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Object Name: Relic

Object ID: 2017.014.017.15

Date: 1852 circa

Description: Group of 15 miscellaneous rocks and minerals. Part of a collection of natural history specimens collected by Andrew Jackson Stone (1828-1864) of Dunbarton, NH. Not labelled. Pieces include granite, quartz, black metallic minerals, sedimentary rocks, and a small piece of pink coral.

Material: Stone

Provenance: Part of the Ethel Cilley Stone Collection, consisting of objects, documents, photographs, and memorabilia related to James Stone (1780-1874) and his wife Mary East Beard Stone (1791-1875) of Dunbarton; their son Captain Andrew J. Stone (1828-1864) of Dunbarton, California, etc.; Wesley Page Stone (1833-1916) and his wife Alice Patten Cilley (1849-1934) of Dunbarton; and their daughter, schoolteacher and family historian Ethel Cilley Stone (1884-1981) of Dunbarton and Goffstown.

The collection descended to Ethel Cilley Stone. After her death, the bulk of her estate passed to her minister, Rev. Graham T. Rowley (1932-2012) of Goffstown, then to his children, the donors.

Credit Line: Gift of Daniel T. Rowley and Elizabeth A. Rowley

People: Stone, Andrew J. (1828-1864)

Subjects: Rocks, Minerals, Corals

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