Papers of Mary Louisa (Carr) Armstrong (1815-1895)

Description

Series IX, Papers of Mary Louisa (Carr) Armstrong (1815-1895), dates, contains letters written between Captain Richard Tucker and Mollie Armstrong Tucker and her mother, Mary Louisa Armstrong, as well as letters written by Mary Louisa Armstrong to her daughter Jane Ritson Armstrong and her granddaughter, Mary Mellus (Tucker) Clayton. This series also includes some letters and wills written by members of the Carr and Waite families. Writings in this series include newspaper clippings that mention the death of Mary Louisa (Carr) Armstrong's husband Joseph, a long letter written in 1859 by daughter Mary Geraldine (Armstrong) Tucker to Ritson ancestors in England, and genealogical research by Jane Standen Tucker on the Carr and Potter families.

Details

Descriptive Terms

correspondence
manuscripts (document genre)

Physical Description

Family papers (10 folders)

Collection Code

MS033

Collection Name

Tucker family papers

Reference Code

MS033.009

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.

Places

Gardiner (Kennebec county, Maine)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Record Details

Originator

Armstrong, Mary Louisa, 1815-1895

Material Type

manuscripts (document genre)

Other People

Armstrong, Mary Louisa, 1815-1895
Armstrong, Joseph, d. 1850
Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922
Tucker, Richard Holbrook, 1816-1895
Carr, Isaac J. (Isaac James), 1824-1901
Carr, Joseph, 1827-1852
Carr, Lavina, 1818-1878
Carr, Narcissa, 1816-1891
Carr, William, Jr., 1820-1842

Description Level

Series

Arrangement

Arrangement

This seriesis divided into two subseries:
Subseries A: Correspondence
Subseries B: Writings