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Mary Taylor Hale correspondence

Identifier: c-00330

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the correspondence was written by friends and relatives in Michigan and California in the period 1864-1880 to Mary Taylor, later Mrs. Richard Hale, a school teacher residing in Milford, Michigan

In addition to education and the problems of teaching, such topics as the Civil War, the draft, election politics, and farming activities are discussed.

Also included are the courtship letters (1842) of John Taylor of Milford and Jane Wark of New York City.


  • Creation: 1835 - 1880

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.


0.25 Cubic Feet (, 8 folders)

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Custodial History

Gift of Bessie Pierson, 1962-07-02. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Mary Taylor Hale Correspondence
4 Published And Cataloged
March 1967
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US