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ORD FAMILY PAPERS: PART 2
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Box: 8 Fold: 1 Mason, John S., Jr.
5/1/1861

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document Signed dated 5/1/1861: Commission of John S. Mason, Jr. as Captain of Company B, 1st Regiment, Mackerel Brigade, 1st Division, Ohio Militia. Signed by Ohio Governor William Dennison and Ohio Secretary of State Orpheus C. Kerr.

Box: 8 Fold: 2 Mason, John S., Jr.
3/4/1863

DESCRIPTION: 1 Document Signed (facsimile signature) dated 3/4/1863: Certificate honoring John S. Mason, Jr. praising him and his fellow "Squirrel Hunters" for their service to the state of Ohio. Signed (facsimile) by Ohio Governor David Tod.

Box: 8 Fold: 3 Mason, John S., Jr.
1877 - 1879

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 4/5/1877 from Edward Hatch to John S. Mason, Jr., regarding charges; sent from Santa Fe, New Mexico. 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 8/25/1877 regarding a court martial case; sent from Fort Wingate, New Mexico. Printed letter: "Petition of J. W. Eckles, Late 15th Captain 15th U.S. Infantry. To the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress assembled" (1877-1879). 2 Partly Printed documents dated 1878 recording Mason's brand in Comal County, Texas.

Box: 8 Fold: 4 Mason, John S., Jr.
1879

DESCRIPTION: Partly Printed Documents: military orders dated 1879 of John S. Mason, Jr. Includes document informing Mason of his appointment as Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Of note: Printed Letter dated 10/22/1879 assigning Edward Otho Cresap Ord II as Second Lieutenant to the 22nd Infantry, Company B, Fort McKavett, Texas and Mason as Second Lieutenant to the 1st Infantry, Company B, Fort Hale, Dakota.

Box: 8 Fold: 5 Mason, John S., Jr.
1880 - 1884

DESCRIPTION: Receipt dated 1880 of John S. Mason, Jr. from San Antonio National Bank. Printed Letter dated 6/22/1883 from Rufus Ingalls, Quartermaster General, Bvt. Maj. Gen., U.S. Army, requesting a report of operations of the Department under Mason's direction. 1 Autograph Document concerning the cemetery at Fort Garland, Colorado.

Box: 8 Fold: 6 Mason, John S., Jr.
1887

DESCRIPTION: Bank Book, Receipts, and 2 Autographs Letters received by John S. Mason, Jr. Dated 1887.

Box: 8 Fold: 7 Mason, John S., Jr.
1888

DESCRIPTION: 6 Autograph Letters Signed dated 1888 to John S. Mason, Jr. Correspondents include William H. Eckles (11/28/1888).

Box: 8 Fold: 8 Mason, John S., Jr.
1889

DESCRIPTION: 3 Autograph Letters Signed dated 1889 to John S. Mason, Jr. Correspondents include William H. Eckles, sent from Eckles Camp, Burro Heights, New Mexico; his brother Charles Mason, sent from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Letter of 2/28/1889 discusses Geronimo Trevino. Also, 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 6/14/1889 from Mason, regarding family.

Box: 8 Fold: 9 Mason, John S., Jr.
1861? - 1889?

DESCRIPTION: Documents of John S. Mason, Jr. In very poor condition. Badly molded, damaged, and folded. Possibly commissions received by Mason.

Box: 8 Fold: 10 Mason, John S., Jr.
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated envelope labeled: "Gen J S Mason Jr, cucumber seeds." Envelope contains dried cucumber seeds.

Box: 8 Fold: 11 Mason, John S., Jr.
1861? - 1889?

DESCRIPTION: Printed Materials and Partly Printed Materials originally kept in a envelope labeled "J. S. Mason, Jr." Includes printed material on Morse Telegraph Alphabet.

Box: 8 Fold: 12 Mason, John S., Jr.
1861? - 1889?

DESCRIPTION: 2 Bank Books of John S. Mason, Jr. Also, 1 Bank Book of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II (1818-1883) found among the papers of John S. Mason, Jr.

Box: 8 Fold: 13 Mason, John S., Jr.
1885 - 1888

DESCRIPTION: 4 Partly Printed Documents: Marksman's Certificates awarded to John S. Mason, Jr. Dated 1885-1888.

Box: 8 Fold: 14 Mason, John S., Jr.
1883 - 1886

DESCRIPTION: Documents dated 1883-1886 of John S. Mason, Jr., regarding pay.

Box: 8 Fold: 15 Mason, Lucy Maude Ord
1882 - 1887

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1882-1887 from, to, and about Lucy Maude Ord Mason, regarding family matters. Correspondents include her husband John S. Mason, Jr.

Box: 8 Fold: 16 Mason, Lucy Maude Ord
1888 - 1939

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1888-1939 to, from, and about Lucy Maude Ord Mason. Correspondents include Edward Otho Cresap Ord II (1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 9/3/1894 from Lucy to Ord) and her husband John S. Mason, Jr., mostly regarding family news.

Box: 8 Fold: 17 Mason, Lucy Maude Ord
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence to, from, and about Lucy Maude Ord Mason, mostly regarding family issues. Correspondents include her husband John S. Mason, Jr.

Box: 8 Fold: 18 Nelson, Kate Ord
1922 - 1939

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1922-1939 of Kate Ord Nelson, mostly regarding family matters.

Box: 8 Fold: 19 Ord, Edward Otho Cresap III
1880 - 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1880-1956 of Edward Otho Cresap Ord III.

Box: 8 Fold: 20 Ord, Edward Otho Cresap IV
1939 - 1948

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and printed materials by and about Edward Otho Cresap Ord IV. Includes Newspaper Article: "Ord Tradition Continues: Gen. Ord's Great-Grandson Appointed to West Point.

Box: 8 Fold: 21 Ord, Edward Otho Cresap IV
4/10/1952

DESCRIPTION: Printed wedding invitations dated 4/10/1952 announcing the wedding of Edward Otho Cresap Ord IV.

Box: 8 Fold: 22 Ord, Pacificus
4/11/1882

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 4/11/1882 from Anne E. Ord to her brother Pacificus Ord, mostly regarding family matters; sent from Santa Cruz, California.

Box: 8 Fold: 23 Ord, Pacificus
1849

DESCRIPTION: Typed Manuscript: "A Brief Outline of the Life of Pacificus Ord in California." 3 pages. According to the text, Ord arrived in California in 1849.

Box: 9 Fold: 1 Ord, Ellen Frances
1925 - 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1925-1949 of Ellen Frances Ord, mostly personal.

Box: 9 Fold: 2 Ord, Ellen Frances
1950 - 1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1950-1953 of Ellen Frances Ord, mostly personal.

Box: 9 Fold: 3 Ord, Ellen Frances
1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1954 of Ellen Frances Ord, mostly personal.

Box: 9 Fold: 4 Ord, Ellen Frances
1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1954 of Ellen Frances Ord, mostly personal.

Box: 9 Fold: 5 Ord, Ellen Frances
1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1955 of Ellen Frances Ord, mostly personal.

Box: 9 Fold: 6 Ord, Ellen Frances
1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1956 of Ellen Frances Ord, mostly personal.

Box: 9 Fold: 7 Ord, Ellen Frances
1960s

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1960s of Ellen Frances Ord, mostly personal.

Box: 9 Fold: 8 Ord, Ellen Frances
1925? - 1969?

DESCRIPTION: Envelope addressed to Ellen Frances Ord labeled "Log cabin plan by Papa [Edward Otho Cresap Ord II]," containing notes on house plans.

Box: 9 Fold: 9 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord, mostly personal. Circa 1925-1969.

Box: 10 Fold: 1 Ord, Ellen Frances
1902 - 1908

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1902-1908. Includes Letter Signed (in Spanish) dated 1902 from Geronimo Trevino to Ord.

Box: 10 Fold: 2 Ord, Ellen Frances
1910s

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1910s.

Box: 10 Fold: 3 Ord, Ellen Frances
1920s

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1920s.

Box: 10 Fold: 4 Ord, Ellen Frances
1920 - 1924

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1920-1924.

Box: 10 Fold: 5 Ord, Ellen Frances
1925 - 1929

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1925-1929.

Box: 10 Fold: 6 Ord, Ellen Frances
1930s

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1930s. Correspondents include James Garesche Ord. Includes some documents concerning Ord land claims in Mexico.

Box: 10 Fold: 7 Ord, Ellen Frances
1930 - 1934

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1930-1934.

Box: 10 Fold: 8 Ord, Ellen Frances
1935 - 1939

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1935-1939.

Box: 10 Fold: 9 Ord, Ellen Frances
1932

DESCRIPTION: 2 personal diaries of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1932.

Box: 11 Fold: 1 Ord, Ellen Frances
1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1940.

Box: 11 Fold: 2 Ord, Ellen Frances
1941

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1941.

Box: 11 Fold: 3 Ord, Ellen Frances
1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1942.

Box: 11 Fold: 4 Ord, Ellen Frances
1943

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1943.

Box: 11 Fold: 5 Ord, Ellen Frances
1944

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1944.

Box: 11 Fold: 6 Ord, Ellen Frances
1946

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1946.

Box: 11 Fold: 7 Ord, Ellen Frances
1947

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1947.

Box: 11 Fold: 8 Ord, Ellen Frances
1948 - 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1948-1949.

Box: 11 Fold: 9 Ord, Ellen Frances
1950s

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1950s.

Box: 11 Fold: 10 Ord, Ellen Frances
1950s

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1950s.

Box: 11 Fold: 11 Ord, Ellen Frances
1950s

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1950s.

Box: 11 Fold: 12 Ord, Ellen Frances
1960s

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1960s.

Box: 11 Fold: 13 Ord, Ellen Frances
1960s

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord dated 1960s.

Box: 12 Fold: 1 Ord, Ellen Frances
1921? - 1969?

DESCRIPTION: Biographical material and manuscript material about Ellen Frances Ord. Circa 1921-1969.

Box: 12 Fold: 2 Ord, Ellen Frances
1921? - 1969?

DESCRIPTION: Personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord, "A" through "H." Arranged according to her original alphabetical filing order.

Box: 12 Fold: 3 Ord, Ellen Frances
1921 - 1969

DESCRIPTION: Personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord, "I" through "M." Arranged according to her original alphabetical filing order.

Box: 12 Fold: 4 Ord, Ellen Frances
1921? - 1969?

DESCRIPTION: Personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord, "M" through "O." Arranged according to her original alphabetical filing order.

Box: 12 Fold: 5 Ord, Ellen Frances
1921? - 1969?

DESCRIPTION: Personal papers of Ellen Frances Ord, "P" through "Z." Arranged according to her original alphabetical filing order.

Box: 13 Fold: 1 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated typed and handwritten manuscripts by Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 13 Fold: 2 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated handwritten manuscript list by Ellen Frances Ord: "[General E.O.C.] Ord Papers Presented to the University of California by Ellen F. Ord. Mostly Civil War Orders Letters and maps, originals."

Box: 13 Fold: 3 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 13 Fold: 4 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 13 Fold: 5 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 13 Fold: 6 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 13 Fold: 7 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 13 Fold: 8 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated manuscripts and notebooks of Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 13 Fold: 9 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated manuscripts and correspondence of Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 13 Fold: 10 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated notebooks of Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 13 Fold: 11 Ord, Ellen Frances
undated

DESCRIPTION: Printed plans for the construction of a log cabin.

Box: 13 Fold: 12 Ord, Ellen Frances
1921? - 1969?

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings circa 1921-1969 clipped by Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 13 Fold: 13 Ord, Ellen Frances
1921? - 1969?

DESCRIPTION: Calendars circa 1921-1969 of Ellen Frances Ord.

Box: 14 Fold: 1 Ord, Helen Huntington Holladay
1924 - 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1925-1955 of Helen Huntington Holladay Ord [Mrs. Henry Norton Ord].

Box: 14 Fold: 2 Ord, Helen P.
9/11/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 Telegram dated 9/11/1940 from Helen P. Ord to Ellen Frances Ord, regarding travel plans.

Box: 14 Fold: 3 Ord, Henry Norton
1908 - 1939

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1908-1939 of Henry Norton Ord. Includes Typed Manuscript regarding his military record. Of particular note: Autograph Letter Signed dated 8/11/1917 from Ord to his father Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, reporting that Henry has been promoted to captain of cavalry; sent from Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana.

Box: 14 Fold: 4 Ord, Henry Norton
1940 - 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1940-1949 of Henry Norton Ord, mostly regarding family matters. Includes references to World War II as it affected the Ord family.

Box: 14 Fold: 5 Ord, Henry Norton
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence of Henry Norton Ord. Circa 1908-1949.

Box: 14 Fold: 6 Ord, James
2/16/1866

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Manuscript: "Early Recollections of James Ord, late Lieut., War of 1812." Written in pencil by Georgiana Catherine Ord Holladay (his daughter) "from his lips" on 2/16/1866 in San Francisco. Later overwritten to preserve in ink by Edward Otho Cresap Ord II in 1891.

Box: 14 Fold: 7 Ord, James
7/14/1853

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 7/14/1853 from James Ord to his daughter Georgiana Catherine Ord, regarding travel plans and family news; sent from Stone House, near Grantsville to Cumberland, Maryland. Same document includes 1 Autograph Letter Signed from James Ord to his son Edward Otho Cresap Ord I, regarding Edward's brother John Ord.

Box: 14 Fold: 8 Ord, James
1812? - 1939?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and handwritten transcripts providing biographical material on James Ord. Date span: 1812-1939.

Box: 14 Fold: 9 Ord, James
1941 - 1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1941 - 1951 of James Ord. [cousin of Ellen Frances Ord].

Box: 14 Fold: 10 Ord, James Garesche
1877 - 1909

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1877-1909 from James Garesche Ord to his father Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, mostly regarding family news. Of interest: letter from James sent from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point and 4 letters from James sent from the U.S. Army, Thirtieth Infantry.

Box: 14 Fold: 11 Ord, James Garesche
1914 - 5/20/1919

DESCRIPTION: 4 Autograph Letters Signed dated 1914-1918 from James Garesche Ord to his parents Edward Otho Cresap Ord II and Mary Frances Norton Ord, touching on James' experiences in the U.S. Army during World War I. One of the letters was sent from Fort Brown, Texas. Another sent from American Expeditionary Forces, HQ 1st Army Corps, U.S. Army, mentioning a raid on a U.S. trench by German soldiers dressed in French uniforms and expressing concern for the state of affairs on the British front. Also, 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 5/20/1919 from James Garesche Ord, indicating that the morale of U.S. troops is high and General Hunter Liggett is in good spirits; sent from Coblenz, Germany on letterhead of the "Army of Occupation: American Expeditionary Forces, Third Army."

Box: 14 Fold: 12 Ord, James Garesche
1932 - 1937

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1932-1937 of James Garesche Ord, mostly regarding family concerns. 3 of the letters were sent from Fort Benning, Georgia.

Box: 14 Fold: 13 Ord, James Garesche
1938

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1938 of James Garesche Ord. Of interest: 4 letters from Ord to his mother Mary Frances Norton Ord sent from Fort William McKinley, Philippine Islands describing his activities and impressions of the Philippines.

Box: 14 Fold: 14 Ord, James Garesche
1939

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1939 from James Garesche Ord to family members while he was stationed at Fort William McKinley in the Philippine Islands. Mostly personal family matters but touches on army life in Philippines. Includes commendation for Ord's command.

Box: 14 Fold: 15 Ord, James Garesche
1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1940 of James Garesche Ord with family members, mostly personal. Of note: letter sent by Ord on stationery of Pennsylvania National Guard and letter sent by Ord from Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland.

Box: 14 Fold: 16 Ord, James Garesche
1941

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1941 of James Garesche Ord with family members, regarding family concerns and touching on Ord's experiences during World War II. Of note: letter sent from Fort Hamilton, New York and 2 letters sent by Ord from HQ First Division, U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Box: 14 Fold: 17 Ord, James Garesche
1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding war training and printed material dated 1942 of General James Garesche Ord. Includes Ord's correspondence from Camp Beauregard, Louisiana, discussing at length the division under his command, with reference to Douglas MacArthur; and correspondence from Camp Pickett, Virginia, the Pennsylvania Department of Public Instruction, and Fort McPherson, Georgia. Includes June 1942 issue of "Pennsylvania Guardsman."

Box: 14 Fold: 18 Ord, James Garesche
1943

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1943 from James Garesche Ord to family members, mostly personal though much sent on Joint Brazil-United States Defense Commission, Washington, D.C. letterhead.

Box: 14 Fold: 19 Ord, James Garesche
1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter (transcript) from the Brazilian Army to Major General James Garesche Ord, thanking him for his services. Also, 1 Typed Letter dated 4/1/1944 from the U.S. War Department Office of the Adjutant General, Washington, D.C. to Ord, providing a list of officers holding the rank of general. Ord appears as #85 on the list of Major Generals; his date of rank was 2/14/1942.

Box: 14 Fold: 20 Ord, James Garesche
1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 6/30/1945 from James Garesche Ord to his mother Mary Frances Norton Ord, regarding family news and discussing Brazil's plans to celebrate the success of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force. Sent from Washington, D.C. on letterhead of Joint Brazil-United States Defense Commission.

Box: 14 Fold: 21 Ord, James Garesche
1946 - 1947

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1946-1947 of James Garesche Ord, mostly regarding family matters. Mostly sent from Washington, D.C.

Box: 14 Fold: 22 Ord, James Garesche
1948 - 1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1948-1959 to and about James Garesche Ord. Of interest: Letter from Adjutant General Edward Martin commending Ord's service. Also of note: entry for Ord in the Social Register Association.

Box: 14 Fold: 23 Ord, James Garesche
1877? - 1959?

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence of James Garesche Ord, mostly personal.

Box: 14 Fold: 24 Ord, James Garesche
1938 - 1948

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1938-1948 from Irene Ord (Mrs. James Garesche Ord) to family members, regarding family matters.

Box: 15 Fold: 1 Ord, James Lycurgus
1844 - 1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed Tickets of James Lycurgus Ord to medical lectures. Includes several tickets for lectures at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Dated 1844-1845.

Box: 15 Fold: 2 Ord, James Lycurgus
1848 - 1860

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/9/1848 from William G. Marcy to James Lycurgus Ord, regarding an application for an appointment. Mention of a plan by Californians to attack Monterey. Sent from Monterey, California. Also, correspondence dated 1858-1860 from L.Q. Washington; agent for the prosecution of claims at Washington, D.C. before the Executive Departments, Congress and the Court of Claims; to James Lycurgus Ord.

Box: 15 Fold: 3 [Ord, James Lycurgus]
4/25/1887

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 4/25/1887 from J.H.H. Peshine to Augusta Ord [Mrs. James Lycurgus Ord] , requesting her daughter Rebecca Ruth Ord's hand in marriage. The marriage occurred, and Rebecca became Rebecca Ruth Ord Peshine. Sent from Monterey, California.

Box: 15 Fold: 4 Ord, James Lycurgus
12/18/1894

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 12/18/1894 from James Lycurgus Ord to his nephew Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, mostly regarding family news. Sent from Monterey, California.

Box: 15 Fold: 5 Ord, James Lycurgus
1830 - 1940

DESCRIPTION: Documents and correspondence dated 1830-1940 regarding James Lycurgus Ord and Todos Santos Rancho in Baja California.

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