Finding aid for the Mather Family Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Mather Family
Title: Mather Family Papers
Dates: 1834-1967
Extent: 12.81 linear feet (29 containers, 4 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: The Mather Family was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, family related to the early New England Mather family and descended through Samuel Livingston Mather (1817-1890), who moved to Cleveland from Connecticut in 1843. Family members were prominent in all areas of Cleveland's development, including business and industry, education, philanthropy, the arts, medicine, literature, and politics. Many became nationally and internationally noted in their fields. The Mather family is related by marriage to the Bishop, Stone, Woolson, Benedict and Hay families. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, legal and financial documents, copies of wills and estate records, genealogical charts and research notes, biographies, tributes, awards, diaries, account books, drawings, reports, and an autograph collection. Major topics of the correspondence include the travels and literary accomplishments of family members.
MS Number MS 3735
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English