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Guide to the Martha Atwater papers, 1879-1883

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Summary

Personal correspondence of Martha Atwater of Sparta with nieces and nephews. Letters describe the relocation of two nephews, John and Charles DeVine, from Colorado to New Haven, Conn., following a failed business venture. They apparently struggled to find employment and their wives began teaching to supplement the family's income.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.30101
Title
Martha Atwater papers
Date
1879-1883
Creator
Atwater, Martha
Extent
10 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Personal correspondence of Martha Atwater of Sparta with nieces and nephews. Letters describe the relocation of two nephews, John and Charles DeVine, from Colorado to New Haven, Conn., following a failed business venture. They apparently struggled to find employment and their wives began teaching to supplement the family's income.

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How to Cite

Martha Atwater Papers, 1879-1883, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Martha Atwater papers, 1879-1883
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

Georgia resident (Sparta, Hancock County).


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Processing Information

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This finding aid was derived from a MARC record using a crosswalk defined in marc2ead_section.xsl. The finding aid was generated as part of a larger project to digitize several thousand small collections housed in Section A, January 2017.

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General

Cataloged from Guide.