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Description

Correspondence and other documents of several generations of the Barrows family of Fryeburg, Maine. Featured most prominently in the collection are letters, receipts, and essays of John Stuart Barrows from 1816 to 1848 and letters of George B. Barrows, 1833-1898. Also includes material of Jesse Barrows, 1808-1811, about his attendance at Hebron Academy and his qualifications to teach school; a letter from Dr. Reuel Barrows, a physician in Fryeburg, about the death of George Barrows in 1819; letters and essays of Anna Ayer Bradley; and letters written by and to Georgianna Barrows, 1850-1912. Also includes letters, 1929 and 1934, to Anna Barrows, an author and staff member at Teachers College, Columbia University. A few letters to other family members as well as a photograph of the Barrows house in Plymouth, Mass., are found in the collection.

Publication Date

2015

Keywords

Social Life and Customs

Disciplines

History

Size of Collection

1 box (24 folders)

Dates of Collection

1808-1940

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 1102

Barrows Family Papers, 1808-1940

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History Commons

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