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Holdridge / Eddy Family Papers
0.75 Cubic feet
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Coll. No. 422
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains letters of the Holdridge and Eddy families, of the central New York towns Garrattsville and Unadilla in Otsego County, Norwich in Chenango County, and others. The letters discuss family life, illnesses, visits and visitors, and business, particularly that of Nelson Holdridge, a watchmaker. The primary recipient of these letters was Minnie (Eddy) Holdridge, who received letters from her mother, siblings, husband Nelson, other relatives, and friends. Another major recipient was B.F. (Benjamin Franklin) Holdredge, along with Nelson Holdridge, and Elizabeth Jones. The collection also includes greeting cards, photographs, and ephemera. Note that B.F. Holdredge appears to have spelled his name with an 'e,' while the rest of the Holdridges evidently spelled it with an 'i.'
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