The papers of Jedediah Hotchkiss, [1835-1908]

Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899

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  • Format Manuscripts, Theses; Microforms
  • Physical Details
    • approximately 20,000 items
  • OCLC ocn238866097
  • Finding Aids
    • Finding aid at beginning of reel 1


  • Correspondence, diaries (1845-99), notebooks, subject files, writings, financial papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous material, chiefly 1875-98, relating to Hotchkiss' service with the Confederate Army as a topographical engineer in Virginia and his involvement with various land and mining schemes in West Virginia, especially the Gauley Coal Company, the Guyandot Coal Land Association and the North Flat-Top Land Association. Also included are genealogical papers relating to the Hotchkiss and Beecher Families, copies of William Barton Rogers' notebooks for his geological survey of Virginia, and papers of Hotchkiss' wife, Sara Anne (Comfort) Hotchkiss.


  • Filmed from Library of Congress MSS 17,917.
  • Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, 1979. 61 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
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