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== Record Availablity<br>  ==
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The United States Draper Manuscript Series is not available online at FamilySearch. Original images can be viewed or ordered through the following means.<br>• These collections are housed at the Wisconsin State Archives [http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/military/draper/index.asp Wisconsin Historical Society], and at the [http://library.truman.edu/microforms/draper_manuscripts.asp Pickler Memorial Library] <br>• Microfilms are available for viewing at a [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center]. For a list of the contents of this collection by film number, see the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/United_States,_Draper_Manuscript_Series_Coverage_Table United States, Draper Manuscript Series Coverage Table]. <br>For information on ordering films see: [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ordering_Microfilm_or_Microfiche Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche].<br>  
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== Record Description  ==
 
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This collection consists of nearly 500 volumes of manuscripts, papers, and books collected by Lyman Copeland Draper about the history of the trans-Allegheny West, a region including the western areas of the Carolinas and Virginia, all the Ohio River Valley, and part of the upper Mississippi Valley from the 1740s to 1830. The collection is divided into 50 series. Some series are titled by geographic area, some by the names of prominent frontier leaders, and some by topic. The bulk of the collection consists of notes from interviews, questionnaires, and letters gathered during Draper’s extensive travels and research to learn about frontier history.  
 
This collection consists of nearly 500 volumes of manuscripts, papers, and books collected by Lyman Copeland Draper about the history of the trans-Allegheny West, a region including the western areas of the Carolinas and Virginia, all the Ohio River Valley, and part of the upper Mississippi Valley from the 1740s to 1830. The collection is divided into 50 series. Some series are titled by geographic area, some by the names of prominent frontier leaders, and some by topic. The bulk of the collection consists of notes from interviews, questionnaires, and letters gathered during Draper’s extensive travels and research to learn about frontier history.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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== Record Content ==
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
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Image:United States, Draper Manuscript Series (12-0902) Chronological Index of Documents DGS 7192184-11.jpg|Chronological Index of Documents
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Image:United States, Draper Manuscript Series (12-0902) Genealogical Notes DGS 7192179_9.jpg|Genealogical Notes
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Image:United States, Draper Manuscript Series (12-0902) Historical Notes DGS 7192185_7.jpg|Historical Notes
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Image:United States, Draper Manuscript Series (12-0902) Land Record DGS 7192170_5.jpg|Land Record
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Image:United States, Draper Manuscript Series (12-0902) Newspaper Clippings DGS 7192189_4.jpg|Newspaper Clippings
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Image:United States, Draper Manuscript Series (12-0902) Personal Interview DGS 7192185_97.jpg|Personal Interview
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Key facts found in this collection vary from record to record. They may include:
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[[United States, Draper Manuscript Series (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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*Names
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*Birth, marriage, or death dates and places
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*Names of parents or other family members
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*Residences
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*Life sketches
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*Names of neighbors
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*Notes of envolvement in historical events
  
== Record Content  ==
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Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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==== Additional Information About This Collection  ====
  
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The following books have been published about this collection.
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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*Thwaites, Reuben Gold. Frontier Defense on the Upper Ohio, 1776-1778. [https://familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=60184 Family History Library Film Number 1320772 Item 1]
 
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*Bennett, Edward Earl. Calendar of the Tennessee and King's Mountain papers of<br>the Draper collections of manuscripts, Vol. 3. Available on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=26670 Ancestry.com]
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*Weaks, Mabel Clare. The Preston and Virginia papers of the Draper collection of manuscripts. Available at the [http://archive.org/details/prestonvirginiap00stat Internet Archives]
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*Weaks, Mabel Clare. Calendar of the Kentucky papers of the Draper collection of manuscripts. Available on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=26669 Ancestry.com]
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*Clark, George Rogers. George Rogers Clark papers, 1771-1784. Available at the [http://archive.org/details/georgerogerscla00jamegoog Internet Archives]
  
 
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*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/military/draper/index.asp Wisconsin Historical Society]
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*[http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi/f/findaid/findaid-idx?c=wiarchives;view=reslist;subview=standard;didno=uw-whs-draper0dd;focusrgn=contentslist;cc=wiarchives;byte=412306952 Draper Manuscripts: King's Mountain Papers, 1756-1887]
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*[http://library.truman.edu/microforms/draper_manuscripts.asp Pickler Memorial Library]
  
 
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.
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Latest revision as of 18:45, 27 March 2013

Contents

Record Availablity

The United States Draper Manuscript Series is not available online at FamilySearch. Original images can be viewed or ordered through the following means.
• These collections are housed at the Wisconsin State Archives Wisconsin Historical Society, and at the Pickler Memorial Library
• Microfilms are available for viewing at a FamilySearch Center. For a list of the contents of this collection by film number, see the United States, Draper Manuscript Series Coverage Table.
For information on ordering films see: Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche.

Record Description

This collection consists of nearly 500 volumes of manuscripts, papers, and books collected by Lyman Copeland Draper about the history of the trans-Allegheny West, a region including the western areas of the Carolinas and Virginia, all the Ohio River Valley, and part of the upper Mississippi Valley from the 1740s to 1830. The collection is divided into 50 series. Some series are titled by geographic area, some by the names of prominent frontier leaders, and some by topic. The bulk of the collection consists of notes from interviews, questionnaires, and letters gathered during Draper’s extensive travels and research to learn about frontier history.

Record Content

Key facts found in this collection vary from record to record. They may include:

  • Names
  • Birth, marriage, or death dates and places
  • Names of parents or other family members
  • Residences
  • Life sketches
  • Names of neighbors
  • Notes of envolvement in historical events


Additional Information About This Collection

The following books have been published about this collection.

  • Thwaites, Reuben Gold. Frontier Defense on the Upper Ohio, 1776-1778. Family History Library Film Number 1320772 Item 1
  • Bennett, Edward Earl. Calendar of the Tennessee and King's Mountain papers of
    the Draper collections of manuscripts, Vol. 3. Available on Ancestry.com
  • Weaks, Mabel Clare. The Preston and Virginia papers of the Draper collection of manuscripts. Available at the Internet Archives
  • Weaks, Mabel Clare. Calendar of the Kentucky papers of the Draper collection of manuscripts. Available on Ancestry.com
  • Clark, George Rogers. George Rogers Clark papers, 1771-1784. Available at the Internet Archives

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