Finding aid for the Nathan Starr Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Starr, Nathan
Title: Nathan Starr Papers
Dates: 1821-1846
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Nathan Starr (1784-1852) was a sword and gun manufacturer, of Middletown, Connecticut, after whom the village of Western Star, in Summit County, Ohio, was named. The collection consists of correspondence relating to shipment of gun stocks from the Port of Black River in 1827, and the construction of Western Starr Seminary near Wadsworth, Ohio; and, deeds and lists of lands in Cuyahoga, Medina, and Summit Counties, Ohio, released or sold by Starr. Correspondents include John W. Allen, Dudley Griswold, and Alfred Kelley.
MS Number MS 0505
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English