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Biographical / Genealogical Information

Scope and Content Note

About the families, including notes and recent printed material
Box 1: 1

General - Fitch, Donald. "The Ward-Perkins Papers"

Box 1: 2

General - Early working inventory

Box 1: 3

General - Biographical documents (photocopies)

Box 1: 4-7

Barker

Box 1: 8

Coffyn

Box 1: 9

Davenport

Box 1: 10

Folger

Box 1: 11

Gardner

Box 1: 12-13

Gray

Box 1: 14-15

Perkins

Box 1: 16

Robinson

Box 1: 17

Rodman

Box 1: 18-19

Schönberg

Box 1: 20

Tilton, Eleanor M. - "The True Romance of Anna Hazard Barker and Samuel Gray Ward"

Box 1: 21

Von Hoffman

Box 1: 22-24

Ward

 

Prominent Figures - Politicians, Authors, and Social Figures and miscellany

Scope and Content Note

Mainly correspondence to, from, and about; also some documents, clippings, writings, and other material.
 

Bancroft, Elizabeth [Davis Bliss] (c.1803-1886) [wife of George Bancroft]

Box 2: 1

1 ALS to Fanny and Mary [Frances D. Bruen Perkins and Mary A. D. Bruen], (Fitch, 73), 1867

Box 2: 1

1 ALS to "friends" [Mr. and Mrs. Charles Callahan Perkins], (Fitch, 75), n.d.

Box 2: 1

1 ALS from Mary E. Perkins, (Fitch, 73), n.d.

Box 2: 1

30 ALS from Mary Lundie Bruen, (Fitch, 72), 1865-1879

 

Bancroft, George (1800-1891)

Box 2: 2

1 ALS to William Bancroft (his brother), (Fitch, 75), 1854

Box 2: 2

3 ALS to Mary A. D. Bruen, 1876-1886, (Fitch, 74), n.d.

Box 2: 2

5 ALS to Mary Lundie Bruen, (Fitch, 74), n.d.

Box 2: 2

9 ALS to Charles Callahan Perkins, (Fitch, 74), 1855-1883

Box 2: 2

9 ALS to Fanny [Frances D. Bruen Perkins], (Fitch, 73-74), 1853-1865, n.d.

Box 2: 2

4 ALS to friends and relatives, (Fitch, 74), 1875, 1882, n.d.

Box 2: 2

2 ALS from Charles Callahan Perkins, (Fitch, 68), 1867, 1868

Box 2: 2

1 Newspaper clipping re Bancroft biography, 1944

 

Baring, Thomas

Box 2: 3

Correspondence and clippings, ca. 1877-1923

 

Barker, Abraham (1821-1906) [brother of Anna Hazard Barker Ward]

Box 2: 4

2 ALS to "neice," 1883, 1896

 

Berensen, Mary

Box 2: 5

1 picture postcard to Mrs. [Elizabeth Ward] Perkins, 1928

 

Bridge, Ann (1889-1974) [pseudonym for Lady Mary Dolling O'Malley, English novelist.]

Box 2: 6

10 ALS to Elizabeth [Ward Perkins], (Fitch, 58), 1942-1951

 

Bruen, Matthias (1776-1846) [grandfather of Frances Davenport Bruen Perkins]

Box 2: 7

1 ALS, with typescript copy, of a letter to his sister Mary, with a pencil sketch of Matthias included, (Fitch, 71), 1817

 

Bryce, James (1838-1922)

Box 2: 8

1 ALS to Mrs. [Frances D. Bruen] Perkins, (Fitch, 72), 1886

Box 2: 8

1 ALS to Mr. [Samuel Gray] Ward, (Fitch, 26), 1898

 

Cabot, James Elliot (1821-1903) [Emerson's literary executor]

Box 2: 8

2 ALS from Samuel Gray Ward, (Fitch, 23), 1882, n.d.

 

Channing, William Ellery (1817-1901)

Box 2: 9

1 ALS (8 pages) to Thomas Wren Ward, re campground WEC and Henry D. Thoreau used while on Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire, (Fitch, 46), 1861

 

Emerson, Edward W. (1844-1930)

Box 2: 10

8 ALS to Tom [Thomas Wren Ward], (Fitch, 46), 1861-1867

Box 2: 10

1 printed copy of address re opening of Emerson Hall in 1905 and 1 note re Samuel Gray Ward's family letters, (Fitch, 31), 1914

 

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882)

Box 2: 11

3 ALS to friends [Samuel G. Ward], (Fitch, 28), 1840, 1842

Box 2: 11

1 ALS to Thomas Wren Ward, (Fitch, 29), 1840, 1872

Box 2: 11

1 TL from F. P. Stearns to Sophie R. Howard Ward re deteriorating health of Emerson, 1882

 

Hecker, (Friar) Isaac (1819-1888) [founder of the Paulists]

Box 2: 12

2 ALS to "Friend" re Thomas Wren Ward, (Fitch, 48), 1862

Box 2: 12

2 ALS to Thomas Wren Ward, (Fitch, 48), 1864

 

James, Alice H. (c.1849-1922) [wife of William James]

Box 2: 13

1 ALS to Thomas Wren Ward, (Fitch, 30), 1878

 

James, Alice R. (d. 1957) [wife of Billy James]

Box 2: 14

1 ALS to "Bessie" [Elizabeth Ward Perkins], (Fitch, 30), 1929

 

James, Billy (1882-1961) [son of William James]

Box 2: 15

2 ALS to Elizabeth [Ward Perkins], (Fitch, 30), 1922-1929

 

James, Henry (1843-1916)

Box 2: 16

1 ALS to Anna Hazard Barker Ward, (Fitch, 30), n.d.

Box 2: 16

2 ALS to Samuel Gray Ward, 1869, (Fitch, 30), n.y.

Box 2: 16

1 TN, extract from "William Wetmore Story and his friends"

 

James, William (1842-1910)

Box 2: 17

1 ALS to Mrs. [Anna Hazard Barker] Ward, (Fitch, 30), [1884]

 

Lind, Jenny (1820-1887)

Box 2: 18

1 ALS to Baron [Richard Von] Hoffman, (Fitch, 40), n.d.

 

Lowell, Amy (1874-1925)

Box 2: 19

1 ALS to "Bessie" [Elizabeth Ward Perkins], (Fitch, 54), n.d.

 

Lowell, James Russell (1819-1891)

Box 2: 20

31 ALS to Samuel Gray Ward, (Fitch, 29), 1860-1891

 

O'Connell, (Cardinal) William Henry (1859-1944)

Box 2: 21

8 TLS and 1 ALS to Elizabeth Ward Perkins, (Fitch, 57), 1934-1940, n.d.

 

Powers, Hiram (1805-1873)

Box 2: 22

Typed copies of 3 letters to Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker, 1837-1843

 

Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962)

Box 2: 23

1 TLS to Elizabeth Ward Perkins, (Fitch, 57), 1933

 

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)

Box 2: 24

1 TLS to Samuel Gray Ward, (Fitch, 27), 1900

 

Saint-Gaudens, Homer (1880-1958)

Box 2: 25

1 TLS to Mrs. [Elizabeth Ward] Perkins, (Fitch, 54), 1923

 

Sanborn, F. B. (1831-1917)

Box 2: 26

2 TLS and 1 ALS to Samuel Gray Ward, (Fitch, 27), 1902

 

Santayana, George (1863-1952)

Box 2: 27

3 ALS to Mrs. [Elizabeth Ward] Perkins, (Fitch, 54), 1915, 1916, n.d.

 

Stephen, Sir Leslie (1832-1904)

Box 2: 28

1 ALS to Mr. [Samuel Gray] Ward, (Fitch, 27), 1902

 

Stite, R.

Box 2: 29

2 ALS to Martha Davenport, n.d.

 

Ward, Joanna Chipman (c. 1761-1831) [second wife of William Ward, grandmother of Samuel Gray Ward]

Box 2: 30

1 ALS to William Ward [brother of Samuel Gray Ward], (Fitch, 31), n.y.

 

Ward, Martha (1812-1853) [sister of Samuel Gray Ward]

Box 2: 31

1 TL (carbon copy transcript of earlier letter) to Thomas W. Ward [her father], 1836

 

[Ward, Martha Proctor (1763-1788)] [first wife of William Ward, grandmother of Samuel Gray Ward]

Box 2: 32

1 ADS - Eulogy, by unknown author, (Fitch, 31), 1788

 

Ward, Raymond L.

Box 2: 33

1 ALS to [William] Endicott, along with typed transcript, 1898

 

Ward, William (1761-1827) [grandfather of Samuel Gray Ward]

Box 2: 34

1 ALS to "grandson" [Samuel Gray Ward], (Fitch, 31), 1819

 

Miscellany

Box 2: 35

Various Documents, ca. 1867-1917

Box 2: 36

Vital Records - Births, marriages, and wills for various family members, ca. 1845-1954

 

Family

 

Ward, Samuel Gray (1817-1907)

Scope and Content Note

Oldest son of Thomas Wren Ward and Lydia Gray Ward. Businessman and Transcendentalist. Correspondence to and from, as well as other materials, ca. 1841-1906.
 

Outgoing

Box 3: 1

1 ALS to brother-in-law Abraham Barker, (Fitch, 24), 1890

Box 3: 2

1 ALS to Eliza Callahan Cleveland, (Fitch, 24), 1896

Box 3: 3

1 TLS to Richard Watson Gilder, (Fitch, 24), 1902

Box 3: 4

1 ALS to Baron Osten-Sacken, (Fitch, 26), n.d.

Box 3: 5

5 ALS to daughter Elizabeth B. Ward Schönberg, (Fitch, 23), 1862-1872

Box 3: 6

13 ALS to daughter Lydia G. Ward Von Hoffman, (Fitch, 23), 1871-1893

Box 3: 7

2 ALS to son-in-law Richard Von Hoffman, (Fitch, 23), 1872-1878

Box 3: 8

2 ALS to father Thomas W. Ward, (Fitch, 22), 1844

Box 3: 9

8 ALS to son Thomas Wren Ward, (Fitch, 23), 1860-1901

Box 3: 10

1 ALS to William Collins Whitney, (Fitch, 23), 1887

 

Incoming

Box 3: 11

1 ALS from F.H. Baring, (Fitch, 26-27), 1899

Box 3: 12

2 ALS from brother-in-law Abraham Barker, (Fitch, 24), 1841-1842

Box 3: 13

1 ALS from Mary B. Bartlett, (Fitch, 25), 1870

Box 3: 14

3 ALS from Helen C. Bell, (Fitch, 25), n.d.

Box 3: 15

1 ALS from Jonathan Ingersoll Bowditch, (Fitch, 25-26), 1871

Box 3: 16

2 ALS from J. Elliot Cabot, (Fitch, 27), 1902

Box 3: 17

1 ALS from John Jay Chapman, (Fitch, 26), 1890

Box 3: 18

1 ALS from Francis James Child, (Fitch, 25), 1864

Box 3: 19

1 ALS from Joseph H. Choate, (Fitch, 27), 1906

Box 3: 20

Typed copies of letters from John Murray Forbes, (Fitch, 26), 1892-1897

Box 3: 21

5 ALS and 1 TLS from Edwin Lawrence Godkin, (Fitch, 26), n.d.

Box 3: 22

1 ALS from Claudius Edward Habicht, (Fitch, 42), 1841

Box 3: 23

1 ALS from William Hawes, (Fitch, 25), n.d.

Box 3: 24

1 ALS from Thomas Wentworth Higginson, (Fitch, 27), 1901

Box 3: 25

1 ALS from Alfred E. Hippesley, 1890

Box 3: 26

3 ALS from Nina Howard Hippesley, (Fitch, 27), 1877

Box 3: 27

5 ALS from Prudence Rebecca "Lily" Howard, (Fitch, 27), n.d.

Box 3: 28

4 ALS from Sarah Forbes Hughes, (Fitch, 27), 1899-1900

Box 3: 29

1 ALS from W.H. Hughes, (Fitch, 27), 1899

Box 3: 30

2 ALS from Richard Morris Hunt, (Fitch, 26), 1872

Box 3: 31

1 ALS from aunt Lucy Ann Ward Lawrence, (Fitch, 25), 1857

Box 3: 32

1 ALS from Josephine Lazarus, (Fitch, 26), n.d.

Box 3: 33

4 ALS from Col. Henry Lee, (Fitch, 26), 1894-1898

Box 3: 34

1 ALS from Charles McKim, (Fitch, 25), n.d.

Box 3: 35

2 ALS from Charles Eliot Norton, (Fitch, 25), 1869

Box 3: 36

2 ALS from C.R. Osten-Sacken, (Fitch, 26), 1894-1901

Box 3: 37

1 ALS from Pelatiah Perit, (Fitch, 25), 1858

Box 3: 38

2 ALS from Fritz W. Rackemann, (Fitch, 25), 1846

Box 3: 39

3 ALS from Anne Ritchie, (Fitch, 26), n.d.

Box 3: 40

1 ALS from Georgina Schuyler, (Fitch, 27), 1902

Box 3: 41

4 ALS from Charles D. Sedgwick, (Fitch, 25), 1847-1856

Box 3: 42

2 ALS from Goldwin Smith, (Fitch, 25), 1864-1865

Box 3: 43

1 ALS from son-in-law Richard Von Hoffman, (Fitch, 40), 1872

Box 3: 44

16 ALS from brother Thomas William Ward, (Fitch, 25), 1850-1859

Box 3: 45

1 ALS from [anonymous], n.d.

 

Miscellany

Box 3: 46

Miscellaneous correspondence

Box 3: 47

3 essays by SGW with typescript copies: "Idealism and Realism," n.d., "Positivism," n.d., and recollections of poet Jones Very, 1896 (Fitch, 30-31)

Box 3: 48

"Poems and Translations of German Songs" by SGW, (Fitch, 30), 1880

Box 3: 49

Other materials (Fitch, 30-31)

 

Ward, Anna Hazard Barker (1813-1902)

Scope and Content Note

Daughter of Jacob Barker and Eliza Hazard Barker, wife of Samuel Gray Ward. Correspondence to and from, as well as other materials, ca. 1828-1899.
 

Outgoing

Box 3: 50

5 ALS to brother Abraham Barker, (Fitch, 36), 1869-1894

Box 3: 51

Typed copies of letters to brother Thomas H. Barker, (Fitch, 36), 1837-1838

Box 3: 52

2 ALS to daughter Elizabeth B. Ward Schönberg, 1860

Box 3: 53

10 ALS to daughter Lydia G. Ward Von Hoffman, (Fitch, 36), 1851-1892

Box 3: 54

Typed copies of letters to father-in-law Thomas W. Ward, 1842-1855

Box 3: 55

11 ALS to son Thomas Wren Ward, 1861-1865

 

Incoming

Box 4: 1

4 ALS from brother Abraham Barker, (Fitch, 37), 1841-1846

Box 4: 2

2 ALS from mother Eliza H. Barker, (Fitch, 37), 1846-1856

Box 4: 3

9 ALS from brother Thomas H. Barker, (Fitch, 37), 1837-1849

Box 4: 4

1 ALS from J. Ingersoll Bowditch, (Fitch, 37), 1883

Box 4: 5

Typed copies of letters from George P.A. Healy, (Fitch, 37), 1870

Box 4: 6

4 ALS from Nina Howard Hippesley, (Fitch, 27), 1878-1884

Box 4: 7

1 ALS from E.A. Read, 1880

Box 4: 8

1 ALS from Jane M. Scriven, (Fitch, 37), 1828

Box 4: 9

1 ALS from Edward Sillig, (Fitch, 37), 1856

Box 4: 10

Extracts of letters from Miss Swain, (Fitch, 37), 1852

Box 4: 11

2 ALS from son-in-law Richard Von Hoffman, (Fitch 40), 1872-1873

Box 4: 12

2 ALS from mother-in-law Lydia Gray Ward, n.d.

Box 4: 13

1 ALS from "French governess," 1858

 

Miscellany

Box 4: 14

Handwritten copy of her diary, (Fitch, 37), 1845-1855

Box 4: 15

Journal extracts

 

Schönberg, Elizabeth Barker Ward (1847-1920)

Scope and Content Note

Daughter of Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward, wife of Baron Ernst Schönberg. Correspondence to family members, ca. 1864-1919.
 

Outgoing

Box 4: 16

2 ALS to niece Elizabeth Ward Perkins, (Fitch, 39), 1897-1899

Box 4: 17

1 ALS to sister Lydia G. Ward Von Hoffman, n.d.

Box 4: 18

Numerous ALS to mother Anna H. Barker War, includes a typed excerpt from a letter from the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Manhattanville, 1864-1897

Box 4: 19

12 ALS and 1 TL (36 pp.) to brother Thomas Wren Ward, (Fitch, 39), 1890-1919

Box 4: 20

1 ALS to "Cousin," (Fitch, 39), 1899

 

Von Hoffman, Lydia Gray Ward (1843- ?)

Scope and Content Note

Daughter of Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward, wife of Richard Von Hoffman. Correspondence to and from family members, ca. 1852-1928.
 

Outgoing

Box 4: 21

1 ALS to sister Elizabeth B. Ward Schönberg, (Fitch, 40), 1870

Box 4: 22

113 ALS to mother Anna H. Barker Ward, (Fitch, 39), 1855-1876

Box 4: 23

26 ALS to father Samuel Gray Ward, (Fitch, 40), 1855-1876

Box 4: 24

1 ALS to sister-in-law Sophia R. Howard Ward, (Fitch, 40), 1875

Box 4: 25

56 ALS to brother Thomas Wren Ward, (Fitch, 40), 1859-1928

Box 4: 26

1 ALS to "Anna," n.d.

Box 4: 27

1 ALS to "Grandmother," 1870

Box 4: 28

1 ALS to [?], n.d.

 

Incoming

Box 4: 29

4 ALS from great-aunt Lucy Ann Ward Lawrence, (Fitch, 40), 1852-1855

Box 4: 30

2 ALS from "Grandmother," (Fitch, 40), 1853, n.d.

Box 4: 31

2 ALS from [?], 1858

 

Thoron, Anna Barker Ward (1841-1875)

Scope and Content Note

Daughter of Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward, wife of Joseph Thoron; died young, soon after the birth of her son, Ward Thoron. Outgoing correspondence, ca. 1854-1856.
Box 5: 1

7 ALS to brother Thomas Wren Ward, (Fitch, 44), 1854-1856

 

Ward, George Cabot (1824-1887)

Scope and Content Note

Brother of Samuel Gray Ward and business partner with him as the American representatives of Baring Bros., London. Outgoing correspondence, ca. 1846-1873.
Box 5: 2

2 ALS to John Murray Forbes, (Fitch, 42), 1865-1868

Box 5: 3

6 ALS to brother Samuel Gray Ward, (Fitch, 42), 1846-1873

 

Barker, Jacob (1779-1871)

Scope and Content Note

Father of Anna Hazard Barker Ward, husband of Eliza Hazard Barker; merchant and New York State Senator. Outgoing correspondence to family members, ca. 1801-1869.
Box 5: 4

2 ALS to granddaughter Elizabeth B. Ward Schönberg, 1855-1858

Box 5: 5

4 ALS to granddaughter Lydia G. Ward Von Hoffman, (Fitch, 44), 1853-1868

Box 5: 6

4 ALS and 2 TLS to daughter Anna H. Barker Ward, (Fitch, 42), 1801-1869

 

Ward, Thomas Wren (1844-1940)

Scope and Content Note

Son of Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward. Correspondence to, from, and about; as well as other materials, ca. 1857-1939.
 

Outgoing

Box 5: 7

1 ALS to uncle Abraham Barker, (Fitch, 45), 1900

Box 5: 8

2 ALS to sister Anna B. Ward Thoron, 1857-1859

Box 5: 9

192 ALS to sister Lydia G. Ward Von Hoffman, (Fitch, 45), 1864-1912

Box 5: 10

22 ALS to father Samuel Gray Ward, (Fitch, 45), 1857-1893

Box 5: 11

31 ALS to mother Anna Hazard Barker Ward, 1854-1875

Box 5: 12

22 ALS to "Parents" [SGW & AHBW], (Fitch, 45), 1856-1858

Box 5: 13

2 ALS to daughter Elizabeth Howard Ward Perkins, (Fitch, 58), 1938

Box 5: 14

5 ALS to son George Cabot Ward (1873-1936), (Fitch, 45), 1917-1934

Box 5: 15

1 ALS to "Mother" [probably mother-in-law], 1874

Box 5: 16

1 ALS to "Cecil," n.d.

 

Incoming

Box 5: 17

8 ALS and 1 TLS from Baring Bros., (Fitch, 48), 1886-1923

Box 5: 18

1 ALS from Francis James Child, (Fitch, 48), n.d.

Box 5: 19

2 ALS from Charles De Kay, (Fitch, 48), 1880

Box 5: 20

1 TLS from cousin George B. Dorr, (Fitch, 48), 1934

Box 5: 21

1 ALS from Edith Emerson, (Fitch, 46), 1862

Box 5: 22

2 ALS from Ellen T. Emerson, (Fitch, 46), 1862-1867

Box 5: 23

1 ALS from William Endicott, (Fitch, 48), 1908

Box 5: 24

3 ALS from Robert Fulton, (Fitch, 48), n.d.

Box 5: 25

5 ALS from Storrow Higginson, (Fitch, 46), 1859-1863

Box 5: 26

1 ALS from Isabella Hutchinson, (Fitch, 46), 1855

Box 5: 27

1 TLS from Dickinson S. Miller, (Fitch, 48), 1902

Box 5: 28

3 ALS from Francis T. Roche, (Fitch, 49), 1929

Box 5: 29

1 ALS from Ernst Schönberg, (Fitch, 49), 1922

Box 5: 30

1 TLS from Charles M. Storey, (Fitch, 49), 1932

Box 5: 31

16 ALS from nephew Ward Thoron, (Fitch, 49), 1910-1935

 

Miscellany

Box 5: 32

School records and correspondence, (Fitch, 49), 1855-1858

Box 5: 33

Various materials honoring TWW as Harvard's "Oldest Living Graduate," (Fitch, 50)

Box 5: 34-35

Miscellaneous correspondence

Box 6: 1-4

Miscellaneous correspondence

 

Ward, Sophia Read Howard (1849-1918)

Scope and Content Note

Wife of Thomas Wren Ward, daughter-in-law of Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward. Correspondence to/from, typescript of newspaper account of wedding, and estate information, ca. 1875-1920.
 

Outgoing

Box 6: 5

6 ALS to "Father," (Fitch, 50), 1876

Box 6: 6

12 ALS to "Mother," (Fitch, 50), 1876-1893

Box 6: 7

1 ALS to "Ward," n.d.

 

Incoming

Box 6: 8

1 ALS from W. Carvel Hall, 1896

Box 6: 9

1 ALS from James M. Howard, (Fitch, 50), 1899

Box 6: 10

1 ALS from [?] Lee, n.d.

Box 6: 11

2 ALS from [?] re the death of Josephine Lazarus, (Fitch, 50), 1910

 

Miscellany

Box 6: 12

Typescript newspaper account of her wedding to Thomas Wren Ward, n.d.

Box 6: 13

Estate information following the death of Sophie Ward (Fitch, 52)

 

Perkins, Elizabeth Howard Ward (1873-1954)

Scope and Content Note

Daughter of Thomas Wren Ward and Sophia Read Howard Ward, granddaughter of Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward, wife of Charles Bruen Perkins. Correspondence to/from and about, accounts of wedding to Charles Bruen Perkins, and other materials, ca. 1870s-1953.
 

Outgoing

Box 6: 14

23 ALS to grandfather Samuel Gray Ward, (Fitch, 52), 1889-1900

Box 6: 15

1 ALS to [?], 1897

 

Incoming

Box 6: 16

2 ALS from Robert Amendola and his wife, Gerrie Amendola, (Fitch, 58), 1950-1953

Box 6: 17

1 TLS from John Taylor Arms, (Fitch, 59), 1952

Box 6: 18

1 ALS from Cecil B. Atwater, (Fitch, 58), 1951

Box 6: 19

1 ALS from Elizabeth B. Bliss, 1942

Box 6: 20

8 ALS from Otto T. Bannard, (Fitch, 56), ca. 1927-1929

Box 6: 21

1 ALS from Samuel H. Barker, (Fitch, 52), 1889

Box 6: 22

1 ANS from George Grey Barnard, (Fitch, 56), n.d.

Box 6: 23

4 ALS and 1 TLS from Daniel Berkeley-Updike, (Fitch, 56), 1928-1941

Box 6: 24

1 ALS from Paul Albert Besnard, (Fitch, 56), 1924

Box 6: 25

1 ALS from Elizabeth Coatsworth Beston, (Fitch, 57), 1933

Box 6: 26

1 ALS from Laurence Binyon, (Fitch, 53), 1914

Box 6: 27

1 ALS from John Otway Percy Bland (Fitch, 56)

Box 6: 28

1 ALS from Montague E. Browning, (Fitch, 57), 1935

Box 6: 29

1 ALS from Arthur Graham Carey, (Fitch, 58), 1938

Box 6: 30

4 ALS and 1 TLS from Morris Carter, with a postcard from his wife, Beatrice, (Fitch, 57), 1937-1938

Box 6: 31

1 ALS from Robert Catterson-Smith, (Fitch, 56), 1923

Box 6: 32

1 ALS from Francis H.H. Clarke, (Fitch, 53), 1915

Box 6: 33

8 ALS from Charles T. Copeland, (Fitch, 53), 1910-1923

Box 6: 34

1 TLS from Ralph Adams Cram, (Fitch, 54), 1919

Box 6: 35

1 ALS from Charles C. Curran, (Fitch, 54), 1912

Box 6: 36

1 ALS from Margaret Duff, (Fitch, 57), 1935

Box 6: 37

2 TLS from Milton Ellis, 1941

Box 6: 38

1 ALS from Louise Endicott, 1940

Box 6: 39

Typed letters and other materials from Sen. Ralph E. Flanders and his wife, Helen Hartness Flanders, (Fitch, 59), ca. 1940s-1950s

Box 6: 40

1 TLS from Edward W. Forbes, 1939

Box 6: 41

1 ALS from Helen C. Frick, (Fitch, 54), 1923

Box 6: 42

2 ALS from Isabella Stewart Gardner, (Fitch, 53), 1914

Box 6: 43

1 ALS from Matilda Gay, (Fitch, 56), 1929

Box 6: 44

1 ALS from Richard Watson Gilder, (Fitch, 53), 1896

Box 6: 45

1 ALS from John R. Gilman, (Fitch, 59), 1952

Box 7: 1

1 ALS from Constance Cary Harrison, (Fitch, 53), n.d.

Box 7: 2

1 ALS from Laura Hills, (Fitch, 56), 1926

Box 7: 3

2 ALS from Alfred Hippesley, with a typescript account of his wife Nina's death (Fitch, 57)

Box 7: 4

2 ALS from May Elliot Hobbs, (Fitch, 56), 1927

Box 7: 5

3 ALS and 6 TLS from Henry A. Hollond, with a typescript account of Cambridge University, (Fitch, 53), 1915-1920

Box 7: 6

1 TL from Marjorie Hollond, with newspaper clippings, (Fitch, 58), 1940

Box 7: 7

1 TLS from Alice S. Howard, (Fitch, 58), 1937

Box 7: 8

2 TLS from M.A. Howe, (Fitch, 57), 1930

Box 7: 9

1 ALS from M.A. DeWolfe Howe, (Fitch, 58), 1940

Box 7: 10

1 ALS from Charles P. Howland, (Fitch, 56), n.d.

Box 7: 11

1 ALS from Joseph L. Hurley, (Fitch, 58), 1952

Box 7: 12

3 ALS and 4 TLS from Henry Festing Jones, (Fitch, 54), 1915-1922

Box 7: 13

16 ALS from Anatole Le Braz, (Fitch, 53), 1907-1927

Box 7: 14

1 ALS from Charles Martin Loeffler, (Fitch, 54), 1918

Box 7: 15

1 ALS from A. Lawrence Lowell, (Fitch, 54), 1915

Box 7: 16

1 ALS from Lincoln MacVeagh, (Fitch, 58), [1950]

Box 7: 17

3 ALS from Maria-Theresa, (Fitch, 56), 1928-1950

Box 7: 18

2 ALS from Albert Jay Nock, (Fitch, 54), 1916-1917

Box 7: 19

1 ALS from Robert L. O'Brien, (Fitch, 54), 1919

Box 7: 20

3 ALS from Christopher O'Malley, with biographical note, (Fitch, 59), 1952

Box 7: 21

1 ALS from Ralph Barton Perry, (Fitch, 56), 1929

Box 7: 22

1 AL from [Caroline Phillips], (Fitch, 57), 1938

Box 7: 23

2 ALS from William Phillips, (Fitch, 57), 1930-1938

Box 7: 24

1 ALS from A. Kingsley Porter, (Fitch, 56), n.d.

Box 7: 25

1 ALS from Sir William Haldane Porter, (Fitch, 53), 1914

Box 7: 26

1 ALS from Chandler R. Post, (Fitch, 57), 1934

Box 7: 27

1 ALS from Denman W. Ross, (Fitch, 54), 1922

Box 7: 28

7 ALS/TLS from Ellery Sedgwick, (Fitch, 53-54), 1913-1936

Box 7: 29

10 ALS from Anne Douglas Sedgwick de Sélincourt, (Fitch, 57), ca. 1932

Box 7: 30

1 ALS from Elizabeth Stevenson, (Fitch, 59), 1953

Box 7: 31

3 TLS from Hayden A. Vachon and his cousin Andrew Vachon, (Fitch 58), 1944-1949

Box 7: 32

1 ALS from Ferdinand Von Hoffman, ca. 1870s

Box 7: 33

2 TLS from sister-in-law Justine Bayard Cutting Ward, (Fitch, 59), 1953

Box 7: 34

1 ALS from Wilfred P. Ward, (Fitch, 53), n.d.

Box 7: 35

1 ALS from Winslow Wilson, (Fitch, 58), 1951

Box 7: 36

1 ALS from Charles Herbert Woodbury, (Fitch, 54), 1922

Box 7: 37

1 ALS from Raymond Wyler, (Fitch, 54), 1919

 

Miscellany

Box 7: 38

Biographical information

Box 7: 39

Vatican correspondence, (Fitch, 60), 1950

Box 7: 40

"The Lenox Genius," (Fitch, 59), ca. 1885

Box 7: 41

Accounts of her wedding to Charles Bruen Perkins, 1896

Box 7: 42

Miscellaneous items

Box 7: 43

Scribner's Magazine articles by EWP, 1925-1927

Box 7: 44

Untitled short story ("Down Murray Hill..."), (Fitch, 60), n.d.

Box 7: 45-48

Miscellaneous correspondence

 

Perkins, Charles Bruen (1860-1929)

Scope and Content Note

Husband of Elizabeth Ward Perkins, son of Charles Callahan Perkins and Frances D. Bruen Perkins. Architect.
Box 8: 1

Correspondence, documents, biographical sketch, and clipping, ca. 1891-1948

 

Perkins, Thomas Handasyd (1764-1854)

Scope and Content Note

Brother of Charles Bruen Perkins' great-grandfather, great-uncle of Charles Callahan Perkins. Businessman and philanthropist.
Box 8: 2

Correspondence, (Fitch, 64), 1825-1842

 

Perkins, Charles Callahan (1823-1886)

Scope and Content Note

Father of Charles Bruen Perkins, husband of Frances Davenport Bruen Perkins. Musician, composer, artist and author and patron of the arts. Correspondence to and from, diaries, and other materials, ca. 1842-1889.
 

Outgoing

Box 8: 3

1 ALS to William Bliss, (Fitch, 68), 1877

 

Incoming

Box 8: 4

7 ALS from "Mari," (Fitch, 68), 1842-1843

Box 8: 5

6 ALS from "Mother," (Fitch, 68), n.d.

Box 8: 6

10 ALS from sister "Saadi," (Fitch, 68), 1842-1843

Box 8: 7

6 ALS from Dorsey Read (Fitch, 68)

Box 8: 8

1 ALS from Ary Scheffer, n.d.

Box 8: 9

1 ALS from Fred R. Sears, (Fitch, 68), 1842

 

Miscellany

Box 8: 10

Miscellaneous correspondence (Fitch, 68)

Box 8: 11

Miscellaneous items, 1856-1889

Box 8: 12

Unbound diary, (Fitch, 68), 1847-1849

Box 8: 13

Bound diary, (Fitch, 68), n.d.

Box 8: 14

Memoir of Charles Callahan Perkins by Samuel Eliot (Fitch, 71)

Box 8: 15

Les Sculpteurs Italiens by Charles Callahan Perkins (Fitch, 70)

 

Perkins, Francis Davenport (1897-1970)

Scope and Content Note

Eldest son of Elizabeth Ward Perkins and Charles Bruen Perkins. Music critic for the New York Herald-Tribune.
Box 9: 1

Correspondence to "Mother," article by FDP, and clipping, (Fitch, 58), ca. 1926-1947

 

Perkins, James (1761-1822)

Scope and Content Note

Grandfather of Charles Callahan Perkins, brother of Thomas Handasyd Perkins, his business partner.
Box 9: 2

Obituary notices, 1822

 

Perkins, James (1791-1828)

Scope and Content Note

Father of Charles Callahan Perkins, nephew of Thomas Handasyd Perkins.
Box 9: 3

Probate documents, (Fitch, 64-65), 1824-1831

 

Perkins, Maxwell E. (1884-1947)

Scope and Content Note

Nephew of Elizabeth Ward Perkins and Charles Bruen Perkins. Editor and book publisher.
Box 9: 4

1 TLS to Elizabeth Ward Perkins, (Fitch, 57), 1930

 

Perkins, Sarah

Box 9: 5

1 ALS to James Perkins (1791-1828) in London, (Fitch, 65), n.d.

 

Bruen, Mary Anne Davenport (1793-1892)

Scope and Content Note

Mother-in-law of Charles Callahan Perkins, mother of Frances D. Bruen Perkins and Mary Lundie Bruen. Outgoing correspondence and other materials, 1817-1884.
Box 9: 6

5 ALS to Elizabeth Bancroft, (Fitch, 71), 1859-1884

Box 9: 7

40 ALS/TLS to "Mr. Bliss," (Fitch, 71), 1858-1877

Box 9: 8

1 ALS to John Ward, (Fitch, 71), 1861

Box 9: 9

Passport, (Fitch, 71), 1835

 

Perkins, Frances Davenport Bruen (1825-1909)

Scope and Content Note

Wife of Charles Callahan Perkins, daughter of Mary Anne Davenport Bruen and Matthias Bruen (1793-1829). Correspondence and other materials, ca. 1860s.
 

Outgoing

Box 9: 10

17 ALS to Elizabeth Bancroft, (Fitch, 72), ca. 1860s

Box 9: 11

9 ALS to "Mr. Bliss," (Fitch, 72), ca. 1859

 

Incoming

Box 9: 12

1 ALS from sister Mary Lundie Bruen, (Fitch, 72), n.d.

Box 9: 13

1 ALS from [J.W. Preston], (Fitch, 72), 1863

 

Miscellany

Box 9: 14

Obituary notice, (Fitch, 73), ca. 1909

 

Bliss, Alexander and Bliss, William Davis

Scope and Content Note

Members of Elizabeth Bancroft's family and close friends of the Bruen family. Correspondence, ca. 1854-1885.
 

Outgoing

Box 9: 15

1 ALS to Alexander Bliss from G. Borland, (Fitch, 72), 1862

Box 9: 16

1 ALS to Alexander Bliss from William D. Bliss, 1861

Box 9: 17

1 ALS to [?] from William D. Bliss, n.d.

 

Incoming

Box 9: 18

25 ALS from Mary Lundie Bruen, (Fitch, 72), 1854-1885

Box 9: 19

1 ALS from George Hardwick, 1862

Box 9: 20

1 ALS from F.L. Skinner, n.d.

 

Ward, George Cabot (1876-1936)

Scope and Content Note

Son of Thomas Wren Ward and Sophia Read Howard Ward, brother of Elizabeth Ward Perkins.
Box 9: 21

Correspondence from and about, condolences and obituaries, ca. 1901-1936

 

Ward, Howard Ridgeley (1881-1946)

Scope and Content Note

Son of Thomas Wren Ward and Sophia Read Howard Ward, brother of Elizabeth Ward Perkins.
Box 9: 22

Biographical document with related letter to Elizabeth Ward Perkins, ca. 1948

 

Perkins, Anna Ward "Nancy" (1899-1993)

Scope and Content Note

Daughter of Elizabeth Ward Perkins and Charles Bruen Perkins, granddaughter of Thomas Wren Ward and Sophia Read Howard Ward.
Box 9: 23

Correspondence from London, ca. 1914-1915

 

Howard Family

Scope and Content Note

Mainly genealogical notes, charts, and articles on the ancestors of Sophia Read Howard Ward, wife of Thomas Wren Ward.
Box 10: 1

"A Memoir of the Late Colonel John Eager Howard," (Fitch, 63), 1863

Box 10: 2

"John Eager Howard: Colonel of Second Maryland Regiment - Continental Line," (Fitch, 63), 1863

Box 10: 3

"John Eager Howard: Record of This Gallant Marylander's Career," 1900

Box 10: 4

"Col. John Eager Howard of Maryland (1752-1827)," (Fitch, 63), n.d.

Box 10: 5

Documents related to Margaretta "Peggy" Chew Howard, wife of John Eager Howard, n.d.

Box 10: 6

"Memoranda" by Charles Howard, transcribed by his nephew Cornelius Howard, (Fitch, 62), 1876

Box 10: 7

"Howard Family Genealogy" bound booklet, (Fitch, 63), 1856

Box 10: 8

"The Howards of Maryland" typescript copy of 1879 article (Fitch, 63)

Box 10: 9

"Family Traditions" bound booklet, 1889

Box 10: 10

"Progenitors of the Howards of Maryland," (Fitch, 63), 1938

Box 10: 11

"Colonial Dames of America - Form of Application for Membership," (Fitch, 63), n.d.

Box 10: 12

"The Ridgely Family," (Fitch, 62), n.d.

Box 10: 13

Genealogical notes, charts, and ephemera, v.d.

Box 10: 14

Newspaper clippings and ephemera, v.d.

 

Ward Family Miscellany

Box 11: 1

"Early Life of William Ward," bound memoir, 1862

Box 11: 2

"Ward Family Papers" signature sheets, (Fitch, 31), 1900

Box 11: 3

Typescript Ward family history, (Fitch, 62), 1938

Box 11: 4

Appointment book pages, 1893

Box 11: 5

"Poems of Robert Barker," (Fitch, 62), n.d.

Box 11: 6

Postcards, n.d.

Box 11: 7

Miscellaneous correspondence

Box 11: 8

Handwritten copies of various correspondence

Box 11: 9

Unidentified correspondence and clippings

Box 12-13

Photocopies of correspondence from the collection (some with explanatory notes)

 

Oversize

Box 14

Scrapbook - Thomas Wren Ward

Box 15

Portfolio - Ward family genealogy

Box 15

Bound volume - Perkins and Ward family trees

 

John H. Mansfield Donation - Apr. 12, 2011

Scope and Content Note

Notes by JHM, about family members and contents, accompany many of the items.
 

Bruen, Mary Ann Davenport

Box 16

Letter (ALS), Jan. 19, 1822

 

Bruen, Mrs. [Fanny?]

Box 16

Letters from husband Charles C. Perkins and others, ca. 1860s-1880s

 

Doane, Elizabeth G. [grandmother of Charles C. Perkins]

Box 16

Letter announcing Edward's [?] engagement to Mary Spring

 

Lawrence, Lucy Ward [daughter of William Ward and Joanna Chipman]

Box 16

Letters for Anna Hazard Barker, ca. 1844, 1850-1851

 

Longfellow, Henry W.

Box 16

Letter to Mrs. Cleveland re Charles C. Perkins' book, Mar. 31, 1865

 

Perkins, Anna Ward, M.D.

Box 16

Biographical sketch, diplomas, honors, awards, photographs, obituary, ca. 1970s-1993

 

Perkins, Charles Bruen

Box 16

Letter from Phillipps Brooks re confirmation, May 19, [1876?]

Box 16

Letter from Phillipps Brooks, Mar. 3, 1886

Box 16

Notices, in French, 1881, 1888

 

Perkins, Charles C.

Box 16

Admission to Harvard, Feb. 7, 1839

Box 16

Letter to cousin Emma Forbes, [Aug. 31, 1843]

Box 16

Note from M. Brimmer (?) to [Mr.?] Eliot, to write a memorial for CCP, and letter on same sheet, from S.E. [Samuel Eliot?] to Sally, Oct. 14, 1886

Box 16

Translation of Leonardo da Vinci sonnet, n.d.

 

Perkins, Elizabeth Ward

Box 16

Letters to grandparents (Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward), 1886-1898

Box 16

Handwritten diary from time in England, 1914-1915

 

Perkins Family

Box 16

Kirkland, John T. (President, Harvard University) - letter (ALS) to T. H. Perkins, S. G. Perkins and James Perkins II, thanking them for gift under James Perkins will, Sept. 15, 1822

Box 17

The Perkins Family - A Private Proof: Printed in Order to Preserve Certain Matters Connected with the Boston Branch of the Perkins Family... , by Augustus T. Perkins (Boston: T. R. Marvin & Son, Printers, 1890)

 

Perkins, James

Box 17

One letter (ALS) from Josiah Quincy, thanking him for gift, Dec. 28, 1821

 

Perkins, P. G. [?]

Box 17

Letter to her mother, n.d.

 

Ward, Anna Hazard Barker

Box 17

Timeline re family events, addressed to Lily Ward von Hoffman, 1875-1891

 

Ward, Elizabeth [Bessie]

Box 17

Death notice (6 July 1920), picture postcard and copy of photo depicting Schloss Pallaus, her residence

Box 17

Handwritten note of Baron Ernst von Schönberg Roth Schönberg, 27 Oct. 1905

 

Ward, Lily

Box 17

Letters from Mother, ca. 1876-1891

 

Ward, Martha Ann [wife of William Ward]

Box 17

Poem, n.d.

 

Ward, Samuel Gray {S. G.]

Box 17

Notes on Samuel Gray Ward - typescript

Box 17

Photographs [b/w] of S. G. Ward's Watercolors - in leather album, incl. Santa Barbara landscape, n.d.

 

Ward, Thomas W.

Box 17

Three letters to his sons, Samuel G. Ward and William Ward, 1825, 1826, 1828

 

Ward, Thomas Wren

Box 17

Handwritten notes possibly by TWW

Box 17

One letter (ALS) from Brooks Adams, Jan. 10, 1919; one letter (ALS) to Brooks Adams, not sent, Jan. 13, 1920

 

Ward, Thomas Wren, II

Box 17

Letters from R. von Hoffman, 1879-1882

Box 17

Letter from Lily Ward, 1879

Box 17

Note from Mrs. Dill, n.d.

 

Unidentified

Box 17

Letter from Maria [?], July [21?], 1772

Box 17

Letter, p. 2, sending respects to Mr. Perkins, also your mother and Mary, n.d.