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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer family papers, 1851-1999, bulk 1881-1950 | Digitized Collection

Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer family papers, 1851-1999, bulk 1881-1950

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Series 2: Correspondence, 1867-1987
(Box 1-3; 2.0 linear feet)

Personal and professional correspondence of the Thayer family is found in this series. The bulk of the correspondence belongs to Abbott Handerson Thayer and his second wife Emma Beach Thayer, although several folders are for Thayer's first wife Kate Bloede Thayer. Correspondence is also found for Thayer's daughter Gladys Thayer Reasoner and her husband David Reasoner and other family members, including Mary Thayer Birch, Gerald Thayer, and Jean Reasoner Plunket.
The Correspondence series has been arranged primarily by individual family member or general correspondence into 6 subseries:
Subseries 2.1: Abbott Handerson Thayer Correspondence, 1881-1921
Subseries 2.2: Emma Beach Thayer Correspondence, 1865-1924
Subseries 2.3: Kate Bloede Thayer Correspondence, 1881-1889
Subseries 2.4: Gladys Thayer Reasoner Correspondence, 1907-1943
Subseries 2.5: David Reasoner Correspondence, 1918-1954
Subseries 2.6: General Correspondence, 1883-1987

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.