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Guide to the Campbell-Mumford Papers
1719-1980 (Bulk 1793-1892)
  MS 98

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Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Campbell-Mumford Family Papers
Dates: 1719-1980 (bulk 1793-1892)
Abstract: Most of the material in the Campbell-Mumford Papers focuses on William W. Campbell, his son, Douglas Campbell 1st, or Benjamin M. Mumford. Key topics include Mumford's business as an insurance broker, William Campbell's work as a judge and historian, and Douglas Campbell 1st's work as an historian. Much material focuses discretely on the Campbell family or discretely on the Mumford family; only with the marriage of Harriet Bowers Mumford Paige and Douglas Campbell 1st in 1865 were the two families intimately linked.
Quantity: 10.0 Linear feet (26 boxes)
Location note: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 98

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Biographical Note

Born in Ireland in 1690, James Campbell immigrated to Boston, Massachusetts, in 1728, moved briefly to Londonderry, New Hampshire, in 1735, and finally settled in Cherry Valley, New York, in 1741. Marrying Sarah Thompson (1694-ca. 1773), he remained in Cherry Valley until his 1770 death; their union produced Samuel Campbell, who was born in Londonderry, New Hampshire, in 1738. Samuel served in the French and Indian War and ultimately was commissioned a second lieutenant in 1772. Active in the Revolutionary War as a member of the Tryon County Committee of Safety, he was involved in the so-called "Cherry Valley Massacre" in 1778 (a bloody skirmish between colonists and Native American and British forces), was steadily promoted through the ranks, ultimately achieving the rank of Colonel, and served in the state legislature after the war until his death. Having married Jane Cannon in 1768, Samuel sired a son, James S. Campbell, in 1772; in turn, James married Sarah Elderkin of Windham, Connecticut, in 1800. Along with his mother, his sister, and his brothers, James was held captive by Native Americans as a result of the Cherry Valley Massacre of 1778; they were exchanged after two years of captivity. Commissioned Cornet of Horse in 1798, James S. Campbell served as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Otsego County, New York. He inherited his father's property in 1824 and lived there until his death in 1870.

The marriage of James S. Campbell and Sarah Elderkin produced William W. Campbell in 1806. William attended Union College, practiced law, and served in Congress. Moreover, he was Judge of the Superior Court in New York City (1843-1855), was Justice of the Supreme Court in New York City (1857-1865), and was Judge of the Court of Appeals (1865). Notwithstanding his legal commitments, he authored The Annals of Tryon County, Life of DeWitt Clinton, Life of Mrs. Grant, and a work on Robin Hood and Captain Kidd. He visited Scotland when Queen Victoria first visited Inveraray Castle in 1847, inherited his father's estate at Cherry Valley in 1870, and died in 1881. His 1865 marriage produced sons Cleaveland and Douglas Campbell 1st.

Douglas Campbell 1st was born in Cooperstown in 1840 and was graduated from Union College in 1860 and from Harvard Law School in 1865. Serving in the Civil War as Captain and Brevet Major in the 121st New York Volunteers, Douglas subsequently married Harriet Bowers Paige, daughter of Alonzo C. Paige and Harriet Bowers Mumford. An eminent lawyer and amateur historian, Campbell authored, most notably, The Puritan in Holland, England, and America. He inherited the estate at Cherry Valley in 1881 and died in 1893, leaving four children, William A. Campbell, Harriet Mumford Campbell Greene, Maria Starkweather Campbell Whitehead, and Douglas Campbell 2nd, and bequeathing the family estate to William and Douglas 2nd. Douglas 1st's older brother Cleaveland, meanwhile, served as Colonel of the 23rd U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War and died of wounds from Petersburg in 1865. Similarly, Douglas 1st's younger brother, Lewis, served as Captain in the 152nd U.S. Volunteers and was a prisoner of war for two years; he, too, died of war-related wounds.

By contrast, the Mumford family came to the American colonies in the early seventeenth century under the aegis of Captain John Smith. Thomas Mumford's great-great-great-great-grandson, Benjamin Maverick Mumford (1772-1843), was an insurance broker working in New York who married Harriet Bowers (1782-1868) in 1802. Their daughter, Harriet Bowers Mumford, married Alonzo C. Paige; the couple had a daughter, Harriet Bowers Paige, who went on to marry Douglas Campbell 1st, thereby bringing the families together.

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Scope and Content Note

The Campbell-Mumford Papers focuses on the Campbell family (especially William W. Campbell and his son, Douglas Campbell 1st) or the Mumford family (especially Benjamin M. Mumford). Relatively little material focuses on the merger and subsequent history of the families once they were joined by the marriage of Harriet Bowers Mumford Paige and Douglas Campbell 1st. Types of material include court minutes, correspondence, published works, speeches, clippings, and business materials. Series are arranged by individual or by type of material and chronologically or alphabetically by subject therein. Most relevant materials include slave bills of sale and receipts, materials on the creation of the New York Soldiers' Home (for Civil War veterans), materials about family members' roles in the Civil War, and materials on the "Cherry Valley Massacre" of 1778, including subsequent debates not only over what happened but also over how historians have portrayed the events and the participants.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged within the following five series:

  1. Series I. Campbell Family
  2. Series II. Mumford Family
  3. Series III. Bowers, Myer, Paige Families
  4. Series IV. Printed Materials
  5. Series V. Non-Family Materials
  6. Series VI. 1980 Supplement

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Campbell, Douglas, 1839-1893
  • Campbell, Douglas, b. 1873
  • Campbell, William W., 1806-1881
  • Mumford, Harriet Bowers, 1782-1868
  • Paige, Alonzo C. (Alonzo Christopher), 1797-1868
  • Starkweather, Samuel, 1786-1853

Subject Organizations

  • Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.)

Subject Places

  • Cherry Valley (N.Y.)
  • Otsego County (N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.) See guidelines in Reading room for details.

Use Restrictions

Permission to quote from this collection in a publication must be requested and granted in writing. Send permission requests, citing the name of the collection from which you wish to quote, to

Manuscripts Curator
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Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Campbell-Mumford Papers, The New-York Historical Society.

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Container List

Series I: Campbell Family

Scope and Contents note

This series pivots around the Campbell family and incorporates twelve subseries.

Subseries 1: Genealogical Materials

Scope and Contents note

Genealogical materials (arranged alphabetically by title) trace the Campbell family back to its ancestral roots in Scotland and forward to its prominence in the United States from the eighteenth through twentieth centuries. These materials also adumbrate the Campbell and Mumford families' connection to other prominent American families.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 "The Campbells of Cherry Valley" and Related Materials
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 2 "The Campbells of Cherry Valley"
1861
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Earle Family fragment
1888
Box: 1 Folder : 4 "Genealogie of the Family of Achinbreck" (typed copy of 1741 manuscript)
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 5 "Genealogies of American Families, number 33"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 6 "The House of Achinbreck"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 7 "A Notable Family"
1878
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Paige Family Genealogy
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Paige/Mumford Family Genealogy
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 10 "Scotland of Antiquity-The Clan Campbell"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Untitled Genealogical Notes
undated

Subseries 2: Samuel Campbell Materials

Scope and Contents note

Subseries two focuses on Samuel Campbell (1738-1824) and includes receipts, legal documents such as indentures, and notes dated 1769 to 1802. It also includes slave receipts and bills of sale. The subseries is arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Samuel Campbell Materials
1769-1802

Subseries 3: James Campbell Materials

Scope and Contents note

Materials of Samuel's son, James Campbell (1772-1870), comprise subseries three and cover the dates 1800 to 1863; they, too, are arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 13 James Campbell Materials
1800-1863

Subseries 4: Robert, Lewis, A.E. Campbell Materials

Scope and Contents note

Subseries four deals with the small amount of material of other Campbell family members, e.g. Robert, Lewis, and A.E. Campbell.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Robert, Lewis, A.E. Campbell Materials
1818-1865

Subseries 5: William W. Campbell Materials

Scope and Contents note

Subseries five focuses on William W. Campbell (1806-1881), is arranged by relevance, and is one of the largest troves of material in the Campbell-Mumford Papers, incorporating correspondence, writings, and court minutes.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Correspondence and Related Materials
1831-1881, undated
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Writings
1866-1879, undated
Box: 2 Folder : Court records book, Delaware County
1858 January
Box: 2 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1858 February
Box: 2 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1858 June
Box: 3 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1858 October
Box: 3 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1858 December
Box: 3 Folder : Court records book, Chemung County
1859 February
Box: 3 Folder : Court records book, Delaware County
1859 May
Box: 3 Folder : Court records book, Chenango County
1859 September
Box: 3 Folder : Court records book, Tioga County
1860 March
Box: 4 Folder : Court records book, Chenango County
1860 September
Box: 4 Folder : Court records book, Madison County
1860 September
Box: 4 Folder : Court records book, Wayne County
1860 October
Box: 4 Folder : Court records book, Chemung County
1861 February
Box: 4 Folder : Court records book, Tioga County
1861 March
Box: 4 Folder : Court records book, Monroe County
1861 April
Box: 5 Folder : Court records book, unspecified county
1861 April
Box: 5 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1861 July
Box: 5 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1861 September
Box: 5 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1861 December
Box: 5 Folder : Court records book, Chemung County
1862 February
Box: 5 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1862 June
Box: 5 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1862 July - 1862 August
Box: 6 Folder : Court records book, Tioga County
1862 October
Box: 6 Folder : Court records book, Tompkins County
1863 January
Box: 6 Folder : Court records book, Broome County
1863 February
Box: 6 Folder : Court records book, Delaware County
1863 August
Box: 6 Folder : Court records book, Madison County
1864 February
Box: 6 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1864 February
Box: 6 Folder : Court records book, Broome County
1864 September
Box: 6 Folder : Court records book, Tioga County
1864 October
Box: 6 Folder : Court records book, Otsego County
1864 December

Subseries 6: Douglas Campbell 1st Materials

Scope and Contents note

The sixth subseries covers the work of Douglas Campbell 1st (1840-1893), especially his work as historian, attorney, and creator of the Soldiers' Home. It, too, is arranged by relevance.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 7 Folder : 1 Correspondence and Related Materials
1866-1891
Box: 7 Folder : 2 Writings and Related Materials
1878-1893, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Research Materials and Notes
1866-1879, undated
Box: 7 Folder : "The Campbell Current Record Volume 2: The Puritan in Holland, England, and America - Press Notices"
undated
Box: 8 Folder : "The Campbell Current Record Volume 4: Letters Received by Douglas Campbell in relation to his work The Puritan in Holland, England, and America"
1886-1893
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Soldiers' Home Materials: Advertising and Journalism Materials
1877
Box: 8 Folder : 2 Soldiers' Home Materials: Clippings and Related Materials
1877, undated
Box: 8 Folder : 3 Soldiers' Home Materials: Correspondence
1877-1879, undated
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Soldiers' Home Materials: Meeting Materials
1877
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Soldiers' Home Materials: Pamphlets
1868-1877

Subseries 7: Cleaveland Campbell Materials

Scope and Contents note

Subseries seven tackles Cleaveland Campbell (d. 1865 of war wounds) and his Civil War service as Colonel of the 23rd Colored Troops.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Correspondence and Related Materials
1860-1866

Subseries 8: Douglas Campbell 2nd Materials

Scope and Contents note

The eighth subseries shifts to Douglas Campbell 2nd (d. 1950), an attorney like his father, and includes correspondence regarding the historical legacy of the "Cherry Valley Massacre" and a scrapbook that focuses on his experience at Union College and at Harvard Law School.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1926-1936
Box: 9 Folder : Scrapbook
1893-1911

Subseries 9: Campbell/Starkweather Album

Scope and Contents note

Includes invitations and letters from eminent Americans such as John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, John Tyler, Henry Clay, James Buchanan, Daniel Webster, William Seward, and George Bancroft, as well as autographs of H.W. Longfellow and E.A. Poe. Most of the material focuses on Samuel Starkweather or William W. Campbell.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : Album
1832-1850

Subseries 10: Campbell Family Scrapbook

Scope and Contents note

Includes miscellaneous newspaper and periodical clippings (1878-1892) concerning the Campbell family.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10A Folder : Scrapbook
1878-1892

Subseries 11: Campbell Family Visual Materials

Scope and Contents note

Includes plates, photographs, and maps.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Plates, Photographs, and Maps
undated

Subseries 12: Campbell Family Bibles

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : Bible
1811
Box: 12 Folder : Bible of Sarah E. Campbell
1811
Box: 13 Folder : Bible of William W. Campbell
1811

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Series II: Mumford Family

Scope and Contents note

This series hinges on the business activities of Benjamin Maverick Mumford (1772-1843), insurance broker and ship-owner of New York City and Schenectady, N.Y. Ranging in date from 1793 to 1842, materials include Notes of Hand, Orders for Insurance, correspondence, and accounts, as well as materials clustered around the activities of specific ships or voyages or both. Some material does focus on Mumford's descendents and relatives, but by and large the focus remains on Mumford and his business endeavors.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 1 Brig Nancy and Related Materials
1793 July-1794 December
Box: 14 Folder : 2 Business Correspondence
1794 October-1795 August
Box: 14 Folder : 3 Notes Issued and Related Business Materials
1795 February-1796 July
Box: 14 Folder : 4 Schooner John Materials
1794-1797
Box: 14 Folder : 5 Brig Endeavor Materials
1795 October-1796 October
Box: 14 Folder : 6 Notes of Hand
1796 January-1796 December
Box: 14 Folder : 7 Brig Electa Materials
1796 January-1797 January
Box: 14 Folder : 8 Brig Electa Materials
1797 August-1797 November
Box: 14 Folder : 9 Notes of Hand and Related Materials
1797 January-1797 December
Box: 14 Folder : 10 Brig Electa to Jacquemel
1797 March-1797 August
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Notes of Hand and Related Materials
1798 January-1798 December
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Brig Betsey Materials
1798 February-1798 October
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Ship Peggy to Liverpool Materials
1798 April-1798 November
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Schooner John Materials
1798 May-1799 May
Box: 15 Folder : 5 Notes of Hand and Related Materials
1799 January-1799 December
Box: 15 Folder : 6 Brig Penelope Materials
1799 May-1799 October
Box: 15 Folder : 7 Orders for Insurance
1800 January-1800 August
Box: 15 Folder : 8 Orders for Insurance
1800 September-1800 December
Box: 16 Folder : 1 Orders for Insurance
1801 January-1801 April
Box: 16 Folder : 2 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1801 May-1801 August
Box: 16 Folder : 3 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1801 September-1801 December
Box: 16 Folder : 4 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1802 January-1802 March
Box: 16 Folder : 5 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1802 April-1802 September
Box: 16 Folder : 6 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1802 October-1802 December
Box: 17 Folder : 1 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1803 January-1803 March
Box: 17 Folder : 2 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1803 April-1803 July
Box: 17 Folder : 3 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1803 August-1803 December
Box: 17 Folder : 4 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1804 January-1804 April
Box: 17 Folder : 5 Orders for Insurance
1804 May-1804 August
Box: 17 Folder : 6 Correspondence and Related Business Materials
1804 September-1804 December
Box: 18 Folder : 1 Schooner Harriet Materials
1805 December-1805 November
Box: 18 Folder : 2 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1805 January-1805 April
Box: 18 Folder : 3 Schooner Grey Hound Materials
1805 February-1805 November
Box: 18 Folder : 4 Schooner Mary Ann Materials
1805 April-1806 April
Box: 18 Folder : 5 Schooner Orestes Materials
1805 June-1806 January
Box: 18 Folder : 6 Business Materials
1805 April-1805 August
Box: 18 Folder : 7 Correspondence and Business Materials
1805 September-1805 October
Box: 19 Folder : 1 Correspondence and Related Materials
1805 November-1805 December
Box: 19 Folder : 2 Orders for Insurance and Related Materials
1806 January-1806 March
Box: 19 Folder : 3 Correspondence and Business Materials
1806 April-1806 May
Box: 19 Folder : 4 Correspondence and Related Materials
1806 July
Box: 19 Folder : 5 Correspondence and Related Materials
1806 August-1806 September
Box: 19 Folder : 6 Correspondence and Related Materials
1806 October
Box: 19 Folder : 7 Correspondence and Related Materials
1806 November-1806 December
Box: 20 Folder : 1 Correspondence and Related Materials
1807 January-1807 March
Box: 20 Folder : 2 Correspondence and Related Materials
1807 April
Box: 20 Folder : 3 Correspondence and Related Materials
1807 May-1807 June
Box: 20 Folder : 4 Correspondence and Related Materials
1807 July-1807 October
Box: 20 Folder : 5 Business and Property Materials
1808-1818
Box: 20 Folder : 5 Correspondence, Business, and Financial Materials
1824-1842

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Series III: Bowers, Myer, and Paige Family Materials

Scope and Contents note

This series contains sundry items related to the Campbell and Mumford extended families-specifically the Meyers, Bowers, and Paige families. Materials include deeds, indentures, and correspondence dated between 1760 and 1857 and is arranged by earliest date of first document.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 21 Folder : 1 Deeds and Indentures
1760-1799
Box: 21 Folder : 2 Henry Bowers and Helena Myer Materials
1789-1799
Box: 21 Folder : 3 John R. Myer Materials
1789-1811
Box: 21 Folder : 4 Mary Bowers Materials
1803-1827
Box: 21 Folder : 5 J.M. Bowers Materials
1806-1827
Box: 21 Folder : Mary Bowers Estate Record
1811
Box: 21 Folder : 6 Alonzo and Harriet Paige Materials
1833-1857
Box: 21 Folder : 7 Extended Family Notes, Accounts, and Related Materials
undated

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Series IV: Printed Materials

Scope and Contents note

This series contains printed materials authored or retained by members of the Campbell family and includes various publications and clippings dated between 1830 and 1945.

Subseries 1: Publications

Scope and Contents note

Arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 22 Folder : "The Massacre at Cherry Valley"
undated
Box: 22 Folder : "An Abstract of the Most Important Alterations, of General Interest, Introduced by the Revised Statutes..."
1830
Box: 22 Folder : "Description of a View of the Great Temple of Karnak, and the Surrounding City of Thebes, Now Exhibiting at the Panorama, Broadway, Corner of Prince and Mercer Streets, New-York"
1839
Box: 22 Folder : "The Centennial Celebration at Cherry Valley, Otsego Co. N.Y. July 4, 1840"
1840
Box: 22 Folder : "The Death of the Righteous Desirable: A Sermon, Preached at the Funeral of Mrs. Clarissa Paige"
1846
Box: 22 Folder : "Opinion of the Honorable Lewis H. Sanford, Vice-Chancellor of the First Circuit of the State of New York, in the Case of Nathaniel Bogardus and Others, vs. the Rector, Church-Wardens, and Vestrymen of Trinity Church, in the City of New York, and Others"
1847
Box: 22 Folder : "The Clinton Monument"
1848
Box: 22 Folder : "The Philosophy of Spiritual Intercourse; being an Explanation of Modern Mysteries"
1851
Box: 22 Folder : "An Oration, Delivered by the Honorable William W. Campbell, Judge of the Supreme Court of New York, February 23, 1852, at Metropolitan Hall, New York City, on the Occasion of the Celebration of the Birth Day of George Washington, by Order of United Americans"
1852
Box: 22 Folder : "Address and Poem Delivered Before the Associate Chapters of the Sigma Phi Fraternity, August 16, 1853"
1853
Box: 22 Folder : "An Address to the Graduating Class of the Law School of the University of Albany"
1857
Box: 22 Folder : "Arguments of the Counsel of Trinity Church, Before the Senate Committee"
1857
Box: 22 Folder : "Communication from the Governor in Answer to a Resolution Relative to the Abduction or Enslavement of Citizens of this State"
1857
Box: 22 Folder : "Calendar of the Supreme Court"
1858
Box: 22 Folder : "Remarks of Mr. Johnson, from Delaware, on the Bill Entitled 'An Act for the Trial of Certain Offenses'"
1859
Box: 22 Folder : "Supreme Court. Tompkins County. Calendar of the Circuit for September, 1859"
1859
Box: 22 Folder : "Tompkins County Circuit Calendar, for 1861"
1861
Box: 22 Folder : "Green-Back to his Country Friends"
1862
Box: 22 Folder : "Supreme Court Calendar, General Term, March, 1862"
1862
Box: 22 Folder : "Supreme Court, Schuyler County. April Circuit and Special Term, 1862"
1862
Box: 22 Folder : Obituary
1864
Box: 22 Folder : "Speech of Honorable Charles P. Daly, on the Judiciary"
1867
Box: 22 Folder : "Address of the Union Republican Central Committee of the City and County of New York to the Republican Electors of the City and State of New York"
1869
Box: 22 Folder : "Breach of Privilege, the Matter of Honorable H. Ray"
1870
Box: 22 Folder : "Celebration of the 111th Anniversary of Robert Burns' Natal Day"
1870
Box: 22 Folder : "The Mineral Springs of the United States and Canada"
1871
Box: 22 Folder : "Address Before the Central New York Pioneer Association, at its Fifth Annual Meeting, at Syracuse, September 17, 1873"
1873
Box: 22 Folder : "An Historical Account of the Presbyterian Church, at Cherry Valley, N.Y."
1876
Box: 22 Folder : "Retrenchment and Reform in the Government of the City of the New York"
1877
Box: 22 Folder : "Central New York in the Revolution"
1878
Box: 22 Folder : "Closing Argument of Douglas Campbell, Esq. in Reply to Gov. John C. Brown, J.A. Davenport, Esq., and Major James Turner, before the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives, in Regard to the Title of the Texas and Pacific Railway Company to the Property of the Memphis, El Paso and Pacific Railroad Company"
1878
Box: 22 Folder : "Speech of Horatio Seymour before the Canal Committee of the Legislature of New York, April 9, 1878"
1878
Box: 22 Folder : "The Address of the Honorary Chancellor of Union University, Honorable John K. Porter, LL.D., Delivered at the Commencement of Union College, June 25, 1879"
1879
Box: 22 Folder : "Historical Fallacies Regarding Colonial New York, An Address Delivered Before the Oneida Historical Society, Utica, N.Y. at its Second Annual Meeting, January 14, 1879"
1879
Box: 22 Folder : "Shall New York Expend $20,000,000 for a New Aqueduct, when Liverpool Has Solved the Same Water Problem for $250,000? A Paper Read by Douglas Campbell, Esq., Before the Municipal Society, April 12, 1880"
1880
Box: 22 Folder : "The Address of the Honorary Chancellor of Union University, Honorable John Welsh, LL.D., Delivered at the Commencement of Union College, June 24, 1880"
1880
Box: 22 Folder : "Tenth Annual Report of the Alumni Association of the College of Pharmacy, of the City of New York, 1881"
1881
Box: 22 Folder : "Tenure of Office under the New York Charter. Civil Service Reform in Practice. A Paper Read before the New York Municipal Society, February 7, 1881, by Douglas Campbell"
1881
Box: 22 Folder : "Majority Report of Commissioners of Land Transfer"
1885
Box: 22 Folder : The History of Cowal
1908
Box: 22 Folder : Publications of the Scottish History Society: Third Series, Volume XXII: Highland Papers, Volume IV
1934

Subseries 2: Clippings

Scope and Contents note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 23 Folder : 1 121st Regiment - N.Y. Volunteers
1877-1879, undated
Box: 23 Folder : 2 Cherry Valley Massacre Monument
1877-1878
Box: 23 Folder : 3 Cherry Valley - General Materials
1876-1945, undated
Box: 23 Folder : 4 Isaac Jackson of Union College Tribute
1876
Box: 23 Folder : 5 Native Americans - General Materials
1881-1887, undated
Box: 23 Folder : 6 Obituaries
1862-1865
Box: 23 Folder : 7 Union College - General Materials
1882-1883, undated

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Series V: Non-Campbell and Non-Mumford Family Materials

Scope and Contents note

This series spans a wide range of dates (1703-1847) and a commensurately wide range of subject matter, mostly in English, but also in French. Types of material range from correspondence to military reports, commissions to depositions. Notable materials include a letter from Aaron Burr, a deposition regarding General Thomas Gage, and a quotation copied by Thomas F. Marshall.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 23 Folder : 8 Revolutionary War Materials, deeds, commissions, oaths, assembly minutes, petitions, military reports, correspondence, and other writings
1719-1847
Box: 23 Folder : 9 Correspondence, depositions, Latin quotation
1703-1837

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Series VI: 1980 Supplement

Scope and Contents note

This series hinges on the Campbell family's participation in the Civil War, especially the service given by Douglas Campbell 1st and Cleaveland Campbell and by the 121st and 152nd New York Volunteers. Lewis Campbell and William Campbell also figure prominently in the series. Other material includes correspondence of Douglas Campbell 1st about his monograph on the Puritans and a list of survivors of the Cherry Valley Massacre. Materials is arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 24 Folder : 1 Campbell Family Materials: slave purchase receipts, pension claims, and other legal documents
1764-1844
Box: 24 Folder : 2 Cherry Valley Massacre Escapees
1778
Box: 24 Folder : 3 Cleaveland Campbell Correspondence and Related Civil War Materials
1861-1864
Box: 24 Folder : 4 Lewis Campbell and Related Civil War Correspondence
1861-1864
Box: 24 Folder : 5 Orders
1861-1864
Box: 24 Folder : 6 William W. Campbell Correspondence
1861-1879
Box: 24 Folder : 7 Enlistment Materials
1862
Box: 24 Folder : 8 Passes
1862-1863
Box: 24 Folder : 9 Abstract of Materials Expended or Consumed
1863
Box: 24 Folder : 10 List of Articles Lost or Destroyed
1863
Box: 24 Folder : 11 Statement of Charges on Muster and Pay Rolls
1863
Box: 24 Folder : 12 Charges and Courts Martial Materials
1863-1864
Box: 24 Folder : 13 Lambert Hensler Materials
1863-1864
Box: 25 Folder : 1 List of Ordnance Received
1863-1864
Box: 25 Folder : 2 List of Ordnance Transferred
1863-1864
Box: 25 Folder : 3 Monthly Return of Equipage
1863-1864
Box: 25 Folder : 4 Unserviceable Ordnance Stores
1863-1864
Box: 25 Folder : 5 Newspaper Clippings
1878-1881
Box: 25 Folder : 6 Douglas Campbell 1st Correspondence and Related Materials
1886-1892
Box: 26 Folder : 1 Clothing Receipts
1863-1864
Box: 26 Folder : 2 Muster Rolls
1863-1864
Box: 26 Folder : 3 Quarterly Return of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores
1862-1864

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Series VII: Newspapers and Periodicals

Scope and Contents note

This series features newspaper clippings and periodicals from New Jersey and New York State. They range from obituary notices to reprints of Douglas Campbell 1st's lectures and speeches, from accounts of the 121st New York Volunteers and Emory Upton to accounts of the Cherry Valley Massacre Memorial, from news of the establishment of the New York Soldiers' Home to book advertisements for Douglas Campbell's work on the Puritans. The materials are arranged alphabetically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 26 Folder : 4 Cape May County Gazette
1886 January 30
Box: 26 Folder : 5 Albany Law Journal
1877 October 6
Box: 26 Folder : 6 Bath Newspaper Clippings
1877 March 7; 1877 June 15
Box: 26 Folder : 7 Cherry Valley Gazette
1876 July 13; 1876 July 27; 1893 March 16
Box: 26 Folder : 8 Cooperstown Newspaper Clippings
1843 May 1; 1877 August 16; 1878 October 10; 1886 January 27
Box: 26 Folder : 9 New York City Newspaper Clippings
1880 January 11; 1893 March 16; 1893 March 18
Box: 26 Folder : 10 Schenectady Newspaper Clippings
1836 January 8; 1864 June 30
Box: 26 Folder : 11 Troy Daily Whig
1846 February 27
Box: 26 Folder : 12 Waverly Advocate
1876 June 9; 1876 July 21

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