Saunders, Silvia - oral history, May 2, 1960
Scope and Contents
The Saunders Family Papers contain correspondence, journals, business records, biographical information, and documentation of the interests and daily lives of the Saunders family of Clinton, New York. Researchers examining the papers will gain insight into the family of a beloved Hamilton College faculty member and a world-reknowned peony hybridist. Of special note are correspondence between family members and friends including letters from J. Agee, R. Eberhart, Ezra Pound, Elihu Root and family, B.F. Skinner, Alexander Woollcott, and letters from Susy Clemens to Louis Brownell (later Mrs. A.P. Saunders). A significant amount of the collection pertains to the horticulture business started by A.P. Saunders and holds correspondence, orders, marketing materials, and research notes on peony hybridization.
- May 2, 1960
- Saunders, Silvia, 1901-1994 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.
From the Collection: 44 Linear Feet (42 standard boxes; 4 card boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
From the Collection: German
From the Collection: French
Part of the Hamilton College Archives Repository
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Clinton NY United States