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Cheney Family Papers , 1836-1904
1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 240

Abstract:
Executive, silk industry; Homemaker. Typescripts of family letters and photographs (photocopies). NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Mary (Bushnell) Cheney (?- 22 Jun 1917), daughter of Horace Bushnell, married Frank Woodbridge Cheney (5 Jun 1832-26 May 1909) in 1863. They had 12 children. Frank worked in silk manufacturing and travelled to China and elsewhere. He was also a lieutenant colonel in the Civil War. They lived in Hartford, Connecticut and in Keene Valley, New York.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Cheney Family Papers include typescripts of family letters and photographs (photocopies), edited and bound by Eileen Learned in 1988.

NOTE: There is no container list for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection for more information.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Cheney Family Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection


Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

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Language
English


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Subjects
  • Cheney family
  • Cheney, Frank Woodbridge, 1832-1909
  • Cheney, Horace Bushnell, 1868-1936
  • Cheney, Mary Bushnell
  • China--Description and travel--Sources
  • China--Social life and customs--19th century--Sources
  • Europe--Description and travel--Sources
  • Family--United States--History--Sources
  • Hartford (Conn.)--History--Sources
  • Silk industry--United States--History--Sources
  • United States--Social life and customs--19th century--Sources
  • West (U.S.)--Description and travel--Sources


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