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Blatchford family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford
Abstract Extensive collection of letters, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, writings, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago lead manufacturer, Newberry Library founding trustee, and Christian social activist Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford, his wife Mary Williams Blatchford, their parents and grandparents, and the families of their children, especially son Paul Blatchford, but also daughter Amy Blatchford Bliss. Families represented most heavily include Blatchford, Williams, Bliss,...
Dates: 1777-1987; Majority of material found within 1839-1965

Eleazar Williams papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-999
Abstract Missionary to the Oneida Indians in New York and Green Bay, Wis. The mixed Indian-white descendant of Indian captive Eunice Williams of Deerfield, Mass., Williams was appointed a lay reader and catechist by Episcopal bishop John Henry Hobart and began work among the Oneida following the War of 1812. Three letters (1812-1858) and a claim decision (contemporary copy, 1838), together with twenty-nine sermons, letters, autobiographical excerpts, documents, essays, Indian language mss., etc.,...
Dates: 1758-1858

Stephen Williams papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3208
Abstract Longmeadow, Mass., Congregational clergyman. Correspondence, 1716-1753, between Stephen Williams and his father, Rev. John Williams; his brothers, Rev. Eleazer Williams of Mansfield, Conn., and Rev. Warsham Williams of Waltham, Mass; his son, Nathan Williams, then a student at Yale College; and Rev. William Williams of Hatfield, Mass. b Subjects include the estate of a relative, family illnesses, college living expenses, resistance of worldly temptations, trips to New York City and Boston, a...
Dates: 1716-1753

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Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 2
Williams, John 2
American University of Beirut 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Frances Lord 1