Title: Harris Family. Papers, Photographs, Newspaper Clippings, 1870-1923
Primary Creator: Harris Family
Extent: 0.4 cubic feet
Forms of Material: Family papers
In 1835, Benjamin Franklin Harris moved to Champaign County, Ill., where he managed a cattle business and farmed. He also went into banking, helping to found the First National Bank of Champaign in 1865. A prominent figure in the area, he held several county offices.
Donors to the Harris Family Papers include Newton Megrue Harris, Roger Winsor and Newton Dodds, and Melissa Chambers. See also the Harris Family Papers in the University Archives (26/20/26).
Related Materials: At the Champaign County Historical Archives in The Urbana Free Library: B.F. Harris Personal Family and Ephemera File
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