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Lydia Swain Hinchman letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-028

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the letterbooks of Lydia Swain Hinchman. Each volume includes both business and personal correspondence. Letters are addressed to both Lydia Swain Hinchman and her husband, Charles Shoemaker Hinchman. Generally, personal correspondence is addressed to Lydia Swain Hinchman, while business correspondence is addressed to Charles Shoemaker Hinchman.

Dates

  • 1867-1916

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Lydia Swain (Mitchell) Hinchman (1846-1938) was born November 4, 1846, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the daughter of Peleg Mitchell and Mary Russell. She married Charles Shoemaker Hinchman in 1872, and the couple had five children: Mary Mitchell Hinchman (b. 1873), Charles Russell Hinchman (b. 1875), Margaretta Shoemaker Hinchman (b. 1876), Anna Barker Hinchman (b. 1877), and Walter Swain Hinchman (b. 1879). After her marriage, Hinchman moved to Philadelphia, where she lived until her death in 1938.

Extent

0.39 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Each volume of Lydia Swain Hinchman's letterbooks includes both business and personal correspondence. Letters are addressed to both Lydia Swain Hinchman and her husband, Charles Shoemaker Hinchman. Generally, personal correspondence is addressed to Lydia Swain Hinchman, while business correspondence is addressed to Charles Shoemaker Hinchman.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

HC.MC.975.02.027 Margaretta Hinchman letterbooks

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Title
Lydia Swain Hinchman letterbooks, 1867-1916
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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