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Guide to the Charles A. Hanna Collection
circa 1822–1950 (bulk, circa 1900–1950)
 MS 3126

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Collection processed by Joseph Ditta (2022)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 07, 2022
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hanna, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1863-1950.
Title: Charles A. Hanna collection
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1822–1950 (bulk, circa 1900–1950)
Abstract: Research notes and publications on historical topics compiled by Charles Augustus Hanna (1863–1950), a banker and amateur historian whose interest in the region of his native Ohio produced "Historical Collections of Harrison County" (1900), "Ohio Valley Genealogies" (1900), and "The Wilderness Trail, or, The Ventures and Adventures of the Pennsylvania Traders on the Allegheny Path" (1911), all of which are represented by materials in the collection. Also present are 27 volumes of notes for his "The Scotch-Irish, or, The Scot in North Britain, North Ireland, and North America" (1902), as well as the contents of an 18-drawer card catalog of genealogical data on the Hanna and allied families of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Quantity: 37.5 Linear feet in 37 boxes (22 records cartons, 15 flat boxes)
Location: This collection is stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The documents in this collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 3126