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Guide to the Thomas William Edmondson Papers MC.17

New York University Archives

Collection processed by Barbara J. Balliet, January 1978. Electronic version prepared by Ashley Sena-Levine.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 19, 2022
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Jacqueline Rider for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description  , June 2019

Scope and Contents

The papers of Thomas William Edmondson consist primarily of correspondence with members of the Edmondson family who resided in Yorkshire, England. Some letters from friends and associates of Edmondson are also included.

The members of the Edmonson family appearing in the papers are the children and descendants of Thomas Edmondson (d. Nov. 17, 1917) and Sarah Dodgson. Their ages are unclear from the papers. The family members are listed below in alphabetical order.

Dick Edmondson, married to Billie Nottingham in 1904. One child, Mary, born in 1906.

George Edmondson, married to Frances in 1914.

Harry Edmondson, married to an unnamed widow in 1916. No children. His wife died in 1918.

Jack Edmondson, married to Mabel in 1894. Five children: Katie, Sallie, Tom, Leonard, and Jessie. He also adopted Mabel's niece, Dorothy.

Jim Edmonson, married to Bessie Dickinson in 1904. One child, Marjery, born ca. 1907.

Nan Edmondson, married to George Mattock in 1907. Two children, Mary and "Baby."

Sallie Edmondson, married to Jim Bargh in 1909. One child, Geoffrey, born in 1912. She separated from Bargh in 1916.

Thomas William Edmondson, married to Minnie Ramsden in 1896. No children.


Edmondson's papers are arranged chronologically by correspondent.