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BOX 1 REEL 1 Diaries, 1875-1897
Diaries and daybook entries, the latter pertaining to Ingersoll's legal cases.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 1 REEL 1 Aug. 21-Oct. 26, 1875
1881 and June 12, 1883
Oct. 12, 1886-Mar. 15, 1887, daybook including financial accounts, Nov. 3, 1881-Mar. 6, 1882
Dec. 1-6, 1888, daybook
May 29-June 23, 1890
May 18 and June 10, 1897, daybook
BOX 1-7 REEL 1-6 Family Correspondence, 1842-1940
Letters sent and received, including correspondence exchanged between family members, and miscellaneous items and enclosures.
Arranged alphabetically by name of family member and chronologically therein. Ingersoll's letters to multiple addressees, such as to his daughters, Eva and Maud, and to his collective household, are located at the end of the series.
BOX 1 REEL 1 Brown, Walston Hill and Eva Ingersoll (daughter)
Correspondence, May 1877-1933, undated
BOX 2 REEL 1-2 Miscellany
Brown, Robert, I. (grandson), 1899
Farrell, Clinton Pinckney and Sue Parker (sister-in-law)
Correspondence
Nov. 1862-Mar. 1919
(5 folders)
BOX 3 REEL 2-3 Apr. 1919-June 1939
Undated
Miscellany See also Oversize
Ingersoll, Ebon C. (brother)
Correspondence, Apr. 1862-Mar. 1879, undated
(3 folders)
Miscellany
Ingersoll, Eva Amelia Parker (wife)
Correspondence
Dec. 1862-Oct. 1900
BOX 4 REEL 3 Nov. 1900-Feb. 1926
(4 folders)
Undated
Miscellany
Ingersoll, John C. (nephew), Nov. 1885-Aug. 1898
Ingersoll, John Livingston (brother), Jan. 1883-Oct. 1897
Ingersoll, Mary A. (niece), July 1898; Feb. 1899, undated
BOX 5 REEL 4 Parker, Harriette Lyon (mother-in-law)
Correspondence, Apr. 1866-Dec. 1900, undated
Miscellany
Probasco, Maud Ingersoll (daughter)
Correspondence
May 1878-July 1930
(4 folders)
BOX 6 REEL 5 Aug. 1930-Feb. 1935
(2 folders)
Undated
Miscellany See also Container 58, Ingersoll League
Sterling, Mary Ingersoll (niece), July-Oct. 1898, undated
Wakefield, Sherman A. and Eva Brown (granddaughter), Jan.1899-Feb. 1940, undated
Letters from Robert Green Ingersoll to his daughters, Eva Ingersoll Brown and Maud Ingersoll Probasco, Jan. 1875-Mar. 1899, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 7 REEL 5-6 Letters from Robert Green Ingersoll to his household, Dec. 1874-Sept. 1892
Other family members
Correspondence
Feb. 1842-Nov. 1932
Undated
Miscellany
BOX 8-24 REEL 6-17 Letterbooks, 1862-1897
Copies of outgoing letters of Robert and Ebon Ingersoll and others.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 8 REEL 6 June-July 1862
BOX 9 REEL 6 June 18, 1872-Mar. 24, 1873
BOX 10 REEL 6 1874-July 27, 1880
BOX 11 REEL 7 Dec. 12, 1877-June 10, 1878
BOX 12 REEL 8 Sept. 4-Dec. 5, 1878
BOX 13 REEL 9 Dec. 6, 1878-Mar. 7, 1879
BOX 14 REEL 9 June 4-Aug. 13, 1879
BOX 15 REEL 10 July 31-Dec. 3, 1879
BOX 16 REEL 10 Dec. 20, 1884-June 1, 1885
BOX 17 REEL 10-11 Jan. 26-May 17, 1889
(2 vols.)
BOX 18 REEL 12 May 17-Sept. 23, 1889
BOX 19 REEL 13 Mar. 12-July 17, 1891
BOX 20 REEL 14 July 20, 1891-Feb. 2, 1892
BOX 21 REEL 15 Nov. 22, 1892-Sept. 29, 1893
BOX 22 REEL 16 Apr. 12-Dec. 9, 1895
BOX 23 REEL 17 Oct. 10, 1895-Dec. 29, 1898
BOX 24 REEL 17 Dec. 12, 1895-Mar. 5, 1896
BOX 25-27 REEL 17-19 General Correspondence, 1861-1899
Letters sent and received, telegrams, and miscellaneous enclosures.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 25 REEL 17-18 Oct. 1861-June 1889
(5 folders)
BOX 26 REEL 18-19 July 1889-Dec. 1896
(5 folders)
BOX 27 REEL 19 Jan. 1897-Aug. 1899, undated
(4 folders)
BOX 27-35 REEL 19-24 Speeches and Writings File, 1864-1900
Handwritten and typewritten copies and drafts of speeches, lectures, and writings, printed lecture notes, proofs and work sheets, notes, printed copies, and miscellaneous items.
Individual titles are arranged alphabetically by title; printed copies are located at the end of the series.
BOX 27 REEL 19 "About the Holy Bible"
BOX 28 REEL 20 "The Campaign of 1896"
"Charles Bradlaugh"
"Darwin"
"The Dead"
"The Devil"
"Eulogies"
"The Foundations of Faith"
Fourth of July address
"The Gods," Jan. 29 and Feb. 23, 1872
"How to Reform Mankind"
"Human Sacrifice" See Container 29, "Lincoln"
"In Memory of Thomas Paine"
"Ingersoll on Lincoln," Jan. 14, 1883
Interviews
On Henry George
On religion, Sept. 12, 1894
On suicide
On superstition
On the Bible as a moral guide
"Liberty"
BOX 29 REEL 20-21 "Lincoln"
"Luke" See Container 29, "Lincoln"
"Man"
"Music"
"Myth and Miracle"
Handwritten copy
(2 folders)
Lecture notes
On a Christian education
On the dead, Sept. 20, 1876
On the Republic
On war, 1896
On wife beating and corporal punishment
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