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Jackson J. Bushnell papers

Identifier: MC 28

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, news articles, photographs, a diary, and other documents pertaining to or written by Jackson J. Bushnell, and they span from the 1830s (before his time at Beloit College) to well after his death in 1873. There are a number of materials related to the contents of the collection itself and about and by various members of his family.


  • 1832-1966, bulk 1854-1873

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research; however, certain materials are very fragile and require Archives staff for handling, or use may be restricted altogether.

Biographical / Historical

Jackson J. Bushnell was a one of the first faculty members of Beloit College and taught mathematics and natural philosophy from 1848-1873.


1 Linear Foot (2 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Some materials were donated to the Beloit College Archives in 1966 by the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Correspondence regarding this transaction is contained within the collection primary source documents.

Other materials were donated by Emma L. Bushnell in 1934, an index for which is also in the collection's primary source documents.

Jackson J. Bushnell papers
Michelle Tom
January, 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the Beloit College Archives and Special Collections, Beloit, WI Repository

700 College St.
Beloit WI 53511 USA