Maria L. Owen Papers

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Maria L. Tallant Owen (1825–1913) was born in Nantucket, Mass., and was a teacher at the Academy on Fair Street. She became interested in Nantucket flora early in her life, collecting and identifying many specimens. In 1888, she published her Catalog of Plants Growing without Cultivation in the County of Nantucket, Massachusetts. Papers contain correspondence chiefly relating to species of marine algae found on Nantucket; correspondents include Frank S. Collins. Also includes author’s copy of Catalog of Plants with annotations, and various personal notes, such as genealogical information.
Folder 4 Genealogical notes

Folder 4 Genealogical notes

Relating to family relationships of early settlers, with particular emphasis on the Folger family.

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Folder 5 Notebooks, Item 1

Folder 5 Notebooks, Item 1

Notebook containing index of names, use is unclear.

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Folder 5 Notebooks, Item 2

Folder 5 Notebooks, Item 2

Record of deaths and marriages. Nantucketers and famous people (statesmen, men of letters, etc.). Alphabetically arranged.

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