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Bishop Milton Wright Genealogical Papers (MFM-20)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 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.


  • Creation: 1977

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing the microfilm.


3 microfilm reels (35 mm)

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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:

Genealogical Society of Utah, FamilySearch:

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:

Bishop Milton Wright Genealogical Papers (MFM-20) Guide
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Wright State University Libraries
Special Collections and Archives
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton OH 45435-0001 USA