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MS Am 1987

Bigelow, Andrew, 1795-1877. Papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1987
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bigelow, Andrew, 1795-1877.
Title: Papers,
Date(s): 1817-1867.
Quantity: 1 collection (3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Primarily family correspondence of the American clergyman and writer Andrew Bigelow.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*77M-71
Purchased with the P. D. Howe fund from F. Robichaud, 35 Main Street, Ayer, Massachusetts 01432; received: 1977 May 22.

Biographical / Historical

Bigelow was a Unitarian clergyman.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Chiefly correspondence between family members, especially Andrew Bigelow, his wife Amelia, his brothers John Prescott Bigelow and Francis Bigelow, his sisters Elizabeth Prescott Bigelow and Katherine Bigelow Lawrence, and his brother-in-law Abbott Lawrence. Includes discussions of family financial transactions. Also contains letters to Bigelow in his position as minister. These letters are from other clergymen suggesting swapping Sundays or particular pulpits, or accompany monetary contributions to the church.

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