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

John H. James Collection: Diaries and Family Correspondence
Miami University
Phone: 513-529-6720
James, John Hough, 1800-1881
14.5 linear feet
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.
Mss. Coll. James: Correspondence
The records are in English