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Guide to the Frederic B.M. Hollyday papers, 1818-1982, bulk 1860s-1946

Abstract

Frederic Hollyday was a professor of German history in the Department of History at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

Collection consists chiefly of letters of the Kennedy, Mumford, Hewlett, and Mann families, mainly from Michigan, containing some references to state political matters and the Civil War; letters and papers of Willoughby O'Donoughue, surgeon of the 1st Michigan Regiment, Engineers and Mechanics, with enlistment and discharge papers, mustering-out lists, and papers concerning the Grand Army of the Republic; and papers of Frederick Blackmar Mumford, dean of the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, including family letters, clippings, pictures, legal papers, diplomas and special awards, a diary, 1945, and a scrapbook tracing Mumford's career, 1917-1938. In addition, the collection includes correspondence pertaining to the controversy over the negotiations about establishing the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library at Duke; genealogy and family history of the Hollyday and Kennedy families; photographs; a scrapbook of correspondence, genealogical information, a diary in typescript, and legal papers, of the Mumford, Kennedy, Camburn, Strong and Hoskins families; Frederick Blackmar Mumford's (Hollyday's grandfather) travel diary describing Europe in 1900; and Prussian legal documents of the Dallmar family, 1850-1885.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Hollyday, Frederic B.M., 1928-
Title
Frederic B.M. Hollyday papers 1818-1982, bulk 1860s-1946
Language of Material
English
Extent
2.0 Linear Feet, Approx. 298 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection consists chiefly of three main groups of papers. The first comprises letters of the Kennedy, Mumford, Hewlett, and Mann families, mainly from Michigan, containing some references to state political matters and the Civil War. The second contains correspondence and papers of Willoughby O'Donoughue, surgeon of the 1st Michigan Regiment, Engineers and Mechanics, contain enlistment and discharge papers, mustering-out lists, and papers concerning the Grand Army of the Republic. The third group comprises the papers of Frederick Blackmar Mumford, dean of the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, and includes family letters, clippings, pictures, legal papers, diplomas and special awards, a diary, 1945, and a scrapbook tracing Mumford's career, 1917-1938.

In addition, the collection includes correspondence pertaining to the controversy over the negotiations about establishing the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library at Duke as well as an agenda for the meetings of the Academic Council on the same issue. Correspondents include: Edwin H. Cady; Jay Luvaas, Professor of History at Allegheny College and Ph.D. graduate at Duke; Roger Marshall, Special Assistant to President Sanford; Terry Sanford, President of Duke University; and Richard L. Watson, Jr., Acting Chairman of the History Department.

Other papers in the collection include genealogy and family history of the Hollyday and Kennedy families; photographs; a scrapbook of correspondence, genealogy, diary in typescript, legal papers and other documents of the Mumford, Kennedy, Camburn, Strong and Hoskins families; Frederick Blackmar Mumford's (Hollyday's grandfather) travel diary describing Europe in 1900; and Prussian legal documents of the Dallmar family, 1850-1885.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Papers, 1842-1969
Box 1
O'Donoughue division papers, 1861-1915
Box 1
Mumford division papers, 1882-1946
Box 1
Papers, 1818-1982
Box 2
O'Donoughue division memorabilia
Box 3
Mumford division volumes
Box 3
Addition, 1987

Contains various correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia concerning the Kennedy, Mumford, and Dallmar families as well as one records volume.

Box 4
Description of Certificate of Seventh Degree. Order of the Patrons of Husbandry
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Diploma, Hanover Grammar School, 1883
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Diploma, Hanover Union School, 1885
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Certificate, Red Cross Society of Brooklyn New York
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Certificate, 20th Annual Session of the State Grange of Michigan
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Diploma, Brooklyn Normal School for Physical Education, 1891
Box Ovsz. Box 36
United States of America Universal Exposition Saint Louis Commemorative Diploma (member, jury of awards on cattle)
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Diploma, State Agricultural College, Michigan, 1891
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Columbian Exposition, Diploma of Honorable Mention, 1894
Box Ovsz. Box 36
[Certificate of Safe conduct], 1900
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Certificate, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1900
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Certificate, Degree of Ceres, Order of the Patrons of Husbandry, 1912
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Certificate, United States Council of National defense, 1919
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Diploma, Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Science, 1927
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Certificate, The Curators of the University of Missouri, 1939
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Certificate, State of Maryland Public Schools, 1941
Box Ovsz. Box 36
Diploma, Maryland High School Diploma, 1945
Box Ovsz. Box 36

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Frederic B.M. Hollyday papers (University Archives collection) (Rubenstein Library, Duke University)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederic B.M. Hollyday Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Frederic B.M. Hollyday papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1969, 1981, 1982, and 1987.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff, November 2011

Encoded by Matthew Warren, Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, April 2014

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 69-192, 69-193 and others from 1981 to 1987.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.