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Papers of Mary Louisa (Carr) Armstrong (1815-1895)

Description

Series IX, Papers of Mary Louisa (Carr) Armstrong (1815-1895), dates, contains letters written between Captain Richard Tucker and Mollie Armstrong Tucker and her mother, Mary Louisa Armstrong, as well as letters written by Mary Louisa Armstrong to her daughter Jane Ritson Armstrong and her granddaughter, Mary Mellus (Tucker) Clayton. This series also includes some letters and wills written by members of the Carr and Waite families. Writings in this series include newspaper clippings that mention the death of Mary Louisa (Carr) Armstrong's husband Joseph, a long letter written in 1859 by daughter Mary Geraldine (Armstrong) Tucker to Ritson ancestors in England, and genealogical research by Jane Standen Tucker on the Carr and Potter families.

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Details

Collection Name
Tucker family papers
Collection Code
MS033
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
Family papers (10 folders)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Series
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.
GUSN
287744
Reference Code
MS033.009

Arrangement

This seriesis divided into two subseries:
Subseries A: Correspondence
Subseries B: Writings

Record details

Originator
Armstrong, Mary Louisa, 1815-1895
Other People
Armstrong, Joseph, d. 1850
Armstrong, Mary Louisa, 1815-1895
Carr, Isaac J. (Isaac James), 1824-1901
Carr, Joseph, 1827-1852
Carr, Lavina, 1818-1878
Carr, Narcissa, 1816-1891
Carr, William, Jr., 1820-1842
Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922
Tucker, Richard Holbrook, 1816-1895
Descriptive Terms
correspondence
Material Type
manuscripts (document genre)
Places
Gardiner (Kennebec county, Maine)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

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