Field Family Papers,1851-1881

Collection Number: 1547

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Field family papers, 1851-1881.
Collection Number:
1547
Creator:
Field family.
Quantity:
.8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, a diary, photographs, other papers, and assorted memorabilia.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence of William R. Field, Pittstown, New York, and Mary Hyde (Field) of New York; diary of Mary Hyde; letter from James A. Garfield, Ohio, to Mary Maxon Hyde Field, acknowledging her recent letter and recalling his graduation from Williams College; autographed photograph of Garfield (1880); F.W. Field's notes on his family's acquaintance with President Garfield and on the Hyde and Field genealogies; daguerreotype (ca. 1860) of Mrs. William Field holding her infant daughter, Addie Hyde Field (later Mrs. Blinn); tintypes of Mary and William Hyde; and letter and sketch by A.B. Frost to Miss Blinn.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence of William R. Field, Pittstown, New York, and Mary Hyde (Field) of New York; diary of Mary Hyde; letter from James A. Garfield, Ohio, to Mary Maxon Hyde Field, acknowledging her recent letter and recalling his graduation from Williams College; autographed photograph of Garfield (1880); F.W. Field's notes on his family's acquaintance with President Garfield and on the Hyde and Field genealogies; daguerreotype (ca. 1860) of Mrs. William Field holding her infant daughter, Addie Hyde Field (later Mrs. Blinn); tintypes of Mary and William Hyde; and letter and sketch by A.B. Frost to Miss Blinn.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Field family.
Field, Addie Hyde.
Field, Mary Hyde.
Field, William R.
Frost, A. B.
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881.
Hyde family.
Williams College--Students.

Subjects:
Family--New York (State)
Women--Diaries.

Form and Genre Terms:
Daguerreotypes.
Diaries.
Genealogies.
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Field family papers, #1547. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Diary of Mary Maxon Hyde, written at Lansingburgh Female Seminary
1852
Box 1 Folder 2
Letters of William Field and Mary Hyde, Feb. 15-May 20
1858
Box 1 Folder 3
Letters of William Field and Mary Hyde, May 21-July 1
1858
Box 1 Folder 4
Letters of William Field and Mary Hyde, July 6-Sept. 20
1858
Box 1 Folder 5
Letters of William Field and Mary Hyde, Sept. 21-Dec. 28
1858
Box 1 Folder 6
Letters of William Field and Mary Hyde, Jan. 2-May 6
1859
Box 1 Folder 7
Letters of William Field and Mary Hyde
1860-1861, 1863
Box 1 Folder 8
Letters of William Field and Mary Hyde
1865, 1873, 1878, 1880-1881
Box 1 Folder 9
Newspaper clipping (also, on inside of back cover)
Box 1 Folder 10
Poems and sketches by Mary Hyde Field
Box 1 Folder 11
Lingham - explanation of silver-cased article (see small box in Box 3)
Box 2 Folder 1
"Splatterdash" by Mary Hyde Field
Box 2 Folder 2
"Co-operative Housekeeping" by Mary Hyde Field
Box 2 Folder 3
Miscellaneous writings, probably by Mary Hyde Field
1848, 1868, n.d.
Box 2 Folder 4
Miscellaneous writings
Box 2 Folder 5
Sketch - land deeded to Mary Hyde Field
1868
Box 2 Folder 6
James A. Garfield letter and portrait
1880
Box 2 Folder 7
Frederick W. Field - Christmas cards
1956, 1959, 1961, 1964, n.d.
Box 2 Folder 8
Miscellany
Box 2 Folder 9
Cornelliana
1919
Box 3
Memorabilia: maps; hickory nut dolls; Solvay medallions; small lantern [?]; "Lingham" (idol in silver case - see Folder 11 in Box 1); World War I service buttons; Erie Canal medallion; daguerreotype of Mary Hyde Field and Addie Hyde Field; tintypes of William Field (1835-1891), ca. 1860 , and Mary Field, 1833-1889; Indian arrowheads