Ashcom and Reeder family genealogical collection
This collection primarily consists of genealogical records pertaining to the families of Ashcom and Reeder, but the families of Muir, Dawson, Thompson, Hooper, Gourley, Gould, Godwin, and Briscoe are also mentioned.
- 1890-circa 1960s
- Reeder, Anne Carey Gourley (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
Conditions Governing Use
The reproduction of materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine and satisfy copyright clearances or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information visit the MCHC’s Rights and Permissions page.
1.3 Linear Feet (3 boxes; oversized folders)
Language of Materials
BOX 1 contains specific Ashcom and Reeder family records.
BOX 2 contains miscellaneous family documentation and unidentifiable material.
BOX 3 contains family scrapbooks and notebooks full of genealogical information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequest of J. Dawson Reeder.
Scope and Contents
This collection primarily consists of genealogical records pertaining to the families of Ashcom and Reeder, but the families of Muir (fl. 1860s), Dawson (1710-1844), Thompson (1649-1752), Hooper (1651-1720), Gourley (1742-1873), Gould (fl. 1850s), Godwin (1729-1877), and Briscoe (1718-1830) are also mentioned.
The genealogical work was done between the 1890s and the 1960s, however most of it was completed in the earlier part of the twentieth century by Mrs. J. Dawson Reeder (Anne Carey Gourley Reeder). The types of materials contained consist largely of typescripts, handwritten notes, family scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings.
There are numerous reproductions throughout the entire collection: handwritten transcripts, typewritten transcripts, and photocopies are all utilized. The originals are sometimes contained along with the reproductions, but the location of missing original manuscripts is not known.
- Guide to the Ashcom and Reeder family genealogical collection
- Under Revision
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- 2020-03-20: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Sandra Glascock