Finding aid for the Joseph William Briggs Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Briggs, Joseph William
Title: Joseph William Briggs Papers
Dates: 1852-1954
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Joseph William Briggs (1813 or 1814-1872) was a United States Post Office employee who served as special agent to the Cleveland, Ohio, branch and traveled throughout the United States to direct the installation of city free delivery service. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, certificates, and newspaper clippings relating to Briggs' activities as developer of the free mail delivery system and as special agent to the United States Post Office Department at Cleveland, Ohio.
MS Number MS 3207
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English