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Lydia J. Dorman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-009

Scope and Contents

Lydia Dorman's correspondence includes three letters to her father expressing her desire to become a teacher, and a letter to her brother, Joseph, asking about home. Both letters were written in 1851 and 1852.

Dates

  • 1852-1853

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions. Open for research.

Copyright

Copyright is retained by the authors, or their descendants, of items in these papers as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biography

Lydia Joanna Dorman, born on 20 Feb. 1837, was the daughter and only child of William A. and Lucy F. (Rose) Dorman from South Coventry, CT. She attended Wheaton Seminary from 1852-1853. She died, unmarried, on 24 Sept. 1867, and is buried in the Natan Hale Cemetery in Coventry, CT.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Paul Jaspersohn, 16 May 1968, of Guilford, CT.

Related Materials

WCA General Files, 1852-53

Processing Information

Processed by: Ashley Kuhn, November 2008

Encoded using Archivist Toolkit by: Megan Wheaton-Book, Assistant Archivist and Hanna Juergens, W13, July, 2012

Encoding edited by: Megan Wheaton-Book, Assistant Archivist, September, 2012

Title
Inventory of the Lydia Dorman Letters
Status
Completed
Author
Ashley Kuhn
Date
11/12/2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Marion B. Gebbie Archives and Special Collections Repository