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Guide to the Jacob Harvey Family Papers
1811-1994
 MS 306

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Anne Boissonnault

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 11, 2019
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Container List

Series I. Jacob Harvey Typescripts and Index, circa 1950. 2 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents Note

This series comprises typescripts, prepared by the Feinses, of a selection of the Jacob Harvey correspondence and journals found in the collection, as well as index cards indexing a selection of the correspondence.

Arrangement Note

Typescripts of the Jacob Harvey correspondence are situated at the beginning of the series and organized chronologically. These are followed by notecards which index a portion of the correspondence, and typescripts of selected journals.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1808-1816
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1808-1816 (carbon 1)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1808-1816 (carbon 2)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1817
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1817 (carbon 1)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1817 (carbon 2)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1818-1819
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1818-1819 (carbon 1)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1818-1819 (carbon 2)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1820
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1820 (carbon 1)
cica 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1820 (carbon 2)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1821
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1821 (carbon 1)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1821 (carbon 2)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1822
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1822 (carbon 1)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1822 (carbon 2)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1823
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 20 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1823 (carbon 1)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Typescript. Correspondence, Jacob Harvey to Family, 1823 (carbon 2)
circa 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Typescript. Correspondence, Original returned presumably to J.H. Barnes

Scope and Contents Note

Includes three typescripts whose original letters are not part of the collection. Correspondents include: Daniel Webster (1839); Maria Edgeworth (1843); Samuel Lover (1846).

circa 1950
Box: 2 Cards : -- Notecards. Index to Harvey Correspondence

Scope and Contents Note

Set of index cards indexing a portion of the Harvey correspondence between the years of 1816 and 1846. Cards are arranged chronologically and index letters by correspondent as well as by subject matter. Subjects include: Humanitarian - Quaker Affairs, Slavery; American Scene - Travels, Social, Literary; American Scene - Political International; Irish, English - Anglo-Irish Affairs; New York Scene - Social, Political-Personal; Business - Commercial.

circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Typescript. Proceedings of the Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia in 1820

Scope and Contents Note

This typescript appears to have been copied from the journal titled Account of the Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia (2 of 2), which is assumed to be a copy — or final draft — of  Account of the Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia (1 of 2). The typescript is an excerpt only, and consists of about one third of the account in its entirety. Both journals also record the proceedings of the Yearly Meeting in New York in 1820. This typescript does not include any part of that account.

circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Typescript. Proceedings of the Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia in 1820 (carbon 1)
circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Typescript. Proceedings of the Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia in 1820 (carbon 2)
circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Typescript. Journal, Tour to the Falls of Niagara in 1820

Scope and Contents Note

This typescript appears to have been copied from the journal titled Tour to the Falls of Niagara and Canada (2 of 2), which is assumed to be a copy — or final draft — of  Tour to the Falls of Niagara and Canada (1 of 2).

circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Typescript. Journal, Tour to the Falls of Niagara in 1820 (carbon 1)
circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Typescript. Journal, Tour to the Falls of Niagara in 1820 (carbon 2)
circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Typescript. Journal, Tour to the Falls of Niagara in 1820 (carbon 3)
circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Typescript. Journal, Voyage Round Long Island, 1821

Scope and Contents Note

This typescript appears to have been copied from the journal titled Voyage Round Long Island.

circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Typescript. Journal, Voyage Round Long Island, 1821 (carbon 1)
circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Typescript. Journal, Voyage Round Long Island, 1821 (carbon 2)
circa 1950
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Typescript. Journal Extracts
circa 1950

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