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"Our wife and mother" - biographical sketch given at her funeral [photocopy], 1863 May 28

 File — Box: 25, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

Sub-series A: Biographical materials - includes general biographical material.

Sub-series B: Death of Orra White Hitchcock - includes W.S. Tyler's funeral oration for Orra White Hitchcock, Our Wife and Mother, and an obituary, "A virtuous woman," from The Congregationalist. Most significant are the condolences written to her husband Edward and her daughters. These letters reflect the high esteem in which Orra White Hitchcock was held by family, friends, and the greater community.


  • 1863 May 28


Conditions Governing Access

In general, there is no restriction on access to the Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes. Materials from other institutions which are found in the Hitchcock Papers cannot be duplicated, as indicated.


From the Series: 0.1 Linear feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
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Amherst MA 01002-5000
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