Risley Family papers
The papers of the Risley family contain personal and business letters, epitaphs for gravestones, accounts, property deeds, receipts and writings, including essays and poems, relating primarily to Asa Risley (1790-1862) and his son Lewis E. Risley (1824-1901). Of note are the sketches for gravestone inscriptions for Eleazer Wheelock, Sylvanus Ripley, Mary Brimstead, Mary Woodward, and Levi Newcomb.
- 1804 - 1864
- Risley family (Family)
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1.0 linear ft. (1 box, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Asa Risley family. The collection consists of letters, essays, poetry, property deeds and epitaphs. Much of the material relates to Asa Risley's work as a stonecutter and maker of tombstones.
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