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Warren Family Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection documents four generations of the Horn and Warren families of New York, Springfield, Missouri, and Southern California, from 1809 to 1960. Includes papers of the family of Glendora, California, fruit rancher Charles C. Warren (died 1941) and his wife, Minnie Warren (died 1955), including financial documents, diaries kept by Minnie Warren from 1932-1953, and appointment books kept by Warren family members from 1897-1906; family correspondence dating from 1815 to 1906; and a seaman's journal, which tracks the voyages of Captain Alexander Horn, (d. 1817) between New York and New Orleans and between New York and the British Isles from 1809-1812.
Background
Captain Alexander Horn managed the ships “Hokar” and “Cato,” traveling between New York, New Orleans, and the British Isles from 1809 to 1812. It is presumed he died in 1817 when his ship was lost at sea.
Extent
122 items in 8 boxes + 2 oversize volumes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
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