Ellis Gray Loring Family papers, 1828-1923 (inclusive).


Ellis Gray Loring Family papers, 1828-1923 (inclusive).

Collection contains genealogical information, poems, and correspondence among three generations of the Loring family. Also included are more than 150 letters from Lydia Maria Francis Child (1802-1880) to the Lorings, correspondence of John Glen King and his children, and correspondence of Loring friends in the antislavery movement, Boston society, as well as literary figures and European musical personages.

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