George Washington Patterson Papers

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George Washington Patterson papers
Creator: Patterson, George Washington, 1799-1879
Call Number: A.P31
Dates: 1822-1890
Physical Description: 10 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Separated Materials
Content List
Series I: Family papers
Series II: Business papers
Collection Overview
Title: George Washington Patterson papers
Creator: Patterson, George Washington, 1799-1879
Call Number: A.P31
Dates: 1822-1890
Physical Description: 10 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
Letters addressed to George Washington Patterson on a variety of subjects, with emphasis on local, state and national politics, and business affairs of the Chautauqua Land Office at Westfield. Patterson was agent of the Land Office for many years, also Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1848, and a member of the House of Representatives, 1877-79.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Chautauqua County
New York (State)
Politics and government
Correspondence
Patterson, George Washington, 1799-1879
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Chautauqua Land Office (Westfield, N.Y.)
Politicians
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposited in the University Library, June, 1944, by Mrs. Frank W. Crandall. Additional letters received August, 1945. The collection was made an outright gift to the University Library in 1955, following the death of Mrs. Crandall., by her two sons, Francis Crandall and G. Patterson Crandall.Access
The George Washington Patterson 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 Washington Patterson papers, A.P31, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
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.

George M. Grier Papers, 1800-1881 .

Elijah Miller Papers, 1782-1861 .

Thurlow Weed Papers, 1816-1894 .

Separated Materials
Circulars removed from the George Washington Patterson papers, cataloged as broadsides: Bogardus, Robert -- The Harrison Corresponding Committee of the city of New-York... 1835 -- Clark, Festus -- On this day ... 1831 -- Comparative trade of Troy and Albany. 1836 -- Gordon, Thomas F. -- The public nature of the work proposed in the annexed prospectus... 1835 -- There may, and probably will, be made at the next session of the legislature, another effort to repeal the law abolishing imprisonment for debt ... 1833 -- Whig Party. New York (State) -- Plan of organization, adopted by the Whig State Convention at Utica ... 1838, Whig Party. New York (State) Erie County -- Whig head quarters. Committee room ... 1848.


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Content List
Series I: Family papers
Drawer 1Family letters, January 1835-December 1890
Unindexed

Drawer 1Vacation journal - Frank W. Crandall, 1887
Drawer 1Letters of condolence, October-December 1879
Unindexed

Drawer 1Andrew White Young family letters, 1872-1875
Drawer 1RSVP's to a dinner at the Patterson's, March 26, 1873
Drawer 1RSVP's to the Patterson's golden wedding party, February 24, 1875
Also includes a memento of the event

Series II: Business papers
Drawer 1Miscellaneous manuscripts and pamphlets
Drawer 1Harbor Commission minutes, 1857
Drawer 1Clippings, pamphlets, etc.
Drawer 1Printed circulars, etc.
Drawer 1Letters relating to Andrew White Young's History of Wayne County, Indiana, 1872-1874
Unindexed

Drawer 2, Drawer 3, Drawer 4, Drawer 5Correspondence, 1822-1898
Indexed



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