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Helen Martha Wright papers

Call Number

MS 3111


1774-1969, inclusive


Wright, Helen Martha


12 Linear feet in 10 cartons, one flat box, and one oversize folder

Language of Materials

The documents in the collection are in English.


This collection consists mainly of Wright's genealogical research notes organized by subject, as well as some of her personal papers including photographs and correspondence. Of special interest are Civil War era diaries and correspondence in the Connett Family files.

Biographical / Historical

Helen Martha Wright (1884-1969) was an historian, genealogist, and teacher from New Jersey.


The collection is arranged by subject.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers. Materials in this collection may be stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit

Use Restrictions

Taking images of documents from the library collections for reference purposes by using hand-held cameras and in accordance with the library's photography guidelines is encouraged. As an alternative, patrons may request up to 20 images per day from staff.

Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to: Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194, Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights may subsist in individuals and entities other than the New-York Historical Society, in which case the patron is responsible for securing permission from those parties. For fuller information about rights and reproductions from N-YHS visit:

Preferred Citation

The collection should be cited as: Helen Martha Wright papers, MS 3111, New-York Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

No information is available at this time.

Related Materials

The New-York Historical's Patricia D. Klingenstein Library holds a number of volumes written by Helen Martha Wright.

Collection processed by

Elise Winks, revised by Marybeth Kavanagh 2022

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