Jean S. Lindsay Papers

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Jean S. Lindsay papers
Creator: Lindsay, Jean Sampson, 1942-
Call Number: D.191
Dates: 1850s-2000s
Physical Description: 4.25 Linear Feet
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
Related Materials
Separated Materials
Content List
Career, 1966-2000s
Community, 1980s
Family Papers, 1850s-2006
Objects
Images, correspondence, research, and other papers
Albums
Collection Overview
Title: Jean S. Lindsay papers
Creator: Lindsay, Jean Sampson, 1942-
Call Number: D.191
Dates: 1850s-2000s
Physical Description: 4.25 Linear Feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Jean Sampson Lindsay was born in 1942 at Park Avenue Hospital in Rochester, New York. Her parents, Alexander Millar Lindsay III and Jean Adaline Sampson, had two other children, Alexander Millar Lindsay IV and James Courter Lindsay. As a child, Lindsay lived in Buffalo, New York, where her father was a test pilot at the Curtis Wright Corporation; Reno, Nevada, where her father later worked; Penfield, New York, where her grandfather Luther Courter Sampson owned a farm; and Ormond Beach, Florida, where her great-grandfather Alexander Millar Lindsay had built a house called Rowallan. She attended high school in Brighton, New York, before moving to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for her father's health. In 1958, she entered Rogers Hall, a boarding school in Lowell, Massachusetts, from which she graduated.

Lindsay attended Skidmore College for two years, leaving after the death of her father in 1964. She graduated from the University of Rochester in 1968, with a major in art history and a minor in English. She earned her master's in English from the University of Rochester in 1976 and her master's in library science from the School of Library and Information Science at SUNY Geneseo in 1980.

A collector and dealer of rare books, Lindsay started a business called Ayrshire Books, named after the county in Scotland where her great-grandfather Lindsay was born. She was also a leader of the Now Nameless Bibliophiles group in Rochester and served on the board of the Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries. She was a docent and lecturer at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, presenting on Victorian architecture and other topics.

From 1980 to 1982, Lindsay worked for Dr. James Sibley Watson Jr. and Nancy Prince Watson as archivist and curator of a collection of papers in their home at 6 Sibley Place in Rochester. This collection, now at the New York Public Library (James Sibley Watson/The Dial Papers), contained a wealth of material relating to the Dial magazine. Founded in the 1840s as a Transcendentalist publication, the Dial became a vehicle for Modernist literature and art in the 1920s under the ownership of Dr. Watson and Scofield Thayer. Lindsay's work at the Watson Archives culminated in her creation of a Checklist of the Dial Papers.

After completing her project with the Watsons, Lindsay held positions at the Rochester Public Library, the Harvard University Archives, and the Library of Congress. While living in Alexandria, Virginia, she worked with various associations, helping them to set up libraries. She then worked at the Wyeth pharmaceutical company in Philadelphia, where her mother and stepfather lived, for ten years until her retirement. Lindsay focused on regulatory affairs and information technology at Wyeth, and she facilitated the company's development of a database for correspondence and other information. While living in Philadelphia, she took courses in law and clinical studies at Temple University. Lindsay has lived in Geneseo, New York, since 2003.

Scope and Content
The Jean S. Lindsay Papers contain three series: Career, Community, and Family Papers. The Career series includes typescripts, manuscripts, correspondence, research, notes, and photographs relating, with only a few exceptions, to Lindsay's work at the Watson Archives (1980-1982). The Community series consists chiefly of correspondence and notes for the Now Nameless Bibliophiles group and a small amount of material relating to the Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries (1980s). The Family Papers series contains photographs, diaries, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, and research relating primarily to Jean S. Lindsay's paternal ancestors (the Lindsay, Hatch, and Curtice families) and her maternal ancestors (the Courter and Sampson families).

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Correspondence
Photographs
Manuscripts
Lindsay, Jean Sampson, 1942-
Watson, James S., Jr. (James Sibley), 1894-1982
Librarians
Dial
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Jean S. Lindsay, 1981, with subsequent accruals.Access
The Jean S. Lindsay 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], Jean S. Lindsay papers, D.191, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
Additional manuscript collections relating to the Lindsay, Sibley, and Watson families are available in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation:

Sibley, Lindsay and Curr Company Papers, BB.S56

Hiram Sibley Family Papers, D.81

Sibley Family Addition, D.226

Watson Family Papers, D.248

Separated Materials
The following publications were separated from the manuscript collection and are available as cataloged materials. Please see Voyager, the library's online catalog, for call numbers and details:

Barnes, Djuna. Nightwood. Introduction by T. S. Eliot. New York: New Directions, 1937.

Butler-Thwing, Francis Wendell. First Fruits. 1914.

Campbell, Thomas. Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell, with a Memoir of His Life. Boston: Phillips, Sampson, 1855.

Fenollosa, Mary McNeil. The Dragon Painter. Illustrated by Gertrude McDaniel. Boston: Little, Brown, 1906.

Fletcher, Beaumont. Richard Wilson, R. A. London: Walter Scott, 1908.

Ford, Helen T. Will It Be? Boston: Loring, 1877.

Geldhardt, Mrs. Mary Leigh; or, Purpose in Life. London: Frederick Warne, n.d.

Grey of Fallodon, Edward, Viscount. Fallodon Papers. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926.

Huckel, Oliver. Parsifal: A Mystical Drama by Richard Wagner Retold in the Spirit of the Bayreuth Interpretation by Oliver Huckel. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1903.

James, Paul. And Then What? New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931.

Morgan, Angela. Utterance and Other Poems. New York: Baker and Taylor, 1916.

Parson, Donald. Grass Flowers. Boston: John W. Luce, 1936.

Paterson, James. Reminiscences of "Auld Ayr." Edinburgh: James Stillie, 1864.

Ramsden, Guendolen, Lady. A Smile within a Tear and Other Fairy Stories. London: Hutchinson, 1897.

Ruskin, John. The Poetry of Architecture: Cottage, Villa, etc. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1881.

Sibley, James. History of the Sibley Family. n.d.

Smith, D. Murray. Round the World: A Story of Travel Compiled from the Narrative of Ida Pfeiffer. London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1868.

Watson, Hildegarde Lasell. The Edge of the Woods: A Memoir. 1979.

Weguelin, H. W. Carnations and Picotees for Garden and Exhibition, with a Chapter Concerning Pinks. London: George Newnes, 1900.


Administrative Information
Author: Esther Arnold
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Second Floor, Room 225
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Finding aid publication date: January 2017
Content List
Career, 1966-2000s
The Career series consists in large part of correspondence relating to James Sibley Watson Jr.'s Dial papers. Many of Lindsay's letters are drafts, and she has marked some as "unsent." Interspersed with formal correspondence are a number of notes. Much of this correspondence is with Watsons themselves. Lindsay also consults with archivists, including Shonnie Finnegan of the State University of New York at Buffalo, as she organizes and oversees the Watson Archives. She corresponds with Professor Cyrus H. Hoy, with whom she studied as a graduate student in English at the University of Rochester and who suggested the idea of creating a checklist of Dial papers. With Hoy and others, Lindsay discusses her application for National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) funding to create a checklist. Although this application was successful, Lindsay later withdrew it because the NEH would not fund the Watson Archives as long as it was a private collection. The Watsons then funded the project themselves, and Lindsay completed her Checklist of the Dial Papers in 1982. The checklist itself is located at the end of this series, along with a journal that Lindsay kept entitled "Dallying with the Dial."

A key aspect of Lindsay's work was to explore links between the Watsons' Dial papers and related collections. Thus Lindsay corresponds with individuals at a number of other institutions, including Yale University's Beinecke Library, Bryn Mawr College's Canaday Library, Harvard's Houghton Library, and the Rosenbach Museum and Library. (Files for various archives, libraries, and museums that Lindsay worked with are arranged alphabetically within this series.) The series also includes correspondence and ephemera relating to Lindsay's attendance, as Dr. Watson's representative, at a preview event for a Dial exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum in March 1981. In Worcester, Massachusetts, Lindsay also visited the American Antiquarian Society to consult about archival practices. In Philadelphia, she visited Dr. Watson's cousin Margaret Estey and conducted preliminary processing and a survey of her collection of Sibley family papers. Lindsay's notes and correspondence about this collection are included in this series, as is her report, "The Papers of: Hiram Sibley, Hiram Watson Sibley, and Fletcher Harper, Jr. at the John Estey Residence, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania." (This collection was later donated to the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation. Please see D.226, Sibley Papers Addition.)

This series also contains research about the Dial, including facsimiles of selected documents from the Watson Archives and other institutions, as well as biographical information about James Sibley Watson Jr. and the Watson and Sibley families.

Photographs show the Watson Archives space; Lindsay, the Watsons, and others; and events such as the Worcester Art Museum's Dial exhibit. There are also several photographs of Lindsay taken later in her career.

Box 1, Folder 1Curriculum vitae, circa 1980
Box 1, Folder 2Correspondence with Nancy and James Sibley Watson Jr.; research and notes for Dial checklist, 1980-1981
This folder includes a note from Lindsay to the Watsons in which she mentions an upcoming meeting with Cyrus H. Hoy to discuss a prospectus for the National Endowment for the Humanities. Other materials include notes and research for the Dial checklist, with receipts, citations, and call slips. Several institutions are referenced in this folder, including the Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscript Library, Bryn Mawr Library, and Houghton Library.

Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence and agreement relating to stock and notes of the Dial (facsimile); Lindsay's questions for James Sibley Watson Jr., with answers, 1981
This folder contains a facsimile of a 15 April 1921 letter from attorney Minturn de S. Verdi to James Sibley Watson Jr. with "a short agreement I have drawn relating to the stock and notes of the Dial held by you and Mr. Thayer and providing that in case of the death of either they shall belong to the survivor." The folder also contains a list of "Questions for Dr. Watson" that refer to this unsigned agreement, as well as a fragment containing answers written in Nancy Watson's hand.

Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence, notes, transcriptions, and ephemera relating to the Dial and Watson Archives; notes about grants, 1980-1981
This folder includes correspondence with Nancy and James Sibley Watson Jr. and lists of questions for the latter. Subjects include Scofield Thayer, T. S. Eliot, Marianne Moore, and Ezra Pound. One 17 September 1980 note from Nancy Watson appears on a facsimile of an 18 June 1926 letter written by Moore. Also included are Lindsay's transcriptions of several Dial-related letters from the years 1925-1928.

Box 1, Folder 5Dial correspondence (facsimiles); typescript of The Waste Land (facsimile) and Lindsay's draft of a letter about typescripts of The Waste Land, circa 1981
Dial letters in this folder (facsimiles) were written by T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Gilbert Seldes, Scofield Thayer, James Sibley Watson Jr., and others.

Box 1, Folder 6Correspondence with Valerie Eliot and James Sibley Watson Jr., 1981
This folder includes Lindsay's correspondence, through Faber and Faber, with Valerie Eliot, wife of T. S. Eliot, regarding Eliot materials in the Watson Archives. Some of these letters are facsimiles. Also included is a letter about this correspondence to James Sibley Watson Jr. Among the materials they discuss are two typescripts of The Waste Land.

Box 1, Folder 7James Sibley Watson Jr. Dial correspondence (facsimiles); typescripts of The Waste Land from the Beinecke Library and Watson Archives (facsimiles), circa 1981
The Waste Land typescript from the Watson Archives has been annotated in pencil. The folder includes copies of letters to Watson from T. S. Eliot (1922-1923).

Box 1, Folder 8Dial information recorded on folders, circa 1980-1982
This folder contains information about Dial materials that was written on empty or repurposed folders in the Lindsay papers.

Box 1, Folder 9Transcriptions of correspondence between Peter Dzwonkoski and the Watsons, February 1981
Dzwonkoski, then head of the University of Rochester's Department of Rare Books, Manuscripts and Archives, writes about a possible meeting with the Watsons. Nancy Watson thanks him for his advice about their collection and invites him to visit, including a tour of the Watson Archives. She describes the arrangement at the Watson home: "The Ivory tower is a pleasant (locked) attic retreat where Jean [Lindsay] does the work and we are planning a basement, climate-controlled room for scholars [and] researchers by appointment, to study the collection. Jean will supervise, screening also to decide who can interview [James] Sibley [Watson Jr.]." She adds, "We've begun tape-recording his conversations with odd poets etc. who appear after careful decisions by me, and he enjoys them."

Box 1, Folder 10Citation relating to James Sibley Watson Jr. trust agreement, 14 July 1981
Box 1, Folder 11American Antiquarian Society correspondence and ephemera, 1980-1981
Correspondence in this folder includes a 2 February 1981 letter to the society in which Lindsay indicates that she is sending "a prospectus for a checklist of The Dial material at the Watson Archives" and inquires about funding opportunities. Other topics include tours of Antiquarian Hall; housing of materials in the Watson Archives; and a visit to Rochester by Marcus A. McCorison, director and librarian of the society. Ephemera include materials such as brochures and reading room policies.

Box 1, Folder 12Archives of American Art correspondence, July-August 1981
Box 1, Folder 13Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, 1980-1982
This folder contains correspondence, as well as note cards with citations, call slips, and housing information. Correspondents include David Schoonover, curator of the Yale Collection of American Literature.

Box 1, Folder 14Canaday Library, Bryn Mawr College, 1980-1982
This folder contains correspondence, notes, and questions for James Sibley Watson Jr., with answers. Correspondents include Leo Dolenski, who helped Lindsay with Marianne Moore materials at Bryn Mawr and with whom Lindsay shared a copy of her application for National Endowment for the Humanities funding.

Box 1, Folder 15Houghton Library, Harvard University, correspondence, 1981
Topics discussed in this correspondence include a typescript of The Waste Land at the Houghton Library.

Box 1, Folder 16Pennsylvania State University correspondence, 11-22 September 1982
This folder contains correspondence with Charles Mann, chief of Rare Books and Special Collections at the Frederick Lewis Pattee Library. Lindsay and Mann discuss Kenneth Burke's papers at Penn State.

Box 1, Folder 17Pierpont Morgan Library correspondence, 23 March-19 June 1981
This folder includes correspondence with Herbert Cahoon, curator of Autograph Manuscripts at the Pierpont Morgan Library, who provided Lindsay with sample checklist entries and catalog cards that helped her plan for a Dial checklist.

Box 1, Folder 18Rosenbach Museum and Library, 1981-1982
This folder includes correspondence with Patricia C. Willis, curator of the Marianne Moore Collection at the Rosenbach. Among other topics, Lindsay and Willis discuss border designs that Claude Bragdon appears to have sent to James Sibley Watson Jr. Other materials include correspondence with a researcher referred to the Watson Archives by Willis and a facsimile of a 5 November 1927 letter from Marianne Moore to Ezra Pound located in the Watson Archives.

Box 2, Folder 1State University of New York at Buffalo, 1981-1987
The bulk of the material in this folder is Lindsay's correspondence with Shonnie Finnegan, University Archivist at SUNY Buffalo, who acted as a consultant for the Watson Archives. Other materials include correspondence with Robert Berholf, curator of the Poetry/Rare Books Collection at SUNY Buffalo; drafts of Lindsay's Dial checklist; Society of American Archivists publications featuring Finnegan as a candidate for office; and facsimiles of articles (1966, 1975).

Box 2, Folder 2University of Virginia, 1982
This folder contains Lindsay's correspondence with Fredson Bowers, editor of Studies in Bibliography about her manuscript of the Dial checklist.
Condition: One draft of a letter is in pieces.

Box 2, Folder 3Worcester Art Museum correspondence, January-October 1981
This folder includes Lindsay's correspondence with Richard Stuart Teitz, director of the Worcester Art Museum; letters between Teitz and the Watsons; a letter from Lindsay to the Watsons; information about the museum's preview of its exhibit "The Dial": Arts and Letters in the 1920s; and a letter from Lindsay to her cousin Milo Beach, an art historian at Williams College.

Box 2, Folder 4Worcester Art Museum: ephemera, clippings, and travel information, 1980-1981
This folder includes an agenda for the symposium "The Dial": Arts and Letters in the 1920s, 4 April 1981, as well as other information about the museum.
These materials were removed from their original housing in a pocket folder.

Box 2, Folder 5Worcester Art Museum: ephemera and travel information, 1980-1981
Box 2, Folder 6Worcester Art Museum: preview of "The Dial": Arts and Letters in the 1920s, March 1981
These materials were removed from their original housing in a pocket folder bearing Lindsay's name.

Box 2, Folder 7Correspondence with Cyrus H. Hoy and others relating to Dial checklist, with research, notes, clippings, and ephemera, 1976-March 1981, circa 1981
Box 2, Folder 8Correspondence with Cyrus H. Hoy and others relating to Dial papers, with research, notes, clippings and ephemera, April-November 1981, circa 1981
This folder includes Hoy's formal evaluation as a reviewer of Lindsay's National Endowment for the Humanities grant application. Although Hoy specialized in English renaissance literature, he had worked with the Watson's papers. As he explains in his evaluation, he "edited a selection of Marianne Moore's letters to Hildegarde Watson (letters which were than [sic] in the Watson collection but which since have been given to Bryn Mawr College) for publication in the University of Rochester Library Bulletin [volume 29, number 2 (summer 1976)]."

Box 2, Folder 9Correspondence with Cyrus H. Hoy and others, with notes and research, 1982, circa 1981-1982
This folder consists almost entirely of Lindsay's correspondence with Cyrus H. Hoy. Also included is a letter to Fredson Bowers, editor of Studies in Bibliography, in which Lindsay asks if she might send him her manuscript of the Dial checklist.

Box 2, Folder 10Description of project to catalog and create checklist of Dial papers; National Endowment for the Humanities grant, 1981
This folder includes drafts of Lindsay's application for a grant from the NEH, as well as related correspondence and notes.

Box 2, Folder 11Plan for Dial checklist; sample entries and notes, 1981
Box 2, Folder 12Guidelines and Application Instructions, National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Research Programs, circa 1980
Box 3, Folder 1Grant information: National Historical Publications and Records Administration and New York State Historical Records Advisory Board, December 1980-1981
Box 3, Folder 2Gannett Newspaper Foundation brochure, April 1980
Box 3, Folder 3National Endowment for the Humanities application, with drafts, notes, and correspondence, 1980-1981
This folder includes correspondence with Cyrus H. Hoy. It also contains photographs of the Watson Archives, included as part of the NEH application.

Box 3, Folder 4National Endowment for the Humanities grant application, 30 May 1981
Box 3, Folder 5National Endowment for the Humanities grant application (corrected) and correspondence, with notes; other Watson Archives correspondence, 1980-1981
This folder includes Lindsay's correspondence with Margaret Child and Marjorie Berlincourt of the National Endowment for the Humanities. It contains letters written as Lindsay was planning and drafting the application as well as those relating to Lindsay's eventual withdrawal of the application. In a 3 December 1981 letter, Child informs Lindsay that her application "has now passed through both external review and evaluation by the panel." "However," Child explains, "the reviewers and panelists were also generally concerned that the collection was still in private hands and believed that it was inappropriate for federal funds to be expended to arrange and describe materials which were not in a publicly accessible research institution. The panel therefore recommended that a grant be made conditional on securing a legal document embodying Dr. Watson's commitment to deposit the papers permanently in a research library of his choice and to guarantee unrestricted public access to them." In a 14 December 1981 letter, Lindsay replies to Child that the Watsons "have determined that they would prefer to continue with their plans to maintain The Dial papers in their care in a privately endowed archive in their home," and she withdraws her application.

Box 3, Folder 6Correspondence with Nancy and James Sibley Watson Jr. relating to Lindsay's employment, 12 August 1981, 17 September 1981
Box 3, Folder 7Correspondence with Nancy and James Sibley Watson Jr., with other notes and ephemera relating to the Watson Archives, 1981-1982, early 1980s
This folder contains a letter Lindsay wrote to the Watsons from Bryn Mawr, where she was conducting Dial research. Lindsay describes a May Day event she observed on campus: "Young women at these schools it seems are continually subjected to such sentimental ceremonies designed to underline the dual nature of the spring season/semester: Promise and Parting. The psychology that is operative is actually similar to that at a wedding." She relates this ritual to her graduation from boarding school: "There we all were in 20 identical white gowns cradling 20 large bouquets of long-stem roses in our (then slender) arms—all walking solemnly down the aisle –to a diploma!" Also included is a registration for a "Cornucopia Project Regional Food Symposium" in May 1982. In a note attached to this item Lindsay asks Nancy Watson, "Did you intend to put this in the archive?"

Box 3, Folder 8Correspondence relating to Margaret Estey's Sibley papers and the Watson Archives; Society of American Archivists newsletter, November 1981-March 1982, November 1983
This folder includes correspondence written by Nancy Watson, Margaret Estey (cousin of James Sibley Watson Jr.), Jean Lindsay, and E. B. Meader of the Sibley Corporation. Letters discuss the development of the Watson Archives; Jean Lindsay's work there and research into related collections; and Lindsay's visits with Estey in Philadelphia, where she helped to organize, describe, and preserve Estey's Sibley papers. Some of these letters are facsimiles.

Box 3, Folder 9Cloth with monogram "M G E", undated
These are the initials of Margaret G. Estey.

Box 3, Folder 10"The Papers of: Hiram Sibley, Hiram Watson Sibley, and Fletcher Harper, Jr. at the John Estey Residence, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"; Sibley family trees; letter to Nancy Watson (facsimile), 1981-1982, 10 March 1987
In her letter to Nancy Watson, Lindsay writes, "Thank you for taking the time to track down Mrs. Estey's letter and for bringing me up to date on wither thy papers goest."

Box 3, Folder 11Sibley family research; travel, correspondence, and notes for Watson Archives, 1981, early 1980s
Selected materials in this folder include a Sibley family tree and information about Lindsay's travel to Philadelphia.

Box 3, Folder 12Research relating to Hiram Sibley and Sibley, Illinois, circa 1982, 21 January 1982
This folder contains facsimiles of publications and a letter to Lindsay from Karl Kabelac, University Archivist at the University of Rochester, with information about Hiram Sibley.

Box 3, Folder 13Correspondence with Nancy and James Sibley Watson Jr., with cards, notes, ephemera, and photographs, 1966, 1981-1982
This folder includes an 11 August 1982 letter in which Nancy Watson thanks Lindsay for "the kindness you showed toward me and Sibley at the time of his death" and writes, "It's very hard for me to realize he is gone forever. He was such a dear, sweet, gentle man, along with all his brilliant accomplishments. I plan to carry on his interests in historic preservation and the support of living artists, as my resources permit." In a 23 October 1982 letter, she thanks Lindsay for her contributions while working for them and wishes her "a successful recovery of your health and happiness." The folder also includes correspondence relating to Lindsay's application for a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. Notes relate to the Watson Archives, including office or household matters and supplies, as well as questions for Nancy and James Sibley Watson Jr. about their papers; answers have sometimes been added by Nancy Watson. Photographs consist of several winter/Christmas photographs from 1966, and several Polaroids from 1982.

Box 3, Folder 14Correspondence with Nancy and James Sibley Watson Jr., with research, cards, notes, and clippings, 1981-1982
Topics include developments in Lindsay's work at the Watson Archives, including research about the Dial, with reference to letters by John Dos Passos and T. S. Eliot; her photocopying of Dial-related papers; her work in Philadelphia with Margaret Estey's papers; the Worcester Art Museum; the American Antiquarian Society; and National Endowment for the Humanities grants. The folder includes notes about office or household matters (the archive's' photocopy machine, for example). It also contains questions for the Watsons about, for example, the names of James Sibley Watson Jr.'s correspondents; answers have sometimes been added. Attached to one note is a facsimile of a letter from composer Alec Wilder to Hildegarde and James Sibley Watson Jr. (circa 1975) in which he writes, "In reference to copywright [sic], it should be known by now that whatever I send you is yours." Another note is attached to an article about Alyse Gregory.

Box 4, Folder 1Watson Archives expenses and compensation, 1981-1982
Box 4, Folder 2Eulogy for James Sibley Watson Jr.; correspondence (some in the form of transcriptions), research, and notes, circa 1981-1982
The eulogy is a facsimile in Nancy Watson's hand, and it includes a poem called "On Plum Blossoms" written by Dale Davis in memory of Watson. This folder also includes facsimiles of letters to Hildegarde Watson and Lindsay's transcriptions of correspondence relating to the Dial and E. E. Cummings, Marianne Moore, and T. S. Eliot.

Box 4, Folder 3Correspondence with Edwards and Angell and others; "The Papers of: Hiram Sibley, Hiram Watson Sibley, and Fletcher Harper, Jr. at the John Estey Residence"; Scofield Thayer obituary, 1980-1982
This folder includes Lindsay's correspondence with John L. Clark of Edwards and Angell and Robert J. Whipple of Fletcher, Tilton and Whipple, P.C., relating to the deaths of James Sibley Watson Jr. and Scofield Thayer. It also contains Lindsay's correspondence with Clark requesting permission to access, photocopy, and create a checklist of the Dial papers on deposit at the Beinecke Library at Yale University, and regarding her applications for funding from sources such as the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Antiquarian Society. Also included are letters with Marcus A. McCorison of the American Antiquarian Society, Marian Seldes, Kenneth Burke, and Donald Gallup relating to the Dial papers. The version of Lindsay's report about the Estey collection housed here appears to be a draft and is incomplete. A note in this folder refers to typescripts of Eliot's The Waste Land.

Box 4, Folder 4Correspondence relating to Dial papers at the Beinecke Library and National Endowment for the Humanities application, 22 May-2 June 1981
This folder includes correspondence with John L. Clark of Edwards and Angell, in which Clark grants Lindsay permission to access the Dial papers at the Beinecke Library; a draft of a letter from Nancy and James Sibley Watson Jr. to Margaret Child of the National Endowment for the Humanities; and a letter from David E. Schoonover of the Beinecke Library welcoming Lindsay to visit.

Box 4, Folder 5Correspondence relating to estate and will of James Sibley Watson Jr., 23-28 April 1982
Box 4, Folder 6Watson Archives letterhead and separation sheet; correspondence relating to copyright, 1981-1982
Box 4, Folder 7Notes for and preliminary pages from "Inventory or Checklist of The Dial and Dial-related papers of J. S. Watson, Jr.", circa 1981-1982
The contents of this folder were removed from their original housing in the front pocket of a three-ring binder. This binder also contained Lindsay's "Inventory or Checklist of The Dial and Dial-related papers of J. S. Watson, Jr."

Box 4, Folder 8"Inventory or Checklist of The Dial and Dial-related papers of J. S. Watson, Jr." (1 of 3), 1982
This is a typescript with annotations in pen and pencil. The checklist is divided into several sections: Dial office files of Marianne Moore, Dial office files of James Sibley Watson Jr., Pre/post Dial correspondence, Worcester Project, and correspondence about the Dial.
The contents of this folder were removed from their original housing in a three-ring binder.

Box 5, Folder 1"Inventory or Checklist of The Dial and Dial-related papers of J. S. Watson, Jr." (2 of 3), 1982
This is a typescript with annotations in pen and pencil. The checklist is divided into several sections: Dial office files of Marianne Moore, Dial office files of James Sibley Watson Jr., Pre/post Dial correspondence, Worcester Project, and correspondence about the Dial.
The contents of this folder were removed from their original housing in a three-ring binder.

Box 5, Folder 2"Inventory or Checklist of The Dial and Dial-related papers of J. S. Watson, Jr." (3 of 3), 1982
This is a typescript with annotations in pen and pencil. The checklist is divided into several sections: Dial office files of Marianne Moore, Dial office files of James Sibley Watson Jr., Pre/post Dial correspondence, Worcester Project, and correspondence about the Dial.
The contents of this folder were removed from their original housing in a three-ring binder.

Box 5, Folder 3"Dallying with The Dial" (1 of 3), circa 1981-1982
Selected materials in this folder include call slips and notes.
The contents of this folder were removed from their original housing in the front pocket of a three-ring binder. "Dallying with The Dial" was the title written on the binder.

Box 5, Folder 4"Dallying with The Dial" (2 of 3), 1981-1982
This folder contains journal entries, notes, and drafts of correspondence written by Lindsay, including a draft of a letter to Cyrus H. Hoy; a clipping about Ezra Pound; and a University of Rochester Library newsletter.
The contents of this folder were removed from their original housing in a three-ring binder, where they had been inserted, but not bound. "Dallying with The Dial" was the title written on the binder.

Box 5, Folder 5"Dallying with The Dial" (3 of 3), 1981-1982
This folder contains journal entries written by Lindsay.
The contents of this folder were removed from their original housing in a three-ring binder. "Dallying with The Dial" was the title written on the binder.

Box 5, Folder 6Watson Archives contact sheets and negatives, 1980-1982
Contact sheets and negatives have been removed from their original envelopes; each envelope has been placed after the materials it contained.

Box 5, Folder 7Watson Archives photographs, 1980-1982
Box 5, Folder 8-11Watson Archives photograph album, circa 1980-1982
This album includes primarily photographs of the Watson Archives, people involved in the project (including Lindsay, the Watsons, and Cyrus H. Hoy), and related events such as the Worcester Art Museum's exhibit about the Dial. Photographs on page 19 of the album, which show Lindsay and Susan Eisenhower, were taken by James Sibley Watson Jr.
For preservation reasons, these items were removed from their original housing in an album and placed into folders. The original order of pages has been noted and retained. When multiple photographs or other items appeared on a single page in the album, a photocopy of the original layout has been inserted next to the originals.

Box 5, Folder 12Sibley Watson bookplate; James Sibley Watson Jr. prescription notepad and stationery, undated
Box 5, Folder 13"Rochester's Renaissance Man," Rochester Times-Union, 2 May 1981
This article is a feature story about James Sibley Watson Jr. The cover of the Rochester Times-Union features Watson and his first wife, Hildegarde.

Box 5, Folder 14Clippings, 1979-1987
Articles discuss the Dial, literary figures, and publishing; National Endowment for the Arts grant reductions; the Beinecke Library; crime; and other topics. The bulk of these articles are from 1979-1987, with facsimiles of two articles from 1945 and 1965.

Box 6, Folder 1Clippings, 1979-1987
Articles discuss the Dial, literary figures, and publishing; National Endowment for the Arts grant reductions; the Beinecke Library; crime; and other topics. The bulk of these articles are from 1979-1987, with facsimiles of two articles from 1945 and 1965.

Box 6, Folder 2Photographs of Jean S. Lindsay, R&D Information Management and Wyeth pharmaceutical company, 23 April 2001, circa 1990s-early 2000s
Box 6, Folder 3Travel and event information; grocery list, fall 1981, circa 1980s-2000s
A note on an airplane ticket to New York City in fall 1981 indicates, "Grandma Died--Did not go."

Box 7Audio Recordings, 1980s
Genesee Valley Club lunch: Nancy Watson, James Sibley Watson Jr., Jean Lindsay, Cyrus Hoy (CD), 18 April 1981
The group discusses the Dial, the University of Rochester, and other topics.
This CD is a 2013 transfer of an audio cassette.

James Sibley Watson Jr., Nancy Watson, and Jean Lindsay (CD), 25 April 1981
Among other topics, Lindsay discusses hear research into The Waste Land with the Watsons and asks Dr. Watson questions about it. She also asks Dr. Watson about the airplanes that he owned and flew, and discusses her father's work as a test pilot.
This CD is a 2013 transfer of an audio cassette.

Claire Watson opera performance (2 CDs), 2 September 1981
Opera singer Claire McLamore Watson was a graduate of the Eastman School of Music. She was married to Michael Lasell Watson, son of James Sibley Watson Jr.
These CDs are 2013 transfers of an audio cassette.

Jeanne Watson Quackenbush: reminiscences about Llewellyn Powys and Alyse Gregory (CD), circa early 1980s
Jeanne Quackenbush, daughter of James Sibley Watson Jr. and Hildegarde Watson, describes to Lindsay her family's trip to Switzerland in 1938, where they visited Powys and Gregory.
This CD is a 2013 transfer of an audio cassette.

Short account of the death of James Sibley Watson Jr. (CD), April 1982
This recording contains the audio component of a Rochester television news story about Watson.
This CD is a 2013 transfer of an audio cassette.

Jean Lindsay, meeting with Cyrus H. Hoy (CD), 1980
Jean Lindsay introduces her work at the Watson Archives and summarizes a meeting with Hoy and the Watsons at the Watsons' home. Among other topics, she discusses Hoy's suggestion that she create a checklist of Dial papers and apply for a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. The end of the recording contains Lindsay's corrections and additions.
This CD is a 2013 transfer of an audio cassette.

Jean Lindsay, architecture lecture given at Memorial Art Gallery (CD), 1980s
Lindsay presents about the Lindsay family and the Sibley, Lindsay, and Curr Company using nineteenth- and early twentieth-century photographs of buildings. She is introduced by architecture historian Jean France, organizer of the Memorial Art Gallery lecture series "Architecture: The Art We Live In."
This CD is a 2013 transfer of an audio cassette.

Community, 1980s
When Lindsay was a graduate student at the University of Rochester, she collaborated with English Department Chairman Rowland Lee Collins and others to form a group that would bring together book collectors from the University and the community. Never settling on a name, the group came was known as the Now Nameless Bibliophiles. Meetings, as Lindsay's papers explain, were held at members' homes and had elements of "exhibition, short lecture and social meeting." Her materials about the group, of which she was secretary, include correspondence, meeting and membership information, meeting minutes, photographs, book information, and ephemera. They also include remarks that Lindsay prepared for meetings, including biographical introductions of James Sibley Watson Jr. and Nancy Prince Watson. The group first assembled on 4 December 1980 at the home of Lindsay's cousin Daniel M. Beach and his wife Sibyl. Other attendees included Peter Dzwonkowski, head of the University of Rochester's Department of Rare Books, Manuscripts and Archives; Frank Shuffelton, professor of English at the University of Rochester; and poet Dale Davis. Lindsay's correspondence on behalf of this group sometimes intersects with her work at the Watson Archives.

Box 6, Folder 4-5Now Nameless Bibliophiles, November 1980-July 1982
Box 6, Folder 6Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries; printing history and literature, 1981-1982, 1980s
Box 6, Folder 7Sojourner Hall for Women, 1982
This folder contains an introduction to Sojourner Hall for Women and a newsletter that Nancy Watson, who was secretary of the organization, addressed to Lindsay.

Family Papers, 1850s-2006
Lindsay applied her archival, curatorial, and architectural knowledge to her family's history. Indeed, David C. Sargent dedicated his book Alexander Millar Lindsay (Canton, CT: Lithographics, 1984) to "Jean Lindsay, great-granddaughter of Alexander Millar Lindsay, without whose research, interest, and encouragement this effort might never have been attempted."
As Sargent explains, Alexander Millar Lindsay (1841-1920) was born in Stewarton, Scotland, the youngest child of Marion Millar (1800-1881) and Alexander Lindsay (1794-1872), a cabinetmaker. His experience with the dry goods business, in which he would make his fortune, began when he served as a draper's apprentice in Kilmarnock and then Glasgow. Lindsay moved to Boston in 1865 to take a position with the dry goods company Hogg, Brown and Taylor; it was there that he met his future business partners, John Curr and Rufus Adams Sibley. In 1868, the three founded the Sibley, Lindsay, and Curr Company (later known as "Sibley's") in Rochester, New York. Describing their roles in the venture, Sargent notes that "Sibley's strength was finance . . . ; Curr was a mechanical genius and manufacturing would become his forte; as for Lindsay, he was destined to become one of the great merchandising men of his time" (pages 12-13). Sibley, Lindsay, and Curr was incorporated in 1897 and withstood the "great Sibley fire" of 1904.
In 1871, Lindsay married Adelaide Hatch (1845-1927), whom he met at the Brick Presbyterian Church in Rochester. A singer whose performances included benefit concerts during the Civil War, Adelaide Hatch was the daughter of the prominent shoe manufacturer Jesse Williams Hatch (1812-1910) and Harriet Emeline Flint (1811-1867). Adelaide and Alexander Millar Lindsay had seven children: Harriet Millar Lindsay Kaime Levin (1872-1940), Marion Hatch Lindsay Beach (1873-1956), Alexander ("Al") Millar Lindsay Jr. (1875-1949), Jesse Williams Hatch Lindsay (1876-1958), Jean Lindsay DuPuy (1879-1949), Robert Bruce Lindsay (1885-1945), and Adelaide Lindsay Thomson (1888-1968).
Adelaide and Alexander Millar Lindsay's first home was at 45 Park Avenue in Rochester. In 1878, they built a house on a plot between East and Park Avenue. The "Lindsay House," the current address of which is 973 East Avenue, was designed by James G. Cutler, with landscaping by Alling de Forest and a tea house (no longer standing) designed by Claude Bragdon. The Lindsays also built a house in Ormond Beach, Florida, which they called Rowallan.
A prominent businessman and citizen, Alexander Millar Lindsay served on the board of several companies and organizations in Rochester, including the Eastman Kodak Company, the Security Trust Company, the Gas and Electric Corporation, and Mechanics Institute (later the Rochester Institute of Technology).
Jean S. Lindsay's paternal grandparents were Alexander Millar Lindsay's son Jesse and Grace Christine Curtice, whose family owned the Curtice Brothers canning company in Rochester. On her maternal side, Lindsay is descended from Aaron Burr Courter and Adeline Whalen, who moved to Penfield, New York, from Saratoga County. Their daughter Rebecca Courter and her first husband, Luther Clark Sampson, were the parents of Howard Courter Sampson, Lindsay's great-grandfather, whose wife's name was Violet Barnes. Lindsay's grandfather Luther Courter Sampson was a prominent doctor at Park Ridge Hospital in Rochester, and his sister Adaline Sampson was a nurse in World War I. Aaron Burr Courter's brother James fought in the War of 1812.
This series includes, in order of arrangement: a Queen Victoria Jubilee pin; diaries of, memorials to, and research about members of the Lindsay, Hatch, and Curtice families; correspondence of and research about the Courter and Sampson families; Jean S. Lindsay's correspondence with family and friends, including Barry B. Clune, son of historian and author Henry W. Clune; and photographs, which are from the 1860s to the 1980s (bulk 1890s-1920s). With the exception of several prints that Lindsay filed with associated papers, photographs are located together at the end of the series. They include images of the Lindsays, their extended family, and friends; their homes; and their vacation trips.
When facsimiles, modern reprints, or images transferred to 35mm slides appear, dates of originals have been indicated in order to provide a sense of the time period.

Objects
Box 8Queen Victoria Jubilee pin, circa 1887 or 1897
The pin is a silver brooch, oval in shape, printed with "Jubilee" and "V R." It is decorated with a crown, rose, thistles, and shamrocks. The date is probably either 1887, the year of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, or 1897, the year of her Diamond Jubilee.

Images, correspondence, research, and other papers
Box 9, Folder 1Journal of Grace C. Curtice on the ship Amerika and in Europe, with background and transcriptions by Jean S. Lindsay, 1907, 2006
Box 9, Folder 2Resolution of the Board of Directors of Eastman Kodak Company honoring Alexander M. Lindsay, 11 August 1920
Box 9, Folder 3Memorial to Alexander M. Lindsay by Board of Trustees of Security Trust Company, 15 July 1920
Box 9, Folder 4Adelaide Hatch Lindsay photograph and scrapbook (facsimile); Alexandar M. Lindsay land contract (facsimile), circa 1865-circa 1918
Photograph of Adelaide Hatch Lindsay (modern reprint), circa 1865
Contract between Alexander M. Lindsay and Edward and Emily Harris describing Lindsay's purchase of land between East Avenue and Park Avenue in Rochester, New York (facsimile), 18 February 1876
Scrapbook of Adelaide ("Addie") Hatch Lindsay (facsimile), late 1800s-circa 1918
This scrapbook includes clippings and other ephemera relating to topics such as motherhood, domesticity, musical concerts (including benefit concerts in which Adelaide Hatch performed), Rochester history, and the Lindsay and Hatch families. Clippings about the Lindsay family describe, among other topics, the Scottish Lindsay clan; weddings of Adelaide and Alexander M. Lindsay's children; gatherings hosted by Adelaide and Alexander M. Lindsay; a burglary at Alexander M. Lindsay Jr.'s home; and the Sibley, Lindsay, and Curr Company.
A note written by Jean S. Lindsay on the folder in which this facsimile was previously housed indicates that the original scrapbook is the property of Mrs. Daniel M. Beach Jr. of Rochester and that the copies were a gift of Jean S. Lindsay in 1983. The facsimile includes several annotations by Jean S. Lindsay.

Box 9, Folder 5Hatch and Lindsay family history and memorials, 1895-1980s
Typescript of Hatch family history, undated
Notices to Adelaide Lindsay from Colonial Dames of the State of New York; proof of eligibility, 13 November 1918, 21 November 1917, circa 1910s
Notes by Jean S. Lindsay, 1980s
In Memoriam booklet for Alexander M. Lindsay, 1920
In Memoriam card for Jean Lindsay, 24 May 1895
Box 9, Folder 6Lindsay family tree, correspondence, memorial cards, and clippings (facsimiles), 1881-1954, February 1984
This family tree begins with Alexander Millar Lindsay's parents, Alexander Lindsay and Marion Miller. Jean S. Lindsay has noted on the family tree that Miller and Millar are alternative spellings of the same name.
All of the materials in this folder are facsimiles that Jean S. Lindsay has annotated in pencil, providing details about family members. Correspondence consists of a 25 May 1925 letter from John Lindsay to his sister-in-law Christina Rachel Lindsay (Mrs. Robert M. Lindsay). The folder also includes clippings about Alexander M. Lindsay's brothers John and Robert; memorial cards for his mother, his sister Marion Lindsay, and her husband James Sim; and a clipping about a Professor R. Bruce Lindsay of Brown University who, Lindsay notes, "could be a distant relative." Lindsay has noted that the originals of the letter and the memorial card for Marion Miller belong to Jean Stewart, granddaughter of Christina and Robert Lindsay.

Box 9, Folder 7Programs and newspaper clippings relating to Lindsay and Hatch families (facsimiles), 1862-1910s, 1980s
Selected topics in these programs and articles include Civil War-era benefit concerts, with Adelaide Hatch as one of the singers; marriages of members of the Lindsay family; the Sibley, Lindsay and Curr Company; a burglary at the Lindsay home in 1908; and "Reminiscences" about Rochester by Jesse W. Hatch, a paper delivered at a Rochester Historical Society meeting. Some pages were annotated by Jean S. Lindsay in the 1980s.

Box 9, Folder 8Newspaper clippings relating to Lindsay family, Mrs. Donald Woodward, and "Great Sibley Fire", 1920-2006
Obituary of Jean Lindsay Stevenson, 22 November 2006
Jean Lindsay Stevenson was the younger daughter of Grace Curtice and Jesse W. H. Lindsay.

Newspaper clipping relating to Mrs. Donald Woodward, granddaughter of John Curr, 27 July 1930
Jean S. Lindsay has noted on the archival envelope in which this item is housed that John Curr was a co-founder of the Sibley, Lindsay, and Curr Company.

Newspaper clippings relating to death of Alexander M. Lindsay and his estate, 1920
Newspaper clipping, "The Great Sibley Fire, Feb. 26, 1904," Times-Union , 24 February 1964
Box 9, Folder 9Commemorative book, circa 1941
An illustration on the cover of this book shows Harold Hardrada's invasion of England in the eleventh century, with the title "No 'Lebensraum.'" On the inside of the cover is printed, "The Ferguson Toast / 'A Victorious 1941'." The book was printed in London, and its pages are blank.

Box 9, Folder 10Courter family research; Niagara Historical Society/Niagara-on-the Lake correspondence and ephemera, 1985
Selected materials include Jean S. Lindsay's correspondence with the Niagara Historical Society, in which she discusses research her mother, Mrs. Francis Grebe (Jean Adaline Sampson), is conducting about their ancestor James Courter (facsimile); Lindsay's transcription of a letter, dated 3 July 1813, from Courter to his wife, Hannah, during the War of 1812; and a document discussing the formation of the Niagara Historical Society in 1895 (facsimile).

Box 9, Folder 11Poem and envelope addressed to Rebecca [Courter], 25 December 1859
The poem is handwritten and is followed by the name Carrie.

Box 9, Folder 12Poem, visiting cards, and envelopes addressed to Rebecca Courter, 1850s or early 1860s
The handwritten poem appears to have been sent in an envelope addressed to "Miss Rebecca Courter." Below it is written "Poor Carrie." The folder contains a second envelope with Rebecca Courter's name, as well as the calling cards of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Winans / Susan W. Crocker; [Freeman?] Stanton Courter of Cobbleskill, New York; and Captain and Mrs. W. Watrous / Charlotte E. Lamb).

Box 9, Folder 13Visiting cards and envelopes addressed to Rebecca Courter and Luther Sampson, 1850s-1870s
One envelope bears the name Miss R. Courtier [sic], another the names Mr. and Mrs. Luther Sampson. (Rebecca Courter became Mrs. Luther Clark Sampson.) Calling cards, which have been removed from the envelope with the Sampsons' name, are from Miss Libbie Orr and Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Lewis.

Box 10, Folder 1Ribbon and membership card, both with Adaline Sampson's name, circa 1918, 15 August 1918
The membership card, from the New York Treasury Department, indicates that Adaline Sampson is a member of the East Rochester, New York, Committee for the Fourth Liberty Loan. The ribbon is a fragment, but a note indicates that it is also related to World War I.

Box 10, Folder 2Adaline Sampson correspondence; photograph of Abe and Farwell Sampson, September 1918-1919, undated
In two letters to her brother Walter Farwell Sampson in October 1918, Adaline Sampson discusses her training as a nurse during World War I, the influenza epidemic, and Farwell's interest in enlisting, among other topics. This folder also includes two postcards, one from Adaline to H. C. Sampson (probably her father, Howard Courter Sampson), showing a military hospital in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and another, with no writing, showing a yacht club on Saint Simons Island, Georgia.

Box 10, Folder 3Notes about Courter family; birth announcement for Alexander Millar Lindsay IV, 1958, 1 November 1945, undated
Materials about the Courter family include a note from Farwell Sampson to Jean Adaline Sampson (Jean S. Lindsay's mother) explaining, "Rebecca Phoebe Courter Sampson/Strowger ... was your Great Grandmother. I lived with her two years 1911-1912." Another note, which appears to have been written by Jean Adaline Sampson, contains information about "James Courter -- Brother of Aaron Burr Courter -- my great great grandfather": "J. Courter lived in Schenectady, NY. All of the Courters' original home was at Bal[l]ston Spa N.Y. Aaron Courter and wife came to Penfield in 1827 the first year the Erie Canal was open on a packet. Brought all furniture with them -- The Hitchcock chairs were theirs in Mother Sampson's house. Aaron Burr Courter married Adeline Whalen at Milton, N.Y." Aaron Burr Courter was Rebecca Courter's father.

Box 10, Folder 4-6Correspondence from Barry B. Clune to Jean S. Lindsay, October 1958-27 August 1985, 25 July 2005, undated
Box 10, Folder 7Photographs of Jean S. Lindsay and Barry B. Clune; greeting card, 1963, undated
Box 10, Folder 8Note to "Jamie" from "Harry J. Boyle" and "Marg"; Toronto postcard; newspaper clipping about race horse named Jean Sampson (facsimile), 1964, undated
Box 10, Folder 9Correspondence from Christy Sampson Lindsay to Jean S. Lindsay; correspondence from Susie S. Works to Jean S. Lindsay, 1970s or 1980s, 28 February 1981
Box 10, Folder 10Correspondence between Jean S. Lindsay and Lindsay Thomson (facsimiles), 10 August 1983-8 November 1985
Box 10, Folder 11Correspondence from Jean S. Lindsay to Lindsay ("Pete") White (facsimile), 2 November [1980s]
This letter is incomplete.

Box 10, Folder 12Marriage announcement for Robert Bruce Lindsay Jr. and Carolyn Stirland Marsh, April 1984
Box 10, Folder 13Correspondence from Jean S. Lindsay to Charles Sasser (facsimile), 31 October 1985
The letter mentions enclosures that do not appear in this collection.

Box 10, Folder 14Correspondence between Jean S. Lindsay and Daniel Magee Beach Jr.; Dean Witter Reynolds report on photographic industry, October-December 1985
Box 10, Folder 15Correspondence from Mary MacDowell Townson Nix to Jean S. Lindsay, 22 April 1986, undated
The date 22 April 1986 was added by Lindsay to a letter in this folder. Lindsay has also noted that Mary MacDowell Townson Nix is Mrs. Andrew Townson.

Box 10, Folder 16Milo Cleveland Beach: exhibition brochure; newspaper clippings (facsimiles), 1997
Box 10, Folder 17Slides (35mm) showing Lindsay family and houses, circa 1910-1980s
Slides have been transferred from envelopes to archival sleeves. On the envelopes, which have been placed at the front of this folder, Jean S. Lindsay provided descriptions of the images. She assigned each envelope a letter (A-E) and numbered the slides within it; this order has been maintained in the new housing. Slides show members of the Lindsay family and the architecture of their homes on East Avenue in Rochester. Included are images of the grounds at 973 East Avenue, which were designed by landscape architect Alling de Forest, and a tea house built for Alexander Millar Lindsay's daughter Jean at this address, which was designed by architect Claude Bragdon. The tea house was destroyed by fire in the 1950s.
A drawing of the tea house at 973 East Avenue in Rochester is available in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation:
Bragdon Family Papers -- Claude Fayette Bragdon Architectural Drawings, D.97, roll 154

Box 10, Folder 18Photographs of ice skaters and football or rugby players, early 1900s
Box 10, Folder 19Photographs of James Franklin and Carol Pauline Wehner as babies, 1918, undated
Box 10, Folder 20Photographs, undated
Box 10, Folder 21Photographs, undated
On the back of one of three portraits in this folder is written "J G Averill ? / Friend [of] J[esse] W[.] L[indsay]."

Box 10, Folder 22Photographs, undated
This folder contains two family photographs. Writing on the back of one photograph says, "Merry Christmas from the Charles Mixters."

Box 10, Folder 23Photographs, 1914, undated
This folder contains three portraits of women, one of whom is holding a baby.

Box 10, Folder 24Photographs, undated
This folder contains three portraits of men; one of these is identified as J. K. M Perri[ine?], and another is posed with a violin. The folder also contains two portraits of children.

Box 10, Folder 25Photographs, undated
This folder contains portraits of a man and children.

Box 10, Folder 26Photographs, undated
This folder consists mainly of portraits, and Lindsay has identified Kathryn Gillis and Mrs. Willard (?). It also contains two exterior shots (one showing a house and the other showing a decorative mirror with the date 1810) and an empty photograph holder from the studio McKeen of Haverhill.

Box 10, Folder 27Photographs of Alexander Millar Lindsay, circa 1865, circa 1900
Box 10, Folder 28Photographs of Adelaide Hatch Lindsay, circa 1860s
One of the photographs in this folder is a modern reprint (original circa 1865).

Box 10, Folder 29Stereoview of original Sibley, Lindsay, and Curr store, 1873
Box 10, Folder 30Photographs of Harriet and Marion Lindsay, 1880s-1890s
Box 11, Folder 1Photographs of Lindsay Beach Norton, daughter of Marion Lindsay and Daniel Magee Beach, circa 1906, 1920s
This folder includes a portrait of Lindsay Beach (later Mrs. George Norton) as a baby, and a portrait of her "as presented to court at St. James." The latter photograph was taken by Hugh Cecil, 8 Grafton Street, London.

Box 11, Folder 2Photograph of Alexander Millar Lindsay Jr. with a camera, 1890s-1910s
This photograph is torn.

Box 11, Folder 3Photographs of Jesse W. H. Lindsay, 1880s-early 1900s
Box 11, Folder 4Photographs of Christine Roodenburgh Curtice, mother of Grace Curtice, circa 1870s-1880s
Box 11, Folder 5Photographs of Grace Curtice and mother, Christine Roodenburgh Curtice, circa 1883, 1880s
Box 11, Folder 6Photographs of Grace Curtice, 1880s-early 1890s
Box 11, Folder 7Photographs of Grace Curtice, 1910s-1920s
Box 11, Folder 8Photograph of Grace Curtice's home on Goodman Street in Rochester, early 1900s
Rochester city directories indicate that in 1910 Grace Curtice lived at 17 North Goodman Street, and that in 1912 she lived at 30 North Goodman Street.

Box 11, Folder 9Curtice family photographs, late 1800s-early 1900s
Box 11, Folder 10Photographs of Harriet Francis (Mrs. Marshall H. Durston) and family; United States Embassy in Vienna, early 1900s
Jean S. Lindsay noted that Harriet Francis Durstan was a friend of Grace Curtice. The file includes copies of newspaper articles about Durstan and her parents, Ambassador Charles S. Francis and Alice Francis.

Box 11, Folder 11Photographs of Grace Curtice Lindsay and daughter Carolyn Curtice Lindsay, 1914-late 1910s
Box 11, Folder 12Photographs of Jesse W. H. Lindsay and daughter Carolyn Curtice Lindsay, 1914-1930s
Box 11, Folder 13Photograph of Jean Lindsay Stevenson, daughter of Grace Curtice and Jesse W. H. Lindsay, 1920s
Box 11, Folder 14Photograph of Jesse W. H. Lindsay and Jean S. Lindsay at Rock Beach Road, Irondequoit, New York; card, with photographs, from Alexander Millar Lindsay III family, late 1940s-1950s
Photographs of Jean S. Lindsay, Alexander Millar Lindsay IV, and their parents are attached to the card, which reads, "Happy Happy Birthday to Grandma."

Box 11, Folder 15Photograph of Jean Lindsay DuPuy, 1890s or early 1900s
Box 11, Folder 16Photographs of Robert Bruce Lindsay and Robert Bruce Lindsay Jr. (?), circa 1910s-1920s
Box 11, Folder 17Thomson family photographs, including Adelaide Lindsay and James Thomson, mid-1900s
Box 12, Folder 1973 East Avenue, the Lindsay House (modern reprint of photograph and reproduction of drawing), undated
The name of the artist who created the drawing is Mary Hoffman. Jean S. Lindsay has noted on the original folder that the print is contemporary.

Box 12, Folder 2Photograph of woman in suit and hat, undated
Box 12, Folder 3Thomson family photographs, early to mid-1900s
This folder includes a photograph of Adelaide Lindsay and James Thomson, their children Jean Thomson Sargent and Alexander Lindsay Thomson, and their grandchildren.

Box 12, Folder 4Photograph of Alexander Lindsay Thomson, son of Adelaide Lindsay and James Thomson, 1926
Box 13Photographs at Rowallan, Ormond Beach, Florida, circa 1910s-1920s
Photographs show the Lindsay family's home "Rowallan" in Ormond Beach, Florida, and surrounding areas, including outings by horse and buggy. Individuals shown include Grace Curtice and Jesse W. H. Lindsay and their children, Carolyn, Alexander, and Jean; Adelaide Lindsay; Jean Lindsay and her husband Archibald DuPuy; and Art Whitcomb. Some photographs also serve as postcards.

Albums
Box 14, Folder 1-3Lindsay family photograph album, early 1900s
Some pages are annotated, identifying individuals pictured or providing other information. Those identified include Herb M. Sten (or Stern?), Jesse W. H. Lindsay, Jean Lindsay, and Charles Stearns. The album appears to show a vacation trip. A note indicates that the "Beulah Plantation" is a possible location.
The pages of this album are loose. They have been distributed among three folders in their original order. Folder 1 contains pages 1-7, folder 2 pages 8-15, and folder 3 pages 16-23.

Volume 1Lindsay family photograph album, early 1900s
This album shows members of the Lindsay family, including Jesse W. H. Lindsay and Jean Lindsay, possibly at the family's winter home in Ormond Beach, Florida, or on a vacation.

Volume 2Lindsay family photograph album, early 1900s
This album shows a Western trip and includes photographs of Alexander Millar Lindsay Jr. and Jesse W. H. Lindsay. In addition to indicating their names, Jean S. Lindsay listed the following subjects on the former housing of this album: "R[ailroad] Station at Crawford," "Studebaker Wagon," and "Cheating at Cards."

Volume 3Lindsay family photograph album, 1905-1906
This album shows a Western trip to Saddle Rock and other locations in Wyoming, including the Frost and Richards ranch in Cody. Jesse W. H. Lindsay and Arthur Stern are tentatively identified.

Volume 4Lindsay family photograph album, early 1900s
This album shows a Western trip; Jesse W. H. Lindsay is identified.

Volume 5Lindsay family photograph album, early 1900s
This album shows a Western trip. Arthur Stern is identified in one of the photographs.

Volume 6Lindsay family photograph album, early 1900s
This album shows a Western trip. Jesse W. H. Lindsay and Alexander Millar Lindsay Jr. are identified. The album includes images of the Crawford railroad station.



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