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Series 5: Stabler-Brooks Family, 1887-1979


Scope and Contents

This series contains extensive family correspondence, most received by Eleanor Stabler Brooks (ESB), but also correspondence received by her children, especially Margaret and Sylvia. There also are some related daybooks, a baby book, and the Brooks family newspaper.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Edward L. and Elizabeth (Tubby) Stabler had four children. The eldest of these was Eleanor Merritt Stabler (1892-1986) who in 1914 married Charles Franklin Brooks, later a professor at Harvard University and director of the Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory.

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