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Campbell, Elizabeth Ballard family papers
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Biographical 1880-1982

box 1, folder 1

Elizabeth Campbell 1891-1961

Scope and Contents note

Includes death certificate; “The Times That Were” by EBT, 1899; “Memorial of The Rev.James Ballard, 1805-1881”, 1881
box 1, folder 2

W.W. Campbell 1880-1943

Scope and Contents note

Includes resume 1891-1930; school graduation programs (Hostoria High School 6/4/1880; Class-Day Exercises, Class of 1886, Literary Department, Univ. of Michigan, June 29, 1886), invitations; booklets (Sea Room; IAU July 1925 Amended Circular; Membership of the Golden Bear 5/13/1928); “Launching of the S. S. William Campbell 10/29/1943”); Mars 1892 Original Drawings by W.W.C; U.S. Passport / Visa, April 22, 1905; High School Alumni Association 3/18/1926; Miscellaneous (“Alone” by George O’Byrne, 1908; [Poem] by Hylda Aitkin, 1918; Joke; “Ye Olde Cock Tavern”, 1899).
box 1, folder 3

Kenneth Campbell, Wallace Campbell, Douglas Campbell 1914-1982

Scope and Contents note

Kenneth Campbell: Hotchkiss School, Physical Training Dept. Physical, 1917, Marriage announcement 3/16/1972. Wallace Campbell: Appointment to 2nd Lieutenant, Chemical Warfare Service, 1/31/1919, Appointment to 1st Lieutenant, Chemical Warfare Service, 1/31/1919. Douglas Campbell: Clipping from John Harvard’s Journal “Douglas Campbell: The man Rickenbacker called 'America’s first ace'”, March/April 1982.
 

Correspondence 1891-1963

Scope and Content

This section contains personal correspondence among Elizabeth Campbell, William Wallace Campbell, and their family members.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in chronological order.
box 1, folder 4

Correspondence, general 1891-1900

Scope and Contents note

Correspondents include: Harriett (sister); Schuyler (brother); George (brother); Lizzie (George’s daughter); William T. Peters; Nellie (George’s daughter); Robert (George’s son); Flora (Wallace’s cousin); W. W. Campbell; Emily Purkey (sister); J. R. Purkey; Lola (sister); Willis (nephew)
box 1, folder 5

Correspondence, general 1901-1904

Scope and Contents note

Correspondents include: Annie Foster; Miss Abbott; George (brother); Bessie (Elizabeth Campbell); Henry Sheets (nephew); Netta Frasier Gorger (cousin); George Moss (cousin);
box 1, folder 6

Correspondence, general 1905

Scope and Contents note

Correspondents include: Dear People (Elizabeth’s parents); Douglas (son); Bessie (Elizabeth Campbell); Kenneth (son); Wallace (son); W.W. Campbell
box 1, folder 7

Correspondence, general 1906-1907

Scope and Contents note

Correspondents include: R.H.Tucker (Astronomer); Jane O’Neill (Nanny?); H. E. Thompson (mother-in-law)
box 1, folder 8

Correspondence, general 1908-1910

Scope and Contents note

Correspondents include: Emily Purkey (sister); Robert Bruce
box 1, folder 9

Correspondence, general 1911-1915

Scope and Contents note

Correspondents include Schuyler Thompson (EBC’s brother)
box 1, folder 10

Correspondence, general 1916-1920

box 1, folder 11

Correspondence, general 1921-1925

box 1, folder 12-14

Correspondence, general 1926-1937

Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence with Miss Potwin (Secretary, Mt. Hamilton).
box 2, folder 1

Correspondence, general 1938 June

Scope and Contents note

Includes condolences for W.W. Campbell's death (6/14/1938)
box 2, folder 2

Correspondence, general 1938 July-December

Scope and Contents note

Includes condolences for W.W. Campbell's death (6/14/1938)
box 2, folder 3

Correspondence, general 1939

box 2, folder 4

Correspondence, general 1941-1950

box 2, folder 5

Correspondence, general 1951-1963

 

Writings 1892-1940

Scope and Content

These materials include Elizabeth Ballard Campbell's writings during the eclipse expeditions she attended, as well as mementos and ephemera she collected during her travels. Also included are diary entries, notes, and manuscripts from other travels.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in chronological order.
box 2, folder 6

Eclipse of January 22, 1898: India 1898

Scope and Contents note

Includes “In the Shadow of the Moon - India” (typescript photocopy, 191 pgs).
box 2, folder 7-11

Eclipse of August 30, 1905: Spain 1905

Scope and Contents note

Includes manuscript of notes, quotes, & observations; menus and calling cards; 1905 diary; and "In the Shadow of the Moon - Spain, August 30, 1905" manuscript with corrected copy.
box 3, folder 1-8, box 6, folder 1

Eclipse of January 3, 1908: Flint Island 1907-1908

Scope and Contents note

Contains mementos and ephemera including dinner decorations, seating charts, guests lists, menus, ship passenger list, clippings, and quotes; poetry written by Elizabeth Ballard Campbell and others; diary entries; notes; and talks.
box 3, folder 9-11

Eclipse of August 21, 1914: Russia 1914

Scope and Contents note

Includes diary entries and notes by Elizabeth Ballard Campbell; diary of Douglas Campbell; and short story "The Jewel of the Czars".
box 3, folder 12

Diary of Iowa trip 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

Includes diary of Christmas trip to Iowa, December 1915 - January 1916 (holograph manuscript pages).
box 3, folder 13

Eclipse of June 8, 1918: Washington 1918

Scope and Contents note

Includes two pamphlets entitled "Consecration of Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, Maryhill, Washington, July 4, 1918” and 1 business card.
box 3, folder 14-19

Eclipse of September 21, 1922: Australia 1920-1922

Scope and Contents note

Includes notes, lists, and speeches; diary entries; calling cards, invitations, and menus; and souvenir photo albums.
box 3, folder 20

Notes about W.W. Campbell circa 1938-1940

Scope and Contents note

Contains “Notes on W.W.C” by Elizabeth Campbell.
 

Photographs 1898-1922

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in chronological order.
box 5

Eclipse of January 22, 1898: India 1898

Scope and Contents note

Contains photo album.
box 4, folder 1, box 6, folder 2

Eclipse of August 30, 1905: Spain 1905

Scope and Contents note

Includes loose photos and photo album.
box 6, folder 3, box 4, folder 12

Eclipse of January 3, 1908: Flint Island 1908

Scope and Contents note

Includes mounted photographs and pages of photo album.
box 4, folder 2-6, box 6, folder 4

Eclipse of August 21, 1914: Russia 1914

Scope and Contents note

Includes black and white photos of "Datcha Lavroskavo" and "Lick Observatory Station at Brovary"; mounted black and white photo of "Schaeberle 40' Camera"; magazine photographs; postcard souvenirs; and various loose and mounted photos.
box 4, folder 7-8

Eclipse of June 8, 1918: Washington 1918

Scope and Contents note

Includes black and white photos.
box 4, folder 9-10

Personal 1919 and undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes photos of 1919 trip to European battlefields, loose undated photo "On the Chicago River", and two unidentified negatives.
box 4, folder 11

Eclipse of September 21, 1922: Australia 1922

Scope and Contents note

Includes snapshots of expedition station.