Front cover image for Bingham family papers, 1811-1974 (inclusive)

Bingham family papers, 1811-1974 (inclusive)

The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, journals, manuscripts, notebooks, sermons, writings, legal and financial records, photographs, printed material and miscellanea documenting the personal lives and professional careers of four generations of the Bingham family. The papers include material documenting Hiram Bingham (1789-1869) and his missionary work in Hawaii; Hiram Bingham (1831-1908) and his missionary work in the Gilbert Islands, his literary efforts, and family matters; and Hiram Bingham (1875-1956) and his academic career, his South American explorations, including the discovery of the ruins of Machu Picchu in 1911, and his political career as lieutenant governor, governor, and United States Senator from Connecticut. Papers relating to several other family members are also included in the papers
Archival Material, English, 1811