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Documents, Articles, Other Printed Material

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Documents relating to Granville history.

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Barlow Family Bible: Genealogy Notes
The Barlow family Bible, family genealogy notes. Includes other items and accounts.

The second document is a transcription of Samuel Barlow's comments regarding the death of Corp. Orrin L. Barlow (also known as Leland O. Barlow), who died at the…

Veranus Brownell (1810 -  1874)
Veranus Brownell was from Pomfret, Vermont and became a well-known Methodist itinerant preacher in New York and Pennsylvania. In 1863 he sold most of his belongings to devote more time to his preaching, but according to published articles by the time…

Union Church Proposal, 1903-1907
Two letters proposing that the Granville churches form a "Union Church." The 1903 letter is from David Lyman Kibbe, pastor or the Congregational Church on the hill. The 1906 letter is from Edgar Alonzo Brownell of the Methodist Episcopal Church,…

William S. Pomeroy Letters to R.B. Cooley, 1902
A "sort of genteel begging letter" from Wm. S. Pomeroy, owner of the store in Granville Center, to R.B. Cooley in 1902 seeking a contribution to the centennial celebration of the construction of the First Congregational Church, typically referred to…

Letter From Mrs. Rose to Mrs. Stevenson, 1895
A letter from Sophia (Beach) Rose (wife of Miles Rose) to Mrs. Stevenson, expressing appreciation for the donation of items to the Methodist Episcopal (M.E.) Society. The letter also mentions Mrs. Rose's recollection of hearing Rev. Timothy Mather…

Fred Wackerbarth Contracting and Wood Working, 1935
1935 invoice from Fred Wackerbarth Contracting and Wood Working.

Bessie Moseley (Little) Gibbons: Handwritten Death and Funeral Notice
Handwritten notice of death and funeral arrangements, from Bessie's husband Fred Nye Gibbons, to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph B. Cooley, January 15, 1901.

Bessie M. (Little) Gibbons (19 Feb 1874-14 Jan 1901) was Fred Gibbons' first wife. He later remarried,…

Miles J. Rose Diary Excerpts, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896
Excerpts from Miles J. Rose's diary for 1891-96, compiled by his daughter, Lavinia "Vinnie" Rose.

Miles J. Rose Diary, Excerpts 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900
Excerpts from Miles J. Rose's diary for 1897-1900, compiled by his daughter, Lavinia "Vinnie" Rose.

Miles J. Rose Diary Excerpts, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891
Excerpts from Miles J. Rose's diary for 1887-91, compiled by his daughter, Lavinia "Vinnie" Rose.

Miles J. Rose Diary Excerpts, 1885, 1886
Excerpts from Miles J. Rose's diary for 1885-86, compiled by his daughter, Lavinia "Vinnie" Rose.

Miles J. Rose Diary Excerpts, 1882, 1883, 1884
Excerpts from Miles J. Rose's diary for 1882-84, compiled by his daughter, Lavinia "Vinnie" Rose.
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