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Guide to the George McAneny Papers
1885-1989
 MS 2963

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 06, 2015
Description is in English

Container List

Series II: Herbert McAneny, 1901-1989

Scope and Contents note

This series is comprised of material relating to Herbert McAneny, including letters, photos, articles, books and periodicals. Correspondence includes letters written by Herbert to his mother in the 1920's from Oxford College and other European locations, and from Riverdale Camp in the Adirondacks. Additional correspondence includes Christmas cards featuring photos of Herbert's family, birth announcements for the children of family friends, and an invitation and announcement for his daughter's wedding. Photographs include portraits of family members, photos from the 40th reunion of Herbert's 1923 class at Williams College, and other unidentified photos. There are also photos of theater productions and playbills and other material relating to the theater. Additional material relates to Herbert's interest in the outdoors and history, specifically: trail books and publications on the Adirondacks; pamphlets on Fort Ticonderoga and Fort William Henry; trail guides for Williamstown, Batona Trail, New Jersey, and the Appalachian Trail; and travel pamphlets and magazines, including two issues of the magazine of the Wilderness Society.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Correspondence [Herbert McAneny to Marjorie McAneny]
1920-1925
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1923-1990, [undated]
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Correspondence [Holiday cards and invitations]
1950's-1980's
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Correspondence [Loud genealogy inquiry]
1971
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Playbills and other theater related material
1901-1975, [undated]
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Photographs of theatrical productions
undated
Oversize: Small Folder : McAneny OS 1 Photograph of theatrical productions
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Photographs, Herbert McAneny and other family members; unidentified photographs
1940's-1970's
Oversize: Small Folder : McAneny OS 1 Photograph of Lake George (?)
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Alumnae mailing lists and bulletins
1960'S-1970'S
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Adirondacks hiking maps and publications
1950's-1990's
Box: 3 Folder : 3 The Adirondacks, by Clyde H. Smith
1976
Box: 3 Folder : 4 An Adirondack Sampler, by Bruce Wadsworth
1979
Box: 3 Folder : 5 By Foot in the Adirondacks, by Phil Gallos
1972
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Pamphlets and images of Lake George
1910, 1976, undated
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Pamphlets on Fort Ticonderoga and Fort William Henry
1935, 1955
Box: 3 Folder : 8 Trail Guides, including Williams Outing Club: Trail Guide & Map
1973
Box: 3 Folder : 9 Travel brochures and wilderness magazines
1963-1985
Box: 3 Folder : 10 Rewards of Reading; photocopied excerpts of literature and poetry; facsimile of letter from Abraham Lincoln
1864, 1989, undated

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