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Lemon and Mary Hine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 076
The collection consists of the incoming and outgoing correspondence of both Lemon and Mary Hine. The letters begin in the 1850s and continue to the late 1880s. Most of the letters are paired with their individual envelopes. There are also letters to and from their children and other descendants of the Hine family. Also in this collection are financial records, photographs, publications, articles, and invitations. The materials are divided into three series: Correspondence, Photographs, and Ephemera.

Dates

  • 1855-1993

Language of Materials

English

Extent

4 linear feet; 6 boxes

Custodial History

Frederick F. Wright, a descendant of Lemon and Mary Hine, donated the collection to the DC Community Archives. The donation was originally made in 2004, with subsequent additions made in 2005 and 2006.
Title
Lemon and Mary Hine
Subtitle
An inventory of Lemon and Mary Hine at DC Public Library
Author
Finding aid prepared by Ryan P. Semmes.
Date
2006-10
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the DC Public Library Special Collections Repository

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