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Kennedy-Barton Book Collection (MS277)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS277
This collection is from the Kennedy-Barton family. James Kennedy (1753-1816) was a druggist based in Alexandria and in some sources he is listed as Doctor. He also was an owner of a bookstore by the name of “Kennedy and Sons”. His daughter Sarah Kennedy (1781-1834) married John Gird. She was the owner of many books in this collection, and many were gifts from her father James Kennedy. This collection also contains books owned by Benjamin Barton. See also “Vertical File Bio. Kennedy”.

Dates

  • 1753-1834

Extent

.46 Cubic Feet (1 Box)

Biographical / Historical

James Kennedy (1753-1816) was a druggist based in Alexandria and in some sources he is listed as Doctor. He also was an owner of a bookstore by the name of “Kennedy and Sons”. His daughter Sarah Kennedy (1781-1834) married John Gird. She was the owner of many books in this collection, and many were gifts from her father James Kennedy. This collection also contains books owned by Benjamin Barton.
Title
Kennedy-Barton Book Collection Finding Aid
Date
1993
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Local History and Special Collections Branch, Alexandria Library Repository

Contact:
717 Queen Street
Alexandria VA 22314 United States
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