Ellwanger Family Papers

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Ellwanger family papers
Creator: Ellwanger family
Call Number: A.E47
Dates: 1835-1929
Physical Description: 1.25 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Family papers
Series II: Correspondence
Collection Overview
Title: Ellwanger family papers
Creator: Ellwanger family
Call Number: A.E47
Dates: 1835-1929
Physical Description: 1.25 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, personal financial papers, etc. of George Ellwanger, his wife Cornelia (Brooks) Ellwanger, and his children and grandchildren. Box 3 contains correspondence to Helen and Margaret Ellwanger (daughters of Edward S. and Leah Cresswell Ellwanger) variously addressed to them individually and jointly. Their correspondents include: Gertrude Jekyll, Marianne Moore, Gertrude Herdle Moore,William Robinson, and Fletcher Steele.

Letters from the following have been indexed: Patrick Barry, Algernon Sidney Crapsey, George Eastman, David Jayne Hill, Henry O'Rielly, Mrs. Caroline (Erickson) Perkins, and Charles Sprague Sargent.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Nurseries (Horticulture)
Correspondence
Diaries
Scrapbooks
Financial records
Ellwanger, George, 1816-1906
Ellwanger & Barry
Ellwanger family
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. Kenneth Field, April 22, 1960.Access
The Ellwanger family papers 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
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[Item title, item date], Ellwanger family papers, A.E47, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
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Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Series I: Family papers
Box 1, Folder 1Brooks family histories
Box 1, Folder 2Ellwanger, George - Memorials and biographical sketches
Box 1, Folder 3Ellwanger, George - Wills, codicils and compromise agreement
Box 1, Folder 4Ellwanger, George - Writings, speeches, miscellaneous
Box 1, Folder 5Ellwanger family, general
Box 1, Folder 6Legal and financial documents
Includes papers including deeds, mortgages, indentures, household bills, etc. Ellwanger and Brooks families.

Box 1, Folder 9Reviews and other materials re: "The Rose" by Henry B. Ellwanger
Box 1, Folder 10Manuscript materials relating to church in Grossheppach, correspondence, 1892-1893,1928-1929
Correspondence between Florence Brooks-Aten and Paul Lang.

Box 1, Folder 11Photographs and images
Helen Ellwanger Hanford; Barbara Ellwanger Hanford (infant) and Helen Ellwanger Hanford; Mr. Mrs. James Hanford and children [?]

Box 1, Folder 12Henry B. Ellwanger
obituaries, memorials

Box 1, Folder 13George H (Herman) Ellwanger, 1848-1906
Correspondence, prospectus for The Garden's Story.

Box 2, Folder 1Diaries and D.A.R. membership card of Mrs. Cornelia (Brooks) Ellwanger, 1841-1890; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903
8 Volumes

Box 2, Folder 3Scrapbook of Mrs. Cornelia (Brooks) Ellwanger, 1853-1904
Box 2, Folder 2Diaries and passports of George Ellwanger, June 1865-January 26, 1866; January 29-May 21, 1866; 1872; 1873; 1875 ; 1861, 1866, 1872
5 Volumes

Series II: Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 7Correspondence (indexed), 1852-1906
Patrick Barry, Algernon Sidney Crapsey, George Eastman, David Jayne Hill, Henry O'Rielly, Mrs. Caroline (Erickson)

Box 1, Folder 8Correspondence (not indexed), 1852-1906
Perkins, and Charles Sprague Sargent.

Box 3, Folder 1-7Correspondence of Helen Ellwanger and Margaret Ellwanger, 1900-1960's, undated
Helen Ellwanger (1885-1982); Margaret Ellwanger (1890-1958)



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