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MS Am 1136

Grew family. Papers of the Grew, Andrews, Norton, and Wigglesworth families, 1738-1884: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1136
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Grew family.
Title: Papers of the Grew, Andrews, Norton, and Wigglesworth families,
Date(s): 1738-1884.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of the related Massachusetts families of Grew, Andrews, Norton, and Wigglesworth. The collection includes chiefly family correspondence, as well as diaries, travel journals, commonplace books, manuscripts of writings, and personal business papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

41-3044. Gift of Edward Wigglesworth Grew, Mrs. Boylston A. Beal, and Mrs. Stephen V.R. Crosby; received: 1940 November.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions of physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Papers of the Grew, Andrews, Norton, and Wigglesworth Families, 1738-1884 (MS Am 1136): Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: Please note that items 284-293 were omitted from Series I.

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include mother, daughter, and granddaughter:Jane (Andrews) Norton (1755-1840), Jane (Norton) Wigglesworth (1774-1856), and Jane (Wigglesworth) Grew (1805-1869). Manuscripts include Edward Wigglesworth'sHarvard College themes from the 1820s, Greene family and Wigglesworth family genealogy notes, and poems. Business papers include receipts for household expenses and children's education, promissory notes, and memoranda. Also wills and other documents pertaining to estate matters.

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