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Collection Summary
Administrative Information
Publication Rights:
Biographical note
Scope and Content
Separated Materials
Container List
Series I. Fairbanks/Paddock/Stone family papers, 1849-1915
Series II. Arthur and Helen Stone papers, 1863-1984 (bulk 1890-1944)
Series IV. Photographs, 1866-1998, n.d.
Series V. Publications, 1891-1955

Stone family papers

Collection Inventory

Series I. Fairbanks/Paddock/Stone family papers, 1849-1915     .15 linear ft. (20 folders)

Scope and Content


Arranged alphabetically.

Includes correspondence, wills, genealogy and other materials authored by the parents of Arthur Fairbanks Stone and earlier generations of family members. Wills exist for C.M. Stone, Sarah Stone, and Erastus Fairbanks. There are memorial tracts for Erastus Fairbanks and Sarah Fairbanks Stone. Included are several letters from 1848-1849, written by Lois and Erastus Fairbanks to sons Charles and Horace, who were traveling in Europe at the time. There are also letters to and amongst the Stone family. These include letters on the death of C.M. Stone, letters from C.M. to his father, and a transcript of a letter to Sarah from C.M. giving an account of Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration. Correspondence to and from Charles Fairbanks describes his settlement in London, and are addressed to parents, siblings, and friends.

Box Folder

Fairbanks, Charles - Correspondence   1849-1856 

Box 1 Folder 1

Fairbanks, Charles - Letter to Sarah Stone on the birth of Mary Stone   3/24/1859 

Box 1 Folder 2

Fairbanks, Charles and Horace - Correspondence from parents   1848 

Box 1 Folder 3

Fairbanks, Charles and Horace - Correspondence from parents   1849 

Box 1 Folder 4

Fairbanks, Erastus - Correspondence, clippings, and transcripts   1852-1865, n.d. 

Box 1 Folder 5

Fairbanks, Erastus - Funeral tribute   1865 

Box 1 Folder 6

Fairbanks, Erastus - Last words   11/29/1864 

Box 1 Folder 7

Fairbanks, Erastus - Will   10/28/1864 

Box 1 Folder 8

Fairbanks geneaology by Lois Fairbanks   n.d. 

Box 1 Folder 9

Fairbanks, Horace - Correspondence   11/19/1872 

Box 1 Folder 10

Fairbanks, Joseph - Will   10/2/1854 

Box 1 Folder 11

Godell, C. L. - Letter to "My Dear Sister"   Godell, C. L.1871 

Box 1 Folder 12

Paddock - Genealogy and misc. papers   1875 

Box 1 Folder 13

Stone, C. M. - Correspondence at death   3/1890 

Box 1 Folder 14

Stone, C. M. - Personal history   n.d. 

Box 1 Folder 15

Stone, C. M. - Will   3/10/1886 

Box 1 Folder 16

Stone family - Correspondence   1864-1889 

Box 1 Folder 17

Stone, Mary E. - Description of funeral service   1915 

Box 1 Folder 18

Stone, Sarah Fairbanks - Memorial tract   3/1909 

Box 1 Folder 19

Stone, Sarah Fairbanks - Correspondence   1849-1865 

Box 1 Folder 20

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