The Griffith Letters Collection (Sandwich), 1861-2004
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Brief Description: The Griffith Letters collection consists of research files created by the author, Joan Metzger, while writing her book entitled, The Griffith Letters: The Story of Frank Griffith and the 116th New York Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War.  The records consist of nine series created by the author:  Book and Drafts,  Griffith Family Research, 116th NYSV Research, New York Research, Louisiana Research, Washington D.C. Research, Correspondence, Miscellaneous Research, and Questions.  Metzgerā€™s research files complement the original Griffith Family letters held by the Regional History Center.  The original letters are located in the F.E. Griffith Family Correspondence (RC 89).
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at] niu.edu
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/270
Volume: 2.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 01/25/2005.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection
Subject Index
Ames, Acil E.
Griffith Family
Sandwich (Ill.)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Joan Metzger  Joan Metzger, author of The Griffith Letters: The Story of Frank Griffith and the 116th New York Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, donated her book research files to the Regional History Center on January 28, 2005.
Related Materials: The original letters are located in the F.E. Griffith Family Correspondence (RC 89).