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Abigail Gardner Drew Diary and Reminiscences, 1799-1818
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 112 page(s)

Abigail Gardner Drew (1777-1868) was the daughter of George Gardner (1731-1785) and Rebekah Coffin Gardner (1741-1826) of Nantucket, Massachusetts. George Gardner was a Justice of the Inferior Court. On April 16, 1795, Abigail Gardner married Gershom Drew, Jr. (1774-1826), of Nantucket, and they had two so...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 112 page(s)
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Allen-Johnson Family Papers, 1759-1992
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 19222 page(s)

Joseph Allen (1790-1873), the son of Phineas and Ruth Smith Allen, of Medfield, Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard in 1811. He then studied for the ministry and in l8l6 was called by the town of Northborough to be its third minister. It was a post he held for forty years, until he voluntarily relinquished hi...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 19222 page(s)
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Amy Barnes Correspondence, 1876-1889
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 575 page(s)

Amy Barnes Maynard (1859- ), the daughter of George Barnes (1815- ) and Mary Ware Lincoln Barnes (1820- ), was a native of Northborough, Massachusetts. She had a career as a cook and as a teacher of cooking in Worcester, Boston, and New Bedford, Massachusetts. In 1892, she married Samuel Taylor Ma...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 575 page(s)
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Ann Elizabeth Jennison Barton Diary from the Jennison Family Papers, 1848-1849
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 81 page(s)
The Jennison family members represented in this collection are William Jennison (1707-1750), William Jennison (1757-1843), Samuel Jennison (1788-1860), and Ann Elizabeth Jennison (1827-1869). William Jennison 1st, son of Samuel Jennison (1673-1730), was a minister and schoolteacher in several Massachuse...
(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 81 page(s)
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Anna Quincy Thaxter Cushing Papers, 1816-1918
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 4108 page(s)

Anna Quincy Thaxter Cushing (1825-1900), the daughter of Edward Thaxter (1784-1841) and Susan Joy (Thaxter) Thaxter (1791-1837), was born on 24 October 1825 in Hingham, Massachusetts. Both Anna's family and that of her husband—Dr. Benjamin Cushing (1822-1895), son of Jerom Cushing (1780-1824) and Mary (...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 4108 page(s)
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Annie Russell Marble Correspondence, 1888-1929
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 65 page(s)

Annie Russell Marble (1864-1936) of Worcester, Massachusetts—author, teacher, lecturer, and civic leader—was also literary critic and book editor for the Worcester Telegram from 1920 to 1929. Among her publications are Women Who Came on the Mayflower (1920) and Isaiah Thomas: From ‘Prentice to Patron (1935)....

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 65 page(s)
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Annie Sullivan Letters, 1887-1902
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 177 page(s)

Anne Mansfield "Annie" Sullivan (1866-1936) became the teacher of Helen Keller (1880-1968) in 1887 upon the recommendation of Michael Anagnos (1837-1906), director of the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind in South Boston, Massachusetts, from which Miss Sullivan had recently graduated....

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 177 page(s)
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Bangs Family Papers, 1839-1865
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 602 page(s)

Edward Bangs (1756-1818) graduated from Harvard in 1777 and became an attorney in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was later appointed to the state supreme court. His son, Edward Dillingham Bangs (1790-1838) received his M.A. from Harvard in 1827 after having studied law with his father. He had actually begun hi...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2009), 602 page(s)
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Bigelow Family Papers, 1791-c. 1883
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 1503 page(s)

Abijah Bigelow (1775-1860), the son of Elisha Bigelow and Sarah Goodridge Bigelow, studied at Leicester Academy in New Ipswich, New Hampshire, and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1795. In 1798, he was admitted to the Worcester County bar. From 1810 to 1815, he served three terms as a Federalist Congress...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 1503 page(s)
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