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Series I: Cogswell Family papers, 1823-1927


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection contains numerous letters relating to personal and business events involving the Cogswell family. It also includes legal documents relating to business transactions reflecting the development and establishment of the Cogswell family throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. This family ran very successful businesses and these papers reflect the changes occurring in social attitudes and methods of business transactions over a 100 year period. The papers in this collection include business transactions, cases, bonds and personal letters showing the development and establishment of the Cogswell family.


  • Creation: 1823-1927


Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via or call 713-348-2586.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.


0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA