Jacob Wagner papers
Scope and Contents
This collections consists of letters addressed to Jacob J. Wagner of Monongalia County, Virginia and LePorte, Indiana. Monongalia County is now part of West Virginia. Two letters (1831, 1833), written by friends in Indiana while Wagner still lived in Virginia, describe travel conditions, pioneer life, weather and the abundance of agricultural produce in Indiana. Three letters (1840, 1850, 1851) were written by Wagner's friends in Virginia after he left, giving him news of that area. These letters mention crop prices, results of political elections, real estate values, and progress in the building of railroads, bridges and turnpikes in Virginia.
- 1831 - 1851
- Wagner, Jacob J. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum, date unknown. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Jacob Wagner Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- January 1965
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.