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Description

Series XXV. Photographs, 1885-1993, undated (#24.299-24.311) includes photographs that date from the twentieth century residential period of the Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm to the years after the farm became the property of Historic New England. It includes Little family portraits (individual and group), photographs of the farmhouse, Christmas card photographs of family and friends, photographs of other houses in the Newburyport area, and images of family pets and farm animals. Photographs from the Historic New England period include photos taken before during and after the 1973 barn restoration, photos from the Big Barn grant completion report, documentation of archaeology work in 1991-1993, and copies of Little family albums. The series is arranged in fifteen subseries according to subject.

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Collection Name
Little family papers
Collection Code
MS016
Dates
1885-1993, undated
Acquisition Type
Bequest
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
23 folders (ca. 527 items)
Finding Aid Info
Paper finding aid available in Library and Archives
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Subgroup
GUSN
179628
Reference Code
MS016.25

Arrangement

This subgroup is arranged as follows:1. Portraits2. Groups3. Farmhouse4. Miscellaneous5: Portraits--Family and Community Life Report (1993)6. Groups--Family and Community Life Report (1993)7. Farmhouse--Family and Community Life Report (1993)8. Portraits--Elizabeth Lindsey collection9. Groups--Elizabeth Lindsey collection10. Farmhouse--Elizabeth Lindsey collection11. Miscellaneous--Elizabeth Lindsey collection12. Buildings--SPNEA13. Activities--SPNEA14. Miscellaneous--SPNEA15. Albums--SPNEA

Record details

Other People
Cook, Mary
Little, Agnes Lawrence, 1896-1982
Little, Albert
Little, Amelia Worth, 1892-1986
Little, Catherine Adams, 1823-1923
Little, Daniel Noyes, 1858-1912
Little, Edward Francis, 1853-1935
Little, Edward Henry, 1819-1877
Little, Eliza Adams, 1861-1959
Little, Frances Eliza, 1890-1917
Little, Henry Bailey, 1851-1957
Little, Katharine R.
Little, Margaret Bradley, 1888-1967
Little, Sarah (Adams), 1854-1921
Phister, Lispenard
Stekionis, Dorothy
Stekionis, Jacob
Willson, Mary Little
Descriptive Terms
farms
historical archaeology
Material Type
group portraits
photographs
portraits
Subjects
Cats
Cows
Dogs
Horse
Places
Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Haverhill (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm Barn
Spencer-Pierce-Little House (Newbury, Mass.)
Swett-Ilsley House (Newbury, Mass.)

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