Papers of Jane Standen Tucker (1917-2012)

Description

Series XI, Papers of Jane Standen Tucker (1917-2012), consists of materials created and collected during the Jane Standen Tucker's ownership of Castle Tucker and include correspondence generated during her family history research, genealogical pursuits, and management of the property as an independent historic house museum in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Details

Descriptive Terms

genealogy (discipline)
correspondence
historic preservation
manuscripts (document genre)

Physical Description

Family papers (38 folders)

Collection Code

MS033

Collection Name

Tucker family papers

Reference Code

MS033.011

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.

Places

Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)

Record Details

Originator

Tucker, Jane Standen, (1917-2012)

Material Type

manuscripts (document genre)

Other People

Tucker, Jane Standen, (1917-2012)
Tucker, Richard Holbrook, 1816-1895
Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922

Other Organizations

SPNEA

Description Level

Series

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

Jane Standen Tucker was the daughter of Richard Hawley Tucker and Ruth Standen Tucker. Raised on the West Coast, Ms. Tucker moved east to Castle Tucker in Wiscasset, Maine, to care for her aunt Jane Armstrong Tucker and was the property's last steward before it became part of Historic New England in 1997.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This series is arranged in the following subseries:
Subseries A: Correspondence
Subseries B: Writings
Subseries C: Printed materials
Subseries D: Other writings