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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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Louisiana 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],
[All]

Series V.: Louisiana Research
Box 3
Folder 7: Louisiana, Miscellaneous
Folder 8: Marine Hospital (drawing)
Folder 9: Disaster in Damp Sand , Curt Anders, 1997
Folder 10: Historical Atlas of Louisiana , Charles Robert Goins and John Michael Caldwell, 1995
Folder 11: Occupied City: New Orleans , Gerald M. Capers, 1965
Folder 12: Portraits of Conflict , Carl Moneyhon and Bobby Roberts, 1990
Folder 13: Pretense of Glory (Bio. of Banks - Red River Camp), 1998
Folder 14: Red River Campaign , Ludwell Johnson, 1993
Folder 15: Touched by Fire (Mostly LA, except Belle Island and Washington D.C.), 1985
Folder 16: Twelve Years a Slave , Solomon Northrup "Root, The Experience of a Federal Soldier in Louisiana", 1968; 1936
Folder 17: A Volunteer's Adventures , John William De Forest (has some comments on places such as Ship Island, Port Hudson), 1946
Folder 18: War Along the Bayous , William Riley Brooksher, 1998
Folder 19: War on the Frontier , Alvin M. Josephy, Junior (Red River), 1986
Folder 20: The Civil War in Louisiana , John D. Winters, 1963

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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