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Guide to the Waterhouse-Mills Family Papers, 1886-1925
ECS03.05  
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Description
The Waterhouse-Mills Family Papers is comprised of photographs of members of both the Waterhouse and Mills families, and two letter books and a diary written by three members of those families.
Background
The Waterhouse and Mills families were joined together through the marriage of Leof Mills to George B. Waterhouse in the late 1880s. The Waterhouse family was originally from Long Island, New York, and the Mills family had been living in Chicago, Illinois when Leof and George married. The Mills family owned property in Illinois, Minnesota and Alabama in the late 1800s, while the Waterhouse family primarily owned property in New York.
Extent
Containers: 1 manuscript box

Volume: .35 cubic feet
Restrictions
Unless otherwise noted, all photographs in the collection are the property of the Edith C. Smith Trust. Neither the original photographs nor the digital images in the catalog may be reproduced, published, or used on the Internet without the expressed, written permission of either the Sourisseau Academy for State and Local History. The credit line, "Courtesy of the Edith C. Smith Trust Collection, Sourisseau Academy for State and Local History" should accompany any such use.
Availability
Collection is open for research.