Blaisdell family letters
Collection Scope and Content
A collection of 123 letters, most of which are addressed to either Mrs. F. W. (Lucy) Blaisdell or to her daughter Elizabeth Pierce Blaisdell Dolan. The collection also contains Elizabeth's 1942 diary.
- Blaisdell family (Family)
Collection is open for research.
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Elizabeth Blaisdell Dolan and her sister Mary Blaisdell Belknap were graduates of Colby College. Elizabeth taught at Shaw University in North Carolina and at Alfred and Waterboro High Schools. She married Edwin Dolan in either 1937 or 1938 and they lived in Melrose Highlands, Massachusetts. Eizabeth died at the age of 74 in a Melrose, Massachusetts nursing home.
.75 linear feet (36 folders)
Language of Materials
This collection is organized as a single series. Arranged chronologically.
- Guide to the Blaisdell family letters, 1879-1947
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description