Guide to the Papers of The Hunt Family, 1754 - 1941Manuscript MS-1173

Series List

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Series 1, Seth Hunt, 1838-1886

Contains personal papers and correspondence of Seth Hunt dating from 1838 to 1886. Includes a day-book, a personal diary, a "Railroad Diary," newspaper clippings from articles authored by Seth Hunt, biographical sketches of Ebenezer Hunt and David Hunt authored by Seth Hunt, the Last Will and Testament of Oliver Smith, and extensive correspondence with notable abolitionists, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Ward Beecher, Horace Greeley, and William Lloyd Garrison.

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Unrestricted.

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Series 2, Frank Hunt Burt, 1865-1940

Contains personal papers of Frank Hunt Burt dating primarily from the period 1880-1940, with a few items relating to his father Henry Burt. Includes an autograph collection, a collection of postcards, and correspondence relating to Frank Hunt Burt's activities as a court stenographer and as author and publisher of 'Among the Clouds,' a newspaper printed at the summit of Mount Washington.

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Unrestricted.

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Series 3, Miscellaneous Family Papers, 1754-1879

Contains journals of Ebenezer Hunt, a register of deaths in Northampton, MA, a recipe book, a Latin textbook belonging to John Hunt, a personal organizer, and miscellaneous other documents including an abolitionist broadside and genealogical notes.

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Unrestricted.

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