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Polly Thayer (Starr) papers, 1846-2008, bulk 1921-2008

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1921-2007
0.8 Linear feet
Box 1, 22

Biographical material includes Polly Thayer's school records, marriage certificate, inventories of possessions meant for appraisal at houses she owned, journal entries and clippings about the 1923 Great Kanto earthquake from Thayer's trip to Japan, and passports. Also included are financial documents on art-related expenses such as invoices and receipts for framing, printing, and conservation, in addition to printed and digital inventories created by Dorothy Koval for her reference and research of Thayer's papers prior to their arrival at the archives.
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Westover School Records and Reunion Material, 1921, 1972
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1
Great Kanto Earthquake
Polly Thayer's Travel Journal, 1923
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2
Notebook Describing Earthquake and Aftermath, 1923
1
3
Writings by Mother Ethel Thayer, 1923
1
4
Printed Materials, 1923-2004
1
5
United Kingdom Certificate if Registration for Travel, 1926
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6
Weir River Farm Property Management, 1931-2000
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7
Marriage Certificate from Genoa, Italy, 1933
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8
Metal Engraving for Calling Card, circa 1935
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9
Check Stubs and Deposit Slips, 1937-1939
1
10
198 Beacon Street Inventory and Appraisal of Contents, 1948
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11
Notes and Records on Vision Loss, 1952, 1981-2005
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12
Agamemnon
Program and Related Materials, 1953
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13
Visitor's Pass to View Egyptian Monuments, 1970
1
14
Memorial and Obituary Plans, 1976-2006
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15
West Chop Summer House Inventory of Contents, circa 1990
1
16
90th Birthday Tribute Signed by Members of Cambridge Friends Meeting, 1995
Oversized material housed in Box 22, Folder 1.
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17
Brookhaven Retirement Home Assorted Materials, 1996-2006
1
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Resumes, circa 2003
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19
Passports, 1925-1934
1
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Passports, 1955-1971
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Passports, 1977-1987
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Invoices and Receipts for Framing Artwork, 1945-2005
1
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Invoices and Receipts for Photography, 1976-2003
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Invoices and Receipts for Printing, 1992-2001
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Invoices and Receipts for Art Conservation, 1993-2004
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Invoices and Receipts for Shipping, 1994-1997
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27
Dorothy Koval's Inventory of Thayer's Papers , circa 2004
1
28
Dorothy Koval's Inventory of Thayer's Papers, 2007, Digital, 2014
0.001 Gigabytes
Seven computer files
ER01
Dorothy Koval's List of Thayer's Uninventoried Artwork, Sketchbooks and Sketches, 2007, Digital, 2014
0.581 Gigabytes
13 computer files
ER02
Oversized Birthday Tribute Card from Box 1, Folder 17, 1995
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