Fish Family Papers

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Fish Family Papers
Creator: Fish family
Call Number: A.F53
Dates: 1770-1915
Physical Description: 1 box
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
Box 1
Collection Overview
Title: Fish Family Papers
Creator: Fish family
Call Number: A.F53
Dates: 1770-1915
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The collection includes a copybook and diaries of Elisha Fish (1770-1804), a copybook of Catharine G. Bills (1819), and miscellaneous items and correspondence of Mrs. Catharine Ann (Fish) Stebbins (1835-1915) who lived in Rochester and was active in the anti-slavery movement and secretary of the Western New York Anti-Slavery Society. Letters from the following have been indexed: Mrs. Sophia Eliza (Rochester) Child; William Lloyd Garrison; Benjamin Franklin Butler (1818-1893); Mrs. Catharine Ann (Fish) Stebbins.

Subject(s):
Antislavery movements
Correspondence
Diaries
Western New York Anti-Slavery Society
Fish family
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Mrs. Clinton Fish, Rochester, N.Y., 1937.Access
The Fish 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
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], Fish Family Papers, A.F53, 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
Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1Mrs. Catharine Ann (Fish) Stebbins, ca. 1835-1870
List of Abolitionists, Monroe County, New York, undated
Newsclipping: "Mrs. Helen Murray Fish, Children's Friend, Dies," The Times Union, November 15, 1967
Letter: Mrs. Sophia Eliza (Rochester) Child to Mrs. Sarah D. (Bills) Fish, May 14, 1835
Letter: William Lloyd Garrison to Benjamin Fish, February 20, 1852
Letter: Mrs. Catherine Ann (Fish) Stebbins to Benjamin Franklin Butler (1818-1893), March 30, 1870
Letter: Benjamin Franklin Butler to Mrs. Catherine Ann (Fish) Stebbins, March 31, 1870
Letter: Susan Fish to Sarah D. Fish and Elisabeth Curtis, July 12, 1845
Letter: R. Hallowell to Giles B. Stebbins, August 9, 1846
Letter: Catherine Fish to Jane Underwood, October 13 (no year)
Teacher's Certification: Catherine A. Fish, October 1, 1844
Note from H.E Rochester- Department of Schools for Monroe County, August 14, 1843
Letter: William C. Shell to Catherine A.F. Stebbins, June 24, 1848
Newsclippings: "Daughter of Mayor of City Dies;" Funeral of Miss Holley;" "Antheneum & Mechanics Association, Lecture Course, 1860-1861;" "No House of First Mayor", January 14, 1893
Newsclippings: "Donation to the Bazaar," Liberator; "Died at Azan;" After Death in Arabia" (poem read at funeral of Benjamin Fish), December 7, 1855
Letter: Aaron M. Powell to Hudson Monthly Meeting, The Society of Friends, August 22. 1854
Newsclipping, "Underground" (R.R.), n.d.
Newsclipping, "Mr. Lincoln is Coming," by Benjamin Fish, n.d.
Newsclipping, "Anti-Slavery Reminiscence" by: Giles B. Stebbins, September 27, 1898
Invitation, The Twenty-Fifth National Anniversary, Music Hall, January 26, 1859
List of Invitees for the American Anti-Slavery Music Hall Anniversary, January 16, 1864
Anti-Slavery Wafers, n.d.
Note, Thanksgiving Day, 1863
Telegraph envelope to Mrs. Catherine A.F. Stebbins, n.d.
Box 1, Folder 2Catharine G. Bills, ca. 1819
Diary, Sarah D. Bills, n.d.
Box 1, Folder 3Elisha Fish, ca.1790-1800


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