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Collection Number: 03367

Collection Title: Elizabeth Amis Cameron Blanchard Papers, 1694-1954

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Size 8.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 3,000 items)
Abstract Elizabeth Amis Cameron Hooper Blanchard (1873-1956), author, art collector, and interior decorator, was related by birth and marriage to the Amis, Hooper, Blanchard, and Butterworth families. Prominent persons represented in the collection include her husband, John Osgood Blanchard; her mother, Mary ("Mamie") Amis Hooper; and her mother's three sisters, Elizabeth ("Bettie") Amis, Sallie Amis Nowland, and Julia Amis. Other prominent family members included the Amis sisters' parents, Thomas Amis and Sarah Davis Amis, and their aunt, Mary Amis Butterworth, and uncle, Samuel F. Butterworth. The collection includes correspondence, notes, memoranda, diary entries, clippings, pictures, and breeding and racing records, all relating to Elizabeth Blanchard's book, The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred, as well as a typed draft of the book. There are also genealogical materials on the Amis and Dulany families and copies of Amis and Cameron family wills. Family letters of the Amis, Butterworth, and Blanchard families, include letters from Sarah Davis Amis while she was living on a plantation near Columbus, Miss., in the 1830s and 1840s, to her grandmother in Warrenton, N.C.; letters to and from the four Amis sisters after their mother's death in 1852, while they travelled in Europe and lived with their Butterworth relatives in New York and Morristown, N.J.; letters among the Amises and Butterworths after the latter moved, in 1864, to California, where Samuel Butterworth was managing a mine at Almaden; letters from Thomas Amis, who went to live with relatives in Madison Parish, La., in 1870; and correspondence to and from the Blanchards after their marriage when they travelled to Japan, 1906. The additions of 1993 contain scattered correspondence of Elizabeth Hooper Blanchard to and from relatives, friends, and business associates, between 1907 and 1954; miscellaneous other papers and volumes; and three boxes of photographs chiefly depicting friends and family members, as well as places visited.
Creator Blanchard, Elizabeth Amis Cameron, d. 1956.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Elizabeth Amis Cameron Blanchard Papers #3367, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Elizabeth Blanchard of New York City in 1958, from Mrs. F. Graham Jarman in 1968; and from Dr. F. Graham Jarman Jr. of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., in April and May 1975. Additions of 1993 were given in memory of Margaret Long Tyler by John E. Tyler (Accs. 93040 and 93162).
Additional Descriptive Resources
Original finding aid filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Elizabeth Amis Cameron Hooper Blanchard (1873-1956), author, art collector, and interior decorator, was related by birth and marriage to the Amis, Hooper, Blanchard, and Butterworth families. Prominent persons represented in the collection include her husband, John Osgood Blanchard (d. ca. 1912); her mother, Mary ("Mamie") Amis Hooper (b. 1843); and her mother's three sisters, Elizabeth ("Bettie") Amis (1837-1872), Sallie Amis Nowland (b. 1841), and Julia Amis (1848-1876). Other prominent family members included the Amis sisters' parents, Thomas Amis (fl. 1834-1876) and Sarah Davis Amis (d. 1852), and their aunt, Mary Amis Butterworth (fl. 1855-1880), and uncle, Samuel F. Butterworth (fl. 1855-1866).

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The collection includes correspondence, notes, memoranda, diary entries, clippings, pictures, and breeding and racing records, all relating to Elizabeth Blanchard's book, The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred, as well as a typed draft of the book. There are also genealogical materials on the Amis and Dulany families and copies of Amis and Cameron family wills. Family letters of the Amis, Butterworth, and Blanchard families, include letters from Sarah Davis Amis while she was living on a plantation near Columbus, Miss., in the 1830s and 1840s, to her grandmother in Warrenton, N.C.; letters to and from the four Amis sisters after their mother's death in 1852, while they travelled in Europe and lived with their Butterworth relatives in New York and Morristown, N.J.; letters among the Amises and Butterworths after the latter moved, in 1864, to California, where Samuel Butterworth was managing a mine at Almaden; letters from Thomas Amis, who went to live with relatives in Madison Parish, La., in 1870; and correspondence to and from the Blanchards after their marriage when they travelled to Japan, 1906. The additions of 1993 contain scattered correspondence of Elizabeth Hooper Blanchard to and from relatives, friends, and business associates, between 1907 and 1954; miscellaneous other papers and volumes; and three boxes of photographs chiefly depicting friends and family members, as well as places visited.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Elizabeth Blanchard Correspondence and Related Material, 1694-1954 and undated.

About 600 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Included in this series are correspondence, genealogical material, poems, miscellaneous manuscripts, and other related materials. The correspondence is chiefly between Elizabeth Blanchard and her mother, Mamie Hooper. Also included are letters from various artists, including Edward Hopper and John Singer Sargent, and friends interested in the arts.

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About 400 items.
Folder 1a

Original finding aid #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1925-1930 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1931-1938 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

1939-1940 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

January-September 1941 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

October 1941 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

November-December 1941 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

January-June 1942 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

July-December 1942 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9

1943 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 9

Folder 10

1944 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 10

Folder 11

1945 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 11

Folder 12

January 1946-July 1947 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 12

Folder 13

August 1947-1949 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 13

Folder 14

1950 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 14

Folder 15

1951-1954 #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 15

Folder 16

Undated #03367, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1925-1954 and undated." Folder 16

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17 items.

Arrangement: by subject.

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14 items.

This subseries contains research notes for, as well as a typed draft of, Elizabeth Blanchard's book The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred. The typed draft of the book comprises volumes 1-7. The remaining volumes primarily contain information on Sir Archie's bloodlines.

Folder 23

Volume 1: "Development of Thoroughbreds and Racing in England and North Carolina Before Sir Archie" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 23

Folder 24

Volume 2: "Virginia and Maryland Before Sir Archie" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 24

Folder 25

Volume 3: "South Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut Before Sir Archie" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 25

Folder 26

Volume 4: "Sir Archie and the Amises, Also John Randolph of Roanoke and William R. Johnson--'Napoleon of the Turf'" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 26

Folder 27

Volume 5: "Virginia, New York, and South Carolina" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 27

Folder 28

Volume 6: "New Jersey, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 28

Folder 29

Volume 7: "My Great Day At Newmarket Jockey Club" and various other writings #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 29

Folder 30

Volume 1a: "Sir Archie's Get, A-H" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 30

Folder 31

Volume 2a: "Sir Archie's Get, I-P" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 31

Folder 32

Volume 3a: "Sir Archie's Get, R-Z" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 32

Folder 33

Volume 1b: "Sir Archie's Stallion's Get, A-Gohanna" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 33

Folder 34

Volume 2b: "Sir Archie's Stallion's Get, Golden Fleece-Pacific" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 34

Folder 35

Volume 3b: "Sir Archie's Stallion's Get, Paymaster-St. John" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 35

Folder 36

Volume 4b: "Sir Archie's Stallion's Get, Stockholder-Zinganee" #03367, Subseries: "2.1. Materials Relating to The Life and Times of Sir Archie: The Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred." Folder 36

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated.

About 1,500 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Chiefly correspondence between various members of the Amis family.

Folder 40

1836-1839 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 40

Folder 41

1840-1847 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 41

Folder 42

1851-1852 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 42

Folder 43

1855-1856 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 43

Folder 44

1857 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 44

Folder 45

January-June 1858 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 45

Folder 46

July-December 1858 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 46

Folder 47

1859 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 47

Folder 48

1860-1861 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 48

Folder 49

1862 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 49

Folder 50

January-October 1863 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 50

Folder 51

November-December 1863 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 51

Folder 52

1864 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 52

Folder 53

1865 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 53

Folder 54

January-April 1866 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 54

Folder 55

May-December 1866 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 55

Folder 56

1867 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 56

Folder 57

1868 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 57

Folder 58

January-June 1869 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 58

Folder 59

July-December 1869 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 59

Folder 60

January-July 1870 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 60

Folder 61

August-December 1870 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 61

Folder 62

January-June 1871 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 62

Folder 63

July-December 1871 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 63

Folder 64

1872 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 64

Folder 65

1873 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 65

Folder 66

January-July 1874 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 66

Folder 67

August-December 1874 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 67

Folder 68

1875-1876 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 68

Folder 69

1877-1892 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 69

Folder 70

1893-1897 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 70

Folder 71

January-July 1898 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 71

Folder 72

August-December 1898 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 72

Folder 73

January-March 1899 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 73

Folder 74

April-June 1899 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 74

Folder 75

July-August 1899 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 75

Folder 76

September-October 1899 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 76

Folder 77

November-December 1899 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 77

Folder 78

January-March 1900 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 78

Folder 79

April-May 1900 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 79

Folder 80

June-July 1900 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 80

Folder 81

August-December 1900 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 81

Folder 82

1901-1902 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 82

Folder 83

January-July 1903 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 83

Folder 84

August-December 1903 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 84

Folder 85

1904 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 85

Folder 86

1905 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 86

Folder 87

1906 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 87

Folder 88

January-March 1907 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 88

Folder 89

April-June 1907 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 89

Folder 90

July-September 1907 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 90

Folder 91

October-December 1907 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 91

Folder 92

January-March 1908 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 92

Folder 93

April-June 1908 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 93

Folder 94

July-December 1908 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 94

Folder 95

1909 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 95

Folder 96

1910-1921 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 96

Folder 97

1922-1923 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 97

Folder 98

1924-1925 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 98

Folder 99

January-May 1926 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 99

Folder 100

June-August 1926 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 100

Folder 101

September-December 1926 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 101

Folder 102

1927-1929 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 102

Folder 103

1930-1931 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 103

Folder 104

1932-1941 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 104

Folder 105

1942-1943 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 105

Folder 106

Letters from Bettie Amis, undated 1860s-1870s #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 106

Folder 107

Letters from Sallie Amis Nowland, undated 1860s-1870s #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 107

Folder 108

Letters from Julia Amis, undated 1860s-1870s #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 108

Folder 109

Letters from Mary Amis Hooper, undated 1860s-1870s #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 109

Folder 110

Letters from Thomas Amis, undated 1860s-1870s #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 110

Folder 111

Letters from Aunt Mary Amis Butterworth, undated 1850s-1860s #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 111

Folder 112

Letters between Elizabeth ("Bee") Blanchard and her husband John ("Jack") #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 112

Folder 113

Letters from Mrs. John Henry (Emily?) Hammond, undated #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 113

Folder 114

Letters from Josephine Hopper, undated #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 114

Folder 115

Letters from Dodge MacKnight and Louise MacKnight, undated #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 115

Letters from Louise are in French.

Folder 116

Miscellaneous undated correspondence, chiefly 1860s and 1870s #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 116

Folder 117

Miscellaneous undated correspondence #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 117

Folder 118

Mrs. Hooper's letters and verses, undated #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 118

Folder 119

Miscellaneous papers, undated #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 119

Folder 120

Miscellaneous papers, undated #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 120

Folder 121

Miscellaneous papers, undated #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 121

Folder 122

Newspaper clippings #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 122

Folder 123

Bettie Amis commonplace book, beginning 23 November 1867 #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." Folder 123

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-3367/1

Two passports: #03367, Series: "3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated." OPF-3367/1

Mary Amis, issued by the State Department, 7 December 1858 #03367, Series 3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-3367/1
Thomas Amis, issued by the United States Legation to France, 9 June 1860 #03367, Series 3. Amis Family Correspondence and Related Material, 1836-1943 and undated., Opaperfolder OPF-3367/1

In French.

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About 900 items.

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About 200 items.

Arrangement: by content, then chronological.

Scattered correspondence of Elizabeth Hooper Blanchard to and from relatives, friends, and business associates, between 1907 and 1954. Included are letters to Blanchard from Edmund Quincy, American painter, written 1932-1953, and from General and Madame R. Hely d'Oissel of France, most of them undated and all written in French. Several letters are among the last Blanchard received from her mother, Mamie Hooper, who died in 1943.

Folder 124

Correspondence, 1907-1909 #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 124

Folder 125

Correspondence, 1910-1916 #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 125

Folder 126

Correspondence, 1917-1919 #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 126

Folder 127

Correspondence, 1920-1927 #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 127

Folder 128

Correspondence, 1933-1945 #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 128

Folder 129

Correspondence, 1946-1954 #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 129

Folder 130

Edmund Quincy correspondence, 1932-1953 #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 130

Folder 131

General and Madame R. Hely d'Oissel correspondence, 1915-1939 and undated #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 131

Folder 132

Correspondence, undated #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 132

Folder 133

Materials relating to art exhibits and auctions, 1916, 1926 and undated #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 133

Folder 134

Materials relating to the Blanchards' trip to Europe, 1926 #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 134

Folder 135

Miscellaneous invitations, 1915, 1937, 1939 #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 135

Folder 136

Materials relating to the Woman's Roosevelt Memorial Association, 1933-1935 #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 136

Folder 137

Miscellaneous materials #03367, Subseries: "Correspondence and Related Material, 1907-1954." Folder 137

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About 700 items.

The 26 image folders are filed in three image boxes.

Arrangement: by subject.

Image Folder PF-3367/1

Elizabeth Blanchard, some with Ethel Hooper #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/1

Image Folder PF-3367/2-3

PF-3367/2

PF-3367/3

Ethel Hooper, Mary Amis Hooper, Bettie and Sallie Amis, and members of the Lyman and Nowland families #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/2-3

Image Folder PF-3367/4

Various family members and friends, all of whom are identified on the versos of their photographs #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/4

Image Folder PF-3367/5

Various family members and friends, partially identified on the versos of their photographs #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/5

Image Folder PF-3367/6-9

PF-3367/6

PF-3367/7

PF-3367/8

PF-3367/9

Various unidentified family members and friends #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/6-9

Image Folder PF-3367/10

Horses, including some photgraphs used to illustrate The Life and Times of Sir Archie: the Story of America's Greatest Thoroughbred #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/10

Image Folder PF-3367/11

Unbound photograph album #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/11

Contains images of Chapel Hill, N.C., Washington, D.C., and Virginia.

Image Folder PF-3367/12

Photographs from a trip to China and Russia, circa 1906 #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/12

Image Folder PF-3367/13

Picture postcards from a trip to Europe, 1926 #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/13

Image Folder PF-3367/14-16

PF-3367/14

PF-3367/15

PF-3367/16

Photographs and a few postcards from a trip to Japan, 1906 #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/14-16

Image Folder PF-3367/17

Photographs of Saint Helena, Calif., mounted in a small album and a few loose photographs, 1890s-1940s #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/17

Image Folder PF-3367/18

"Wendanbrook," 1935 #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/18

Image Folder PF-3367/19

Unidentified places #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/19

Image Folder PF-3367/20

Unbound album of photographs of unidentfied places #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/20

Image Folder PF-3367/21-26

PF-3367/21

PF-3367/22

PF-3367/23

PF-3367/24

PF-3367/25

PF-3367/26

Photograph album and loose photographs that were enclosed in album #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." PF-3367/21-26

Some photographs of Fiji, Japan, Samoa, and Tahiti. Most places unidentified. Some items are cyanotypes.

Special Format Image SF-P-3367/1-2

SF-P-3367/1

SF-P-3367/2

Oval miniature portraits of Mary Emily Amis and Julia Amis #03367, Subseries: "Pictures." SF-P-3367/1-2

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Processing Information

Processed by: Susan Ballinger, June 1976

Encoded by: Kathryn Michaelis, May 2010

This collection was originally received in two parts, Subcollection 3367(A) and Subcollection 3367(B), which have since been divided into three series. An addition was received in 1993.

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