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Ray family papers

00-1966-01-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1966-01-0

Scope and Contents

The Ray Family papers (1966-01-0) contain correspondence, drawings, school papers, and a newspaper clipping relating to the family of Addie Wadhams Stevens Ray (1846-1918). Other family members represented in the papers include her mother Jane Wadhams Stevens (1815-1862), grandmother Phoebe Collins Wadhams (1773-1867), cousin Alida Collins Benson (1834- ), and uncle Edward R. Stevens. Addie Wadhams Stevens Ray was the daughter of Henry Ward and Jane Wadhams Stevens. They resided in Bridgeport, but after Henry's death in 1850, his widow and daughter moved to Litchfield, Conn., to live with Jane's mother. Addie attended the Hartford Female Academy and married cotton broker William Ray in 1870. They lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., and had four children.

Dates

  • Created: 1855-1886
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. 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.

Extent

2.00 folders

3.00 folders

Source of Acquisition

Helen Ray

Method of Acquisition

Gift

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Separated Materials

Photographic portraits are in the Litchfield Historical Society Photograph Collection: Series 2: Folder 179; and in the daguerreotype collection.

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Creator

Title
Ray family papers
Author
Leith Johnson
Date
05/06/2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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