A Guide to the Albert Van Dusen Papers, undated, 1631-1994

Van Dusen (Albert) Papers An Inventory

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the Albert Van Dusen Papers
Creator - cre
Van Dusen, Albert E. (Albert Edward)
Inclusive Dates
undated, 1631-1994
Extent
239.2 Linear Feet
Abstract
The personal and research collection of UConn history professor, and Connecticut State Historian, Albert Van Dusen. The collection contains Van Dusen's note cards, research notes, and photostats of historical documents for his various research projects. The bulk of the collection consists of research materials compiled by Van Dusen, focused on Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull.
Call Number
1994.0071
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Amelia Trial, Adam Eisler and James Brundage.
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1205 archives@uconn.edu URL:

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Albert Van Dusen Papers. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

The records were donated by Dr. and Mrs. Van Dusen in several installments beginning in 1994 and continued by the Executor of their estate through 2011.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Albert Van Dusen Papers. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Connecticut. Department of History

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States (nation)
  • Connecticut (state)

Personal Name(s)

  • Van Dusen, Albert E. (Albert Edward)

Subject(s)

  • Local history
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Eighteenth century
  • History

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Biography/History

Born in Vilas, North Carolina, on May 14, 1916,  Albert Van Dusen spent most of his early years in  Syracuse, New York where his father  Albert P. Van Dusen was a professor of sociology. A graduate of  Northwood School in  Lake Placid, New York, Van Dusen came to  Connecticut as a member of the class of 1938 at  Wesleyan University. Inspired at Wesleyan by teachers such as  George M. Dutcher and  Hugh Brockunier, he went on to the  University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his MA and Ph.D in history.

During World War II, Van Dusen served in the U.S. Army and later taught in the  U.S. Navy V-12 program while at  Duke University. After the war, and brief stints as a visiting teacher at  Wesleyan University and as a historian for the  Department of the Army at the  Pentagon, Van joined the history department at the  University of Connecticut, where he taught from 1949 to 1983. During those 34 years, he introduced a series of courses on Connecticut and American colonial and revolutionary history and helped to establish the Ph.D program at the university.

In 1952 Van Dusen was appointed Connecticut's State Historian by Governor  John Lodge. He was recognized upon his retirement in 1985 with a public proclamation by Governor  William O'Neill for his devoted service to the preservation of Connecticut's heritage. During those years, he produced numerous books and articles on Connecticut's history. His best known and most influential work, Connecticut, was a scholarly account of the state and its people from European arrival to 1960. Unfortunately, failing health prevented Van from completing the editing and publication of the voluminous papers of Connecticut's Revolutionary War governor,  Jonathan Trumbull.

Van Dusen was widely active in historical societies throughout New England and appeared on numerous radio and TV stations in  Connecticut and  New York in order to promote the study of local history. He worked to establish joint programs between the  University of Connecticut,  Sturbridge Village, and the  Munson Institute at Mystic Seaport. He was a founder of the  Mansfield Historical Society and the  Association for the Study of Connecticut History, he chaired the publications committee of the  Connecticut Historical Society, was on the education committees of both  Sturbridge Village and  Plimoth Plantation, and was an incorporator and trustee of the  Stowe-Day Foundation. He was also an original member of the  Connecticut State Historical Commission and served on both the  Connecticut Historical Records Advisory Board and the  American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Connecticut.

Albert Van Dusen died on November 26, 1999, after a lengthy illness.

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Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of multiple types of materials, including Van Dusen's note cards, research notes, and photostats of historical documents for his various research projects. The collection contains materials primarily related to Van Dusen's published works, including Connecticut,  The Public Records of the State of Connecticut and  Puritans Against the Wilderness, Connecticut History to 1763. The bulk of the collection consists of research materials compiled by Van Dusen, focused on Connecticut Governor  Jonathan Trumbull. These materials are primarily photostats and notes, consisting of copies of historical documents that Van Dusen collected from various research institutions and organized chronologically and thematically. The photostats contain copies of Trumbull's diaries and correspondence, as well as government documents related to Trumbull's time in political office.

While the bulk of the collection consists of research materials, the collection contains a significant amount of Van Dusen's personal papers. These papers consist of administrative records, artwork, diaries, financial records, manuscripts, photographs, school records, sound recordings, and videocassettes, and include Van Dusen's academic correspondence with historical institutions, teaching materials, real estate info, office memos, and various non-research notes. Included in his personal papers are audio recordings, grant proposals, annual reports, history department newsletters, and materials associated with his position as the Connecticut State Historian. A much smaller portion of the collection pertain to Dr. Van Dusen's wife and research assistant, Wilda.

All of the materials in the collection are from Van Dusen's time at the university, and the collection does not contain any documents produced by the subjects he studied. All of the photocopied documents in the collection are held at other research and archival institutions.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Inventory  1631-1994 

box

Correspondence undated, 1957-1977 

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding speaking engagements at various Historical Societies broken down by state. These states include Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Other correspondence includes travel arrangements, grant proposals and workshops. There is also correspondence with the AASLH including candidates nominated, awards recieved and general committee communication.

1

Personal and Professional Files  undated, 1968-1980  

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with individuals with last name begining with A. Correspondence with Historical societies begining with A, inquiring information about Jonathan Trumbull and Abbreviations used in printing. American Antiquarian Society. Inventory of collection with attention to Jonathan Trumbull papers. Analysis of Trumbull papers from Various archives and libraries including the Connecticut archives and the colonial war archives. Correspondece with various individuals, historical societies and libraries about Jonathan Trumbull papers. Correspondence about Trumbull papers and an announcement for a public auction on November 5, 1975 where Trumbull items were auctioned off. Outline of Volume I of Jonathan Trumbull Papers, including letters to and from Trumbull, notebooks and sermons. Correspondence about Trumbull papers.

2

Correspondence undated, 1968-1980  

Scope and Content Note

This box contains correspondence between Van Dusen and various Historical societies, libraries and colleges about trumbull papers in the U.S as well as Europe. Also there are records of grant proposals and grants recieved for the Jonathan Trumbull project.

3

Correspondence and other works  undated, 1961-1978  

Scope and Content Note

The first half of the box is correspondence with various historical societies and libraires reguarding Trumbull papers. Also records reguarding the Trumbull papers project funding.The second half of the box contains printings, works cited and indexes from Van Dusen's book Connecticutpublished in 1961. Also the book The Public Records of the State of Connecticut May 1800-October 1801 By Albert and Wilda Van Dusen published 1965. This is not a bound copy and the book is broken down into sections, including appendixes, which are also continued into the next box.

4

Correspondence and other works  undated, 1961-1981  

Scope and Content Note

This box contains illustration credits, indexs,radom house captions and four incomplete copies of Van Dusen's book Connecticut. Also a copy of Albert and Wilda Van Dusen's book The Public Records of the State of Connecticut May 1800-October 1801. There are two copies of copies of Connecticut records used in this publication. Pictures, newspaper clippings and few photocopied documents on Jonathan Trumbull are also in this box.The last part of the box contins personal papers from Dusen's teaching years at The University of Connecticut. Included is a syllabus for each class, grades, student evaluations, papers, student correspondence and exam sheets.

5

Correspondence and personal papers  undated, 1950-1980  

Scope and Content Note

Classes taught by Van Dusen including a syllabus for each class, grades, student evaluations, student papers and exam sheets. This box also contains papers about Samuel Russell and company used for the paper written by Van Dusen entitled Samuel Russell and the China Trade 1818-1831. History department meetings with minutes, correspondence with AASLH regarding grant proposals and multiple folders on the NAMES committeeas well as the Oral History advisory committee. Correspondence between the University of Connecticut to Dr. Van Dusen, 1950-1954.

6

Note Cards  undated  

Scope and Content Note

Box of note cards (some hand written some typed)Broken down into several sections including Biography, general works, local, manuscripts, account books, monographs, newpapers/periodicals, printed sources, travel, tercentenary publications/pamphlets and a large section on middletown. All other cards are mostly from and about Connecticut with a few others from other New England areas.

7

Correspondence  1770-1772 May  

Scope and Content Note

Boxes 8 - 33 contain photostatic copies of correspondence, legal documents and legislative materials associated with Jonathan Trumbull; are arranged chronologically within large envelopes. Envelopes may also contain photocopies and transcriptions. Manuscript notations by Van Dusen occasionally recorded on envelopes.

8

Correspondence 1772 June - 1774 April 21 

Scope and Content Note

Photostatic copies of correspondence, legal documents and legislative materials associated with Jonathan Trumbull; are arranged chronologically within large envelopes. Envelopes may also contain photocopies and transcriptions. Manuscript notations by Van Dusen occasionally recorded on envelopes.

9

Correspondence 1774 April 25 - 1775 May 31 

10

Correspondence 1775 June 1 - 1775  

Scope and Content Note

Correspondents include CT delegates, Benedict Arnold, and John Hancock.

11

Correspondence 1775 October 13 - 1776 April 1 

Scope and Content Note

Correspondents include John Hancock and General George Washington regarding impending trial.

12

Correspondence 1776 April 2 - 1776 August 11  

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence plus letters to General Assembly regarding manufacturing of Sulphur (May), Naval Officers (May), procuring money (May), sending militia, exc.

13

Correspondence 1776 August 12 - 1776 December 16  

14

Correspondence 1776 December 17 - 1776 March 31  

15

Correspondence 1777 April 11 - 1777 July 11  

16

Correspondence 1777 July 12 - 1777 October 8 

17

Correspondence 1777 October 9 - 1778 January 23  

18

Correspondence 1778 January 24 - 1778 August 31  

19

Correspondence 1778 September 3 - 1779 March 1  

20

Correspondence 1779 March 2 - 1779 July 9 

21

Correspondence 1779 July 10 - 1779 September 8 

22

Correspondence 1779 September 9 - 1780 February 9 

23

Correspondence 1780 February 10 - 1780 June 8 

24

Correspondence 1780 June 9 - 1780 August 15 

25

Correspondence 1780 August 17 - 1780 November 19 

26

Correspondence 1780 November 20 - 1781 March 2 

27

Correspondence 1781 March 3 - 1781 June 12 

28

Correspondence 1781 June 20 - 1781 September 29 

29

Correspondence 1781 October 1 - 1782 April 30 

Scope and Content Note

A document entitled "James Austins Confessions on illicit trade (November 29, 1781) received folder note by Van Dusen.

30

Correspondence 1782 May 1 - 1782 November 8 

31

Correspondence 1782 November 9 - 1783 October 1 

32

Correspondence 1783 October 2 - 1800 January 15  

33

Notes on Jonathan Trumbull's Sermons  1724 - 1785  

Scope and Content Note

Collection of Van Dusen's notes on Jonathan Trumbull's sermons from 1724 to 1785. Photocopies of the transcripts are included. Examples in collection include J.T's reflections on becoming a minister followed by notes by Van Dusen. J.T's commonplace book followed by notes from Van Dusen. Correspondence, letters, ledgers, account books, J.T's confession of faith. a "Free Status Certificate" for a slave, and J.T's "Mulatto Girl Grace.

34

Correspondence 1744, 1752 - 1755  

Scope and Content Note

Misc. correspondence and items including General Assembly Response to the Albany Plan of Union.

35

Correspondence 1758 - 1763  

Scope and Content Note

Misc. correspondence and inventories concerning foodstuffs and merchandise.

36

Correspondence 1762 - 1765 

Scope and Content Note

Misc correspondence and notes. Box contains some duplicates.

37

Note Cards  undated, 1960  

Scope and Content Note

The label on the original box reads Rel-Town TKT (N.H). This box contains a samll part of a very large index. The entire index is typed in a list and is located in the front of the box. The box goes from religion to towns.

38

Note Cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Lable on the Origianl box reads Bibligraphy Connecticut cards. This is a typed up list of Dusen's Book Connceticut each individual source used in the book is typed on its own note card. There are some note cards that are labled omitted from final draft and are placed at the back.

39

Note Cards  undated  

Scope and Content Note

Box containing information about the life of Samuel Huntingtonof Norwich, Connecticut. Includes Huntington's correspondence between 1731-1796, information about his family house in scotland. Also Van Dusen's correspondence with various historical societies and libraries looking for information about Huntington.

40

Note Cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

The label on this box reads, Connecticut State Libraries towns A-N. The box contains information on town celebrations, famous individuals and information on churches.

41

Note Cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

The label on this box reads, Connecticut State Libraries towns O-Z. The box contains information on town celebrations, famous individuals and information on churches.

42

Note Cards 1924-1935  

Scope and Content Note

The Label on the box reads Hartford Courant and Hartford Times. There is a note card in the front of the box listing all other newspapers used including the Bridgeport Times-star,  The Meriden Record,  The New Haven Register, The New London  Day,  The Stamford Advocate,  The Torrington Register and Waterbury's  Republican. The two main categories in this box are politics and economics, each with several sub sections.

43

Note Cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

The label on this box reads Index A. This box contains an index used for a book or a series of articles listed A-Y. It contains a list of people and towns (mostly Connecticut) with several cards about Jonathan Trumbull.

44

Note Cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

This box contains Note Cards on Connecticut including sections on religion, politics, foreign correspondence between various individuals. Many cards have theHartford Courantas a source.

45

Note Cards 1914-1922 

Scope and Content Note

This box contains information on the 1914-1922 elections. The note cards are broken down into several sections including WWI, Womens suffrage, state legislation, politics, prohibition, Ku Klux Klan, book burning and labor.

46

Note Cards  1800-1935  

Scope and Content Note

Information on Politics (1800-1935). most sources from the Hartford Courant and the Hartford Times.

47

Note Cards 1936-1962  

Scope and Content Note

Note cards with information on politics (between 1936-~1962) most sources from the Hartford Courant.

48

Correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and notes  undated, 1940-1970 

Scope and Content Note

Corresondense between Van Dusen and various musuems including committee meetings, staff meetings (for Uconn) invitations to various events, newsletters, newspaper clippings and personal letters between friends. This box also contains notes on the entire first draft of the play With Sword and Palette: A Spectacle Drama on Patriot-Artist John Turmbull Also letters of correspondce between Samuel Russell and various individuals (a great deal with his brother A.E Russell) for the paper Samuel Russell and the China Trade, 1818-1831. The last part of the box contains personal information about Wilda's past including diplomas, old school work, replys to her and Albert's wedding invitations, old pictures, dress patterns and an article in the Durham Morning Herald announcing Wilda and Albert's wedding with a picture of Wilda in her wedding gown.

49

Photostats 1763 - 1789 

Scope and Content Note

Photostats of Conn. Archives, Rev War: volume 28 (part 1,2), 29, 30, 25 (part 2). Washington Papers microfilm reel 33, 34. (typed and original list)

50

Microprints of John Trumbull Papers 1777-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Microprints of John Trumbull Papers from New Hampshire Records and Archives (further identification on back of each microprint). Photostats of Conn. Archives Rev War-- first series vol. 25, 33 (part 1). (typed and original list included)

51

Photostats 1675 - 1775 

Scope and Content Note

Phototstats of Conn. Archives, Rev. War: colonial vol. 7 (part 2). 1758 (part 2) (typed and original list included).

52

Photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

"cardboards 2"

53

Photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

"cardboards 3"

54

Photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

"cardboards 4"

55

Photostats 1631 - 1784, 1766 - 1771, 1776 August 29 - 1776 Novemember 30  

Scope and Content Note

Photostats of Connecticut Colonial Official Trumbull Papers (1631 - 1784), vol. 30. Letterbook (1766-1771). Photostats of Conn. Archives, Rev. War Series 1, vol. 31, Cart 1: Soldiers, vessels, letters, grievances. Microcopies of the George Washington Papers, reel 39, 38 (August 29 - November 30, 1776 (original list plus further identification on back of each microcopy)

56

Photostats 1776 - 1777, 1780 

Scope and Content Note

"Historical Magazine items copied" - votes for November (1780). Vol XXIX TP 1776 - 1777

57

Photostats 1774 - 1789 

Scope and Content Note

Microcopies of the National Archives, Roll 80: copies of the continental congress 1774 - 1789, Connecticut State copies 1775 - 1779, vol. 2 (title page include, original list included with vol. 1). Microcopies of the National Archives 247, Roll 80, copies of Continental Congress 1774 - 1789, Connecticut State copies 1775 - 1789, vol. 1 (duplicates although one appears to be handwritten and the other typed).

58

Photostats 1782 

Scope and Content Note

Photostats of Connecticut Archives Revolutionary War. Vol. 23, 1782 records (photocopied list of dated documents).

59

Photostats 1755-1789 

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of microprints of Trumbull Documents from the national archive. Entitled "complete reel to be copied"-- further identification of each frame on front of each copy, no original list included, numerical order of each frame listed only. Microcopies of the National Archives "microcopy 247", roll 24, items 14, 15, 16; copies of Continental Congress 1774 - 1789 (notes and original list included). Microcopies of the Papers Of Eleazer Wheelock, reel 1,2,3,8,9,10,11: June 18, 1755 - June 3, 1776 (typed document identification and original list). Microcopies of Public Record Office- War Office: V34:28, 1758 - 1763 (Copies not in numerical order but in the order as listed on original list)

60

Photostats 1753 - 1775, 1778 - 1779, 1775 - 1779  

Scope and Content Note

Box contains photocopies of Connecticut Colonial Office, Trumbull copies vol. 28, 27, 26. Letter noted to be pre-1769. Letter book 1 (1775 - 1778), 2 (1778 - 1779), and 3 (1753 - 1775).

61

Photostats 1685 - 1789  

Scope and Content Note

Connecticut Archives First Series - Misc. vol. 3, Cart 2 1685 - 1789 (original and typed list). Connecticut Archives photocopies series 2, vol 3 and 4. Goup of zerozed copies of items from Yale library (Trumbull related documents). Photostats from Massachusets Historical Society (original list). PRO material from Connecticut Historical Society relating to Glen Curgenven (check spelling) and New Haven customers. Connecticut Historical Society, Ames, Almanac, Lebanon survey notes. Connecticut Archives "Colonial Wars" vol. 5 pt. 1 and 2. Horse Guards Charter. Photostats from CT Archives: Insolvent Debtors vol. 1 (1762 - 1787), civil offices vol. 2 (1725 - 1742), colleges and schools series 1 (1661 - 1789), finances and currency vol. 2 (1725 - 1737), colonial boundaries vol. 3 (1670 - 1827), crimes misdeameanors series 1, vol. 4 (1737 - 1755), finances and currency series 1, vol. 5 (1764 - 1789), foreign correspondence vol. 1, cart 2 (1663 - 1748). Colonial War vol. 4, pt. 2, vol. 10, part 1.

62

Photostats April 1777 - September 1777 

Scope and Content Note

Microprints of George Washinton Papers series 4: reel 41 (April - May 1777), 42 (30 May 1777 - 22 July 1777), 45 (26 October 1777 - 3 December 1777), 44 (4 September 1777 - 24 October 1777), 43 (23 July 1777 - 3 September 1777).

63

Photostats 1635 - 1790 

Scope and Content Note

Connecticut Archives: First Series (militia) vol 4 (1747 - 1752), vol 5 (1752 - 1757), vol 2 (1730 - 1740), vol 3 cart 1 (1635 - 1789). Second Series vol 55 (1770 - 1856), vol 56 (1774 - 1834), vol 16 (1784 - 1788), vol 6 (1769). Third Series vol 3 (1728 - 1790). Trumbull Papers vol 12, cart 2 (1631 - 1784..1780). Trade and Maritime vol 1, cart 2 first series (1668 - 1789). Connecticut Archives 1st series, ecclesiastical vol 6 (1737 - 1742) and vol 7 (1742 - 1745). Colonial Wars vol 6 (1675 - 1775) and vol 7. 1st series (travel) vol 3 (1770 - 1788). Towns and Lauds vol 8- cart 1 (1629 - 1789), vol 7- cart 1 and 2, vol 3 (1742 - 1754), vol 5 (1763), vol 9. Microcopy of reel 16 (Henry Capers) June 22, 1779. Connecticut Colonial Office: Trumbull Capers vol 4, cart 2 (1631 - 1784). Capers of Continental Congress. Capers relating to claims of territory for Pennsylvania and Connecticut, Continental Congress (microcopy 247, roll no. 89). Henry Capres 1777 - 1779, roll 7 and 9. Microcopy 247, roll 23 (letterbooks of president of congress September 15, 1775 and December 8, 1778). Washington Capers vol. 10, 11, 12, 7, 8, 9, 10. Trumbull documents from National Archives. Photocopies of Trumbull documents.

64

Photostats 1752 - 1756, 7 December 1763 - 22 January 1765 

Scope and Content Note

General Correspondence between Trumbull and associates. Photocopied, typed, and handwritten transcripts included. Dates in box are out of order: first set ends on 12 October 1763, second begins on 7 December 1763 and goes through 1764.

65

Photostats 23 December 1765 - 1769  

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence, court cases, summons, etc. Dates also slightly out of order.

66

Photostats 1723 - 1724, 1738 to 1785  

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, sermon notes, deeds, commonplace books, records, notes on court cases, exc.

67

Photostats 30 April 1760 - 17 September 1770  

Scope and Content Note

C30 April 1760 - 17 September 1770 orrespondence, random documents (school covenant, receipts, General Assembly reports).

68

Photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

Begins with packet containing information and biographies on notable colonial figures. Assembled alphabetically beginning with A (Ethan Allen, Samuel Adams, exc.). Boxes also includes items of interest and background not related to Trumbull, various documents (photostats) under the title "documents for editing", and correspondence both unrelated and related to J. Trumbull.

69

Photostats 1757 - 1771, 1759 - 1774 

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, "act book" containing records of purchases and inventory list, and confessions of faith. Box also includes two large black ledges entitled "Led I 1757 - 1771" and "Led A 1759 - 1774"

70

Photostats 3 August 1761, 19 April 1764, 1764, 1757, 1754, 1765, 1772, 1763, 

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, manuscripts (typed and photocopied) of Trumbull's sermons and sermon notes. Box also includes bills of change and account books.

71

Photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

Photostat copies of misc. papers. Microfilm copies of presidential papers (George Washington Papers), French and Indian War documents, items from Trumbull Papers Collections.

72

Correspondence 4 November 1754 - 20 October 1756  

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and two rolled up photostats.

73

Ledgers undated 

Scope and Content Note

Contains ledgers E, F, F duplicate, and G.

74

Ledgers undated 

Scope and Content Note

Ledgers.

75

Photostats, correspondence undated 

Scope and Content Note

Spanish Ship Case Papers (photostats), Spanish Case misc. problems (correspondence, Trumbull report to General Assembly concerning Spanish Ship Case).

76

Ledgers 1759 - 1762, 1766 - 1775, 1760 - 1766, 1757 - 1760, 1752 - 1753 

77

Correspondence 18 August 1752 - 30 October 1754  

Scope and Content Note

18 August 1752 - 30 October 1754

78

Photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

Photostats from Connecticut Archives - Revolutionary War First Series. Content similiar to that of boxes 59 - 64.

79

Financial reports, annual Reports undated 

Scope and Content Note

Library budget request, folders containing budget and finance documents, annual reports, exc.

80

Catalogs, magazines, newspaper clippings, personal papers undated 

Scope and Content Note

Personal possessions: catalogs, magazines, newspaper clippings, misc. papers

81

Financial reports, correspondence, research proposals undated 

Scope and Content Note

Financial papers and typed letters concerning funding of Trumbull Papers Project. Funding and research proposals.

82

Commemorative booklets 1976 

Scope and Content Note

Collection of Bicentennial Series "American Revolution Bicentennial Comission" booklets: 1 - 35, 8 and 11 are missing.

83

Notes, letters, indexes, notecards, pictures, photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

Misc. papers including: notes, letters, table of contents from Trumbull Papers. Bundles of notecards with notes and addresses on them. Folders containing pictures, notes, photocopies.

84

Typed transcripts and photostats 21 December 1752 - 31 August 1767  

Scope and Content Note

Trumbull correspondence (typed transcripts and photocopies)

85

Correspondence 15 Febuary 1749/50 - 20 August 1750  

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (photostats and photocopies)

86

Correspondence 6 October 1761 - 29 Febuary/ 2 March 1764 

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence. Dates are out of order.

87

Correspondence January/Febuary 1757 - 25 December 1758  

88

Correspondence January 1744 - 25 January 1749/50 - July 1784  

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, confessions of faith, lebanon school covenant, exc.

89

Court cases 1737 - 18 July 1746 - 1747 

Scope and Content Note

Court cases, summons, probate court.

90

Correspondence, probate court cases, legal documents. September 1755 - 7 June 1771 - 3 September 1755 - 25 May 1758. 

91

Correspondence, photostats, transcripts, notes 19 June 1759, 11 Dec 1759, 12 January 1760 - 4 August 1760  

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (typed, photostats, photocopies, transcripts, notes)

92

Summons, correspondence, sermon notes 1746 - 1752 

93

Sermon notes, books, correspondence, journalsm, notes 1723/24 - 1785, 1 July 1730 - 4 September 1730 - 24 December 1759  

Scope and Content Note

Trumbull sermon notes, commonplace book, correspondence, journal notes, general notes.

94

Administrative records, record books, legal documents, correspondence, publications  undated 

Scope and Content Note

Lebanon church records, proprietors record book, mohegan case documents, records. misc. photocopies of letters. photocopied excerpts from "the currency of the American colonies". records from ecclesiastical society and lebanon congregational church. photocopies of publications on Lebanon, CT.

95

Correspondence 26 May 1758 - 3 October 1763 

96

Correspondence 1752, 1752 - 1769, January - March 1751/52, 13 April 1752 - 30 August 1755. 

97

Correspondence, legal documents 26 July 1749 - 25 September 1756  

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, bills, General Assembly matters. Photocopies and photostats. Spanish ship case documents. Unedited documents. Sasquehammack Case and papers. Housing plans.

98

Transcripts, correspondence, manuscript, 1751 - 1756 

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied and typed transcripts of letters and documents. Original copy/manuscript of book entitled "Connecticut". Copy of Van Dusen's "Connecticut".

99

Correspondence undated 

Scope and Content Note

Trumbull correspondence and photocopies of Trumbull history and documents.

100

Personal and professional papers  undated, 1960s-1994 

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with various musuems, historical societies, colleges, committees and associations. Book reviews as well as annoucement for Van Dusen's retiring from Uconn (1983)

101

Personal and professional papers  1950's-1970's  

Scope and Content Note

Student work as well as graded student work. Correspondence with students. Class papers; old exam sheets, syllabus for each class, field trips, reading assingments, study abroad pamphlets. Also material on grant proposals.

102

Personal and professional papers 1970's-1980's  

Scope and Content Note

classes taught by Van Dusen including syllabi, reading lists, field trips possibly graded student work. Newspaper clippings, grant information and correspondence with museums and historical societies. Various information on the Trumbull papers including publication information on the frist volume of the Trumbull papers. Correspondence with the AASLH including nominations and awards.

103

Professional papers  undated 

Scope and Content Note

This box contains Jonathan Trumbull documents. Some are undated, others are labeled that Van Dusen did not use them. Some are labeled 1790-1829. Also the Commonplace book of Jonathan Trumbull

104

Personal and professional papers undated 

Scope and Content Note

Personal items and papers of Van Dusen including catalogs, letters, invitations, postcards, Connecticut papers. Photoduplication policies/procedures for various U.S. libraries. Van Dusen correspondence, real estate info, office memos, and various historical articles. Staff concerns regarding Trumbull Papers. Report on ledgers E and F of Trumbull (Box 74). Personal service agreements and other papers regarding the Trumbull Papers Project. Photostats and photocopies of historical documents.

105

Diaries, account book, correspondence, publications, notecards 1759 - 1760, 1759 - 1762, 29 June 1761 - 12 September 1761  

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies and photostats of Trumbull diary (1759 - 1760) (carbon copy included) and account book (1759 - 1762). Trumbull correspondence ( 29 June 1761 - 12 September 1761). Publications about Mystic and maritime history. One book on the Third Reich. Notecards on Lebanon Church Records vol. II. Biographical notecards.

106

Professional papers undated 

Scope and Content Note

Section of file collections beginning with Nathaniel Greene and ending on the letter R. Information on libraries and people, projects, archives.

107

Correspondence, personal papers 1940 - 1945 

Scope and Content Note

Letters, personal notebooks, yearbooks, examinations, and personal items of Albert Van Dusen's wife. Much of the material in this box

108

Photostats, correspondence, notes 1724 - 1749 

Scope and Content Note

Final copy of xeroxes of Trumbull sermon notes, correspondence (Van Dusen handwritten notes included)

109

Correspondence  undated 

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of handwritten notes on Trumbull and correspondence between Trumbull and associates.

110

Administrative records, newsletters 1970-1977 

Scope and Content Note

UConn files 1970 - 1977 concerning graduate school, intradepartmental notices, newsletters, exc

111

Photostats, correspondence, ledgers 1757 - 1761, 1753 - 1772 

112

Correspondence, Albany Plan of Union 1754 - 9 May 1764 

113

Correspondence 20 August 1750 - 25 June 1752  

Scope and Content Note

Trumbull correspondence

114

Personal papers, correspondence, notes 5 May 1760 - 7 September 1770  

Scope and Content Note

Trumbull's reflections on becoming a minister, notes and support, draft for articles of consideration, correspondence between listed dates, list of armies.

115

Administrative files, photostats 1767-1822 

Scope and Content Note

Documents from Yale (1767 - 1822) including 1772 Yale commencement. Lebanon map 1769 - 1779. Pension files. National Archives files. Joseph Trumbull's probate files. Correspondence (September 1776 - April 1780)

119

Correspondence 1744-1809 

Scope and Content Note

Trumbull correspondence with notes, record book, inventory list, Joseph Trumbull Papers, Norwich Town Records, Connecticut Historical Society (Hadly), French and Indian War Papers, David Trumbull Papers.

116

Postcards, typescripts, photostats, personal papers 1739 - 1749, 1729 - 1749  

Scope and Content Note

Collection of postcards from Van Dusen, original typescripts (1739 - 1749), photostat copies of historical documents, Van Dusen personal letters, 1729 - 1749 manuscript typed by Van Dusen for Trumbull Papers, biographical photocopies.

117

Photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

Photostats of General Assmebly papers.

118

Correspondence, photostats 1754-1769 

Scope and Content Note

Spanish ship case (7 October 1754 - March 1756). Nova Scotia papers (8 December 1760 - 19 June 1769). Correspondence (1759 - 1766).

120

Legal documents, correspondence undated 

Scope and Content Note

Documents on Trumbull house and family. Biographical material on historical figures and deeds. Harvard faculty records. Land holdings, records, deeds and misc. items. Three black notebooks containing manuscripts of Trumbull papers and correspondence.

121

Correspondence, publications  undated 

Scope and Content Note

General Gage to Governor Trumbull. Misc. notes. History of Trumbull papers. Assorted publications from UConn. *Box needs review for extraneous and unncessary material*

122

Microfilm, notes  undated 

Scope and Content Note

Informational packets on microfilm process including catalogs and manuals. Microfilm project for Trumbull project including grant applications and information. Abstracts and proposals for Trumbull project. Time cards reporting hours worked at state library by assistants of Van Dusen (potential for removal).

123

Photostats, maps, and notecards.  undated 

Scope and Content Note

Assorted photocopies of historical papers: Narragansett Historical Register, papers on emigration and settlement of Nova Scotia, Historical Register, Diary of Jabez Fitch. Photostats, maps, and notecards.

124

Photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of articles on colonial figures- last names beginning with F - L.

125

Photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of articles on colonial figures- L-S

126

Professional papers  undated, 1970s 

Scope and Content Note

Various correspondence with organizations. Information on Jonathan Trumbull paper including annual and quarterly reports on the progress of the project. Book reviews by Van Dusen

127

Note cards  Undated  

Scope and Content Note

Box reads: Index puritans Against the Wilderness A-Z. All hand written, possibly for a book or article.

128

Personal and professional papers  undated, 1960s  

Scope and Content Note

Information on various towns in connecitcut and various correspondence. A large part of this box contians Van Dusen's book Commonplace all typed all chapters in own individual folders. Also includes footnotes. Van Dusen's academic and non academic activities (1964-67)

129

Personal and professional papers  undated, 1982-1985 

Scope and Content Note

Various correspondence including correspondence about Jonathan Trumbull papers. Information about Van Dusen being the Connecticut state historian. More personal information such as travel plans and plans for retirement.

130

Personal and professional papers  undated, 1980s  

Scope and Content Note

Various correspondence including correspondence about Jonathan Trumbull papers. A large amount of correspondence with the Antiquarian and Landmarks society.

131

Personal and professional papers, photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript of Trumbull notes on becoming a minister (original typescript 1724 - January 1738/39). Revised grant application. AVD files. Photostats of documents and notes.

132

Publications, photostats undated 

Scope and Content Note

Booklets/historical magazines, interviews, photostats. *Box needs review for extraneous and unncessary material*

133

Personal and professional papers 1960's-1990's, undated  undated, 1960s-1990s  

Scope and Content Note

Various correspondence including to with the AASLH about awards. Correspondence regarding Jonathan Trumbull papers. Personal correspondence with friends as well as a large section about Van and Wilda's travels (including travel arrangements, expenses, menus and maps. Correspondence with the connecticut Judicial department

134

Personal papers  undated, 1970s-1980s 

Scope and Content Note

Personal letters to Wilda and Van from friends. Also invitations and newspaper clippings

135

Personal papers undated 

Scope and Content Note

Folders relevant to Van Dusen's career as a historian. Folders are in alphabetical order and contain everything from lecture guides, CHS and other historical society newsletters, graduate student publications, history of Trumbull papers

136

Note cards, newspaper clippings, photostats  undated 

Scope and Content Note

Notecards on lectures given by Van Dusen, information on American Colonial History, newspaper clippings, photographic transparencies, library/archives request documents, research notecards. *Box needs review for extraneous and unncessary material*

137

Correspondence, notes, pictures 1970-1972 

Scope and Content Note

Folders containing Van Dusen correspondence (largely between 1970-72), lecture/speech matierals, pictures,

138

Personal and Professional papers  undated, 1980s-1990s 

Scope and Content Note

Various correspondence including with the AASLH about nominies. There is also announcemnt of an award for distiction for Van presented by the AASLH. Also correspondence reguarding the Trumbull papers. Van's travel logs and planners from 1962-1973 are also included. Also some of Van's medical records.

139

Personal and professional papers  undated, 1970s 

Scope and Content Note

Various historical reports done by Van Dusen, miscellaneous correspondence and some photocopied material on Jonathan Trumbull. Also a copy of Van's book Puritains against the Wilderness: CT history to 1763 copyright 1975. Correspondence with library commission and various awards given to Van Dusen

140

Correspondence, note cards, personal papers undated 

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, cards (at this time Van Dusen is already physically not well), information on Reep family, class record books containing names and grades, newspaper clippings on Van Dusen speeches, pictures. *Box needs review for extraneous and unncessary material*

141

Legal documents, correspondence, newsletters, publications undated 

Scope and Content Note

Estate information (items in house were appraised), meeting minutes and notices, correspondence, newsletters from comittees/societies, publications, and evaluations. Material from Van Dusen's teaching days.

142

Personal and professional papers  undated, 1980s  

Scope and Content Note

Personal correspondence (1983-860. Paper reviews, talks given by Van Dusen. Various correspondence including correspondence with AASLH and regarding Jonathan Trumbull papers. Big folder on caner. Cancer articles and pamphlets. Also Wilda's medical record of having brest cancer

143

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

This box contains various stacks of note cards from various boxes of Van Dusen's personal and professional boxes. Some contain bibliographical information on Jonathan Trumbull (two sets of these, one hand written the other typed.)Also cards with notes and quotes on them dealing with colonial tradein late 17th and early 18th centuries. Next set contains information on Norwich CT (mostly people and places). Miscellaneous photograph as well as a whole stack of note cards with the sources crossed off.

144

Note cards  undated 

Scope and Content Note

Several sections of note cards are in this box. Sections include; research slips, various libraries, random references, biog. search file, editing(ideas), bibliography of Trbl books, inter-library loan, journals of cont. congress. Many if not all sources having to do with Jonathan Trumbull.

145

Note cards  undated 

Scope and Content Note

Box says, Library-state of CT 30 oak street. Hartford. A-H. Although not identified, this is a list of people only living in late 1600's and 1700's-early 1800's. Most if not all of these people are from CT.

146

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Front of the box reads Accession No. file 2300-4699. Cards are all typed and numbered 2300-4699 and are bibliographical information on wether a particular source was to, from or about Jonathan Trumbull

147

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

This is a continuation of box 146. This box is I-Z and contains the same information as box 146.

148

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Front of the box reads Maritime CT. Box contains index A-W. Based on title of the box and content, this box appears to be about CT maritime activities. Ships trading, whaling and also cards on Europe(possibly trading). Not marked what project they are for but in the front there are a few pictures of what looks like Wilda and Van skiing.

149

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Box says chron file 1764-75. Note cards are grouped by year so the card numbers are all out of order. All of them are about Jonathan Trumbull, either to, from or about him.

150

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

(This is a big box with three rows of note cards and each row will need individual box when new boxes arrive but the next three boxes are all from the same original box labeled File #2 A.E. Van Dusen). First row is from Neal-Sarah (all typed). All about Jonathan Trumbull broken down into towns, subjects and people about documents to, from and about Jonathan Trumbull.

151

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

This box is the continuation of box 151. It goes from Sarah-Ga-JT, Bus. Act. 1754.

152

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

This is a continuation from box 152. It goes from JT, Bus. Act, 1775-Younghusband.

153

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Box is labeled 1771-. Note cards are alphabetical from A-I. They are of people who grew up in Connecticut, where they ended up and what occupation if known (mostly if not all males).

154

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Card in front of the box describes the content. It is Connecticut bibliography. A selected list of material in the Connectiuct state library dealing with the state. Items are arranged alphabetically by author with general subjects in red at the top of the card.

155

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Box reads Town (N.L)-WWII. There is a card in the front of the box listing all the sections (there are nearly 100) all having to do with CT. There is also a large section on CT towns.

156

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Box contains bibliographical information (for an unidentified project) mostly of men and a few women from CT. Alphabetically D-H.

157

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Box contains information on location and what documents different places have on Jonathan Trumbull. Plances include Penn archives, Mass. Historical society, CHS card catalogue, Yale and Rhode Island records.

158

Personal papers, sound recordings, pictures undated 

Scope and Content Note

Cardboard tubes filled with rolled up certificates, genealogical trees of historical figures, awards, retirement notice. Box containing casette tapes and film about history of CT from prehistoric times onwards. Manila envelope containing transcript of interviews with James Barnett along with tapes. Pictures of Van Duse. *Marked for preservation of some materials within*

159

Newsletters, clippings, correspondence undated 

Scope and Content Note

History department newsletters, newspaper articles on Van Dusen, essay by Wilda Reep, misc. correspondence, retirement certificate.

160

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

All typed (A-I) regarding Jonathan Trumbull documents (bibliographical information) about letters to, from and about Jonathan Trumbull as well as places concerning J.Trumbull(General Assembly).

161

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

All typed (U-Z). All regarding J. Trumbull. Bibliographical notes all about letters to, from and about J.Trumbull. Most of the box is named old accession numbers (half the box contains different set of note cards) where it also has to do with J.Trumbull but it is in numerical order rather than Alphabetical by last name.

162

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

All typed. First half of the box is in numerical order, second half is in chronological order (1775-60) of when written (not duplicates in same box). All are note cards have to do with letters to, from and about Jonathan Trumbull.

163

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

All about J. Trumbull. Bibliographical information (1776-1778).

164

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Box reads, Ledger index(H-S). Bibliographical information of people listed Alphabetically by last name. Most people from CT.

165

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Same information as box 165, just second half of index (T-Y).

166

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

First in index order to boxes 165 and 166 but this contains index (A-G). Same information and a note card in the front of box listing the few exceptions to people in this series.

167

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Box reads Ledger and ACCTS Huntington-Porter, Noah. Listed in alphabetical order by last name. Contains bibliographical information of people, mostly from CT.

168

Note cards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Box reads, Ledgers, ACCT books "B-Cutting, Thos." This is a continuation of previous box.

169

Notes, personal papers undated 

Scope and Content Note

Graduate student information (their doctoral progress), information/notes on lectures, courses, colleagues, publicity,

170

Clippings, notes, correspondence undated 

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, course notes/guides, correspondence (heavy emphasis on correspondence related to royalites and finances). *Box needs review for extraneous and unnecessary material*

171

Newsletters, financial records, personal papers undated 

Scope and Content Note

Newsletters/items from various historical societies that Van Dusen was a part of, some financial information is present *marked for removal under the titled "public serviceS"*, manila envelopes containing information on Van Dusen's foster child in Italy (numerous folders entitled Domenico)

172

Manuscripts, notes  undated 

Scope and Content Note

Typescript of "Puritans against the Wilderness" and a page proof. Many folders with information and writings on the Pequots. Chapters divided into folders from "Puritans against the Wilderness" on Pequot Press.

173

Notes, correspondence undated 

Scope and Content Note

Notecards containing notes on historical figures, events, and places (most likely for lectures and speeches). Budgetary papers. Correspondence, abstract, drafts, and chapers for dissertation (?). Folder marked "Courant" was removed for preservation.

174

Correspondence, publications, personal papers, notes undated 

Scope and Content Note

Van Dusen correspondence *marked for review*. Two small boxes filled with notecards: one contains information on events and figures between the years 1800 and 1801 gathed from various Connecticut news publications mainly Connecticut Courant and Am. Mercury. The other contains notes on elections 1924, 1926, 1928 and politics of that time. Personal papers of Van Dusen and records of Trumbull correspondence with small notes on content.

175

Photostats, publications, correspondence undated 

Scope and Content Note

Misc. papers (photocopies, letters) *marked for review* in no immediate order or arrangement. Newsletters. Wilda's correspondence in box arranged alphabetically. Diary.

176

Awards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Framed awards given to Van Dusen over the span of his career.

177

Notes, financial records, personal papers, pictures undated 

Scope and Content Note

Marked for review*- Date planners, financial information, and other personal items. In addition to these items there is the original picture of a Connecticut house used by Van Dusen for his book "Connecticut" sent to him by Random House Inc.

178

Research notes undated 

Scope and Content Note

Folders containing information on research at Sterlin Memorial Library and the Library of Congress organized into respective folders. Many notecards presumably on documents read at the libraries (in no particular arrangement).

179

Personal papers, publications, government records, ledgers, manuscripts, correspondence undated 

Scope and Content Note

*Marked for review* Personal items of Wilda (reunion information, cards, exc), various committee newsletters, government papers, army papers. Two black ledgers containing copy of "Connecticut" in final stage with pictures and everthing else. Manuscripts of "Connecticut" and "John Trumbull's Commonplace book". Correspondence (job offers and other information).

180

Photostats, personal papers  undated 

Scope and Content Note

Photostats of Trumbull documents, Maritime documents, and photocopies/photostats of correspondence and other historical documents. *Marked for review: items of research interest should be organized better and placed earlier in the collection with other relevant documents*. Some items have been removed from original box for preservation (pictures). Personal papers.

181

Correspondence, publications, notes, personal papers  1956-1980 

Scope and Content Note

Misc. papers (kept in folders). Correspondence ranging from 1956 - 1980+. Local societies/committees newsletters and documents. Lecture notes, graduate school letters, and other personal papers.

182

Pictures, photostats, correspondence undated 

Scope and Content Note

Pictures (contained in Kodax boxes) used in Van Dusen's "Connecticut". Rolled up photostats of Trumbull letters. Paintings (?). Trumbull correspondence. *Marked for preservation*

183

Illustrations, correspondence  undated 

Scope and Content Note

Illustration negatives (used in "Connecticut". Misc. Van Dusen correspondnece (not arranged). Condolence cards and letters sent to Wilda after Van Dusen's death.

184

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Series II: Notecards 

Scope and Content Note

REFER TO THIS SERIES FOR INFORMATION RE: NOTECARDS. Please ignore any information found in series 1 as it is not up-to-date. Notecards were reviewed, inventoried, and renumbered by LSilverio in Nov-Dec 2014.

Notes: Pink, blue, yellow, green, and white notecards - separated by color, though it is difficult to say what the colors mean.

Van Dusen's method of labeling dates is year/month/day. Ex 63D12 means (17)63, December 12th.

JT refers to Jonathan Trumbull throughout collection

Blue, pink, and white notecards  1710-1984 

Scope and Content Note

Blue notecards: typed notes/quotes/references divided into "COL RECS - REFS to JT" and "JT - REFS TO CHRON"

Pink notecards: "JT's CHRONOLOGY" from 1710-1785 handwritten

White notecards: handwritten notes - 1736-1984

Handwritten notes on 8.5"x11" lined paper: "JT Memo Book 1724-1784", "JT Memo Book 1759-62", "JT Notes on Sermons 1724-39", "Acts of GA endorsed by JT"

*** used to be box #1, renamed and inventoried by Lauren Silverio, 10/31/14***

box
200

Blue notecards undated 

Scope and Content Note

typed

Alphabetical references divided into three sections

Personal/biolographical information: "Abel, Caleb, Jr" - "Younghusband, Israel" Subject Information: "Act for Regulating Fees" - "Yale Legacy" Bibliographical information: "Abell, Horace, A. and Lewis F." - "Zemsky, Robert"

**used to be box 2; renamed and inventoried by Lauren Silverio 11/3/14**

box
201

Green notecards Undated 

Scope and Content Note

Notes on people and their correspondence with JT

Sections:"1-55","56-110","111-159","160-218","219-278","279-330"

**used to be box 4; renamed and inventoried by Lauren Silverio 11/3/14**

box
202

Yellow notecards undated 

Scope and Content Note

note on outside of box: "nd - 76D25"

Sections marked off with pink and blue slips

sections: "n.d. - 51D23" - notes on people/biolographies/quotations "51/52Ja7 - 55D24" - notes on people/correspondence "56Ja9 - 58D29" - notes on people "59 - 62D23" - notes on people and their correspondence to JT "63Ja1 - 67D29" - notes on people and their correspondence to JT "[68] - 77D31" - primarily notes people and their corresondence from JT

**used to be box 3; renamed and inventoried by Lauren Silverio 11/3/14**

box
203

Yellow notecards 1778-1781 

Scope and Content Note

Notes on people; notes on correspondence to/from JT

arranged by date: 77Jan10-81Ap30

**used to be box 5; renamed and inventoried by Lauren Silverio 11/3/14**

box
204

Green notecards 1758-1766 

Scope and Content Note

divided into sections: "331-372": 58Ag29-60Ap21 "373-420": 60Ap30-61My8 "421-460": 61My21-61S23 "461-545": 61O2-63O18 "546-599": 63O20-63Je29 "600-648": 64Ag12-65N19 "649-699":65N22-66D12

**used to be box 6; renamed and inventoried by Lauren Silverio11/3/14**

box
205

Yellow and green notecards 1751-1799 

Scope and Content Note

Yellow notecards: arranged by date - 81May-99D30 mostly notes on people, including correspondence with JT Green notecards: arranged by notecard number (upper right corner) 700-784; Here, there is a Joseph Trumbull (different from JT) 1400-1599; notes on people hard to date: mostly 1751-1782

**used to be box 7, renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/3/14**

box
206

Green notecards 1743-1788 

Scope and Content Note

arranged by notecard number (upper right corner): 1444-1599, 1603-1749, 1750-2490, 2510-2973, 3010-3197, 3201-3292, 3364-4997

hard to determine date: most likely 1743-1788; most cards falling in the 1750s and 60s

**used to be box 8; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/3/14**

box
207

Green notecards 1740-1781 

Scope and Content Note

arranged by notecard number: 3472-5501; 5502-5874; 5875-5999;6000-6110; 6111-6269; 6270-6393

**used to be box 9; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/3/14**

box
208

Green notecards 1726-1784 

Scope and Content Note

arranged by notecard number: 6393; 6395-6613; 6615-6699; 6700-6996; 7004-7179; 7180-7279; 7280-7399; 7400-7550

**Used to be box 10; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/3/14**

box
209

Green notecards  1749-1782 

Scope and Content Note

arranged by notecard number: 7551-7698; 7702-7799; 7800-8123; 8124-8505 ("plus odd lot green slips at end" - mostly WT & P Accounts)

**used to be box 11; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/3/14**

box
210

White notecards (-)59-(-)84 

Scope and Content Note

front of box labelled with "Old catalogue J-T, unsorted (Box 15)"

Arranged alphabetically by person's last name (last name J-T) year on the notecards is unclear - most like 1759-1784

bundles of large notecards typed and handwritten: annotated bibliography of sorts; small group of notecards: bibliography; envelope along side of container: clippings of jokes/humor

**used to be box 13; renamed and inventoried by LSIlverio 11/3/14**

box
211

White notecards 1765-1952 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Front of box says "Bibliography: National Pd" and "Bibliography: Colonial Pd"

Divided into several sections: -Subject notes/people notes alphabetized Acheson-US Army in WWII -Bank orders notes alphabetized by last name -Notes under "European" tab alphabetized by last name -"A-Visual" 230-232,239 -Bibliography of books from UConn library - "Part I - American Colonial History (primarily 1600 to 1790)" A-Z -Small list of "Books to Read" -Smaller bibliography labeled "Conn. in WC" -"Books loaned" -Microfilm newspapers -Books on order -Biography - alphabetized -Almanacks -Local History - "In this section are listed useful secondary works dealing primarily with some phase of Connecticut history, including town, country, and state histories, and biographical studies. Many other works were examined including practically every one in the extensive collection of the Connecticut State Library" - arranged alphabetically -Manuscripts -Monographs -Periodical articles -Printed sources -Serials -Travel -"Duplicates to keep" - more biography/sources

**Used to be box # 14/7; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/7/14**

box
212

White notecards 1635-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Subject File #1 A-C

arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box #15; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/7/14**

box
213

White notecards 1653-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Subject file #1 D-H

arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 16; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/7/14**

box
214

White and green notecards 1736-1784 

Scope and Content Note

Subject file #1 I-Navy; arranged alphabetically

Accessions 4000-4699; arranged by notecard (accession?) number

**Used to be box #17/150; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/6/14**

box
215

White notecards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Ledgers - Account books P-T

Photocopies of notecards:

-Miscellaneous bound file -Miscellaneous - Mass H.S' -MHS Archives - bound vol labelled; MHS Corresponding Secretary 1791-1798 -Photostats MHS

**Used to be box 18; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 1//7/14**

box
216

White notecards and photostats  1662-1960 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

-Subject file notes - Misc Revolutionary CT -Transportation notes -Research by place notes -Bibliography (alphabetical, on black photostats)

**Used to be box 19;renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/7/14**

box
217

Blue, pink, and white notecards 1743-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Box labeled with "Continental Congress - Legal Records C=court case; p=probate; s=summons Ledgers and Account books "A" Trumbull Recipient Index A-H"

Pink notecards: Burnett Volumes I-VI

Blue notecards: Biographies arranged alphabetically

White notecards: Trumbull recipient index A-H

**Used to be box # 20/21; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/7/14**

box
218

White notecards 

Scope and Content Note

Trumbull recipient index H-Z

pink and blue cards indicate people who have several names/titles and/or people whose names have been recorded under variable spellings

**Used to be box #19; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/7/14**

box
219

White notecards 1911-1928 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

"Snowman" 1924+

Includes notes on: women and child labor; taxation/legislation; politics - 1924/26/28 elections; organized propaganda; prohibition; Americanization

**Used to be box #22; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/7/14**

box
220

White notecards 1800-1802 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Running file: Subject cards arranged in chronological order Jan 2 1800-Mar 25 1802

Additional files on May 1800, October 1800, May 1801, October 1801, Illustrations/maps, supplements, newspapers, and time

** Used to be box 23; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

box
221

White notecards 1756-1781 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

"Seconds" biographical notes A, B, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, V, W

Sections labelled: "Bibliography (done)"; "Not useable (U)"; "biography"; "fishing"; "general"; "geography"; "population"; "shtq"; "slavery"; "TR-town"; "Middletown"

**Used to be box 24/26; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/ 10/14**

box
222

White notecards 1775-1953 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Sections labelled: "Req - Emb[argo]"; "bibliography"; "Business" (arranged alphabetically by topic); "Trans[portation]"; "Micro (H Reps) chron order"; "97 Oct"; "98 May"; "98 Oct"; "Newsp[aper] Topical -1st chron"; "Sessions - running acct"; "Assistant"; "Footnotes"; "Map"; "1953-55"; "Intro[duction]"; "Printing contract"; "1 Association 2 Blockade 3 Captured"; "1 Oct River 2 Cont Cong"; "Currency"; "Customs"; "Depression"; "Trade- Econ Conds"; "Finance"; "Trade- Foreign"; "Trade- General"; "Trade- illicit"; "Trade-Local"; "Trade-interstate"; "Trade-Merchant"; "Prices"; "Post-revty Priv"; "Trade-Regulation"

**Used to be box 25; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

box
223

White notecards 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Subject files, arranged alphabetically

Sections labelled: "Manufacturing"; "Map"; "Military"; "Newspaper"; "Political (U)"; {"Emb - Pet"; "Req - Enf"; "Req-Engr" bundled together}; "Req - PR"; "Trade - Supplies"; "Act"; "Arms"; "Cl"; "Cont Cong"; "Contr"; 'Depdts & Depot"; "Eqpt"; "Food"; "French"; "Gen"; "G.A."; "Impr"; 'Powd"

**Used to be box 27; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

box
224

White notecards 1770-1780 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index A biographical notes: Abbe - Avery arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 28; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

box
225

White notecards 1686-1786 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index B-C

Babbidge-Connecticut, Embargo arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 29; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

box
226

White notecards 1774-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index C (continued) Connecticut, Embargo - Connecticut. Militia arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 30; renamed and reinventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

box
227

White notecards 1761-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index C-F Connecticut, Militia - Furneaux arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 31; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

box
228

White notecards 1685-1781 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index G-H Gage - Huntington arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 32; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

White notecards 1775-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index H-L Huntington - Livingston arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 33; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

box
230

White notecards 1757-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index L-N Livourne - New York arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 34; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

box
231

White notecards 1673-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index N-P New York, skirmish - Pynction arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 35; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/10/14**

box
232

White notecards 1755-1781 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index Q-S Quarters - Springfield arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 36; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/17/14**

box
233

White notecards 1750-1780 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index S-T Sproat - Trumbull Separate sections for Benjamin, David, John, and Jonathan Trumbull (1750, 1760, 1770, 1771, 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775)

**Used to be box 37; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/17/14**

box
234

White notecards 1776-1778 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index T - Jonathan Trumbull continued (1776, 1777, 1778)

**Used to be box 38; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/17/14**

box
235

White notecards 1779-1781 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index T - Jonathan Trumbull continued (1779, 1780, 1781)

**Used to be box 39; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/17/14**

box
236

White notecards  1765-1784 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index T-U including: Jonathan Trumbull continued (1782, 1783-) Joseph Trumbull (1765-1769, 1770-1774, 1775-1779)

**Used to be box 40; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/17/14**

box
237

White notecards 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

Morse-Judd Citation Index V-Z Vallodores-Zeeland arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 41; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio**

box
238

White notecards 1636-1960 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Subject notes

Religion (1st - no subheading [main bulk], 2nd - Catholic, 3rd - Jewish) Revolution (1st - w/ no subheadings, 2nd - town extracts) Danbury, Stonington Social (1st - no subheading, dependents, divorce, housing, insane, Klan, marriage, medical care, movies, old age, philanthrophy, planning, poor(poverty), prohibition, radio, temperance, welfare dept, [witchcraft - filed separately]) Town (1st - specific geographical location, 2nd - govt/level, 3rd - no subheading)

Bibliographical notes; labeled 230, 231, 232, 331

**Used to be box 38/14; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/17/14**

box
239

White notecards 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Bibliography - Connecticut Index Puitans against the Wilderness

**Used to be box 39/128; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/17/14**

box
240

White notecards 1773-1865 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

CT Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865 CT Soldiers Revolutionary A-Smith arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 42; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/17/14**

box
241

White notecards 1776-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten

CT Civil War Soldiers M-Y 1861-1865 arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 43A; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/17/14**

box
242

White and pink notecards undated 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typed

White notecards: Index A - handwritten biographical and subject notes Pink notecards: typed biographical slips A-M

**Used to be box44/12; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/21/14**

box
243

White and pink notecards 1726-1919 

Scope and Content Note

Typed

White notecards: CSL Towns N-Z Pink notecards: Index A Biographical slips O-Z

**Used to be box 42; renamed and inventoried by 11/17/14**

box
244

White notecards 

Scope and Content Note

White notecards with pink notecards as labels

"Hartford Courant" and "Hartford Times" 1934-1935 Subject notes

**Used to be box 43; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/17/14**

box
245

White notecards 1586-1946 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typed

Biographical notes A-Platt arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 43; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/21/14**

box
246

White, pink, and blue notecards 1607-1936 

Scope and Content Note

White, pink, and blue notecards appear to be integrated with one another

Typed and handwritten

Subject and biographical notes - there is a note that says, "Miscellary - do NOT file now (9/5/60)"

Many of the cards have scribbles across most of all of the text - perhaps they were meant to be discarded?

**Used to be box 45/144; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/21/14**

box
247

White notecards 1600-1934 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Biographical notes Pond-Wyllys arranged alphabetically

Subject cards A-D: agent, argric, architecture, bcgd, bank, boundaries, Br gov, civil war, confed, corrections, council, crime, dutch, econ conds

**Used to be box 44; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/21/14**

box
248

White notecards 1640-1960 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Subject cards Ec conds - immigration arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 45; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/21/14**

box
249

White notecards 1638-1960 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

mostly white cards with a few pink cards here and there

Subject files Indians-Migr Indians, Insurance, intercol, interest, labor, land, legal, libraries, lists, mag, manuf, maps, mass, medical, migr

**Used to be box 46; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/21/14**

box
250

White notecards 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Subject files Migr-Pol migration, military, mining, names, negro, New Haven - col., pequot war, piracy, police, religion

**Used to be 47; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/21/14**

box
251

White and pink notecards 1750-1939 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Subject files and biographical files

No apparent order or organization

**Used to be box 48; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 11/21/14**

box
252

White notecards 1800-1935 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Subject files POLS 1800-1935 arranged by date a few pink cards mixed in

**Used to be box 47; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/1/14**

box
253

White notecards 1936-1960 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Subject files POLS 1936-1960 arranged more or less by date a few pink cards mixed in

**Used to be box 48; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/1/14**

box
254

White notecards 1774-1922 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Subject fileson: 1914, 1916, 1918, 1920, 1922 elections; womens suffrage; WWI State Council of Defense; WWI Home Gaurd; WWI Housing; WWI Labor; WWI Military; John Borwning; Trans-Hiway; WWI 26th Division; Population; WWI Munitions; WWI Colt Mfg; US Const. Amendment; Post WWI; WWI Liberty Loans; WWI Colleges; WWI Legislation; Holcomb Bio; Conn Press; WWI Lufberry; Incidental categories; Vital statistics; Housing and factory construction; Labor (strikes); Labor (women and children); Book burning, pro German, red lit; Americanization; League of Nations; Woman suffrage; Ku Klux Klan; Prohibition; State police dept reports (1913-1930); State administration; Governors messages (1921-1929); State legislation; Administration of justice; state finances (taxation)

Samuel Huntington biographical records 1731-1796

**Used to be box 46/40; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/1/14**

box
255

Pink, blue, and white notecards 1724-1781 

Scope and Content Note

White notecards: Biographical files, biographical search files, editing ideas, newspaper research

Pink notecards: Bibliography of trumbull books; interlibrary loan; journals of cont. congress; Susq Co Paps; Force Am ArchivesMisc colls; repos not in HFD

Blue notecards: Biographical notes of Jonathan Trumbull

**Used to be box 147; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/1/14**

box
256

Yellow and green notecards 1763-1782 

Scope and Content Note

Typed

Yellow subject cards arranged in chronological order 1764-1775

Green cards arranged by accession number 2300-4000

**Used to be box147/150; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/1/14**

box
257

White notecards 1669-1964 

Scope and Content Note

White notecards with a few pink mixed in. Airmail envelopes.

Random typed and handwritten subject cards; no apparent order

10 labeled airmail envelopes with notecards inside

**Used to be box 149; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/1/14**

box
258

White, pink, and blue notecards 1750-1783 

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten

Pink cards: Penn archives: arranged chronologically; Rhode Island College records; NYHSC; Clinton Paps

White cards: CHS card catalogue - references to Jonathan Trumbull; research slips, various libraries

Blue cards: Yale sales catalogue and other printed reference works; search file; docs of particular interest

**Used to be box 158/145; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/1/14**

box
259

White notecards 1745-1755 

Scope and Content Note

Biographical notes arranged alphabetically

Ledger Index A-M

**Used to be box 167/165; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/1/14**

box
260

White notecards 1745-1755 

Scope and Content Note

Ledger Index N-S: biographical notes arranged alphbetically

Ledgers and Account Books H-Porter arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 165/167; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/1/14**

box
261

White notecards 1645-1797 

Scope and Content Note

Ledger Index T-Y: biographical notes arranged alphabetically

Town (W.L.) WWII; arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 156/166; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/1/14**

box
262

White notecards 1653-1781 

Scope and Content Note

Typed notecards

Subject file #2: N-S arranged alphabetically

the pink cards here, as in other boxes, indicate persons or objects that also have files elsewhere or under a different name

**Used to be box 151/2; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/5/14**

box
263

White notecards 1731-1784 

Scope and Content Note

Typed

Subject file #2: T-Y arranged alphabetically.

Pink cards indicate persons or subjects also filed under other names

**Used to be box 152/3; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/5/14**

box
264

Tan and yellow notecards 1638-1906 

Scope and Content Note

Typed notecards

Tan cards: Old CT notecards A-Z arranged alphabetically by topics/subject

Yellow cards: 1771 A-C; biographical notes arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 153; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/5/14**

box
265

Tan and yellow cards 1778-1918 

Scope and Content Note

Typed notecards

Yellow: 1771 (D-I) Biographical files

Tan: CSL towns (A-M) town notes arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 154/4; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/4/14**

box
266

White notecards 1735-1758 

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notecards

Ledgers - Account books "B-Cutting" Ledgers and Accounting books "Dailey-G"

biographical notes arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 169/157; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/5/14**

box
267

Photcopies of notecards 1714-1830 

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies on white paper of name files Abbot - Young; arranged alphabetically

**Used to be box 146/48; renamed and inventoried by LSilverio 12/5/14**

box
268

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Series III: Connecticut Soldiers 1775-1865 

Scope and Content Note

Notecards listing the name, regiment, commanding officers, town and remarks for Connecticut soldiers enlisted in the American Revolution or Civil War.

Subseries A: American Revolution 

 1994-0071/SeriesIII/SubseriesA/Box270 Abbe - Henrys 1775-1783 


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 1994-0071/SeriesIII/SubseriesA/Box271 Hill - Smith 1775-1783 


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 1994-0071/SeriesIII/SubseriesA/Box272 Stadman - Young 1775-1783 


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 1994-0071/SeriesIII/SubseriesB/Box272 Subseries B: Civil War 1861-1865 

 1994-0071/SeriesIII/SubseriesB/Box272 Albin - Wright 1861-1865 


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