Archival Oddities

Mahogany cane

This mahogany walking cane with staghorn handle belonged to William Knapp Cleveland. The cane is 85 cm. long and has a gold metal collar and gold metal ferrule at the tip of the handle. The bottom of the cane has a steel ferrule. Within the staghorn handle the letters WKC are inlaid with silver. 

These items belonged to Dr. William Knapp Cleveland, father of Julia Cleveland Woodruff. 

The silver pocket knife is also engraved with the initials W.K.C.