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Description

Series XII, General and Unassignable Materials, consists of a large and diverse collection of materials that document everyday life in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Financial records include invoices from merchants in Boston and the Wiscasset area, and document the purchase of household goods and food, dishes and silverware, furniture (including a stove, wallpaper, and carpets), jewelry, clothing, hardware, and the like. Payment for goods and services related to construction and repairs, interior decorating, landscape work, and installation of water, sewer, and electrical service are also documented. A variety of printed ephemera is in this series, including advertisements and related promotional items, greeting cards, calendars, and souvenir pamphlets and booklets.

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Details

Collection Name
Tucker family papers
Collection Code
MS033
Dates
1858-1919, undated
Acquisition Type
Gift
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Series
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.
GUSN
287747
Reference Code
MS033.012

Arrangement

This series is arranged in the following subseries:
Subseries A: Financial records
Subseries B: Printed materials

Record details

Originator
Tucker, Jane Standen, (1917-2012) (Compiler)
Other People
Stapleton, Martha Armstrong, 1861-1893
Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964
Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922
Tucker, Mary Mellus, 1858-1899
Tucker, Richard Holbrook, 1816-1895
Tucker, William Armstrong, 1864-1926
Descriptive Terms
advertisements
calendars
clothing
construction (assembling)
dishes (vessels)
food
furniture
greeting cards
hardware (components)
invoices
landscaping
plumbing hardware
printed ephemera
souvenirs
stoves (heating equipment)
utilities (infrastructures)
Material Type
financial records
manuscripts (document genre)
printed ephemera
Places
Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.)
Location Note
Folders 23.1-23.13, 24.1-24.25, 25.1-25.18, 28.1-28.13, 29.1-29.11, C.1.1-C.1.12

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