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Farrar Quay, Alice Elizabeth
Coll #: MS-00824
Date: 1830s-1930s
Extent: 0.47 cubic feet, 3.40 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, pictures, and correspondence dating from the 1830s-1930s collected by Alice Elizabeth Farrar Quay relating to the Farrar Quay family's relation to Benjamin Harrison. The collection includes information about Alice Elizabeth Farrar Quay's inquiries into her relation to Benjamin Harrison V, Governor of Colonial Virginia and signer of the Declaration of Independence, and presidents William Henry Harrison, and Benjamin Harrison. The collection also includes American Civil War correspondence of Col. (later General and President) Benjamin Harrison and other family members.
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