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B. R. Strong Papers

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Identifier: MS-1312
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, invoices, receipts, lease agreements, mortgages, and other materials documenting B. R. Strong's business activities between 1880 and 1918.

Dates: 1880-1950s; Majority of material found within 1880-1918

Rufus L. Buchanan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3660
Abstract This collection consists of over 4,000 documents from the different careers of Rufus L. Buchanan before and during the Great Depression. The bulk of the collection is correspondence concerning his general store, auto dealership, and efforts as a traveling salesman, with additional letters regarding land speculation and the Democratic Party, and a few from his friends and family. In addition to correspondence, the papers include information sent to him from automobile companies and the...
Dates: 1920 September 15-1958 August 9, 2008-2010, undated

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