- Majority of material found in 1911-1959
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
3.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Daniel Lewis Gibbens' papers contain correspondence, including 15 letters to his daughter Alice Howe (Gibbens) James written during the Civil War when he was employed by the U.S. military government in the South as secretary to the New Orleans mayor and assistant supervising special agent of the Treasury Department in Mobile, Ala. Also includes his commonplace book, 1857-1859, and notes on his life and suicide compiled by his grandson Henry James III.
Biographical / Historical
- I. Letters to William James, Jr.
- II. Letters to Alice (Runnells) James
- III. Other letters
- IV. Compositions
- V. Daniel Lewis Gibbens papers
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- James, William, 1882-1961. William James Jr. papers: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- EAD ID
Part of the Houghton Library Repository
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