Found 3 collections related to New England -- Social life and customs -- To 1775

Penrose, Charles, 1886-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2378
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
Charles Penrose (1886- ) was a consulting engineer and historian. Collection consists of Penrose's letters to his son Julian d'Este Penrose concerning Christmas in colonial New England and Philadelphia, shipping, 18th-century New England, and... more
Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2074
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
John Lothrop Motley (1814-1877) was an American author. Collection consists of original manuscript notes for Motley's Merry Mount: a Romance of the Massachusetts Colony; research on the history, customs and manners of the first settlers of New... more
Deane, Silas, 1737-1789
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4310
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Silas Deane (1737-1789) was an American lawyer and merchant, member of the Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1774-1776, and Congressional agent and diplomat in France, 1776-1778. Recalled in 1778 under controversial circumstances, Deane... more
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