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Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2008-052

Content Description

The vast majority of the collection is letters written by Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch to Lawrence H Riggs from 1947 to 1987. An index was made to each year’s letters and kept with the letters. A few letters written by Lawrence are found in the collection. Also included are photos of Lawrence H. Riggs. The collection also contains letters, cards, artwork, and Christian booklets collected by Louise M. Riggs. Additional news clippings on the Oahe Dam and Pierre history were placed in the Vertical File. A folder list for the collection is included:

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1947-1987

Creator

Extent

0.75 Cubic Feet

Inventory

Box 3648C Folder 1: Elizabeth Gutch narrative, “My relationship with my uncle Laurie” Folder 2: Lawrence H. Riggs Photos, Lac Qua Parle Park, L.H. Riggs Grave marker, Oahe Chapel and Riggs’ Stone House. Folder 3: Lawrence H. Riggs – Will Folder 4: Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch to Lawrence H. Riggs – 1947-1978 Folder 5: Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch to Lawrence H. Riggs – 1979 Folder 6: Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch to Lawrence H. Riggs – 1980 Folder 7: Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch to Lawrence H. Riggs – 1981 Folder 8: Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch to Lawrence H. Riggs – 1982 Folder 9: Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch to Lawrence H. Riggs – 1983 Folder 10: Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch to Lawrence H. Riggs – 1984 Folder 11: Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch to Lawrence H. Riggs – 1985 Folder 12: Elizabeth (Riggs) Gutch to Lawrence H. Riggs – 1986-1987 Folder 13: Miscellaneous Papers Box 3648D Folder 1: Louise M Riggs – Collected Poems Folder 2: Louise M Riggs – Greeting/Holiday Cards Folder 3: Louise M Riggs – Letters/Postards – Oahe Mission Folder 4: Louise M Riggs – Christian Booklets Folder 5: Thomas L. Riggs letter to his sister Martha – 1865 Folder 6: Louise M Riggs – Artwork Folder 7: Pierre, 1952 – Winter and Flood, letters and postcards Folder 8: Robert Riggs – Phi Beta Kappa pin, Cremation Certificate, Closing Estate Papers Folder 9: Oahe Dam Construction images