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Saunders, Silvia - oral history, May 2, 1960

Saunders, Silvia - oral history, 1960
Saunders, Silvia - oral history, 1960

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

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


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

Repository Details

Part of the Hamilton College Archives Repository

198 College Hill Road
Clinton NY United States