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Jemima Buell Griffing album

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0071

Content Description

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 times Griffing and her familyand friends had together. 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. Includes four engravings, some of which are hand-colored. Jemima Buell was born in or around 1811 in Killingworth, CT. She married Ebenezer "Ebben" Griffing in 1833, and they adopted girls named Alice R. Griffing (b.1852), Caroline Griffing (b.1849), and Almira Dark.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 19 February 2020.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Dates

  • 1832 - 1856

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 legal folder.)

Inventory

1 album.