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MS Am 1933

Sewall family. Sewall family papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1933
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sewall family.
Title: Sewall family papers,
Date(s): 1777-1904.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence and other papers of the Sewall family of Massachusetts and St. Paul, Minnesota.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*76M-38. Gift of Rada Dyson-Hudson, Department of Anthropology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853;received: 1976 November.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sewall Family Papers (MS Am 1933). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

The Sewalls in this collection lived in Massachusetts and Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence between family members, mostly on personal matters: weddings, births, visits, and household moves, though the earliest letter predicts the British defeat in North America. Also contains two unidentified manuscripts relating to schools.

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