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Membership papers

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Subseries C, Membership papers, 1908-1965, undated (#1.22-1.26, C.1.11-C.1.13, OB.1.5), contains membership cards, applications, certificates, and other related societal/organizational papers, belonging to the Doane and Merwin families. Membership certificates include the Bunker Hill Monument Association; Plimoth Plantation, Incorporated, in Plymouth, Massachusetts; and the Stockbridge Library Association in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Also included in the subseries are Elizabeth Wilson (Doane) Wilson (1871-1956) application papers for membership in the Massachusetts Society of the Colonial Dames of America (including photocopy); Marie Vipont deRiviere (Doane) Merwin (1878-1965) application papers for membership in the New England Historic Genealogical Society (including a 1938 booklet of society by-laws); stationary, notices, and general literature (including printed leaflets of the poem: Tapestry Weavers) relating to the National Society Magna Charta Dames and Barons; and proceedings from the national reunion of the Doane Family Association of America (including membership card, #C.1.11). A 1953 notarized letter regarding Matthew Driver of Maryland and his genealogical relationship to Elizabeth Wilson (Doane) Wilson (1871-1956) and Marie Vipont deRiviere (Doane) Merwin (1878-1965) is also contained within the subseries (#1.22). The subseries is arranged alphabetically by name of the organization.

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Collection Name
Merwin House collection
Collection Code
MS041
Dates
1908-1965, undated
Acquisition Type
Bequest
Date of Acquisition
1966
Physical Description
Organizations (1 file box, 1 carton, 1 oversize folder)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Sub-series
Credit Line
Bequest of Marie Vipont deRiviere (Doane) Merwin (1878-1965), 1966\n
GUSN
291929
Reference Code
MS041.03.03

Record details

Material Type
Organizations (Hierarchy Name)
Places
Stockbridge (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.)
Location Note
HGO-02-105-A-E-204; HGO-02-105-A-F-104; HGO-02-105-A-E-106

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