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Summary Information

Title: Darlington Family Papers
Collection Number: DAR.1925.01
Creator: Darlington family

Collection Dates: 1753-1921
Extent: 18.0 linear feet (28 boxes, 61 volumes)

Language: English

Abstract:
The Darlington family lived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from the late eighteenth through the early nineteenth centuries. William M. Darlington and his wife, Mary Carson O'Hara Darlington, collected thousands of books and manuscripts documenting the frontier history of western Pennsylvania. The collection includes financial, personal and legal papers, and documentation of collecting activities and ephemera related to William M. Darlington and his family. Formats of materials include ledger books, research notes, manuscripts, personal diaries, photographic prints and negatives, letters, and artwork. Digital reproductions of the collection are available electronically by following the respective "Digitized Folder Contents" links within the finding aid.