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Object Name File, Document
Title Charles and Sarah Wilbour Collection
Scope & Content Five archival boxes of various materials related to Sarah Soule Wilbour. Held as a long-term loan.

Box A16.4 has three folders. Originally numbered Box 29 by the Newport Historical Society. Folder 1 has 32 pieces and includes a historical sketch of the War of 1812 in LC, a historical sketch of the Revolution in LC, and a historical sketch of Isaac Walton, Notice of some Compton Men Who Have Made Their Mark in Other Places, Old Friends Meeting House in Little Compton. Folder 2 has 100 pieces and includes letters and invitations to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilbour. Folder 3 has either 114 or 117 pieces (folder says 114, catalog card says 117) and includes letters to Charles and Sarah S. Wilbour.

Box A16.5 has one folder. Originally numbered Box 29A by the Newport Historical Society. Folder 4 is overstuffed and includes 151 pieces. Letters to Charles and Sarah Wilbour from family.

Box A16.6 has five folders. Originally numbered Box 30 by the Newport Historical Society. Folder 1 has 50 pieces and includes deeds and other documents relating to the Estate of Charles Wilbour. Folder 2 has 61 pieces and includes letters of Julia Ward Howe to Mrs Wilbour, and documents related to the Constitution of R.I. Woman's Suffrage Association. Folder 3 has 81 pieces and is mostly family correspondence. Folder 4 has an unknown amount of pieces, but includes shorthand and Greek writing by Charles Edwin Wilbour. Folder 5 has 63 pieces and includes letters of Edwin Wilbour and mother and father.

Box A16.7 has five folders. Originally numbered Box 31 by the Newport Historical Society. Folder 1 has 21 pieces and includes valentines and memorials. Folder 2 has 116 pieces and includes letters from Edwin Wilbour and others to Mr. & Mrs. Charles Wilbour. Folder 3 has 270 pieces and includes letters to Mr. & Mrs. Charles Wilbour from grandchildren in Europe. Folder 4 has 72 pieces and includes letters to Charles & Sarah Soule Wilbour. Folder 5 has 109 pieces and includes letters to Charles Edwin Wilbour from mother, letters to Sarah Soule Wilbour from family, and copies of letters of C.E.

Box A16.8 has three folders and loose papers and small booklets. Originally numbered Box 32 by the Newport Historical Society. Folder 1 has 60 pieces and includes documents related to woman's suffrage and a letter signed by Lucy Stone. Folder 2 has an unknown amount of pieces and includes accounts for the house. Folder 3 has an unknown amount of pieces and includes miscellaneous documents.


Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number L07.122
Extent of Description five boxes, each measures: h 10.5" x w 5.25" x d 15.5"
paper, newsprint
Source Newport Historical Society
Date late 19th and early 20th c.
People Charles Edwin Wilbour
Sarah Soule Wilbour
Wilbour
Julia Ward Howe
Lucy Stone
Isaac Walton
Walton
Stone
Howe
Subjects Suffrage
Egypt
War of 1812
Revolutionary War
Friends Meeting House
Received as Long-term Loan
Date Received 04/11/2008