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Collection Details


Collection Name: Jay Cooke Papers
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/cooke.htm
Dates Spanned: 1864-1905
Description: The Jay Cooke papers contain 300 items including autograph and printed correspondence and documents pertaining to Jay Cooke & Co. The bulk of the collection is dated from the years immediately prior to and following the bankruptcy of the company in 1873. A few letters and financial documents date back to the formation of the company in 1861, and a few letters and documents date from Jay Cooke’s death in 1905.
Broad Subjects: Biography
ASP Subjects: Biography; Letters; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004752