Hubbard Family Papers 1639-1925 (bulk 1830-1897)


Hubbard Family Papers, 1639-1925, (bulk 1830-1897)

Hubbard Family Papers 1639-1925 (bulk 1830-1897)

Chiefly correspondence supplemented by diaries, notes, drawings, poems, speeches and writings, and printed material of various members of the Hubbard family and their relatives, primarily Gardiner G. Hubbard, his wife, Gertrude Mercer McCurdy Hubbard , father, Samuel Hubbard, and father-in-law, Robert Henry McCurdy. Includes material relating to Gardiner Hubbard's interest in the education of the deaf, the Caledonia Mines, ranching in Washington state, and the development of the Bell telephone system in Europe; also includes papers relating to Robert Henry McCurdy's activities during the Civil War, especially with the Union Defence Committee in New York.

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