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Eddie W. Foote memoirs

1876
 Collection
Accession: 0088

Abstract

Eddie W. Foote (1858-1932) was a correspondent for Hartford and Springfield newspapers. In 1876, he visited the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia, after which he wrote a memoir about it as well as a visit to Newport.

Dates

  • 1876

Creator

Extent

1 item(s)

Biographical Note

Eddie W. Foote (1858-1932) was a correspondent for Hartford and Springfield newspapers.

Edmund Warner Foote was born in Middlebury, Vermont, the son of Edmund Noble Foote (1833-1920) and Harriett S. Sowell (1830-1903). Foote moved to Rockville, Connecticut, about 1875, and was in the jewelry and shoe business. Additionally, he worked as a news reporter for Hartford and Springfield newspapers, including the "Springfield Republican."

Scope and Contents

Two memoirs were written by Eddie W. Foote (1858-1932) of Rockville, Connecticut. The first memoir recounts his visit to the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia in 1876. The second memoir is entitled "A day at Newport." Both are contained in a single volume.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access; this collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Eddie W. Foote memoirs
Status:
Author:
John Beverly Riggs
Date:
1970
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021: Ashley Williams

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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