C.C. Washburn Papers, 1844-1941

Summary Information

Title: C.C. Washburn Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1844-1941

  • Washburn, C.C. (Cadwallader Colden), 1818-1882
Call Number: Wis Mss OO; M2003-026

Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes); plus additions of 0.9 c.f. and 37 photographs

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Cadwallader Colden Washburn, a Wisconsin businessman; Congressman, 1855-1861, 1867-1871; Civil War officer; and governor, 1871-1874; consisting largely of personal letters from various members of his family, especially Elihu B. Washburne, a brother. The correspondence relates to the land and collection agency and law business of the firm of Washburn and Woodman at Mineral Point, Wisconsin, the lead shot manufacturing interests of the firm at Helena, Wisconsin, and the establishment of the Bank of Hallowell, in Maine. Also included are miscellaneous business papers of the Washburn-Crosby Company mills and the genealogical research of Jeannette (Washburn) Kelsey.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-wis000oo
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