Curson-Marquand family papers, 1683-1943.


Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. Curson-Marquand family papers, 1683-1943.

Curson-Marquand family papers, 1683-1943.

Includes family correspondence, diaries, genealogical materials, deeds (especially one of 1683? for Kents Island, Massachusetts), wills, a sketchbook, a draft of a novel by Samuel Curson and his travel journal from Peru, papers of Thomas Wentworth Higginson as a suitor of Margaret "Margie" Curson, topics relating to Curzon Mill, Massachusetts, and other materials. Also with: one 1714 letter from William Brattle, a letter from Rudyard Kipling to Harvard professor Charles Eliot Norton, and papers concerning Alexander Campbell and his family at Duntroon Castle, Scotland given to JPM by Elizabeth Gaskill Norton.

5 boxes (2.5 linear feet)

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