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1Title:  Burke Aaron Hinsdale Papers     
 Creator:  Hinsdale, Burke Aaron 
 Dates:  1854-1901 
 Abstract:  Burke Aaron Hinsdale (1837-1900) was an educator who served as President of Hiram College, Superintendent of the Cleveland Public Schools, and professor at the University of Michigan. The collection consists of correspondence, student essays, notes, receipts, articles, clippings, biographical material, and other papers concerning Hinsdale's student days, his positions at Hiram College, the Cleveland Public Schools, and the University of Michigan, his association with James A. Garfield, and his writing of The Works of James Abram Garfield (1882-83), containing information on Garfield's early life and the Republican convention of 1880. Includes letters of condolence to Mrs. Hinsdale on her husband's death. 
 Call #:  MS 1772 
 Extent:  2.30 linear feet (6 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Hinsdale, B. A. (Burke Aaron), 1837-1900. | Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881. | Hinsdale, B. A. (Burke Aaron), 1837-1900. Works of James Abram Garfield, 1882-1883. | Hiram College. | University of Michigan. | Cleveland Public Schools. | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) | College presidents -- Ohio. | College teachers -- Michigan. | Political conventions -- United States. | School superintendants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1900.
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2Title:  James A. Garfield Family Papers, Series III     
 Creator:  Garfield, James A. Family 
 Dates:  1859-1990 
 Abstract:  James Abram Garfield was the twentieth president of the United States. He grew up in Orange, Ohio, graduated from Williams College in 1856, became president of Hiram College in Portage County, Ohio, and was a lay minister of the Disciples of Christ Church. He was elected to the Ohio Senate, and in 1858, married Lucretia Rudolph. Garfield served in the Civil War, as a lieutenant-colonel of the 42nd Ohio regiment. He was a major general when he resigned in 1863 to take a seat in the United States House of Representatives, where he served for 17 years. Nominated in 1880 as a compromise Republican presidential candidate, his campaign was conducted from Lawnfield, his Mentor, Ohio, home. Garfield was shot on July 2, 1881, and died September 19. He was survived by his widow, Lucretia Garfield, and by his children; Mary, who married his former secretary, Joseph Stanley-Brown, Irvin McDowell, Harry Augustus, who became president of Williams College, James Rudolph, a Cleveland attorney, Republican politician and member of Theodore Roosevelt's cabinet, and Abram, a Cleveland architect. The collection consists of correspondence, election tallies, essays, book inscriptions, legal papers, corporate records, scholarly and political notes, a minute book, scrapbooks, receipts, invitations, sympathy cards, calling cards, newspaper clippings, notebooks, pamphlets, phrenology charts, a eulogy, a presentation album, a resolution, a lock of hair, broadsides, programs, poems, sheet music, drawings, lithographs, and paintings. 
 Call #:  MS 4790 
 Extent:  3.10 linear feet (3 containers and 10 oversize folders) 
 Subjects:  Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881. | Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph, 1832-1918. | Garfield, Harry Augustus, 1863-1942. | Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950. | Stanley-Brown, Joseph, 1858-1941. | Garfield family. | Rudolph family. | James A. Garfield National Historic Site (Mentor, Ohio) | Garfield & Garfield (Cleveland, Ohio). | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) | Law firms -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Presidents -- United States -- Family. | Political campaigns -- United States. | Mourning customs -- United States.
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