William H. Sisson Papers

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William H. Sisson papers
Creator: Sisson, William H.
Call Number: D.224
Dates: 1836-1855
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:

Revision Information
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Series II: Printed and manuscript material
Collection Overview
Title: William H. Sisson papers
Creator: Sisson, William H.
Call Number: D.224
Dates: 1836-1855
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The collection includes incoming and retained copies of outgoing correspondence of William H. Sisson of Lyons, of Wayne County, N. Y. The period covered is 1836-1855, with the period of concentration being 1847-1849. Most relate to his activities as a member of and an officer in the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Also includes a number of I.O.O.F. printed letters and forms. In total, the collection contains 44 letters, 18 pieces of non-correspondence manuscript material, and 36 printed letters and forms, most of the latter filled-out in manuscript.

Subject(s):
Correspondence
Sisson, William H.
Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Access
The William H. Sisson 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], William H. Sisson papers, D.224, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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
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Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Revision Information
January 19, 2001: This finding aid has been revised.

Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence, 1836, 1840, 1845-1846
Box 1, Folder 2Correspondence, 1847
Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence, 1848
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence, 1849-1855
Series II: Printed and manuscript material
Box 1, Folder 5Non-correspondence manuscripts
Box 1, Folder 6Printed material, 1847
Box 1, Folder 7Printed material, 1848
Box 1, Folder 8Printed material, 1849, undated


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