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Alban Nelson Towne and Caroline Amelia Mansfield Towne correspondence and photograph
MS 581  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alban Nelson Towne and Caroline Amelia Mansfield Towne correspondence and photograph
    Dates: May 9, 1883 - Oct. 29, 1883
    Collection Number: MS 581
    Creator/Collector: Towne, Caroline Amelia Mansfield
    Extent: 2 items
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    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Correspondence and a photograph.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    Alban Nelson Towne and Caroline Amelia Mansfield Towne correspondence and photograph. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Grahame H. Hardy

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Includes: printed invitation to the wedding of Hattie P. Rice to Arthur A. Smith (May 9, 1883), sent by her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Alban Nelson Towne. The invitation is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Hetherington. There is also a letter from Mrs. Towne (Caroline Amelia Mansfield Towne) to Mrs. Hetherington, October 29, [1883?]. The Museum also has a photograph (P-501) of Caroline A. Towne, taken by Isaiah West Taber. Pasted to the back of this photograph is a letter (May 24) recommending Josephine Hetherington for a position as a companion.

    Indexing Terms

    Towne, Alban Nelson, 1829-1896