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Subseries 2: Funerals, 1940-1995


  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents note

Materials relating to individual funerals conducted by the Griffin Funeral Home. This subseries consists mostly of funeral programs, death certificates, and documents pertaining to transportation, cremation, and interment arrangements. It also includes a few newspapers clippings and thank you notes from surviving family members.


  • Creation: 1940-1995



The Ernest A. Griffin family papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Audiovisual recordings in this collection have been digitized and are available online. Access to the original audiovisual items is restricted.

Arrangement note

Arranged alphabetically by the last name of the deceased. Within each folder, all materials are arranged chronologically.

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States