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

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Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Van Ness-Philip Family Papers
Dates: 1711-1963 (bulk 1711-1945)
Abstract: The collection documents the Van Ness, Philip and Worthington families from the late 1700's to the early 1900's. The collection consists of correspondence, journals, maps, printed matter, genealogical material, etc, of the Van Ness-Philip Family. Names of note include: General John P. Van Ness, William Henry Philip, wife Eliza Worthington Philip and sons John Van Ness Philip and Herman Hoffman Philip. Included in the collection are also general files of the Van Ness, Philip and Worthington families relating to social, political and business matters.
Quantity: 39.0 Linear feet (91 boxes)
Location note: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 653

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Historical Note

The Van Ness-Philip Family Papers reflect a century of these two connected New York State families' participation in public, commercial, social and military life from the late 1700's to early 1900's.

The collection begins with David Burnes, an original proprietor of land in downtown Washington, D.C. and father-in-law to General John P. Van Ness. John P. Van Ness's involvement in politics, business, banking, the War of 1812, the election of 1828 make him a important figure in the public forum and his many correspondents include Gilbert Stuart, Andrew Jackson, Aaron Burr, John Quincy Adams, John Jacob Astor and Daniel Webster. The Van Ness family papers also include information of Ann E., Cornelius P., James, Marcia, Peter William P. and William W. Van Ness. These papers also document the family carpet business, variously called James Philip and Son, and W.G. Philip and Company.

Military history is also documented in the collection of John Van Ness Philip (d. 1862), an officer who served in both the Mexican and Civil Wars. He took part in the Kossuth mission aboard the U.S.S. Mississippi in 1851 and the invasion of California in 1846 aboard the U.S.S.  Cyane in the Mexican American War.

A large part of the collection focuses on the family of William Henry Philip (ca.1840's-1881), who attended Lenox Academy and Williams College, served in the Civil War, ran for Congress and worked as a lawyer and businessman in Washington, D.C. He married Eliza Worthington Philip (ca.1860's-1896) in 1864 and they had two sons, John Van Ness Philip and Howard Hoffman Philip. The family settled at Talavera in Claverack, Columbia County, New York, and later lived in Washington, D.C. and Europe. John Van Ness Philip attended Princeton, served in the Spanish-American War, was a lawyer and social figure in Washington, D.C. and involved in Columbia County politics. Herman Hoffman Philip, (ca.1870's-1950) attended Cambridge University, traveled in the far West, served with the Rough Riders on San Juan Hill and provided diplomatic service in the Mid-East, Africa, Scandinavia, and South America.

The Worthington family papers include those of Midshipman Thomas B. Worthington and his physician father Charles Worthington, lawyer William M. Worthington John G. Worthington and his early law practice in Cincinnati, Ohio, and later years in Washington, D.C. as well as additional family correspondence.

Genealogical information of the Van Ness family, as well as clippings and mausoleum information, such as the deed and cemetery plot are located at the end of the collection along with genealogical files of the Philip and Worthington families.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains more than 15,000 letters and documents of the Van Ness-Philips family from the late 1700's to the early 1900's. The oldest part of the collection focuses on General John P. Van Ness, son of Peter Van Ness, a congressman from New York and later the mayor of Washington D.C. There is also much political correspondence between John P. Van Ness and Martin Van Buren, James Roosevelt and others concerning New York State affairs. Included in the series are some 30 signatures of autographic value, besides Van Buren and Roosevelt, among them: John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, John Jacob Astor, Daniel Webster, Francis Scott Key, James Monroe, Nicholas Biddle, Albert Gallatin, Zebulon Pike, Benjamin Latrobe and Gilbert Stuart. Series I contains the Washington plat books, surveys and correspondence of his father-in-law, David Burnes.

Miltary documents, correspondence and diaries of Officer John Van Ness Philip (d. 1862) who served in both the Mexican and Civil Wars are of signicant importance concerning the Kossuth mission aboard the U.S.S. Mississippi in 1851 and the invasion of California in 1846 aboard the U.S.S.  Cyane in the Mexican American War.

The collection also contains personal papers detailing the education of William Henry Philip at Lenox Academy and Williams College and his travels in Europe. There are also papers of military and political value regarding his service in the Civil War, candidacy for Congress, and life as a lawyer and businessman in Washington, D.C. Included in the collection are the personal papers and correspondence of his wife, Eliza Worthington Philip and their two sons, John Van Ness Philip and Herman Hoffman Philip, who were both active in business and politics.

The Philip Family Papers contains letters of Theodore Roosevelt, as well as letters of Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt. Also included are writings, speeches, illustrations and volumes.

Material relating to the Worthington family, ca. 1817-1900, includes correspondence, 1817-21, between Midshipman Thomas B. Worthington and his physician father Charles Worthington; correspondence and papers of lawyer William M. Worthington; correspondence, ca. 1830's-1875, of John G. Worthington, covering his early law practice in Cincinnati, Ohio, and later years in Washington, D.C.; and family correspondence, ca. 1850's-1900.

Items of note also include one folder of oversize material containing commissions of Herman Hoffman Philip, that are signed by Presidents T. Roosevelt, Taft, Harding, Coolidge, Hover, F.D. Roosevelt. There are also some commissions of John Van Ness Philip (d. 1949) signed by President McKinley.

Arrangement

The Van Ness-Philip Papers are arranged in the following eleven series:

  1. Series I. James and David Burnes
  2. Series II. John P. Van Ness
  3. Series III. Van Ness Family
  4. Series IV. John Van Ness Philip (d. 1862)
  5. Series V. William Henry Philip
  6. Series VI. Eliza W. Philip
  7. Series VII. John Van Ness Philip (d. 1949)
  8. Series VIII. Herman Hoffman Philip
  9. Series IX. Philip Family
  10. Series X. Worthington Family
  11. Series XI. Oversize Materials
  12. Series XII. Genealogy

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Burnes, David
  • Kossuth, Lajos, 1802-1894
  • Philip, Catharine Douw, 1797-1866
  • Philip, Eliza Worthington, 1842-1896
  • Philip, Elizabeth Worthington, b.1876
  • Philip, Gaston Pearson, b.1874
  • Philip, Henry G., 1793-1829
  • Philip, Herman Hoffman, 1872-1951
  • Philip, John Van Ness, 1823-1862
  • Philip, John Van Ness, 1866-1949
  • Philip, Martin Hoffman, 1826-1888
  • Philip, William Henry, 1824-1881
  • Van Ness, Cornelius P., 1782-1852
  • Van Ness, John Peter, 1770-1846
  • Van Ness, Marcia, 1782-1832
  • Van Ness, William P., 1778-1826
  • Van Ness, William W., 1776-1823
  • Worthington, Charles, 1759-1836
  • Worthington, Elizabeth Phillips, 1809-1889
  • Worthington, John G., 1798-1875
  • Worthington, Thomas B., d.1822
  • Worthington, William M.

Document Type

  • Account books
  • Commissions
  • Deeds
  • Diaries
  • Genealogies
  • Lawyers
  • Logbooks

Subject Organizations

  • Lenox Academy
  • Princeton University
  • University of Cambridge
  • Williams College

Subject Topics

  • Americans -- Foreign countries
  • Carpets
  • Diplomatic and consular service
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Spanish-American War, 1898

Subject Places

  • California
  • Cincinnati (Ohio)
  • Claverack (N.Y.)
  • Columbia County (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812
  • Washington (D.C.)

Family Name(s)

  • Burns family
  • Phillips family
  • Worthington family

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Purchase, 1980.

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.)

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
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Van Ness-Philip Family Papers, MS 652, The New-York Historical Society.

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Container List

Series I: James and David Burnes

Scope and Contents note

This series includes correspondence and papers of James and David Burnes. The materials consist mostly of land deeds and property business. David Burnes was an original proprietor of land in downtown Washington, D.C. and father-in-law to John P. Van Ness.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Burnes: deeds wills
undated, 1792-1807
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Burnes, James & David deeds
1752-1800
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Burnes, James & David deeds
1752-1800
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Will of Thomas Fletchall, planter
1783
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Land papers
1723-1782
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Indentures, bonds, business correspondence
1743-1783
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Land papers
1711-1796
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Accounts, papers, notes
circa 1780-1790
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Bills, notes, business correspondence
1794-1801
Box: 1 Folder : 10 David Burnes: letters
1790-1793
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Lands commissioners & their proprietors, taxes
undated, 1769-1796
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Lands commissioners & their proprietors, taxes
1797-1826
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Letters of John Oakley
undated, 1799-1800
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Fragment of a deed
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Account of property David Burnes
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Re: David Burnes estate, misc.
1774-1803, undated, 1719-1780

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Series II: John P. Van Ness

Scope and Contents note

Series II is dedicated to General John Peter Van Ness, David Burne's son-in-law. Series includes correspondence and papers, ca. 1788-1845 concerning subjects such as politics, business, banking, the War of 1812, election of 1828, the Van Ness mansion and mausoleum, land dealings, and Washington social life.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Misc. letters (John P. Van Ness, Mrs. Van Ness), music
undated, 1802-1851
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Correspondence Re: portraits of John P. and Mrs. John P.
undated, 1805-1833
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Correspondence with B. H. Latrobe, architect for building Van Ness mansion
1811-1815
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Correspondence with B. H. Latrobe, architect for building Van Ness mansion
1816-1820
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Misc. correspondence
1802-1830
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Misc. correspondence
1831-1848
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Correspondence re: politics & law
1803-1827
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Correspondence re: politics & law
1829-1841
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Re: Militia (NY & Washington?) as Major, Colonel, Brig-Gen., General
1802-1811
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Speeches, petition for impeachment of A. Burr
undated, 1804
Box: 2 Folder : 11 The case of Samuel Hawkins
1818-1825
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Letters, misc.
1802-1845
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Controversy around John P. Van Ness' "official" greeting & President James Monroe
1817
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Papers re: sale of property bet. John P. Van Ness & John Quincy Adams
1815-1821
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Letters: Van Buren, Monroe
1802-1844
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Bond, letters John Jacob Astor
1809
Box: 2 Folder : 17 Letters: Daniel Webster, speech
1836-1851
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Sale of Van Alen farm in Kinderhook
1809
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Papers re: guardianship of the children of James Burns
1805-1810
Box: 3 Folder : 3 Correspondence re: Isaac Clason Estate
undated, 1813-1819
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Re: Laight Case
undated, 1805-1816
Box: 3 Folder : 5 Re: attack on Washington D.C. by British
1814
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Woodward Affair
undated, 1804-1809
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Memorandum re: intrigue among Clay, Adams, Webster re: Election 1828 & Jackson
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 8 Commissions (legal, military)
1788-1813
Box: 3 Folder : 9 Misc. letters, receipts
undated, 1793-1845
Box: 3 Folder : 10 Settlement of estate #1
1846
Box: 3 Folder : 11 Settlement of estate #2
1847
Box: 3 Folder : 12 Settlement of estate #3
1848-1852
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Business correspondence - bills and receipts
undated, 1804-1810
Box: 4 Folder : 2 Business correspondence - bills and receipts
1810-1842
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Business correspondence - land acquisition and rental agreements
1810-1832
Box: 4 Folder : 4 Re: William Duncanson
undated, 1802-1805
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Business correspondence
undated, 1804-1845
Box: 4 Folder : 6 Re: account with D. Clagett, Clagett & Washington
1819-1831
Box: 4 Folder : 7 Bills, receipts, legal matters with John Weightman, John Knapp, David Brent, etc.
1804-1812
Box: 4 Folder : 8 Business with Stoughton Gannt, Charles Varden, others
1802-1841
Box: 4 Folder : 9 Re: sloop "industry"
1803-1814
Box: 4 Folder : 10 Misc. business
undated, 1800-1815
Box: 4 Folder : 11 Misc. business
1817-1845
Box: 4 Folder : 12 Washington, D.C. business correspondence
1795-1827
Box: 4 Folder : 13 Washington, D.C. business correspondence
1828-1845
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Correspondence from Richmond, VA
1823-1843
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Re: silk manufacture
1844-1845
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Business correspondence
undated, 1812-1846
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Business correspondence with [W. E.] Boyd
1813-1819
Box: 5 Folder : 5 Business correspondence with J. H. Barney
1803-1810
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Re: Elizabeth Bacon
undated, 1839-1845
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Re: D. G. Orme
1837-1842
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Re: Richard Cutts
1807-1818
Box: 5 Folder : 9 Misc. business papers
undated, 1800-1847
Box: 5 Folder : 10 Promissory notes and receipts
1806-1814
Box: 5 Folder : 11 Notes, checks, etc.
1803-1814
Box: 5 Folder : 12 Business letters
undated, 1802-1842
Box: 5 Folder : 13 Misc. business correspondence
1808-1844
Box: 5 Folder : 14 Loose account books
circa 1700-1900
Box: 6 Folder : 1 John P. Van Ness vs Brohawn & Byus
1803-1837
Box: 6 Folder : 2 The Washington Theatre - building & maintenance
1803-1840
Box: 6 Folder : 3 Washington, D.C: incorporation/autonomy question
undated, 1803-[1805]
Box: 6 Folder : 4 Washington Dancing Assembly
1805
Box: 6 Folder : 5 Bank of U.S. (#1)
undated, 1806-1809
Box: 6 Folder : 6 Re: Bank of U.S. (#2)
undated, 1810-1838
Box: 6 Folder : 7 Van Ness Mauseleum, Washington, D.C.
undated, 1814-1842
Box: 6 Folder : 8 Kennedy claims re: C & O Canal
1823-1837
Box: 6 Folder : 9 Re: Chesapeake & Canal, newspaper clippings
1833-1834, 1984-1986
Box: 6 Folder : 10 Bank of Metropolis - accounts and memos, letters (M. L. Davis)
undated, 1814-1841
Box: 6 Folder : 11 Central Cholera Hospital, Washington, D.C.
1832
Box: 6 Folder : 12 Western Cholera Hospital, Washington, D.C.
1832
Box: 6 Folder : 13 Eastern Cholera Hospital, Washington, D.C.
1832
Box: 7 Folder : 1 Receipts and bills of Washington tradesmen (#1)
undated, 1803-1819
Box: 7 Folder : 2 Receipts and bills of Washington tradesmen (#2)
1820-1829
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Receipts and bills of Washington tradesmen (#3)
1830s-1844
Box: 7 Folder : 4 Domestic receipts (1)
undated, 1803-1819
Box: 7 Folder : 5 Domestic receipts (2)
1820-1829
Box: 7 Folder : 6 Domestic receipts (3)
1830-1839
Box: 7 Folder : 7 Domestic receipts (4)
1840-1842
Box: 7 Folder : 8 Re: Peres Packard
1819-1829
Box: 7 Folder : 9 Receipts and bills (1)
undated, 1800's-1819
Box: 7 Folder : 10 Receipts and bills (2)
1820-1829
Box: 7 Folder : 11 Receipts and bills (3)
1830's-1847
Box: 7 Folder : 12 Misc. business, notes (#1), letters, deeds
undated, [1800-1819]
Box: 7 Folder : 13 Misc. business, notes (#2), letters, deeds
[1820-1830]
Box: 7 Folder : 14 Misc. business, notes (#3), letters, deeds
[1830-1850]
Box: 7 Folder : 15 Misc. receipts and notes
1803-1845
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Receipts and notes (E1)
1815-1840
Box: 8 Folder : 2 Receipts and bills (F1)
1800-1845
Box: 8 Folder : 3 Receipts and bills (F2)
1800-1844
Box: 8 Folder : 4 Receipts and bills (F3)
1800-1844
Box: 8 Folder : 5 Receipts and bills (F4)
1800-1844
Box: 8 Folder : 6 Receipts and bills (G1)
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 7 Receipts and bills (G2)
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 8 Receipts and bills (H1)
1800-1845
Box: 8 Folder : 9 Receipts and bills (H2)
1800-1845
Box: 8 Folder : 10 Receipts and bills (H3)
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 11 Receipts and bills (I1)
1790-undated
Box: 8 Folder : 12 Receipts and bills (I2)
1790-1830
Box: 8 Folder : 13 Receipts and bills (I3)
1790-1830
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Receipts and bills (J1)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Receipts and bills (J2)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Receipts and bills (J3)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 4 Receipts and bills (K1)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 5 Receipts and bills (K2)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 6 Receipts and bills (K3)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 7 Receipts and bills (L1)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 8 Receipts and bills (L2)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 9 Receipts and bills (L3)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 10 Receipts and bills (M1)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 11 Receipts and bills (M2)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 12 Receipts and bills (N1)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 13 Receipts and bills (N2)
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 14 Receipts and bills
1800-1840
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Receipts and bills, household business, money transactions
1802-1845
Box: 10 Folder : 2 Bills received
1802-1818
Box: 10 Folder : 3 Receipts, business correspondence
1793-1844
Box: 10 Folder : 4 Receipts, business correspondence
1800-1844
Box: 10 Folder : 5 Household businees, personal business, misc. (1)
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 6 Household businees, personal business, misc. (2)
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Farm land, management, sale correspondences, notes, accounts, land in Westmoreland county
1788-1824
Box: 11 Folder : 2 Legal financial papers
circa 1790-1816
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Land claims
1791-1830
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Papers re: Glebe property #1
circa 1700-1800
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Re: Glebe property (#2)
circa 1790-1835
Box: 11 Folder : 6 John P. Van Ness vs Rientzel (Daniel)
1803-1808
Box: 11 Folder : 7 John P. Van Ness and William Brent, U.K., legal fees
1816-1832
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Misc. D.C. property
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 9 Business: leases, deeds, correspondence
1816-1834
Box: 11 Folder : 10 Walter Jones case with the Bank of Metropolis
1817-1826
Box: 11 Folder : 11 Widow Conner suit
circa 1847
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Leases and deeds
1810-1843
Box: 12 Folder : 2 Leases, deeds, agreements
1805-1845
Box: 12 Folder : 3 Leases and accounts of extended family
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 4 Deeds, leases, notes, accounts, business letters (1)
1803-1844
Box: 12 Folder : 5 Deeds, leases, notes, accounts, business letters (2)
1803-1844
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Cases, leases, accounts
1819-1830
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Leases, deeds, agreements, D.C. property and taxes, accounts of extended family (1)
1800-1848
Box: 12 Folder : 8 Leases, deeds, agreements, D.C. property and taxes, accounts of extended family (2)
1800-1848
Box: 12 Folder : 9 Leases, deeds, agreements, D.C. property and taxes, accounts of extended family (3)
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 1 Bank of Metropolis - John P. Van Ness assigned mortgage, land and property assignment
circa 1840-1850
Box: 13 Folder : 2 Judgements, etc.
1828-1841
Box: 13 Folder : 3 Deeds, memos, lease
1800-1845
Box: 13 Folder : 4 Leases, deeds, agreements
1800-1845
Box: 13 Folder : 5 Leases, deeds, agreements, etc.
1800-1845
Box: 13 Folder : 6 Leases, deeds, agreements, etc.
1800-1845
Box: 13 Folder : 7 Leases, deeds, agreements, etc.
1800-1845
Box: 13 Folder : 8 Leases, deeds, agreements, etc.
1800-1845
Box: 14 Folder : 1 Original plats and maps of Washington, D.C.
circa 1796
Box: 14 Folder : 2 Original plats and maps of Washington, D.C.
circa 1975
Box: 14 Folder : 3 Deeds, memorandums
1804-1845
Box: 14 Folder : 4 Deeds, leases, agreements
1818-1845
Box: 14 Folder : 5 Leases, deeds, agreements
undated, 1822-1845
Box: 14 Folder : 6 Indentures
1816-1844
Box: 14 Folder : 7 Indentures
1815-1844
Box: 14 Folder : 8 Indentures, deeds
1804-1846
Box: 14 Folder : 9 Dinner
1812

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Series III: Van Ness Family

Scope and Contents note

The Van Ness Family series includes correspondence and papers of Henry G. and Catharine Douw Philip as well as correspondence, papers, and account books of the family carpet business, variously called James Philip and Son, and W.G. Philip and Company.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Letters: Gertrude Hoffman, Catherine Van Alen; Family history, history of Talavera
undated, 1804-1848
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Education of Ann E. Van Ness
1815-1819
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Letters from William P. Van Ness to John P. Van Ness
1802-1827
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Estate of William W. Van Ness, Debts owed and by John P. Van Ness
1823-1825
Box: 15 Folder : 5 Letters from James Van Ness, Defalcation; about George and John P. Van Ness, Letter from Cornelia (niece)
1830-1839
Box: 15 Folder : 6 Correspondence: Cornelius Peter Van Ness wit John P. Van Ness (brother)
1820-1847
Box: 15 Folder : 7 Peter Van Ness (d. 1804), and son: letters
1763-1804
Box: 15 Folder : 8 Funeral book: Marcia Van Ness (1832), letters, indenture
undated, 1832-1844
Box: 15 Folder : 9 Letters: Cornelius P. Van Ness
undated, 1831-1852
Box: 15 Folder : 10 Letters of Arthur Middleton, letter G. Ousley
1829-1843
Box: 15 Folder : 11 Correspondence of James J. Roosevelt, some re: George Van Ness affair
1832-1836
Box: 15 Folder : 12 Letter - William Worthington to John P. Van Ness, misc. from other Van Ness family
1808-1864

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Series IV: John Van Ness Philip (d. 1862)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains correspondence (dated 1837-62), diaries, and naval log book of the officer, who served in both the Mexican and Civil Wars. There is detailed information concerning the Kossuth mission aboard the U.S.S. Mississippi in 1851 and the invasion of California in 1846 aboard the U.S.S.  Cyane in the Mexican American War.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 16 Folder : 1 Correspondence to William Hears and to John Van Ness Philip
circa 1830-1840
Box: 16 Folder : 2 Correspondence to John Van Ness Philip
1837
Box: 16 Folder : 3 School papers
1837-1839
Box: 16 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1838
Box: 16 Folder : 5 Correspondence and diploma from Rensselaer Institute
1839
Box: 16 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1841 Jan.-1841 Jul.
Box: 16 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1841 Aug.-1841 Dec.
Box: 16 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1842 Jan.-1842 Jun.
Box: 16 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1842 Aug.-1842 Dec.
Box: 16 Folder : 10 Correspondence
1843 Jan.-1843 Apr.
Box: 16 Folder : 11 Commission as midshipman signed by President Tyler
1843
Box: 16 Folder : 12 Correspondence
1843May-1843 Aug.
Box: 16 Folder : 13 Correspondence
1843 Sep.-1843 Dec.
Box: 17 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1844 Jan.-1844 Apr.
Box: 17 Folder : 2 Correspondence: "Visa" and Rome
1844 May-1844 Dec.
Box: 17 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1845
Box: 17 Folder : 4 Correspondence, proclamation to the inhabitants of California, list of cargo (2)
1846
Box: 17 Folder : 5 Correspondence: general orders
1847
Box: 17 Folder : 6 Correspondence, exams in U.S. Naval School
1848 Jan.-1848 Aug.
Box: 17 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1848 Sep.-1848 Dec.
Box: 18 Folder : 1 Correspondence
undated, circa 1840 Jan.-1850 May
Box: 18 Folder : 2 Correspondence
circa 1840 Jun.-1850 Aug.
Box: 18 Folder : 3 Correspondence
circa 1840 Sep.-1850 Dec.
Box: 18 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1849
Box: 18 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1850-1851
Box: 18 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1852
Box: 18 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1853
Box: 18 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1854
Box: 18 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1856-1857
Box: 18 Folder : 10 Correspondence
1858
Box: 19 Folder : 1 Correspondence
undated, circa 1850 Jan.-1860 Jun.
Box: 19 Folder : 2 Correspondence
circa 1850 Jul.-1860 Dec.
Box: 19 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1859
Box: 19 Folder : 4 Correspondence: receipt
1860
Box: 19 Folder : 5 Correspondence: newspaper clipping
1861
Box: 19 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1862
Box: 19 Folder : 7 Correspondence, calling cards
undated
Box: 19 Folder : 8 Correspondence
undated
Box: 19 Folder : 9 Correspondence: poems
undated
Box: 19 Folder : 10 Misc. portraits, address and oration, memorial address
undated
Box: 20 Folder : Boats signals: U. S. Frigate Columbia
1843
Box: 20 Folder : Journal
1839 Aug.-1839 Oct.
Box: 20 Folder : Journal
undated
Box: 20 Folder : Writings
undated
Box: 20 Folder : Travel journal, Exercise of Great Guns
undated
Box: 20 Folder : Journal of John Van Ness Philip aboard U. S. Recog. Ship Columbus and U. S. Frigate  Columbia
1841-1842
Box: 20 Folder : Journal of John Van Ness Philip
1842-1843
Box: 20 Folder : Journal of John Van Ness Philip aboard U. S. S. Columbia
1843
Box: 20 Folder : Journal, notes, and calculations of John Van Ness Philip
1844-1845
Box: 21 Folder : Diary
1849 Jun.-1849 Oct.
Box: 21 Folder : Log book
1845-1846

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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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Series VI: Eliza W. Philip

Scope and Contents note

Series VI is dedicated to Eliza Worthington Philip's correspondence and papers (ca. 1860's-1896), covering her early schooling, travels in Europe, marriage in 1864 to William Henry Philip, family life at Talavera in Claverack, Columbia County, New York, and later life in Washington, D.C. and Europe.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 37 Folder : 1 Correspondence
circa 1850-1860
Box: 37 Folder : 2 Correspondence
circa 1860-1870
Box: 37 Folder : 3 Correspondence
undated, 1870
Box: 37 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1871
Box: 37 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1872
Box: 37 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1873
Box: 37 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1875
Box: 37 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1876
Box: 37 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1877
Box: 38 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1878 Jan.-1878 Aug.
Box: 38 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1878 Sep.-1878 Dec.
Box: 38 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1879 Jan.
Box: 38 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1879 Feb.
Box: 38 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1879 Mar.
Box: 38 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1879 Apr.
Box: 38 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1879 May
Box: 38 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1879 Jun.
Box: 38 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1879 Jul.-1879 Aug.
Box: 38 Folder : 10 Correspondence
1879 Sep.-1879 Dec.
Box: 39 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1880 Jan.-1880 Feb.
Box: 39 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1880 Mar.-1880 Apr.
Box: 39 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1880 May-1880 Jun.
Box: 39 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1880 Jul.-1880 Aug.
Box: 39 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1880 Sep.-1880 Dec.
Box: 40 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1881 Jan.-1881 Feb.
Box: 40 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1881 Mar.-1881 Apr.
Box: 40 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1881 May
Box: 40 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1881 Jun.-1881 Jul.
Box: 40 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1881 Aug.-1881 Dec.
Box: 40 Folder : 6 Will, etc.
1881
Box: 40 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1882
Box: 40 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1883
Box: 41 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1884
Box: 41 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1885
Box: 41 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1886
Box: 41 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1887
Box: 41 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1888 Jan.-1888 Aug.
Box: 41 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1888 Sep.-1888 Dec.
Box: 41 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1889
Box: 41 Folder : 8 Correspondence
undated, [1880-1890]
Box: 42 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1890
Box: 42 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1891 Jan.-1891 Sep.
Box: 42 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1891 Oct.-1891 Dec.
Box: 42 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1892 Jan.-1892 Jun.
Box: 42 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1892 Jul.-1892 Dec.
Box: 42 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1893
Box: 43 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1894 Jan.-1894 Jul.
Box: 43 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1894 Aug.-1894 Dec.
Box: 43 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1895 Jan.-1895 Jun.
Box: 43 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1895 Jul.-1895 Dec.
Box: 43 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1896
Box: 43 Folder : 6 Correspondence with Frances Cleveland
circa 1890-1900
Box: 43 Folder : 7 Correspondence
undated, circa 1890-1900
Box: 44 Folder : 1 Correspondence
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 2 Correspondence
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 3 Correspondence
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 4 Correspondence
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 5 Correspondence
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 6 Correspondence
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 7 Correspondence, invitations
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 8 Correspondence
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 9 Correspondence
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 10 Correspondence, invitations
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 11 Correspondence, invitations
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 1 Correspondence, invitations
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 2 Correspondence
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 3 Correspondence
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 4 Correspondence
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 5 Misc: engraving plate, poems, indenture
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 6 Miscellaneous
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 7 Miscellaneous, printed material
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 8 Miscellaneous: bills and receipts
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 9 Miscellaneous: bills and receipts
undated
Box: 46 Folder : 1 Miscellaneous: printed invitations
undated
Box: 46 Folder : 2 Miscellaneous: printed invitations, calling cards
undated
Box: 46 Folder : 3 Miscellaneous: printed invitations, calling cards
undated
Box: 46 Folder : 4 Miscellaneous: envelopes
undated
Box: 46 Folder : 5 Miscellaneous: envelopes
undated
Box: 46 Folder : 6 Clippings
undated
Box: 47 Folder : Memo book
undated
Box: 47 Folder : Notepad
undated
Box: 47 Folder : General account book
1896
Box: 47 Folder : Receipt book
circa 1869-1882
Box: 47 Folder : Party planning notes
undated
Box: 47 Folder : Cash book, receipts, notes
1869-1896
Box: 47 Folder : Notebook
circa 1867-1888
Box: 47 Folder : Farmers National Bank account book
1881-1884
Box: 47 Folder : Address book
undated
Box: 47 Folder : Journal
1889
Box: 47 Folder : Invitations book
1895-1896
Box: 47 Folder : Farmer's and Mechanics National Bank account book
circa 1882-1887
Box: 47 Folder : Farmer's and Mechanics National Bank account book
circa 1887
Box: 47 Folder : Journal
1894
Box: 47 Folder : Visiting list
circa 1892-1896
Box: 47 Folder : Notebook
circa 1867-1871
Box: 47 Folder : Scrapbook, notes
circa 1865-1875
Box: 47 Folder : Visitor book
1867-1872
Box: 47 Folder : Notebook
circa 1864-1865
Box: 47 Folder : Notebook
circa 1879
Box: 47 Folder : Wallet
1890-1894
Box: 47 Folder : Pocket diary of Lilah Worthington
circa 1863-1864
Box: 47 Folder : Check book
1889

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Series VII: John Van Ness Philip (d. 1949)

Scope and Contents note

This series, circa 1870's-1949, covers John Van Ness Philip's years at Princeton, service in the Spanish-American War, life as a lawyer and social figure in Washington, D.C., travels in Europe, and involvement in Columbia County politics.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 48 Folder : 1 Correspondence
circa 1870-1879
Box: 48 Folder : 2 Correspondence
circa 1880-1889
Box: 48 Folder : 3 Princeton certificates
1885-1888
Box: 48 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1880-1881
Box: 48 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1882
Box: 48 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1883-1885
Box: 48 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1886
Box: 48 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1887
Box: 48 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1888
Box: 48 Folder : 10 Correspondence
1889
Box: 48 Folder : 11 Correspondence
1890
Box: 48 Folder : 12 Misc. invitations
circa 1880-1899
Box: 48 Folder : 13 Correspondence
1891
Box: 48 Folder : 14 Correspondence
1892 Jan.-1892 Jun.
Box: 48 Folder : 15 Correspondence
1892 Jul.-1892 Dec.
Box: 49 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1893
Box: 49 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1894 Jan.-1894 Jun.
Box: 49 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1894 Jul.-1894 Dec.
Box: 49 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1895 Jan.-1895 Jun.
Box: 49 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1895 Jul.-1895 Dec.
Box: 49 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1896 Jan.-1896 Dec.
Box: 49 Folder : 7 Correspondence: condolences
1896 Oct.-1896 Nov.
Box: 49 Folder : 8 Correspondence: condolences
1896 Nov.
Box: 49 Folder : 9 Papers: death of Eliza W. Philip
1896
Box: 49 Folder : 10 Convention badges
1896
Box: 49 Folder : 11 Correspondence
1897 Jan.-1897 Jul.
Box: 49 Folder : 12 Correspondence
1897 Aug.-1897 Dec.
Box: 49 Folder : 13 Business correspondence
1897
Box: 50 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1898 Jan.-1898 Aug.
Box: 50 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1898 Sep.-1898 Dec.
Box: 50 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1899 Jan.-1899 May
Box: 50 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1899 Sep.-1899 Dec.
Box: 50 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1900 Jan.-1900 Apr.
Box: 50 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1900 May-1900 Jul.
Box: 50 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1900 Aug.-1900 Dec.
Box: 50 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1901 Jan.-1901 Jun.
Box: 50 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1901 Sep.-1901 Dec.
Box: 51 Folder : 1 Business correspondence
1895
Box: 51 Folder : 2 Business correspondence
1896
Box: 51 Folder : 3 Business correspondence
undated, 1897 Jan.-1897 Feb.
Box: 51 Folder : 4 Business correspondence
1987 Mar.-1897 Apr.
Box: 51 Folder : 5 Business correspondence
1897 May-1897 Jun.
Box: 51 Folder : 6 Business correspondence
1897 Jul.-1897 Aug.
Box: 51 Folder : 7 Business correspondence
1897 Sep.-1897 Dec.
Box: 51 Folder : 8 Business correspondence
1898 Jan.-1898 Jun.
Box: 52 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1902 Jan.-1902 Apr.
Box: 52 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1902 Jul.-1902 Dec.
Box: 52 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1903
Box: 52 Folder : 4 Louisiana Purchase Exposition
1903
Box: 52 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1904
Box: 52 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1905 Jan.-1905 Apr.
Box: 52 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1905 May-1905 Oct.
Box: 52 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1906-1907
Box: 52 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1908
Box: 53 Folder : 1 Correspondence, some photos
1909
Box: 53 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1910
Box: 53 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1911
Box: 53 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1912
Box: 53 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1913
Box: 53 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1914
Box: 53 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1917-1918
Box: 53 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1921-1928
Box: 53 Folder : 9 Business correspondence
undated, 1906-1922
Box: 53 Folder : 10 Business correspondence
undated, 1928-1931
Box: 54 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1930-1933
Box: 54 Folder : 2 Political correspondence
undated, 1936-1938
Box: 54 Folder : 3 Columbian News (forms)
circa 1930-1939
Box: 54 Folder : 4 Columbian News: shareholders, capital expenses
circa 1930-1939
Box: 54 Folder : 5 Columbian News: correspondence
1936-1938
Box: 54 Folder : 6 China treaty: correspondence and papers
1935
Box: 54 Folder : 7 China treaty: papers
1936
Box: 54 Folder : 8 China treaty: printed materials
1936
Box: 54 Folder : 9 Pan American Highway: correspondence, papers
circa 1940-1959
Box: 55 Folder : 1 Correspondence: Democratic Union, A-L
1933
Box: 55 Folder : 2 Correspondence: Democratic Union, M-L
1933
Box: 55 Folder : 3 Correspondence papers: Democratic Union
circa 1930-1939
Box: 55 Folder : 4 Misc: Democratic Union
circa 1930-1939
Box: 55 Folder : 5 Ledger
circa 1934-1935
Box: 55 Folder : 6 Receipt book
circa 1934
Box: 55 Folder : 7 Check book
1934
Box: 55 Folder : 8 Deposit slip book
1933
Box: 55 Folder : 9 Farmer's National Bank account book
1933-1934
Box: 56 Folder : 1 Correspondence
undated
Box: 56 Folder : 2 Correspondence
undated
Box: 56 Folder : 3 Invitations
undated
Box: 56 Folder : 4 Invitations
undated
Box: 56 Folder : 5 Invitations
undated
Box: 56 Folder : 6 Miscellaneous (recipes)
undated
Box: 56 Folder : 7 Miscellaneous
undated
Box: 56 Folder : 8 Miscellaneous
undated
Box: 56 Folder : 9 Printed material
undated
Box: 56 Folder : 10 Printed material
undated
Box: 56 Folder : 11 Newspaper clippings
undated
Box: 57 Folder : 1 Law school notes (1)
circa 1890
Box: 57 Folder : 2 Law school notes (2)
circa 1891
Box: 57 Folder : 3 Law school notes (3)
undated
Box: 57 Folder : 4 Law school notes (4)
undated
Box: 58 Folder : 1 White House invitations: Mr. and Mrs. Philip
1894-1945
Box: 58 Folder : 2 White House invitation, Congress invitations, Inaugurals: 1933, 1937, 1945
1933-1964
Box: 58 Folder : 3 Printed invitations: wedding, social, official events
undated
Box: 58 Folder : 4 Invitations and printed cards
undated
Box: 58 Folder : 5 Invitations and printed cards
undated
Box: 58 Folder : 6 Invitations and printed cards
undated
Box: 58 Folder : 7 Invitations and printed cards
undated
Box: 59 Folder : Pocket journal
1887-1889
Box: 59 Folder : Military calculations log
1918
Box: 59 Folder : Spanish phrase book
undated
Box: 59 Folder : Riggs and Co. account book
1891-1893
Box: 59 Folder : Visiting list
undated
Box: 59 Folder : Log
circa 1897-1898
Box: 59 Folder : Field message book, U. S. Army
1918
Box: 59 Folder : Composition book (1)
undated
Box: 59 Folder : Composition book (2)
undated
Box: 59 Folder : Military message log book
1918
Box: 59 Folder : Notebook of John Van Ness Philip (with recipes)
Box: 59 Folder : "Philip Estate" monthly account with John Van Ness Philip
1892-1893
Box: 59 Folder : Book of letters
circa 1897-1898
Box: 60 Folder : 1 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1897-1908
Box: 60 Folder : 2 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1857-1882
Box: 60 Folder : 3 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1890-1897
Box: 61 Folder : 1 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1891-1893
Box: 61 Folder : 2 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1891-1897
Box: 61 Folder : 3 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1882-1901
Box: 61 Folder : 4 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1889-1897
Box: 61 Folder : 5 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1896-1905
Box: 62 Folder : 1 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1863-1880
Box: 62 Folder : 2 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1896-1900
Box: 62 Folder : 3 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1864-1905
Box: 62 Folder : 4 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1880-1902
Box: 63 Folder : 1 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1866-1876
Box: 63 Folder : 2 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1872-1892
Box: 63 Folder : 3 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1848-1876
Box: 63 Folder : 4 Legal papers (unsorted)
circa 1872-1892

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Series VIII: Herman Hoffman Philip

Scope and Contents note

This series covers Herman Hoffman Philip, circa 1870-1950, covering his years at Cambridge University, travels in the far West, service with the Rough Riders on San Juan Hill, travels in Europe, years in the diplomatic service in the Mid-East, Africa, Scandinavia, and South America, and correspondence and publications after his retirement.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 64 Folder : 1 Correspondence
circa 1870-1889
Box: 64 Folder : 2 Correspondence
undated, 1890-1897
Box: 64 Folder : 3 Correspondence
undated, 1898 Jan.-1898 Jul.
Box: 64 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1898 Aug.-1898 Dec.
Box: 64 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1899
Box: 64 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1900
Box: 64 Folder : 7 Correspondence
circa 1900-1910
Box: 64 Folder : 8 Correspondence
undated, 1904-1915
Box: 64 Folder : 9 Notes on condition of prisoners: Afion Kara Hissar
1915
Box: 64 Folder : 10 San Stefano and Gallipoli hostages
1915
Box: 64 Folder : 11 Syrian relief
1916-1917
Box: 64 Folder : 12 Cairo
1917
Box: 64 Folder : 13 Correspondence
1916-1919
Box: 65 Folder : 1 Correspondence (Columbia)
1920-1924
Box: 65 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1925-1929
Box: 65 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1930-1936
Box: 65 Folder : 4 Correspondence: Chile
1936-1937
Box: 65 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1937-1939
Box: 65 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1940-1945
Box: 65 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1946-1950
Box: 65 Folder : 8 Knight v. Knight correspondence
1940-1942
Box: 65 Folder : 9 Letters on death of H. Hoffman Philip
1951-1952
Box: 65 Folder : 10 Misc. correspondence
undated
Box: 65 Folder : 11 Special correspondence (1)
1901-1928
Box: 65 Folder : 12 Special correspondence (2)
1930-1936
Box: 65 Folder : 13 Special correspondence (3)
1937-1949
Box: 66 Folder : 1 White House invitations: Coolidge, Hoover, Rosevelt
1928-1937
Box: 66 Folder : 2 Photographs
1935, undated
Box: 66 Folder : 3 Passport, traveling papers
1914-1928
Box: 66 Folder : 4 Speeches, drafts
1902-1929
Box: 66 Folder : 5 Drafts of speeches, articles
1914-1932
Box: 66 Folder : 6 Miscellaneous (1)
1877-1951
Box: 66 Folder : 7 Miscellaneous (2)
1893-1927
Box: 66 Folder : 8 Miscellaneous (3)
1898-1910
Box: 66 Folder : 9 Miscellaneous (4)
1898-1938
Box: 66 Folder : 10 Newsclippings: career
1898-1937
Box: 67 Folder : 1 "Tangier Holiday" illustrations
1945
Box: 67 Folder : 2 Photographs, Illustrations
1909-1912, undated
Box: 67 Folder : 3 Photographs, Illustrations
1947-1948
Box: 67 Folder : 4 Writings (1)
undated
Box: 67 Folder : 5 Writings (2)
1880, 1945
Box: 67 Folder : 6 Writings (3)
1943-1945, undated
Box: 68 Folder : Address book
circa 1910
Box: 68 Folder : Notepad
undated
Box: 68 Folder : Identity card
1922
Box: 68 Folder : Notebook
circa 1908
Box: 68 Folder : Daylogue
1919-1922
Box: 68 Folder : Notebook
circa 1946
Box: 68 Folder : Daybook: Abyssinia
1909-1910
Box: 68 Folder : Adresses [sic]
circa 1917-1925
Box: 68 Folder : Address book/journal
circa 1915
Box: 68 Folder : Journal
1904
Box: 68 Folder : Journal
1909-1919
Box: 68 Folder : Journal
1897-1898
Box: 68 Folder : Scrap book of newspaper clippings concerning the Spanish-American War
1898

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Series IX: Philip Family

Scope and Contents note

The Philip Family papers contains business and personal correspondence as well as bills and receipts and schoolwork. Items of note are letters of Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D., and Eleanor Roosevelt. Also included are writings, speeches, illustrations and volumes.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 69 Folder : 1 Gaston Philip:: Bills and receipts
undated, 1895-1897
Box: 69 Folder : 2 Gaston Philip: Correspondence and photographs, flag from U.S. Geological Survey
1893-1900
Box: 69 Folder : 3 Bessie Philip: Correspondence upon death of mother (1)
1896 Oct.-1896 Nov.
Box: 69 Folder : 4 Bessie Philip: Correspondence upon death of mother (2)
1896 Oct.-1896 Nov.
Box: 69 Folder : 5 Bessie Philip: Correspondence
undated, 1890-1899
Box: 69 Folder : 6 Catherine Philip: Correspondence
undated, 1838-1847
Box: 69 Folder : 7 Catherine Philip: Correspondence
1853-1863
Box: 69 Folder : 8 Martin Hoffman Philip: school compositions
undated, 1839-1841
Box: 69 Folder : 9 Martin Hoffman Philip: correspondence, invitations
undated, 1846-1878
Box: 70 Folder : Compilation of letters to Eliza W. Philip
circa 1889-1891
Box: 70 Folder : Journal and correspondence of Eliza Worthington
circa 1853-1863
Box: 70 Folder : Servants account book
circa 1881-1887
Box: 70 Folder : Account book of W. H. Philip
1879
Box: 70 Folder : Account book of Eliza W. Philip
1889-1893
Box: 70 Folder : Diary of Catherine Dorn Philip, Talavera
1860-1863
Box: 70 Folder : Notebook of novels read
undated
Box: 70 Folder : File Index - J. Van Ness Philip no. I
undated
Box: 70 Folder : File Index - J. Van Ness Philip no. II
undated
Box: 71 Folder : 1 Indentures, will
1795-1809
Box: 71 Folder : 2 Correspondence: indentures
undated, 1810-1819
Box: 71 Folder : 3 Correspondence: indentures
undated, 1820-1824
Box: 71 Folder : 4 Correspondence: indentures
1825-1829
Box: 71 Folder : 5 Wills and estate (Henry G.), business correspondence
1830
Box: 71 Folder : 6 Correspondence, business correspondence
1831-1832
Box: 71 Folder : 7 Business correspondence
1833 Jan.-1833 Aug.
Box: 71 Folder : 8 Business correspondence
1833 Sep.-1833 Dec.
Box: 71 Folder : 9 Business correspondence
1834 Jan.-1834 Apr.
Box: 71 Folder : 10 Business correspondence
1834 May-1834 Nov.
Box: 71 Folder : 11 Legal papers between James Philip and J. Rutsen Van Renssalaer
1806-1834
Box: 72 Folder : 1 Business correspondence
1835 Jan.-1835 May
Box: 72 Folder : 2 Business correspondence
1835 Jun.-1835 Oct.
Box: 72 Folder : 3 Business correspondence
1837-1838
Box: 72 Folder : 4 Business correspondence
1839 Jan.-1839 Jun.
Box: 72 Folder : 5 Business correspondence
1839 Jul.-1839 Nov.
Box: 72 Folder : 6 Business correspondence
1842
Box: 72 Folder : 7 Business correspondence
1843-1844
Box: 73 Folder : 1 Business correspondence
1845 Jan.-1845 Jun.
Box: 73 Folder : 2 Business correspondence
1845 Jul.-1845 Dec.
Box: 73 Folder : 3 Business correspondence
1847
Box: 73 Folder : 4 Business correspondence
1848
Box: 73 Folder : 5 Business correspondence
1849
Box: 73 Folder : 6 Business correspondence
1850-1851
Box: 74 Folder : 1 Bills and receipts
undated, 1824-1825
Box: 74 Folder : 2 Bills and receipts
1826
Box: 74 Folder : 3 Bills and receipts
1827
Box: 74 Folder : 4 Bills and receipts
1828
Box: 74 Folder : 5 Bills and receipts
1829
Box: 74 Folder : 6 Bills and receipts
1829
Box: 74 Folder : 7 Bills and receipts
1830
Box: 74 Folder : 8 Bills and receipts
1830
Box: 74 Folder : 9 Bills and receipts
1831
Box: 74 Folder : 10 Bills and receipts
1831
Box: 75 Folder : 1 Bills and receipts
1832
Box: 75 Folder : 2 Bills and receipts
1832
Box: 75 Folder : 3 Bills and receipts
1833
Box: 75 Folder : 4 Bills and receipts
1833
Box: 75 Folder : 5 Bills and receipts
1834-1839
Box: 75 Folder : 6 Bills and receipts
1840-1842
Box: 75 Folder : 7 Bills and receipts
1843
Box: 75 Folder : 8 Bills and receipts
1844
Box: 75 Folder : 9 Bills and receipts
1845
Box: 75 Folder : 10 Bills and receipts
1850-1854
Box: 75 Folder : 11 Bills and receipts
1860-1865
Box: 75 Folder : 12 Bills and receipts
1870-1879
Box: 75 Folder : 13 Bills and receipts
1880-1886
Box: 75 Folder : 14 Bills and receipts
1892-1898
Box: 75 Folder : 15 Bills and receipts
undated
Box: 76 Folder : 1 Bills and receipts
1820-1840's
Box: 76 Folder : 2 Bills and receipts
circa 1820-1850
Box: 76 Folder : 3 Bills and receipts
undated
Box: 77 Folder : 1 Bills and receipts
undated
Box: 77 Folder : 2 Bills and receipts
undated
Box: 77 Folder : 3 Bills and receipts
undated
Box: 78 Folder : 1 Correspondence, clippings and receipts
late 1800's
Box: 78 Folder : 2 Bills and receipts
1890's
Box: 78 Folder : Bound volume, The Book of Common Prayer
1849
Box: 78 Folder : Bound volume, Hymns, Ancient and Modern
1884
Box: 78 Folder : Bound volume, The Churchman's Altar Manual and Guide to the Holy Communion
1880
Box: 78 Folder : Bound volume, The Book of the Common Prayer
1846
Box: 78 Folder : Bound volume, Psalms in Metre
1833
Box: 79 Folder : 1 Cards
circa 1870-1890
Box: 79 Folder : 2 Bills, receipts and correspondence (W.H. Philip)
circa 1870-1890
Box: 79 Folder : 3 Calling cards, envelopes and bills
circa 1886-1888
Box: 79 Folder : 4 Report cards, correspondence, book illustrations, calling cards, receipts
circa 1885-1890
Box: 79 Folder : 5 Calling cards, correspondence, bills, history notes, menu
undated
Box: 79 Folder : 6 Calling cards, invitations, correspondence, clippings, receipts
circa 1850-1890
Box: 79 Folder : 7 Calling cards, correspondence, bills, receipts
circa 1877-1888
Box: 79 Folder : 8 Calling cards, correspondence, bills and receipts
circa 1875-1885
Box: 79 Folder : 9 Calling cards, correspondence, clippings, bills and receipts
circa 1878-1899
Box: 79 Folder : 10 School reports, invitations, clippings, correspondence, certificates, bills
circa 1860-1896
Box: 79 Folder : 11 Correspondence
circa 1840-1863
Box: 79 Folder : 12 Religious newsclippings
undated
Box: 80 Folder : 1 Invitations
circa 1896-1901
Box: 80 Folder : 2 Printed articles and speeches
circa 1851-1871
Box: 80 Folder : 3 Printed matter on free trade
circa 1870
Box: 80 Folder : 4 Printed school material
circa 1820-1892
Box: 80 Folder : 5 Printed ephemera material and music score
circa 1846-1893
Box: 80 Folder : 6 Bond Certificates, Columbia Bank notes
circa 1860-1873
Box: 80 Folder : 7 Clipping, account of the Spanish-American War, El Banco de Columbia note, Treaty, U.S. and Morocco
1837, undated
Box: 80 Folder : 8 Printed material, Map of Washington D.C., the Anti-Rent war, advertisements
1879, undated
Box: 80 Folder : 9 Family photographs
undated
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Constitution and By-Laws of the Metropolitan Club
1873
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Instructions on the Defensive Actions of Large Units in Battle
1918 Mar.
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Liason For All Arms
1918 June
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Artillery Notes
1917
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Ugo Bassi's Sermon in the Hospital
1888
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Val D'Arno
1884
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Der Spanische Student
undated
Box: 81 Folder : Bound volume, Golden Thoughts from the Imitation of Christ
undated
Box: 81 Folder : Bound volume, Primary Arithmetic
1875
Box: 81 Folder : Bound volume, The Episcopal Manual
1822
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, The South African Crisis
1900
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Instructions for the Offensive Combat of Small Units
1918
Box: 81 Folder : Bound volume, The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians
undated
Box: 81 Folder : Bound volume, The Acts of the Apostles
undated
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Constitution and By-Laws of the Maryland Historical Society
1867
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Trench Accessories, 4th Division (Regular)
undated
Box: 81 Folder : Bound volume, The Changed Cross and Other Religious Poems
1872
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Golden Thoughts from the Imitation of Christ
undated
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, The Man Term Festivities
1894
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, National Constitution of the Society of the Colonial Dames of America
undated
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Porzellan-Fabrik von Fischer & Mieg
1807
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Running Rules of the National Beagle Club of America
1894
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, U.P.C. Rules, Regulations, Etc.
1892
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, The German Conquest of England in 1875 and Battle of Dorking
undated
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Instruction on the Offensive Action of Large Units in Battle
1918
Box: 81 Folder : Printed sermon, Food and Morals
1888
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, The Training and Employment of Divisions
1918
Box: 81 Folder : Playbill, L'Aiglon (featuring Sarah Bernhardt)
1900
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Constitution and By-Laws of the Society of the Army of Santiago de Cuba
1900
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Convention between the United States and Other American Republics: Inter-American Conciliation
1929
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Treaty between the United States and Other American Republics: To Avoid or Prevent Conflicts between the American States
1927
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Department of State Telephone Directory, Republic 5600
1947 Dec.
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, The Hoffman Philip Abyssinian Ethnological Collection
1911
Box: 81 Folder : Periodical, The Philadelphian
1887
Box: 81 Folder : Periodical, The Yale Review
1944
Box: 81 Folder : Periodical, The Atlantic Monthly
undated
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, The Hoffman Philip Abyssinian Ethnological Collection
1911
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, A Residence in France; With an Excursion Up the Rhine, and a Second Visit to Switzerland by James Fenimore Cooper
1836
Box: 81 Folder : Periodical, Magazine of American History
1885
Box: 81 Folder : Printed material, Two New African Ratels
1910
Box: 81 Folder : Periodical, Harper's New Monthly Magazine
1875 Feb.

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Series X. Worthington Family

Scope and Contents note

This series contains material relating to the Worthington family, ca. 1817-1900, including correspondence, 1817-21, between Midshipman Thomas B. Worthington and his physician father Charles Worthington; correspondence and papers of lawyer William M. Worthington; correspondence, ca. 1830's-1875, of John G. Worthington, covering his early law practice in Cincinnati, Ohio, and later years in Washington, D.C. as well as family correspondence, ca. 1850's-1900.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 82 Folder : 1 Letters to John G. Worthington from William M. Worthington
1822-1841
Box: 82 Folder : 2 Letters to John G. Worthington from Charles Worthington
1826-1835
Box: 82 Folder : 3 Letters to John G. Worthington from brother N.W. Worthington and sister Catherine Pearson
1822-1846
Box: 82 Folder : 4 Correspondence to John G. Worthington re: Business, legal matters, receipts
1825-1843
Box: 82 Folder : 5 Letters from Thomas B. Worthington to Dr. Charles Worthington (father)
1817-1821
Box: 82 Folder : 6 Correspondence to William M. Worthington
1820-1824
Box: 82 Folder : 7 Correspondence to William M. Worthington from Henry Clay
1820
Box: 82 Folder : 8 Deed (land) to William M. Worthington
1817-1818
Box: 82 Folder : 9 Elizabeth Worthington papers
undated
Box: 82 Folder : 10 Eliza (Lilah) Worthington-Philip (married to William H. Philip) papers
1856-1866
Box: 82 Folder : 11 Letters to Charles Worthington
1875-1898
Box: 82 Folder : 12 Worthington family correspondence
undated
Box: 82 Folder : 13 Legal correspondence and papers
undated
Box: 82 Folder : 14 Miscellaneous receipts
1842-1843
Box: 83 Folder : 1 Correspondence
circa 1820
Box: 83 Folder : 2 Correspondence
cicra 1830
Box: 83 Folder : 3 Correspondence
circa 1840
Box: 83 Folder : 4 Correspondence to and from Eliza (Lila) Worthington
circa 1840-1850
Box: 83 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1853-1854, 1856-1859
Box: 83 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1855
Box: 83 Folder : 7 Correspondence
circa 1860
Box: 83 Folder : 8 Correspondence from Mrs. John G. Worthington to Lilah Worthington Philip
circa 1860
Box: 83 Folder : 9 Correspondence to Mrs. John G. Worthington
1870-1878
Box: 83 Folder : 10 Correspondence to Mrs. John G. Worthington
1879
Box: 84 Folder : 1 Correspondence
circa 1870
Box: 84 Folder : 2 Correspondence
circa 1870
Box: 84 Folder : 3 Correspondence
circa 1870
Box: 84 Folder : 4 Correspondence
circa 1870
Box: 84 Folder : 5 Correspondence
undated, circa 1880
Box: 84 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1880 Jan.-Aug.
Box: 84 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1880 Sept.-Dec.
Box: 84 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1881 Jan.-June
Box: 84 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1881 July-Dec.
Box: 85 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1882 Jan.-Aug.
Box: 85 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1882 Sept.-Dec.
Box: 85 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1883 Jan.-June
Box: 85 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1883 July
Box: 85 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1883 Aug.-Dec.
Box: 85 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1884 Jan.-Aug.
Box: 85 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1884 Sept.-Dec.
Box: 85 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1885 Jan.-June
Box: 85 Folder : 9 Correspondence
1885 July-Dec.
Box: 85 Folder : 10 Correspondence
1886
Box: 85 Folder : 11 Correspondence
1887-1888
Box: 86 Folder : 1 Correspondence
undated
Box: 86 Folder : 2 Correspondence
undated
Box: 86 Folder : 3 Correspondence
undated
Box: 86 Folder : 4 Correspondence
undated
Box: 86 Folder : 5 Correspondence, clippings, photo
undated
Box: 86 Folder : 6 Receipts, newspaper clippings, travel brochures, cards
undated
Box: 86 Folder : 7 Calling cards and invitations
undated
Box: 86 Folder : 8 Photos
undated
Box: 87 Folder : 1 Correspondence between John G. Worthington and wife
1869-1875
Box: 87 Folder : 2 Correspondence to John G. Worthington from son Charles
1870-1874
Box: 87 Folder : 3 Correspondence between John G. Worthington and other family
1859-1871
Box: 87 Folder : 4 John G. Worthington, business correspondence
1871-1872
Box: 87 Folder : 5 John G. Worthington, business correspondence
1873
Box: 87 Folder : 6 Letter to Mrs. John G. Worthington from daughter Eliza
undated, 1875-1877
Box: 87 Folder : 7 Letters to Mrs. John G. Worthington from daughter Eliza
1878
Box: 87 Folder : 8 Letters to Mrs. John G. Worthington from daughter Eliza
1880-1885
Box: 87 Folder : 9 Mrs. John G. Worthington, letter from daughter Rebecca, letter from Charles to wife Rebecca
1880-1881
Box: 87 Folder : 10 Mrs. John G. Worthington, other family correspondence
1876-1888
Box: 87 Folder : 11 Mrs. John G. Worthington, correspondence from grandchildren
undated, 1873-1881
Box: 87 Folder : 12 Mrs. John G. Worthington, telegrams, letter regarding death of Eliza's husband
1881
Box: 88 Folder : 1 Bills and receipts
circa 1837-1874
Box: 88 Folder : 2 Bills and receipts
circa 1864-1873
Box: 89 Folder : Bound journal, Stories from the German, Translated for Eliza
1875
Box: 89 Folder : Journal of dried flowers
undated
Box: 89 Folder : Travel journal, Mr. John G. Worthington, Europe
1854
Box: 89 Folder : Account book, Europe
1855-1857
Box: 89 Folder : Journal of poetry
1824
Box: 89 Folder : Scrapbook of clippings and poetry
undated
Box: 89 Folder : Journal/account book, with hair clipping
undated
Box: 89 Folder : Journal for Sunday use, Mrs. Elizabeth Worthington
1876
Box: 89 Folder : Botanical journal and dictionary
undated
Box: 89 Folder : Journal, Second year in Europe
1855-1857
Box: 89 Folder : Journal
undated
Box: 89 Folder : Scrapbook containing dried flowers, calling cards and correspondence
1855-1857
Box: 89 Folder : Journal of poetry, drawing and dried leaves
undated
Box: 90 Folder : 1 Printed material, cards, calendars, booklets
undated
Box: 90 Folder : 2 Clippings
undated
Box: 90 Folder : Journal, Eliza S. Phillip
1854
Box: 90 Folder : Journal
1875
Box: 90 Folder : Journal
1863
Box: 90 Folder : Journal
1865
Box: 90 Folder : Printed material, Nellie's New Year's Vision
1874
Box: 90 Folder : Printed material, Crowning Blessings, A Selection of Poems by Eleanor Grant
undated
Box: 90 Folder : Printed material, The Blood of Jesus
undated
Box: 90 Folder : Printed material, Biographical Sketches of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur
undated
Box: 90 Folder : Printed material, Eulogy on General Grant
1885

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Series XI. Oversize Materials

Scope and Contents note

This series contains oversize material consisting mostly of Herman Hoffman Philip's commissions, ca. 1905-37 and signed by Presidents T. Roosevelt, Taft, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, F.D. Roosevelt. The series also contains comissions of John Van Ness Philip (d. 1949) signed by President McKinley.

Container 1     Title Date
Folder: 1 Commissions
circa 1905-1937

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Series XII. Genealogy

Scope and Contents note

This series contains genealogical information of the Van Ness family, as well as clippings and mausoleum information, such as the deed and cemetery plot. There are also files of the Philip and Worthington family genealogies that contain estate information and obituaries.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 91 Folder : 1 Van Ness
undated
Box: 91 Folder : 2 Investigation of Van Ness Genealogy in the Netherlands by John P. Van Ness, Coat of arms
1845
Box: 91 Folder : 3 Van Ness
undated
Box: 91 Folder : 4 John Peter Van Ness, Marcia Burns and other, newspaper clippings
undated
Box: 91 Folder : 5 Van Ness Mausoleum
undated, 1843, 1867-1871
Box: 91 Folder : 6 Van Ness Mausoleum, deed and cemetery plot
1872-1877
Box: 91 Folder : 7 Philip
undated
Box: 91 Folder : 8 Philip
undated
Box: 91 Folder : 9 Re: Henry W. Phillips Revolutionary claim
1832
Box: 91 Folder : 10 Hoffman family, Martin Hoffman Philip
undated
Box: 91 Folder : 11 Catherine Philip, William H. Philip, Hoffman Philip, John V. N. Philip
undated
Box: 91 Folder : 12 Van Ness-Philip, "Talavera" at Claverack
undated
Box: 91 Folder : 13 Philip, obituaries of William H., Eliza W., Elizabeth W. Philip Stark
Box: 91 Folder : 14 Worthington

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