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Codman family papers

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Codman family papers
The Codman family papers reflect the personal, social, and professional lives of the Codman family of Lincoln, Massachusetts. The papers are a major resource for the study of New England family history, domestic relationships, changing patterns of taste and consumption, mercantile and shipping activities, and the evolution of the Codman country estate ("the Grange") from the late-eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. Members of the Codman family conscientiously retained and preserved documents and artifacts of their own and of previous generations, resulting in a vast assemblage of family papers which now make up this collection. The collection includes the papers of twenty-six. One of the many highlights of the Codman family papers is the correspondence between author Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman, Jr. Wharton and Codman were close friends, and they co-authored the influential work, The Decoration of Houses. See series level descriptions for individual biographies and scope and content notes.
family papers
Historic New England
Collection (local):
MS001: Codman family papers
account books
architecture (discipline)
bills of sale
bylaws (administrative records)
civil court records
clippings (information artifacts)
clubs (associations)
company stores
country houses
drawings (visual works)
estate records
financial records
legal documents
medical records
military records
site plans
taste (aesthetics)
World War I
World War II
Allen Dale Dramatic Association
American Artist Association
American Express Company
American Fund for French Wounded
American Memorial Hospital (Reims, France)
American Rights League
Ashburner and Company
Bank of Honduras
Baring Brothers & Co.
Bay State Street Railway Company
Boston and Maine Railroad
Boston Athenaeum
Boston Bank
Boston Chamber of Commerce
Boston Conservatory
Boston Dispensary
Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company
Bostonian Society
Bowdoin College
Casino de Dinard (Dinard, France)
Club Nautique (Dinard, France)
Comite Americain de Secours aux Prisonniers de Gureer
Congress Street Associates
Consolidated Gas Company of New York
Cunard Steamship Company, ltd.
Dinard Club (Dinard, France)
Dinard Golf Club (Dinard, France)
Dwight Rudd and Company
F. P. Garrettson and Company
Farm Bureau Association
Fidelity and Casualty Company of New York
Fifth Avenue Bank of New York
France Forever, Inc.
Fraser Lane and Son
French Commune
Paris (France). Garde nationale. Departement de la Seine
Goodspeed's Bookstore
Guaranty Trust Company of New York
Harvard University
Harvard University. Porcellian Club
Henry Wenz Chocolates
Howard & Company
Ipswich (Mass.). Municipal Lighting Department
Ipswich (Mass.). Water Department
James Munroe and Company
Kebo Valley Golf Club
Kendelhardt and Morris, Inc.
Kidder, Peabody & Co.
Leon Marcotte and Company
Library Bureau
Lincoln National Bank of New York
Lincoln Safe Deposit Company
Lincoln School Committee (Lincoln, Mass.)
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Massachusetts Society of the Colonial Dames of America
Massachusetts State Lottery Commission
Merchant's National Bank of Boston
Middlesex Agricultural Society (Middlesex County, Mass.)
Morgan, Harjes and Company
Mount Desert Reading Room and Club
New England Historic Genealogical Society
New England Telephone and Telegraph Company
New York Edison Company
New York (N.Y.). Department of Water Resources
New York Society Library
New York Telephone Company
Newport Gas Light Company (Newport, R.I.)
Newport Water Works (Newport, R.I.)
Northeastern Timber Salvage Administration
Old Boston National Bank
Otis Elevator Company
Porter, Brown, and Wilson
Providence Telephone Company (Providence, R.I.)
Remington Typewriter Company
St. Andrew's Lodge
Society for the Information and Advice of Immigrants
Societe generale pour favoriser le developpement du commerce et de l'industrie en France
South Lincoln Hall Company
Staatliche Akademische Hochschule fur Musik (Prussia, Germany)
Standard Oil Company
Steinway & Sons
T. Amory and Company
Thomas Goode and Company
Violets, Roses and Lilies Club
W.B. Saunders & Company
W.H. Head and Son
William Baumgarten and Company
William Codman and Company
Windsor Trust Company
Yokohama Nursery Company
Barnard, Sarah
Bigelow, Andrew
Bigelow, Anna
Bigelow, Clara
Bigelow, Timothy, 1739-1790
Bigelow, Tyler
Bowdoin, James
Bradlee, Catherine
Bradlee, Florence Bowdoin
Bradlee, James Bowdoin, 1813-1872
Bradlee, Josiah, 1778-1860
Bradlee, Mary Perrin (May), 1815-1877
Bradlee, Nathaniel Jeremiah, 1829-1888
Boy, Emile
Boy, Louise Gaillard
Chase, Alice Bowdoin (Bradlee), 1846-1925
Chase, Clarissa Bigelow
Chase, George B.
Chase, Gertrude Lowndes
Chase, Kitty
Chase, Lincoln Steeple
Chase, Theodore, 1786-1859
Chase, Theodore, 1832-1895
Codman, Abigail
Codman, Charles Russell, 1784-1852
Codman, Charles R. (Charles Russell), 1829-1918
Codman, Dorothy Sarah Frances May, 1883-1968
Codman, Edmund O.
Codman, Florence
Codman, Francis, 1797-1859
Codman, Hannah Robinson, 1768-1819
Codman, Hugh, 1875-1946
Codman, James Macmaster, 1831-1917
Codman, John, 1720-1792
Codman, John, 1755-1803
Codman, John, 1782-1847
Codman, John M.
Codman, Leila Howard (Griswold), 1856-1910
Codman, Lucy Sturgis
Codman, Margaret (Russell), 1757-1789
Codman, Ogden, 1839-1904
Codman, Ogden
Codman, Richard, 1762-1806
Codman, Richard, 1842-1928
Codman, Robert
Codman, Sarah Bradlee
Codman, Sarah Bowdoin Bradlee
Codman, Sarah Fletcher (Bradlee), 1842-1922
Codman, Sarah (Ogden), 1799-1844
Codman, Stephen, 1758-1844
Codman, Susan
Codman, Theodora Laroque
Codman, Thomas
Codman, Thomas Newbold, 1868-1963
Copley, Susannah Farnum Clarke, -1836
Crowninshield, Benjamin William, 1837-1892
Crowninshield, Katherine (Bradlee)
Crowinshield, Katherine M.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Gaillard, Jules Bowdoin
Gaillard, Julie Marie (de Bionneau)
Gaillard, Louis Dieudonne, 1824-1888
Gaillard, Lucien
Gaillard, Marie (Dufilbol)
Gaillard, Mary May (Bradlee), 1840-1903
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
James, Henry, 1843-1916
Karolik, Martha Catherine Codman
May, Fred
May, Perrin, 1767-1844
Newbold, Edith
Newbold, Posie
Ogden, David
Ogden, Emma
Ogden, Morris M.
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
Russell, Chambers, 1755-1790
Russell, Charles, 1738-1780
Russell, James, 1715-1798
Russell, Mary Wainwright
Sturgis, Frances Anne Codman, 1837-1910
Vans, William, 1763-1840
Webb, Alexander S.
Webb, Eliza Osgood Vanderbilt, 1860-1936
Webb, Frank
Webb, George Creighton
Webb, Griswold
Webb, Henry Walter, 1852-1900
Webb, Henry Walter, Jr.
Webb, John Griswold, 1890-
Webb, Laura Virginia
Webb, Martin Henry Walter
Webb, Walter, 1852-1900
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937
Winter, Bessie H.
Wolcott, Cora Codman, 1874-
MaineHancock (county)Mount Desert Island (island)Bar Harbor
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonBoston Common (park)
MaineCumberland (county)Brunswick
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Cambridge
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonCharlestown
FranceBrittany (region)Dinard-Saint-Enogat
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonDorchester
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonFort Independence
MassachusettsEssex (county)Ipswich
IsraelJerusalem (territory)
IndiaWest BengalCalcutta
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Lincoln
New England (area)
Rhode IslandNewport (county)Rhode Island (island)Newport
New YorkNew York
FranceIle-de-France (region)Paris
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rhode IslandProvidence (county)Providence
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Sudbury
District of ColumbiaWashington
95.08 linear feet (228 manuscript boxes)
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Bequest by Dorothy Sarah Frances May Codman in 1968 of the Codman Estate, Lincoln, Massachusetts, and all of its contents.
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