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Lathrop family genealogy

Reading reference sources (ask staff in the Field Room)

Lathrop-Notable Kin.

University records & other unpublished sources

Lathrop family papers, 1807-1955 (SC0536)

These papers pertain to the Lathrop family, in particular Dyer Lathrop and Daniel Shields. Dyer Lathrop's papers, 1820-1849, pertain largely to his business affairs and include letters, bills, notes, and receipts, including accounts with the Spring Street Mission House, 1828-1833. Daniel Shields' papers,1807-1835, largely concern his pension as a Revolutionary soldier and his appointment as Sergeant at Arms for the New York Assembly; other items include a ledger and an appraisal of his estate. Other papers of note in the collection include a list of donations to the Albany Orphan Asylum, 1833; insurance accounts of Charles Lathrop, 1908-1915; and a letter to Elizabeth Shields, Sept. 23, 1850, that mentions the wedding of Jane Lathrop and Leland Stanford.

Stanford (Jane) papers, 1860-1975 (SC0033B)

Typescript copies of letters, poems, resolutions and other papers expressing grief of the Stanford University community following the death of Mrs. Stanford.

Stanford University print collection (SC1039).

Lathrop Family Tree; collected and arranged by John Lathrop, Buffalo, NY.