Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Ewing family collection
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ewing family collection
Joseph Bailly collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Joseph Bailly's accounts, financial journals, and record books of his fur trade business in Indiana and Michigan ranging from 1789 to 1847. 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.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joseph Bailly collection