Amos B. Stanton Papers, 1843-1930

Collection Number: 4265

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Amos B. Stanton papers, 1843-1930
Collection Number:
4265
Creator:
Amos B. Stanton, d. 1864
Quantity:
.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, documents, clippings, publications, diaries.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Primarily Civil War letters from Stanton to his wife. Also, family letters, certificates, pension files, clippings, publications, and diaries of John Crosby and Amos B. Stanton.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Amos B. Stanton of Adrian, N.Y. (Steuben County) served as a 1st lieutenant in the 86th Regiment, New York Volunteers, an Elmira, N.Y. regiment. He was killed at Petersburg on June 16, 1864.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Primarily Civil War letters from Stanton to his wife. Also, family letters, certificates, pension files, clippings, publications, and diaries of John Crosby and Amos B. Stanton.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Stanton, Amos B., d. 1864.
Stanton family.
Crosby, John.
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 86th (1861-1865).

Subjects:
Family--New York (State)--Steuben County.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Amos B. Stanton Papers, #4265. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Correspondence Boxes 1-2
Series II. Papers Box 2
Series III. Volumes Box 2

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Series I. Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 1
1843, 1851-1857
Box 1 Folder 2
1861
Box 1 Folder 3
January-February 1862
Box 1 Folder 4
March-May 1862
Box 1 Folder 5
June-July 1862
Box 1 Folder 6
August-September 1862
Box 1 Folder 7
October-December 1862
Box 1 Folder 8
January-March 1863
Box 1 Folder 9
April-May 1863
Box 1 Folder 10
June-July 1863
Box 1 Folder 11
August 1863
Box 1 Folder 12
October-November 1863
Box 1 Folder 13
December 1863
Box 2 Folder 1
January-March 1864
Box 2 Folder 2
April-May 1864
Box 2 Folder 3
June-September, November 1864
Box 2 Folder 4
ca. 1861-1864
Box 2 Folder 5
1865-1869
Box 2 Folder 6
1870-1871
Box 2 Folder 7
1872
Box 2 Folder 8
1873-1876
Box 2 Folder 9
1881, 1930, n.d.
Series II. Papers
Box 2 Folder 10
Certificates:
S. Council, 1854
Marriage Certificate, 1854
Military Appointment, 1862
Box 2 Folder 11
Copy of Stanton pension application file
Box 2 Folder 12
Copy of Stanton's military service record
Box 2 Folder 13
Copy of Burial List
Box 2 Folder 13
Pamphlet: National Cemeteries of the Richmond Area
Box 2 Folder 14
Indenture: Preston-Ordway, Steuben County, 1883
Box 2 Folder 15
News clippings
Box 2 Folder 16
Miscellany
Box 2 Folder 17
Photograph from A. B. Stanton Diary, 1864
Box 2 Folder 18
Constitution, By-laws, and Rules of Order of Canisteo Mountain Lodge, 1854
Box 2 Folder 19
2 booklets: Rebellion Record, ca. 1862 ; Toby and the Wasp, 1883 (advertising Piso's cure)
Box 2 Folder 20
Scrap of Collar from a Confederate Officer's Coat
Object is described in a letter dated May 29, 1864 (Folder 2-2)
Box 2 Folder 21
Diary of J. B. Crosby, 1857
Series III. Volumes
Box 2
Diary: John Crosby, 1854
Box 2
Diary: Amos B. Stanton, 1863
Box 2
Diary: Amos B. Stanton, 1864
Box 2
Diary: Crosby?, 1871