Manley A. Raymond family papers, 1837-1959

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zsx9

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Raymond, Manley A.
Title: Manley A. Raymond family papers, 1837-1959
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 552
Extent: .75 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Abstract:Papers relating to the Manley A. Raymond family including a letter book, diaries, correspondence, and photographs.
Language:Materials in English, French, and German.

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Gift, 1976.


[after identification of item(s)], Manley A. Raymond family papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

The Manley A. Raymond family lived in New England. Manley A. Raymond and his wife Emily lived in New York City. His daughter, Alice G. Raymond and her husband James H. Biram, lived in Connecticut.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the Manley A. Raymond family papers from 1837-1959. The papers include a letter book (circa 1872-1876) containing those correspondences addressed to Manley A. Raymond from relatives and friends (some are in French and some in German); a diary (1874) kept by Raymond while studying in Europe; the diary (1883) of Mary Raymond; and the diary (1902) of his daughter, Alice G. Raymond, from her school days at Wesleyan Academy (Wilbraham, Mass.). The majority of the loose correspondence pertains to Alice Raymond, including letters (circa 1906-1946) from her father, friends, and relatives as well as from her husband, James H. Biram. Seven of Biram's letters to Alice were written while he was a doctor stationed in France at the end of World War I. Photographs in the collection document James H. Biram's college career at Amherst and also include family photographs.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, to Manley Raymond, 1877-
1 2 Correspondence, Alice Raymond Biram to various people, 1891-1911
1 3 Correspondence, Manley A. Raymond to his daughter, 1900-1935
1 4 Correspondence, Friends to Alice Raymond Biram, 1900-1959
1 5 Correspondence, James H. Biram to Alice G. Raymond, 1906-1908
1 6 Correspondence, World War 1, 1918-1919
1 7 Correspondence, Jane Brisbane to Godparents and others, 1925-1929
1 8 Correspondence, miscellaneous envelopes and postcards
1 9 Correspondence, James Biram to Alice Raymond Biram, 1935-1946
1 10 Correspondence, Katie Biram Bumpus to Alice Raymond Biram, 1952-1954
1 11 Miscellaneous materials, including family photographs
1 - Scrapbook, photos of James H. Biram’s college career at Amherst
2 - Letterbook, 1937-1919
2 - Small scrapbook of miscellaneous photos
2 - Diary, Manley Raymond, Leipzig, 1874
2 - Diary, Mrs. Mary Raymond, 1883
2 - Diary, Alice Raymond, 1902