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MS Am 1828

Spalding family. Spalding family papers, 1843-1872: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1828
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Spalding family.
Title: Spalding family papers,
Date(s): 1843-1872.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of the Spalding family, including correspondence of missionary Henry Harmon Spalding.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

68M-9. Gift of Mrs. Harley O. Fortner, Box 512, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301; received: 1968 July.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Spalding Family Papers, 1843-1872 (MS Am 1828). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Harmon Spalding was a missionary to the Nez Pierce Indians.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence written by the Spalding family, including Eliza Hart Spalding, Eliza Spalding Warren, and Henry Harmon Spalding, chiefly concerning missionary work and its difficulties. Henry Spalding describes the government administration of Indian territories. Also includes a manuscript of Eliza Spalding Warren describing the "Whitman Massacre."

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