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Guide to the Charles H. Sherrill Scrapbooks
1884-1937
 MS 3191

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Container List

Container 1     Title Date
Volume: 1 Scrapbook 1

Scope and Contents

This volume documents Sherrill's Yale undergraduate years, including church services, rules and guidelines, fraternity life, athletics, dinners, and other events.

1885-1888
Volume: 2 Scrapbook 2

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook covers Sherrill's senior year at Yale.

1888-1889
Volume: 3 Scrapbook 3

Scope and Contents

This volume documents Sherrill's time at Yale Law School.

1889-1890
Volume: 4 Scrapbook 4
June 1890 - June 1894
Volume: 5 Scrapbook 5

Scope and Contents

This volume includes memorabilia from trips to England for Yale-Oxford sporting events. A clipping from Oxford dated July 10 reveals that Sherrill and a Yale colleague were arrested for setting off fireworks on the 4th of July.

June 1894 - September 1895
Volume: 6 Scrapbook 6

Scope and Contents

This volume documents Sherrill's membership in the Business Men's Republican and Sound Money Club and his support for President McKinley, including invitations to inaugural balls. It also contains an announcement of the formation of his law firm, Carmalt, Sherrill and Lockwood, accompanied by photographs of each man at his desk. In addition, there is some ephemera from Manhattan Beach and Brighton Beach seaside resorts.

September 1895 - August 1897
Volume: 7 Scrapbook 7
August 1897 - January 1898
Volume: 8 Scrapbook 8
January 1898 - July 1899
Volume: 9 Scrapbook 9
July 1899 - May 1900
Volume: 10 Scrapbook 10
May 1900 - January 1901
Volume: 11 Scrapbook 11
January 1901 - October 1901
Volume: 12 Scrapbook 12
October 1901 - August 1902
Volume: 13 Scrapbook 13
August 1902 - May 1903
Volume: 14 Scrapbook 14
May 1903 - September 1904
Volume: 15 Scrapbook 15
September 1904 - November 1905
Volume: 16 Scrapbook 16
November 1905 - August 1906
Volume: 17 Scrapbook 17
August 1906 - July 1907
Volume: 18 Scrapbook 18
July 1907 - July 1908
Volume: 19 Scrapbook 19
July 1908 - May 1909
Volume: 20 Scrapbook 20

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook documents Sherrill's time as Ambassador to Argentina.

May 1909 - July 1910
Volume: 21 Scrapbook 21

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook documents Sherrill's time as Ambassador to Argentina.

July 1910 - March 1912
Volume: 22 Scrapbook 22
April 1912 - December 1912
Volume: 23 Scrapbook 23
January 1913 - July 1914
Volume: 24 Scrapbook 24

Scope and Contents

The main subject of this volume is World War I.

July 1914 - January 1916
Volume: 25 Scrapbook 25

Scope and Contents

The main subject of this volume is World War I.

January 1916 - May 1917
Volume: 26 Scrapbook 26

Scope and Contents

This volume focuses on Sherrill's appointment to Adjutant General of New York State, head of the NY National Guard.

May 1917 - January 1919
Volume: 27 Scrapbook 27

Scope and Contents

Labeled "Far East," this volume focuses on China, Korea, Japan, and the Phillipines. It also includes photos and ephemera from the Sherrill family's stopover in Hawaii.

January 1919 - September 1920
Volume: 28 Scrapbook 28
September 1920 - January 1923
Volume: 29 Scrapbook 29
January 1923 - January 1925
Volume: 30 Scrapbook 30
January 1925 - February 1927
Volume: 31 Scrapbook 31
February 1927 - August 1928
Volume: 32 Scrapbook 32
August 1928 - June 1930
Volume: 33 Scrapbook 33
June 1930 - October 1931
Volume: 34 Scrapbook 34

Scope and Contents

Labeled "Turkey," this volume focuses on Sherrill's time as Ambassador to Turkey.

October 1931 - October 1933
Volume: 35 Scrapbook 35

Scope and Contents

This volume covers Sherrill's IOC activities regarding Jewish participation in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, including his interactions with Hitler and Nazi officials.

October 1933 - 1936
Volume: 36 Scrapbook 36

Scope and Contents

This volume includes Sherrill's obituary, tributes, articles about his death, and letters of condolence addressed to his wife.

1936-1937
Volume: 37 Genealogy Scrapbook
1902-1903
Volume: 38 Genealogy Scrapbook
1904-1906
Volume: 39 Postcard Scrapbook - Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, and Spain
circa 1909-1910
Volume: 40 Postcard Scrapbook - England
1913
Volume: 41 Postcard Scrapbook - England
circa 1913
Volume: 42 Postcard Scrapbook - Germany
1914
Volume: 43 Theater Scrapbook
1884-1888
Volume: 44 Scrapbook of illustrations

Scope and Contents

includes miscellaneous illustrations, including a few hand-drawn cartoons.

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