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Guide to the Mary Coolidge Rentschler Collection
1793-2000 (bulk, 1875-1950)
 MS 2999

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Collection processed by Helen Selsdon (outside archival consultant, 2002/2004); finding aid migrated to ArchivesSpace by Joseph Ditta (2020).

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 31, 2020
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rentschler, Mary Coolidge, 1892–1988
Title: Mary Coolidge Rentschler collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1793-2000 (bulk, 1875-1950)
Abstract: The collection consists primarily of the papers of Mary Coolidge Rentschler (1892–1988), her extended Coolidge, Shepley, Shurtleff, and Clapp relatives, as well as the family of her first husband, Edwin Farnsworth Atkins Jr. (1892–1923), which was involved in sugar planting in Cuba. Mary's second husband, Gordon Sohn Rentschler (1885–1948), a descendant of 19th-century German immigrants (named Rentschler and Schwab) to Ohio, was chairman of National City Bank of New York (1940–1948).
Quantity: [29?] Linear feet (in [134?] boxes of various size).
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 2999