DAR Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter Records, 1916-19221 vol. (0.25 linear feet).
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.
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.
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.
The collection is open for research.
Cite as: D.A.R., Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter Records (MS 33). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Acquired from Donald Howe, 1960.
Processed by Linda Seidman, 1985.
- Enfield (Mass.)--Centennial celebrations.
- World War, 1914-1918--War work--Massachusetts--Enfield.
- World War, 1914-1918--Women--Massachusetts--Enfield.