Bishop Milton Wright Genealogical Papers (MFM-20)
Scope and Contents
The microfilm contains genealogical notes and working papers collected by Bishop Milton Wright (1828-1917), the father of the Wright Brothers. The materials date between 1779-1973 and cover the following families: Reeder, Wright, Brown, Koerner, Croddy, Brader, Andrews, Freeman, Harris, Benham, Stokes, Convenhoven, Van Cleve, Swaynie, Fry, Porter, Moody, Lake, Eudaly, Dover, Holt, Baker, and Gano.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on accessing the microfilm.
3 microfilm reels (35 mm)
Language of Materials
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Microfilm requires microfilm reader/scanner to view.
Other Finding Aids
The Wright Brothers Collection finding aid has additional context for the genealogical papers on this microfilm: http://wright.libraryhost.com/repositories/2/resources/669.
Genealogical Society of Utah, FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/7510?availability=Family%20History%20Library.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original materials of the contents on this is a microfilm are located in MS-1 Wright Brothers Collection, Part 2, Subseries 2L, Wright State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives. The materials were filmed in 1977 at the request of the Genealogical Society of Utah.
Existence and Location of Copies
Genealogical Society of Utah, FamilySearch has a detailed inventory for each roll and digitized copies of the microfilm at Genealogical Society of Utah, FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/7510?availability=Family%20History%20Library.
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