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Title: Hoyt family papers,
Creator:
Inclusive dates: 1828-1956.
2.1 cubic ft.; volumes; map case items.
Papers of the Hoyt family, including Civil War documentation and Jean Broughton Hoyt Smith's papers relating to her training as a nurse and her career as an interior decorator.
Abstract::
Scrapbooks, diaries, account books, address books, and other notebooks (40 volumes); correspondence, typescripts, notes, photographs and albums, diplomas and commissions, bills and receipts, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous papers of Charles S. Hoyt of Potter, his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Burroughs Smith of New York City, Clinton, and Utica, New York, and letters and scrapbooks of his other children, Charles S. Hoyt, Jr. and Agnes Barnum Hoyt; the correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, and other papers of Charles S. Hoyt, Sr., relate to his activities as surgeon with the 126th and 39th Regiments, New York Volunteers, with whom he served in Maryland and Virginia during the Civil War; as New York State Assemblyman from Yates County (1853, 1867); and as secretary of the Board of Commissioners of Public Charities (1869+).

Call number: 1812
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library