Huntington Hooker Papers

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Huntington-Hooker Family Papers
Creator: Huntington family
Call Number: A.H94
Dates: 1803-1936
Physical Description: 16 boxes
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
Arrangement
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Box 1:
Box 2
Box 3
Box 4
Box 5
Box 6
Box 6(a)
Box 7
Box 8
Box 8 (a)
Box 9
Box 10
Box 11
Box 12
Box 13
Collection Overview
Title: Huntington-Hooker Family Papers
Creator: Huntington family
Call Number: A.H94
Dates: 1803-1936
Physical Description: 16 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
Letters to and from the Huntington-Hooker family members and friends, chiefly personal in nature. Included are letters written by Albert Huntington and Horace Hooker during the Civil War, and their Civil War papers and documents; letters from Harriet Beecher Stowe and information on the Stowe Memorial Window which was installed in the church at Mandarin, Florida through the efforts of Susan Huntington Hooker; letters from Blanchette Hooker (Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III), Adelaide Hooker (Mrs, John P. Marquand), Elon Huntington Hooker and Frank Huntington. Also in the collection are diaries, survey maps, deeds, indentures, wills, mortgages, family financial papers; newspaper clippings about Rochester history and the Huntington-Hooker families, general clippings and articles from newspapers and magazines; articles and speeches by family members, cards, invitations; University of Rochester, Vassar and Cornell programs and bulletins; family scrapbooks, and miscellaneous memorabilia.

Arrangement
The letters in the collection are arranged in folders by either the writer or recipient, and an index to persons connected with the letters is in the first box. Other items are arranged by subject

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Correspondence
Diaries
Maps
Financial records
Huntington family
Hooker family
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Placed on deposit in the University of Rochester Library by Mrs. Edward M.Trimble, May 31, 1949 and June 9,1955. Nineteen boxes were the gift of Edward Trimble, October 1978. Items found in Box 10, folder 138a are gifts of Saralinda Hooker received September 17, 2009.Access
The Huntington-Hooker 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], Huntington-Hooker Family Papers, A.H94, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
See also: Hooker Family Papers .


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
Address:
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Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Content List
Box 1:
Folder 1. Amos Huntington - Letters to his children in Rochester, 1836-1846
Folder 2. Pamelia Huntington -Letters and Clippings, 1837-1844
Folder 3. Harlow Huntington - Letters to his brother Elon, 1840-1861
Folder 4. Calvin Huntington - Letters and Clippings, 1840-1883
Folder 5. Nathan H. Bottum - Letters to Elon Huntington, 1836-1850
Folder 6. Martin Huntington - Letters to Elon Huntington, 1836-1850
Folder 7. Martin and Elon Galusha - Business papers
Folder 8. Almira and Sarah Galusha - Letters and Clippings, 1860-1924
Folder 9. Jane Armstrong, her children, and sisters - Letters and Clippings, 1847-1886
Folder 10. P. Charles Cole - Letters to Annjenette Cole and Alcesta Galusha, 1829-1835
Folder 11. P. Charles Cole - Letters to Alcesta and Susan Huntington, 1854-1875
Folder 12. P. Charles Cole - Miscellaneous Letters and Clippings, 1835-1883
Folder 13. Elon Huntington - Letters to his wife, 1834-1864
Folder 14. Elon Huntington - Letters to his brothers and children, 1835-1896
Folder 15. Elon Huntington - Notes, Accounts, etc.
Folder 16. Elon Huntington - Tax Receipts
Box 2
Folder 17. Elon Huntington - Agreements, bonds, leases, etc.
Folder 18. Elon Huntington - Deeds, mortgages, etc.
Folder 19. Elon Huntington - Business letters, 1836-1857
Folder 20. Elon Huntington - Letters to him from relatives (see contents in folder) 1830-1887
Folder 21. Elon Huntington - Letters to him from friends, 1834-1896
Folder 22. Annjenette Cole and Alcesta Galusha - Letters to P. Charles Cole, 1833-1836
Folder 23. Annjenette Huntington - Letters to her husband, 1834-1881
Folder 24. Elon and Annjenette Huntington - Letters to their daughter Alcesta, 1848-1856
Folder 25. Annjenette Huntington - Letters to her daughter Alcesta, 1836-1881
Folder 26. Annjenette Huntington - Letters to her daughter Susan Hooker, n.d.
Box 3
Folder 27. Annjenette Huntington - Miscellaneous Letters, 1833-1881, and n.d.
Folder 28. Annjenette Huntington - Letters to her from school friends, 1833-1839 (Plora, Amelia Mix, Alcesta Galusha)
Folder 29. Annjenette Huntington - Letters to her from relatives (see contents in folder), 1833-1893
Folder 30. Annjenette Huntington - Letters to her from friends (see contents in folder), 1831-1880
Folder 31. Elon and Annjenette Huntington - Clippings
Folder 32. Albert Huntington - Letters to his sister Alcesta, 1854-1856
Folder 33. Albert Buntinoton - Letters to his sister Susan, 1857-1858
Folder 34. Albert Huntington - Letters home during the Civil War, 1862-1865
Folder 35. Albert Huntington - Papers from Army chest
Folder 36. Albert Huntington - Letters to his father and family from Mandarin, FL, 1862-18887
Folder 37. Albert Huntington - Letters to his father from Jacksonville, FL, 1888-1898
Folder 38. Albert Huntington - Letters to his family from New York and New Jersey, 1899-1903
Folder 39. Mary Huntington - Letters
Folder 40. Albert Huntington's children and friends - Letters from them and clippings of the family, 1857-1926
Folder 41. Frank Huntington - Letters to his parents from Germany, 1869-1872
Folder 42. Frank Huntington - Miscellaneous Letters and Clippings (see also N in Box 13) 1882-1927
Folder 43. Alcesta Huntington - Letters to her parents 1849-1869
Folder 44. Alcesta Huntington - Letters to Susan Hooker, 1849-1919
Folder 45. Alcesta Huntington - Letters to her parents from abroad, 1872
Box 4
Folder 46. Alcesta Huntington - Miscellaneous letters, diaries, writings, drawinsps
Folder 47. Alcesta Huntington - Clippings, valentines and other treasures
Folder 48. Alcesta Huntington - Letters to her from Friends, 1856-1904 (see contents in folder)
Folder 49. E. T. Stowe - Letters to Alcesta Huntington (2 from Harriet Beecher Stowe), 1869-1889
Folder 50. Kate Taylor - Letters, 1868-1926
Folder 51. James Taylor and his children - Letters and clippings
Folder 52. Carrie Jessup - Letters, 1865-1927
Folder 53. John Jessup and his children - Letters and clippings
Folder 54. Susan Huntington - Letters to her parents from school, 1857-1859
Folder 55. Susan Hooker - Letters to her mother, 1860-1883
Folder 56. Susan Hooker - Letters to her father, 1881-1899
Folder 57. Susan Hooker - Letters to Alcesta Huntington, 1854-1918
Box 5
Folder 58. Susan Hooker - Letters to her husband, 1862-1912
Folder 59. Susan Hooker - Letters to her husband during the Civil War, 1862-1864 (see folder above)
Folder 60. Susan Hooker - Letters to her daughter Margaret, 1886-1919
Folder 61. Susan Hooker - Letters to her daughter Margaret, n.d.
Folder 62. Susan Hooker - Letters to her son Albert, 1883-1889
Folder 63. Susan Hooker - Letters to her son Harry at Andover, 1888-1889
Folder 64. Susan Hooker - Miscellaneous letters to her children, 1891-1926
Folder 65. Susan Hooker - Miscellaneous letters
Folder 66. Susan Hooker - Notes on Civil War
Folder 67. Susan Hooker - "The Rise and Fall of Carthage"
Folder 68. Susan Hooker - The Stowe Memorial Window
Folder 69. Susan Hooker - Seneca Park Entrance (including clippings on site for armory, library, railroad)
Folder 70. Susan Hooker - George Junior Republic
Folder 71. Susan Hooker - Smoke nuisance
Folder 72. Susan Hooker - Women's Educational and Industrial Union - School Committee Reports
Box 6
Folder 73. Susan Hooker - Women's Educational and Industrial Union - School grounds project
Folder 74. Susan Hooker - Women's Educational and Industrial Union - Flower shows
Folder 75. Susan Hooker - Women's Educational and Industrial Union - Miscellaneous
Folder 76. Susan Hooker - Miscellaneous speeches and writings (see contents in folder)
Folder 77. Susan Hooker - Letters from relatives (see contents in folder)
Folder 78. Susan Hooker - Letters from friends (see contents in folder)
Folder 79. Susan Hooker - Notes on death
Folder 80. Horace B. Hooker - Letters to his wife, 1861-1909
Folder 81. Horace B. Hooker - Letters to his wife during the Civil War, 1862-1864 (see Q in in Box 13)
Box 6(a)
Folder 82. Horace B. Hooker - Letters to his wife during the Civil War (typewritten copies)
Folder 83. Horace B. Hooker - Civil War papers (see also K in Box 13)
Folder 84. Horace B. Hooker - Miscellaneous Letters, 1863-1891
Folder 85. Horace B. Hooker - Letters from relatives and friends, 1855-1881
Folder 86. Horace B. Hooker - Notes on death (see folder 125)
Folder 87. Horace B. and Susan Hooker - Business and cards
Box 7
Folder 88. Mary and Eliza Hooker - Letters, 1830-1872
Folder 89. Fanny Hooker - Letters, 1860-1905
Folder 90. Julia Bissell and her children - Letters and clippings
Folder 91. Albert Hooker and his children - Letters, 1889-1926
Folder 92. Babe Hooker - Letters, 1911-1928
Folder 93. Albert Hooker's family - Clippings
Folder 94. Elon Hooker - Letters to his parents from abroad, 1895
Folder 95. Elon Hooker and his children - Miscellaneous letters, 1884-1936
Folder 96. Blanche Hooker - Letters, 1909-1923
Folder 97. Elon Hooker's family - Clippings (including an address by Elon Hooker)
Folder 98. Harry and May Hooker - Letters, 1886-1922 (including a pamphlet by Harry Hooker)
Box 8
Folder 99. Willard and Ruth Hooker and their children - Letters and clipping, 1889-1931
Folder 100. Ruth Hooker - Letters
Folder 101. Paul and Grace Hooker - Letters, 1898-1923
Folder 102. Margaret Hooker - Letters from Dighton, Orange, etc., ca1886
Folder 103. Margaret Hooker - Letters from Vassar College, 1888-1890
Folder 104. Margaret Hooker - Letters from 17 E. 46th and 142 W. 44th Streets, NYC, 1891-1895
Folder 105. Margaret Hooker - Letters from Boston, Worcester, 26 W. 47th St., NYC, 1895-1897
Folder 106. Margaret Hooker - Letters from Longwood, Chicago, Albany, 74 Halsey St., n.d.
Folder 107. Margaret Hooker - Letters, 1899-1906 (including Blanche's illness)
Box 8 (a)
Folder 108. Margaret Hooker - Letters from abroad, 1906-1907
Folder 109. Margaret Hooker - Letters, 1908-1919
Folder 110. Margaret Hooker - Letters to her mother, no date or place
Folder 111. Margaret Hooker - Miscellaneous letters, no date or place
Folder 112. Margaret Hooker - Drawings and prints (see also H and J, Box 13)
Folder 113. Margaret Hooker - Clippings, notes on weaving, letters from friends
Folder 114. Jeanette Trimble - Letters, 1909-1920
Folder 115. Jeanette Trimble - Letters, 1921-1928
Box 9
Folder 116. Jeanette Trimble - Letters, n.d.
Folder 117. Maurice Trimble and his children - Letters, 1914-1926 (not received)
Folder 118. Maurice Trimble's family - Clippings (not received)
Folder 119. Miscellaneous Letters
Folder 120. Miscellaneous business (deeds, wills, indentures, mortgages, bill and receipts), 1803-1882 (see also N, Box 13)
Folder 121. Huntington Genealogical Material
Folder 122. Hooker Genealogical Material (see also L, Box 13)
Folder 123. Hooker news
Folder 124. French Spoliation Claims
Folder 125. Hooker Family Clippings (see also G, Box 13)
Folder 126. Clippings of relatives
Folder 127. Clippings of friends
Folder 128. Huntington property on St. Paul Street, Rochester (deeds, titles, and surveyors maps)
Folder 129. Hooker property on St. Paul Street, Rochester
Box 10
Folder 138a. Copies of photographs and newspaper articles
Folder 130. Louisiana property (survey maps)
Folder 131. Mandarin house (not received)
Folder 132. Papers on natural science (thesis or term paper, not signed)
Folder 133. School notes on statistics
Folder 134. Notes and Clippings on gardens (see also I and O, Box 13)
Folder 135. Photographs of graves, houses, people (includes photographs of tombstones of Huntington ancestors)
Folder 136. Art (copies of sketches, engravings, and clippings about early silhouettes)
Folder 137. Family poems, drawings, jokes, etc. (see also M and N, Box 13)
Folder 138. General poems, jokes, stories, etc. (clippings from newspapers)
Box 11
Folder 139. Entertainment programs, etc. (membership cards, reviews of theatrics, miscellaneous clippings and announcements)
Folder 140. Vassar College, University of Rochester and Cornell (commencement programs, bulletins, etc.)
Folder 141. Clippings of general interest
Folder 142. Periodicals and political pamphlets
Box 12
Folder 144. Rochester History - Clippings
Folder 145. Rochester History - Pictures (including flood of 1865)
Folder 146. Duplicate clippings and articles to be found in other folders
Box 13
Folder A. Susan Hooker - Diary, 1913 (?)
Folder B. Susan Hooker - Diary, 1912-1920
Folder C. Susan Hooker - Diary, 1921-1924
Folder D. Susan Hooker Diary, April 1924 - April 1925 (trip to Europe)
Folder E. Susan Hooker - Diary, 1925 (?)
Folder F. Susan Hooker - "A Flight Through Italy"
Folder G. Family Clippings (see also folders 125-127)
Folder H. Margaret Hooker - Sketches (see also folder 112)
Folder I. Margaret Hooker - Garden notes (see also folder 134)
Folder J. Margaret Hooker - Cookery notes
Folder K. Horace B. Hooker - Civil War bullets
Folder L. Margaret Hooker - Hooker geneology business
Folder M. Margaret Hooker - General poems, jokes, stories (see also folder 138)
Folder N. Frank Huntington - General poems, jokes, stories (see also folder 138)
Folder O. Annjenette Huntington - Herbarium
Folder P. Index Rerum
Folder Q. Notebook with typed copies of Horace Hooker's letters to his wife during the Civil War (see also folder 81)
Folder R. Scrapbook by Susan Hooker of trip to Gloucester, VA titled "The Land of Pure Delight"


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