Guide to the Wheeler Family Papers,
1811-1934

Collection Number: 3878

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
M. Warren
Date completed:
April 1982
EAD encoding:
J.M. Nicholas, June 2003

© 2003 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Wheeler family papers, 1811-1934.
Collection Number:
3878
Creator:
Wheeler family.
Quantity:
1.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Financial and legal documents, accounts, genealogies, correspondence, writing drafts.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes family Bible and genealogical records, financial and legal records and drafts of George Downs Wheeler's autobiography.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes a draft and revision of George Downs Wheeler's autobiography; herd records kept by Charles A. Wheeler; legal documents; family Bible records; genealogy; letters; financial records; and other family papers. Other names in the collection include W. (Mollie) Wheeler; W. A. Gregory; Charles P. Knapp; Henry M. Gregory; William Oringron; Silas Crandall; Thaddeus Mather; William Hawley; William Wheeler; Royal Wheeler; Robert Turner; James Turner; Mrs. George Hewitt; John Peters; Rachel Crandall; Addison J. Wheeler; Asa Babcock; and John Dickinson.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Wheeler family.
Babcock, Asa.
Crandall, Rachel.
Crandall, Silas.
Dickinson, C. J. (John)
Gregory, Henry M.
Gregory, W. A.
Hawley, William.
Hewitt, George,
Knapp, Charles P.
Mather, Thaddeus.
Oringron, William.
Peters, John.
Turner, James.
Turner, Robert.
Wheeler, Addison J.
Wheeler, Charles A.
Wheeler, George Downs.
Wheeler, Royal.
Wheeler, W.
Wheeler, William.

Form and Genre Terms:
Autobiographies.
Genealogies.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Wheeler family papers, #3878. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
Related Documents
Genealogical material (Bible records)
Box 1 Folder 1
Genealogy and copies of letters
Box 1 Folder 2
1934
Letter to Mrs. George W. (Mollie) Wheeler from W.A. Gregory
Box 1 Folder 2
1880
Commencement program, Deposit Academy
Box 1 Folder 2
Photography of Charles P. Knapp
Box 1 Folder 2
1898
Autobiography of George Downs Wheeler (pen)
Box 1 Folder 3
1898
Autobiography of George Downs Wheeler (pencil)
Box 1 Folder 4
1811-1818
Receipts from Henry M. Gregory
Box 1 Folder 5
1811, 1833
Cleveland Lumber
Box 1 Folder 6
1813-1818
Record of sale of village lots
Box 1 Folder 7
1818
Patent: William Oringron, Delaware Township, Pike County, PA
Box 1 Folder 8
1818-1832
Silas Crandall Estate
Box 1 Folder 9
1823-1825
Thaddeus Mather and William Hawley
Box 1 Folder 10
1833
William and Royal Wheeler
Box 1 Folder 11
1833-1837
Robert and James Turner and William Wheeler and Co.
Box 1 Folder 12
1836-1847
House above Mrs. George Hewitt's house
Box 1 Folder 13
1839
Road to McClure
Box 1 Folder 14
1840-1843
Kidder accounts - leather and shoes
Box 1 Folder 15
1840-1845
William Wheeler and John Peters
Box 1 Folder 16
1819-1820
Orders of Treadwell, First Presbyterian Society of Tompkins
Box 1 Folder 17
1822-1827
Notes and judgements - Orin Day, Catskill
Box 1 Folder 18
1825-1832
Dusenbary (?) and Wheeler
Box 1 Folder 19
1828-1832
Accounts: land at Smithville, Chenango County
Box 1 Folder 20
1837-1840
Crandall, widow Rachel and children
Box 1 Folder 21
1841-1847
Errors in deeds and maps, Genesee, Allegany County
Box 1 Folder 22
1841-1892
Addison J. Wheeler papers
Box 1 Folder 23
1847-1848
Cable lot on Wheeler Street
Box 1 Folder 24
1814
Asa Babcock estate
Box 1 Folder 25
1812-1830
John Dickinson estate
Box 1 Folder 26
Other Documents
1814-1819
Box 2 Folder 1
1820-1823
Box 2 Folder 2
1824-1829
Box 2 Folder 3
1830-1833
Box 2 Folder 4
1834
Box 2 Folder 5
1835-1838
Box 2 Folder 6
1840
Box 2 Folder 7
1841
Box 2 Folder 8
1842
Box 2 Folder 9
1843
Box 2 Folder 10
1844
Box 2 Folder 11
1845-1846
Box 2 Folder 12
1847-1878
Box 2 Folder 13
1849
Box 2 Folder 14
1850-1856
Box 2 Folder 15
1861-1866
Box 2 Folder 16
1867-1869
Box 2 Folder 17
1870
Box 2 Folder 18
1873-1878
Box 2 Folder 19
1881-1882
Box 2 Folder 20
1883-1889
Box 2 Folder 21
Box 2 Folder 22
1836-1894
Farm accounts
Box 3 Folder 1
1884-1889
Deposit Farmers' Club
Box 3 Folder 2
1886-1906
Herd record - C.A. Wheeler
Box 4 Folder 1