Unpublished and miscellaneous items in the Collection

Descriptions of communities and individuals

21 Special communities - multiple communities
210 Special communities - Canterbury, NH
211 Special communities - Enfield, CT
213 Special communities - Harvard, MA 
214 Special communities - New Lebanon, NY
215 Special communities - Pleasant Hill, KY  
216 Special communities - Union Village, OH  
217 Special communities - Watervliet, NY
219 Special communities - Other 
32 Individual biographies
84 Architecture
90 Miscellaneous images: photographs, postcards, stereographs, etc.
90 Miscellaneous objects
90 Miscellaneous recipes

21 Special communities - multiple communities

Anonymous journal of a visit by a company from Harvard to five societies of believers: Enfield, Tyringham, Hancock, New Lebanon and Watervliet, 1846. (21 J82: Box 6)

E.B. Wight notes, essays on the Hancock and Tyringham Shakers, and maps of the Mt. Lebanon and Hancock villages, ca. 1907. (98 v.2: Box 42)
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210 Special communities ? Canterbury, NH

Letter from the Canterbury, NH ministry to South Union, KY, 1836, addressed to Benjamin S. Youngs, regarding deaths at Canterbury, building at Enfield, the hard winter, and a description of the community at Alfred, note added by Benjamin Whitcher (210 L37: Box 6)
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211 Special communities ? Enfield, CT

Harriet Smith's typescript essay on the history of the Enfield Shakers, ca. 1920. (211 Sm5: Box 6)
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213 Special communities ? Harvard, MA

Harvard (or Shirley (?)) family's day book of meetings, 1853-1854. (213 D33: Box 6)

Harvard (or Shirley (?)) family's journal of meetings, 1851-1852. (213 J82: Box 6)

Diary of a Harvard(?) woman, 1839-1866. (98 v.3, #1b: Box 42)
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214 Special communities ? New Lebanon, NY

Buildings of Darrow School, 1953. [Reproduced images]. (214 B84: Box 7)

Anonymous diary, 1912-1913. (214 D54: Box 7)

"For Lebanon Springs evenings. Extra express line via Hudson River Railroad . . ." [1852 broadside reprinted by Shaker Museum, Old Chatham, NY, 1967] (214 F67: Box 7)

Letters from the New Lebanon ministry to South Union, KY, 1822-1833, many addressed to Benjamin S. Youngs, many from Rufus Bishop, regarding deaths at New Lebanon and increases in the Hancock and New Lebanon communities (Feb. 1822), the construction of the meeting house, deaths, Mary Dyer's case, and purchase of the Norton Mill (July 1824), the washing of feet (Nov. 1825), the persecution of members in Canada, the community at Philadelphia, illnesses and deaths (Apr. 1829), the Boon case, the Tilton case at Alfred, damage from a hailstorm, and the in-gathering of possible 'winter Shakers' at New Lebanon and Watervliet (Feb. 1831), Moses's wife (Sept. 1832), and a flood in Albany, and spirit manifestations (May 1833) (214 L37: Box 7)

Benson John Lossing's manuscript concerning a visit to the Mt. Lebanon Shakers, 1857. Photoprint of the original. (214 L89m: Box 50)

Map of land above Lebanon Springs, ca. 1910. (214 M32: oversize flat file folder) South Family's record of events, 1901-1931. (214 R24: Box 7)

"The Shakers of Mount Lebanon", in the Weekly Sun (New York), April 21, 1875 (214 Sh2: Box 50)

Diary of a journey north out of Mt. Lebanon, 1802. (98 v.3, #1a: Box 42)
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215 Special communities ? Pleasant Hill, KY

[Calendars] "The living art of the Shakers: Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Kentucky," 1971, 1976. (215 C25 L48: Box 48)

Janzen, Donald E. The Shaker mills on Shawnee Run. Historical archaeology at Shakertown at Pleasant Hill? (1981) (215 J25 S42: Box 8)

Newspaper accounts regarding Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, 1969-1974 (215 N47: Box 50)

Pirtle, Caleb. "The grand century of Shakertown?" Southern living (May 1971) (215 P47 G72: Box 8)
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216 Special communities ? Union Village, OH

Committee for the Restoration of the Shaker's Union Village [Ohio]. Brochure. (216 C65 B76: Box 8)

Letter from the Union Village, OH ministry to New Lebanon, 1845, addressed to Rufus Bishop, regarding deaths, a legal suit, construction of a new house, the appointment of a new trustee (216 L37: Box 8)
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217 Special communities ? Watervliet, NY

West Family's journal, 1894-1898. (217 D54: Box 8)

Second Family's journal, 1885-1894. (217 F21: Box 9)

Letters from the Watervliet ministry to South Union, KY, 1830-1832, regarding the community in Philadelphia, persecutions, suits brought by the Barkers, the case of Charles and Abel Knight (Feb. 1830), deaths, the cholera epidemic, repair to the principle dwelling house and construction of an herb house at New Lebanon (Sept. 1832) (217 L37: Box 9)
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219 Special communities ? Other

Emerich, A. Donald. Notes on Tyringham and Canaan. For the Shaker Studies Conference Tour (1968) (219 E53 N67: Box 9)

"Melville and Hawthorne at Hancock." Printed for members of the Melville Society? 1966. (219 M34: Box 9)

The round stone barn: a short history. (Hancock Shaker Village, 1968) (219 R68 1968: Box 9)
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32 Individual biographies

Lucy Bowers' manuscript memorial tribute to Sister Sarah Emily Copley (North Family, Enfield), 1911. Also includes Amy Jamieson's typescript essay on Copley, and a manuscript excerpt from a letter by Bowers to Jamieson on Shaker education, etc. (32 C81 B: Box 10)

Whitaker, Brother Thoms. "Elder H.L. Eads and his Shaker sermons." (32 E23: Box 10) 

In memoriam. Mary Hazzard. [fragments] (32 H32 I fragments c.2: Box 10) 

Slater, Catherine Ann. "Fifteen years a Shakeress," in Galaxy (1872). (32 S42 F43: Box 10)
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84 Architecture

Historic American buildings survey. Shaker catalogue, preliminary June 1967. Extracts from lists of survey material deposited in the Library of Congress . . . (84 H48 1967: Box 37)

"Model for the frontier." Time (July 4, 1969) (84 M63: Box 37)
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90 Miscellaneous images: photographs, postcards, stereographs, etc.

Hancock Shaker Village [postcard], ca. 1980. (90 H25 P67: Box 37)

Photographic portraits of the Mount Lebanon (?) Shakers, ca. 1900-1910. Includes paper prints and tintypes. (31 P56 v.1-3: albums in Boxes 52-54; 31 P56 v.4a, b: loose images in Box 9)

Stereographs and postcards of buildings, groups and activities, as well as photographic portraits, n.d. (90 St3: Box 38, 39)

Prints and photographs of villages and individuals. (in 99 v.2-3: Box 45/46)
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90 Miscellaneous objects

Box once used for storing photographs, cardboard exterior covered with blue patterned paper, black paper trim with black paper heart on box front, interior covered with pink paper and two Christmas Hymns, cloth hinges broken (90 St3: Box 56)

90 Miscellaneous recipes

Shaker recipes served at John C. Campbell Folk School?, 1998. (90 J64 S42: Box 37)

Kraftco Corp. Recipes in the Shaker tradition. (90 K62 R32: Box 37)

Shaker kitchen festival [programs]. Hancock Shaker Village, 1968, 1970, 1982. (90 Sh26: Box 38)
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