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Joseph W. Blaine Family Papers

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Title:Joseph W. Blaine Family Papers
Date range:1868-1986
Creator:Joseph W. Blaine Family
Extent:10.5 linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of the papers of three generations of the Blaine and MacLellan families, who resided in Newport from 1882 to 1986. Alexander MacLellan (1856-1939) emigrated from Scotland in 1882, and served as a head gardener at several large estates. His daughter Rowena (1886-1965) married jeweler Joseph W. Blaine (1875-1953). Their son Joseph W. Blaine Jr. (1920-1986) was an electrical engineer who retired young to devote himself to the study of history.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Rhode Island Historical Society
Collection number:MSS 1079