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MS Am 1933

Sewall family. Sewall family papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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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.


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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