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Louis Bennett Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0035

Overview

The business papers and legal correspondence of Louis Bennett (1849-1918) of Weston, a wealthy landowner and lawyer. Also included are papers of his father Jonathan M. Bennett and the latter's associate Gideon D. Camden.

Dates

  • 1841-1916

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

5.4 Linear Feet (Summary: 5 ft. 5 in. (13 document cases, 5 in. each))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/

Separated Materials

Three letters authored by Varina Howell Davis, wife of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, separated to the rare signatures collection, A&M 435; these letters include:

1. 1906/04/02; [New York, New York]; to Burnett, Sarah Maxwell; 1 leaf, 2 pages; 1 photo negative of letter (1 leaf, 2 pages)

2. 1906/04/06; New York, New York; to Burnett, Sarah Maxwell; 1 leaf, 3 pages; 1 envelope; 1 photo negative of letter copy (2 leaves, 3 pages)

3. 1906/05/01; New York, New York; to Burnett, Sarah Maxwell; 1 leaf, 3 pages; 1 envelope; 1 photo negative of letter copy (2 leaves, 3 pages)
Title
Louis Bennett Papers, 1841-1916
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536