George Walter Derham Papers

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George Walter Derham papers
Creator: Derham, George Walter, 1885-1984
Call Number: D.450
Dates: 1935-1952
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)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: George Walter Derham papers
Creator: Derham, George Walter, 1885-1984
Call Number: D.450
Dates: 1935-1952
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
George Walter Derham (1885-1984), proprietor of Derham's Garage for general automobile repair, lived with his wife, Emma, in Rochester, NY. Derham was active in the Memorial A.M.E. Zion church, serving on its board of trustees, along with other community organizations such as the Knights of Pythias. Born September 27, 1885, he died on March 22, 1984, at the age of 98.

Scope and Content
His papers contain correspondence relating to the church, paperwork for the Knights, ephemera from various events in the Rochester community, and both personal and business paperwork.

Subject(s):
Correspondence
Legal instruments
Derham, George Walter, 1885-1984
Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (Rochester, N.Y.)
Knights of Pythias
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated by Melbourne and Myra Henry in November 2011.Access
The George Walter Derham 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 Walter Derham papers, D.450, 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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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1AME Zion Church and civil rights
Largely regarding the AME Zion Church, some civil rights

Box 1, Folder 2Knights of Pythias, 1940-1943
Box 1, Folder 3Frederick Douglass Exposition programs and related materials, 1939-1942
Box 1, Folder 4Articles
Includes articles by Gilbert J. C. McCurdy, Henry W. Clune, Harper Sibley, and Mercer Brugler among others

Box 1, Folder 5Ephemera and miscellaneous, mostly undated
Box 1, Folder 6Alexenia Derham (daughter), 1935-1942
Box 1, Folder 7Notary public application and provisions, undated
Box 1, Folder 8Financial and insurance papers, 1937-1950
Box 1, Folder 9Metropolitan life insurance, 1936-1940
Box 1, Folder 10Eripme Realty/Empire Lodge, 1935-1939
Box 1, Folder 11Loan paperwork from Home Owner's Loan Corporation, 1935-1936
Box 1, Folder 12Loan paperwork from Home Owner's Loan Corporation, 1937-1938
Box 1, Folder 13Loan paperwork from Home Owner's Loan Corporation, 1939
Box 1, Folder 14Loan paperwork from Home Owner's Loan Corporation, 1940
Box 1, Folder 15Loan paperwork from Home Owner's Loan Corporation, 1943
Box 1, Folder 16Tax returns, 1942-1952
Box 1, Folder 17Obituary, Democrat and Chronicle, 24 March 1984


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