James Terry family papers 1838-1953 (bulk 1879-1894)
James Terry family papers
0.75 linear feet
The Terry family papers contain correspondence, documents, and other items pertaining to the family of James Terry, Jr., who was curator of the Department of Archaeology and Ethnology at the American Museum of Natural History in the early 1890s. The materials concern Terry's lawsuit against the museum regarding his private collections, his archaeological career, and life on the Terry family farm in the 1830s.
The material is in English
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The University of Michigan
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