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John Dod Ward family papers

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John Dod Ward family papers, 1800-1936.

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volume 2Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 22391 volume 2Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
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folder (oversize) 1Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 22391 folder (oversize) 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
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3.79 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 1 tube)
Summary
John Dod Ward (1795-1873) was an American marine engineer who lived and worked in New Jersey, Vermont, New York, and Montreal. His son, Charles Dod Ward (1838-1915), was a civil engineer who married Ada Davey, daughter of Henry Lewis Davis and Jane Moore Sprong of Oswego, New York. The John Dod Ward family papers date from 1800 to 1936 and document the activities and lineage of the Ward, Roburds, Davis, and Sprong families through correspondence, business papers, diaries, photographs, and genealogical research files. John Dod Ward and Charles Dod Ward are the best-represented individuals in the collection.
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Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
  • Family papers.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref. Some materials are unavailable for use pending preservation transfer.
Source (note)
  • Purchased from Michael Brown Rare Books LLC, 2013.
Call Number
MssCol 22391
OCLC
  • 890395527
  • 890395527
Title
John Dod Ward family papers, 1800-1936.
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref. Some materials are unavailable for use pending preservation transfer.
Source
Purchased from Michael Brown Rare Books LLC, 2013.
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Occupation
Civil engineers United States 19th century.
Marine engineers United States 19th century.
Research Call Number
MssCol 22391
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