Parkhurst And McMaster Family Papers,[ca. 1800-1940]

Collection Number:

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Parkhurst and McMaster family papers, [ca. 1800-1940]
Collection Number:
Creator:
Parkhurst and McMaster family.
Quantity:
13.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, legal and financial documents, scrapbook, manuscript, photographs, and printed materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Included are legal files of Bath, New York, attorneys Guy Humphreys McMaster and John Foster Parkhurst. Also, deeds and related documents concerning land in Steuben County; legal papers of David McMaster; accounts of Dr. Andrew Baker; family and personal letters; a clipping scrapbook; manuscript poetry of the McMaster family; and photographs, broadsides, pamphlets, maps, and local historical and genealogical materials.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Included are legal files of Bath, New York, attorneys Guy Humphreys McMaster and his son-in-law, John Foster Parkhurst, which contain briefs, summonses, court orders, correspondence, memoranda, accounts, opinions, notebooks, and other papers, ca. 1850-1900. Also, deeds and related documents concerning land in Steuben County; legal papers of David McMaster; accounts of Dr. Andrew Baker, ca. 1828; family and personal letters; a clipping scrapbook; manuscript poetry of the McMaster family; and photographs, broadsides, pamphlets, maps, and local historical and genealogical materials.
Papers relating to the practice of Guy M. McMaster (Steuben County Judge) and his partner, J. F. Parkhurst; contains material pertaining to history of Steuben and neighboring counties, papers on the organization of the Urbana Wine Company (1867-1882), the development of the First National Bank of Bath, the New York Lackawanna and Western Railroad, the Portage Creek and Rich Valley Railroad, and lumbering interests in the vicinity.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Parkhurst and McMaster family.
Baker, Andrew
McMaster, D. (David), 1804-1888
McMaster, Guy H. (Guy Humphrey), 1829-1887.
Parkhurst, John Foster, 1843-1906
First National Bank of Bath.
New York Lackawanna and Western Railroad.
Rich Valley Railroad.
Urbana Wine Company.

Subjects:
Families -- New York (State) -- Steuben County.
Law -- New York (State) -- Bath.
Lumber trade -- New York (State) -- Steuben County.
Real property, Exchange of -- New York (State) -- Steuben County.
Lawyers.
Families
Law
Lumber trade
Real property, Exchange of

Places:
Steuben County (N.Y.) -- History, Local.
New York (State) -- Bath
New York (State) -- Steuben County

Form and Genre Terms:
Broadsides.
Genealogies.
Maps.
Photographs.
Poems.
Local history


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
McMaster and Parkhurst family papers. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

Part of the Eastern Wine and Grape Archive. (EWGA)

CONTAINER LIST

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