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Sears Family Papers (MSS 518)

By Manuscripts \u26 Folklife Archives


Finding aid for Manuscripts Collection 518. Full text of Sears family documents can be accessed by clicking \u22Additional Files\u22 below. Shaker manuscript hymnal commenced by Polly Ann Smith in 1848; copy book of Shaker Chauncey E. Sears, 1840-1870, which includes occasional original poems and essays by Sears as well as short examples of popular and historical authors; an 1829 letter from Rufus Bishop that extols the moral virtues of the Shakers; historical and genealogical information about the Sears family

Topics: Sears family, Shakers, New Lebanon, New York, Rufus Bishop, Henry DeWitt, Anna Maria Graves, Anna Graves, Hesper Friends Academy, Hesper, Kansas, Hesper Friends Church, Barnabas Hinkley, Alonzo Giles Hollister, Alonzo Hollister, Motherhood, Patriotism, Poetry, Burton Peabody Sears, Burton Sears, Charles May Sears, Charles Sears, Chauncey Sears, Chauncey Edward Sears, Louise Kaes Sears, Louise Sears, Mary Ann Smith Sears, Mary Ann Sears, Polly Ann Smith, Polly Sears, William Henry Sears, William Sears, Hymnals, Music, James Whittaker, Christian Denominations and Sects, Religion, United States History
Publisher: TopSCHOLAR®
Year: 2014
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