Draper Manuscripts: Draper's Notes, 1841-1868

Summary Information

Title: Draper Manuscripts: Draper's Notes
Inclusive Dates: 1841-1868

  • Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891
Call Number: Draper Mss S

Quantity: 3.6 cubic feet (33 volumes)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Lyman Draper's notes, primarily of interviews (1841-1868), with maps and transcriptions from state and county archives, newspapers, and personal manuscripts, concerning the trans-Appalachian West from about 1750 to 1815, with emphasis on Indian-White conflict, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812.


Descriptions of the volumes are copied from the Guide to the Draper Manuscripts by Josephine Harper. Out of date and offensive language may be present.

This collection is also available as a microfilm publication.

Forms part of the Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts. The fifty series included in the Draper Manuscripts have been cataloged individually. See the Draper Manuscripts Overview, and the Guide to the Draper Manuscripts by Josephine Harper (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983) for further information.

There is a restriction on use to this material; see the Administrative/Restriction Information portion of this finding aid for details.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-draper00s
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