Document Type

Article

Date

7-1971

Embargo Period

5-31-2012

Keywords

Hezekiah Spencer; Green Family Papers; Clark Music Company; Bertie Charles Forbes; New York Review of Books; Collis Potter Huntington

Language

English

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities

Description/Abstract

Open for Research... Notes on Collections

The papers of Hezekiah Spencer, fur trader during the first half of the nineteenth century, have been prepared for scholarly use in the George Arents Research Library. Dating from 1777 to 1863, with the major portion covering the period 1827 to 1862, the papers consist of correspondence and financial and legal records relating to Spencer's occupation. ...

News of the Library Associates

Syracuse University Library Associates met on April 29 at Everson Museum in Syracuse, the first stop in a tour of three central New York points of special interest. Following an hour at the Museum, the Associates moved on to the Oneida Community near Oneida, Madison County, where Dr. Nelson M. Blake of the University's History department spoke on the history of the Community. Mrs. Miles E. Robertson, granddaughter of the Community's founder and a trustee of Library Associates, also spoke informally before the Associates toured the Mansion House, the main building of the Community where the entire Oneida "family" was housed and conducted their indoor activities. Luncheon was served in the Mansion House dining rooms before the Associates went on to Utica, where they saw the Shaker exhibit at Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute and visited its neighbor, the restored nineteenth-century home known as Fountain Elms.

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