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Harris Family. Papers, Photographs, Newspaper Clippings

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Collection Overview

Title: Harris Family. Papers, Photographs, Newspaper Clippings, 1870-1923

Primary Creator: Harris Family

Extent: 0.4 cubic feet

Subjects: Champaign County (Ill.), Farms, Genealogy

Forms of Material: Family papers

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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).

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Champaign County (Ill.)
Farms
Genealogy

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Repository: Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

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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URL: http://www.library.illinois.edu/ihx/inventories/harris.pdf

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