Guide to the William Joseph Griffin Oral History Interview,
1958.

Collection Number: 1968

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

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Compiled by:
RMC Staff
Date completed:
January 2016
EAD encoding:
Marcie Farwell, February 2016
Date modified:
RMC Staff, February 2016

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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
William Joseph Griffin oral history interview, 1958.
Collection Number:
1968
Creator:
Griffin, William Joseph.
Quantity:
1 v.
Forms of Material:
Oral history.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Reminiscences concerning Griffin's life as a lumber camp worker, sawmill operator, farmer, and maple syrup cooperative president, and concerning the hardships of his Irish immigrant parents in the 1840s and 1850s. Interview conducted by Charles D. Bonsted.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Reminiscences concerning Griffin's life as a lumber camp worker, sawmill operator, farmer, and maple syrup cooperative president, and concerning the hardships of his Irish immigrant parents in the 1840s and 1850s. Interview conducted by Charles D. Bonsted.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Griffin, William Joseph.
Bonsted, Charles D.

Subjects:
Agriculture, Cooperative.
Lumber camps.
Lumber trade.
Maple sugar industry.
Agriculture, Cooperative
Emigration and immigration
Lumber camps
Lumber trade
Maple sugar industry

Places:
Oswegatchie (N.Y.)
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration.
Ireland

Form and Genre Terms:
Oral histories.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
William Joseph Griffin oral history interview, #1968. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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