Scope and Contents: The Bryan Family Papers consists of correspondence between members of the Bryan, Lamme, and Sterigere families, business associates, and friends, including one letter books of Charles W. Bryan, Sr. (1863-1927); business papers, including legal papers of David Sterigere, Sr., steam boating papers, and engineering papers of C.W. Bryan, Sr.; historical research materials, including published articles of C.W. Bryan, Sr.; clippings and photographs related to stream boating, politics, family members, etc.; and miscellany including 1764 land grant, tax receipts, essays and poems by family members, children’s newspapers, funeral notices, M.A. thesis "The Daniel Boone Legend," magazines, family tree, etc.