Bishop Family Edit

Summary

Level of Description
Sub-Group
Language
English

Dates

  • 1762 – 1990 (Creation)

Extents

  • 8 Boxes (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Materials do not circulate and are made available to users in the Miami University Archives.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Materials do circulate and may only be used in the archives.

  • Preferred Citation

    Miami University Libraries. Miami University Archives, Oxford, Ohio

  • Physical Location

    Miami University Archives, King Library, 3rd Floor, Walter Havighurst Special Collections, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

  • Abstract

    Miami University General, A-Z; Bishop Family; Materials from Family Members' Libraries; 1762-1845; Box 2 [12A-D-3A] Contents:

    1. The Confession of Faith Agreed Upon by the Assembly of Divines at Westminister . . . . Glasgow: William Duncan, 1762. [From Robert H. Bishop? library]

    2. William Enfield. Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Practical . . . . Boston: Thomas and Andrews, 1811.[From Robert H. Bishop library]

    3. William Cobbett. Advice to Young Men, and (incidentally) to Young Women in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life. . . . New York: John Doyle, 1831. [From Robert H. Bishop library]

    4. Notebook containing: abstract of "Text- Book of Ecclesiastical History by J. C. L. Gieseler]; notes on "The History of Philosophy"; notes on Logic; holograph notes on Moral Philosophy; Room Assignments, South Eastern Building, April 1840 and March 1841. [From Robert H. Bishop, Jr. library]

    5. The Academical Speaker [Title page missing]. [From Robert H. Bishop, Jr. library]

    6. M. Tvllii Ciceronis Ad Q. Fratrem Dialogi Tres De Oratore Com Notis J. Aug. Ernesti. Lockwood, 1823. [From Robert Humphrey Mongomery library, originally belonged to both Robert H. Bishop and Robert H. Bishop, Jr.]

    7. An Introduction to the Elements of Algebra, Designed for the Use of Those Who are Acquainted Only with the First Principles of Arithmetic. 3rd ed. Boston: Hilliard, Gray Little, and Wilkins, 1828. [Archives QA 154.8/.E89]

    8. John Brown. Letters on Sanctification, . . . With a Memoir of His Life and Character, by the Rev. David Smith. Edinburgh: William Oliphant, 1834. [From Robert Humphrey Montgomery library]

    9. Notebook containing "Lectures on Universalianism Delivered in the Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, May 2nd, 1841." [Original owner unknown]

    10. Scrapbooks from Robert Humphrey Montgomery Library [2 scrapbooks containing nineteenth century news clips mainly re. Bishop Family members]

    11. Book containing notes on "Modern American Universalianism" [Original owner unknown]

    12. Peter Bullions. Elements of the Greek Language..... New York: Collis and Hannay, 1831. Pamphlets:

    1. B. P. Aydelott. An Address on Collegiate Departments of the English Language and Literature. Cincinnati: Kendall and Henry, Printers, 1838.[From J. M. Bishop library]

    2. Extracts From the Minutes of the Acts and Proceedings of the Associate-Reformed Synod; . . . Held in the City of New-York, October 21st, 1802, . .. New York: Printed by T and J Swords, 1803. [Original owner unknown]

    3. Extracts from the Minutes of the Proceedings of the Fourth General Synod of the Associate-Reformed Church, in North-America; Held at Gettysburgh, on Wednesday, the 3d June, 1807, . . . New York: Printed by Hopkins and Seymour, 1807. [Original owner unknown]

    4. Group of Bound Pamphlets on Religious Topics (1823-45)[Original owner unknown]

    5. Proceedings of the Convention at Versailles. [1839] [Title page lacking]

    Miami University General, A-Z; Bishop Family; Correspondence and Materials; 1817-1990; Box 1 [12A-D-3B] Files: Jane Ridgely Bishop [Daughter of Robert Hamilton Bishop and wife of D.C. Williams], 1845-51, and undated

    1. Letters to her mother Ann Bishop (1845-50)[36 letters]

    2. Letters to her brother Robert Bishop, Jr. (1846-50)[32 letters]

    3. Letters to her sister-in-law Eliza Bishop (April 4, 1848-May 17, 1849, and undated)[8 letters]

    4. D. C. Williams [her husband] to his brother-in-law Robert H. Bishop, Jr. (1846-77, and undated)[7 letters]

    5. D. C. Williams to his father-in-law Robert H. Bishop (1850-51)[5 letters]

    Mary Ann Bishop [Daughter of Robert Hamilton Bishop and wife of W. W. Robertson], 1842-99, and undated

    6. Letters to other family members (1845-55)[17 letters]

    7. W. W. Robertson to his brother-in-law Robert H. Bishop, Jr. (1842-51)[10 letters]

    8. W. W. Robertson - Obituary (n.d.)

    9. "Salie" Bishop [Daughter of Mary Ann Bishop and W. W. Robertson]- Correspondence (1890,1899)[2 letters]

    William Wallace Bishop [Son of Robert Hamilton Bishop], 1817-1912, and undated

    10. Correspondence re. William Wallace Bishop (1835-1912, bulk 1835-60)[50 letters-including copy of letter from Anna Bishop referring to his fatal wounding on Shiloh battlefield]

    11. Materials, mainly financial, re. William Wallace Bishop (1817-45, and undated)

    John Mason Bishop [Son of Robert Hamilton Bishop and husband of Lucy Deming], 1844-51, and undated

    12. Letters to his brother Robert H. Bishop, Jr. (1844-47, and undated)[11 letters]

    13. Letters to his father and mother (1845-48)[12 letters]

    14. Lucy Deming Bishop to Robert Hamilton Bishop, Sr. (December 25, 1851)

    Ebenezer Brown Bishop [Son of Robert Hamilton Bishop], 1843-53

    15. Letters to his brother Robert H. Bishop, Jr. (1843-50)[12 letters]

    16. Other correspondence, mainly to his father (1848-53)[8 letters-1 prefaced by letter from his daughter Alice E. Bishop]

    Anna J. Bishop [Daughter of Robert H. Bishop, Jr. and Secretary to the Board of Trustees], 1863-1910

    17. Correspondence (1903-10)[3 letters and Christmas Card]

    18. Diary Fragments [Probably Anna J. Bishop's] (1863-70, 1872-73, 1878, 1881)

    19. Diaries [Probably Anna J. Bishop's] (1886, 1887, 1888)

    20. Diary and Fragments (1891-1900, bulk 1891-92)

    21. Diaries (1897, 1898, 1899)

    22. Diary Fragments (1900, 1905-06); Diary (1908)

    23. Diaries (1909, 1910)

    Julia and Helen Bishop [Daughters of Robert H. Bishop, Jr.], 1907-30

    24. Julia and Helen Bishop Correspondence (1907-30, and undated) [19 letters, some addressed to both Julia and Helen]

    25. Julia Bishop - Registrar Materials (1914-17, and undated) [Mainly correspondence]

    Catherine L. Bishop and Emily Bishop [Daughters of Robert H. Bishop, Jr.], 1850-75

    26. "Kate" Bishop Journal (1858)

    27. "Kate Bishop Journal (1859); Peter Sutton Bishop Journal (January-May 1868)

    28. Emily Bishop Correspondence (1850-75) [3 letters]

    29. Emily Bishop Journal (January-March 1858)

    George Spencer Bishop [Son of Robert H. Bishop, Jr. and Secretary to the Board of Trustees], 1875, 1913-17

    30. Correspondence and obituaries (1875, 1913-17)

    Robert and Sylvester Bishop [Sons of Robert H, Bishop, Jr.], 1858-1961

    31. Robert Bishop Journal (1858-60)

    32. Sylvester Bishop Journals (1859, 1860-71 [fragments])

    33. Sylvester Bishop Journal Fragment (1872)

    34. John Weatherford, ed. School and Other Days, 1859: Selections for the Diaries of Robert and Sylvester Bishop (Reprinted from The Ohio Historical Quarter, v.70, n.1, January 1961) Peter Sutton Bishop [Son of Robert H. Bishop, Jr.--also known as Edward S. Bishop], 1868, 1873, 1940, and undated [Journal (1868)--see no.14 above]

    35. Correspondence (1873)[3 letters-4th unsigned and undated may be from Bishop; 5th fragment-letterhead mentions Sargent, North Dakota, Bishop's residence, and letter mentions "Laura" Peter Sutton Bishop's wife]

    36. Obituary [Alumni News Letter, ser.38, n.5 (January 1940)] Other, 1824-1990

    37. Material re. The Atheneaum (1824-1924)

    38. Letter from Helen B. Martin [Robert H. Bishop's sister] to Bishop (February 25, 1840)

    39. Miscellaneous Correspondence, Notes, and Clippings (1867-1955)

    40. Unidentified Bishop family member - grammar notes and diary fragments (1872)

    41. Unidentified Bishop family member journal (1885-86)[Refers to "Grand Pa Bishop; maybe a member of the Kansas branch of the Bishop family]

    42. Robert Hamilton Bishop IV [Great- grandson of Robert H. Bishop, Sr.] - Articles, clippings (1909-55)[Includes copy of speech, A Tribute to Robert H. Bishop IV and to the Bishop Family, by John Millett]

    43. "Bull White"[?] Journal (1911-17) [Contains check from Isle of Pines, West Indies, where Anna J. Bishop and several other sisters owned property]

    44. Assorted Articles (1917-63)[Mainly from the Alumni News Letter and Miami Alumnus. Includes articles on the Bishop Medal, the Memorial Gates, and the Dedication of the Bishop Memorial]

    45. Genealogical Information (1951, and undated) [Includes Family History of John Bishop of Whitburn, Scotland; Robert Hamilton Bishop of Oxford Ohio; and Ebenezer Bishop of McDonough County, Illinois (October 1951)[Call # CS/71/.B6317/1951]]

    46. Robert Hamilton Bishop III - Obituary (1963)

    47. Robert Hamilton Bishop IV - Jonathan Bishop- Frances McClure Correspondence re Kansas Bishop/ Patterson Papers and Bishop's planned biography of Robert Bishop IV (1989-90).

    Miami University General, A-Z; Bishop Family; Family Correspondence; Box 1 [12A-D-3C]

    Not Indexed

    Miami University General, A-Z; Bishop Family; Family Correspondence; Box 2 [12A-D-4A]

    Not Indexed

    Miami University General, A-Z; Bishop Family; Family Correspondence; Box 3 [12A-D-4B]

    Not Indexed

    Miami University General, A-Z; Bishop Family; Family Correspondence; Box 4 [12A-D-4C]

    Not Indexed

    Miami University General, A-Z; Bishop Family; Bishop/Patterson Family Correspondence; Box 4 [17A-J-7B]

    Not Indexed

    Miami University General, A-Z; Bishop Family; Bishop/Patterson/Joyner Family; Box 5 [12A-D-5A]

    Not Indexed

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    2; Bishop Family; Materials from Family Members' Libraries; 1762-1845; 12A-D-3A
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    1; Bishop Family; Correspondence and Materials; 1817-1990; 12A-D-3B
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    1; Bishop Family; Family Correspondence; 12A-D-3C
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    2; Bishop Family; Family Correspondence; 12A-D-4A
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    3; Bishop Family; Family Correspondence; 12A-D-4B
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    4; Bishop Family; Family Correspondence; 12A-D-4C
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    4; Bishop Family; Bishop/Patterson Family Correspondence; 17A-J-7B
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    5; Bishop Family; Bishop/Patterson/Joyner Family; 12A-D-5A

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