H I S T O R Y
Bates- Harrison Family Papers
1 cubic foot
Provenance: The Ohio Historical Society acquired the Bates-
Harrison Family Papers in 1949. James P. Mayes processed the
collection in Spring 1979.
Property rights: The Ohio ~ istorical Society owns the property
rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection have n- ot been
dedicated to the public. Consideration of the requirements
of copyright is the responsibility of the author and publisher.
Access: Access to this collection is open under the rules and
regulations of the Ohio Historical Society.
Citation: Researchers are requested to cite collection name,
collection number, and the Ohio Historical Society in all foot-note
and bibliographic references.
Transfer: One map was transferred to the Audiovisual De? artment.
Scope and content: The Bates- Harrison Family Papers occ~ py one
cubic foot and span the years 1781 through 1899. The papers
include correspondence, arranged alphabetically by family member,
and other papers arranged alphabetically by type of material.
The correspondence documents the relationships of sever21 Quaker
families from Jefferson County, Ohio. Financial accounts,
receipts, deeds, indentures, and articles of agreement compiiment
their activities. Topics covered include the Society of Friends,
abolition, and the Centennial Exposition of 1876. Also included
is a masters thesis on Elisha Bates by Robert R. Leach.
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