Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867

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Atwater was a lawyer and practiced in Ohio, served in the state legislature; was an Indian commissioner.

From the description of Caleb Atwater papers, 1795-1838 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 658056388

Caleb Atwater (1778-1867) was a pioneer and author.

From the description of Letters and drawings, 1818-1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207109744

Circleville, Ohio, pioneer, lawyer, and legislator. Author of works on Ohio natural and civil history, and advocate of internal improvements and public schools in the state.

From the description of Letter : Circleville, Ohio, to Parker Cleveland, Bowdoin College, Me., 1818 Nov. 15. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36149722

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creatorOf Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867. Caleb Atwater papers, 1795-1838 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867. Paper. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867. Miscellaneous papers, 1840 and undated. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn McLean, John, 1785-1861. John McLean papers, 1817-1861 (bulk 1829-1860). Library of Congress
creatorOf Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867. Letters and drawings, 1818-1835. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Samuel George Morton Papers, 1819-1850 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, 1768 - Circa 1936, 1768 - Circa 1936 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867. Papers. Wisconsin Historical Society
creatorOf Atwater, Caleb. Papers, 1818 Aug. 12. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. James Wilkinson : miscellaneous papers, 1786-1819. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Atwater, Caleb. Papers, 1838 Sept. 20. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891. Letter : Rose Hill, [Md.], to Brantz Mayer, [Baltimore, Md.], 1845 Dec. 30. Newberry Library
creatorOf Kirtland, Turhand, 1755-1844. Turhand Kirtland papers, 1794-1880, bulk 1794-1844. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867. Letter : Circleville, Ohio, to Parker Cleveland, Bowdoin College, Me., 1818 Nov. 15. Newberry Library
creatorOf Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867. Indians of North America miscellaneous material, 1909-1914, 1917, and undated. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn John McLean Papers, 1817-1861, (bulk 1829-1860) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Atwater, Caleb, 1778-1867. [Ancient works at Marietta, Ohio]. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Kirtland, Turhand, 1755-1844. Turhand Kirtland papers, 1794-1880, bulk 1794-1844 [microform]. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
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associatedWith American Antiquarian Society. corporateBody
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cleaveland, Parker, 1780-1858 person
correspondedWith Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891. person
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Flagg, Edmund, 1815-1890. person
associatedWith Kirtland, Turhand, 1755-1844. person
correspondedWith McLean, John, 1785-1861. person
associatedWith Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851 person
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864. person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
associatedWith Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. person
associatedWith Woodruff, William, fl. 1817-1833. person
associatedWith Worthington, Thomas. person
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Ohio--Circleville
Cincinnati (Ohio)
Ohio
Marietta (Ohio)
United States
United States
United States
Prairie du Chien (Wis.)
Ohio
Ohio
Ohio
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Geology
Museums
Voyages and travels
Mound builders
Geology--History--19th century--Sources
Real property
Manuscripts, American
Natural history--Sources
Mineralogists--Correspondence
Indians of North America--Antiquities
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Birth 1778-12-25

Death 1867-03-13

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