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Brimblecom family correspondence, 1823-1919 (bulk 1830-1855).
BANC MSS 2002/198 cz box 1; BANC MSS 2002/198 cz box 2; BANC FILM 3287; BANC MSS 2002/198 cz; ...
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Title:

Brimblecom family correspondence, 1823-1919 (bulk 1830-1855)

Creator/Contributor:

Brimblecom family.

Creator/Contributor:

Brimblecom, Samuel A., b. 1823, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Brimblecom, Samuel, b. 1799, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Brimblecom, Charles, b. 1825, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Brimblecom, Edward, b. 1830, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Brimblecom, Lucy A., b. 1840, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Brimblecom, Harriet Buttrick, b. 1801, correspondent.

Abstract:

Consists of letters between Brimblecom family members including the Rev. Samuel Brimblecom, his wife Harriet Buttrick Brimblecom, and their children Charles, Edward, Capt. Samuel A. and Lucy Brimblecom. Topics include temperance, anti-slavery, farming, China and the Opium trade, education of the Brimblecom children, life in Maine and Massachusetts and homesteading in Ohio, Illinois and California. Also includes essay and guide to the collection contents (box 2).

Date:

1830 (issued)

Subject:

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Brimblecom family -- Archives
Brimblecom family -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Samuel A -- b. 1823 -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Samuel -- b. 1799 -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Charles -- b. 1825 -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Edward -- b. 1830 -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Lucy A -- b. 1840 -- Correspondence
Brimblecom, Harriet Buttrick -- b. 1801 -- Correspondence
Temperance -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- Sources
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Agriculture -- United States -- History -- Sources
Education -- United States -- History -- Sources
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States -- Sources
China -- Description and travel -- Sources
China -- History -- Opium War, 1840-1842 -- Sources
Maine -- Description and travel
Massachusetts -- Description and travel
Ohio -- Description and travel
Illinois -- Description and travel
California -- Description and travel

Note:

Box 1, folders 9-10 and box 2, folder 4: also on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3287.
Brimblecom family correspondence, 1823-1919, BANC MSS 2002/198 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Schoyer's Books; 20010307.
In English.
Related collection: Samuel A. Brimblecom correspondence, 1847-1849 (BANC MSS 79/43 c).
Related collection: Brimblecom family correspondence, 1847-1849 (BANC MSS 2010/245).
The Rev. Samuel Brimblecom, born Feb. 11, 1799 to Col. Samuel Brimblecom, was educated at the Divinity School of the Univ. of Cambridge and married Harriet Buttrick, born in 1801, on Oct. 22, 1822 in Concord, Mass. They had 9 sons: Samuel, Charles, Frederick, Francis Alden, Edward, William, Henry, James, Albert J., and one daughter, Lucy A., born between 1823-1840 in Maine and Mass. The marriage between Rev. Brimblecom and Harriet was dissolved in 1851.
Container list with letter details and summaries available in the library.

Physical Description:

print
2 boxes (0.6 linear feet)
1 microfilm reel : negative and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2002/198 cz box 1
BANC MSS 2002/198 cz box 2
BANC FILM 3287
BANC MSS 2002/198 cz
BANC FILM 3287

Origin:

California