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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1904

George Washington Warren correspondence

Letters of the American politician George Washington Warren chiefly concerning the Bunker Hill Monument Association.

Dates

  • 1781-1910
  • Majority of material found in 1846-1882

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

1.5 linear feet (1 box)

Contains letters, 1850-1875, to Warren, chiefly concerning the Bunker Hill Monument Association; and letters of a personal or social nature to contemporary politicians.

Biographical / Historical

Warren, a lawyer, state legislator, and first mayor of Charlestown, Mass., was active in the Bunker Hill Monument Association, serving as president, 1847-1875.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters to George Washington Warren
  2. II. Other letters

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*74M-38. Transferred from the Baker Library; received: 1974 Sept.

This collection formerly belonged to Frederic H. Viaux.
Title
Warren, George Washington, 1813-1883. George Washington Warren correspondence: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00645

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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