Griffin Family. Papers, 1877-1929 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
This collection consists of the papers of the Griffin family. Materials include correspondence, essays and compositions, drawings, printed materials, and photographs,
The Griffin family resided in Cass County, Menard County, and Morgan County, Illinois after Eleizer and Sarah Griffin emigrated from England in 1854. The materials in this collection were created by their son Alf and grandchildren Eleizer and Genevieve.
The collection includes correspondence between Alf Griffin and his son, Eleizer, in which they discuss family matters, as well as essays and stories written by Alf and Genevieve Griffin, drawings by and photographs of Genevieve, and a printed copy of the play "The Deacon," in which Genevieve acted in at Monticello Seminary in 1901.
James Walling donated this collection to the Library in 1976.
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