RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 31605242 LA English T1 John Aldrich Stephenson collection of papers of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families, A1 Aldrich, Morton Arnold,, Aldrich, Zoë Worthington Fiske,, Chauncy, Elnathan,, Fiske, Asa Severance,, Fiske, Elizabeth Worthington Hand,, Fiske, Samuel Wheelock,, Fowler, William Chauncey,, Hand, Catharine Worthington Fowler,, Hand, Joseph Winborn,, Meigs, Return Jonathan,, Meigs, Return Jonathan,, Stephenson, John Aldrich., Aldrich family., Chauncey family., Chauncy family., Fiske family., YR 1745 AB Correspondence; diaries; journals; travel diaries; mss. of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings; business records; financial papers; printed works; biographical and genealogical materials; drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs; and other papers, relating to members of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families. Principal persons represented include Joseph Winborn Hand (1792-1844), solicitor in the U.S. Post Office Dept. and chief clerk in the Patent Office, of Washington, D.C.; his wife, the former Catherine Worthington Fowler (1801-1865); their daughter, Elizabeth Worthington Hand Fiske (1835-1919); Elizabeth's husband, Asa Severance Fiske (1833-1925), a Congregational clergyman; the Fiskes' daughter, Zoë Worthington Fiske Aldrich (1864-1942); and Zoë's husband, Morton Arnold Aldrich (1874-1956). Other family members represented include Elnathan Chauncy (1724-1796), clergyman, of Connecticut; Return Jonathan Meigs (1740-1823), Continental army officer and agent of the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs for the Cherokee Indians; Return Jonathan Meigs (1764-1824), U.S. senator and public official of Ohio; William Chauncey Fowler (1793-1881), author and professor at Middlebury College and Amherst College; and Samuel Wheelock Fiske (1828-1864), Congregational clergyman and Union army officer. Includes papers of the Chauncy (later) Chauncey family; sermons (1759-1798) for an American Indian congregation probably written by Elnathan Chauncy; Joseph Hand's letters, chiefly to his wife, Catharine, discussing national political leaders and events and local affairs in Washington, D.C. (1816-1844); and Civil War diaries and letters of Samuel Wheelock Fiske as commander of a company in the 14th Connecticut Infantry, of Asa Severance Fiske as chaplain for the Fourth Minnesota Infantry, and of several other Fiske and Hand family members.