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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 VIII.: Miscellaneous Research
Box 4
Folder 7: Miscellaneous Research
Folder 8: Encyclopedia of the American Civil War (Bell Isle), 2000
Folder 9: John C. Heenan, 2003
Folder 10: Maps, Washington D.C. South
Folder 11: Medical and Other Terms
Folder 12: Photo Sources
Folder 13: Buffalo Express , Heacock's Sermon, Regarding Letter December 19, 1863, 1863
Folder 14: The Civil War Day By Day: An Almanac , E.B. Long, 1971
Folder 15: The Civil War Dictionary , Mary Mayo Boatner III, 1973
Folder 16: Encyclopedia of Historic Forts , Robert B. Roberts, 1988
Folder 17: Everyday Life During the Civil War , Michael J. Varhola, 1999
Folder 18: "Mitigating the Sins of Humanity", Gregory M. Benshoof (H491 Paper), 1996
Folder 19: Patriotic Toil , Jeanie Attie, 1998
Folder 20: The Photographic History of the Civil War (Prisons- Hospitals), 1987
Folder 21: Southern Sons, Northern Soldiers , Julie Holcomb, 2004
Folder 22: We Need Men: The Union Draft in the Civil War ,  James W. Geary, 1991
Folder 23: While God is Marching On , Steven E. Woodworth, 2001
Folder 24: Writing Hints, Documentary Editing
Folder 25: Possible Sources
Folder 26: Sources of More Information

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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