Waters family correspondence
Scope and Contents
This collection contains five letters relating family matters, three of them from Achsa Waters of Independence and Union, Michigan, to her family (Otis) in Steuben County, New York. She mentions visits to Oberlin, Ohio; a trip through Memphis to Vicksburg, Mississippi (1864) to teach the "colored people" and to deliver clothing from Oberlin and Union. Another letter, form Otis B. Waters of Genessee County, New York to his uncle, talks of finances and an impending trip "West" to be married. Another letter is written by a father to his son.
- 1860 - 1865
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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)
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Gift of Lulu Marshall, 1962-07-15. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum
Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Waters Family Correspondence
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- February 1967
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- Finding aid written in English.