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Holdridge / Eddy Family Papers

Holdridge / Eddy Family Papers

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Guide to the Holdridge / Eddy Family Papers

1875-1963

New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Special Collections
P.O. Box 800, 5798 State Highway 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-01-17T15:11-0500

Repository: New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Title: Holdridge / Eddy Family Papers
Dates: 1875-1963
Quantity: 0.75 Cubic feet
Funding Source:This finding aid was made available electronically through a Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) grant from the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.
Identification: Coll. No. 422
Language: English

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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Accession Number

NM-020.06


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