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A.M. and Jennie Tilton Garrison collection

Date: [Not given]

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 44795

Biographical sketch: A.M. and Jennie Tilton Garrison were married in 1889 in Waverly, Coffey County, Kansas; before her marriage, Jennie Tilton was a teacher at the Waverly School, and A.M. Garrison continued after their marriage to be a merchant and storekeeper. The family moved to Pomona, Franklin County and later lived in Joplin, Missouri; they also had connections with Louisburg and Garnett, Kansas.

Abstract: Two scrapbooks and one photograph album from the Garrison family. The photograph album includes family portraits and images of locations around Kansas and elsewhere in the country; the scrapbooks include cards, invitations, and announcements, such as of marriages and deaths; ribbons and other souvenirs from various events; newspaper clippings; concert and other types of programs; and other such materials documenting the lives of the Garrisons' friends and families as well as their professional and civic interests, such as merchant associations and helping the war effort during World War One.

Space Required/Quantity: 0.40 cubic feet

Title (Main title): A.M. and Jennie Tilton Garrison collection

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Associated materials: Associated materials in the Photographs collections.

Index Terms


    Joplin Region (Mo.)
    Pomona (Kan.)
    Waverly (Kan.)
    Family life -- United States
    General stores -- United States
    Merchants -- United States