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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William M. Ferry Papers
    Dates: 1823-1914
    Collection Number: GC 1263
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: 2 legal)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Papers of the Ferry family. Typescript recorded in 1913-14 by the eldest daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Ferry when she was 86 years of age, selected from family letters of incidents in the history of Mackinac Island, Michigan dating back to the 1820's-1830's during the residence there of Rev. William Montague Ferry and Amanda White Ferry between 1823 and 1837. The papers are a genealogical record for the Ferry, Montague, Henry, White, Harwood and Bannister lines. Also original and typewritten copies of Civil War letters, 1862-1865; an invitation to President Harrison's inauguration, 1889; military map of Chickasaw Bluffs; Probate Judge Commission, 1882; correspondence 1862-65 with U.S. Army Commissary Dept. when William M. Ferry [Jr.] was serving as Captain. See also: P-201 William M. Ferry Family Photograph Albums, 1860's
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    William M. Ferry Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Papers of the Ferry family. Typescript recorded in 1913-14 by the eldest daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Ferry when she was 86 years of age, selected from family letters of incidents in the history of Mackinac Island, Michigan dating back to the 1820's-1830's during the residence there of Rev. William Montague Ferry and Amanda White Ferry between 1823 and 1837. The papers are a genealogical record for the Ferry, Montague, Henry, White, Harwood and Bannister lines. Also original and typewritten copies of Civil War letters, 1862-1865; an invitation to President Harrison's inauguration, 1889; military map of Chickasaw Bluffs; Probate Judge Commission, 1882; correspondence 1862-65 with U.S. Army Commissary Dept. when William M. Ferry [Jr.] was serving as Captain. See also: P-201 William M. Ferry Family Photograph Albums, 1860's

    Indexing Terms

    United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Correspondence.
    United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Food supply.
    Ferry
    Montague
    Henry
    White
    Harwood
    Bannister
    Mackinac Island (Mich.)