Joy and Beers families papers
Scope and Contents
Papers related to the Joy and Beers families consisting of genealogical tables and family records, news clippings and obituaries, correspondence (six are sympathy letters written at the death of Katie Palmer Joy at age 26 in childbirth), and other documents. Family members include Jane Joy Burgess, Jane Ellen Joy, Lewis Beers Joy, and Belle Radcliffe Laverack. These families primarily lived in New York State. Walter Joy (1810-1863) and Jane Ellen Radcliffe were married on January 22, 1833 in Litchfield, before moving to Buffalo, New York.
- Created: 1859-1935
- Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1975
- Beers family (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Language of Materials
Source of Acquisition
Donald R. Burgess
Method of Acquisition
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
Other Descriptive Information
This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
- Joy and Beers families papers
- Leith Johnson
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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