George Gould Autograph Album, 1827
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Brief Description:

The George Gould Autograph Album collection (1986-67) is an autograph album from 1827 from when Gould was graduating from Yale. The album made up messages or quotes from Gould’s classmates to Gould. The messages range to in topics, from personal to merely expressing the difficult of signing all the autograph albums. At the top right corner of each entry is a name written in pencil. Some of the entries also have had the death date of the signer included in pencil. Dr. Joseph Platt Cooke has a newspaper clipping of his obituary pasted into the book.

Currently housed in 3A Box 27.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at]
Record Series Number: 00/1986-67
Volume: 1.0 Items
Acquired: 01/01/1986.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Genres/Forms of Material
Autograph albums
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Marjorie G Lincoln  Gift
PreferredCitation: George Gould Autograph Album (1986-67), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759