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SERIES I. Jones Very Papers
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11Arithmetic workbook undated
12Sermon undated
13Essay, "What reasons are there for not expecting another great epic poem," and poems "Blessed are they that mourn, Promise of the spirit." 1836
14Harvard University diploma 1836
1Photograph circa 1843
15Hymn sung at the dedication of the New Stone Church 1836
16Jones & Washington Very power of attorney to Lydia Very 1837
17Letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Jones Very November 18, 1838
18Almanac diary 1852
19Letter from Jones Very to Henry Wheatland regarding Ship Rock 1860
110Corrected galley proofs of an article on Very family in Essex Institute Historical Collections and notes on Very family genealogy 1859-1860
111Copies of letters written from Jones Very Memorial Meeting at Essex Institute from Essex Institute archives letterbook 1879-1881
SERIES II. Lydia Very Papers
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112Sketchbook with poems and illustrations undated
113Sketchbook with pen and watercolor drawings of children undated
11412 greeting cards, 8 rewards of merit, 9 illustrations undated
11515 pencil sketches of Salem and Beverly undated
11615 pencil sketches of Salem and Beverly undated
117Catherine Kimball's autograph book with poems and illustrations by Lydia Very 1840
118The Painted Columbine: five poems on the Columbine by Jones Very, illustrated by Lydia Very 1896
119Manuscripts for Sayings and Doings Among Insects and Flowers, page 62 1897-1898
120Correspondence undated
SERIES III. Miscellaneous Very Family Papers
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121Jonathan Very receipt, James Very receipts, Frank Washington Very (1857-1927) correspondence 1797, 1804, 1899
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