Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00088 - Gibbs Blackstock Family Papers

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Gibbs Blackstock Family Papers


  • 1813-1962 (Creation)

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14 boxes (1 metre)

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Collection of papers of the family and descendants of William Schenck Blackstock (1824-1905) and Mary Hodge Gibbs Blackstock (1827-1909).

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Series 1: Correspondence
Series 2: Personal Papers
Series 3: Newspaper Clippings
Series 4: Images/Photographs
Series 5: Notebooks/Diaries
Series 6: Artifacts
Series 7: Oversized

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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