AuthorOviatt family.
TitleOviatt family papers, 1757-1876, 1885, 1915 and undated [microform].
Description1 roll of microfilm.
Summary NoteScope and content: Consists of deeds, agreements, financial papers, and certificates of Benjamin, Heman, Elizabeth, Orson, Marvin, Nathaniel, and Schuyler R. Oviatt. Includes a report of the Summit County Treasurer (1876), a catalogue of books in the Richfield Sunday School (1835), the constitution of the Academic Institution of Richfield and a list of subscribers (1847), papers relating to the Congregational Church of Richfield (1835-1858), and notes on the history of Richfield. Also includes several letters from the abolitionist, John Brown.

<|b> This collection will be useful to researchers studying the history of the Western Reserve, Summit County, Hudson, and Richfield, Ohio. Those seeking information on the early history of land and real estate in Cuyahoga, Medina, Portage, and Summit County will find this collection useful. Those seeking information on the lives and activities of members of the Oviatt family, including the Richfield Sunday school, Education Society of Richfield, and the First Congregational Church of Richfield will find this collection useful. Genealogists might find the subscribers list of the Education Society of Richfield useful. Those seeking documentation of John Brown's raid in Kansas will find this collection useful.
Preferred CiteCite as: [Container , Folder ] MS. 777, Oviatt Family Papers, Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio.
Reproduct. NoteMicrofilm. Cleveland, Ohio : Western Reserve Historical Society, 1980. 1 microfilm reel : positive and negative ; 35 mm.
Historical NoteBenjamin Oviatt, from Litchfield, Connecticut, was one of the original settlers of Hudson, Ohio. His brother, Heman, dealt in land in Cuyahoga, Medina, Portage, and Summit counties while a resident of Hudson, Richfield, and Cleveland, Ohio. Schuyler R. Oviatt was Treasurer of Summit County in the 1870s.
Cum. Index NoteFinding aids: Finding aid available.
SubjectsDeeds -- Ohio.
Hudson (Ohio) -- History -- Sources.
Oviatt family.
Real property -- Ohio.
Richfield (Ohio) -- History -- Sources.
Summit County (Ohio) -- Surveys.
Other AuthorsOviatt, Benjamin.
Oviatt, Elizabeth L.
Oviatt, Heman.
Oviatt, Marvin.
Oviatt, Nathaniel.
Oviatt, Orson M.
Oviatt, Schuyler Ransom, 1819-1908.
Brown, John, 1800-1859. Letters.
OrganizationsSummit County (Ohio). Treasurer.
Academic Institution of Richfield, Ohio.
Congregational Church (Richfield, Ohio)
Richfield Sunday School (Richfield, Ohio)
Electronic Res.Finding aid for the Oviatt Family Papers
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: MS. 777, Microfilm (Cab. 40:8)
mq132595: Positive microfilm, microform room [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 73030]