Abell Family Papers,1797-1936

Collection Number: 1480

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Abell family papers, 1797-1936.
Collection Number:
1480
Creator:
Abell family.
Quantity:
2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, diaries, accounts, notebooks, receipts, insurance policies, photographs, school records, and miscellaneous papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, diaries, accounts, notebooks, receipts, insurance policies, photographs, and miscellaneous papers of the Abell family of Cazenovia.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, diaries, accounts, notebooks, receipts, insurance policies, photographs, and miscellaneous papers of the Abell family of Cazenovia. Papers of Dr. William Abell, a general practitioner (d.1835), include diaries, notebooks, correspondence, and loose notes on medical cases, travel; the status of the medical profession in Louisiana and secret societies in Cazenovia. Other papers include school records, instructions from the Commissioners of Roads of Cazenovia. Also included are genealogical and other correspondence and paper of or about Anna Abell, Aurella Abell, Caroline Jones, George Jones, Thomas Jones, George N. Manchester, Elisha Sanford, Henry Severance, and Ebenezer Whitney.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Abell family.
Abell, William, d.1835.

Subjects:
Medicine--New York--Cazenovia.
Medicine--Louisiana.
Voyages and travels.
Education--New York--Cazenovia.
Roads--New York--Cazenovia.
Secret societies.

Form and Genre Terms:
Genealogies.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Abell family papers, #1480. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1
Correspondence, 1798-1839
Box 2
Correspondence, 1840-1936 and undated
Box 2
Genealogical notes
Box 3
MSS copy of Medical Laws of New York, ca. 1760
Box 3
MSS notes on cure of erysipelas (bound in with An Act to Organize the Militia of the State of New York, 1818 )
Box 3
Bye-Laws of the Chenango County Medical Society: 1822 (pamphlet)
Box 3
Student Clinical Notes at Norwich, 1820
Box 3
Clinical Notes, 1821
Box 3
Medical Case Book, 1830
Box 3
Medical Case Book, 1830-1831
Box 3
Medical Case Book, 1831-1832
Box 3
Record of Fees Paid, 1831-1832
Box 3
Webster's Calendar or the Albany Almanack, by Andrew Beers, Albany, N.Y. Copies - 1805-1815, 1817, and 1818
Box 3
Family Almanack and Franklin Calendar, 1848 , by George R. Perkins, Cazenovia, N.Y.
Box 3
An Address to the Different Religious Societies, on the Sacred Import of the Christian Name. 1814 , Utica, N.Y.
Box 3
The Constitution of the Ancient Britons' Benefit Society, of the Village of Utica. By Augustine G. Dauby, Utica, 1824 .
Box 3
Proceedings of the State Convention of Mechanics. Held at Utica, August 21st-22nd, 1834, For the purpose of taking into consideration the Effect produced on the Various Mechanical Trades by the Present System of State Prison Discipline. New York, N.Y., 1834
Box 3
Broadsides and fragment of broadside
Box 3
Pass Book - Trust & Deposit Company of Onondaga in account with J.W. Abell, Sr., 1912-1920
News Clippings
Box 3
Funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Sims, n.d. but after 1827
Box 3
Article on the Able [sic] Family, from Illustrated Weekly Magazine, Apr. 22, 1906
Box 3
Article on Shaw Manor acquired by New London County Historical Society, from The Evening Post - Semi-Weekly, New York, Sept. 30, 1907
Box 3
1928 Assessment Roll, Town of Cazenovia, from The Cazenovia Republican, Oct. 19, 1928
Box 4
Farm Account Book 1797-1819
Box 4
Farm Account Book 1826-1865
Box 4
Farm Account Book 1830-1841
Box 4
Farm Account Book 1833-1866
Box 4
Diary and account book (Farm) 1833
Box 4
Notebook of expenses, Horatio Abell, 1824-1835
Box 4
Notebook of Asa S. Goodrich, 1847
Box 4
Diary, 1864
Unfilmed material:
Box 4
A Geometrical Decimal Interest Table ... Williams, Glidden and Coleman, Utica, 1815
Box 4
Announcement of lectures, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1834
Box 4
A Catalog of Medical Books, Allen & Ticknor, Boston, 1832
Box 4
The Doctor at Home, Dr. B.J. Kendall, Enosburgh Falls, Vermont, 1884 , Kendall Co.
Box 4
The General Family Directory, New York, 1842 , Comstock & Co.
Box 4
Analytical First Reader, Richard Edwards & J. Russell Webb, 1866 , New York, Taintor Brothers, Merrill & Co.
Box 4
John Bull in America, Henry Severance, 1887 , Dunkirk, New York, The Dunkirk Printing Co. (See manuscript poetry in collection.)
Box 4
Musica Sacra; or Utica and Springfield Collections United, Thomas Hastings and Solomen Warriner, 1825 , Utica, Willian Williams.
Box 4
19 Printed post cards giving Official Reports for Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway, Aug.-Dec. 1877; Jan.-Dec. 1878; Jan.-Dec. 1879
Box 4
Scrap of paper redeemable for 10 cents, token of merit
Box 4
6 photographs
Box 4
4 tintypes
Microfilm:
Reel 1
Boxes 1 and 2
Reel 2
Box 3 as far as "Record of Fees Paid, 1831-1832"
Reel 3
Box 4 as far as "Diary for 1864"
Reel 4
Box 3 from Webster's Calendar to end of box list