Finding aid for the John W. McClure Family Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: McClure, John W. Family
Title: John W. McClure Family Papers
Dates: 1855-1896
Extent: 0.40 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: John W. McClure was a businessman and writer in New York City, served in the American Civil War, and later became United States consul in France from 1867-early 1870s. He maintained an active correspondence with his brothers and sisters living in various sections of the country. Included are letters from Marcus A. Hanna and Chester C. Bolton regarding politics. The collection consists of a diary, travel journal, newspaper clippings, and family correspondence written and received by John W. McClure, his sister Belle McClure Wilson, brothers David T. McClure and William H. McClure, and John McClure's friends and business associates in the United States and France, as well as invitations, menus, theater programs, and printed poems.
MS Number MS 4549
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English