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Creator Dryden family.
Title Dryden family papers.
Dates of Creation 1886-1911.
Physical Description 1 folder.
Language of Material English
Scope & Content The Dryden Family Papers consist of a photocopy of a typed letter dated September 19, 1911, written by John Dryden of Kearney, Neb., recounting a visit to Dane County, Wis. earlier in the month. The letter contains personal observations of family and friends on the changing physical characteristics of Middleton, Wis., Madison, Wis., and the Blue Mounds, Wis. area, and a summary of the testimony given in the trial records covering the murder of a family member named Seeb Dryden in 1866. There are also typed copies of Dryden family deeds to the trustees of the First Presbyterian Church in Blue Mounds, Wis., and the trustees of an unnamed Methodist Episcopal Church in Dane County, Wis., both from 1866.
Archival History Presented by Dwight D. Forsyth, Madison, Wisconsin, Feb. 22, 1970. M70.005
People Dryden, John
Dryden, Seeb
Subjects Homicide
Nostalgia
Travel
Places1 Blue Mounds (Wis.)
Places2 Madison (Wis.)
Places3 Middleton (Wis.)
Object Name Papers
Call Number ARM 70-01
Catalog ID Number M1970.005.0001