Sub-series A: Clara Downes Hoar: Personal Affairs, circa 1865-1915
Scope and Contents
Series 6 contains correspondence from Clara to siblings Charles and Beth, as well as a smaller amount of correspondence to other family members. Incoming correspondence contains extensive runs from her nephew Roger S. Hoar and her friend and nursing colleague Mary Couch Morris. Mary's correspondence is rich in details about nursing work, especially in the 1880s. Clara was also close to several members of the Emerson family, who are represented by a small but interesting group of letters.
- Creation: circa 1865-1915
Conditions Governing Access
There is no restriction on access to the Bowles-Hoar Family Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
From the Collection: 50.0 Linear feet (41 records boxes, 6 archives boxes, 2 1/2-archives boxes, 8 flat boxes, 2 small boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Sub-series A is arranged chronologically.