Skip to main content

Personal correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

Albion L. Payson correspondence and U.S. Navy yearbooks

Identifier: M326

Correspondence and related material (1958-1962) from Albion Payson (Bowdoin Class of 1958 and high school mathematics teacher) to his family written during his training in Illinois and his subsequent service with the US Navy on the USS Bennington in the Pacific Ocean.

Dates: 1958-2011, undated

Alfred Hitchcock correspondence

Identifier: M234

Correspondence between members of the Hitchcock family dated between February 1867 and April 1895. Many of the letters are addressed to and from Alfred Hitchcock at boarding school prior to his matriculation at Bowdoin College.

Dates: 1867-1895

Alpheus Spring Packard papers

Identifier: M142

Correspondence (1819-1886); lectures and addresses (1824-1878); clippings; notes and tributes; sermons by Hezekiah and Asa Packard; and miscellaneous ephemera (1850-1885).

Dates: 1819-1886 undated

An account of the Civil War career of Oliver Otis Howard based on his private letters

Identifier: M194 .C377
Scope and Contents

Preliminary typescript draft of a Ph.D. dissertation, completed under the same title for Columbia University in 1954

Dates: 1953

Atlantic and St. Lawrence Railroad Company records

Identifier: M006

Records including correspondence, Provisional Committee and Corporators' meeting minutes, committee reports, clippings, documents, and printed pamphlets and broadsides, focus on the establishment, routing, and construction of the railroad.

Dates: 1844 - 1894; Majority of material found within 1844 - 1854

Beston Family papers

Identifier: M012

Correspondence (1899-1977); literary drafts, notes, reviews, etc. (ca. 1919-1970) for various titles; photographs; biographical and family records, including clippings, essays, documents, drawings, and memorabilia (1926-1968); scrapbooks (1933-1968); and other material relating to the Beston family.

Dates: 1899-1977, undated

Chadbourne Family papers

Identifier: M311

Contains correspondence between Arthur C. Chadbourne, his sister, Helen E. Chadbourne, and mother, Emma Tuck Chadbourne, as well as a family photograph album.

Dates: 1884-1961, undated; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1912

Chandler-Cleaveland family papers

Identifier: M029
Abstract The collection documents three generations of the personal and, to a lesser extent, professional lives of the Chandler-Cleaveland family. The collection includes extensive information about Peleg Whitman Chandler and Martha Ann Bush Cleaveland, who married in 1837, as well as their son, Horace P. Chandler, and his two daughters, Grace and Ellen. There is also materials related to Parker Cleaveland, the father of Martha; Theophilus Chandler, the brother of Peleg; and Charles Peleg Chandler,...
Dates: 1803-1949, undated

Charles Everett Ranlett papers

Identifier: M270

Copies of thirty items, mostly letters from Professor Paul Chadbourne (sent while he was a visiting professor at Bowdoin College) to Captain Charles Everett Ranlett. The correspondence concerns arrangements for the Williams College Lyceum of Natural History expedition to Greenland in 1860.

Dates: 1860-1897 undated

Charles H. Foster papers

Identifier: M246

Primarily correspondence between Charles H. Foster and Herbert Ross Brown and correspondence between Foster and Louis Coxe regarding academics, scholarship, and Bowdoin affairs.

Dates: 1958-1981