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Cooper-Hewitt Papers received from the Passaic County Historical Society

Box 1: Abram S. Hewitt: Personal Correspondence

Folder 1: Hewitt Personal Correspondence, undated, including fragments of correspondence.

Folder 2: Hewitt Personal Correspondence and Receipts 1847-1869

Folder 3: Letter from Thomas Hughes to Abram Hewitt, Aug. 28, 1870

Folder 4: Hewitt Personal Correspondence and Receipts 1870-1872

Includes letter dated March 2, 1870 from C. L. Tiffany of Tiffany & Co. to Abram Hewitt mentioning preference for payment of services in gold vs. paper currency.

Folder 5: Hewitt Personal Correspondence and Receipts 1873-1882

Folder 6: Hewitt Personal Correspondence and Receipts 1883-1888

Folder 7: Hewitt Personal Correspondence and Receipts 1889-1894

Folder 8: Hewitt Personal Correspondence and Receipts 1895-1899

Includes letter dated July 23, 1895 from Andrew Carnegie to Abram Hewitt mentioning the captain of the ship Alabama, on which Abram Hewitt and Edward Cooper were shipwrecked in 1844.

Folder 9: Hewitt Personal Correspondence and Receipts 1900-1907, 1922

Folder 10: Correspondence with and relating to John Pender, 1862-1897

(see also John Pender “To the Electors” in Hewitt Congressional materials, Box 4, Folder 3)

Folder 11: Correspondence from the family of Alexander Graham Bell, 1877-1902

Includes an invitation from Alexander Graham Bell, and letters from Lowthian Bell, Hugh Bell, and Isaac Bell.

Folder 12: Columbia University correspondence, 1864 – 1901

[For correspondence to Hewitt regarding the relationship of Cooper Union to Columbia University, see Box 23, (Cooper Union III), Folder 9 (Abram Hewitt Correspondence:  Cooper Union and Columbia University, 1868-1902)]

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