Alfred T. Flint papers, 1819-1954

Flint, Alfred T., circa 1890-1954

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Contributors
  • Physical Details
    • 3.2 cubic feet (8 archives boxes including 25 volumes); plus
    • additions of 282 photographs
    • 0.6 cubic feet of ephemera
    • 75 negatives
    • 1 film, and
    • 1 booklet
  • OCLC ocn173713157, ocn173701919
  • Finding Aids
    • Register to the processed portion


  • RESTRICTED: Access to negatives requires permission of the Visual Materials Curator or the Visual Materials Archivist and three days notice.


  • Papers of Alfred Flint, a Madison, Wisconsin, attorney, including family correspondence, 1819-1949, containing accounts of journeys in New England and the West; notebooks and diaries relating to Flint's training in World War I; and notes on legal matters, 1916-1954. The collection also contains his lecture notes taken at the University of Wisconsin, 1908-1911, and Harvard Law School, 1914-1917; among these are notes for courses given by John R. Commons, Richard T. Ely, Carl Russell Fish, Felix Frankfurter, and Paul S. Reinsch.
  • Included in the family papers are bills, receipts, diaries, and notebooks from numerous ancestors in Massachusetts and Ohio. The travel accounts, written chiefly by George and Albert S. Flint, describe trips to the White Mountains of New Hampshire (1873), California (1875-76), Salt Lake City (1877), Mammoth Cave (1877), the coasts of Massachusetts and Maine (1879 and 1883), and the Chicago World's Fair. Ontario canoe trips, 1933 and 1937, are documented by diaries kept by companions of Alfred T. Flint.
  • The processed portion of this collection is summarized above and described in the register. Additional accessions are described below.


  • The film in this collection also is cataloged individually.
  • Presented by Rebecca Flint, Troy, New York, August 26, 1959.
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