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Guide to the Culver Family Papers, 1858-1915
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Family History/Geneology & Family Correspondence, 1860s.

Box 1, Folder 1

Geneology & Family History, Culver & Bliss Families.

Physical Description: (12 documents)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 7, F32, for letter to Oscar Culver fm George Culver; Box 7, F35 to Minnie Culver fm Louise Culver, Jul 8, 1905; Box 7, F40 to Will Culver fm Oscar & Minnie Culver, Jul 1, 1903; Box 12, F1, J. O. Culver application to Sons of the Revolution [1895?]; Box 12, F12, to Oscar Culver fm Richard Culver, Mar 21, 1901.
Box 1, Folder 2

Letters to Minnie Culver from John Oscar Culver, 1860.

Physical Description: (9 letters)

Scope and Content Note

[William Henry] Seward, BGen George H. Nye, U.S.A. Charles Francis Adams. Mrs. [Governor] Lewis P. Harvey [Wisconsin].
Box 1, Folder 3

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1861 (Jun-Oct).

Physical Description: (12 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F2, for letter to Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, Oct 1, 1861, & Oct 9, 1861. Paymaster appointment requirements. Hannibal, Mo. BGen Benjamin Prentiss, U.S.A., and rebel activity, eastern Missouri. Views on women. "Wisconsin money."
Box 1, Folder 4

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1861 (Nov-Dec).

Physical Description: (9 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Views on literature & letter writing. Wisconsin election results, 1861. James Colton [U.S. Congressman, Wisconsin].
Box 1, Folder 5

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1862 (Jan-Jun).

Physical Description: (9 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F2 for letter of Mar 23, 1862. Steamboating on the Mississippi River. Steamer George Washington Graham. 17th Reg't. Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, U.S.A., 2nd Reg't. Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry, U.S.A. Jeff (& Mrs.) Thompson [Confederate raider]. Rebel marauders in S.W. Missouri. Trent question and Abraham Lincoln [anec.]. Views on Civil War. Evaluation of Confederate morale. Cavalry night scouting parties.
Box 1, Folder 6

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1862 (Jul-Dec).

Physical Description: (9 letters)

Scope and Content Note

U.S. Army reaction to defeat in front of Richmond, VA. Bushwhacker activity, S.W. Missouri. U.S. Army force concentration, under BGen John M. Schofield. St. Louis patriotic fervor. 20th Reg't. Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry.
Box 1, Folder 7

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1863 (Jan-Jun).

Physical Description: (12 letters)

Scope and Content Note

T[imothy] O. Howe [U.S. Senator, Wis.]. Louis M. Gottschalk. Mrs. [MGen] Francis J. Herron, U.S.A. Typhoid and smallpox, St. Louis. Forsyth, Missouri. U.S. Army of the Frontier. Bolan, "Outlaw of the Ozarks." 1st Reg't. Iowa Volunteer Cavalry, 12th Reg't. Iowa Volunteer Cavalry. Camp Bliss [Mo?]. Troop transport on the Mississippi River, steamers Planet, Henry Clay, Hiawatha. Mrs. [MGen] Jeff Thompson. Milliken's Bend, Young's Point, canal strategy on the Mississippi. 14th Division, 13th Army Corps, U.S.A.
Box 1, Folder 8

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1863 (Jul-Aug).

Physical Description: (9 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Seven Sisters [drama]. St. Louis, Missouri, in the Civil War. New York draft riots. U.S.A. Paymaster functions and mode of travel. Conscription of U.S.A. Paymaster clerks. 2nd Reg't. Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry.
Box 1, Folder 9

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1863 (Sep-Dec).

Physical Description: (16 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F2, for letter to Minnie Culver fm Oscar Culver, Sep 19, 1863. Danger faced by U.S. Army Paymasters. Bushwhackers operating in Missouri: Jim Lane, Hunter, Quantrell, Norris, Coffee. Opinions on U.S. Army. BGen John McNeil, U.S.A. 1st Arkansas Reg't. Volunteer Cavalry, U.S.A. Shelby's raid [C.S.A.], Arkansas and Missouri. Rev. Henry Giles. Strawberry & blackberry culture.
Box 1, Folder 10

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1864 (Jan-Feb).

Physical Description: (9 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Conflagration, Chile, 1864. Steamer John H. Dickey.
Box 1, Folder 11

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1864 (Mar-May).

Physical Description: (10 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F2 for letter to Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, May 20, 1864. Col. Nathan W. Brown, Deputy Paymaster General. St. Louis Exhibition, April 1864. Small fruit cultivation.
Box 1, Folder 12

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1864 (Jun-Dec).

Physical Description: (11 letters)

Scope and Content Note

2nd Reg't. Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. James H. Howe [Attorney General, Wisconsin]. 9th Reg't. Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Lincoln, as model for president. Small fruit cultivation. Paper manufacture.
Box 1, Folder 13

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1865.

Physical Description: (7 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Paymaster salary. Governor Lewis P. Harvey (Wisconsin). Horace Rublee [Publisher]. Oil speculation and swindling.
Box 1, Folder 14

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1866-1868.

Physical Description: (31 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F2 for letter to Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, Oct 22, 1866. Prince Albert potatoes. Burlington [Wis.] brick. James H. Howe. Chicago & North Western Railway. Strawberry culture.
Box 1, Folder 15

To Will L. Culver from Oscar Culver, 1867.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

[?] Anthony, illustrator, Young Folks magazine (NY). W.A. Wakeman [U.S. Congressman, New York].
 

Correspondence, Family & Friends, 1850s-1860s.

Box 2, Folder 1

To Oscar Culver from Minnie Culver, 1861-1862.

Physical Description: (15 letters)

Scope and Content Note

LCol. [Oscar H.] LaGrange [1st Reg't. Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry]. Harper's Weekly. Fremont Body Guard. 24th Reg't. Missouri State Militia. 2nd Reg't. Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Governor and Mrs. Lewis P. Harvey.
Box 2, Folder 2

To Oscar Culver from Minnie Culver, 1863.

Physical Description: (18 letters)

Scope and Content Note

BGen John C. Starkweather U.S.A. Wartime St. Louis, inflation, smallpox. Antietam. Col. Hans Hegg. T. O. Howe [U.S. Senator].
Box 2, Folder 3

To Oscar Culver from Minnie Culver, 1864.

Physical Description: (24 letters)

Scope and Content Note

BGen Egbert B. Brown [7th Reg't. Missouri Volunteer Infantry]. Farming procedures.
Box 2, Folder 4

To Oscar Culver from Minnie Culver, 1866-1869.

Physical Description: (30 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Kenosha, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
Box 2, Folder 5

To Oscar & Minnie from James & Kezia Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 2, Folder 6

To Oscar Culver from Louis B. and Kate N. Lee, 1859.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 2, Folder 7

To/from Oscar/Minnie Culver & Cyrus L. Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (6 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Cattle buying.
Box 2, Folder 8

To Oscar Culver from Charles D. Culver, 1858-1862.

Physical Description: (20 letters)

Scope and Content Note

W. A. Wakeman (U.S. Congressman). Civil War sutlers and commission agents. U.S.S. Trent, U.S.S. Nashville, wartime WDC. Draft of 1862. 53rd Reg't. New York Volunteer Infantry, Pierpont Rifles Brigade.
Box 2, Folder 9

To Oscar Culver from Charles D. Culver 1863-1869.

Physical Description: (18 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wall Street. Oil Market. Civil War veterans, regular army [U.S.A.], and political appointments.
Box 2, Folder 10

To Oscar Culver from James L. Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (13 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Paper mill operation. See also, Box 3, F24 for additional letters on paper mill activities.
Box 2, Folder 11

To Oscar from George B. Culver 1858-1863.

Physical Description: (10 letters)

Scope and Content Note

J. A. Bently [Judge, Wis.]. Civil War Army enlistment (Wis.).
Box 2, Folder 12

To Oscar from George B. Culver, 1864-1868.

Physical Description: (13 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Civil War Union Army sutlers and paymasters.
Box 2, Folder 13

To/from Oscar Culver & Mary Eliza [Richards], 1860s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Views on religion.
Box 2, Folder 14

To/from Oscar Culver & Thomas L. Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (8 letters)
Box 2, Folder 15

To Oscar & Thomas Culver from Stephen Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

W. A. Wakeman (U.S. Congressman).
Box 2, Folder 16

To Oscar/Minnie Culver from Nephew Charles M. Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 2, Folder 17

To/from Charles Culver and James Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Sketch of Civil War battle plan.
Box 2, Folder 18

To Cyrus Culver from Charles D. Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Pacific R.R. and Iowa land.
Box 2, Folder 19

To/from Oscar Culver and Julia Bliss, 1860s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box 2, Folder 20

To Oscar Culver from [?] [?] Barnes, 1860s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 2, Folder 21

To Oscar Culver from Charles W. Bennett, 1859-1861.

Physical Description: (19 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F4 for additional letters to the Culvers from the Bennetts. Republican politics (Wis.). Burlington (Wis.) school board.
Box 2, Folder 22

To Oscar Culver from Charles W. Bennett, 1862-1868.

Physical Description: (14 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Racine County politics (Wis.). Wisconsin Advocate. James H. Howe [Attorney General, Wis.]. See also, Box 12, F4 for additional letters to the Culvers from the Bennetts.
Box 3, Folder 1

To Oscar Culver from J. A. Bently, 1850s-1860s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 3, Folder 2

To Oscar Culver from S. P. Billings, 1859-1861.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 3, Folder 3

To Oscar Culver from W. P. Britten, 1860s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Eau Clair [Wis.] Badgers.
Box 3, Folder 4

To Oscar Culver from A. J. Cole, 1859.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 3, Folder 5

To/from Oscar Culver & DeWitt C. Conkey, 1860s.

Physical Description: (8 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Burlington [WI].
Box 3, Folder 6

To Oscar Culver from Amos Dean, 1850s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Albany [NY] Law School.
Box 3, Folder 7

To Oscar Culver from John B. Eugene, 1860s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wisconsin politics, 1861. Hans Hegg. [Governor Lewis P.] Harvey. Samuel Hastings. Jermain Soloman. Belgian Settlement [Wis.]. 8th, 10th, and 11th Reg'ts. Missouri Volunteer Infantry.
Box 3, Folder 8

To Oscar Culver from Belle Finlayson, 1860s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 3, Folder 9

To Oscar Culver from George Gibson, 1850s-1860s.

Physical Description: (15 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also Box 12, F8 for letter to Oscar Culver from George Gibson [Dec?] 19, 1862 & Sep 24, 1864. James H. Howe. New York politics, 1860s. Civil War: Army of Kentucky, 16th Reg't. New York Volunteer Infantry. MGen A. J. Smith. Camp Bates, KY.
Box 3, Folder 10

To Oscar Culver from George B. Goodwin, 1860s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F8 for letter to Oscar Culver from George Goodwin, Apr 25, 1860. James H. Howe.
Box 3, Folder 11

To Oscar Culver from John C. Greene, 1860s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box 3, Folder 12

To Oscar Culver from A. W. Hammond, 1860s.

Physical Description: (10 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F8 for letter to Oscar Culver fm A. W. Hammond, Oct. 23, 1865. Civil War garrison duty. Craft of fiction,. Kenosha Telegraph.
Box 3, Folder 13

To Oscar Culver from James H. Howe (& wife), 1860s.

Physical Description: (15 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wisconsin politics, 1860s. Governor Lewis P. Harvey [Wis.]
Box 3, Folder 14

To Oscar Culver from Timothy O. Howe, 1860s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Fugitive Slave Act, 1859. General Benjamin F. Larned [Paymaster General].
Box 3, Folder 15

To/from Oscar Culver and [LCol] O. H. LaGrange, 1860.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Booth rescue. U.S. Statute Ch. 9, Sec. 32 (1790).
Box 3, Folder 16

To Oscar Culver from John J. McClellan, 1850s-1860s.

Physical Description: (18 letters)

Scope and Content Note

James H. Howe. Oconto, Wis. Wisconsin politics. Conditions in Missouri, Civil War. U.S. Army Paymaster appointees.
Box 3, Folder 17

To Oscar Culver from William H. Norris, Jr., 1860.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wisconsin currency. [Governor] Lewis P. Harvey.
Box 3, Folder 18

To/from Oscar Culver & [?] [?] Robinson, 1859.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Green Bay Advocate.
Box 3, Folder 19

To Oscar Culver from James S. Rogers, 1860s.

Physical Description: (8 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Charles W. Bennett. Edward Dyer, M.D. Burlington, Wis. politics. Small fruit culture.
Box 3, Folder 20

To Oscar Culver from Horace Rublee, 1860s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wisconsin State Journal, Emigranten [newspaper, Wis.], C. F. Solberg. See also Box 12, F5, 6, 7: Letters to Oscar & Minnie Culver from George & Mary E. [Luella] Westover, 1859-1866.
Box 3, Folder 21

To Oscar Culver from James M. Wilson, 1860s.

Physical Description: (12 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Missouri politics. Pay Department, U.S. Army. Service magazine. Frank P. Blair, [Postmaster General]. T. O. Howe (U.S. Senator). James Doolittle (U.S. Senator). Andrew Jackson impeachment.
Box 3, Folder 22

To/from Oscar Culver as Asst. Attorney General [Wisconsin], 1860-1861.

Physical Description: (10 letters)

Scope and Content Note

[Governor Alexander W. Randall, Wis.]. James H. Howe. Louis P. Harvey. Wisconsin politics. Orasmus Cole. State School Fund [Wisconsin].
Box 3, Folder 23

To/from Oscar Culver on Paymaster Matters, 1861-1867.

Physical Description: (20 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 13, F3 for additional letters & papers on paymaster matters. U.S. Army pay procedures. Benjamin F. Larned, Paymaster General. Paymasters, post-Civil War. Frank P. Blair [Postmaster General]. T. O. Howe (U.S. Senator).
Box 3, Folder 24

To Oscar Culver on Paper Mill Matters, 1864-1865.

Physical Description: (5 letters)
Box 3, Folder 25

To Oscar Culver Regarding Badger Oil Co., 1865.

Physical Description: (2 letters & 3 stock certificate receipts)
Box 3, Folder 26

To/from Oscar Culver as Attorney for Chicago North Western Railway, 1867-1869.

Physical Description: (6 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Silas B. A. Haynes [U.S. Congressman]. Nathan W. Brown. Judge P[erry] H. Smith.
Box 3, Folder 27

To/from Oscar Culver & Literary Editors, 1866-1869.

Physical Description: (16 letters)

Scope and Content Note

"Robbed of Half a Million." "The Plaintiff Unsuited." "Van Rushing's Will." Atlantic Monthly. Harper's Weekly. G. P. Putnam & Co.
Box 3, Folder 28

To/from Oscar Culver & Misc., 1859-1864.

Physical Description: (18 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Rufus King. Milwaukee Sentinel. Wisconsin politics. Small fruit culture.
Box 3, Folder 29

To/from Oscar Culver & Misc., 1865-1869.

Physical Description: (19 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Silas B. A. Haynes [U.S. Congressman].
 

Correspondence & Miscellaneous Papers, Family and Friends, 1850s-1900s ; n.d.

Box 4, Folder 1

To/from Minnie & Oscar Culver and Zebina & Ellen S. Bliss, 1860s.

Physical Description: (20 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also Box 12, F3 for letter to Minnie Culver from Ellen S. Bliss & Julia Bliss, Jun 29, 1864.
Box 4, Folder 2

To/from Minnie Culver & Julia Bliss, 1860s.

Physical Description: (8 letters)
Box 4, Folder 3

To Minnie Culver from Edwin Bliss & Family, 1860s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Civil War: Camp Walker, KY; life in a Union Army Camp; campaign for Atlanta, 1864. General John Bell Hood, CSA.
Box 4, Folder 4

To Minnie & Oscar Culver from Timothy W. Bliss & Sam Powell, 1860s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Civil War: Camp life outside Danville, KY; 92nd and 96th Reg'ts. Illinois Volunteer Infantry; naval service on Mississippi, Tennessee, & Cumberland Rivers.
Box 4, Folder 5

To Minnie Culver from Nellie Bliss, 1860s.

Physical Description: (6 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Box 4, Folder 6

To/from Martha [Bliss] Chipman and Minnie Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Box 4, Folder 7

To Minnie Culver from Sara Saxe, 1850s-1860s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box 4, Folder 8

To Minnie Culver from Mary Lee, 1867.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 4, Folder 9

To/from Minnie Culver and Mary Eliza Richards, 1860s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box 4, Folder 10

To Minnie Culver from Charles D. & Louise Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Painting technique. James Hart Earnest[?].
Box 4, Folder 11

To Minnie Culver from George and James Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (6 letters)
Box 4, Folder 12

To Minnie Culver from Thomas Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (14 letters)
Box 4, Folder 13

To Minnie Culver from Stephen B. Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 4, Folder 14

To Minnie & Oscar Culver from Adile & Orra Akins, 1860s.

Physical Description: (25 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Post Civil War South. Col. Timothy P. Andrews, Paymaster General, Col. Nathan W. Brown.
Box 4, Folder 15

To Minnie Culver from Isobell Bennett [Mrs. Charles W.], 1860s.

Physical Description: (18 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also Box 12, F4 for additional letters from Isobel Bennett.
Box 4, Folder 16

To Minnie Culver from Ellen Carpenter [Woodworth], 1860s.

Physical Description: (11 letters)
Box 4, Folder 17

To/from Minnie Culver from Belle Finlayson, 1860s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Civil War: 10th and 17th Reg'ts., Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Wartime St. Louis.
Box 4, Folder 18

To/from Minnie & Oscar Culver and John & Jennie Hayner, 1860s.

Physical Description: (8 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Civil War: housing invalid soldiers.
Box 4, Folder 19

To Minnie Culver from Miscellaneous, 1860s.

Physical Description: (9 letters)
Box 4, Folder 20

From Minnie Culver to Miscellaneous, 1860s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box 4, Folder 21

Culver Family Bills & Receipts, 1860s.

Physical Description: (22 items)
Box 4, Folder 22

To/from James H. Howe & Miscellaneous, 1860s.

Physical Description: (7 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wisconsin politics. Timothy O. Howe.
Box 4, Folder 23

Miscellaneous Correspondence, Neither to Nor from Culver Family, 1860s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Republican State Convention, Wisconsin 1860. Wisconsin state politics.
Box 4, Folder 24

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1870s.

Physical Description: (10 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Iron mining [Wisconsin], gold mining [California].
Box 4, Folder 25

To Minnie Culver from Zebina Bliss, 1870s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Insurance business.
Box 4, Folder 26

To Minnie Culver from Edwin, Mary S. & Timothy Bliss, 1870s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 4, Folder 27

To Minnie Culver from Julia Bliss, 1870s.

Physical Description: (20 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also Box 8, F26-33 for undated correspondence from Julia Bliss to Minnie Culver.
Box 5, Folder 1

To Minnie Culver from Nell Bliss, 1870s.

Physical Description: (26 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12 F9 for letter to Minnie Culver from Nell Bliss, Sep [?], 1874.
Box 5, Folder 2

To Minnie Culver from Will Culver, 1870s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Gold mining and camp life, California. Ranching, So. California.
Box 5, Folder 3

To Minnie Culver from "Mellie," 1870s.

Physical Description: (7 letters)
Box 5, Folder 4

To Minnie Culver from Culver Relatives, 1870s.

Physical Description: (13 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Question of the Bible in schools. [Reuben Eaton] Fenton [U.S. Senator, NY]. Pottery painting and tracing techniques.
Box 5, Folder 5

To Minnie Culver from Miscellaneous, 1870s.

Physical Description: (20 letters)
Box 5, Folder 6

To Oscar Culver from Minnie Culver, 1870s.

Physical Description: (15 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Art lessons, [?] Wyant and [?] Bascom, New York. Iron mining. Opera.
Box 5, Folder 7

To Oscar Culver from His Brothers, 1870s.

Physical Description: (9 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Society wedding, 1870. Iron mining.
Box 5, Folder 8

To Oscar Culver from Bliss Relatives, 1870s.

Physical Description: (7 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Country life, Colorado. Cattle and sheep ranching, Colorado and Texas, 1870s.
Box 5, Folder 9

To Oscar Culver from David C. Atwood, 1870s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wisconsin State Journal. David C. Atwood [U.S. Congressman, WI]. Wisconsin Republican politics.
Box 5, Folder 10

To Oscar Culver from Timothy O. Howe & James H. Howe, 1870s.

Physical Description: (11 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wisconsin politics. Carl Schurz. [Henry Bowen] Anthony [U.S. Senator, RI]. The U.S. Senate. Iron mining.
Box 5, Folder 11

To/from Oscar Culver & John J. McClellan, 1870-1873.

Physical Description: (16 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Real estate business. Pottery clay. Mining speculation. Iron and silver mining.
Box 5, Folder 12

To/from Oscar Culver & John J. McClellan, 1874-1876.

Physical Description: (9 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Mining.
Box 5, Folder 13

To Oscar Culver as Editor [Wisconsin State Journal], 1870s.

Physical Description: (6 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wisconsin State Journal. Education. Timothy O. Howe. Wisconsin and national Republican politics. Horace Rublee.
Box 5, Folder 14

To Oscar Culver from Miscellaneous, 1870s.

Physical Description: (26 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wisconsin Republican politics. Life insurance. Iron mining. Mineral assays. Real estate: sales, leasing, mortgages. Mining exploration and ore milling.
Box 5, Folder 15

From Oscar Culver to Miscellaneous, 1870s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 5, Folder 16

To Will Culver from Oscar Culver and Julia Bliss, 1870s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Northern California wilderness. Lynching.
Box 5, Folder 17

To Julia Louise Culver from Louise B. Culver, 1870s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 5, Folder 18

To Timothy B. Bliss & Cornelia E. (Nell) Bliss from Julia & Ellen Bliss, 1870s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 5, Folder 19

To Emily Drury from Cornelia Bliss, 1870s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 5, Folder 20

Undetermined Addressee and Writer, 1870.

Physical Description: (1 letter)

Scope and Content Note

Central California wilderness.
Box 5, Folder 21

Culver Bills and Receipts, 1870s.

Physical Description: (28 items)
Box 5, Folder 22

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1880-1882.

Physical Description: (21 letters)

Scope and Content Note

George Bliss Culver. J. H. Howe. Salinas, CA. Train travel, Northern California. Postal Inspector in the field. Virginia City, NV. "Haverlys Celebrated Minstrels." Building material costs, Northern California. National politics.
Box 5, Folder 23

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1883-1887.

Physical Description: (18 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Postal inspector in the field. Frank Bros. Agricultural Implements Co., San Francisco, CA, & Portland, OR.
Box 6, Folder 1

To Oscar Culver from Minnie Culver, 1880-1882.

Physical Description: (19 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Homesteading and farming life, Napa Valley, CA, 1880s.
Box 6, Folder 2

To Oscar Culver from Minnie Culver, 1883-1885.

Physical Description: (12 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Farming and social life, Napa Valley, Ca, 1880s.
Box 6, Folder 3

To Oscar Culver from Minnie Culver, 1886-1889.

Physical Description: (11 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Farming and social life, Napa Valley, CA, 1880s.
Box 6, Folder 4

To Oscar & Minnie Culver from New York Culver Relatives, 1880s.

Scope and Content Note

Joseph Potter, Justice NY Supreme Court. W. A. Wakeman, [U.S. Congressman]. New York politics & economic conditions, U. S. Grant funeral. Edward F. Burton, Director, U.S. Mint, San Francisco.
Box 6, Folder 5

To Oscar and Minnie Culver from Will Culver, 1881-1883.

Physical Description: (13 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Painting techniques. Henry Villard.
Box 6, Folder 6

To Oscar and Minnie Culver from Will and Margaret Culver, 1884-1888.

Physical Description: (14 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Prices, San Francisco, 1884.
Box 6, Folder 7

To Minnie Culver from Paul Culver, 1880s.

Physical Description: (7 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Portland, OR, 1882.
Box 6, Folder 8

To Minnie & Oscar Culver from Bliss Relatives, 1880s.

Physical Description: (13 letters)
Box 6, Folder 9

To Minnie Culver from Miscellaneous (non-relatives), 1880s.

Physical Description: (18 letters)
Box 6, Folder 10

To Oscar Culver from Miscellaneous (non-relatives), 1880-1883.

Physical Description: (17 letters)

Scope and Content Note

James H. Howe. Wisconsin politics. Horace Rublee. Land speculation. See also, Box 13, F4 for letters to Oscar Culver as Post Office Inspector.
Box 6, Folder 11

To Oscar Culver from Miscellaneous (non-relatives), 1885-1888.

Physical Description: (11 letters)

Scope and Content Note

John C[olt] Spooner (U.S. Senator, Wis.). National politics. See also, Box 12, F10 for additional letters to Oscar Culver from misc., & Box 13, F5-7 for letters to Oscar Culver as Post Office Inspector.
Box 6, Folder 12

From Oscar and Minnie Culver to Miscellaneous, 1880s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Gold mining.
Box 6, Folder 13

To Will Culver from Minnie, Paul, & Richard Culver, 1880s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box 6, Folder 14

To Will and Paul Culver from Miscellaneous, 1880s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Social life, Napa Valley, CA, 1880s.
Box 6, Folder 15

To Louise [Lulu] Culver from Minnie & Paul Culver, 1880s.

Physical Description: (15 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Social life Napa Valley, CA, 1880s.
Box 6, Folder 16

To Louise Culver from Will Culver, 1880s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 6, Folder 17

To Louise Culver from Culver Cousins, 1880s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 6, Folder 18

To Louise [Lulu] Culver from Miscellaneous, 1880s.

Physical Description: (13 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Social life, Napa Valley, CA, 1880s.
Box 6, Folder 19

To/from Drury-Bliss Relatives, 1880s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 6, Folder 20

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1880s.

Physical Description: (7 letters)
Box 6, Folder 21

Miscellaneous Receipts & Newsclippings, 1880s.

Physical Description: (7 items)
Box 7, Folder

Correspondence and Misc. Papers, Family and Friends, 1890s-1900s.

Box 7, Folder 1

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Prof. Hopkins, St. Helena, CA, Fruit tree expert. Citrus culture.
Box 7, Folder 2

To Oscar Culver from Minnie & Louise Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (15 letters)

Scope and Content Note

[no letters 1894-1896] Social life in Napa Valley, 1890s. Palo Alto, CA. 50-sec. Earthquake. SF/Oakland. Professional community, Palo Alto. Steamer trip, Portland-San Francisco.
Box 7, Folder 3

To Oscar Culver from Thomas, Stephen, and George Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Loyal Legion [military order]. Family History.
Box 7, Folder 4

To Oscar Culver from Richard and Will Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Remenyi [violinist], Musan [or Musin], [violinist].
Box 7, Folder 5

To Oscar and Will Culver from Miscellaneous, 1890s.

Physical Description: (7 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 13, F6 for letter to Oscar Culver from F. W. Warner, Mar 8, 1899. Gold mining.
Box 7, Folder 6

To Minnie Culver from Stephen Culver, Louise Culver, & Mary Eliza Richards, 1890s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 7, Folder 7

To Minnie Culver from Julia [Bliss] Bayera, 1890s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 8, F26-33 for undated correspondence from Julia [Bliss] Bayera to Minnie Culver.
Box 7, Folder 8

To Minnie Culver from the Will Culvers, 1890s.

Physical Description: (8 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Visit to "Big Trees" [CA]
Box 7, Folder 9

To Minnie Culver from Louise [Lulu] Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (12 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Campus life [Stanford University]. [David Starr] Jordan. A teacher's life.
Box 7, Folder 10

To Minnie & Oscar Culver from Richard and George Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (15 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Smithsonian Institution, Zoological Park. Spanish-American War fever. Political climate, Washington, D.C., late 1980s. Sketches by Richard Culver. Sacramento, CA, characterized.
Box 7, Folder 11

To Minnie Culver from Miscellaneous, 1890s.

Physical Description: (12 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Life in London 1890s [with sketches].
Box 7, Folder 12

Sketch by Will Culver, 1892.

Box 7, Folder 13

To Will Culver from Oscar and Minnie Culver, George Culver, & Louise Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (6 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F11 for letter to Will Culver from George Bliss Culver, Apr 28, 1898. Benefits of cooperatives. Monterey, Carmel, CA, 1898. Early arrivals Monterey [Mrs. Allen; Mrs. Walter Little]. John Phoenix, Phoenixiana Magazine. Cattle drive, Carmel [vaqueros and riatas].
Box 7, Folder 14

To Louise [Lulu] Culver from Minnie & Oscar Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (8 letters)
Box 7, Folder 15

To Louise Culver from the Will Culvers, 1890s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Jack London. Stanford University.
Box 7, Folder 16

To Louise Culver from George Bliss Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 7, Folder 17

To Louise Culver from Richard K. Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Sketch by Richard Culver.
Box 7, Folder 18

To Louise Culver from Culver Cousins, 1890s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Wally Foote [U.S. Congressman, NY]. [?] Benedict, Curator, Smithsonian. Dr. [?] Featherstonhaugh. RMS Majestic. A visit to France & Spain, 1893.
Box 7, Folder 19

To Louise Culver from Miscellaneous, 1890s.

Physical Description: (11 letters)
Box 7, Folder 20

To George Bliss Culver from Family & Friends, 1890s.

Physical Description: (12 letters, 3 are duplicates)
Box 7, Folder 21

To Richard Culver from George Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F11 for letter to Richard Culver from George B. Culver, Apr 25, 1898.
Box 7, Folder 22

To Culver Children from Minnie Culver on the death of a foster child, 1894.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 7, Folder 23

To Mary Eliza [Culver] Richards from Frederick Richards, 1890s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Europe, 1893. See also, Box 7, F18 for letter to "Dear Coz" from Fred [Richards], Feb 12, 1893.
Box 7, Folder 24

To/from Thomas L. Culver & Miscellaneous, 1890s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 7, Folder 25

To Miscellaneous from Drury Relatives, 1890s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 7, Folder 26

Miscellaneous Non-Culver Correspondence, 1890s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box 7, Folder 27

Miscellaneous Receipts & Announcements, 1890s.

Physical Description: (8 items)
Box 7, Folder 28

To Oscar Culver from Will Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Book of Job.
Box 7, Folder 29

To Oscar Culver from Friends, 1900s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 7, Folder 30

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)

Scope and Content Note

Ben Lomond [CA].
Box 7, Folder 31

To Minnie & Oscar Culver from George B[radley] Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 7, Folder 32

To Minnie & Oscar from George Bliss Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (11 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Pacific coast mining. Law school.
Box 7, Folder 33

To Minnie, Oscar, Louise, & Doris Culver from Richard Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (6 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F12 for letter to Oscar Culver from Richard Culver, Mar 29, 1901.
Box 7, Folder 34

To Minnie & Doris Culver from Will Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (17 letters)
Box 7, Folder 35

To Minnie Culver from Louise & Nina Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Geneology of Bliss-Drury-Hapgood families.
Box 7, Folder 36

To Minnie Culver from M. Eliza [Culver] Richards, 1900s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 7, Folder 37

To Minnie Culver from Julia [Bliss] Bayera, 1900s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 8, F26-33 for undated correspondence from Julia [Bliss] Bayera to Minnie Culver.
Box 7, Folder 38

To Minnie Culver from Martha [Bliss] & Kate Chipman, 1900s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)
Box 7, Folder 39

To Minnie Culver from Miscellaneous, 1900s.

Physical Description: (17 letters)
Box 7, Folder 40

To Will Culver from Oscar & Minnie Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Bliss geneology.
Box 7, Folder 41

To Will Culver from Paul & Nina, George, & Richard Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (13 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Black Bear mine [CA]. Newspapers & artists.
Box 8, Folder 1

To Will Culver from Eastern Culver Relatives, 1900s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Bandits North River, NY. Culver children.
Box 8, Folder 2

To Will Culver from Miscellaneous, 1900s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Fruit farming [Lindsay, CA]. Mining.
Box 8, Folder 3

To Louise Culver from Minnie Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (6 letters)
Box 8, Folder 4

To Louise Culver from Will Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (15 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Camp Reverie Assoc., Forestville, CA [camping]. Land dealings. Rail travel and pulmonary consumption.
Box 8, Folder 5

To Louise Culver from George Bliss Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Washington, D.C. July 4th at Great Falls Park, VA.
Box 8, Folder 6

To Louise Culver from Richard K. Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (10 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Los Angeles, Baltimore. Cartoon art.
Box 8, Folder 7

To Louise Culver from Nina & Sabina Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box 8, Folder 8

To Louise Culver from Thomas L. and Charles M. Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 8, Folder 9

To Louise Culver from Miscellaneous, 1900s.

Physical Description: (16 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Kate Gilman [Gilman St., Palo Alto], Rev. F. J. Culver. Mrs. Leland Stanford. Marion Dole Jones.
Box 8, Folder 10

To George Bliss Culver from Minnie Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 8, Folder 11

To George Bliss Culver from Laura Culver & Thomas L. Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 8, Folder 12

To George Bliss Culver from Miscellaneous 1900s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 8, Folder 13

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1900s.

Physical Description: (10 letters)
Box 8, Folder 14

Receipts, Cash Acct., Receipt for Stock Shares, 1900s.

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 8, Folder 15

Miscellaneous Pamphlets & Clippings, 1900s.

Physical Description: (5 documents)
Box 8, Folder 16

To Oscar Culver from Minnie Culver, Undated [1860s-1870s?].

Physical Description: (4 letters, 3 notes)
Box 8, Folder 17

To Oscar Culver from Minnie Culver, Undated [1880s-1890s?].

Physical Description: (18 letters)
Box 8, Folder 18

To Oscar Culver from Julia Bliss, Undated.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 8, Folder 19

To Oscar Culver from Thomas Culver, Undated.

Physical Description: (3 partial letters)
Box 8, Folder 20

To Oscar Culver from Miscellaneous, Undated.

Physical Description: (9 items)
Box 8, Folder 21

To Oscar Culver from George Gibson, Undated.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 8, Folder 22

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, Undated.

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box 8, Folder 23

To Minnie Culver from Will Culver, Undated.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 8, Folder 24

To Minnie & Louise Culver from Paul & Nina Culver, Undated.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 8, Folder 25

To Minnie Culver from Julia Louise Culver, Undated.

Physical Description: (10 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Teacher's life, Napa Valley, CA.
Box 8, Folder 26

To Minnie Culver & Zebina Bliss from Julia Bliss from Vermont & Illinois, Undated [pre- 1872].

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 8, Folder 27

To Minnie Culver from Julia Bliss from Quebec, Undated.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 8, Folder 28

To Minnie Culver from Julia Bliss from Wisconsin, Undated.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 12, F4 for undated letter from Brown's Lake [WI], "Sunday Morning".
Box 8, Folder 29

To Minnie & Nellie Bliss from Julia Bliss from Colorado, Undated [1870s?].

Physical Description: (11 letters)
Box 8, Folder 30

To Minnie Culver from Julia [Bliss] Bayera from Ocean View [San Francisco], Undated.

Physical Description: (8 letters)
Box 8, Folder 31

To Minnie Culver from Julia [Bliss] Bayera from Oakland & Novato, CA, Undated.

Physical Description: (5 letters)
Box 8, Folder 32

To Minnie Culver from Julia Bliss [Bayera], Undated & No Point of Origin.

Physical Description: (7 complete letters and 6 partial)
 

Correspondence and Photographs, Family and Friends (Undated), and Family Journals, 1860-1893

Box 9, Folder 1

To Minnie Culver from Nellie Bliss, Undated.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Box 9, Folder 2

To Minnie and Louise Culver from Linda and Mary [Bayera], Undated.

Physical Description: (4 letters)
Box 9, Folder 3

To Minnie Culver from Jennie [Drury] Hayner, Undated.

Physical Description: (3 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Reports of danger to travelers from Indians, St. Louis to Fort Benton, MO [1863?].
Box 9, Folder 4

To Minnie Culver & Julia Bliss from Sara Saxe, Undated.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 9, Folder 5

To Minnie Culver from New York Culver Relatives, Undated.

Physical Description: (5 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Artist [?] [?] Wyant, NY.
Box 9, Folder 6

To Minnie Culver from Miscellaneous, Undated.

Physical Description: (18 letters)
Box 9, Folder 7

To Will Culver from Miscellaneous, Undated.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Box 9, Folder 8

To Will & Paul Culver from Minnie, Oscar, & Louise Culver, Undated.

Physical Description: (4 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Modoc mine. Value of sulphurets in mine tailings.
Box 9, Folder 9

To/from Margaret Culver and Minnie Culver, Undated.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Box 9, Folder 10

To Louise {Lulu] Culver from Minnie Culver & Julia Bliss, Undated.

Physical Description: (9 letters & 4 partial)
Box 9, Folder 11

To Louise Culver from Miscellaneous, Undated.

Physical Description: (4 letters & 3 partial)

Scope and Content Note

David Starr Jordan. See also, Box 12, F15 for additional letter "Dear Louise," signed "NBC" [Nina B. Culver].
Box 9, Folder 12

Miscellaneous Correspondence, Undated & Unattributed.

Physical Description: (8 letters, some partial)
Box 9, Folder 13

Culver Family Photographs, Unlabeled & Undated.

Physical Description: (8 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

[Five, 3" x 3", family groupings (outdoors); one, 2" x 2", family grouping (outdoors); one, 3" x 3", milling machinery; one, ~1", oval cameo of unknown man]. See also Box 11, F5 for two additional photographs.
Box 9, Folder 14

Journal, Unknown Writer, No Date [1860s?].

Physical Description: (1 page)
Box 9, Folder 15

Journal (partial) Minnie B. Culver, 1863).

Physical Description: (42 pages)

Scope and Content Note

St. Louis: Civil War rallies & illuminations, rumors of Confederate perfidy, city on alert, charity benefits for soldiers, Union League, transport of Indians, Murdock lecture on "National Destiny." Sleighing, St. Louis theater, Matilda Heron in Bell of the Season, [Louis] Gottschalk and [Adelina] Patti, Phoenix, magazine. Halleck Guards, 96th Reg't. Illinois Volunteer Infantry, 3rd Wisconsin Battery [Artillery], 1st Wisconsin Cavalry, MGen. Samuel R. Curtis, MGen. John McNeil vs Gen. John S. Marmaduke (C.S.A.), casualty lists. U.S.S. Newsboy. Steamers Planet & Florence. Alton, IL, Cape Girardeau, MO.
Box 9, Folder 16

Pocket Journal, J. Oscar Culver as Postal Inspector, 1886.

Physical Description: (251 pages)
Box 9, Folder 17

Pocket Record Book, J. Oscar Culver [1888?]notes on tax assessment records.

Physical Description: (108 pages)
Box 9, Folder 18

Pocket Journal, Louise Culver [1889?].

Physical Description: (81 pages)

Scope and Content Note

Napa Valley, CA.
Box 9, Folder 19

Pocket Journal, J. Oscar Culver as Postal Inspector, 1890.

Physical Description: (62 pages)
Box 9, Folder 20

Pocket Journal, J. Oscar Culver as Postal Inspector [1891?].

Physical Description: (89 pages)
Box 9, Folder 21

Pocket Journal, J. Oscar Culver as Postal Inspector & Miscellaneous, 1893.

Physical Description: (62 pages)
Box 9, Folder 22

Journal (portion) Minnie Culver, [1893?].

Physical Description: (5 pages)

Scope and Content Note

Monterey Peninsula, CA.
Box 9, Folder 23

Pocket Journal (portion) Louise Culver [1893?].

Physical Description: (1 pages)

Scope and Content Note

Pacific Grove, CA.
 

Family Journals and Record Books, 1895-1908.

Box 10, Folder 1

Pocket Journal (portion), Louise Culver, 1895.

Physical Description: (2 pages, 2 x 5")

Scope and Content Note

Campus life, Stanford University.
Box 10, Folder 2

Pocket Handbook, California Legislature, 1897[Richard Keith Culver].

Physical Description: (128 pages + 8 pages of notes by R. K. Culver). 10

Scope and Content Note

3 Pocket Journal, Louise Culver, 1901. (80 pages of notes) Los Angeles. Palo Alto. Teaching.
Box 10, Folder 4

Pocket Record Book, J. Oscar Culver as Postal Inspector, 1901.

Physical Description: (77 pages of notes)
Box 10, Folder 5

Pocket Journal, Louise Culver, 1902.

Physical Description: (176 pages of notes)

Scope and Content Note

Palo Alto, CA.
Box 10, Folder 6

Pocket Record Book, J. Oscar Culver as Postal Inspector, 1902.

Physical Description: (77 pages of notes)
Box 10, Folder 7

Pocket Journal, Louise Culver, 1906.

Physical Description: (295 pages of notes)

Scope and Content Note

Palo Alto, CA.
Box 10, Folder 8

Pocket Journal, Louise Culver, 1908.

Physical Description: (72 pages of notes)

Scope and Content Note

Palo Alto, CA.
Box 10, Folder 9

Pocket Journal, Louise Culver, 1909.

Physical Description: (369 pages of notes)

Scope and Content Note

Palo Alto, CA.
 

Family Journals, 1910-1915; Cookbook, Undated.

Box 11, Folder 1

Pocket Journal, Louise Culver, 1910.

Physical Description: (101 pages of notes)

Scope and Content Note

Palo Alto, CA.
Box 11, Folder 2

Pocket Journal, Louise Culver, 1913.

Physical Description: (365 pages of notes)

Scope and Content Note

Palo Alto, CA.
Box 11, Folder 3

Pocket Journal, Louise Culver, 1914.

Physical Description: (365 pages of notes)
Box 11, Folder 4

Pocket Journal, Louise Culver, 1915.

Physical Description: (367 pages of notes)

Scope and Content Note

Palo Alto, CA.
Box 11, Folder 5

The Everyday Cookbook. No Date.

Physical Description: (315 pages with index)

Scope and Content Note

[Cameo photographs of two women glued to first page.]
 

Correspondence and Literary Drafts, 1859-1900s.

Oversize Box 12, Folder 1

J. O. Culver Geneology.

Physical Description: (1 document)

Scope and Content Note

Relates J. O. Culver lineage to Revolutionary War.
Oversize Box 12, Folder 2

To Minnie Culver from Oscar Culver, 1860s.

Physical Description: (6 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Hazards to Paymasters in the field, 1860s. Paymaster's life day by day.
Oversize Box 12, Folder 3

To Minnie & Oscar Culver from Miscellaneous Relatives, 1860s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 4

To Oscar & Minnie from Charles & Isobell Bennett, 1859-1860s.

Physical Description: (11 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Legal business in Wisconsin 1859-1860s. School board conflicts, Wis. 1860s.
Oversize Box 12, Folder 5

To Minnie Culver from Mary E. [Drury] Westover [aka Luella], 1859-1860s.

Physical Description: (14 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Burlington and Summit, Wis., social life, 1860s.
Oversize Box 12, Folder 6

To Oscar & Minnie Culver from George (& Mary D.) Westover, 1859-1860.

Physical Description: (16 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Law business. Music. Family relations.
Oversize Box 12, Folder 7

To Oscar & Minnie Culver from George (& Mary D.) Westover, 1861-1866.

Physical Description: (18 letters)

Scope and Content Note

Vicksburg. Union soldiers object to orders by commanders. Pay Dept. Family relations. Effects of the Civil War.
Oversize Box 12, Folder 8

To Oscar & Minnie Culver from Miscellaneous, 1850s& 1860s.

Physical Description: (6 letters)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 9

To Oscar & Minnie Culver from Miscellaneous, 1870s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 10

To Oscar & Minnie Culver from Miscellaneous, 1880s.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 11

To Will & Richard Culver from George Bliss Culver, 1890s.

Physical Description: (2 letters)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 12

To Oscar Culver from Richard Keith Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 13

To Louise Culver from Will Culver, 1900s.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 14

To Minnie Culver from Nellie & Julia [Bliss], Undated.

Physical Description: (3 letters)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 15

To Louise Culver from Nina B. Culver, Undated.

Physical Description: (1 letter)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 16

Oscar Culver, Fiction Drafts, I, Undated.

Physical Description: (7 documents, 41 pages)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 17

Oscar Culver, Fiction Drafts, II, Undated.

Physical Description: (3 documents, 37 pages)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 18

Oscar Culver, Fiction Drafts III, Undated.

Physical Description: (5 documents, 23 pages)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 19

Oscar Culver, Fiction Drafts, IV, Undated.

Physical Description: (4 documents, 47 pages)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 20

Oscar Culver Non-Fiction Drafts, Undated.

Physical Description: (8 documents, 23 pages)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 21

Oscar Culver Poetry Drafts, Dated & Undated.

Physical Description: (12 documents, 35 pages)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 22

Minnie B. Culver, Fiction & Poetry Drafts, Dated & Undated.

Physical Description: (10 documents, 16 pages)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 23

Julia Louise [Lulu] Culver, Fiction & Poetry Drafts, Dated & Undated [1900s?].

Physical Description: (7 documents, 18 pages)

Scope and Content Note

Galley proofs: The Wanderer & Other Poems.
Oversize Box 12, Folder 24

Richard Keith Culver, Poetry Drafts, Dated & Undated.

Physical Description: (2 pages, 5 x 7")
Oversize Box 12, Folder 25

Literary Drafts, Attributed, Dated & Undated.

Physical Description: (8 documents, 12 pages)
Oversize Box 12, Folder 26

Literary Drafts, Unattributed, Dated & Undated.

Physical Description: (14 documents, 13 pages)
 

Correspondence & Misc. Papers, 1850s-1900s.

Oversize Box 13, Folder 1

J. O. Culver, Legal Papers and Notes, 1850s-1900s.

Physical Description: (16 documents)
Oversize Box 13, Folder 2

J. O. Culver, Legal Papers and Notes, Undated.

Physical Description: (7 documents)
Oversize Box 13, Folder 3

J. Oscar Culver, Paymaster Notes, Dated & Undated.

Physical Description: (5 documents)

Scope and Content Note

See also, Box 3, F23.
Oversize Box 13, Folder 4

J. O. Culver, Postal Inspector Papers & Correspondence, 1882-1883.

Physical Description: (24 documents)
Oversize Box 13, Folder 5

J. O. Culver, Postal Inspector Papers & Correspondence, 1884-1886.

Physical Description: (17 documents)

Scope and Content Note

See also Box 9, F16, Pocket Journal, 1886, for additional material J. O. Culver as Postal Inspector.
Oversize Box 13, Folder 6

J. O. Culver, Postal Inspector Correspondence & Miscellaneous Papers, 1887-1902.

Physical Description: (22 documents)

Scope and Content Note

See also Box 9, Folders 17, 19-21, and Box 10, F4, 6, for additional material on J. O. Culver as Postal Inspector.
Oversize Box 13, Folder 7

J. O. Culver, Postal Inspector Correspondence & Miscellaneous Papers, Undated.

Physical Description: (8 documents)
Oversize Box 13, Folder 8

Julia Louise Culver School Papers, Dated & Undated.

Physical Description: (10 documents)
Oversize Box 13, Folder 9

Miscellaneous Papers, Culver Family, Undated.

Physical Description: (38 items)
Oversize Box 13, Folder 10

Notes on "Greenleaf on Evidence."

Physical Description: (67 pages)
Oversize Box 13, Folder 11

Organization Papers--Maxim Wagon Grease Co., 1910.

Physical Description: (25 pages)
Oversize Box 13, Folder 12

Correspondence Neither to Nor from Culver Family [possibly Confederate], 1860-1863.

Physical Description: (21 letters & 1 fragment).
Oversize Box 14, Folder

U.S. Army Paymaster's Letterbook [and Index], Aug 1862-Nov 1865.

Physical Description: (555 pages)

Scope and Content Note

Mainly copies of official correspondence to U.S. Army and government personnel (national and state) on payments due & disbursed, and other related matters. Index contains names of addressees and other individuals mentioned in the letters. [Some letters illegible owing to fading.] Transcribed copies of 120 of the letters also accompany the book.