Lydia Coye Holcomb Family Papers,1796-1959

Collection Number: 3488

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Lydia Coye Holcomb family papers, 1796-1959.
Collection Number:
3488
Creator:
Lydia Coye Holcomb.
Quantity:
.9 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, diaries, newspaper clippings, a genealogical register, a family ledger, and other material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, diaries, and other papers of the Holcomb family.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Family news and details of their health, economic and social status, and migrations are discussed in letters to Lydia Lavern Brown Coye Holcomb and to her son, Elmer N. Coye, in Ontario County, New York, from Alice Sabina Brown Morgan, Sarah Ann Brown Olmstead, and Vesta A. Olmstead, California; Hersalora Catherine Brown Stephenson, Illinois; Juliet A. Brown, Sanford Brown, Sarah A. Brown, and Emma A. Brown, Hungerford, Iowa; Avery Brown, Elmera Brown Dickinson and Maryett Brown Matteson, Kansas; Otis Gilbert Brown, South Dakota; Amelia Brown, Byron Brown, and Carrie A. Brown, Wisconsin; and L. DeWitt Brown and S. Alcesta Easton. Also includes later correspondence among the following Coye and Holcomb family members: Mrs. Herbert Coye, William Coye, Winifred Coye, Adelbert Holcomb, Alice Roderick Holcomb, Elva Wilson, and Howard Wilson; business correspondence relating to the Holcomb & Coye farm and apiary; Nathan H. Coye's account books (1845-1859); Avery Brown's letter journals sent from Wisconsin to his family in Ontario County (1854); Lydia Coye Holcomb's diaries (1867, 1883, 1888-1896); Elmer N. Coye's diaries (1869, 1890); newspaper clippings (in part, photocopies); Brown family genealogical register; Coye family ledger, 1796-1849; and material related to the Wilson family, 1909-1959.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Holcomb, Lydia Coye.
Brown family.
Brown, Amelia.
Brown, Avery.
Brown, Byron.
Brown, Carrie A.
Brown, Emma A.
Brown, Juliet A.
Brown, L. DeWitt.
Brown, Otis Gilbert.
Brown, Sanford.
Brown, Sarah A.
Coye family.
Coye, Elmer N.
Coye, Elmer N.
Coye, Mrs. Herbert.
Coye, Nathan H.
Coye, William.
Coye, Winifred.
Dickinson, Elmera Brown.
Easton, S. Alcesta.
Holcomb family.
Holcomb, Adelbert.
Holcomb, Alice.
Holcomb, Ida.
Holcomb, James.
Holcomb, L. Laverna.
Matteson, Maryett Brown.
Morgan, Alice Sabina Brown.
Olmstead, Sarah Ann Brown.
Olmstead, Vesta A.
Stephenson, Hersalora Catherine Brown.
Wilson family.
Wilson, Elva.
Wilson, Howard.
Holcomb & Coye Farm.

Subjects:
Agriculture.

Places:
Ontario County (N.Y.)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Lydia Coye Holcomb family papers, #3488. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Correspondence
1849-1853
Box 1 Folder 2
Correspondence
1854-1856
Box 1 Folder 3
Correspondence
1857 (Jan.-Apr.)
Box 1 Folder 4
Correspondence
1857 (May-Dec.)
Box 1 Folder 5
Correspondence
1858 (Jan.-July)
Box 1 Folder 6
Correspondence
1858 (Aug.-Dec.)
Box 1 Folder 7
Correspondence
1859 (Jan.-May)
Box 1 Folder 8
Correspondence
1859 (June-Dec.)
Box 1 Folder 9
Correspondence
1860
Box 1 Folder 10
Correspondence
1861-1862
Box 1 Folder 11
Correspondence
1863
Box 2 Folder 1
Correspondence
1864-1866
Box 2 Folder 2
Correspondence
1867-1869
Box 2 Folder 3
Correspondence
1870-1875
Box 2 Folder 4
Correspondence
1877-1879
Box 2 Folder 5
Correspondence
1880-1881
Box 2 Folder 6
Correspondence
1882-1886
Box 2 Folder 7
Correspondence
1887-1888
Box 2 Folder 8
Correspondence
1890-1893
Box 2 Folder 9
Correspondence
1894-1896
Box 2 Folder 10
Correspondence
1897, n.d.
Box 2 Folder 11
Correspondence
1909-1916, 1941-1942, 1958-1959
Box 3 Folder 1
Loose papers from diaries
Box 3 Folder 2
Coye Family Ledger (photocopy)
1796-1849
Box 3
New Testament, from Lydia Laverna Brown to Sarah Ann Brown
1842
Box 3
Nathan Coye: account with Field & Little
1845-1857
Box 3
Nathan Coye: account with Field & Little
1855-1858
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1867
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1869
Box 3
Elmer Nathan Coye: diary
1869
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1883
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1888
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1889
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1890
Box 3
Elmer Nathan Coye: diary
1890
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1891
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1892
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1893
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1894
Box 3
Lydia Laverna Holcomb: diary
1896