Steiner, Irene G.
Manuscript Collection: MS 0018
2 v. : ill. ; 30-38 cm.
Agency History/Biographical note:
From 1951-1991 or 1992, Irene Gillette Steiner and her husband George
Steiner were the owners of a saltbox house which was originally built
in Hadley, Massachusetts and later restored in Greenwich,
Connecticut. Irene Steiner was a member of the Mount Holyoke College
Class of 1935.
Scope and Content:
The Irene Gillette Steiner Papers consist of scrapbooks regarding the
history of the house from its building on the corner of West Street
and Cemetary Road in Hadley between 1692 and 1710 (probably by Aaron
Cooke), to its restoration in Greenwich in 1952. Included is a
typescript history dated February 14, 1992 illustrated with
photographs taken when the house was moved. The second volume
contains documentary evidence of the house's history: letters
(1952-1965), deeds (1692-1938), wills (1686-1889) and town meeting
warrants (1761-1772). Handwritten documents are accompanied by
transcriptions. All documents except the warrants and letters are
Cite as: Irene G. Steiner Papers, Mount Holyoke College,
Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley,
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted