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Object Name Sketchbook
Title Burleigh Coffin Collection
Scope & Content Collection of mostly sketch books called the Burleigh-Coffin Collection. Includes nine sketch books, some by Gertrude Coffin and some by Winthrop Coffin, one loose sketch in a folder with silk ties, loose pages of tracing paper with the monogram "G.C.B". There is also one book called "Signal Fired on the Train of the Pathfinder" with handwritten "by G. S. Burleigh" inside. Gertrude Coffin was the niece of George Burleigh.

See object file for 2007.2689, painting from same donation, in FF4.
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2007.2688
Extent of Description see 2007.2688 for box measurement
paper, silk, plastic
Source Bill Middendorf
Date early 19th c.
People George Burleigh
George S. Burleigh
Gertrude Coffin
Winthrop Coffin
Received as Gift