Cleland-Howard Family Papers, 1798-1911

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Cleland-Howard Family 

Title:  Papers, 1798-1911 

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Collections Department. 

Size of Collection:  0.66 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A C624 

Scope and Content Note 

Includes the papers of the Reverend Thomas Horace Cleland (1816-1892) and his family. Included are his memorandum books, 1841-1890; sermons, 1875-1879; notes on religion, politics, etc.; mission records; papers of his, Robert Cleland; and papers of Rose Cleland Grundy. 

The papers of the Howard family include the papers of Thomas Howard of Mass., and the Reverend Hosea Howard. 

Photographs were transferred to the Prints and Photographs Dept. 

Biographical Note 

The Reverend Thomas Horace Cleland (1816-1892), was the minister of the First Presbyterian Church of Lebanon, Ky. 

The Reverend Hosea Howard was a 19th century missionary who served in Burma. 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Record of the children of Thomas Cleland and Margaret Cleland and their surviving descendants, 1933 Aug. 7. 

1a Biographical sketch of Thomas Horace Cleland.

2 Thomas Horace Cleland Memorandum Book containing diary, record of presents, and record of fees for marriages, 1841-1890. 

3 Thomas Horace Cleland notebook of sermons, 1842.

4 Thomas Horace Cleland sermons, 1875-1889.

5 Correspondence from Thomas Horace Cleland to his children, 1873.

6 Post card from Cleland to Mrs. M. L. Chisler, his sister, 1892 Jan. 11.

7 Thomas Horace Cleland: “Ode to Mrs. Shrew No. 2.”

8 Correspondence to Mrs. Thomas H. Cleland.

9 Notebook of Robert Cleland, 1858-1863.

10 Treasurer’s record of funds received from Ky. towns for Home Missions, 1890-1911.

11 Papers of Rose Cleland Grundy and her husband.

12 Thomas Howard deed, 1798 May 30.Correspondence of Hosea Howard. Genealogical material. Notebook of David B. Howard on Virgil. 


Box 2 

13 School atlas to Cummings’ Ancient and modern geography.

14 The Religious Herald.

15 The Maulmain Advertiser. 

16 An account of the shipwreck of Hosea Howard and family . . .Obituary of David B. Howard.

17 Memoirs of the Reverend Thomas Cleland.

18 Biography of Dr. Thomas Cleland. Copy of the will of Thomas Cleland. 

19 Pamphlet: The Peoples’ history of the Tower of London and visitors’ guide.

20 Pamphlet: Clippings relating to the Rev. Thomas H. Cleland, D.D.

21 Funeral discourse of Mrs. Marietta Foster preached at Lebanon, Ky., by Rev. Thomas Cleland, 1872 Jan. 10. 

22 Pamphlet: mounted clippings relating to Dr. R. G. Cleland.

23 Pamphlet: Who’s who in Highland Park.”