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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2120.1

Parkman family additional papers


Account book, address book, travel journal, photographs, commonplace books, and compositions of members of the Parkman family of Boston, Massachusetts.


  • 1836-1929

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1 linear feet (10 volumes)
Includes writings, a travel journal , photographs , and commonplace books of Mary Eliot Dwight Parkman, a household account book of Ellen Dwight Twisleton, and an address book of Ellen Twisleton Parkman Vaughan.

Biographical / Historical

The Parkmans were a prominent family of Boston, Massachusetts, whose members included historian Francis Parkman and lawyer and banker Henry Parkman.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*45M-98A-G. Deposit of Mary Vaughan Marvin, Hallowell, Maine; received: 1947 June 2; gift: 1952 February.
Parkman family. Parkman family additional papers, 1836-1929: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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