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- Existence: 1779 - 1853
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection contains family photographs (including daguerreotypes and tintypes), travel photographs, books, artwork, personal accessories, draft manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and correspondence. The materials date from 1672-2006, with the bulk of the collection ranging from 1870-1939. The records are related to the Riggs family, including Thomas Riggs, territorial governor of Alaska (1918-1921), and family members involved with the Riggs National Bank of Washington, D.C. Family...
Dates: 1672-1987; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1939
Overview This collection contains materials relating to the Riggs family, a prominent family in the Washington, D.C. area notable for its banking fame. The materials in this collection include business ledgers, correspondence, and personal belongings related to various members of the Riggs family. These materials date from the early 1800s to 1950. The most notable members of the Riggs family represented in this collection are: Elisha Riggs (New York merchant & Georgetown business man), George...