University of Notre Dame

Cadotte Family Papers


Origination : Cadotte Family.
Extent : 1 volume. 9 linear inches.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
In French and English .

Preferred Citation

Cadotte Family Papers (CAD), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Ledger containing records dating from 1773 to 1798 with a few notes added in 1846 and 1863; mostly financial accounts with a few notations concerning more personal matters; and related material, 1963-1975, including photostats of the ledger, drafts and the final copy of an English translation by Evan Hart and Elizabeth Hart Bennett, notes for the translation, periodicals containing articles dealing with the fur trade, and background information on Jean Baptiste Cadot.

In French and English.


Wisconsin fur traders.

Elizabeth Hart Bennett, in cooperation with her brother Evan Hart, the historic site supervisor for the Minnesota State Historical Society (1963-1964), translated the Cadotte Family Account Book (1773-1863) held by the Archives of the University of Notre Dame.


Cadotte Family.
Fur trade -- Wisconsin -- History.
Cadot, Jean Baptiste, 1723-ca. 1803.
Bennett, Elizabeth Hart.
Hart, Evan A., 1913-1964.

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