Josiah Harmar papers  1681-1937
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Additional Descriptive Data

List of newspapers in the Harmar papers:

  • The American Sentinel (February 15, 1823)
  • Atkinson's Saturday Evening Post (January 6, 1838)
  • Dunlap's American Daily Advertiser (May 18, 1793)
  • Dunlap & Claypoole's American Daily Advertiser (July 15, 1806)
  • Claypoole's American Daily Advertiser (January 3, 1797)
  • The Freeman's Journal & Daily Philadelphia Advertiser (December 12, 1797)
  • Political and Commercial Register (April 23, 1814)
  • Poulson's American Daily Advertiser (October 8, 1806; August 13, 1813; August 16, 1813)
  • Upland Union (November 11, 1834; December 23, 1834; March 28, 1837; November 14, 1837)
Alternate Locations

Several wampum belts and strings are on permanent loan to the University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology.

For a list of maps housed with the collection, search "Harmar papers" in the University's online catalog.

The following maps are housed in the Map Division:

The following pamphlets and broadsides are housed separately:

The collection also includes a partially-printed passport for Harmar's return to America from France:

Related Materials

The Nathanael Greene papers contain letters by Harmar for the following dates: January 11, 1782; June 18, 1782; February 7, 1783; February 20, 1783.

Bibliography

Adams, Randolph Greenfield. University Acquires the Harmar Papers. [n.p.], 1936.

Harmar, Josiah, and John Francis Hamtramck. Outpost On the Wabash, 1787-1791: Letters of Brigadier General Josiah Harmar And Major John Francis Hamtramck, And Other Letters And Documents Selected From the Harmar Papers In the William L. Clements Library Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1957.