4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Wright family.

  1. Rumsey family papers, 1661-1907

    1,000 items. 5 containers plus 1 oversize. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family of Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md. Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial accounts; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history.

  2. Nathaniel Wright family papers, 1787-1917

    23,400 items. 77 containers. 31 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer of New Hampshire and Ohio. Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal documents, and other items concerning Nathaniel Wright and his family. Relates chiefly to the careers of Wright, his son Daniel Thew Wright, and his son’s legal partner, Maskell E. Curwen, including material pertaining to the settlement of estates, railroad litigation, internal improvements, and the family’s education, social life, and travels.

  3. Elizur Wright papers, 1793-1935

    5,300 items. 29 containers. 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reformer, publisher, and actuary. Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten transcripts of writings, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Wright’s involvement in the antislavery movement and to his work as an actuary and as an author and translator.

  4. Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    32,250 items. 120 containers plus 14 oversize. 61 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.