Papers, 1797-1991 (inclusive).

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Curtis family. Papers, 1797-1991 (inclusive).

Papers, 1797-1991 (inclusive).

Collection consists of correspondence of Curtis family and friends. There is information about the courtship of the parents, family life, travel in U.S. and abroad, golf and other sports, and the lives and careers of the sons and daughters. Upper-class Boston social life is well documented in the correspondence of the five daughters. Letters and clippings provide information about the civic activism of Frances Greely Curtis, and Harriot and Isabella's support for Afro-American education. Margaret's career as a social worker in the American Red Cross and other organizations is documented in her correspondence and professional papers.

12.5 linear ft.

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