Eben Pearson Dorr papers
Scope and Contents
The majority of the papers consist of six diaries (1888-1937) written by Eben Pearson Dorr. The diaries from 1888 to 1892 describe life in the Buffalo, New York area. The Manistee County, Michigan area is described in the 1936 to 1937 diaries. The 1888-1891 diary contains descriptions of Chicago; Kansas City, Kansas; St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Also among the papers are a Horace Greeley autograph (February 9, 1871); and a passport, issued August 13, 1861, to George P. Dorr by Charles Francis Adams, United States Ambassador to Great Britain. There are also several papers concerning Dorr family genealogy, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a speech entitled "The Out-Dorr Life is a Reality", and a published prose poem entitled "Christmas Back There" by Byron R. Newton.
- 1861 - 1937
- Newton, Byron R. (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.
0.25 Cubic Feet (2 folders, 6 volumes in box)
Language of Materials
Gift of Mrs. Eben Pearson Dorr, 1959-08-05. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Michigan State University
Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Eben Pearson Dorr Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- July 1967
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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