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Elihu Root miscellany from Dick Griffiths and John Root

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: yhm-arc-2008-008

Content Description

Items related to Elihu Root: Nails--3 6-inch nails "from Homestead cornice 1804" from John Root; 10 Elihu Root campaign buttons; Elihu Root's inkwell; copy of letter dated 29-4-07 from Dick Griffiths about donation of Elihu Root's inkwell ("from his office desk in 157 [College Hill Road](Room off of the small front porch. Came into my possession ca. 1977 when the house was vacated after its sale to H.C."). Came with above items but not connected: copies of photographs from Root collection, Richard Carver Wood negatives, and some from Edward Root materials at Munson Williams Proctor Institute; video of Helaman Ferguson '62

Acquisition Type



Donation: inkwell and campaign buttons from Dick Griffiths; Homestead nails from John Root; received from Susanna White

Restrictions Apply



.5 Linear Feet (1 small box)