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Contents List

   Container / Location    Title
 
Series I. Charles F. Blood [series]:
 
Correspondence and other manuscript items [subseries]:
  1  
1842-1849
  1  
1850-1859
  1  
1860-1862
Includes letters ( Dec. 1861) from a member of one of the Union army's bands; letters address the condition of the army, gives battle descriptions and speaks about "Balls Bluff"

  1  
1863-July 1864
Includes letters ( May 1863, May 1864, June 1864, July 6, 1864, July 30, 1864) from John Barnard, a soldier in the Union army; letters address the Battle of Chancellorsville, the experiences of a man who was held prisoner by the Confederates, conditions in the South, General Sherman, and the anticipation of an attack on Atlanta

  1  
Aug. 1864-1865
Includes letters ( Aug. 1864, Sept. 1864) written by Barnard outside of Atlanta and then in Atlanta; letters address the soldier's hope for Lincoln's reelection, his desire for the war's end, his anticipation of an attack on Atlanta, and then finally a description of the Yankee seizure of Atlanta

  1  
1866-June 1869
  1  
July 1869-1870
  1  
1871
Includes insurance contracts for the various properties that Blood owned and for the First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca for which Blood was a trustee

  1  
1872-Feb. 1873
Includes insurance contracts for the various properties that Blood owned and for the First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca

  1  
Mar. 1873-Dec. 1873
Includes insurance contracts for the various properties that Blood owned and for the First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca

  1  
Jan. 1874-June 1874
Includes insurance contracts for the various properties that Blood owned in Ithaca

  1  
July 1874-June 1875
  1  
July 1875-Dec. 1875
Includes insurance contracts for the various properties that Blood owned and for the First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca; includes a congratulatory letter concerning Blood's election to the command of the 28th Brigade

  1  
1876
  1  
1877
  1  
1878
Includes letters to and from Dr. White addressing Blood's concerns about the lack of a minister at the Presbyterian Church in Ithaca

  2  
Jan. 1879-June 1879
Includes a letter to Dr. White concerning the search for a new minister in Ithaca; includes insurance contracts for the First Presbyterian Church

  2  
July 1879-Dec. 1879
Includes a letter ( Dec. 1879) sent from Berlin by Willard Fiske; letter requests a suit to be sent and it addresses A.D. White's visit to Germany

  2  
Jan. 1880-June 1880
Includes a letter written by Mr. Hawes from the Department of State in Washington regarding a suit of clothes; includes a letter from Willard Fiske written from Berlin thanking Blood for sending the suit he had requested

  2  
June 1880-Dec. 1880
Includes Blood's business card as a merchant tailor and a dealer in cloths

  2  
1881
Includes a letter ( May 1881) written by Charles H., the son of Charles F. ; son addresses what the family has been doing in Ithaca during his father's absence, includes another letter (Sept. 1881) from Charles H. to his father; addresses Jennie McGraw's arrival in Ithaca and the fact that she is staying in Prof. Fiske's father's house; includes a member's card from the Bible and Prayer Union of 1882

  2  
Jan. 1882- June 1882
Includes a letter ( Feb. 1882) from the Board of Home Missions requesting Blood's help in securing funds from the Presbyterian churches in the Ithaca area

  2  
July 1882- Dec. 1882
Includes a letter ( Nov. 1882) from Charles H. and Estella (Charles F.'s wife) written to Charles F. during his trip to the West

  2  
Jan. 1883- June 1883
  2  
July 1883-June 1884
  2  
July 1884- Dec. 1884
Includes a card ( Oct. 1884) designating Blood as the delegate from his church to the Synod of New York; includes a letter ( Dec. 1884) from Charles H. to his father; he writes about his experiences in New York City where he is staying to see a doctor

  2  
Jan. 1885- June 1885
  2  
July 1885- Dec. 1885
  3  
Jan. 1886- June 1886
  3  
July 1886- Dec. 1886
  3  
Jan. 1887- June 1887
  3  
July 1887- Dec. 1887
Includes a letter (July 1887) from Mr. Marsh informing Blood of his membership in the Committee of the Society for the Prevention of Crime; includes a letter (Sept. 1887) from Mr. Storms informing Blood of his unanimous election to the Ithaca Savings Bank's Board of Trustees; includes a letter (Dec. 1887) from Charles H. to his father regarding business matters

  3  
Jan. 1888- June 1888
  3  
July 1888- Oct. 1888
  3  
Nov. 1888- Dec. 1888
  3  
Jan. 1889- Apr. 1889
  3  
May 1889- Aug. 1889
  3  
Sept. 1889- Dec. 1889
  3  
Jan. 1890- Apr. 1890
  3  
May 1890- Aug. 1890
Includes a letter ( June 1890) from Charles H. to his father; talks about his visit to New York and his experiences at a Cornell/Yale crew race

  3  
Sept. 1890- Oct. 1890
  3  
Oct. 1890- Nov. 1890
  4  
Dec. 1890
  4  
Jan. 1891- June 1891
Includes a letter ( Jan. 1891) from the Town and Gown Club indicating Blood's membership

  4  
July 1891-Dec. 1891
  4  
Jan. 1892- June 1892
  4  
July 1892- Dec. 1892
Includes a certificate ( Nov. 1892) that contains President Harrison's Thanksgiving Proclamation

  4  
1893
  4  
1894-1895
  4  
1896
  4  
1897
  4  
1898-1899
  4  
Miscellaneous correspondences (not dated)
  4  
Miscellaneous correspondences (not dated)
  4  
Miscellaneous papers (not dated)
 
Printed Items [subseries]:
  5  
Not dated
  5  
1853-1866
Includes a program ( Dec. 1866) from the dedication of Cornell Library where Ezra Cornell and A.D. White gave addresses

  5  
1867
  5  
1868-1874
Includes a program ( July 1869) from Cornell's First Annual Commencement; includes a program ( June 1871) from Cornell's Class Day exercises

  5  
1875-1888
Includes a program ( June 1878) from Cornell's Class Day exercises; R.H. Treman is listed as the Vice-President of the class

  5  
1889-1891
Includes Cornell President Charles Adams' annual report for the year 1890-91

  5  
1891-1894
Includes the Founder's Day oration of Jan. 1893 which gives a biography of Ezra Cornell

  5  
1895-1898
  5  
Not dated
Includes pamphlets from Southern California providing information for prospective investors and migrants

  5  
Miscellaneous business cards, checks and papers (not dated)
 
Account books and documents regarding the Presbyterian Church of Ithaca [subseries]:
  6  
Documents concerning Simeon DeWitt's sale of property to the Trustees of the South Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, 1816-1826
  6  
Two volumes of account books, 1857-1873
  6  
One account book volume, 1883-1884
 
Series II. Charles H. Blood [series]:
 
Correspondence and other manuscript items [subseries]:
  7  
Aug. 16, 1889- Sept. 25, 1895
  7  
Jan. 9, 1896- June 30, 1896
  7  
July 2, 1896- Dec. 28, 1896
  7  
Jan. 4, 1897- Aug. 14, 1897
  7  
Jan. 8, 1898- May 14, 1898
  7  
May 17, 1898- June 30, 1898
  7  
July 1, 1898- Sept. 15, 1898
  7  
Sept. 16, 1898- Oct. 28, 1898
  7  
Nov. 1, 1898- Dec. 5, 1898
Includes several items ( Nov. 1898) from a man who is offering Blood an opportunity to make money in the illegal business of duplicate bills; includes a letter ( Nov. 1898) that announces his election to the Board of Trustees of the Ithaca Savings Bank following the death of his father who formerly held the position

  7  
Dec. 7, 1898- Dec. 30, 1898
Includes a letter ( Dec. 1898) from George Priest requesting an endorsement letter from Blood to be sent to Governor-elect Theodore Roosevelt

  7  
Jan. 1, 1899- Mar. 11, 1899
Includes a letter ( Jan. 1899) from George Priest thanking Blood for writing a recommendation letter to New York Governor Theodore Roosevelt

  7  
Mar. 17, 1899- May 5, 1899
  7  
May 6, 1899- July 15, 1899
Includes a letter ( May 1899) from Edward Gladding regarding divorce laws and the equality of women

  7  
July 17, 1899- Dec. 26, 1899
Includes a letter ( Nov. 1899) from Blood to the Editor of the Buffalo Evening News (E.H. Butler) concerning the drowning of Edward Berkeley at Cornell

  7  
Apr. 16, 1900- Mar. 24, 1902
  7  
Mar. 25, 1902- Apr. 14, 1902
  8  
Apr. 16, 1902- Apr. 30, 1902
Includes a letter ( Apr. 21, 1902) from Blood to Mrs. Lang discussing her divorce and the evidence needed to secure a divorce

  8  
May 1, 1902- May 24, 1902
  8  
June 3, 1902- July 15, 1902
  8  
July 14, 1902- July 31, 1902
  8  
Aug. 1, 1902- Aug. 30, 1902
  8  
Sept. 1, 1902- Sept. 29, 1902
  8  
Oct. 1, 1902- Oct. 15, 1902
Includes a letter ( Oct. 1902) from The Alumni Athletic Field Committee regarding the presentation of their athletic field project at the next meeting of the Cornell trustees

  8  
Oct. 16, 1902- Nov. 13, 1902
Includes letters ( Oct. 1902) from Cornell President J.G. Schurman

  8  
Nov. 16, 1902- Dec. 9, 1902
Includes letters ( Nov. 1902) from J.G. Schurman; one states that he is going to recommend a location for the new athletic field at Cornell; includes a newspaper clipping regarding Blood's actions in the Churchill murder trial

  8  
Feb. 3, 1903- Dec. 19, 1905
Includes several sheets about the typhoid epidemic in 1903

  8  
Jan. 4, 1906- Jan. 29, 1906
  8  
Feb. 2, 1906- Feb. 22, 1906
Includes a letter ( Feb. 6, 1906) from President Schurman informing Blood of the itinerary planned for the Imperial Chinese Commissioners' visit to Cornell; includes several letters regarding Blood's re-election as a Cornell trustee

  8  
Feb. 23, 1906- Mar. 15, 1906
Includes letters from various people in different states endorsing Blood's re-election to the Board of Trustees

  8  
Mar. 16, 1906- Apr. 10, 1906
Includes a pamphlet outlining the nomination of Blood for Cornell Trustee for the election of June 1906

  8  
Apr. 11, 1906- Apr. 14, 1906
  8  
Apr. 18, 1906- May 10, 1906
Includes several letters ( May 1906) from President Schurman regarding the landscape of the Cornell campus and the placement of a new road

  9  
May 12, 1906- May 25, 1906
Includes a pamphlet about the possibility of allowing library books to circulate into homes; includes a statement made by A.D. White about his opinion on circulating books; includes a map ( 1900) of the Cornell University campus

  9  
May 26, 1906- June 5, 1906
Includes a letter ( May 1906) from President Schurman regarding the use of Fall Creek gorge for water power

  9  
June 6, 1906- June 20, 1906
Includes various information about the Cornell reunions on June 20, 1906

  9  
June 21, 1906- July 31, 1906
Includes letters ( June 1906) from President Schurman including one regarding a report written by Blood

  9  
Aug. 1, 1906- Aug. 29, 1906
  9  
Sept. 1, 1906- Sept. 20, 1906
  9  
Sept. 21, 1906- Oct. 15, 1906
  9  
Oct. 16, 1906- Oct. 31, 1906
Includes several letters from various members of the Sphinx Head Society urging Blood to support the society's request for a plot of land on Cornell's campus. Blood was a member of the Quill and Dagger Society.

  9  
Nov. 1, 1906- Nov. 29, 1906
Includes several letters from various members of the Sphinx Head Society urging Blood to support the society's request for a plot of land on Cornell's campus

  9  
Dec. 1, 1906- Dec. 20, 1906
  9  
Dec. 21, 1906- Dec. 29, 1906
  9  
Apr. 5, 1907- July 31, 1908
Includes Blood's biography for the 1907 edition of Who's Who in New York City and State

  9  
Aug. 10, 1908- Dec. 16, 1908
  9  
Miscellaneous papers (not dated)
  9  
Miscellaneous papers (not dated)
  9  
Miscellaneous correspondences (not dated)
 
Letterbooks of outgoing correspondence [subseries]:
  10  
Eight volumes from 1897-1909
 
Various books [subseries]:
  11  
Law text with lecture synopsis and notes by Blood, 1888-1890
  11  
Scribble book, 1910
  11  
Synopsis of lectures given by Blood at Cornell University Law School, 1898
  11  
Notes on real property (not dated)