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Accession number 2012.34
Call Number MS.2012.34
Collection Manuscript and Archives Collection
Title Elizabeth Wheeler Paul family collection, 1874-1898
Date 1874-1898
Creator Paul, Elizabeth Wheeler
Extent of Description 0.21 linear feet
Scope & Content This collection contains correspondence between Elizabeth Wheeler Paul and her daughters, Mrs. Mary Lownes Paul Morris and Mrs. Sallie Wheeler Paul Morris. Also included are letters to various family members written by William and Israel Morris, twin sons of Mrs. Mary Lownes Paul Morris, writing home as they spent time in Newport with their grandparents. An informal ship's log of the ship George and Annie written by Elizabeth Wheeler is also included.
Admin/Biographical History Elizabeth Wheeler Paul (1817-1906) and her husband William Wheeler Paul (1817-1886) were longtime residents of Newport, living at the corner of Second and Cherry Streets. After their daughters had married and moved away, their twin grandsons, William Morris (1867-1942) and Isreal Morris (1867-1891) would spend the summers (possibly longer) with their grandparents in Newport.
System of arrangement This collection consists of two series:
1. Family papers
2. Textiles
People Morris, Israel
Morris, William Paul
Paul, Elizabeth Wheeler, Mrs.
Morris, Mary Lownes Paul, Mrs.
Morris, Sallie Wheeler Paul, Mrs.
Subjects Summer houses
Search Terms George and Annie (ship)
Point, The
Finding Aids Guide to the Elizabeth Wheeler Paul family papers , 1874-1898
Archivist Parillo, Stacie
Containers Log of the Ship Georgie and Annie
William Morris correspondence with family
Israel Morris letters to Mary Lownes Paul Morris
Elizabeth Wheeler Paul letters to daughters