• Album of Bradt Family hair

      Bradt (Hansler), Elizabeth; Dunn, Mercy J. (1843-1976)
      Album, 1843-1976. An album containing locks of hair of Bradt family members. The album was started by Elizabeth (Hansler) Bradt in 1843, then continued by her daughter Mercy J. Dunn, in 1899. Each lock of hair contains the person’s name, year the lock was taken, and sometimes other details such as date of birth and death, place of birth, or other biographical information. The hair is adorned with ribbons and flowers, and many samples are braided. There are 255 locks of hair in the album.
    • Letter written by S. Durell to Peter Bradt, 15 January 1820.

      Durell, S. (1820-01-15)
      Letter written by S. Durell, Knox County, Indiana, to Peter Bradt, Sixteen Mile Creek, Crookes [postmaster] Fort George, dated January 15, 1820. The last page of the letter contains messages written by Edee Durell and Samuel and Rhoda Williams. Samuel and Rhoda briefly describe their journey from Upper Canada to Indiana. An entry signed with the initials M.B. (Mercy Bradt?) can be found on the reverse of the first page. A transcription of the letter and a glossary of names that appear in Durell’s letters are included.
    • Letter written by Stephen Durell to his sister Mercy Bradt, dated 5 August 1825

      Durell, Stephen (1825-08-05)
      Letter written by Stephen Durell, Vincennes, Indiana, to his sister Mercy Bradt, Niagara, Crookses [postmaster] Post Office in Newark, dated August 5, 1825. Durell writes about conditions on his farm, family members, and mentions a visit from Dewitt Clinton, who came to see the falls and start the canal. A transcription of the letter is included.
    • Letters written by Mercy Jane Bradt to her parents, 1856

      Bradt, Mercy Jane (1856)
      Letters written by Mercy Jane Bradt to her parents, 1856. The letters were sent from the Williamsville Classical Institute, and dated January 29, September 18, and October 21. Transcriptions of the letters are included, as well as a history of the Williamsville Classical Institute.
    • Sketch of DeCew House, DeCew Falls, Ontario, n.d.

      Williams, Edie (2010-05)
      1 sketch [reproduction] ; 22 X 31 cm.