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Guide to the Bowers Family Papers
1686-1982
 MS 2902

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bowers (Family : Otsego County, N.Y.)
Title: Bowers family papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1686-1982 (bulk 1801-1899)
Abstract: The Bowers family settled in upstate New York near Cooperstown in the first years of the nineteenth century and became one of its most prominent families. This collection primarily consists of correspondence to and from Bowers family members as well as documents concerning the family's land transactions.
Quantity: 4.5 Linear feet (8 boxes, 13 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Language: The Bowers Family Papers are written in English.
Call Phrase: MS 2902