Papers of Angeline Williams, 1851-1907, undated
Diaries, photographs, and legal documents of Angeline Williams.
- Williams, Angeline, 1835-1906 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Angeline Williams as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Collection includes three family photographs, including one of Angeline Williams; deeds and other financial records; re: Francis Williams's headstone; letter from daughter Jennie to her husband George Bardwell re: Christmas; genealogical information. The second folder contains two diaries describing Angeline Williams's daily activities including cooking, cleaning, and other chores; expenses.
Nancy Angeline Hosley Williams was born on December 4, 1835, to Theron Hosley and Orilla (Scott) Hosley, in Gill, Massachusetts. Angeline Williams married Francis Williams on January 1, 1850, in Vernon, Vermont. They had four children: Mary Jane "Jennie" (Williams) Bardwell (1850-1954), Celia Etta (Williams) LeVitre (born 1855), Minnie Orilla Williams (1859-1869), and Edwin Theron Williams (1865-1933). Francis Williams was a stonemason; he died in 1883, after an accident. Angeline Williams died on June 13, 1906.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 96-M7
The papers of Angeline Williams were acquired by the Schlesinger Library from De Wolfe and Wood in 1996.
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital Surrogates of the items in this collection are available through the Adam Matthew online database Gender: Identity and Social Change (Access restricted to subscribing institutions).
Processed: January 1996
By: Anne Engelhart
Updated and additional description added: December 2021
By: Cat Lea Holbrook
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- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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- Processing of this collection was made possible by gifts from the Zetlin Sisters Fund, the Jane Rainie Opel ’50 Fund, and the Gerard Schlesinger Library Fund.
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