The Mary Caviness Papers consist of personal correspondence, business papers (insurance policies, tax receipts, etc.) and a few miscellaneous papers. An African American female, Caviness was probably born c.1885. She apparently never married. The papers reveal that she owned property in Hot Springs and was often a benefactress to several family members and friends.
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Arrangement: The papers are arranged in one box with correspondence first, followed by business and miscellaneous papers.
Tracings: African Americans, Caviness, Mary, Cities and Towns - Hot Springs, Counties - Garland, Women
File 1 – Correspondence, 1900 - 1959 (1 of 2)
File 2 – Correspondence, 1900 - 1959 (2 of 2)
File 3 – Business Papers, 1895 - 1942
File 4 – Business Papers, 1943 - 1962
File 5 – Miscellaneous Papers
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