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Series 2: Personal, approximately 1860s-2007


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Scope and Contents note

Material includes the transcribed copies of Ruth Daube Gridley and Marion Gridley Hitchcock's diaries. Ruth's diaries are from 1917-1927 and 1945-1950, and Marion's spans 1951-1958. There is also a biography of Ruth Gridley written by Marion in 2006 with copies of family photographs and some letters, and a genealogy of the Gridley family written by Marion in 1998. Other personal material includes a Civil War enlistment roster, miscellaneous notes written by Harry Gridley at Beloit College, newspaper clippings, catalogs, and 19th-century wedding invitations and announcements.


  • Creation: approximately 1860s-2007


Conditions Governing Access

The Gridley-Hitchcock Family Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Arrangement note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Repository Details

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

60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States