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Box 28, Folder 18

Cover is yellow with a drawing of the silhouettes of a Native American man and woman. Pamphlet provides information for the Native American community on what AIDS is and how to make safe choices in order to avoid it.

Box 29, Folder 1

Cover is yellow with a drawing of a Native American woman and child. Pamphlet provides information to Native Americans about how their community and children are at risk from HIV/AIDS, how the virus spreads, and how to avoid it.

Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955

The Arthur Caswell Parker Papers contains correspondence including letters written by Ely Samuel Parker, as well as Frederick Ward Putnam, Horace Porter, Theodore Roosevelt, Nathan L. Miller, Allen Macy Dulles, Woodrow Wilson, James Schoolcraft Sherman, William Howard Taft, and Lewis Henry Morgan. This collection also includes Parker's extensive research, published and unpublished articles, and lectures on museums, archaeology, and American Indians, particularly those of New York State, including their history, culture, problems, legislation, administration, rights and citizenship. Related topics include the American Indian in World War I, American Indian Day, Harriet Maxwell Converse, Cornplanter, Lewis Henry Morgan, Mary Jemison, the Parker family, and Red Jacket. There are six volumes of radio scripts delivered in 1937 through 1938 under the title A Romance of Old Indian Days as well as the 1943-1944 radio scripts of the Rochester War Council's Speakers' Bureau.

Parker, Ely Samuel, 1828-1895

The Ely Samuel Parker Papers are comprised of one box containing mostly manuscript material, including approximately 30 letters to or from Ely Parker; legal and business material; two leather notebooks from the 1850s and 1860s; and some items that were removed in January 1972 from the extra-illustrated volume The Life of General Ely S. Parker by Arthur C. Parker.

Osgood, Howard L. (Howard Lawrence), 1855-1909

The Howard L. Osgood Papers are comprised of eight boxes containing notebooks and published writings on early history of Rochester and Western New York, genealogical data on the Carroll, Fitzhugh, Montgomery, Osgood and other families of Rochester, and correspondence from John S. Clark, 1881-1901. There are also Nathaniel Rochester correspondence and business papers, as well as correspondence and documents relating to the claim of the Ogden Land Company to Indian reservations in New York, 1838-1909, maps and documents for the One Hundred Acre Tract at Rochester and flour mills on the Genesee River, and transcripts of letters to Josiah Burr of New Haven, Connecticut, concerning the Genesee Country, 1788-1791. Items of particular interest include a letter written by Charles H. Carroll to John C. Calhoun, located in Box 4, Folder 2 and the handwritten sermon given at the funeral of Nathaniel Rochester, located in Box 4, Folder 3.

Wyman, John E., collector.
The John E. Wyman Collection consists primarily of material relating to the early history of New York and some material relating to Connecticut. The collection includes a variety of manuscripts (1695-1917; bulk 1750-1840) collected and organized by John E. Wyman of Fonda, N.Y. The New York State Historical Association purchased the collection from the Wyman family in 1950. With the manuscripts, NYSHA acquired a calendar, probably compiled by John Wyman, which includes transcriptions and/or descriptions of more than 1,000 of the 1,100 plus documents originally in the collection.