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Albert Gardner Goodwin (1802-1887) Papers

Albert Gardner Goodwin (1802-1887) Papers

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ALBERT GARDNER GOODWIN (1802-1887) PAPERS, 1834-1885





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:Goodwin, Albert Gardner, 1802-1887
Title:Albert Gardner Goodwin (1802-1887) Papers
Dates:1834/1885
Quantity:0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:The Albert Gardner Goodwin papers contain correspondence between Goodwin and his family members.
Collection Number:MH 110

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Scope and Content Note

The Albert Gardner Goodwin papers contain correspondence between Goodwin and his family members. Included in the collection are transcripts of the letters; it is unclear why these were made or when they were made. All of the material appears to have been bound together at some point, as there are holes punched in the sides of the letters and transcripts.


Biographical Sketch

Albert Gardner Goodwin was born on May 18, 1802 to Nathaniel and Lydia Goodwin, in Beverly, Massachusetts. He was captain of the whaler Hercules. Goodwin was married to Eliza Ann Bartlett, and they had at least two children, Nathaniel (?) and Lizzie. Goodwin died in 1887.


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.

Goodwin, Albert Gardner, 1802-1887
Hercules (Whaler)
Fisheries
Shipping
Whaling
Plymouth (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

Albert Gardner Goodwin (1802-1887) Papers, MH 110, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was donated by Albert G. Frothingham (accession #16.949).

Processing Information

Collection processed by Hilary Streifer, May 2015.


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