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Guide to the Henry Muhlenberg Hiester Papers, 1807-1928 (bulk 1872-1919) and undated

Summary

Lawyer of Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. Correspondence, personal, and business papers of Henry Muhlenberg Hiester and sister Maria C. M. Hiester. Contains much genealogical information. Also includes the correspondence of Dr. Joseph M. Hiester and letters from H. W. Freedley concerning his service in the Union Army during the Civil War. There are a number of account books for various milling operations run by the Hiester family, including Millmont Mills, Montgomery Mills, Hiester and Hain, and Hiester and Shippen.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.00539
Title
Henry Muhlenberg Hiester papers
Date
1807-1928 (bulk 1872-1919) and undated
Creator
Hiester, Henry Muhlenberg, ca. 1850-1916
Extent
4 Linear Feet, 3,978 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Correspondence, personal, and business papers of Henry Muhlenberg Hiester and sister Maria C. M. Hiester. Contains much genealogical information. Also includes the correspondence of Dr. Joseph M. Hiester and letters from H. W. Freedley concerning his service in the Union Army during the Civil War. There are a number of account books for various milling operations run by the Hiester family, including Millmont Mills, Montgomery Mills, Hiester and Hain, and Hiester and Shippen.

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[Identification of item], Henry Muhlenberg Hiester Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

1. Henry Muhlenberg Hiester Papers, 1807-1928 (bulk 1872-1919) and undated

10 boxes

Printed material in Box 10 consists of calling cards and invitations. Boxes 6 and 10 are unprocessed.

Papers, 1807-1890
Box 1
Papers, 1891-1901
Box 2
Papers, 1902-1907
Box 3
Papers, 1908-1916
Box 4
Papers, 1917-1928 and undated
Box 5
Invitations, 1859-1911 and undated
Box 6
Papers, undated
Box 7
Papers, undated
(3 folders)
Box 8
Printed Material, 1894-1921 and undated
(1 folder)
Box 8
Papers, undated
Box 9
Papers, undated
(1 folder)
Box 10
Printed Material, 1894-1921 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 10
Bound manuscript volume
Volume M:3240
Bound manuscript volume
Volume M:5332
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Volume M:5333
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Volume M:5334
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Volume M:5335
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Volume S:5336
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Volume L:5337
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Volume M:5846
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Volume S:5847
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Volume L:5848
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Volume L:5849
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Volume L:5850
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Volume L:5851
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Volume M:5852
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Volume L:5853
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Volume F:5854
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Volume M:5855
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Volume M:5855
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Volume L:5856
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Volume F:5857
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Volume L:5858
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Volume F:5859
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Volume F:5860
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Volume F:5861
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Volume F:5862
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Volume F:5863
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Volume F:5864
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Volume L:5865
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Volume L:5866
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Volume L:5867
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Volume F:5870
 


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Provenance

The Henry Muhlenberg Hiester Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1948.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Carrie Mills, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 48-490

Materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.