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Oliver Griffen Lane Papers

Oliver Griffen Lane Papers

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OLIVER GRIFFEN LANE PAPERS, 1859-1863





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:Lane, Oliver Griffen, 1823-1863
Title:Oliver Griffen Lane Papers
Dates:1859/1863
Quantity:0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:The Oliver Griffen Lane Papers contain bills and receipts belonging to Lane, a master mariner and store owner from Annisquam, Massachusetts.
Collection Number:MSS 38

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Scope and Content Note

The Oliver Griffen Lane Papers contain bills and receipts belonging to Lane, a master mariner and store owner from Annisquam, Massachusetts. The collection also contains receipts for dry goods purchased from several Boston companies.


Biographical Sketch

Oliver Griffen Lane was born on October 31, 1823, in Gloucester Massachusetts, to Oliver G. and Charlotte Lane; he was one of seven children. Oliver worked as a master mariner, and later ran a small store in Annisquam, Massachusetts. He died June 25, 1872.


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.

Lane, Oliver Griffen, 1823-1863
Dry-goods--Massachusetts--Gloucester
General stores--Massachusetts--Gloucester
Textile fabrics
Textile industry
Annisquam (Gloucester, 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

Oliver Griffen Lane Papers, MSS 38, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was donated on December 3, 1981 by Dean Fales Jr. The receipts were found in a folding lap desk when Lane's estate was purchased by Roland Hammond of North Andover in the 1960s.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Hilary Streifer, September 2014.


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