Guide to the Rosa M. Adam Collection 1825-1850 MG 1669


Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note:
Scope and Content Note
Access Points
Administrative Information

Container List

Rosa M. Adam Letters

Guide to the Rosa M. Adam Collection1825-1850MG 1669Processed by Evan Panayi.

Guide to the Rosa M. Adam Collection

MG 1669

The New Jersey Historical Society
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Newark, New Jersey 07102
Contact: NJHS Library
Phone: (973) 596-8500 x249
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Processed by Evan Panayi.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. July 2006. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Adam, Rosa M.
Title: Rosa M. Adam Collection
Dates 1825-1850
Abstract: This collection contains the personal correspondence of Rosa M. Adam sent to and from Newark, N.J. and Canaan, Connecticut.
Quantity: .01 linear feet (1 folders)
Collection Number: MG 1669

Biographical Note:

This collection contains a series of letters sent out by Rosa M. Adam to her husband Dr. George Adam and to her sister, Ellen. Many of the letters were written when Rosa was away from her husband while staying at her birth family’s house in Newark, New Jersey and were sent to Dr. Adam at his residence in Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut. Other letters are from Rosa’s sister Ellen. There is also an 1825 letter to a Mary Francis Adam in Canaan, Connecticut, from an unknown person.

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Scope and Content Note

This is a collection of a series of letters written by and sent to Rosa M. Adam from 1839-1850. The collection contains 23 loving, elegantly stylized manuscript family letters. There is a wealth of information concerning family, household issues, travel and New Jersey medical news. In these letters, Rosa reports on her own and other family members social and shopping trips to New York City and their various other activities and domestic issues.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Adam, George, Dr.
Adam, Rosa M.
Subject Topics:
Physicians’ spouses–New Jersey.
Women–New Jersey.
Subject Places:
Canaan (Conn.)
Newark (N.J.)
Document Types:
Letters (Correspondence).

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1669, Rosa M. Adam Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2004.

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Container List

Rosa M. Adam Letters

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Rosa M. Adam personal correspondence to and from her husband and sister 1825-1850

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