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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1649.24

Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy

Autograph letters and documents of officers and statesmen associated with the Confederacy in the Civil War, collected by Frederick Myers Dearborn.

Dates

  • 1832-1915

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 (10 boxes)

Autograph letters and documents of officers and statesmen associated with the Confederacy in the Civil War. There are many letters addressed to Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, Braxton Bragg, Samuel Cooper, and Jefferson Davis, as well as letters by them and many others. Some of the letters and documents are accompanied by photographs.

Biographical / Historical

Frederick Myers Dearborn (1876-1960), who formed this collection, was a dermatologist of New York City.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

60DM-24. Bequest of Frederick M. Dearborn; received: 1960.
Title
Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876, collector. Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01500

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.

Contact:
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