Swanton family papers, 1801-1957 [microform].


Swanton family papers, 1801-1957 [microform].

The collection consists of a microfilm copy of the papers of the Swanton family from 1801-1957. The papers include family correspondence, most of which is addressed to Dr. Joseph F. Woodbury; a history of the Swanton House; and a scrapbook (1803-1900) containing letters, clippings, obituaries, sketches, poems, and memorabilia of the Swanton-Woodbury family.

1 microfilm reel (MF)

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