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Title: Gould family papers,
Creator: Gould family.
Inclusive dates: 1799-[ca. 1869]
3.4 cubic ft.; 9 v.; 6 reels microfilm.
Diaries, letters, family papers, genealogical charts.
Abstract::
Diaries, 1799-1832, of Stephen Wanton Gould, concerned with meetings of the Society of Friends, the activities of his family members and friends as well as several public events; extracts from the records of monthly meetings, 1676-1707, held by Rhode Island Quakers; letters, 1862-1868, from John Stanton Gould to his daughter Mary (Gould) Baldwin, relating to the Goulds and the related families, Gould's early life, his interests, and other personal matters; journal, 1866-1869, showing Gould's interest in cattle diseases and grasses, prison reform and other humanitarian aims, and containing many references to his public life and his role in the founding of Cornell University; and microfilm copies of a typewritten copy of a diary, 1851-1862, kept by John Stanton Gould's second wife, Hannah Wright Gould (1819-1912); and Gould family genealogical charts and notes compiled by her granddaughter, Dorothy C. Abbott, including data on related families.

Call number: 2033
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library