William Sprague Studley papers: 1846-1910
Summary Information
Title: William Sprague Studley papers
Creator: Studley, William Sprague, 1823-1893
Dates: 1846-1910
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (in 2 boxes)
Call number: 8692 Aa 2
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
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e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
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Finding aid created by Michigan Historical Collections staff

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The collection was the gift of Harold S. Gray (donor no. 3393).

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open to research.

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Preferred Citation:

[item], folder, box, William Sprague Studley Papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan


Methodist Episcopal minister who ministered in Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan and Evanston, Illinois.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection is arranged into three small series: Correspondence, Studley Family, and Other Papers. Included in the collection is a scattering of correspondence, diaries, 1860 and 1873, of trip in Florida and Europe, a scrapbook, and newspaper clippings concerning the activities of the Studley family, 1855-1910.

Subject Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Ann Arbor (Mich.)
  • Clergy -- Michigan.
  • Detroit (Mich.)
  • Europe -- Description and travel.
  • Evanston (Ill.)
  • Florida -- Description and travel.
  • Illinois.
  • Southern states.
  • Voyages and travels.
  • Diaries.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Methodist Episcopal Church -- Illinois.
  • Methodist Episcopal Church -- Michigan.
  • Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916.
  • Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909.
  • Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898.
Contents List
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Container / Location Title
Correspondence [series]
Box   1  

(include letter from Edward Everett Hale, 1865)

Box   1  

(include letters from James B. Angell, 1889 and Frances Wlllard, 1890-1891)

Box   1  
Letters of condolence 1893

(include letter from Frances Willard, 1893)

Studley Family [series]
Box   1  
Papers 1856-1907
Box   1  
Newspaper clippings 1855-1910 (4 folders)
Other papers [series]
Box   1  
"Index Rerum" 1846
Box   1  
Diary of trip to Florida and other Southern states 1860
Box   2  
Diary concerning trip to Europe 1873
Box   2  
Record of receipts and expenditures 1868-1878
Box   2  
Scrapbook 1880-1881