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Correspondence

Description

This subseries includes personal correspondence written and recieved by Mary Geraldine (Mollie) Armstrong Tucker (1841-1922). Correspondents include school friends, boarding house and summer guests, but the majority are members of her family. These letters provide rich documentation of everyday life in a middle-class New England household in the late nineteenth century, covering even the most mudane household chores.

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Details

Collection Name
Tucker family papers
Collection Code
MS033
Dates
1850-1899
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
Personal correspondence (17 folders)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Sub-series
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.
GUSN
288639
Reference Code
MS033.003.001

Record details

Originator
Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922
Other People
Armstrong, Jane Ritson
Carr, Isaac J. (Isaac James), 1824-1901
Clayton, Al
Stapleton, Martha Armstrong, 1861-1893
Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964
Tucker, Mary Mellus, 1858-1899
Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952
Tucker, William Armstrong, 1864-1926
Descriptive Terms
acting
bicycles
food
railroads
theater companies
Material Type
correspondence
Places
Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Denver (Denver county, Colorado)
Somerville (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Farmingdale (Kennebec county, Maine)
Argentina
Places (Buildings)
Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.)
Location Note
Folders #35.1-35.8, 37.1-37.9

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