Van Cleve-Dover collection 1791-1954 1830-1860.


Van Cleve-Dover collection 1791-1954 1830-1860.

Van Cleve-Dover collection 1791-1954 1830-1860.

The Van Cleve-Dover Collection includes materials created, collected, or used by members of the Van Cleve and Dover families, particularly Benjamin Van Cleve, Benjamin's son John W. Van Cleve, and Benjamin's grandson Thomas Dover. These materials include: correspondence; financial and business documents; official and legal documents; writings and research notes; personal notes and mementos; and some genealogical notes.

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