The Draper manuscript collection [microform]

Includes letters, miscellaneous legal documents, transcripts of interviews, family and personal records, land deeds, muster rolls, military discharges and business records collected by Draper. The collection reflects Draper's interest in the "trans-Allegheny West", from the period of...

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Corporate Author: State Historical Society of Wisconsin Division of Archives and Manuscripts
Contributors: Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891., Harper, Josephine L. 1920-, Hesseltine, William Best, 1902-1963., Kellogg, Louise Phelps, d. 1942., Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913.
Format: Microfilm
Language:English
Published: 1740-1891.
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Summary: Includes letters, miscellaneous legal documents, transcripts of interviews, family and personal records, land deeds, muster rolls, military discharges and business records collected by Draper. The collection reflects Draper's interest in the "trans-Allegheny West", from the period of frontier conflicts in the 1740s and 1750s to the American Revolution and The War of 1812. These include the western Carolinas and Virginia, portion of Georgia and Alabama, Ohio River Valley, and upper Mississippi Valley.
(CON'T) Calendars of eight series are on microfiches as are printed volumes on the Ohio River valley: Pioneer's mission, the story of Lyman Copeland Draper / W. B. Hesseltine -- Frontier advance on the upper Ohio, 1778-1779 / L. P. Kellogg -- Frontier retreat on the upper Ohio, 1779-1781 / L. P. Kellogg -- Documentary history of Dunmore's War, 1774 / R. G. Thwaites -- Frontier defense on the upper Ohio, 1777-1778 / R. G. Thwaites -- Revolution on the upper Ohio, 1775-1777 / R. G. Thwaites.
Item Description: On title frame: Photographed for State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Division of Archives and Manuscripts. On next frame: Distributed by Chadwyck-Healey, Ltd. Microfiches produced by MCA (Microfilming Corporation of America)
Physical Description: 491 v. (on 123 reels of microfilm and 84 microfiches)
Finding Aid: Accompanied by: Guide to The Draper Manuscripts, by Josephine L. Harper. Madison : State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983.