Plimpton Family papers, 1607-1995 [Bulk Dates: 1892-1980].


Plimpton Family papers, 1607-1995 [Bulk Dates: 1892-1980].

The Plimpton Family Papers contain correspondence, personal and professional documents, writings and photographs produced or gathered by George Arthur Plimpton, his first wife Frances Taylor Pearsons Plimpton, their son Francis T.P. Plimpton, and his wife Pauline Ames Plimpton. While much of the correspondence is personal, significant portions of Francis T.P. Plimpton's and especially George Arthur Plimpton's letters relate to business and vocational matters. The personal documents and objects in this collection include baby books, baby shoes and scrapbooks, homework, bookplates, and guest lists for parties. Most of the photographic images, which consist of prints, slides, glass slides, negatives, daguerreotypes and one autochrome diascope, depict the four primary creators of the collection, but others depict their ancestors and descendants.

29 linear ft ( 33 document boxes, 9 oversized boxes 7 CMI bozes 3 other boxes).

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