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MS Am 2310

Buford, Mary Ann Greenwood Pierce. Mary Ann Greenwood Pierce Buford letters to her cousin: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2310
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Buford, Mary Ann Greenwood Pierce.
Title: Mary Ann Greenwood Pierce Buford letters to her cousin,
Date(s): 1865-1867.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from Mary Ann Buford to an unidentified cousin, concerning family matters and life in the North during the post Civil War years. Mary Ann Buford was the wife of Civil War general, Napoleon Bonaparte Buford.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*2000M-25. Gift of Robert Meteyard, Danby Croft, Leatherhead Road, Great Bookham, Leatherhead, Surrey KT23 4RR, U.K.; received: 2000 October 13.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Mary Ann Greenwood Pierce Buford Letters to her Cousin (MS Am 2310 ). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Letters discuss family matters in the regions of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Newburyport, Massachusetts, Rock Island, Illinois, the shore of Connecticut, Chicago, and Colorado.
Most letters and all envelopes have autograph manuscript annotations by the donor, Robert T.B. Meteyard.

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