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Subseries 2.6 | 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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2.6: General Correspondence, 1883-1987

This series contains the correspondence of other members of the Thayer and Reasoner families. Included is correspondence between Elsie Birch and her cousins, and the correspondence of her mother, Mary Thayer Birch. Also found are letters to Jean Reasoner Plunket, Abbott Thayer's granddaughter, including many from Nelson C. White, who collected research material for a biography of Abbott Thayer.
Gerald H. Thayer's correspondence discusses concealing coloration, the estate of Abbott and Emma Thayer, and letters of condolence from George Gray Barnard and Edwin H. Blashfield. Additional correspondence found here includes letters to Gerald's wife, Alma, from the family friend and Thayer patron, John Gellatly, letters to Abbott Thayer's parents, Dr. William and Ellen Thayer, and letters to Jay and Philip Whelpley, family friends of the Thayers.
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Elsie Birch, 1933, 1946
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Mary Thayer Birch, 1886-1915, circa 1924
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Jean Reasoner Plunket, 1945-1987
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Allen Reasoner, 1935-1942
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Alma E. Thayer from John Gellatly, 1925
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Gerald H. Thayer, 1908-1924
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Dr. William H. Thayer and Ellen Handerson Thayer, 1883-1891
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Jay and Philip Whelpley, 1910-1927
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Unidentified correspondence, 1908-1927
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