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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1649.25

Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union,

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

Dates

  • 1804-1915.

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

1 collection (8 boxes (4 linear ft.))

Autograph letters and documents of officers and statesmen associated with the Union in the Civil War, including Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Hooker, William Tecumseh Sherman, George Henry Thomas, and William Denison Whipple. Some of the letters and documents are accompanied by photographs or engraved portraits.

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-25. 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 III: The Civil War, 1804-1915: The Union: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01501

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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