Finding aid for the Dr. Frederick Robert Bernard Collection

MUM01719

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM01719/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Bernard, Frederick Robert, 1850-1922
Title
Dr. Frederick Robert Bernard Collection
ID
MUM01719
Date
1855-1892
Extent
0.417 Linear feet 1 box (A-11)
General Physical Description note
1 box (.417 linear feet)
Mixed materials [Box]
1
Abstract:
Correspondence from Frederick Robert Bernard (UM 1873) to his family while a student at the University of Mississippi.

Prefered Citation

Dr. Frederick Robert Bernard Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

Dr. Frederick Robert Bernard attended the University of Mississippi in 1873. He was born in 1850 in Providence, LA (later changed to Lake Providence). He was the son of Dr. Samuel Pennock Bernard and Sarah Gilmore McCay. Samuel Pennock Bernard attended medical school at Heidelberg in Germany. During the Civil War, Frederick Robert Bernard went to stay with family in West Chester, PA. While a student at the University of Mississippi, Frederick Robert Bernard was active in college life, a member of the Hermean Society, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and other organizations. After graduating from the University of Mississippi Frederick Robert Bernard earned a medical degree from Tulane. He married Estelle Turner of New Orleans and practiced medicine in Lake Providence until his death in 1922.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The Dr. Frederick Robert Bernard Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Acquisition Information

The majority of the collection was donated by Mr. George Thatcher in 2007. Mr. Thatcher donated the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity in 2010.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Jennifer Ford, 2009. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, April 2010.

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Related Materials

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For other collections related to University of Mississippi students, see our University of Mississippi subject guide.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Mississippi -- History

Format(s)

  • clippings (information artifacts)
  • correspondence
  • ephemera

Personal Name(s)

  • Bernard, Frederick Robert, 1850-1922

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Collection Inventory

Ephemeral Items & Miscellaneous 

Miscellaneous materials 

Programs, dance cards, funeral announcements, wedding invitations 

Newspaper Clippings 

Fraternity Pin. Delta Kappa Epsilon, circa 1866 

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Undated Correspondence 

ALS. Undated. "Your affectionate son Fred Bernard" to "Dear Ma"    (1p.)

ALS. Undated. "Your affectionate son Fred Bernard" to "Dear Mama"    (1p.)

ALS. March [no year given]. "Your most affectionate son Fred Bernard" to "Dear Ma," New Orleans    (2p.)

ALS. Undated. "Good bye precious Mama" to "My own dear Ma." New Orleans    (2p.)

ALS. 10 March [no year given]. "Good by your affection son Fred Bernard" to "Dear Ma." New Orleans    (2p.)

ALS. 19 January [no year given]. "Your Affectionate Son F.R. Bernard" to "Dear Ma." New Orleans    (1p.)

ALS. 28 February [no year given]. "Your Affectionate Son Fred Bernard" to "Dear Pa." New Orleans    (2p.)

ALS. Undated. Your Affectionate Son Fred" to "My Dear Mother." University of Miss., Oxford, Miss.    (4p.)

ALS. Undated. "Your devoted Son Fred" to "My Dear Ma." Oxford, Miss, University    (4p.)

ANS. Undated. [Unknown name] to "Dear Fred"    (1p.)

ALS. Undated. Fred to "My Dear Father." Oxford, Miss, University, Miss.    (4p.)

ALS. 15 March [no year given]. "Your Affectionate Aunt, Mary" to [Fred Bernard]. [Vernalia]    (4p.)

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1855 Correspondence 

ANS. 17 January 1855. National telegraph from Thos. S.M. [McCay] to R.C. [McCay].    (1p.)

ANS. 19 January 1855. National telegraph from Thomas to R.C. [McCay].    (1p.)

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1858 Correspondence 

ALS. 8 March 1858. Reuben Bernard to "Dear Sister." Saint Paul    (4p.)

ALS. 9 July 1858. [Unknown name] to [Unknown name]. Providence.    (1p.)

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1864 Correspondence 

ALS. 2 August 1864. Mary [McCay] to "My Dear Sister." Home.    (2p.)

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1866 Correspondence 

ALS. 19 January 1866. Susan Bernard to "My Dear Children Saml & Sarah." West Chester.    (4p.)

ALS. 15 November 1866. Fred Bernard to "Dear Ma." New Orleans.    (2p.)

ALS. 25 November 1866. "F.R.B." [Fred R. Bernard] to "Dear Ma." New Orleans.    (3p.)

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1869 Correspondence 

ALS. 18 December 1869. "Your Affectionate Son Fred" to "Dear Mother." West Chester.    (3p.)

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1870 Correspondence 

ALS. 8 January 1870. "Your Affectionate F. Robert Bernard" to "Dear Mother." West Chester, Wyers Scientific & Classical Institute.    (3p.)

ALS. 8 May 1870. "Affect. Son Frederick Robert" to "My Dear Mother." West Chester. Wyers Scientific & Classical Institute.    (4p.)

ALS. 15 November 1870. "Your Affect. Son F. Robt. Bernard" to "Dear Father." Oxford University. Oxford, Miss.    (4p.)

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1871 Correspondence 

ALS. 6 January 1871. "Your Affectionate Son, Fred" to "My Dear Mother." University, Miss.    (3p.)

ALS. 5 February 1871. "Your Affectionate Son Fred" to "My Dear Mother." University of Miss.    (4p.)

ALS. 18 February 1871. "Your Loving Son Fred" to "My Dear Dear Mother." Oxford, Miss.    (4p.)

ALS. 12 March 1871. "Your Affectionate Son Fred" to "My Dear Dear Ma." Oxford Miss. University of Miss.    (4p.)

ALS. 26 March 1871. "I Remain Your Devoted Son Fred" to "My Dear Ma." Oxford. University, Miss.    (4p.)

ALS. 16 April 1871. "Your Affectionate Son Fred" to "My Dear Ma." Oxford, Miss. University Miss.    (4p.)

ALS. 23 April 1871. "Your Devoted Son Fred" to "My Dear Dear Ma." University of Miss. Oxford, Miss.    (4p.)

ALS. 20 May 1871. "Your Loving Son Fred" to "My Dear Ma." Oxford, Miss. University, Miss.    (4p.)

ALS. 19 June 1871. "Your Own Devoted Son Fred" to "’My Dear Ma." Oxford, Miss. University, Miss.    (4p.)

ALS. 10 November 1871. [Unknown name] Pelcher to "Dear Fred." Providence.    (2p.)

AL. 30 December 1871. [Unknown name] to [Unknown name]. Lake Providence.    (4p.)

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1872 Correspondence 

ALS. 11 March 1872. "Affectionately your father S.P. Bernard" to "My Dear Son." Providence.    (4p.)

ALS. 16 March 1872. "Your Own Dear Ma Sarah Bernard" to "My Dear, Dear Boy." Providence.    (4p.)

ALS. 10 May 1872. "Your Loving Ma Sarah G. Bernard" to "My Darling Boy." Providence.    (4p.)

ALS. 9 November 1872. "Your Loving Ma Sarah G. Bernard" to "My Darling Boy." Providence.    (4p.)

ALS. 8 December 1872. "Sarah G. Bernard" to "My darling darling boy." Providence. Parlor, Fireside, [Racking Chair].    (8p.)

ALS. 9 December 1872. "Your Loving Ma Sarah G. Bernard." To "My dear Son." Providence.    (1p.)

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1873 Correspondence 

AL. 19 January 1873. Unsigned letter to unidentified individual.    (4p.)

ALS. 4 March 1873. "Your Loving Ma Sarah G. Bernard" to "Imagine My dear, dear boy." Providence.    (4p.)

ALS. 7 June 1873. "Your loving Ma S.G. Bernard" to "My darling 'alumnus.'" Providence.    (4p.)

ALS. 9 June 1873. "Affectionately your father S.P. Bernard" to "My Dear Fred." Providence.    (1p.)

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1875 Correspondence 

ALS. 11 July 1875. "Sincerely yours Emeline B. Mitchell" to "My dear Mrs. Thompson." West Chester.    (3p.)

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1876 Correspondence 

ALS. 29 October 1876. Reuben Bernard to "Dear Fred." West Chester, Pa.    (4p.)

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1879 Correspondence 

ANS. 20 July 1879. "Yours Truly Chaffe Hamilton & Powell" to "F. Bernard, Esq." New Orleans    (1p.)

General note

written on "Chaffe, Hamilton & Powell Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants" letterhead

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1881 Correspondence 

ANS. 29 September 1881. F.R. Bernard to Mrs. S.G. Bernard.    (1p.)

General note

On The Western Union Telegraph Company letterhead.

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1892 Correspondence 

ADS. 2 August 1892. Members of the Providence Lodge No. 28, K of P to "Mr. F.R. Bernard." Providence.    (2p.)

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