Finding aid for the Charles Whittlesey Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Whittlesey, Charles
Title: Charles Whittlesey Papers
Dates: 1769-1889
Extent: 7.25 linear feet (18 containers and 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: Charles Whittlesey (1808-1886) was a soldier, lawyer, geologist, and historian who resided in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of correspondence, insurance and legal papers, financial papers, account books, diaries, memoranda, reports, invoices, orders, papers relating to his service as Colonel of the 20th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; manuscript notes and writings on historic, scientific and religious topics, field notes and memoranda books from geological expeditions, and papers concerning his activities as agent for the Humboldt and Eagle River mining companies (1853-1859).
MS Number MS 3196
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English