Guide to the C. W. Rush Papers 1936-1947 MG 1591


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Manuscript and Letters, 1936-1947

Guide to the C. W. Rush Papers
MG 1591
The New Jersey Historical Society
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Inventory prepared by Shawn Ryan Rosa.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. October 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: C.W. Rush
Title: Guide to the C.W. Rush
Dates 1936-1947
Abstract: Consists of a manuscript compiled by C.W. Rush, documenting the genealogical history of the Denman family.
Quantity: 0.04 linear feet (4 folders)
Collection Number: MG 1591

Biographical Note

C.W. Rush complied his history of the Denman family during the years 1934-1946.

The Denman family originated in England. Family records indicate that John Denman, the first man to bear the family name, was born in 1430. The first member of the family to immigrate to America was also named John Denman; he was born in 1621 and resided in Massachusetts. Rachel Denman, born in 1774, was among the earliest of the Denman family to live in Succasunna, New Jersey.
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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a manuscript divided into fifteen chapters. Compiled by C.W. Rush, between 1934-1946, the manuscript represents a history of the Denman family, including several
different branches.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Denman, John, b. 1621.
Denman, Rachel, b. 1774.
Denman family.
Subject Topics:
English–United States.
Immigrants–United States.
Subject Places:
Succasunna (N.J.)
Document Types:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1591, C. W. Rush Papers, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Gift of C.W. Rush.

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Manuscript and Letters,

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Table of Contents (typescript with annotations.) [1946]
1 1 Chapters I-IV 1934
1 2 Chapters V-X 1946
1 3 Chapters XI-XV 1946
1 4 Chapters XI-XV [ca. 1946-1947]

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