Guide to the Lyman Family Memoir, [circa 1901]-

Collection Overview

Seven-page handwritten memoir of family events and personalities, especially David Newton Lyman, including a discussion of the organization of the Litchfield County Antislavery Society in 1837.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
Lyman Family Memoir
[circa 1901]-
0.5 Linear Feet, 1 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

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Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

Lyman family of Torringford, Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lyman Family Memoir, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The Lyman Family Memoir were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1995.

Processing Information

Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 95-012.