Brinton family papers


Creator: Brinton family
Date(s): 1715-1930
Call Number: MSS 0453
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: The Brinton family papers document several generations of the Brinton, Steinmetz, and Ward families, who flourished between 1760-1930 in Pennsylvania and New York. Several members of the family played prominent roles in their communities and included landholders, real estate developers, merchants, Civil War surgeons, medical doctors and professors, missionaries, a minister, an art critic, an anthropologist, lawyers, a judge, an engineer, and several authors.
Physical Description:
  • 7 linear feet (circa 4000 items)
  • 1 oversize removal
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Anna D. Moyerman, 1972
Processing Information: Processed by Ryan K. Thompson, August 2002. Additions processed by Emily Holloway, 2005. Encoded by Jaime Margalotti, July 2021. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard