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Education--New York (State)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Colored Peoples Sabbath School Reports

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00707
Scope and Contents Two reports, circa 1850, totaling 3 pages and written by H. G. Day and James Ford of the Colored Peoples Sabbath School, Hudson, New York. Includes the details of the reoganization of this school in an attempt to excite more interest in it. Also includes some history of the school.

A. H. Hand Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01080
Scope and Contents Letters, 16 March and 21 July 1835, of A. H. Hand, Princeton, New Jersey to his cousin Augustus Cornwall, Catskill, New York, giving advice on being a student and discussing the value of an education. Typescripts available.

A paper explaining the relationship of the cousins, a biography of both men, and a genealogy report of the Cornwall Family and descendants of John and Rebecca Hand sent by a descendant in 2009 is also part of the collection.

4 items.

Susannah Nourse Sawyer Autograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01182
Scope and Contents Autograph diary of Susannah Nourse who was a student at Bolton Seminary in Brooklyn, New York. Most entries are poems with some prose. Many entries are by Nourse's family. A list of autographs is included with the diary.

Scrapbook (Cortland, N.Y.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00753
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, circa 1900, of an unidentified person named Virginia. Volume was originally a diary and has clippings, images, and printed material glued into it. The second half of the volume remains a diary, in which the author writes essays on topics such as commerce and agriculture.

Timothy E. Wetmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.143
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, addresses, compositions, and other material pertaining to Timothy E. Wetmore, a teacher and labor union activist in Wilson, New York. Although the bulk of the material is of a personal nature, there is also material related to the founding of Chapter 67 of the Mechanics' Mutual Protection Association in Wilson, New York, which was founded by Wetmore. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include politics and Henry Clay, local life in and around Wilson,...