Henry and Elizabeth Baird papers, 1798-1937

Baird, Henry S. (Henry Samuel), 1800-1875

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Summary

  • Papers of Henry Samuel Baird, an attorney of Green Bay, Wisconsin, active in Territorial politics and Indian affairs, and of Elizabeth Fisher Baird, his wife, and other family members. Correspondence, business records, speeches and writings, clippings, and other materials concern the fur trade, Indians, the Civil War draft, Peshtigo fire relief, real estate transactions, genealogy, and family matters.

Notes

  • Portions also available as electronic reproduction.
  • In English and French, with some Ojibwe and Menominee.
  • Two of the articles on Wisconsin history are published in the Wisconsin Historical Collections, 2:72-97; 4:197-221.
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