At the time of her death, Converse was known as "The Great White Mother" and was the elected chief of the Senecas. Two original Berry drawings are available, one each for Whistle 'Round the Bend and One Fiddle String.
The records list the duty to which each woman was assigned, the country of assignment, dates of service and home address. Bixler, Editorial Department of the Knickerbocker Publishing Company in New York City, December 6, 1901: 14898 "My Dear Friend", July 5, 1888: SC9104 Mrs. Murray, n.d.; January 24, 1901; June 18, 1903: SC9691Diary of Flora B.Letters discussing the wording of a biography of Ms. Avery, a seamstress in Salisbury Center, Herkimer County, New York, whose husband and only son were killed in the Civil War. In these nine lengthy letters, Bacon describes in detail her struggles as a writer, her shaky career, health and financial problems, and her turbulent emotional state.Also included are several items of correspondence and books of poetry.Papers comprised mainly of personal correspondences between the Allen, Waldo and Warcup families, many of whom resided in Westernville, Oneida County, New York. Lydia Allen from her son and six daughters and concern routine matters of everyday life such as household chores, the state of their health and finances.Several of the letters were written during World War I and provide information on the hardships of that time.
In one letter, she refers to the influenza outbreak.Julia Allen Waldo wrote mostly to her siblings regarding personal and family matters.The Warcup family correspondence includes letters written by Marion Warcup detailing her experiences as a student at a school in Oneonta, Otsego County, New York.The letters also include references to new technologies, such as automobiles and phonographs.Lists of New York State women who were discharged or deceased at the close of World War I.Correspondence between the mountain climbers and Grace Hudowalski, longtime secretary and historian for the organization.