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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Edwin Aldrich Papers, 1859-1915



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Aldrich, Edwin, 1836-1905
Title: Edwin Aldrich papers
Dates: 1859-1915
Abstract: Edwin Aldrich (1836-1905), Rhode Island attorney, was educated at Tufts College, Brown University, and the Department of Law at the University of Albany. His initial training in the practice of law took place in the office of Honorable Wingate Hayes of Providence, Rhode Island. The papers contain correspondence, legal documents, printed material, and financial documents pertaining to his career.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01875
Extent: 2 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Edwin Aldrich (1836-1905), Rhode Island attorney, was educated at Tufts College, Brown University, and the Department of Law at the University of Albany. His initial training in the practice of law took place in the office of Honorable Wingate Hayes of Providence, Rhode Island. Admitted to the bar in 1863, Aldrich immediately opened his own practice in Neenah, Wisconsin, and partnered with Moses Hooper in a successful practice in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Aldrich returned to Providence in 1864 to open a private practice before partnering with Leland D. Jenckes from 1868 to 1872. Jenckes died in 1872 and Aldrich returned to his own practice. During his career he had investment interests in the Midwest, Colorado, and Texas. A lifelong Republican, Aldrich served on the Providence city assembly from 1867 to 1869 and was a member of the Free Masons.

Source: Bayles, Richard M. "History of Providence: Bar and Bench 2." Ancestry.com. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rigenweb/article52.html (accessed August 4, 2010).

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Scope and Contents

The Edwin Aldrich Papers, 1859-1915, contain correspondence, legal documents, printed material, and financial documents pertaining to his career as an attorney in Rhode Island with investment interests in the Midwest, Colorado, and Texas.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Aldrich, Edwin, 1836-1905
Subjects
Lawyers
Places
Providence
Rhode Island
Texas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edwin Aldrich Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1993-424

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2.325/A91c [SRH1230000186] Papers, 1859-1915

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