Dana family.

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Members of the Dana family represented here are primarily four women related to Richard Henry Dana Jr. (1815-1882), maritime lawyer and author of Two Years Before the Mast: Sarah Watson Dana (1814-1907), his wife; Ruth Charlotte Dana (1814-1901), his sister; Elizabeth Ellery Dana (1846-1939), one of his daughters; and Rosamond Dana Wild (1879-1959), his granddaughter. The family was prominent in Cambridge, MA.

From the description of Papers, 1822-1956 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006559

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creatorOf Dana family. Papers, 1822-1956 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915. person
associatedWith Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878. person
associatedWith Carrington family. family
associatedWith Carter, Susan Nichols. person
associatedWith Channing family. family
associatedWith Dana, Elizabeth Ellery, b. 1846. person
associatedWith Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882. person
associatedWith Dana, Richard Henry, 1851-1931. person
associatedWith Dana, Ruth Charlotte, 1814-1901. person
associatedWith Dana, Sarah Watson, 1814-1907. person
associatedWith Doggett family. family
associatedWith Fields, Annie, 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
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
Place Name Admin Code Country
Boston (Mass.)
Cambridge (Mass.)
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Active 1822

Active 1956

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