Finding aid for the Columbus J. Baldwin Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Baldwin, Columbus J.
Title: Columbus J. Baldwin Papers
Dates: 1849-1963
Extent: 0.40 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Columbus J. Baldwin was born in Huntsville, Pennsylvania, and lived as a young adult in Wilkes-Barre, Lozerne County, Pennsylvania. After marriage in 1859 to Lucie A. Gager, they spent a short time homesteading in Missouri, and then settled in Norwalk, Ohio, where Baldwin owned a grocery store and participated in Huron County politics. Baldwin was also a writer of numerous articles on politics, contemporary issues, and reminiscences in area newspapers and magazines, using the initials C.J.B. or the pen name "Mountaineer." The collection consists of family correspondence, a ledger book containing accounting records and a diary, newspaper clippings, and genealogy research notes and correspondence. Includes Baldwin's printed reminiscences of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania and of Norwalk, Ohio.
MS Number MS 4608
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English