Papers concerning George Rogers Clark, 1614-1888, 1906-1927.


Papers concerning George Rogers Clark, 1614-1888, 1906-1927.

Papers including correspondence, 1906-1927, of Minnie G. Cook, primarily from Temple Bodley; and research materials gathered by them during their research on George Rogers Clark, American Revolutionary frontier leader and Indian commissioner, which culminated in the publication by Bodley of the biography entitled "George Rogers Clark: His Life and Public Services" (Boston, 1926). The correspondence includes letters written by historians, writers, and descendants of Clark. Research materials include extensive notes and photostats containing copies of papers, 1614-1888, relating to Clark and his forebears from the Draper Collection of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin and other manuscript and archival collections, particularly those in the Virginia State Library and the Library of Congress.

1.9 c.f. (17 volumes in 4 archives boxes and 1 separate volume)

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