1853-1862.

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

re instruments and charts; list of Maury's charts in the British Museum. There are many duplicates of letters. Letters also to: Capt. Edward J. Johnson; Colonel J.C. Dobbin; Baring Brothers & Company; Henry Barrow & Company.
Box 44, Folder 10

Mitchell, Donald Grant (1822-1908). 1853.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re his book to be written on peasant life in England or Scotland.
Box 44, Folder 11

Morgan, Junius Spencer (1813-1890). 1860-1883.

Physical Description: 47 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business of banking and the handling of some of Stevens' payments; books; Burns and Scott autographs; Franklin papers; accounts. Letters of introduction for J.T. Price; Reverend W. Barbour. Letters also to B.F. Stevens.
Box 44, Folder 12

Morse, Freeman Harlow (1807-1891). 1861-1863.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business as U.S. Counsul; book and magazine orders.
Box 44, Folder 13

Motley, John Lothrop (1814-1877). 1848-1849.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book orders on the history of United Netherlands.
Box 44, Folder 14

Murphy, Henry Cruse (1810-1882). 1879.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Thomas W. Field; legal papers.
Box 44, Folder 15

Napier, Robina. (Mrs. Alexander Napier). 1882-1883, n.d.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

re her book, Memoirs of Prince Metternich; Rachel Jones.
Box 44, Folder 16

New York State Library. 1848-1859.

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from S.B. Woolworth, J.H. Hickcox, Theodric Romeyn Beck re business; duplicate titles.
Box 44, Folder 17

New York State Library. 1860-1864.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from S.B. Woolworth, John V.S.L. Pruyn, J.H. Hickcox re budget cut for 1860; list of duplicates; Parliamentary Papers; Regents of New York University.
Box 44, Folder 18

New York State Library. 1876-1879.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Henry A. Homes, S.B. Woolworth, Daniel J. Pratt, Stephen B. Griswold re Parliamentary Papers; business; books selected; death of Chancellor Pruyn.
Box 44, Folder 19

New York State Library. 1880.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Henry A. Homes, Stephen B. Griswold re business; Baldwin Brothers & Company; Parliamentary Papers; Louis Fagan.
Box 44, Folder 20

New York State Library. 1881-1883.

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Stephen B. Griswold, Henry A. Homes, Daniel J. Pratt re business; Stevens' sale, July 1881; Franklin papers; ordering books; J.G. Cogswell.
Box 44, Folder 21

Newton, Eliza. 1851-1882, n.d.

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

re death of Vincent Kuczynski; ordering books; personal. Letters also to mary Stevens, Henry Newton Stevens.
Box 44, Folder 22

Norton, Charles B. 1852.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books ordered; invoices; book sales; George Livermore; Edward Everett; Jared Sparks; George Folsom.
Box 44, Folder 23

Norton, Charles B. 1853-1885.

Physical Description: 33 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; custom duties are too high; invoice; Librarian's Convention in July 21, 1853.
Box 44, Folder 24

Norton, Charles Eliot (1827-1908). 1848.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re George Washington's library; the raising of money by Bostonians for its purchase.
Box 44, Folder 25

Norton, Lizzie. 1860.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re geneology; personal.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Noviomagus Club - Philadelphia Mercantile Library Company

Box 45, Folder 1

Noviomagus Club. 1860-1861.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Frederick W. Fairholt, Robert Lemon re announcement of meetings; addresses of members.
Box 45, Folder 2

Noviomagus Club. 1862-1885.

Physical Description: 39 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Frederick W. Fairholt, Robert Lemon, Hugh W. Diamond, John S. Phené, F.W. Cosens, George R. Wright, E.J. Phelps re notice of meetings and dinner; programs and list of members.
Box 45, Folder 3

Offor, George (1787-1864). 1852.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re duplicates of Pilgrims Progress.
Box 45, Folder 4

Olmsted, Frederick Law (1822-1903). 1857-1863.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; books. Letter of introduction for Dr. Robert Tomes.
Box 45, Folder 5

Overall, William Henry (1829-1888). 1881-1883.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Library Association and Library Journal; receipt.
Box 45, Folder 6

Oxford. University. Bodleian Library. 1847-1859.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Bulkeley Bandinel, Henry O. Coxe re books; library business; De Bry; invoices.
Box 45, Folder 7

Oxford. University. Bodleian Library. 1860-1864.

Physical Description: 35 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from B. Bandinel, H.O. Coxe, H.S. Harper, John Rathbone re business; purchase of books; Bibles.
Box 45, Folder 8

Oxford. University. Bodleian Library. 1872-1883, n.d.

Physical Description: 40 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from B. Bandinel, H.O. Coxe, W.H. Allnutt, folder Madan, W. Burden, H.S. Harper re business; book purchasing; Bibles.
Box 45, Folder 9

Page, Sophia Candace (Stevens) Hitchcock, (b. ca. 1827). 1848-1885.

Physical Description: 41 items.

Scope and Content Note

re personal; family affairs; David F. Robinson family; marriage to Stephen Hitchcock; death of S. Hitchcock; decision to join Stevens in London; Jenny Lind; the Samuel C. Halls. Including a composition, The art of writing a composition.... Letters also to Anne Fortuna, B.F. Stevens, Candace Stevens, Henry Stevens, Sr.
Box 45, Folder 10

Page, William (1811-1885). 1857-1862, n.d.

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

re his paintings; need of money for debts. Letter of introduction for George Ward Nichols. Letters also from Pakenham, Hooker & Company, J.C. Hooker.
Box 45, Folder 11

Palfrey, John Gorham (1796-1881). 1861.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re Henry Dayton's plaster heads of the State Governors.
Box 45, Folder 12

Parkman, Francis (1823-1893). 1851-1881.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; manuscripts; list of documents to be copied; list of books and manuscripts deposited in Parkman's care; Dinwiddie papers. Letter of introduction for Ephraim George Squier.
Box 45, Folder 13

Patmore, Coventry Kersey Dighton (1823-1896). 1861-1883.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re father's manuscripts; book sale; invitations; personal.
Box 45, Folder 14

Pauli, Georg Rheinhold (1823-1882). 1851-1882.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; personal; Charles Whittingham; his move to become a professor at the University of Rostock in Mecklenburg; Charles Sprague Smith.
Box 45, Folder 15

Peabody, George (1795-1869). 1848-1858.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; invitations. Letters to Peabody from: Mr. Owen; Washington Jackson.
Box 45, Folder 16

Peabody, George. 1860-1864, n.d.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

re bills; money; business; personal; invitations; Peabody Institute. Letter to Peabody from J. Tennant.
Box 45, Folder 17

Peabody, J. 1850.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re George Peabody; personal.
Box 45, Folder 18

Pennsylvania. State Library. 1858-1882.

Physical Description: 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from William R. De Witt, Charles L. Ehrenfeld, Charles J. Little re books, purchasing for and from; Civil War; surplus works of the State Library in exchange for books. Letters also to B.F. Stevens.
Box 45, Folder 19

Philadelphia. Mercantile Library Company. 1858-1859.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from G.W. Gibbons, Foreign Book Committee re business; lists of books.
Box 45, Folder 20

Philadelphia. Mercantile Library Company. 1860-1862.

Physical Description: 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Foreign Book Committee, James Lesley, Jr., John Miller, John Edmands, Thomas Morris Perot, John Marston, Jr., Thomas Baldwin re book orders; account statement; business; damage of books and insurance.
Box 45, Folder 21

Philadelphia. Mercantile Library Company. 1863-1864, n.d.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from John Edmands, John Marston, Jr., John D. Watson, Thomas Morris Perot, James E. Barnwell re business; book orders, accounts, lists.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Phillipps - Smith

Box 46, Folder 1

Phillipps, Sir Thomas (1792-1872). 1851-1861.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Society of Antiquaries; Spanish manuscripts; book purchases.
Box 46, Folder 2

Pink, John. 1882-1883.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books bought; meeting of the Library Association at Cambridge.
Box 46, Folder 3

Plymouth. Free Public Library. 1877-1885.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from W.H.K. Wright re books; paintings; United States Government publications; a report explaining the library; Librarian's Association of the United Kingdom.
Box 46, Folder 4

Poole, William Frederick (1821-1894). 1858-1882.

Physical Description: 32 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; pamphlets; Boston Athenaeum; selling and buying for Stevens; Civil War; James Lenox; personal; Fitch Poole, librarian of the Peabody Institute; George Livermore; Charles Deane; collection of Mexican books; M.P. Jewett's resignation at Vassar. Letters of introduction for Carlos Pierce; Milo Parker Jewett. Letters also to B.F. Stevens.
Box 46, Folder 5

Potato Patent. 1853-1854.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Newton & Sons. Including a certificate of provisional protection on patent.
Box 46, Folder 6

Pruyn, Erastus C. 1860-1864, n.d.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

re his going to school at Trinity College, Cambridge University; election of Abraham Lincoln; Humboldt Library; book orders. Letters also to B.F. Stevens.
Box 46, Folder 7

Pruyn, John Van Schaick Lansing (1811-1877). 1860-1878.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; Bibles; U.S. government situation in 1860; Stevens' proposed appointment as Commissioner of Great Exhibition, 1862. Letter of introduction for David Henry Cochran. Letters also from wife, Anna Parker Pruyn.
Box 46, Folder 8

Puttick & Simpson. 1849-1859.

Physical Description: 35 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; bills; accounts; books to be sold by auction; catalogue of the late Mr. Winston's library; Westminster Fire-Office Insurance. Letters also from James F. Puttick.
Box 46, Folder 9

Puttick & Simpson. 1860.

Physical Description: 59 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; bills; accounts; book sales. Letters also from James F. Puttick.
Box 46, Folder 10

Puttick & Simpson. 1861.

Physical Description: 44 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; bills; accounts; book sales. Letters also from James F. Puttick.
Box 46, Folder 11

Puttick & Simpson. 1862.

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; bills; Charles Whittingham; books; accounts. Letters also from James F. Puttick.
Box 46, Folder 12

Puttick & Simpson. 1863-1869.

Physical Description: 35 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; books; catalogue of books on sale; Charles Whittingham. Letters also from James F. Puttick, W. Simpson.
Box 46, Folder 13

Puttick & Simpson. 1877-1863, n.d.

Physical Description: 46 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; bills; accounts; books. Letters also from W. Simpson, A. Puttick, J.R. Simpson, John Lawler.
Box 46, Folder 14

Robinson (David Franklin) Family. 1849-1877, n.d.

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from David Franklin Robinson (1800 or 1801-1862), Mary C. Robinson (Pinkie), Sarah A. Robinson, Lucius Franklin Robinson (Lute), Anne Seymour Robinson. Mostly personal correspondence re wood cuts; books.
Box 46, Folder 15

Rogers, Samuel (1763-1855). 1848.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re invitation to dine.
Box 46, Folder 16

Sabine, Sir Edward (1788-1883). 1843-1861.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Joseph Henry and the Smithsonian Institution; instruments for selection of railroad route across the United States; Royal Society; sending books to Amherst College.
Box 46, Folder 17

Sampson, M.B. 1850-1851.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re invitations; George Peabody. Letter also to J.C.B. Davis.
Box 46, Folder 18

Sanford, Henry Shelton (1823-1891). 1850-1856, n.d.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Alexander Vattemare; books; periodicals; J.C.B. Davis; political situation in America in 1854.
Box 46, Folder 19

Sanford, Henry Shelton. 1861-1862.

Physical Description: 39 items.

Scope and Content Note

re guns for J.C. Fremont; Fremont's reputation in America.
Box 46, Folder 20

Scarborough, Ann. (1793-1871 or 1872). 1860-1871.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Personal correspondence.
Box 46, Folder 21

de Senarmont, Charles. ca. 1849-1850.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Franklin papers. One letter from J. Peabody to Stevens re de Senarmont.
Box 46, Folder 22

Sigourney, Lydia Howard (Huntley) (1791-1865). 1848-1862.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Mrs. S.C. Hall; the D.F. Robinson family; Alexander Vattemare's idea of forming an American Library in Paris; Samuel Rogers; Poem on death of D.F. Robinson. Letter of introduction for Horace Greeley.
Box 46, Folder 23

Smith, Buckingham (1810-1871). 1853-1856.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Don José Fernando Ramirez; letters of Cortez, Colon, Las Casas; his gathering of material to write a history of Florida.
Box 46, Folder 24

Smith, Lloyd Pearsall (1822-1886). 1855-1882.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

re pamphlets; public documents; exchanging, buying and selling of documents, pamphlets, books; new fire-proof building for manuscript department which includes the papers of Benjamin Rush and John Dickinson; would like to buy the Franklin papers if Congress does not want them. Letters also to B.F. Stevens.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Smithsonian Institution - Stanhope

Box 47, Folder 1

Smithsonian Institution. 1847-1860, n.d.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Spencer F. Baird, E. Foreman re relationship of Smithsonian Institution with other libraries and societies; business; receiving and sending of books, publications; invoice; advertisement; Royal Society, London; list of foreign correspondents. Including a pamphlet, Programme of Organization of the Smithsonian Institution.
Box 47, Folder 2

Smyth, Annarella (Warrington). (Mrs. William Henry Smyth). ca. 1851-1863.

Physical Description: 54 items.

Scope and Content Note

re invitations; children; Lieutenant Matthew F. Maury; birth of Stevens' son; personal. One letter to Sophia Hitchcock Page.
Box 47, Folder 3

Smyth, William Henry (1788-1865). 1849-1861.

Physical Description: 35 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Smithsonian Institution; publications; John C. Fremont.
Box 47, Folder 4

Somerby, Horatio Gates (1805-1872). 1849-1863.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

re July 4th celebration; very brief sketch of John Harvard; business; personal; George Sumner; discovered will of John Cotton's father.
Box 47, Folder 5

Sotheby & Wilkinson. 1850-1859.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from John Wilkinson re business; sale of Stevens' books; De Bry; the Coverdale Bible; catalogue of early Theological books.
Box 47, Folder 6

Sotheby & Wilkinson. 1860-1861.

Physical Description: 38 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Edward G. Hodge, S. Leigh Sotheby, John Wilkinson re business; Humboldt library.
Box 47, Folder 7

Sotheby & Wilkinson. 1862.

Physical Description: 32 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Edward G. Hodge; John Wilkinson re business; books; Humboldt library.
Box 47, Folder 8

Sotheby & Wilkinson. 1863.

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from John Wilkinson re business; Humboldt library; Buckle's library.
Box 47, Folder 9

Sotheby & Wilkinson. 1864-1878.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Edward G. Hodge re business; Humboldt library; Buckle sale.
Box 47, Folder 10

Sotheby & Wilkinson. 1880-1882.

Physical Description: 74 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; Whittingham library.
Box 47, Folder 11

Sotheby & Wilkinson. 1883, n.d.

Physical Description: 57 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; book sale.
Box 47, Folder 12

Sparks, Jared (1789-1866). 1845-1858.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

re purchase of the O. Rich library; business requests; Aspinwall collection; John C. Brown; Franklin plates; 3 copies of a printed letter to raise $5000.00 subscription for purchase of the Washington Library signed by Jared Sparks and Andrews Norton. Letter of introduction for Josiah P. Cooke.
Box 47, Folder 13

Squier, Ephraim George (1821-1888). 1857.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Hugh Ross.
Box 47, Folder 14

Stanhope, Phillip Henry (1805-1875). 1851-1855.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

re invitation; congratulations on Stevens becoming an F.S.A.; his own writings; 4 pages of one of his works about Bunker's Hill; Society of Antiquaries.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Stevens, Benjamin Franklin - Stevens, Henry, Sr.

Box 48, Folder 1

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin (1833-1902). 1849.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re index to public catalogue for Vermont State Papers; personal.
Box 48, Folder 2

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin. 1850-April 1858.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Mary Stevens re acquiring Vermont laws with his father; business of gathering books, papers, documents for Stevens; personal.
Box 48, Folder 3

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin. May 1858.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

re documents for Stevens; personal.
Box 48, Folder 4

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin. June 1858.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

re snooping around in strange places to find papers, documents, books for Stevens; personal.
Box 48, Folder 5

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin. July 1858-1859.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Mary Stevens re business; personal.
Box 48, Folder 6

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin. 1860-1869.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Simon Stevens re business; personal.
Box 48, Folder 7

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin. 1870-1879.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; bills.
Box 48, Folder 8

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin. 1880.

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Sotheby & Wilkinson; William M. Evarts re business; Franklin papers.
Box 48, Folder 9

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin. 1881.

Physical Description: 28 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business.
Box 48, Folder 10

Stevens, Benjamin Franklin. 1882-1885, n.d.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; personal.
Box 48, Folder 11

Stevens, Candace (Salter) ( d. 1874). 1868-1871.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Mary Stevens, B.F. Stevens re family affairs.
Box 48, Folder 12

Stevens, Carolina (Leland) Chubb (d. 1882). 1864.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Simon Stevens; personal; New York Fair in 1864.
Box 48, Folder 13

Stevens, Charlotte (Whittingham) (d. 1903). 1858-1883.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Mary Stevens; Candace Stevens re personal.
Box 48, Folder 14

Stevens, Enos (1816-1877). 1848-1868.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens re family; money; J.C. Fremont and Simon Stevens.
Box 48, Folder 15

Stevens, Enos.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Memorabilia. Prospectus of a course of lectures on menticulture or mental and physical health by Enos Stevens, n.d. Rudiments of mental philosophy and phrenological chart by Enos Stevens, 1839. Three posters announcing lectures on phrenology, 1847.
Box 48, Folder 16

Stevens, George Thaddeus. 1881.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re personal.
Box 48, Folder 17

Stevens, Henry, Sr. (1791-1867). 1842-1849.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

re bill of sale of his library to Stevens; family; business; Vermont legislature.
Box 48, Folder 18

Stevens, Henry, Sr. 1850-1855.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

re family; business; government.
Box 48, Folder 19

Stevens, Henry, Sr. 1857-1858.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Mary Stevens re family; business; farm.
Box 48, Folder 20

Stevens, Henry, Sr. 1860.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens re move to Burlington, Vermont; upcoming Democratic and Republican Presidential Conventions.
Box 48, Folder 21

Stevens, Henry, Sr. 1861.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens re family; Civil War events; business; J.C. Fremont.
Box 48, Folder 22

Stevens, Henry, Sr. 1862-1863, n.d.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens re Civil War; family; bookplate.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Stevens, Henry - Stevens, Henry Newton

Box 49, Folder 1

Stevens, Henry (1819-1886). 1847-1858.

Physical Description: 35 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; personal; list of chief libraries in Great Britian and Ireland. Letters to: C.C. Jewett, re Panizzi's code of regulations in a library; James G. King; Edward Hitchcock; Smithsonian Institution; Vincent Kuczynski; Charles B. Haddock; Edward, Sanford & Company; John F.L. Pickford; Leonard Scott & Company; G. Grove; John B. Floyd; J.G. Cogswell; South Eastern Railway; S. Hastings Grant; James Lenox; Abbott Lawrence; Peter Force; Candace Stevens; Mary Stevens; B.F. Stevens.
Box 49, Folder 2

Stevens, Henry (1819-1886). 1860-1862.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; family. Letters to: Charles Whittingham; Wheatley, Starr & Company; J.R. Smith; Henry Starr; James A. Picton; David Nutt; George L. Schuyler (re: guns); Russell Sturgis; Bernard Quaritch; George Peabody; Robert Riviere; Henry Caswell.
Box 49, Folder 3

Stevens, Henry (1819-1886), 1863-1869.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; family. Letters to: John Wiley; Sotheby, Wilkinson & Company; B. Woodcroft; B.F. Stevens; Candace Stevens; Henry Stevens, Sr.; Enos Stevens.
Box 49, Folder 4

Stevens, Henry (1819-1886). 1870-1877.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; family. Letters to: Simpkin, Marshall & Company; Candace Stevens; Enos Stevens.
Box 49, Folder 5

Stevens, Henry (1819-1886). 1880-1881.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; family. Letters to: W. C. Hazlitt; J.C.B. Davis; Catholic Publication Society; Henry Newton Stevens.
Box 49, Folder 6

Stevens, Henry (1819-1886). 1882.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; family. Letters to: E. Byard; Cornelius Buck; John Francis; Henry N. Stevens.
Box 49, Folder 7

Stevens, Henry (1819-1886). January-July 1883.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business, family. Letters to: Henry N. Stevens.
Box 49, Folder 8

Stevens, Henry (1819-1886). August-December 1883.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business, family. Letters to: Henry N. Stevens.
Box 49, Folder 9

Stevens, Henry (1819-1886). ca. 1880-1885, n.d.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business, family. Letters to: Henry N. Stevens; Thomas F. Bayard; Robbins Little; A. Asher & Company.
Box 49, Folder 10

Stevens, Henry (1819-1886). 1845-1859.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters of introduction for Henry Stevens. From Valentine Baxter Horton to Edward D. Mansfield, W. Andrews, Rufus King, Noah H. Swayne, Samuel Galloway, Salmon P. Chase. From Abbott Lawrence to John C. Fremont. From Lydia Signourey to David B. Warden. From Benjamin Silliman, Jr. to Samuel S---(?) of Bristol Institution. From George P. Marsh to Charles C. Rafer. From J.L. Kingsley to Charles Kinglsey. From Severn Teackle Wallis to Don Eungue de Vedia. From C.C. Salter to Benjamin Edwards. From Severn Teackle Wallis to Don Pascual de Gayangos.
Box 49, Folder 11

Stevens, Henry (grandson) (1879-1961). 1885.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re personal.
Box 49, Folder 12

Stevens, Henry Newton (1855-1930). 1858-1866.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Mary Stevens, Candace Stevens re family.
Box 49, Folder 13

Stevens, Henry Newton. 1867-1869.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Mary Stevens, Henry Stevens, Sr., Enos Stevens re family; school.
Box 49, Folder 14

Stevens, Henry Newton. 1870-1873.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Mary Stevens, Candace Stevens re family; school.
Box 49, Folder 15

Stevens, Henry Newton. 1878-1881.

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens; Spicer Brothers re business; personal. Including a letter from his wife, Lucie.
Box 49, Folder 16

Stevens, Henry Newton. 1882-1883.

Physical Description: 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Mary Stevens, E. Byard, Spicer Brothers re business; family.
Box 49, Folder 17

Stevens, Henry Newton. 1884.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; family.
Box 49, Folder 18

Stevens, Henry Newton. January-May 1885.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business, family.
Box 49, Folder 19

Stevens, Henry Newton. June-December 1885.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business, family.
Box 49, Folder 20

Stevens, Henry Newton. n.d.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; family.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Stevens, Mary (Newton) Kuczynski

Box 50, Folder 1

Stevens, Mary (Newton) Kuczynski. 1849-1852.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re family.
Box 50, Folder 2

Stevens, Mary. 1853-1856.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace and Henry Stevens re family.
Box 50, Folder 3

Stevens, Mary. January-July 1858.

Physical Description: 27 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace and Henry Stevens. Baptism of Henry Newton Stevens at the White House with President Buchanan as Godfather.
Box 50, Folder 4

Stevens, Mary. August-December 1858.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Dr. Pauli re family.
Box 50, Folder 5

Stevens, Mary. 1860.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

re family.
Box 50, Folder 6

Stevens, Mary. April-September 1861.

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

re family.
Box 50, Folder 7

Stevens, Mary. October-December 1861.

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens re family; their visiting in different parts of England.
Box 50, Folder 8

Stevens, Mary. 1865-1866.

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Carrie and Simon Stevens, Candace and Henry Stevens re family; Queen Victoria's third daughter's marriage; war in Germany and prospect of peace.
Box 50, Folder 9

Stevens, Mary. January-August 1867.

Physical Description: 27 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace and Henry Stevens re family; move to 3 Keppel St., Russell Sq.; her trip to Paris; death of Henry Stevens, Sr. Including letters from Henry Newton Stevens.
Box 50, Folder 10

Stevens, Mary. September-December 1867-1868.

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace Stevens re family.
Box 50, Folder 11

Stevens, Mary. 1869-1870.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace Stevens re family.
Box 50, Folder 12

Stevens, Mary. January-June 1871.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace Stevens, Henry N. Stevens re family; visit with her mother, Mrs. Scarborough.
Box 50, Folder 13

Stevens, Mary. July-December 1871.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Henry N. Stevens re family.
Box 50, Folder 14

Stevens, Mary. 1872.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace Stevens re family.
Box 50, Folder 15

Stevens, Mary. January-May 1873.

Physical Description: 22 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace Stevens re family.
Box 50, Folder 16

Stevens, Mary. June-December 1873.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace Stevens re family.
Box 50, Folder 17

Stevens, Mary. 1874-1879.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace Stevens, Lizzie and Enos Stevens re family.
Box 50, Folder 18

Stevens, Mary. 1880-1885.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Henry N. Stevens re family.
Box 50, Folder 19

Stevens, Mary. n.d.

Physical Description: 23 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Candace and Enos Stevens, Henry N. Stevens re family; the Stevensons.
Box 50, Folder 20

Stevens, Mary. 1850-1875, n.d.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

Incoming correspondence from: S. Attwell, Sarah K. Bolton, Ellen Campbell, Anne Dickinson, Kate Field, George Godwin, John Leighton, Caroline Martin, Helen F. Martin, Mattie, A. Perétte, Hattie Porter, Ida G. Smith, Florence Spiers, Yarborough, 3 unable to identify.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Stevens, Simon - Tuckerman

Box 51, Folder 1

Stevens, Simon ( b. 1825). 1853-1857.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens, Candace Stevens, Mary Stevens re business; family. Letter of introduction for Senator Solomon Foot.
Box 51, Folder 2

Stevens, Simon. 1858.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens re business; family.
Box 51, Folder 3

Stevens, Simon. 1860.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; family; J.W. Fawkes' American steam plow.
Box 51, Folder 4

Stevens, Simon. January-August 1861.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens re business; family; Humboldt Collection; Civil War; Henry Stevens' try for appointment as Commissioner to represent America at the Exhibition of 1862; guns. Letters of introduction for S.S. Haldeman; Austin P. Baldwin.
Box 51, Folder 5

Stevens, Simon. September-December 1861.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens, Frederick Billings re business; family; guns; John C. Fremont.
Box 51, Folder 6

Stevens, Simon. January-May 1862.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens re business; family; John C. Fremont; Civil War; Manifest Destiny.
Box 51, Folder 7

Stevens, Simon. June-December 1862.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens, Puttick & Simpson re business; family; debt owed to Stevens.
Box 51, Folder 8

Stevens, Simon. 1863-1864.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to B.F. Stevens re business; partnership between Stevens and B.F. Stevens; sale of Humboldt library.
Box 51, Folder 9

Stevens, Simon. 1877-1885.

Physical Description: 20 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters also to Henry N. Stevens re business; family; money matters; death of wife, Carrie.
Box 51, Folder 10

Stevens, Miscellaneous Family. 1848-1867.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from S.P. Ballard, Miranda Bevan, Mary M. Lang, A.W. Salter, J.F. Skinner.
Box 51, Folder 11

Stevens, Thaddeus (1792-1868). 1845-1851.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letter also to Enos Stevens re books purchased; invitation.
Box 51, Folder 12

Stevenson, (Thomas) Family. 1875-1885.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Thomas Stevenson (1801-1878), Emma Pauline (Manning) Stevenson, Thomas Walter Stevenson re family; Noviomagus.
Box 51, Folder 13

Story, William Wetmore (1819-1895). 1850.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re purchasing books.
Box 51, Folder 14

Sturgis, Julia. 1852.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re George Peabody; pairing for parties.
Box 51, Folder 15

Sumner, George. ca. 1850-1852, n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Franklin papers.
Box 51, Folder 16

Taylor, Tom (1817-1880). 1852.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

re Our American Cousin.
Box 51, Folder 17

Tedder, Henry Richard (1850-1924). 1877-1884, n.d.

Physical Description: 19 items.

Scope and Content Note

re International Conference of Librarians, 1877; Library Association of the United Kingdom; American Library Association.
Box 51, Folder 18

Thompson, Martin. July-September 1857.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; Franklin papers; Jared Sparks; Smithsonian Institution; family affairs; Francis Bedford; the Whittinghams.
Box 51, Folder 19

Thompson, Martin. October-December 1857.

Physical Description: 17 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; James Lenox; Smithsonian Institution.
Box 51, Folder 20

Thompson, Martin. 1858.

Physical Description: 31 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; Smithsonian Institution; British Museum; James Lenox; John C. Brown; Dr. Bliss book sale.
Box 51, Folder 21

Thompson, Martin. 1860-1863.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business.
Box 51, Folder 22

Ticknor, George (1791-1871). 1855-1856.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; books and magazines.
Box 51, Folder 23

Tross, L. 1849-1852.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

re rare American books. Including letters from Edwin Tross.
Box 51, Folder 24

Trumbull, James Hammond (1821-1897). 1860-1881.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; pamphlets; old letters; purchasing for Watkinson Library; Brinley library. Letter also to B.F. Stevens.
Box 51, Folder 25

Tuckerman, Henry Theodore (1813-1871). 1853.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re book purchasing and selling; publication of items he left with Stevens.
 

Correspondence-Alphabetical: Van De Weyer - Wright

Box 52, Folder 1

Van De Weyer, Sylvain (1802-1874). ca. 1851-1852.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Exhibition of 1851.
Box 52, Folder 2

Vaux, William Sandys Wright (1818-1885). ca. 1850-1878.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re borrowing of a book; dinner meeting.
Box 52, Folder 3

Walker, A. Howard. 1880-1881.

Physical Description: 45 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; payment of bills; charts; his travels around Europe selling charts; Colby & Company; Page & Pratt. Letters also to Staveley & Company; A. Cooper.
Box 52, Folder 4

Walker, A. Howard. January-May 1882.

Physical Description: 54 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; selling charts; Elbert Anderson; Colby & Company; Page & Pratt.
Box 52, Folder 5

Walker, A. Howard. June-December 1882-1883.

Physical Description: 43 items.

Scope and Content Note

re business; selling charts; Page & Pratt; Elbert Anderson; J.L. Butler. Includes 19 leaves explaining the charts he is selling.
Box 52, Folder 6

Weld, Charles Richard (1813-1869). 1860-1868.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

re Royal Society; business; ordering magazines.
Box 52, Folder 7

Wellcome, Henry S. 1885.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

re invitation; Noviomagians; Smithsonian Institution.
Box 52, Folder 8

White, Andrew Dickson (1832-1918). 1862-1863.

Physical Description: 14 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books; Macaulay's library.
Box 52, Folder 9

White, Walter (1811-1893). 1852-1864.

Physical Description: 29 items.

Scope and Content Note

re books going to the Royal Society; Smithsonian Institution; William Wesley.
Box 52, Folder 10

Whitehead, William Adee (1810-1884). 1849-1877.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

re New Jersey Historical Society. Letters of introduction for William Burnet Kinney; Marcus Lawrence Ward.
Box 52, Folder 11

Williams, John James. 1848-1873.

Physical Description: 34 items.

Scope and Content Note

re legal documents; lease agreement; Robert Chapman; William Henry Barwick.
Box 52, Folder 12

Wills, William Henry (1810-1880). 1853-1861.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

re invitation; business; personal; Literary Fund Society. Including an invitation from wife, Janet Wills.
Box 52, Folder 13

Winthrop, Robert Charles (1809-1894). 1860-1862.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

re copying of a John Winthrop letter; pamphlets; Massachusetts Historical Society. Letter of introduction for William S. Appleton.
Box 52, Folder 14

Winthrop, Theodore (1828-1861). 1849-1852.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

re discontent in Paris; Panama; desires a Japanese Grammar & Dictionary; personal.
Box 52, Folder 15

Wright, Thomas (1810-1877). 1853, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

re invitation to a literary meeting; beginning of a new club.
 

Autobiographical Material and Memorabilia

Physical Description: Boxes 53-54
Physical Description: ca. 45 items.

Scope and Content Note

Contains early correspondence of Stevens' college days, (1838-1843), copy books, diaries, pocket notebooks, etc.
 

Autobiographical Material and Memorabilia. 1838-1843

Box 53

Letters received while in college. 1838-1843.

Physical Description: 2 leather bound vol.
Box 53

Vol.1. 1838-1841.

Physical Description: ca. 85 letters.
Box 53

Vol.2. 1841-1843.

Physical Description: ca. 95 letters.

Scope and Content Note

(List of correspondents with each volume).
Box 53

Father's letters to his son in college. 1839-1843.

Physical Description: 1 leather bound volume. ca. 60 letters.
Box 53

College Miscellany.

Physical Description: 1 leather bound volume. ca. 50 items.

Scope and Content Note

including essays, penmanship posters, drawings. (List of essays, etc. with volume).
Box 53

Roger Sherman.

Physical Description: 1 leather bound volume. (27pp.).

Scope and Content Note

An essay written by Henry Stevens, 1843. Including 4 copies of the [New Haven] Daily Morning Courier (vol.1, no.43, 45, 49, 50) in which this essay appeared, and a map of the world in Latin.
Box 53, Folder 1

Engrossing of Diplomas.

Physical Description: (1 leaf).
Box 53, Folder 1

Manuscript list relating to the engrossing of diplomas for the class of 1843 at Yale by Henry Stevens.

Box 53, Folder 2

Penmanship.

Physical Description: (7 leaves).
Box 53, Folder 2

A practice booklet of March to April 1834.

Physical Description: (5 leaves).
Box 53, Folder 2

A practice sheet.

Physical Description: (1 leaf).
Box 53, Folder 2

A printed poster of Henry Stevens' penmanship school in New Haven.

Physical Description: (1 leaf).
Box 53, Folder 3

Regulations of the Library.

Physical Description: (1 leaf).
Box 53, Folder 3

Manuscript.

 

Autobiographical Material and Memorabilia. 1835-1882

Box 54, Folder 1

Copybook. ca. 1835.

Physical Description: (21 leaves).
Box 54, Folder 2

Autograph book. ca. 1835-1838.

Box 54, Folder 3

Copybook at Middlebury College. September 1838- December 1839.

Box 54, Folder 4

The Life and Character of Major General Israel Putnam, by Henry Stevens, Jr. Cambridge. March 11, 1844.

Physical Description: Manuscript. (69 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

[Apparently never published].
Box 54, Folder 5

Steven's Own Book.

Physical Description: (357pp.).

Scope and Content Note

Including a diary of March 1843 to August 1844; copies of correspondence with George Bancroft, Peter Force, Hiland Hall, Mrs. Lucia Ives (re: how he made the decision to go to Yale and how he sold cheese along the way for money); historical notes, data; some biographical material; clippings; copies of letters from various people to various people; copies of excerpts of Dr. Stiles manuscript diary; copies of excerpts from various newspapers.
Box 54, Folder 6

Diary. 1845.

Scope and Content Note

Includes his voyage from Boston to Liverpool on the Caledonia; notes of early residence in London; people met; letters written; books bought.
Box 54, Folder 7

Pocket Notebooks. 1845-1882.

Box 54, Folder 7

1. September 1845.

Scope and Content Note

Diary; notes and records of the State Paper Office; personal notes.
Box 54, Folder 7

2. November-December 1845.

Scope and Content Note

Personal notes; lists of books for various people.
Box 54, Folder 7

3. 1846-1847.

Scope and Content Note

Record and notes.
Box 54, Folder 7

4. 1848.

Scope and Content Note

Diary of trip to America.
Box 54, Folder 7

5. September-November, 1850.

Scope and Content Note

Expenses, records.
Box 54, Folder 7

6. 1851/1852 (?).

Scope and Content Note

Addresses, notes.
Box 54, Folder 7

7. 1854.

Scope and Content Note

Addresses, notes.
Box 54, Folder 7

8. 1856.

Scope and Content Note

Bills due; meetings; appointments.
Box 54, Folder 7

9. 1869/1871.

Scope and Content Note

Notes, addresses.
Box 54, Folder 7

10. 1871 (?).

Scope and Content Note

Expenses.
Box 54, Folder 7

11. 1882.

Scope and Content Note

Notes; bills due; clipping re Franklin Papers.
Box 54, Folder 8

Select British Eloquence.

Physical Description: Pamphlet. (40 leaves).
 

British Museum

Physical Description: Boxes 55-56

Scope and Content Note

Ledgers of Stevens' offerings and sales to the British Museum, 1862-1894, and materials collected by and about Anthony Panizzi.
 

British Museum

Box 55

Offerings and Sales to the British Museum.

Physical Description: 4 bound ledgers.
Box 55

1. 1862-1874.

Physical Description: (464pp.).
Box 55

2. 1874-1879.

Physical Description: (420pp.).
Box 55

3. 1880-1884.

Physical Description: (430pp.).
Box 55

4. 1885-1894.

Physical Description: (506pp.).
Box 55

Total yearly sales to the British Museum.

Physical Description: 1 bound ledger. (13pp.).
 

British Museum - Anthony Panizzi

Box 56, Folder 1

Reviews and Articles by Sir Anthony Panizzi.

Physical Description: 1 bound volume.

Scope and Content Note

11 reviews and articles on literary and library subjects.
Box 56, Folder 2

Reviews and Articles by Sir Anthony Panizzi.

Scope and Content Note

5 pamphlets of reviews and articles on literary and library subjects.
Box 56, Folder 3

Reviews and Articles by Sir Anthony Panizzi.

Scope and Content Note

6 pamphlets of reviews and articles on literary and library subjects. [Includes his Chiera Francesco da Bologna? 2nd edition, 1873].
Box 56, Folder 4

Library Techniques.

Physical Description: 5 pamphlets.
Box 56, Folder 4

1. Passages in my Official Life, by A. Panizzi. Notes laid in by Henry Stevens.

Physical Description: (84pp.).
Box 56, Folder 4

2. Observations on the Address by the President, and on the Statement by the Council to the Fellows of the Royal Society, Respecting Mr. Panizzi, by A. Panizzi. Read at their General Meeting. November 30, 1837.

Physical Description: (24pp.).
Box 56, Folder 4

3. On the Supply of Printed Books from the Library to the Reading Room of the British Museum, by A. Panizzi. 1846.

Physical Description: (29pp.).
Box 56, Folder 4

4. To the Library Committee of the Royal Society. re cataloging a library.

Physical Description: (16pp.).
Box 56, Folder 4

5. Defence of the Resolutions For Omitting Mr. Panizzi's Bibliographical Notes From the Catalogue of the Royal Society. 1838.

Physical Description: (7pp.).
Box 56, Folder 5

Index of Panizzi's Publications and Life. By Louis Fagan.

Physical Description: (29pp.).
Box 56, Folder 6

A Biographical Sketch of Sir Anthony Panizzi, K.C.B., by Robert Cowtan. 1873.

Physical Description: 87pp. [+8pp.].
Box 56, Folder 7

Sale of Panizzi's Library and Furniture.

Physical Description: 2 catalogues.
Box 56, Folder 7

1. Catalogue of the Library, Engravings, China, etc. of the Late Sir Anthony Panizzi, K.C.B. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge. 1879. To take place June 16, 17, 1879.

Physical Description: (30pp.).
Box 56, Folder 7

2. Catalogue of the Contents of the Residence,... Puttick & Simpson. 1879. To take place May 21, 1879.

Physical Description: (13pp.).
Box 56, Folder 8

Biography of Panizzi.

Physical Description: (50pp.).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript notes, drafts, and sample pages by Henry Stevens toward his life of Panizzi, including notes for his Reminiscences of Sir Anthony Panizzi and the British Museum. (4pp.) [unpublished] Page proofs of parts of Louis Fagan's, The Life and Correspondence of Sir Anthony Panizzi, K.C.B. This includes some duplication. (26pp.).
 

Caxton Bible Exhibition, 1877-1878

Physical Description: Box 57
Physical Description: ca. 200 items.

Scope and Content Note

Contains lists of Bibles, clippings regarding the exhibit, and memorabilia associated with the Caxton Celebration, 1878.
 

Caxton Bible Exhibition

Box 57, Folder 1

The Bibles in the Caxton Exhibition. By Henry Stevens. 1877.

Physical Description: Bound volume. (151pp.).
Box 57, Folder 2

Foreign Language Bibles used in Caxton Exhibition. 1877.

Physical Description: Lists. Limp leather volume, deckle edge paper. (5pp. + [5pp. laid in]).
Box 57, Folder 3

Clippings re Caxton Exhibition. June 30, 1877-March 13, 1878.

Physical Description: (38 items).
Box 57, Folder 4

Clippings re Caxton Exhibition. n.d.

Physical Description: (11 items).
Box 57, Folder 5

Material Relating to the Caxton Exhibition.

Physical Description: (32 items).
 

1. Season ticket, no.233.

 

2. Material re the Caxton Memorial Bible.

Physical Description: (8 items).
 

3. A Chaunt of the Caxton Catalogue.

Physical Description: (13 copies).
 

4. Manuscript notes re Queen's copy of Coverdale Bible.

 

5. Form of Return for Bibles being returned to owner.

Physical Description: (2 items).
 

6. Announcement of a meeting of the General Committee.

 

7. Prospectus - Biblia Sacra Gutenbergiana (The Holy Bible of Gutenberg). By Petri de Villiers.

 

8. Acknowledgement of having contributed to the exhibit.

 

9. Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: (4 items).
Box 57, Folder 6

Trial pages and manuscripts re Caxton Exhibition.

Physical Description: (34 items).
Box 57, Folder 7

Oxford Caxton Memorial Bible. By H. Stevens. 1877.

Physical Description: Manuscript trial title pages (3 leaves) and proof pages (16 leaves).
Box 57, Folder 8

Caxton Celebration. 1878.

Physical Description: (6 items), Menu, tickets and a manuscript of the proceedings (24 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Proceedings of the Dinner of the Executive Committee.
Box 57, Folder 9

Title pages from Bibles.

Physical Description: Copies (2 items).
Box 57, Folder 10

Tracings and unidentified copies of pages from Bibles.

Physical Description: (ca. 40 leaves).
 

Henry Stevens Publications

Physical Description: Boxes 58-59
Physical Description: ca. 125 items.

Scope and Content Note

Articles and reviews by Stevens; announcements of publications; various manuscript, proof, and galley stages of articles, title pages, etc.
 

Material re Stevens' Publications

Scope and Content Note

Articles and Reviews Written by Henry Stevens.
Box 58, Folder 1

American Statesmen.

Physical Description: (2 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Galley. Possibly written by H. Stevens.
Box 58, Folder 2

The Authorized Edition of the English Bible (1611) its Subsequent Reprints and Modern Representatives. By F.H.A. Scrivener. A review by H. Stevens. Appeared in the Athenaeum. September 20, 1884.

Physical Description: Manuscript (12 leaves) Printed article (5 leaves).
Box 58, Folder 3

Bibliographia Americana: A Bibliographical Account of the Sources of Early American History;... Prepared by H. Stevens. Prospectus.

Physical Description: 4 copies (8 leaves).
Box 58, Folder 4

Catalogue of Books in the Library of the British Museum printed in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and of Books in English printed Abrouad, to the Year 1640.

Physical Description: Manuscript (18pp.) Printed article, 8 copies (24pp.).

Scope and Content Note

By the Trustees. Review by H. Stevens. Appeared in the Athenaeum, March 7, 1885.
Box 58, Folder 5

Claim against Bedford.

Physical Description: (7pp.).

Scope and Content Note

Henry Stevens' case or claim against Francis Bedford in regard to Theodore De Bry referred in arbitration to Mr. Alfred James Puttick and Mr. Robert Walford... 1879. November 10th [London, Chiswick Press] (pp.49-56).
Box 58, Folder 6

Liber Festivalis. July 30, 1881; August 6, 1881; August 13, 1881.

Physical Description: (3 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

W.H. and Henry Stevens' answers to each other re Liber Festivalis, published in the Athenaeum.
Box 58, Folder 7

The Luther Exhibition in the Grenville Library.

Physical Description: (3 copies), (3 copies), (4 copies).

Scope and Content Note

By H. Stevens. Appeared in the Athenaeum. October 6, 1883; October 20, 1883 (3 copies); November 3, 1883 (4 copies).
Box 58, Folder 8

The Manufacture of Unique Books. July 4, 1885.

Physical Description: (2 copies).

Scope and Content Note

Article by H. Stevens. Appeared in the Athenaeum.
Box 58, Folder 9

Printed announcement re My English Library. By H. Stevens. A small volume of the best books to have in one's library.

Physical Description: (2 items).
Box 58, Folder 10

Miscellaneous material re H. Stevens' publications.

Physical Description: (2 items).
Box 58, Folder 11

Miscellaneous. Possible research material for publications.

Physical Description: (4 items).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts, Proofs, Galleys, etc. of H. Stevens' Books and Essays.
Box 58, Folder 12

Catalogue of American Books in the Library of the British Museum. 1856-1865.

Physical Description: Manuscript, signatures of entries, drafts, trial title pages, explanatory, etc. (22 items).
Box 58, Folder 13

Historical Nuggets. 1858-1885.

Physical Description: Galleys (86 leaves).
Box 58, Folder 14

Ptolemy's Geography. 1462-1838.

Physical Description: (40 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Title pages (photographs of) from various editions of Ptolemy's Geography.
Box 58, Folder 15

Rules for Compilation of the Catalogue of the British Museum. 1861-1878.

Physical Description: (40 leaves).
Box 58, Folder 16

Seven Spanish Tracts. 1854.

Physical Description: Proofs of title pages. (18 items).
Box 58, Folder 17

Spanish Explorations in America.

Physical Description: (9 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript.
Box 59, Folder 1

Banquet to the Honorable Richard C. McCormick. 1878.

Physical Description: (33 leaves) Page proofs.
Box 59, Folder 2

Benjamin Franklin. 1881.

Physical Description: (5 items).

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous material. Manuscript.
Box 59, Folder 3

Benjamin Franklin's Bagatelles. 1881.

Physical Description: (20 leaves).
 

Franklin on Marriage.

Physical Description: (4 leaves).
 

Franklin on Perfumes.

Physical Description: 2 copies (16 leaves).
 

Edited from the original autograph manuscript in the possession of H. Stevens. Page proofs. Never published.

Box 59, Folder 4

Bibliotheca Historica. 1870.

Physical Description: (12 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript. The Explanatory portion of the publication.
Box 59, Folder 5

Captain Luke Foxe.

Physical Description: (3 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript. Probably never published.
Box 59, Folder 6

Thomas Hariot Material.

Physical Description: (53 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Research notes.
Box 59, Folder 7

Hariot Material.

Physical Description: (21 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript drafts.
Box 59, Folder 8

Hariot Material.

Physical Description: (19 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript drafts.
Box 59, Folder 9

Hariot Material.

Physical Description: (9 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Galley proofs.
Box 59, Folder 10

Hariot Material.

Physical Description: (11 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Galley proofs.
Box 59, Folder 11

Hariot Material.

Physical Description: (40 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Page proofs and manuscript.
Box 59, Folder 12

Hariot Material.

Physical Description: (41 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Page proofs and galleys.
Box 59, Folder 13

Hariot Material.

Physical Description: (6 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Sample index.
Box 59, Folder 14

Hariot Material.

Physical Description: (11 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

The Will of Thomas Hariot. Manuscript, galleys, page proofs.
Box 59, Folder 15

Hariot Material.

Physical Description: (4 items).

Scope and Content Note

Material relating to Thomas Hariot.
Box 59, Folder 16

Hercules Club.

Physical Description: (11 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

...Prospectus of its Publications. 1877. 1 pamphlet with notes laid in and 1 signature.
Box 59, Folder 17

Hudson's Bay Company.

Physical Description: (3 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript notes. Unpublished.
Box 59, Folder 18

Laws of the Indies.

Physical Description: (6 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript title page proofs, notes.
Box 59, Folder 19

Lenox Cranmers Collations.

Physical Description: (12 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript. Unpublished.
Box 59, Folder 20

Life of Cortez.

Physical Description: (30pp.).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript. Unpublished.
Box 59, Folder 21

A Maniple of Literary Vetches.

Physical Description: (1 leaf).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript title page. Unpublished.
Box 59, Folder 22

Peabody Dinner. 1851.

Physical Description: (6 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript.
Box 59, Folder 23

Photo-bibliography.

Physical Description: (10 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

This 1877 version (incomplete) corresponds roughly to pages 6-13 of Bibliotheca Geographica and Historica..., 1872. (The published version, 1878, is further revised and differs radically.).
Box 59, Folder 24

Universal Postal Union and International Copyright.

Physical Description: (8 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

A speech read before the Library Association at Oxford, October 3, 1878. 1st published in the Library Association of the United Kingdom's Transactions and Proceedings, pp.108-120. Page proofs.
 

Proceedings of the First Annual Meeting of the Library Association of the United Kingdom.

Physical Description: (2 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Transactions and Proceedings, pp.121-124.
Box 59, Folder 25

Weymouth's Voyage.

Physical Description: (4 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript notes. Unpublished.
Box 59, Folder 26

Who Spoils Our New English Books? 1884.

Physical Description: (5 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Unfolded published sheets.
 

Manuscripts and Copies of Manuscripts of Interest to Henry Stevens

Physical Description: Boxes 60-61
Physical Description: ca. 125 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes some original unpublished materials as well as holograph copies of both published and unpublished works. Materials are in English, German, Spanish, and Latin, and include such subjects as Hudson's Bay, Jamaica, Benjamin Franklin, a rowing device, etc.
 

Copies of Manuscripts

Box 60, Folder 1

Burns, Robert.

Physical Description: (10 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

A manuscript copy of a letter written to, My dear Friend, and signed Robt. Burns. December 15, 20, 24, 25, 1793.
Box 60, Folder 2

Chronicles of King João III of Portugal.

Physical Description: (8 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

A manuscript copy of the First Part, chapter 13-14.
Box 60, Folder 3

A Discourse upon the Continent of the West Indies, called Labrador, of the Bacchalaos, and of Nuova Francia.

Physical Description: (19 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript copy.
Box 60, Folder 4

Discourse upon the Third Volume of the Navigation and Voyages in the portion of the New World.

Physical Description: (30 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

A manuscript copy addressed to His Excellency M. Hiesonimo Frasastoro [?]. Venice, 20th of June, 1553.
Box 60, Folder 5

Dissertation concerning a rowing device.

Physical Description: (10 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript copy of the original in the Public Record Office, London. August 5, 1714. To: The Right Honourable, The Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations in the Realm of Great Britain. From: Joseph Morgan.
Box 60, Folder 6

Fabié y Escudero, Antonio Mariá. 1832-1899.

Physical Description: (113 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript copy of The Life and Works of Bartolomé de las Casas Bishop of Chiapa. 1879. Madrid. English translation of Vida y escritos de fray Bartolomé de las Casas, obispo de Chiapa.... Impr. de M. Ginesta, 1879.
Box 60, Folder 7

Franklin, Benjamin. 1706-1790.

Physical Description: (68 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript copies of correspondence (Extracts, copies and bibliographical memoranda) Including letters to: William Franklin; John Adams; Benjamin Vaughan. Letters from: Thomas Jefferson; John Walter; William Temple Franklin.
Box 60, Folder 8

Hudson's Bay.

Physical Description: (51 leaves).
 

Sign Manuals. James I. vol.2, no.30.

Physical Description: (42 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript copy.
 

Trinity House. London.

Physical Description: (8 leaves).
 

Transactions. 1609-1625.

Physical Description: fol. II.
 

October 24-26, 1611.

 

Manuscript copy.

 

Proclamation re Northwest Passage.

Physical Description: (1 leaf).
 

Lithograph. Signed by Henry, Prince of Wales. April, 1612.

Box , Folder 9

Jomard, M.

Physical Description: (63 leaves).
 

Introduction à l'Atlas des' Monuments de la Géographiè. Paris. 1879.

Physical Description: Manuscript copy.
Box , Folder 10

Leltner, Gustav Georg.

Physical Description: (115 leaves) Manuscript copy.

Scope and Content Note

Shortly Compiled History of the Printed Versions of the Bible and other Writings of Doctor Martin Luther in the Description of the Life and Acts of Hanns Luft.... Nürnberg and Altfdorf. Joh. Dan Taubers' Heirs. 1727.
 

Copies of Manuscripts

Box , Folder 1

Martyr, Peter (Pietro Martire d'Anghiera). 1455-1526.

Physical Description: (63pp.).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript copies of 25 letters. Copied from Peter Martyr's Letters Book I (1488).
Box , Folder 2

5 Eighteenth Century documents dealing with Jamaica and 2 miscellaneous documents (n.d.).

Physical Description: (20 leaves).
Box , Folder 3

Moore, Thomas H.

Physical Description: (3pp.).

Scope and Content Note

Vocabulary of the Atacameño language. Manuscript copy.
Box , Folder 4

Pitkin, William.

Physical Description: (34pp.).

Scope and Content Note

Life of Governor Winthrop of Connecticut.
Box , Folder 5

Platts, Reverend J.

Physical Description: (ca.520pp.).

Scope and Content Note

The Royal Directory. Manuscript. A biographical and geneological account of persons in British History.
Box , Folder 6

State Papers (Domestic) Car: I. Vol: 318.

Physical Description: (11pp.).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript copy. Answer of William Fuller, D.D., President of Syon College to the petition of John Spencer.
Box , Folder 7

Transcripts of Voyages.

Physical Description: Manuscript copies (56 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

The General History of the Vast Continent and Islands of America... by Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas, 1559-1625.
 

1. Preliminary translation of Decade II, book V, Chapter III.

Physical Description: (5 leaves).
 

2. Translation of Decade III, book IV, Chapter III.

Physical Description: (2 leaves).
 

3. Translation of Decade III, book IV, Chapter XII.

Physical Description: (8 leaves).
 

4. Translation of Decade III, book IV, Chapter XIII.

Physical Description: (12 leaves).
 

5. Translation of Decade III, book VI, Chapter IX.

Physical Description: (15 leaves).
 

6. Translation of Decade III, book VIII, Chapter VIII.

Physical Description: (7 leaves).
 

7. Translation of Decade III, book X, Chapter XI.

Physical Description: (7 leaves).
Box , Folder 8

Transcripts of Voyages.

Physical Description: Manuscript copies (30 leaves).
 

1. Letter concerning the noble City recently discovered in the Indies,... Given at Thaual. September 25, 1535.

Physical Description: (7 leaves).
 

2. Preliminary transcripts.

Physical Description: (14 leaves).
 

a) to Ferdinand, signed by Xystus Betuleius and Andrew Diether.

 

b) Philip Ulhart, the Printer.

Scope and Content Note

re his permission to print in German and publish the explanation of the newly discovered islands.
 

c) to Peter Savorgnanus (Supreme Bishop of the Holy Roman and of the Universal Church). Nürnberg. February 10, 1524.

 

3. Final transcript of the above (no.2).

Box , Folder 9

Transcripts of Voyages.

Physical Description: Manuscript copies (195pp.).

Scope and Content Note

pp.69-82, unidentified - re voyages around the continent of Africa. pp.83-264, Discovery of the Antilhas and Indias made by the Spaniards. December 15, 1563. (printer was Joham da Barreira of the King).
 

Ledger, Account Books, Bank Records

Physical Description: Boxes 62-63
Physical Description: ca. 100 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes three account books with binders, an autograph book, check stubs, and cancelled checks.
 

Ledger, Account Books, Miscellaneous

Box 62, Folder 1

Ledger of Books On Approval and Sent to Binders. 1851-1852.

Physical Description: (76 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Including: James Lenox, John C. Brown, Smithsonian Institution, G.P. Putnam, British Museum, Liverpool Free Public Library, Bodleian Library, Charles B. Norton.
Box 62, Folder 2

Account Book [with William Pratt] Bindery. 1859-1861.

Physical Description: (22 leaves).
Box 62, Folder 3

Account Book [with William Pratt] Bindery. 1862-1866.

Physical Description: (16 leaves).
Box 62, Folder 4

Account Book. 1870-1872.

Physical Description: (103 leaves).
Box 62, Folder 5

Autograph Book.

Physical Description: (28 items).

Scope and Content Note

Including: Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth; William Cullen; John Couch Adams; Charles Waterton; Edward Jesse; John Elliotson; Sir John William Lubbock; John Charles Ryle.
 

Banking Records - Checks, Check Stubs

Box 63

Checks.

Physical Description: 1 package.
Box 63

Check Stubs. 1854 (6 packages), 1854-55 (1), 1855 (3), 1857 (2), 1859 (11), 1859-1869 (1), 1860 (16), 1861 (15), 1863 (3), 1877 (1).

Physical Description: 60 packages.
Box 63, Folder 1

Checks. 1857-1873.

Boxes 64-65

Catalogs issued by Henry Stevens.

Box 66

Catalogs issued by Henry Stevens, ephemera, 1 letter to.

Box 67

Yale diploma.

Physical Description: 3 items

Scope and Content Note

Henry Stevens' MA degree awarded in absentia in 1846. Signed by Elizus Goodrich and Jeremiah B. Day.
 

Stevens' Mechanical Catalogue. London. 1871

Physical Description: 4 vols. (never published).
Physical Description: Boxes 68-71

Scope and Content Note

Represents Stevens' plan for photobibliography. Each volume has photo copies of title pages mounted and numbered. There is no index to the items represented, nor are they in any discernible order. vol.1: no.1-200; vol.2: no.201-400; vol.3: no.401-600; vol.4: (only partially filled) no.601-800.