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Guide to the Cheney - Minard Family Papers
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Box 1: 1

Biography - Clara Jane Cheney Minard, 1976

Box 1: 2

Correspondence - originals and typescript transcripts, 1848-1869, 1880 - 1884, n.d.

Abstract: [Letters to and from Clara Cheney concerning family, religious, and social matters. Also includes an excerpt from "The Foster Family" about the heirlooms of Clara Cheney Minard and an obituary for David Cheney]
Box 1: 3

Correspondence and poetry - includes clippings (A. C. Cheney obituary); miscellaneous documents, 1835-1894, some n.d.

Box 1: 4

Deed - sale of land in Kings County, NY by James and Eleanor Clarke to Gershom Gillit, 1813

Box 1: 5

1840-1844, 1840 - 1844

Box 1: 5 - 2: 1

Journals - Clara Cheney Minard

Box 1: 5 - 11

Originals

Box 1: 6

1852-1854, 1852 - 1854

Box 1: 7

1854-1856, 1854 - 1856

Box 1: 8

1856-1861, 1856 - 1861

Box 1: 9

1861-1865, 1861 - 1865

Box 1: 10

1865-1876, 1865 - 1876

Box 1: 11

1880-1885, 1880 - 1885

Abstract: [Mainly poems, re-copied essays, miscellaneous writings, etc.]
Box 2: 1

Typescript transcripts journals

Box 2: 2

Women's magazines, 1868-1869, 1885

Abstract: [Includes issues of Godey's Lady's Book), 1868-1869, 1885]
Box 2: 3

Photographs - two daguerreotypes, in case, of Clara Jane Cheney Minard and David Cheney, along with b/w prints made from the daguerreotypes, n.d.

Box 2: 4

Artifact - "Minie Ball, Gettysburg", 1865