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Daniel Varney Thompson papers, 1848-1979, bulk 1923-1979

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Series 1: Biographical Information , 1848-1970s
(Box 1, OV 11-12; 0.3 linear ft.)

Biographical information includes certificates and diplomas, passports, and wills. The item pre-dating Thompson's birth is a family document: the marriage certificate of Samuel Cogswell and Sarah Williams.
Other information about the Thompson family is included in Thompson's diaries and those of his mother and wife, found among the writings (Series 4). Some printed material (Series 6) concerns the career of his brother, composer Randall Thompson, and other items mention his wife.
Biographical information is arranged by record type and chronologically within folders.
Description Container Select
Awards, 1917-1969
1
1
Biographical Notes, 1950s-1970s
1
2
Certificate (Registered Professional Engineer), 1970
(see also OV 11)
1
3
Diploma
(see OV 11)
1
4
Driver's License, 1933-1946
1
5
Employment Applications and Recommendation, 1951-1960
1
6
Family Document, Marriage Certificate, 1848
1
7
Passports
Cecile deLuze Simonds Thompson, 1920-1941
1
8
Daniel Varney Thompson, 1920-1944
1
9
John Ireland Thompson, 1937
1
10
Selective Service Registration, 1943-1945
1
11
Wills and Cemetery Deed, 1967, 1970
(see also: OV 12)
1
12
Certificate (Registered Professional Engineer) and Diploma (Harvard University), 1926, 1956
OV 11
Blueprint of Thompson Family Headstone, 1970
OV 12

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