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Adaline Clendenin Ewing Letters, 1813-1882



Repository: Knox College Special Collections and Archives
Creator: Ewing, Adaline Clendenin
Title: Adaline Clendenin Ewing Letters Manuscript Collections
Dates: 1813-1882
Quantity: 2 boxes
Identification: Manuscripts #164
Language: English

Biographical Notes

Adaline Clendenin Ewing (1813-1882) ),born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.After her marriage to James Patterson Ewing in 1836, she and her husband moved to western Illinois, settling in Galesburg in 1855. They had six children. Three of Adaline’s seven siblings moved to Illinois as well. Two of those siblings attended Knox College: Letitia Clendenin Hopper (K1853) and David Ramsay Clendenin (K1854).

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Scope notes

This collection is composed of original letters with transcriptions, as well as some biographical material. The transcriptions and other data were compiled and bound by Lawrence Bailard and Robert Ryan Descendants of Adaline Clendenin Ewing. The majority of the letters were received or written by Adaline Clendenin Ewing; others were receive or written by her husband, siblings and children. The collection includes letters from both Letitia Clendenin Hopper and David Ramsay Clendenin. .

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Donor: Lawrence Bailard of Carpenteria, Ca, great, great grandson of Adaline Clendenin Ewing

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