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Clement Acton Griscom Papers

 Collection — Box: 516
Identifier: MSS 1988-009

Scope and Contents

These papers include a letter from Clement Acton Griscom to his son Lloyd, who served as a foreign diplomat to Japan in the early 1900s. Also included is a small Christmas gift card signed "From Bronson Winthrop," and a small envelope addressed to Col. Lloyd Griscom, care of Miss Griscom, Water Oak Plantation, Tallahassee, Florida. The fourth item in the collection is a letter from G. Leslie Isaac to "Col. Griscom" at Luna Plantation, Tallahassee, concerning a trip to a fair and a car purchase. Includes MSS 0-304.

Dates

  • Created: 1904, 1940

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Clement Acton Griscom was a Philadelphia financial and shipping magnate who was among the first of the rich Northern families to acquire plantations in Florida. His son Lloyd served as a foreign diplomat to Japan.

Extent

4.00 items (1 Folder )

Language of Materials

English

Related Materials

Collection is microfilmed: Film 9648, user copy in Scholars Commons, Strozier Library. The State Archives of Florida holds the Griscom Family Papers, Call number M87-8.

Processing Information

Processed June 1983 and September 1988.
Title
Clement Acton Griscom Papers
Date
00/00/1988
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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