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Elie Beatty Papers

Collection ID: MG 22

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters and financial transactions related to Elie Beatty, a cashier at the Hagerstown Bank.


  • 1814-1847
  • Other: Date acquired: 06/05/1977



0.20 Linear Feet

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.

Biographical / Historical

Elie Beatty was known for his work at the Hagerstown Bank, founded in 1807 in Maryland. Beatty began his career as a cashier, clerk, and teller at Hagerstown. In 1831, Beatty succeeded former bank president, William Heyser, upon his death and served as an interim president until 1833. Afterwards, he remained a cashier at Hagerstown until his retirement in April of 1859 and passed a month later at the age of 83.

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Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Source of Acquisition

Kenneth Servais and Donald Terrill

Method of Acquisition

Gift. Accession #A77-44

Related Materials

The University of Maryland also contains papers related Elie Beatty (92-94)

A Guide to the Elie Beatty Papers
Janice Halecki, Special Collections Coordinator
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the ODU Community Collections Repository

3000 Perry Library
4427 Hampton Blvd.
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