Howry family papers  1842-1883 (bulk 1842-1876)
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Title: Howry family papers
Creator: Howry, J. M. (James Moorman), 1804-1884 and Howry, Charles Bowen, 1844-1928
Inclusive dates: 1842-1883
Bulk dates: 1842-1876
Extent: 55 items
Abstract:
This collection contains 19 letters, 34 legal and financial documents, and 2 additional items related to Mississippi judge James Moorman Howry and his son, Charles Bowen Howry. The Howrys' incoming correspondence concerns the governance of the University of Mississippi in the late 1840s, and the experiences of Mississippi residents and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. The legal and financial documents primarily concern James M. Howry's land holdings in Oxford, Mississippi.

Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu