Henry Howland Crapo Papers: 1830-1920


Henry Howland Crapo Papers: 1830-1920


Flint, Michigan industrialist; governor of Michigan, 1865-1868. Correspondence concerning land speculations, lumbering, and political activities; correspondence of his son primarily relating to estate and land holdings; speeches, notes and other papers detailing his gubernatorial administration; deeds and other papers concerning land purchases in Ohio, Iowa, and Michigan; newspaper clippings, biographical material and obituaries; journals, diaries, notebooks, letter book, political scrapbook, 1866-1869, executive journal of state of Michigan, 1865-1867, farm records and accounts; and photographs.

15 reels of microfilm (6.5 linear feet and 1 oversize folder); and 5.5 linear ft. and 3 oversize volumes (not microfilmed)


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