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Jane M. Bentley Research Materials

1972-64-1 & 2 and 1972-67-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1972-64-1 & 2 and 1972-67-0

Scope and Contents

The Jane M. Bentley Research Materials collection (1972-64-1; 1972-64-2; 1972-67-0) is a collection of papers, items, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous items collected, created, and/or used by Jane Merritt Bentley while researching her Great Great Grandfather Salmon Giddings. Please see the below detailed descriptions for more specific information about the collection and particular information for each item. The collection is housed in 3A Box 34.


  • Created: 1972
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1972


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical or Historical Information

Jane Merritt Bentley is a researcher from Missouri who, upon moving to St. Louis, researched her Great Great Grandfather Salmon Giddings. She did research on Giddings while also promoting the restoration of a local Missouri church that he founded.

Note written by Benjamin Bradley


8.00 items

6 folders, 1 three ringed-binder, and a note sperate from other items other_unmapped

8.00 items

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged into 8 items. Item 1: 1984 Note Item 2: Folder 1 Item 3: Folder 2 Item 4: Folder 3 Item 5: Folder 4 Item 6: Folder 5 Item 7: Folder 6 Item 8: Three-ringed Binder, "Raw Research Material and Odds and Ends and Extras"   The collection is compilation of research materials and has not been reorganized in order to maintain original order.

Source of Acquisition

Jane Merritt Bentley

Method of Acquisition


Existence and Location of Originals

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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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