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Henry Bailey Little papers

Description

Series XIV. Papers of Henry Bailey Little (1851-1957), 1867-1888 includes letters received from Mr. Spencer regarding the Spencer-Peirce-Little farmhouse (1888) and an account book of milk sales (1867-1870) and a receipt (1879). The series is arranged in two subseries according to material type.

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Details

Collection Name
Little family papers
Collection Code
MS016
Dates
1867-1888
Acquisition Type
Bequest
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
Family papers (2 folders)
Finding Aid Info
Paper finding aid available in Library and Archives
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Subgroup
GUSN
179619
Reference Code
MS016.14

Historical/Biographical Note

Born January 3, 1851, Henry Bailey Little was the oldest of the children of Edward Henry and Catherine Adams Little. He moved from the farm to Newburyport as a young man. There he became a legendary figure, acting as president of The Institution of Savings in Newburyport until he was 102 at which time he finally retired. He died at 106 in 1957. His wife was Fanny Gray.

Arrangement

This subgroup is arranged as follows:1. Correspondence, 18882. Financial records, 1867-1870

Record details

Originator
Little, Henry Bailey, 1851-1957 (Recipient)
Descriptive Terms
farms
Material Type
account books
correspondence
financial records
Places
Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Spencer-Pierce-Little House (Newbury, Mass.)

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