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Guide to the Elkanah Watson papers

M2004

Bulk, 1805-1885

1805-1981


Descriptive Summary

Identification: M2004


Creator :Watson, Elkanah, 1758-1842


Title: Elkanah Watson papers


Dates: Bulk, 1805-1885


Dates: 1805-1981


Extent: 0.6 cubic feet


Language: English



Collection is open for research.


Subjects

Watson family.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Erie Canal (N.Y.)--History.
Realia.

Contents List

Box 1 Folder 1
1885 November 30
Pilgrim Society, Gift from R. Watson
Box 1 Folder 1
1859 April 14
Autograph letter signed to Peck
Box 1 Folder 1
1859 February 23
Autograph letter signed to Bro. Peck
Box 1 Folder 2
1828 June 15
Autograph letter signed Elkanah Watson to Child
Box 1 Folder 2
1828 May 28
"Winslow Slipper," Elkanah Watson
Box 1 Folder 2
undated
Envelope, "Winslow Slipper"
Box 1 Folder 2
1926 August 5
Envelope, "Winslow Slipper," to H.S. Lewis
Box 1 Folder 2
undated
Newspaper clipping, "Mrs. Susanna White's Slippers"
Box 1 Folder 2
undated
Newspaper clipping, "Mrs. Susanna White's Slippers"
Box 1 Folder 2
1885
Envelope, to Richard S. Watson
Box 1 Folder 2
undated
Autograph letter signed E. Watson to son Winslow
Box 1 Folder 2
undated
Handwritten family notes, Watson and Winslow

6 items

Box 1 Folder 2
1829 May 4
Autograph letter signed E. Watson to Chief of L. Keisner (sp?)
Box 1 Folder 2
1853 February 3
"Synopsis of the Genealogy of the Plymouth Watson Family"
Box 1 Folder 2
undated
"Pelhams"
Box 1 Folder 2
undated
"History of old Slipper"
Box 1 Folder 3
1805 January 2
Autograph letter signed Jacob W. Hallett to Elkanah Watson
Box 1 Folder 3
1805 January 12
E. Watson to N. Low
Box 1 Folder 3
1941 January 4
Note HWW regarding letters of E. Watson and J. Hallett
Box 1 Folder 3
1805 January 12
Typed letter E. Watson to N. Low
Box 1 Folder 3
1805 January 2
Typed letter Jacob Hallett to W. Watson
Box 1 Folder 3
1981 July 21
Note Bruce Brown regarding "Low Papers"
Box 1 Folder 3
1939 August 13
"Important Historic Papers Acquired by Publisher," Copy from Courier Express
Box 1 Folder 4
undated
List, Gifts to Colgate University by H.S. Lewis (great great grandson of Elkanah Watson)
Box 1 Folder 4
1942 January 15
Typed letter H. Williams to H.S. Lewis regarding E. Watson material
Box 1 Folder 4
undated
List, Gifts to Colgate University by H.S. Lewis (great-great grandson of Elkanah Watson)
Box 1 Folder 4
1945 October 3
Typed letter signed H.S. Lewis to T. Iiams (Librarian, Colgate University) regarding newspaper clipping, E. Watson
Box 1 Folder 4
1953 April 28
Typed letter T. Iiams to M.J. Rennell regarding E. Watson material
Box 1 Folder 4
1950 August 2
Typed letter signed H.S. Lewis to T. Iiams regarding newspaper clipping, Buffalo Courier Express
Box 1 Folder 4
1950 September 1
Typed letter T. Iiams to H.S. Lewis
Box 1 Folder 4
1953 April 27
Envelope, M.J. Rennell to Dr. Williams
Box 1 Folder 4
1953 April 27
Typed letter signed M.J. Rennell to T. Iiams
Box 1 Folder 4
1949 June 25
Autograph letter signed H.S. Lewis to T. Iiams and enclosed "Americans Nobody Knows"
Box 2 Folder 1
undated
Hammer, fabricated by Frank Holland, Peru, New York
Box 2 Folder 2
undated
2 candlesticks used on Erie Canal boat
Box 2 Folder 3
undated
Miniature Ivory Dominoes
Box 2 Folder 4
undated
Chinese Puzzle of Ivory Chips
Box 2 Folder 5
1826
Medal presented to E. Watson by City of New York on completion of Erie Canal
Box 2 Folder 6
undated
Case for medal made from wood brought from Lake Erie in first canal boat
Box 2 Folder 7
undated
Medal presented to H.S. Lewis on centennial of opening of Erie Canal
Box 2 Folder 8
undated
Clock key

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries

Processing

Finding aid prepared by Sarah Keen, October 25, 2012.

Citation

[Identification of item (Author, Title, and Date of item if known)], M2004, Elkanah Watson papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.



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