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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


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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 3: Historical Research Materials - C.W. Bryan, JrAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Correspondence and inventories of books and pamphlets donated by C.W. Bryan, Jr to various organizations. Also includes receipts for other charitable donations, 1942-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Notes on description and history of steamboatsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript notes taken from Way's Directory of Western River Packets, 1950 edition, complied by Frederick Way, Jr., on Steamers Black Hills, Gen. Meade, Helena, Western, and Yellowstone. Compiled by Ruth Ferris, Missouri Historical SocietyAdd to your cart.
7 pages
Item 2: Typescript note "River Steamer Bell," copy of sign on bell of Steamer YellowstoneAdd to your cart.
1 page
Item 3: Notes and diagrams of Steamer Western. Note to F.W. Jr./Frederick Way?/from C.W. Bryan, March 1, 1964Add to your cart.
3 pages
Item 4: Articles on steam boating on the Missouri River from newspapers of the time (copies)Add to your cart.
17 pages
Item 5: Typescript notes from William E. Lass, A History of Steamboating on the Upper Missouri River, 1962; Jefferson City Daily Tribune, April 2, 1881; "The Missouri River and Its Victims" by W.J. MacDonald, Missouri Historical Review, Volume 21; and Joseph Mills Hanson, The Conquest of the Missouri, 1946Add to your cart.
5 pages
Item 6: Photocopy excerpts from John G. MacDonald, History of Navigation on the Yellowstone RiverAdd to your cart.
6 pages
Item 7: Photocopy excerpt from History of MontanaAdd to your cart.
1 page
Item 8: Extracts from "Steamboats in the Idaho Gold Rush," John E. Parsons, Montana: The Magazine of Western History, Volume 10, Number 1 (January 1960)Add to your cart.
1 page
Item 9: Manuscript copies of articles from the St. Louis Republican, April 1-June 30, 1879Add to your cart.
1 page
Item 10: Manuscript notes from A History of the Missouri River by Phil E. ChappellAdd to your cart.
1 page
Item 11: Miscellaneous manuscript notesAdd to your cart.
2 pages
Folder 23: Photocopies of newspaper articles on steamboatsAdd to your cart.
Miles City American: "Two Famous Steamers That Helped Make History on the Yellowstone in 70's Were the Josephine and the Far West," "Steamer Wrecked in Buffalo Rapids in Yellowstone Now Modern Auto Garage," "Steamboating on the Yellowstone and Missouri Fifty Years Ago from Bismarck to Miles City; Boat Had to be Hauled Off Sandbars at Least Once Every 24 Hours," and "Steamboat Building Old Historic Relic Is Being Torn Down"
Folder 24: Biographical information on family membersAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Typescript biography of C.W. Bryan, Sr. prepared by Otis E. Hovey, Geo. H. Pegram, and C.G. Emil Larsson of the American Society of Civil EngineersAdd to your cart.
5 pages
Item 2: Typescript biography of Arch. S. BryanAdd to your cart.
3 pages
Item 3: Photocopy of Biography of Edwin B. Lamme from Progressive Men of the State of Montana, published by A.W. Bowen and Co., ChicagoAdd to your cart.
2 copies, 4 pages
Item 4: Photocopy of Biography of Nelson Story from Progressive Men of MontanaAdd to your cart.
2 pages
Folder 25: Biographical information on Achilles LammeAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Photocopy of paragraph from Medicine in the Making of Montana, Paul C. Phillips, 1962Add to your cart.
1 page
Item 2: Photocopy of article, "A Pioneer Gone," on the death of Achilles Lamme, from The Bozeman Weekly Chronicle, December 26, 1888Add to your cart.
1 page
Item 3: Manuscript notes from Early History of the Episcopal Church in Montana by Daniel S. Tuttle, Montana's Early History by W.J. Beall, and Bozeman's First Schools by Mrs. W.J. BeallAdd to your cart.
2 pages
Item 4: Miscellaneous manuscript notesAdd to your cart.
3 pages
Folder 26: Information on Bozeman, the Gallatin Valley, MontanaAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Summary of geographic, social and economic informationAdd to your cart.
4 pages
Item 2: "The Early West Lives Again," article on exploration by Prince Macimilian and artist Karl Bodmer, 1833-1834Add to your cart.
4 pages
Item 3: Maps and tourist information on Bozeman and surrounding areaAdd to your cart.
4 pages
Item 4: Photograph of BozemanAdd to your cart.
1 page
Folder 27: Typescript article by Charles W. Bryan, Jr., "Aboard the Western in 1879"Add to your cart.
20 pages
Folder 28-29: Published articles by Charles W. Bryan, Jr.Add to your cart.
Item 1: "Aboard the Western in 1879," Missouri Historical Review, Volume LVIV, 1964: OctoberAdd to your cart.
pages 46-63
Item 2: "Dr. Lamme's Gallant Sidewheeler 'Yellowstone'," Montana Western History, Volume 15, 1965: JulyAdd to your cart.
pages 24-43
Item 3: "Flanders Callaway, A Frontier Type," Missouri Historical Society Collections, Volume VI, Number 1, 1928Add to your cart.
Offprint
Item 4: "From Marthasville to Marysville in 1850," Bulletin of the Missouri Historical Society, Volume 19, 1963: JanuaryAdd to your cart.
pages 115-126. Also includes offprint. 2 items
Item 5: "Morgan Bryan, Pioneer on the Opequon and Yadkin," The Virginia Magazine, Volume 70, 1962: AprilAdd to your cart.
pages 154-164. Also includes offprint. 2 items
Item 6: "Richard Callaway, Kentucky Pioneer," The Filson Club Quarterly, Volume 9, 1935: JanuaryAdd to your cart.
pages 35-50
Folder 30: Bound notebook containing notes by C.W. Bryan, Jr.Add to your cart.
Includes English ironwork specifications, comparisons for different types of truss, plate girder specifications, modern frames structures, etc. Also includes diagrams for Bismarck Bridge, Plattsmouth Bridge, Rulo Bridge, Kansas City Bridge, Hawkesbury Bridge, Sabula Bridge, and Kentucky River Bridge

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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],
[All]


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