MS Am 2059
Hatch, Francis Whiting, 1925-, collector. Francis Whiting Hatch Noah Brooks collection,
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Call No.: MS Am 2059
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hatch, Francis Whiting, 1925-, collector.
Title: Francis Whiting Hatch Noah Brooks collection,
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Collected materials of American journalist and author, Noah Brooks.
91M-5. Gift of Mr. Francis Whiting Hatch, Jr., 11 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108; received: 1992 May 14.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
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Francis Whiting Hatch Noah Brooks Collection, 1856-1950 (MS Am 2059). Houghton Library,
Brooks was an American journalist and author.
Materials include Brooks' diary, 2 autograph letters from Mary Todd Lincoln to Brooks,
stock certificates, and Brooks' 1872 certificate of membership in the Independent
Order of Odd Fellows (San Francisco). Collection also includes letters by Charles
Jarvis and Oliver Wendell Holmes.
- (1). Brooks, Noah, 1830-1903. [Diary]: AMS.s.; Dixon, Illinois, [ca. 1856-1859]. 54f.(110p.)
- (2). Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. A.L.s.(photocopy) to [ ]; Boston, 4 May 1887. 1s.(1p.)
Date: 4 May 1887.
- (3). Jarvis, Charles. A.L.s. to [ ]; Ellsworth, 28 Jul 1863. 1s.(3p.)
Date: 28 Jul 1863.
To "dear neice [sic]".
- (4). Lincoln, Mary (Todd) 1818-1882. A.L.s. to Noah Brooks; Chicago, 16 Dec 1865. 1s.(3p.)
Date: 16 Dec 1865.
- (5). Lincoln, Mary (Todd) 1818-1882. A.L.s. to Noah Brooks, Chicago, 11 May 1866. 1s.(3p.)
Date: 11 May 1866.
Includes 3 stock certificates as follows: Empress Eugenie gold and silver mining co.,
3 Nov 1864; First national petroleum co., 13 Apr 1865 and Indian Queen mining company,
3 Nov 1864.
Also includes envelope labeled, Mrs. Lincoln, possibly in the hand of Noah Brooks.
- (6). Odd-fellows, Independent order of San Francisco. [Certificate of membership of Noah Brooks]. D.s.; San Francisco, 4 May 1871. 1s.(1p.)
Date: 4 May 1871.
- (7). Witherle, Anna C. A.L.s. to Francis Whiting Hatch; Castine, Maine, 7 May 1950. 1s.(2p.) env.
Date: 7 May 1950.