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COLLECTION Identifier: 84-M102

Additional papers of the Alger family, 1809-1984 (inclusive), 1952-1981 (bulk)


Addenda to the papers (A-103) of the Alger family from New England, including correspondence and photographs.


  • Creation: 1809-1984
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1952-1981

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by the Alger family is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. 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.


.21 linear feet (1/2 file box )

Addenda to the papers of the Alger family from New England, including correspondence, some regarding the U.S.S. John Rodgers; clippings; and photographs.


The Alger Family papers comprise the papers of seven prominent New England and Pennsylvanian families: Alger, Rodgers, Meigs, Taylor, Jackson, Price, and Hubbell. The papers have their base in the family of Louisa Taylor Alger (1866-1962) and Philip Rounseville Alger (1859-1912).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 84-M102

These addenda to the papers of the Alger family were given to the Schlesinger Library in June 1984 by Louisa Alger.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Alger family papers, 1809-1969 (A-103); Alger family Additional papers, ca.1850-1980 (1632--80-M189); and Alger family Additional papers, 1809-1993 (MC 829).

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory: November 1984

By: Cassandra L. Fraser


Alger family. Additional papers of the Alger family, 1809-1984 (inclusive), 1952-1981 (bulk): A Finding Aid
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