Title:Brimblecom family correspondence, 1845-1868
Creator/Contributor:Brimblecom, Samuel A., b. 1823, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Brimblecom, Samuel, b. 1799, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Brimblecom, Charles, b. 1825, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Brimblecom, Edward, b. 1830, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Brimblecom, Lucy A., b. 1840, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Brimblecom, Harriet Buttrick, b. 1801, correspondent.
Consists of letters between Brimblecom family members and friends including the Rev. Samuel Brimblecom, his wife Harriet Buttrick
Brimblecom, and their children Charles, Edward, Capt. Samuel A. and Lucy Brimblecom, Charles H. Todd, and others. Topics include
temperance, anti-slavery, farming, China and the Opium trade, education of the Brimblecom children, life in Maine and Massachusetts
and homesteading in Ohio, Illinois and California.
Brimblecom family -- Archives
Brimblecom family -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Samuel A -- b. 1823 -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Samuel -- b. 1799 -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Charles -- b. 1825 -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Edward -- b. 1830 -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Lucy A -- b. 1840 -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Harriet Buttrick -- b. 1801 -- Correspondence
Temperance -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- Sources
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Agriculture -- United States -- History -- Sources
Education -- United States -- History -- Sources
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States -- Sources
China -- Description and travel -- Sources
China -- History -- Opium War, 1840-1842 -- Sources
Maine -- Description and travel
Massachusetts -- Description and travel
Ohio -- Description and travel
Illinois -- Description and travel
California -- Description and travel
Brimblecom family correspondence, 1845-1868, BANC MSS 2010/245, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Ken Harrison Americana; 2010; 2011.
Related collection: Samuel A. Brimblecom correspondence, 1847-1849 (BANC MSS 79/43 c).
Related collection: Brimblecom family correspondence, 1823-1919 (bulk 1830-1855) (BANC MSS 2002/198 cz).
The Rev. Samuel Brimblecom, born Feb. 11, 1799 to Col. Samuel Brimblecom, was educated at the Divinity School of the Univ.
of Cambridge and married Harriet Buttrick, born in 1801, on Oct. 22, 1822 in Concord, Mass. They had 9 sons: Samuel, Charles,
Frederick, Francis Alden, Edward, William, Henry, James, Albert J., and one daughter, Lucy A., born between 1823-1840 in Maine
and Mass. The marriage between Rev. Brimblecom and Harriet was dissolved in 1851.
1 box (0.2 linear feet)
BANC MSS 2010/245 box 1