Poultney Bigelow papers, 1855-1954.

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Bigelow, Poultney, b. 1855. Poultney Bigelow papers, 1855-1954.

Poultney Bigelow papers, 1855-1954.

Records consist of family and general correspondence, Bigelow's writings, biographical materials, papers of his first and second wives, and related materials. Papers, 1874?-1928, of Poultney Bigelow's first wife, Edith Jaffray Bigelow, consist of correspondence, diaries and draft for a novel. Papers of Lillian Pritchard Bigelow, his second wife, contain family and general correspondence, diaries, notebooks, clippings, and memorabilia. Outsize materials, 1898-1937, include photographs, maps and memorabilia.

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