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Ohio--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Ayres Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ay7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1833-1855, of members of the Ayres family including John W. Ayres at Chillicothe and Cincinnati, Ohio; and Fort Madison and Agency City, Iowa (with his father John B. Ayres at Diana Mills, Buckingham County, Va.), Robert H. Ayres, Hillsboro, Ohio and Jackson, Tenn. (with John B. Ayres, Matthias L. Ayres and Suckie Ayres) and Nathan W. Ayres (with Matthias L. Ayres and William Ford & Co., Richmond, Va. Letters concern the Methodist Church, abolitionists, politics,...

John Church Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.405
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1880s-1890s, of John Church, a music publisher from Cincinnati, Ohio. Includes legal documents, financial documents, letters, photographs, a book relating to music theory, and material relating to the settlement of Church's estate after his death. Also includes records from the John Church Company, 1924-1929.

Edgerly Pierson and Sons Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00189
Scope and Contents

Ledgers, 1835-1876, of Edgerly Pierson and Sons, a lumber mill company from near Lima, Ohio. Contains lists of customers, how much they paid, the types of wood used, and the services that they received. Services received include grinding corn, cutting wood, and building items such as fence posts, sleds, flooring, and other items.

Glenn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 G48
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1821-1858, received by George D. Glenn, iron founder at Isabella Furnace near Luray, Page County, Va. from family (members of the Bradley, Groves and Dowdell families) and friends who have left Page County for West Virginia, Ohio and Oregon. A few letters concern patterns and moldings for iron castings and there are three letters, 1826-1831, written by a Quaker, Abraham Alderdice of Wilmington, Del.

Daniel J. Smith Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00654
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1890, of Daniel J. Smith of Aultman, Ohio on a trip to Corvallis, Oregon. Includes the names of hotels at which Smith stayed, his expenses during the course of his trip, conditions of the roads on which he traveled, and the names and addresses of people that he met along the way. Also included is discussion of local politics in various locations which Smith visited.

Archibald Woods Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W87
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1783-1846, of Archibald Woods of Ohio County, West Virginia. The papers concern his family, the Poage family, and the Houston family, as well as his business dealings. Correspondents include Levi Barber, Daniel Call, Philip Doddridge, Chapman Johnson, Henry Lee, James Pindall, Benjamin Ruggles, Daniel Sheffey and John Tyler, Edgar Campbell Wilson, George Washington Wilson and Thomas Wilson. Subjects dealt with in the collection include banking, cholera, the Cumberland Road,...