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Diaries, 1808-1819 (original and copy) [Folder 8]

By 1788-1868. John Monteith


134 continuous tone imagesPresbyterian minister in Elyria, Ohio, Detroit and Blissfield, Michigan; professor at Hamilton College and first president of University of Michigan.Correspondence between Monteith and other family members, 1817-1885, concerning current events, travels, temperance reform, slavery, and banking failures; annual report, Nov. 1818, of John Monteith to governor and judges of Michigan Territory concerning the University; diaries, 1808-1838, notes on his library, sermons and sermon outlines, speeches, notes on class lectures, account books, notebook, 1820, containing a Chippewa-English vocabulary; student notes, 1797-1798, taken by Alexander Monteith atDickinson College; and manuscript play, entitled, "The Raging Firelands" composed by John Monteith, Jr.; biographical sketch of Abigail Monteith written by Edwin Harris Monteith; correspondence of Monteith's wife Abigail, his daughter Sarah and his sons George, John Jr., Charles and Edwin; letters concerning George Monteith's service as an officer in the Fourth Michigan Infantry during the Civil War; and photographs

Topics: Monteith, John, 1788-1868., Banks and banking -- Michigan., Blissfield (Mich.), Catholepistemiad (Detroit, Mich.), Ojibwa Indians -- Michigan., Detroit (Mich.), Dickinson College., Elyria (Ohio), Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.), Indians of North America -- Michigan., Presbyterian Church -- Michigan -- Detroit., Antislavery movements -- United States., Temperance -- United States., United States. -- Army. -- Michigan Infantry Regiment, 4th (1861-1864), United States -- History, University of Michigan. -- President., Women -- Michigan -- Detroit., Mexican War, 1846-1848, Spouses of clergy -- Michigan -- Detroit., Clergy -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
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