Jemima Buell Griffing album
An autograph album of Jemima Buell Griffing from Clinton, Connecticut.The album is filled with phrases, poems (some original), and short entries, including stories of Griffing with her family and friends.
Additionally there is a pencil drawing of what appears to be a grave with "Sacred to Memory" written on it surrounded by foliage drawn by J.R. Carns. It includes four engravings, some of which are hand-colored.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
Biographical / Historical
Jemima Buell Griffing was born in or around 1811 in Killingworth, Connecticut. She married Ebenezer "Ebben" Griffing in 1833, and they adopted Alice R. Griffing (b.1852), Caroline Griffing (b.1849), and Almira Dark.
0.03 Cubic Feet (1 legal folder.)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Ecclectibles by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on February 19, 2020.
- Jemima Buell Griffing album
- Ellen Welch
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States