Evert Jansen Wendell collection of documents from the American Civil War
Letters, reports, and documents concerning the American Civil War.
- 1861-1865 and undated
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Letters, reports and documents concerning the American Civil War.
Arranged in order as bound in volume.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell, 1860-1917; received: 1918.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
- Wendell, Evert Jansen, 1860-1917, collector. Evert Jansen Wendell collection of documents from the American Civil War: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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