Henry Bailey Little papers

Description

Series XIV. Papers of Henry Bailey Little (1851-1957), 1867-1888 includes letters received from Mr. Spencer regarding the Spencer-Peirce-Little farmhouse (1888) and an account book of milk sales (1867-1870) and a receipt (1879). The series is arranged in two subseries according to material type.

Details

Descriptive Terms

farms
correspondence
account books
financial records

Physical Description

Family papers (2 folders)

Finding Aid Info

Paper finding aid available in Library and Archives

Collection Code

MS016

Collection Name

Little family papers

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

MS016.14

Acquisition Type

Bequest

Places

Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Little, Henry Bailey, 1851-1957 (Recipient)

Material Type

correspondence
account books
financial records

Description Level

Subgroup

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

Born January 3, 1851, Henry Bailey Little was the oldest of the children of Edward Henry and Catherine Adams Little. He moved from the farm to Newburyport as a young man. There he became a legendary figure, acting as president of The Institution of Savings in Newburyport until he was 102 at which time he finally retired. He died at 106 in 1957. His wife was Fanny Gray.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This subgroup is arranged as follows:1. Correspondence, 18882. Financial records, 1867-1870