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Guide to the Bowers Family Papers
 MS 2902

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 23, 2022
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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)
Location: Materials in this collection may be stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit
Language: The documents in this collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 2902