John W. Buell Papers
Scope and Contents
The papers of John Wadhams Buell (1821-1864), his sister, Mary Theresa Buell (1814-1900), and other family members. There is documentation of his involvement in several mining ventures, including the Connecticut Mining Company, and deeds to property owned by his ancestors.
John Buell and Mary Buell were among the children of Capt. Samuel Buell (1783-1863) and Anne Wadhams (1777-1865) of Litchfield and cousins of Dr. Henry Wadhams Buel and Mary Jane Buel Brace, children of Dr. Samuel Buel (1782-1854) and Anne Wadhams's sister, Minerva (1793-1874).
The papers are arranged in two series. Series 1, John W. Buell papers, documents Buell's business activities and consist of correspondence and business records. Series 2, Buell family papers, documents the activities of his father, grandfather, and other relatives, and consists of correspondence, deeds, and other papers. One item of note is a register of persons present at the "Pic Nic" for descendants of John Buell or of John Marsh, including husbands and wives of such descendants, held on Sep 3, 1846.
- Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1950
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Language of Materials
The papers are arranged alphabetically by creator in two series: 1. John W. Buell papers 2. Buell family papers
Source of Acquisition
Mrs. Francis Blake
Method of Acquisition
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
Other Descriptive Information
This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
- John W. Buell Papers
- Leith Johnson
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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