Daggett-Couey family papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains photographs of members of the Daggett and Couey families, including a tintype and a daguerreotype by unidentified photographers, as well as prints, portraits, and snapshots. Papers relating to O. W. Daggett include family letters; typescripts and clippings of stories written by O.W. Daggett for The Holy Cross Trail newspaper, as well as copies of the newspaper dating from 1932 to 1940; and printing blocks used in reproducing illustrations for the newspaper. Papers relating to Elizabeth Daggett Couey include school and teaching material; correspondence with friends and family; baby books for the Daggett sisters and Paul Couey; material relating to her work with the League of Women Voters during the 1940s and Alabama Council on Human Rights during the 1950s; and other material documenting aspects of her personal and professional life. Papers relating to Fred Couey include writings, correspondence, and certificates and diplomas.
- 1845 - 1999
- Majority of material found within 1864 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
4 Linear Feet (11 boxes)
Language of Materials
O. W. Daggett (1861-1942)
Elizabeth Daggett Couey (1904-1971)
The collection received preliminary processing at the time of acquisition in 2007. Further organization, rehousing, and description were carried out in 2011.
The collection is comprised of material formerly classed as: Uncat MSS 941.
- Couey family
- Couey, Elizabeth D. (Elizabeth Daggett), 1904-
- Couey, Fred
- Daggett, Orion Wainwright, 1861-1942
- Daguerreotypes (photographs)
- Doggett family
- Educators -- United States
- Holy cross trail
- Newpaper publishing -- Colorado
- Photographic prints
- Printing blocks (printing surfaces)
- Publishers and publishing
- Tintypes (prints)
- Turner, Sylvia Couey
- Guide to the Daggett-Couey Family Papers
- by Jennifer Meehan
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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