Series 5.2 - Mary (Nelson) Riggs

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CA ON00156 MG 2/5.2


Mary (Nelson) Riggs


  • 1853-1934 (Creation)

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4 cm of textual records and graphic materials

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Mary Priscilla Riggs (nee Nelson), was born in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania in 1853. She was married to William Bates Riggs, and together they had four children: Leo Bates Riggs, Lester David Riggs, Wanda E. Riggs, and Vera Lewis (nee Riggs). She died in Florida in 1934.

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The series consists ofthe following textual records and graphic materials created by Mary Priscilla Riggs (nee Nelson):

  • Photographs
    *Letters ca. 1887
  • Washington Female Seminary list of pupils ca. 1870-71
  • Scrapbook
  • Genealogical Book on the Colver-Culver family with letters and notes

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