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MS Am 889.6

Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895, recipient. Adam Badeau letters from various correspondents, ca. 1870-1879: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 889.6
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895, recipient.
Title: Adam Badeau letters from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1870-1879.
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to diplomat Adam Badeau from various correspondents received while he was consul general in London.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell; received: 1918.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Adam Badeau Letters from Various Correspondents, ca. 1870-1879 (MS Am 889.6). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Adam Badeau was an American author, military General during the American Civil War, and diplomat.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Letters include many dinner invitations and thank-you notes for engagements, notably invitations to the Travelers Club for a month at a time, and letters telling Badeau that he is being considered as a permanent member of the club. Many correspondents comment on Badeau's book concerningUlysses S. Grant. Letters also discuss Badeau's life in London.

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