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Finding-Aid for the Bixby Collection (WTU00147)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Bixby Collection
Creator: Bixby , William Keeney , 1857-1931 , American industrialist , bibliophile.
Extent: 2 items
Call number: WTU00147
Call number: [Accession: 1198, 1197.]
Language: English

Access and Use:
Source:

Laid in Inventory of the contents of Mount Vernon, 1810.

Laid in Lowell, Maria (White), Letters.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open to research.

Processing Information:

Processing: June, 1970.


Contents List
      Title
box-folder   1 /Bixby(a)  
1909: Oct. 28. (1 item (1 p.): TLS [carbon])   
Scope: Signed letter from W.K. Bixby to F.W. Lehmann concerning gift copy of a book he has had privately printed containing the inventory of George Washington's Estate, Mount Vernon, in 1810. Bixby provides an interesting account of the history of the original document. The book was compiled and introduced by Worthington C. Ford, President of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Letter also mentions background of Martha Washington's will.


box-folder   1 /Bixby(a)  
1913: May 22. (1 item (1 p.): TLS)   
Scope: Signed letter from W.K. Bixby to F.W. Lehmann concerning gift copy of book he has had privately printed containing a letter written by Maria (White) Lowell to Mrs. Nathaniel Hawthorne, a letter by William Black and an article about the letters by Frank B. Sanborn. Another edition was published earlier by the Bibliophile Society of Boston.