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BOX 84-92 Biographical File, 1866-1936
Includes appointment books, autobiographical and genealogical notes, newspaper and magazine clippings, certificates and awards, financial records, invitations and programs, legal documents, musical compositions, notebooks, passports, political campaign material, and school records.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material or subject.
BOX 84 Appointment books
1891-1928
BOX 85 1929-1936
Autobiographical and genealogical notes and outlines, undated
Biographical accounts, newspapers and magazines
(7 folders)
BOX 86 (12 folders)
BOX 87 (1 folder)
Certificates and awards
Financial papers
Miscellaneous
BOX 88 Toland, Elizabeth U.
(5 folders)
BOX 89 Invitations and programs
Tavern Club
Miscellaneous
Kane, Florence B., notes on Wister's manuscripts
Legal papers
Musical composition
Notebooks
1885-1895, 1900-1907
(3 folders)
BOX 90 1911
Undated
(5 folders)
Passports, 1919-1930
BOX 91 School records
Notebooks, 1874-1882, undated
BOX 92 Reports, weekly, monthly, and term, 1866-1878, undated
Unidentified fragments, notes, and miscellany
BOX 93-100 Printed Matter, circa 1870-circa 1930
Scrapbooks of clippings and other items pertaining to John Jay Chapman, inscribed pamphlets, items relating to World War I, and miscellaneous items.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or document type with miscellaneous items at the end of the series.
BOX 93 Chapman, John Jay, scrapbooks
Inscribed pamphlets
BOX 94 World War I
(6 folders)
BOX 95 (7 folders)
BOX 96 Miscellaneous
(9 folders)
BOX 97 (6 folders)
BOX 98 (6 folders)
BOX 99 (11 folders)
BOX 100 (8 folders)
BOX 101-102 Addenda, 1882-1966
Journals, family correspondence and papers, general correspondence, writings, and miscellany.
Organized by the year in which the addition was processed and thereunder alphabetically by subject or type of material in conformity with the arrangement of the main body of papers.
BOX 101 1980 Addition
Family correspondence, Owen Jones Wister, 1882-1883 (formerly restricted) See also Container 6, same heading
1984 Addition
Journals, 1914-1915 (2 vols.)
Family papers
Tuckerman, Emily, 1907-1923, undated
Wister, Mary Channing (wife), 1916, undated
Wister, Sarah Butler (mother)
Correspondence, 1883, undated
Manuscript of "The Early Years of a Child of Promise," 1905
(5 folders)
Wister, William (son), 1937
General correspondence
Furness, Horace Howard, and family, 1897-1921, undated
Haines, Ella (Mrs. D. Jansen Haines), 1917
Harrison, Hall, undated
Kane, Florence B., 1898-1937, undated
Kipling, Rudyard, 1936
Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919), 1915
Unidentified publisher, 1910
BOX 102 Writings
Essays
"In the Day of Our Innocence," 1918
"The Scab," 1904
Poem, "Ballade of Joyous Journeys," undated
Miscellany
Deed between Alexander W. Wister et al. and Elizabeth Dilks, 1909
General, 1932-1935
Story outline, author unknown, undated
1996 Addition
Family correspondence
Stokes, Frances K. Wister (daughter)
Letters from Wister, 1914, 1933 See also Container 3, Wister, Frances Kemble
Letters from others, including Stephen Vincent Benét, 1938, 1966 See also Container 14, Benét, Stephen Vincent
Stokes, Walter (son-in-law), 1934
Wister, Mary Channing (wife), 1904, 1910, undated See also Container 3, same heading
General correspondence
Johannsen, Albert, 1908 See also Container 25, same heading
Unidentified, 1908
Writings
Notes on father, undated
Poems, undated
Speech about Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1889

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