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|Guide to the Rosa M. Adam Collection1825-1850MG 1669Processed by Evan Panayi.
The New Jersey Historical Society
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.
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.
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.
This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1669, Rosa M. Adam Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.