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Cary Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0085

Scope and Contents

A collection of letters and diaries of a family during the mid-19th century. Includes diaries and letters of two brothers who fought with the 5th Maine Infantry during the Civil War. The family members were farmers from Topsham.

Dates

  • 1856-1920

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

The Cary Family was from Topsham, Maine. The four children were Henry, Seth, George, and Priscilla.

Extent

2 linear feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Title
Guide to the Cary Family Papers
Status
Box And Folder List Available
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686