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Willard P. Gerrish papers

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Title:Willard P. Gerrish papers
Date range:1874-1937, (bulk 1896-1920)
Creator:Gerrish, Willard P. (Willard Peabody), b. 1866
Abstract:The Willard P. Gerrish papers include a travel journal, specifications, blueprints and photographs of various telescopes and mounts, along with related technical writings by Gerrish on specific engineering projects, from 1896 to 1920. Household receipts and correspondence comprise a large portion of the collection. Also included are legal documents and correspondence regarding the estate of his father, William H. Gerrish, and high school copy books belonging to his sisters Isabel and Mary.
Language of materials:English
Repository:John Hay Library, Special Collections
Collection number:Ms.2005.80