Elsa Hinchman Clark collection
Scope and Contents
Guest book of the home of James P. Woodruff and Lillian Bell Woodruff, 1895-1920, containing signatures and messages left by visitors, also some photographs; inside the guest book is a telegram James sent to Harriet in 1895 and an 1862 program of the Galway Ladies' Seminary listing Lillian Bell Woodruff's mother Harriet Toms as a participant. Diplomas from Yale for George Catlin Woodruff in 1825 and George Morris Woodfuff in 1857-1858; and 1891 diploma for a Bachelors degree from Amherst College for James Parsons Woodruff.
- Created: 1862-1960s
- Other: Date acquired: 08/08/2011
- Clark, Elsa Hinchman, 1928- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Language of Materials
The Elsa Hinchman Clark collection (2010-271-0) contains documents from the Woodruff family.
Source of Acquisition
Elsa Hinchman Clark
Method of Acquisition
Accruals and Additions
2010-365-0; 2015-71-0 Additions to the collection given by Elsa Hinchman Clark.
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
Woodruff diplomas are currently housed in aisle 18B Box 13.
Other Descriptive Information
This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
- Elsa Hinchman Clark collection
- Leith Johnson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository
7 South Street
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759