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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1838.1

Dorothea Lynde Dix letters from various correspondents

Letters to Dorothea Lynde Dix from various correspondents.

Dates

  • 1861-1872

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Includes letter from Clara Barton and document signed by President Abraham Lincoln.

Biographical / Historical

Dix was an American educator, social reformer, and humanitarian. She served as superintendent of army nurses during the Civil War.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

69M-24. Purchased with the Dearborn fund; received: 1969.
Title
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887, recipient. Dorothea Lynde Dix letters from various correspondents, 1861-1872: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01016

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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