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Papers of Jane Standen Tucker (1917-2012)

Description

Series XI, Papers of Jane Standen Tucker (1917-2012), consists of materials created and collected during the Jane Standen Tucker's ownership of Castle Tucker and include correspondence generated during her family history research, genealogical pursuits, and management of the property as an independent historic house museum in the 1980s and early 1990s.

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Details

Collection Name
Tucker family papers
Collection Code
MS033
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
Family papers (38 folders)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Series
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.
GUSN
287746
Reference Code
MS033.011

Historical/Biographical Note

Jane Standen Tucker was the daughter of Richard Hawley Tucker and Ruth Standen Tucker. Raised on the West Coast, Ms. Tucker moved east to Castle Tucker in Wiscasset, Maine, to care for her aunt Jane Armstrong Tucker and was the property's last steward before it became part of Historic New England in 1997.

Arrangement

This series is arranged in the following subseries:
Subseries A: Correspondence
Subseries B: Writings
Subseries C: Printed materials
Subseries D: Other writings

Record details

Originator
Tucker, Jane Standen, (1917-2012)
Other People
Tucker, Jane Standen, (1917-2012)
Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922
Tucker, Richard Holbrook, 1816-1895
Other Organizations
SPNEA
Descriptive Terms
correspondence
genealogy (discipline)
historic preservation
Material Type
manuscripts (document genre)
Places
Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Places (Buildings)
Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.)
Castle Tucker Studio

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