Guide to the Dillon and Fetterman Families Papers, 1799-1854 AIS.1974.30

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Dillon and Fetterman Families Papers
Creator
Dillon family
Creator
Fetterman family
Collection Number
AIS.1974.30
Date
1799-1854
Extent
0.63 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract
The papers of the Dillon and Fetterman families consist of thirteen items, including personal letters, a diary, and other documents concerning Humphrey Dillon and his family.

Preferred Citation

Dillon and Fetterman Families Papers, 1799-1854, AIS.1974.30, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Biography

Humphrey Dillon was an innkeeper in Bedford, Pa. during the first half of the 19th century. His daughter Anna Maria married Nathaniel Plummer Fetterman of Beaver, Pa.

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection contains thirteen documents arranged in four sections by document type. Personal letters are written to Dillon family members and concern family matters. Humphrey Dillon's diary briefly describes his immigration to the United States and also gives some genealogical information. A legal document appoints a lawyer to help N.P. Fetterman and his wife Anna Maria settle Humphrey Dillon's estate. Miscellaneous items include notes about family genealogy and empty letter envelopes.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, 1974

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Archives & Special Collections
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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr. George H. Fetterman, M.D. in 1974.

Processing Information

Revision for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Amy Shaffer in June 2004. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 1403382

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Controlled Access Headings

Family Name(s)

  • Dillon family
  • Fetterman family

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Diaries
  • Family papers
  • Legal documents

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865

Personal Name(s)

  • Dillon, Humphrey
  • Fetterman, Anna Maria
  • Fetterman, Nathaniel Plummer

Subject(s)

  • Ethnic groups
  • Irish Americans -- Pennsylvania
  • Personal papers

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Previous Citation

Dillon and Fetterman Families Papers, 1799-1854, AIS.1974.30, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Dillon-Fetterman Families. Papers, 1799-1854. ais 74:30, Archives of Industrial Society, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  BoxFolder
Letters, 1818-1854 11

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  Folder
Diary of Humphrey Dillon, 1799-1821 2

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  Folder
Legal Document, 1844 3

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  Folder
Envelopes and Notes, Miscellaneous, 1801-1854 4

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  Folder
Humphrey Dillon's Leather Pocketbook, 1801-1854 5

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