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Joseph Bailly "Wolves Against the Moon" working manuscript

 Collection — Volume: V003-01
Identifier: V003

Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of Bailly’s accounts, financial journals, and record books of his fur trade business. Also included are business correspondence (1800-1801), letters and other papers relating to the settlement of his estate (1836), as well as account books from the Chicago and Lake Superior Mining Company (1846-1847). The collection also contains various photographs and post cards of the family other locations.
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Bailly’s accounts, financial journals, and record books of his fur trade business. Also included are business correspondence (1800-1801), letters and other papers relating to the settlement of his estate (1836), as well as account books from the Chicago and Lake Superior Mining Company (1846-1847). The collection also contains various photographs and post cards of the family other locations.

Dates

  • 1796-1902

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Joseph Bailly, born April 7, 1774, was a fur trader at Michilimackinac (1794-1812), southwest Michigan, and northwest Indiana (1812-1835). Bailly established a trading post and missionary center near Chesterton, Indiana Porter County in 1822. Bailly also maintained trading centers at Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Montreal, Canada. Bailly died December 21, 1835.

Extent

.01 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Marjorie Bowers on 1934/08/20 and Julia C. Altrocchi during June 1974.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

L005: Joseph Bailly collection, 1789-1847

Processing Information

Collection processing completed by Brent Abercrombie in May 2010. EAD finding aid created 2014/12/02 by Bethany Fiechter.
Title
Joseph Bailly "Wolves Against the Moon" working manuscript
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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