Francis Apthorp Foster letters, 1905-1961; bulk: 1905-1921.

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Foster, Francis Apthorp, 1872-1966. Francis Apthorp Foster letters, 1905-1961; bulk: 1905-1921.

Francis Apthorp Foster letters, 1905-1961; bulk: 1905-1921.

Letters received by Boston, Mass. lawyer Francis Apthrorp Foster, 1905-21. Most of the letters pertain to his essay on Henry Ernest Woods that was published in the Mass. Historical Society Proceedings in 1920; other letters relate to books purchased. Also includes an invitation to a lecture at Christ Church, Cambridge, Mass., 20 Oct. 1961.

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Massachusetts Historical Society

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Christ Church (Cambridge, Mass.)

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Foster, Francis Apthorp, 1872-1966

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Francis A. Foster, 1872-1966, was the son of Francis Charles Foster, 1829-1915, and Caroline Padelford Foster, 1833-1923 (see collection Mss 27). Francis grew up in Cambridge and attended Noble and Greenough then the Lawrence Scientific School at Harvard in 1891-2. From about 1900 to 1915, he was an active member of Boston patriotic and historical societies. He became interested in his own family genealogy and compiled genealogical information and paid for professionals to research his ancestors...

Woods, Henry Ernest, 1857-1919.

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