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Guide to the John R. Pendell Papers, 1817-1906

Abstract

John R. Pendell was a teacher, Baptist minister, and book salesman of Worcester, Mass. and New York.

Collection consists of personal correspondence of several generations of the family of John R. Pendell, teacher, salesman, and Baptist minister, and of the related F. D. Ingersoll and Jeduthan Stevens families, discussing family finances, social life and customs in Massachusetts and New York, the need for education for various members of the family, religion, temperance and prohibition, and the presidential elections of 1884 and 1888.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Pendell, John R.
Title
John R. Pendell papers, 1817-1906
Language of Material
English
Extent
2 Linear Feet, 1527 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection consists of personal correspondence of several generations of the family of John R. Pendell, teacher, salesman, and Baptist minister, and of the related F. D. Ingersoll and Jeduthan Stevens families, discussing family finances, social life and customs in Massachusetts and New York, the need for education for various members of the family, religion, temperance and prohibition, and the presidential elections of 1884 and 1888.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Letters, 1817-1865
Box 1
Letters, 1866-1875
Box 2
Letters, 1876-1887
Box 3
Letters, 1888-1906
Box 4

Historical Note

John R. Pendell was a teacher, Baptist minister, and book salesman.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John R. Pendell Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The John R. Pendell Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1954 and 1956.

Processing Information

Processed by Walt Evans, May 2001

Encoded by Noah Huffman, April 2010

Accessions from 1954 and 1956 were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.