TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Container List

Records 1922-1932

RG 123:002, Daughters of the American Revolution, Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter (Enfield, Conn.)

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2008 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter (Enfield, Conn.)
Title: Daughters of the American Revolution, Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter records
Creation Dates: 1922-1932
Quantity: 0.50 cubic feet
Abstract: The Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter of Enfield, CT was organized in 1922. The members named it for Penelope Terry Abbey representing Captain Thomas Abbey, French and Indian War and Revolutionary War officer.
Identification: RG123_002
Accession: 1928-025
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a patriotic organization whose objects are perpetuating the memory and spirit of the patriots of the American Revolution and teaching the ideals of American institutions and the duties of the American citizenship to the upcoming generation.

The Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter of Enfield, CT was organized in 1922. The members named it for Penelope Terry Abbey representing Captain Thomas Abbey, French and Indian War and Revolutionary War officer.

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Scope and Content

The records include presentations made to the members on a wide variety of topics including local Enfield history and genealogies.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Related Material

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RG 123, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1940-1959, Connecticut State Library.

RG 123:001, Daughters of the American Revolution, Ruth Wyllys Chapter (Hartford, Conn.), 1778, 1869-1989, Connecticut State Library.

RG 074:044, Daughters of the American Revolution, Connecticut Chapters, Family Records, 1957-1998, Connecticut State Library.

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Daughters of the American Revolution. Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter (Enfield, Conn.)

Subjects:

Connecticut -- Genealogy
Daughters of the American Revolution. Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter (Enfield, Conn.) -- Records and correspondence

Document Types:

Essays

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Volume 1 photostats made from original papers brought to the Connecticut State Library by Miss Bertha A. Wiesing, chapter historian on May 3, 1928. Also, Volume 2 additional manuscript received August 18, 1952.

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Container List

Records, 1922-1932
Historical essays, 1922-1932 Volume 1-2
Two copies of volume 1: Copy 1 is a postive photostat and copy 2 is a negative photostat; Volume 2 is a positive photostat.
Table of contents for both volumes is in front of volume 1.