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

Abstract

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.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Hiester, Henry Muhlenberg, ca. 1850-1916.
Title
Henry Muhlenberg Hiester papers 1807-1928 (bulk 1872-1919) and undated
Language of Material
English
Extent
4.0 Linear Feet, 3,978 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

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.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

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
Bound manuscript volume
Volume M:5333
Bound manuscript volume
Volume M:5334
Bound manuscript volume
Volume M:5335
Bound manuscript volume
Volume S:5336
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5337
Bound manuscript volume
Volume M:5846
Bound manuscript volume
Volume S:5847
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5848
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5849
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5850
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5851
Bound manuscript volume
Volume M:5852
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5853
Bound manuscript volume
Volume F:5854
Bound manuscript volume
Volume M:5855
Bound manuscript volume
Volume M:5855
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5856
Bound manuscript volume
Volume F:5857
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5858
Bound manuscript volume
Volume F:5859
Bound manuscript volume
Volume F:5860
Bound manuscript volume
Volume F:5861
Bound manuscript volume
Volume F:5862
Bound manuscript volume
Volume F:5863
Bound manuscript volume
Volume F:5864
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5865
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5866
Bound manuscript volume
Volume L:5867
Bound manuscript volume
Volume F:5870

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

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

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

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.