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This collection consists of photographs, tintypes and a bible relating to the Cuthbertson and Bruce families.

Alexander Cuthbertson was born on April 29th, 1849 in Sparta, Illinois to Alexander Cuthbertson (1813 – 1860) and Janet Kirkwood (1814 – 1908). Cuthbertson married Margaret Young Gemmell, together they had 7 children. Those seven children, were Arthur, Robert, Fred, Raleigh, Nellie, David & George. Cuthbertson passed away on December 6th, 1927 in Girard, Kansas.

Emily H. Bruce was born on February 12th, 1865 in Ohio to James W. and Sarah A. Bruce. She had a brother named Walter J. Bruce. She passed away on December 9th, 1960.

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Social Life and Customs


History | Religion

Size of Collection

.25 linear feet

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0396

Cuthbertson and Bruce Families Collection, circa 1885



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