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Mary Jones and Henry Lyman Dyer wedding scrapbook

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Mary Jones and Henry Lyman Dyer wedding scrapbook, 1865-1886.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 23192Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.1 linear foot (1 volume)
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Genre/Form
Scrapbooks.
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  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Source (note)
  • Purchased from Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books and Paper, 2015.
Call Number
MssCol 23192
OCLC
927459591
Title
Mary Jones and Henry Lyman Dyer wedding scrapbook, 1865-1886.
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
Mary Jones was the daughter of George Jones, first publisher of the New York Times. The scrapbook for her 1872 marriage to Henry Lyman Dyer contains wedding invitations, clippings, a list of invited guests, a list of gifts, a letter from William Evelyn, and notes of regret from Vice President Schuyler Colfax, Congressman Henry L. Dawes, and Cabinet Secretaries George S. Boutwell and Columbus Delano. Also enclosed in the scrapbook is a certificate for Mary Jones' confirmation at the Church of Holy Communion in 1865, a ticket to a dinner given by the Commission Merchants of New York in 1870, and miscellaneous clippings from the 1880s.
Source
Purchased from Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books and Paper, 2015.
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MssCol 23192
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