Boulls Baker Family Records and Memorabilia

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Boulls-Baker family records and memorabilia
Creator: Boulls family
Call Number: A.B.76
Dates: 1827-1934
Physical Description: 1 box of manuscripts, 1 tube
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Boulls-Baker family records and memorabilia
Creator: Boulls family
Call Number: A.B.76
Dates: 1827-1934
Physical Description: 1 box of manuscripts, 1 tube
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
William E. Boulls (1862-1929), born in Rochester, was employed by the Post Express newspaper for forty years. Then for five years by The Democrat and Chronicle. In 1896 he married Ida Nettie Baker, with whom he had two sons, Henry and Trafton.

Scope and Content
The Boulls-Baker Family Records and Memorabilia is comprised of one box containing wedding and autograph books, programs, deeds, certificates, correspondence, and three handwritten poems by William M. Lewis.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Boulls family
Baker family
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was the gift of Mrs. Marjorie (Brownell) Boulls, February-April, 1960.Access
The Boulls-Baker family records and memorabilia is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Boulls-Baker family records and memorabilia, A.B.76, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Wedding of William Edward Boulls and Ida Nettie Baker, with list of guests, June 10, 1896
Box 1, Folder 2Blue and gold autograph book, William E. Boulls, 1878
One page is written to "Willie E. Boulls . . . your grandfather, Wm. M. Lewis, Alton, Pa, 1881."

Box 1, Folder 3Blue velvet autograph book, William E. Boulls, 1881-1882
Box 1, Folder 4Trafton Boulls' University of Rochester student handbooks and datebooks, 1916-1917 1921-1924
Box 1, Folder 5Banquet program, "in honor of Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of Rochester Who Served in the War", February 13, 1919
Box 1, Folder 6"Powers and duties of an officer," leaflet, Rochester, NY, March 16, 1896
Pertaining to the Rochester Police Department

Box 1, Folder 7"The Friday circle" and "The Friday club" programs, 1911-1912; 1913-1914
Box 1, Folder 8Deed between Samuel Patterson and Richard Baker, July 6, 1848
Box 1, Folder 9Mortgage: Richard Baker to Samuel Patterson - recorded, July 13, 1844
Box 1, Folder 10Correspondence from U.S. Commissioner Joseph D. Husbands to Henry Baker Esquire Detective, November 13, 1884
References Baker's "clever and adroit detective work" on a counterfeiting case

Box 1, Folder 11Stock certificate from Caledonia Ice Company, April 4, 1894
Box 1, Folder 12Three police appointments of Henry Baker to the Rochester Police Force, 1870, 1876, 1878
Box 1, Folder 17Certificate of promotion, Asbury Sunday School, Trafton Boulls, January 8, 1905; June 9, 1907
Box 1, Folder 13Richard Baker naturalization certificate, October 9, 1856
Box 1, Folder 14Loose notebook pages, 1827, 1833, 1857
"Wm. M. Lewis, b. Feb. 18, 1820; Emeline B. Lewis, b. July 22, 1827"; poem "The Nosegay" by Miss C. Lewis Kinderhook, June 16, 1833, "Family Library of Wm. M. Lewis" 2 sheets - lists many periodicals, biographies; "Lines Written on Alice Harriet Lewis" (a baby) - by W.M.L., Rochester 1857; sketch of calling cards.

Box 1, Folder 15Certificate of marriage: Henry Baker and Eliza A. Baker, November 12, 1863
Box 1, Folder 16Program, "The taming of the shrew", May 19, 1916
Given by seniors of East High School. In cast - Vincentio played by Trafton Boulls

Box 1, Folder 17Certificate of promotion, Asbury Sunday School, Trafton Boulls, January 8, 1905; June 9, 1907
Box 1, Folder 18Grammar school graduation certificate for Trafton Boulls, January 26, 1912
Box 1, Folder 19Obituary, William E. Boulls, August 21, 1929
Box 1, Folder 20Handwritten poems by William M. Lewis, 1841
"Farewell," Oxford, November 2, 1841; "To My Wife the Day Before Marriage," Oxford, December 30, 1841; "Elegy. To the Memory of Mrs. Louisa Mason."

Box 1, Folder 21Rochester Centennial Pioneer Committee certificates of enrollment, May 1934
As descendants of a pioneer of Monroe County who resided there in or prior to 1834--for Ida Baker Boulls, Trafton Boulls, and Henry Baker Boulls. Ancestor's name: Richard Baker

Box 1, Folder 22Indenture and grant, 1837
Object 1Mill's System of Practical Penmanship, merit certificate, January 26, 1912
Stored in a tube



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