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George Gould Autograph Album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1986-67

Scope and Contents

The George Gould Autograph Album collection (1986-67) is an autograph album from 1827 from when Gould was graduating from Yale. The album made up messages or quotes from Gould’s classmates to Gould. The messages range to in topics, from personal to merely expressing the difficult of signing all the autograph albums. At the top right corner of each entry is a name written in pencil. Some of the entries also have had the death date of the signer included in pencil. Dr. Joseph Platt Cooke has a newspaper clipping of his obituary pasted into the book. Currently housed in 3A Box 27.


  • Created: 1827
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1986

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.


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Source of Acquisition

Marjorie G Lincoln

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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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