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Collection of Redwood family papers

Administrative Information

Acquisition:When the source of an acquisition for part of this collection is known, it is listed below; otherwise, acquisition information is unknown. Gift of James A. Tyson: Letter dated September 2, 1734, from Giles Duluke Tidmark to Abraham Redwood. Gift of Benjamin and Hannah Hazard, July 12, 1851: “Memoir of the Redwood Family,” signed by Sarah R. Fisher, December 18, 1842. Gift of Miss Maria M. Anderson, April 2, 1888: Print of a portrait of Abraham Redwood. Gift of the heirs of David King, October 27, 1906: Deed between Abraham Redwood and the Redwood Library, August 13, 1834. • Gift of Mrs. William Grosvenor, November 1964: Letter dated July 11, 1772 from Henry Marchant to William Redwood. Gift of Mrs. Sydney L. Wright, October 5, 1975: Photocopy of “Genealogical Sketch of the Redwood Family,” undated; letters from Abraham Redwood, Sr. and William Redwood. Gift of Mrs. John H. Benson, September 7, 1994: Copy of a pen and ink drawing of William Redwood, undated. Gift of Maris S. Humphreys, March 1999: Photographs and negatives of the site of Cassada Garden in Antigua. Photographs taken in March 1999 by Maris S. Humphreys. Purchase from Stuart Lutz Historical Documents, Inc., 2002 December 3: William Redwood’s bonds, signed by William Ellery, dated November 25, 1772. Gift of the Nancy Hay estate, 2004 April 4: Last will and testament of Sarah Pope Redwood dated July 12, 1796.
Accruals:Future additions are expected.
Processing information:Prior to the processing of this collection in November 2013, majority of the papers currently found in this collection were housed within the Library’s steel cabinet drawers (Drawer 4, Folder 8 and 10). These papers and other single items related to the Redwood family were gathered together to create this collection.
Author:Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Delmage.
Encoding:Finding aid encoded by Elizabeth Delmage 2013 November 21
Descriptive rules:Finding aid based on Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)
Sponsor:Funding for processing and cataloging this collection was provided by the van Beuren Charitable Foundation.