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The Daughters of the American Revolution Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-48

Abstract

A collection of materials donated by the Daughters of the American Revolution. It includes photographs, tools, household items, and school information from early Ogden teacher, Linda Irwin.

Dates

  • 1804 - 1836

Extent

1 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

FD 1 Confederate Bill – Virginia Treasury Note

FD 2 Thomas Irwin warrant papers, September 7th and 18th

FD 3 Warrant paper for serving as Corporal, 39th Regiment, 24th Brigade, 22 Division Infantry of New York State (For Tomas Irwin)

FD 4 Officer commission paper for Thomas Irwin, June 13, 1836

FD 5 Bible, n.d., missing pages including title page to the Old Testament. Recorded names and births, listed between the Old and New Testaments:

Debby Corwin, October 14, 1804

Polly Corwin, May 13, 1806

Polly Corwin, September 14, 1809

? Corwin, April 16, 1812

Almira Corwin, November 4, 1803

Lyda Corwin, November 11, 1805

Arrangement

1. 1 challis throw

2. 1 blue and white woven spread

3. 1 appliquéd quilt fragment

4. 1 yellow and blue blanket

5. 1 white cloth fragment with initial “L” embroidered on

6. 1 flax sheet – white

7. 1 challis table runner

8. 1 vest – Henri Dupont (Partial)

9. 3 lace baby bonnets

10. 1 piece of petrified wood

11. 1 Confederate currency

12. 1 wine goblet

13. 1 white oval platter

14. 1 glass oval platter

15. 4 white dinner plates

16. 2 purple and white plates (J. Heath) with painted scenes of English castle

17. 2 blue painted small dishes (ashtrays?), (J. Heath)

18. 1 small crystal candy dish (fruit dish?)

19. 4 silver spoons

20. 1 silver fork

21. 1 silver knife

22. 1 hand painted jug

23. 4 papers of Thomas Irwin

24. Bible of the Corwin family with handwritten dates

25. 1 soup tureen with lid

26. 1 meat mallet

27. 1 seal

28. 1 large plane

29. 1 small plane

30. 1 draw shave

31. 2 cameos (brooches) large

32. 2 cameos (brooches) small

33. 1 gold brooch with initial “I”

34. 3 gold bar pins

35. 1 locket

36. shoemaker’s awl

37. pen and inkpot with case

38. knitting needle holder with needles

39. broken knife

40. carpenter’s scriber

41. thimble

42. school bell

43. white jug

44. oblong platter with painted scene of English church, river and apple blossoms

45. 1 Majolica plate (loaned by Mrs. George Whitmeyer)

Miscellaneous plate hangers (5)

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408