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Blanche Bryant Collection

 Collection — Box: SC022-BRYA
Identifier: SC022-BRYA

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a scrapbook, which has newspaper clippings and pictures of Edward Kavanagh as well as early Catholics and Churches of Maine. Additionally, there is typed and handwritten letters concerning the history of the Catholic Church in Maine. Finally, there are small pictures of churches and historic buildings in Maine. The material ranges in dates from the early 1920s to the 1940s.


  • 1920s-1940s


Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Materials believed to be under copyright or other restrictions are available for limited noncommercial, educational and personal use only, or for fair use as defined by United States copyright law and with proper citation. Please note that the College of the Holy Cross may not hold the rights to all items in this collection. Users assume responsibility for identifying all copyright holders and for determining whether permission is needed to make any use of the content. For permission under rights held by the College, please contact

Biographical Note

Blanche Bryant was the great-granddaughter of Elizabeth J. Smithwick. She lived in Damariscotta, Maine and corresponded with Edward Kavanagh, also of Damariscotta, Maine. The Kavanagh and Smithwick Families joined together when James Kavanagh and James Smithwick married sisters Sarah and Elizabeth Jackson.


.23 Cubic Feet (1 document box)

Language of Materials


Acquisition Note

The source of acquisition is unknown.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Distinctive Collections Repository

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