Correspondence, postcards, poetry and essays, diaries, account books, recipe book, household inventory, drawings, sketchbooks, architectural notebooks, and printed material of Chandler family of Boston, Mass. Family members include: Mrs. B.B. Chamberlain, Augustus Porter Chamberlain, Helen E. (Chamberlain) Daland, Alice (Daland) Chandler, architect Francis W. Chandler, his son architect Henry Daland Chandler, archaeologist Herbert E. Winlock and wife Helen (Chandler), Dr. Edward F.W. Bartol and wife Ethel (Chandler). Correspondence mostly between family members; includes letters written from Europe by Francis W. and Alice D. Chandler; and Egypt (1912-1914) by archaeologist Herbert E. Winlock and wife Helen while on an archaeological expedition. Letters from Groton School, 1898-1902, by Henry D. Chandler; series of letters (1921-22) from actress Paulina Denton Whitson to H.D. Chandler, and letters (1919-23) from Major-General William Crozier to H.D. Chandler. Diaries (1821-1947) mostly of F.W. Chandler, with several of Alice (Daland) and H.D. Chandler, and one of Eliza Smith (1821). Poetry book (1843) of Helen E. (Chamberlain) Daland. Account books (1856-1911) of various family members. Sketchbooks and architectural notebooks with drawings by H.D. Chandler, 1938-47.
The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) holds the following collections related to the Henry Dalad Chandler papers:
Henry Daland Chandler photographs, 1908-1923. Photo. Coll. 144.
The architectural materials were the gift of Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Butterfield, Nov. 1974.
The Henry Daland Chandler papers are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.
There are restrictions on the use of this collection. Users must sign an agreement stating that they understand these restrictions before they will be given access to the collection.
The Massachusetts Historical Society does not claim ownership to the literary rights (copyright) of letters and documents written during the lifetime of Henry Daland Chandler. The Massachusetts Historical Society cannot give permission to publish or quote from documents by individuals for whom it does not hold copyright. Use of these materials does not imply permission to publish. It is the sole responsibility of the researcher to obtain formal permission from the owners of the literary rights (copyright) to publish or quote from documents in this collection.
Photocopies are for personal use only. Personal use photocopies may not be donated or deposited in other libraries or archives, or made available to other researchers without the written permission of the Massachusetts Historical Society.
Henry Daland Chandler papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.
Photographs have been removed from this collection to the Henry Daland Chandler photographs, 1908-1923. Photo. Coll. 144.
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