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Elsa Hinchman Clark collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00-2010-271-0

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.

Dates

  • Created: 1862-1960s
  • Other: Date acquired: 08/08/2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

20.00 items

2.00 folders

5.00 items

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Elsa Hinchman Clark collection (2010-271-0) contains documents from the Woodruff family.

Source of Acquisition

Elsa Hinchman Clark

Method of Acquisition

Gift

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

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Separated Materials

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).
Title
Elsa Hinchman Clark collection
Author
Leith Johnson
Date
01/10/2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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