Bodman Family Papers
Bodman Family Papers, 1687-1980 [ongoing] (Bulk: 1840-1920)
42 boxes (24 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 232
Papers cover 10 generations of the Bodman family, from small town New England farmers to Midwestern bankers and grain elevator owners. They are an extremely rich source for the study of U.S. social history, providing a long-term look at an American family. The earliest material documents rural New England life. Family and business correspondence documents the daily life and business ventures in the Midwest. Materials include diaries, photographs, writings, and papers relating to the service during World War I of Herbert Luther Sr., and Theodora (Dunham) Bodman.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The Bodman Family Papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions.
The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to the unpublished writings of Bodman family members. Copyright to materials created by other individuals may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission must be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use."
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