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Phillip F. Schlee Collection, 1748-1954 | Morse Department of Special Collections

By Cynthia A. Harris

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Collection Overview

Title: Phillip F. Schlee Collection, 1748-1954Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1800s

Extent: 8.09 Linear Feet

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into four series by type of material: 1) Correspondence, 1748-1945, Undated; 2) Subject Series, 1823-1887; 3) Printed Material, 1779-1869, Undated; and 4) Oversize Series, 1838-1889, 1954.

Date Acquired: 09/20/2006

Languages: English, Creolesandpidgins,French-based(Other), German

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Correspondence Series consists of 16 boxes.  Twelve boxes are organized in chronological order while two boxes are arranged in alphabetical order and two boxes are transcribed copies of the original letters and are organized in chronological order.

The Subject Series is contained in one box and the contents are arranged in alphabetical orders.  This series include information such as the Abijah and Lucy Adams Cady Family, custom forms, land deeds, merchandise lists, and information on the town of Tyingham, Massachusettus.

The Printed Materials are housed in five boxes.  Four of the boxes contain almanacs dating from 1779 to 1869.  Some of the almanacs included are the 1847 Brother Jonathan’s Almanac, The Cultivator’s Almanac and Cabinet of Agricultural Knowledge of 1840,  the 1851-1855 and 1863-1864 Middlebrook’s New England Almanacs, The Old Farmer’s Almanac of 1852 and 1869 and the 1787 copy of the Weatherwise’s Town and Country Almanack.

Other items in the Printed Materials include N. P. Willis’ book, Sacred Poems dated 1851, newspaper clippings reference to Market Prices of 1836-1869 and the Farmer and Mechanic Newspaper and the Niles’ Weekly Register.

The Oversize Series consists of a letters by Catherine Pinneo dated 1838 to 1839, a 1954 Agriculture Census Questionnaire, the Farm Field Stockman journals, and three newspapers: Current Events, The Scientific American, and The Youth’s Company.

Collection Historical Note

1950 - Born on March 10 at Pittsburg,Kansas.

1973 December - B. A. in History, Minor in Music from Pittsburg State University.

1975 May - M. M. in Music History, Pittsburg State University; published The Isaac Sandford Family.

1978 May - Masters of Library Science, Emporia State University; moved to Manhattan, Kansas.

1985-2006 - Guest Services Coordinator, Housing and Dining, Kansas State University.

2002 November - Started collecting letters as an extension of research in genealogy.

2006 - Donated collection to Morse Department of Special Collections; employed part-time as Customer Service Representative, Manhattan Town Center, Manhattan, Kansas.

Administrative Information

Repository: Morse Department of Special Collections

Access Restrictions: No restrictions.

Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Physical Access Note: No restrictions, however, some of the items are very fragile.

Acquisition Source: Phillip F. Schlee

Acquisition Method: Donation

Appraisal Information: Acquired because it documents some early history of agricultural.

Processing Information: Cynthia Harris, Manuscript/Collections Processor processed the collection at folder level.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, 1748-1945, Undated],
[Series 2: Subject Series, 1823-1887],
[Series 3: Printed Material, 1797-1869],
[Series 4: Oversize, 1838-1889, 1954],
[All]

Series 3: Printed Material, 1797-1869Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Almanacs, 1779-1869Add to your cart.
Box 18Add to your cart.
Folder 1: [Almanac], 1797/1798Add to your cart.
Folder 2: [Almanac of John West], 1800Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Almanack (by Nehemiah Strong), 1806Add to your cart.
Folder 4: American Cultivator’s Almanac, 1849Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Beckwith’s Almanac, 1867 (No. 20)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Beers’ Almanac, 1812, 1815, 1816, 1825Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Brother Jonathan’s Almanac, 1847Add to your cart.
Folder 8: The Christian Almanac for Connecticut, 1830Add to your cart.
Folder 9: The Christian Almanac, New England, 1822 (Vol. I, No. 2);  1829 (Vol. II, No. 1)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: The Christian Almanac, New York, Connecticut, and New-Jersey, 1831 (Vol. II, No. 4)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: The Citizen and Farmer’s Almanac, 1813Add to your cart.
Folder 12: The Clergyman’s Almanack, incomplete, 1815Add to your cart.
Folder 13: The Clergyman’s Minor Almanac, 1817 (No. 9)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Columbian Almanac, 1828, 1856Add to your cart.
Folder 15: The Columbus Almanac, 1830 (No. 13)Add to your cart.
Folder 16: The Congregational Almanac, 1846Add to your cart.
Folder 17: The Cultivator’s Almanac and Cabinet of Agricultural Knowledge, 1840Add to your cart.
Folder 18: The Family Christian Almanac, 1855, 1858Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Farmers’ Almanac, 1842 (Vol. 4, No. 2, Whole Number 26)Add to your cart.
Folder 20: The Farmer’s Almanack, 1806 (No. 14), 1815 (No. 23)-3 copiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: The Farmer’s Almanack, 1816 (No. 24)-2 copies, 1818 (No. 26)Add to your cart.
Folder 22: The Farmer’s Almanack, 1829 (No. 37), 1842, 1849 (No. 53)Add to your cart.
Folder 23: The Farmer’s Almanack for the Middle States, 1832 (Vol. 2, No. 8)Add to your cart.
Folder 24: The Farmer’s Calendar, 1851Add to your cart.
Folder 25: The Farmers & Dairymans Almanac, 1854Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Farmer’s and Mechanic’s Almanac, 1853Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Farmers & Mechanics Almanack, 1834, 1851Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Father Abraham’s Almanac, partial, 1779Add to your cart.
Folder 29: The Franklin Almanac, 1825 (No. 7 Pittsburgh), 1826 (No. 6)Add to your cart.
Box 19Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Genesee Valley Almanac, 1852Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Houghton’s Genuine Almanac, 1805Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Huchings’ Improved Almanac, 1833Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Hutchings’ Almanac, 1828Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Hutchins’ Improved Family Almanac, 1862, 1863Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Illustrated Family Christian Almanac, 1849, 1851 (2 copies), 1852Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Leavitt’s Farmer’s Almanac, 1851 (No. 55), 1854 (No. 58), 1860Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Leavitt’s Genuine Improved New-England Farmer’s Almanack and Scholar’s Diary, 1823Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Leavitt’s Improved New England Almanack, 1829Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Leavitt’s Old Farmer’s Almanac, 1855 (No. 59), 1856 (No. 60), 1857, 1858Add to your cart.
Folder 11: [London Derry], 2 pages, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Loomis’ Pittsburg Almanac, 1844 (No. 10)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: The Maine Farmer’s Almanac, 1850Add to your cart.
Folder 14: The Massachusetts Register and United States Calendar, 1814Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Methodist Almanac, 1850, 1851, 1856Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Middlebrook’s New England Almanac, 1851 (No. 46), 1852 (No. 47), 1853 (No. 48)Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Middlebrook’s New England Almanac, 1854 (No. 49), 1855 (No. 50)Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Middlebrook’s New England Almanac, 1863 (No. 58), 1864 (No. 59)Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Moffat’s Agricultural Almanac, 1845Add to your cart.
Box 20Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Nathaniel Low Almanac, partial, 1784Add to your cart.
Folder 2: National Calendar or Herrick’s Almanac, 1866Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The National Clay Almanack, 1845Add to your cart.
Folder 4: New England Agricultural Almanac, 1852Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The New England Anti-Masonic Almanac, 1830, 1831Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The New England Farmer’s Almanack, 1824, 1848 (No. 49), 1854 (No. 40)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: The New England Farmer’s Almanack, 1845 (No. 49), 1857 (No. 43)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: The New England Farmer’s Diary and Almanac, 1821Add to your cart.
Folder 9: The Old Farmer’s Almanac, 1852 (No. 60), 1869 (No. 77)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: The Old Farmer’s Almanack, 1835 (No. 43), 1851 (No. 59), 1851 (Partial)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: The Old Farmer’s Almanack, 1852 (No. 60), 1854 (No. 62Add to your cart.
Folder 12: The Old Farmer’s Almanack, 1855, (No. 63), 1856 (No.64)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: The Old Farmer’s Almanack, 1857 (No. 65), 1858 (No. 66), 1859 (No. 67)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: The Old Farmer’s Almanack, 1862 (No. 70), 1863 (No. 71), 1866 (No. 74)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Phinney’s Calendar or Western Almanac, 1841, 1846Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Prindle’s Almanac, 1834, 1850, 1856 (2 copies), 1859Add to your cart.
Box 21Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Rhode-Island Almanack, 1831, 1835, 1838Add to your cart.
Folder 2: [Second Winter Month, January], 1786Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Tribune Almanac, 1857 (2 copies), 1860Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Uncle Sam’s Almanac, 1864Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The United States Almanac, 1812, 1856Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Walton’s Vermont Register and Farmer’s Almanac, 1828 (No. 11), 1838 No. 21)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Weatherwise’s Town and Country Almanack, 1787Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Webster’s Calendar or the Albany Almanack, 1812, 1846 (No. 62), 1856 (No. 73)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Webster’s Calendar or the Albany Almanack, 1858 (No. 75), 2 copiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: The Whig Almanac, 1851, 1852, 1853Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Books, 1777, 1830-1853, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Box 22Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Bound Correspondence, 1830-1839Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Bound Correspondence, 1840-1849Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Disappointed Love! (Manchester, NH: The Daily and Weekly Mirror Printing Establishment), 1853Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The New-England Primer Improved, 1777Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Partial, Book of Stories, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Willis, N. P.  Sacred Poems.  (New York: Clark, Austin & Company), 1851Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Newspaper Clippings, Market Prices, 1836, 1840-1841, 1844, 1851, 1869Add to your cart.
Box 22Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Camp & Wells New York, 1851Add to your cart.

Other Newspaper Clippings in this folder:

Charleston Courier and Carolina Gazette, Charleston, SC, 1840

Commercial Journal, Charleston, SC, 1844

Commission Merchants, Richmond, VA, 1869

Interior New Orleans, 1851

Mobile, Mobile, AL, 1841

Willmer & Smith’s European Times, 1836

Sub-Series 4: Newspapers, 1836, 1840-1841, 1844, 1851, 1869Add to your cart.
Box 22Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Farmer and Mechanic. (New York: W. H. Starr), 1847 January 14 (Vol. 1, No. 3-Vol. 3, Whole No. 107)Add to your cart.

Other dates in this folder:

1847 January 21 (Vol. 1, No. 4-Vol. 3, Whole No. 108)

1847 August 5 (Vol. 1, No. 32-Vol. 3, Whole No. 136)

1847 December 2 (Vol. 1, No. 49-Vol. 3, Whole No. 153)

Folder 9: Niles’ Weekly Register (Baltimore, MA: Niles & Son), 1830 September 4 (Fourth Series, Vol. 3, No. 2-Vol. 39, Whole No. 990)Add to your cart.

Other dates in this folder:

1830 September 18 (Fourth Series, Vol. 3, No. 4-Vol. 39, Whole No. 992)

1830 October 9 (Fourth Series, Vol. 3, No. 7-Vol. 39, Whole No. 995)

1830 November 27 (Fourth Series, Vol. 3, No. 14-Vol. 39, Whole No. 1002)

1830 December 18 (Fourth Series, Vol. 3, No. 17-Vol. 39, Whole No. 1005)

1831 January 15 (Fourth Series, Vol. 3, No. 21-Vol. 39, Whole No. 1009)

1831 February 12 (Fourth Series, Vol. 3, No. 25-Vol. 39, Whole No. 1013)


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[Series 1: Correspondence, 1748-1945, Undated],
[Series 2: Subject Series, 1823-1887],
[Series 3: Printed Material, 1797-1869],
[Series 4: Oversize, 1838-1889, 1954],
[All]


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