Guide to the John H. James Collection: Diaries and Family Correspondence


Title:
John H. James Collection: Diaries and Family Correspondence
Repository:
Miami University
Phone: 513-529-6720
http://archives.lib.muohio.edu/
Creator:
James, John Hough, 1800-1881
Dates:
1814-1881
Quantity:
14.5 linear feet
Abstract:
This collection features the diaries of John H. James beginning in 1821 and concluding in 1881 and correspondence sent and received by members of the John H. James family from 1814-1863. The letters describe James' life as a student, his experiences in the Ohio State Senate, the creation of the Urbana Banking Company, and finally, various trips and excursions taken by James and his family. John Hough James, his wife Abigail Bailey James, daughters Ellen Rachel James and Gertrude James, son John Henry James, Captain Levi James, Rachel James, Joseph Junius James, David James, Charles James, Eliza James, Sarah James, Samuel Hough, Sara Hough, Matilda Hough, Ellen Bailey, Margaret Bailey, Lydia Bailey, Andrew Bailey, Henry Thayer Niles, and Harriet Lynch James are just some of the correspondents included in the collection. Typed transcripts of many of the diaries and letter books are also included.
Identification:
Mss. Coll. James: Correspondence
Language:
The records are in English