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The Griffith Letters Collection (Sandwich)

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Book and Drafts

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116th NYSV Research

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Collection Overview

Title: The Griffith Letters Collection (Sandwich), 1861-2004

ID: RHC/RC/270

Extent: 2.0 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 01/25/2005

Subjects: Ames, Acil E., Griffith Family, Sandwich (Ill.), United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865, United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.  Metzger’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).

Subject/Index Terms

Ames, Acil E.
Griffith Family
Sandwich (Ill.)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Joan Metzger

Acquisition Method: 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).


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[Series I.: Book and Drafts],
[Series II.: Griffith Family Research],
[Series III.: 116th NYSV Research],
[Series IV.: New York Research],
[Series V.: Louisiana Research],
[Series VI.: Washington D.C. Research],
[Series VII.: Correspondence],
[Series VIII.: Miscellaneous Research],
[Series IX.: Questions],
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Series III.: 116th NYSV Research
Box 2
Folder 9: 116th Regiment of New York State Volunteers , Orton S. Clark, 1868
Folder 10: Adjutant General Reports , Civil War Rosters, New York, 1903
Folder 11: Adjutant General's Annual Report , New York (aka Register of Officers), 1869
Folder 12: 116th Chronology, [u]Memorial Service, Ira Ayer, 1889
Folder 13: 116th, Souvenir ; ]Roster , 1887; 1895
Folder 14: A Record of ... the Regiments Which Were Organized in Ne York , 1868
Folder 15: Acil (Ashael) E. Ames, 1862-1916
Folder 16: Letters of James F. Ryther, 116th, Company H., 1862-1865)
Folder 17: Miscellaneous, 116th
Folder 18: A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion , Frederick Dyer (116th, 78th and 112nd - Albert Myers), 1959
Folder 19: War of the Rebellion (info on Pleasant Hill), 1891
Folder 20: 114th Regiment NYSV , Dr. Harris H. Beecher, 1866

Browse by Series:

[Series I.: Book and Drafts],
[Series II.: Griffith Family Research],
[Series III.: 116th NYSV Research],
[Series IV.: New York Research],
[Series V.: Louisiana Research],
[Series VI.: Washington D.C. Research],
[Series VII.: Correspondence],
[Series VIII.: Miscellaneous Research],
[Series IX.: Questions],
[All]


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