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Wheaton College Memorabilia

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Jonathan Blanchard era

Charles Blanchard era

J. Oliver Buswell, III era

V. Raymond Edman era

Hudson T. Armerding era

J. Richard Chase era

A. Duane Litfin era

Philip G. Ryken era

Accession 2011-0241

Items Available for Temporary Loan (on-campus Wheaton College staff ONLY)



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Wheaton College Memorabilia, 1830-2010 | Special Collections, Buswell Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Wheaton College Memorabilia, 1830-2010Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1910-2000

ID: RG/11/003

Extent: 116.0 Boxes

Forms of Material: Memorabilia


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Jonathan Blanchard era, 1830-1882],
[Series 2: Charles Blanchard era, 1882-1925],
[Series 3: J. Oliver Buswell, III era, 1925-1940],
[Series 4: V. Raymond Edman era, 1940-1967],
[Series 5: Hudson T. Armerding era, 1965-1982],
[Series 6: J. Richard Chase era, 1982-1993],
[Series 7: A. Duane Litfin era, 1993-2010],
[Series 8: Philip G. Ryken era, 2010-],
[Series 9: Accession 2011-0241],
[Series 10: Items Available for Temporary Loan (on-campus Wheaton College staff ONLY)],
[All]

Series 1: Jonathan Blanchard era, 1830-1882Add to your cart.
Memorabilia that was Jonathan Blanchard's or from the era of his presidency of Wheaton College.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ear Trumpet, circa 1870Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Small brass ear trumpet (Door Manufacturing) used to augment hearing.
Physical Description: 8.5L x 8.5W x 14H
Item 2: Powder Horn, circa 1776Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Captain David Bent's Powder horn of Revolutionary War in New England (Mrs. Amos Dresser, April 14, 1958)
Physical Description: 3.8L x 3.8W x 14.5H
Item 3: Tin Candle Mold, circa 1870Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Candle Molding
Physical Description: 8L x 6W x 26.5H
Item 4: Tin Canister, circa 1833Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
The Canister held Jonathan Blanchard's diploma from Middlebury College (Mr. & Mrs. Harold MacKenzie, November 1963)
Physical Description: 4.5L x 4.5W x 38.5H
Item 5: Rock, circa 1870Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Rock from Jonathan Blanchard's home on President
Physical Description: 9L x 5W x 6H
Item 6: Unused Wax, circa 1870Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Letter seals
Physical Description: 0.8L x 0.8W
Box 2: Carpetbag, circa 1870Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 37L x 9W x 31H
Box 3: Blanchard Family Bible, circa 1870Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Blanchard family bible with records and photos (photos copied and removed to Archives Photos)
Physical Description: 30L x 24W x 9.5H
Box 4: Top Hat, circa 1870Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 31.5L x 24.5W x 16.5
Box 5: Kerosene Lamp, circa 1870Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Kerosene Lamp
Physical Description: 13L x 10W x 28H
Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Braided HairAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Large Braid Mary Bent Blanchard's (?)  Hair
Physical Description: 24L x 14W
Item 2: Kerosene Lamp (Cracked)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 12.5L x 8.5W x 34.5H
Box 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Wool "Cards"Add to your cart.
Wool cards from factory of Samuel Browning Bent, father of Mary Avery (Mrs. Jonathan Blanchard) Bent. Rutland, Mass. Samuel Browning Bent, Captain of Militia in War of 1812 with Commission signed by government of Mass (now owned by Mrs. Katherine Bent Sane), Owned and operated a factory for making wool cards, and employed 300 men.
Physical Description: 24L x 27W
Item 2: Wool "Cards"Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wool cards from factory of Samuel Browning Bent, father of Mary Avery (Mrs. Jonathan Blanchard) Bent. Rutland, Mass. Samuel Browning Bent, Captain of Militia in War of 1812 with Commission signed by government of Mass (now owned by Mrs. Katherine Bent Sane), Owned and operated a factory for making wool cards, and employed 300 men.
Physical Description: 24L x 27W
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Lock of J. Blanchard's Hair, 1877Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
in envelope
Item 2: Mary Blanchard's WalletAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Brown leather Wallet, Mrs. Blanchard, Wheaton IL
Physical Description: 10.8L x 6W x 2H
Item 3: Mary Blanchard's WatchAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Golden, with carved pattern
Physical Description: 6L x 4.2W x 0.9H
Item 4: Nails from Blanchard TowerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
6 iron nails with different lengths
Physical Description: 0.6L x 0.6W x 4.3H - 1.1L x 0.9W x 9.8H
Item 5: Railroad SpikeAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
iron
Physical Description: 4L x 3.3W x 16.5H
Item 6: Scutching KnifeAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
From Ohio, Wayne County, Used to beat flax, wooden
Physical Description: 55.2L x 4.7W x 2.5H
Item 7: Shirt Stud ButtonsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
found in Blanchard Attic, with carved pattern, golden
Physical Description: 1.4L x 1.4W x 0.5H
Item 8: Shirt Stud ButtonsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
found in Blanchard Attic, with carved pattern, golden
Physical Description: 1.4L x 1.4W x 0.5H
Item 9: LockAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with many locks on the chain
Physical Description: 5.9L x 4.9W
Item 10: SunglassesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with case
Physical Description: 11.5L x 6.7W
Item 11: SpectaclesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with case
Physical Description: 11L x 5.4W
Item 12: SpectaclesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with golden frame
Physical Description: 10.6L x 2.3W
Item 13: SpectaclesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with bronze hexagon frame
Physical Description: 10.5L x 2.1W
Item 14: SpectaclesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with hexagon frame, left-eye glasses missing
Physical Description: 11.2L x 2.4W
Item 15: SpectaclesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with oval frame
Physical Description: 11.7L x 2.8W
Item 16: SpectaclesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with oval frame, two glasses missing
Physical Description: 10.6L x 2.5W
Item 17: Glass of SpectaclesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
glasses
Physical Description: 3.4L x 2.4W
Item 18: Locket with Lock of HairAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
broken glass cover, carved golden back
Physical Description: 2.7L x 1.6W x 0.3H
Item 19: CameoAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
a woman figure
Physical Description: 2.7L x 1.5W
Item 20: PinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 3L x 1.9W
Item 21: LocketAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 4.8L x 3.9W
Item 22: LocketAdd to your cart.
Physical Description: 4.8L x 3.9W
Item 23: Inscribed silver cupAdd to your cart.

"Joseph Feemster Jones from the Class of '70 Wheaton College"

missing

Item 24: J. Blanchard's card caseAdd to your cart.
missing
Item 25: Photograph of unidentified couple in a caseAdd to your cart.
missing
Item 26: Small spectacles from Kellogg HouseAdd to your cart.
missing
Item 27: SpectaclesAdd to your cart.

(found with Warren L. Wheaton papers)

missing

Box 9: Jonathan Blanchard's clockAdd to your cart.
[Buswell Attic]
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: Bellflower Crystal Sherbet DishAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Crystal Sherbet dish
Physical Description: 6.5L x 6.5W x 7H
Item 2: Duncan Miller (?) Three-face salt cellarAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Salt cellar with three faces
Physical Description: 3.8L x 3.8W x 4.2H
Item 3: Duncan Miller (?) Three-face salt shakerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Salt-shaker with three faces
Physical Description: 4L x 4W x 7.3H
Item 4: Staffordshire China PlateAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
"View Near Conway, New Hampshire, U.S."
Physical Description: 23L x 23W x 2H
Item 5: Staffordshire China PlateAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
"The Dam and Water Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"
Physical Description: 25L x 25W x 1.5H
Item 6: Thumbprint Crystal Flower BowlAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Flower Bowl
Physical Description: 10L x 10W x 11H
Item 7: Thumbprint salt-cellarAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 4.9L x 4.9W x 2.2H
Item 8: Thumbprint salt-cellarAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 4.9L x 4.9W x 2.2H
Item 9: Bellflower crystal salt shakerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 5.8L x 5.8W x 16H
Box 114: Limestone piece of original Blanchard BuildingAdd to your cart.
missing
Box 115: Limestone Piece of Original Blanchard BuildingAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Irregular Shaped
Physical Description: 26.5L x 15.5W x 15H
Loose 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Training RifleAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with belt
Physical Description: 111.5L x 11.5W x 4H
Item 2: Training RifleAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
without belt
Physical Description: 111L x 11W x 4H
Item 3: Mary Bent Blanchard family Spinning wheel, Circa 1770Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
wood, 12 spokes, one missing; 2 pieces
Physical Description: 121L x 53W x 96.5H, 110L x 110W x 6.5H
Item 4: J. Blanchard's Traveling TrunkAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
wooden
Physical Description: 40L x 38W x 38H
Item 22: Framed news article on the Chicago Fire, 1873Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
titled "Ruined Chicago"[ON DISPLAY: hanging outside SC Librarian office, SC staff area]
Physical Description: 55L x 14.5W x 1.5 H

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Jonathan Blanchard era, 1830-1882],
[Series 2: Charles Blanchard era, 1882-1925],
[Series 3: J. Oliver Buswell, III era, 1925-1940],
[Series 4: V. Raymond Edman era, 1940-1967],
[Series 5: Hudson T. Armerding era, 1965-1982],
[Series 6: J. Richard Chase era, 1982-1993],
[Series 7: A. Duane Litfin era, 1993-2010],
[Series 8: Philip G. Ryken era, 2010-],
[Series 9: Accession 2011-0241],
[Series 10: Items Available for Temporary Loan (on-campus Wheaton College staff ONLY)],
[All]


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