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Nancy Douglas Bowditch and Brush Family papers, circa 1860-1985

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3.1: Nancy Douglas Bowditch Correspondence , circa 1900-1978

The bulk of this subseries consists of the personal correspondence of Nancy Bowditch with her parents and parents-in-law, siblings, and first husband, William Robert Pearmain. Also found are letters from Jane Clemens, Barry Faulkner, and Gerald, Gladys, Emma, and Mary Thayer.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent, with the exception of professional correspondence relating to Nancy's book A Joyous Painter, which is arranged chronologically at the end of the subseries.
This subseries has been scanned in its entirety. Duplicates have not been scanned.
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Notes, circa 1960s
1
11
Alden, D. W., 1971
1
12
Allison, Hildreth and Henry, 1946-1973
1
13
Barton, Bob, 1974
1
14
Beloin, Mary, 1975
1
15
Biagi, Laura, 1908
1
16
Bowditch, Harold, undated, 1917-1921
1
17
Bowditch, Martha, 1939-1971
1
18-19
Brush, George de Forest, 1905-1910
1
20
Brush, George de Forest, 1911-1915
1
21
Brush, George de Forest, 1916-1933
1
22
Brush, George de Forest, 1938-circa 1940
1
23
Brush, George de Forest, circa 1900-1940
1
24
Brush, George de Forest, 1941
condolence letters
1
25
Brush, Gerome, 1912-1971
1
26-27
Brush, Grandmother, 1909-1910
1
28
Brush, Jane, 1946-1952
1
29-30
Brush, Mary, circa 1940-1955
1
31
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1910-1914
1
32
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1918-1929
1
33
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1933-1941
1
34
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1942-1946
1
35
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, 1927-1948
1
36
Brush, Mittie Taylor Whelpley, circa 1910-1950
1
37
Brush, Thea, circa 1900-1935
1
38-39
Brush, Tribbie, 1910
1
40-41
Chantal, Bianca de, 1908
1
42
Chantal, Lya de, 1907
1
43
Childers, Molly, 1961
1
44
Clemens, Jane (Jean), 1906-1908
1
45
Clemens, Jane (Jean), 1909
1
46
Clemens, Jane (Jean), circa 1908
1
47
Coates, Winslow Shelby, circa 1940-1946
1
48-49
Coburn, Frederick, 1947
1
50
Cogswell, Kathleen, 1962-1977
1
51
Cooper, Hortense, circa 1960s
1
52
Dresser, Faith, 1917-circa 1920
1
53
Faulkner, Barry, 1909-1964
1
54-55
Faulkner, Martha B., 1908
1
56
Forbes, Grace, 1965
1
57
Greene, Mary, 1907-1912
1
58-59
Hume, Hugh, 1910-1928
1
60
Hume, Lillie, circa 1910
1
61
Henderson, C. Hanford, 1912
1
62
Henderson (?), Gerald, circa 1910
1
63
Henderson, Hilly (probably Hildegarde), circa 1900
1
64
Kent, Kathleen, circa 1910
1
65
Kidder, Homer H., 1905
1
66
Lemmi, Charles, 1910
1
67
McKittrick, Margaret, 1908-1909
1
68
McVeigh, Rogers, 1912
1
69
Proctor, A. Phimister, 1947-1949
1
70
Proctor, Hester, 1974-1978
1
71
Pumpelly, Eliza, 1909
1
72
Osgood, Hamilton, 1907
1
73
Osgood, Margaret (Nonna), 1912-1915
1
74-75
Pearmain, Alice, 1907-1927
1
76-77
Pearmain, John (Jack), 1907-1955
1
78-79
Pearmain, Margaret, 1909-1932
1
80-81
Pearmain, Mary Alice (Polly), 1928-1947
1
82-83
Pearmain, Sumner B., 1909-1929
1
84
Pearmain Family, circa 1910
1
85
Pearmain, William Robert, 1905
William to Nancy
1
86
Pearmain, William Robert, 1907
William to Nancy
1
87
Pearmain, William Robert, 1908
William to Nancy
2
1
Pearmain, William Robert, 1909-1912
William to Nancy
2
2
Pearmain, William Robert, circa 1907-1912
William to Nancy
2
3-4
Pearmain, William Robert, 1905-1907 September
Nancy to William
2
5
Pearmain, William Robert, 1907 October-December
Nancy to William
2
6
Pearmain, William Robert, 1908
Nancy to William
2
7
Pearmain, William Robert, 1909-1910
Nancy to William
2
8
Pearmain, William Robert, circa 1905-1910
Nancy to William
2
9
Pearmain, William Robert, circa 1910
Fragments
2
10
Pearmain, William Robert, 1912
Condolence letters
2
11
Sanger, Margaret, undated, 1912
2
12
Smith, Corina, circa 1920s
2
13
Storer, Grandmother, circa 1910
2
14
Tharp, Louise Hall, 1954-1979
2
15
Thayer, Emma Beech, 1907-1910
2
16
Thayer, Gerald (Gra), 1903-1910
2
17
Thayer, Gladys (Galla), 1903-1908, undated
2
18-19
Thayer, Mary, 1904-1907
2
20
Upton, Grandmother, 1907
2
21
Volk, Marion, 1909-1911
2
22
Vose, Robert C., 1948-1949
2
23
Whelpley, J., circa 1920
2
24
Whelpley, Nan, 1912-1970
2
25-26
Whelpley (?), Page, 1976
2
27
White, Nelson C., 1940-1978
2
28-29
Whiting, Sue, 1909
2
30
Wood, Lisa, 1908
2
31
Aunt Jay and Uncle Phil, 1904-1911
2
32
Aunt Sue, 1919
2
33
A-Z, 1911-1970s
2
34
Fragments, circa 1910-1955
2
35
First Name Only, 1909-1972
2
36
Duplicate Typescripts, circa 1960s
2
37
Illegible, Not Signed, circa 1910s
2
38
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1947
2
39
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1948-1949
2
40
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1950-1958
2
41
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1960-1968
2
42
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1969-1971
2
43
Concerning Biography of George de Forest Brush, 1972-1978
2
44

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