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BOX 1-2 Family Correspondence, 1829-1862
Letters sent and received by Corcoran, his wife and daughter, and other family members.
Arranged alphabetically by name of family member and thereunder chronologically.
BOX 1 Corcoran, W. W.
BOX 1 1829-1838, June
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BOX 2 1838, Aug.-1862, undated
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BOX 2 Corcoran, Louise Amory Morris
BOX 2 1834-1840, undated
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BOX 2 Miscellaneous
BOX 3-28 Incoming Letters, 1791-1888
Letters, notes of indebtedness, commissions, and bills. The card catalogue in the Manuscript Reading Room has an index of correspondents; however, it is incomplete, especially for letters in the first four volumes of this series. The originals of letters written to Corcoran by his secretaries, copies of which appear in the Outgoing Letters series, are included in this series only for 1862-1865.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 3 1791-1829, Feb. 17
BOX 4 1829, Feb. 26-1830, Sept. 7
BOX 5 1830, Sept. 14-1835, June 17
BOX 6 1835, June 23-1849, Jan. 15
BOX 7 1849, Jan. 18-1853, May 3
BOX 8 1853, May 10-1857, Feb. 18
BOX 9 1857, Feb. 20-1861, Jan. 2
BOX 10 1861, Jan. 4-1863, Jan. 3
BOX 11 1863, Jan. 6-Sept. 19
BOX 12 1863, Sept. 22-1864, June 13
BOX 13 1864, June 14- 1865, Feb. 10
BOX 14 1865, Feb. 13-Sept. 20
BOX 15 1865, Sept. 22-1866, July 18
BOX 16 1866, July 19-1868, Feb. 25
BOX 17 1868, Feb. 28-1869, Oct. 2
BOX 18 1869, Oct. 3-1871, June 5
BOX 19 1871, June 6-1872, Dec. 4
BOX 20 1872, Dec. 5-1874, Oct. 29
BOX 21 1874, Oct. 30-1876, Dec. 16
BOX 22 1876, Dec. 21-1879, Apr. 20
BOX 23 1879, Apr. 23-1881, Feb. 25
BOX 24 1881, Feb. 26-1883, Feb. 12
BOX 25 1883, Feb. 13-1887, May 7
BOX 26 1887, May 12-1888
BOX 27-28 Undated
BOX 29-100 Outgoing Letters, 1845-1888
Press copies of outgoing letters and financial accounts. The first sixty-four volumes are bound and cover the years 1845-1888, except for letters dated June 2, 1849–Mar. 9, 1851, the letterpress copybook for which is not in the collection. Each of the sixty-four volumes has an index of correspondents and subjects. In 1865, Corcoran’s secretary began placing copies of most of his letters to Corcoran, written while Corcoran was traveling, in separate letterpress copybooks, that date to 1887 and comprise volumes 93-99. Each has a table of contents that summarizes the subjects covered in each letter. Volume 100 contains press copies of private letters sent by W. W. Corcoran, 1866-1871. The volume is bound and has an index of correspondents.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 29 1845-1849
BOX 30 1851-1852, June 10
BOX 31 1852, June 11-1853, Feb. 3
BOX 32 1853, Feb. 4-Aug.
BOX 33 1853, Sept.-1854, Apr. 21
BOX 34 1854, Apr. 22-Oct.
BOX 35 1854, Nov.-1855, Apr.
BOX 36 1855, May-1856, Jan. 19
BOX 37 1856, Jan. 21-June 7
BOX 38 1856, June 9-Dec.
BOX 39 1857, Jan.-July 10
BOX 40 1857, July 11-Dec. 12
BOX 41 1857, Dec. 14-1858, May
BOX 42 1858, June-Oct.
BOX 43 1858, Nov.-1859, Mar.
BOX 44 1859, Apr.-Nov. 11
BOX 45 1859, Nov. 14-1860, July
BOX 46 1860, Aug.-1861, Mar. 16
BOX 47 1861, Mar. 18-1862, May 1
BOX 48 1862, May 1-1863, Jan. 29
BOX 49 1863, Jan. 30-Nov.
BOX 50 1863, Dec.-1864, Sept.
BOX 51 1864, Oct.-1865, Nov. 11
BOX 52 1865, Nov. 13-1866, Nov. 28
BOX 53 1866, Nov. 28-1867, Aug. 19
BOX 54 1867, Aug. 20-1868, June 11
BOX 55 1868, June 12-1869, Mar. 15
BOX 56 1869, Mar. 16-Nov.
BOX 57 1869, Dec.-1870, June 8
BOX 58 1870, June 9-Dec. 8
BOX 59 1870, Dec. 9-1871, May
BOX 60 1871, June-Nov. 10
BOX 61 1871, Nov. 11-1872, May 6
BOX 62 1872, May 7-Nov. 14
BOX 63 1872, Nov. 15-1873, Apr. 29
BOX 64 1873, Apr. 30-Oct. 18
BOX 65 1873, Oct. 21-1874, Mar. 25
BOX 66 1874, Mar. 26-Sept. 14
BOX 67 1874, Sept. 15-1875, Feb. 6
BOX 68 1875, Feb. 6-July
BOX 69 1875, Aug.-1876, Jan. 14
BOX 70 1876, Jan. 15-June
BOX 71 1876, July-Dec. 22
BOX 72 1876, Dec. 23-1877, May 18
BOX 73 1877, May 19-Dec. 11
BOX 74 1877, Dec. 12-1878, May
BOX 75 1878, June-Dec.
BOX 76 1879, Jan.-June
BOX 77 1879, July-Dec.
BOX 78 1880, Jan.-June
BOX 79 1880, July-1881, Jan.
BOX 80 1881, Feb.-Sept. 13
BOX 81 1881, Sept. 14-1882, Mar. 30
BOX 82 1882, Mar. 31-Nov.
BOX 83 1882, Dec.-1883, May 18
BOX 84 1883, May 17-Nov.
BOX 85 1883, Dec.-1884, June 2
BOX 86 1884, June 2-1885, Jan. 1
BOX 87 1885, Jan. 1-June
BOX 88 1885, July-1886, Jan. 25
BOX 89 1886, Jan. 26-July
BOX 90 1886, Aug.-1887, Feb. 17
BOX 91 1887, Feb. 18-Aug. 27
BOX 92 1887, Aug. 29-1888, Feb. 13
BOX 93 1865, Jan. 5-1868, July 28
BOX 94 1868, July 29-1872, Mar. 5
BOX 95 1872, Mar. 8-1874, July 18
BOX 96 1874, July 20-1877, July 16
BOX 97 1877, July 20-1881, Aug. 15
BOX 98 1881, Aug. 17-1884
BOX 99 1885-1887
BOX 100 1866-1871
BOX 101 Special Correspondence, 1857-1859
Press copies of letters sent by S. L. Sommers, one of Corcoran’s agents-in-the-field. The volume has an index of correspondents.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 101 1857-1859
BOX 102-104 Financial Records, 1810-1896
Correspondence, bills and receipts, accounts, notes, checks, stock certificates, indentures, proceedings, and auditor’s reports.
Arranged by name of family member and thereunder by type of material.
BOX 102 Corcoran, Thomas
BOX 102 Notes and checks, 1820-1829
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