Tallcot Howland Family Papers

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Tallcot-Howland family papers
Creator: Tallcot family
Call Number: D.19
Dates: 1761-1916
Physical Description: 2 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
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Tallcot-Howland family papers
Creator: Tallcot family
Call Number: D.19
Dates: 1761-1916
Physical Description: 2 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The Tallcot-Howland Family Papers are comprised of 2 boxes containing approximately 140 letters to and from Joseph Tallcot (ca1768-1853) and members of his family. Tallcot, a Quaker, lived much of his later life in Skaneateles and Sherwood, New York. Included is a series of about twenty letters from Mary Thomas of Union Springs, New York to his daughter Phebe F. Tallcot. His daughter Hannah married Slocum Howland of Sherwood and there is some Howland Family correspondence, including letters to and from their daughter Emily Howland (1827-1929). Most of the letters in the collection are of an informal nature, mentioning events and topics of the day, including temperance.

The collection includes the Quaker Union Tract Association Constitution (Farmington), July 7, 1817-1819 in folder 4 of box 2.

The collection also contains approximately fifty non-correspondence manuscripts of a financial, legal, or religious nature, including material relating to the estates of Benjamin and Mary Howland and to Slocum Howland's store in Sherwood in the 1830's and 1840's.

Correspondence by the following persons in the collection has been indexed:

Antoinette Louisa (Brown) Blackwell (2 letters)

Moses Brown (1 letter)

Mahlon Day (1 letter)

Mrs. Esther (Brewster) George (1 letter)

William Reuben George (4 letters)

Emily Howland (4 letters)

Thomas Mott Osborne (1 letter)

David Thomas (1 letter)

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Sherwood
Quakers
Correspondence
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853
Howland, Slocum, 1794-1881
Slocum Howland Store (Sherwood, N.Y.)
Tallcot family
Howland family
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was acquired from James Brunner, December 1971.Access
The Tallcot-Howland 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], Tallcot-Howland family papers, D.19, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
Other collections outside the Department of Rare Books & Special Collections relating to the Tallcot-Howland Family Papers are:

The Tallcot Family Papers, 1724-1857 , Haverford College Library, Haverford, Pennsylvania.


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:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1-13;
Box 2, Folder 1-2
Correspondence, 1761-1874, 1894-1916
Box 2, Folder 3-4Correspondence, undated
Box 2, Folder 5-9Financial and legal documents, 1800-1905
Quaker Union Tract Association Constitution (Farmington), July 7, 1817-1819 in Folder 8

Box 2, Folder 10"Extracts and reflections made by my Aunt P.F. Tallcot", 1857
Bound in Seventeenth Annual Report of the American Female Guardian Society and Home for the Friendless, for the year ending May, 1851. P in P.F. stands for Phebe

Box 2, Folder 11Political, poetic, and religious excerpts, 1782-1856
Quaker Meeting Minutes, 1782; 1794; 1806

Box 2, Folder 12Ephemera
Embroidery and stationary with hair art

Box 2, Folder 13Newspaper clippings, 1841-1843
Box 2, Folder 14Resolutions regarding The Acorn and teaching, 1839


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