Membership papers

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts


1908-1965, undated

Location Note

HGO-02-105-A-E-204; HGO-02-105-A-F-104; HGO-02-105-A-E-106



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Subseries C, Membership papers, 1908-1965, undated (#1.22-1.26, C.1.11-C.1.13, OB.1.5), contains membership cards, applications, certificates, and other related societal/organizational papers, belonging to the Doane and Merwin families. Membership certificates include the Bunker Hill Monument Association; Plimoth Plantation, Incorporated, in Plymouth, Massachusetts; and the Stockbridge Library Association in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Also included in the subseries are Elizabeth Wilson (Doane) Wilson (1871-1956) application papers for membership in the Massachusetts Society of the Colonial Dames of America (including photocopy); Marie Vipont deRiviere (Doane) Merwin (1878-1965) application papers for membership in the New England Historic Genealogical Society (including a 1938 booklet of society by-laws); stationary, notices, and general literature (including printed leaflets of the poem: Tapestry Weavers) relating to the National Society Magna Charta Dames and Barons; and proceedings from the national reunion of the Doane Family Association of America (including membership card, #C.1.11). A 1953 notarized letter regarding Matthew Driver of Maryland and his genealogical relationship to Elizabeth Wilson (Doane) Wilson (1871-1956) and Marie Vipont deRiviere (Doane) Merwin (1878-1965) is also contained within the subseries (#1.22). The subseries is arranged alphabetically by name of the organization.


Descriptive Terms

Organizations (Hierarchy Name)

Physical Description

Organizations (1 file box, 1 carton, 1 oversize folder)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Merwin House collection

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Acquisition Type


Credit Line

Bequest of Marie Vipont deRiviere (Doane) Merwin (1878-1965), 1966


Stockbridge (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

Organizations (Hierarchy Name)

Description Level


Location Note

HGO-02-105-A-E-204; HGO-02-105-A-F-104; HGO-02-105-A-E-106