Charles F. Mulks Papers,1799-1905, 1975
Collection Number: 3654
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Charles F. Mulks papers, 1799-1905, 1975.
Charles F., Mulks 1837-1907.
2.8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Scrapbooks and notebooks.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Includes 24 scrapbooks and 12 notebooks compiled by Mulks with material relating to Tompkins County and nearby areas..
Collection material in English
Charles Freer Mulks was born in Slaterville Springs, Tompkins County, New York, and lived much of his life in nearby Ithaca. A descendant of Benoni Mulks, an early settler of the area, Mulks was interested in the history of Tompkins County, and kept a record of family histories and local events in a series of notebooks and scrapbooks.
Includes 24 scrapbooks and 12 notebooks compiled by Mulks, including notes on the settlement, migration, and treaties of Indians; Caroline, New York, slave population; local folklore; histories of many prominent families of Tompkins County, including the Ellis, Meddaugh (Middaugh), Mandeville, Mulks, Cornell, DeWitt, Speed, Thomas, and Cantine families; personal material; and notes on many other topics. Also, biographical sketch of Charles F. Mulks by Jane P. M. Vaughn (1975); photograph of Mulks; documents concerning the acqusition of land in the towns of Caroline (1800-38) and Ulysses (1833), New York; promissory notes, Dutchess County (1799, 1809); Erie Canal Directory and Rate Schedule (1847); internal revenue licenses (1860s); Phillips family estate settlement papers; and Thomas family genealogical data.
Mulks, Charles F.,1837-1907.
Vaughn, Jane P. M.
Folklore--New York--Tompkins County.
Indians of North America--New York.
Indians of North America--New York--Treaties.
Real property, Exchange of--New York--Caroline.
Slave records--New York--Caroline.
Slaterville Springs (N.Y.)--History.
Tompkins County (N.Y.)--Genealogy.
Tompkins County (N.Y.)--History
Form and Genre Terms:
Charles F. Mulks papers, #3654. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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