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Title: Johnson family papers,
Creator: Johnson family.
Inclusive dates: 1816-1936.
5 cubic ft.
Deeds, bills, accounts, correspondence, membership papers, cathedral rubbings, maps, and other papers.
Abstract::
Family and business papers of Benjamin Johnson, including early Tompkins county deeds; bills; gristmill, teamsters', and personal accounts (1816-1878); correspondence and papers relating to the interest of Jesse Johnson and Charles D. Johnson in the Ithaca Calendar Clock Company and in a brick-making venture (1867-1870); membership papers of Charles D. Johnson in the Royal Templars of Temperance (1880); numerous letters written to family and business associates by Benjamin Johnson, a grandson of the first Benjamin, from Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Kansas, and elsewhere in the West (1883-1896), where he was employed by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad; some correspondence of his brother, Frederic Treman Johnson (1886-1890); cathedral rubbings made while the latter was in England (1907), and bills, accounts and maps for that trip.

Call number: 1200
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library