Sanford family papers
Scope and Contents
The papers consist primarily of the accounts of Jonah Sanford (1733-1817) who lived in the South Farms section (now Morris) of Litchfield. They were kept by Jesse Sanford Harrison (1872-1954), great great granddaughter of Jonah Sanford. Jesse was the daughter of Rollin & Laura Harrison and granddaughter of William Henry Harrison and Rhoda Sanford, daughter of Simeon Sanford and granddaughter of Jonah Sanford.
- Created: 1744-1833
- Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966
- Sanford, Jonah, 1733-1817 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Language of Materials
The papers belonged to Miss Jessie Sanford Harrison, granddaughter of the late Mrs. Cowles, author of "The Inhabitants of South Farms, (now Morris.)" They were sent by a friend into whose hands they came. Original accession number 8518, K1569.
Source of Acquisition
Mrs. H.T. Collins. 712 W. Henrietta, Kingsville, Texas 78363.
Method of Acquisition
Existence and Location of Originals
Other Descriptive Information
This collection was processed with support from he Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
- Sanford family papers
- Lee S. Cook
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description