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Addison Ballard Collection
Manuscript Collection No.23
OVERVIEW OF THE COLLECTION
.3 cu.ft. in one box. 1865 - 1881.
Provenance: The Ohio University Library received the Ballard Collection as a gift from Mr. Ted Langstroth in August of 1971. Tarita M. Stokes processed the collection in April of 1983.
Property Rights: The Ohio University Library owns the property rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Mr. Langstroth has dedicated such copyrights and literary rights as he may possess in this collection to the public. Consideration of all other copyrights and possible literary rights is the responsibility of the researcher and publisher.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the Ohio University Library.
Photoduplication: The Library will entertain requests to photocopy reasonable amounts of material from the collection for the convenience of individual researchers.
Citation: Researchers are requested to cite collection name, collection number and Ohio University Library in all footnotes and bibliographic references.
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE COLLECTION
Addison Ballard, clergyman and educator, was born in Farmington, Mass., October 18, 1822. He graduated with honors from Williams College in 1842; thereafter, he was a professor at Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Hadley, Massachusetts. After preparation for the ministry, he became a professor of mathematics and Latin at Ohio University. He taught at a number of different colleges during his life, and he also wrote several outstanding pieces of literature. He achieved honorary membership in the London Society of Science.National Encyclopedia of American Biography, volume 3.
SCOPE AND CONTENTS OF THE COLLECTION
The Ballard Collection consists largely of letters of the Ballard family. The letters represent day-to-day correspondence in which inquiries are made regarding health and family affairs. Also included in the collection is a eulogy from the funeral of a family member.
CONTAINER LISTS FOR THE COLLECTION
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