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Ames family letters

Ames family letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ames family letters
Creator: Ames family
Inclusive Dates: 1872, 1875, 1905
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3038
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence from Mr. and Mrs. James Tyler Ames in Roswell, Georgia to their daughter Sarah in Chicopee, Massachusetts during 1872. Correspondence regards weather, travel, family matters, and James Ames' health, and family business. Two letters regarding the mineral corundum are written to Ames from Mark Cooper. The collection also includes correspondence from Papa Ames to Nellie dated 1875, and correspondence from Charles Bass to Sarah regarding the death of Albert C. Woodworth in 1905.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ames family letters, ms3038, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Ames Manufacturing Company
Ames, James Tyler -- Family
Correspondence.
Corundum.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letters, 1872, 1875, 1905