Correspondence

Description

This subseries includes personal correspondence written and recieved by Mary Geraldine (Mollie) Armstrong Tucker (1841-1922). Correspondents include school friends, boarding house and summer guests, but the majority are members of her family. These letters provide rich documentation of everyday life in a middle-class New England household in the late nineteenth century, covering even the most mudane household chores.

Details

Descriptive Terms

theater companies
acting
railroads
bicycles
food
correspondence

Physical Description

Personal correspondence (17 folders)

Collection Code

MS033

Collection Name

Tucker family papers

Reference Code

MS033.003.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.

Places

Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Denver (Denver county, Colorado)
Somerville (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Farmingdale (Kennebec county, Maine)
Argentina

Record Details

Originator

Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922

Material Type

correspondence

Other People

Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952
Tucker, Mary Mellus, 1858-1899
Stapleton, Martha Armstrong, 1861-1893
Tucker, William Armstrong, 1864-1926
Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964
Armstrong, Jane Ritson
Carr, Isaac J. (Isaac James), 1824-1901
Clayton, Al

Description Level

Sub-series

Location Note

Folders #35.1-35.8, 37.1-37.9