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

DAR Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter Records, 1916-1922.
1 vol. (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 033

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.

Historical Note

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.

Scope and Contents of the 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.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

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.

History of the Collection

Acquired from Donald Howe, 1960.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman, 1985.


Additional Information

Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Language
English.
Subjects
  • Enfield (Mass.)--Centennial celebrations
  • World War, 1914-1918--War work--Massachusetts--Enfield
  • World War, 1914-1918--Women--Massachusetts--Enfield
Contributors
  • Daughters of the American Revolution. Captain Joseph Hooker Chapter (Enfield, Mass.)
  • Kimball, Frances Woods
  • Sibley, Prudence Goodsell
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