George M. Grier Papers

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George M. Grier Papers
Creator: Grier, George M.
Call Number: A.G84
Dates: 1800-1881
Physical Description: 4 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Collection Overview
Title: George M. Grier Papers
Creator: Grier, George M.
Call Number: A.G84
Dates: 1800-1881
Physical Description: 4 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
George M. Grier and William H. Seward were executors of the estate of Samuel S. Seward and these papers contain considerable information on financial matters connected with the settlement of the estate.

Scope and Content
The letters are chiefly of family interest. Those written by Mary Evans Grier to her parents (Mr. and Mrs. George M. Grier) and sister while she was in Washington in 1857 and 1858 at the home of Senator and Mrs. William H. Seward are of particular interest. There are also several letters from William H. Seward to George M. Grier, to his daughter, Mary Grier, and to his father, Samuel S. Seward. Mr. Grier was a trustee of the Seward Institute in Florida, N.Y. which accounts for the letters concerning that institution from Thomas G. Schriver and Mary E. Hotchkiss.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Florida (Orange County)
Education
Correspondence
Financial records
Legal instruments
Maps
Grier, George M.
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Seward, Samuel S. -- Estate
S. S. Seward Institute (Florida, N.Y.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased by the University Library from Mrs. de K. Van Vliet. February 22, 1956.Access
The George M. Grier Papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], George M. Grier Papers, A.G84, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
See also:

William Henry Seward Papers Microform Edition

William Henry Seward Papers : Please note: The collection has been microfilmed for preservation purposes, and users will be referred to the microform edition.

William Henry Seward Papers Addition : Materials added to the collection after it was microfilmed in 1981.

Elijah Miller Papers, 1782-1861

George Washington Patterson Papers, 1831-1898 .


Administrative Information
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