Collection ID: HP001

Collection context


Henry H. Potter
This collection is made up of business documents and papers that were kept by Henry H. Potter. These documents and papers include bank notes, bills and receipts, checkbooks, checks and cancelled checks, miscellaneous materials, daybooks, and ledgers.
5.42 linear feet and 13 manuscript boxes


Scope and Content:

The Henry H. Potter Papers is a collection made up completely of business documents and papers that relate to the dealings of Henry H. Potter. Due to the lack of information on Henry H. Potter, it is not known what his business dealings were rather than his occupation as an architect.

Biographical / Historical:

The Henry H. Potter Papers are comprised of business documents and papers create by Henry H. Potter. There is not much information on Henry H. Potter other than he was an architect and built the Jackson Family property called The Hickories in Cazenovia, New York. The Jacksons were Reverend Townsend Glover Jackson and his wife, Sophia "Aunt Toto" Childs.

Acquisition information:
There isn't any acquisition information for The Henry H. Potter Collection as of October 31st, 2022.
Processing information:

The Henry H. Potter Papers were processed by Russell Grills and Sharon Cooney c.1980 and was reprocessed by Lucy Bell for the 2021/2022 grant funded project from the New York State Parks and Recreation Department to create and publish finding aids for the archives of the Lorenzo State Historic Site.


The Henry H. Potter Papers has one series and seven subseries: I. Business Documents and Papers; Ia. Bank Notes, Ib. Bills and Receipts, Ic. Checkbooks, Id. Checks and Cancelled Checks, Ie. Miscellaneous, If. Daybooks, Ig. Ledgers. This series and subseries is arranged chronologically by decade.


The Henry H. Potter Collection doesn't have any past accruals nor are any expected in the future.

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: a Content Standard



The Henry H. Potter Papers are open for public research. The Lorenzo State Historic Site archives are open to researchers by appointment only. Please call 315-655-3200 to set up your appointment.


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South Cottage
17 Rippleton Road
Cazenovia, NY 13035, United States