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Lyme (Conn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Roger Griswold papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 256
Overview: Chiefly letters by Roger Griswold, of which three-fourths were written to his wife, Fanny Rogers Griswold, while he served in Congress, in Philadelphia and Washington, 1794-1805. While the letters to his wife are largely on family and practical matters relating to the family farm in Lyme, Connecticut, his letters to his father, Matthew Griswold, and to his brother, also Matthew, discuss politics briefly. A letter to Secretary of War, William Eustis, discusses the issue of placing the...
Dates: 1784-1812

Polly Luckett Murray papers

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 85
Overview: Polly Luckett Murray (1934-2019) was an artist and resident of Lyme, Connecticut whose documentation of local illness and advocacy work prompted the medical investigation that identified Lyme disease. After the bacteria and means of transmission were identified she worked to raise public awareness of Lyme disease and authored The Widening Circle: a Lyme disease pioneer tells her story. The collection documents Murray's data collection of symptoms experienced by...
Dates: circa 1965 - 1996

Selden Warner papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 536
Overview: Correspondence and family legal and financial papers. The bulk of the papers relate to the activities of family members in the shad fishing industry near Lyme, Connecticut.
Dates: 1780-1839