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Documents, correspondence, and photographs from several alumni: notebook of Vincent S. Jones, class of 1928; folder of documents from James Mabie, class of 1966; framed photographs of George Dunham, class of 1879, and William Root Pinckney Bloyer, class of 1906

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Identifier: yhm-arc-2014-034

Content Description

Documents, correspondence, and 3 framed ca. 1906 photographs from the Dunham-Jones-Bloyer-Mabie families. Notebook that belonged to Vincent Jones, class of 1928, includes event forms, pamphlets, newspaper articles, programs, photographs, alumni information and biographies, and correspondence with other alumni, including Wallace B. Johnson '15 and George Nesbitt '24, as professor Nesbitt attempted to compile an unofficial history of the English department. Dated 1953-1983; bulk 1977 to 1979. Folder from James Mabie, class of 1966, includes various pamphlets, event schedules, programs, essays (including one on Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Emerson Literary Society), and newspaper article. Dated 1962-1975; bulk 1962 to 1966. Framed photographs of the Utica Daily Press staff, including George Dunham, class of 1879, and William V. Jones, George's brother-in-law and father of Vincent S. Jones, class of 1928; members of Sigma Phi, including William Root Pinckney Bloyer, on the porch of Sigma Phi Place; and the Class of 1906 in graduation caps and gowns, including William Root Pinckney Bloyer, in front of Root Hall.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Held by Margot Jones Mabie and James Mabie, class of 1966; materials came down in the family, mostly from Margot's father, grandfather, and great-uncle. Received from from Margot and James Mabie, class of 1966, via Ben Madonia

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1906-1983

Creator

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (Extent: 1 small box, 3 framed photographs)