Guide to the John H. James Collection: Manuscripts


Title:
John H. James Collection: Manuscripts
Repository:
Miami University
Phone: 513-529-6720
http://archives.lib.muohio.edu/
Creator:
James, John Hough, 1800-1881
Dates:
1826-1881
Quantity:
22 linear feet
Abstract:
This collection features correspondence, diaries, photographs and account books belonging to John H. James and various James family members. John Hough James, Abigail Bailey James, Ellen Rachel James, Gertrude James, and John Henry James are featured. Much of the correspondence is related to James's business interests in the Urbana Champaign Mutual Bank Co., the Urbana Banking Co, and the Mad River Railroad. Various bound manuscripts, including account books, ledgers, and journals, provide insight into 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.
Identification:
Mss. Coll. James: Manuscripts
Language:
The records are in English