MG 615 - Boone Family Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains family history of the Arthur Bridgman family; a six-page handwritten manuscript on the life of George Wythe, granduncle of Anne Ross, wife of Arthur Bridgman; William C. Boone correspondence, 1878-1925; Theo Boone correspondence, 1932-1940; miscellaneous items such as wedding and anniversary invitations, clippings about Theodosia Lawson, and a listing of securities of the estate of Elizabeth B. Boone; and family photographs.

Background

The Bridgman/Boone, Dixon and Orth families were related by marriage. Clara Bridgman married William Boone; Sarah Edwards Bridgman married Joseph Shipley Dixon and settled in Harrisburg. Their daughter Elizabeth married Dr. Henry Orth. (See genealogy chart in MG 614.)

Date(s): 1878-1940

Extent: 3 folders, 22 enclosures