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The John F. Marion Collection of Count Rumford

Rumford MS-1122
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1122
The John F. Marion Collection of Count Rumford contains materials related to Count Rumford (1753-1814), his daughter Countess Rumford (Sarah Thompson, 1774-1852) and her ward Emma Gannell Burgum (1826-1923.) Includes research notes by John Marion on Count Rumford and Countess Rumford; including magazine articles, clippings, correspondence, genealogical materials, lantern slides, photographs, and negatives; a book, “The Life of Rumford”; typescript copies of Countess Rumford’s correspondence and diary entries, pencil sketches and engravings related to Count Rumford. Also included is manuscript material related to Emma Burgum, as well as an original manuscript of the Countess's "Memoirs of a Lady”, poetry, newspaper clippings and an oversized Rumford family tree.

Dates

  • 1814 - 1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Extent

3 linear ft. (3 boxes)

Overview

John F. Marion (1922-1991), historian and author. (1922-1991). Consists of materials related to Count Rumford (1753-1814), his daughter Countess Rumford (Sarah Thompson, 1774-1852) and her ward Emma Gannell Burgum (1826-1923). Consists of magazine articles, clippings, correspondence, genealogical, materials, lantern slides, photographs, and negatives, typescript copies of Countess Rumford’s correspondence and diary entries, pencil sketches and engravings.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA