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MS Am 1070

Glynn, Elizabeth Bartlett. Elizabeth Bartlett Glynn correspondence, 1822-1829: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b [Shelved with MS Am 1000]
Call No.: MS Am 1070
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Glynn, Elizabeth Bartlett.
Title: Elizabeth Bartlett Glynn correspondence,
Date(s): 1822-1829.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of Elizabeth Bartlett Glynn, wife of Major Anthony E. Glynn and resident of Washington D. C.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Transfer from Harvard Business School Library; received: 1931 April 9.
Recataloged from MS Am 5009.


Gift to Harvard Business School Library from Charles H. Taylor.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Elizabeth Bartlett Glynn Correspondence, 1822-1829 (MS Am 1070). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Bartlett Glynn (1799-1830) (also known as Betsey) was born in Kingston, Massachusetts. Her parents were Joseph Bartlett (1770-1851) and Lucy Foster Bradford Bartlett (1778-1853). She married Major Anthony E. Glynn (c1792-1860) in 1826.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Contains letters from Elizabeth Bartlett Glynn in Alexandria, Virginia (or Washington D.C.) to Glynn family members in Kingston, Massachusetts, chiefly addressed to her mother, Lucy Foster Bradford Bartlett, though often including letters to several family members in a single letter, as well as from other members of the Bradford household in Alexandria to the Bartletts. The letters concern Glynn's time living in and around the Washington, D.C. area (apparently first in the home of her mother's brother, Catherine Ann Penniman Bradford and Charles Bradford), including her marriage to a Major Anthony E. Glynn in 1826. All names are formatted fully with married names, though correspondent may not have been married at the time.
Correspondents include: (mother) Lucy Foster Bradford Bartlett, (father) Joseph Bartlett, (sister) Nancy Bartlett Drew, (uncle) Charles Bradford, (aunt) Catherine Ann Penniman Bradford, and (cousin) Catherine A. Bradford Masi.

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