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Elizabeth Gerrish Papers

Elizabeth Gerrish Papers

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ELIZABETH GERRISH PAPERS, 1810-1911





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:Gerrish, Elizabeth
Title:Elizabeth Gerrish Papers
Dates:1810/1911
Quantity:0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:The Elizabeth Gerrish Papers contain correspondence from friends and family to Elizabeth Gerrish.
Collection Number:MSS 199

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Scope and Content Note

The Elizabeth Gerrish Papers contain correspondence from friends and family to Elizabeth Gerrish. The letters discuss religion, family, and love interests. There are several essays written by Gerrish on topic such as friendship, education, life and death. The collection also contains receipts, a few notes by young students, and letters to her aunt, Mary Pettengill.


Biographical Sketch

Elizabeth Gerrish was a Salisbury, Massachusetts, schoolteacher.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Gerrish, Elizabeth
Courtship
Families
Religion
Teachers
Salisbury (Mass.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Preferred Citation

Elizabeth Gerrish Papers, MSS 199, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was found in the collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Leslie Ward, August 2010.


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