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Marrett Family Papers, 1782-1966

Collection of manuscripts of the Marrett family of Marrett House in Standish, Maine

Exterior view of Marrett House
An image of the exterior of Marrett House.


The Marrett family papers include materials related to Rev. Daniel Marrett (1767-1863), a Congregational minister and farmer, who was well known for introducing fruit tree grafting to this region. The collection also documents his direct descendants, including Frances Marrett (1865-1944), a teacher at the Perkins Institute for the Blind in Boston.

This collection contains:

  • Correspondence
  • Diaries
  • Financial records
  • Legal documents
  • Printed materials
  • Photographs

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Invitation from Keller to Marrett, 1892
An invitation from Helen Keller to Frances S. Marrett, 1892.




Place card, Centennial, 1889
Place card for Avery W. Marrett at the centennial anniversary of Marrett House, August 15, 1889.
Resolutions of appreciation
Resolutions of appreciation of the services of Miss Frances S. Marrett and Miss Sarah M. Lilley, unanimously adopted by the Perkins Institution Alumnae Association at the annual meeting, June 5, 1913.
Marrett Family Papers, 1782-1966