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The Resource [Papers]

[Papers]

Label
[Papers], 1762-1917
Title
[Papers]
Inclusive dates
1762-1917
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The collection include John James DuFour's daybook of expenses and travel notes (1796 - 1826), and his instructions and reports for his work in America (1796 - 1804); maps of the Swiss colony and Vevay (1802 - 1836); and 1810 description of New Switzerland; John Francis DuFour's correspondence and appointments to public office; a 1917 transcript of David DuFour's account of his 1801 voyage from Switzerland to America; and articles by Perret DuFour (1807 - 1884) on the early history of Switzerland County and the DuFour Family (1869, 1876). A number of the documents were published in Perret DuFour The Swiss Settlement of Switzerland County (Indiana Historical Commission, 1925)
Additional physical form
Part of collection published in: Perret Dufour, The Swiss Settlement of Switzerland County (Indiana Historical Commission, 1925).
Biographical or historical data
The DuFour family, from Canton de Vaud, Switzerland, settled in Kentucky and Switzerland County, Indiana. The principal members of the family were John James DuFour (1763 - 1827), who established a colony and vineyard near Lexington, Kentucky (1798), sponsored a second colony and vineyard in Switzerland County (1802), and wrote The American Vine Dresser's Guide (1826); and his brother, John Francis DuFour (1783 - 1850) who settle in Kentucky (1801) and Vevay, Switzerland County clerk and recorder (1814), probate judge (1839), and member of the Indiana House of Representatives (1828 - 1829).
Cataloging source
ISL
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Dufour family
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  • Swiss Americans
  • Swiss Americans
  • Judges
  • Vineyards
  • Vineyards
  • Viticulture
  • Viticulture
  • Wine and wine making
  • Wine and wine making
  • Indiana
  • Switzerland
  • United States
  • Switzerland County (Ind.)
  • Switzerland County (Ind.)
  • Vevay (Ind.)
  • Vevay (Ind.)
  • Vaud (Switzerland)
  • Indiana
Label
[Papers]
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/144
Instantiates
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17536587
Extent
1 manuscripts box, 1 os box
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Bettie DuFour Smith
Lccn
91798747
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28417584
  • (OCoLC)28417584
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Manuscript materials cannot be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.
Label
[Papers]
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/144
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17536587
Extent
1 manuscripts box, 1 os box
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Bettie DuFour Smith
Lccn
91798747
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28417584
  • (OCoLC)28417584
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Manuscript materials cannot be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

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