Gertrude Richardson Papers

Gertrude Richardson Papers

Collection Number: 
92
Collection Length: 
0.50ft
Period: 
1909 to 1949
Finding Aid: 

The Richardson family came to the Brick Chapel area of Canton, St. Lawrence County, New York in 1805 from Vermont. Gertrude Richardson was born October 27, 1855. Shirley Claus was also from Canton, birth date unknown. The collection consists of the diaries of Gertrude Richardson from 1909-1942 (missing are 1910, 1927, 1933 and 1935) and the diaries of Shirley Claus 1932-1940 and 1949. Also included are a few photographs and a short biography of the Richardson family.