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Catherine Adams Little papers

Description

Series XIII. Papers of Catherine Adams Little, (1823-1923), 1728-1903, includes letters received in the 1890s, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, and a letter from Ebenezer Adams (1853). Financial materials include household receipts (1900). Legal materials include a deed of division (Abraham Adams, 1728), a plot plan (estate of Daniel Adams 1728), and probate (designation of Catherine as guardian of Daniel and Eliza 1878). The series is arranged in three subseries according to material type.

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Details

Collection Name
Little family papers
Collection Code
MS016
Dates
1728-1903
Acquisition Type
Bequest
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
10 folders
Finding Aid Info
Paper finding aid available in Library and Archives
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Subgroup
GUSN
175479
Reference Code
MS016.13

Historical/Biographical Note

Born in 1823, Catherine Adams Little married Edward Henry Little on March 21, 1850. She outlived her husband by nearly 50 years and died in 1923 at the age of 99. Remembered as a person of strong character by many who knew her, Catherine Little was the cornerstone of the extended family that occupied and visited the house in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Arrangement

This subgroup is arranged in the following series:1. Correspondence, 1853, 1890s-19032. Financial records, 19003. Legal papers, 1728, 1843, 1878

Record details

Originator
Little, Catherine Adams, 1823-1923 (Recipient)
Descriptive Terms
housebooks
Material Type
correspondence
deeds
financial records
legal documents
receipts (financial records)
site plans

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