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BOX II:45-46Part II: Miscellany, 1869-2005
Hymns, poetry, and other writings by Horatio Gates Spafford (1828-1888), notes, oral history transcript, photographs, and printed matter.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and therein chronologically.
BOX II:45Handwritten notes, undated
Hymns, poems, and other writings by Horatio Gates Spafford (1828-1888)
Bible study, undated
Hymns and poems, circa early 1870s-1887, undated See also Oversize
(8 folders)
BOX II:46Letter describing his sister's biblical interpretations and his beliefs, 1879
Notebook, 1869
Letter from Charles Green, 1884
Oral history interview with Valentine Vester, 2005
Photographs, 1873, 1908-1909, circa 1928, 1937, undated
(3 folders)
Printed matter
Ferry Hall, Lake Forest, Ill., 1926, undated
(2 folders)
The House-Top Saint by Mrs. J. D. Chaplin, undated
Memorial cards, undated
Miscellaneous, 1981-1982
Newspapers in Arabic, 1963-1967
BOX II:R47-R49Part II: Restricted, 1887-1984
Business and legal files.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX II:R47Business and Legal Files
American Colony
American Colony Hotels (Container II:35)
Miscellany, 1966-1973, undated
Transfer of shares, 1954, 1962-1971, undated
American Colony of Jerusalem
Corporate reorganization (Container II:35)
Formation of AMCOL, 1979-1984
(2 folders)
Plan by Horatio Vester, 1954, undated
Tax and other issues, 1978-1982, undated
(2 folders)
Transfer documents, 1983-1984
Financial reports, 1932-1941 (Container II:35)
Council, 1933-1936, 1942-1952 (Container II:35)
BOX II:R48General and extraordinary, 1929-1955, 1962-1982 (Container II:35)
(7 folders)
Miscellany, 1952-1980 (Container II:35)
(4 folders)
BOX II:R49Miscellaneous issues (Container II:35)
Partition of land, 1931-1933
Powers of attorney, 1887, 1930-1932
Reorganization and dissent
Arbitration (Container II:36)
Award, ruling, and other documents, undated
Distribution of property (Container II:37)
Miscellaneous distributions, 1930-1931
Transfer of Vester house and land, 1931
Russell and Co., accountants
General, 1947 (Container II:38)
Saffi, Michael, and land, 1920-1935 (Container II:39)
Vester and Co.
American Colony Stores
Registration of firm, 1919-1928 (Container II:39)
Beirut, Lebanon, office (Container II:40)
Financial accounts, 1961-1965
Miscellany, 1958-1968
Separation from American Colony Hotels, 1961-1962
Jerusalem office (Container II:40)
Financial accounts, 1962-1968
Miscellany, 1960-1967
Miscellany, 1962-1976 (Container II:40)
Taylor, Mervyn, solicitor, 1969-1970 (Container II:40)
BOX II:OV 1-OV 8Part II: Oversize, 1866-1938
Diaries, hymns, poems, and other writings by Horatio Gates Spafford (1828-1888), maps, and printed matter.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX II:OV 1Our Jerusalem
Chronological file
1896 (Container II:3)
Bertha Spafford Vester Diaries
1925 (Container II:10)
BOX II:OV 21935
Diary (Container II:16)
BOX II:OV 3Loose items (Container II:16)
BOX II:OV 41936
Diary (Container II:16)
BOX II:OV 51937 (Container II:17)
BOX II:OV 61938 (Container II:17)
BOX II:OV 7Business and Legal Files
Spafford family
Miscellany, 1866-1870 (Container II:40)
BOX II:OV 8Miscellany
Hymns, poems, and other writings by Horatio Gates Spafford (1828-1888)
Hymns and poems, undated (Container II:45)
BOX III:1-III:9Part III: Bertha Spafford Vester Files, 1861-1991
Correspondence, writings, photographs, passes, permits, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material, name or topic, and therein chronologically.
BOX III:1Correspondence
American Colony members
Adams, Mary Louise (Sister Miriam), 1930-1934
Aitkins, Annie, 1892-1895
Anderson, Ellen, 1909, circa 1919-1922, 1945-1947
(2 folders)
“A” miscellaneous, 1895-1898, 1930
Baldwin, Edward and Ella, 1890, 1920, 1991
Baldwin, Grace, 1931-1935
Baldwin, Norman and Christina, 1923-1932, 1946
Cuff, Samuel H., 1923-1931
“D-H” miscellaneous, 1909, 1920, 1927-1931, 1938, 1944
Goldenthal, Maurice and Ruth, 1926-1937
Larsson, Edith and Lewis, 1926-1932
Larsson, Katrina, 1929-1933, 1942-1943
Levy, Nils, 1929-1931
Lind, Anna Grace, 1946
Lind, Effie and Lars, 1926-1927, 1934
Lind, Olof and Astrid, 1922-1928, 1935, 1941
“L” miscellaneous, 1920-1934, undated
Matson, Edith Yantiss, 1930-1934
Matson, Eva, 1930-1934
Matson, G. Eric, 1948
Matson, Olof and Rachel, 1929-1945
Meyers, Charlie and Carrie, and family, 1921-1936
(2 folders)
BOX III:2“M” miscellaneous, 1890, 1909, 1921, 1928-1931, 1942
Naseef, Fareed and Flora, 1896, 1922-1928, 1935
Piazza family, 1909, 1918, 1931
Shelburg, Bessie, 1920, 1928
Shelburg, G. E. (Enor), includes letters from Anna Spafford, 1922-1926, 1933-1934
Strand, Alvilde, 1925-1930
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