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Alfred Ely (1778-1866) Correspondence, 1834-1854
0.25 Linear feet 1 half archive box
Collection number: MA.00316

Abstract:
Twenty-nine letters from Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton, a Congregational and Presbyterian minister in North Carolina. This collection also contains one letter from an unidentified sender to Simeon Colton and one letter from Daniel Johnson to Simeon Colton.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Alfred Ely (1778-1866) Correspondence for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Alfred Ely (1778-1866) Correspondence should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Biographical / Historical

Alfred Ely was born in 1778 in West Springfield, MA. He worked as a clerk in Springfield and Hartford, CT before graduating from the College of New Jersey (Princeton) in 1804. In 1806, Alfed Ely was ordained pastor of the Congregational Church in Monson, MA, where he remained until his death in 1866. Ely was named as a trustee in the founding charter of Amherst College and served as a trustee from 1825 to 1854.

Scope and Contents

The Alfred Ely Correspondence consists of 29 outgoing letters from Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton, one letter from an unidentified sender to Simeon Colton, and one letter from Daniel Johnson to Simeon Colton.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Alfred Ely (1778-1866) Correspondence for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Alfred Ely (1778-1866) Correspondence should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection: [Identification of item], in Alfred Ely (1778-1866) Correspondence [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

Processing Information

This collection of Alfred Ely correspondence was removed from the Amherst College Early History Collection.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives
Language
English

Contents List
Series 1: OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE
1834-1854


Series 1: OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE is arranged chronologically.

Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1834 Mar 7; 1834 Dec 30

Box 1: folder 1
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1835 Jun 5; 1835 Jul 24; 1835 Dec 30

Box 1: folder 2
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1836 Jul 27

Box 1: folder 3
Unidentified sender to Simeon Colton
1836 Sep 10

Box 1: folder 4
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1837 Jan 31; 1837 Jul 21

Box 1: folder 5
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1838 Feb 23; 1838 Sep 27

Box 1: folder 6
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1839 Apr 2; 1839 Jul 12

Box 1: folder 7
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1840 Jan 29; 1840 Sep 10

Box 1: folder 8
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1841 Jan 7; 1841 Aug 25; 1841 Dec 14

Box 1: folder 9
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1842 Jul 7; 1843 Jun 26; 1843 Nov 2

Box 1: folder 10
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1844 Aug 20; 1845 May 21; 1845 Oct 27

Box 1: folder 11
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1846 Feb 10

Box 1: folder 12
Daniel Johnson to Simeon Colton
1846 Dec 12

Box 1: folder 13
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1847 Apr 18; 1847 Aug 12

Box 1: folder 14
Alfred Ely to Edward Hitchcock
1851 Dec 16

Box 1: folder 15
Alfred Ely to Simeon Colton
1854 Feb 9; 1854 Jul 26

Box 1: folder 16

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