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Ames, Anne Carrington Dwight, 1849-1904



  • Existence: 1849-1904
  • Existence: 1849 - 1904


Vice Regent for Rhode Island (1894-1904), Mrs. William Ames

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ames, Anne – Obituary, 1904; Biographical letter by her daughter; Invitation for subscription to the Peace Dance, 1899, 1904

 File — Box 50, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Series:

These files were kept by staff members at Mount Vernon, most often by the Secretary to the Board, to document the lives and work of individual Vice Regents. Some items were given directly by the Vice Regents to be placed in their files, while other documents were located or collected by staff and interfiled at a later time. Types of material include mostly correspondence, clippings, obituaries, resumes, tributes and memorials, notes, memos, and ephemera.

Dates: 1899; 1904

Sarah Boyer to Anne Ames, 1898 March 7

 File — Box 101
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Burlington, New Jersey. Has possession of the cast of the face of George Washington. Was presented by Lorenzo Lewis to Mrs. Boyer's grandfather. Must sell it for financial reasons. Is one of original three made by Houdon, she claims.

Dates: 1898 March 7

Susan Hudson to Anne Ames, 1895 July 25

 File — Box 101
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Stratford. Sends Mrs. Ames, the new Vice Regent for Rhode Island, a copy of the minutes of 1894, 1895 and the Annual Report. Asks that she take possession of Mrs. Chace's Mount Vernon papers.

Dates: 1895 July 25

William C. Waterman to Anne Ames, 1895 October 8

 File — Box 101
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Providence. He has gone though Mrs. Chace's papers and destroyed most of them. ER-5, p. 183

Dates: 1895 October 8