Rawley Family Papers,1822-1953

Collection Number: 937

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Rawley family papers, 1822-1953.
Collection Number:
937
Creator:
Rawley family.
Quantity:
11.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, accounts, promissory notes, receipts, teachers' certificates, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, photographs, essays, legal papers, minutes, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, accounts of a general store, promissory notes, receipts, teachers' certificates, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of a family living in Richford, Tioga County, New York.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

H. B. and B. C. Rawley owned a general store and print shop in Richford, Tioga County, New York.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, accounts of a general store, promissory notes, receipts, teachers' certificates, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of a family living in Richford, Tioga County, New York; includes diaries (1869-1929) of H. B. Rawley; correspondence (1895-1898) of B. C. Rawley; material relating to local amateur theatricals; essays and miscellaneous papers of Daniel and Hiram Rawley; legal papers (1874-1914) of the Pheylon family; local political records (1859-1914); trade papers (1897-1901) of the National United Press Association; minutes of the Society of Columbia of Richford and North Berkshire, the International Order of Good Templars, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Village Improvement Society, and the Women's Missionary Society of Richford; also, a letter concerning Rockefeller genealogy.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Rawley family.
Pheylon family.
Rawley, B. C.
Rawley, Daniel.
Rawley, H. B.
Rawley, Hiram.
Rockefeller, John D.(John Davison), 1839-1937.
Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
International Order of Good Templars.
National United Press International.
Society of Columbia of Richford and North Berkshire (Tioga County, N.Y.)
Village Improvement Society (Richford, N.Y.)
Woman's Missionary Society (Richford, N.Y.)

Subjects:
General stores--New York (State)--Tioga County.
Friendly societies--New York (State)--Tioga County.
Printing plants--New York (State)--Richford, N.Y.
Politics, practical--New York (State)--Tioga County.
Amateur plays--New York (State)--Richford.
Theaters--New York (State)--Richford.
Family--New York (State)--Richford.

Places:
Richford(N.Y.)--Social life and customs.
Richford (N.Y.)--Commerce.

Form and Genre Terms:
Account books.
Scrapbooks.
Diaries.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Rawley family papers, #937. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1
Photographs, Richford, N.Y., people
Box 2
Additional [presumably items desc. in 1954-1958, 1958-1962 Reports]
Box 3
Books and pamphlets
Box 4
Photographs
Box 5
Family papers
Box 6
Clippings
Box 7
Trade cards, programs, broadsides
Box 8
Duplicate broadsides and playbills, local historical and genealogical material; see regular broadside collection
Box 9
Bills and misc.
Box 10
Bills and receipts, 1921-1923
Box 11
Tax and assessment rolls, 1880-1912
Box 12
Diaries and pamphlets
Box 13
5 vols. General Store Sales, 1908
Box 13
I.O.G.T. Richford Constitution
Box 13
Wagon Maker, 1868-1873
Box 13
I.O.G.T. members and dues, 1870-1875
Box 13
2 Day Books
Box 14
12 vols.
Box 15
6 vols.
Box 16
4 vols.
Box 17
21 vols.
Box 18
Photographs - Richford & N.Y. scenes
Box 19
Plays (texts)
Box 20
Plays (texts)
Box 21
Plays (texts)
Box 22
Plays (texts)
Box 23
Southern Central R.R.
Box 24
Photographs - Richford, N.Y. scenes
Box 25
Supervisors bonds, highway records, elections excise, license, no license, parties, 1851-1901
Box 26
School record
Box 27
Store records
Box 28
Tax and assessment rolls, 1855, 1879
Box 29
3 vols.