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Bryan Family Papers (MSS019)

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Correspondence

Business Papers

Historical Research Materials - C.W. Bryan, Jr

Clippings and Photographs

Miscellaneous



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Bryan Family Papers (MSS019), 1816-1965 | MSS Manuscripts

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Collection Overview

Title: Bryan Family Papers (MSS019), 1816-1965Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1816-1965

ID: MSS/MSS/019

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Collection Historical Note

The Bryan Family includes the families of Morgan Bryan, grandfather of Mrs. Daniel (Rebecca) Boone; William T. and Frances (Calloway) Lamme, granddaughter of Daniel Boone; Achilles Lamme, son of William Lamme; Archibald Samuel Bryan, grandson of William Lamme; and David Sterigere, father-in-law of Archibald S. Bryan.

Administrative Information

Repository: MSS Manuscripts

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Gift of the Bryan family

Acquisition Method:

Accession number 884. Gift of Mrs. Charles W. Bryan, Jr., December 22, 1967

Accession number 1046. Gift of Mrs. Charles W. Bryan, Jr., May 7, 1969

Accession number 1381. Washington University Archives, January 19, 1973

Accession number 1667. Gift of Mrs. Charles W. Bryan, Jr., June 24, 1986

Accession number 1941. Washington University Archives, January 19, 1973

Related Materials: See also Charles W. <span class="highlight0 bold">Bryan</span>, Jr. Papers (WUA00043)

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Business Papers],
[Series 3: Historical Research Materials - C.W. Bryan, Jr],
[Series 4: Clippings and Photographs],
[Series 5: Miscellaneous],
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Series 2: Business PapersAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2.1: Legal Papers of David Sterigere, Sr.Add to your cart.
Manuscripts, arranged chronologically. 29 items.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Appointment of David Sterigere as Administrator of estate of Chas. Patton in Franklin County, Missouri. Signed Wm. Henry, D. Clerk, 1830: May 31Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Deed transferring tract of land in Franklin County, Missouri from Caldwell and Celina Byrnside to David Sterigere. Signed: Caldwell Byrnside and Celina Byrnside, 1835: December 10Add to your cart.
Enclosed: Description of Byrnside tract of land and description and diagram of tract of land.
Folder 3: Deed transferring tract of land in Franklin County, Missouri from Joseph and Mary Ann Harden to David Sterigere. Signed: Joseph R. Harden and Mary Ann Harden, 1838: March 3Add to your cart.
Enclosed: Record of deed signed by C.S. Jeffries
Folder 4: Plan of David Sterigere's addition to the town of Union in Franklin County, Missouri. Includes diagram and explanation. Signed: D. Sterigere Proprietor, 1839: September 12Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Statement of account of medical bills for estate of Elijah McLean, administered by David Sterigere, 1840-1841Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Statement of account of household good bought by David Sterigere from Jas. K. Rule, 1840Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Deed transferring slave named Mary from Josiah Walton of Warren County, Missouri to David Sterigere of Franklin County, Missouri. Signed: Josiah H. Walton and Louise Agnes Walton, 1840: April 28Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Land grant to David Sterigere by United States government. Signed for Martin Van Buren by Secretary. Endorsed by Jos. S. Wilson, Acting Recorder of the General Land Office, 1840: October 1Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Land grant to John Pritchett by United States government. Signed for Martin Van Buren by Secretary. Endorsed by Jos. S. Wilson, Acting Recorder of the General Land Office, 1840: October 1Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Statement of account from Samuel Beicher to David Sterigere for building of house, 1842: December 2Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Deed transferring tract of land in Franklin County, Missouri from John Wm. Luecke to David Sterigere. Signed: John William Luecke, 1843: March 10Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Receipt for payment by David Sterigere to Chouteau and Valle. Signed: Chouteau and Valle, 1842: August 2Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Petition to condemn land belonging to the heirs of David Sterigere for use by the Pacific R.R. Signed: John Stevenson, Attorney for Pacific Railroad, 1853: August 4Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Description of tracts of land owned by David Sterigere, No dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Notice to heirs of Charles Patton that David Sterigere, Administrator of the estate of Charles Patton, will be authorized to sell the slaves belonging to the estate since a division of the slaves in kind cannot be arranged, No dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Petition by the heirs of Jane Gates of St. Louis County to the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Missouri, requesting division of property in Franklin County which belonged to the deceased, No dateAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Printed documents related to the procedures of the Missouri States LegislatureAdd to your cart.
Arranged chronologically
Item 1: Reports of the Auditor and Treasurer, John Walker; of the Examining Committee on the Treasurer’s and Auditor's offices: Hans Smith, Senator, Sterling Price, Rep., and John C. Edwards, Rep.; and of the Warden of the Penitentiary, Lewis Bolton. Jefferson City, 1836Add to your cart.
18 pages
Item 2: Select Committee Report on the Governor's Message relating to the Currency and Independent Sub-Treasury. Submitted by Mr. Reese, 1839: January 22Add to your cart.
4 pages
Item 3: Bill to regulate currency, [1839]Add to your cart.
3 pages
Item 4: Bill to amend an act to provide for the recovery of debts by attachment, [1839]Add to your cart.
3 pages
Item 5: Report by Jas. L. Minor, Sup. of Common Schools, on legislation concerning the Township School Fund system, [1842]Add to your cart.
14 pages
Item 6: Committee report on bill to incorporate the Jefferson City and Osage River Rail Road Co. Submitted by Mr. Woodson., No dateAdd to your cart.
6 pages
Sub-Series 2.2: Papers Relating to Steamboat BusinessAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Bill of lading for good delivered to B.W. Wilson by the steamer Evening Star, /Arch S.? / Bryan, Master, 1867: October 16Add to your cart.
1 page
Folder 19: Manuscript notes on a system of ventilating ships by Russell James, Boston, Massachusetts, 1834: April 7Add to your cart.
26 pages
Sub-Series 2.3: Engineering Papers of C.W. Bryan, Sr.Add to your cart.
Arranged chronologically
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 20Add to your cart.
Item 1: Advertisement for "Mechanics of the Girder. A Treatise on Bridges and Roofs," by John Davenport Crehore, C.E., 1887: January 19Add to your cart.
8 pages
Item 2: Directions on distribution of cost on bridge erection and general instructions to erectors for word done by Edge Moor Bridge Works, Wilmington, Delaware, 1889: JanuaryAdd to your cart.
1 page
Item 3: Tables of materials needed for building of Neuse River and Santee Draw Spans, Chattahoochee Draw /bridge/ and Calumet River Draw, [1895]Add to your cart.
2 pages
Item 4: Bond issue, Know County, Tennessee, for building of bridge across the Tennessee River at Knoxville. Signed: G.L. Maloney, County Judge, 1896: May 15Add to your cart.
1 page
Item 5: Statement of bids on original designs for truss spans for the Vandalia Line, 1896: September 19Add to your cart.
1 page
Item 6: List of proposed chapters for Part III, "Framed Structures," of Bryan's book on engineering, No dateAdd to your cart.
1 page
Item 7: Report, "Bridges for China," concerning the building of bridges in China by the American Bridge Co., No dateAdd to your cart.
7 pages
Item 8: Table of "Shop Costs - Southern Pacific Work," American Bridge Co., No dateAdd to your cart.
1 page
Item 9: Miscellaneous notes and diagrams, No dateAdd to your cart.
25 pages

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[Series 2: Business Papers],
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[Series 4: Clippings and Photographs],
[Series 5: Miscellaneous],
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