Jacqueline Aitken-Genia collection of Wells family papers
Scope and Contents
- Aitken-Genia, Jacqueline, 1956- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Jacqueline Aitken-Genia was born January 31, 1956. She has been involved in preserving the memory of Henry Noble and Maria Elizabeth Wells through the donation of their papers and other belongings to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections department of the Harold B. Lee Library.
Aitken-Genia resides in Connecticut.
Henry Noble Wells was born on April 22, 1830 to Rufus and Sylvia Blackinton Wells in Massachusetts. Maria Elisabeth Wells was born in 1827 to Virgil and Hannah Sweet Robinson Blackington in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Henry and Maria were married on August 1, 1851 in Adams, Massachusetts. They later had four children: Ada, Eugene, Virgil, and John. Henry worked as a wool manufacturer, coal merchant and, when the family moved to North Adams, Massachusetts in 1887, as a clerk at Troy and Greenfield rail road. Maria passed away in 1910, after which Henry moved to Queens, New York.
Henry passed away on January 20, 1920 in New York.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
4 oversize folders (0.12 linear ft.)
1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Register of Jacqueline Aitken-Genia collection of Wells family papers
- Clarissa McIntire
- 2015 March 5
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.