Finding-Aid for the Walter H. Cummings Collection (VMF035)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

Autograph Book 1872: March 26-1873.

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cummings , Walter H. , Autograph Collection
Title: Walter H. Cummings Autograph Collection
Identification: VMF035

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Administrative Information

Sources

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processing: October, 1969, by JS

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2/Cummings

Autograph Book , 1872: March 26-1873.

Autograph book containing autographs and correspondence of prominent figures in the social and political life of the United States during 1872-1873. Inscribed on the flyleaf `Walter H. Cummings Book, 1872. Collection of Autographs.'
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Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915, Civic leader, historian, (4)
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Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe, 1807-1873, Zoologist, (48)
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Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906, Reformer, (22)
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Astor, John Jacob, 1822-1890, Financier, (19)
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Babcock, Orville E., 1835-1884, Engineer, soldier, (15)
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Babet, Hiram H. (?), (laid in end of book)
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Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894, Governor of Mass., (2)
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Barnum, Phineas Taylor, 1810-1891, Creator of `The greatest show on earth', (19)
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Bartles, Benjamin F. (?), (2)
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Beecher, Mrs. H. [Eunice White (Bullard)], 1813-1897, Author, (24)
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Belknap, William Worth, 1829-1890, Secretary of War, (10)
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Belmont, August, 1816-1890, Banker, diplomat, (33)
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Bergh, Henry, 1811-1888, Humanitarian, (29)
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Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893, Statesman, (15)
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Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896, Publisher, editor, (16)
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Brown, Benjamin Gratz, 1826- 1885, Governor of Missouri, (13)
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Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926, Feminist, (14)
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Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878, Poet, editor, (14)
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Callyer, Robert, (24)
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Casserly, William, (14)
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Chapin, Edwin Hubbell, 1814-1880, (24)
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Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873, cabinet officer., (5)
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Church, S.E., (10)
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Claflin, Emmie C., (20)
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Clemens, Samuel Langhorne: Mark Twain, 1835-1910., (11)
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Colfax, Grhaym (?), (5)
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Conkling, Roscoe, 1823-1888, Senator, (7)
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Cooke, Jay, 1821-1905, Financier, (9)
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Cooper, Peter, 1791-1883, Manufacturer, (15)
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Corcoran, Willaim Wilson, 1798-1888, Banker, (44)
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Cornell, Ezra 1807-1874, Financier, (back cover)
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Cox, Jacob Dolson 1828-1900, Gov. of Ohio, Sec. of the Interior, (44)
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Creswell, John Angel James, 1828-1891, Postmaster general, (11)
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Curtis, George William, 1824-1892, Author, orator, (12)
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Cushman, Charlotte [Saunders] 1816-1876, Actress, (21)
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Dana, Charles Anderson, 1819-1897, Newspaper editor, (17)
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Davis, David, 1815-1886, Jurist, (38)
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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889, President of the Confederacy, (17)
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Davis, Mary Evelyn Moore, 1852-1909, Author, (23)
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Dawes, Henry Laurens, 1816-1903, Senator, (18)
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Delano, Columbus, 1809-1896, Sec. of the Interior, Congressman from Ohio (?), (3)
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Dickinson, Anna B. (?), (20, 42, 43)
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Dix, John Adams, 1798-1879, Governor of New York, (6)
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Douglass, Frederick, 1817? - 1895, Abolitionist, journalist, (10)
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d'Pres, James (?), (50)
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Duncan, Blanton, (49)
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Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882, Essayist, poet, (12)
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Farman Elbert Eli, 1831-1911, Jurist diplomat, (25)
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Field, Kate [Mary Katherine Kemmle] 1838-1896, Journalist, author, (20)
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Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874, Thirteenth president, (5)
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Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893, Statesman, (3)
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Fiske, Severance (?), (14)
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Fletcher, Matilda, Author, (20)
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Fletcher, S.J. Pastor Church of the Messiah, (27)
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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Reformer, (8)
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Geary, John White, 1819-1873, Gov. of Penn., Terr. Gov. of Kansas, (18)
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Gould, Jay, 1836-1892, Financier, (18)
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Grant, Frederick Dent, 1850-1912, (1)
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Grant, I.R. (?), (19)
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Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872, Editor, (7, 31)
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Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909, Author, Unitarian minister, (35)
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Hall, Abraham Oakey, 1826-1898, Journalist, (17)
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Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891, Vice President, U.S. Senator, (15)
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Hartranft, John Frederick, 1820-1889, Politician, soldier, (18)
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Havemeyer, William Frederick, 1804-1874, Mayor of N.Y., (4)
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Hawley, Hoseph Rosewell, 1826-1905, Editor, senator, soldier, (6)
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Hayes, William Shakespeare, 1837-1907, Ballad writer, composer, (40)
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Henderstone, A (?), (25)
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Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911, Reformer, soldier, author, (19)
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Hilton, Theodore (?), (46)
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Hoffman, John Thompson, 1828-1888, Mayor and Governor of N.Y., (16)
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Holland, Josiah Gilbert, 1819-1881, Author, (35)
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Hooker, Isabella Beecher, 1822-1907, Reformer, women's rights advocate, (20)
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Kellogg, Clara Louise, 1842-1916, Dramatic soprano, (23)
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Kernan, Francis, 1816-1892, Lawyer, Dem. politician, (48)
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Kilpatrick, Hugh Judson, 1836-1881, Soldier, diplomat (?), (17)
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Locke, David Ross [Petroleum V. Nasby] 1833-1888, political satirist, (19)
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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, poet, (11)
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Longstreet, James, 1821-1882, Soldier, (48)
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McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884, Inventor, manufacturer, (14)
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McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885, Soldier, (4)
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Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872, Soldier, victor at Gettysburg, (15)
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Meiggs, Henry, 1811-1877, Builder of South American Railroads, (47)
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Morgan, Edwin Denison, 1811-1883, Governor of New York, (37)
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Morgan, Midy, (21)
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Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916, Confederate ranger, (28)
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Mott, Lucretia Coffin, 1793-1880, Reformer, Preacher, Society of Friends, (21)
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Muller, D.H., (26)
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Nelson, Samuel, 1792-1873, Jurist, (15)
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Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902, Cartoonist, (11)
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O'Conor, Charles, 1804-1884, Lawyer, (17)
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Parton, James, 1822-1891, Biographer, (39)
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Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart [Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps] 1844-1911, (21)
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Pierrepont, Edwards, 1817-1892, Lawyer, Attorney general, (33)
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Pomeroy, Marcus Mills, 1833-1896, Newspaper ed. and publisher, (17)
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Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1891, Naval officer, (41)
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Pringle, Benjamin, 1807-1887, Rep. of New York, (18)
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Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912, Journalist diplomat, (30)
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Richardson, Willaim Adams, 1821-1896, Secretary of the treasury, (29)
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Robertson, George, 1790-1874, Congressman from Kentucky (?), (10)
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Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887, Poet (?), (46)
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Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906, Minister to Spain, (13)
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Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872, Statesman, (7, 12)
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Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886, Governor of N.Y., (36)
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Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891, Union general, (1)
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Simpson, Matthew, 1811-1884, Bishop (?), (25)
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Sinclair, Samuel, Financier(?), (46)
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Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874, Reformer, (9)
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Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883, Confederate Vice President, (13, 17)
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Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874, U.S. Senator, (29, 36)
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Talmage, Thomas DeWitt, 1832-1902, Clergyman, editor, (36)
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Taylor, Miles, Rep. of Louisiana, (36)
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Tren, T. (?), (32)
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Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896, Jurist, U.S. Senator, (13)
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Vanderbilt, Cornelius (?), (45)
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Van Horn, Burt, (45)
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Walker, Mary Edwards M.D. Women's rights advocate, (24)
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Watts, H (?), (5)
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Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882, Politician and journalist, (7)
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Wells, Gideaon, 1802-1878, Secretary of the Navy, (26)
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Williams, George Henry, 1820-1910, Attorney Gen. Senator from Oregon, (3)
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Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875, Vice president, U.S. Senator Mass., (7)
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Winthrop, Robert C. 1809-1894, Senator from Mass., (38)
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Wise, Henry Alexander, 1806-1876, Gov. of Virginia, (34)
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Woodhull, Victoria Caflin, 1838-1927, Reformer, (23)
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Twenty-three other signatures could not be identified.,

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