Daniels Family Papers, 1842-1984

Summary Information

Title: Daniels Family Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1842-1984

Creator:
  • Daniels Family
Call Number: Mss 364

Quantity: 17.2 c.f. (41 archives boxes, 1 flat box, and 1 card box)

Repository:
Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Abstract:
Papers of Olive Bell Daniels (1891-1984), wife, mother, artist, and genealogist, together with smaller quantities of personal papers of her husband Farrington Daniels, a prominent University of Wisconsin chemistry professor, and records of their relatives. Included are correspondence; writings and notes on family history, the role of women, and other topics; printed material relating to peace and foreign and domestic missions of the Presbyterian and Congregational churches; diaries; reminiscences; biographical material on Olive and Farrington; photographs; family financial records; extensive genealogical research material; and miscellany. Correspondence, comprising the largest and most significant portion of the collection, primarily document the routine family life of the Farrington Daniels family. Also included are papers of the families of John Horton Daniels I, a Chicago banker; Franc B. Daniels, a Minneapolis businessman; and John Horton Daniels II, a medical missionary in China.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mss00364
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