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Guide to the Records of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission
1905-1913 (Bulk 1909-1911)
  MS 314

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Description is in English.

Container List

Series I: Correspondence

Subseries I: General Correspondence

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains both the internal and external correspondence of the Commission. While most of the correspondence is arranged alphabetically by sender, letters written by the Commission's secretary, Henry Sackett, and assistant secretary, Edward Hagaman Hall, are filed alphabetically by recipient. This series also contains memoranda sent to members of the Commission.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Correspondence: A
1909 Apr. 16-1909 Nov. 29
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Correspondence: A
1909 Dec. 2-1910 Apr. 29
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Correspondence: A
1910 May 1-1911 May 26
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Correspondence: B
1909 Apr. 15-1909 Aug. 27
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Correspondence: B
1909 Sept. 1-1909 Oct. 30
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Correspondence: B
1909 Nov. 3-1909 Dec. 14
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Correspondence: B
1909 Dec. 17-1911 Jun. 1
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Correspondence: C
1908 Oct. 6-1909 Sept. 10
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Correspondence: C
1909 Sept. 11-1909 Nov. 15
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Correspondence: C
1909 Nov. 16-1910 Feb. 15
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Correspondence: C
1910 Feb. 16-1911 May 15
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Correspondence: D
1909 Apr. 15-1909 Dec. 30
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Correspondence: D
1910 Jan. 5-1911 May 26
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Correspondence: E
1909 Apr. 15-1911 Jun. 1
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Correspondence: F
1909 May 10-1910 Jan. 28
Box: 3 Folder : 3 Correspondence: F
1910 Feb. 1-1911 May 6
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Correspondence: G
1909 Apr. 15-1910 Sept. 14
Box: 3 Folder : 5 Correspondence: G
1910 Sept. 15-1911 May 13
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Correspondence: H
1909 Apr. 15-1909 Sept. 9
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Correspondence: H
1909 Sept. 10-1909 Dec. 30
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Correspondence: H
1910 Jan. 8-1911 May 27
Box: 4 Folder : 2 Correspondence: I
1909 Apr. 16-1910 Mar. 18
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Correspondence: J
1909 Apr. 15-1912 Apr. 27
Box: 4 Folder : 4 Correspondence: K
1909 Apr. 14-1911 May 29
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Correspondence: L
1909 Apr. 15-1909 Aug. 30
Box: 4 Folder : 6 Correspondence: L
1909 Sept. 1-1909 Sept. 13
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Correspondence: L
1909 Sept. 14-1909 Sept. 27
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Correspondence: L
1909 Sept. 28-1909 Dec. 15
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Correspondence: L
1909 Dec. 16-1910 Jul. 29
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Correspondence: L
1910 Aug. 3-1911 May 24
Box: 5 Folder : 5 Correspondence: M
1909 Apr. 15-1909 Jul. 10
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Correspondence: M
1909 Jul. 21-1909 Sept. 12
Box: 6 Folder : 1 Correspondence: M
1909 Sept. 13-1909 Sept. 30
Box: 6 Folder : 2 Correspondence: M
1909 Oct. 2-1909 Oct. 30
Box: 6 Folder : 3 Correspondence: M
1909 Nov. 1-1909 Dec. 15
Box: 6 Folder : 4 Correspondence: M
1909 Dec. 15-1910 May 30
Box: 6 Folder : 5 Correspondence: M
1910 Jun. 1-1911 May 24
Box: 6 Folder : 6 Correspondence: N
1909 Apr. 16-1909 Nov. 30
Box: 6 Folder : 7 Correspondence: N
1909 Dec. 2-1911 May 27
Box: 7 Folder : 1 Correspondence: O
1909 Apr. 15-1911 May 18
Box: 7 Folder : 2 Correspondence: P
1909 Apr. 15-1909 Sept. 15
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Correspondence: P
1909 Sept. 16-1909 Dec. 29
Box: 7 Folder : 4 Correspondence: P
1910 Jan. 5-1911 May 29
Box: 7 Folder : 5 Correspondence: Q
1909 Apr. 16-1910 Apr. 23
Box: 7 Folder : 6 Correspondence: R
1909 Apr. 15-1909 Sept. 30
Box: 7 Folder : 7 Correspondence: R
1909 Oct. 1-1909 Nov. 22
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Correspondence: R
1909 Nov. 23-1909 Dec. 31
Box: 8 Folder : 2 Correspondence: R
1910 Jan, 4-1910 Apr. 29
Box: 8 Folder : 3 Correspondence: R
1910 May. 1-1911 May 31
Box: 8 Folder : 4 Correspondence: S
1909 Jan. 3-1909 Sept. 15
Box: 8 Folder : 5 Correspondence: S
1909 Sept. 16-1909 Oct. 30
Box: 8 Folder : 6 Correspondence: S
1909 Nov. 1-1909 Dec. 31
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Correspondence: S
1910 Jan. 3-1910 May 31
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Correspondence: S
1910 Jun. 1-1911 May 29
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Correspondence: T
1909 Apr. 14-1909 Oct. 30
Box: 9 Folder : 4 Correspondence: T
1909 Nov. 1-1911 May 31
Box: 9 Folder : 5 Correspondence: U
1909 Jun. 11-1911 May 17
Box: 9 Folder : 6 Correspondence: V
1909 Apr. 16-1911 Jun. 6
Box: 9 Folder : 7 Correspondence: W
1909 May 12-1909 Sept. 6
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Correspondence: W
1909 Sept. 7-1909 Sept. 30
Box: 10 Folder : 2 Correspondence: W
1909 Oct. 1-1909 Nov. 30
Box: 10 Folder : 3 Correspondence: W
1909 Dec. 3-1910 Apr. 30
Box: 10 Folder : 4 Correspondence: W
1910 May 1-1911 May 31
Box: 10 Folder : 5 Correspondence: Y
1909 Apr. 15-1911 Feb. 15
Box: 10 Folder : 6 Correspondence: Z
1909 Apr. 16-1910 May 19
Box: 10 Folder : 7 Correspondence from Assistant Secretary and Secretary with no specified recipient
1909 Jan. 6-1910 Jun. 10
Box: 10 Folder : 8 Memoranda
circa 1909-1911

Subseries II: Donation Pledges

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains letters written by individuals and companies pledging to donate a specified amount of money to the Celebration's subscription fund.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 9 List of donations
Undated
Box: 10 Folder : 10 Donation Pledges: A
1909 May 21-1909 Sept. 27
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Donation Pledges: B
1909 May 17-1909 Sept. 27
Box: 11 Folder : 2 Donation Pledges: C
1909 May 18-1909 Sept. 27
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Donation Pledges: D
1909 May 24-1909 Sept. 23
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Donation Pledges: E
1909 May 21-1909 Sept. 23
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Donation Pledges: F
1909 May 8-1909 Sept. 23
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Donation Pledges: G
1909 May 18-1909 Nov. 8
Box: 11 Folder : 7 Donation Pledges: H
1909 May 24-1909 Sept. 28
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Donation Pledges: I
1909 June 24-1909 Sept. 22
Box: 11 Folder : 9 Donation Pledges: J
1909 May 22-1909 Oct. 29
Box: 11 Folder : 10 Donation Pledges: K
1909 May 18-1909 Sept. 22
Box: 11 Folder : 11 Donation Pledges: L
1909 May 19-1909 Sept. 27
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Donation Pledges: M
1909 May 19-1909 Sept. 24
Box: 12 Folder : 2 Donation Pledges: N
1909 May 18-1909 Sept. 22
Box: 12 Folder : 3 Donation Pledges: O
1909 May 21-1909 Oct. 13
Box: 12 Folder : 4 Donation Pledges: P
1909 May 18-1909 Nov. 5
Box: 12 Folder : 5 Donation Pledges: R
1909 May 18-1909 Sept. 23
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Donation Pledges: S
1909 May 18-1909 Jul. 30
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Donation Pledges: S
1909 Aug. 2-1910 May 19
Box: 12 Folder : 8 Donation Pledges: T
1909 May 18-1909 Nov. 3
Box: 12 Folder : 9 Donation Pledges: U
1909 May 18-1909 Sept. 20
Box: 12 Folder : 10 Donation Pledges: V
1909 May 19-1909 Sept. 28
Box: 12 Folder : 11 Donation Pledges: W
1909 May 20-1909 Sept. 28
Box: 13 Folder : 1 Donation Pledges: Y
1909 Jun. 24-1909 Sept. 15
Box: 13 Folder : 2 Donation Pledges: Z
1909 Jun. 25-1909 Sept. 10

Subseries III: Invitation Responses

Scope and Contents note

This subseries consists of replies to the various events sponsored by the Commission, as well as thank you letters commending the Commission on a job well done. Most of the individuals invited to the Celebration and banquets were dignitaries and officials from the United States, as well as countries throughout the world.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 13 Folder : 3 Invitation Responses, A-N
1909 Sep-1909 Nov.
Box: 13 Folder : 4 Invitation Responses, P-V
1909 Sep-1909 Nov.
Box: 13 Folder : 5 Acceptances for Astor Hotel Banquet
1909 Sept.
Box: 13 Folder : 6 Acceptances for Astor Hotel Banquet
1909 Sept.
Box: 13 Folder : 7 Acceptances for Astor Hotel Banquet
1909 Sept.
Box: 13 Folder : 8 Acceptances for Astor Hotel Banquet
1909 Sept.
Box: 13 Folder : 9 Acceptances for Astor Hotel Banquet
1909 Sept.
Box: 13 Folder : 10 Regrets for Astor Hotel Banquet
1909 Sept.
Box: 13 Folder : 11 Acceptances for Governor's Island banquet
1909 Sept.
Box: 14 Folder : 1 Acceptances for Governor's Island banquet
1909 Sept.
Box: 14 Folder : 2 Regrets for Governor's Island banquet
1909 Sept.
Box: 14 Folder : 3 Acceptances for Metropolitan Opera House banquet
1909 Sept.
Box: 14 Folder : 4 Thank you letters: Foreign countries, A-M
1909 Oct.-1910 Feb.
Box: 14 Folder : 5 Thank you letters: Foreign countries, A-M
1909 Oct.-1910 Feb.
Box: 14 Folder : 6 Thank you letters: United States (includes letter from President Taft)
1909 Oct.-1909 Dec.

Subseries IV: Acknowledgements

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains acknowledgements sent to the Commission confirming receipt of The Fourth Annual Report of the Hudson Fulton Celebration Commission.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 7 Acknowledgements confirming receipt of The Fourth Annual Report of the Hudson Fulton Celebration Commission, 1909
1911 May
Box: 14 Folder : 8 Acknowledgements confirming receipt of The Fourth Annual Report of the Hudson Fulton Celebration Commission, 1910
1911 May
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Acknowledgements confirming receipt of The Fourth Annual Report of the Hudson Fulton Celebration Commission, 1911
1911 May-1911 Jul.
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Acknowledgements confirming receipt of The Fourth Annual Report of the Hudson Fulton Celebration Commission, 1912
1911 May-1911 Jul.
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Acknowledgements confirming receipt of The Fourth Annual Report of the Hudson Fulton Celebration Commission, 1913
1911 May-1911 Sept.
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Acknowledgements confirming receipt of The Fourth Annual Report of the Hudson Fulton Celebration Commission, 1914
1911 May-1911 Sept.
Box: 15 Folder : 5 Acknowledgements confirming receipt of The Fourth Annual Report of the Hudson Fulton Celebration Commission, 1915
1911 May-1911 Sept.
Box: 15 Folder : 6 Acknowledgements confirming receipt of The Fourth Annual Report of the Hudson Fulton Celebration Commission, 1916
1911 May 16-1911 Oct. 24

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