- Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882
- Call number
- MssCol 3947
- Physical description
- 1 folder
- Preferred Citation
- Henry W. Bellows papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Collection consists of nineteen letters to various correspondents and a memorandum of outgoing correspondence by Henry W. Bellows, 1842-1881; an endorsed check; clipped autograph material; newspaper clippings; and two brief letters written on his behalf by son Russell N. Bellows. Letters mainly concern preaching, lecturing and social engagements; also, editorial and publishing activities, family matters, and Bellows' voyage to Liverpool, 1848 on Moses H. Grinnell's ship Ashburton. Letters written 1863-1864 as President of the Sanitary Commission include acknowledgment of a railroad pass and a letter of recommendation for Oscar B. Ireland. Also present is a photograph portrait of Bellows, attached to letter of 8 Feb. 1854 to Mr. and Mrs. Putnam. Henry W. (Henry Whitney) Bellows was a Unitarian clergyman and President of the United States Sanitary Commission.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
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Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328