Lyon Collection: Introduction and Notes 

Series B (Writings)

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Mary Lyon Collection

    Series A: Correspondence, 1818-1849

Series Description

Correspondence to and from Mary Lyon, 1818-1849. Correspondents include Catherine E. Beecher, Zilpah P. Grant Banister, Daniel Safford, Andrew W. Porter, and Edward Hitchcock. All of Series A is available on microfilm. In many cases letters are accompanied by ancillary material such as clippings about the letter(s) in question or, in the case of donated items,  letters of transmittal.  The online collection includes all letters as well as ancillary material. 

Organization and Arrangement 

Series A is divided into the two sub-series below.  In each sub-series, the arrangement is chronological, with undated letters located in the last folder. 
1. Letters by Lyon, 1818-1849
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2. Letters to Lyon, 1818-1849
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