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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.
Social Life and Customs
Size of Collection
1 box (24 folders)
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 1102
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Barrows Family Papers, 1808-1940" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 9.