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Casey family papers (MS008)

Historic New England

141 Cambridge Street
Boston, Mass. 02114
Tel: (617) 994-5946
Email: archives@historicnewengland.org

Administrative Information

Acquisition: Gift of Edward Pearce Casey, 1940.
Custodial history: Acquisition of the Casey Farm, Saunderstown, Rhode Island, and all of its contents through a bequest from Edward P. Casey (1864-1940), 1940. Casey family papers (now MS008) transferred from Casey Farm, Saunderstown, Rhode Island, to Historic New England, Library and Archives, 1955.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Processing information: Myron Stachiw, Historic New England staff member, inventoried the papers of Thomas Casey (1706-1797), Silas Casey (1735-1814), and Wanton Casey (1760-1842) in the 1970s. Susan D. Abele, Simmons College intern, updated the arrangements of the papers of General Silas Casey (1807-1882), Abby (Pearce) Casey (1813-1862), and Thomas Lincoln Casey (1831-1896) between 1994 and 1995. In July, 2014, the finding aid was updated by Susan Jarvis, volunteer, with assistance from Bridgette A. Woodall, project archivist; Rebecca M. Fullerton, volunteer; and Jennifer Pustz, museum historian.
Author: Finding aid prepared by Historic New England staff, interns, and volunteers.
Encoding: This finding aid was generated from collection records developed by Historic New England staff, interns, and volunteers.
Descriptive rules: This finding aid is DACS-compliant.