Manuscript Group 53, Andrew D. Mellick, Jr. (1844-1895), Historian Papers, 1888-1889

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Manuscript Group 53, Andrew D. Mellick, Jr. (1844-1895), Historian Papers, 1888-1889, 4 linear feet
Call Number: MG 53 + Box and folder number

Summary


Summary:

Original manuscript of Mellick’s The Story of an Old Farm (Somerville, 1889); genealogical correspondence and notes on the Mellick family, 1888-1889; subscription list and correspondence concerning his book; scrapbooks and notes on New Jersey history.  Mellick was a real-estate investor and local historian from Bedminster Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 898, Estate of Aaron Melick (1725-1809) Record book

Container List:

Box Folder Title Dates
1 1 Copyright Certificate for The Story of An Old Farm by Andrew D. Mellick, Jr. January 2, 1889
1 2 Correspondence regarding the expenses for printing, binding, and illustrating of The Story of An Old Farm or Life In New Jersey In The 18th Century July 1889 – April 1890
1 3 Correspondence from George and Carolyn La Monte regarding the book The Story of An Old Farm June 1889
1 4 Correspondence from Wm. O. McDowell pertaining to the book The Story of An Old Farm December 1889 – March 1890
1 5 Correspondence and subscription orders regarding t he book The Story of An Old Farm (A – E)  July 1888 – December 1895
1 6 Correspondence and subscription orders regarding the book The Story of An Old Farm (F – J) April 1889 –  July 1896
1 7 Correspondence and subscription orders regarding the book The Story of An Old Farm (K – P) November 1889 – April 1894
1 8 Correspondence and subscription orders regarding the book  The Story of An Old Farm (R – W) December  1888 – October 1894
1 9 Correspondence and subscription orders regarding the book The Story of An Old Farm April 1889 – March 1893
1 10 Legal documents 1701 – 1867
1 11 Letters and legal papers concerning the Homestead Life Insurance & Trust Co. 1871 – 1895
1 12 Papers regarding sale of Green-Wood Cemetery Plot 1880-1892
1 13 Legal papers relating to The Franklinite Steel and Zinc Co. 1854-1876
1 14 Correspondence to Carlisle, Mellick & Co. from The Charity Organization of Plainfield and No. Plainfield, NJ regarding The Ella Hartley Mellick Community House Fund December 1919 – September 1922
2 1 Genealogical research materials: Mellick family 1889-1895
2 2 Certified Transcripts of the Registry in Evangelical Hand Church, Bendorf, Germany 1889
2 3 Genealogical research materials: Ayres family ca. 1880’s
2 4 Genealogical research materials : Dunn, Carman, and Dunham families 1892
2 5 Line of Eligibility for membership in the Society of Mayflower Descendants n. d.
2 6 Blueprint of property owned by heirs of Henry C. Mellick in Raritan Township, Middlesex Co., NJ 1900
2 7 Blueprint of property in Raritan Township, Middlesex Co., NJ 1913
2 8 Blueprint of Plainfield Residence 1920, 1922
2 9 Blueprint of Far Hill property 1931
2 10 Blueprint and sketches n. d.
2 11 General correspondence 1889-1926
2 12 Correspondence from Frances N. McCarter January 28, 1890
2 13 Miscellaneous: poem, envelope, and page from a book ca. 1889
2 14 Miscellaneous pictures: Simeon Ayres Mellick, Presbyterian Church of German Valley, and Bedminster Church ca. 1860’s
2 15 Account of missing papers n. d.
2 16 Correspondence with various businesses 1914-1931
3 1 The Story of An Old Farm: original manuscript ca. 1880’s
3 2 The Story of An Old Farm: original manuscript ca. 1880’s
3 3 The Story of An Old Farm: original manuscript ca. 1880’s
3 4 The Story of An Old Farm: original manuscript ca. 1880’s
3 5 The Story of An Old Farm: original manuscript ca. 1880’s
3 6 The Story of An Old Farm: original manuscript ca. 1880’s
3 7 The Story of An Old Farm: original manuscript ca. 1880’s
4 1 Notebook May 1886 – February 1888
4 2 Notebook February 1888 – June 1895
4 3 Notebook June 1895 –
5 1 “List of All Things” (vol. 1) 1885-1895
5 2 “List of All Things” (vol. 2) 1885-1895
5 3 Notebook compiled by George Philips Mellick December 1895
5 4 Subscriber’s List for The Story of An Old Farm 1888-1889
6 1 Correspondence and subscription orders of John and David Melick 1888-1927
6 2 Scrapbook of Andrew  D. Mellick, Jr. ca. 1890’s
7 1 Correspondence book: personal letters of Andrew D. Mellick, Jr. 1885-1889
8 1 Correspondence book: personal letters of Andrew D. Mellick, Jr. 1888-1896

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