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Parish, Martha Ellen Luey : Parish Family Papers, 1884-1896

Consists mainly of correspondence from Martha Ellen Luey Parish of Chicago, IL to her father, Lester Lyman Luey, of Greenfield, Massachusetts. Also included are a few letters written by his son-in-law, Charles Pomeroy Parish. The letters concern domestic matters and touch upon such community topics as electrification, the bicycling mania of the late 19th century, fires and fire insurance, and the remains of the World's Columbian Exposition. There are also several letters discussing an alcoholic brother.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Parish
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The Parish Family Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).