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
Content List
Drawer I
Additional folders in Drawer I
Drawers II-V
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 .


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
Drawer I
Folder Unindexed family letters, January 1835-December 1890
Folder Miscellaneous mss. and pamphlets (incl. general.)
Folder Vacation journal - Frank W. Crandall - 1887
Folder Harbor Commission Minutes, 1857
Folder Letters of condolence, October-December. 1879 unindexed
Folder Clippings, pamphlets, etc.
Folder Printed circulars, etc.
Additional folders in Drawer I
Folder (not indexed) Letters, 1872-1874, relating to Andrew White Young's History of Wayne County, Indiana
Folder Andrew White Young family letters, 1872-1875
Folder RSVP's to a dinner at the Patterson's on March 26, 1873
Folder RSVP's to the Patterson's Golden Wedding Party, Feb. 24, 1875. Also a memento of it.
Drawers II-V
Folder Indexed correspondence, 1822-1881
Folder 1822-26: 1
Folder 1827-31: 1
Folder 1832: 4
Folder 1833: 7
Folder 1834: 7
Folder 1835: 10
Folder 1836: 20
Folder 1837: 35
Folder 1838: 45
Folder 1839: 42
Folder 1840: 23
Folder 1841: 5
Folder 1842: 28
Folder 1843: 23
Folder 1844: 22
Folder 1845: 1
Folder 1846: 2
Folder 1847: 7
Folder 1848: 21
Folder 1849: 15
Folder 1850: 4
Folder 1851: 8
Folder 1852: 15
Folder 1853: 18
Folder 1854: 2
Folder 1855: 9
Folder 1856: 7
Folder 1857: 5
Folder 1858: 6
Folder 1859: 47
Folder 1860: 3
Folder 1861: 34
Folder 1862: 49
Folder 1863: 44
Folder 1864: 11
Folder 1865: 32
Folder 1866: 22
Folder 1867: 22
Folder 1868: 22
Folder 1869: 23
Folder 1870: 26
Folder 1871: 20
Folder 1872: 32
Folder 1873: 20
Folder 1874: 18
Folder 1875: 30
Folder 1876: 14
Folder 1877: 2
Folder 1878: 8
Folder 1879: 15 (goes to 7/31)
Folder 1880-1898: 1
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.


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