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Subseries 2.3 | 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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2.3: Kate Bloede Thayer Correspondence, 1881-1889

Kate Bloede Thayer's correspondence documents family activities and friendships during the 1880s. Included are letters in German from her grandfather, letters from her brother, Victor, and several letters from her daughter Mary sent during Kate's time at a sanatorium. Also found are letters from artist friends including Arthur Bell, Thomas Millie Dow, and Lewis T. Ives. Dow's letters discuss his travels in Europe, his current artwork, mutual friends such as Arthur Bell, and other general news. Ives's letters also discuss mutual friends and general news. Letters from Kate to her in-laws, William and Ellen Thayer, discuss family news and news of Abbot's work. Other correspondence, arranged alphabetically, contains letters from family and friends. Correspondence between Kate Bloede Thayer and Emma Beach Thayer is found with Emma Beach's correspondence.
DescriptionContainer
Bloede, Grandpa, 1881-1884
2
36
Bloede, Victor, 1887
2
37
Birch, Mary Thayer, 1888-1889
2
38
Dow, Thomas Millie, 1881-1886
2
39
Ives, Lew. T., 1882-1888
2
40
Thayer, Dr. William & Ellen Handerson, 1881-1887
(3 folders)
2
41-43
B-H, 1882-1888
2
44
M-S, 1887-1889
2
45
Unidentified letter fragments, 1880s
2
46

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