Shutt Family Papers

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Shutt family papers
Creator: Shutt (Family : Rochester, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.108
Dates: 1837-1855
Physical Description: 1 box
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)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Shutt family papers
Creator: Shutt (Family : Rochester, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.108
Dates: 1837-1855
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
The Shutt Family lived in the Rochester, New York area. Erwin Reed Shutt was born on June 19, 1891. He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1913 and then attended Columbia Law School. After passing the bar, Shutt joined his family's law firm: Reed, Shutt, Downs and Shutt. During World War I, Shutt served as part of the East Army Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Headquarters in New York City. After the war, Shutt continued to practice law and was a member of the local, state and ntional bar associations. He served as the President of the Rochester YMCA, and as a trustee of Beaver College. In 1918, Shutt married Elsie Post and they eventually had one daughter, Mary Jane. Erwin Reed Shutt died in March, 1974.

Scope and Content
The Shutt Family Papers consists of one folder with deed and other land papers of the George C. Maurer and family of Rochester, as well as one photograph album of the Shutt family.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Deeds
Photographs
Shutt (Family : Rochester, N.Y.)
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Lori Birrell in 2013. Finding aid written by Lori Birrell in 2013.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers are believed to have been donated by Elsie (Post) Shutt, 1974.Access
The Shutt family 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], Shutt family papers, D.108, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
Rare Books & Special Collections also holds the records of the Reed and Shutt law firm, (CY 23, Volumes 1-9).


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:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Deeds and land papers
Box 1, Folder 1Photograph album


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