SERIES 6 - MISCELLANEOUS
 

SERIES DESCRIPTION


        Series 6, Miscellaneous, primarily contains information concerning various clubs and activities with which Charles Francis Himes and his family members were involved, as well as general information concerning the family.  This series is arranged alphabetically according to the names of each organization or individual represented by each folder.  Contents of each folder are briefly described, with dates being provided whenever possible.
        Among these miscellaneous papers are numerous pieces representative of C. F. Himes' lifetime association with Dickinson College; as student, founding member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity, professor, founder of the Dickinson Scientific Society, Secretary and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Dickinson College, and Acting College President.  Other items relating to Himes' academic life can be found under New Oxford Collegiate and Medical Institute, Baltimore Female College, Troy University, Mountain Lake Park Summer School, and the University of Giessen.
        Miscellaneous materials relating to Himes' involvement in various local clubs and professional organizations can also be found in this series.  Represented are papers of the Amateur Photographic Exchange Club, the Hamilton Library Association, the Franklin Institute, and the Pennsylvania German Society, among others.
        Also among this series are school records for Himes' daughters, Mary and Anna.  Other papers related to these ladies' interests include materials regarding the Carlisle Traveler's Club, the Children of the American Revolution, and the State Federation of Pennsylvania Women.

        Due to their size, several items are housed among the oversized papers, designated OC 2000.1.  These items include Charles Francis Himes' diplomas, posters announcing his lectures, and posters announcing the sale of William D. Himes' property.

SERIES INVENTORY

BOX 20 - MC 2000.1


AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHIC EXCHANGE CLUB
Folder 01)    Rules, member lists, and miscellaneous papers. 1861

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE
Folder 02)    Certificate. 1874

BALTIMORE FEMALE COLLEGE
Folder 03)    Annual catalog, letter, and miscellaneous notes. 1859-1860

CHILDREN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Folder 04)    Applications for membership of Mary Himes and Sarah Elizabeth Vale. 1922

DICKINSON COLLEGE SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY
Folder 05)    Minutes, list of members, constitution, etc. 1864-1883

FRANKLIN INSTITUTE
Folder 06)    Miscellaneous papers, invitations, etc. 1892-1917

GERMAN UNIVERSITY LEAGUE
Folder 07)    Correspondence. 1911-1915

HAMILTON LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
Folder 08)    Annual reports, membership form, papers relating to its founding, etc. 1875-1910

HARPER, JOHN WARREN
Folder 09)    Two poems. 1906-1909

HIMES, ANNA MAGDALEN
Folder 10)    Professor recommendations, grade reports, etc. 1896-1901

HIMES, CHARLES FRANCIS
Folder 11)    Bookplate and seal
Folder 12)    Dickinson College student. 1853-1854
Folder 13)    Dickinson College professor and administrator. 1875-1889
Folder 14)    Lecture announcements and tickets. 1879-1889
Folder 15)    Publication leaflets. 1867-1917
Folder 16)    Stereoscopic slides. 1867

HIMES, MARY MURRAY
Folder 17)    Grade reports. 1876-1889
Folder 18)    Himes-Vale wedding correspondence. 1905



BOX 21 -  MC 2000.1

HIMES, MARY MURRAY (cont.)
Folder 01)    Hymnal. 1891

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES
Folder 02)    Correspondence, etc. 1880-1916

MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK SUMMER SCHOOL
Folder 03)    Correspondence. 1884

MURRAY, JOSEPH ALEXANDER
Folder 04)    Certificates, notes, etc. 1848-1876

MURRAY, MARY ELIZABETH
Folder 05)    Miscellaneous papers and notes. 1864-1893

NEW OXFORD COLLEGIATE AND MEDICAL INSTITUTE
Folder 06)    Prospectus, grade reports, and subscription list. 1843-1852

PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN SOCIETY
Folder 07)    Membership application, correspondence, programs, etc. 1897-1918

PHI KAPPA SIGMA FRATERNITY
Folder 08)    Newsletter and miscellaneous papers. 1880-1919
Folder 09)    Alpha chapter register and reservation
Folder 10)    Epsilon chapter register, disbandment papers, etc. 1857-1907
Folder 11)    Epsilon chapter invitations and programs. 1895-1914

PHILADELPHIA TOPOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
Folder 12)    Notes on William Blair, etc. 1861

ST. JOHNS CHURCH, CARLISLE
Folder 13)    Miscellaneous notes and building plans. 1917-1918

STATE FEDERATION OF PENNSYLVANIA WOMEN
Folder 14)    Correspondence and list of other women's clubs. 1903

TRAVELER'S CLUB, CARLISLE
Folder 15)    Constitution, programs, and travel booklets. 1891-1905

TROY UNIVERSITY
Folder 16)    Mathematics notes, programs, etc. 1860-1862

UNIVERSITY OF GIESSEN
Folder 17)    Copy of regulations and programs. 1864-1906
Folder 18)    Programs and newsletters. 1861-1864

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA
Folder 19)    Academic catalog, flier, and envelopes with seal. 1855

VALE, THOMAS EYSTER
Folder 20)    Misc. campaign items and envelope. 1921.

WILL, HEINRICH
Folder 21)    Death notice. 1890

WORLD'S CONGRESS AUXILIARY
Folder 22)    Invitation and program for photographic lectures. 1893