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Mackenzie family : Byrne-MacKenzie Family Papers, 1870-1931

Correspondence and documents of the extended family of working-class Irish immigrant Daniel J. Byrne and his Scottish-born wife, Mary MacKenzie. Most correspondence is related to two of their daughters, Mary MacKenzie “Mamie” Byrne and Catherine MacKenzie Byrne Austin. The parents lived mainly in the Washington, D.C. area, but Mary the mother also wrote from Chicago while living with her daughter Mamie and from Scotland and England while visiting relatives. Mamie was a singer in Washington, D.C. and New York City and also worked in those cities and in Chicago. Catherine wrote mainly from the Washington, D.C. area.
Extent: 0.6 linear feet - (2 boxes)
Subjects: Family Papers
Call Number: Midwest MS Byrne-MacKenzie
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The Byrne-MacKenzie Family Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).