Almira Collins Giddings
Almira and Salmon's son was Frederick Salmon Giddings. He graduated from Illinois College in 1847 and then attended Yale Law School. After receiving his law degree and passing the bar he practiced law in St. Louis, Missouri, and then Quincy, Illinois. In Quincy he also served as the editor of the Quincy Whig until 1882 when he moved to Madison, Wisconsin.
- Landscape Painting by Almira Collins Giddings
- Landscape Painting by Almira Collins Giddings - ca. 1835
- Landscape Painting by Almira Collins Giddings - ca. between 1820 and 1830
Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
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