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Charles Williamson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-1006
Abstract Extensive correspondence, documents, a journal describing an information gathering trip to Turkey of Charles Williamson, politician, British government agent, and developer of central New York State lands in the late 1700s. Williamson is suspected to have been involved in the "Burr Conspiracy," an episode in history in which Burr was accused of treason. Collection also includes research materials compiled by Isaac Joslin Cox, a scholar who wrote several articles on the Aaron Burr incident.
Dates: 1775-approximately 1940s; Majority of material found within 1790 - 1810

Dukes Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Modern-MS-Dukes
Abstract Papers of Thomas Farmer Dukes and family, of Shropshire County, England. Correspondence was pasted in three volumes of the 1805, 1818, and 1821 census books of the county of Shropshire. Also includes a commonplace book containing poems, clippings, and water color paintings by Edward Rowland Dukes, and an indexed book of food and wine recipes, medical remedies, and instructions for making inks, varnishes and other ephemera.
Dates: 1772-1869

Herbert R. Strauss collection of Adams family letters

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Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-6A 81
Abstract The members of the family represented: John Adams, Abigail Adams, John Quincy Adams, and Samuel Adams. For details see list placed in container.
Dates: 1763-1829

Herbert R. Strauss collection of autograph letters

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Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-6A 82
Abstract The writers include: Alexander Hamilton, George Wythe, General Lafayette, George Washington, Paul Revere, John Hancock, Benjamin Rush, Patrick Henry, John Lay, Richard Peters, Andrew Jackson, and Levi Lincoln.
Dates: 1775-1840

Herbert R. Strauss collection of Thomas Jefferson letters

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Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-6A 79-80
Abstract Includes 16 autograph letters and two printed items. For details see list placed in container.
Dates: 1780-1823

Hoffmann Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hoffmann
Abstract Correspondence and documents relating to the immigrant Hoffmann family, especially John A. Hoffmann of Illinois and Franz Joseph Hoffmann in Dubuque, Iowa. By 1901, the family had established a feed and fuel company in Wilmette, Illinois.
Dates: approximately 1789-1901

Loren M. Knowles Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Knowles Family
Abstract Correspondence and transcriptions thereof, account and estate documents, government records (such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, documents, and letters), news clippings, genealogical research material, photographs, and compilation of information concerning the Knowles family and the related Adgate, Balzhäuser, Brewster, Christian, Cokenhour, Helvig, Hoyal, Hyde, Jackson, Kauffman, Klauder, Lamson, Michell, Oliger, Weigand, and other extended families, located primarily in New York,...
Dates: 1784-2015; Majority of material found within 1811 - 1961

Ohio Company records

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3091
Abstract Company formed Mar. 1, 1786, by Revolutionary War officers to raise capital for the acquisition and settlement of federal lands northwest of the Ohio River. Minutes, correspondence, accounts, receipts, powers of attorney, lists, etc. (bulk 1787-1793) of Ohio Company of Associates agent, Benjamin Heywood, a former Continental Army officer and resident of Worcester, Mass.,Included are minutes of Worcester area subscribers' meetings (1787-1789) in which Heywood was elected one of three agents...
Dates: 1787-1800, bulk 1787-1793; Majority of material found within 1787 - 1793

Rodgers Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rodgers
Abstract Correspondence, essays, financial and legal documents, genealogies, journals, newspaper clippings, and four photographs relating to the Rodgers family, descendants of Rev. John Rodger (1735-1812). The papers document the life of an American pioneer family in Virginia, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Oregon, New Mexico, and California, and cover topics such as farming life, homestead claims, politics, livestock and grain industries, and religion. There is an overland journal penned by Andrew Rodgers,...
Dates: 1773-1925; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1890

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Correspondence -- 1801-1850 8
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Manuscripts, American 4
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Autographs (manuscripts) -- 1751-1800 1
Autographs (manuscripts) -- 1801-1850 1
Bounties, Military -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807 -- Sources 1
Business 1
Clinton County (N.Y.) -- History 1
Clippings -- 1901-1950 1
Clippings -- 1951-2000 1
Colonial agents -- Great Britain -- Biography 1
Colonial agents -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Commonplace books 1
Cookbooks 1
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 1
Diaries -- Turkey -- 1751-1800 1
Dry-goods -- Illinois 1
Families 1
Families -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Families -- Ohio -- History -- Sources 1
Farmers -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Female friendship -- Correspondence 1
Formulas, recipes, etc. 1
Freedmen -- Correspondence 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Middle West -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Genealogical correspondence 1
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 1
Genealogies (histories) 1
Genesee County (N.Y.) -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Genesee Region (N.Y.) -- Biography 1
Germans -- Illinois 1
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Latin America -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Husband and wife -- Correspondence 1
Husband and wife -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Illinois -- Politics and government -- Sources 1
Immigrants -- Illinois 1
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800 1
Land companies -- New York (State) -- Genesee Region -- History -- Sources 1
Land companies -- Ohio -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Land settlement -- New York (State) -- Genesee Region -- History -- Sources 1
Land settlement -- Ohio -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Ledgers (account books) 1
Legislators -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Licking County (Ohio) -- Genealogy 1
Licking County (Ohio) -- History 1
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- English 1
Manuscripts, English 1
Manuscripts, German -- Illinois 1
Marietta (Ohio) -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Middle West -- Correspondence 1
Middle West -- Genealogy 1
Middle West -- Rural conditions -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Middle West -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Sources 1
New York (State) -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Ohio -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Oregon National Historic Trail -- History 1
Oregon Territory -- History -- Sources 1
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Sources 1
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 1
Parent and adult child -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Parent and child -- Correspondence 1
Pharmacists -- England -- History -- 19th century 1
Photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- 1901-1950 1
Photographs -- 1951-2000 1
Photographs -- 2001-2050 1
Politics 1
Real property -- Ohio -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Rockbridge County (Va.) -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Rockbridge County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Rural families -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Rural women -- United States 1
Shrewsbury (England) -- Social conditions -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Shrewsbury (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Shropshire (England) -- Social conditions -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Shropshire (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Steuben County (N.Y.) -- History 1
Travel literature -- Turkey -- 1751-1800 1
Turkey -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Veterans -- Sources 1
Virginia -- Politics and government -- Sources 1
Warren County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Watercolors (paintings) 1
Whitman Massacre, 1847 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements 1
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Language
English 8
German 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Strauss, Herbert R. 3
Adams family 1
Adams, Abigail 1
Adams, John 1
Adams, John Quincy 1