RUTHERFORD B. HAYES
PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUMS
Manuscripts Division
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Manuscripts Division Newsletter February 2018

 

Nan Card, Curator of Manuscripts 

1/800-998-7737 Ext. 239 

Fax: 419-332-4952 

[email protected]

 

HPLM’s WWI Collections to Appear on Ohio Memory

The Manuscripts Division has partnered with the Ohio Historical Connection in its grant to document and scan Ohio’s WWI collections. Images and documents of Col. Webb C. and Mary Miller Hayes, Admiral Webb Hayes II, Dalton Hayes, and the collection of local soldier Glenn Burkett will soon appear on Ohio Memory. You can view some of Dalton Hayes’ collection on Ohio Memory’s blog: http://www.ohiohistoryhost.org/ohiomemory/archives/3618#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

 


 

The “Art of Photography”


On February 2nd in the Hayes auditorium, Head of Photographic Resources Gilbert Gonzalez will display some favorite     photographs from his vast portfolio. For more than 35 years, Gonzalez has photographed the events, grounds, buildings, exhibits, and artifacts of the Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. Also included is some of Gonzalez’s personal work.   Admission is free, and prints of his work will be available for sale in the Museum Store.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The President’s Kitchen Cabinet

Adrian Miller is a food historian and an award-winning author of The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families from the Washingtons to the Obamas.

Watch the White House Historical Association’s educational video by Adrian Miller. Included is the picture of the Hayes administration’s domestic staff taken in 1877. The image features Winnie Monroe and her daughter Mary (seated center and right), who had come with the Hayeses to the White House from Ohio. This photograph is the earliest known image of White House staff.

https://www.whitehousehistory.org/videos/the-influence-of-african-american-chefs-in-the-white-house

 

 

 

     Russell and Emily Platt Hastings in Bermuda

ReadFrom Battlefields to Lily Fields: The Life and Times of Russell Hastings,” President Hayes’ comrade and friend married his niece Emily Platt in a White House wedding during the Hayes administration. The couple lived many years in Bermuda where they pioneered the lily bulb trade. By 1890, more than 4,000 acres of lilies were under cultivation when President Hayes and daughter Fanny visited the Hastings.

 

 

 


 

NEW COLLECTIONS

 

Garfield Memorial Church of Christ Records of Gibsonburg, Ohio

Toledo State Hospital Cemetery Research Records, Postcards, Photographs, Annual Reports, Institutional Records, 1888 to 2010

Sandusky County Nurse Luella Fought Diary of Deliveries from 1915 - 1936

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND STUDIES USING THE HAYES PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUMS PHOTOGRAPH AND MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS

“Power, Politics, and the Origin of the Chinese Exclusion Era” by Jessica Campbell (thesis)

“The President, His Assassin, and the Court Martial of Sergeant John A. Mason,” by James Young in Air Force Law Review

The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans who Have Fed Our First Families from the Washingtons to the Obamas, by Adrian Miller

“Civil War Incarceration in History and Memory: A Roundtable,” Civil War History

New England Watch and War Society by Paul C. Kemeny

Presidential Library Museums by Christian A. Nappo

“Ohio Presidents” by Laura Ray (Law Library Research Guides)

“Scarlet Fever, Stanley Matthews, and the Cincinnati Bible War,” by Linda Przbyszewski in Journal of Supreme Court History

“From Battlefields to Lily Fields: The Life and Times of Russell Hastings” in Bermudian            


IN RECOGNITION OF DONORS TO THE HAYES PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUMS MANUSCRIPTS FUND
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We are grateful to these special individuals and organizations, who through their thoughtfulness and generous donations, made it possible to acquire new Manuscript Collections and resources at the Hayes Presidential Library and Museums that benefit researchers - genealogists, scholars, local historians, students, and educators - not just for today, but for a lifetime! Thank you for helping the Hayes Presidential Library and Museums continue its tradition of research excellence! 

You can donate safely and conveniently online by following this link to Donations to the Hayes Presidential Manuscripts Fund - or you can send your donation to the Hayes Presidential Manuscripts Fund, Attn: Nan Card, Curator of Manuscripts, Hayes Presidential Library and Museums, Spiegel Grove, Fremont, Ohio 43420

 

THANK YOU FOR INVESTING IN THE HAYES PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUMS

WHERE AMERICA'S PAST COMES ALIVE FOR ALL!

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Sandra Zenser

Ronald L. Stuckey, Ph.D.

Jane L. Fox, Ph.D.

James and Janice Dunmyer

David and Mary Hockenbery in Memory of Bill and Helen Slates

Daniel Reigle

Zoe Titchener

Faye Dittemore

Cosmopolitan Club

Mike Gilbert

Donald Callihan

John and Marie Hildebrandt Foundation

Mary B. Wonderly, M.D.

 

 


 

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