Guide to the Gilbert-Richards Papers Finding Aid


Title:
Gilbert-Richards Papers Finding Aid
Repository:
Miami University
Phone: 513-529-6720
http://archives.lib.muohio.edu/
Creator:
Gilbert, Alfred West, 1816-1900
Dates:
1766-1937
Quantity:
9 linear feet
Abstract:
This collection features the correspondence of the families of Giles Richards, pioneer textile manufacturer, and Colonel Alfred West Gilbert, a citizen and public official of the city of Cincinnati. It includes a series of Civil War letters written by Colonel Gilbert to his wife during his period of service in the Union army as an officer of the 39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. These letters led to a correspondence with Adolph Gilbert, a son of Colonel Gilbert.
Identification:
Mss. Coll. Gilbert-Richards
Language:
The records are in English