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Dun family papers, 1810

Part of Dun family papers

56m116Dun family papersDun family papers, 1810-1927, undated 56m116Greg SeltzerUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center2011 March 3Special Collections Research CenterMargaret I. King Building, NorthLexington 40506-0039SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDUURL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-05-23 14:24:01 -0400.Describing Archives: A Content Standard2015 November 16Description and EAD updated by Megan Mummey English University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center Dun family papers Dun family (Ky.) 56m116 0.9 Cubic Feet 2 boxes 1810-1927, undated The Dun family papers (dated 1810-1927; 0.9 cubic feet; 2 boxes) primarily consist of letters, signed agreements and deeds, and receipts pertaining to the Dun family's surveys and sales of land in Ohio and Virginia. Preferred Citation 56m116 : [identification of item], Dun family papers, 1810-1927, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Arrangement Collection is arranged chronologically. Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Biographical note Edwin Dun (1848-1931) was originally from Ohio and advised the Japanese government on modernizing agricultural techniques during the Meiji modernization period. In 1892 Dun was appointed as United States ambassador to Japan and served until 1897. After 1897 Dun was the Japan representative of the Standard Oil company. Scope and Contents The Dun family papers (dated 1810-1927; 0.9 cubic feet; 2 boxes) primarily consist of letters, signed agreements and deeds, and receipts pertaining to the Dun family's surveys and sales of land in Ohio and Virginia. Also included are Elizabeth Dun's will and a group of letters sent from Edwin Dun in eastern Asia to his family. Conditions Governing Use The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. United States -- History -- 19th century. Land use surveys. Ohio -- History. China. Fayette County (Ky.) Japan. Virginia. Dun, Edwin Dun family (Ky.) Dun family (Ky.) Correspondence, land agreements1810-181911Correspondence, land agreements, receipts1820-182912Correspondence1830-183913Correspondence, land agreements, receipts1830-183914Land agreements, receipts1840-184315Land agreements, receipts1844-184916Correspondence1840-184917Correspondence1850-185921Land agreements, receipts1850-185922Correspondence1860-187923Correspondence1880-188924Land agreements, receipts1880-188925Receipts, will of Elizabeth Dun, land deed1890-192526Correspondence1890-192727Land agreements, receiptsundated28 Dun family papers