Hatheway Family Papers,1788-[ca. 1900]

Collection Number: 2281

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Hatheway family papers, 1788-[ca. 1900]
Collection Number:
2281
Creator:
Hatheway family.
Quantity:
4.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, militia records, financial records, speeches, essays, and scrapbooks.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers relating to the family, personal affairs, and political career of Samuel Gilbert Hatheway (1780-1867).
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Samuel Gilbert Hatheway (or Hathaway, 1780-1867), a native of Bristol County, Massachusetts, moved to New York State in 1803. He was a justice of the peace from 1810-1858; served as a member of the State Assembly in 1814 and 1818 (from Cortland County; served in the State Senate in 1822; was a major general in the New York Militia, 1823-1858; was elected to Congress as a Democrat in 1833; was a presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Pierce and Ring, 1852; and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1860. His son, Samuel Gilbert Hatheway, Jr. (1810-1864) was a lawyer, state legislator, and Union Army officer of Elmira, New York.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence relating to family matters, presidential elections (1832-52), New York politics, and chartering of banks; commissions, certificates, petitions, orders, and other records of the New York State Militia, 19th Division; and bills and receipts of Samuel Gilbert Hatheway; personal and professional correspondence, speeches, and military records of Samuel Gilbert Hatheway Jr., including letters (1858-59) from Francis A. Roe describing political unrest in Italy; correspondence, military papers, and memorabilia of Major John Shadrach Hatheway, 1st Artillery Regiment, relating chiefly to his Mexican War service and his command of Columbia Barracks, Fort Vancouver, Oregon Territory; student letters, essays and other papers of George Rodney Hatheway; papers of Calvin Luther Hatheway of Solon, New York, relating to his business interests, militia service, state and local politics, and Democratic Party strife (1860); correspondence of Sarah Hatheway Whitney and her husband Dr. Benajah T. Whitney, including letters from Clarksville, Tennessee, concerning social life and slavery, and from California (1850-51); correspondence and scrapbooks of Elizabeth Dorothea Hatheway relating to her studies, her teaching activities in the antebellum South, her travels in Europe, and current affairs; and miscellaneous letters and papers of Hiram Hooker Bickford, Caroline Boyd, Lavinia Mathilda Hatheway, Shadrach Hatheway (fl. 1788), and Welthea Hannah (Hatheway) Boyd.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hatheway family.
Bickford, Hiram Hooker.
Boyd, Caroline, 1848-1882.
Boyd, Welthea Hannah Hatheway, 1817-1855.
Hatheway, Calvin Luther, 1821-1885.
Hatheway, Elizabeth Dorothea, 1823-1908.
Hatheway, George Rodney, 1815-1839.
Hatheway, John Shadrach, 1813-1853.
Hatheway, Lavinia Mathilda, 1819-1885.
Hatheway, Samuel Gilbert, 1780-1867.
Hatheway, Shadrach.
Roe, Francis A.
Whitney, Benajah T.
Whitney, Sarah Hatheway, 1811-1872.
Democratic Party (U.S.)
New York (State).Legislature.
New York (State).Militia.
United States.Army.
United States.Congress.House.

Subjects:
Banks and banking.
Commerce.
Education.
Slavery.
Voyages and travel.
Women teachers.

Places:
Clarkville (Tenn.)--Social life and customs.
Europe--Description and travel.
Italy--Politics and government.
New York (State)--Politics and government.
Oregon.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.

Form and Genre Terms:
Essays.
Scrapbooks.
Speeches.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Hatheway family papers, #2281. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
Family Genealogy
Box 1 Folder 2
Letterbook Indexes
Box 1 Folder 3
1788
Box 1 Folder 4
1799 -1819
Box 1 Folder 5
1820-1822
Box 1 Folder 6
1823
Box 1 Folder 7
1824, 1825
Box 1 Folder 8
1826-1828
Box 1 Folder 9
1829
Box 1 Folder 10
1830
Box 1 Folder 11
Addresses ca. 1831
Box 1 Folder 12
1831, 1832
Box 1 Folder 13
Jan.-Aug., 1833
Box 1 Folder 14
Sept.-Dec., 1833
Box 1 Folder 15
Jan., 1834
Box 1 Folder 16
Feb.-Mar., 1834
Box 1 Folder 17
Apr., May, 1834
Box 1 Folder 18
June-Oct., 1834
Box 1 Folder 19
Dec., 1834
Box 2 Folder 1
1835
Box 2 Folder 2
1836
Box 2 Folder 3
1837
Box 2 Folder 4
1838, 1839
Box 2 Folder 5
1840-1842
Box 2 Folder 6
1843, 1844
Box 2 Folder 7
1845
Box 2 Folder 8
1846
Box 2 Folder 9
1847
Box 2 Folder 10
1848
Box 2 Folder 11
1849
Box 2 Folder 12
Jan.-May, 1850
Box 2 Folder 13
June-Dec., 1850
Box 3 Folder 1
Jan.-May, 1851
Box 3 Folder 2
June-Dec., 1851
Box 3 Folder 3
Jan.-July, 1852
Box 3 Folder 4
Aug.-Dec., 1852
Box 3 Folder 5
Jan.-Mar., 1853
Box 3 Folder 6
Apr.-June, 1853
Box 3 Folder 7
July-Dec., 1853
Box 3 Folder 8
Jan.-May, 1854
Box 3 Folder 9
June-Dec., 1854
Box 3 Folder 10
1855
Box 3 Folder 11
1856
Box 3 Folder 12
1857
Box 3 Folder 13
1858, 1859
Box 3 Folder 14
I860, 1861
Box 3 Folder 15
1862
Box 3 Folder 16
1863
Box 3 Folder 17
1864
Box 3 Folder 18
1865-1867
Box 4 Folder 1
1868-1870
Box 4 Folder 2
1870, 1871
Box 4 Folder 3
1872, 1873
Box 4 Folder 4
1874, 1875
Box 4 Folder 5
1876, 1877
Box 4 Folder 6
1878, 1879
Box 4 Folder 7
1880, 1881
Box 4 Folder 8
1882
Box 4 Folder 9
1883-1887
Box 4 Folder 10
1892, 1894-1896, 1908
Box 4 Folder 11
Undated
Box 4 Folder 12
Misc. undated
Box 4 Folder 13
Family newsclippings
Box 4 Folder 14
News clippings
Box 4 Folder 15
Pamphlets: Cadets of the U.S. Military Academy, 1833; Blackstone Monument, 1855; Border Ruffian Code in Kansas, 1856; James Buchanan, His Doctrines and Policy, 1856; Hypocrisy of Black Republicans, 1856
Box 5
Ms. vol. small brown book of newspaper clippings re. the establishment of a government for the territory of Kansas, ca. 1850
Box 5
Hard bound pamphlet "Proceedings of the College of Presidential Electors of the State of New York, 1876. Calvin L. Hatheway".
Box 5
Ms. vol. "In Memorium" Hatheway Family Album.
Box 5
Ms. vol. Large red-leather bound "Scrap Album" - Colonial history memorabilia; clippings of western scenery, n.d.
Box 5
Ms. vol. Green bound "Scrap book" of Elizabeth Hatheway of Solon, New York (I) Portraits of literary figures, musicians, English members of Parliament, and English royalty. n.d.
Box 5
Ms. vol. Dark greenish-grey "Scrap Book" of Elizabeth Hatheway of Solon, New York. misc. views of English landscape, literary figures, Spain, France, the East, Dickens illustrations. n.d.
Box 6
Hand-written copy textbook produced by some duplicating process. Textbook of John S. Hatheway, West Point, June 1, 1836 - "Outlines of the course of Civil Engineering".
Box 6
Ms. vol. Grey-covered binders of sermons copied by Elizabeth Hatheway; approximately 1000 sheets, n.d.
Box 6
Ms. vol. Green leather-bound scrapbook of Elizabeth Hatheway of Solon, New York (II) clippings, masterpieces, views of Egypt, colored plates of birds and fish, n.d.
Box 6
Ms. vol. Green leather-bound scrapbook of Elizabeth Hatheway of Solon, New York (IV) photos of Italian masterpieces of sculpture and painting.
Box 6
Ms. vol. Black-bound scrapbook of Elizabeth Hatheway (VI) "A thing of shreds and patches". Includes Confederate bond, bills, timetables, original watercolors.
Box 6
Ms. vol. Black-bound with red cover scrapbook - catalog illustrations and prints of flowers, n.d.
Box 6
Ms. vol. Black and gray bound notebook of poems, some newsclippings. Elizabeth Hatheway, Solon, July 20, 1850
Box 7
Scrapbook from H.H. Bickford's private library.
Box 7
Brown leather bound photograph album with gold fastenings
Box 7
Light brown leather bound photograph album with gold fastenings
Box 7
Black leather bound photograph album - European scenes and native costumes
Box 7
Black leather bound photograph album of paintings, sculpture , and European scenes
Box 7
Red bound album with brass clasps. Photos of famous literary, scientific and historical figures.