Jackson L. Prentice Papers, 1852-1932

Summary Information

Title: Jackson L. Prentice Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1852-1932

  • Prentice, Jackson L., 1827-1902
Call Number: Stevens Point Mss A; PH Stevens Point Mss A

Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (2 archives boxes and 1 flat box) and 3 photographs (1 folder)

Archival Locations:
UW-Stevens Point Library / Stevens Point Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Prentice, a Stevens Point, Wisconsin, surveyor and businessman, including fragmentary correspondence, 1857-1907, mostly from business associates concerning timber sales; survey maps for the 1850s and 1860s for portions of Adams, Juneau, Marathon, and Portage counties containing descriptions of land conditions, plant cover, and soil; additional notebooks, maps, and diagrams concerning work as a Stevens Point city surveyor; two volumes of employee time records, 1881-1882; photographs; and genealogical materials concerning the Prentice, Van Dusen, and related families. The photographs are informal portraits of Prentice and his family and interior and exterior views of their home.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-stpt000a
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