Richardson Family Papers, 1807-2000

Vault A45 Richardson Unit 2

Concord Auxiliary Fire Dept., 1950s

EXTENT: Approx. 17.5 linear feet (17 containers and 1 wooden chest)

ORGANIZATION AND ARRANGEMENT: :  Arranged in nine series: I. Lucy Richardson Furber papers, 1909-1998; II. Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. papers, 1901-1974; III. Lucy and Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. papers, 1934-1975; IV. Holden Furber papers, 1924-1989 ; V. Lucy and Holden Furber papers, 1981-1991; VI. Emmet Lee and Harriet Fyffe Richardson papers, 1887-1976; VII. Family history and genealogy, 1807-1977; VIIA. Clara Vernon Fell and James Rigdon Fyffe papers 1795-1931; VIIB: William B. Richardson papers 1829-1903; VIII. Family library, 1808-1993; IX. Family photographs, 1883-2000. 

Correspondence is filed alphabetically by correspondent, when known.  Unidentified correspondents appear following all identified correspondents.

The Family History series has been left in its original order, as it was meticulously organized and arranged by the family, and they were privy to family connections and associations of which the processor is not aware.  Emmet L. Richardson's professional correspondence has likewise been left in its original order, as it was filed and labeled with clear intent.  The William B. Richardson papers have been left in their original order as each section was bundled together, clearly defining the grouping of documents.

FAMILY BIOGRAPHIES:
Lucy (Marsh) Richardson Furber was born in Keokuk, Iowa on May 24, 1912 to John and Lucy Cherrill Marsh.  Lucy attended the University of Iowa for 2 years before going to work for her father, a dentist and Episcopalian deacon.  Lucy married Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., a Unitarian minister, in 1933.  The couple moved from Wisconsin to Laconia, New Hampshire and then again to Medford, Massachusetts. In 1951, the Richardsons settled in Concord, Massachusetts, where they raised their 3 sons, John (who died in 1954), Robert Jr., and David.  Lucy was involved with the League of Women Voters and was active in the First Parish Church of Concord where Robert Sr. was an interim minister.  Robert Sr. passed away in 1969 and Lucy married his friend and Harvard classmate Holden Furber, a history professor, in 1981.  Lucy remained in Concord until her death in 2005. (Concord Journal, April 14, 2005)

Robert Dale Richardson, Sr.* was born on May 26, 1901 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Emmet Lee and Harriet Fyffe Richardson.  Robert Sr. graduated from Harvard College in 1924, Queens College, Oxford, in 1926, and Meadville Theological Seminary in 1928. After graduating from Meadville, Richardson was ordained into the Unitarian Ministry.  He served parishes in Laconia, New Hampshire, and Medford, Wayland, Concord, and Sharon, Massachusetts until the late 1950s. From 1959 to 1968, Richardson served as the Protestant chaplain at the Boston State Hospital and is the namesake of the hospital’s Richardson Learning Center. Richardson died suddenly in 1969.  (Andover-Harvard Theological Library bMS 108)
*Robert Dale Richardson, 1901-1969, is known throughout this collection as Robert Sr. However, he is presented in the 1977 genealogical report as Robert Dale Richardson II; his son, biographer Robert Dale Richardson Jr. (born 1934), is actually Robert Dale Richardson III.

Holden Furber was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 13, 1903.  He earned his A.B. from Harvard in 1924 and his Ph.D. in 1929. Furber graduated from Oxford with a B.A. in 1925 and an M.A. in 1930.  He specialized in the history of the British Empire and 18th century India and was a professor at Harvard University, the University of Texas, and the University of Pennsylvania.  Furber also worked for the Office of Strategic Services and the U.S. State Department.  He published many books and was considered the founder of modern Indian studies in America. Furber passed away in 1993.  (Obituary,Boston Globe, 1993)

Emmet Lee Richardson was born on November 9, 1870 in Evansville, Indiana.  He attended Indiana University as an undergraduate and went to Stanford University in 1892 to conduct postgraduate research for his A.M degree.  Richardson went on to study at the University of Paris and Heidelberg University and taught French at Vanderbilt University.  He earned a degree from Harvard Law School in 1897 and studied at the University of Berlin from 1895 to 1896.  Richardson married Harriet Fyffe in 1896 in Evansville, Indiana, where he practiced law with his father.  The couple later moved to Milwaukee, where Richardson worked for several firms.  After Harriet’s death in 1952, he moved to Concord, Massachusetts to live with his son Robert Dale Richardson, Sr.  Emmet Lee Richardson died on February 12, 1960.

Harriet Fyffe Richardson was born on June 14, 1872 in Normal, Illinois.  She attended Stanford University and graduated with the class of 1895.  She met Emmet Lee Richardson while she was studying at Stanford and they were married in 1896.  Harriet joined the Association of Collegiate Alumnae in 1898 and served on the College Club for over 20 years.  She was also involved with the National Alliance of Unitarian Women, and was a director of the organization from 1925 to 1928.  In 1945, Harriet wrote a book about her grandparents titled Quaker Pioneers.  She died on October 28, 1952.

Genealogical Notes for Lucy (Marsh) Richardson Furber 
and Robert Dale Richardson, Sr.:

This genealogical information was compiled in 1977 by Elizabeth Maxfield-Miller.

Lucy Marsh Richardson Furber, 1912-2005
John Marsh (1759-1845) of Claremont, New Hampshire married Martha Grout (1754-1813) of Weathersfield, Vermont.  John and Martha’s fourth child, Benjamin F. Marsh (1792-1864) married Ruth Wetmore (1974-1838), daughter of Colonel Caleb Wetmore (1768-1853) and Deborah Sherwood (no dates) in 1813.  Benjamin and Ruth had eight children.  Their second child, John Wellington Marsh (1815-1894) married Eudocia Brown Baldwin (1829-1909) of Geneva New York, daughter of Epaphras Bull Baldwin (1789-?) and Hebe Miranda Brown (1791-1850) in 1849.  John and Eudocia’s fourth child, John Wetmore Marsh (1872-1939) married Lucy Sholl Cherrill (1879-1969) of Carthage, Illinois in 1902.  John and Lucy’s third child was Lucy Baldwin Marsh (1912-2005).

Lucy Marsh Richardson Furber, 1912-2005
John Marsh (1759-1845) of Claremont, New Hampshire married Martha Grout (1754-1813) of Weathersfield, Vermont.  John and Martha’s fourth child, Benjamin F. Marsh (1792-1864) married Ruth Wetmore (1974-1838), daughter of Colonel Caleb Wetmore (1768-1853) and Deborah Sherwood (no dates) in 1813.  Benjamin and Ruth had eight children.  Their second child, John Wellington Marsh (1815-1894) married Eudocia Brown Baldwin (1829-1909) of Geneva New York, daughter of Epaphras Bull Baldwin (1789-?) and Hebe Miranda Brown (1791-1850) in 1849.  John and Eudocia’s fourth child, John Wetmore Marsh (1872-1939) married Lucy Sholl Cherrill (1879-1969) of Carthage, Illinois in 1902.  John and Lucy’s third child was Lucy Baldwin Marsh (1912-2005).

Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., 1901-1969
Ebenezer Richardson (1785-1854) of Snow Hill, Maryland married Hannah Van Meter (1786-1872), of Hardin Co., Kentucky, daughter of Jacob Van Metre/Meter (1752-1838) and Catherine Covenhoven (no dates) in 1804.  Their son, William Broughton Richardson (1809-1896) married Mary Anne Luce (1816-1884), of Spencer Co. Indiana, daughter of David Luce (1768-1838) and Elizabeth Carter (1770-1838) in 1833.  Judge Robert Dale Richardson I (1847-1907), son of William and Mary Anne married Mary Louisa Bollman (1846-1904), daughter of Lewis Bollman (no dates) and Mary Louisa Arnold (1814-1897) in 1868.  In 1896, their son, Emmet Lee Richardson (1870-1960), married Harriet Judd Fyffe (1872-1952).  Emmet and Harriet’s son was the Reverend Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. (1901-1969).

Jonathan Fyffe (1755-?) of Frederick Co., Maryland, son of James Fyffe (1713-?) and Sarah Watson (1720-?)  was married to Sarah Harrison (no dates).  Darius Perry Fyffe (1808-1887), son of Jonathan and Sarah married Harriett Jud (1808-1903) in 1834.  Darius and Harriet had 3 children, the oldest being James Rigdon Fyffe (1835-1872) who married Clara Vernon Fell (1844-1916) of Normal, Illinois, daughter of Hester Vernon Brown (1819-1906) and Jesse W. Fell (1808-1887)*.  Harriet Judd Fyffe (1872-1952), the only child of James Rigdon and Clara Vernon married Emmet Lee Richardson (1870-1960) in 1896.  Emmet and Harriet’s son was the Reverend Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. (1901-1969).     
Jesse W. Fell was a friend of Abraham Lincoln and persuaded Lincoln to write a biography of his early years which is now held by the Library of Congress. 

SCOPE AND CONTENT:  This collection includes the personal and professional papers of members and relatives of the Richardson family including Lucy Richardson Furber, Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., Holden Furber, Emmet Lee Richardson, and Harriet Fyffe Richardson.

Additionally, it contains papers and genealogies of the Arnold, Bollman, Brown, Cherrill, Fell, Furber, Fyffe, Marsh, Richardson, and Van Meter families.

Materials include correspondence, financial papers, journals, keepsakes, photographs, news clippings, genealogies, speeches, books, and other related items. 

Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. and Lucy Marsh Richardson were friends with prominent Unitarian minister and peace activist Dana McLean Greeley and his wife Deborah Webster Greeley throughout their adult lives.  Correspondence and a variety of mementos of the friendship may be found throughout the collection.

Robert Dale Richardson, Jr., a frequent correspondent of his parents, is a well-known literary biographer.  His subjects have included Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and William James.

Of particular note is the family's historic connection to Abraham Lincoln.  Jesse W. Fell (Robert Dale Richardson, Sr.'s great-grandfather) was a friend and colleague of Lincoln's in Illinois.  In 1859, he solicited a handwritten, 500-word autobiography from Lincoln so that the American people on the east coast might come to know him as a potential presidential candidate.  That handwritten letter, signed by Abraham Lincoln, remained with the family (initially with Jesse Fell's daughter Fannie, and then with Harriet Fyffe Richardson and Robert Dale Richardson, Sr.)  until it was donated to the Library of Congress in 1947.  The collection contains letters, newspaper clippings, legal documents, photographs, and a book about the autobiography.

Other items of note include a hand-illustrated letter by children's illustrator Charlotte Ware, letters from prominent author Annie Dillard, who married Robert Dale Richardson, Jr., a 1909 letter written by R.M. McClaughrey – who fought in the Civil War and went on to serve as Chief of Police in Chicago – to John W. Marsh praising Mr. Marsh's recently deceased mother, United States fractional currency of the 1860s, tickets to the Republican National Convention in 1892 and 1896, and to the Democratic National Convention for 1892, an 1864 land grant signed by President Lincoln or on his behalf, and a Civil War promotion document for James R. Fyffe dating to 1861.

SERIES DESCRIPTIONS:
Series I. Lucy Richardson Furber papers, 1909-1998:  This series contains the personal papers of Lucy Richardson Furber.  Documents in this series include correspondence, travel journals and travel memorabilia, address books, speeches, newspapers, clippings, financial papers, and family materials.  Primary correspondents include Robert Dale Richardson Sr., Holden Furber, Lucy’s children Robert Jr. and David, and her grandchildren.  There is a significant volume of correspondence after the deaths of her husbands Robert Sr., in 1969, and Holden, in 1993. The series also documents Lucy’s extensive involvement with the Unitarian Church and with organizations such as the League of Women Voters and the International Association for Religious Freedom.

Items of note in this series include several autobiographical fragments and sermons, correspondence from children's illustrator Charlotte Ware, former Chicago Chief of Police R.M. McClaughrey (attached to a letter from Lucy Cherrill Marsh), and letters from author Annie Dillard.

The series has been arranged into the following subseries:
            a. Correspondence
            b. Travel and memorabilia
            c. Legal and financial
            d. Personal papers
            e. Miscellany

Series II. Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. papers, 1901-1974: Materials in this series include correspondence, financial papers, and professional and church related materials.  Items of note in this series include information relating to the publication of Robert Dale Richardson Sr.’s  book The Lincoln Autobiography, birth and death certificates, documents from his childhood, including report cards and school records, travel memorabilia, and a passport.  An oversized newspaper from 1924 has been foldered and shelved separately.

The series has been arranged into the following subseries:
            a. Correspondence
            b. Legal and financial
            c. Personal papers
            d. Professional and church records

Series III. Lucy and Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. papers, 1934-1975: This series contains materials generated and obtained by Lucy and Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. as a couple.  Much of the series is comprised of materials relating to the death of their young son John Fyffe Richardson in 1954, including letters and memorial gifts the couple received after his death.  Additional correspondence and financial papers are also included.
The series has been arranged into the following subseries:
            a. Correspondence
            b. Personal papers
            c. Legal and financial

Series IV. Holden Furber papers, 1924-1989:   This series contains the personal papers of Holden Furber, Lucy Richardson’s second husband.  It is comprised primarily of correspondence.  Principal correspondents include Lucy Richardson Furber, Lucy’s children, and Holden’s Aunt Jennie and his father.  Many letters date from 1924, when Holden was studying at Oxford.

Series V. Lucy and Holden Furber papers, 1976-1991:  This series documents the shared life of Lucy and Holden Furber.  The bulk of the series consists of correspondence.

Series VI. Harriet Fyffe and Emmet Lee Richardson papers, 1883-1976:  This series includes the papers of Emmet Lee Richardson and his wife Harriet Fyffe Richardson.  It contains extensive correspondence between Emmet and Harriett.  Additional materials include financial papers, speeches, and Emmet’s professional and law firm records.  Items of note include Harriet’s death certificate, Emmet’s high school graduation program, Harriet’s college diploma, Emmet and Harriet’s marriage license, documentation of Emmet's membership in the Sons of the Revolution, and an 1864 Land Grant signed by President Lincoln, or on his behalf.

The series has been arranged into the following subseries:
            a. Correspondence
            b. Personal papers
            c. Legal and financial
            d. Professional

Series VII. Family history and genealogy, 1807-1977: This series contains personal papers as well as genealogical and historical materials relating to the relatives of the Richardson family and other families connected by marriage (Arnold, Bollman, Brown, Cherrill, Fell, Furber, Fyffe, Marsh, Richardson, and Van Meter).  It holds correspondence, family trees, wills, obituaries, and news clippings.  Items of note include United States fractional currency of the 1860s, tickets to the Republican National Convention in 1892 and 1896, and to the Democratic National Convention for 1892 (all in Bollman family papers), a Civil War promotion document  dated 1861 for James R. Fyffe (in Fyffe family papers), excellent historical and genealogical notes and research tracing the families back to the 1600's, and significant materials related to the history of Jesse W. Fell and the Lincoln autobiography, including two 8” X 10” negatives of the ceremony in which the autobiography was placed with the Library of Congress.

Series VIIA. Clara Vernon Fell and James Rigdon Fyffe papers 1795-1931:  This series contains primarily correspondence with some legal documents and personal papers.   Much of the correspondence is to Clara Vernon Fell (1877-1916) and from James Rigdon Fyffe (1832-1872) between 1866 and 1869 when James was away at medical school. Starting in 1869 the amount of correspondence drops drastically.  The couple married May 6, 1869. James died on March 4, 1872 from tuberculosis while in the Ozark Mountains.  Items of note include a transcription of a will for James Fyffe (1713-?), certificates from the University of Michigan and Rush Medical College for James R. Fyffe, and correspondence relating to the Lincoln autobiography.

The series has been arranged into the following subseries:
            a. Correspondence
            b. Personal papers
            c. Legal and financial

Series VIIB. William B. Richardson papers 1829-1903: This series contains the papers of William B. Richardson (1809-1896).  It consists of legal and financial documents that include deeds, tax receipts, and estate documents.  The estate documents included are for both family and non-family. (William B. Richardson was the executor of the estates of the non-family individuals included).  The property purchased by Ebenezer Richardson, was then transferred to Hannah Richardson after his death in 1854.  Their son William B. Richardson took over the estate in 1872 after the death of Hannah.  Judge Robert D. Richardson I purchased the land from his father William B. Richardson for $1 on April 20, 1896.  Items of note include Union and Confederate States of America currency (some facsimile?), and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings regarding the judgeship of Hon. Robert Dale Richardson I.

The series has been arranged into the following subseries:
            a. Correspondence
            b. Personal papers
            c. Legal and financial
            d. Ephemera
            e. Scrapbooks

Series VIII. Family library, 1808-1993:  This series includes books collected by the Richardson family, a significant portion of them consisting of prayer books and hymnals used by Reverend Robert Dale Richardson, Sr.  Many of the books bear personal inscriptions.

Series IX. Family photographs, 1883-2000: This series contains family photographs depicting individuals documented throughout the collection. Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. and Harriet Fyffe and Emmet Lee Richardson are especially well represented; the series contains a particularly fine sampling of images of Harriet, Emmet, and other members of the Richardson, Fyffe, and Fell families from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Other identified subjects include Lucy Richardson Furber, Robert Jr., John, and David Richardson, Lucy’s grandchildren, Holden Furber, Holden’s parents Mabel and Harry Furber, and Holden’s Aunt Jennie (Jane M. Furber). Many of the later photographs are undated and lack captions.

SOURCE OF AQUISITION:  Gifts of Robert Dale Richardson, Jr., November 2006 (AMC 135), April 2009 (AMC 173), and March 2, 2011 (AMC 195).

ASSOCIATED MATERIALS:  Richardson, Robert Dale. Papers, Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School. (Call number: bMS 108)

Jesse W. Fell Papers. Manuscripts Division, Library of Congress. (Call Number: MSS2036)

PROCESSED BY: Preliminary organization by Ashley Solod; full processing and description of first donation by Jill Martin Clements.  Processing and description of second donation by Emily Baldoni.  Processing and description of third donation by Reina Uhler.  Latest finding aid completed November 7, 2011.

 

Container List

Series I: Lucy Richardson Furber papers (1909-1998)

Box 1, Folder 1:
Correspondence, general, A-J

Box 1, Folder 2:
Correspondence, general, L-O

Box 1, Folder 3:
Correspondence, general, P-R

Box 1, Folder 4:
Correspondence, general, R

Box 1, Folder 52:
Correspondence, general, S-Z

Box 1, Folder 6:
Correspondence, general, Unidentified correspondents

Box 1, Folder 7:
Correspondence, Lucy's convalescence (1941)

Box 1, Folder 8:
Correspondence, RDR Sr.’s death, A-D (1969)

Box 1, Folder 9:
Correspondence, RDR Sr.’s death, E-O (1969-1970)

Box 1, Folder 10:
Correspondence, RDR Sr.’s death , P-Z (1969)

Box 1, Folder 11:
Correspondence, RDR Sr.’s death, unidentified correspondents (1969)

Box 1, Folder 12:
Correspondence, RDR Sr.'s death, Ministers (1969)

Box 1, Folder 13:
Miscellany, RDR Sr.'s death (1969)

Box 1, Folder 14:
Correspondence, Holden's death, A-F (1993-1994)

Box 1, Folder 15:
Correspondence, Holden's death, G-H (1993)

Box 1, Folder 16:
Correspondence, Holden's death, I-O (1993)

Box 1, Folder 17:
Correspondence, Holden's death, P-S (1993)

Box 1, Folder 18:
Correspondence, Holden's death, T-Z (1993)

Box 1, Folder 19:
Correspondence, Holden's death, unidentified correspondents (1993)

Box 1, Folder 19A:
Miscellany, Holden's death (1993)

Box 1, Folder 20:
Correspondence, Service Committee (1970)

Box 1, Folder 21:
Correspondence, Quaker Pioneers (1970)

Box 1, Folder 22:
Correspondence, Senexet House / RDR memorial (1969)

Box 1, Folder 23:
Correspondence, Senexet House / Search Committee (1970-1971)

Box 1, Folder 24:
Correspondence, IARF Peace Tour to Japan (1970)

Box 1, Folder 25:
Travel and memorabilia, IARF Peace Tour to Japan (1970)

Box 1, Folder 26:
Travel and memorabilia, IARF Peace Tour to Japan (1970)

Box 2, Folder 1:
Folder 1 - Travel and memorabilia, travel diaries (1938, 1970)

Box 2, Folder 2:
Folder 2 - Legal and financial, general (1989-1995)

Box 2, Folder 3:
Legal and financial, estates of Lucy S. Marsh and Kate Cherrill Kelly (Aunt Kate) (1968-1972, 1982-1986)

Box 2, Folder 3A:
Legal and financial, estate of Holden Furber (1993)

Box 2, Folder 4:
Legal and financial, North Shore property (1969)

Box 2, Folder 5:
Legal and financial, RDR Sr. memorial (1969-1983)

Box 2, Folder 6:
Legal and financial, 44 Martin Road, Concord deed and papers (1972-1995)

Box 2, Folder 7:
Personal papers, Adlai Stevenson (1952-1972)

Box 2, Folder 7A:
Personal papers, autobiographical fragments (1991, undated)

Box 2, Folder 8:
Personal papers, First Parish in Concord (1973-1984)

Box 2, Folder 9:
Personal papers, Dana Greeley (1970-1987, bulk 1986)

Box 2, Folder 10:
Personal papers, Greeley keepsakes (1956-1971)

Box 2, Folder 11:
Personal papers, Greeley Foundation (1998)

Box 2, Folder 12:
Personal papers, IARF (1970-1971)

Box 2, Folder 13:
Personal papers, League of Women Voters (1967-1981)

Box 2, Folder 14:
Personal papers, League of Women Voters, clippings (1968-1969)

Box 2, Folder 15:
Personal papers, League of Women Voters, State Press Workshop (1970)

Box 2, Folder 16:
Personal papers, League of Women Voters, State House Cut (1968-1970) -- Additional oversized newspaper housed in Oversized Folder 1.

Box 2, Folder 17:
Personal papers, reading club reports (1956-1958)

Box 2, Folder 18:
Personal papers, speeches and sermons (1958-1991, undated)

Box 2, Folder 18A:
Personal papers, Concord Bicentennial (1975) -- Additional oversized newspaper housed in Oversized Folder 1.

Box 2, Folder 18B:
Personal papers, Concord Bicentennial, programs (1975)

Box 2, Folder 19:
Miscellany, address books (undated)

Box 2, Folder 20:
Miscellany, family keepsakes (1936-1972, most undated)

Box 2, Folder 21:
Miscellany, family keepsakes (1973-1995, most undated)

Series II: Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. papers (1901-1974)

Box 3, Folder 1:
Correspondence, general, A-E

Box 3, Folder 2:
Correspondence, general, F-N

Box 3, Folder 3:
Correspondence, general, O-Z

Box 3, Folder 4:
Correspondence, general, unidentified correspondents

Box 3, Folder 4A:
Correspondence, Harriet Fyffe Richardson’s death (1952)

Box 3, Folder 5:
Legal and financial, documents and records (1924-1972)

Box 3, Folder 6:
Legal and financial, RDR Sr. estate papers (1954-1972) 

Box 3, Folder 7:
Personal papers, Harvard class of 1924 (1924) -- Oversized Folder 1  Personal papers, Harvard class of 1924, newspaper (1924) housed outside box on shelf.

Box 3, Folder 8:
Personal papers, Harvard class of 1924 (1938-1989)

Box 3, Folder 9:
Personal papers, childhood papers (1901-1925)

Box 3, Folder 10:
Personal papers, notes on England trip (1954)

Box 3, Folder 11:
Personal papers, autobiography fragments (undated)

Box 3, Folder 12:
Professional papers, materials for devotional services (1931-1962)

Box 3, Folder 13:
Professional papers, news clippings for devotional services (1924-1929, undated)

Box 3, Folder 14:
Professional papers, news clippings for devotional services (1902-1933, undated)

Box 3, Folder 15:
Professional papers, news clippings re: early pulpit in Keokuk, IA (undated)

Box 3, Folder 16:
Professional papers, prayers and sermons of Roscoe Trueblood (1959-1969, undated)

Box 3, Folder 17:
Professional papers, prayers and sermons of Robert S. Loring (1937-1938, undated)

Box 3, Folder 17A:
Professional papers, news clippings re: Lawrence Brooks (1970) -- Oversized Folder 2 Professional papers, Lawrence Brooks, newspaper (1970)

Box 3, Folder 18:
Professional papers, prayers, notes, and ministerial writings of R.D.R. (1928-1964, undated)

Box 3, Folder 18A:
Professional papers, First Parish in Concord (1946-1964)

Box 3, Folder 18B:
Professional papers, Concord sermons (1966-1968)

Box 3, Folder 19:
Professional papers, Baker Creek Cemetery (1966)

Box 3, Folder 20:
Professional papers, Boston State Hospital (1966-1972)

Box 3, Folder 21:
Professional papers, First Congregation Church, Benzonia, MI (1968)

Box 3, Folder 22:
Professional papers, church programs and orders of service (1888-1968)

Box 3, Folder 23:
Professional papers, clippings and notes re: RDR Sr.'s departure from First Parish Church in Medford (1951)

Box 3, Folder 24:
Professional papers, Unitarian Trust (1969-1970)

Box 3, Folder 25:
Professional papers, miscellaneous keepsakes (undated)

Series III:  Lucy and Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. papers (1934-1975)

Box 3, Folder 26:
Correspondence, Lucy to Robert (1932-1967, undated)
Box 3, Folder 27:
Correspondence, Robert to Lucy (1934-1957, undated)
Box 3, Folder 28:
Correspondence, Robert to Lucy (1964)
Box 3, Folder 29:
Correspondence, general, A-M
Box 3, Folder 30:
Correspondence, general, N-Z
Box 3, Folder 31:
Correspondence, general, unidentified correspondents
Box 4, Folder 1:
Correspondence, letters to and from the Richardson children (1934-1975)
Box 4, Folder 2:
Correspondence, letters from John Fyffe Richardson (1952-1954, undated)
Box 4,Folder3:
Correspondence, letters from Elizabeth Richardson (1958-1964)
Box 4, Folder4:
Correspondence, re: RDR Sr.'s departure from First Parish Church in Medford (1951)
Box 4, Folder 5:
Correspondence, re: John Fyffe Richardson's death, A-C  (1954)
Box 4, Folder 6:
Correspondence, re: John Fyffe Richardson's death, D-H  (1954)
Box 4, Folder 7:
Correspondence, re: John Fyffe Richardson's death, I-P  (1954)
Box 4, Folder8:
Correspondence, re: John Fyffe Richardson's death, R-Z  (1954)
Box 4, Folder 9:
Correspondence, re: John Fyffe Richardson's death, unidentified correspondents (1954)
Box 4, Folder 10:
Correspondence, re: John Fyffe Richardson's death, cards from floral arrangements (1954)
Box 4, Folder 11:
Correspondence, re: John Fyffe Richardson's death, letters from John's classmates at Worcester Academy (1954)
Box 4, Folder, 12:
Correspondence, re: John Fyffe Richardson memorials (1955-1968)
Box 4, Folder 13:
Correspondence, Lucy Richardson Furber's master list of sympathy letters received in re: John Fyffe Richardson's death (1954)
Box 4, Folder 14:
Personal papers, John Fyffe Richardson’s death (1954-1961)
Box 4, Folder 15:
Personal papers, Richardson children report cards (1943-1954)
Box 4, Folder 16:
Personal papers, news clippings re: Richardson children (undated)
Box 4, Folder 17:
Personal papers, family budget and family guests (1933)
Box 4, Folder 18:
Personal papers, ephemera (1938-1946, undated)
Box 4, Folder 19:
Legal and financial, marriage and birth certificates  (1933-1954)
Box 4, Folder 20:
Legal and financial: 16 Oak Road, Concord papers (1960, 1972)

Series IV: Holden Furber papers, 1924-1989

Box 5, Folder1:
Correspondence, general (1926-1984)

Box 5, Folder 2:
Correspondence, general, letters from Holden Furber to others (1924-1986)

Box 5, Folder 3:
Correspondence, letters to William H. Furber (father) and Jane M. Furber (aunt) from Oxford, chronological (1924)

Box 5, Folder: 4:
Correspondence, letters to William H. Furber (father) and Jane M. Furber (aunt) from Oxford, chronological (1924-1925)

Box 5, Folder 5:
Correspondence, letters to William H. Furber (father) and Jane M. Furber (aunt) from Oxford, chronological (1925)

Box 5, Folder 6:
Correspondence, letters to William H. Furber (father) and Jane M. Furber (aunt) from Oxford, chronological (1925)

Box 5, Folder 7:
Correspondence, letters from Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. (1926)

Box 5, Folder8:
Correspondence, letters received upon marriage to Lucy Richardson (1981-1982)

Box 5, Folder 9:
Personal Papers, Harvard and Oxford memorabilia (1924, 1984)

Box 5, Folder 10:
Personal Papers, L.U. Sheep Company (1987-1990)

Box 5, Folder 11:
Personal Papers, baby book (1901-1911)

Box 6, Folder 1:
Legal and financial: cash book (1923-1925)

Box 6, Folder 2:
Travel memorabilia (undated)

Box 6, Folder 3:
Holden Furber obituary

Box 6, Folder 4:
Miscellaneous notes and keepsakes (1980-1993, undated)

Box 6, Folder 5:
Correspondence, general (1986-1990)

Series V: Lucy and Holden Furber papers, 1976-1991

Box 6, Folder 6:
Correspondence, Lucy to Holden (1976-1981)

Box 6, Folder 7:
Correspondence, Holden to Lucy (1979-1981)

Box 6, Folder 8:
Correspondence, letters from Lucy's family A-R (1981-1991)

Box 6, Folder 9:
Correspondence, letters from Lucy's family R (1981-1989)

Box 6, Folder 10:
Correspondence, letters from Lucy's family R (1983-1989)

Box 6, Folder 11:
Prenuptial agreement, marriage certificate, and service (1981)

Series VI: Harriet Fyffe and Emmet Lee Richardson papers, 1878-1976

Box 7  Folder 1:
Correspondence, Harriet to Emmet titled, “Private Correspondence of an American Lady” (1909)

Box 7, Folder 2:
Correspondence, Harriet to Emmet and her aunts (1926)

Box 7, Folder 2A:
Correspondence, Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Richardson (1900)

Box 7, Folder 2B:
Correspondence, Harriet Fyffe (1894, 1942)

Box7, Folder 3:
Correspondence, re: engagement of Lucy Marsh and RDR (1933)

Box 7, Folder 4:
Correspondence, Emmet's personal correspondence (European) (1930-1954)

Box 7, Folder 5:
Correspondence, Emmet's personal correspondence (1878, 1931-1969, undated)

Box 7, Folder 6:
Correspondence, Emmet's retirement (1951-1952)

Box 7, Folder 6A:
Personal papers, Harriet’s Stanford diploma (1895)

Box 7, Folder 6B:
Personal papers, Unitarian Women’s Alliance (1912, 1952)

Box 7, Folder 7:
Personal papers, cemetery plot, Milwaukee (1971-1972)

Box 7, Folder 8:
Personal papers, philanthropy (1928-1942)

Box 7, Folder 9:
Personal papers, Emmet's high school class (1883-1956)

Box 7, Folder 10:
Personal papers, speeches given by Emmet (1911-1945)

Box 7, Folder 11:
Legal and financial, 2734 Bradford Avenue, Milwaukee papers (1913-1950)

Box 7, Folder 12:
Legal and financial, assorted legal documents (1896-1961)

Box 7, Folder 13:
Professional, Milwaukee School Board (1911-1912)

Box 7, Folder 14:
Professional, School Board,  correspondence with Italian consul re: Italian in the schools (1909-1910)

Box 7, Folder 15:
Professional, School Board, L'Opinione newspaper (Italian) (1909)

Box 7, Folder 16:
Professional, School Board, La Patria newspaper (Italian) (1909)

Box 7, Folder 17:
Professional, School Board, La Voce del Popolo newspaper (Italian) (1909)

Box 7, Folder 18:
Professional, School Board, La Tribuna Italiana Transatlantica newspaper (Italian) (1909)

Box 7, Folder 19:
Professional, School Board, La Follia di New York newspaper (Italian) (1909)

Box 7, Folder 20:
Professional, Wells' estate papers (1919)

Box 7, Folder 21:
Professional, Emmet's business correspondence (1922-1952)

Box 7, Folder 22:
Professional, 1864 land grant, signed by Abraham Lincoln, or on his behalf

Box7, Folder 23:
Professional, Emmet's law firm papers (1896-1937)

Box 7, Folder 24:
Newspaper clippings and Harriet Fyffe Richardson obituary (1910-1964)

Series VII: Family history and genealogy, 1807-1977

Box 8, Folder 1:
Arnold family (Maria Louisa Arnold m. Lewis Bollman) (1821-1918)

Box 8,Folder 2:
Bollman family (1892-1995)

Box 8, Folder 2A:
Lewis Bolman (1937-1940)

Box 8, Folder 3:
Brown family (Hester Vernon Brown m. Jesse W. Fell) (1902, 1928, undated)

Box 8, Folder 4:
Fell family, Fannie Fell (undated)

Box 8, Folder 5:
Fell family, Alice C. Fell will (undated)

Box 8, Folder 6:
Fell family, papers pertaining to Lincoln's autobiography (1931-1973)

Box 8, Folder 7:
Furber family (1894, 1930, undated)

Box 8, Folder 8:
Fyffe family, Clara V. Fyffe estate papers (1917-1927)

Box 8, Folder 9:
Fyffe family (Clara Vernon Fell m. James Fyffe) (1877-1966, undated)

Box 8, Folder 10:
Fyffe family (Clara Vernon Fell m. James Fyffe) (1861-1952, undated)

Box 8, Folder 11:
Luce Family (undated)

Box 8, Folder 12:
Marsh and Cherrill families, photocopies of Lucy Marsh Richardson Furber's photographs (undated)

Box 8, Folder 13:
Cherrill Family (1830-1955)

Box 8, Folder 14
Marsh Family (1916-1943)

Box 8, Folder 15:
Richardson family, newspaper clippings re: deaths of Robert Dale Richardson I and Mary Bollman Richardson (1904, 1907)

Box 8, Folder 16:
Richardson and Van Meter families (1893-1940, undated)

Box 8, Folder 17:
Richardson and Van Meter families (1894-1948, undated)

Box 8, Folder 18:
Richardson and Van Meter families (1896-1934, undated)

Box 8, Folder 19:
Alma Swan (1965-1971, undated)

Box 8, Folder 20:
Richardson/Arnold/Bollman/Brown/Fyffe/Fell/Van Meter, etc. genealogies prepared by Elizabeth Maxfield-Miller (1977)

Box 8, Folder 21:
Marsh/Cherrill/Wetmore/Scholl/Baldwin, etc. genealogies prepared by Elizabeth Maxfield-Miller (1977)

Box 8, Folder 13:
Richardson and Van Meter Families (1893-1940, undated) -- Oversized Folder 3,Grocer's sale flyer from early 20th century, housed outside of box on shelf.

Series VIIA: Clara Vernon Fell (1877-1916) and James Rigdon Fyffe (1832-1872) papers

Box 8A, Folder 1:
Correspondence, to James from Clara (1867-1871, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 2:
Correspondence, to Clara from Jim (1866)

Box 8A, Folder 3:
Correspondence, to Clara from Jim (01/1867-08/1867)

Box 8A, Folder 4:
Correspondence, to Clara from Jim (09/1867-10/1867)

Box 8A, Folder 5:
Correspondence, to Clara from Jim (11/1867-12/1867)

Box 8A, Folder 6:
Correspondence, to Clara from Jim (01/1868-04/1868)

Box 8A, Folder 7:
Correspondence, to Clara from Jim (05/1868-12/1868)

Box 8A, Folder 8:
Correspondence, to Clara from Jim (1869)

Box 8A, Folder 9:
Correspondence, to Clara from Jim (1870-1871)

Box 8A, Folder 10:
Correspondence, to Clara, invitations (1868-1894, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 11:
Correspondence, to Clara from Sister (1872, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 12:
Correspondence, to Clara from W.O. Davis (1899-1900, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 13:
Correspondence, to Clara from miscellaneous (1899-1900, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 14:
Correspondence, to Beatrice Fyffe (1867)

Box 8A, Folder 15:
Correspondence, to Fannie Fell re: Lincoln autobiography (1922-1931)

Box 8A, Folder 16:
Correspondence, to Fannie Fell from W.O. Davis (1899)

Box 8A, Folder 17:
Correspondence, to Father from Clara (1863)

Box 8A, Folder 18:
Correspondence, to Hattie Fyffe (1866-1899)

Box 8A, Folder 19:
Correspondence, from JD Lange (1899)

Box 8A, Folder 20:
Correspondence, to Dear Bro. from W.O. Davis (1872)

Box 8A, Folder 21:
Correspondence, correspondent unknown (undated)

Box 8A, Folder 22:
Correspondence, enclosures removed from correspondence (undated)

Box 8A, Folder 23:
Personal papers, James Fyffe, college certificates (1866-1869)

Box 8A, Folder 24:
Legal and financial, Fannie Fell, will transcription (undated)

Box 8A, Folder 25:
Legal and financial, James Fyffe, will transcription (1795)

Series VIIB: William B. Richardson (1809-1896) Papers:

Box 8A, Folder 26:
Correspondence, to Ma from Helen Richardson (1874)

Box 8A, Folder 27:
Correspondence, to David Richardson (1869-1870)

Box 8A, Folder 28:
Correspondence, Judge Robert D. Richardson I (1869-1876)

Box 8A, Folder 29:
Correspondence, to Judge Robert D. Richardson I from William B. Richardson (1871-1893, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 30:
Correspondence, to William B. Richardson (1877-1878)

Box 8A, Folder 31:
Correspondence, Alma Swan (1883-1903, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 32:
Personal Papers, William B. Richardson memorial pamphlet (1896)

Box 8A, Folder 33:
Personal Papers, Luce township (undated)

Box 8A, Folder 34:
Legal and financial, real estate, Ebenezer Richardson, rental agreements-mortgages tax receipts (1854-1878)

Box 8A, Folder 35:
Legal and financial, real estate, Ebenezer Richardson, correspondence (1829-1874)

Box 8A, Folder 36:
Legal and financial, real estate, William B. Richardson, deeds (1845-1859)

Box 8A, Folder 37:
Legal and financial, real estate, William B. Richardson, deeds (1860-1897)

Box 8A, Folder 38:
Legal and financial, real estate, William B. Richardson, promissory notes (1837-1840)

Box 8A, Folder 39:
Legal and financial, real estate, William B. Richardson, tax receipts (1847-1874)

Box 8A, Folder 40:
Legal and financial, real estate, William B. Richardson, tax receipts (1863-1868)

Box 8A, Folder 41:
Legal and financial, real estate, William B. Richardson, tax receipts (1883-1888)

Box 8A, Folder 42:
Legal and financial, real estate, Hannah Richardson, tax receipts (1854-1872, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 43:
Legal and financial, William B. Richardson, receipts (1843-1882)

Box 8A, Folder 44:
Legal and financial, family estate, Ebenezer and Hannah Richardson (1869-1883, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 45:
Legal and financial, non-family estate, David Hacker (1866-1871, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 46:
Legal and financial, non-family estate, David Hacker (1871)

Box 8A, Folder 47:
Legal and financial, non-family estate, Phena Hacker (1869-1873, undated)

Box 8A, Folder 48:
Legal and financial, non-family estate, John M. Shull (1871)

Box 8A, Folder 49:
Legal and financial, William B. Richardson, bank books (1873-1894)

Box 8A, Folder 50:
Ephemera, Civil War era currency

Box 8B (unfoldered),
Ephemera, leather wallet

Box 8B,
Ephemera, glasses with case

Box 8B,
Ephemera, unidentified item

Box 8C (unfoldered),
Scrapbooks

Unboxed Item,
Ephemera, small wooden chest (15.75in.X 7.5in.X 5.5in.)
The small wooden chest contained the William B. Richardson (1809-1896) series.

Series VIII: Family library (1808 – 1998)

Box 9, 9A, 9B (unfoldered, filed alphabetically by main entry)

Adlai Ewing Stevenson / The Services at Bloomington July 19, 1965. (Bloomington, IL: Illinois State University, 1965).

Bible. The Book of Common Prayer (Milwaukee, WI: Morehouse Publishing, 1929).
     -- Inscribed on front lining leaf: Lucy B. Marsh... / from her father – / November 1, 1930.

Bible. The New Testament (New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1946).
     -- Inscribed on the front lining leaf: Presented to Robert Dale Richardson / with the high regard / and real affection / of / the Medford Minis- / ters' Association / June 20th, 1951.

Bible. The Holy Bible, King James Version  (London: Oxford University Press, undated).
     -- Inscribed on the front lining leaf: To father / from / John / Christmas 1957 / This bible was purchased with some of John's money. / R.D.R.
     -- Includes preprinted Marriage, Birth, and Death pages, with Marriage record completed by hand for marriage of Elizabeth Crosby Hall to Robert Dale    Richardson, Jr. dated November 7, 1959.

Brooks, Lawrence Graham. The Memoirs of Lawrence Graham Brooks (Boston: Nimrod Press [privately printed], 1981).
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: Lucy R. Furber.
     -- Includes bookmarks, inserts, and notes.

Brooks, Lawrence G. Frederick May Eliot As I Knew Him (Peterborough, NH: Sim's Press, 1960).  Pamphlet.

Burnham, J. H. Some of the Influences Which Led to the Founding of the Normal University (no place of publication: printed for gratuitous distribution by a committee, 1909).

Case, W. L. The Tragedy of Crystal Lake With Some Sidelights (Beulah, MI: Record Publishing Company, 1947).

Clark, T. Rev. A New General School Atlas (London: John Souter, 1824).
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: This book belonged to your great-great-great / Grandfather Edward Wood who lived in London/ given to/ Robert S. Richardson, Jr.-/ to his 21st birthday. June 14 1955/ by Aunt Patsy Aunt Kate + Grandmother Marsh. / E Wood / 1826 / E Wood an architect / 1826 / He designed on the wings of (illegible)

Clarke’s Hymns [title taken from spine; volume lacks title page and all information regarding the place of publication, publisher and date].

Collyer, Robert. The Life That Now is: Sermons (Boston, MA: Horace B Fuller, 1871).
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: Clara V. Fyffe

Concord Academy. The Story of The Elizabeth B. Hall Chapel (Concord, MA: Concord Academy Alumnae/i Association, 1984).
     -- 2 copies

Davis, Kenneth S. The Politics of Honor: A Biography of Adlai E. Stevenson (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1957). 
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: To father / from / Rob / Christmas 1967.

Disraeli, Isaac. Calamities of Authors; Including Some Inquiries Respecting Their Moral and Literary Characters Vol. 1 of 2 (London: John Murray, 1812).
     -- Inscribed on front end paper: E. Cherrill

Disraeli, Isaac. Calamities of Authors; Including Some Inquiries Respecting Their Moral and Literary Characters Vol. 2 of 2 (London: John Murray, 1812).

Furber, Holden. Bombay Presidency in the Mid-Eighteenth Century (New York: Asia Publishing House, 1965).

Furber, Holden. “Fifty Years Ago India 1936-1937.” Indica 23, no. 1 & 2 [offprint] (1986): 135-142.

Furber, Holden.  Rival Empires of Trade in Orient, 1600-1800 (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1976).

Gold, Matthew, ed. The Hangman’s Lime (Wesleyan University, 1993).
     -- Included: a note to Professor Richardson (Robert Dale Richardson, Jr.) 1993

Greeley, Deborah Webster. Love is Enough (Concord, MA: The Lexington Press [privately printed], 1981).  Pamphlet.
     -- Introduction by Lucy Richardson

Hall, John K. “The Medmap Project: A Systematic Analysis of Eastern Mediterranean Marine Geophysical DataGeological Survey of Israel Current Research (1980).
     -- Inscribed on front cover: to Ding and Rich/ with love / John K Hall

Harvard College, President and Fellows. Harvard Class of 1924: Fiftieth Anniversary Report (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Printing Office, 1974).
Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society. 64, no.1 (1971).

Kenyon College. The One Hundred Sixtieth Commencement (Gambier, Ohio: 1988).

Kling, Blair B. and M. N. Pearson ed. The Age of Partnership: Europeans in Asia Before Dominion (Honolulu, HI: University Press of Hawaii, 1979).

Lewis, E.J. A History of the Pantagraph (no place of publication: [McLean County Historical Society], undated).
     -- Article from the Daily leader Feb 28, 1887 “Impressive Funeral Obsequies of the late Jesse W. Fell at Normal”
     -- Article from the Bulletin Feb 25, 1887 “At Rest” , an article about the passing of Jesse W. Fell

Lincoln, Abraham. Abraham Lincoln [facsimile of Abraham Lincoln’s Autobiography: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1872 by Jesse W. Fell in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington] (Normal, IL: Jesse Fell, 1872).

Lloyd, Joseph P. Bloomingburg Memories ([New York]: Joseph P. Lloyd, 1976).

Malte-Brun, M.  A New General Atlas, Exhibiting the Five Great Divisions of the Globe (Philadelphia, PA: Grigg and Elliot, 1832).
     -- Inscription on inside cover: [Mostly illegible] birth a name card for J. W. Fell
     -- Inscribed on front end paper (First name illegible) W. Fell

McReynolds, Cherry. Life on a Very Small Planet (Miami, FL: Cherry McReynolds, 1998).
     -- Item removed from book: Richardson Family Historical News

Medford: The Ford by the Meadow: A Bicentennial Souvenir (Medford, MA: Medford Arts Council, 1976).

Mills, Charles.  The History of the Crusades for the Recovery and Possession of the Holy Land Vol. 1 of 2 (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1820).
     --Inscribed on front endpaper: Edward Cherrill / Carthage / Illinois / 1893

Mills, Charles.  The History of the Crusades for the Recovery and Possession of the Holy Land Vol. 2 of 2 (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1820).
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: Edward Cherrill / Carthage / Illinois / 1893

Mitchell, S. Augustus. Mitchell’s Ancient Atlas, Classical and Sacred (Philadelphia, PA: J.H. Butler and Co., 1877).
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: Fannie C. Fell

Mooney, James E.  John Graham Brooks: Prophet of Social Justice, A Career Story (Worcester, MA: Davis Press [privately printed], 1968).  Thesis.

Morehouse, Frances Milton. The Life of Jesse W. Fell (Urbana, IL: The University of Illinois, 1916).
     - Includes photographs of Jesse W. Fell and Hester Vernon Brown Fell.
2nd copy
     -- Folded in the pages a transcription of an obituary for Hester Gordon
     -- A page from a small book entitled Lincoln’s Church
     -- A Unitarian Church weekly calendar signup
     -- Pages from the Mississippi Valley Historical Review on the life of Jesse Fell

Murphy, Hugh Brady.  Gertie the Duck Who Dared to be Different (Milwaukee, WI: Hugh Brady Murphy, 1945).
     -- Inscribed on front cover: Rob-/ Please read this/to your daughters, and tell them about / Milwaukee

Nugent, Lord.  Some Memorials of John Hampden, His Party and His Times Vol. 1 of 2 (London: John Murray, 1832).
     -- Removed a card with the name Miss Phoebe Ferris

Nugent, Lord.  Some Memorials of John Hampden, His Party and His Times Vol. 2 of 2 (London: John Murray, 1832).

Peck, J. M. A Gazetter of Illinois in Three Parts (Jacksonville: R. Goudy, 1834).
     -- Imprinted on inside cover: No. 4 50 Cts/ book plate J. W. Fells
     -- Imprinted on front endpaper: (Illegible name)
     -- Imprinted on front endpaper: [illegible], by I.N.H. to / Fannie C. Fell / By F C Fell/ To Harriet F Richardson / B H F Richardson / To Robert Dale Richardson / Nov 30, 1949

Phillips Exeter Academy. Class of 1952 40th Reunion Yearbook (Exeter, NH: Graduating Class of 1952, 1992).
     -- Robert D. Richardson, Jr. located on page 63.

Phillips Exeter Academy. Pean 52 (Exeter, NH: Graduating Class of 1952, 1952)
     -- Yearbook belonged to Robert D. Richardson, Jr.

Pinneo, T. S. Pinneo’s Analytical Grammar of the English Language: Designed for Schools (Cincinnati, OH: Winthrop B. Smith & Co., 1850).
     -- Imprinted on inside front cover: Robert D. Richardson / Book / Robert Richardson / Book

Richardson, Harriet Fyffe.  Quaker Pioneers (Milwaukee, WI: Gillett & Co. [privately printed], 1940).
     -- Inscribed by Robert Dale Richardson to Holden Furber on front lining leaf: To Holden / With many fine memories of Oxford, London / and the Channel Islands – and not the least Harvard / and Marblehead. / Bob / June 28, 1947
     -- Many pages marked by bookmarks.

Richardson, Robert Dale.  Abraham Lincoln's Autobiography (Boston: The Beacon Press, 1947).
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: Presentation copy #6
     -- Inscribed on front lining leaf: To Lucy Cherrill Marsh – a mother-in-law who becomes / a mother through her kindness and encouragement – a loyal daughter / of Illinois may this volume about Illinois' most famous son, be / of interest and value. / Robert Dale Richardson / December 18, 1947.
Copy no. 2
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: To Uncle Owen / From his nephew / Robert Dale Richardson / December 18, 1947.
Copy no. 3
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: To our good friends /  Organ and Marianne Ouchterlong / from / Robert and Lucy Richardson / 27 xi.54

Richardson, Robert Dale.  In Quietness and In Confidence (Concord, MA: [privately printed], 1952).
     -- Collection of  RDR's messages published in the monthly church calendar of the First Parish Church of Medford, MA from 1939-1951.
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: Robert Dale Richardson / his book / Concord.

Robertson, David. Reports of the Trials of Colonel Aaron Burr for Treason, and for a Misdemeanor Vol. 1 of 2 (Philadelphia: Hopkins and Earle, 1808).
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: M.L.V.Y.

Robertson, David. Reports of the Trials of Colonel Aaron Burr for Treason, and for a Misdemeanor Vol. 2 of 2 (Philadelphia: Hopkins and Earle, 1808).
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: M.L.V.Y.

Salisbury, Harrison, E. Travels Around America(New York: Walker and Company, 1976)
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: Lucy Furber.
     -- Inscribed on bookplate affixed to front endpaper: Love / and / Christmas Greetings / from / Lawrence and Sue / December / 1976.

Savage, M. J.  Ministers' Hand-Book: for Christenings, Weddings, and Funerals, Third Edition (Boston: George H. Ellis, 1889).
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: Robert Dale Ricardson / Keokuk Iowa / Presented to me by the / Rev Robert S. Loring / 1929.
     -- Inscribed with details of Christenings of Anne Kendrick Richardson 1963 and Elizabeth Fyffe Richardson 1963.
     -- Dried rose petals affixed to front endpaper with inscription: A petal from / a rose / John's body / July 26, 1954.
     -- Many notes added by hand.

Shakespeare, William.  The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Vol. 1 of 2 (Hartford, CT: Andrus & Judd, 1834).
     -- Inscribed on inside cover book plate J. W. Fell
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: (Mostly illegible)

Shakespeare, William.  The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare Vol. 2 of 2 (Hartford, CT: Andrus & Judd, 1834).
     -- Inscribed on inside cover book plate J. W. Fell
     -- Inscribed on front endpaper: (Mostly illegible)

Snepp, Daniel, et al. Glimpses of Our Local Past (Evansville, IN: Evansville Museum of Fine Arts, 1958).

Sophocles’ Antigone (Denver, CO: Rishel Middle School, 1984).

Unitarian and the Universalist Commissions on Hymns and Services. Hymns of the Spirit: Services of Religion for Use in the Churches of the Free Spirit (Boston: The Beacon Press, 1950).

Unitarian and the Universalist Commissions on Hymns and Services. Hymns of the Spirit: Services of Religion for Use in the Churches of the Free Spirit (Boston: The Beacon Press, 1937).

University of Denver. Honor Roll 1983-1984 (Denver: University of Denver, 1984).
     -- Removed Richardson Family Researcher and Historical News

Vanderbelt University. Register of Vanderbilt University for 1892-93. and Announcement for 1893-94. (Nashville, TN: University Press, 1893).
     -- Enclosed: a note to Hon. Robert D. Richardson dated June 25, 1892, from David L. Jordan from the office of the president Leland Stanford Junior University congratulating Robert on his son’s appointment to the instructorship in the Romance Languages in the Vanderbilt University. 
     -- E.L. Richardson listed as French Professor

Box 9C, Folder 1:
Items formerly laid into books, Clarke’s Hymns [title taken from spine; volume lacks title page and all information regarding the place of publication, publisher and date].

Box 9C, Folder 2:
Items formerly laid into books, Gold, Matthew, ed. The Hangman’s Lime (Wesleyan University, 1993).

Box 9C, Folder 3:
Items formerly laid into books, McReynolds, Cherry. Life on a Very Small Planet (Miami, FL: Cherry McReynolds, 1998).

Box 9C, Folder 4:
Items formerly laid into books, Morehouse, Frances Milton. The Life of Jesse W. Fell (Urbana, IL: The University of Illinois, 1916) Copy #2.

Box 9C, Folder 5:
Items formerly laid into books, Nugent, Lord.  Some Memorials of John Hampden, His Party and His Times Vol. 1 of 2 (London: John Murray, 1832).

Box 9C, Folder 6:
Items formerly laid into books, Vanderbilt University. Register of Vanderbilt University for 1892-93. and Announcement for 1893-94. (Nashville, TN: University Press, 1893).

Series IX: Family photographs (1883-2000)

Box 10

Photographs of Lucy Richardson Furber:
#1-001:
E.L. Richardson, Robert D. Richardson , Sr., Lucy Richardson Furber, John Fyffe Richardson, and Lucy Cherrill  Marsh, photograph, 1954.
     - Inscription on back : Lucy / my mother / John / & E.L.R.

#1-002:
Lucy Marsh Richardson and Robert Dale Richardson Sr,  photograph, ca. 1960-1969. -- Oversized; housed separately in Oversized Folder 4.

#1-003:
Richardson Family Group, photograph, 1969.
     -- Lucy Marsh Richardson and Robert Dale Richardson Sr. with unidentified family members.
     -- Stamped on back: Kodachrome Enlargement / Made by Kodak / Jan 69.
     -- Note that RDR passed away just months later.  This may be one of last family group portraits.

#1-004:
Lucy Marsh Richardson Furber and Holden Furber, photograph, 1985.

#1-005:
Lucy Marsh Richardson Furber assorted photographs.  Seven (7) sheets of photos all taken later in life (some duplicates).

Photographs of Robert Dale Richardson, Sr.:
#2-001:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. and Robert Dale Richardson, Jr. photograph, 1901.
     -- Inscription on back: August 29 1901 / Robert D. Richardson, Sr / Robert D. Richardson, Jr. / Age: 3 mo. 3 da. / weight: 12 ½ lbs.
     -- Note that this is the first Robert Dale Richardson, a judge from the 19th century, father of Emmet Lee Richardson, pictured with his grandson, Robert Dale Richardson, Jr., the minister, who is referred to in most of this collection as Robert Dale Richardson, Sr.

#2-002:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, 1901.
     -- Inscription on back: October 1901 – Aged Four months

#2-003:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, 1902.
     -- Inscription on back: “Robert Dale Richardson 2nd / about 1902”

#2-004:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca.1902.

#2-005:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, 1903.
 
#2-006:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1904. [1]

#2-007:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1904 [2]

#2-008:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, 1904.

#2-009:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, 1905.
     - Inscription on back: Robert Dale Richardson 2nd / 1901 - / Aged about 4 years / at Normal, Illinois / House on Broadway, Normal / where Harriet Fyffe Richardson was married on Dec. 9 1896.

#2-010:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., with his third grade class, photograph, ca. 1909.
     -- All individuals are named on back of photo.
     -- Class portrait.

#2-011:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., with his class, photograph, ca.1910-1913.
     -- Class portrait; grade is unidentified.
     -- Inscription on back lists names of most of the students pictured.

#2-012:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, 1913.
     -- Pictured with unidentified adult woman, possibly his mother, Harriet Fyffe Richardson.

#2-013:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, 1915.

#2-014:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., with his 8th grade class, photograph, ca. 1915. -- Oversized; housed separately, in Oversized Folder 4
     -- Class portrait
     -- Inscription on back : 8th Grade Maryland Ave School
     -- Inscription on back lists names of students pictured

#2-015:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, 1923.

#2-016:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1923 [1].

#2-017:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca.1923 [2].

#2-018:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1923 [3].

#2-019:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1923 [4].

#2-020:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1923 [5].

#2-021:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., in cap and gown, negatives, ca. 1924.

#2-022:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., with Herr. Jaisrich, photograph, ca. 1925.

#2-023:
Robert Dale Richardson, photograph, ca. 1940-1950. -- Oversized ; housed separately in Oversized Folder 4.

#2-024:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. and Cherry, photograph, ca. 1945.
     -- Inscription on back: “Milwaulkee”

#2-025:
Presentation of the Lincoln Autobiography to the Librarian of Congress, photograph, 1947.
     -- Pictured are Robert Dale Richardson, Sr. (minister) and Robert Dale Richardson, Jr. presenting the Lincoln Autobiography to the Librarian of Congress.

#2-026:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1950.
     -- RDR seated at desk, in college robes.

#2-027:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1960-1969.

#2-028:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1965.
     -- Three copies

Photographs of Emmet Lee and Harriet Fyffe Richardson:
#3-001:
Robert D. Richardson I, Emmet Lee and Owen Richardson photograph, ca. 1877 [1].
     -- Inscription on back: Robert D. Richardson / sons Emmet Lee / Owen.
     -- Note that this is the first Robert Dale Richardson, a judge from the 19th century, father of Emmet Lee Richardson.

#3-002:
Robert D. Richardson I, Emmet Lee and Owen Richardson, photograph, ca. 1877 [2].

#3-003:
E.L. Richardson photograph, 1888.
     -- Inscription on back: Dec of 1888 'Freshman' / Indiana University / Emmet L. Richardson.

#3-004:
E.L. Richardson at desk, photograph, ca. 1890. 
     -- Inscription on back: Emmet Lee Richardson.
     -- Copy of Le Figaro visible in background.

#3-005
Harriet Fyffe Richardson and Jessie Fell Davis, photograph, 1890 [1].
     -- Inscription on back: Jessie Fell Davis, Harriet Fyffe
     -- Inscription on back: Harriet – 18 / Jessie – 19

#3-006:
Harriet Fyffe Richardson and Jessie Fell Davis, photograph, 1890 [2].
     -- Appears to be a copy of #3-005.

#3-007:
Harriet Fyffe Richardson, photograph,  ca. 1890.

#3-008:
Harriet Fyffe with young women, group photograph, ca. 1890.
     -- Inscription on back: 1 Daisy Hill / 2 Kati Harwood / 3 Latitia Stroinson / 4 Nelle Webb / 5 May Fitzurlham / 6 Louisa McCurdy / 7 Grace Cheney / 8 Jessie Fell Davis / 9 Lucy Smith / 10 Lena Snell / 11 Harriet Fyffe
     -- Group portrait.

#3-009:
E.L. Richardson photograph, 1894. [1]
    -- Inscription on back: E.L. Richardson / Spring of 1894

#3-010:
E.L. Richardson, photograph, 1894. [2]

#3-011:
E.L. Richardson photograph, ca. 1897. [1]
     -- Inscription on back: E.L. Richardson

#3-012:
E.L. Richardson photograph, ca. 1897 [2]

#3-013:
E.L. Richardson and Harriet Fyffe Richardson, photograph, ca. 1897.
     -- Inscription on back: A Merry Xmas to Aunt Ellen / from  / Emmet and Harriet

#3-014:
Harriet Fyffe Richardson with infant Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1901. [1]

#3-015:
Harriet Fyffe Richardson with infant Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., photograph, ca. 1901. [2]
     -- Inscription on back: R.D.R. and H.F.R.

#3-016:
E.L. Richardson photograph, ca. 1903.
     - Inscription on back: E.L. Richardson / at 927 Wells Bldg / about 1903 / We have the walnut desk / here shown.

#3-016.5:
Harriet Fyffe Richardson and Emmet Lee Richardson photographs, 1910.
     -- Photo album with “Colorado 1910” printed on the cover
     -- 23 photographs
     -- Inscription on 10th photograph: Harriet Fyffe Richardson
     -- Inscription on 13th photograph: Emmet Lee Richardson
     -- Inscription on 17th photograph: Emmet Lee Richardson

#3-017:
E.L. Richardson photograph, 1918.
     - Inscription on back: Emmet L. Richardson / Team Captain / Questionaire [sic] Work / E.L. Richardson 1918.

#3-018:
E.L. Richardson photograph, 1930.
     - Inscription on back: Passport picture / Sent June 8, 1930 / E.L. Richardson

#3-019:
E.L. Richardson photograph, ca. 1930 [1]

#3-020:
E.L. Richardson photograph, ca. 1930 [2]

#3-021:
E.L. Richardson with law books, photograph, 1932.
     -- Inscription on back: March 1932 HFR
     -- Stamped on back: The Milwaukee Sentinal / Milwaukee, WI

#3-022:
Harriet Fyffe Richardson, photograph, ca. 1930s.

#3-023:
E.L. Richardson and Harriet Fyffe Richardson, photograph, 1944.

#3-024:
E.L. Richardson photograph,  ca. 1940s.

#3-025:
E.L. Richardson in Murano, Italy, photograph, ca. 1940s.
     -- Two (2) copies.
     -- Inscription on back: Emmet Lee Richardson in Murano.

#3-026:
E.L. Richardson and Harriet Fyffe Richardson, photograph, ca. 1944.

#3-027:
E.L. Richardson and Harriet Fyffe Richardson, black and white negative, ca. 1944.
     -- Negative of #3-026.

#3-028:
E.L. Richardson, photograph, ca. 1944.

#3-029:
E.L. Richardson and Harriet Fyffe Richardson, photograph, ca. 1950. [1]

#3-030:
E.L. Richardson and Harriet Fyffe Richardson, photograph, ca. 1950. [2]

#3-031:
Harriet Fyffe Richardson, photograph, ca. 1950. [1]
     -- Inscription on back : H.F.R / at Julens / Oxford

#3-032:
Harriet Fyffe Richardson, photograph, ca. 1950. [2]
     -- Appears to be a copy of [1].

#3-033:
E.L. Richardson, photograph, ca. 1950.

#3-034:
E.L. Richardson, photograph. 1951.
     -- Pictured with automobile.

#3-035:
E.L. Richardson photograph, ca. 1950s.

Photographs of Holden Furber and Furber family:
#4-001:
Jennie M. Furber, photograph, ca. 1890s.
     -- Inscription on back: Jennie M. Furber / age c. 22
     -- Originally filed with Holden Furber’s papers. 

#4-002:
Holden Furber and unidentified woman in boat, photograph, ca. 1925.
     -- Originally filed with Holden Furber’s papers.

#4-003:
Holden Furber with unidentified man and woman, photograph, ca. 1925.
     -- Originally filed with Holden Furber’s papers.

#4-004:
Unidentified young woman, photograph, ca. 1950s.Possibly a high school portrait.Originally filed with Holden Furber’s papers.

#4-005:
Frederick and Lois Merk, photograph, 1972.
     -- Inscription on original envelope: In Train – Bombay / In Philippines with Serafin Leirason.
     -- Inscription on back of photo: Taken by Katharine on the occasion of our forty-first wedding anniversary.  The Fairbanks House 1636, in Dedham, which we had just visited, was part of the celebration.
     -- Originally filed with Holden Furber’s papers.

#4-006:
Deborah Sampson Healy, photograph, undated.
     -- Inscription on back: Deborah Sampson Healy at High School Grad
     -- Originally filed with Holden Furber’s papers.

#4-007:
Lucy Marsh Richardson Furber and Holden Furber at Bridge, color negative, undated.

#4-008:
Holden Furber, 
color negatives, undated.

#4-009:
Mabel Harriet Furber framed photograph, undated. [1]  
     -- Inscription on back: Holden's Mother / Mabel Harriet Furber / Died when he / was born.
     -- Framed photograph; housed in separate case, at front of Box 10.

#4-010:
Mabel Harriet Furber framed photograph, undated. [2]
     -- Inscription on back: Holden's Mother / Mabel Harriet Holden [sic]
     -- Framed photograph; housed in separate case, at front of Box 10.

#4-011:
William Harry Furber framed photograph, undated.
     - Inscription on back : Holden's Father / Wm. Harry Furber.
     - Framed photograph; housed in separate case, at front of Box 10.

#4-012:
Holden Furber's Aunt Jennie cased photograph (half-cased tintype?), undated.
     -- Inscription on back: Holden's / Aunt Jennie / who brought him / up.
     -- Framed photograph; housed in separate case, at front of Box 10.

#4-013:
Holden Furber, framed photograph, ca. 1906 
     -- Inscription on back: Holden / Furber.
     -- Framed photograph; housed in separate case, at front of Box 10.

Miscellaneous identified photographs:
#5-001:
James Fyffe, photograph, ca. 19th century. [1]
     -- Portrait of James Fyffe as a young man.
     -- Inscription on back: James Fyffe / father of H.F.R.

#5-002:
James Fyffe, photograph, ca. 19th century. [2]
     -- Portrait of James Fyffe as a young man, in military uniform.
     -- Inscription on back: James Fyffe / Father of H.F.R.

#5-003:
James Fyffe, black and white negative.  Undated. [1]
     -- Portrait of James Fyffe as a young man; appears to be connected to #5-003A.
     -- Inscription at bottom: “Ever of Thee” / J.F.R.

#5-003A:
James Fyffe, black and white negative.  Undated. [2]
     -- Portrait of James Fyffe as a young man, in military uniform; appears to be connected to #5-003.
     -- Inscription on bottom: J.R.F.

#5-004:
Mary B. Richardson in carriage, photograph, ca. 1883.
     - Inscription on back: About 1883 / Mrs. Mary B Richardson / in phaeton / House cor. 1st St & College / By Jingo (plaster statuette) in / window.  Polly on her / porch near front door / Home probably just finished. [indecipherable initials].

#5-005:
Evansville, Indiana High School Class of 1887 Class Photo. 1887.
     -- All individuals in photo noted by hand on back of photo.
     -- Emmet Lee Richardson appears on the left-most edge of the third row from top.

#5-006:
Richardson Family, Hoxie Ark, photograph, ca. 1895.
     - Inscription on back: R.D. Richardson / Photograph of / Richardson Family (about 1895?) / at Hoxie Ark / Lewis W. Richardson born 1820 / bro of Wm. B. Richardson / Quite a family resemblance to the / family of Wm. B. Richardson & descendents.

#5-007:
Maria Louisa (Arnold) Bollman, photograph, ca. 1895.
     -- Inscription on back: Maria Louisa (Arnold) Bollman / 2nd wife of Lewis Bollman of Bloomington Indiana / mother of Mrs. Mary (Bollman) Richardson.
     -- Seated with several pets.  Inscription on back names them: “Polly / Wild Goose (fairly tame) / Gov. Gray, the cat / Koka (Chinese Gander)”

#5-008:
Neil Norris, photograph, ca. 1920s.
     -- Inscription on back: Son of Mrs. Norris / (Neil Morris) whose / father, Daniel Wells, was / the lumber baron whose / estate Emmet Lee Richardson / was principal trustee of.

#5-009:
Mrs. Norris, photograph, ca. 1920s.
     -- Inscription on back: Mrs. Norris, daughter of / Daniel Wells – the lumber / baron whose estate Emmet Lee Richardson was principal trustee.

#5-010:
William B Cooper, ca. 1923.
     -- Inscription on back : good friend of RDR II.
     -- Inscription on front: As of / Matthews 25 / Bill

#5-011:
Family Group, photograph, ca. 1920s-1930s.
     -- Inscription on back: Left to right / 1 – Aunt Rachel / 2 – Clara Fyffe / 4 – Harriet Fyffe Richardson.

#5-012:
Banjo clock, photograph, 1933.
     -- Inscription on back: Howard & Davis / Boston.
     -- Inscription on envelope: Mother’s banjo clock / small brass eagle on top / scene on bottom / Glibert 1807.
     -- Original envelope, which was mailed from Mrs. Paul A. Merkle to Robert Dale Robertson Sr. in 1967, is attached.

#5-013:
House, Evansville, IL, photograph, ca. 1945.
     -- Inscription on back: First home in Evansville / taken about 1945 /  Alma identified the picture in [unintelligible] / May 4 1954.

#5-013:
House, 117 Monroe Ave., Evansville, Indiana, photograph, 1949. 
     -- Inscription on front: Birthplace of E.L. Richardson in 1870 / Still there in 1949.
     -- Inscription on back: The Maples / Evansville – Indiana.

#5-014:
House, Richardson Homestead, photograph, 1949.
     -- Inscription on back: March 8th 1949 / “The Richardson Homestead” / Notice the street-guide-post / and the electric light post / in front of the house to aid / Mr. R – in finding his home!?!

#5-015:
House, Richardson Homestead. Photograph, 1950.
     -- Inscription on back: The Old Homestead / Jan – 1950 / Notice the heavy snow causing / the front porch to sag. / The old auto “wreck” parked / in front of the house – is / included in the sale.

#5-016:
House, 2nd Street, photograph, 1950.
     -- Inscription on back: April 1950 / 2nd Street south of / Madison Ave (Westside) / Evansville, Indiana / Where Harriet F Richardson / and her husband went to / housekeeping in Dec 1896.

#5-017:
House117 Monroe Ave., photograph, 1950.
     -- Inscription on back: April 1950 / 117 Monroe Ave / Evansville Indiana / Birthplace of / Emmet L Richardson.

#5-018:
House, 117 Monroe Ave., East Side, photograph, 1950.
     -- Inscription on back: April 1950 / 117 Monroe Ave / Evansville Ind / East side of House / Shed at extreme left was / not there.  Don't know how / it got into the picture. / Birthplace of Emmet L. Richardson.

#5-019:
North Point Lighthouse, photograph, 1950.
     -- Inscription on back: North Point Lighthouse / Taken Mar. 11, 1950. / Use discontinued since / Emmet Richardson moved. / Beam no longer necessary.

#5-020:
House, Robin Hill Cottage, photograph, 1950. [1]

#5-021:
House, Robin Hill Cottage, photograph, 1950. [2]

#5-022:
House, Robin Hill Cottage, photograph, 1950. [3]

#5-023:
Robin Hill, photograph, 1950. [1]
     -- Inscription on back:  August 1950 / Easterly of the two Southerly walnut trees.
     -- #5-023 through #5-028 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-024:
Robin Hill, photograph, 1954. [2]
     -- Inscription on back: taken by John Cooper, A.M., Aug. 31, 1954. / The largest walnut tree. / Willie in the foreground. / Camera faces s. w.
     -- #5-023 through #5-028 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-025:
Robin Hill, sun dial, photograph, 1950. [3]
     -- Inscription on back: Sun Dial / Robin Hill.
     -- #5-023 through #5-028 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-026:
Robin Hill, photograph, 1950. [4]
     -- Inscription on back: Robin Hill / August 1950 / west tree of the two north walnut trees.
     -- #5-023 through #5-028 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-027:
Robin Hill, photograph, undated. [5]
     -- #5-023 through #5-028 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-028:
Robin Hill, house, photograph. Undated.  [6]
     -- #5-023 through #5-028 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-029:
Harker Family, photograph, 1951.
     -- Inscription: The Harkers. / Left to Right / Quentin, Carolyn, Gillian, Jeremy, Joan and Ronald / Sept 1951. / at Orphington, Kent.

#5-030:
Richardson  family gravestone, photograph, 1953.

#5-031:
Ellen Fell, photograph, undated.
     -- Inscription on back: Aunt Ellen / Jesse Fell’s adopted daughter, brought up with his own children.

#5-032:
Faith Greeley, photograph, ca. 1950s. [1]
     -- A series of formal portraits.

#5-033:
Faith Greeley, photograph, ca. 1950s. [2]

#5-034:
Church, Keokuk, Iowa, photograph, undated.
     -- Inscription on back: Robert’s church.

#5-034A:
John Fyffe Richardson, black and white negatives (3), ca. 1950-1954.
     -- Images of John Richardson bowling and with his clarinet, as well as 1 portrait.

#5-035:
Family Group, photograph, 1957.
     -- Inscription on back: Reading from left to right / Raymond Milton Ward deceased / Anita Ward McConnell (Mrs R.J.) / Frances Ward deceased / Daisy Ward Bolger (Mrs. JA) / Picture was taken 1957 at wedding / of Anita's son Richard W. McConnell / Above are descendants of / Jonathan Fyffe – Mary Kelly / Milton Kelly Fyffe – Wilhamina / Hausheider / Clara Fyffe – John L. Ward.

#5-036:
Robert Dale Richardson, Sr., with Sara, Eilis, Heather, and unidentified woman, photograph, 1967. 
     -- #5-036 through #5-042 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-037:
Debbie, Sara and Eilis, photograph, 1967.
     -- Title taken from inscription on back; no surnames given.
     -- #5-036 through #5-042 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-038:
Sara, Eilis and Heather, photograph, 1967.

     -- Title taken from inscription on back; no surname given.
     -- #5-036 through #5-042 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-039:
Sara on Pony, photograph, 1967.
     -- Title taken from inscription on back; no surname given.
     -- #5-036 through #5-042 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-040:
Heather, photograph, 1967.
     -- Title taken from inscription on back; no surname given.
     -- #5-036 through #5-042 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-041:
Sara, photograph, 1967.
     -- Title taken from inscription on back; no surname given.
     -- #5-036 through #5-042 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-042:
Eilis, photograph, 1967.
     -- Title taken from inscription on back; no surname given.
     -- #5-036 through #5-042 were originally in the same envelope.

#5-043:
Unidentified girl, photograph, undated.
     -- Inscription on back: Lots of love / Lizbeth / XXX

#5-044:
Elizabeth Lane and two sisters, photograph, undated. (around 50s??)
     -- Inscription on back: with love to Uncle Robert from Lizbeth.
     -- Inscription on back, in different hand and ink: Ms. Lane – Elizabeth and two sisters.

#5-045:
Jessica Hall, photograph, 2000.
     -- Inscription on back: Jessica Hall / 12-10-00 / 5 days old

#5-046:
Lucy with Sophia, photograph, 2000.
     -- Note that person pictured is not Lucy Richardson Furber.

#5-047:
Lucy with Katie, photograph, 2000.
     -- Note that person pictured is not Lucy Richardson Furber.

#5-048:
First Unitarian Church in Concord, photograph, undated.

#5-049:
House117 Monroe Ave., photograph, undated.
     -- Inscription on back: Another view / of The Maples / Birthplace of Emmet L. Richardson / 117 Monroe Ave / Evansville, Ind.

#5-050:
House, 117 Monroe Ave., photograph, undated.
     -- Inscription on front: 117 Monroe Ave. Evansville, Ind.

#5-051:
House, Richardson Homestead, photograph, undated.
     -- Taken Saturday – March 11th / The Old Homestead. / I was not shovelling the / snow inasmuch as I was / taking the picture.

#5-052:
Abner Richardson house, photograph, undated.
     -- Inscription on back: Wing of old home in Newburogh. Wing was originally a two story dwelling – one room downstairs & one upstairs – built by Abner Luce, brother of Mary Ann (Luce) Richardson, before 1849.

#5-053:
Sue and the Four of Us, black and white negatives (2), undated.

Unidentified photographs:

#6-001:
Unidentified woman with baby, photograph, ca. 19th century.

#6-002:
Unidentified woman, photograph, ca. 1900.

#6-003:
Unidentified people scrapbook pages, ca. 1920.
     -- Eight (8) loose scrapbook pages (4x6”) containing 36 small photographs of travel, family, and a wedding.  All unidentified.
     -- Housed together in small box in series.

#6-004:
Aerial photograph of unidentified river and adjacent town, photograph, 1927.

#6-005:
Unidentified large group portrait, photograph, ca. 1910-1940.

#6-006:
Unidentified boy and infant, photograph, undated.

#6-007:
Unidentified boy, photograph. 1952.

#6-008:
Church choir, photograph, 1961.

#6-009:
Assorted Unidentified Family Album photographs, ca. 1960s.
     -- 24 photographs removed from old plastic photo album pages (already disassembled)
     -- Robert Dale Richardson and Lucy Marsh Richardson appear in several photos.

#6-010:
Unidentified women (2) by water, photograph. 1963.
     -- Stamped on back: Kodachrome Print / Made by Kodak Ltd. / May 1963.
     -- Appears to be Lucy Marsh Richardson on the left.

#6-011:
Two unidentified couples, photograph, 1964.

#6-012:
Flowering tree and hedges, photograph, 1965.

#6-013:
Unidentified child, photograph, 1965.
Stamped on back: This is a / Kodacolor / Enlargement / Made by Kodak / October 1965.

#6-014:
Man in front of fountain, photograph, 1969.

#6-015:
Unidentified group portrait, photograph, 1970.
     -- The date 1970.8.25 appears on the front of the image.
     -- Probably taken during the Unitarian Peace Mission to Japan that Lucy Marsh Richardson took in August of 1970.

#6-016:
Unidentified children in kitchen, photograph, ca. 1970.

#6-017:
Unidentified Wedding Album. Circa1990's.
     -- 12 pages containing 12 photographs.
     -- Lucy Marsh Richardson Furber appears in 2 pictures.

#6-018:
Unidentified graduation, negatives, undated.

#6-019:
Baby in high chair, photograph, undated.

#6-020:
Infant, photograph, undated.

#6-021:
Unidentified elderly woman with tree, photograph, undated.

#6-022:
Unidentified family portrait, photograph, undated.

#6-023:
Unidentified Keokuk girl, photograph, undated.
     -- Portrait.
     -- Inscription on back: [unintelligible] / Carlson / Keokuk.

#6-024:
Unidentified couple with bouquet and dog, photograph, undated.

#6-025:
Unidentified family portrait, photograph, undated.
     -- Husband appears to be a minister.

#6-026:
Unidentified child photograph, undated.

#6-027:
Unidentified People, photographs, undated.
     -- 12 photographs with no identification.
     -- Grouped together in separate box.

#6-028:
Dog, photograph, undated.

#6-029:
Unidentified church, photograph, undated.

#6-030:
Church altar, photograph, undated.

#6-031:
House, photograph, undated.

#6-032:
Silver dishware, photograph, undated. 
     -- Includes four photographs.

#6-033:
Outdoor park, photograph, undated.

Oversized Folders:
Folder 1:
Series I: Lucy Richardson Furber: Personal papers: oversized newspapers.

Folder 2:
Series II: Robert Dale Richardson, Sr.: Personal papers: Harvard Class of 1924, newspaper (1924)

Folder 3:
Series II: Robert Dale Richardson, Sr.: Professional Papers: Lawrence Brooks, newspaper (1970)

Folder 4:
Series VII: Family History and Genealogy: Richardson and Van Meter Families (1893-1940, undated): Grocer's sale flyer from early 20th century.

Folder 5:
Series IX: Family photographs: oversized photographs.

Folder 6:
Series VIIB: Legal and financial, real estate, William B. Richardson, deeds (1840-1865)

Box 9C, Folder:
Items formerly laid into books, Lewis, E.J. A History of the Pantagraph (no place of publication: [McLean County Historical Society], undated).


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