The collection contains primarily letters and some manuscripts concerning William Marshall Anderson and Anderson family. It
covers family affairs, legal practices and business affairs of William Marshall Anderson, including his involvement in McArthur
lawsuit; the Catholic Church and its financial involvement in Ohio; the northwest United States in 1830's, archeological mounds;
Mexico in 1865, civil engineering, bounty land grants to Virginia revolutionary soldiers; Richard Clough Anderson and George
Rogers Clark, also William Marshall Anderson's diaries, including his trips to the Rocky Mountains (1834), Mexico (1865),
and Mississippi (1871); family and business correspondence of Robert Marshall Anderson, including letters re: construction
of Robert M. Anderson's home in Circleville, Ohio designed by Charles S. Keefe.
The Anderson family - descendants of Colonel Richard Clough Anderson, a revolutionary officer and surveyor general of the Virginia Military District, was one of the most prominent families of
Ohio and Kentucky.
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from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical
property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights. In some instances,
the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the appropriate
curator for further information.
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