Mary Ann (Morison) May papers

Description

i720Series VIII. Papers of Mary Ann (Morison) May (1844-1936), 1862-1935, undated, includes a few letters, financial papers, legal documents (including Horace Morison's 1867 will), and literary works (including her sister's handwritten cookbook, Mrs. Sayres's recipes for tea cakes and James Rundlet May's obituaries). This series is arranged according to material type and then choronologically.

Details

Descriptive Terms

genealogy (discipline)
food
weddings
correspondence
financial records
wills
cookbooks
obituaries
inventories

Physical Description

2 folders (ca. 13 items)

Finding Aid Info

Paper finding aid available in Library and Archives

Collection Code

MS025

Collection Name

Rundlet-May family papers

Date of Acquisition

1971

Reference Code

MS025.08

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)

Record Details

Originator

Morison, Caroline Augusta, 1847-1882 (Compiler)
May, Mary Ann (Morison), 1844-1936
May, James Rundlet, 1841-1918 (Correspondent)

Material Type

correspondence
financial records
wills
cookbooks
obituaries
inventories

Other People

Morison, Horace, 1810-1870
Morison, E.W.
Allis, Nancy Olive Morison

Description Level

Subgroup

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

Mary Ann Morison was born in 1844 and was the daughter of Mary Elizabeth Lord and Horace Morison. She married James Rundlet May in 1881, with whom she had one son, Ralph May. Mary Ann Morison May died in 1936.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This subgroup is arranged in the following series:Correspondence, 1862-1935Financial records, undatedLegal papers, 1867-1918Literary papers, 1918, undated