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Scrapbook Collection Edit


Finding Aid Author
Ashley Aberg
Finding Aid Date
October 6, 2023
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
Finding Aid Note
Part of the Manuscript Collections, Greenwich Historical Society Contact: Christopher Shields, Curator of Library and Archives 47 Strickland Road Cos Cob, CT 06807 United Stated


  • 1855-1993 (Creation)


  • 70 Linear Feet (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    There are no conditions governing access to this material.

  • Scope and Contents

    This material reflects collected scrapbooks ranging from the early 1800s to the 1980s. It includes personal photographs, collected clippings on families, businesses, and government, miscellaneous epehmera, correspondence, and collected histories. Many of the scrapbooks were collected by Helen Binney Kitchel in service of the Greenwich Historical Society and have been marked as such.

  • Biographical / Historical

    This is an artificial collection made of various single-item donations related to scrapbooks or scrapbooking that are not part of a larger personal or business collection. Many of these items have individual accession numbers which are listed within the notes page for the item itself, with an overarching accession number given in order to ensure they are appropriately grouped together.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], The Scrapbook Collection, Greenwich Historical Society

  • Arrangement

    This collection is broadly a single series of scrapbooks, with sub-series of specific recurring scrapbooks from the same individuals.