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Businessman, diplomat. Correspondence, journals, notes, photographs, clippings, memorabilia and printed matter almost all relating to his trip around the world with King Kalakaua of Hawaii in 1881. Included is a typescript of his Around the World With a King published in 1904. His career as a chairman of the Hawaiian Labor Commission and advisor to the government between 1893 and 1903, when he returned to Washington, is documented in his journals.
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial documents, and other papers of six generations of Bidwell family members. Principal figures include Barnabas Bidwell (1763-1833), lawyer and politician in Massachusetts and Kingston, Ontario; and his son, Marshall Spring Bidwell (1799-1872), lawyer and politician in Kingston and New York City. Included are letters commenting on legislation regarding Indian affairs and treatises, as well as a few letters by Mercy Patridge Whitney
Correspondence, legal and financial papers, a diary and miscellaneous items of the Bronson family of Washington, Connecticut. Also in the papers is the diary of Maria N. Fowler Ford, recording her experience as a physician's wife in Hawaii (1854-1858) and in New York and Connecticut (1858-1861).
The papers consist of correspondence, articles, reports, notes, lectures, memorabilia, and other papers of Charles Templeman Loram, educator and professor of education in South Africa and at Yale. He was a participant in seminars and conferences on the American Indian and Pacific Islanders, and there is a group of papers of the Boulder Seminar (1937) on American Indians. Included are papers on the Navajos, Hawaiians, and Indian missions.
# Consists of family correspondence, general correspondence, diaries, and memorabilia of the Jarves family. Jarves carried on various business ventures in Hawaii, 1837-1848; in 1840 founded and edited The Polynesian newspaper, which in 1844 became the official government paper, and Jarves became Director of the Government Press.
Correspondence, journal, speeches and miscellanea of William F. Shunk and his family. Shunk exchanged letters with family members in Pennsylvania while sailing around the world, circa 1846-1849. The sloop, Preble stopped in many ports, including Cape Verdes, Rio de Janiero, Hawaii, Hong Kong, and Canton, China. Speeches of his father, Francis Rawn Shunk, governor of Pennsylvania, are alsoincluded.
The collection consists of photograph albums, loose photographs, and memorabilia compiled by Frank Kellogg Smith that document his travels, predominately in western and central Europe, southern and eastern Africa, and the southern Pacific region, primarily from 1898-1922.