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  • Classification number: 1DD5
  • Title of Record Series: President's Papers
  • Record Group: College
  • Sub Group: President's Papers
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  • Volume: 11 unrestricted boxes
Description: Personal papers of Caroline Hazard (1856-1941), President of Wellesley College 1899 to 1910; records dating from 1780 to 1941; received from Mrs. S. Bacon Keith (a niece) and arranged prior to transfer by E.M. Easton in preparation for a biography of Caroline Hazard; consisting of addresses, publications, clippings, travel articles, poetry, photographs, diaries, letterbooks, scrapbooks, programs, accounts, certificates, and correspondence of the Hazard family (3 generations); concerning Caroline Hazard's business, publications and years at Wellesley, and Hazard family material on the Peace Dale Manufacturing Company, slavery and the economic growth of the south, travels in the early 19th century and sickness; with material of special Interest on Herbert Spencer, P. T. Barnum, prominent scholars (both American and European), Alice Freeman Palmer and H. E. Scudder

Box 1
  • Hazard Papers: Inventories Caroline Hazard
  • Caroline Hazard: General
  • Caroline Hazard: Writings: General
  • Caroline Hazard: Writings: 1886-1936
  • Caroline Hazard: Publications: 1887-1889
  • Caroline Hazard: Addresses: 1894-1904
  • Caroline Hazard: Addresses: 1905-1916
Box 2
  • Caroline Hazard: Pamphlets
  • Caroline Hazard: Verse, Lyrics, Articles etc
  • Caroline Hazard: Verse, Poetry, etc.
  • Caroline Hazard: Algerian Notes: 1894-1895
  • Caroline Hazard: Miscellaneous Correspondence: 1894-1941
  • Caroline Hazard: Miscellaneous Correspondence from Meredith, Herschel, Perry: Cablegrams (1889-1890)
  • Caroline Hazard: Business Affairs Correspondence: 1918-1936
Box 3
  • Caroline Hazard: Correspondence: Helen Hazard: 1906-1907
  • Caroline Hazard: Correspondence to Grandfather (Rowland G. Hazard): 1872-86
  • Caroline Hazard: Correspondence: Rowland Hazard: 1906-1917
  • Caroline Hazard: Correspondence: Hyde: 1901-1908
  • Caroline Hazard: Correspondence: Janvier: 1883-1922
  • Caroline Hazard: Hamilton C. MacDougall: Early New England Psalmody, 1940-41
  • Caroline Hazard: Correspondence: Alice Freeman Palmer and Horace E. Scudder
  • Caroline Hazard: Correspondence: Death of Mary Rood: June-August
  • Caroline Hazard: Seven Seas: April-June, 1913
  • Caroline Hazard: Honorary Degrees; Membership Certificates
  • Caroline Hazard: Clippings
  • Round Robin of Student to Caroline Hazard 1931
Box 4
  • Dies from Hazard books
  • Notes from lectures, 1873-76
  • Notes from lectures (undated)
  • Classical Notes 1875
  • Botany notes 1881
  • Lectures on Poetry, 1895
  • Letterbook, 1886-89,
  • Scrapbook, 1880-86
  • leather-bound book of drawings
  • Caroline Hazard: Diary: 1876-February,
  • Caroline Hazard: Diary: February, 1877 January, 1878
  • Scrapbook of programs, 1874-1893
Box 5
  • Caroline Hazard: Diaries: 1884-1941
Box 6
  • The Credit Mobilier of America by Rowland Hazard(1881)
  • How Robin Hood Once Was a Wait by Rowland Hazard (1912)
  • Condensed Arguments in Favor of the Gold Standard (1893) Address by Rowland Hazard
  • Narragansett Library Association Bulletin 2 (1905)
  • Photographs: Margaret Rood Hazard Rowland Hazard, Fredrick Hazard, Family group, Margaret (sister] and family Photographs: Oakwoods
  • Aunts Eliza and Anna: Correspondence from the Hazard Children (Caroline, Fredrick, Maggie, Helen, Rowland): 1850-1877 Fredrick Hazard: Correspondence: Caroline Hazard: 1883-1884
  • Margaret Rood Hazard: Correspondence to Husband Rowland Hazard: December, 1886 - February, 1887
  • Rowland Hazard: Correspondence to Wife Margaret Rood Hazard: January - March, 1887
  • Rowland G. Hazard (father): Correspondence from family: 1886-1891 Rowland Hazard (brother): Correspondence: transcripts of letters to Caroline Hazard: 1895-1915
  • Rowland Hazard (brother): Correspondence: Caroline Hazard: 1909-1915
  • Helen Hazard: Correspondence: Caroline Hazard: 1925
  • Death and Funeral Service of Margaret Hazard Fisher: January, 1940
  • Hazard: Miscellaneous Memos, Poetry, Documents, Recommendations, etc: 1882-1926
Box 7
  • Rowland G, Margaret R. and Alida Blake Hazard: Last Will and Testament
  • Hazard: Indentures and Deeds: 1892, 1910, 1920 (2), 1925
  • An Account of the Wedding of Rowland Gibson Hazard and Caroline Newbold, written for their grandchildren by one of the bridesmaids Account book, probably kept by Caroline Newbold (1812- )
  • Rowland Gibson Hazard (grandfather): Correspondence to Caroline Newbold Hazard (grandmother: 1827-1832
  • Rowland Gibson Hazard (grandfather): Correspondence to Caroline Newbold Hazard (grandmother: 1833-1839
  • Caroline Newbold Hazard (grandmother): Correspondence to Rowland Gibson Hazard (grandfather): 1827-1838
  • Caroline Newbold Hazard (grandmother): Correspondence to Rowland Gibson Hazard (grandfather): 1839-1848
  • Rowland Gibson Hazard (grandfather): Correspondence to Caroline Newbold Hazard (grandmother: 1840-1851
  • Caroline Newbold Hazard (grandmother): Correspondence to Rowland Gibson Hazard (grandfather): 1850-1868
  • Rowland Gibson Hazard (grandfather): Correspondence to Caroline Newbold Hazard (grandmother 1852-1868
Box 8
  • Rowland G and Margaret R. Hazard: Correspondence to Caroline Newbold Hazard: 1836-1854
  • Caroline Newbold Hazard: Correspondence from friends and sisters: 1845-49
  • Service used for John Newbold Hazard (June 8, 1900)
  • Hazard: Isaac, Eliza, Rowland (son), Mary (daughter), Rowland (father), Mary (mother), Anna, Joseph: Correspondence to each other: 1803-1841 Rowland and Marry P. Hazard: Correspondence to their sons: 1811-1831
  • Eliza Hazard: Correspondence to brothers Isaac and Rowland: 1811-
  • Eliza Hazard: Correspondence to brother Rowland Hazard: 1856-1866
  • Eliza Hazard: Correspondence to brother Rowland Hazard: 1867-1873
  • Eliza Hazard: Correspondence to brother Rowland Hazard: 1874-1881
Box 9
  • Mary Peace Hazard: Correspondence to brothers (Rowland, Isaac, Joseph): 1839-1850
  • Mary Peace Hazard: Correspondence to brother Rowland Hazard: 1857-1874
  • Anna Hazard: Correspondence to brother Rowland Hazard: 1866-1873
  • Anna Hazard: Correspondence to brother Rowland Hazard: 1874-1882
  • Anna Hazard: Correspondence to brother Rowland Hazard: 1884-1887
  • Isaac Peace Hazard: Correspondence to brother Rowland Hazard: 1843-1857
  • Business Letters of Isaac Peace and Rowland Hazard: 1831-1852
  • Autographed Letters (Herbert Spencer, P. T. Barnum, Henry Barnard, John Tyndall, etc) to Rowland G and Joseph P. Hazard: 1844-1898 Rowland G, Isaac Peace, Thomas R. Hazard: Business and Slavery Correspondence: 1780-1864
  • Jenny Robinson: Correspondence to Cousin Rowland Hazard: 1867-1877
Box 10
  • Blake (Eli, Elizabeth, Helen, Ada): Correspondence to Rowland Hazard: 1869-1886
  • Ester and Mary Carpenter; Correspondence to Rowland G. Hazard: 1873-1886
  • Captain Lewis Hazard: Correspondence to Rowland Hazard: 1874-1876
  • Samuel Hazard (N.Y. banker): Correspondence to Aunt Mary Hazard (Dividends, Stocks, Shares): 1833-1849
  • Hazard: Miscellaneous Documents, Medical Charts, Newspaper Articles, Correspondence
  • Account and Record Books of Rowland G. Hazard:" 1801-1888 (volumes 1-18, volume 3 missing)
Box 11
  • Hazard Family Bible
  • "Records of Facts, Dates and events pertaining to the Family of Rowland Hazard and his wife Margaret R. Hazard who established their home at Oakwoods" (1879-1900)
  • Account book of Margaret Rood Hazard (1861-1879) Ciphering Book (1839) of Rowland G. Hazard
OVERSIZE
  • Photographs of Oakwoods
  • Rhode Island Society of Colonial Dames (2: certificates and application)
  • Life membership, American Historical Association
  • D.A.R. Certificate #205453
  • Life membership, Rhode Island Historical Society (2)
  • Membership: The Valley Forge Historical Society Life
  • Membership: The American Forestry Association
  • Birthday card for Caroline Hazard's 80th birthday
  • Illustrations for A Precious Heritage (includes a glass negative of Oakwoods)
  • Certificate of membership, Lafayette Memorial Inc.
  • printed description -- portrait of Caroline Hazard by Cecilia Beaux
List of Watercolors by Caroline Hazard in oversize storage:
[Given to Wellesley College by Caroline Hazard on November 12, 1937; transferred to the Library by Virginia Sides, October 17, 1962]
    1. "In Deir El Bahri" (January 9, 1937)
    2. "The Sea of Galilee, Roman Fortification" (March 23, 1907)
    3. "The Colossus of Memnon -- Thebes" (1907)
    4. "Temple of Luxor, Lulus Columns" (1906)
    5. "The Yosemite -- Yosemite Falls" (June 1911)
    6. "The Pyramids" (December 16, 1930)
    7. "Abu Simbel" (March 1, 1907)
    8. "El Derr Above Assuan" (December 30, 1931)
    9. "The Colossi" (December 25, 1930)
    10. "The Grand Canon" (1914)
    11. "Greek Temple at Paestum" (1894)
    12. "The Forum, Rome" (1894)
    13. "Pompeii" (1894)
    14. "Death Valley" (1928)

Created By: Dorothy Brown '09 || Maintained By: Jane Callahan and Ian Graham || Date Created: January 10, 2008 || Last Modified: October 15, 2012