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The Resource Hawley family papers

Hawley family papers

Label
Hawley family papers, 1824-1899
Title
Hawley family papers
Inclusive dates
1824-1899
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The collection consists primarily of Hawley family and professional correspondence. Included is correspondence with his family in Bridgeport, Connecticut while elder Ransom was a student at Auburn Seminary (1825-1828), as well as correspondence of Hawley and his wife in Indiana with their families in Bridgeport (1828-ca. 1880), and letters to his sons Henry and Ransom and daughter Lucy Ing. The collection also contains letters to Hawley from Presbyterian ministers and other church people in southern and central Indiana (1828-ca. 1880); letters and appointments from the Board of Missions of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, from the American Home Missionary Society, and the American Sunday School Union (1825-ca. 1860). The collection also includes letters and correspondences from Ransom E. Hawley while at Wabash College (1862-1864), during the Civil War with the 133rd regiment in Alabama (1863), Lane Seminary (1867-1868), his churches (1868-1898), and letters from other Hawley family. Also included are Ransom Hawley's journals of his work (1832-1836); list of his sermons (1837-1883); his travel journal for a trip from Bloomington to Bridgeport, Connecticut (1835); his memorandum book (1851). Ransom E. Hawley's diaries (1867-1889); and a Hawley family scrapbook (1824-ca. 1885) containing articles on the American Home Missionary Society, John and Lucy Ing's articles on missionary work in China and Japan, and documents and articles relating to Hawley's church work. Correspondents include Henry Ward Beecher, Benjamin Harrison, Edmund O. Hovey, Caleb Mills, Isaac Reed, and Andrew Wylie
Biographical or historical data
Ransom S. Hawley was born April 24, 1802. From a family of ministers, Hawley graduated from Auburn Theological Seminary, Auburn, New York in 1828. Hawley resided in Terre Haute, Vigo County, but served as a Presbyterian missionary and minister in Indiana, serving at Washington, Daviess County (1828-1834), Bloomington, Monroe County (1834-1841), and Putnamville, Putnam County (1841-1879). Hawley's family included his son, Henry M. Hawley (1834-1914), an employee of the Evansville and Crawfordsville Railroad Company in Terre Haute. Ransom E. Hawley (b. 1844), a student at Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County (1862-1865) and Lane Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio (1867-1868), soldier in the 133rd Indiana Regiment (1863), and a Presbyterian minister in Cincinnati (1868-1873), Kentland, Newtown County, Indiana (1873-1874), Cleves, Ohio (1874-1880), Washington, Daviess County (1880-1888), Hastings and St. Paul, Minnesota (1888-ca. 1889), and Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana (1898). Hawley's daughter, Lucy Ing (1837-1881), was a teacher in Evansville, Vanderburgh County (1860s), married missionary John Ing (1870) missionary and teacher in China (1870-1874) and Hirosaki, Japan (1874-1878).
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hawley family
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1813-1887
  • 1833-1901
  • 1801-1877
  • 1806-1879
  • 1789-1851
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beecher, Henry Ward
  • Harrison, Benjamin
  • Hovey, Edmund O.
  • Mills, Caleb
  • Reed, Isaac
  • Wylie, Andrew
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hawley, Ransom
  • Hawley, Ransom E
  • Hawley, Henry M
  • Ing, Lucy
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A
  • American Home Missionary Society
  • American Sunday-School Union
  • Wabash College
  • United States
  • Brethren (Lane Theological Seminary)
  • Presbyterian Church
  • Presbyterian Church
  • Missionaries
  • Missionaries
  • Universities and colleges
  • Bridgeport (Conn.)
  • Crawfordsville (Ind.)
Label
Hawley family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/162
Instantiates
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19920013
Extent
8 manuscripts boxes
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Fairbanks Memorial Library
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn822993818
  • (OCoLC)822993818
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library. Manuscript materials cannot be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.
Label
Hawley family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/162
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19920013
Extent
8 manuscripts boxes
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Fairbanks Memorial Library
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn822993818
  • (OCoLC)822993818
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library. Manuscript materials cannot be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

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