Draper-McClurg Family Papers, 1838-2009 (C3069)

5.2 cubic feet (199 folders), 5 rolls of microfilm, 24.2 MB of digital files

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The Draper-McClurg family papers are comprised of correspondence, photographs, Civil War diaries and records, and other personal papers of the families of Philander Draper and Joseph W. McClurg. The papers document the families' involvement in politics, farming and orchards, lead mining and smelting, the Civil War, and frontier life in Missouri, the Dakota Territory, and several western states.