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Object Name File, Document
Title Gray Family Papers
Scope & Content Two boxes of Gray family documents.

Box A1.5 is full of mostly letters, but also includes military papers, receipts, notes, poems, and newspaper clippings. Letters are sorted into bundles tied with string. The box includes small bundles of photograph cards. One is marked "Wood Family".

Box A1.6 includes:
- a box of small photographs of the Switzer family
- a box of small photographs of Belle Mayhew and her husband (unreadable)
- bundles of letters, small account book, "Sea-Nymph's Album", book of poems to Bessie Gray (Grey), envelope of stamps, envelope of loose photographs
- Pamphlet about Little Compton in the Revolution and War of 1812
- Ambrotypes and daguerreotypes
- Wooden board with family birth and death dates
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2007.2624
Extent of Description Two boxes. One measures h 3.25" x w 11.25" x d 15.5", the other: h 3.75" x w 11.75" x d 17.5"
paper, newsprint, photographs, metal, leather
Source Parks Little House Corporation
Date 19th and 20th c.
People Gray
Wood
Swizter
Belle Mayhew
Mayhew
Subjects Switzer Farm
Revolutionary War
War of 1812
Received as Gift
Date Received 08/11/2005