Inventory of the Cephas Brainerd Collection

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Brainerd, Eveline Warner, 1871-1948
Title: Cephas Brainerd Papers
Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, and biographical material of Cephas Brainerd.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of one and a half linear feet of documents.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

Materials must be used within the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections & Archives

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons:
Brainerd, Cephas, 1831-1910
Brainerd, Eveline Warner, 1871-1948
Corporate names:
Republican Party. New York (State)
Young Men's Christian Associations of North America. International Committee.
Places:
New York, N.Y.
Subjects:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Cooper Union speech
Civil procedure
Claims
World War I, 1914-1918 -- War work
Relief Work.
Document Types:
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Offprints

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Related Material

Other collections of Cephas Brainerd materials are held by the University of Minnesota.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cephas Brainerd Collection, Linda Lear Center for Special Collections & Archives, Connecticut College

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection

Cephas Brainerd Collection

Box Folder
1 1 Printed ephemera
  2 Cephas Brainerd daybook
  3 Cephas Brainerd journals
  4 Cephas Brainerd lectures
  5 Cooper Union address, original publication and 1909 facsimile
  6 Robert Todd Lincoln typed recollection of Abraham Lincoln's New England speeches, 1907
  7 A.M. Calkins recollection of Abraham Lincoln speech at 1844 [sic] Massachusetts Whig convention, 1897
  8 Cephas Brainerd manuscripts: Recollection of Henry T. Hunter, Essay fragment on women and legal education, On anesthesia
  9 Cephas Brainerd manuscripts: Memorandum on a statute in regard to the defacement of natural scenery, Proposed amendment on changing the date of inauguration
  10 Cephas Brainerd news clippings
  11 Cephas Brainerd obituaries
  12 Cephas Brainerd eulogy
  13 Cephas Brainerd biographical sketch 1
  14 Cephas Brainerd biographical sketch 2
  15 Cephas Brainerd character study by Ella Ursula Hayden, 1898
  16 Lincoln campaign ribbon, 1860
  17 Retirement of Cephas Brainerd from the chairmanship of the International Committee of the YMCA, A tribute to twenty-five years of successful leadership in work for young men,
  18 Cephas Brainerd political and social writing: Hancock and Order No. 40: A review of his record as an alleged statesman, Edward Theodore Bartlett memorial minute, Memorial of David Prescott Hall, Franklin A. Paddock memorial minute, Remarks upon the public schools of New York, Memorial sketch of Hon. John W. Edmonds, Suffrage at the South, Proceedings of the fourth annual dinner of the Republican Club, Reports (7) of the committee on political reform
  19 Cephas Brainerd legal writing: Report relative to pending legislation affecting the judiciary in the City of New York, Argument on the rights of uninsured owners of ships destroyed by the Nashville, Tallahassee, Georgia, and the Shenandoah ... to payment out of the Geneva award ..., Observations in favor of the distribution of the Geneva Award to owners of ships destroyed by the Nashville, Tallahassee, Georgia, and the Shenandoah ..., Additional statement on behalf of claims of uninsured shipowners on the Genva Award for losses occasioned by exculpated cruisers, Brief of observations on the effect of confessed errors in the charge of Justice Boardman, Brief filed in the Supreme Court of the U.S. case Baltimore Bridge Co. vs. Louisville, Paducah, & Southwestern Railroad Co., Brief on behalf of Helen Louisa Phelps Stokes, Argument on the Constitutionality and Construction of the Riot Act of 1855, On proposed amendments to the constitution of the State of New York, January, 1910, Book-seizures, moieties, and informers -- indefensible, Charges of fraud in the pension roll, Special report of committee on the amendment of the law, Annotation upon a statement of facts and a short review of the proposed disposition of the Geneva Award by Richard Lathers, Resolution related to the revision of the tariff, Resolution on mortgage taxation,
  20 withdrawal from Presbyterian Church, 1825
     
2 1 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1856
  2 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1857
  3 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1858-1859
  4 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1861
  5 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1863
  6 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1864
  7 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1865
  8 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1866-1867
  9 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1868-1869
  10 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1870-1874
  11 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1876-1878
  12 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1883-1884
  13 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1891, 1894
  14 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1900
  15 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1901
  16 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1903
  17 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, 1856
  18 Cephas Brainerd to Eve Brainerd, undated
  19 Eve Brainerd to Cephas Brainerd, 1860, 1862
  20 Cephas Brainerd to Evaline Brainerd, 1894-1908
  21 Cephas Brainerd to Ira Brainerd, 1900
  22 Cephas Brainerd to Martha Brainerd, 1876-1884
  23 Martha Brainerd to Cephas Brainerd, 1884-1885, undated
  24 David Brainerd to Cephas Brainerd, 1889-1910
  25 Cephas Brainerd to H.H. Brainerd, 1861
  26 Thomas Brainerd to Cephas Brainerd, 1860, 1865
  27 W.G. Brownlow to Cephas Brainerd, 1862
  28 George Clay to Cephas Brainerd, 1862
  29 John Hay to Cephas Brainerd, 1898
  30 G.M. Mather to Cephas Brainerd, 1863
  31 C.F. Sims to Cephas Brainerd, 1862
  32 Truman Smith to Cephas Brainerd, 1862, 1868
  33 Mary Emma Brainerd to "cousins," 1864
  34 Cephas Brainerd, misc. correspondence (sent), undated
  35 Cephas Brainerd, misc. correspondence (received), 1865-1910
  36 Cephas Brainerd to C.C. Nott, 1862
  37 C.C. Nott to Cephas Brainerd, 1861-1863
  38 Ira Brainerd, misc. correspondence (recieved), 1924-1930
  39 Eve Brainerd, letter of reference, 1856
  40 Eleanor Roosevelt to Eveline Brainerd, 1930
  41 Carrie Chapman Catt to Eveline Brainerd, 1928-1934
  42 Martha Brainerd to Eveline Brainerd, 1885
  43 Eveline Brainerd misc. correspondence (received), 1911-1933
  44 George Putnam to Cephas Brainerd, 1909
  45 George B. Lincoln to Cephas Brainerd, 1890
  46 C.C. Nott-Abraham Lincoln correspondence (typescript), 1860
  47 C.C. Nott to Cephas Brainerd, 1887-1912
  48 Miscellaneous correspondence, undated
  49 John Brainerd note, 1822
     
3 1 Cephas Brainerd Jr. obituary
  2 Eveline Brainerd on the Cooper Union address
  3 Ira Brainerd biography of Cephas Brainerd: miscellaneous materials
  4 Ira Brainerd biography of Cephas Brainerd: Sunday Schools
  5 Ira Brainerd biography of Cephas Brainerd: Reading habit/The library
  6 Ira Brainerd biography of Cephas Brainerd: Haddam
  7 Ira Brainerd biography of Cephas Brainerd: Law school/International law
  8 Ira Brainerd biography of Cephas Brainerd: Law of nations
  9 Ira Brainerd biography of Cephas Brainerd: multiple chapters
  10 Eveline Brainerd correspondence with publishers re: biography of Cephas Brainerd, 1943-1945
  11 Eveline Brainerd extracts of correspondence from her volunteer activities with the YMCA in France, Sep-Oct 1917
  12 Eveline Brainerd extracts of correspondence from her volunteer activities with the YMCA in France, Nov-Dec 1917
  13 Eveline Brainerd extracts of correspondence from her volunteer activities with the YMCA in France, Dec 1917-Jan 1918
  14 Eveline Brainerd extracts of correspondence from her volunteer activities with the YMCA in France, Apr-Jun 1918
  15 Eveline Brainerd extracts of correspondence from her volunteer activities with the YMCA in France, Jun-Oct 1918
  16 Eveline Brainerd notes and correspondence from France, 1917-1918
  17 Cephas Brainerd Jr.: A misplaced halo and The college man in politics
     
4 1 Watercolor of Cephas Brainerd by Jeanie Lucinda Musgrave, 1905
  2 Cephas Brainerd memorial minute adopted by the Union League Club of New York
  3 Cephas Brainerd memorial minute adopted by the International Committee of the YMCA
  4 Cephas Brainerd memorial minute adopted by the Committee on the Amendment of the Law of the Association of the Bar
  5 Cephas Brainerd memorial minute adopted by the Board of Directors of the YMCA
  5 Torn receipt belonging to Jeremiah Tinker, 1800
  7 Uncut banknotes issued by the East Haddam Bank, 1852