Harvey family papers, 1800-2007, bulk 1851-1984.


Harvey family papers, 1800-2007, bulk 1851-1984.

Correspondence and personal materials related to Bennet B. Harvey, Dorothy Wegener Harvey, and their son, Bennet B. Harvey, Jr., as well as ancestors of the Harvey family, Botsford, Chapin, Fisk, Gehrke and Wegener families.

15 linear feet (29 boxes, 2 oversize boxes, and 1 volume)


SNAC Resource ID: 8141866

Newberry Library

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