Papers of Elizabeth (Kelly) Berry (dates unknown)


Subseries A, Papers of Elizabeth (Kelly) Berry (dates unknown), 1738-1859, undated (#C.2.2-C.2-9), contains church records, personal correspondence, receipts, and school papers. The church records include a Bible record for the Berry family and a certificate for a family pew at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Westbrook, Maine. Receipts reflect goods and services rendered; a majority of the receipts focus on the purchase of materials for making clothes. The school papers contain fragments of grammar and mathematical class assignments and part of a penmanship copybook. The penmanship copybook also contains a listing of herb plants and medicinal remedies. The subseries is arranged alphabetically by record type, and thereunder chronologically.


Descriptive Terms

personal papers

Physical Description

Personal papers (1 carton)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Parson Smith family papers

Date of Acquisition


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Credit Line

Bequest of Louisa Anderson (Goodell) Parker (1871-1952), 1953


South Windham (Cumberland county, Maine)

Record Details

Material Type

personal papers

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Location Note