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Guide to the Cody Family Papers, 1859-1912
MSS #013  
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Series Description

 

Correspondence (1862-1923)

Additional Note

Series is arranged alphabetically by recipient and includes approximately 100 letters (and transcripts) written by Cody to his wife during the Civil War. Subjects include daily military life, descriptions of comrades and commanders, and Cody's involvement in the Vicksburg campaign. Other correspondence includes information sent to and from family members relating to family reunions, illnesses, and vacations. Correspondents include Darious Cody, Burt Cody (son of Philander and Cora), and Nellie Vaughn, sister of Cora.
 

Genealogy, 1859, undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes the marriage license of Philander and Sarah Cody dated July 10, 1859, and an undated handwritten list of family marriages and births.
 

Poems, undated

Scope and Content Note

Written by Cora Cody
 

Printed Materials

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings relating to the Cody Family. Also included is a ribbon worn by Philander Cody during a meeting of the Grand Army of the Republic, Heckathorne Post No. 47.
 

Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Assorted images of the family and their farm.

Container List

 

Correspondence

Box 1, file 1

Burt Cody 1923 Dec

file 2

n.d.

file 3

Cora Cody 1862 Mar 16-Apr-23

file 4

1862 May 8-Jun 22

file 5

1862 Jul 12-Sep 2

file 6

1862 Sep 3-Oct 26

file 7

1862 Nov 14-Dec 29

file 8

1863 Jan 21-Jun 5

file 9

1863 Aug 2-Oct 15

file 10

1863 Oct 19-Nov 27

file 11

1863-1864

file 12

1864 March, May

file 13

1864 July

file 14

1864 June, July

file 15

1864 July

file 16

1864 July, Nov

file 17

1865 Jan., May

file 18

Nellie Cody 1866-1914

file 19

1870

file 20

Philander Cody from Chapman 1883

file 21

Truman Cody From Barland 1908

file 22

unknown 1866

file 23

Sympathy Cards

file 24

Envelopes 1862-1865

 

Genealogy

Box 1, file 25

Cody, Vaughn 1859

 

Poems

Box 1, file 26

General

 

Printed Material

Box 1, file 27-28

General

 

Separation Sheets

Box 1, file 29

General

 

Transcripts

Box 1, file 30

Cody Civil War Correspondence

 

Photographs

Box 1, file 31-43

General