Abstract

Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Enfield, Massachusetts. The single volume consists of five entries, which include two obituaries of members, two notices of prizes given or received during the Enfield Centennial Celebration, and a record of the Chapter's services during World War I.

Access

The collection is open for research.

Language:

English
Special Collections & University Archives
UMass Amherst Libraries
154 Hicks Way
Amherst, Mass. 01003-9275
413-545-2780
Daughters of the American Revolution, Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter Records
1916-1922
1 volume (0.25 linear ft.)
Call no.: MS 33

Background on Daughters of the American Revolution, Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter (Enfield, Mass.)

Enfield was among the Western Massachusetts towns abolished in 1938 to allow the Swift River Valley to be flooded, thereby creating the Quabbin Reservoir to provide Boston with water.

Contents of Collection

The records of the Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, of Enfield, Massachusetts, consist of a single book (first six pages missing) with five entries, 1916 and 1922. Two entries are obituaries of members Frances (Fanny) Woods Kimball and Prudence Goodsell Sibley; the longest entry records the Chapter's services rendered in World War I; and two concern prizes given or received during the Enfield Centennial celebration, 1916.

Administrative information
Provenance

Acquired from Donald Howe, 1960.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman, 1985.

Acknowledgments

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: D.A.R., Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter Records (MS 33). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms
Subjects
  • Enfield (Mass.)--Centennial celebrations, etc.
  • Quabbin Reservoir Region (Mass.)--History.
  • World War, 1914-1918--War work--Massachusetts--Enfield.
  • World War, 1914-1918--Women--Massachusetts--Enfield.
Names
  • Daughters of the American Revolution. Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter (Enfield, Mass.)
  • Kimball, Frances Woods.
  • Sibley, Prudence Goodsell.