Olin Downes Papers- Series 7. Personal and Family Papers

Olin Downes Papers- Series 7. Personal and Family Papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Behre, Frances Downes
Creator: Culthe, Dorothy Downes
Creator: Downes, Irene
Creator: Downes, Louise Courson
Creator: Miles, Laura M.
Creator: Smith, Nancy Downes
Title: Olin Downes Papers- Series 7. Personal and Family Papers
Dates: 1908-1962
Quantity: 13.8 Linear feet (36 document boxes, 1 card file box, 1 oversized folder A)
Abstract:The series consists of personal papers of the Downes and Miles families from 1908-1962. Includes family correspondence, financial records (1916-1962), newspaper clippings, notebooks and engagement books, and some personal effects such as gloves. The bulk of the series is comprised of the family correspondence of Olin Downes (1906-1955), his wife Irene Miles Downes (1936-1946), his mother Louise Courson Downes (1908-1940), his sisters Dorothy Downes Culthe (1909-1956) and Frances Downes Behre (1911-1962), and his daughter Nancy Downes Smith (1922-1955). Also includes correspondence between Irene Miles Downes and her mother Laura M. Miles and her brothers and sisters.
Coll. Number: ms688.series7

Biographical/Historical Note

Olin Downes (1886-1955), American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955).


Scope and Content Note

Following is a summary of the entire Olin Downes Papers collection, of which Series 7 described here is a part:

Series 1. Subject Files includes printed material, articles, newspaper clippings, and programs pertaining to American music in general and to a variety of composers, conductors, and musicians, as well as organizations of key interest to Downes. Dates range ca. 1920-1955. Series 2. Correspondence is professional in nature and Downes’ career as a music critic and lecturer as well as his involvement with major organizations. For key correspondents see Series 2 finding aid abstract. Dates range ca. 1909-1955. Series 3. Lectures include handwritten manuscripts, typed drafts with corrections, and final copies of Olin Downes’ lectures. The lectures document Downes’ knowledge in the field of music and cover a great variety of musical genres. Dates range 1932-1953. Series 4. Articles covers articles written by Olin Downes in manuscript form with some corrected copies, the articles relate to criticism of American music in general and to specific composers, conductors, musicians, and productions. Dates range ca. 1930-1952. Series 5. Manuscripts contains Downes’ notes, research material, drafts, outlines, typescripts, and galleys of several of his major published and unpublished books, as well as a compilation edited by Irene Downes and materials for a memoir. Dates range ca. 1926-1957. Series 6. Reviews by Others consists of newspaper clippings of music reviews by other critics collected by Olin Downes from 1901-1919. Series 7. Personal and Family papers contains the papers of the Downes and Miles families from 1908-1962. Includes primarily family correspondence including that of Downes, as well as financial records, newspaper clippings, notebooks and engagement books, and some personal effects. See also Irene Downes Series 10. Series 8. Programs contains programs from various performances, with Brooklyn groups highlighted. Series 9. Photographs and Sketches includes those of Olin Downes and the Downes and Miles families Includes photographs of Olin Downes; his wives and children; and various public figures or friends in the field. Dates range from ca. 1910-1955. Series 10. Irene Miles Downes papers consists mainly of her correspondence and documents Downes’ work with various New York organizations and work after Olin Downes’ death, as well as manuscripts of her writings. Some Irene Miles Downes materials can also be found in Series 7. Series 11. Mildred Miles papers consists of manuscripts of her writings ca. 1940. Series 12. Scrapbooks, Clippings and Reviews mainly contains newspaper articles and reviews written by Olin Downes, as well as some articles and reviews by others. Dates range from 1909-1955. Series 13. Sheet and Manuscript Music includes published sheet music and some music manuscripts collected by Olin Downes from ca. 1900-1946.


Arrangement

Organized into four subseries: 1. Diaries, Notebooks and Calendars; 2. Genealogy and Family Correspondence; 3. Financial papers; and 4. Miscellaneous.

The collection as a whole is arranged in 13 series which are each listed and described separately. The entire collection is organized as follows:

Series 1. Subject Files (67 boxes) Series 2. Correspondence (66 boxes) Series 3. Lectures (7 boxes) Series 4. Articles (4 boxes) Series 5. Manuscripts (30 boxes) Series 6. Reviews by Other Critics (3 boxes) Series 7. Personal and Family Papers (37 boxes, 1 oversized folder) Series 8. Programs (2 boxes) Series 9. Photographs and Sketches (9 boxes) Series 10. Irene Miles Downes papers (8 boxes) Series 11. Mildred Miles papers (2 boxes) Series 12. Scrapbooks, Clippings and Reviews (9 boxes) Series 13. Sheet Music (6 boxes, 2 oversized folders)


Index Terms

Downes family
Miles family
Music critics--United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Olin Downes papers, MS 688 (Series 7. Personal and Family Papers). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

For the rest of the Olin Downes papers please see also companion Series 1-6 and 8-14.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Series 7.1 Diaries, Notebooks, and Calendars ( (2 boxes) )
BoxItem
11Diary, 1937
2Diary, 1939
3Diary, 1940
4Diary, 1941
5Diary, 1942
6Diary, 1943
7Diary, 1947
8Diary, 1949
9Diary, 1950
10Diary, 1952
11Diary, 1953
12Diary, 1955
13Irene Miles Diary, 1923
14Espicopal Prayer Book with List of Songs
15Notebook, Misc.
16Notebook, Misc.
17Notebook, Misc.
18Voices of Uncle Olin And Vivian, Muffin & Butch Miles [Wax Cylinder]
BoxItem
21Engagement Book, 1941
2Engagement Book, 1943
3Engagement Book, 1944
4Engagement Book, 1945
5Engagement Book, 1947
6Engagement Book, 1951
7Engagement Book, 1953
8Engagement Book, 1954
9Engagement Book, 1955
10Engagement Book, 1959
11Address Book
12Address Book
13Address Book
14Address Book
15Address Book
16Address Book
17Address Book
18Address Book
19Address Book
 
Subseries 7.2 Genealogy and Family Correspondence ( (10 boxes) )
BoxFolder
31Downes Genealogy
2Behre, Charles
3Behre, Sargent Daniel
4Behre, Frances Downes, 1911 - 1923
5Behre, Frances Downes, 1927 - 1929
6Behre, Frances Downes, 1930 - 1933
7Behre, Frances Downes, 1935 - 1936
8Behre, Frances Downes, 1937
9Behre, Frances Downes, 1938
10Behre, Frances Downes, 1939
11Behre, Frances Downes, 1940
12Behre, Frances Downes, 1941
13Behre, Frances Downes, 1942
14Behre, Frances Downes, 1943
15Behre, Frances Downes, 1944
16Behre, Frances Downes, 1945
17Behre, Frances Downes, 1946
18Behre, Frances Downes, 1947
19Behre, Frances Downes, 1948
20Behre, Frances Downes, 1949 - 1950
21Behre, Frances Downes, 1951
BoxFolder
41 - 2Behre, Frances Downes, 1952
3Behre, Frances Downes, 1953 - 1954
4Behre, Frances Downes, 1955
5Behre, Frances Downes, 1956
6Behre, Frances Downes, 1957
7Behre, Frances Downes, 1958
8Behre, Frances Downes, 1959 - 1960
9Behre, Frances Downes, 1961 - 1962
10Behre, Frances Downes, Undated
11Behre, Frances Downes - RE:
12Behre, Gail
13Behre, Theodore S.
14Behre, Winifred
BoxFolder
3517Connell, Louise (Krotozyner), 1934-1955
BoxFolder
415Cutler, Dorothy Downes, 1909 - 1938
16Cutler, Dorothy Downes, 1940 - 1942
17Cutler, Dorothy Downes, 1944 - 1945
18Cutler, Dorothy Downes, 1946 - 1947
19Cutler, Dorothy Downes, 1950 - 1956
20Cutler, Dorothy Downes, Undated
21Cutler, Charles
22Cutler, James
23Cutler Miscellaneous - RE:
24Downes, Edward, 1923 - 1927
BoxFolder
355Downes, Edward, 1931-1940
6Downes, Edward, 1941-1942
7Downes, Edward (and re: Edward), 1944-1949
8Downes, Edward, 1950-1955
BoxFolder
425Downes, Dorothy, 1930's - 1945
BoxFolder
351Downes, Dorothy (Williams), 1946-1949
2Downes, Dorothy (Williams), 1950-1959
3Downes, Dorothy (Williams), undated
BoxFolder
51Downes, Louise Courson, 1908 - 1910
2Downes, Louise Courson, 1911 - 1920
3Downes, Louise Courson, 1921 - 1927
4Downes, Louise Courson, 1928
FolderItem
55Downes, Louise Courson, 1929
BoxFolder
56Downes, Louise Courson, 1930
7Downes, Louise Courson, 1931
8Downes, Louise Courson, 1932
9Downes, Louise Courson, 1933, Jan - Aug
10Downes, Louise Courson, 1933, Nov - Dec
11Downes, Louise Courson, 1934, Jan - Mar
12Downes, Louise Courson, 1934, Apr - Sep
13Downes, Louise Courson, 1935, Jan - Feb
14Downes, Louise Courson, 1935, Mar - Dec
15Downes, Louise Courson, 1936, Feb - Apr
16Downes, Louise Courson, 1936, May - October
17Downes, Louise Courson, 1937
18Downes, Louise Courson, 1938 - 1940
19Downes, Louise Courson, Undated
BoxFolder
61 - 19Downes, Louise Courson, Undated
BoxFolder
71 - 2Downes, Louise Courson, Undated
3Downes, Louise Courson RE:
4 - 6Downes, Louise Courson - Condolance Letters, RE:, 1940
7Downes, Louise Courson - Manuscripts, 1920 - 1935
8Downes, Louise Courson - Manuscripts, 1938 - Undated
9Downes, Louise Courson - Manuscripts
10Downes, Louise Courson - Manuscripts Flag of The Brave; Sistine Madonna
11Downes, Marion, 1908 - 1927
12Downes, Marion, 1936 - 1939
BoxFolder
3510Downes, Marion, 1929-1939
11Downes, Marion, 1943-1954
12Downes, Marion, undated
13Downes, Marion (regarding), undated
9Downes, Mildred (Mrs. Edward Downes), 1945-1951
BoxFolder
713Downes, Nancy, 1922 - Jan 1924
14Downes, Nancy, Feb 1924 - Nov 1924
15Downes, Nancy, 1925 - 1936
16Downes, Nancy (Smith), 1936 - 1955, Undated
17Downes, Nancy - RE:
18Downes-Quigley, Edwin, 1904 - 1929
19Downes-Quigley, Edwin, 1943 - 1944
BoxFolder
81Downes, Olin, 1939
BoxFolder
361Downes, Olin correspondence with Irene Miles, 1933-1936
2Downes, Olin correspondence with Irene Miles Downes, 1937-1938
3Downes, Olin correspondence with Irene Miles, 1939
4-9Downes, Olin correspondence with Irene Miles Downes, 1940-1956 and undated
BoxFolder
82Downes, Olin - Reports, Medical
3Downes, Olin - Personal Correspondence - RE: Italian Property, 1927 - 1929
4Downes, Olin - Personal Correspondence - RE: Italian Property, 1930 - 1931
5Downes, Olin - Miscellaneous - Personal Correspondence, No Date
6Downes, Olin - Miscellaneous - Personal Correspondence, 1906 - 1923
7Downes, Olin - Miscellaneous - Personal Correspondence, 1927 - 1940
8Downes, Olin - Miscellaneous - Personal Correspondence, 1941 - 1955
BoxFolderBoxFolder
371-789Downes, Olin - Miscellaneous, undated
10Downes, Olin - Wills
BoxFolder
3514Duble, Lee, 1928-1929
15Duble, Lee, 1930-1934
16Duble, Lee, undated
BoxFolder
811Miles, Irene - Biographical - Birth Certificate
12Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Biographical, Marriage and Letters of Congratulation, 1940
13Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Personal Correspondence, 1936 - 1945
14Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Personal Correspondence, 1946, Undated
BoxFolder
91Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Personal Correspondence (Evelyn Jahncke)
2Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Personal Correspondence, 1944
3Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Personal Correspondence (Elizabeth Eyre De Lanux)
4Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Personal Correspondence, 1945 - 1947
5Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Personal Correspondence, Unidentified
6Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Education - Packer Institute, 1893 - 1906
7Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Education - Vassar
8 - 10Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Employment - Brooklyn Institute, 1939
11Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Employment - Town Hall, 1942 - 1943
12Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Medical Reports
13Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Wills
14 - 15Miles, Irene - (Downes) - Miscellaneous
BoxFolder
101Bigelow, Mrs. Mason H.
2Miles - McCulloch, Lenore Miles, 1944 - 1957
3Miles - Mann, Helen Miles, 1917 - 1961
4Miles - Mann, Mary Inez
5Miles, Mrs. Laura M. - Antiques - (Aaron Willard Clock)
6 - 9Miles, Mrs. Laura M. - Antiques - Correspondence RE:
10 - 12Miles, Mrs. Laura M. - Antiques - RE:
13Miles, Mrs. Laura M. - Correspondence
14Miles, Mrs. Laura M. - RE:
15Miles, Mrs. Laura M. - Miscellaneous
BoxFolder
111Miles, Mark Robert, 1905 - 1919
2Miles, Mark Robert, 1935 - 1952
3Miles, Mark Robert, 1953 - 1954, Undated
4Miles, Mark Robert, Jr.
5Miles, Mildred, 1936
6Miles, Mildred, 1941 - 1951
7Miles, Mildred, 1952
8Miles, Mildred, 1953 - 1954
9Miles, Mildred, 1955 - 1957
10Miles, Mildred, 1958 - 1962, Undated
11Miles, Mildred - Miscellaneous - Personal Correspondence
12Miles, Mildred - RE:
13Miles, Mildred - Writings
14Miles, Raymond Barnard to 1914, 1914
15Miles, Raymond Barnard - Phillips Academy, 1915 - June 1917
16Miles, Raymond Barnard - Yale, July 1917 - 1919
17Miles, Raymond Barnard - Yale, 1920 - June 1921
BoxFolder
121Miles, Raymond Barnard - Med. School, etc., 1921 - 1939
2Miles, Raymond Barnard, 1941 - 1942
3Miles, Raymond Barnard, Jan 1943 - Aug 1943
4Miles, Raymond Barnard, Sep 1943 - Jan 1944
5Miles, Raymond Barnard - Letters of Condolence, 1944
6Miles, Raymond Barnard - RE:, 1898 - 1918
7Miles, Raymond Barnard - RE:, 1944
8Miles, Raymond Barnard - RE:, 1945 - 1961
9Miles, Raymond Barnard - Mrs. (Kay), 1933 - 1944
10Miles, Raymond Barnard - Mrs. (Kay), 1945 - 1946
11Miles, Raymond Barnard - Mrs. (Kay), 1947 - 1948
12Miles, Raymond Barnard - Mrs. (Kay), 1949 - 1960
13Miles, Raymond Barnard B., Jr.
14Miles, Sherman (Major General)
15Miles, Vivian
16Miles, William David
17Miles, William Orris
18Miles Family - General Information - (Genealogy)
19 - 20Miles Family - Miscellaneous
BoxFolder
354Williams, Richard (husband of Dorothy Downes), 1949-1951
 
Subseries 7.3 Financial papers ( (14 boxes) )
BoxFolder
131Bills, Undated
2Housing, Undated
3Income Tax, Undated
4Insurance, Undated
5Medical Expenses, Undated
6Miscellany, Undated
7Insurance, 1916
8Bills, 1917
9Insurance, 1917
10Bills, 1919
11Income Tax, 1919
12Income Tax, 1921
13Income Tax, 1922
14Income Tax, 1923
15Income Tax, 1924
16Income Tax, 1925
17Income Tax, 1926
18Banks - The Bank of The United States, 1927
19Bills, 1927
20Income Tax, 1927
21Banks - The Bank of the United States, 1928
22Income Tax, 1928
23Medical Expenses, 1928
24Banks - The Bank of the United States, 1929
25Banks - City Safe Deposit Company of New York, 1929
26Income Tax, 1929
27Banks - The Bank of the United States, 1930
28Income Tax, 1930
29Banks - The Bank of the United States, 1931
30Banks - The National City Bank of New York, 1931
31Income Tax, 1931
32Income Tax, 1932
33Bills, 1933
34Income Tax, 1933
35Insurance, 1933
36Bills, 1934
37Income Tax, 1934
38Insurance, 1934
BoxFolder
141Banks - The Chemical Bank and Trust Company, 1935
2Bills, 1935
3Income Tax, 1935
4Insurance, 1935
5Banks - The Chemical Bank and Trust Company, 1936
6Bills, 1936
7Income Tax, 1936
8Insurance, 1936
9Bills, 1937
10Housing, 1937
11Income Tax, 1937
12Insurance, 1937
13Medical Expenses, 1937
14Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1938
15Bills, 1938
16Housing, 1938
17Income Tax, 1938
18Insurance, 1938
19Miscellany, 1938
20Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1939
21Bills, 1939
22Housing, 1939
23 - 24Income Tax, 1939
25Insurance, 1939
26Miscellany
27Banks - Chemical Bank and Trust Company, 1940
28Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1940
29Bills, 1940
30Financial Report, 1940
31 - 32Income Tax, 1940
33Insurance, 1940
34Medical Expenses, 1940
35Banks - Chemical Bank and Trust Company, 1941
36Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1941
37Bills, 1941
BoxFolder
151 - 2Income Tax, 1941
3Insurance, 1941
4Medical Expenses, 1941
5Banks - Chemical Bank and Trust Company, 1942
6Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1942
7Bills, 1942
8Financial Report, 1942
9Housing, 1942
10 - 12Income Tax, 1942
13Insurance, 1942
14Medical Expenses, 1942
15Bank - Chemical Bank and Trust Company, 1943
16Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1943
17Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1943
18Bills, 1943
19Financial Reports, 1943
20Housing, 1943
21Income Tax, 1943
22Insurance, 1943
23Medical Expenses, 1943
BoxFolder
161Banks - Chemical Bank and Trust Company, 1944
2Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1944
3Banks - National City Bank, 1944
4Bills, 1944
5Financial Report, 1944
6Income Tax, 1944
7Insurance, 1944
8Medical Expenses, 1944
9Banks - The Chase National Bank, 1945
10Banks - Colonial Trust Co., 1945
11Bills, 1945
12Financial Report, 1945
13Income Tax, 1945
14Insurance, 1945
15Medical Expenses, 1945
16Banks - Chemical Safe Deposit Company, 1946
17Banks -Colonial Trust Company, 1946
18Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1946
19Bills, 1946
20Financial Reports, 1946
21Housing, 1946
22Income Tax, 1946
23Insurance, 1946
24Medical Expenses, 1946
25Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1947
26Banks - Nantucket Institution for Savings, 1947
27Bills, 1947
28Financial Report, 1947
29Housing, 1947
30Income Tax, 1947
31Insurance, 1947
BoxFolder
171Banks- Colonial Trust Company, 1948
2Banks - The Merchants Bank of New York, 1948
3Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1948
4Banks - Nantucket Institution for Savings, 1948
5Banks - National City Bank of New York, 1948
6Bills, 1948
7Financial Report, 1948
8Housing, 1948
9 - 10Income Tax, 1948
11Insurance, 1948
12Medical Expenses, 1948
13Banks - Brockton Savings Banks, 1949
14Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1949
15Banks - Franklin Society [Federal Savings & Loan Association], 1949
16Banks - Household Finance, 1949
17Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1949
18Banks - Nantucket Institute for Savings, 1949
19Banks - National City Bank of New York, 1949
20Bills, 1949
21Housing, 1949
22 - 23Income Tax, 1949
24Insurance, 1949
25Banks - Brockton Savings Bank, 1950
26Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1950
27Banks - Household Finance, 1950
28Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1950
29Bills, 1950
30Financial Report, 1950
31Housing, 1950
BoxFolder
181 - 3Income, 1950
4Insurance, 1950
5Medical Expense, 1950
6Banks - Brockton Savings Bank, 1951
7Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1951
8Banks - Household Finance, 1951
9Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1951
10Bills, 1951
11Housing, 1951
12 - 14Income Tax, 1951
15Insurance, 1951
16Medical Expenses, 1951
BoxFolder
191Banks - Brockton Savings Bank, 1952
2Banks - The Chase National Bank, 1952
3Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1952
4Banks - Household Finance, 1952
5Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1952
6 - 7Bills, 1952
8 - 9European Trip, 1952
10Housing, 1952
11 - 14Income Tax, 1952
15Insurance, 1952
16Medical Expenses, 1952
BoxFolder
201Banks - Brockton Savings Bank, 1953
2Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1953
3Banks - Commercial State Bank, 1953
4Banks - Household Finance, 1953
5Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1953
6 - 11Bills, 1953
12 - 13Housing, 1953
14 - 16Income Tax, 1953
17Insurance, 1953
18Medical Expenses, 1953
19Scandinavian Trip, 1953
BoxFolder
211Banks - Brockton Savings Bank, 1954
2Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1954
3Banks - Commercial State Bank, 1954
4Banks - Franklin Society [Federal Savings & Loans Association], 1954
5Banks - Guaranty Trust Company of New York, 1954
6Banks - Household Finance, 1954
7Banks - Modern Industrial Bank, 1954
8 - 10Bills, 1954
11Housing, 1954
12 - 15Income Tax, 1954
16Insurance, 1954
17Medical Expenses, 1954
BoxFolder
221Banks - Brockton Savings Bank, 1955
2Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1955
3Banks - Commercial State Bank, 1955
4Banks - Franklin Society, 1955
5Banks - Household Finance, 1955
6 - 10Bills, 1955
11Housing, 1955
12 - 13Income Tax, 1955
14Insurance, 1955
15Medical Expenses, 1955
16Society Security, 1955
17Banks - Brockton Savings Bank, 1956
18Banks - Chase Manhattan Bank, 1956
19Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1956
20Banks - Commercial State Bank, 1956
21Banks - Franklin Society, 1956
22Banks - Household Finance, 1956
23Bills, 1956
24Housing, 1956
25Income Tax, 1956
BoxFolder
231 - 2Income Tax, 1956
3Insurance, 1956
4Medical Expenses, 1956
5Papers, April 15, 1957
6Banks - Brockton Savings Bank, 1957
7Banks - Chase Manhattan Bank, 1957
8Banks - Franklin Society, 1957
9 - 10Bills, 1957
11Housing, 1957
12 - 14Income Tax, 1957
15Insurance, 1957
16Medical Expenses, 1957
17Social Security, 1957
BoxFolder
241Banks - Brockton Savings Bank, 1958
2Banks - Chase Manhattan Bank, 1958
3Banks - Colonial Trust Company, 1958
4Banks - Franklin Society, 1958
5 - 7Bills, 1958
8Housing, 1958
9Income Tax, 1958
10Insurance, 1958
11Medical Expenses, 1958
12Banks - Franklin Society, 1959
13Bills, 1959
14Housing, 1959
15Income Tax, 1959
16Medical Expenses, 1959
17Bills, 1960
18Housing, 1960
19Income Tax, 1960
20Insurance, 1960
21Medical Expenses, 1960
22Banks - Franklin Society, 1961
23Bills, 1961
24Housing, 1961
25Insurance, 1961
26Income Tax, 1962
27Ledger
28Miscellaneous
BoxFolder
251Financial papers - Mrs. Laura Miles, 1910 - 1919
2Financial papers - Mrs. Laura Miles, 1920 - 1929
3Financial papers - Mrs. Laura Miles, 1930 - 1939
4Financial papers - Mrs. Laura Miles, 1940 - 1953
5Financial papers - Miss Irene Miles, 1920 - 1940
6Mrs. Irene Downes - Checkbooks (9), Aug 1955 - Jul 1961
7Mrs. Irene Downes - Canceled Checks, Aug 1955 - Dec 1957
8Miscellany - Check Stubs
9Miscellany - Cancelled Checks - Mrs. Irene Downes, Apr 1961
10Miscellany - Checkbook Practically Unused of Mr. Downes
11Miscellany - Record Book of Finances for Miscellaneous Years
BoxItem
261Checkbook, August 29, 1955 - November 23, 1955
2Checkbook, October 5, 1955 - March 10, 1956
3Checkbook, March 12, 1956 - January 11, 1957
4Checkbook, January 14 - March 11, 1941
5Checkbook, April 27, 1959 - May 13, 1960
6Checkbook, January 11, 1957 - May 10, 1957
7Checkbook, May 1 - November 11, 1957
8Checkbook, November 12, 1957 - May 3, 1958
9Checkbook, May 5, 1958 - April 27, 1959
10Checkbook, May 14, 1960 - July 27, 1961
 
Series 7.4 Miscellaneous ( (7 boxes) )



Subseries 7.4.1: Clippings

BoxFolder
271-7Miscellaneous Clippings and Printed Material
8-11Columns - Olin Downes
BoxFolder
281-6Miscellaneous Clippings and Printed Material
7-10Columns - Olin Downes
BoxFolder
291-5Miscellaneous Clippings and Printed Material
6-7 Speaking of Peace: A Report
8Columns - Olin Downes
9Olin Downes Columns from the New York Times
BoxFolder
301Poem - "He's Our Boy"
2Income Tax, 1944
3Blank Stationary
5Miscellaneous Clippings and Printed Material



Subseries 7.4.2: Christmas Cards

BoxFolder
311-15Christmas Cards, 1938-1955
BoxFolder
321-9Christmas Cards, 1956-1962
10-14Christmas Cards, No Date
BoxFolder
331-5Christmas Cards, No Date
6Doctor Hood's - Cincinnati Conservatory - University of Cincinnati
7Memorabilia



Personal effects and textiles

BoxItem
341ladies long opera gloves, white
2mens driving gloves, black
3turquoise fabric (music book cover?)
4-52 patterned handkerchiefs
6Women's stockings, silk nude color, circa 1930s
7Patterned scarf, green and blue, thin material
8Patterned scarf, ivory stripe, probably silk
9Women's earrings, gold
10Women's earrings, button style
11Bar pin, silver or pewter and turquoise
12Baby bracelet, snake design
13Ornament or book mark, ceramic blue
14Beaded leather coin purse with intricate pastoral scene
OS FolderItem
2A1Certificate- Stratoliner Club, 1941
2Certificate- Royal Philharmonic Society of London, 1927