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The Dana family* has been a prominent part of Cambridge, Massachusetts history since the first Richard Dana settled there around 1640.

* For family history and genealogy see: Elizabeth Ellery Dana, THE DANA FAMILY IN AMERICA, Cambridge, Mass.: 1956; and Charles Francis Adams, RICHARD HENRY DANA, A BIOGRAPHY, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1890.

From the guide to the Papers, 1822-1956, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute)

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creatorOf Papers, 1822-1956 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915 person
correspondedWith Allston's family
associatedWith Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878 person
associatedWith Carrington family family
associatedWith Carter, Susan Nichols person
associatedWith Channing family family
associatedWith Daggett family family
associatedWith Dana, Elizabeth Ellery, 1846-1939 person
associatedWith Dana, Richard Henry, III, 1851-1931 person
associatedWith Dana, Richard Henry, Jr., 1815-1882 person
associatedWith Dana, Ruth Charlotte, 1814-1901 person
associatedWith Dana, Sarah Watson, 1814-1907 person
associatedWith Fields, Annie Adams, 1834-1915 person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 person
associatedWith Ireland, Catharine Innes, 1838-1925 person
associatedWith Lyman, Ruth Charlotte (Dana), 1844-1903 person
associatedWith Porter, Sarah, 1813-1900 person
correspondedWith Samual Willard. person
associatedWith Skinner, Angela Henrietta Channing (Dana), 1857-1928 person
associatedWith Swayne, Sarah Watson (Dana), 1842-1902 person
associatedWith Watson family family
associatedWith Wild, Mary Rosamond (Dana), 1848-1937 person
associatedWith Wild, Rosamond Dana, 1879-1959 person
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Cambridge, Mass.
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