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Black-Abbot Collection

Identifier: AV-01-05-BlackAbbot


  • Existence: 1839 - 1915

Biographical / Historical

The Black-Abbot Collection contains images of several members of the Black and Abbot families stemming from Helene Black Abbot and her husband, Stephen. Helene Black Abbot was the daughter of Adaline Griggs Black and John C. Black and the granddaughter of Clark Robinson Griggs, mayor of Urbana and a member of the Illinois House of Representatives. Stephen Abbot was the son of William and Elise Burghalter Abbot and grandson of Stephen and Martha Gutterson Abbot. Stephen Abbot’s brother and sister, Henry W. Abbot and Elise Abbot Cole also appear in this collection.


1 Cubic Feet

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