Weston-Allen family papers
Scope and Contents
Dates of Materials
- Majority of material found within 1848-1868
- Weston-Allen Family (Family)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Biographical / Historical
Grace Weston was born September 5, 1840, in New Braintree, Massachusetts. She graduated from the Oread Institute in Worcester and from the finishing school of the Misses Anabele in Philadelphia, after which she served as a governess for two years in Chicago. They were married on October 9, 1866.
This biographical sketch was excerpted in part from "Biographical Sketches, Yale Class of 1863," which was reproduced in Ten Years a-Courting. [For more information on Grace Weston, see History of the Oread Collegiate Institute (1905) by Martha E.B. Wright, bio. sketches]
1 boxes (.5 linear feet)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Allen, Grace Weston, b. 1840
- Allen, Walter, 1840-1907.
- Courtship -- United States -- 19th century
- Family -- New England -- 19th century
- Johnson, Alice Allen Eaton
- Johnson, Alice Allen Eaton. Ten years a-courting, letters of Walter Allen and Grace Weston, 1856-1868.
- Johnson, Alice Allen Eaton. |t Ten years a-courting, letters of Walter Allen and Grace Weston, 1856-1868
- Journalists -- United States -- 19th century
- Significant others
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
- Weston-Allen Family
- Women -- Massachusetts -- 19th century
- Weston-Allen family papers
- Finding Aid
- Susan Boone
- Language of description
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- Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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