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Guide to the Morgan-Parry family papers 1990.006

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Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 30, 2014
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Revised by John Zarrillo, 2014

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Morgan, Henry C.
Creator: Morgan-Parry family
Title: Morgan-Parry family papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1861-1909
Abstract: The Morgan-Parry Family Papers include the official and personal papers of Henry C. Morgan and Augusta Parry. Materials of an official nature include documents and correspondence of Henry C. Morgan relating to his work as a 1st Lieutenant in the 12th infantry of the U.S. Army, and later as Captain in the 30th Regiment of the Infantry. Personal materials include correspondence and letters relating to Henry and Augusta, as well as their daughter Mary and Augusta’s father, Edward O. Parry. The collection contains a contract for Henry and Augusta’s residence on Clinton Street dating from December 1870. The collection contains five portraits, which include the following people: A.V. Lt. E. Cooker (?), Lt. Col. Henry C. Morgan, Mary Churchill Morgan, William A. Stedman, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. William Witman. It also contains two cards containing images and plans of the Royal Mail Steam Ship Scotia.
Quantity: 0.8 linear feet in two manuscript boxes
Text [Box]: A0111
Text [Box]: A0112
Call Phrase: 1990.006
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.