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Guide to the Van Ness-Philip Family Papers
1711-1963 (bulk 1711-1945)
  MS 653

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Series V: William Henry Philip

Scope and Contents note

This series contains correspondence and papers (ca.1840's-1881), of his years at Lenox Academy and Williams College, travels in Europe, service in the Civil War, candidacy for Congress, and life as a lawyer and businessman in Washington, D.C.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 22 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1841-1844
Box: 22 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1845
Box: 22 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1846
Box: 22 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1847
Box: 22 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1847 Jul.-1847 Dec.
Box: 22 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1848 Jan.-1848 Jun.
Box: 22 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1848 Jul.-1848 Dec.
Box: 22 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1849 Jan.-1849 Jun.
Box: 22 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1849 Jul.-1849 Dec.
Box: 22 Folder : 10 Williams College (1842-1879), Lenox Academy
circa 1840-1850
Box: 22 Folder : 11 Writings
circa 1830-1850
Box: 22 Folder : 12 Writings
circa 1840-1850
Box: 22 Folder : 13 Writings
circa 1840-1850
Box: 23 Folder : 1 Correspondence
undated, 1850
Box: 23 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1851 Jan.-1851 Jun.
Box: 23 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1851 Jul.-1851 Dec.
Box: 23 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1852 Jan.-1852 Jun.
Box: 23 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1852 Jul.-1852 Dec.
Box: 23 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1853 Jan.-1853 Jun.
Box: 23 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1853 Jul.-1853 Dec.
Box: 23 Folder : 8 Letters of recommendation for Secretary of Legation
1853
Box: 23 Folder : 9 Letters of introduction
1853-1854
Box: 24 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1854
Box: 24 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1855
Box: 24 Folder : 3 Speech: Democratic speech delivered in Claverack
1856
Box: 24 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1856
Box: 24 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1857
Box: 24 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1858
Box: 24 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1859
Box: 24 Folder : 8 Philmont Factory correspondence
circa 1850-1870
Box: 24 Folder : 9 Philmont Factory accounts
undated, circa 1850-1880
Box: 24 Folder : 10 U. S. Army recommendations for Lt. Colonel
1861-1863
Box: 24 Folder : 11 U. S. Army letters of recommendation
undated, 1869-1876
Box: 24 Folder : 12 Commissions
1861
Box: 25 Folder : 1 Correspondence, poem
undated, circa 1860-1870
Box: 25 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1860
Box: 25 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1861
Box: 25 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1862 Jan.-1862 Jun.
Box: 25 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1862 Jul.-1862 Dec.
Box: 25 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1863
Box: 25 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1864
Box: 25 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1865
Box: 25 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1866
Box: 25 Folder : 10 Correspondence
1867
Box: 25 Folder : 11 Correspondence
1869
Box: 26 Folder : 1 Correspondence with currency
[1860-1870]
Box: 26 Folder : 2 Speeches, notes for Congressional canvas
1870
Box: 26 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1870
Box: 26 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1871
Box: 26 Folder : 5 The Experience of the Lambert Tree...during the Great Chicago Fire
1871
Box: 26 Folder : 6 Correspondence: Titusville, PA from M. H. Philip
1871-1872
Box: 26 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1872
Box: 26 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1873
Box: 26 Folder : 9 Correspondence: Titusville from M. H. Philip
1873
Box: 27 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1874
Box: 27 Folder : 2 Minnesota letters from M. H. Philips
1874
Box: 27 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1875
Box: 27 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1876
Box: 27 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1877 Jan.-1877 Jul.
Box: 27 Folder : 6 Correspondence: Laurel Hill Association for Claverack Village
circa 1870-1880
Box: 27 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1877 Aug.-1877 Sep.
Box: 27 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1878
Box: 28 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1879 Jan.-1879 Apr.
Box: 28 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1879 May-1879 Jul.
Box: 28 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1879 Aug.-1879 Sep.
Box: 28 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1879 Oct.-1879 Nov.
Box: 28 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1879 Dec.
Box: 29 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1880 Jan.
Box: 29 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1880 Feb.
Box: 29 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1880 Mar.
Box: 29 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1880 Apr.
Box: 29 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1880 May
Box: 29 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1880 Jun.
Box: 29 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1880 Jul.-1880 Dec.
Box: 29 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1881 Jan.-1881 Dec.
Box: 29 Folder : 9 Correspondence re: interring of W. H. Philip, biographical information
1882
Box: 30 Folder : 1 Correspondence
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 2 Correspondence
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 3 Correspondence
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 4 Correspondence
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 5 Correspondence
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 6 Correspondence
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 7 Correspondence
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 8 Correspondence
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 9 Correspondence
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 10 Correspondence
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 11 Misc. writings
undated
Box: 31 Folder : 1 Receipts, deeds, unsorted business papers
circa 1869-1879
Box: 31 Folder : 2 Receipts, deeds, unsorted business papers
circa 1849-1893
Box: 31 Folder : 3 Receipts, deeds, unsorted business papers
circa 1849-1880
Box: 31 Folder : 4 Receipts, deeds, unsorted business papers
circa 1850-1876
Box: 31 Folder : 5 Receipts, deeds, unsorted business papers
circa 1869-1879
Box: 32 Folder : 1 Misc: receipts,/indentures, accounts, song
1828-1858
Box: 32 Folder : 2 Misc: receipts, pass, insurance
1860-1869
Box: 32 Folder : 3 Misc: receipts, indentures
1870-1878
Box: 32 Folder : 4 Misc. receipts
1879
Box: 32 Folder : 5 Misc: receipts, tax assessments
1880-1888
Box: 32 Folder : 6 Misc: photographs
undated
Box: 32 Folder : 7 Misc: Receipts, accounts
undated
Box: 32 Folder : 8 Misc: calling cards and invitations
undated
Box: 32 Folder : 9 Misc: envelopes
undated
Box: 32 Folder : 10 Misc: poems
undated
Box: 32 Folder : 11 Misc: printed material
undated
Box: 32 Folder : 12 Misc: newspaper clippings
circa 1880
Box: 32 Folder : 13 Columbia Turnpike: petition and copy of charter
undated
Box: 32 Folder : 14 Misc.
1894
Box: 33 Folder : Memo and receipt book
undated
Box: 33 Folder : William H. Philip's memo book of personal expenses
undated
Box: 33 Folder : Notes on European history
undated
Box: 33 Folder : Receipt book
circa 1853-1869
Box: 33 Folder : Private journal of William H., Philip: Italy, France, Germany
1854
Box: 33 Folder : Claverack Falls Summer School, accounts
1850-1887
Box: 33 Folder : Cash book
1868-1871
Box: 33 Folder : Appointment and receipt book
1878
Box: 33 Folder : French phrase book
undated
Box: 33 Folder : Private journal during trip to Paris
1853
Box: 33 Folder : Receipt book
1873
Box: 33 Folder : Notebook on class lectures
undated
Box: 33 Folder : Bank of Kinderhook account book of William Henry Philip
1850
Box: 33 Folder : Receipt book
circa 1894
Box: 33 Folder : Accounts book
1887-1888
Box: 33 Folder : Bank of Washington account book of William H. Philip
1872-1874
Box: 33 Folder : Bank of Washington account book of William H. Philip
1874-1876
Box: 33 Folder : Bank of Washington account book of William H. Philip
1870-1878
Box: 33 Folder : Expenses book of William H. Philip
1869-1870
Box: 33 Folder : Accounts book of the Patriot Newspaper Association
1871-1873
Box: 33 Folder : Copy of lease John Peter Van Ness and Will G. Williams, William H. Philip rents
circa 1868
Box: 33 Folder : Tenants accounts
circa 1868-1869
Box: 33 Folder : Accounts book
circa 1863
Box: 33 Folder : Ledger
1871-1880
Box: 33 Folder : Memo book kept on Paris trip
circa 1851
Box: 33 Folder : Notebook
undated
Box: 33 Folder : Notebook
circa 1881-1882
Box: 34 Folder : Analyses of Blair's lectures
1844
Box: 34 Folder : Memo book of William Henry Philip
1870-1873
Box: 34 Folder : Accounts book
1847-1873
Box: 34 Folder : Notebook of original writings
circa 1843-1846
Box: 34 Folder : Ledger
1880-1881
Box: 34 Folder : Ledger
1872-1880
Box: 34 Folder : Scrapbook of newspaper clippings concerning William H. Philip's electoral campaign
circa 1870
Box: 35 Folder : Memo book
circa 1853
Box: 35 Folder : Memo book: trip to Europe
undated
Box: 35 Folder : Appointment book
circa 1860
Box: 35 Folder : Passport
1854
Box: 35 Folder : Travel journal
circa 1854
Box: 35 Folder : Ledger
circa 1852-1855
Box: 35 Folder : Receipt book
circa 1842-1845
Box: 35 Folder : Journal, receipt book
1877-1879
Box: 35 Folder : "Talavera" Farm book no. 1
1870-1871
Box: 35 Folder : "Talavera" Farm book no. 2
1872-1873
Box: 35 Folder : "Talavera" Farm book no. 3
1873-1874
Box: 35 Folder : Talavera Farm book
1874-1876
Box: 35 Folder : Talavera Farm book
1878-1879
Box: 35 Folder : Leroy Van Hoesen farmer account book no. 4
1874-1875
Box: 35 Folder : Leroy Van Hoesen farmer account book
1877-1878
Box: 35 Folder : Private journal of William Henry Philip
1853-1854
Box: 35 Folder : Class album
circa 1839-1850
Box: 35 Folder : Private journal of William Henry Philip, vol. 3
circa 1854
Box: 35 Folder : Rent book
1866-1867
Box: 35 Folder : Account book
circa 1864-1868
Box: 35 Folder : Journal
1852
Box: 36 Folder : 1 Survey of land, description, misc.
undated
Box: 36 Folder : 2 Correspondence: deed
1847-1898
Box: 36 Folder : 3 Misc. correspondence, maps, printed material
undated

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