Papers of the Grew, Andrews, Norton, and Wigglesworth families, 1738-1884

About this Collection

Creator
Grew family.
Type
Diaries.Commonplace books.Genealogies.Receipts.Wills.
Collection Title
Papers of the Grew, Andrews, Norton, and Wigglesworth families, 1738-1884
Language
English
Origin
Massachusetts
Description
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990006017340203941

Content Notes

Chiefly family correspondence; also diaries, travel journals, commonplace books, manuscripts of writings, and personal business papers of the related Grew, Andrews, Norton, and Wigglesworth families of Massachusetts.|Correspondents include mother, daughter, and granddaughter: Jane (Andrews) Norton (1755-1840), Jane (Norton) Wigglesworth (1774-1856), and Jane (Wigglesworth) Grew (1805-1869). Manuscripts include Edward Wigglesworth's Harvard College themes from the 1820s, Greene and Wigglesworth family genealogy notes, and poems. Business papers include receipts for household expenses and children's education, promissory notes, and memoranda. Also wills and other documents pertaining to estate matters.
  • In English.
  • Selected color digital images available; see finding aid.