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Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
.42 linear feet (2 half file boxes)
A scrapbook created by Lydia Maria Child received by the Schlesinger Library in 1986 was added to the collection in April 2015 and is represented in #8v. At that time, the collection title was changed from "Letters, 1828-1879," to "Papers of Lydia Maria Child, ca.1827-1878," to reflect the broader range of materials in the collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These letters of Lydia Maria Child were given to the Schlesinger Library in February 1978 by Lydia F. Merrill. They are included in the microfiche edition of Lydia Maria Child's correspondence (Kraus Microform, 1980), which is available at the Library. A Lydia Maria Child scrapbook was given to the Library in October 1986 by Lydia F. Merrill.
- Box 1: 1-7
- Box 2: 8v
By: Fred Wegener
Updated and additional materials added: April 2015
By: Johanna Carll
- Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. Papers of Lydia Maria Child, ca.1827-1878: A Finding Aid
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