Latimer family papers


Creator: Latimer, Henry, Sr.
Date(s): 1690-1927
Bulk Dates: 1770-1870
Call Number: MSS 0117
Language: English
Abstract: The manuscript collection of the Latimer Family Papers consists of material spanning the dates 1690-1927, with bulk dates of 1770-1870. The collection as a whole includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, ledgers, checks, bills, receipts, indentures, deeds, wills, photographs, and ship logs. The collection details the personal and business affairs of the Latimer family and also documents events of historical and economic significance in the context of revolutionary America and early 19th century trade. The contents of the collection were previously arranged in chronological order, and are here presented in four series.
Physical Description:
  • 5.33 linear feet
  • 2 oversize boxes
  • 1 volume 20.25 cm x 17.5 cm
  • 1 volume 31.25 cm x 20.25 cm
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Purchased 1952 and 1956; Letters of John R. Latimer 1815-1838, gift of Mrs. Walter S. Franklin, 1958.
Processing Information: Finding aid encoded by Lauren Connelly, August 2015. Further encoding by Tiffany Saulter, November 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard