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Cameron Family Correspondence, 1839-1859
MISC MSS 277
Table of Contents
- Cameron Family correspondence consists of 42 handwritten letters written by Peter Cameron, Jane Cameron, Daniel Cameron, Catherine McVeen, Jane McPherson, D. Richardson, Angus Cameron, Walter McArthur, S. F. Pamerson and G. M. Elliott. Letters were written largely from Prairie La Crosse and its successor La Crosse, Wisconsin; Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin; Galena, Illinois; Kalamazoo, Michigan; Minnesota; and La Crescent, Minnesota. Two sons of the Daniel Cameron, Sr., family, namely Peter and Daniel Jr., were pioneers in the development of La Crosse, Wisconsin, and neighboring La Crescent, Minnesota, in the early 1850s. Also included is an inventory list prepared by the Fay family in chronological order.
- Collection Title
- Cameron Family Correspondence
- Date of Materials [inclusive]
- Cameron family
- Cameron, Daniel, Sr.
- Cameron, Peter
- Call Number
- MISC MSS 277
- 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
- Language of Materials
- MISC 59
- La Crosse Public Library Archives
[Identification of item], Cameron Family Correspondence, MISC MSS 277, La Crosse Public Library Archives, La Crosse, WI
La Crosse Public Library Archives 2014 August800 Main St.
La Crosse, Wisconsin, 54601
Access to Materials
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(Accession no. 2014.053) Donated by Gordon M. Fay, descendent of Daniel Cameron through his mother's side, of St. Paul, Minn., July 30, 2014
(MISC MSS 132) Biographical Information on Peter and Emma (Van Sickle) Cameron as Compiled by the Fay Family and Myer Katz
Controlled Access Headings
- La Crescent (Minn.)--History
- La Crosse (Wis.)--History
- Fay, Gordon M.
- Frontier and pioneer life--Wisconsin
- Fur trade--Wisconsin--19th century